KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2002

Friday, February 1
9:00 PM "Suspense," dramatic series featuring top Hollywood stars. A reporter mysteriously seems to show up at crime scenes before the police arrive, "The Hands Of Mr. Ottermole" 12-2-48
9:30 PM "Lights Out" A man attends a political rally which turns into a meeting with people who have already died, "Immortal Gentleman" 6-14-39

Saturday, February 2
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," starring Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. Jack does his version of "Information Please" 1-17-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton Show," starring the comedian. Red shows the proper way to say goodnight to a girl, "Romance" 10-28-41

Sunday, February 3
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour). Paulette Goddard and Patrick Knowles star in "Kitty," the story of a down-and-out woman who rises to a Lady in 18th Century England. 2-24-47

Monday, February 4
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke," starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon. A gunman asks Dillon to protect him from himself, "The Man Who Lives By The Sword"
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers," starring Joel McCrea as Ranger Jace Pearson. The Rangers search for two brothers who robbed and killed a gas station owner, "The Triggermen" 8-5-50

Tuesday, February 5
9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" starring Bob Readick as a no-nonsense private insurance investigator. Dollar is told that a man he helped put in jail has broken out and seeks revenge, "Two's A Crowd Matter" 3-26-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" starring Jack Webb as LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday. The police look for a felony hit and run driver, "The Big Rod" 3-16-54

Wednesday, February 6
9:00 PM "The 6-Shooter" starring Jimmy Stewart as frontier plainsman Britt Ponsett. Britt rides to meet an old friend whose life is in jeopardy, "The Wolf" 10-25-53
9:30 PM "Dimension X" An SOS message is received from outer space, "The Man In The Moon" 7-14-50

Thursday, February 7
9:00 PM "The Whistler" starring Bill Forman in strange tales and hidden secrets. A nightclub singer plans to kill one of her boyfriends, "Swan Song" 12-11-49
9:30 PM "The Adv's Of Philip Marlowe" starring Gerald Mohr as the Los Angeles private detective. An Aztec pottery bowl with strange writing brings an amoral art dealer (Hans Conreid), an archeologist-hating activist named John Bear, and a college educated street-wise woman who says her tribal family owns it: "Indian Giver" 2-5-48

Friday, February 8
9:00 PM "Suspense" A mysterious woman buys a casket but asks the funeral home to wait for instructions, "The Sisters" 12-9-48
9:30 PM "Lights Out" 3 girls out hiking fear they are being tracked by something mysterious, "Poltergiest" 10-20-42

Saturday, February 9
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Guest stars: Virginia Bruce and Gregory Ratoff. 1-31-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" shows his own version of how to drive a car, "Car Drivers" 11-25-41

Sunday, February 10
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly star in "Anchors Aweigh," the musical about sailors on leave in New York. 12-29-47

Monday, February 11
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" Doc Adams is prevented from treating an injured man, "Doc's Reward"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A man uses a tragic explosion to change places with a dead man, "Dead Or Alive" 9-9-50

Tuesday, February 12
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" A scientist asks Dollar to find out who is trying to steal his research on poisons, "The Latro Dectus Matter" 4-16-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Friday investigates a supermarket robbery, "The Big Mustache" 3-23-54

Wednesday, February 13
9:00 PM "6-Shooter" Residents in a small town panic when they hear an outlaw may be riding their way, "The Capture Of Stacy Galt" 11-8-53
9:30 PM "Dimension X" Buildings in New York start disappearing one by one from Grand Central Station to the Empire State Building, "The Professor Was A Thief" 11-5-50

Thursday, February 14
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A man tries to get rid of his partner in crime, "Desert Reckoning" 2-12-50
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" is hired to retrieve a mysterious briefcase, "Lonesome Reunion" 2-12-49

Friday, February 15
9:00 PM "Suspense" A man voted "Driver Of The Year" gets into an accident on the way to receive his award, "No Escape" 12-16-48
9:30 PM "Lights Out" The conscience of a man becomes his biggest fear, "Mangahra" 10-27-42

Saturday, February 16
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Guest star: George Jessel, 2-7-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" uses his character Clem Kadiddlehopper to talk about trains. 12-16-41

Sunday, February 17
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Olivia DeHavilland and Mark Stevens star in "Snake Pit," the gripping story of a mentally ill person. 4-10-50

Monday, February 18
9:00PM "Gunsmoke: "The Photographer"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" 2 men escape from prison and embark on a string of robberies, "Candy Man" 9-16-50

Tuesday, February 19
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" is offered a new car if he will take on a case, "The Rat Pack Matter" 4-23-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" A man walks into Friday's office to confess to an unreported murder, "The Big Confession" 3-30-54

Wednesday, February 20
9:00 PM "6-Shooter" Britt tries to stop a young man from following in his gambling father's footsteps, "Thicker Than Water" 3-14-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A man is kidnapped aboard a space ship on the eve of his wedding, "Shanghaied" 11-12-50

Thursday, February 21
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A photographer unknowingly becomes involved with a girl and a crime, "Strange Meeting" 3-12-50
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" A friend asks Marlowe to help him protect his wife, "Friend From Detroit" 3-5-49

Friday, February 22
9:00 PM "Suspense" An out of work cop becomes a drug dealer and killer, "Break Up" 12-30-48
9:30 PM "Lights Out" A hit and run driver is out to kill as many people as possible, "Fast One" 1-5-43

Saturday, February 23
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" It's Jack's birthday. 2-14-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" turns the clock back to past New Year's celebrations. 1-6-42

Sunday, February 24
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Van Johnson, John Hodiak and Ricardo Mantalban star in "Battleground," the story of a group of American soldiers during WW2's "Battle Of The Bulge" 2-12-51

Monday, February 25
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" Marshall Dillon shows a man to be a coward and now he wants revenge, "The Coward"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A con man tries to erase all evidence of a murder, "Soft Touch" 10-29-50

Tuesday, February 26
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" A beautiful girl hires Dollar to protect her rich uncle, "Purple Doll Matter" 4-30-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Friday looks for 2 masked bank robbers, "The Big Saw" 4-6-54

Wednesday, February 27
9:00 PM "6-Shooter" Nothing is the same once Aunt Emma moves in with Britt, "Aunt Emma" 4-1-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" Long time travelers in a huge space ship have forgotten why they're there, "Universe" 11-26-50, later adapted as Star Trek episode "For The World Is Hollow & I Have Touched The Sky"

Thursday, February 28
9:00 PM "The Whistler" An Assistant D.A. thinks he has gotten away with murder, "The Oriana Affair" 3-19-50
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" A murder gets in the way of a will which supposedly leaves Marlowe a lot of money, "Last Laugh" 4-2-49

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