KNX Golden Age of Radio, March/April 2002

Friday, March 1
9:00 PM "Suspense," A teacher conducts seances, claiming to bring the dead back to life, "Finishing Second" 12-30-43
9:30 PM "Lights Out," It's a ghastly story of dead people walking around without heads, "The Ball" 3-9-43

Saturday, March 2
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" wants a monument built to himself, 2-21-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" discusses spring cleaning. 3-10-42

Sunday, March 3
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" Don Ameche and Anne Baxter star in "It Happened Tomorrow," the story of a reporter who can tell the future, 7-3-44

Monday, March 4
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Trouble In Kansas"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers," A gunman kills a sheriff and a janitor during a jail break, "The White Suit" 11-5-50

Tuesday, March 5
8:00 PM - ELECTION COVERAGE - comprehensive coverage of the California Primary Election. The Drama Hour will air at 2:00 AM
2:00 AM "Johnny Dollar" (Bob Readick) is asked to be a bodyguard for a wealthy client, "The Captain's Table Matter" 4-9-61
2:30 AM "Dragnet" Sgt. Friday investigates teenagers who are using drugs, "The Big Note" 11-13-54

Wednesday, March 6
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" A convict from Britt's past shows up to threaten him, "The Double Seven" 5-13-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A crewman aboard a spaceship turns out to be an alien, "No Contact" 4-29-50

Thursday, March 7
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A woman threatens to kill her invalid husband, "Still Death" 9-22-48
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe," A client hires Marlowe to find out why a thug is following him, "Name To Remember" 4-9-49

Friday, March 8
9:30 PM "Lights Out" A woman, living alone in the woods, has some strange feline companions, "Little Old Lady" 5-25-43

Saturday, March 9
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" decides to become Kit Carson, 2-28-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" shows what happens to little babies, "Babies" 4-7-42

Sunday, March 10
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth star in "Break Of Hearts," the story of a struggling composer who marries a well-known conductor. 9-11-44

Monday, March 11
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Brush At El Kader"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A woman identifies the wrong killer of her husband, "Blood Relative" 1-12-50

Tuesday, March 12
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" tries to find out if a client died of suicide or was killed, "Simple Simon Matter" 5-14-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" The police search for those responsible for the brutal beating of several women, "The Big Net" 4-20-54

Wednesday, March 13
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" A notorious criminal, ashamed of being captured by a meek bookkeeper, puts the blame on Britt, "The Shooting Of Wyatt King" 5-20-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A scientist experiments with shrinking objects, "Beyond Infinity" 7-21-1950

Thursday, March 14
9:00 PM "The Whistler" An opera singer suddenly wants to give up her career, "Last Curtain" 2-13-49
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" is hired to protect a client's daughter from a motorcycle gang, "Feminine Touch" 5-7-49

Friday, March 15
9:00 PM "Suspense" An old woman is terrorized by a madman, "To Find Help" 1-6-49 (Note: This is a replay of the March 8 show which had technical problems).
9:30 PM "Lights Out" A department store basement becomes infested with dinosaurs, "Sub-basement" 8-24-43

Saturday, March 16
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Orson Welles subs for an ailing Jack Benny. Guest star: Andy Devine. 3-14-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton: "Newspapers" 4-14-42

Sunday, March 17
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Joseph Cotten and Loretta Young star in "Love Letters," the story of an amnesiac who is cured by the love of her man. 4-22-46

Monday, March 18
9:00PM "Gunsmoke" A solider is killed in Dodge and Marshall Dillon is given 48 hours to solve the case before the Army takes over, "Good Girl, Bad Company"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" Gambling losses lead to the murder of an innocent man, "Death In The Cards" 1-14-51

Tuesday, March 19
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" refuses an assignment until he learns how much it pays, "The Lone Wolf Matter" 5-21-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Friday tracks down a gang of forgers and shoplifters, "The Big Lift" 4-27-54

Wednesday, March 20
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" A brother tries to stop his sister from marrying a brother of a murderer, "Blood Relations" 5-27-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" Road builders of the future can't keep pace with increasing traffic and union agitators, "The Roads Must Roll" 9-1-50

Thursday, March 21
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A private detective becomes bitter and gets involved with a murder, "Perfect Alibi" 6-12-49
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" comes to the aid of a friend who is being blackmailed because of a gambling debt, "Promise To Pay" 5-14-49

Friday, March 22
9:00 PM "Suspense" A doctor enjoys murdering people, "DeMoruis" 2-10-49
9:30 PM "Lights Out" An unheeded warning spells terror off the coast of England, "Lord Marley's Guest" 9-7-43

Saturday, March 23
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" returns to the show after an illness. 4-11-43
9:30 PM "The Red Skelton Show: "Animal Lover" 4-21-42

Sunday, March 24
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Charles Boyer and Madeleine Carroll star in "The Ghost And Mrs. Muir," the story of a lonely widow romanced by the ghost of a sea captain. 12-1-47

Monday, March 25
9:30 PM "Gunsmoke: "Amy's Good Deed"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" Jace tries to identify the killer of a young rancher, "Sweet Revenge" 2-18-51

Tuesday, March 26
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" An insurance company wants to know if a client is really dead before paying off, "The Yak Matter" 5-28-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Friday hunts for an illusive killer, "The Big Stop" 5-4-54

Wednesday, March 27
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" Britt meets a friendly cowboy who may also be a murderer, "Silver Threads" 6-3-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A man receives a kit from the future on how to build an improved version of himself, "Child's Play." 6-24-51

Thursday, March 28
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A woman has dreams that her husband will kill her, "High Death" 3-11-51
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" is hired to track down a diamond thief, "The Unfair Lady" 6-4-49

Friday, March 29
9:00 PM "Suspense" After a woman kills her husband she is forced to find the evidence, "Catch Me If You Can." 2-17-49
9:30 PM "Lights Out" An old man writes down the names of people who are going to die, "Mirage" 9-21-43

Saturday, March 30
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" opens his swimming pool for the summer. 4-18-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" discusses how the daily newspaper affects different people. 5-5-42

Sunday, March 31
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" Cary Grant and Irene Dunne star in "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House," the hilarious story of a city couple who move to the country to build their dream home. 10-10-49

Monday, April 1
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Land Deal"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" An injured seeing-eye dog leads Jace to its dead master, "Blind Justice" 3-11-51

Tuesday, April 2
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" is asked to prevent a marriage from ending in murder, "Quiet Killer Matter"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Police investigate reports of a woman who was badly beaten, "The Big Look" 5-11-54

Wednesday, April 3
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" Britt is unexpectedly elected as a town sheriff, "The New Sheriff" 6-10-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A couple tries to escape war in the year 2051 but are hunted down as they escape back in time, "To The Future" by Ray Bradbury, 5-27-50

Thursday, April 4
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A woman falsely accuses her partner of killing her husband, "Lady In The Snow" 3-26-50
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" investigates a mysterious note, "Deep Shadow" 3-21-50

Friday, April 5
9:00 PM "Suspense" A doctor can't face the fact that a patient has died from his experimental brain surgery, "The Kettler Method" 9-16-42
9:30 PM "Lights Out" Boris Karloff guest stars in a tale of a man on trial for murder, "Darrell Hall's Thoughts" 3-23-38

Saturday, April 6
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" takes the show to the US Marine Corps Air Station at Mojave, California. 11-17-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" talks about the differences between men and women, "Women Are Ruling The World" 10-10-51

Sunday, April 7
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Fred MacMurray and Claudette Colbert star in "The Egg And I," the hilarious story of a city girl who marries a chicken farmer and struggles to survive on his ranch. 5-5-47

Monday, April 8
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Bringing Down Father"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A child's imagination becomes a reality, "Misplaced Person" 8-31-52

Tuesday, April 9
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" investigates a mystery writer who may be planning the perfect crime, "Imperfect Crime Matter" 7-2-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" The police look for leads in a series of bank robberies, "The Big Student" 6-8-54

Wednesday, April 10
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" A General whom everyone thinks is a dead hero is actually hiding out as a coward, "General Gillford's Widow" 4-8-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A spaceship returning to earth finds everyone dead except for a doctor and his robot family, "Dwellers In Silence" by Ray Bradbury

Thursday, April 11
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A woman's attempts to kill her stepmother don't go according to plan, "Murder In Mind" 4-16-50
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" is hired by an older sister to see if her younger sister is involved in a murder, "Orange Dog" 1-22-49

Friday, April 12
9:00 PM "Suspense" An author calls a meeting of all suspects in a murder, "The Burning Court" 6-17-42
9:30 PM "Lights Out" A man planting flowers in his yard turns up some grim items, "He Dug It Up" 2-9-43

Saturday, April 13
9:00 PM "Jack Benny Show" Orson Welles subs for an ailing Jack Benny, Jack pretends he's going to Brazil. 10-31-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" presents different forms of speeches through his many characters, "Public Speeches" 10-31-51

Sunday, April 14
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Dick Powell and Lee J. Cobb star in "Johnny O' Clock," the story of a high class gambler in trouble with the law. 5-12-47

Monday, April 15
9:00PM "Gunsmoke: "Scared Kid"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" Scientific techniques help track down a knife-wielding killer, "Square Dance" 5-20-51

Tuesday, April 16
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar's skill as a fisherman helps him solve an insurance case, "Low Tide Matter" 6-25-61
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Friday investigates a call regarding 'unknown trouble' in "The Big Cowboy" 6-1-54

Wednesday, April 17
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" almost makes it to the altar, "Myra Barker" 6-24-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A Martian hires a Madison Avenue ad agency to arrange plans to take over Earth, "The Parade" 8-25-50

Thursday, April 18
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A man's plans to salvage a ship turns deadly due to jealousy over a girl, "Dark Voyage" 4-9-50
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" tries to track down a person who seems to have vanished into thin air, "Face To Forget" 6-15-40

Friday, April 19
9:00 PM "Suspense" A woman plots to kill her husband and cover it up, "The 13th Sound" 2-13-47
9:30 PM "Lights Out" A man on trial seeks revenge against the killer of his wife, "Until Dead" Guest star: Frank Lovejoy. 2-2-43

Saturday, April 20
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" gives instructions to his new writers. 10-17-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" One of Red's characters returns home from the service and is mistaken for the enemy, "How To Make Enemies" 10-24-51

Sunday, April 21
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Ginny Simms star in "The Road To Morocco," the hilarious story of Bing selling Bob to a slave trader. 4-5-53

Monday, April 22
9:30 PM "Gunsmoke: "Kitty's Outlaw"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" The killing of a popular rancher almost leads to a lynching, "Pressure" 4-1-51

Tuesday, April 23
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" is asked to solve a big jewel robbery, "The Touch Up Matter"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" An informant helps Friday solve a robbery case, "The Big Watch" 5-24-54

Wednesday, April 24
9:00 PM "The 6 Shooter" teams up with a traveling man to help send poor girl named Cindy to a square dance to meet the man of her dreams, "When The Shoe Doesn't Fit" 6-17-54
9:30 PM "Dimension X" A doll, given to a little girl, steals military secrets for her father, "Perigi's Wonderful Dolls" 8-4-50

Thursday, April 25
9:00 PM "The Whistler" A man agrees to drive a strange woman only to find her dead in his car, "Lady With A Key" 4-2-50
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe" tries to find a missing employee for a rich client, "Black Halo" 1-15-49

Friday, April 26
9:00 PM "Suspense" A man, trying to turn over a new leaf, gets caught up with a married woman, "End Of The Road" 2-6-47
9:30 PM "Lights Out" A teacher tells the tale of a man who masters space, time and thought - with disastrous results, "Come To The Bank" 11-17-42

Saturday, April 27
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" wants to rent Eddie Cantor's house. 5-2-43
9:30 PM "Red Skelton" One of Red's characters gets into big trouble, "Fear" 10-17-51

Sunday, April 28
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" Al Jolson, along with Evelyn Keyes and William Demarest, stars in his own life story, "The Jolson Story" 2-16-48

Monday, April 29
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "New Hotel"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A shakedown of the father of an adopted child leads to murder, "Death By Adoption" 3-18-51

Tuesday, April 30
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" agrees to look into a robbery case even though the stolen amount is quite small, "Earned Income Matter"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Friday looks for a gang of check forgers, "The Big Help" 5-18-54

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