KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2002

Tuesday, October 1
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" starring Edmond O’Brien this month. "Amelia Harwell Matter" Johnny investigates the strange death of an insurance client. 7-2-52
9:30 PM "Dragnet: "The Late Script" A businessman mysteriously vanishes. 7-26-51

Wednesday, October 2
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel: "Hey Boy’s Revenge" Hey Boy is missing and Paladin wants to know why in an award-winning episode about a racist railroad foreman. 3-1-59
9:30 PM "X-1: "Longomena" A bet is placed over which galaxy is the most beautiful. 5-29-56

Thursday, October 3
9:00 PM "The Whistler: "Till Death Do Us Part" A marriage to get an inheritance has deadly results. 11-26-50
9:30 PM "The Adv's Of Philip Marlowe: "The Restless Day" A man hires Marlowe to investigate a murder attempt on his life. 1-18-49

Friday, October 4
9:00 PM "Suspense: "The Storm" A man feels he is more important than anything in the world, and it may cost his life. 3-2-53
9:30 PM "Escape: "The Man Who Would Be King" Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale about two British soldiers in Northern India. 7-7-47

Saturday, October 5
9:00 PM "Jack Benny Program: "Mother’s Day" broadcast live from Camp Adair, Oregon, 5-14-44
9:30 PM "Red Skelton Show: "New Baby" Junior wakes up before the rest of the family. 10-1-48

Sunday, October 6
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour). Rosalind Russell "My Sister Eileen" Comedy of two girls seeking success. 7-5-43

Monday, October 7
9:00PM "Gunsmoke: "The Gambler" Marshall Dillon settles someone else’s account, 3-31-57
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers: "Fool’s Gold" Gold teeth are the only clue in a bank heist. 8-19-50

Tuesday, October 8
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar: "The Markham Matter" Johnny thinks he’s being cheated out of a large sum of money. 11-18-56
9:30 PM "Dragnet: "The Big Waiter" There’s no trace of a killer after a savage murder. 9-13-51

Wednesday, October 9
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel: "The Colonel and the Lady" A colonel looks for a woman important to a history book he’s writing to expose her. 4-12-59
9:30 PM "X-1: "The Last Martian" The last Martian finds himself in the body of an Earthling. 8-28-56

Thursday, October 10
9:00 PM "The Whistler: "Jackson Street Affair" A rented room and a strange trunk add up to murder. 3-18-51
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe: "The Lady in Mink" Marlowe follows up on a suicide note. 4-30-49

Friday, October 11
9:00 PM "Suspense: "The Mountain" 3 brave men try to conquer a mountain, only one will return alive. 3-16-53
9:30 PM "Escape: "Operation Fleur de Lys" Jack Webb stars in a WW2 tale about the French underground and a possible informer. 7-14-47

Saturday, October 12
9:00 PM "Jack Benny Program: "Jack’s Split Personality" 5-21-44
9:30 PM "Red Skelton: "Fall House Cleaning" Junior accidentally does a good deed. 10-8-48

Sunday, October 13
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: "Heaven Can Wait" A man believes he’s lived a life of sin. Don Ameche, Maureen O’Hara, 10-11-43

Monday, October 14
9:00PM "Gunsmoke: "The Choice" One good turn leads to another.
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers: "Open Range" Cattle are being stolen. 8-26-50

Tuesday, October 15
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar: "The Royal Street Matter" Johnny wonders why a client won’t collect on a claim. 11-25-56
9:30 PM "Dragnet: "The Big Sour" 2 elderly women are victims of a home invasion. 9-20-51

Wednesday, October 16
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel: "Gunsmith" Paladin encounters a beaten-up gunsmith. 4-26-59
9:30 PM "X-1: "Soldier Boy" Animals are not what they appear to be. 10-17-56

Thursday, October 17
9:00 PM "The Whistler: "His Own reward" A politician spies against his own country. 3-25-51
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe: "The Ebony Link" A man is being blackmailed. 5-28-49

Friday, October 18
9:00 PM "Suspense: "The Signalman" Agnes Moorehead stars in Charles Dickens’ terrifying short story. 3-23-53
9:30 PM "Escape: "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz" A young man visits a friend’s home for summer vacation and discovers a Confederate family enslaving an African tribe on a mountain top in the modern U.S. southwest. 7-21-47

Saturday, October 19
9:00 PM "Jack Benny Program" Guest: Danny Kaye, 5-28-44
9:30 PM "Red Skelton: "New Used Car" Junior threatens to divulge his mother’s secret. 10-15-48

Sunday, October 20
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: "Mr. Lucky" A gambler falls for the woman he was going to cheat during WW2. Cary Grant, Laraine Day, 10-18-43

Monday, October 21
9:00PM "Gunsmoke: "Crow Bait Bob"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers: "Clean Up" An oil magnate always squeaks by the law. 9-30-50

Tuesday, October 22
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar: "The Rassmussen Matter" Johnny looks for the widow of a murdered policy holder, 12-16-56
9:30 PM "Dragnet: "Big September Man" A secretary is found beaten to death in an office building. 9-27-51

Wednesday, October 23
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel: "Gun-shy" Paladin’s chess set is stolen. 5-3-59
9:30 PM "X-1: "Appointment in Tomorrow" A computer of the future. 11-11-56

Thursday, October 24
9:00 PM "The Whistler: "Man in a Corner" A man wonders if he and his wife are the perfect couple. 4-1-51
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe: "The Lady Killer" A frightened man hires Marlowe after a woman threatens him. 8-20-49

Friday, October 25
9:00 PM "Suspense: "Around the World" The story of the first international automobile race. 4-6-53
9:30 PM "Escape: "Typhoon" The classic Joseph Conrad story is retold. 7-28-47

Saturday, October 26
9:00 PM "Jack Benny Program: "Jack’s Vacation Plans" 6-4-44
9:30 PM "Red Skelton: "Housewarming" Junior goes camping, in the living room. 10-22-48

Sunday, October 27
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: "Strictly Dishonorable" an opera star marries a girl to save her reputation. Janet Leigh, Fernando Lamas, 12-8-52

Monday, October 28
9:00PM "Gunsmoke: "No Sale"
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers: "Conspiracy" crooked politicians try to sway a grand jury. 4-15-51

Tuesday, October 29
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar: "The Squared Circle Matter" Johnny suspects that a boxer will be killed for his life insurance. 12-30-56
9:30 PM "Dragnet: "Big Hit-Run Killer" A driver flees the scene of a bad accident. 11-8-51

Monday, October 30
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel: "San Sebastian" A statue is stolen from a church. 5-10-59
9:30 PM "X-1: "Hostess" An alien looks to cure a disease, 12-12-56

Tuesday, October 31
9:00 PM "The Whistler: "Triple Cross" Revenge draws a man out from hiding. 4-15-51
9:30 PM "Philip Marlowe: "The Fatted Calf" Marlowe is hired by a cartoonist, and it isn't funny. 9-24-49
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