KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2003

Saturday, February 1
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack Benny and his gang visit New York. 1-21-45
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve" Episode: "The Insurance Salesman" Synopsis: Gildersleeve tries to talk Marjorie’s beau into selling insurance. 1-13-46

Sunday, February 2
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) "Poppy" A daughter must deal with her ever conniving father (W.C. Fields), trying to find her a rich husband. Fields starred in the Broadway version of this movie for years. 3-7-38

Monday, February 3
9:00PM "Mr. and Mrs. North: The Last Escape" The Norths unexpectedly find a deserted baby. 1953
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: Billy-Be-Hung Returns" 11-3-55

Tuesday, February 4
9:00 PM "The Frontier Gentleman: Mighty Tired" J.B. Kendall encounters the Jesse James gang. 7-27-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: The Girl in the Park" Randy Stone meets a girl in fear for her life. 2-27-50

Wednesday, February 5
10:00 PM "The Third Man: Cher Chez Le Gem" Harry Lime befriends the wife of an ex-con. 1-4-52
10:30 PM "Tales of the Texas Rangers: Clean Up" An oil and crime king never seems to pay for his crimes. 9-30-50

Thursday, February 6
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Cat" Sgt. Friday searches for a stolen circus truck carrying dangerous animals. 6-15-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Actor’s Alibi" Dan receives a ticket to a radio broadcast. 4-5-48

Friday, February 7
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Good Girl, Bad Company" Marshall Dillon has 48 hours to bring killers to justice.
9:30 PM "The Shadow: Murder in the Death House" A criminal awaiting execution boasts he will not die. 1-7-40

Saturday, February 8
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Guest: Ann Sheridan, 1-28-45
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve: The Diplomat" Gildy plays diplomat and tries to mediate a dispute. 2-13-46

Sunday, February 9
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: Leave Her to Heaven" A woman’s love leads to death. Gene Tierney, 3-7-47

Monday, February 10
9:00PM "Mr. and Mrs. North: Death in the Dark" A burglar’s tool is a clue to a watchman’s murder. 1953
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger: Doug’s Great Adventure" 11-8-55

Tuesday, February 11
9:00 PM "Frontier Gentleman: Belle Siddon’s Encore, part 1" J.B. Kendall embarks on an unexpected adventure. 8-24-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: Number 13" Tonight’s adventure begins with a gun and ends with the number 13. 3-6-50

Wednesday, February 12
10:00 PM "Third Man: The Hand of Glory" Lime meets a couple of would-be alchemists. 1-11-52
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: Conspiracy" Politicians try to sway a grand jury trying to clean up city hall. 4-15-51

Thursday, February 13
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Customer" Friday investigates the shooting of a police officer. 7-27-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Blackmail in Murder" A special delivery letter leads Dan to a dead man. 3-29-48

Friday, February 14
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Amy’s Good Deed"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: The Leopard Strikes" The Shadow looks into mysterious deaths apparently caused by a wild animal, and uncovers a cult. 1-5-41

Saturday, February 15
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Guest: Fred Allen. 2-4-45
9:30 PM "Great Gildersleeve: The New Boyfriend" Gildy has nightmare’s after Marjorie’s boyfriend brings her home late. 1-29-47

Sunday, February 16
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: Monsieur Beaucaire" A barber (Bob Hope) posing as royalty is sent on a secret mission, then the real Count shows up. 4-14-47

Monday, February 17
9:00PM "Mr & Mrs North: Murder Mismanaged" A jeweler distrusts his son-in-law who works for him. 1953
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger: Glory Pass" 11-01-55

Tuesday, February 18
9:00 PM "Frontier Gentleman: Belle Siddon Strikes Back, part 2" JB Kendall concludes his adventure. 8-31-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: Am I My Brother’s Keeper?" A manhunt leads Randy Stone to the morgue. 3-13-50

Wednesday, February 19
10:00 PM "Third Man: Double Double Cross" A couple of con artists attempt to double cross Harry. 1-18-52
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: Address Unknown" The Rangers depend on the meager help of a boy to solve a murder. 4-27-52

Thursday, February 20
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Chick" A man found dead floating in a pond gets Friday’s attention. 6-29-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Speed to Burn" A woman asks Dan to help her with a seemingly impossible situation. 1-17-49

Friday, February 21
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Land Deal"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: The Chill of Death" The Shadow investigates possible insurance fraud and murder. 1-4-48

Saturday, February 22
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Guest: Dick Powell 2-11-45
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve: Gildy’s Old Flame is Back in Town" Throckmorton’s former girlfriend visits her cousin, Mrs. Bullard. 1-17-48

Sunday, February 23
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: Key Largo" Gangsters hold hotel guests hostage during a tropical storm. Edward G. Robinson, 11-28-49

Monday, February 24
9:00PM "Mr. and Mrs. North: Don’t Cry Wolf" A woman asks Pam and Jerry to stop a planned murder. 1953
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: Santa Ana’s Treasure" 11-21-55

Tuesday, February 25
9:00 PM "Frontier Gentleman: Indian Lover" An Indian trial gives J.B. Kendall an example of courage and integrity. 9-21-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: Mentallo, the Mental Marvel" A question from an audience member causes a performer to collapse. 5-1-50

Wednesday, February 26
10:00 PM "Third Man: 5,000 Pengoes and a Kiss" Lime helps a woman in trouble escape from Budapest. 1-25-52
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: Unleashed Fury" The Rangers try to capture an escaped mental patient. 5-11-52

Thursday, February 27
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Search" Friday searches for a missing 13-year-old girl. 7-6-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Double Trouble" Dan receives a typed letter warning of a pending murder. 1-31-49

Friday, February 28
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Bringing Down Father"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: The Bones of the Dragon" Lamont & Margo find themselves in a room full of human bones while investigating a theft in Chinatown. 1-11-48
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