KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2003

Sunday, June 1
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) "Love is News" An heiress decides to get even with a reporter by announcing that she's marrying him. Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Ralph Bellamy. Original airdate: 9-16-40

Monday, June 2
9:00PM "Mr & Mrs North: Shoot to Kill" A man visits old haunts to borrow money, but only finds trouble (1953)
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: The Last of the Gang" 1-4-56

Tuesday, June 3
9:00 PM "Frontier Gentleman: Belljoy’s Prisoner" J.B. Kendall (John Dehner) is sentenced to teach manners to an incompetent sheriff’s daughter. 6-8-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: Old Home Week" Randy Stone’s vacation does not go as planned. 9-4-50

Wednesday, June 4
10:00PM "The 3rd Man: Hyacinth Patrol" Lime (Orson Welles) goes barhopping in Panama and gets in trouble with a crooked cop. 2-29-52
10:30 PM "Tales of the Texas Rangers: Dead-Head Freight" A woman’s body is found sewn inside a duffel bag on a freight car. 1-7-51

Thursday, June 5
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Dog" An elderly man seeks vengeance in his neighborhood after his dog is killed by a poisoner, putting Friday between the suspect and angry vigilantees. 11-16-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Hot Box" Dan receives a letter asking him to obtain an item from an auction. 7-19-48

Friday, June 6
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Sunday Supplement"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: White God" The Shadow (Orson Welles) comes to the aid of anxious ship owners and finds a white man exploiting island natives by claiming to be a god while wrecking planes & ships with a giant magnet in a hollow volcano. 7-10-38

Saturday, June 7
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack hires a publicity agent. 10-7-45
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve: Leroy Orders Rabbits From a Mail Order Catalog" Chaos multiplies in the Gildersleeve household when Leroy gets rabbits. 4-25-43

Sunday, June 8
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Vacation from Marriage: A dull couple is rejuvenated by wartime romance. Van Heflin, Deborah Kerr. 5-26-47

Monday, June 9
9:00PM "Mr & Mrs North: Death is Forever" A doctor’s secret love affair leads to murder. 1953
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" Laugh of Death, 1-23-56

Tuesday, June 10
9:00 PM "Frontier Gentleman: Mighty Mouse" Kendall kills a man trying to rob the stagecoach he was riding on. 7-20-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: The Hunted" The hunted becomes the hunter. 9-11-50

Wednesday, June 11
10:00 PM "3rd Man: Turnabout is Foul Play" Lime tries to con a wealthy businessman in Switzerland. 3-7-52
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: The Trap" A cunning detour trick results in the hijacking of a truck and trailer. 2-25-51

Thursday, June 12
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Switch" A woman calls to say that her husband was murdered. 11-23-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: The Better Man" An eccentric and wealthy old man sends Dan on a search for $100,000. 7-26-48

Friday, June 13
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" Gun for Chester
9:30 PM "The Shadow: Aboard the Steamship Amazon" The Shadow unravels a plot to blow up a steamship. 7-17-38

Saturday, June 14
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" dreams of winning a horse race, 10-21-45
9:30 PM "Great Gildersleeve: Gildy and Leila Go House Hunting" and squabble as they look for a house. 5-16-43

Sunday, June 15
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" 3 Wise Fools: A little girl (Margaret O’Brien) wins over three grumpy old men. Edward Arnold, Lionel Barrymore. 9-1-47

Monday, June 16
9:00PM "Mr & Mrs North: The Man with the Rifle" A young girl is a witness to a shooting and fears for her life. 1953
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger" Death Trail, 1-6-56

Tuesday, June 17
9:00 PM "Frontier Gentleman: The Rainmaker" Kendall meets a man who claims to be a rainmaker and wants Kendall to work for him. 10-26-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: Wanna Buy a Store?" Randy meets a girl in a bar who wants to tell him about a murder. 9-19-50

Wednesday, June 18
10:00 PM "The 3rd Man: Violets, Sweet Violets" Lime deals with black marketers in Marseilles. 12-21-51
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: Canned Death" Apparent accidental death of 4 family members from food poisoning turns out to be premeditated murder. 4-22-51

Thursday, June 19
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Gone" Two men are shot while robbing a flower shop. 11-30-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: The Professor and the Puzzle" A college professor requests Dan’s help in investigating a matter. 8-2-48

Friday, June 20
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Passive Resistance" Marshall Dillon solves the crime and hands out just punishment to the culprits attacking Seke.
9:30 PM "The Shadow: Murders in Wax" The Shadow investigates murder at a wax exhibit when a real body is found on display. 7-24-38

Saturday, June 21
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Guest: Erskine Johnson, 10-28-45
9:30 PM "Great Gildersleeve: Gildy Makes Leroy Get a Job" Gildy makes Leroy get a job when he borrows some money. 5-23-43

Sunday, June 22
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Ride The Pink Horse: Romance gets in the way of blackmail. Guest stars: Robert Montgomery, Wanda Hendrix, 12-8-47

Monday, June 23
9:00PM "Mr & Mrs North: Death Come in Cans" Death prevents a fishing trip for Pam & Jerry. 1953
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger" Foxfire, 12-7-55

Tuesday, June 24
9:00PM "Frontier Gentleman: Holiday" Kendall wants to interview a man thought to have been dead. 11-9-58
9:30PM "Nightbeat: A Case of Butter" A deadly car accident leads Randy Stone to a hidden cache of drugs. 9-25-50

Wednesday, June 25
10:00PM "The 3rd Man: Faith, Lime and Charity" Lime preys on wealthy tourists in India, with unexpected results. 3-21-52
10:30PM "Texas Rangers: Helping Hand" It never dawns on a lone motorist that his car engine, stalled in a rainstorm, will lead to his murder. 11-4-51

Thursday, June 26
9:00PM "Dragnet: The Big Lens" A hospital reports that a patient claims she was kidnapped. 12-14-54
9:30PM "Box 13: The Dowager and Dan Holiday" A reclusive and wealthy elderly woman requests Dan’s help. 8-9-48

Friday, June 27
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Letter of the Law" Dillon helps the Teakes who bought and paid for their land, but failed to register the deed.
9:30PM "The Shadow: The Tenor With the Broken Voice" Lamont and Margo look into a murder at the opera house. 8-14-38

Saturday, June 28
9:00PM "Jack Benny" The Internal Revenue visits Jack. 11-4-45
9:30PM "Great Gildersleeve: Making Honeymoon Preparations" Gildy grows anxious as he makes final honeymoon preparations. 6-13-43

Sunday, June 29
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" It happened on 5th Avenue: An empty mansion is taken over by a bum and his friends. Guest stars: Gale Storm, Don Defore, Victor Moore, Charles Ruggles. 5-19-47

Monday, June 30
9:00PM "Mr & Mrs North: Dance of Death" A father and son have a violent argument over a dancer. 1953
9:30PM "The Lone Ranger: Bank Robbery" 12-8-55

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