KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2003


May 1, 2003
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Tar Baby" Sgt. Joe Friday searches for a manís missing wife. 10-12-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Diamond in the Sky" A man asks Dan to go to Paris with him to pick up an expensive diamond. 6-14-48

Friday, May 2
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Buffalo Man"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: The Hypnotized Audience" An Oriental mystic plans the escape of his brother from prison by hypnotizing everyone including the Commissioner using power equal to The Shadow. 3/27-38

Saturday, May 3
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," starring Jack Benny. How Jack found Don Wilson, 5-6-45
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve: Bad Case of the Sneezes" Gildy tries to figure out what is causing his sneeze attacks. 6-7-42

Sunday, May 4
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) "Come and Get It" A man sacrifices his one love, in his climb to the top in the business world. Edward Arnold, Ann Shirley, Walter Brennan. 11-15-37

Monday, May 5
9:00PM "Mr. and Mrs. North: House of Hate" A wealthy invalid tries to dominate everyone around her. 1953
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: Danger on the Plains" Sam Angel and his family travel across the wilderness in a lone wagon, confronting dangers.

Tuesday, May 6
9:00 PM "The Frontier Gentleman: Justice of the Peace" J.B. Kendall (John Dehner) comes to the aid of a female justice of the peace. 7-13-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: The Tong War" While investigating a story, Randy (Frank Lovejoy) finds that heís in the middle of a Chinatown war, and the winner ends up dead. 4-17-50

Wednesday, May 7
10:00 PM "The 3rd Man: The Third Woman" The Allied army sends Lime on a top secret mission. 12-7-51
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: Travesty" A Texas lawman is accused of corruption after a spare tire is stolen from a car. 6-15-52

Thursday, May 8
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Mannequin" Friday looks for a man reported missing. 10-19-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Double Right Cross" A friend of Danís, who is a boxer, invites him to his boxing match. 6-21-48

Friday, May 9
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Indian Crazy"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: The Message from the Hills" The Shadow intervenes when thieves plot to steal a shipment of diamonds. 5-22-38

Saturday, May 10
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" Motherís Day, 5-13-45
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve: 3 Roles in the Townís Play" Gildy tires to direct the town play. 6-14-42

Sunday, May 11
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: Ruggles of Red Gap" An English butler comes to work in the Wild West. Charles Laughton, Zasu Pitts. 7-10-39

Monday, May 12
9:00PM "Mr. and Mrs. North: Masquerade" Pam recognizes a man who denies knowing her. 1953
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: The Ghost Riders" 10-30-53

Tuesday, May 13
9:00 PM "The Frontier Gentleman: The Last of Belle Siddon" Kendall gets involved with protecting Belleís outlaw boyfriend. 9-7-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: Blind Pop" Randy Stone writes about a blind street musician who hocks his violin for a gun. 8-7-50

Wednesday, May 14
10:00 PM "The 3rd Man: The Old Moorish Custom" Lime falls in love while battling Arab chieftains and searching for buried treasure. 12-14-51
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: Devilís Share" Jealousy wipes out brotherly love, ending in a murder cover-up. 12-31-50

Thursday, May 15
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Key" Friday investigates narcotic thefts during brutal drugstore robberies. 10-26-54
9:30 PM "Box 13: Look Pleasant Please" A beautiful young lady makes Dan an unusual request. 6-28-48

Friday, May 16
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: The Executioner"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: The Creeper" Margo calls upon the Shadow for help when a friend is kidnapped and dragged underground. 5-29-38

Saturday, May 17
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," Guest: Rita Hayworth, 5-20-45
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve: Gildy Knows an Opera Star" Gildy attempts to raise the cultural tastes of his family. 11-29-42

Sunday, May 18
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: The Woman in the Window" A man witnesses his own investigation in a murder. Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea. 6-25-45

Monday, May 19
9:00PM "Mr. and Mrs. North: Runaway from Murder" A publisherís declining business leads to murder. 1953
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger: Shrimp Butler" The Lone Ranger enlists the aid of the old Ebenezer Cody to capture an undersized outlaw with a murderous temper.

Tuesday, May 20
9:00 PM "The Frontier Gentleman: A Horse for Kendall" Kendall has unexpected adventures with buying a horse that's entered into a 30-mile race. 9-14-58
9:30 PM "Nightbeat: Gunnerís Last Fight" Randy Stone covers a fighterís struggle to win. 8-15-50

Wednesday, May 21
10:00 PM "The 3rd Man: Itís a Knockout" Lime swindles gamblers out of their money in an elaborate sports gambling sting. 12-21-51
10:30 PM "Texas Rangers: Cactus Pear" A stop for a cactus pear stops a suspect from crossing the border from the desert in time. 12-17-50

Thursday, May 22
9:00 PM "Dragnet: The Big Locker" Friday investigates why a stolen ring shows up in a pawnshop. 11-2-50
9:30 PM "Box 13: The Haunted Artist" An artist contacts Dan about a ghost. 7-5-48

Friday, May 23
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: Daddy-O"
9:30 PM "The Shadow: The Blind Beggar Dies" The Shadow comes to the aid of a blind beggar whoís been beat up by gangsters preying on street people. 6-26-38

Saturday, May 24
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," Guest: Larry Adler, 5-27-45
9:30 PM "Great Gildersleeve: Gildy Visits the Dentist" Gildy tries to hide the fact that he is having a bad toothache. 12-6-42

Sunday, May 25
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: Show Boat" Musical melodrama on a Mississippi River steamboat. Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel. 2-10-52

Monday, May 26
9:00PM "Mr. and Mrs. North: Hostage" A paid truck robbery does not go as planned. 1953
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: Fortune in a Hat" 11-11-55

Tuesday, May 27
9:00PM "Frontier Gentleman: The Librarian" Writing a story about homesteaders brings Kendall into a gunfight. 10-5-58
9:30PM "Nightbeat: Doctorís Secret" Randy Stone follows up on a story about a manís stay of execution. 8-21-50

Wednesday, May 28
10:00PM "The 3rd Man: Two is Company" Lime tries to help a lovesick grocer win the love of the heiress to a rival grocery chain. 12-28-51
10:30PM "Texas Rangers: Hanging by a Thread" The coronerís report said suicide, but Ranger Pearson suspects foul play and murder. 11-26-50

Thursday, May 29
9:00PM "Dragnet: The Big Coins" Joe Friday investigates a fire believed to have been started during a robbery. 11-9-54
9:30PM "Box 13: The Sad Night" Dan is puzzled when he receives a childís old copybook that people will kill for. 7-12-48

Friday, May 30
9:00PM "Gunsmoke: Cheap Labor" A man uses his sister as a beast of burden
9:30PM "The Shadow: The Power of the Mind" The Shadow comes to the rescue of a kidnapped psychiatrist who contacted him mind-to-mind. 7-3-38

Saturday, May 31
9:00PM "Jack Benny" and gang are back from their summer vacation. 9-30-45
9:30PM "Great Gildersleeve: Leroyís New Chemistry Set" Gildy forbids that Leroy use his new chemistry set. 12-27-42

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