KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2003

Monday, September 1
9:00PM "Sam Spade" The Bluebeard Caper: A man hires Sam Spade to stop his sisterís wedding. Original airdate: 8-8-48
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" Two Little Men, 1-9-56

Tuesday, September 2
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel" Dressed To Kill: Saving a man from a beating leads Paladin to unexpected dangers. 5-1-60
9:30 PM "Nightbeat" Flight From Fear: A reporter is angry that a fellow employee has edited his story. 7-31-52

Wednesday, September 3
9:00 PM "Crime Classics" Your Loving Son, Nero: the Roman emperor plots his motherís death. 8-31-53
9:30 PM "Tales of the Texas Rangers" Round Trip: Jace Pearson is involved with international law while investigating a murder. 7-20-52

Thursday, September 4
9:00 PM "Dragnet" The Big Setup: Joe Friday investigates juvenile drug dealers. 3-1-55
9:30 PM "Box 13" Treasure of Hang Lee: A trip to Chinatown sends Holiday on a quest for a treasure. 12-20-48

Friday, September 5
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" The Choice: Dillon does a good turn for a robber suspect who shoots a murderer in defending a stagecoach.
9:30 PM "The Shadow" Appointment with Death: Blackie Carmichael escapes from jail and tries to lure The Shadow to an island death trap. 3-12-39

Saturday, September 6
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," Jack Benny & Mary attend a concert by violinist Isaac Stern. Guest: Isaac Stern, Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Colman, 2-3-46

9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve" Leilaís Party: Gildersleeve attends Leilaís party and sings to the diplomatic guest of honor. 4-22-45

Sunday, September 7
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) I Never Left Home: dramatization of Hopeís book about his wartime experiences entertaining the troops. Bob Hope, Jerry Colonna, Frances Langford, 1-8-45

Monday, September 8
9:00PM "Sam Spade" Critical Author Caper: A woman asks Sam to find her missing stepdaughter. 8-15-48
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" Death Will Out, 1-19-56

Tuesday, September 9
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel" Pat Murphy: Paladin comes across a mother with a very sick baby, and the local doctor has been kidnapped. 5-8-60
9:30 PM "Nightbeat" A Taste of Peaches: Randy Stone finds himself in the middle of an old time gang war. 7-17-52

Wednesday, September 10
9:00 PM "Crime Classics" Henrietta Robinson: A young girl grows up to be a person who likes to kill. 9-7-53
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" Stick Up: Jace Pearson investigates the killing of an innocent person during a cafť robbery. 7-27-52

Thursday, September 11
9:00 PM "Dragnet" The Big Father: Joe Friday searches for a prowler. 3-8-55
9:30 PM "Box 13" Hunt & Peck: Holiday saves a man from the "chair" just a few hours before the end. 9-27-48

Friday, September 12
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" The Second Choice
9:30 PM "The Shadow" Can the Dead Talk: A mind reader discovers the true identity of The Shadow. 3-19-39

Saturday, September 13
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," Guest: Eddie Cantor (From Palm Springs) 2-10-46
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve" decides to try and set Marjorie up with the son of his new neighbor. 5-6-45

Sunday, September 14
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour). A girl makes a wish that she may never grow old, but those around her do. Janet Gaynor, George Brent, 6-26-39

Monday, September 15
9:00PM "Sam Spade" Boffio Cup Caper: Sam is asked to guard an ancient Greek cup, but in doing so, it leads to murder. 8-22-48
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" The Secret Six-Gun, 11-15-55

Tuesday, September 16
9:00PM "Have Gun, Will Travel" Dusty: A very young boy wants to hire Paladin to keep his dog from being killed. 5-29-60
9:30PM "Nightbeat" Antonís Return: Randy Stone encounters a mysterious woman with a strange story. 7-13-51

Wednesday, September 17
9:00 PM "Crime Classics" The Farmerís Daughter: Death is the result of a girlís wish for marriage. 11-25-53
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" Double Edge: While talking to a bank teller on the phone, a woman overhears a robbery in progress. 8-3-52

Thursday, September 18
9:00PM "Dragnet" The Big Set: Joe Friday looks for a pair of holdup men. 3-15-55
9:30PM "Box 13" Temptress in A Casserole: An original idea for easy money doesnít work out so well. 10-25-48

Friday, September 19
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" The Preacher: A preacher for 30 years loses his faith but Dillon, by saving his life, restores his faith in God.
9:30PM "The Shadow" The Shadow Returns: Lamont investigates a strange disease that claims the lives of seamen. 11-19-39

Saturday, September 20
9:00PM "The Jack Benny Program," Rochester is lost at sea. 2-17-46
9:30PM "The Great Gildersleeve" fires Bessie and lives to regret it. 5-6-45

Sunday, September 21
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) Mr. and Mrs. Smith: A couple finds that their marriage wasnít legal. Bob Hope, Carole Lombard, 6-9-41

Monday, September 22
9:00PM "Sam Spade" The Lawless Caper: Sam Spade is a witness to a murder threat. 8-29-48
9:30PM "The Lone Ranger" Framed, 1-2-56

Tuesday, September 23
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel" Apache Concerto: Paladin is hired to find two missing musicians. 6-5-50
9:30 PM "Nightbeat" The Black Cat: Randy Stone gets an unexpected story for Halloween. 11-3-50

Wednesday, September 24
9:00 PM "Crime Classics" Burke & Hare: Two men form a partnership to kill and rob graves for profit. 12-2-53
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" Cover Up: A ranch hand is accused of attempted murder when the owner is on vacation. 8-10-52

Thursday, September 25
9:00 PM "Dragnet" The Big Talk: A watch salesmanís samples are stolen and Joe Friday searches for the thief. 3-22-55
9:30 PM "Box 13" Find Me, Find Death: A murderer gives Holiday four days to live. 11-15-48

Friday, September 26
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" How to Cure A Friend
9:30 PM "The Shadow" Chess Club Murders: Lamont investigates a series of murders at a feuding chess club. 2-23-41

Saturday, September 27
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," The guest (columnist/critic Gilbert Seldes) thinks Jackís show is too harsh and should be toned down. 2-24-46
9:30 PM "The Great Gildersleeve" hires Leila to be his new secretary. 6-3-45

Sunday, September 28
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) Fancy Pants: An English valet comes to the Wild West. Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, 9-10-51

Monday, September 29
9:00 PM "Sam Spade" The Lazerous Caper: A man hires Sam Spade to prove that heís not dead. 9-12-48
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" About Face, 12-30-55

Tuesday, September 30
9:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel" Wylie Dawson: A lawyer asks Paladin to help right a wrong. 6-16-60
9:30 PM "Nightbeat" The Doctorís Daughter: Randy is surprised when a doctor hesitates in saving someoneís life. 10-27-50

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