Golden Age of Radio for November-December 2008

Saturday 11-1-08
X Minus One "Requiem" 10/27/1955
Police Headquarters "Deadly Poker Game"

Sunday 11-2
Charlie McCarthy Show, guest: Fred Allen, 11/2/1947
Chandu the Magician "Abdullah's Affection" 8/11/1948

Monday 11-3
X Minus One "Surface Tension" 8/28/1956
Baby Snooks "Playing Hooky" 9/19/1940

Tuesday 11-4
Burns & Allen Show "George vs. Frank Sinatra" 8/31/1943
Police Headquarters "The Wagner Hotel Murder"

Wednesday 11-5
Inner Sanctum Mysteries "Strange Passenger" 8/31/1952
Blackstone the Magic Detective "The Emerald in the Fishbowl"

Thursday 11-6
Fibber McGee & Molly "McGee's Fish Fry" 9/5/1939
Unsolved Mysteries "The Writing on the Wall" 1/1/1936

Friday 11-7
Jack Benny Program "Debut of the Sportsmen Quartet" 9/29/1946
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Kaliclese Matter" Part 1, 4/30/1956

Saturday 11-8
The Whistler "Smart Girl" 9/4/1949
Moon Over Africa "Jungle Trance" 3/30/1935

Sunday 11-9
Adv. of Sam Spade "The Insomnia Caper" 10/24/1948
Chandu the Magician "Douglas Dinner" 8/12/1948

Monday 11-10
Suspense "The Hitch-Hiker" 9/2/1942 (later redone on TV's The Twilight Zone
Lum & Abner "Citizens Leaving Pine Ridge" 12/10/1943

Tuesday 11-11
Let's Pretend The Little Mermaid 8/29/1942
Vic & Sade "Miss Neagle Breaks up Lee Street" 12/7/1943

Wednesday 11-12
Great Gildersleeve "Secretary Search" 9/20/1950
Bill Stern Sports Newsreel, guest: Kay Kyser, 1/25/1945

Thursday 11-13
The Shadow "Traffic In Death" 9/25/1938
Little Orphan Annie, 10/23/1945

Friday 11-14
Honest Harold "Plan to Rename Boomer Park" 9/24/1950
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Kaliclese Matter" Part 2, 5/1/1956

Saturday 11-15
Mystery In The Air "The Black Cat" 9/18/1947
Unsolved Mysteries "Mystery of the Athletic Club Murders"

Sunday 11-16
Fibber McGee & Molly 15th Anniversary "Elopement" 9/12/1939
Chandu the Magician "Douglas is an Imposter" 8/13/1948

Monday 11-17
Ozzie and Harriet "Curiosity" 11/21/1948
Lum & Abner "Lum and Abner Mind the Jail" 8/19/1943

Tuesday 11-18
Adv. of Sam Spade "The Hot Hundred Grand Caper" 9/19/1948
Moon Over Africa "The Sacred Python" 4/6/1935

Wednesday 11-19
Suspense "Drive-In" 11/21/1946
Police Headquarters "Small Girl Found Chained"

Thursday 11-20
Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show "Brawling At The Grocery Store" 10/16/1949
Unsolved Mysteries "The Mystery of the Chinaman's Cell"

Friday 11-21
Mr. & Mrs. North "Shoot To Kill" 11/24/1953
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Kaliclese Matter" Part 3, 5/2/1956

Saturday 11-22
Screen Director's Playhouse "The Spiral Staircase" 11/25/1949, he's somewhere in the house
Mary Foster, The Editor's Daughter "Mary Agrees to Marry Fred" #2213

Sunday 11-23
The Shadow "The Circle of Death" 11/28/1937
Chandu the Magician "Chandu Finds a Letter" 8/17/1948

Monday 11-24
Frontier Gentleman "Cat Man" 8/10/1958
Have Gun, Will Travel "Ella West" 12/7/1958

Tuesday 11-25
My Favorite Husband "Quiz Show" 11/25/1949
Fibber McGee & Molly "Autumn Leaves Drive" 11/25/1953

Wednesday 11-26
Philo Vance "Nightmare Murder Case" 11/22/1949
Police Headquarters "Man Stealing Food"

Thursday 11-27
Burns & Allen "French Singer" Part 1, 11/27/1947
Vic & Sade "Mr. Sludge's Moustache" 2/4/1944

Friday 11-28
The Falcon "Case of the Puzzling Pin-up" 11/19/1950
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Kaliclese Matter" Part 4, 5/3/1956

Saturday 11-29
Jack Benny Program "New Maid" 11/28/1943
Unsolved Mysteries "Mt. Shasta Mystery"

Sunday 11-30
The Whistler "The Body Off Billingsgate" 11/26/1947
Chandu the Magician "Chandu's Disguise" 8/19/1948

Monday 12-1
Big Town "Lost and Found" 12/1/1948
Police Headquarters "Infiltrating the Mob"

Tuesday 12-2
Crime Classics "If a Body Needs a Body..." 12/2/1953
Moon Over Africa "Captured Cannibals" 4/20/1935

Wednesday 12-3
Father Knows Best "Too Many Rabbits" 12/3/1953
Lum and Abner "Uncle Henry" 8/23/1943

Thursday 12-4
X Minus One "Nightfall" 12/7/1955
Vic and Sade "Mysterious Skulkers" 3/20/1944

Friday 12-5
Jeff Regan, Detective "Lawyer and the Lady" 12/4/1948
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Kaliclese Matter" Part 5 of 5, 5/4/1956

Saturday 12-6
Family Theatre "The Other Wise Man" 12/14/1949
Mary Foster, Editor's Daughter "Mrs. Darby Talks With Mary" #2214

Sunday 12-7
The Shadow "The Voice of Death" 12/8/1940
Chandu the Magician "Manuscript Found" 8/20/1948

Monday 12-8
Author's Playhouse "The Inexperienced Ghost" 12/4/1944
Blackstone the Magic Detective "The Ghost That Trapped A Killer" 10/3/1948

Tuesday 12-9
Abbott & Costello Show "Two Gun Gertie" 12/9/1948
Bill Stern, guest Jack Benny, 12/28/1945

Wednesday 12-10
Police Headquarters "Silver Collection"

Thursday 12-11
Suspense "House on Cypress Canyon" 12/5/1946, where the werewolf lived
Unsolved Mysteries "The High Seas"

Friday 12-12
Crime Classics "Assassination of Abraham Lincoln" 12/9/1953
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Cronin Matter" Part 1, 12/5/1955

Saturday 12-13
The Life of Riley "Babs Get Blackmailed" 12/13/1947
Bill Stern, guest story by Linda Darnell (on Carol Lombard) 3/1/1946

Sunday 12-14
Inner Sanctum "The Color Blind Formula" 12/6/1944
Chandu the Magician "Douglas Tells Roxor" 8/23/1948
Monday 12-15
Lights Out "Christmas Story" 12/22/1937 
Blackstone the Magic Detective "The Criminal Who Caught Himself" 8/28/1949  

Tuesday 12-16
Hallmark Playhouse "The Desert Shall Rejoice" 12/16/1948 
Unsolved Mysteries "The Toll Bridge"

Wednesday 12-17
Tales of the Texas Ranger "Christmas Payoff" 12/23/1951 
Police Headquarters "Rod Dugan Murder"

Thursday 12-18
Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show "Getting A Christmas Tree" 12/18/1949 
Lum & Abner "Trouble" 8/24/1943  

Friday 12-19
This is Your FBI "Case of the Innocent Santa Claus" 12/21/1951 
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Cronin Matter" Part 2, 12/6/1955  

Saturday 12-20
Author's Playhouse "Christmas By Injunction" (O. Henry) 12/21/1941 
Mary Foster, Editor's Daughter "Mrs. Darby Talks With Fred" #2215 (soap opera)

Sunday 12-21
The Shadow "Murder on the Main Stem" 12/15/1946 
Chandu the Magician "Inner Council Meeting" 8/24/1948  

Monday 12-22
Jack Benny Program "Christmas Shopping" 12/17/1939 
Fibber McGee & Molly "Christmas At Home" 12/25/1953  

Tuesday 12-23
Adventures of Nero Wolfe "Case of the Slaughtered Santas" 12/22/1950 
Treasury Star Parade "A Modern Scrooge" 12/25/1942  

Wednesday 12-24
Suspense "Out for Christmas" 12/21/1958 
Suspense "A Korean Christmas Carol" 12/20/1959  

Thursday 12-25
Our Miss Brooks "The Magic Christmas Tree" Part 2, 12/25/1949 
Fibber McGee & Molly "Exchanging Gifts at Bon-Tons" 12/26/1953  

Friday 12-26
Nick Carter, Master Detective "Case of the Missing Street" 12/28/1947 
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Cronin Matter" Part 3, 12/7/1955  

Saturday 12-27
Honest Harold "New Year's Barn Dance" 12/27/1950 
Baby Snooks & Daddy "Returning Christmas Presents" 12/26/1940  

Sunday 12-28
X Minus One "Reluctant Heroes" 12/19/1956 
Chandu the Magician "Nadji is Taken Prisoner by Roxor" 8/25/1948  

Monday 12-29
Clock, The "A Helping Hand" 12/29/1946 
Unsolved Mysteries "Buried Treasure"

Tuesday 12-30
Halls of Ivy "Reappointment" (Debut) 1/6/1950 
Vic and Sade "Dottie's Dresses" 4/12/1943  

Wednesday 12-31
Bold Venture "Deadly Merchandise" 1/1/1951 
Police Headquarters "$40,000 Payroll Shipment"
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