KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2001

Sunday, April 1
7:00 PM - KNX simulcasts CBS-TV's "60 Minutes" every Sunday
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) John Payne and Lynn Bari star in "Sentimental Journey," the story of a dying actress adopting a child so her husband will have a companion when she is gone. 9-23-46

Monday, April 2
9:00 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers," starring Joel McCrea as Ranger Jace Pearson. The Rangers think they have the right suspect only to find he was already murdered in "Room 114" 12-3-50
9:30 PM "The Six Shooter" starring Jimmy Stewart as Britt Ponsett, a frontier plainsman. A former gunman is having trouble keeping a promise to never use a gun again in "The Coward" 9-27-53

Tuesday, April 3
9:00 PM - KNX simulcasts CBS-TV's "60 Minutes II" every Tues.
10:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar," starring Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar, a no-nonsense private insurance investigator who investigates the cashing of a suspicious check in "Double Exposure Matter" 4-3-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston/Challenge Of The Yukon," starring Paul Sutton as Mountie Sgt. Preston as he as he and his wonder dog King take on the bad guys in the Northwest Territories. A young man is left with what he thinks is a worthless gold mine in "Ben Yancy's Legacy" 11-10-48

Wednesday, April 4
9:00 PM "Dragnet" starring Jack Webb as LAPD detective Joe Friday, looking for a burglar whom his victims can't describe in "The Big Tear" 9-11-52
9:30 PM "The Whistler" starring Bill Forman in strange tales and hidden secrets. A woman is threatened by a man from her past, who also puts her husband in danger, "Stormy Weather" 12-12-48

Thursday, April 5
9:00 PM "The Adv.s of Sam Spade," starring Howard Duff as a San Francisco private eye. Sam is hired as a bodyguard for an eccentric woman in "The Stopped Watch Caper" 4-10-49
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" starring Brace Beemer as the Ranger and John Todd as Tonto: "Dressed To Die" 1-10-56

Friday, April 6
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon: "Amy's Good Deed"
9:30 PM "Suspense" starring top Hollywood stars. A woman finds out about her husband's affair, and that she is the target for murder, "In Fear And Trembling" 2-16-43

Saturday, April 7
9:00 PM "Jack Benny Program" starring Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. The Quiz Kids compete with the Jello Kids, 4-6-41
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" (Jim & Marian Jordan) an American comedy classic full of homespun humor and tall tales. Fibber and Molly are taking a programming hiatus and Fibber worries about who his replacement, Meredith Wilson, "Preparing For Vacation" 6-25-40
10:00 PM RADIO HALL OF FAME HOUR (every Sat.) "Fibber McGee & Molly: "Locked Out" 1-22-52
10:30 PM "The Green Hornet" a classic crime mystery show starring Robert Hall, "The Hornet Does It" 6-8-46

Sunday, April 8
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Betty Grable, Victor Mature and Barry Sullivan star in "Coney Island," the story of a saloon singer who turns into a famous musical star. 9-30-46

Monday, April 9
9:00 PM "Texas Rangers" An odd dollar bill leads to jail "The Lucky Dollar" 12-10-50
9:30 PM "The Six Shooter" An argument between two brothers leads to a problem on the range "Stampede" 10-4-53

Tuesday, April 10
10:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" (Bob Bailey) is the target for some deadly moonshiners "Deadly Swamp Matter" 4-17-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" and King are tracking two murderers who killed a fellow Mountie and wounded his dog "Shadow" 11-12-48

Wednesday, April 11
9:00 PM "Dragnet" The police find a man who was badly beaten and left in the trunk of a car "The Big Brain" 9-28-52
9:30 PM "The Whistler" Rumors and gossip lead to violence "Evening Stroll" 1-1-50

Thursday, April 12
9:00 PM "Sam Spade" A feud between two jealous showgirls leaves one dead "The Apple Of Eve Caper" 6-19-49
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Laugh Of Death" 1-23-56

Friday, April 13
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Land Deal"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A woman is found at the bottom of a swimming pool "Murder Goes For A Swim" 7-20-43

Saturday, April 14
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" prepares for his appearance on the Quiz Kids program, 4-13-41
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" Fibber returns and thinks he left something important behind "Returning From Vacation" 10-1-40
10:00 PM "Dimension X" John McGovern stars in "Nightfall" 9-29-51
10:30 PM "Vic & Sade" starring Art Van Harvey and Bernadine Flynn in this half-hour comedy: "Orville Weenie Gets Fired" 12-4-45

Sunday, April 15
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" John Hodiak and Lynn Bari star in "Somewhere In The Night," the story of an amnesiac trying to learn his true identity. 3-3-47

Monday, April 16
9:00 PM "Texas Rangers" A traveling salesman helps a hitchhiker and winds up being a victim "Apache Peak" 7-22-50
9:30 PM "The Six Shooter" Britt gets caught in the middle of a town dispute when a property owner refuses to sell in "Silver Annie" 10-11-53

Tuesday, April 17
10:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" (Bob Bailey) investigates the sale of a fishing boat from a suspicious man "Silver Queen Matter" 4-24-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" is forced to arrest his friends in a mine ownership dispute "Second Chance" 11-15-48

Wednesday, April 18
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday investigates a near riot in a school classroom "The Big Jolt" 1-5-52
9:30 PM "The Whistler" The tables are turned when a man tries blackmail "Five Cent Call" 2-19-50

Thursday, April 19
9:00 PM "Sam Spade" A man is released from prison and threatens one of Spade's clients "The Champion Caper" 8-7-49
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Hideout" 12-12-55

Friday, April 20
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Bringing Down Father"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A nightclub singer in WWII discovers her songs have hidden codes for the Germans "You Were Wonderful" 11-9-44

Saturday, April 21
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" is unhappy about his showing on a Quiz Kids program. 4-20-41
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" Fibber's doctor tells him to give up cigars until he recovers from a illness "Fibber Gives Up Cigars" 10-8-40
10:00 PM "Fred Allen Show" comedy show starring Fred Allen in "Mob Buster" 3-20-49
10:30 PM "Challenge Of The Yukon: "Annie Jones" 6-6-46

Sunday, April 22
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Henry Fonda, Richard Conte and Cathy Downs star in "My Darling Clementine," the story of Wyatt Earp and the famous OK Corral. 4-28-47

Monday, April 23
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A spur leads Jace to a murder suspect in, "The Broken Spur" 7-29-50
9:30 PM "The Six Shooter" Two men bidding for the attention of a young lady have to put aside their rivalry to search for a killer in "Escape From Smoke Falls" 11-15-53

Tuesday, April 24
10:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" (Bob Bailey) investigates an unusual murder in "The Fatal Switch Matter" 5-1-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" A man is killed after discovering a treasure in "Old Moby's Claim" 11-24-48

Wednesday, April 25
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday looks for a killer after receiving a tip in "The Big Lie" 10-12-52
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A woman's gambling debts lead to a strange murder, "Appointment For Murder" 2-26-50

Thursday, April 26
9:00 PM "Sam Spade" A wealthy man doesn't like his daughter's choice of friends and has second thoughts about his will, "The Prodigal Daughter Caper" 8-28-49
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: "The Colonel's Strike" 12-13-55

Friday, April 27
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Scared Kid"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A man has trouble waiting for his invalid wife to die and leave him a fortune, "I Had An Alibi" 1-4-45

Saturday, April 28
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" goes to the movies, 4-27-41
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" try to get people out to vote, "Election Day" 11-5-40
10:00 PM "Box 13" stars Alan Ladd as a newspaperman in "Extra, Extra" 4-12-48
10:30 PM "Abbott & Costello" stars the comedy team of Bud and Lou. Guest star: Arthur Treacher, 12-9-43

Sunday, April 29
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" Robert Cummings, Anne Blythe and Howard De Silva star in "Great Expectations," the story of a mysterious benefactor who turns a poor orphan into a gentleman of means. 12-13-47

Monday, April 30
9:00 PM "Texas Rangers" A brutal killer blazes a trail of bloodshed from Montana to Texas, "Breakdown" 3-25-51
9:30 PM "Six Shooter" Britt is picked to tell an aging town sheriff that he should retire, "Gabriel Starbuck" 11-22-53

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