KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2001
Sunday, July 1
7:00 PM - KNX simulcasts TV's "60 Minutes" every Sunday
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour) - Carole Lombard and William Powell star in "My Man Godfrey," the hilarious story of a wealthy family who mistakes a butler for a tramp. Original air date 5-9-1938.

Monday, July 2
9:00 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers," starring Joel McCrea as Ranger Jace Pearson. A girl's boyfriend is killed and she is afraid to identify the killer in "Night Hawk." 3-20-52
9:30 PM - SERIES DEBUT- "Sherlock Holmes," the classic British detective series starring Sir John Gielgud as Holmes and Ralph Richardson as Dr. Watson. An indiscreet photo leads Holmes to a mysterious woman, "A Scandal In Bohemia"

Tuesday, July 3
9:00 PM 60 KNX simulcasts TV's "60 Minutes II" every Tuesday
10:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" starring Bob Bailey as a no-nonsense private insurance investigator. Dollar tries to take a vacation but it's interrupted by a case, "Wholly Unexpected Matter" 6-26-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston, Challenge Of The Yukon" starring Paul Sutton as Sgt. Preston of the Northwest Mounted Police. A puppy's bad habits lead Preston to a crime scene, "Contention" 11-1-50

Wednesday, July 4
9:00 PM "Dragnet" starring Jack Webb as LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday: Friday tracks down a con man who preys on women in "The Big Laugh" 3-8-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" starring Bill Forman in strange tales and hidden secrets. Two art dealers vie to a forged painting - and it leads to death, "A Woman's Privilege" 10-2-49

Thursday, July 5
9:00 PM - SERIES DEBUT - "Nightbeat" stars Frank Lovejoy as newspaper reporter Randy Stone as he finds crime stories in after-hours Chicago. Stone tries to find out who gunned down a man in the street, "The Black Cat" 1-3-50
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" starring Brace Beemer as The Lone Ranger and John Todd as Tonto: "The Brightest Star" 1-20-56

Friday, July 6
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon: "Indian Crazy"
9:30 PM "Suspense" starring top Hollywood stars. A grieving father plots revenge against a hit-and-run driver, "The Beast Must Die" 7-13-44

Saturday, July 7
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" starring Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. Jack and the gang in "Jekyl & Hyde" (part 1 of 2) 11-30-41
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" (Jim & Marian Jordan), a unique American comedy classic chuck full of homespun humor and tall tales. Fibber tries to outsell everyone during a "Rummage Sale" 1-14-52
10:00 PM "The Lone Ranger: "The Young Easterner" 1-2-52
10:30 PM "Gangbusters" classic crime series starring Phillips H. Lord as the show's narrator: "The Red Hot Readers"

Sunday, July 8
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Rosalind Russell and Sir Laurence Olivier star in "My Favorite Wife," the story of a woman who returns after being listed as dead, only to find her husband has remarried, 12-9-40. A movie remake of this story was to have been Marilyn Monroe's final film (Doris Day was cast in the role when she died).

Monday, July 9
9:00 PM "Texas Rangers" 2 soldiers go AWOL and embark on a crime spree, "Troop Train" 4-6-52
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes" hopes a missing horse will lead to a murderer in, "Silverblaze" (A. Conan Doyle considered this his favorite Holmes story).

Tuesday, July 10
10:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" A large insurance policy could spell trouble in, "Collector's Matter" 7-3-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" A Mountie's police whistle saves a life, "Whistling In The Dark" 11-3-50

Wednesday, July 11
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday searches for robbers who target super markets, "The Big Impossible" 3-15-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A man returns to a small town when he learns his ex-partners may have struck gold, "Return To Riondo" 1-8-50

Thursday, July 12
9:00 PM "Nightbeat" Randy thinks he knows who is suspected of being "The Slasher" 11-10-50
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: The New Neighbor" 1-12-56

Friday, July 13
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "The Executioner"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A detective hopes a "ghostly" vacation will help him trap a murderer, "Banquo's Chair" 8-3-44

Saturday, July 14
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" and the cast try to do Part 2 of the play, "Jekyl & Hyde." This show was broadcast the day Pearl Harbor was bombed in WWII and actual news bulletins interrupt the program, 12-7-1941
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly," Fibber has a unique way of getting into his locked house, "Locked Out" 1-22-52
10:00 PM "Nick Carter, Master Detective" starring Lon Clark: "A Cat Brings Death" 4-15-44
10:30 PM "Challenge of The Yukon: "Chap" 5-23-46

Sunday, July 15
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Walter Pigeon and Maureen O'Hara star in "How Green Was My Valley," the story of Welsh coal miners and their close knit family. 9-21-42

Monday, July 16
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A lover's quarrel leads to a girl's disappearance, "Uncertain Death" 4-13-52
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes" A woman dies a horrible death in her locked bedroom and Holmes is asked to find out how and why by her sister, "The Speckled Band"

Tuesday, July 17
10:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" tries to prevent a murder, "Back To Back Matter" 7-17-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" 2 friends are too stubborn to forget the past, "A Friend In Need" 11-6-50

Wednesday, July 18
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday tracks down a gang of safe crackers in "The Big Informant" 3-22-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A man escapes from prison only to find his bigger problems lie ahead, "Escape To Skull Island" 1-15-50

Thursday, July 19
9:00 PM "Nightbeat" A former criminal finds out it is harder to stay out of trouble than he thinks, "Big John McMasters" 3-4-51
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Glory Pass" 11-1-55

Friday, July 20
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" Dillon rescues a freezing man who is bent in revenge, "Puckett's New Year"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A man is invited to dinner only to find out he's needed to solve a murder, "Actor's Blood" 8-24-44

Saturday, July 21
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" and the gang do a murder play. 1-25-42
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" Fibber doesn't want to be dragged to a carnival because he thinks all the games are rigged, "McGees Go To A Carnival" 4-22-47
10:00 PM "Frontier Gentleman" starring John Dehner: "The Preacher" 10-19-58
10:30 PM "The Third Man" starring Orson Welles: "Kidnapped"

Sunday, July 22
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" Robert Young and Ann Southern star in "A Night To Remember," a comedy "whodunit" 4-19-43

Monday, July 23
9:00 PM "Texas Rangers" A rancher's wife is convinced someone is trying to kill her, "Illusion" 4-20-52
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes" tries to keep a mysterious letter from falling into the wrong hands, "Mystery Of The Second Stain"

Tuesday, July 24
10:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" Dollar's life is threatened by the brother of a man he helped convict, "Killer Kin Matter" 9-4-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" A puppy provides the clue to a crime, "The Clue To The Silver Pup" 11-13-50

Wednesday, July 25
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday investigates a series of robberies, "The Big Chet" 4-5-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A man has to decide whom to kill: his wife or his secretary, "The Go-Between" 1-22-50

Thursday, July 26
9:00 PM "Nightbeat" Randy has a hard time trying to find a mysterious musician, "Otto The Music Man" 6-15-51
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Santa Anna's Treasure" 11-21-55

Friday, July 27
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Daddy-O"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A woman escapes to Cuba only to find death in "The Black Path Of Fear" 8-31-44

Saturday, July 28
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" and the gang do the show from March Field (now March AFB), California
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" Fibber learns that his wife's old girlfriend is coming for a visit and he tries to escape being there, "Molly's Old Friend" 4-29-47
10:00 PM "The Saint" starring Vincent Price: "Author Of Murder" 7-30-50
10:30 PM "Vic & Sade" comedy series starring Art Van Harvey and Bernadine Flynn: "Letter To Walter"

Sunday, July 29
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Bob Hope and Lucille Ball star in "Fancy Pants," the story of an English valet in the Wild West. 9-10-51

Monday, July 30
9:00 PM "The Texas Rangers" must rely on a little boy to help solve the murder of his mother in "Address Unknown" 4-27-52
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes" goes to the aid of his brother Mycroft to help solve a case involving serious government documents, "The Traitor"

Tuesday, July 31
10:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" A former client again has to ask for Dollar for help to prevent a friend from being killed, "Too Much Money Matter" 9-11-60
10:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" disguises himself to track down a secret code book, "Passport To Death" 11-15-50

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