KNX Golden Age of Radio in 2001
Saturday, September 1
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" starring Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. The broadcast is from the Presidio in San Francisco, 2-22-42
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" (Jim & Marian Jordan), a hilarious American comedy classic chock full of homespun humor and tall tales. Fibber's curiosity gets the best of him, "Boomer Leaves A Suitcase" 3-3-42
10:00 PM KNX Radio Hall Of Fame Hour every Saturday - "Mysterious Traveler" starring Maurice Tarplin: "Murder In Jazztime" 4-20-48
10:30 PM "Vice & Sade" comedy series starring Art Van Harvey and Bernadine Flynn: "Mrs. Donahue's Attic" 11-19-45

Sunday, September 2
7:00 PM KNX simulcasts TV's "60 Minutes" every Sunday
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour). Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston star in "The Treasure of Sierra Madre," a story of gold and greed. 4-18-49

Monday, September 3
9:00 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" starring Joel McCrea as Ranger Jace Pearson. A coroner's report says "suicide" but Ranger Pearson thinks differently, "Hanging By A Thread" 11-26-50
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes," classic British detective series starring Sir John Gielgud as Holmes and Ralph Richardson as Dr. Watson: A woman dies very mysteriously in "The Speckled Band"
Tuesday, September 4

9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" starring Bob Bailey as a no-nonsense private insurance investigator. Johnny is asked why he is insuring an ex-criminal in "Real Smokey Matter" 9-18-60
9:30 PM "Sgt. Preston/Challenge Of The Yukon" starring Paul Sutton as the Mountie as he chases bad guys in the Northwest Territories for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. A wimpy outlaw kidnaps Preston's dog, hoping to get back into a gang, "King's Escape." 11-8-47

Wednesday, September 5
8:00 PM KNX simulcasts TV's 60 Minutes 2 every Wednesday
9:00 PM "Dragnet" starring Jack Webb as LAPD detective Joe Friday. He searches for a murderer in "The Big Will" 6-7-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" starring Bill Forman in strange tales and hidden secrets. A man who was hurt in an explosion has plastic surgery with surprising results, "A Mask For Kinsella" 4-24-49

Thursday, September 6
9:00 PM "Nightbeat" starring Frank Lovejoy as newspaper reporter Randy Stone coverering crime & wierd stories in after-hours Chicago. A fortune teller is literally felled by a question from the audience in "Mentallo, The Mental Marvel" 5-1-50
9:30 PM "The Lone Ranger" starring Brace Beemer as The Lone Ranger and John Todd as Tonto: An ex-con is warned by his older cell-mate to go straight & not live a life of "Vengeance," 12-2-55

Friday, September 7
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon: "Lynching Man"
9:30 PM "Suspense" starring top Hollywood stars. A jealous woman comes up with a way to eliminate a hated rival, "Summer Night" 7-15-48

Saturday, September 8
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" dreams of getting an Oscar. 3-1-42
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" A visitor's advice isn't the best as he tries to help Fibber build "A Footstool For Molly" 3-10-42
10:00 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Path Of Progress" 1-1-51
10:30 PM "The Third Man" starring Orson Welles in "Blue Caribou"

Sunday, September 9
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster star in "Sorry, Wrong Number" 1-9-1950. A woman overhears a murder plot on the phone only to find out she's the intended victim. This is a 1-hour broadcast based on a movie that was based on a 30-minute Agnes Moorehead broadcast of "Suspense"

Monday, September 10
9:30 PM "Texas Rangers" A suspect tries heading for the border on the desert to leave no tracks, but leaves a clue in "Cactus Pear" 12-17-50
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes" A popular race horse disappears along with the trainer in "Silverblaze," Sir Conan Doyle's favorite story

Tuesday, September 11
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" A murder and a phone call interrupts Johnny's quiet Sunday, "The Five Down Matter" 9-25-60
9:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" & King discover the body of a trapper on the trail, "King Gets His Man" 11-22-47

Wednesday, September 12
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday responds to a call about a badly beaten woman, "The Big Lilly" 6-14-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A man, in love with a married woman, plots to kill her husband, "Solid Citizen" 5-1-49

Thursday, September 13
9:00 PM "Nightbeat" Stone believes that he might be responsible for a murder, "The Elevator Caper" 5-8-50
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger" Several outlaw gangs plan to kill the Lone Ranger and Tonto, "Marked For Death"

Friday, September 14
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Lost Rifle"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A convicted murderer, released from prison when the "victim" turns up alive, plans to really kill him this time, "Deep Into Darkness" 7-22-48

Saturday, September 15
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" does the show from the Marine Base in San Diego. Guest star Joan Bennett. 3-8-42
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" Fibber plans to write a hit in "Fibber Writes A Song" 3-24-42
10:00 PM "Abbott & Costello" hilarious comedy series starring Bud and Lou, guest star: Veronica Lake. 12-2-43
10:30 PM "Box 13" starring Alan Ladd as a novelist looking for adventures: "Short Assignment" 4-26-48

Sunday, September 16
9:00PM "Lux Radio Theater" Dana Andrews and Edmund Gwenn star in "Mr. 880." A likeable elderly man enjoys his hobby, counterfeiting money. 10-15-51

Monday, September 17
9:00 PM "Texas Rangers" Jealousy leads to a murder cover-up, "Devil's Share" 12-31-50
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes" A client asks for help regarding blackmail, "A Scandal In Bohemia"

Tuesday, September 18
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" Twins are suspected in a murder but both have tight alibis, "Twins Of Tahoe Matter" 10-16-60
9:30 PM "Sgt. Preston" An Indian, chased off by a fur trapper after stealing goods, swears revenge, "Reprisal" 9-25-47

Wednesday, September 19
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday has no leads in looking for a missing man, "The Big Revolt" 6-21-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A beautiful blonde turns deadly, "Danger Is A Beautiful Blonde" 5-8-49

Thursday, September 20
9:00 PM "Nightbeat" A simmering temper erupts in a deadly rage, "The Night Watchman" 5-15-50
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger: "Road To Death" 11-16-55

Friday, September 21
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Sweet & Sour"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A woman becomes obsessed with the wallpaper in her room, "The Yellow Wallpaper" 7-29-48

Saturday, September 22
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" plays golf with Phil Harris, 3-22-42
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" Fibber thinks there is a suspicious character in town, "A Spy Following Fibber" 5-12-42
10:00 PM "Red Ryder," popular Western series starring Reed Hadley: "Roaring River" 5-7-42
10:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly (a 2nd ep): "Spring Festival Parade" 4-14-42

Sunday, September 23
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Jimmy Stewart stars in "Winchester '73" A man tracks down the person who stole his gun. 11-12-51

Monday, September 24
9:00 PM "Texas Rangers" A woman's body is found on a freight car, "Dead-Head Freight" 1-7-51
9:30 PM "Sherlock Holmes" A notorious blackmailer threatens one of London's most anticipated weddings, "The Blackmailer"

Tuesday, September 25
9:00 PM "Johnny Dollar" A dying prison inmate wants Johnny to stop a killing, "The Tip-Off Matter" 9-30-62
9:30 PM "Sgt Preston" A poker game turns deadly, "The Marked Cards" 12-6-47

Wednesday, September 26
9:00 PM "Dragnet" Friday investigates a so-called teen suicide in, "The Big Man" 6-28-53
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A man mistakenly thinks he has killed his partner's wife, "Golden Opportunity" 5-15-49

Thursday, September 27
9:00 PM "Nightbeat" A man claims to be able to kill with his mind, so Randy challenges him to prove it, on him, "I Wish You Were Dead" 5-22-50
9:30 PM "Lone Ranger: "The Midnight Rider" 11-29-55

Friday, September 28
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Snake Bite"
9:30 PM "Suspense" A sales clerk kills his boss to cover up a theft, "An Honest Man" 8-5-48

Saturday, September 29
9:00 PM "Jack Benny" is mad when Don Wilson refuses to do a commercial he wrote. 4-5-42
9:30 PM "Fibber McGee & Molly" Episode: TBA.
10:00 PM "Rocky Fortune" A drama series starring Frank Sinatra: "The Museum Murder" 1-19-54
10:30 PM "Boston Blackie" starring Dick Kollmar: "Butcher Boy Gang" 8-6-47

Sunday, September 30
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Humphrey Bogart and Greer Garson star in "The African Queen," the story of a drunk and a spinster who travel up the Congo during World War II.

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