KNX Golden Age of Radio
October 2000

Sunday, October 1
7:00 PM - KNX simulcasts CBS-TV's "60 Minutes" every Sunday
9:00PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" starring Charles Russell as a no-nonsense private insurance investigator. Dollar tries to find out why a ship's departure is constantly delayed in "Slow Boat From China" 2-25-49
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" starring Stacy Harris as FBI Special Agent Jim Taylor. The FBI investigates a case involving blackmail, extortion, and terror. 5-18-51

Monday, October 2
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" hour: "Mrs. Miniver" is the story of an English family at the start of World War II. 12-6-43

Tuesday, October 3
9:00 PM - KNX simulcasts "60 Minutes 2" every Tuesday
10:00 PM "Escape" A General challenges death in seeking revenge "The General Died At Dawn" 4-16-49
10:30 PM "Fort Laramie" starring Raymond Burr as US Cavalry Capt. Lee Quince in the Wyoming frontier. A trooper objects to working with an Indian scout in "Never The Twain" 5-6-56

Wednesday, October 4
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon. A woman loved to have men fight over her, even if it ended in death: "Annie Oakley"
9:30 PM "The Whistler," starring Bill Forman in strange tales and hidden secrets. A reporter's notes and his dreams lead to a killer...and it's himself in "The Stray Dream" 11-26-45

Thursday, October 5
9:00 PM "Suspense" featuring top Hollywood stars. A man, fresh out of jail, gets involved in a robbery his son plans in "The Gift Of Jumbo Brannigan" 3-1-51
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" starring Joel McCrea as Ranger Jace Pearson. A town constable turns out to be a suspect in the murder of a sheriff in "Play For Keeps" 10-14-51

Friday, October 6
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger" starring Brace Beemer as The Lone Ranger and John Todd as Tonto. A town character helps catch an undersized outlaw in "Shrimp Butler"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" starring Jack Webb as LAPD detective Joe Friday. A husband and wife team turn to swindling in "The Big Couple" 2-22-51
10:00 PM "The Saint" starring Vincent Price: "Sinister Sneeze" 6-11-50
10:30 PM "Abbot & Costello," starring Bud & Lou in a hilarious half-hour "From New York City" 2-6-47

Saturday, October 7
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program," starring Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. Jack and the gang go skiing at Yosemite. 2-18-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen" starring George Burns and Gracie Allen as one of America's favorite comedy teams. Gracie gives her Dallas campaign speech as she runs for President. 4-17-40
10:00 PM "Sgt. Preston Of The Yukon" starring Jay Michael as Preston: "Eskimo Justice" 5-9-46
10:30 PM "Mysterious Traveler" starring Maurice Tarplin: "The Good Die Young" 2-27-44

Sunday, October 8
9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" (Edmund O'Brien) investigates the theft of several mink coats in "The 85 Little Minks" 3-14-50
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" A criminal tries to enter the country illegally in "The Unwelcome Fugitive" 2-22-52

Monday, October 9
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" A comedian thinks he's really a killer, similar to a role he plays on stage in "Killer Cates" 12-16-46

Tuesday, October 10
10:00 PM "Escape" A man and woman try to leave Russia, legally or otherwise if necessary, in "Two If By Sea" 2-15-50
10:30 PM "Ft. Laramie" A newspaper man tries to find out why troopers are using old rifles in "War Correspondent" 5-13-56

Wednesday, October 11
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Box O' Rock"
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A man tries to think of a way to get rid of his wife in "Poison Is Quicker" 12-3-45

Thursday, October 12
9:00 PM "Suspense" Trouble happens during jury duty in "After The Movies"
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" A boy is found dead and his girlfriend missing in "Fugitive's Trail" 1-21-51

Friday, October 13
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger" The Lone Ranger's nephew tries to find out the clues to the mysterious leader of an outlaw gang in "Mystery Bandit"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Friday is on the trail of a ruthless jewel thief in "The Big Partner" 3-1-51
10:00 PM "Suspense" starring Virginia Bruce: "Locked Room" 1-27-44
10:30 PM "Charlie McCarthy Show" starring Edgar Bergen and his famous puppets: Guest Frank Sinatra. 1-28-45

Saturday, October 14
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack recovers from a skiing accident in Yosemite. 2-25-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen" Gracie's IQ is tested as she continues on her Presidential campaign. 4-24-40
10:00 PM "Richard Diamond, Private Detective" starring Dick Powell: "Hollywood Story" 8-23-53
10:30 PM "Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show" starring bandleader Harris and actress Alice Faye: "Frankie The Artist" 4-25-48

Sunday, October 15
9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" (Edmund O'Brien) A large amount of money is missing from a large company in "Woodward Manila Matter" 11-25-50
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" The FBI painstakingly collects clues in the search for kidnappers in "The Payoff" 2-29-52

Monday, October 16
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" Bob Hope stars as a barber sent on a deadly assignment in "Monsieur Beaucaire" 4-14-47

Tuesday, October 17
10:00 PM "Escape" It's a tale of imprisonment and love "The Red Mark" 2-21-50
10:30 PM "Ft. Laramie" Prospectors illegally take gold from Indian land in "Black Hills Gold" 5-20-56

Wednesday, October 18
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke" Marshall Dillon gets in the way of two men out two settle scores in "The Gambler"
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A well is a perfect place to hide a body, or is it, in "The Cistern" 12-10-45

Thursday, October 19
9:00 PM "Suspense" A contortionist gets 'bent out of shape,' literally, in "Blind Date" 11-18-54
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" A traveling salesman is in the wrong place at the wrong time with deadly results in "The White Elephant" 10-28-51

Friday, October 20
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Billy Be-Hung Returns" 11-3-55
9:30 PM "Dragnet" A killer is on the loose during a New Year's celebration in "The Big New Years" 3-18-51
10:00 PM "Nightbeat" starring Frank Lovejoy: "City At My Fingertips" 7-31-50
10:30 PM "Fibber McGee And Molly" starring Jim and Marian Jordan in a hilarious half-hour

Saturday, October 21
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Gracie Allen guest stars. 3-3-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen," Gracie prepares to leave for her national convention in Omaha as part of her Presidential campaign. 5-8-40
10:00 PM "Box 13" starring Alan Ladd as a novelist: "Blackmail Is Murder" 3-29-48
10:30 PM "My Friend Irma," starring Marie Wilson: "Double Surprise" 12-3-53

Sunday, October 22
9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar," (Edmund O'Brien) 3 loan companies are robbed "The Port O'Call Matter" 3-1-51
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" A racketeer tries to pass himself off as a high society person in "Mr. Big Shot" 1-2-53

Monday, October 23
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" A Swedish maid goes into politics in "The Farmer's Daughter" 1-5-48

Tuesday, October 24
10:00 PM "Escape" A man tries to go straight on the Havana waterfront but it is difficult, "Night In Havana" 1-22-49
10:30 PM "Fort Laramie" The post doctor leaves before a soldier's wife gives birth "Sgt. Gorce's Baby" 5-27-56

Wednesday, October 25
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "'Til Death Do Us Part"
9:30 PM "The Whistler" Cheapskate landlords become involved in theft and murder in "Lucky Night" 12-17-45

Thursday, October 26
9:00 PM "Suspense" A motorist can't seem to stay ahead of a hitch-hiker in "The Hitch-hiker" 9-2-42
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" A stranded driver has more than car trouble in "Helping Hand" 11-4-51

Friday, October 27
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Flashback"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" A thug pulls a man from his car and beats him in "The Big Ben" 3-15-51
10:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel" starring John Dehner as Palladin, a Western soldier-of-fortune: "Comanche" 7-5-59
10:30 PM "Abbott & Costello," starring Bud and Lou. Guest star: John Garfield. 5-4-44

Saturday, October 28
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack goes to Washington. 3-10-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen" Gracie is in Omaha for her convention in her bid for the Presidency. 5-15-40
10:00 PM "Advs of Sherlock Holmes" starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce: "The Abbey Grange"
10:30 PM "Strange Dr. Weird" starring Maurice Tarplin: "Murder Will Out" 2-27-45

Sunday, October 29
9:00PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" (Edmund O'Brien) looks for a man who has inherited $1,000,000 ... but doesn't know it in "The David Rocky Matter" 1-20-51
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" enters a case involving the transportation of stolen jewelry: "The Tell Tale Camera" 6-27-52

Monday, October 30
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" A penniless artist is inspired by a girl from another world in "Portrait of Jenny" 10-31-49

Tuesday, October 31
10:00 PM "War of the Worlds" Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater star in this classic "invasion from Mars" production. Originally broadcast October 31, 1938
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