KNX Golden Age of Radio

Friday, September 1, 2000

9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger," starring Brace Beemer as The Lone Ranger and John Todd as Tonto. Three gunmen wait in a deadly ambush in, "Thunder And Dynamite."
9:30 PM "Dragnet," starring Jack Webb as LAPD detective Joe Friday. A wealthy businessman disappears in "The Big Family." Original air date 12-28-1950.
10:00 PM KNX RADIO HALL OF FAME HOUR -"Lights Out," classic mystery presentation starring Dinah Shore: "Valse Trieste" 12-29-42
10:30 PM "My Favorite Husband," starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning in this half hour comedy: "Liz And George Reminisce" 7-1-49

Saturday, September 2
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" starring Jack Benny, and Mary Livingstone. Barbara Stanwyck guest stars. 1-7-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen" starring George Burns and Gracie Allen as one of America's favorite comedy teams. Gracie continues in her run for the Presidency in "Hats Off To Gracie" 3-6-40
10:00 PM, Jay Michael stars as "Sgt. Preston Of The Yukon" in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police: "Trap In The Mountains" 11-7-46
10:30 PM "Richard Diamond, Private Detective," starring Gerald Mohr: "Tom Waxman Murdered" 6-26-49

Sunday, September 3
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. Authorities look for a left-handed killer in "The Mind In The Shadows" 2-18-49
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI," starring Stacy Harris as FBI Special Agent Jim Taylor. A key government witness is killed in "Yesterday's Killers" 1-6-50

Monday, September 4
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" (one hour). A carefree lawyer is opposed to the French Revolution in "Tale Of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, 1-12-42

Tuesday, September 5
9:00 PM - KNX simulcasts CBS-TV's "60 Minutes II" every Tuesday
10:00 PM "Escape" A ghostly figure haunts a house in "I Saw Myself Believing" 2-22-53
10:30 PM "Fort Laramie" starring Raymond Burr as US Cavalry Capt. Lee Quince in the Wyoming frontier. A boy almost causes an Indian war in "Lost Child" 4-1-56

Wednesday, September 6
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke," starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon: "Lynching Man"
9:30 PM "The Whistler" starring Bill Forman in strange tales and hidden secrets. Bad grammar helps solve a murder in "Final Return" 10-29-45

Thursday, September 7
9:00 PM "Suspense," featuring top Hollywood stars. A man is framed for a murder and is forced to confess to it in "Fly By Night" 9-28-50
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" starring Joel McCrea as Ranger Jace Pearson. A blind man's dying dog leads Jace to a murder in "Blind Justice" 3-11-51

Friday, September 8
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger" Several outlaw gangs conspire to kill The Lone Ranger and Tonto in "Marked For Death"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Police try to stop a man from jumping to his death in "The Big Jump" 1-11-51
10:00 PM "Have Gun, Will Travel," starring John Dehner as a Western soldier of fortune: "Birds Of A Feather" 4-19-59
10:30 PM "My Friend Irma," a laugh-filled half-hour starring Marie Wilson as Irma: "The Reward" 12-1-47

Saturday, September 9
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack tries to call his girlfriend, Gladys Zybysco, 1-21-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen: "Gracie's Triumphant Return (part 2)" 3-13-40
10:00 PM "Strange Dr. Weird," starring Maurice Tarplin: "He Woke Up Dead" 3-24-45
10:30 PM "Life With Luigi," starring Jay Carroll Naish in this fun-filled half-hour: "Big Brothers Of America" 3-14-50

Sunday, September 10
9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" (Edmond O'Brien). A heavily-insured actress is murdered in "$100,000 Legs Matter" 4-15-49
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" The FBI foils a gang of yacht-boarding bandits in "The Curious Fisherman" 9-7-51

Monday, September 11
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" A millionaire masquerades as a clerk in his own store in "The Devil And Miss Jones" 1-19-42

Tuesday, September 12
10:00 PM "Escape" A ship's captain tries to save his vessel from murderers and thieves in "The Tramp" 3-11-53
10:30 PM "Ft. Laramie" A stagecoach full of women arrives at an army fort and causes problems in "Stagecoach Stop" 4-15-56

Wednesday, September 13
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Lost Rifle."
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A farmer's misplaced jealousy leads to tragedy in "Harvest Of Death" 11-5-45

Thursday, September 14
9:00 PM "Suspense" Robert Cummings stars in a tale of a con artist specializing in want ads in "Want Ads" 1-25-54
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" A liquor store is robbed and the owner killed in "Joy Ride" 5-27-51

Friday, September 15
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger" The Lone Ranger and Tonto are asked to protect a shipment of gold in "Golden Cargo"
9:30 PM "Dragnet" A gang of holdup men are especially brutal in "The Big Dance" 1-18-51
10:00 PM "Suspense" starring Joseph Cotton: "The Pasteboard Box" 1-17-46
10:30 PM "Life Of Riley," starring William Bendix as America's favorite hardhat: "Uncle Baxter Goes To New York" 4-30-44

Saturday, September 16
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack and the gang raise money for the March Of Dimes. 1-28-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen" Gracie continues on her Presidential campaign and discusses her "Surprise Party" platform, 3-27-40
10:00 PM "X Minus One" starring Lawson Zerbe in this classic science fiction series: "Drop Dead" 8-22-57
10:30 PM "Boston Blackie" starring Dick Kollmar in this half-hour mystery: "Escaped Prisoner"

Sunday, September 17
9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" (Edmond O'Brien) Deaths are no accident at a steel mill in "First Helper Matter" 4-11-50
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" tracks down a gang of fight-fixers in "Knock Out" 1-18-52

Monday, September 18
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater" A hopeless hayseed heads for the big city and turns out to be sharper than imagined in "The Magnificent Dope" 9-28-42

Tuesday, September 19
10:00 PM "Escape" A submarine in the South Pacific during WWII faces peril overhead in "Pressure" 3-22-53
10:30 PM "Ft. Laramie" Problems surface when an ex-trooper decides to re-enlist in "The New Recruit" 4-22-56

Wednesday, September 20
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Sweet And Sour."
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A ship's captain tries to hide his vision problems in "The Seeing Eye" 11-12-45

Thursday, September 21
9:00 PM "Suspense" A man plans to permanently put his wife to sleep in "And So To Sleep My Love" 12-10-61
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" A murder victim is found in an abandoned mine in "Death Shaft" 9-30-51

Friday, September 22
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Road To Death" 11-16-55
9:30 PM "Dragnet" Twelve men disappear without a trace in "The Big Cast" 2-8-51
10:00 PM "Dimension X," starring Kermit Murdoch: "Marionettes Inc" by Ray Bradbury, 8-30-51
10:30 PM "Fibber McGee And Molly" starring Jim and Marian Jordan in this hilarious half-hour: "Duck Hunting With La Trivia" 11-3-42

Saturday, September 23
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack and the gang leave for Yosemite (Part 1 of 2) 2-4-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen" Gracie continues her Presidential campaign: "Til The Cows Come Home" 4-3-1940.
10:00 PM "The Third Man" starring Orson Welles as a well-traveled knave: "The Boxer"
10:30 PM "Abbott And Costello" starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, Merle Oberon guests. 11-19-42

Sunday, September 24
9:00 PM "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" (Edmond O'Brien) looks for the beneficiary of a dead woman in "The Paul Carrasa Matter" 4-25-50
9:30 PM "This Is Your FBI" It's a case involving interstate transportation of gambling machines in "Jackpot" 6-6-52

Monday, September 25
9:00 PM "Lux Radio Theater: "Heaven Can Wait" 10-11-43

Tuesday, September 26
10:00 PM "Escape" A man on the radio says he has made contact with another world with unusual results in "The Invader" 3-29-53
10:30 PM "Fort Laramie" Capt. Quince tries to stop an Indian Chief's son from a path of self-destruction in "Quince's Capture" 4-29-56

Wednesday, September 27
9:00 PM "Gunsmoke: "Snake Bite"
9:30 PM "The Whistler" A chance meeting leads to murder in "Coincidence" 11-19-45

Thursday, September 28
9:00 PM "Suspense" 2 private detectives search for a missing boy in "Heads You Lose" 3-11-62
9:30 PM "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" A sock filled with sand leads to a killer in "Wheelchair Killing" 10-7-51

Friday, September 29
9:00 PM "The Lone Ranger: "Dan And Sally's Adventure" 1-6-54
9:30 PM "Dragnet" A worried woman calls police to report her twin daughters are missing in "The Big Crime" 2-15-51
10:00 PM "Black Museum" hosted by Orson Welles as he talks about murder artifacts housed in a Scotland Yard museum: "The Jacket"
10:30 PM "Fred Allen Show" starring the comedian. Orson Welles guest stars, 3-3-46

Saturday, September 30
9:00 PM "The Jack Benny Program" Jack and the cast finally arrive in Yosemite (part 2), 2-11-40
9:30 PM "Burns & Allen" Gracie wins Wisconsin in her bid for the Presidency, 4-10-40
10:00 PM "Box 13" starring Alan Ladd as a novelist/adventurer. 6-7-48
10:30 PM "Martin And Lewis" starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, 11-16-51
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