Monthly Archives: September 2011

Goodnight Dolores Hope

In 1933 Bob Hope was appearing in his first Broadway show. One of his fellow cast members talked him into a night on the town. During a stop at the Vogue Club Bob saw a pretty girl singing “It’s Only … Continue reading

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Jack Webb in Pete Kelly’s Blues

In Pete Kelly’s Blues: Pete Kelly (Jack Webb) fronts the house band, the Big Seven, at a speakeasy in the roaring ’20s is a world of jazz, gangsters, gun molls, g-men, bad booze and desperate people trying to save their … Continue reading

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Fibber McGee and Molly’s Beulah: A Female African American Role on Radio played by a White Man

Beulah first appears at 79 Wistful Vista on Jan 25, 1944. At her first utterances there are peals of laughter from the studio audience, almost before she has said anything funny. Fibber McGee and Molly hire Beulah for one day … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movies is airing some classic movies with some of our favorite old time radio stars.  Old radio shows listeners may enjoy these great film broadcasts this week: Date Time (EST) Movie Title Starring Sept 6 7:15 am I Married … Continue reading

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