Category Archives: Academy Award Theater

Happy Birthday Joan Fontaine!

As much fun as Old Time Radio is, it is sad that we mourn the passing of so many marvelous talents. Even more distressing is that these occasions become less frequent, because so many of the talented people who worked … Continue reading

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Fatal Females in Old Time Radio

  If you’ll check the record, the first Femme Fatale was a lady named Eve. Since then, Fatal Females have come in all shapes and sizes. It is fun to list the famous ones: Salome, Jezebel, the Sirens, Delilah, Morgan … Continue reading

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Academy Award Theater debuts starring Bette Davis, 3-30-46

Today in 1946, Academy Award Theater was heard for the first time. The first dramatized story was titled, Jezebel and starred actresses, Bette Davis and Ann Revere. Sponsored by Squibb, this is the first show of the series: an adaptation … Continue reading

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