Category Archives: Lux Radio Theater

Happy Birthday, Gale Gordon

On Feb 20, 2015, we celebrate the 109 birthday of the beloved character actor Gale Gordon. Gale Gordon was born Charles T. Aldrich in New York in 1906, the son of vaudevillian Charles Aldrich and his English actress wife, Gloria … Continue reading

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Christmas Movies during the Golden Age of Radio

1947 was a banner year for Christmas Movies. It was a significant time for several reasons. The country was enjoying a phenomenal economic recovery after the austerity of WWII, and the beginnings of the post-war baby boom meant there were … Continue reading

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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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Good Night, Doris Singleton

(1919-2012) We would like to take a few moments to acknowledge the passing Doris Singleton. Ms. Singleton is remembered best for her successful television career, especially her role as Lucy and Ricky’s neighbor on I Love Lucy. Her other small … 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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Elizabeth Taylor: Remembered in Radio

Too many of the current generation only know Elizabeth Taylor as a character from the tabloid covers. Truly her Hollywood lifestyle drew that type of attention, along with her eight marriages to seven different husbands (including Eddie Fisher). Perhaps a … Continue reading

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