Category Archives: Obituary

Good Night, Norman Corwin

  One of radio’s great artistic voices was silenced today, October 18, 2011 at the age of 101. Norman Corwin is widely regarded as the “Poet Laureate” of Radio. Perhaps no writer since Shakespeare used as much skill crafting the … Continue reading

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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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Good Night, Sherwood Schwartz.

Sherwood Schwartz will be best remembered for writing on the Red Skelton Show, and creating “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch“. Schwartz passed away on Jul 12, 2011 at the age of 94. There will be a lot written about … 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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Hollywood sex symbol dies: Jane Russell remembered in radio…

Primarily known as a Movie Actress and singer, Jane Russell made several appearances on Old Time Radio. She had been a favored pin-up girl with GI’s, but unlike contemporaries like Rita Hayworth and Marilyn Monroe, Ms. Russell‘s personal life remained … Continue reading

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Good Night, David Nelson

(Oct 24 1936 – Jan 11, 2011) David Nelson, oldest son of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, and last surviving member of the radio and television family, lost his battle with colon cancer on Jan 11, 2011. Band leader husband Ozzie … Continue reading

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Farewell, Fred Foy, announcer for The Lone Ranger

We are saddened today by the loss of Fred Foy, best known for voicing the most memorable introduction lines from the Golden Age of Radio, The Lone Ranger. “Hi-Yo, Silver! A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud … Continue reading

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