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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Old Time Radio Saturday - posted by Don

Thanks Marie for the heads up on these.

The Life of Riley: Valentine Locket – transcript- from: Generic Radio

In this vintage sitcom, working man Chester A. Riley buys his wife a cheap locket to compete with a rival.

Information courtesy of Generic Radio

The Life of Riley: Mother In Law – transcript- from: Generic Radio

Riley’s mother-in-law threatens to visit. This wartime sitcom episode includes some interesting VE Day commercials from the American Meat Institute.


Information courtesy of Generic Radio

Dimension X: A Logic Named Joe – transcript- from: Generic Radio

Old time radio predicts the Internet in this science fiction comedy about an interconnected computer network that threatens to destroy society.


Information courtesy of Generic Radio

Screen Guild: Take a Letter, Darling – transcript- from: Generic Radio

Comedy about an advertising executive who hires a handsome personal secretary to be her make-believe fiancé.

Information courtesy of Generic Radio

The Campbell Playhouse: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town – transcript- from: Microphone Plays

Pixilated small town poet Longfellow Deeds inherits twenty million dollars and goes to Manhattan where everyone tries to take advantage of him. “One of the nicest stories ever to come out of Hollywood,” says Orson Welles who plays the title role a lot less convincingly than either Gary Cooper or Adam Sandler.

Information courtesy of Microphone Plays

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