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Wow, talk about a major week for radio birthdays! Here’s what’s happening;
Norman Corwin is 100 this week (born May 3rd, 1910) so we have two different two-hour specials which both contain major portions of my interview with Mr. Corwin held a few months ago in his Hollywood area home. Among the highlights; Corwin’s end of World War Two program On A Note Of Triumph; Between Americans hosted by Orson Welles and three new to the channel Corwin written Columbia Workshop episodes.
Speaking of Welles, he also was born this week (May 6th, 1915 – died Oct. 10th 1985) and we have three different specials to honor him. Highlights include multiple Shadow episodes, two from The Black Museum, two from The Third Man, and Welles appearances on Lux Radio Theatre, The Campbell Playhouse and The Jack Benny Program.
And we’re not done, also born the first week of May, Bing Crosby (born May 3rd, 1903 – died ! So RadioClassics has two different specials for him. Highlights include The Kraft Music Hall, Command Performance, Two 1950s Bing Crosby Show episodes and radio versions of his films Going My Way and Bells of St. Mary’s.