April 27th to May 3rd, 2014 RadioClassics Show Schedules and Highlights

Bing Crosby

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Wrapping up April and rolling into the month of May with a very busy week of birthdays. We celebrate Bing Crosby (Kraft Music Hall, Command Performance, Lux Radio Theater’s “Dixie”); Eve Arden (new to the channel episodes of Our Miss Brooks and The Danny Kaye Show); Norman Corwin (three episodes of the 1944 series Columbia Presents Corwin; two are new to the channel); Lionel Barrymore (Mayor Of The Town, Dr. Kildare); Harry McNaughton (It’s Higgins, Sir); Ian Martin (Sherlock Holmes, Suspense) and movie stars Glenn Ford (Suspense’s “The End Of The Road”) and Mary Astor (she re-creates for radio, with help from Orson Welles, the 1937 film, “The Hurricane” as presented on The Campbell Playhouse plus she joins Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre in the 1943 Screen Guild Players version of “The Maltese Falcon”).

We also have the Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar Marathon “The Clinton Matter” from March of 1956.

And lastly we bring back a First & Finale special by playing Jack Benny’s debut on radio (The Canada Dry Program from May 2nd, 1932) and his final original episode (The Jack Benny Program from May 22nd, 1955).

Greg

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