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Oscar Week On RadioClassics. The 83rd annual Academy Awards will be held Sunday, February 27th and we’ll celebrate with Oscar winning actors, actress and films all week long. At 8pm ET (5pm PT) Monday through Saturday a different Academy Award themed block will be presented.
Monday – Oscar winner Lionel Barrymore stars as Dr. Gillespie in The Story of Dr. Kildare. That 1950 half-hour drama will be followed by Oscar winners Gregory Peck & Jane Wyman in The Screen Guild Theatre’s half-hour version of 1946 Best Picture nominee, “The Yearling”
Tuesday – Lux Radio Theatre’shour-long version of the 1939 comedy/western “Destry Rides Again” starring Oscar winner, Jimmy Stewart followed by a half-hour Suspense episode also starring Stewart.
Wednesday – Bing Crosby recreates is Oscar winning role in a half-hour Screen Guild Player’s version of the 1944 Best Picture Winner; “Going My Way” it will be followed by a half-hour Bing Crosby Show co-star Oscar winner, Frank Sinatra.
Thursday – Lux Radio Theatre’s hour-long version of the 1950 Best Picture winner “All About Eve” with Bette Davis & Anne Baxter followed by a half-hour Screen Guild Players version of the 1940 Best Picture winner, “Rebecca”.
Friday – An hour of Suspense. The first episode – The “Actor’s Blood” stars Oscar winner, Frederic March. The second; ”The Man Who Knew How” features Oscar winner, Charles Laughton.
Saturday – Lux Radio Theatre’shour-long version of the 1934 Best Picture winner; “It Happened One Night” The comedy motion picture was the first film to win all 5 major Oscars, Best Picture, Best Director (Frank Capra), Best Actor (Clark Gable), Best Actress (Claudette Colbert) and Best Screenplay (Robert Riskin).
We also have another Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar Marathon; new ones from Romance Of The Ranchos, Lum & Abner, Jack Benny, Suspense and more. Birthday tributes for Gale Gordon; composer Frederick Steiner; Jim Backus; Robert Young & Mason Adams.