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We begin this week on a sad note, as we mark the passing of Shirley Temple Black. She died on Monday the 10th at age 85, and on the channel we pay tribute to her with a two-hour special. It debuts on Sunday (16th) at 8am ET then plays again at 8pm ET and features the following: Lux Radio Theater’s version of her 1936 motion picture, “Captain January”; Screen Guild Theater’s production of 1940′s The Blue Bird and a then 16 year old Shirley’s visit to The Bob Hope Show.
Also this week we mark President’s Day/Washington’s Birthday with a creative two-hour block; a new to the channel episode of The CBS Radio Workshop “The Sounds Of The Nation”; Ronald Reagan playing Ulysses S. Grant on The Cavalcade Of America, A Washington’s Birthday episode of Fibber McGee & Molly and a Gracie For president episode of Burns & Allen.
Birthday tributes for Edgar Bergen (four Bergen & McCarthy episodes); Gale Gordon (Our Miss Brooks, Fibber McGee & Molly, The Whistler, Flash Gordon); Chester Morris (Boston Blackie); Staats Cotsworth (Casey Crime Photographer & CBS Radio Workshop); Robert Young (Father Knows Best, Suspense); Sheldon Leonard (The Saint, Jack Benny Program, Martin & Lewis); Merle Oberon (Suspense) and Adolphe Menjou (Lux Radio Theater’s “Morning Glory”.)
Additional new to the channel episodes from Lights Out, The Mysterious Traveler, Phil Harris & Alice Faye, Nick Carter, Jack Benny Program, Our Miss Brooks, The Weird Circle, Baby Snooks, Let George Do It and more.
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