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It’s the 12th year of Christmas In July, a week long celebration cooling things during the heat of the summer with classic Christmas themed radio offerings. Lots of new to the channel episodes from The Columbia Workshop (“Miracle In Manhattan”); The Family Theater (“The Finding In The Temple” & The Juggler Of Our Lady”); Lum & Abner; Four from The Jack Carson Show; Wild Bill Hickok; Dark Fantasy and more.
Traditional Christmas shows from Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns & Allen, Fibber McGee & Molly, The Great Gildersleeve and on and on.
Dramatic Christmas episodes from Lights Out, The Mysterious Traveler, The Shadow, Sherlock Holmes, Dragnet, This Is Your FBI, Night Beat, The Whistler….
Additional highlights include Lionel Barrymore in “A Christmas Carol”; The Yours Truly Johnny Dollar holiday storyline – The Nick Shurn Matter; Paul Frees in the murderous tale, “Back For Christmas”; radio versions of both “It’s A Wonderful Life” and “Miracle On 34th Street”…..
We also have a belated tribute to Bob Hastings (Born April 18, 1925 – Died June 30, 2014) We have the tremendous radio and television actor in his first great radio role Archie in The Adventures Of Archie Andrews, of course, a Christmas themed episode. Hasting is also heard on RadioClassics in many dramatic series including Dimension X, X-Minus One and The Chase. On television he was Lt. Elroy Carpenter on McHale’s Navy, Tommy Kelsey on All In The Family, Police Captain Burt Ramsey on General Hospital and the voice of Commissioner Gordon on Batman: The Animated Series.
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