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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1946 film Breakfast in Hollywood, with Tom Breneman, Bonita Granville, Ray Walburn, Beulah Bondi, Billie Burke, Edward Ryan, Zasu Pitts, Hedda Hopper, Andy Russell,  Spike Jones and His City Slickers and the King Cole … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1943 RKO Picture Gildersleeve’s Bad Day, with Harold Peary, Jane Darwell, Nancy Gates, Charles Arnt, Freddie Mercer, Russell Wade, Lillian Randolph, Frank Jenks, Douglas Fowley, Alan Carney, Grant Withers and Richard LeGrand.

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. Note: This is an encore post from 2014. Reposting to fix some broken links. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. Note: This is an encore post from 2014. Reposting to fix some broken links. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. Note: This is an encore post from 2014. Reposting to fix some broken links. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — The Fourth of July, 1944

Note: This is an encore post from 2014. July 4, 1944 ”The Make-Believe Sheriff” is the title of today’s episode of “The Green Hornet.” Otrrlibrary.org via Archive.org ”Lum and Abner” are building a health resort on grandpappy’s farm. Otrrlibrary.org via … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular programming with news … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular programming with news … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. Reposting from 2014. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular … Continue reading

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On the Radio: 1947

I’m trying to immerse myself in the period (remember we have been doing 1944 and the 1947project was 10 years ago, so I listened to a few radio programs from January 1947. Jan. 17, 1947: “The Lone Ranger.” Jan. 18, … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — The Fourth of July, 1944

July 4, 1944 ”The Make-Believe Sheriff” is the title of today’s episode of “The Green Hornet.” Otrrlibrary.org via Archive.org ”Lum and Abner” are building a health resort on grandpappy’s farm. Otrrlibrary.org via Archive.org. Get ready to smile with “Vic and … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular programming with news … Continue reading

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March 2014 Reader Survey

Here are the results as of Saturday. I’m guessing the figures may change a bit, but not too much.

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1944 on the Radio — Brian Aherne on ‘Burns and Allen,’ March 28, 1944

March 28, 1944 It’s Tuesday in  1944, which means we have: — Brian Aherne is the guest on “Burns and Allen.” Listen for the Frank Sinatra jokes. Courtesy of Otrrlibary.org via Archive.org. — The Great Gildersleeve visits “Fibber McGee and … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Roy Rogers on ‘Command Performance,’ March 25, 1944

March 25, 1944 It’s Saturday in 1944, which means we have: — Jim is wounded while fighting the Japanese in Malaya in “The Adventures of Jungle Jim.”  Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.or via Archive.org. — Don Ameche is the host with Carmen … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Victor Moore Visits ‘Amos ‘N’ Andy,’ March 24, 1944

March 24, 1944 It’s Friday in 1944, which means we have: — Victor Moore is the guest on “Amos ‘N’ Andy.” Courtesy of Archive.org. — “The Lone Ranger.” Courtesy of Archive.org.

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1944 on the Radio — Linda Darnell Visits ‘Abbott and Costello,’ March 23, 1944

March 23, 1944 It’s Thursday in 1944, which means we have: — Linda Darnell is the guest on “The Abbott and Costello Show,” with the current popular hit “Speak Low.” Courtesy of Otrrlibary.org via Archive.org. — “The Dinah Shore Program.” … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Betty Hutton Visits ‘Orson Welles Radio Almanac,’ March 22, 1944

March 22, 1944 It’s Wednesday in 1944, which means we have: — Betty Hutton is the guest on “Orson Welles’ Radio Almanac.” Courtesy of Archive.org. — Earl Wrightson is the guest on “To Your Good Health,” a musical program, from … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Rita Hayworth on ‘Burns and Allen,’ March 21, 1944

March 21, 1944 It’s Tuesday in 1944 and today we have: — Rita Hayworth is the guest on “Burns and Allen.” Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.org — “Fibber McGee and Molly.” Courtesy of Archive.org.

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1944 on the Radio — ‘Lux Radio Theatre’ and ‘The Lone Ranger,’ March 20, 1944

March 20, 1944 It’s Monday in 1944, which means we have: — Franchot Tone, Chester Morris, Anne Baxter and Miriam Hopkins in “The Hard Way” on Lux Radio Theatre. Courtesy of Archive.org. — “The Lone Ranger.” Courtesy of Archive.org.

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