Same Time, Same Station

Same Time, Same Station is a weekly old-time radio program hosted by Larry Gassman. He is also often joined by Walden Hughes and Patricia. On his May 28, 2017 program, Gassman played two Stewart shows – Child, Save My Fireman (Silver Theater, January 5, 1941) and Jenny (The Six Shooter, September 20, 1953).  Possibly of…

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Golden Days of Radio 169 (RU 41-1)

An Armed Forces Radio and Television Service disc of this program is housed in the Library of Congress. It is dated 1971, and is a 12-inch disc playing at 33 1/3 RPM. The Golden Age of Radio was hosted by Frank Bresee and was 25-minutes in length. According to the Library of Congress summary, it…

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Radio Theatre

The following article appeared in the December 28, 1987, edition of Broadcasting magazine. From the way the article is written, it seems that Starmagic was lifting the actual film soundtrack from the movie and turning it into a radio show. This procedure is still being used today by an organization known as “Movies for the…

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Golden Age of Radio

Many radio stations continued, and still continue to this day, to air classic radio shows from the golden era of radio well past the time when networks had stopped broadcasting new shows. The following preview appeared in The Indianapolis Star on January 21, 1988. This version of It’s a Wonderful Life, stared Stewart, Arthur Q…

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The Golden Treasury

We recently found the following article on the WOW News Tower (Vol. 18, No. 3), published by Radio and Television Stations WOW, Omaha, NE. Stewart is listed as one of the guests on the NBC program. The guests read famous poems and passages from literature. The show was hosted by David Ross. Normally, newspapers simply…

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Untitled NBC Program

The following article appeared in the November 13, 1954, edition of Billboard magazine: No direct mention of either the Glenn Miller or the Bing Crosby shows has yet been found in radio listings. The only two-hour block of time on NBC on Sunday afternoon is for a show called Weekend. The following block listing for…

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Edgar Bergen-Charlie McCarthy Show

Did Jimmy Stewart appear on the January 26, 1941, edition of the Edgar Bergen-Charlie McCarthy Show? Newspaper listings from that day would suggest not. Most, like the one shown below from the Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY, list the guest as Robert Taylor. However, M-G-M contracts dated January 24, 1941, show that Stewart was scheduled…

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