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Nostalgia Digest Magazine is a 64-page quarterly publication filled with articles about the "Golden Age" of radio, television, movies, and music, written by those who lived it and those who love it! Since 1974, Nostalgia Digest Magazine has provided readers with an entertaining, educational look at life and popular culture during the first half of the 20th century (and sometimes beyond).

In addition, every issue of Nostalgia Digest includes a three-month schedule for the two weekly old-time radio shows hosted by Digest publisher Steve Darnall: Those Were The Days, heard every Saturday afternoon (1:00-5:00 p.m. CST) on WDCB-FM (and on the internet at www.wdcb.org); and Radio's Golden Age, heard every Sunday at www.yesterdayusa.com and at www.talkzone.com. You'll find a complete listing of the old-time radio programs heard every week on Those Were The Days and Radio's Golden Age, including original broadcast dates, titles of stories, names of stars and supporting players, and a line or two describing each show. It's exclusive to Nostalgia Digest and a perfect complement to the stories, subjects and stars we cover in every issue!

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In the Summer 2014 Nostalgia Digest:

    • The life and career of The Great One himself, JACKIE GLEASON
    • The birth of THE QUIZ KIDS
    • How western radio drama grew up, with the smell of GUNSMOKE
    • WALT DISNEY and America's folk heroes
    • Reading goes to war: The story of Armed Services Editions
    • Before there were music videos, there was the wonderful world of SOUNDIES
    • VIRGINIA O'BRIEN, the girl with the frozen face
    • A complete listing for Steve Darnall's Those Were The Days and Radio's Golden Age
    • PLUS: Memories of summers at Chicago's Rainbow Beach; GWEN DAVIES recalls her life as a Let's Pretender; our own KEN ALEXANDER continues Nostalgia Digest's 40th anniversary celebration; more!

 

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Celebrating the 75th anniversary of HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST YEAR; our NECROLOGY FOR 2013; the career of LANA TURNER; radio's beloved family comedy, THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE; the radio singer who created ELOISE; a few moments with DIX DAVIS; more!



   
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The game-changing comedy of BOB AND RAY; the many voices of BEA BENADERET; a look at the films of FRANK CAPRA; the career of terpsichorean tough guy GEORGE RAFT; a few moments with ALAN YOUNG; Digest founder CHUCK SCHADEN recalls the very first issue of this publication; more!



   
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MARLENE DIETRICH goes to war; the radio career of DANNY KAYE; the television revival of MICKEY ROONEY; the 75th anniversary of ORSON WELLES' "War of the Worlds" broadcast; Charles Dickens in the movies; CARL REINER talks about his memoir and a fateful trip to Chicago; Midway Airport's star photographer; one man's monster movie memories; more! FEWER THAN TEN COPIES IN STOCK!



   
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It's our all-new, all-vintage SWIMSUIT ISSUE, featuring over a dozen stars of stage, screen, song and radio; more about the life and career of RED SKELTON; a look at The LONE RANGER, radio's first superhero; the life and career of Chicago madman ART HELLYER; the challenges of moving SUSPENSE from radio to television; post-war radio; a few moments with LOUISE ERICKSON; more!



   
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RED SKELTON and his long road from Indiana to Hollywood; the making of the HOLLYWOOD CANTEEN movie; the Golden Age of Hollywood Swashbucklers; our NECROLOGY FOR 2012; the television career of ANNIE OAKLEY; a few moments with HUGH DOWNS; more! FEWER THAN TEN COPIES IN STOCK!