Radio in That Wonderful Year 1940
(2 hours on 2 Compact Discs)
RADIO IN 1940 – BLONDIE (4-15-40) Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake star as Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead. Dagwood buys a whole truckload of seeds for only $25. THE SHADOW (3-24-40) "The Plot That Failed" starring Bill Johnstone as Lamont Cranston with Marjorie Anderson as the lovely Margo Lane. The Shadow encounters six strange machines around the city. CAVALCADE OF AMERICA (5-28-40) "Show Boat." The story of the famed Edna Ferber novel turned musical by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. Selections from the show are performed by the Ken Christie Choir and the orchestra under the direction of Donald Voorhees. ARCH OBOLER'S PLAYS (3-16-40) "The Most Dangerous Game" starring Ronald Colman. The play is Oboler's view of the classic adventure story. The hunter becomes the hunted when a couple is stranded on a tropical island.