Radio From The Windy City
(2 hours on 2 Compact Discs)
A selection of four network shows from the Golden Age of Radio — all broadcast from Chicago!
LIGHTS OUT (5-11-38) “Call Her Jean” Arch Oboler’s horrifying story of a young woman in Paris who escapes a kidnapper into the sewers, where she finds something far worse. Sustaining, NBC. NATIONAL BARN DANCE (2-5-45) With Joe Kelly, Lulu Belle and Scotty, Pat Buttram, the Hoosier Hot Shots. AFRS rebroadcast. QUIZ KIDS (7-21-46) Joe Kelly asks questions of some of America’s smartest youngsters. Quiz Kid Harvey Fishman is in Hollywood interviewing former Quiz Kid Smylla Brind. Alka-Seltzer, ABC.
CURTAIN TIME (5-3-47) “Birds of a Feather” A romantic comedy about a crooked but likable young man who inherits a pet shop from his aunt and seeks the help of one of the employees. Mars Candy, NBC.