Radio's Theme Songs
(4 hours on 4 Compact Discs)
Chuck Schaden and Ken Alexander explore the world of Radio Theme Songs as they present clips of familiar themes from such programs as When A Girl Marries, Quiet Please, Charlie McCarthy Show, Telephone Hour, Voice of Firestone and others, plusoriginal sources of the shows’ themes.
In addition to many sound clips and excerpts from vintage shows, they present complete broadcasts of:
SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS (9-20-43) “The Maltese Falcon” starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sidney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre. Theme: Symphonie Moderne by Max Steiner.
CURTAIN TIME (5-3-47) “Birds of a Feather,” a romantic comedy starring Harry Elders and Nannette Sergeant. Theme: Waltz from Suite Number One for Two Pianos by Anton Arensky.
SGT. PRESTON OF THE YUKON (5-10-55) Brace Beemer stars as Sgt. Preston. Theme: Overture to Donna Diana by Emil Von Reznicek.