Monday, May 20, 2019

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve - Show No. POD90 Premieres ... a day late, so suit me!

A bit delayed but here it is ... only a day late too!

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD90
Running From: May 19 to June 8, 2019
Run Time: 2 hrs. 56 min. 30 sec.


Big John and Steve celebrate Memorial Day and simply say, "That's Life"!

The Life Of Riley - "Riley Gets Free Medical Advice (From Simon's Uncle, A Horse Doctor)"
originally aired on Saturday, November 30, 1946 on NBC
Starring: William Bendix, Paula Winslowe, John Brown, Barbara Eiler, Warren Mills, Fred Shields.
Ken Carpenter announcing.
Sponsor: Teel Dentifrice


Life With Luigi - "A Record For Pasquale (Mario Lanza Record Album)"
originally aired on Tuesday, November 29, 1949 on CBS
Starring: J. Carroll Naish, Alan Reed, Jody Gilbert, Mary Shipp, Hans Conreid, Jim Backus, Mario Lanza, Gracie Allen.
Bob Stevenson announcing.
Sponsor: Sustained


You Bet Your Life - "Smile"
originally aired on Wednesday, October 12, 1949 on CBS
Starring: Groucho Marx.
George Fennemann announcing.
Sponsor: Elgin American


A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - "Dennis Writes A Radio Script"
originally aired on Thursday, November 14, 1946 on NBC
Starring: Dennis day, Francis "Dink" Trout, John Brown, Elliott Lewis, Joe Forte, Sharon Douglas, Charles Dant and His Orchestra.
Verne Smith announcing.
Sponsor: Colgate Dental Creme


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Alan Reed as Pasquale

Dennis Day

The One, The Only ... Groucho Marx

Hans Conreid

J. Carrol Naish as Luigi

William Bendix as Riley

Sunday, April 28, 2019

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve - episode POD89 Premieres!

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
 

Latest Episode: POD89
Running From: April 28 to May 18, 2019
Run Time: 2 hrs. 40 min. 38 sec.


Big John and Steve celebrate Mother's Day and present another tribute to "The Shadow"!

The Shadow - "The Firebug"
originally aired on Sunday, April 10, 1938 on MUTUAL
Starring: Orson Welles, Margot Stevenson, Dwight Weist, Ed Jerome, Paul Stewart, Kenny Delmar,
Carl Frank, Arthur Vinton, Jeanette Nolan, Frank Readick (open and close).
Ken Roberts announcing.
Sponsor: B.F. Goodrich


The Shadow - "Carnival Of Death"
originally aired on Sunday, November 10, 1940 on MUTUAL
Starring: Bill Johnstone, Marjorie Anderson, Everett Sloane, Alan Reed.
Ken Roberts announcing.
Sponsor: Blue Coal (no spots heard)


The Shadow - "Death Stalks The Shadow"
originally aired on Sunday, October 9, 1938 on MUTUAL
Starring: Bill Johnstone, Agnes Moorehead.
Ken Roberts announcing.
Sponsor: Blue Coal (no spots heard)


The Shadow - "Murder And The Medium"
originally aired on Sunday, November 30, 1947 on MUTUAL
Starring: Bret Morrison, Grace Matthews, Santos Ortega, Alice Frost, Ted Osborne, Maurice Tarplin, Alice Reinhardt.
Andre Baruch announcing.
Sponsor: Blue Coal


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Agnes Moorehead

Alan Reed

Bill Johnstone

Bret Morrison and Grace Matthews

Ed Jerome

Ken Roberts

Maurice Tarplin

Orson Welles

Santos Ortega

Thursday, April 18, 2019

"Lost Episode" POD73 Premieres in the Archived Shows section!

Another "Lost" episode premieres in the Archived Shows section of Glowingdial.com!

This is an episode we missed due to my ongoing illnesses and health problems. 

As promised, Steve and I have been recording these episodes and will premiere them directly to the Archived Shows section of The Glowing Dial Page. I'll announce here when I have made another one available. We have some 8 shows to make up this way so please be patient.

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD73
Would Have Run: from May 27 to June 16, 2018
Run Time: 2 hrs. 35 min. 41 sec.


The Lux Radio Theatre - "The Navy Comes Through"
originally aired on Monday, May 3, 1943 on CBS
Starring: Pat O'Brien, George Murphy, Ruth Hussey, George Sorrell, Eddie Maher, Edwin Mills, Warren Ash, Griff Barnett, Charles Seal, Harry Fleischman, Fred Makai, Noel Madison, Norman Field, Leo Cleary, special guest Lt. Frances Rich of the WAVs.
Producer Cecil B. DeMille hosts.
John Milton Kennedy announcing.
Sponsor: Lux Soap


The Lux Radio Theatre - "Wake Island"
originally aired on Monday, October 26, 1942 on CBS
Starring: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Broderick Crawford, Fred makai, Paul Langton, Tyler McVey, Gale Gordon, Griff Barnett, Hal Gerard, Howard McNear, Mary Lou Harrington, Edwin Max, Lillian Bond, Jeff Corey, Pinto Colvig, Wally Maher, Charles Seal, Warren Ash, Leo Cleary, Janet Russell, Eddie Maher, Jack Mather.
Producer Cecil B. DeMille hosts.
John Milton Kennedy announcing.
Sponsor: Lux Soap


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Brian Donlevy

Broderick Crawford

Cecil B. DeMille

George Murphy

Pat O'Brien

Robert Preston

Ruth Hussey

"Lost Episode" POD72 Premieres in the Archived Shows section!

Another "Lost" episode premieres in the Archived Shows section of Glowingdial.com!This is an episode we missed due to my ongoing illnesses and health problems. 

As promised, Steve and I have been recording these episodes and will premiere them directly to the Archived Shows section of The Glowing Dial Page. I'll announce here when I have made another one available. We have some 9 shows to make up this way so please be patient.

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD72
Would Have Run: from May 6 to May 26, 2018
Run Time: 2 hrs. 55 min. 36 sec.


The Red Skelton Show - "Mother's Day"
originally aired on Sunday, May 14, 1950 on CBS
Starring: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, The 4 Knights, Lurene Tuttle, Pat McGeehan,
Dick Ryan, Martha Wentworth, John Holbrook.
Rod O'Connor announcing.
Sponsor: Proctor and Gamble's Tide


The New Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes - "The Case Of The Sussex Vampire"
originally aired on Sunday, December 14, 1947 on MUTUAL
Starring: John Stanley, Alfred Shirley, James Monks.
Michael Fitzmaurice announcing commercials. Cy Harrice announcing program.
Sponsor: Clipper Craft Clothes For Men


The Green Lama - "The Man Who Never Existed"
originally aired on Sunday, June 5, 1949 on CBS
Starring: Paul Frees, Ben Wright, Harry Bartell, Herb Vigran, Laurette Fillbrandt, Paul Dubov, Nestor Paiva, Clark Gordon.
Larry Thor announcing.
Sustained


The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show -
"Harpo Marx Spies For Gracie (Gracie Hires A Snooper Reporter)"
originally aired on Thursday, May 9, 1946 on NBC
Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Mel Blanc, Harpo Marx, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra.
Bill Goodwin announcing.
Sponsor: Maxwell House Coffee


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George Burns and Gracie Allen

Harpo Marx

John Stanley and Alfred Shirley 

Lurene Tuttle

Mel Blanc

Paul Frees

Red Skelton

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve - episode POD88 Premieres ... a few days late!

Premiering a little late as usual.

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD88
Running From: April 7 to April 27, 2019
Run Time: 2 hrs. 54 min. 53 sec.


Big John and Steve celebrate Jefferson's Birthday and Easter, Hope for a refund on Tax Day and get some Team Spirit ... Comedy Teams that is!

The Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Show - "Costello In Court"
originally aired on Thursday, April 11, 1946 on NBC
Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Elvia Allman, Sara Berner, Sharon Douglas, Mel Blanc, Sidney Fields, Amy Arnell, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra.
Ken Niles announcing.
Sponsor: Camel Cigarettes


The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - "Easter Hat War Counsel"
originally aired on Thursday, March 6, 1947 on NBC
Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Mel Blanc, Meredith Willson's Orchestra, Elvia Allman, Verna Felton, Lurene Tuttle.
Bill Goodwin announcing.
Sponsor: Maxwell House Coffee


The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Show - "Dean and Jerry Visit Chicago"
originally aired on Monday, December 12, 1949 on NBC
Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Sheldon Leonard, Paul McMichael, Dick Stabile and His Orchestra.
Charles Martin announcing.
Sponsor: Sustained


The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show - "Billie Burke (Raising Frogs)"
originally aired on Sunday, October 22, 1944 on NBC
Starring: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Effie Klinker, Billie Burke, Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Joan Merrill.
Jim Ameche hosts and announces.
Sponsor: Chase and Sanborn Coffee


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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy

Elvia Allman

George Burns and Gracie Allen

Mel Blanc

Verna Felton

Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Glowing Dial show no. POD87 Premieres ... late again!

Premiering Finally!

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD 87
Running from March 17 (delayed) to April 6, 2019
Run time: 2 hours, 51 minutes, 15 seconds


Join Big John and Steve as they celebrate St. Patrick's Day, April Fool's Day, See a few U.F.O.'s and Hang Out in the Halls!

Fibber McGee and Molly - "Flying Saucers"
originally aired on Tuesday, March 28, 1950 on NBC
Starring: Jim and Marian Jordan, Bill Thompson, Arthur Q. Bryan, Gale Gordon, Dick LeGrand, Elvia Allman, The King's Men, Billy Mills' Orchestra.
Harlow Wilcox announcing.
Sponsor: Johnson's Wax.


The Red Skelton Show - "Flying Saucers"
originally aired Sunday, March 26, 1950 on CBS
Starring: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, The Four Knights, Lurene Tuttle, Pat McGeehan, Dick Ryan, Martha Wentworth, John Holbrook.
Rod O'Connor announcing.
Sponsors: Tide, Drene Shampoo.


The Hall Of Fantasy - "The Sea Phantom"
originally aired on Monday, August 24, 1953 on MUTUAL
Starring: Richard Thorne.
Sponsor: varied.


The Halls Of Ivy - "Dr. Hall's Reappointment"
originally aired on Tuesday, January 3, 1950 on NBC
Starring: Ronald Colman, Benita Hume, Herbert Rawlinson, Herbert Butterfield, Willard Waterman, Gloria Gordon, Lee Millar.
Ken Carpenter announcing.
Sponsor: Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company.


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Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, Arthur Q. Bryan

Elvia Allman

Gale Gordon

Harlow Wilcox

Jim and Marian Jordan

Red Skelton

Ronald Colman

Benita Hume, Ronald Colman

Friday, March 8, 2019

The Glowing Dial - Show No. POD86 Premieres ... way late, sorry.

At long last a very late and limited premiere. Health and work plus many other stressful things have me behind on all things Glowing Dial, sorry. Doing my best.

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD 86
Running from February 24 to March 16, 2019
Running Time: 2 hras. 45 min. 42 sec.


Big John and Steve celebrate Big John's Birthday with an "Adventurous" group of shows!

The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet - "Housekeeping (House Cleaning)"
originally aired on Sunday, February 6, 1949 on NBC (also heard on CBC)
Starring: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, John Brown, Henry Blair, Tommy Bernard, Janet Waldo, Lurene Tuttle, Marvin Miller.
Verne Smith announcing.
Sponsor: International Silver Company.


The Adventures Of Superman - "Death Rides The Roller Coaster"
originally aired on Saturday, December 3, 1949 on ABC
Starring: Clayton "Bud" Collyer, Joan Alexander, Frank Readick, Bill Zuckert.
Jackson Beck narrating/announcing.
Sustained.


The Adventures Of Rocky Jordan - "Momento For Adelaide"
originally aired on Sunday, September 25, 1949 on CBS
Starring: Jack Moyles, Jay Novello.
Larry Thor announcing.
Sponsor: Del Monte Foods.


The Adventures Of Michael Shayne, Detective - "The Case Of The Wandering Fingerprints"
originally aired on Saturday, July 16, 1949 on MUTUAL
Starring: Jeff Chandler, Jack Webb.
Bill Russell directing, narrating and announcing.
Sponsor: varied due to Syndication.


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