Saturday, December 20, 2008

Chuck Schaden's Those Were the Days Radio To Wrap, Bake And Decorate By - WDCB 90.9 FM, Chicago

From Nostalgia Digest Magazine Autumn 2008 Issue. Radio To Wrap, Bake And Decorate By. Listen Live On The Net!:

Chuck Schaden's Those Were the Days Radio To Wrap, Bake And Decorate By
Saturday, December 20th, 2008: 1-5 p.m. (Central Time)

WDCB is very pleased to present Chuck Schaden's “Those Were the Days,” a program that has played a prominent role in Chicago’s radio history for more than 35 years. Drawing from his vast library of material each Saturday, Chuck presents old-time radio classics and music.

Great Gildersleeve (12-24-44) Gildy is feeling blue at Christmastime because he is being sued by a woman for breach of promise. Harold Peary stars with Walter Tetley, Shirley Mitchell, Lillian Randolph. Kraft Foods, NBC. (30 min)

Family Theatre (12-19-51) "Lullaby of Christmas" by Charles Tazewell. Roddy McDowall narrates the Christmas fable about a young boy who cannot speak. Ruth Hussey is hostess. Cast: Lois Butler, Michael Edwards, Ted deCorsia, Irene Tedrow, Bill Johnstone. MBS. (30 min)

Father Knows Best (12-24-53) On Christmas Eve, father is concerned that the family is not getting into the true Christmas spirit. Cast: Robert Young, Jean VanderPyle, Rhoda Williams, Ted Donaldson, Helen Strum, Jeanette Nolan, Herb Butterfield. Post Cereals, Sanka, NBC. (30 min)

A Christmas Carol (12-25-49) Lionel Barrymore stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in his traditional Christmas broadcast. Cast: Bill Johnstone, Shirley Mitchell, Byron Kane, Eric Snowden, Joe Kearns, Shepherd Menken, Sylvia Sims, Mala Powers. Capehart Radio and TV dealers, MBS. (30 min)

A Christmas Sing With Bing (12-24-56) Bing Crosby stars as a musical anchorman in this second Christmas Eve carol fest, which features Maurice Chevalier, Sarah Churchill, Rosemary Clooney, Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir, Les Brown and the Voices of Christmas, the Vatican Choir, Paul Weston and the orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir, and Ken Carpenter. Christmas visits to France, England, Italy, the Netherlands, Canada, Korea and across the United States. Insurance Company of North America, CBS/AFRS. (27 min & 28 min)

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