The Glowing Dial Broadcast Archives
May, 2016

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New programs added every three weeks.

This Week's Glowing Dial Program Schedule:


June 12 thru July 2, 2016

Big John and Steve celebrate Father's Day and explain the origins of The McGee Machine!

Jack Webb Harold Peary Bret Morrison as "The Shadow" Bret Morrison as "The Shadow" with Grace Matthews
Jack Webb was Sgt. Joe Friday on :Dragnet" Harold Peary as "The Great Gildersleeve" Bret Morrison as "The Shadow" Bret Morrison as "The Shadow" with Grace Matthews

Dragnet - "The Big Father" 
originally aired Tuesday, March 8, 1955 on NBC/AFRS 
Starring: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander. 
Hal Gibney and George Fenneman announcing. 
Sponsor: Chesterfield Cigarettes (sponsor spots cut by AFRS)

The Great Gildersleeve - "Father's Day Chair" 
originally aired Sunday, June 21, 1942 on NBC 
Starring: Harold Peary, Walter Tetley, Lillian Randolph, Sam Hearn, 
Lurene Tuttle, Earle Ross, Mel Blanc, Frank Nelson. 
Jim Bannon announcing. 
Sponsor: Kraft Foods

The Sealed Book - "Beware Of Tomorrow" 
originally aired Sunday, July 29, 1945 on MUTUAL/Syndication 
Starring: Phillip Clarke hosts. 
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

The Shadow - "Terror At Wolf's Head Knoll" 
originally aired Sunday, February 15, 1948 on MUTUAL 
Starring: Bret Morrison, Grace Matthews. 
Andre Baruch announcing. 
Sponsor: Blue Coal

running time: 3 hours, 10 minutes, 9 seconds

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