The Glowing Dial Broadcast Archives
December, 2017

Philco RadioClick to hear the Program of 12-10-17

New programs added every three weeks.

This Week's Glowing Dial Program Schedule:

The Glowing Dial
with Big John and Steve

December 10 thru December 30, 2017

Big John and Steve send their listeners a sleigh full of Christmas cheer!

Ronald Colman Jim and Marian Jordan Mason Adams Lucille Ball and Richard Denning
Ronald Colman Jim and Marian Jordan Mason Adams Lucille Ball and Richard Denning

Favorite Story - "A Christmas Carol" 
originally aired on Saturday, December 24, 1949 on KFI, Los Angeles/Ziv Syndication 
Starring: Ronald Colman hosts and acts. 
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

Fibber McGee and Molly - "Christmas Shopping" 
originally aired on Tuesday, December 7, 1948 on NBC 
Starring: Jim and Marian Jordan, Gale Gordon, Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Thompson. 
Harlow Wilcox announcing. 
Sponsor: Johnson's Wax

Grand Central Station - "Miracle For Christmas" 
originally aired on Saturday, December 24, 1949 on CBS  
Starring: Mason Adams, Ralph Platten, Gilbert Mack, Walter Greaza, Madeleine Pearce . 
Ken Roberts narrating. Gaylen Drake announcing. 
Sponsor: Pillsbury

My Favorite Husband - "The Sleigh Ride" 
originally aired on Friday, December 23, 1949 on CBS 
Starring: Lucille Ball, Richard Denning, Ruth Perrot, Hans Conreid, Peter Leeds, Frank Nelson. 
Bob LeMond announcing. 
Sponsor: Jell-O

running time: 3 hours, 24 minutes, 01 seconds

Clicking on a series title will take you a log/episode guide for that series.

We always try to give as complete info as we have at hand.
If you have any additions or corrections, please e-mail us.

For more Celebrity Birthdays go to Ron Sayles' Blog.

Audio restoration on some shows in this episode was done by Jerry Haendiges.


Philco RadioClick to hear the Program of 12-31-17

New programs added every three weeks.

This Week's Glowing Dial Program Schedule:

 

December 31, 2017 thru January 20, 2018

Big John and Stu celebrate New Years and Martin Luther King Day!

Harold Peary Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa Jack Benny Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Harold Peary Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa Jack Benny Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson

Honest Harold, The Homemaker (The Harold Peary Show) - "New Year's Barn Dance" 
originally aired on Wednesday, December 27, 1950 on CBS 
Starring: Harold Peary, Gloria Holiday, Joseph Kearns, Mary Jane Croft, Parley Baer, 
Mary Alden, Olan Soule. 
Roy Rowan announcing. 
Sustained

The Radio Hall Of Fame (The Philco Radio Hall Of Fame) - "A New Year's Eve Message" 
originally aired on Sunday, December 26, 1943 on NBC BLUE 
Starring: Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Lauritz Melchior, Lou Holtz, Raymond Edward Johnson, Helen Forrest, 
The entire "Allen" gang, Paul Whiteman's Orchestra, Deems Taylor hosts. 
Glenn Riggs announcing. 
Sponsor: Philco

The Jack Benny Program - "New Year's Eve Party (End Of The Contest)" 
originally aired on Sunday, December 30, 1945 on NBC 
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Phil Harris, Larry Stevens, Mel Blanc. 
Don Wilson announcing. 
Sponsor: Lucky Strike

Cal Stewart as Uncle Josh Weathersby in "Uncle Josh's New Year's Pledge"
classic recording taken from Columbia Disc # A400


running time: 2 hours, 54 minutes, 52 seconds

Clicking on a series title will take you a log/episode guide for that series.

We always try to give as complete info as we have at hand.
If you have any additions or corrections, please e-mail us.

For more Celebrity Birthdays go to Ron Sayles' Blog.

Audio restoration on some shows in this episode was done by Jerry Haendiges.
Click here for information on his Audio Restoration Services.


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