Day: June 19, 2024

Dangerous Assignment: Picking up a Bomb (EP4421)

Today’s Mystery: Steve is called to Saigon when a reporter tried to blackmail him into carrying a suitcase containing a bomb.

Original Radio Broadcast Date:July 8, 1953

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Jack Moyles, Jan Arvann, Hal Girard, Ted de Corsia

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Screen Guild Theater: The Devil and Ms. Jones (AWR0249)

Batman Villains of Old Time Radio

We continue our look at actors who played villains in the 1966 Batman TV series.

For this week’s episode, we’re taking a look at Van Johnson who played the role of the Musical/Electronics Genius, The Minstrel.

For our Old Time Radio program, we present the Screen Guild Theater presentation of The Devil and Ms. Jones. 

The richest man in the world, Merrick (Guy Kibbe) goes undercover in a department store he owns where employees led by a forceful charismatic young man named Joe (Johnson) burned him in effigy. Merrick hopes to use Joe’s kindly girlfriend (Donna Reed) to find out the names of those involved in the action.

Also features Howard Duff

Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 12, 1946

After the podcast, we talk about the Season 2 Batman two-parter “The Minstrel’s Shakedown” and “Barbequed Batman” from September 21 and 22, 1966

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