Episode #2 – Lux Radio Theatre and Lights Out

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This is the Episode 2 of Retro Radio Revue. This week we are tuning into programs that had an original air date between February 5 through February 11. We’ll hear episodes from Lux Radio Theatre and Lights Out.

This week’s episodes:

Lux Radio Theatre

February 8, 1943 (The Maltese Falcon). CBS Network. Sponsored by Lux.

Runtime: 59:52

The classic search for the black bird, with a cast entirely different from the film!

Starring: Laird Cregar, Cecil B. DeMille, Bea Benaderet, Charles Seel, Charlie Lung, Edward Marr, Fred MacKaye, John Milton Kennedy (announcer), Leo Cleary, Louis Silvers (music director), Norman Field, Warren Ashe, Duane Thompson (commercial spokesman: doubles), Paula Winslowe (commercial spokesman: doubles), Ann Tobin (commercial spokesman: doubles), John Huston (screenwriter), Edward G. Robinson, Gail Patrick, Dashiell Hammett (author), Sanford Barnett (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects)


Lights Out

February 9, 1943 (He Dug It Up). CBS net. Sponsored by: Ironized Yeast, Molle Shaving Cream.

Runtime: 29:15

An ancient stone coffin buried in the peaceful English countryside becomes an instrument of death. Inside the coffin is a woman with the head of a lion…and she’s alive!

Arch Oboler (writer, host), Frank Martin (commercial spokesman).