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Lux Radio Theater

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Rank #163 in Kids & Family category

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Lux Radio Theater, one of the genuine classic radio anthology series (NBC Blue Network (1934-1935); CBS (1935-1955), adapted first Broadway stage works, and then (especially) films to hour-long live radio presentations. It quickly became the most popular dramatic anthology series on radio, running more than twenty years. The program always began with an announcer proclaiming, "Ladies and gentlemen, Lux presents Hollywood!" Cecil B. DeMille was the host of the series each Monday evening from June 1, 1936, until January 22, 1945.

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Lux Radio Theater, one of the genuine classic radio anthology series (NBC Blue Network (1934-1935); CBS (1935-1955), adapted first Broadway stage works, and then (especially) films to hour-long live radio presentations. It quickly became the most popular dramatic anthology series on radio, running more than twenty years. The program always began with an announcer proclaiming, "Ladies and gentlemen, Lux presents Hollywood!" Cecil B. DeMille was the host of the series each Monday evening from June 1, 1936, until January 22, 1945.

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Great podcast!

By Shwanley - Apr 28 2015
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I love this podcast! But why have the last two episodes cut off at the intro?! Is that a fluke?

Enjoyable

By Jim Renneker - Mar 05 2013
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Brings back memories of old time radio listening

iTunes Ratings

74 Ratings
Average Ratings
56
13
0
3
2

Great podcast!

By Shwanley - Apr 28 2015
Read more
I love this podcast! But why have the last two episodes cut off at the intro?! Is that a fluke?

Enjoyable

By Jim Renneker - Mar 05 2013
Read more
Brings back memories of old time radio listening
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Lux Radio Theater

Latest release on Sep 25, 2018

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Rank #1: The Thin Man

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The Lux Radio Theatre. June 8, 1936. CBS net. "The Thin Man". Sponsored by: Lux. The story of an urbane and witty New York detective who solves a missing-persons murder. Introduced by the director of the original film: W. S. Van Dyke (DeMille was attending a Paramount convention is Chicago). Theda Bara appears after the story and discusses her planned "comeback." William Powell, Myrna Loy, Porter Hall, Barbara Luddy, Bret Morrison, Wally Maher, Theda Bara, Dashiell Hammett (author), W. S. Van Dyke (guest host), James Seymour (intermission guest: screenwriter, producer), Melville Ruick (announcer), Louis Silvers (music director), Minna Gombell, William Henry, Margaret Brayton, Thomas Jackson, Ernie Adams, Frank Nelson (doubles), Michael Fitzmaurice, Glenn Boles, Charles Emerson, Victor Rodman, Rolfe Sedan, Aline Sholes (commercial spokesman), Lauretta Puck (commercial spokesman), Mary Jane Higby (commercial spokesman), Frank Nelson (program opening announcer), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). oldtimeradiodvd.com

Mar 19 2013

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Rank #2: Lux Radio Theater 84 Stage Door

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The Lux Radio Theatre. February 20, 1939. CBS net. "Stage Door". Sponsored by: Lux. Rehearsal. Backstage story of Broadway as several actresses try for a career in the theatre. See cat. #50861 for the broadcast recording of this rehearsal. Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Ross Forrester, Mary Lansing (commercial spokesman), George Pierce (intermission guest: stage doorman at New York's Empire Theatre), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Sarah Selby (doubles), Tyler McVey, Morrie Ryskind (screenwriter), Anthony Veiller (screenwriter), Edna Ferber (author), George S. Kaufman (author), Ginger Rogers, Rosalind Russell, Eve Arden, Adolphe Menjou, Cecil B. DeMille, Colleen Ward, Crauford Kent, David Kerman (doubles), Edward Marr (doubles), Florence Lake, Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), Gerald Cornell (doubles), Gloria Gordon, Ynez Seabury, James Eagles (doubles), Jeanette McLeay, Leona Roberts, Lou Merrill (doubles), Louis Silvers (music director), Lurene Tuttle, Margaret Brayton, Martha Wentworth, Melville Ruick (announcer).

Apr 21 2009

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Rank #3: Home In Indiana

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Apr 27 2010

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Nov 25 2010

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Rank #5: Lux Radio Theater After The Thin Man

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Rank #6: Brother Can You Spare A Dime Campaign

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Feb 22 2010

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Rank #7: Home Beauty

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Jun 13 2011

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Rank #8: Lux Radio Theater-It Happened One Night-ClarkGable

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Nov 27 2014

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Rank #9: Lux Radio Theater-The Count Of Monte Cristo

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Oct 22 2014

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Rank #10: Return Journey

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May 23 2011

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Rank #11: Alice Adams

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Alice Adams 1-3-38 A middle-class girl tries to land the town's most eligible bachelor. Cecil B. DeMille (host), Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Walter Connolly, Ann Shoemaker, Benny Baker, Marsha Hunt (her first appearance on network radio, billed as, "Georgette Spelvin"), Winifred Harris, Lou Merrill, Grace Kern (doubles), Verna Felton, Frank Nelson (announcer, performer), Charles Emerson, Jean Lennox, David Kerman, Doris Louray, Lauretta Puck (commercial spokesman), Mary Lansing (commercial spokesman), Lurene Tuttle (commercial spokesman), Nancy Leach (commercial spokesman), George Hurrell (intermission guest: famous photographer), Melville Ruick (announcer), Frank Nelson (announcer), Frank Woodruff (director), Louis Silvers (music director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Dorothy Yost (screenwriter), Mortimer Offner (screenwriter), Jane Murfin (screen adaptor), Booth Tarkington (author). oldtimeradiodvd.com

Jan 19 2014

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Rank #12: The Scarlet Pimpernel

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Aug 27 2014

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Rank #13: Jane Eyre

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Oct 15 2011

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Rank #14: Scared Flame

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Jun 06 2011

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Rank #15: Lux Radio Theater-Stage Door

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Nov 03 2014

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Rank #16: Lux Radio Theater The Shop Around The Corner

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Rank #17: Lux Radio Theater-Lady For A Day

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Nov 12 2014

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Rank #18: DoDo in Lover

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May 26 2011

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Rank #19: Lux Radio Theater-The Awful Truth With Gary Grant

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Feb 09 2015

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Rank #20: he Thin Man

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The Lux Radio Theatre. June 8, 1936.  The story of an urbane and witty New York detective who solves a missing-persons murder. Introduced by the director of the original film: W. S. Van Dyke  William Powell, Myrna Loy, Porter Hall, Barbara Luddy, Bret Morrison, Wally Maher, Theda Bara, Dashiell Hammett (author), W. S. Van Dyke (guest host), James Seymour (intermission guest: screenwriter, producer), Melville Ruick (announcer), Louis Silvers (music director), Minna Gombell, William Henry, Margaret Brayton, Thomas Jackson, Ernie Adams, Frank Nelson (doubles), Michael Fitzmaurice, Glenn Boles, Charles Emerson, Victor Rodman, Rolfe Sedan, Aline Sholes (commercial spokesman), Lauretta Puck (commercial spokesman), Mary Jane Higby (commercial spokesman), Frank Nelson (program opening announcer), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). audiblepodcast.com/rnn 1 Free Audiobook  oldtimeradionetwork.comoldtimeradiodvd.com Great Deals on DVDs

Jul 16 2012

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