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The Lux Radio Theatre, Vol. 1

The Classic Radio Collection

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Hosted by Cecil B. DeMille and starring numerous icons ofthe screen, this collection of old-time radio classics includes six episodes ofThe Lux Radio Theatre—one of thelongest running, most extravagant shows from radio’s golden age. The show featured the greatest stars inHollywood appearing in hour-long radio adaptations of their biggest motionpictures, making this lavish production a veritable checklist of many of Hollywood’sbest films from the mid-1930s through the mid-1950s. The stars of the movieusually appeared in their audio counterparts, though sometimes contracts orschedules got in the way. The productions were live, with a full orchestra, andmany Hollywood legends were not used to performing in public without thebenefit of retakes. Just some of the stars that appeared on The Lux Radio Theatre include ElizabethTaylor, Ronald Colman, Errol Flynn, Robert Young, Mickey Rooney, HumphreyBogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra, John Wayne,James Stewart, and Loretta Young. Sponsored by Lever Brothers, the makers of LuxSoap, The Lux Radio Theatre came toradio in 1934 and lasted until 1955 for a total of 926 hour-longbroadcasts. It transitioned to televisionin thirty-minute weekly installments in 1950, with James Mason as host.

Episodes include

“Kid Galahad,” starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, and Wayne Morris, with special guest Jack Dempsey“The Perfect Specimen,” starring Errol Flynn and Joan Blondell“The Devil and Miss Jones,” starring Frank “Wizard of Oz” Morgan and Linda Darnell“Only Yesterday,” starring Ida Lupino and Robert Young“The Petrified Forest,” starring Ronald Colman and Susan Hayward“National Velvet,” starring Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, and Donald Crisp

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The Classic Radio Collection Series


Classic Radio Spotlights: Orson Welles
Classic Radio Spotlights: Orson Welles
Hollywood 360
The Hall of Fantasy, Vol. 1
The Hall of Fantasy, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio's Greatest Mystery Shows, Vol. 2
Classic Radio's Greatest Mystery Shows, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
The Lives of Harry Lime, a.k.a. The Third Man, Vol. 1
The Lives of Harry Lime, a.k.a. The Third Man, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Murder at Midnight, Vol. 1
Murder at Midnight, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 1
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
My Friend Irma, Vol. 1
My Friend Irma, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Jeff Regan, Investigator, Vol. 1
Jeff Regan, Investigator, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 1
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
The Adventures of Rocky Jordan, Vol. 1
The Adventures of Rocky Jordan, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Classic Radio Spotlights: Frank Sinatra
Classic Radio Spotlights: Frank Sinatra
Hollywood 360
The Amos ’n’ Andy Show, Vol. 1
The Amos ’n’ Andy Show, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Vol. 1
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360, CBS Radio & William Spier
Rogue's Gallery, Vol. 1
Rogue's Gallery, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 1
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The Whistler, Vol. 1
The Whistler, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
The Great Gildersleeve, Vol. 2
The Great Gildersleeve, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Dimension X, Vol. 2
Dimension X, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360, Ernest Kinoy & George Lefferts
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 2
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 1
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360, CBS Radio & Jack Johnstone
Classic Radio’s Greatest Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio’s Greatest Western Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Western Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio’s Greatest Mystery Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Mystery Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Our Miss Brooks, Vol. 2
Our Miss Brooks, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Gunsmoke, Vol. 2
Gunsmoke, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Rocky Fortune, Vol. 1
Rocky Fortune, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Let George Do It, Vol. 1
Let George Do It, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Dragnet, Vol. 1
Dragnet, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Classic Radio’s Greatest Comedy Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Comedy Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Gunsmoke, Vol. 1
Gunsmoke, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
The Life of Riley, Vol. 1
The Life of Riley, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio’s Greatest Detective Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Detective Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Boston Blackie, Vol. 1
Boston Blackie, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & Frederick Ziv
Classic Radio Spotlights: Lucille Ball
Classic Radio Spotlights: Lucille Ball
Hollywood 360
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 3
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 3
Hollywood 360
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 3
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 3
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 2
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Frontier Gentleman, Vol. 1
Frontier Gentleman, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Suspense, Vol. 1
Suspense, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Fibber McGee & Molly, Vol. 1
Fibber McGee & Molly, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Have Gun—Will Travel, Vol. 1
Have Gun—Will Travel, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Tales of the Texas Rangers, Vol. 1
Tales of the Texas Rangers, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Casey, Crime Photographer, Vol. 1
Casey, Crime Photographer, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Mr. District Attorney, Vol. 1
Mr. District Attorney, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Dimension X, Vol. 1
Dimension X, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Pat Novak, for Hire, Vol. 1
Pat Novak, for Hire, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Dragnet, Vol. 2
Dragnet, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Classic Radio's Greatest Westerns, Vol. 2
Classic Radio's Greatest Westerns, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
The Cisco Kid, Vol. 1
The Cisco Kid, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio Spotlights: Jack Benny
Classic Radio Spotlights: Jack Benny
Hollywood 360

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