So who says there must be would-be deep analysis to open every time out?
The Whistler: Solid Citizen (CBS, 1946)—Worthington Potter’s (Norman Field) willing to risk his long-established good name on behalf of a risky stock venture . . . even if it means proposing falsely to grand dame Althea Kendall (Leora Fetcher), before selling one of her most valuable earrings to finance the venture the same night hoping to avoid exposure by his unscrupulous partners. Ernestine: Possibly Betty Lou Gerson. Additional cast: Unknown. The Whistler: Bill Forman. (Whistling: Dorothy Roberts.) Announcer: Marvin Miller. Music: Wilbur Hatch. Sound: Berne Surrey, possibly Gene Twombly, possibly Ross Murray. Director: George Allen. Writer: Harold Swanton.
My Favourite Husband: Reminiscing (CBS, 1949)—Liz (Lucille Ball) is up to her ears in updating the scrapbooks while George (Richard Denning) is anxious to get to the movies on time, but a photo of the car Liz eventually wrecked provokes them to remember the fateful day George started teaching her how to drive in the first place, among other reminiscences. License official: Frank Nelson. Katie: Ruth Perrott. Atterbury: Gale Gordon. Iris: Bea Benaderet. Additional cast: Hans Conreid. Announcer: Bob LaMond. Music: Marvin Stiles, Wilbur Hatch. Sound: Clark Casey. Director: Jess Oppenheimer. Writers: Bob Carroll, Jr., Madelyn Pugh, Jess Oppenheimer.
Fort Laramie: The Trooper’s Widow (CBS, 1956)—The new wife (Jean Bates ) of a fort officer (Lawrence Dobkin), a schoolteacher who set her work aside to marry, flinches over just about everyone around them prodding her to learn using a firearm, until her husband is killed during a troop operation. Siebert: Harry Bartell. Quince: Raymond Burr. Mrs. Meade: Lynn Allen. Gorce: Vic Perrin. Announcer: Dan Cubberly. Music: Amerigo Marino. Sound: Bill James, Ray Kemper. Director: Norman Macdonnell. Writer: Kathleen Hite.
Bob & Ray Present the CBS Radio Network: Camp Counselor (Let’s See . . . hmmmmm, 1959)—On which Webley Webster (Ray Goulding) signs the duo on, for a change, slightly unnerving Bob Elliott; Wally Ballou (Elliott) covers the annual departure for summer camp, from Grand Central Station; the duo makes note of Canada’s 92nd birthday; Elliott interviews a newly-minuted Park Avenue businessman; and, “Ace Willoughby, International Detective” gets mixed up in “The Marrakeach Affair.” You know you want to too . . . Writers, actual or alleged: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding.