The only ones I don't recall is ''The Fat Man''.
I never liked ''Little Orphan Annie''.
Nor ''Terry and the Pirates''.
And ''Jack Armstrong, All American Boy''.
One correction, Kevin. ''''Kemosabe'' was said by The Lone Ranger's sidekick, Tonto. Dale's horse was ''Buttermilk'', and Roy's was ''Trigger''. The Lone Ranger's horse was ''Silver'', and Tonto;s was ''Scout''.
''Light's Out'' started on the radio. Sure did scare me! As did ''The Inner Sanctum''.
''Lux Radio Theater'' did movies that had recently been screened in theaters.
Sunday afternoons was the time for ''The Contented Hours'', sponsored by Carnation milk. Music.
Don't forget that Burns and Allen, Fred Allen (remember that closet?), Bob Hope, and Bing Crosby all had their own shows.
Burma Shave, Carter's Little Liver Pills, Ovaltine, Maxwell House Coffee are a few sponsors I remember.
As to early TV shows, ''Playhouse 90'', Westinghouse Video Theater'' (Betty Furness was the spokesman), ''Omnibus'', and ''Wild Kingdom''.
I recall some sponsor.... the dancing cigarette packs for ''Old Gold''., ''Timex'' watches (John Cameron Swayze), Texaco.
There were also some 15 minute ones, like Nat King Cole and Dinah Shore.
I enjoyed all of the early TV shows you mentioned.
No doubt some of both are available on audio or video .
Thanks for the trip down memory lane!
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Any memorabilia about these early radio shows?:
? The Shadow (What evil lurks in the hearts of man?)
?The Fat Man (Steps on the scale. His weight? 380 lbs.)
? Baby Snooks
? Green Hornet (Kato his side-kick)
? **** Tracy
? LUX Theatre (Became Lux Video Theatre on TV.)
? Captain Midnight (What was his son's and daughter's names?)
? Amos & Andy Show
? Gangbusters (Machine gun sounds opening up the broadcast)
? Roy Rogers, Dale and Tonto ("Kemosabe" and Pinto)
? Innersanctomb (Squeeky door opening up the broadcast)
I can only think of a few right now.
What can anyone list and any links to them?
I did happen to like that early TV show called "LIGHTS OUT!"
Spookey-kind of a show when I was about 14 years old.
(The announcer was?? The sponsor?)
Sid Ceasar and Imogine Coca were on of my favorites as well as
Red Skelton and The Ernie Kovak Show. (Ernie Kovak was-ahead of his time. Remember his beautiful wife? She was a model for Murial Cigars.
"Why don't you pick me up and smoke me sometime?"
Edie Adams? What a beauty.)
Is there any way to listen to some links and clips from these old shows?
Would be fun to hear them again.
EdH, are you able to set up some links?
What are your favorite early broadcasts and TV shows?
Thanks to all,