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Shirley Temple Black (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American film and television actress, singer, dancer, and public servant, most famous as Hollywood's number-one box-office star from 1935 through 1938. As an adult, she entered politics and became a diplomat, serving as United States Ambassador to Ghana and later to Czechoslovakia, and as Chief of Protocol of the United States.

Temple had her own radio series on CBS. Junior Miss debuted March 4, 1942, with Temple in the title role. The series was based on stories by Sally Benson first published in The New Yorker. Sponsored by Procter & Gamble, Junior Miss was directed by Gordon Hughes, with David Rose as musical director.

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Agatha Christie - Philomel Cottage

The recently married Alix Martin is obsessed with a recurring dream of her new husband’s murder.
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Agatha Christie - Witnesss for the Prosecution

Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of Emily French, a wealthy older woman. Unaware that he was a married man, Miss French made him her principal heir, casting suspicion on Leonard.

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The Three Stooges

The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy act of the mid–20th century best known for their numerous Columbia short subject films, still syndicated on television in the 21st Century. Their hallmark was physical farce and slapstick. In films, the Stooges were commonly known by their first names: "Moe, Larry, and Curly" or "Moe, Larry, and Shemp", among other lineups depending on the films. There were six active stooges, five of whom performed in the shorts. Moe and Larry were always present until the last years of the ensemble's run of more than forty years.

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Falling Hare (1943) Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny - Vintage Cartoon



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Jack Benny TV Program Jack Becomes a Surgeon Guest Mel Blanc

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Jack Benny - Mel Blanc Classic Routine

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The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-17 (03) The Cake Contest

Mel bakes a cake which is so pretty, it's going to represent the YWCA at the fair, but Mel used putty in the dough!

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The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-10 (02) Efficiency Expert

An efficiency expert puts the Fix-It Shop in shambles. A Burlesque dancer's zipper can't be found because everything's so neat!

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The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-03 (01) Birthday Cards

The Mel Blanc Show. September 3, 1946. CBS. Sponsored by: Colgate Tooth Powder, Halo Shampoo. Hollywood origination. The first show of the series. Mel tries to get business for his Fix-It Shop with personalized birthday cards, then "novelty" boxes of candy.

Although Mel Blanc "did countless character impersonations on other radio programs, as well as being the voice of many cartoon characters," he used his natural voice in this program and played himself – except that instead of being an entertainer, the Mel Blanc character in the show was "the bumbling owner of a fix-it shop that was never able to fix anything."

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Mel Blanc

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and comic actor. Although he began his sixty-plus-year career performing in radio, Blanc is best remembered for his work with Warner Bros. as the voices of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, Marvin the Martian, PepĂ© Le Pew, Speedy Gonzales, Wile E. Coyote, the Tasmanian Devil and many of the other characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon short films; produced during the golden age of American animation.

He later worked for Hanna-Barbera's television cartoons, most notably as the voices of Barney Rubble on The Flintstones and Mr. Spacely on The Jetsons. Blanc was also a regular performer on The Jack Benny Program in both its radio and television formats (among various other radio and TV programs), and was the original voice of Woody Woodpecker for Universal Pictures.

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Louis L'Amour's The Quick And the Dead (1987)

The Quick and the Dead is a 1987 television movie, based on the 1973 novel by Louis L'Amour, directed by Robert Day and starring Sam Elliott, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw, Kenny Morrison and Matt Clark.

A mysterious stranger rides into a homesteading family's life when they are attacked by a ruthless gang.

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Louis L'Amour's Hondo

Hondo is a 1953 Western film starring John Wayne and directed by John Farrow. The screenplay is based on the July 5, 1952 Collier's short story "The Gift of Cochise" by Louis L'Amour. The book Hondo was a novelization of the film also written by L'Amour, and published by Gold Medal Books in 1953. The supporting cast features Geraldine Page as Wayne's leading lady, Ward Bond, James Arness and Leo Gordon.

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A Damsel in Distress (1937)

A Damsel in Distress is a 1937 English-themed Hollywood musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns, and Gracie Allen. With a screenplay by P. G. Wodehouse, loosely based on his novel of the same name.

Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose, with young Albert wagering on "Mr. X."

Astaire's co-star Joan Fontaine was not a dancer and he was reluctant to dance on screen alone. He also felt the script needed more comic relief to enhance the overall appeal of the film. Burns and Allen had each worked in vaudeville as dancers (aka "hoofers") before forming their act and when word of the project reached them, they called Astaire and he asked them to audition.

Burns contacted an act he had once seen that performed a dance using brooms. For the next several weeks, he and Allen worked at home to learn the complicated routine for their audition. When they presented the "Whisk Broom Dance" to Astaire, he was so taken by it, that he had them teach it to him and it was added to the film. Their talents were further highlighted as they matched Astaire step by step in the demanding "Funhouse Dance". Throughout the picture Burns and Allen amazed audiences and critics as they "effortlessly" kept pace with the most famous dancer in the films, as many did not know either of them could dance.

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George Burns and Gracie Allen Show s08e18 Too Many Fathers

To impress his girlfriend's parents, Gracie pretends to be Jerry's mother, but she has difficulty finding someone to commit to masquerading as his father.

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Lux Radio Theater 43-02-15 (383) Are Husbands Necessary (128kbps)

Are Husbands Necessary? is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Ray Milland and Betty Field. It follows the misadventures of a wacky wife and her sometimes exasperated, but loving, banker husband. The film's screenplay was adapted by the husband-and-wife writing team of Tess Slesinger and Frank Davis, from the novel Mr. and Mrs. Cugat, the Record of a Happy Marriage by Isabel Scott Rorick. This novel would later be a source for the related 1948 radio series My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball, which itself would evolve into the television series I Love Lucy.

A one-hour Lux Radio Theater adaptation of the film, featuring George Burns and Gracie Allen, aired February 15, 1943 on CBS Radio.

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The Burns and Allen Show 48-01-08 George and Jack as Gypsies with Jack Benny (128kbps)


Burns and Allen, an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen, worked together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio and television and achieved great success over four decades.

The Burns and Allen Show 48-01-08 George and Jack as Gypsies with Jack Benny (128kbps)

The Burns and Allen Show 50-01-25 Guest Ronald Reagan (128kbps)




Burns and Allen, an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen, worked together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio and television and achieved great success over four decades.

The Burns and Allen Show 50-01-25 Guest Ronald Reagan (128kbps)
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Gracie Allen

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie "Gracie" Allen (July 26, 1895 – August 27, 1964), was an American comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. From vaudeville to radio to film and television, Gracie Allen was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard. The team of Burns and Allen was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1988.

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Price of Fear 73-09-01 (101) Remains to Be Seen

Horror legend Vincent Price spins a yarn of two emasculated husbands, and their plot to escape domestication.

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House on Haunted Hill (1959)


House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American horror film. It was directed by William Castle, written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price as eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren. He and his fourth wife, Annabelle, have invited five people to the house for a "haunted house" party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn $10,000. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors.

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Suspense 56-11-11 (673) Three Skeleton Key (128kbps)

Suspense. November 11, 1956. CBS. "Three Skeleton Key". The story of a lighthouse island over-run by large rats. Vincent Price.

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The Saint 49-11-13 (094) The Case of the Blonde Who Lost Her Head (128kbps)

The Saint. November 13, 1949. Mutual net. "The Case Of The Blonde Who Lost Her Head". A beautiful woman in San Francisco has amnesia, but does she have a real loss of memory or a real murder? Vincent Price

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The Saint 47-10-01 (037) Murder on the High Seas (128kbps)

From 9 July 1947 through 30 June 1948, Vincent Price could be heard in the role of "The Saint" on CBS. Vincent Price was also heard as "The Saint" from 10 July 1949 though 28 May 1950 on Mutual. "The Saint" aired again on NBC from 11 June 1950 - 14 October 1951. During this run, Vincent Price retained the role of Simon Templar until 20 May 1950

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Vincent Price

Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films. His career spanned other genres, including film noir, drama, mystery, thriller, and comedy.

He appeared on stage, television, and in over one hundred films. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures, and one for television.

Price was very active in radio in the 40's and 50's, and during the early 1970s, Price hosted and starred in BBC Radio's horror and mystery series "The Price of Fear".

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The Hardy Family 49-xx-xx Hot Rod

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Shorty Bell 48-03-28 (01) Newspaper Truck Driver.mp3

Mickey Rooney briefly starred in a CBS radio series, Shorty Bell, in the summer of 1948, and reprised his role as "Andy Hardy", with most of the original cast, in a syndicated radio version of The Hardy Family in 1949 and 1950.

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Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)

Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time.

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Lux Radio Theater-410331-301-Stablemates

Stablemates from Lux Radio Theater starring Wallace Beery and Mickey Rooney in their original roles. Mickey Rooney stars as a kid who works around the race track stables and ends up getting a broken down horse instead of pay. Wallace Beery is a drunken drifter who happens upon the stable where Rooney tends his horse. This is a heart warming story with great acting. The big race at the end is actually the entire 1938 $50,000 Hollywood Gold Cup race won by Seabiscuit. Lux aired this story on March 31, 1941.

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Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor of film, television, Broadway, radio, and vaudeville. In a career that spanned nearly nine decades and continued until shortly before his death, he appeared in more than 300 films and was one of the last surviving stars of the silent film era.

At the height of a career that was marked by precipitous declines and raging comebacks, Rooney played the role of Andy Hardy in a series of fifteen films in the 1930s and 1940s that epitomized American family values.

He briefly starred in a CBS radio series, Shorty Bell, in the summer of 1948, and reprised his role as "Andy Hardy", with most of the original cast, in a syndicated radio version of The Hardy Family in 1949 and 1950 (repeated on Mutual during 1952).

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Lux Radio Theater 51-10-01 (758) All About Eve (HQ 128-44)


All About Eve from Lux Radio Theater is a radio play based on the 1950 American drama film which was actually taken from the 1946 short story "The Wisdom of Eve", by Mary Orr.

Stars Bette Davis as Margo Channing, a highly regarded but aging Broadway star. Anne Baxter plays Eve Harrington, a willingly helpful young fan who insinuates herself into Channing's life, ultimately threatening Channing's career and her personal relationships.

The film was praised by critics at the time of its release, All About Eve was nominated for 14 Academy Awards (a feat that was unmatched until the 1997 film, Titanic) and won six, including Best Picture.

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Screen Director's Playhouse 490812 029 Jezebel

Screen Directors' Playhouse. August 12, 1949.  "Jezebel". Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. A costume drama of old New Orleans, and a Southern belle's loves and hates during a Yellow Fever plague. Bette Davis, Gerald Mohr, Paul Frees, Ralph Moody. 

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Of Human Bondage (1934)


Of Human Bondage is a 1934 American drama film directed by John Cromwell and is widely regarded by critics as the film that made Bette Davis a star. A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.

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Betty Davis


Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actors in cinema history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters and was reputed for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films and occasional comedies, although her greatest successes were her roles in romantic dramas.

Betty had many appearances on radio in such programs as Silver Theater, Screen Guild Theater and Lux Radio Theater.

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Jack Benny Program s10e04 Mr and Mrs Jimmy Stewart Show

Jimmy & Gloria Stewart finally run out of excuses and the day they've dreaded for so long arrives: having to double date with Jack to an opera. To embarrass the classy Stewarts to the max, Jack's date is the way-over-the-top blonde banshee Mildred Meyerhouser. 

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Lux Radio Theater 52-04-28 (788) No Highway in the Sky


The Lux Radio Theatre. April 28, 1952.  "No Highway In The Sky".  An eccentric British scientist is sure his calculations predict that a new model British aircraft will crash after fourteen-hundred hours of flight. James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich.

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The Six Shooter 54-05-20 (34) The Shooting of Wyatt King (HQ)

The Six Shooter was a weekly old-time radio program in the United States. It was created by Frank Burt, who also wrote many of the episodes, and lasted only one season of 39 episodes on NBC (Sept. 20, 1953-June 24, 1954). Through March 21, 1954 it was broadcast Sundays at 8 p.m. Beginning April 1, 1954 through the final episode it was on Thursdays at 8 p.m.

James Stewart starred as Britt Ponset, a drifting cowboy in the final years of the wild west. Episodes ranged from straight western drama to whimsical comedy. A trademark of the show was Stewart's use of whispered narration during tense scenes that created a heightened sense of drama and relief when the situation was resolved.

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Jimmy Stewart

James Maitland Stewart (20 May 1908 – 2 July 1997), popularly known as Jimmy Stewart especially in the United States, was an iconic, Academy Award-winning American film and stage actor, best known for his self-effacing screen persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics and was nominated for five Oscars, winning one in competition and one life achievement. He also had a noted military career, rising to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force.


The Radio Career of Jimmy Stewart
Jimmy Stewart has said that radio was his favorite medium after the movies. His radio career spanned seven decades, from his performance in only one scene of Yellow Jack in 1934 to his It's a Thankful Life Thanksgiving special which aired on November 22, 1990. Perhaps the radio show Jimmy Stewart appeared on most frequently was the Lux Radio Theater. His first appearance on that program was in June 1937.

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Colonel Sanders

Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's goodwill ambassador and symbol.

He began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky, during the Great Depression.

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That Touch of Mink (1962)

That Touch of Mink is a 1962 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Doris Day, and directed by Delbert Mann. The film co-stars Gig Young, John Astin, Audrey Meadows, and Dick Sargent. In addition, baseball stars Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, and Yogi Berra make cameo appearances.

Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence. Nominated for three Academy Awards.

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Lux Radio Theater 49-10-10 (671) Mister Blandings Builds His Dream House.mp3

One of the best offerings from RKO in 1949 was "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House." Here is the "Lux Radio Theater," version with Cary Grant reprising his film role and Irene Dunn playing Mirna Loy' role.

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Lux Radio Theater 490613 The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (HQ)


"The Bachelor and The Bobby Soxer" aired on Lux Radio Theater June 13, 1949 on CBS starring Cary Grant and Shirley Temple. A comedy about a womanizing bachelor who is ordered to date the teenage daughter of a beautiful judge.

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Lux Radio Theater 42-01-26 (336) Here Comes Mr Jordon (HQ)

Here Comes Mr. Jordan from Lux Radio Theater on Jan 26, 1942 stars Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes, and James Gleason. Here Comes Mr. Jordan is a comedy in which a boxer, accidentally killed before his time, is allowed a chance to come back to Earth in the body of a rich man who has just been murdered by his wife. It was taken from the 1941 comedy film and was also remade several times, with different titles: Heaven Can Wait (1978), Heaven's Touch (1983) and Down to Earth (2001). This radio version is an excellent production.

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Hollywood Radio Theater 550118 906 The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth from Hollywood Radio Theater aired January 18, 1955 starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant. This is the radio version taken from the classic 1937 romantic comedy film. The plot concerns the machinations of a soon-to-be-divorced couple, played by Dunne and Grant, who go to great lengths to try to ruin each other's romantic escapades. The bright, zesty, and carefree film was nominated for six Academy Awards.

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Academy Award Theater 46-10-30 (32) Suspicion (HQ)

"Suspicion" is a romantic psychological thriller starring Cary Grant. Handsome, irresponsible cad Johnnie Aysgarth (Cary Grant) sweeps dowdy Lina McLaidlaw off her feet and charms her into running away and marrying him, despite the strong disapproval of her wealthy father, General McLaidlaw.

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Cary Grant

Cary Grant (born Archibald Alexander Leach; January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was an English stage and Hollywood film actor who became an American citizen in 1942. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, and "dashing good looks", Grant is considered one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men.

Cary Grant was in over 70 movies and over 80 radio programs.

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NBC University Theater 48-12-12 (020) After Many a Summer Dies the Swan.mp3

The NBC University Theater. December 12, 1948. NBC net. "After Many A Summer Dies The Swan".  The famous portrait of a quest for eternal life in the unique culture of California. Alan Hale, Albert Harris (composer, conductor), Aldous Huxley (author), Andrew C. Love (director), Don Stanley (announcer), Donald Morrison, Earl Keen, Ernest Kinoy (writer), Henry Russell (composer, conductor), Lynn Whitney, Marlene Ames, Norman Cousins, Paul Henreid, Ralph Montgomery, Ramsay Hale, Theodore Von Eltz, Tony Barrett.

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True Detective Mysteries 58-06-08 Hitchhiking Pyscho (HQ)

One of the swiftness radio series, the True Detective Mysteries program broadcast over CBS every Thursday evening, owes much of its popularity to the action which takes place in the studio. Reproducing as it does true stories of various police cases, it is often impossible to go into every detail of the story, and so far no one has actually been murdered in the broadcast: but when a struggle is indicated in the script the actors proceed to struggle; when the gong and siren on the police cars are heard, there are sirens and gongs in the studio.

Staged under the direction of Charles Schenck, one of radio's pioneers in stagecraft, "True Detective Mysteries" utilizes approximately the same cast each week to dramatize the more thrilling story in the current issue of the magazine from which it takes its name. Much of the program's success is due to the fact Mr. Schenck has been able to assemble the cast which his experience has shown him possesses really ideal voices for the microphone, as well as dramatic ability. The sound effects, pistol shots, slamming doors, crashing glass, speeding autos---every conceivable noise, in fact---are produced by one man, who sets up his apparatus before his own special microphone, and, working from his own copy of the script, follows his cues as carefully and promptly as do the actors.

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Lux Radio Theater 49-04-18 (654) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (HQ)

"The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre" from Lux Radio Theater aired April 18, 1949 on CBS starring Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston. A story of gold and greed in the mountains of Mexico.

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Casablanca

"Casablanca" starring Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine and Ingrid Bergman as Ilsa Lund. Set during World War II in the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca, it focuses on Rick's conflict between love and virtue: he must choose between his love for Ilsa and his need to do the right thing by helping her husband.

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