CBC Mystery Theatre and People Are Funny

From our Made in Canada file, we listen to an episode of CBC Mystery Theatre.

From our Canadians Abroad file, we feature an episode of “People Are Funny”, hosted by Art Linkletter who was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

Take A Chance and Cavalcade of America

From our Made in Canada file, we hear a quiz show called “Take A Chance”.

Next from our Canadians Abroad file, we hear Toronto-born Walter Huston on “Cavalcade of America”. He is one of the stars in a radio adaptation of a movie called “All That Money Can Buy”.

CBC Stage and NBC Matinee Theater

From our Made in Canada file, we hear a rare 30-minute episode of CBC Stage called “All About Emily”.

From our Canadians Abroad file, we take in an episode of NBC Matinee Theater starring Victor Jory a native of Dawson City, Yukon.

The Rod and Charles Show, Light Up and Listen, and the Jack Carson Show

From our Made in Canada file, we present an episode of the Rod and Charles Show, plus Light Up and Listen. From our Canadians Abroad file, we hear an episode of the Jack Carson Show starring comedian Jack Carson, who was born in Carman, Manitoba.

Blair of the Mounties Times Two, and Grand Ole Opry Time

From our Made in Canada file, we present two episodes of Blair of the Mounties. From our Canadians Abroad file, we present an episode of Grand Ole Opry Time featuring Hank Snow, who was born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia.

Mystery Theatre, Air Time, and Satire from Max Ferguson

We have three shows this time for your listening pleasure. First, from our Made in Canada file, we have an episode of Mystery Theatre called “Ghost Town Hermits.” Next, from our Canadians Abroad file, we hear an episode of Air TIme, hosted by Winnipeg-born Giselle Mackenzie. Finally, we return to our Made in Canada file for a little bit of satire from CBC broadcaster Max Ferguson.

Rawhide, Tommy Hunter and His Pals, and the Adventures of Christopher London

We present two fifteen-minute shows from our Made in Canada file. First, from February 24, 1961, we hear Rawhide. The episode is called “Max Ferguson Spoofs Fluoride.” We follow that with an episode of Tommy Hunter and His Pals.

From our Canadians Abroad file, we hear an episode from the Adventures of Christopher London, starring Glenn Ford, who was born not far from Quebec City.

The Shadow and Escape

This time we feature two episodes from our Canadians Abroad file. First we hear an episode of The Shadow. Playing Margot Lane is Toronto-born Grace Matthews, who also starred in a soap opera called Big Sister. Next, from November 24, 1950 is Winnipeg native Jack Kruschen in an episode of Escape entitled “Journey into Fear.”

Canadian songs about Mothers, The Rod and Charles Show, and The Grand Ol’ Opry

In our Made-in-Canada segment, we kick off our Mother’s Day show with music by The Happy Gang, Don Messer, and Marg Osborn about mothers.  We also present an episode of The Rod and Charles Show.  Our Canadians Abroad segment features an episode of The Grand Ol’ Opery, hosted by Hank Snow, who was a native of Liverpool, Nova Scotia.