We begin by hearing an episode of the Red Skelton show entitled The Traffic is Terrific. Featured is Montreal-born singer, Anita Ellis.
Next, we change the pace with an episode of Escape called Journey Into Feat. The Canadian Abroad this time is Winnipeg native Jack Kruschen.
This time we feature an hour-long Made in Canada segment. The show is from the 1953 stage series and the title is ‘A Sense of Sin’.
In our Made in Canada segment, we listen to a 1949 episode of the variety show The Happy Gang.
In our Canadians Abroad segment, we feature an episode of Mary Pickford & Co. Mary Pickford, whose nickname was ‘America’s Sweetheart’ was born in Toronto.
In honour of Remembrance Day, we listen to a CBC presentation entitled ‘The Road to Victory’, which outlines Canada’s participation in World War 2.
In our Made In Canada segment, we feature an episode of Don Messer and His Islanders from 1957.
In our Canadians Abroad segment, we hear an episode of Screen Guild Theater, featuring a radio adaptation of a movie called The Good Fairie. In the cast, we hear two Canadians: Deanna Durbin who was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and London, Ontario native Gene Lockhart.
For our ‘Made in Canada’ segment, we listen to a remote broadcast of CBC’s “Jam Session” from 1938 with band leader Sandy DeSantis.
For our ‘Canadians Abroad’ segment, we listen to an episode of “Mercury Summer Theater” hosted by Orson Welles, but featuring Winnipeg-born actor, writer, and director Fletcher Markle in a play entitled “Life With Adam”. The cast also includes Toronto-born Grace Matthews, and Vancouver-native John Drainie.
This week, we have an hour-long ‘Canadians Abroad’ segment. First, we hear an episode of “Richard Dymond, Private Detective” entitled the “Martin Hire”. Included in the cast is Stacey Harris who was born in Big Timber, Quebec.
Second we listen to an episode of “Mary Pickford and Company” entitled “Church Mouse”. Mary Pickford was born in Toronto, Ontario.
This time, we have an hour-long ‘Made in Canada’ segment. We hear an episode of CBC Stage from 1975 called “Venus and the Magi”.
From our Made in Canada file, we listen to an episode of Theatre 10:30 entitled “The Sandman.” Next, from our Canadians Abroad file, we hear an episode of The Marriage, featuring London, Ontario-born Hume Cronyn.
From our Made in Canada file, we listen an episode of Sing Happy, featuring a very young Anne Murray. Next, from our Canadians Abroad file, we have an episode of the Alan Young Show, starring Toronto-born comedian Alan Young.