8/01/04:  Old Time Radio Picture.

Can you name the person in the following photo? What popular 1940's big band did he sing with? Hint, he was also know as the "G.I. Sinatra".
9/01/04:  Old Time Radio Picture.

Can you name the person in the following photo? He was one of the regulars on NBC's Lum and Abner in the mid 30's.

Answer: Johnny Desmond

Pictured while performing with the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band at one of the many
8th Air Force bases located in England during WWII.

For additional information, checkout the following website maintained by Sue Liddell.

Johnny Desmond

Credit - Broadcast Pionerrs Library
Credit - Broadcast Pionerrs Library

Answer: Andy Devine

Andy went on numerous radio parts, especially Westerns, including a major role on
Wild Bill Hickcock in 1951.

Additional information written by Karen Goudy, can be found at the Nahava Museum.

10/01/04: Old Time Radio Picture.

Can you name the radio stars in the following photo? They both appeared several times on the Lux Radio Theatre shows in the late 30's

02/01/05: Old Time Radio Picture

Can you name the radio star in the following photo?  One of his catch-phrases was
"Wanna buy a duck?" ...a great radio comic in the 30's

Answer: Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert - Thank you Clyde Vaughn - Rockwall, TX
Answer: Joe Penner - Thank you Bill Harris - Colorado Springs, CO
Other catch-phrases included "You naaassty man!" and "Don't ever do that!"
Credit - A Pictorial History of RADIO

03/10/05: Old Time Radio Picture

Can you name the female radio/Hollywood actress in the following photo?  Pictured here on the Jimmy Duranta Show  with the "Schnozzola" himself.

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Answer: Greer Garson - Thank you Bill Harris - Colorado Springs, CO
Themes: "Ink-a-Dink-a-Doo" and "You Gotta Start Off Each Day with a Song"
A Durante catch phrase: "Everybody wants ta get inta da act",  and often
signed off with, "Good night, Mrs. Calabash, where
ever you are".

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04/29/05: Old Time Radio Picture

Can you name this female, the original "funny girl" who played a very funny "Baby Snooks" on radio. .

Answer: Fanny Brice - Thanks goes to: Clyde Vaughn, Michael Sajowitz, and Rick Meyer

First broadcast was 29 Feb 1936 part of the Ziegfield Follies of the air. Last broadcast was 29 May 1951. On May 24th Fanny brice suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and died five days later at the age of 59. The final broadcast of May 29th was a memorial to her with the theme: Rockabye Baby.

06/15/05: Old Time Radio Picture

Can you name the male radio star during a tense moment on "Lorenzo Jones" The two young ladies present are Lucille Wall and Colleen Ward.

Answer: Karl Swanson - Thanks go to: Richard Meyer - Allen, TX