RADIO DAYS

In the days before television, the Hollywood studios made great use of radio broadcasting to advertise their product.

And of course the well known Hollywood names were welcomed by radio producers and advertisers.

Archive.org is a super source of many radio shows.

 

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Joan Crawford, Margaret Sullavan.

Margaret looks a little overdressed, though there could be an audience.

 

 


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Dorothy Lamour

 

 

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Carole Lombard

 

 

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Bette Davis

 

 

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Emlyn Williams, Bette Davis, Gary Merrill

The  threesome did THE PETRIFIED FOREST for the BBC  in 1951.

 

 

Gary Merrill,Bette Davis

Gary Merrill,Bette Davis

Advertising ALL ABOUT EVE.

 

 

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Lizabeth Scott

 

 

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Barbara Stanwyck

 

 

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Jane Wyman, James Stewart.

 

 

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Tyrone Power

 

 

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John Garfield emoting.

 

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Dana Andrews checking his script.

 

 

Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers

 

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John Archer as The Shadow.

 

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Dick Powell

 

 

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Humphrey Bogart

 

 

 

Franchot Tone, Joan Crawford

Franchot Tone, Joan Crawford

 

 

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I’ve heard some episodes of Box 13. Ladd’s voice perfect for radio.

 

 

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Peter Lorre.

 

 

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Frank Lovejoy

I love Frank’s show, NIGHT BEAT.

 

 

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich

 

 

 

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John Payne,Betty Grable.

Wonder what they are singing.

 

 

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William Conrad

Another great voice for radio. William was Sam Spade and Matt Dillon.

 

 

 

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Judy Garland.

 

 

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A very young Sinatra.

 

 

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Helen Broderick

 

 

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Eve Arden.

Eve looks at ease during this broadcast for the Forces Radio Service.

 

 

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Ann Sothern

Lovely shot of Ann.

 

 

Cecil B. DeMil le, Marlene Deitrich, Clark Gable.

Cecil B.DeMille,Marlene Dietrich,Clark Gable.

 

 

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Orson Welles, with cigar.

 

 

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With pipe.

 

 

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He is so young!

Shots from THE SHADOW . 1937/38

“Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men. The SHADOW knows!”

 

 

 

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