Bright Star

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


3518. Bright Star. October 23, 1952. Program #1. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Audition show. George tries to expose a phoney oil promotion scheme to Susan. Dates indicated for these programs are approximate and as with most syndicated programs, varied from station to station. The series was released by Ziv syndication in 1949. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Sheldon Leonard, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Irv Norton and His Orchestra, Elvia Allman. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

36010. Bright Star. October 30, 1952. Program #2. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan decides to run for the office of mayor. Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

54030. Bright Star. November 6, 1952. Program #3. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. "The Star" sponsors an "Arabian Days" celebration to benefit an orphanage. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 26:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

54031. Bright Star. November 13, 1952. Program #4. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan tricks George into signing an employment contract when she thinks he might leave the paper. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3519. Bright Star. November 20, 1952. Program #5. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. George tries to break up the Mantelli gang through an informant. Susan objects, so George takes matters into his own hands. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3520. Bright Star. November 27, 1952. Program #6. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Carnival crooks are about to cheat the newspaper. Princess Tonga warns George and Susan of the danger. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3521. Bright Star. December 4, 1952. Program #7. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. A little old lady leaves her $200,000 estate to her cat. Some racketeers try to get the cream. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3522. Bright Star. December 11, 1952. Program #8. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. A meek "true confessions" writer uses the name Huntley Preswick Sedgewick. A character with that name shows up and threatens to sue. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3523. Bright Star. December 18, 1952. Program #9. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The Star is running a baby contest. The most beautiful entrant is from the rival paper in town! Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3524. Bright Star. December 25, 1952. Program #10. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. A prizefighter has come between George and Susan, so George starts working out, in preparation...for what? Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3525. Bright Star. January 1, 1953. Program #11. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. A ham actor arrives in town and Susan starts to take drama lessons. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3526. Bright Star. January 8, 1953. Program #12. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. A French dress designer takes an interest in Susan, and George doesn't like it one bit. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3527. Bright Star. January 29, 1953. Program #15. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. George is coerced into becoming a volunteer cop and buying $50 worth of tickets to the policeman's ball. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3528. Bright Star. February 5, 1953. Program #16. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. George takes over the woman's page and Susan starts to do the sports page. George winds up in a wrestling match. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3529. Bright Star. February 12, 1953. Program #17. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan decides to make a local hero out of a stranger who performed a brave deed during a fire. George quits (again!) in protest. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3530. Bright Star. February 19, 1953. Program #18. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. George becomes coach of the local high school football team. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3531. Bright Star. February 26, 1953. Program #19. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. George and Susan investigate a haunted house which turns out to be a den for counterfeiters. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3532. Bright Star. March 5, 1953. Program #20. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The Star is being sued by the lady owner of a traveling rodeo. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3533. Bright Star. March 12, 1953. Program #21. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. A French advocate of scientific living tells Susan how to land George. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3534. Bright Star. March 19, 1953. Program #22. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. A devastating cook is hired to be woman's page editor. Susan feels she's got to beat her at her own game. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3535. Bright Star. March 26, 1953. Program #23. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. One of George's old flames comes to town. Sammy, the copy boy, winds up locked in the bathroom to save Susan's romance. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3536. Bright Star. April 2, 1953. Program #24. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan's Aunt Sophie comes to town and tries to promote a match between Susan and George. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3537. Bright Star. April 9, 1953. Program #25. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. George outbids Susan for a talking parrot who knows the location of buried treasure. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

3538. Bright Star. April 16, 1953. Program #26. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. George and Susan try to bring romance into the life of Patience, Susan's housekeeper. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

105830. Bright Star. April 30, 1953. Program #28. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The town philanthropist plans to "improve" Beaver Park by removing the ballpark, the statue of General Beaver and the inevitable pigeons. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105831. Bright Star. May 7, 1953. Program #29. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan's cousin Emily is coming for her first visit. A shopping expedition is in order. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105832. Bright Star. May 14, 1953. Program #30. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The poems of Daphne Milburn have been rejected by Cozy Corner magazine. Daphne is really Susan Armstrong. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105833. Bright Star. May 21, 1953. Program #31. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan has a strange feeling, just before a rose tied to a rock comes crashing through the window. Who is "Amaryllis?" Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105834. Bright Star. May 28, 1953. Program #32. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. There's going to be a box supper at the Elk's Club. Susan's supper box is going to be in red paper with a golden bow. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105835. Bright Star. June 4, 1953. Program #33. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan has a house guest...Elwood Bray (her childhood sweetheart). George's old girlfriend Sunny Knight is coming to town also...or is she an old girlfirned? Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105836. Bright Star. June 11, 1953. Program #34. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Hillsdale is in the midst of a serious crime wave. Who is the, "Society Burglar." Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105837. Bright Star. June 18, 1953. Program #35. ZIV Syndication. Sponsored by: Beneficial Finance. A Scotsman sends a telegram with only one word...cuinusamon. Can you read it? Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

105838. Bright Star. June 25, 1953. Program #36. ZIV Syndication. Sponsored by: Beneficial Finance. Where is Adelaide? She's the childhood sweetheart of Virgil Toogood. Fred MacMurray, Irene Dunne, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra, Howard McNear. 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

65038. Bright Star. October 8, 1953. Program #51. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Betty Lou from Memphis comes to town, thinking George Harvey is the editor of the paper, not just a reporter. A local gangster complicates the deception. Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray, Betty Lou Gerson, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

65039. Bright Star. October 15, 1953. Program #52. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Susan's teenaged cousin Emily arrives in Hillsdale for a visit. She's very much in love with Peter Andrews, but there seems to be two Peter Andrews'! Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray, Wendell Niles (announcer), Elvia Allman, Irv Norton and His Orchestra. 27:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

Report contains 35 programs.