Can You Imagine That?

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.


38775. Can You Imagine That?. March 11, 1940. Program #1. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Dramatized "Believe It Or Not" type stories. A 92-year-old "teething." The first iron-clad warship, the story of, "My Gal Sal." Interesting listening! The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, the station from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87206. Can You Imagine That?. March 13, 1940. Program #2. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Grog was originally an British Admiral, an 11-year-old boy goes 30 feet into a well to save a baby, the composer of, "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen" really meant what he wrote." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87207. Can You Imagine That?. March 15, 1940. Program #3. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Chowder is not an American dish, but baseball is an American game. You can find a famous popular song in Nikolai's opera, 'The Merry Wives Of Windsor.'" The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87208. Can You Imagine That?. March 18, 1940. Program #4. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The ancient Greeks never used napkins, a man loses a job through mistaken identity, the man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo really lived." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87209. Can You Imagine That?. March 20, 1940. Program #5. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The first American contender for the world's heavyweight championship was a Negro, an author miraculously finds a lost valuable manuscript, Paul Revere did not ride alone." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87210. Can You Imagine That?. March 22, 1940. Program #6. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The British Parliament buildings are inspected regularly for hidden explosives, a resident of Germany paid custom duties on goods he never received, the game of golf was once prohibited in Scotland." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87211. Can You Imagine That?. March 25, 1940. Program #7. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A tin can on a dog's tail almost kills two persons, a traveler rescues more than $10,000 two minutes before sailing for Europe, a driver wins an automobile race at 15 mph." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87212. Can You Imagine That?. March 27, 1940. Program #8. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "European diplomats argue over who shall ride first on a funeral train, a great popular song hit is discovered by accident." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87213. Can You Imagine That?. March 29, 1940. Program #9. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "There are more married men in the United States than married women, four people are arrested over a penny's worth of pickles, a young man spanks his father." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87214. Can You Imagine That?. April 1, 1940. Program #10. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A girl changes her mind as she changes her stockings, Denmark celebrates the 4th of July, a 2000 year-old aquaduct still carries water." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87215. Can You Imagine That?. April 3, 1940. Program #11. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Two women patch up a 44-year-old quarrel, the mystery of the death of Chun Ling Soo has never been solved, looking glasses are placed on the back of the seats at Westminster Abbey." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87216. Can You Imagine That?. April 5, 1940. Program #12. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A man earns $2 million dollars an hour, two famous authors engage in a public fight, a noted man gets a warm place by the fire through a half a peck of oysters." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87217. Can You Imagine That?. April 8, 1940. Program #13. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A building more than 500 years-old rises from the sea, millions for defense but not once cent for tribute...that staement was made after the American Revolution, five well-known tunes can be found in a famous popular song." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87218. Can You Imagine That?. April 10, 1940. Program #14. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A Russian immigrant rides continuously for two days on street cars, two kings bet on a wrestling match, a balled retracted from intended obscurity makes an operetta internationally famous." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87219. Can You Imagine That?. April 12, 1940. Program #15. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Ostracism was originally an oyster, a famous hymn plays an important part in the rescue of nine persons, a man lives for years in a palace without being discovered." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originatedf. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87220. Can You Imagine That?. April 15, 1940. Program #16. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A boy engages in a fight-to-the-death battle with an eagle, a beggar saves more than $10,000, an office manager gives his stenographers time for primping." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87221. Can You Imagine That?. April 17, 1940. Program #17. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A 10-year-old girl sneezes for 21 days, an Indian game leads to an Indian massacre, history proves that it does repeat itself." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87222. Can You Imagine That?. April 19, 1940. Program #18. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A stone giant baffles a nation, an introduction is a superstition, one of our great musical compositions was written for a dog." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Loxs Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87223. Can You Imagine That?. April 22, 1940. Program #19. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The number 2 is unluckier than the number 13, parental pride breaks up a picket line, the thunder of machinery starts a great industry." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87224. Can You Imagine That?. April 24, 1940. Program #20. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A young woman is frightened out of her speach, a curfew was used to prevent a revolution, a mailman throws away 200 letters." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87229. Can You Imagine That?. April 26, 1940. Program #21. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A man compiles a dictionary of chimpanzee language, Cincerella did not wear a glass slipper, a cross of gold brings disaster to many men." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87230. Can You Imagine That?. April 29, 1940. Program #22. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The wars of the 20th century were prophisized in 1788, carnival does mean a celebration, an orchestra uses two cannons for bass." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87231. Can You Imagine That?. May 1, 1940. Program #23. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Animals have a field day in New Jersey, kisses pay off a $5000 debt, a song was written about a chance remark." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87232. Can You Imagine That?. May 3, 1940. Program #24. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Two men bet more than $2 billion dollars on a building, cows in Scotland wear sweaters, a herring is never seen alive." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originatedf. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87233. Can You Imagine That?. May 6, 1940. Program #25. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A bonfire was originally a funeral pyre, a constable chases a heiffer and gets caught in a trap, two famous women fight a duel with finger nails." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87234. Can You Imagine That?. May 8, 1940. Program #26. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "An explosion is heard more than 3000 miles away from its source, a man is sentenced to hang himself, another man goes to jail because he fried a steak." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87235. Can You Imagine That?. May 10, 1940. Program #27. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Five noted men are swindled by two uneducated miners, a man buys a few dollars worth of brass for $3000, the battle of Bunker Hill never occured!" The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMBC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87236. Can You Imagine That?. May 13, 1940. Program #28. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The most widely spoken language in the world is not English, the death of a son brings back a mother's lost voice, a hand leads a police department astray." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87237. Can You Imagine That?. May 15, 1940. Program #29. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A good turn brings a rich reward for a man nineteen years later, firefly-catching is an industry, 20% of all all American motorists escape head-on collisions by one second." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87238. Can You Imagine That?. May 17, 1940. Program #30. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Joan Of Arc was not proclaimed a saint for more than 400 years after her death, a man amasses a fortune through the purchase of worthless currency." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87239. Can You Imagine That?. May 20, 1940. Program #31. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Our modern marriage customs come from the ancients, a man falls from an airplane 15,000 feet high and lives, a revolutionary song of derision is turned in a marching song of victory by an enemy." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87240. Can You Imagine That?. May 22, 1940. Program #32. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A black cat does bring bad luck, an attorney wins an impossible case, a strange lawsuit is never actually heard." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87241. Can You Imagine That?. May 24, 1940. Program #33. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "A man becomes his brother's father, a jury renders an impossible verdict, a letter travels 50 miles per hour in 1755." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

87242. Can You Imagine That?. May 27, 1940. Program #34. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Tiny babies detect a meteorological disturbance, $20,000 worth of radium is kicked around New York City, "It's A Long Way To Tipperary" was not written as a war song." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87243. Can You Imagine That?. May 29, 1940. Program #35. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Detective stories are more than twenty-five centuries old, no-one knows why the strings on Paganini's violin broke, twin brothers suffer identical accidents one week apart." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87244. Can You Imagine That?. May 31, 1940. Program #36. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "An ape saves a key possession of the British empire, a man invents a noiseless soup spoon, the word "ambition" originally applied only to politics." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87245. Can You Imagine That?. June 3, 1940. Program #37. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The angel Gabriel is never mentioned in the bible as "The Angel Of Death," a president of the United States didn't learn to write until the age of 19, a famous popular song...written in New York...crossed the Atlantic twice before becoming popular in America." The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87246. Can You Imagine That?. June 5, 1940. Program #38. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "Motion pictures have never been made in Hollywood California, bandits used barbed wire to rob a bank, Dolly Madison was the only woman in private life to be accorded the priveleges of the floor in the U. S. House Of Representatives. The date above is the date of first broadcast on KMPC, Los Angeles, from where this series originated. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

87247. Can You Imagine That?. Program #39. Broadcasters Program Syndicate/Bruce Eells and Associates syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. "The victim of robbers is arrested, a fisherman catches a five dollar bill, the tune of one of America's greatest national songs is also used by 13 other countries." The last program of the series. Lindsay MacHarrie (host), Elvia Allman. 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

Report contains 39 programs.