Coming Home

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.


67208. Coming Home. September 17, 1945. Program #1. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "The Return Of Danny O'Brien". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. A soldier returns from the war without one of his legs. The program makes excellent use of sound effects. The first show of the series. The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer), Elmer Bernstein (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.). 14:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

67204. Coming Home. September 17, 1945. Program #5. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "The Empty Sleeve". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. The story of Pete Seeger (not the folk singer), who lost his arm while flying on a bombing mission. The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Verne Wilson, John Newland, Lou Montgomery, Marty Ritt, Ian Martin, Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer), Elmer Bernstein (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.), Charlotte Holland, Lois Wheeler, Margaret Morrisey, Hester Sondergaard. 14:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

67205. Coming Home. September 26, 1945. Program #2. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "The Boy From Nebraska". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. The story of a B-24 tail gunner, a Japanese-American from Nebraska, who finds that a Distinguished Service Cross doesn't prevent a dislike of Japanese-Americans. The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Elmer Bernstein (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.), Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer). 14:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

67206. Coming Home. October 6, 1945. Program #4. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "The Wound That Shows No Scars". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. An air force mechanic has a serious inury that's not visible...it's a mental problem. The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.), Elmer Bernstein (composer). 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67209. Coming Home. October 10, 1945. Program #7. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "The School Teacher From Illinois". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. The story of an armorer with an Air Force fighter squadron; they called him "Teacher." The script is written in the form of a ballad. A program about victory over cynicism and depression, belief in the brotherhood of man and the future of the country. The date above is etched on the transdcription matrix. Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer), Elmer Bernstein (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67211. Coming Home. October 14, 1945. Program #3. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "What Do We Do With Cisco Houston?". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. A shy soldier withdraws into himself. Music is used to get him to relate to surroundings. The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer), Elmer Bernstein (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.). 14:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67210. Coming Home. October 14, 1945. Program #6. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "The Battle Of Ward 12". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. An Air Force vet has problems with the memories of a combat death, and it's not shell-shock! The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer), Elmer Bernstein (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.). 14:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67207. Coming Home. November 3, 1945. Program #8. The Office Of Radio Production, Headquarters AAF. "The Long Way Home". Sustaining. Produced for The Convalescent Service Program Of The Office Of The Air Surgeon, in co-operation with The AAF Training Aids Division. The story of an Air Force gunner who returns to the States after the war as a changed man. Good radio writing. The last show of the series. The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Millard Lampell (writer), Lothar Perl (composer), Elmer Bernstein (composer), Tom Hudson (announcer), Robert G. Jennings (producer), Robert Turnbull (unit c.o.). 14:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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