Death Valley Days

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.


86655. Death Valley Days. October 28, 1937. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Pacific Coast Borax. A preview of the opening of the new Mount Whitney to Death Valley highway. A gourd of water is taken from Tula Inyo, the highest body of water in America, to Badwater in Death Valley, the lowest point. Lone Bear describes, "The Wedding Of The Waters." The gourd is carried by an Indian runner, a Pony Express rider, a covered wagon, a prospector's jackass, a stagecoach, a 20-Mule-Team, a steam train, an automobile and an airplane. A very well-done show, good radio! Dresser Dahlstead (announcer), Lone Bear, Lois Austin (Oscar?), Frank Tilton (a 75 year old ex-driver of 20-mule-teams), Ruth Woodman (creator, writer), John McBryde ("The Old Ranger"), Dorothy McCann (producer), Bob Prescott (sound effects), Keene Crockett (sound effects), Harry Glantz (bugle call), Joseph Bonime (music). 28:19. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

24680. Death Valley Days. March 8, 1938. Blue Network. "Sam Bass, The Robin Hood Of Texas". Sponsored by: Twenty Mule Team Borax. The story of a train robber and how he met his fate. The program has been dated as September 18, 1936. This recording might be a rebroadcast. Dresser Dahlstead (announcer), John McBryde ("The Old Ranger"), Ruth Woodman (creator, writer), Dorothy McCann (producer), Bob Prescott (sound effects), Keene Crockett (sound effects), Harry Glantz (bugle call), Joseph Bonime (music). 28:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53022. Death Valley Days. June 17, 1938. Blue Network. "The Burro That Had No Name". Sponsored by: Twenty Mule Team Borax. A pair of prospectors are plagued by a white burro, who makes himself right at home! John McBryde ("The Old Ranger"), Ruth Woodman (creator, writer), Dorothy McCann (producer), Bob Prescott (sound effects), Keene Crockett (sound effects), Harry Glantz (bugle call), Joseph Bonime (music). 25:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

24679. Death Valley Days. December 2, 1938. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Twenty Mule Team Borax. The Old Ranger tells the story of Pete Kitchen, early Indian fighter and character of Arizona. Well written and good radio! George Hicks (announcer), John McBryde ("The Old Ranger"), Ruth Woodman (creator, writer), Dorothy McCann (producer), Bob Prescott (sound effects), Keene Crockett (sound effects), Harry Glantz (bugle call), Joseph Bonime (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84097. Death Valley Days. June 16, 1939. NBC net. "Shoo Fly". Sponsored by: Twenty Mule Team Borax (some commercials deleted). A tough old lady runs her own claim in the Panamint mountains...with a harsh word and a shotgun. Milton Herman, Frank Butler, John McBryde (as "The Old Ranger"), Irene Hubbard, Jeffrey Bryant, George Hicks (announcer), Ruth Woodman (creator, writer), Dorothy McCann (producer), Bob Prescott (sound effects), Keene Crockett (sound effects), Harry Glantz (bugle call), Joseph Bonime (music). 26:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

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