Five Star Final

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.


3731. Five Star Final. March 30, 1936. An Inner City Presentation. Sponsored by: Remington Rand. "News Of The World We Live In." A man in New Jersey hires an architect to design his mausoleum. After spending $10,000, the man is murdered. Was he advertising for his death? See cat. #72164 for "The March Of Time" broadcast of the day before, also sponsored by Remington Rand. The German Nazis plan to make a lot of noise on election day. It's an unusual "get-out-the-vote campaign. Bruno Richard Hauptmann has a confession beaten out of him. Another man confesses to kidnapping the Lindbergh baby (Hauptmann was executed April 3, 1936). Remington Rand offers to rent typewriters to listeners for $2. The program is announced as being heard six times per week. Garnett Marx (announcer). 15:132. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39515. Five Star Final. March 12, 1945. KOIN, Portland, Oregon. Sponsored by: Fahey-Barkman Clothing Store. The Rhine beach-head expands behind Remagen. The Russians are approaching Stetin, many towns have been taken in Germany. B-29s raid Singapore, fires are still burning in Nagoya Japan, mopping up on Iwo Jima. Jim Wyatt. 15:14. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

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