Five-Star Matinee

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.


93519. Five-Star Matinee. January 29, 1957. NBC net. "Sentence Of Death". Commercials deleted. 3:00 P. M. (EST). Fred Collins (announcer), Thomas Walsh (author), Al Jazzbeaux Collins, George Lefferts (adaptor), Rosemary Rice, Dortha Duckworth, Maurice Tarplin, Jock MacGregor, Lynn Cook, Kenneth MacGregor (director). 17:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

93520. Five-Star Matinee. February 22, 1957. NBC net. "The Long Way 'Round". Commercials deleted. 3:00 P. M. (EST). Bill McCord (announcer), James Ronald (author), Elaine Rost, Luis Van Rooten, Robert Collandra (?), Dean Olmquist, William Welch (adaptor), Kenneth MacGregor (director). 18:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

93521. Five-Star Matinee. March 12, 1957. NBC net. "What You Don't Know". Commercials deleted. "The touching story of a woman who realized, almost too late, the truth about her own children." Fred Collins (announcer), Lenore Mattingly Weber (author), Florence Williams, Tory Erickson, Lancelot Erickson, Jack Orison, William Welch (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director). 18:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

93522. Five-Star Matinee. March 15, 1957. NBC net. "The Bribe". Commercials deleted. Fred Collins (announcer), John Hawkins (author), Ward Hawkins (author), Mandel Kramer, Helen Shields, Peter Lazer, Gilbert Mack, Bob Hastings, House Jameson, Ted Osborne, Wendell Holmes, George Lefferts (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director). 18:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

97441. Five-Star Matinee. September 19, 1958. Program #43. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Man Is Always Right". A daughter learns a lesson in husband control. Sophie Kerr (writer), Fred Collins (announcer), Peggy Allenby, Delmar Knutson (?), William Welch (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Barbara Jeckel. 23:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10586. Five-Star Matinee. April 1959. Program #121. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Sit in the Sun". A retired gent wins a trip to California, but isn't too eager to go. The date is approximate. . 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10587. Five-Star Matinee. May 1959. Program #136. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "You're A Pal". On the night before joining the Army, a friendly night clubber is besieged with last minute favors. The date is approximate. Lawson Zerbe. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10588. Five-Star Matinee. May 15, 1959. Program #145. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "You're Not Funny Dear". A drunken, lonely comedian finds someone to whom he can tell his jokes. Leon Janney. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10589. Five-Star Matinee. May 29, 1959. Program #151. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Forbidden Ritual". An amusing story about a young (and beautiful) Ph. D. who gets Mercury and the other gods helping her romance. . 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10590. Five-Star Matinee. June 5, 1959. Program #154. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Young and Scared". A G. I. helps a runaway he finds in a bus station. . 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13546. Five-Star Matinee. November 11, 1960. Program #386. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Lost Memory". The final chapter of, "Lost Memory." Fred Collins (announcer), Joanne Dru. 20 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13550. Five-Star Matinee. December 2, 1960. Program #400. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Prime Of Life". Chapter four of, "The Prime Of Life." Eddie Albert. 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13551. Five-Star Matinee. December 2, 1960. Program #401. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Prime Of Life". Chapter five (the conclusion) of, "The Prime Of Life." Eddie Albert. 20 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13548. Five-Star Matinee. December 2, 1960. Program #398. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Prime Of Life". Chapter two of, "The Prime Of Life." Eddie Albert. 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13549. Five-Star Matinee. December 2, 1960. Program #399. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Prime Of Life". Chapter three of, "The Prime Of Life." Eddie Albert. 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13547. Five-Star Matinee. December 2, 1960. Program #397. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Prime Of Life". The first chapter of, "The Prime Of Life" is dramatized. Eddie Albert. 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88533. Five-Star Matinee. Program #172. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Forgive Us Our Debts". Two newlyweds find the in-laws much-too-helpful. Peggy Allen, Delmar Knutson (?), William Welch (adaptor), Sophie Kerr (writer), Fred Collins (nnouncer), Daniel Sutter (director), Barbara Jeckel. 23:23. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

88532. Five-Star Matinee. Program #84. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Bumpkin In Hollywood". A washed-up Hollywood actor is visited by his wholesome sister from the styx. Just what he needs! Mandel Kramer, Diana Barth, William Quinn, Edward Nolan (adaptor), Cathleen Cordell, Fred Collins (host), Harriet Frank Jr. (writer), Jim Dukas, Daniel Sutter (director). 22:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

88531. Five-Star Matinee. Program #83. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Girl We Left Behind". Elaine, a friend from the past, is about to get married. Memories of a ten-year-old dirty trick. Naomi Sellers (writer), Fred Collins (host), Inga Yolis, Lydia Bruce, Elaine Rost, Jim Stevens, Irene Hubbard, Daniel Sutter (director), Earl Hamner Jr.. 21:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

88530. Five-Star Matinee. Program #81. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Night Of The Robbery". A gang of teenagers is robbing houses. One of them has a gun and is eager to use it. John Hawkins (author), Ward Hawkins (author), Fred Collins (host), Lynn Cook, Larry Robinson, Bryna Raeburn, Dean Olmquist, William Welch (adaptor). 22:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

88529. Five-Star Matinee. Program #81. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Conscience Of The Cop". A cop kills a man during the hold-up of a liquor store. The cop wants to know more about the man he killed. The music fill and system cue have been deleted. Bob Hastings, Natalie Priest, George Lefferts (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Mary Sorel, Sam Grey, William Zuckert, Bess McCammon, William Fay (author), Fred Collins (host). 21:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

66240. Five-Star Matinee. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Mrs. O'Brien Enters High Society". The Irish owner of a boarding house takes in a very high class roomer. Joe McCarthy (author), Mary Michael, Betty Caine, Ken Erickson, David Gothard, Robert Cenedella (adaptor), Carol Haythorne. 23:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 22 programs.