Grand Central Station

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.


10675. Grand Central Station. November 26, 1940. Blue Network. "Revenge for Two". Sponsored by: Rinso. Cupid rides the train and helps Princess Charming get her Prince. Jessie Royce Landis, Linda Watkins, P. K. Wilson (writer), Richard Kollmar, Tom Shirley (announcer), Whitford Kane. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1378. Grand Central Station. March 21, 1945. CBS net, WABC, New York aircheck. "Grandpa Crashes Through". Commercials deleted. Grandpa Gleason is a strange, outspoken visitor to the Grand Central Art Galleries. Parker Fennelly, Charles Holden (writer), Alexander Scourby (narrator), Jane Carter, John Archer, Nicholas Joy, Riza Royce, George Baxter (announcer). 21:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

1377. Grand Central Station. December 1, 1945. CBS net, WABC, New York aircheck. "Larkspur To Feed The Soul". Sponsored by: Pillsbury Snow-Sheen Flour (1946 Chrysler contest). "A love story for stagestruck souls who, at one time or another, been intoxicated by the heady perfume of the theatre." Charles Holden (writer), Vilma Cure, Don Appel, Nancy Douglas, Francis Compton, Blaine Cordner, Jack Arthur (narrator), George Baxter (annoucer). 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

77353. Grand Central Station. August 24, 1946. CBS net. "Moon Blind". Sponsored by: Pillsbury (two commercials deleted). A country boy leaves the girl who loves him to find success in the big city. When the girl marries another guy, the boy decides to begin a life of crime. A syrupy love story that absolutely requires a great organist (which it has). George Matthews, Eugenia Rawls, Harry Trellavan Jr., Stuart Metz (announcer), Frank Tweddle (?), John Reed King (narrator), Kathryn Bard, Donald Buka, James Monks. 27:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

75737. Grand Central Station. March 13, 1948. CBS net. "A Sprig Of Mignonette". Sponsored by: Pillsbury Flour. Dr. Kleehammer tries to help her brother change his outlook on life, before he kills himself. A romantic comedy, based on an unusual topic (for radio), attempted suicide! Ken Roberts (announcer), Staats Cotsworth, Sarah Burton, Gregory Morton, William Layton, Neil Fitzgerald, Lew White (music), Lawrence De Foy (? writer). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

77630. Grand Central Station. September 18, 1948. CBS net. "Too Young To Understand". Commercials deleted. Sarah Fussell portrays a young boy who also narrates the story. A farm boy is very concerned about his older brother. Sarah Fussell, Harold Parke Godwin (writer), Charme Allen, Howard Smith, Kenneth Forbes, Ken Roberts (announcer). 27:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

23515. Grand Central Station. December 24, 1949. CBS net. "Miracle For Christmas". Sponsored by: Pillsbury Flour. The sixth consecutive presentation of the show's traditional program. A well-done and very moving Christmas story. Mason Adams, Jay Bennett (writer), Martin Horrell (producer), Ira Ashley, Lew White (music), Burly Mills (music), Ken Roberts (narrator), Galen Drake (commercial spokesman), Ralph Platten, Gilbert Mack, Walter Greaza, Madeleine Pearce. 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

23516. Grand Central Station. December 1950. CBS net. "Miracle For Christmas". The seventh consecutive presentation of the show's traditional program. Jay Bennett (writer), Mason Adams, Gilbert Mack, Ken Roberts (announcer), Lew White (organ), Galen Drake (announcer), Madeleine Pierce, Ralph Clanton, Walter Greaza. 24:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10676. Grand Central Station. August 18, 1951. CBS net. "If the Shoe Doesn't Fit". Sponsored by: Pillsbury Flour and mixes. A young tap dancer tries to fill his father's shoes...literally, even though the old man was a "heel." William Redfield. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

699. Grand Central Station. CBS net. A book publisher discovers a tough old lady in his office. She's writing a novel while living on a barge in the East River. He falls for her seventeen-year-old daughter. The title of the story is not announced. . 12:45. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

Report contains 10 programs.