The Adventurers Club

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.


100037. The Adventurers Club. January 11, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen. The first show of the series. A dramatization of the 1922 Tibetan adventures of Dr. William McGovern, a professor at Northwestern University. The series features and kettle drum tympanist in addition to the Hammond organ. Ken Nordine (host), Don Gallagher, Jack Simpson (producer), Russ Young (director), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Dave McCall (organist). 29:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

100038. The Adventurers Club. January 18, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen. A dramatization of the adventures of Major A.F. "Speed" Chandler, "Daredevil Driver of The Speedway." Chandler is known for being the first to climb a rope ladder from his race car to a low-flying airplane. Many of these program have a final commercial for Shaeffer Fineline pencil spoken in rhythm and rhyme. Ken Nordine (host), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Dave McCall (organist). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

100039. The Adventurers Club. January 25, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen, Bulova (local). The adventures of Lieutenant Lenard Keeler (of the Chicago police), who pioneered in the use of the "lie detector." Ken Nordine (host), Mike Wallace (playing the dramatic lead as "Myron Wallace), Jack Simpson (producer), Russ Young (director), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Dave McCall (organist). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

100040. The Adventurers Club. February 1, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen, Bulova (local). The adventures of Stanley Graham in the Mexican jungles, hunting the wild jaguar and menaced by the Yaqui Indians. Ken Nordine (host), Maurice Copeland, Jack Simpson (producer), Russ Young (director), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Dave McCall (organist). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

100041. The Adventurers Club. February 8, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen ("5-in-1 Mystery Compass" premium). The first part of the adventures of Count Byron de Prorok. While crossing the Sahara, the Count is in search for the tomb of Queen Tin Hinan. Ken Nordine (host), Ed Prentiss, Jack Simpson (producer), Russ Young (director), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Dave McCall (organist). 27:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

100042. The Adventurers Club. February 15, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen ("5-in-1 Mystery Compass" premium). The second part of the adventures of Count Byron De Prorok. The Taurogs attack after the Count loots the tomb Tinan. Ken Nordine (host), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Dave McCall (organist), Ed Prentiss, Jack Simpson (producer), Russ Young (director). 27:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

100043. The Adventurers Club. February 22, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen ("5-in-1 Mystery Compass" premium). The third (and final) part of the dramatized adventures of Count Byron De Prorok. The Count and his companions are lost in the desert when a sandstorm strikes. Ken Nordine (host), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Jack Simpson (producer), Russ Young (director), Dave McCall (organist), Ed Prentiss. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

100044. The Adventurers Club. March 1, 1947. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago origination/aircheck. Sponsored by: Shaeffer Pen. A dramatization of the adventures of Paul Cyr, a secret agent in the French resistance during 1944. He parachuted behind enemy lines for the O.S.S. to work with the Maquis. Ken Nordine (host), Jack Sharp (writer), Gretchen Sharp (writer), Jack Simpson (producer), Russ Young (director), Dave McCall (organist), Mike Wallace (billed as "Myron Walllace"). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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