The American Weekly Program

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.


84740. The American Weekly Program. September 7, 1933. Program #20. Hearst syndication. "When The Comet Strikes". Sponsored by: The American Weekly ($1000 a year for life slogan contest). The program was "staged at the studios of The General Broadcasting Company at New York." The final commercial heard on each program during the series is a music fill for local insert. The program was called, "Front Page Drama," starting with program #37. Leonard Cox (writer, director). 14:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51890. The American Weekly Program. September 14, 1933. Program #21. Hearst syndication. "The Poison Pen". Sponsored by: The American Weekly ($1000 a year for life slogan contest). Staged in the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York. A woman writes anonymous letters to wreck a marriage and causes a suicide. The date is approximate. . 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51891. The American Weekly Program. September 21, 1933. Program #22. Hearst syndication. Sponsored by: The American Weekly ($1000 a year for life slogan contest). Staged in the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York City. An untitled story about a famous playwright who marries his ugly secretary. The next issue of the American Weekly magazine is mentioned at the September 24th (1933) issue. The date is approximate. Leonard Cox (writer, director). 14:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85048. The American Weekly Program. September 28, 1933. Program #23. Hearst syndication. "Ghost Of The Catacombs. Sponsored by: The American Weekly ($1000 a year for life slogan contest). Produced at the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York City. . 14:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84741. The American Weekly Program. October 5, 1933. Program #24. Hearst syndication. "The Almost Perfect Crime". Sponsored by: The American Weekly ($1000 a year for life slogan contest). Staged in the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York. . 14:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84742. The American Weekly Program. October 12, 1933. Program #25. Hearst syndication. "The Unforgivable Sin". Sponsored by: The American Weekly ($1000 a year for life slogan contest). Dramatized in the studios of The General Broadcasting Company in New York. . 14:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84743. The American Weekly Program. October 19, 1933. Program #26. Hearst syndication. "The Song Of My Soul". Sponsored by: The American Weekly ($1000 a year for life slogan contest). Staged in the studios of The General Broadcasting Company in New York. . 14:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84744. The American Weekly Program. October 26, 1933. Program #27. Hearst syndication. "The Wild West Of 1933". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. The story originates from the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York. . 14:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84745. The American Weekly Program. November 2, 1933. Program #28. Hearst syndication. "The Nine Striking Beauties". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. The program originates in the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York. . 14:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84746. The American Weekly Program. November 9, 1933. Program #29. Hearst syndication. "My Life Of Crime". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. The program originates from the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York. . 14:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51892. The American Weekly Program. November 16, 1933. Program #30. Hearst syndication. "Switchboard Secrets". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Produced at the studios of The General Broadcasting Company, New York. A woman is forced to dress as a man to get a secretarial job, but complications ensue. A story taken from the November 19, 1933 issue of The American Weekly magazine. . 15:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84747. The American Weekly Program. November 23, 1933. Program #31. Hearst syndication. "Retribution". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Staged and produced in the New York studios of The General Broadcasting Company. . 14:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84748. The American Weekly Program. November 30, 1933. Program #32. Hearst syndication. "A Doctor's Love". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Staged and produced in the New York studios of The General Broadcasting Company. The story in The American Weekly was titled, "Sent Typhoid Germ To The Girl He Loved." . 14:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84749. The American Weekly Program. December 7, 1933. Program #33. Hearst syndication. "The Sword Of Fate". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Produced and staged at the New York studios of The General Broadcasting Company. . 14:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51893. The American Weekly Program. December 14, 1933. Program #34. Hearst syndication. "The Knife". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Produced in the New York studios of The General Broadcasting Company. A rural mailman is shot to death and a fancy knife is found near the body. The story was taken from the December 17, 1933 issue of The American Weekly. R. C. Wentworth (announcer). 15:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

90315. The American Weekly Program. December 21, 1933. Program #35. Hearst syndication. "The Christmas Eve Ghost". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. The program is "produced in the New York Studios of the General Broadcasting Company." A good ghost story about a parson who dies just before Christmas, swearing to return the next year. A good stort! R. C. Wentworth (announcer). 15:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84750. The American Weekly Program. December 21, 1933. Program #35. Hearst syndication. "The Christmas Eve Ghost". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Produced in the New York studios of The General Broadcasting Company. . 14:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84751. The American Weekly Program. December 28, 1933. Program #36. Hearst syndication. "The Broken Coin". Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Produced in the New York studios of The General Broadcasting Company. The last program in the series using called, "The American Weekly Program." The following week's show and the remainder of the series are referred to as, "Front Page Drama." R. C. Wentworth (announcer). 14:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24050. The American Weekly Program. 1935. Hearst syndication. Sponsored by: The American Weekly. Tom Terriss tells a very exciting story of the back alleys of Algiers. Terris was certainly an excellent radio raconteur! The date is approximate. The final 11 minutes of the program only. Tom Terriss. 11 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 19 programs.