The Brighter Day

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.


3763. The Brighter Day. June 12, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Dreft. A touching episode in which Papa Dennis finds out that he's been fired from his church because of a scandal. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61408. The Brighter Day. January 11, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Dreft. Papa Dennis has left his church. His daughter Liz is comforted by her fiance, Jerry. What can Papa Dennis say? Bill Smith, Margaret Draper, Ron Rawson (announcer). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49872. The Brighter Day. October 6, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Dreft. Grayling is bitter with his prospects and lack of money. Liz tries to share her optimism. Will Veely renew Poppa Dennis' contract? Ron Rawson (announcer). 11:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

75537. The Brighter Day. November 1, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Dreft. "Because germs can breed in 'dishwater film,' Dreft helps protect your family's health." Papa Dennis has lost his job as reverend in his church. Lizzie Dennis is "plenty of woman." Sarah Fussell (?), Bill Smith, Margaret Draper, Ron Rawson (announcer), Ray Barrett (announcer). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

108672. The Brighter Day. November 29, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Dreft. Dreft washes dishes "healthfully" cleans. It helps prevent flu, colds, scarlet fever, whooping cough! Dr. Jerry Forester has to decide between Rose and Liz. Mildred Carleton is about to return to California by Pullman. Getting a reservation will be no problem...the family owns the railroad. Mrs. Carleton has Jerry's life pretty much planned out. Liz wants to know...tomorrow! Len Sterling (announcer), Ron Rawson (announcer). 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

108649. The Brighter Day. December 6, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Dreft. Liz has returned the ring to Jerry. She walks down the street, seeing nothin; her thoughts in a whirl. She's now 26, her heart is breaking and she's got to learn to live with herself. Rose and Dr. Bennett pay a visit to Liz and her Papa. Rose asks forgiveness and says that she's going to New York. What next for Liz and Papa? Len Sterling (announcer), Ron Rawson (announcer), Bill Smith, Margaret Draper. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

108646. The Brighter Day. June 20, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Dreft. "The way you wash dishes can mean the difference between sickness and health." Edith has wrecked her car; Cliff feels responsible for the accident. Patsy has gotten a great report card and a letter from the principal. Cliff is taking the accident very hard and he wants to move in with the Dennisons. Len Sterling (announcer), Margaret Draper, Ron Rawson (announcer), Bill Smith. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51879. The Brighter Day. May 15, 1950. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ivory Flakes, Lava Soap. Unsophisticated Elizabeth is in love with Nathan. Nathan and his pal Manny go for a nighttime swim and discuss the romance with Miss Dennis. Bill Rogers (announcer). 14:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3764. The Brighter Day. July 27, 1955. CBS net. Sponsored by: Instant Swansdown Cake Mixes. A stolen silver clock has upset the lives of everyone and is causing malicious gossip. Lyndia resteals it and is going to give it back. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3765. The Brighter Day. August 22, 1955. CBS net. Sponsored by: Instant Swansdown Cake Mixes, Hazel Bishop lipstick. Lyndia and Max dine at the farmhouse of Mrs. Dunbar. Max proposes, but Lyndia's going to Boston. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 10 programs.