Mayor of the Town

September 6, 1942 to January 21, 1948
46 episodes known to exist
Mayor of the Town was a comedy radio show which ran from September 6, 1942 to January 21, 1948. It starred Lional Barrymore, Agnes Moorehead, Lional Barrymore, and Agnes Moorehead.
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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
September 6, 1942 - September 27, 1942
Mayor of the Town
4
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2
October 7, 1942 - June 30, 1943
Mayor of the Town
39
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3
April 15, 1946 - January 21, 1948
Mayor of the Town
3
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Mayor of the Town
September 6, 1942 - September 27, 1942
4 episodes known to exist
Stars: Lional Barrymore, Agnes Moorehead
Music: Gordon Jenkins
Announcer: Harlow Wilcox
Creator/writer: Jean Holloway
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 6, 1942 
Tom Williams Wants to Enlist 
Lurene Tuttle Jerry Hausner does the baby cry on the Rinso commercial. 
29:42 

 
September 13, 1942 
Holly Has a Crush On John Andrews 
Bea Benaderet, Priscilla Lyon 
29:51 

 
September 20, 1942 
Amy Lou Goes to War 
Stan Ferrar. Jerry Hausner and Veola Vonn are on the commercials. 
29:49 

 
September 27, 1942 
`papa Dear' Contest 
Jerry Hausner, Will Wright. Griff Barnett is in the opening commercial. Final Show for NBC. 
29:95 

 
Mayor of the Town
October 7, 1942 - June 30, 1943
39 episodes known to exist
Stars: Lional Barrymore, Agnes Moorehead
Music: Gordon Jenkins
Announcer: Harlow Wilcox
Creator/writer: Jean Holloway
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 7, 1942 
Mayor Takes in an 11-Year-Old War Orphan 
Robert Bailey, Jerry Hausner, Billy Roy. First Show for CBS 
29:34 

 
October 14, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
October 21, 1942 
A Baby Is Abandoned At the Mayor's Doorstep 
Paula Winslowe, Jerry Hausner 
29:48 

 
October 28, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 4, 1942 
The Mayor Helps a Discredited Surgeon 
Priscilla Lyon, Sidney Blackmer, Eddie Marr, Bea Benaderet 
29:38 

 
November 11, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 18, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 25, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
December 2, 1942 
The Mayor Helps a Musician Who's Going Deaf 
Carl Esmond, Bea Benaderet. Veola Vonn is on a Rinso commercial. 
29:33 

 
10 
December 9, 1942 
Enemy Agents Try to Steal a Cane with Hidden Information 
Joseph Kerns, Stan Ferrar, Cy Kendall, Gerald Mohr, Billy Roy, Paula Winslowe. Veola Vonn is on one commercial. 
29:45 

 
11 
December 16, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 24, 1942 
A Christmas Carol 
Christmas Program 
29:51 

 
13 
December 30, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
14 
January 6, 1943 
Janie Williams' Baby 
Joseph Kearns, Cy Kendall, Stan Ferrar. This is a continuation of the storyline from the program of 9-6-42. 
29:42 

 
15 
January 13, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 20, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
17 
January 27, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
18 
February 3, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
19 
February 10, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 17, 1943 
Finding Mary Meyer 
Beulah Bondi, Stan Ferrar. Agnes Moorehead plays a different role in this episode. 
29:33 

 
21 
February 24, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
22 
March 3, 1943 
Dick Miller's Submarine Accident 
 
29:43 

 
23 
March 10, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 17, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
25 
March 24, 1943 
A Fraud Painter Tries to Steal Valuable Cups From Sharon 
Carl Esmond, Arthur Q. Bryan, Diana Lynn 
28:57 

 
26 
March 31, 1943 
Bob Hope Visits 
Bob Hope, Janet Waldo 
28:57 

 
27 
April 7, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
28 
April 14, 1943 
The Mayor Tries to Spend a Quiet Night At Home 
 
28:54 

 
29 
April 21, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
30 
April 28, 1943 
Mayor Recalls Scenes of Love in Springdale 
Lionel Stander, Cy Kendall, Diana Lynn. James Cagney and the cast salute Lional Barrymore on the occasion of his 65th birthday and the 50th anniversary of his first stage perfomance. Agnes Moorehead and Lional Stander do a singing commercial for Rinso. 
29:32 

 
31 
May 5, 1943 
Susie Robertson Enters an Amateur Contest 
Jane Withers, Charles Ruggles, Lionel Stander 
28:58 

 
32 
May 12, 1943 
Susie's Engagement to a Movie Star 
Jane Withers, Charles Ruggles, Edgar Barrier. Another program is heard at the beginning because the recording engineer was tuned to the wrong station. 
29:00 

 
33 
May 19, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
34 
May 26, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
35 
June 2, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
36 
June 9, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
37 
June 16, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
38 
June 23, 1943 
The Mayor Takes Care of Five Cats 
Charles Ruggles, Will Wright, Joseph Kearns 
29:18 

 
39 
June 30, 1943 
Toni Mccafferty Falls For Captain Bill Kennedy 
Claire Trevor, Fred MacKaye, Ted Von Eltz. Lional Barrymore is honored by Radio Guide magazine for being voted "best radio actor on the air" by it's readers. 
29:29 

 
Mayor of the Town
April 15, 1946 - January 21, 1948
3 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
April 15, 1946 
All On an April Evening 
Conrad Binyon, Lurene Tuttle 
25:50 

 
 
July 7, 1946 
The Rocking Chair 
 
25:50 

 
 
January 21, 1948 
Patty Burton's Christmas Tree 
 
30:00 

 
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