On Stage

January 1, 1953 to September 30, 1954
79 episodes known to exist
On Stage was a drama radio show which ran from January 1, 1953 to September 30, 1954.
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January 1, 1953 - September 30, 1954
On Stage
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On Stage
January 1, 1953 - September 30, 1954
79 episodes known to exist
Announcer: George Walsh
Produced and Directed By: Elliot Lewis
Music Fred Steiner, Lud Gluskin "cathy & Elliott Theme": Ray Noble
Sound Effects: Vern Surry, Ross Murray
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January 1, 1953 
The String Bow Tie 
 
29:30 

 
January 8, 1953 
Beirut by Sunrise 
Edgar Barrier, Ben Wright, Byron Kane 
25:00 

 
January 11, 1953 
A Poetic Tragedy 
Rehersal of Episode 3 aired 1-15-53 Pick-ups at end 
28:20 

 
January 15, 1953 
A Poetic Tragedy 
 
29:40 

 
January 22, 1953 
Cargo 
 
27:20 

 
January 29, 1953 
Public Furlough 
 
29:30 

 
February 5, 1953 
A Corner of Autumn 
 
29:10 

 
February 12, 1953 
The Party 
 
29:00 

 
February 19, 1953 
Four Meetings 
Jaennette Nolan, Ben Wright 
29:00 

 
February 26, 1953 
A Fifth of Tears 
Written & Narrated by: Bob Sweeney 
29:30 

 
10 
March 12, 1953 
Call Me a Cab 
Shirley Gordon, Howard McNear, Mary Jane Croft, Peggy Webber. Show of 3/5 Pre-Empted 
29:20 

 
11 
March 19, 1953 
Eddie 
Clayton Post, Jerry Hausner, Peggy Webber 
29:30 

 
12 
March 26, 1953 
Dig, the Thief 
John McIntyre, Lee Millard, Hal Gerard, Ken Christy, GeGe Pearson, Byron Kane, Bob Sweeney 
29:00 

 
13 
April 2, 1953 
The Lady Or the Tiger 
Alan Reed, Sammie Hill, Junius Matthews. Damaged disk 1st 4 minutes otherwise excellent sound. 
29:00 

 
14 
April 9, 1953 
The Bunch of Violets 
Charlotte Lawrence, Peggy Webber, Byron Kane, Dick Beals, Lou Merrill. Time plus the ending 11/2 minutes of "Stop The Music" at beginning of show 
30:00 

 
15 
April 16, 1953 
Casey At the Bat 
Hi Averbach, Howard McNear, Byron Kane, Hal March, Peter Leeds, Sidney Miller, Herb Butterfield 
30:00 

 
16 
April 23, 1953 
Skin Deep 
 
29:00 

 
17 
April 30, 1953 
Happy Anniversary Album 
This is actually Cathy & Elliott's 10th Wedding Anniversary and this show was written as a celebration. Ray Noble 
29:30 

 
18 
May 7, 1953 
The Bear 
Horace Murphy, Byron Kane 
29:40 

 
19 
May 14, 1953 
Statement of Fact 
Joan Danton, Jack Kruschen, Tyler McVey, Joseph Kearns, Truda Marson, Byron Kane 
29:30 

 
20 
May 21, 1953 
Conrad in Quest of His Youth 
 
29:00 

 
21 
May 28, 1953 
The Hanging At Four Oaks 
Barney Phillips, Harry Bartell, Johnny McGovern, Edgar Barrier, Byron Kane 
29:00 

 
22 
June 4, 1953 
And a Fond Farewell 
Byron Kane 
29:00 

 
23 
June 11, 1953 
East Lynn 
 
29:00 

 
24 
June 18, 1953 
An Ideal Couple 
Tom Dixon, Paul Frees 
29:20 

 
25 
June 25, 1953 
A Day to Remember 
 
29:59 

 
26 
July 2, 1953 
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere 
Richard Shandly ending cut - story intact Independence Day Program 
25:50 

 
27 
July 9, 1953 
Man of Independent Mind 
 
29:00 

 
28 
July 16, 1953 
Miracle For Julie 
 
29:00 

 
29 
July 23, 1953 
The Fling 
Sammie Hill, Herb Butterfield 
29:30 

 
30 
July 30, 1953 
The Girl I Tried to Love 
 
29:00 

 
31 
August 13, 1953 
A Month of Sundays 
Show of 8/6 Pre-Empted 
29:00 

 
32 
August 20, 1953 
Canary Yellow 
Lou Merrill, Larry Merrill, GeGe Pearson 
29:40 

 
33 
August 27, 1953 
Child in the Room 
 
29:00 

 
34 
September 9, 1953 
I Love You, I Love You, Gezundheit! 
Show moves to Wednesdays 
29:00 

 
35 
September 16, 1953 
The Crustacean 
Larry Thor, Parley Paer 
30:50 

 
36 
September 23, 1953 
Penny Ante 
 
29:00 

 
37 
September 30, 1953 
Loving 
Three Short Plays. William Conrad, Clayton Post, Byron Kane, Barney Phillips 
29:40 

 
38 
October 7, 1953 
Great Dane 
 
29:00 

 
39 
October 14, 1953 
Ditty and Mr. Jasper 
 
29:00 

 
40 
October 21, 1953 
Take My Hand, My Love 
No Close - Story is intact 
27:10 

 
41 
October 28, 1953 
Cellar Door 
 
29:00 

 
42 
November 4, 1953 
Vickie 
 
29:00 

 
43 
November 11, 1953 
The Marathon 
 
29:00 

 
44 
November 18, 1953 
A Circle of Wheels 
Whitfield Connor 
28:40 

 
45 
November 25, 1953 
New York's a Nice Place to Visit, but I Wouldn't Want to Live There 
 
29:00 

 
46 
December 2, 1953 
Our American Cousin 
 
29:00 

 
47 
December 9, 1953 
Passing Strange 
 
29:00 

 
48 
December 16, 1953 
Candide 
Larry Thor, Howard McNear, Ben Wright, Jack Kruschen, Martha Wentworth, Byron Kane, Edgar Barrier 
29:10 

 
49 
December 30, 1953 
Happy Holidays 
Show of 12/23 Pre-Empted for Christmas Special. Christmas Program 
29:00 

 
50 
January 6, 1954 
Gopher Man 
Short break in run till 2/3/54 
29:00 

 
51 
February 3, 1954 
Camille 
 
29:00 

 
52 
February 10, 1954 
Tragedy Off Hollywood Blvd. 
 
29:00 

 
53 
February 17, 1954 
Heartbreak 
No Close - Story is intact 
26:20 

 
54 
March 3, 1954 
The Dreamer 
Show of 2/24 Pre-Empted 
29:00 

 
55 
March 10, 1954 
Crusade of Stanley Finston 
No close - Show is intact 
26:40 

 
56 
March 17, 1954 
Occurrence Up a Side Street 
 
29:00 

 
57 
March 24, 1954 
Heaven's to Betsy 
 
29:00 

 
58 
March 31, 1954 
Three Anniversaries 
 
29:00 

 
59 
April 7, 1954 
Hidden Heart 
 
29:00 

 
60 
April 14, 1954 
The Referee 
 
29:00 

 
61 
April 21, 1954 
A Man and His Mountain 
 
29:00 

 
62 
April 28, 1954 
Giant's Fireplace 
Rehearsal Short break in run till 6/17/54 
21:30 

 
63 
June 17, 1954 
Fork in the Road 
Show moves to Thursdays - beginning of new season 
29:00 

 
64 
June 24, 1954 
Younger Sister 
 
29:00 

 
65 
July 1, 1954 
Some Days It Just Doesn't Pay 
 
29:00 

 
66 
July 8, 1954 
Welcome Home' Dan 
 
29:00 

 
67 
July 15, 1954 
The Book of Next Month 
 
29:00 

 
68 
July 22, 1954 
Interlude 
 
29:00 

 
69 
July 29, 1954 
The Telegram 
 
28:20 
70 
August 5, 1954 
Diversion 
 
29:00 

 
71 
August 12, 1954 
Driftwood 
 
29:00 

 
72 
August 19, 1954 
Stanley Finston, Stockbroker 
 
29:00 

 
73 
August 26, 1954 
The Prize Fighter 
 
29:00 

 
74 
September 2, 1954 
Lovely Dead Letter 
 
29:00 

 
75 
September 9, 1954 
Saralee, You Are Lovely As the Summer Night 
Ending cut - Story is intact 
26:50 

 
76 
September 16, 1954 
Sleepytime Gal 
 
29:00 

 
77 
September 23, 1954 
Fascination 
 
29:00 

 
78 
September 30, 1954 
Circle of Wheels 
Whitfield Connor RERUN - Final Show of the Series This is a repeat of episode 44 
27:50 

 
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