Backstage Wife

January 20, 1939 to June 2, 1948
58 episodes known to exist
Backstage Wife is an American soap opera radio program that details the travails of Mary Noble, a girl from a small town in Iowa who came to New York seeking her future. Vivian Fridell had the title role from 1935 until the early 1940s. It was then taken over by Claire Niesen, who continued as Mary Noble until the end of the series. Mary's husband, Larry Noble, was portrayed by Ken Griffin, then James Meighan and finally, Guy Sorel. The music was supplied by organist Chet Kingsbury. More on Wikipedia
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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January 20, 1939 - June 2, 1948
Mary Noble, Backstage Wife
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Mary Noble, Backstage Wife
January 20, 1939 - June 2, 1948
58 episodes known to exist
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January 20, 1939 
 
 
15:00 

 
 
August 13, 1939 
 
 
15:00 

 
 
August 21, 1947 
Larry Gets It 
 
13:00 

 
 
June 2, 1948 
 
 
15:00 

 
3913 
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Maude Leaving For New York 
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13:00 

 
3914 
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Claudia Upset with Rupert 
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13:00 

 
3915 
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Claudia Flirting with Larry 
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13:00 

 
3916 
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Victor Is Back 
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13:00 

 
3917 
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Claudia's Actions 
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13:00 

 
3918 
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Mary Talks to Rupert About Claudia 
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13:00 

 
3919 
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Claudia and Larry Caught Kissing 
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13:00 

 
3920 
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Larry Defends Mary's Honor 
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13:00 

 
3921 
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Claudia Wants the Lead 
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Ruppert Wants Mary 
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13:00 

 
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Larry Wants to Go On a Picnic 
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13:00 

 
3924 
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Ruppert Is Worried About Julia 
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13:00 

 
3925 
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Julia Must Leave Bermuda 
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13:00 

 
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Julia Returning with Oliver 
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13:00 

 
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Larry's Dressing Room 
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13:00 

 
3928 
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Mary and Larry Argue over Rupert 
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13:00 

 
3929 
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Mary Talks to Maude About Claudia 
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3930 
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Rupert Waiting For Julia's Boat 
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3931 
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Victorfinds Julia and Oliver 
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13:00 

 
3932 
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Shiela Wants Out 
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3933 
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Claudia Confronts Mary 
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3934 
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Larry Tries to Get Claudia the Lead 
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Rupert Upset over Oliver 
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3936 
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Victor Wants Oliver Out 
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13:00 

 
3937 
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Larry and Claudia 
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3938 
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Mary Upset About Claudia Kissing Larry 
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3939 
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Mary and Larry Arguing About the Kiss 
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3940 
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Julia Is Making Rupert Jealous 
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3941 
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Mary Wants Her Securities 
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13:00 

 
3942 
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At Mary's House 
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3943 
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Shiela Interviews Claudia For the Lead 
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13:00 

 
3944 
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Mary Confesses She Saw Rupert 
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13:00 

 
3945 
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Julia Threatens to Leave Rupert 
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3946 
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To Meet the Nobles 
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13:00 

 
3947 
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The Fight 
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13:00 

 
3948 
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Larry Fights For Claudia to Read 
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