Electric Theater

September 29, 1940 to May 8, 1949
87 episodes known to exist
Electric Theater was a radio show which ran from September 29, 1940 to May 8, 1949. It starred Helen Hayes and Helen Hayes.
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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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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
September 29, 1940 - June 22, 1941
Helen Hayes Theater
39
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2
October 5, 1941 - February 1, 1942
Helen Hayes Theater
17
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3
September 8, 1945 - March 23, 1946
Helen Hayes Theater
29
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4
November 21, 1948 - May 8, 1949
Helen Hayes Theater
2
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Helen Hayes Theater
September 29, 1940 - June 22, 1941
39 episodes known to exist
Stars: Helen Hayes
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 29, 1940 
Victoria and Albert 
Paul Henreid 
30:00 

 
October 6, 1940 
Love From a Stranger 
 
30:00 

 
October 13, 1940 
Farewell to Arms 
 
30:00 

 
October 20, 1940 
There's Always Juliet 
 
30:00 

 
October 27, 1940 
Let the Hurricane Roar 
 
30:00 

 
November 3, 1940 
Alice Adams 
 
30:00 

 
November 10, 1940 
Joan of Arc 
 
30:00 

 
November 17, 1940 
Other Gods 
 
30:00 

 
November 24, 1940 
Pride and Prejudice 
 
30:00 

 
10 
December 1, 1940 
The Outsider 
 
30:00 

 
11 
December 8, 1940 
Michael and Mary 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 15, 1940 
Nine Pine Street 
 
30:00 

 
13 
December 22, 1940 
Can We Forget? 
 
30:00 

 
14 
December 29, 1940 
Mayerling 
Brian Aherne 
30:00 

 
15 
January 5, 1941 
Strange Victory 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 12, 1941 
Age of Innocence 
 
30:00 

 
17 
January 19, 1941 
Within the Law 
 
30:00 

 
18 
January 26, 1941 
Bid For Happiness 
 
30:00 

 
19 
February 2, 1941 
Distant Drums 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 9, 1941 
Third Degree 
 
30:00 

 
21 
February 16, 1941 
Another Language 
 
30:00 

 
22 
February 23, 1941 
Bachelor Mother 
 
30:00 

 
23 
March 2, 1941 
Prison Without Bars 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 9, 1941 
Comstock Queen 
 
30:00 

 
25 
March 16, 1941 
The Straw 
Author: Eugene O'Neill 
30:00 

 
26 
March 23, 1941 
A Little Journey 
 
30:00 

 
27 
March 30, 1941 
Stolen Life 
 
30:00 

 
28 
April 6, 1941 
The Doctor Takes a Wife 
 
30:00 

 
29 
April 13, 1941 
Bill of Divorcement 
 
30:00 

 
30 
April 20, 1941 
Manslaughter 
 
30:00 

 
31 
April 27, 1941 
Lady with the Lamp 
Les Tremayne 
29:20 

 
32 
May 4, 1941 
Some Must Watch 
 
30:30 

 
33 
May 11, 1941 
Dark Victory 
 
30:00 

 
34 
May 18, 1941 
The Late Christopher Bean 
 
30:00 

 
35 
May 25, 1941 
Lady of Letters 
Les Tremayne 
29:30 

 
36 
June 1, 1941 
Farewell to Arms 
 
30:00 

 
37 
June 8, 1941 
To the Ladies 
 
30:00 

 
38 
June 15, 1941 
Love Affair 
 
30:00 

 
39 
June 22, 1941 
Victoria and Albert 
Paul Henreid. Repeate of episode 1 
30:00 

 
Helen Hayes Theater
October 5, 1941 - February 1, 1942
17 episodes known to exist
Stars: Helen Hayes
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 5, 1941 
Jane Eyre 
 
30:00 

 
October 12, 1941 
The Young At Heart 
 
30:00 

 
October 19, 1941 
Let the Hurricane Roar 
 
30:00 

 
October 26, 1941 
Kitty Foyle 
 
30:00 

 
November 2, 1941 
The Old Lady Shows Here Medals 
 
30:00 

 
November 9, 1941 
The Last of Mrs. Cheney 
 
30:00 

 
November 16, 1941 
Arrowsmith 
 
30:00 

 
November 23, 1941 
This Is Our Destiny 
 
30:00 

 
November 30, 1941 
A Star Is Born 
 
30:00 

 
10 
December 14, 1941 
Tovarich 
This story was originally scheculed to be aired on December 7th, but was postponed a week because of Pearl Harbor events. 
30:00 

 
11 
December 21, 1941 
Lady with a Lamp 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 28, 1941 
The Lady Eve 
 
30:00 

 
13 
January 4, 1942 
The Outsider 
 
30:00 

 
14 
January 11, 1942 
The Brave Die Once 
 
30:00 

 
15 
January 18, 1942 
Accent On Youth 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 25, 1942 
Night Raid 
 
30:00 

 
17 
February 1, 1942 
What Every Woman Knows 
 
30:00 

 
Helen Hayes Theater
Also known as HELEN HAYES THEATER
September 8, 1945 - March 23, 1946
29 episodes known to exist
Host and Star: Helen Heyes
Announcer: Frank Gallup
Director: Lester O'Keefe
Music: Walter Selinsky
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 8, 1945 
Madame Curie 
Jose Ferrer AFRS "Globe Theater" 
24:42 

 
September 15, 1945 
To the Ladies 
Chester Stratton. (Globe Theater) 
25:00 

 
September 22, 1945 
Let the Hurricane Roar 
Ralph Bellamy 
29:50 

 
September 29, 1945 
Late Christopher Bean 
Walter Huston 
29:50 

 
October 6, 1945 
Arrowsmith 
Dean Jagger 
29:50 

 
October 13, 1945 
Chopsticks 
Burgess Meredith 
29:50 
October 20, 1945 
Victoria Rigina 
Tonio Selwart 
29:50 

 
October 27, 1945 
Intermezzo 
Brian Aherne 
29:50 

 
November 3, 1945 
My Little Boy 
Carl Ewald 
29:50 

 
10 
November 10, 1945 
Shadow Play 
Alfred Drake 
29:50 

 
11 
November 17, 1945 
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir 
Maurice Evans 
29:50 
12 
November 24, 1945 
Wuthering Heights 
Martin Gabel 
29:50 

 
13 
December 1, 1945 
Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden 
Gene Lockhart 
29:50 

 
14 
December 8, 1945 
Angel Street 
Boris Karloff, Sir Cedric Hardwicke 
29:50 

 
15 
December 15, 1945 
Miss Rudebaker Takes Off 
Michael O'Shea 
29:50 

 
16 
December 22, 1945 
A Child Is Born 
Jose Ferer Christmas Program 
29:50 

 
17 
December 29, 1945 
Cinderella 
Alfred drake 
29:50 

 
18 
January 5, 1946 
Kind Lady 
Jose Ferrer 
29:50 

 
19 
January 12, 1946 
Sobbin' Women 
John Morley 
29:50 

 
20 
January 19, 1946 
Doll's House 
Otto Kruger 
29:50 

 
21 
January 26, 1946 
Run, Gabriel, Run 
Wendell Carey 
29:50 

 
22 
February 2, 1946 
Jane Eyre 
Martin Gabel 
29:50 

 
23 
February 9, 1946 
Ann Rutledge 
John Morley Written by: Norman Corwin 
29:50 

 
24 
February 16, 1946 
My Little Boy 
Donald Devlin 
29:50 

 
25 
February 23, 1946 
Dick Swiveller and the Marchioness 
Tom Helmer Last show sponsored by TEXTON 
29:50 

 
26 
March 2, 1946 
Romeo and Juliet 
Maurice Evans Show becomes CBS Sustained from here on 
29:50 

 
27 
March 9, 1946 
Another Language 
 
29:50 

 
28 
March 16, 1946 
Siren Song From Baltimore 
 
29:50 

 
29 
March 23, 1946 
Mary of Scotland 
Helen Hayes, Berry Kroeger 
25:00 

 
Helen Hayes Theater
November 21, 1948 - May 8, 1949
2 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
November 21, 1948 
Sobbin' Women 
John Morley 
29:50 

 
32 
May 8, 1949 
No Room For Peter Pan 
Ivan Cury 
29:20 

 
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