Forecast

July 15, 1940 to September 2, 1941
26 episodes known to exist
Forecast was a drama radio show which ran from July 15, 1940 to September 2, 1941.
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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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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
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July 15, 1940 - September 2, 1940
Forecast
14
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2
July 14, 1941 - September 2, 1941
Forecast
12
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Forecast
July 15, 1940 - September 2, 1940
14 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
July 15, 1940 
Battle of Music 
Symphonic Orchestra and Swing Band battle it out. Raymond Paige, Albert Spaulding (violinist), Frankie Hyers, Joe Venuti, Freda Gibson, Gordon Gifford, Arlene Francis, DIRRECTOR: George Zachery WRITER: George Faulkner 
30:00 

 
July 15, 1940 
The American Theater 
"The Gentleman from Indiana" Frederick March, Florence Eldrich, DIRECTOR: John Houseman MUSIC: Lud Luskin WRITER: Booth Tarkington 
30:00 

 
July 22, 1940 
When You Were Twenty-One 
Nostalgic look at 1919. Danny Kaye, Joan Edwards, Rush Hughes, Jane Cowl MUSIC: Lynn Murray ANNOUNCER: John Tillman DIRECTOR: Brewster Morgan WRITERS: Ed Forman, Nathaniel Curtis, Sylvia Fine 
30:00 

 
July 22, 1940 
Suspense 
"The Lodger" Herbert Marshall, Lurene Tuttle, Edmund Gwenn, Noreen Gammil, Joseph Kearns. DIRECTOR: Alfred Hitchcock (impersonated) ANNOUNCER: Thomas Freebairn-Smith as Thomas P. Francis MUSIC: Wilbur Hatch WRITER: Belloc Lowndes 
30:00 

 
July 29, 1940 
Angel 
Lorretta Young, Elliott Lewis DIRECTOR: Glenhall Taylor ANNOUNCER: Dick Joy WRITER: True Boardman 
30:00 

 
July 29, 1940 
Duffy's Tavern 
Ed Gardner (Archie), F. Chase Taylor, Col. Stoopnagel, Gertrude Niesen, Larry Adler, Mel Allen MUSIC: John Kirby Orchestra 
30:00 

 
August 5, 1940 
Of Stars For States 
"Texas" Mary Martin, Kitty O'Neil, Hedda Hopper, Nan Grey, Dickie Jones, Virginia Vail, Donald Barry, Ann Miller, Knox Manning W. Lee O'Daniel (Texas Governor) HOST: John Boles DIRECTOR : Charles Vanda MUSIC: Lud Glustin "Sing Low, Sweet Chariot" 2nd half only of an hour-long show 
60:00 

 
August 12, 1940 
The Life of the Party 
Hildegard, Shirley Wayne, Joseph Julian, Fred Hall, Cortez Peters, Brooklyn Dogers players (Dixie Walker, Tex Carleton, Johnny Hudson, Vito Tamulis) HOST//PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Dave Ellman 
30:00 

 
August 12, 1940 
Leave It to Jeeves 
Edward Everett Horton, Alan Mobray, Helen Wood, Myra Marsh, Donald Morrison CREATOR: P.G. Wodehouse ANNOUNCER: Ken Niles MUSIC: Wilber Hatch WRITER: Stuart Palmer 
30:00 

 
10 
August 19, 1940 
Back Where I Come From 
"Folk Music" Woodie Guthrie, Burl Ives, Josh White, Clifton Fadiman, Golden Gate Quartet, John Henry Faulk, Len Doyle WRITER: Alan Lomax DIRECTOR: Nicholas Ray 
30:00 

 
11 
August 19, 1940 
Double Feature 
SHOW 1: "Ever After" by Keith Fowler. STARS: Edna Best, Richard Whorf, Mark Smith, Roy Atwell. SHOW 2: "To Tim at 20" by Norman Corwin. STARS: Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester 
29:40 

 
12 
August 26, 1940 
All God's Children 
Paul Robson, Eddie Greene, Earl Wrightson 
30:00 

 
13 
August 26, 1940 
Bethel Merriday 
Margaret Sullivan, Byron Kane, Paula Winslowe, Bob Burleson, Norman Field DIRECTOR: Norman Corwin AUTHOR: Sinclair Lewis ADAPTOR: Helen Dutch MUSIC: Wilber Hatch 
30:00 

 
14 
September 2, 1940 
Birth of a Nation 
Mary Astor, Frank Craven, Gene Lockhart, Burgess Merideth, Thomas Mitchell 
60:00 

 
Forecast
July 14, 1941 - September 2, 1941
12 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
July 14, 1941 
The Arabian Nights 
Marlene Dietrich as "Scheherezade" Last 15 minutes (disc 4) missing - 3 parts only of an hour-long program 
43:40 

 
July 21, 1941 
Fifty One East Fifty One 
Kay Thompson 
30:00 

 
July 21, 1941 
Memoirs of Mischa the Magnificent 
Mischa Auer, Arthur Q. Bryan DIRECTOR: Sterling Tracy ANNOUNCER: Frank Goss MUSIC: Wilber Hatch WRITERS: Rosewell Rogers and Carl Hertzinger 
30:00 

 
July 28, 1941 
Pibby and the Houlihans 
Dudley Diggs DIRECTOR: Earle McGill MUSIC: Charles Paul WRITER" George Corey 
30:00 

 
July 28, 1941 
Deductions Delux 
"The Mystery of the Painted Poodle" Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Verna Felton, Arthur Q. Bryan, Edwin Max, Jerry Moore, Kathleen Fitz ANNOUNCER: Frank Goss MUSIC: Wilber Hatch 
30:00 

 
August 4, 1941 
Song Without End 
"Reverie"- The Story of Claude Achille Debussy. Burgess Meredith, Margo 
1:01:20 

 
August 11, 1941 
Class of 41 
"Newcomers to Show Business" Al Bernie, Arnold Stang, Ben Little, Jim Backus, Gwen Davies, Abe Burrows, Lyn Murray Orchestra, The Choralites, Jack Jordan, Timmy Hidren, Eddie O'Shea PRODUCER: Mac Benoff DIRECTOR: Perry Lafferty ANNOUNCER: Jackson Wheeler WRITERS: Herb Rickles, Sid Rogers, Ernest Lehman, Sid Garfield, Larry Berns 
30:00 

 
August 11, 1941 
Hopalong Cassidy 
Lou Merrill and Gerald Mohr ANNOUNCER: Art Gilmore DIRECTOR/WRITER: Paul Pierce MUSIC: Wilber Hatch ANNOUNCER: Bob Moon 
30:00 

 
August 18, 1941 
Country Lawyer 
Raymond Massey, Knox Manning, Arthur Q. Bryan, Joseph Kearns, Frank Graham, Kathleen Fitz, Earle Ross, Benny Rubin, Edgar Barrier, Berry Kroeger, Ed Max, Grace Leonard, Bea Benaderet, Jerry Hausner PRODUCER: Charles Vanda 
59:00 

 
10 
August 25, 1941 
Three Wishes 
Alladin's Lamp by Alexander Wolcott Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontaine, Moss Hart, Russell Krause, Carl Van Doren, Maxwell Anderson 
30:00 

 
11 
August 25, 1941 
A Tour of Hollywood 
Tony Martin, Bert Lahr, Linda Ware, David Rose Orchestra DIRECTOR: Herb Polesie ANNOUNCER: Frank Goss WRITER: Sam Perrin 
30:00 

 
12 
September 2, 1941 
Jubilee 
"Negro Variety Review" Ethel Waters, Duke Ellington, Hall Johnson Choir, Hamtree Harrington, Flourney Miller, Juanita Hall Choir, Wonderful Smith New York and Hollywood 
60:00 

 
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