Podcast Update

January 29th, 2021

This brief podcast explains how Ron Ecklebarger, the host, has been in the hospital and experiencing medical problems. This is the reason for the lack of podcasts in the last three weeks. Hopefully, Ron will be healthy enough to produce new podcasts within the next few weeks.

The Life of Riley: “Riley in the School Play”

January 10th, 2021

Peg tells Junior about when Riley was in the school play.

 

Originally aired on November 15, 1947. This is episode 175 of The Life of Riley.

 

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The Bob Hope Show with Special Guests, Jackie Robinson and Joe Page

January 6th, 2021

Bob Hope welcomes special guests, Jackie Robinson and Joe Page.

 

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Photo of Jackie Robinson

 

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Photo of Joe Page

 

Episode 427 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on October 11, 1949.

 

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The Bickersons - “The Operation, Streetcar Conductor, and Two Weeks Paid Vacation”

January 5th, 2021

The Bickerson segments from three Old Gold shows: The Operation, Streetcar Conductor, and Two Weeks Paid Vacation.

 

Originally aired in April and May of 1948.

 

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2021 New Year Special Bonus - The Life of Riley, 1949 - Complete Movie

January 2nd, 2021


The success of the radio show led to a movie version of the show. William Bendix reprised his role as Riley and John Brown, his role as "Digger" O'Dell. The other actors were different between the radio show and the movie.

 

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The Life of Riley: “17th Anniversary Party”

January 1st, 2021

Riley manages to drive everyone nuts in the days preceding his 17th wedding anniversary.

 

Originally aired on November 8, 1947. This is episode 174 of The Life of Riley.

 

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