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Remembering Bob Elliott
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The late, great Bob Elliott was one half of the comedy duo Bob and Ray. As a tribute to his career, we'll listen back to a classic episode of MATINEE WITH BOB AND RAY from 1949. We'll also hear Howard Duff in THE ADVENTURES OF SAM SPADE, and Harold Peary as THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE.
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Radio's Golden Age: Matinee with Bob and Ray
MATINEE WITH BOB AND RAY (8-9-49) Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding from early in their careers, spoofing poetry shows and presenting “The Life and Loves of Linda Lovely.” Participating sponsors, WHDH.

ADVENTURES OF SAM SPADE (7-25-48) “The Mad Scientist Caper” starring Howard Duff as Sam and Lurene Tuttle as Effie. A scientist asks Sam to track down a missing “secret formula.” Wildroot Cream Oil, CBS.

GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (1-25-50) Harold Peary stars as Gildy, who is coerced into inviting his niece’s future in-laws to dinner. Kraft, NBC.
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