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Lucille Ball on Mail Call
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It's Memorial Day weekend, and we are going to share one of the programs heard by the men and women of Armed Forces during World War II. It's called MAIL CALL, and features a stellar cast, including Mistress of Ceremonies Lucille Ball, Kay Thompson, Patsy Moran, and a rare radio appearance by Laurel and Hardy. We'll also have Susan Hayward on SUSPENSE, and THE ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET.
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Radio's Golden Age: Mail Call

MAIL CALL #66 (1943) Lucille Ball is mistress of ceremonies, with Kay Thompson, Laurel and Hardy, Patsy Moran. AFRS. Read the article about Kay Thompson in the Spring 2014 issue of Nostalgia Digest.
SUSPENSE (10-24-46) “Dame Fortune” starring Susan Hayward, with singing by Kay Thompson. The wife of a rich man is blackmailed by a man from her past. Roma Wines, CBS.
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Radio's Golden Age: Ozzie and Harriet

ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET (11-7-48) With the help of neighbor Emmy Lou (Janet Waldo), Ozzie decides to break his “set pattern” of living. International Silver, NBC.
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