Wednesday • October 27
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It Pays to Be Ignorant
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On this episode of Radio's Golden Age, we feature a send-up of radio quiz shows called IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT from 1944. We'll also tune into Dick Powell as RICHARD DIAMOND PRIVATE DETECTIVE, and the Battle of the Magician's on Arch Obler's LIGHTS OUT.
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Radio's Golden Age: Richard Diamond
RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE (2-9-51) Dick Powell stars as Diamond. A clothing store hires Diamond after a number of blue serge suits are stolen. Camel Cigarettes, ABC.

IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT (11-3-44) Tom Howard hosts this spoof of quiz programs, with Harry McNaughton, Lulu McConnell, George Shelton and guest Shirley Booth. AFRS rebroadcast.

LIGHTS OUT (7-27-46) “The Battle of the Magicians” starring Everett Clarke and Tony Parrish in a tale of zombies, creatures of the dead. Sustaining, NBC.
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