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Chandu The Magician - 2 Episode (07-26-48) (07-27-48)

Chandu The Magician - 2 Episode (07-26-48) (07-27-48)

Episode 21 "Betty And Bob Disappear" (07-26-48) and Episode 22 "Secret Door" (07-27-48)

One of the longest running juvenile adventure serials on radio, Chandu, The Magician was heard as a local program beginning in 1931 on KHJ in Los Angeles until 1932. It was then heard, starting in February 1932, over WOR in the East. Nationally, it aired over MUTUAL starting 10/08/32 with Gayne Whitman in the title role, it was sponsored by White King Soap on the West Coast and Beech Nut on the East Coast. Howard Hoffman also took over the lead role for a period of time. Many scripts were later redone in a new series with Tom Collins in the title role beginning 06/28/48 again as a 15 minute program. This new series lasted 154 episodes ending on 01/28/49. The following week, on 02/03/49, the broadcasts were expanded to a full 30 minutes each, and each script was a self contained story line instead of a serial, but this time heard over only over the MUTUAL DON LEE network. Starting on 11/19/49 and ru