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THE AVENGERS 1972 Sbringbok Radio S Africa, JACK ARMSTRONG, THE ALL-AMERICAN BOY, YOUR FRIENDLY HOST and LUX RADIO THEATRE - CBS.
Frank Sinatra is The Phantom Troubadour in “Wake Up and Live” on LUX.
THE AVENGERS tackle a spy case aboard a train. Mysterious newlyweds target John Steed and Emma Peel in Ch 3 & 4 of “Train of Events” Springbok Radio S Afr 1972.
A typhoon threatens to sink the Spindrift on JACK ARMSTRONG in Ch 4 & 5 of “The Sunken Reef” from Dec 26 & 27, 1940.
“Wake Up and Live” was a 1937 film based on a show-biz feud between radio commentator Walter Winchell and band leader Ben Bernie. It was remade as a vehicle for Frank Sinatra on THE LUX RADIO THEATER #427 CBS on Feb 21, 1944. In this radio spoof, Sinatra plays a mike-shy singer with a great voice who is tricked into performing by his girlfriend. He's billed as “The Phantom Troubadour”. With James Gleason, Bob Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, Bea Benaderet, Cathy Lewis, Charles Seel, Ed Emerson, Edward Marr, James Dunn, John McIntire, Arthur Q. Bryan, Leo Cleary, Tyler McVey, Verna Felton, John Milton Kennedy (anncr), host Cecil B DeMille.