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Entries Tagged as 'Monticello Party Line'

Monticello Party Line - Pgm 735

January 10th, 2011 · Comments

Now, let's get back to our continuing 1930s syndicated serial, "The Monticello Party Line", a little known series written by Sandra Michael who would go on to later fame as the creator of the Peabody award winning program, "Against the Storm".

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Program 735 in the series was originally heard December 16, 1938 and is, as usual, sponsored by Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin.  It's the last day for the Sara and Aggie apron offer.  In the story, Jack decides to open the letter he's received from Chicago.  Will he discover Marilyn's plan for a divorce?

The show was digitized from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 032/2.  It is previously lost.

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The Monticello Party Line - Pgm 730

December 19th, 2010 · Comments

Program 730 of "The Monticello Party Line" was originally heard December 9, 1938.  In Alaska, Jack gets a visit in the hospital from the boss's daughter.  Jack's friend Rocky still hasn't given him the letter from Monticello.  There's also a commercial for a premium offer for a Sara and Aggie apron being offered by the sponsor, Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin.

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The show was transferred from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia matrix number 025-2.

We're about half-way through our run of the series, which will probably end in February.

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The Monticello Party Line - Pgm 729

December 19th, 2010 · Comments

We're skipping ahead a couple of episodes in our ongoing syndicated serial "The Monticello Party Line", sponsored by Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin and written by Sandra Michael.

Program 729 of "The Monticello Party Line" was originally heard December 8, 1938.  It's snowing in Monticello and Marilyn's divorce from Jack is the hot talk on the party line.  The show was digitized from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 022.

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The Monticello Party Line - Pgm 726

December 14th, 2010 · Comments

Program 726 of "The Monticello Party Line" was originally heard December 5, 1938.  The big announcement is made about the special promotional offer - Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin is offering aprons for sale.  In the drama, Jack Owens is at death's door in Alaska.  Will Marilyn be able to see him?

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The show was dubbed to digital from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 024/2.  It is previously uncirculated.

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The Monticello Party Line - Pgm 725

December 14th, 2010 · Comments

We continue our extended look at a run of "The Monticello Party Line", a syndicated radio serial written by Sandra Michael.  In program 725, originally broadcast December 2, 1938, there's news that Jack's condition may be serious.  Meanwhile, back in Monticello, Clem gets upset at having to stay home and take calls for Aggie.  The show mentions a special promotion starting December 5 by Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin.

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The show was transferred from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 016-2.  It is previously uncirculated.

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Monticello Party Line - Pgm 724

December 7th, 2010 · Comments

Program 724 of "Monticello Party Line" was originally heard December 1, 1938.  Jack is attended to after his accident in Alaska and our sponsor, Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, mentions that a new promotion will be heard starting in a few days.

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The show was transferred from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 020-2 and is previously uncirculated.

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Monticello Party Line - Pgm 723

December 7th, 2010 · Comments

We're skipping ahead again a few episodes in our series "Monticello Party Line".  But, don't worry - the story is still easy to follow since it moves at a rather slow pace.

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Program 723, originally heard November 30, 1938, sees Marilyn's estranged husband Jack facing a crisis as he works in Alaska.  The show was sponsored, as usual, by Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin and written by Sandra Michael, who would later find national fame with "Against the Storm".

Our transfer comes direct from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 019-2 and is previously uncirculated.

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Monticello Party Line - Pgm 718

November 30th, 2010 · Comments

Program 718 of "Monticello Party Line" was originally heard November 23, 1938.  Clem tries his hand at explaining the auto trip and accident to a very doubting Sara.

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This uncirculated episode of the series was transferred from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 010.

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Monticello Party Line - Pgm 717

November 30th, 2010 · Comments

We're skipping ahead a few episodes in our run of "Monticello Party Line".  Although I'm missing a few episodes, you can still follow the story pretty easily since the story runs at a glacial pace.

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Program 717 was originally heard November 22, 1938.  Curly explains the ride he took in the 16 cylinder auto and the accident to his wife.  The show, as usual, is sponsored by Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin and was written by Sandra Michael who would later gain fame for creating "Against the Storm".

This previously uncirculated show was digitized from an original Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 009.  The side is dated in pencil on the label.

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The Monticello Party Line - Pgm 716

November 19th, 2010 · Comments

Now another previously uncirculated episode of "The Monticello Party Line", program 716, originally broadcast November 21, 1938.   Susan, Clem and Curly take stock of their situation after the automobile accident and we hear once again about the offer for the Sara and Aggie recipe book and sample of Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin.

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The show was dubbed direct from an original vinyl Flexite transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix number 012.

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