2

The Plot to Overthrow Christmas

 

How wonderfully daffy the golden age of Radio tended to be.  A broadcast on December 19, 1944 of the show This Is My Best:  Norman Corwin’s comedic poem The Plot to Overthrow Christmas, a hilarious look at a plot by Hell to stop Christmas, with Orson Welles starring as Nero.  Amazing the entertainment heights that could be reached without car chases, explosions, profanity, bathroom jokes and sex.

 

 

 

Share With Friends
  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share

Donald R. McClarey

Cradle Catholic. Active in the pro-life movement since 1973. Father of three and happily married for 35 years. Small town lawyer and amateur historian. Former president of the board of directors of the local crisis pregnancy center for a decade.

2 Comments

  1. Thank you. Old radio is entertaining, especially on a car trip. Good exercise for the imagination and fun to recognize the voices of film and TV actors/actresses.
    WAMU 88.5 Sundays at 7pm. On the 24th host Murray Horwitz guides you through Christmas-themed episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar; Duffy’s Tavern; and more. Plus, you’ll hear Christmas Sing with Bing from 1961ndays at 7pm.

Comments are closed.