Famous Stories: Damon Runyon Theater
Famous Stories: Damon Runyon Theater
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From "Little Miss Marker" to "The Lemon Drop Kid" these are the famous stories of gangsters, bookies and racketeers...with a heart of gold. Each week for a full year listen to the tales of the guys and dolls of Broadway, as told by the master storyteller Damon Runyon.
For A Pal (Johnny One-Eye)
Damon Runyon Theater  November 14, 1948 Clip: Johnny One-Eye (1950) Music: If You by Mort Lindsay from "40 Pounds of Trouble"
Dec 3
30 min
The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown (Brando)
Episode 6 "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" The Damon Runyon Theater November 7, 1948 Opening Music: "I Wanna Man" by Glenda Farrell from the movie Lady For A Day. Clip: Marlon Brando from Guys and Dolls (1955)
Nov 26
31 min
A Nice Price (Edward G Robinson)
Episode 5 "A Nice Price" The Damon Runyon Theater October 31, 1948 Opening Music: "Luck Be A lady" by Seal covering of song from Guys and Dolls. Clip: Edward G. Robinson from A Slight Case of Murder (1938)
Nov 19
30 min
The Lemon Drop Kid
  Episode 4 "The Lemon Drop Kid" The Damon Runyon Theater October 24, 1948 Opening Music: "Sunbeam Serenade" by Patsy O'Conner, Leighton Nobel and Grace MacDonald from It Ain't Hey Clip: Lee Tracy from Damon Runyon's The Lemon Drop Kid (1934)    
Nov 12
30 min
Romance in the Roaring Forties
Episode 3 "Romance in the Roaring Forties" The Damon Runyon Theater October 17, 1948 Opening Music: "I've Never Been in Love Before" by Bing Crosby covering of song from Guys and Dolls Clip: Episode of 1994 television show Broadway Stories
Nov 5
29 min
Little Miss Marker (Shirley Temple)
Episode 2 "Little Miss Marker" The Damon Runyon Theater October 10, 1948 Opening Music: "Broadway Rhythm" from Bloodhounds of Broadway Clip: Shirley Temple from Damon Runyon's Little Miss Marker (1934)
Oct 15
29 min
Tobias The Terrible (Walter Winchell)
Episode 1 "Tobias The Terrible" The Damon Runyon Theater October 3, 1948 Opening Music: "Runyonland" from Guys and Dolls Clip: Walter Winchell voice over from Sorrowful Jones (1949)  
Oct 8
29 min
Dream Street Rose
"Dream Street Rose" The Damon Runyon Theater September 25, 1949 Opening Music: "The Oldest Established" by Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby covering the song from Guys and Dolls Clip: The radio version of Lady for a Day (1939)
Oct 1
31 min
Sense of Humor (Jerry Lewis)
"Sense of Humor" The Damon Runyon Theater September 18, 1949 Opening Music: "It Doesn't Cost a Dime to Dream" by Bob Hope & Marilyn Maxwell from the movie The Lemon Drop Kid Clip: Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis in Money From Home
Sep 24
32 min
Neat Strip
"Neat Strip" The Damon Runyon Theater September 11, 1949 Opening Music: "Pet Me Pappa" by Rosemary Clooney covering the song from Guys and Dolls Clip: Episode of 1994 television show Broadway Stories
Sep 17
31 min
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