In the mood for love…

“Everyone has a heart, except some people” (Bette Davis) so I created this post as a special Valentines public service.  It is dedicated to anyone who needs to get in the mood for love.

kiss

To start, here’s a classic rendition of “I’m in the Mood for Love” performed by Carl Switzer, better known to most as Alfalfa:

Next, Darla accompanies Alfalfa on piano for Valentines Day for a very special, bubbly rendition of “Let Me Call You Sweetheart”:

Now…onto old-time radio style romancing…

  • Theater of Romance: “Lady Hamilton” (1943) starring Madeleine Carroll

For anyone not familiar with Theater of Romance and since this is the first episode featured on this blog of that particular series, here’s a very brief overview:

Theater of Romance aired on CBS Radio as a thirty-minute filler for many other shows for a period of about twelve years.  (OTRCat)  As was the case for most anthology shows produced at the time, Theater of Romance features some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.  I have to say these are not among my favorite shows due to the opening/introduction, which is somewhat annoying.  However, once past that opening, the shows are enjoyable.  And now, without further ado, here’s the Theater of Romance production of “Lady Hamilton” – (click on the radio to listen)

12

  • Theater of Romance presentation of “Random Harvest” starring Don Ameche

1

Finally, a special treat from February 11, 1948…

The Philco Radio Time show starring Bing Crosby with guests Oscar Levant and Peggy Lee:

yam

2 thoughts

  1. I’m In The Mood for Love is too cute!! I can’t wait to go home and get lost in all of these….thanks Aurora. I love these!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s