Have a Happy Easter with Old-Time Radio

 

Happy Easter to one and all!
The night is over, the sun is tall.
The day did break with a tiny beam
And flooded life with Light supreme.
Paul F. Kortepeter, Holly Pond Hill: A Child’s Book of Easter

Here’s wishing you and yours an old-fashioned, happy Easter.

Ann Miller

You can find a collection of vintage Easter images here.

If you prefer the sounds of the season enjoy these old-time radio shows courtesy of supreme talents in entertainment…

From April 5, 1953 it’s The Jack Benny Program with “Easter Parade”

Stars of The Jack Benny Program: Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Jack, Don Wilson & Phil Harris

From March 27, 1948 it’s The Life of Riley with “The Giant Easter Bunny Fertilizer”

Life of Riley radio cast

From April 2, 1944 it’s The Charlie McCarthy Show Easter entry with guest stars Orson Welles and Jane Powell.

Charlie McCarthy with Edgar Bergen

From April 25, 1943 it’s The Great Gildersleeve with “Rabbits”

From April 17, 1949 it’s The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Easter Show

The Nelson family

From March 24, 1951 it’s My Favorite Husband with “Iris and Liz’s Easter”

 

Lucille Ball and Richard Denning star in My Favorite Husband

From April 8, 1947 it’s The Mel Blanc Show and “The $100 Easter Egg Hunt”

 

Mel Blanc

For an extra special treat here’s Burns and Allen in “The Easter Hat War Council”

Allen and Burns

 

Happy Easter!

A Rascals Easter

 

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