Daily Archives: January 7, 2022

via LucyPR.com: Attention ED ASNER fans: L.A. Theatre Works marks the centennial of the publication of BABBITT, the seminal novel by Sinclair Lewis, with a re-release of the star-studded, unabridged, word-for-word radio performance of BABBITT starring Ed Asner that originally aired on Thanksgiving Day in 1987. Also starring René Auberjonois, Ed Begley Jr., Roscoe Lee Browne, Ted Danson, William Devane, Richard Dreyfuss, Héctor Elizondo, Julie Harris, Helen Hunt, Stacy Keach, John Lithgow, James Whitmore, Michael York, and many others, the 12-1/2-hour presentation of BABBITT was also the very first radio program recorded by L.A. Theatre Works and its newly formed L.A. Classic Theatre Works radio company. To purchase the recording in its entirety, go to www.latw.org

LOS ANGELES (January 7, 2022) — In 1987, L.A. Theatre Works took the audio world by storm with a word-by-word recording of Babbitt, the seminal novel by Sinclair Lewis, starring Ed Asner in the title role and with a 33-member star-studded ensemble playing all the remaining parts. … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Poker Face,” featuring Nancy Hsueh and Rudolph Acosta, aired on Jan. 7, 1962

POKER FACE Original Airdate: January 7, 1962 Synopsis. Near Yuma, Arizona, notorious bandit Sebastian Bolanos challenges Bart to a high-stakes poker game in which $70,000—and the lives of five people—hang in the balance.   Guest stars include Nancy Hsueh, who became one of … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Joan Van Ark, Howard Duff, John Dehner, Steve Landesberg, and Jack Riley star in “There’s One in Every Port,” airing Jan. 7, 1977. This was the second of three Rockfords that borrowed the premise of the classic Maverick episode “Shady Deal at Sunny Acres”

THERE’S ONE IN EVERY PORT Original Air Date: January 7, 1977 Synopsis. Another con artist acquaintance plays Rockford for a chump. Jim is told that Eddie Marks could die of a kidney disorder unless he’s treated with a $50,000 dialysis … Continue reading

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