Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Friends of Old-Time Radio Gather to Re-create 1955 Broadcast of Bradbury’s “Mars is Heaven!

And now this special bulletin from New Jersey ... 2008 Friends of Old-Time Radio Convention kicks off Thursday in Newark and runs through Sunday
... meeting for the 33rd time and will feature dozens of old-time radio stars ... several live radio dramas ... Ray Bradbury's classic short story "Mars Is Heaven!" from the X Minus One sci-fi series ... Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball ... Peg Lynch of Ethel & Albert ... panels on comedy, big bands, the Lindbergh kidnapping, sportscasting, and pulp ... dinners in the evening and a wide assortment of radio memorabilia dealers ... held at the Holiday Inn North near Newark Airport ... listen to the original 1955 radio broadcast of “Mars is Heaven!” from the Internet Archive ... and please support our sponsor by celebrating National Wheaties Week.

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