Gracie Allen, Eve Arden and others – Mother’s Day on OTR

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On everyone’s agenda as part of the festivities honoring Mother’s Day should be listening to good, old-fashioned entertainment – on the radio.  In case you have none of that handy, included here is a nice collection to get you started so have fun and share with the entire family – episodes and clips of popular, classic shows – all with Mother’s Day themes.

Will Rogers – Mothers Day Message 1935

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Jack Benny Mothers Day 1938

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Jack

Aldrich Family Mothers Day 1940

The Aldrich Family

The Aldrich Family

Burns & Allen “Gracie’s Mother Visits” 1948

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Dragnet “The Big Mother” 

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Life Of Riley “Mothers Day” 1948

William Bendix as Chester A. Riley

William Bendix as Chester A. Riley

OUR MISS BROOKS “MOTHERS DAY”

Dick Crenna, Eve Arden and Jeff Chandler from Our Miss Brooks circa 1948

Dick Crenna, Eve Arden and Jeff Chandler from Our Miss Brooks circa 1948

The following features two Mother’s Day episodes of Our Miss Brooks from 1948 and 1951.

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