WCCR presents Sam Spade April 18

Published 3:40 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Western Carolina Classic Radio Club will meet Monday, April 18 at 2 p.m. in studio 118 on the ICC Polk campus.

The old time radio show will be Sam Spade, “The Farmer’s Daughter Caper,” starring Howard Duff. Sam stays at a farmhouse and finds a beautiful young woman sitting in his room, begging for his help.

“The Adventures of Sam Spade” was aired from July, 1946, to April, 1951. The show always started with the caper name, the client’s name and Sam’s license number, 137596.

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Professor Hoyt will keep the audience guessing with his trivia quiz during intermission.

The radio/TV presentation will be the March of Time’s “Show Business at War,” a show going into detail on how radio and movie stars were successfully involved in the WWII effort.