1937

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Broadcast History:

From On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio by John Dunning:

  • Sept. 2, 1935-Feb. 25, 1938. Blue Network. 15m, weekdays at 7:30 through Nov. 1937; then Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays. Horlick’s.

Book: Lum and Abner’s 1937 Family Almanac

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January 1937

NLAS Scripts: Where There’s a Will (Similar storyline in August 1948)

  • 370101.
  • 370104.
  • 370105. Abner inherits $100,000
  • 370106. Abner can’t believe his good fortune
  • 370107. Abner and Elizabeth can’t locate their marriage license
  • 370108.
  • 370111. Abner returns from his honeymoon
  • 370112.
  • 370113. Abner tries to trade off his belongings
  • 370114. Abner trades property with Squire
  • 370115. Everyone is suspicious of trading with Abner
  • 370118.
  • 370119. Listen: Abner Must Dispose of Everything (fragment)
  • 370120. Squire wants to buy swamp land
  • 370121. Squire sells shares in the Skimp Oil Company
  • 370122. An Old Peabody Sayin’
  • 370125. Lum helps Abner make a few trades
  • 370126.
  • 370127. Appeal for listeners to donate to Red Cross to help flood victims in Ohio and Kentucky (Wikipedia: Ohio River Flood of 1937)
  • 370128. Grandpap is suspicious of Lum and Abner’s secrecy
  • 370129. Lum and Abner are in jail and make a false confession

February 1937

NLAS Scripts: Early to Bid

  • 370201. Grandpap arrests a horse thief
  • 370202. Abner gets a $250 reward
  • 370203. Abner sells his half of the store to Squire
  • 370204. Something’s wrong with Abner’s back
  • 370205. Squire has new ideas for running the store
  • 370208. Lum and Abner play with Squire’s rubber stamps
  • 370209. Abner can’t get his face clean
  • 370210. Squire and Lum work on a budget for the store
  • 370211. Squire is cheating customers
  • 370212. Auction at Abner’s house
  • 370215. Abner’s family is staying with Lum
  • 370216. Complicated deals
  • 370217. Another letter from the lawyers
  • 370218
  • 370219
  • 370222
  • 370223
  • 370224
  • 370225
  • 370226

March 1937

NLAS Scripts: Money to Burn

April 1937

NLAS Scripts: Someone’s in the Kitchen with Lum

May 1937

NLAS scripts: One Spud to Go

  • 370503. Spud is a good cook
  • 370504. Spud won’t let Lum and Abner borrow money from Squire
  • 370505. Money problems
  • 370506.
  • 370507. Where did the $200 come from?
  • 370510. What to do with the $200
  • 370511. Listen: $200 Stolen from Cherry Hill (fragment)
  • 370512. Burying the money
  • 370513.
  • 370514. Squire is trying to blackmail Lum and Abner
  • 370517.
  • 370518. Lum and Abner in jail
  • 370519. A spy in the jail
  • 370520. Lum’s love lyrics
  • 370521. Lum and Abner still in jail
  • 370524. Grandpap visits Lum and Abner in jail
  • 370525. Lum and Abner are out of jail on bond
  • 370526. The town shuns Lum and Abner
  • 370527. Lum and Abner need an alibi
  • 370528. Abner’s alibi
  • 370531. Lum and Abner’s lawyer

June 1937

NLAS scripts: Courtin Disaster

  • 370601.
  • 370602. Picking the jury
  • 370603. Lum and Abner on trial
  • 370604. Third day of trial
  • 370607. Abner confesses
  • 370608. Fifth day of trial
  • 370609. Lum confesses
  • 370610. Lum and Abner’s lawyer withdraws from the case
  • 370611. Spud is back
  • 370614. Money was a gift from Spud
  • 370615. Spud charged with robbery
  • 370616. Did Spud steal money?
  • 370617. Lum and Abner were framed
  • 370618. Hidden money
  • 370621. Lum does a little detective work
  • 370622. Post office was not robbed after all
  • 370623.
  • 370624. Spud goes back to work
  • 370628. Lum and Abner make Spud third partner in lunchroom
  • 370629. Lum arranges a date for Spud with Beulah Lunsford
  • 370630. Spud is interested in Beulah

July 1937

NLAS scripts: The Courtship of Spud Gandel

  • 370701
  • 370702
  • 370705
  • 370706
  • 370707
  • 370708
  • 370709
  • 370712
  • 370713
  • 370714
  • 370715
  • 370719
  • 370720
  • 370721
  • 370723
  • 370726
  • 370727
  • 370728
  • 370729
  • 370730

August 1937

NLAS script: Wedding Bell Blues

September 1937

  • 370901.
  • 370902.
  • 370903.
  • 370906.
  • 370907.
  • 370908.
  • 370909.
  • 370910.
  • 370913.
  • 370914.
  • 370915.
  • 370916.
  • 370917.
  • 370920.
  • 370921.
  • 370922.
  • 370923.
  • 370924.
  • 370927.
  • 370928.
  • 370929.
  • 370930.

October 1937

  • 371001.
  • 371004.
  • 371005.
  • 371006.
  • 371007.
  • 371008.
  • 371011.
  • 371012.
  • 371013.
  • 371014.
  • 371015.
  • 371018.
  • 371019.
  • 371020.
  • 371021.
  • 371022.
  • 371025.
  • 371026.
  • 371027.
  • 371028.
  • 371029.

November 1937

  • 371101.
  • 371102.
  • 371103.
  • 371104.
  • 371105.
  • 371108.
  • 371109.
  • 371110.
  • 371111.
  • 371112.
  • 371115.
  • 371116.
  • 371117.
  • 371118.
  • 371119.
  • 371122.
  • 371123.
  • 371124.
  • 371125.
  • 371126.
  • 371129.
  • 371130.

December 1937

  • 371201.
  • 371203.
  • 371206.
  • 371208.
  • 371210.
  • 371213.
  • 371215.
  • 371217.
  • 371220.
  • 371222.
  • 371224.
  • 371227.
  • 371229.
  • 371231.

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