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Nostalgia Digest Autumn 2018

Nostalgia Digest Autumn 2018Contents
Steve Darnall: Hello, Out There in Radioland!
“A Few Moments with . . . Joyce Randolph” (uncredited)
Walter Scannell “Marlene Dietrich, American” The movie star vs. Der Fuhrer.
Alex Udvary “Nuts!” The madcap comedy of Olsen and Johnson.
Bob Kolososki “Stars Over Illinois” In honor of the state’s bicentennial, a look at some of the many Illinois natives who went on to conquer Hollywood.
Jordan Elliott “It’s Not Easy Being Green” Stan Freberg’s Green Chri$tma$ album.
Jim Dohren “The Finest Actor Who Never Was” How a wartime accident changed Harold Russell’s life—and led to the movie role of a lifetime.
Dan McGuire “Here Come The Nelsons” (cover story)
Stone Wallace “Cast a Long Shadow” The strange magic of John Carradine.
Meg Guttman “Ads Infinitum” From sofas to cigarette boxes, from carpeting to . . . clowns?!? What the House Beautiful reader of the ‘50s was buying.
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Nostalgia Digest Autumn 2018 back coverPlus, the Radio Program Guide for Those Were the Days and WGN Radio Theatre

Editor: Steve Darnall
Nostalgia Digest Autumn 2018
5.5” x 8.5” 64 pages, b&w interior
$4.50 on newsstands
Four-issue subscription $17
Eight-issue subscription $30
Nostalgia Digest website

Nostalgia Digest Summer 2018

Nostalgia Digest Summer 2018Contents
Steve Darnall: Hello, Out There in Radioland!
“A Few Moments with . . . Carl Reiner” (uncredited)
Dan McGuire “Look Who’s Coming!” Remembering those folks who were part of the neighborhood.
Phil Marsh “Band of Brothers” (cover story) The show that brought the Marx Brothers (well, two of them, anyway) to radio.
Steve Darnall “Radio Harpo”
Devin Dugan “The Memories of a Mousketeer” Sherry Albertoni recalls Walt Disney, Lou Costello, and a lifetime of “instant connection and friendship.”
Celebio: Cesar Romero (First issued in 1949 by Harry Brand of 20th Century-Fox)
Lucy Hall Kelly “Dime Store Darlings” Remembering Sweet Susie and Little Cindy, and the stores that sold them . . . and a whole lot more.
Wayne Klatt “Brave Children”
Fred Foy “Who was that Masked Man’s Announcer?” Excerpt from A Masked Man, An Indian and Me.
Walter Scannell “Warner Bros. Declares War!” How a movie studio took the front line against the Nazis . . . with the help of Emile Zola, Sgt. York and a Sea Hawk.
Meg Gurrman “Mid-Century Mavens” One writer’s visit to the 1950s . . . with a little help from House Beautiful.
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Plus, the Radio Program Guide for Those Were the Days and WGN Radio TheatreNostalgia Digest Summer 2018 back coverEditor: Steve Darnall
Nostalgia Digest Summer 2018
5.5” x 8.5” 64 pages, b&w interior
$4.50 on newsstands
Four-issue subscription $17
Eight-issue subscription $30
Nostalgia Digest website

Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018

Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018 coverReady for spring? Here’s a sign it’s on the way, the Spring 2018 edition of Nostalgia Digest:

Contents
Steve Darnall: Hello, Out There in Radioland!
“A Few Moments with . . . Max Collins” (uncredited)
Stone Wallace “No Stress, No Strain” The effortless (and sometimes dangerous) charm of James Cagney. (cover story)
Necrology for 2017 (Sad, but at least many of these stars were in their 90s when they passed.)
David Weinstein “Things are Different Now” When America went to war, Eddie Cantor went to work.
Bob Kolososki “But They Really Want to Direct” Recalling actors who looked at movies from the other side of the camera.
Ted Mosser “The Fat Man” The life and career of Thomas Waller, the musician who was—literally—larger than life.
Christopher Lynch “Roadside Assistance” When Burma-Shave was the original King of the Road.
Wayne Klatt “The Days of Our Soaps”
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Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018 backPlus, the Radio Program Guide for Those Were the Days and WGN Radio Theatre

Editor: Steve Darnall
Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018
5.5” x 8.5” 64 pages, b&w interior
$4.50 on newsstands
Four-issue subscription $17
Eight-issue subscription $30
Nostalgia Digest website

Hat tip to Robert Lopresti for his review of The Digest Enthusiast book seven on FB.

Nostalgia Digest Winter 2018

Contents
Hello, Out There in Radioland! by Steve Darnall
“A Few Moments with . . . Peggy King” (uncredited)
“The Human Touch” How Jack Benny became the first true radio comedian by Kathryn Fuller-Seeley (cover story)
“CELEBio: Paulette Goddard” issued by Paramount Pictures in 1948
“Hawaii Calling” by Christopher Lynch
“Lights . . . Camera . . . Terror!” Remembering when Hollywood visited . . . The Inner Sanctum by Michael Cole
“Come Fly With Me! Memories of taking to the air (in more ways than one) with Uncle Ned’s Squadron by Wayne Klatt
“It’s Good to be King” Remembering the 1933 movie that drove audiences ape by Matthew C. Hoffman
“The Smart Set” Would you believe . . . a television show that made a joke out of the spy genre? by Walter Scannell
“The Best Man” From battlefield to ball field to the night beat—Frank Lovejoy did it all by Mike Griffith
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Plus, the Radio Program Guide for Those Were the Days and WGN Radio Theatre

Editor: Steve Darnall
Nostalgia Digest Winter 2018
5.5” x 8.5” 64 pages, b&w interior
$4.50 on newsstands
Four-issue subscription $17
Eight-issue subscription $30
Nostalgia Digest website