SHOW AIRED FOR THE LAST TIME ON THIS DATE IN 1954

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The Railroad Hour was a radio series of musical dramas and comedies broadcast
from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s. The show was sponsored by the Association
of American Railroads and starred singer-actor Gordon MacRae. Marvin Miller was
the announcer of the series that began on ABC October 4, 1948 as a 45-minute
program, and was reduced to 30 minutes on April 25, 1949, continuing until
September 26, 1949. It then moved to NBC for a run from October 3, 1949, until
June 21, 1954. On both networks it aired Monday evenings at 8pm(et).The theme
song for the program was “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad”.

GORDON MACRAE AND DINAH SHORE
Gordon MacRae with guest Dinah Shore

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Announcer Marvin Miller

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One Response to “SHOW AIRED FOR THE LAST TIME ON THIS DATE IN 1954”

  1. JOE COOK says:

    MR. MILLER USED TO BRING A MILLION DOLLARS TO SOMEONE EVERY WEEK AS MICHAEL ANTHONY ON (WHAT ELSE) THE MILLIONAIRE! IT WAS ONE OF MY FAVORITE SHOWS. IT RAN FROM 1955 TO 1960.

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