SHOWS LAST EPISODE ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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jim ameche

Jim Ameche (above) starred as Jim West of the Canadian Northwest
Mounted Police on the radio series “The Silver Eagle” on ABC. The,
show first heard in 1951, was sponsored by General Mills. West was
aided in his adventures by his side-kick Joe Bideaux, played by Jack
Lester. The series is often considered the “last of significant juvenile
radio adventures”.

Jim Ameche is the younger brother of actor Don Ameche and was
radio’s original Jack Armstrong on “Jack Armstrong, the All-American
Boy” (1933-1951).

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1951

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