+ Ceiling Unlimited (later known as America — Ceiling Unlimited) (1942–1944) is a CBS radio series created by Orson Welles and sponsored by the Lockheed-Vega Corporation. The program was conceived to glorify the aviation industry and dramatize its role in World War II. "Welles wrote, produced, and narrated this show, and his work was considered a prime contribution to the war effort," wrote the Museum of Broadcasting. At the end of Welles's 13-episode contract (November 9, 1942–February 1, 1943), Ceiling Unlimited was hosted by a variety of personalities including Charles Boyer, Joe E. Brown, Ronald Colman, Marlene Dietrich, Cary Grant, Alan Ladd, William Powell, Basil Rathbone, Edward G. Robinson and writer James Hilton. Ceiling Unlimited began as a 15-minute drama series broadcast Mondays at 7:15 p.m. ET. The program changed format for its second season, becoming a half-hour variety show hosted by Joseph Cotten. Retitled America — Ceiling Unlimited, the program featured vocalists Nan Wynn and Constance Moore, and music by Wilbur Hatch. The show aired Sundays at 2 p.m. ET beginning August 8, 1943, and ending April 30, 1944.-WikiPedia
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 11 old time radio episodes:
|12.14.1942||ceiling unlimited (06) war workers aka secret agent 23||
+ Sponsored by: Lockheed-Vega. After catching a "spy" at the Lockheed-Vega plant, Orson takes German...
|12.21.1942||ceiling unlimited (07) gremlins||
+ Sponsored by: Lockheed-Vega. 7:15 P.M. A portrait of Gremlins, the little demons of aviation, and...
|12.28.1942||ceiling unlimited (08) pan american airlines||
+ Sponsored by: Lockheed-Vega. 7:15 P.M. A story about the voyages of the early Pan Am Clipper fligh...
|02.01.1943||ceiling unlimited (13) the future|
|09.05.1943||ceiling unlimited (38) a smart soldier like me||
+ Sponsored by: Lockheed-Vega. The song of the week is, "Sunday, Monday Or Always." The story of th...
|12.19.1943||ceiling unlimited (53) letter to an unborn son||
+ Sponsored by: Lockheed-Vega. The song of the week is a Christmas medley. The event of the week is ...
|04.09.1944||ceiling unlimited (69) god's corporals||
+ Sponsored by: Lockheed-Vega. The song of the week is "I'd Like To Be With you On Easter Sunday." ...
|02.01.1946||ceiling unlimited welles|
|N/A||ceiling unlimited (xx) the rulers of the earth|
|N/A||ceiling unlimited sabotage|
|N/A||ceiling unlimited (xx) dictators meeting in hell|
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