2000 Plus

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of April 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


770. 2000 Plus. March 29, 1950. Mutual net. "The Men From Mars". Sustaining. Two teenagers buy a second-hand space ship for $87 and take off for Mars! The system cue has been deleted. Robert Weenolsen (producer), Ronald Liss, Ronnie Jacoby, Solette McMann (?), Ed Latimer, John Griggs, Sandy Fickert, Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer), Walt Shaver (sound effects), Adrian Penner (sound effects), Bob Emerick (announcer), Peter Berry (? writer, possibly Barry), Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

105923. 2000 Plus. April 26, 1950. Mutual net. "When The Machines Went Mad". Sustaining. "The Master Mechanical Brain" can make other mechanical men, and make human men very unhappy. Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Ken Williams, Charlotte Manson, Albert Robertson, Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer), Bob Emerick (announcer), Don Stapleton (writer), Walt Shaver (sound), Al Avril (sound), Bob Albright (engineer). 21:29. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

11139. 2000 Plus. May 3, 1950. Mutual net. "When The Worlds Met". Sustaining. An excellent story about the day super-intelligent creatures from Mars first land on Earth. Ken Williams, Luis Van Rooten, Lon Clark, Amzie Strickland, Gilbert Mack, Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer), Frank Ferrin, Sandy Fickert, Judith Bublick (writer), David Bublick (writer), Walt Shaver (sound), Al Avril (sound), Bob Albright (engineer), Ken Marvin (announcer), Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

2287. 2000 Plus. May 17, 1950. Mutual net. "The Insect". Sustaining. A scientist is experimenting with a growth-ray on insects. While he's away, his wife gets trapped in the room where the insects are kept. The program has also been dated August 15, 1951. Part of the system cue has been deleted. Joan Shea, Larry Robinson, Ralph Bell, William Griffis, Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Milton Kaye (composer, performer), Al Avril (sound), George Cooney (sound), Bob Albright (engineer), Ken Marvin (announcer). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

2288. 2000 Plus. June 21, 1950. Mutual net. "The Brooklyn Brain". Sustaining. A not-too-bright chap decides to obtain instant culture. He volunteers for a scientific experiment. The system cue has been deleted. Mercer McLeod, William Keene, Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer), Ed Formica (engineer), Ken Marvin (announcer), Walt Shaver (sound), Bryna Raeburn (doubles), Gilbert Mack, Adrian Penner (sound). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

105961. 2000 Plus. June 28, 1950. Mutual net. "Space Wreck". Sustaining. The "Golden Star" is about to blast off for outer space...on a luxury cruise with 750 passengers plus the crew. A reporter for the Intergalactic News Service named "Whitey Ford," blackmails his way abroad. After a visit to Mars, the ship is hit by a meteor and destroyed. Only 4 survivors are cast into space. The reporter gets into a space suit and retrieves a life boat. Mason Adams. 29:23. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

23803. 2000 Plus. July 5, 1950. Mutual net. "A Veteran Comes Home". Sustaining. A soldier returns to Earth after five years of fighting in the Martian wars, to find his wife and son waiting. Lon Clark, William Griffis, Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Joan Shea, Helen Shea, Charles Smith, Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer), Walt Shaver (sound), Adrian Penner (sound), Ken Marvin (announcer), Bob Albright (engineer). 28:04. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

88466. 2000 Plus. August 2, 1950. Mutual net. "The Doom Machine". Sustaining. A scientist in the future builds a super-brain. He names the brain, "Max." Max has an iron will as well as, "a brain that isn't human," that is, without emotion. But, it's Man and not Max that eventually builds a solar-power machine. Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer). 25:13. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84533. 2000 Plus. August 23, 1950. Mutual net origination, AFRS rebroadcast.. "The Flying Saucers". Sustaining. In the year 2012, a second "Zeus" rocket is about to be launched from White Sands. The saucers have been visiting for the last three months and are considered a potential threat. The show has an excellent opening. Ralph Bell, Luis Van Rooten, Bryna Raeburn, Pierre Gerson (writer), Ken Williams, Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer), Walt Shaver (sound), Adrian Penner (sound), Martin Enghauser (engineer), Ken Marvin (announcer), Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Merrill Joels. 29:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105924. 2000 Plus. August 30, 1950. Mutual net. "The Robot Killer. Sustaining. "The Happy Sam Show" is going to give away a "mechanical man" also called, a "Robot" as a prize on the show. "Robot 23" can do anything, even sing, "Sweet Adeline!" However, it does have some limitations. Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (conductor). 28:08. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

13264. 2000 Plus. September 27, 1950. Mutual net. "The Green Thing". Sustaining. A monster appears in the dreams of many people at once and leads to a Venusian invasion. This program has also been dated September 6, 1950. Henry Morell, Hester Sondergaard, John Griggs, Joseph Julian, Lon Clark, Elliot Jacoby (composer), Emerson Buckley and His Orchestra, Walt Shaver (sound), Adrian Penner (sound), Bob Albright (engineer), Ken Marvin (announcer), Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Edgar Marvin (writer), Gilbert Mack. 29:47. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

11140. 2000 Plus. November 8, 1950. Mutual net. "The Giant Walks". Sustaining. A mad scientist plans a race of thirty-foot giants to take over the world, and is well on the way toward succeeding. Julian Schneider (writer), Joseph Julian, Lon Clark, Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer), Henry Noel, Bryna Raeburn, Morton Lawrence, Walt Shaver (sound), Adrian Penner (sound), Bob Albright (engineer, his name sounds like "Albrecht on several programs), Ken Marvin (announcer). 28:52. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

11141. 2000 Plus. November 29, 1950. Mutual net. "Worlds Apart". Sustaining. An excellent story about a space-ship landing on a very, very strange planet. The system cue has been deleted. This program has also been dated November 15, 1950. Ralph Bell, William Griffis, Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Gregory Morton, Emerson Buckley (conductor), Elliot Jacoby (composer). 29:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

23802. 2000 Plus. October 10, 1951. Mutual net. "The Rocket and The Skull". Sustaining. The most important man in the country's race to the Moon is wounded in a plane crash...and starts to hear strange messages to Mars! This program has also been dated September 6, 1950. Arnold Robertson, Emerson Buckley and His Orchestra, William Griffis, Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Gregory Morton, Nat Polen, Merrill Joels, Elliot Jacoby (composer), Walt Shaver (sound), Adrian Penner (sound), Bob Albright (engineer), Ken Marvin (announcer). 27:50. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

105960. 2000 Plus. December 26, 1951. Mutual net. "The Temple Of The Pharoahs". Sustaining. A spaceship is thrown 5000 years into the past...to 3000 B.C! Two astronauts crash onto Earth and find themselves chained in the royal burial ground of Giza. They say, "Sholom Aleichim" to the first Egyptian they meet! Despite that gaffe, they learn the secret of the Sphinx! Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer). 29:41. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

105972. 2000 Plus. Mutual net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Other Man. Sustaining. A man comes home to find he was just arrested in Cairo. How can a man be in two places at the same time? A well-written story. Sherman H. Dreyer (creator, producer), Robert Weenolsen (producer), Ralph Bell, Joan Shea, Nat Polen, Gilbert Mack, Emerson Buckley (composer), Elliot Jacoby (conductor), Walt Shaver (sound), Adrian Penner (sound), Ed Formica (engineer), Ken Marvin (announcer). 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 16 programs.