American Adventure

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.


88846. American Adventure. July 28, 1955. Program #1. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "King With Crown". Sustaining. The first show of the series, produced in co-operation with The University of North Carolina. "A Study of Man In The New World." William Trotman, John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Robert Shenken (creator), William Wadell, Charles Kuralt, Carl Castle (announcer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88847. American Adventure. August 4, 1955. Program #2. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "Hearth Fire". Sustaining. The system cue has been deleted. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Josephine Sharkey, Charles Kuralt (identified as a student), Carl Castle (announcer), Jean Herring (?). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

88848. American Adventure. August 11, 1955. Program #3. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "Builder On The River". Sustaining. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), William Wadell, Jean Herring, Jud Beckwith, Carl Bedders (?), Jean Oliver (?), Carl Castle (announcer). 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

88849. American Adventure. August 25, 1955. Program #5. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "Story Of A Poet". Sustaining. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88850. American Adventure. September 1, 1955. Program #6. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "Grandfather Jefferson". Sustaining. John Eely (writer), Charles Hadley, John Clayton (director), Sarah Randolph (author, grand-daughter of Jefferson), Charles Kuralt, Carl Castle (announcer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

88851. American Adventure. September 8, 1955. Program #7. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "Grenade". Sustaining. The system cue has been deleted. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Charles Kuralt. 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

88852. American Adventure. September 22, 1955. Program #9. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "The Rat On Lincoln Avenue". Sustaining. Edith Satford, Charles Hadley, Charles Kuralt, Earl Wenn, William Wadell, John Eely, Jo Warshevsky, John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88853. American Adventure. September 29, 1955. Program #10. NBC net, WSJS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina origination. "Appointment At Ford's". Sustaining. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Charles Kuralt. 28:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

88854. American Adventure. October 6, 1955. Program #11. NBC net, WPTF, Raleigh, North Carolina origination. "Dial Emergency". Sustaining. An announcement is made that the program will not be heard next week. John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director), Jean Shenken. 29:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88855. American Adventure. October 20, 1955. Program #13. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "Johnny Appleseed". Sustaining. The system cue has been deleted. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Phil Johnston, Alice Wallace, George Brenholtz, Edith Sanford, Gene Rayburn, Keen Oliver (?). 28:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

88856. American Adventure. October 27, 1955. Program #14. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "The Battle". Sustaining. The system cue has been deleted. John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director), Les Casey, Tom Owens (announcer). 28:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

88857. American Adventure. November 3, 1955. Program #15. NBC net, WPTF, Raleigh, North Carolina origination. "The Yankee Loves A Lady". Sustaining. A story about the president of the University of North Carolina (David Swain) and his Daughter Ellie, and her romance with a Northerner. A letter is read from the "only living daughter" of Ella Swain. An announcement is made that this is the last program of the series. In fact, it resumed on November 17, 1955. The system cue has been deleted. Gail Eely, Charles Kuralt, Earl Wenn, Jo Warshevsky, John Bonnets, Carl Castle (announcer), John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director). 29:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

88858. American Adventure. November 17, 1955. Program #16. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "The Federal Lion". Sustaining. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Fred Young, Charles Hadley, Dorothy O'Sullivan. 25:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88859. American Adventure. November 24, 1955. Program #17. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "The Orchid". Sustaining. A story about George Washington Carver. John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director). 23:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

88860. American Adventure. December 1, 1955. Program #18. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "The Zenger Trial". Sustaining. Gail Eely, Charles Kuralt, Earl Wenn, Jo Warshevsky, John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), John Bonnets. 24:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88861. American Adventure. December 8, 1955. Program #19. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "An Unfound Door". Sustaining. A sound portrait of Thomas Wolfe. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Earl Wenn, Edith Sanford. 24:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88862. American Adventure. December 15, 1955. Program #20. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "The Resolute". Sustaining. The story of Cyrus Field and the first transatlantic telegraph cable. The system cue has been deleted. John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director), Fred Young. 24:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

88863. American Adventure. December 29, 1955. Program #21. NBC net, WPTF, Raleigh, North Carolina origination. "Paint The Big Canvas". Sustaining. A story of the planning of Washington, D. C. John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director), Charles Hadley, Earl Wenn, John Bonnets, William Wadell. 25:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88864. American Adventure. January 5, 1956. Program #22. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "The Free Man". Sustaining. The story of Joseph Palmer, known as, "Old Jew Palmer" (even though he wasn't old and wasn't Jewish)! He just refused to shave. John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director), Earl Wenn. 25:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88865. American Adventure. January 12, 1956. Program #23. NBC net, WPTF, Raleigh, North Carolina origination. "Runaway Justice". Sustaining. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), John Bonnets, Charles Kuralt, Joe Young, Eulitz Lancaster (?). 25:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88866. American Adventure. January 26, 1956. Program #24. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "The Demagogue". Sustaining. John Eely (writer), John Clayton (director). 23:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

64094. American Adventure. February 2, 1956. Program #25. NBC net, North Carolina origination. "Pioneer Call". Sustaining. The system cue has been deleted. John Eely (writer, performer), John Clayton (director), Fletcher Green (editor), Charles Kuralt, Fran O'Neill (?), Josephine Sharkey, Carl Castle (announcer). 24:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

Report contains 22 programs.