Thursday, September 13, 2012

September 13, 1937: 'Kitty Keene' debuted on NBC Red

 
September 13, 1937: Kitty Keene aired for the first time on NBC Red Network.

Kitty Keene was a 15-minute detective show that ran for four years. The story featured Kitty Keene, a former show girl of a variety show entitled Ziegfeld Follies, who started her own detective business.

On the show's fourth and last year, it was revealed that Kitty's daughter, Jill, had given birth, making her the only grandmother detective in the history of radio soaps. The actresses who portrayed Kitty Keene during the show's entire run include Beverly Younger, Gail Henshaw, and Fran Carlon.

Enjoy this 1939 broadcast of Kitty Keene:

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