Soap Operas

Soap Operas

Often a 15-minute serialized drama, which was aired daily and derives its category listing from the fact that a soap manufacturer would sponsor it.
Abroad With the LockhartsAbroad With the Lockharts
Show Count: 9
Broadcast History: 13th October 1930 to 26th January 1931
Sponsor: Handy Andy Food Stores
Cast: Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart
"Mr & Mrs Lockhart are the typical American Mr & Mrs who go abroad. Mr Lockhart is a businessman. He's comfortable, blunt, knows his own mind, enjoys his business and his community. Mrs Lockhart is the pleasant type of American wife. A thorough housekeeper, she belongs to both the women and literary clubs of her town, and she still retains the spirit of romance. Their complex situations we're certain, will delight the friends of this station each week."
Adam and EvieAdam and Evie
Show Count: 1
Broadcast History: 1950
Cast: Various
"Presenting that new young couple on Elm Street... Adam and Evie!"
Against the StormAgainst the Storm
Show Count: 1
Broadcast History: 1939 - 1952
Cast: Roger DeKoven, May Seymour, Dolores Gillian, Gertude Warner, Claudia Morgan
Aunt MaryAunt Mary
Show Count: 577
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Cast: Jane Morgan, Jane Webb, Fred Howard
Dr PaulDr Paul
Show Count: 24
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Cast: Russell Thorson, Peggy Webber
Family DoctorFamily Doctor
Show Count: 39
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Green Valley Line, TheGreen Valley Line, The
Show Count: 26
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Hearts In HarmonyHearts In Harmony
Show Count: 453
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Kitty Keene IncorporatedKitty Keene Incorporated
Show Count: 3
Broadcast History: Sept 13, 1947 - Apr 25, 1941
Sponsor: Dreft
Cast: Beverly Younger, Gail Henshaw, Fran Carlon, Bob Bailey, Herb Butterfield, Phil Lord, Dorothy Gregory, Cheer Brentson, Louise Fitch, Ian Keith, Ginch Jones, Josephine Gilbert, Angeline Orr, Peggy Hillias, Loretta Poynton, Carlton KaDell, Stanley Harris
Producer: George Fogle, Alan Wallace
Kitty Keene, Incorporated. was an old-time radio soap running from 1937 to 1941 about a female private detective.
Life Of Mary SothernLife Of Mary Sothern
Show Count: 227
Broadcast History: 1930s
Cast: Minabelle Hutchins, Linda Carlon, Betty Caine, Jack Zoller, Joseph Julian, Leon Janney, Florence Golden, Bess McCammon, Rikel Kent, Jay Jostyn
The Life of Mary Sothern was a long-running soap opera - there were at least three hundred episodes broadcast during the 1930s - and follows the daily ups and downs of Mary, a wife and mother, who worked hard for her family.
Myrt and MargeMyrt and Marge
Show Count: 111
Broadcast History: 1931 to 1946
Cast: Alice Yourman, Helen Mack, Myrtle Vail, Donna Damerel, Alice Goodkin
Director: Bobby Brown, John Gunn
One Man's FamilyOne Man's Family
Show Count: 364
Broadcast History: 29th April, 1932 - 8th May, 1959
Cast: J Anthony Smythe, Minetta Ellen, Barton Yarborough, Anne Whitfield
Director: Michael Raffetto
Producer: Carlton E. Morse
There's probably only a handful of radio listeners throughout the United States who are not familiar with the name of Barbour. The Barbour's of Sea Cliff, San Francisco that is.
When A Girl MarriesWhen A Girl Marries
Show Count: 2
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Young LoveYoung Love
Show Count: 7
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