Soapbox Derby

Soapbox Derby

Broadcast: 14th June 1947
Starring: William Bendix
Added: Jun 19 2005
Well tomorrow is father’s day and millions of fathers will be basking in the adoration of their offspring but not Chester A. Riley who right now is sitting at home dejectedly with a look of anguish on his face. There’s a sob in his voice as we hear him say, “tomorrow is father’s day and my own son hates me, he wouldn’t treat his mother like this. Oh why wasn’t I born a mother?” Yes the atmosphere in the Riley household is fraught with tragedy and how did this breach between father and son come to pass? Let’s go back to the other day…