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It Pays To Be Married

is truly a charming old time radio show as each couple is a unique vignette of American married life in mid-1950's.

5 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
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2 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from March 08, 1954:

"Phil Harris and Alice Faye"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Antique Wedding TopperIt Pays to Be Married "honors the American Home" with true stories of married life from average American couples.  Guests tell of their married troubles and seek advice.  Hosted by Jay Stewart, who interviews the couples about their married life and then prepares them for the quiz.

Mrs. Frank complains that Mr. Frank won't change out of his pajama between Friday evening and Monday morning, even in front of company!  Mrs. Frank adds, "he doesn't like to shave either", much to the hilarity of the audience.  The couple has a chance to win hosiery, socks, nylon pajamas (ha,ha), and $250 in cash.  One wife participant squeals when she learns that they have a chance to win a coffee percolator.

Phil Harris Alice FayeMr. and Mrs. Pearson of London tell of married life in England during the war and the cultural shock when moving to America.  When they were first married, Mr. Pearson could not understand Mrs. Pearson's strong Irish accent.

Phil Harris and Alice Faye guest star in one episode.  Phil Harris coos about their daughters, "They are not only the most talented kids that you have seen but they are the most beautiful that you will ever see…they look exactly like me."  Phil tells the story of the birth of their first child, where he witnessed the birth (it was very rare for husbands to attend births during this era). 

It Pays to Be Married is truly a charming radio show as each couple is a unique vignette of American married life in 1954.  See also: This is Your Life and Bride and Groom.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    5 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 11 min
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      5 shows - total playtime 1 hours 11 minutes
      1. IPTBM 530720 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fronk.mp3
      2. IPTBM 540115 Mr. and Mrs. Irwin T. Porter.mp3
      3. IPTBM 540127 Mr. and Mrs. John Scovern.mp3
      4. IPTBM 540225 Guest is Danny Thomas.mp3
      5. IPTBM 540308 Phil Harris Alice Faye.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    5 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 11 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      5 shows - total playtime 1 hours 11 minutes
      1. IPTBM 530720 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fronk.mp3
      2. IPTBM 540115 Mr. and Mrs. Irwin T. Porter.mp3
      3. IPTBM 540127 Mr. and Mrs. John Scovern.mp3
      4. IPTBM 540225 Guest is Danny Thomas.mp3
      5. IPTBM 540308 Phil Harris Alice Faye.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    5 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 11 min

    Disc A001

    1. IPTBM 530720 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fronk
    2. IPTBM 540115 Mr. and Mrs. Irwin T. Porter
    3. IPTBM 540127 Mr. and Mrs. John Scovern
    4. IPTBM 540225 Guest is Danny Thomas

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A002

    1. IPTBM 540308 Phil Harris Alice Faye

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