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When A Girl Marries

Follow the trials and tribulations of married couple, Joan and Harry Davis, as they deal with the drama of friends and family in their hometown of Stanwood.

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"Joan and Harry"



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When a Girl Marries

Julie Stevens(left), Mary Jane Higby, and David Gothard

Beginning in 1939 and ending in 1957, American housewives tuned into CBS to listen to the romance between Joan Field and Harry Davis. Harry, a young lawyer, stopped Joan's plans for a high society wedding. Joan and Harry fell in love and married despite the difference in circumstances and lifestyles.

In the early days of the show, the couple dealt mostly with problems outside of their marriage with very few challenges inside their marriage. The Davis' endured interference from Joan's family, suicide, amnesia, murder and everything else you expect from a soap opera. The show's beginning went like this:

"This is the story of Joan Field, a young girl who came to know that love can be stronger and finer than anything else in the world. Perhaps you yourself can remember the thrilling, heartbreaking days that now are hers -- and the hopes and dreams and struggles that every young couple experiences before that day of all days -- When a Girl Marries."

The 1940s most popular drama, the show starred Noel Mills as Joan and was eventually replaced by Mary Jane Higby who played Joan until the end of the show. Harry was played by several men including Whitfield Connor, Robert Haag, John Raby, Lyle Sudrow. Elaine Carrington developed the show and was one of the writers. Carrington was devoted to providing listeners with stories that seemed real, even if there was more drama than the average marriage.

If you like radio soap operas or want to give them a try (most are 15 minutes), try some of these: Pepper Young's Family (also written by Carrington), Against the Storm, Betty and Bob, Doctor's Wife, Guiding Light, Hearts in Harmony, Life of Mary Sothern, Stella Dallas, and Whispering Streets.

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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.



    6 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 21 min
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      6 shows - total playtime 1 hours 21 minutes
      1. When A Girl Marries 000000 Joan And Harry Are In Wait.mp3
      2. When A Girl Marries 000000 Joan And Harry Davis Have....mp3
      3. When A Girl Marries 390921 Today Is Very Much A Red Lette.mp3
      4. When A Girl Marries 450000 Hitchhiker Dumps Harry [298].mp3
      5. When A Girl Marries 460000 Episode 1.mp3
      6. When A Girl Marries 490000 The Grandfathers Clock.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    6 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 21 min
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      6 shows - total playtime 1 hours 21 minutes
      1. When A Girl Marries 000000 Joan And Harry Are In Wait.mp3
      2. When A Girl Marries 000000 Joan And Harry Davis Have....mp3
      3. When A Girl Marries 390921 Today Is Very Much A Red Lette.mp3
      4. When A Girl Marries 450000 Hitchhiker Dumps Harry [298].mp3
      5. When A Girl Marries 460000 Episode 1.mp3
      6. When A Girl Marries 490000 The Grandfathers Clock.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



    6 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 21 min

    Disc A001

    1. When A Girl Marries 000000 Joan And Harry Are In Wait
    2. When A Girl Marries 000000 Joan And Harry Davis Have...
    3. When A Girl Marries 390921 Today Is Very Much A Red Lette
    4. When A Girl Marries 450000 Hitchhiker Dumps Harry [298]
    5. When A Girl Marries 460000 Episode 1

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    Disc A002

    1. When A Girl Marries 490000 The Grandfathers Clock

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