By 2020, we were supposed to be flying with jet backpacks and hovercrafts. If you think back to Dick Tracy in the daily newspaper comics, he flew in an Air Car that was a hovering one-man vehicle presented to him by the Moon Governor, the ruler of Moon Valley, so when do we get ours? You remember the Air Car, because you listened to Dick Tracy on Old Time Radio networks from 1934-1948, along with The Great Gildersleeve, Fibber McGee & Molly, The Fred Allen Show, and so many more.
Keep thinking back. Can you name the Great Gildersleeve’s niece? Ted Collins was the host of which radio show? Jerry Colonna was a second banana to what comedian? Name the operator on Fibber McGee & Molly. Where did Our Gal Sunday live? What was the name of Jack Benny’s parrot? Who was known as the Toastmaster General of the United States?
If you can answer these questions, you’ll love pondering the myriad trivia brain teasers that have been compiled once again by the nearly legendary Mel Simmons. If you can’t answer these questions, then you need the book. One of these facts could get you through the $1 million question on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
40 Quiz Games interspersed with more than a hundred rare glossies of The Acts from the Airwaves keep your memories of Old Time Radio’s Golden Era alive.
If you enjoyed Mel’s Old Time Radio Trivia Books I-IV, add this latest and greatest edition to your library. Never forget your love of the radio shows that thrilled, fulfilled, and nearly killed you with laughter.