William Bendix stars as Chester A. Riley in producer Irving Brecher's outstanding radio comedy series The Life of Riley. Co-starring with Bendix is Paula Winslowe as Riley's long-suffering wife, Peg, and John Brown performing in two roles, that of Riley's pal Gillis and, most memorably, as the hilarious "friendly undertaker" Digger O'Dell.
This collection features sixteen classic radio episodes, including rare and previously unavailable selections, all digitally remastered and restored for your listening enjoyment. Also included is a Program Guide by radio historian Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. with photographs and background information about the show.
Episodes Include: Riley's Birthday 04-02-44, Riley Fixes Dinner on Mother's Day 05-14-44, The Stamp 06-11-44, Babs Entertains 10-01-44, Riley Sends Peg a Comic Valentine 02-14-48, Cissie and Lionel 01-20-50, Junior is in Love 01-27-50, Babs Flunks an Exam 02-03-50, Poison Candy 02-10-50, Peg the Waitress 02-17-50, Riley's Step Out 02-24-50, Riley Has a Rent Controversy 03-10-50, Babs is Allergic to Riley 03-17-50, Cissie's Marriage 03-24-50, Chivalry is Dead 03-31-50, Babs Elopement 11-03-50