Cultural highlights of 1937
Radio shows: US
• The Goodwill Hour (Mutual network from 1 August). 'You have a friend and advisor in John J Anthony.'
• The Guiding Light ( NBC from 25 January). Daytime soap. It remains on the air until 1956 and transfers to television in 1952.
• Lorenzo Jones (NBC from 26 April). Stars Karl Swenson throughout its 18-year run.
• Our Gal Sunday (from 29 March). Run lasts to 1959.
• The Second Husband (CBS from 2 June). Drama series begins a 10-year run.
• Mr Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons (from 12 October). Its 22-year run makes it the longest-running detective serial on US radio.
• The Dandy. First edition of the comic (home of Dennis the Menace and Desperate Dan, of cow pie fame) is published by D C Thomson, newspaper publisher of Dundee, Scotland (4 December).