Strange as It Seems appeared as a syndicated cartoon feature in 1928. Created by John Hix, who insisted every published fact be verified by a minimum of three sources.
Strange as It Seems began as a 15 minute radio program on March 22, 1935. It was broadcast over the Columbia - Don Lee Coast radio network. The show was hosted by Gayne Whitman and included two or three segments of dramatized events in mini plays. This run of the shows concluded at the end of January 1937, after over 210 shows. It began again in January 1938 as a 15 minute once a week program ending at the end of December 1938, with 53 shows in this run.
The Strange as It Seems radio program was picked up as a 30 minute network program on the Columbia Broadcasting System from August 17, 1939 to December 26, 1940. There were 72 broadcasts of these broadcasts. The sponsor was Palmolive Shave Cream and the host was Alois Havrilla. Havrilla was the announcer on the Stranger Than Fiction movie shorts beginning in 1934 and continuing in that role until the shorts were ended in 1942. Stranger Than Fiction was the successor to the Strange as It Seems movie shorts that ran from 1930 until 1934.
The program had one final run in its original 15 minute format from Nov. 10, 1946 to April 13, 1947, airing at 7:30 PM on Sunday nights. There were 22 episodes aired in this run. (Source: wikipedia)