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Strange Tales (Old Time Radio)
 
RelicRadio.com presents tales of the strange and bizarre, the weird and the wicked. Stories not necessarily of the supernatural, but of the unnatural. Join us for Strange Tales, featuring radio drama at its most mysterious and unusual. Abnormal old time radio!
 
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Relic Radio Sci-Fi (old time radio)
 
Relic Radio Science Fiction brings you old time radio stories from sci-fi's greatest writers, as well as original stories for shows like Dimension X, X Minus 1, 2000 Plus, Beyond Tomorrow, and much more! Travel through space and time as they saw it all those years ago.
 
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The Horror! (Old Time Radio)
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Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
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Zero Hour
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The Zero Hour was a 1973-74 radio broadcast hosted by Rod Serling. The Zero Hour featured well known actors and actresses. The stories were exciting and action-packed and will keep you on the edge of you seat, as we approach the Zero Hour.
 
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The Jack Benny Show
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The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, was a radio-TV comedy series which ran for more than three decades and is generally regarded as a high-water mark in 20th-century comedy. Jack Benny (February 14, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois “ December 26, 1974 in Beverly Hills, California), born Benjamin Kubelsky, was an American comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor. He was one of the biggest stars in classic American radio and was also a major television personalit ...
 
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Old Time Radio Mystery Theater
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Enjoy the fun and excitement of listening to thrilling Old Time Radio mystery shows. Experience a professional cast of actors, great scripts and thrilling suspense. Please visit our website (MysteryShows.com) for more great shows like these. If you like this podcast, you'll love our Old Time Radio file sharing club. 48,000 shows in .mp3 format currently available for download. All genres available. If you enjoy this podcast, please rate it on iTunes. Thanks!
 
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Case Closed! (old time radio)
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Crime stories from the golden age. Old Time Radio is filled with cops, robbers, and private investigators...Lets reopen the cases and hear these great stories again!
 
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod originates from the 'Heart Of Historic Germantown," Philadelphia, Pa.Bob Camardella began podcasting at Podomatic in October 2005 and at the Radio Nostalgia Network at Libsyn.com in January 2006. From 2006 through 2009, in addition to the top ranked Boxcars711 show at Podomatic and Libsyn, "Humphrey/Camardella Media Productions" commanded a top ten slot at Podshow (1.5 million downloads per month), a top 10 ranking at Libsyn (1.7 million downloads per month) and ...
 
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Relic Radio Thrillers (Old Time Radio)
 
The best Old Time Radio adventures in crime, mystery, espionage and suspense! Relic Radio Thrillers delivers the ticking time bombs, mysterious crime scenes, and the cloak and dagger action that today's armchair adventurer demands!
 
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Relic Radio (old time radio)
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Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
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Science Fiction Theater
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Science Fiction Theater presents the best of Scifi, horror,fantasy from early days radio. Each show will take you into the world of the unknown, a place that is as strange as the unknown can be, it is only limited by you imagination. Enter the fantasy world of Science Fiction.
 
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Just Old Time Radio
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Just Old Time Radio takes you back to the early days of radio with the greatest Old Time Radio Shows, all for you listening pleasure.oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Best of Old Time Radio
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Best of Old Time Radio presents shows from the early days of radio. From every genre you will journey back to when there was true entrainment, that let your imagination list and see the stories, jokes, and adventures. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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MPIR Old Time Radio
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Horror, Sci-fi, Crime, Mystery, old time radio from 30's 40's and 50's "Listen To Dead People"
 
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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
 
The great ones are back in action.
 
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Lux Radio Theater
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The Lux Radio Theatre was a one-of-a-kind OTR show. Imagine the greatest Hollywood stars doing one-hour versions of their biggest motion pictures, complete with full orchestra, live on stage with a studio audience.Cecil DeMille The one-and-only Cecil B. DeMille was your host ('36-45) for a lavish production of what was to become a veritable film checklist of many of Hollywood's best films from the mid-30s right through the mid 50s. The first Lux film adaptation was "The Legionnaire and the L ...
 
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Christmas Old Time Radio
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Ho Ho Ho and Merry Christmas! Santa has his sack just packed full of old time radio shows. And if you are good, Santa will be podcasting these heart warming and family fun shows directly to your download. This is a wonderful gift to give to your loved ones.
 
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Old Time Radio Westerns
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First of its kind to bring you Old Time Radio Westerns Daily. Westerns that include The Lone Ranger, Cisco Kid, Challenge of the Yukon, Have Gun Will Travel, The Six Shooter, Tales of the Texas Rangers, Gunsmoke, Hopalong Cassidy, and many many more.
 
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The Old Time Radio Show
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The Old Time Radio Show is not old at all. Each show still entertains as it did in the 1930s - 1950s. Go back each week to the early days of radio and enjoy this greatest entertainment in the world that always leaves you wanting more.
 
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Classic Radio Drama
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Classic Dramas achieved widespread popularity within a decade of its initial development in the 1920s. By the 1940s, Drama on the radio was a leading international popular entertainment. The Radio Drama drew from the rich talent pool of Hollywood and the actors were able to bring the movie screen presence and talent to the radio.
 
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Radio Nostalgia Network Podcast
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Everyday of the week listen to the great shows from Old Time Radio. Those great shows that made of laugh or gave us exciting journeys into the Dramatic, Suspense, Action, Westerns, SciFi,and Adventure.
 
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Nick Carter – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
 
The great ones are back in action.
 
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The Lone Ranger Podcast
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The Complete Lone Ranger Series from start to finish The Lone Ranger and Tonto are two of America's favorite western characters, and the theme and bridge music caused many thousands of kids to grow up to liking classical music, too.
 
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The Baby Boomer Radio, TV, Movies, Magazines, Music, Comics, Fads, Toys, Fun, and More Show!
 
Radio, TV and movie buffs talk about the Golden Age of Commercial Communication, including segments on old-time technology, radio/TV personalities, pre-Internet and Cable news, American pop history, collectibles and collecting, and much more. Each episode presents American Pop Culture, family trends, products, notables and celebrities that, to this day, signifies they the rite of passage for those born between 1946 and 1964. Our hosts, guests hosts and historians weave a rich tapestry from a ...
 
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Yesterday USA Podcast
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Yesterday USA takes you back to the early days of what we call Old Time Radio.Join us as we remember those early days and the shows that made it so great. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Western Wednesday ; Classic Westerns
 
Western Wednesday takes you back to the early days of radio when the only limits were on our imaginations. Joy as we remember the western heroes that we all loved oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Brando Classic Old Time Radio Podcast
 
This is our Brand New Podcast Feed
 
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80s cartoon podcast
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The 80s cartoon podcast where Cobra Commander rules the world while eating C3POs cereal. Where we review an 80's cartoon for your pleasure. This podcast has 3 hilarious hosts that keep you entertained and laughing.
 
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green hornet
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On January 31, 1936, the Green Hornet radio program aired on WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan. Al Hodge played the part of the Green Hornet from 1936 through January of 1943.
 
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Adventures in Radio
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Adventures in Radio takes you down the hidden alleys and secret passageways through your imagination... Join us as we experience the adventures of those radio heroes from the early days of radio. This is a journey of discovery in the world of your imagination.
 
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Texas Old Time Radio Podcast
 
Texas Old Time Radio is an dedicated to the regeneration of interest in an enjoyment of the part of vanishing Americana that has become known as the "Golden Age of Radio".
 
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Bogie & Bacall
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Bogie and Bacall on the Radio is adventure series starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that originally aired in 1951-52.There chemistry on and off the radio can be hear in this Adventure, intrigue, mystery and romance radio show set in tropical Havana and the mysterious islands of the Caribbean.
 
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Those Old Radio Shows Podcast
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Welcome to Those Old Radio Shows. Travel back in time and listen to great radio mysteries, dramas and comedies from yesteryear like Gunsmoke, Amos & Andy and Dimension X.
 
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The Attaboy Clarence Podcast - Classic Movies & Old Time Radio
 
Join Adam for talk about classic movies and old-time radio shows, featuring a specially selected episode each week.
 
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Audio Classics Archive
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Host Terry Salomonson presents an hour of OTR from his personal vault. Produced by Waterlogg Productions and Joseph Bevilacqua, More info at: http://waterlogg.com and http://bearmanorradio.com
 
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The Lost OTR Show
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Lost Old Time Radio programs hosted by Joesph Bevilacqua. Produced by Waterlogg Productions and Joseph Bevilacqua, More info at: http://waterlogg.com and http://bearmanorradio.com
 
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Syndication Station
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Be introduced to, and revisit, classic TV shows with Josh, Mike, and Dom! Each week we tell you to watch an episode available through streaming services, then we talk about the episode, read your comments, and tell stories that may or may not be relative.
 
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Jonny Quest » Podcast Feed
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Just another BrokenSea Audio Productions Sites site
 
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The J-OTR Show with Joe Bev
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A mix of new and old time radio. Produced by Waterlogg Productions and Hosted by Joseph Bevilacqua (Joe Bev) More info at: http://waterlogg.com
 
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Burke on Mayberry
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Dr. Kevin L. Burke discusses the cultural relevance, morals and “just plain fun” embodied by “The Andy Griffith Show.” Dr. Burke provides “behind the scenes” tidbits, discuss insights, and tests your knowledge of TAGS with a trivia question at the end of each episode!
 
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The Lounge with Robert Conrad on CRN
 
CRN's "PM SHOW with ROBERT CONRAD" reaches a national audience on Cox Cable, Comcast Cables and radio stations and satellite operators coast to coast. Robert Conrad is a popular television actor and the star of, "Wild, Wild West", "Ba Ba Black Sheep", "Hawaiian Eye" , and others. He talks about his views, thoughts and career in a lively 2 hour live national radio show, Thursdays at 3PM PST.
 
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Waffle On Podcast
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A podcast dedicated to Television and Film from all around the world.
 
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The PM Show with Larry Manetti on CRN
 
Live on CRN1 Tues 4:00 pm PT- 5:00 pm PT
 
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Battle of the Network Shows
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Each week, hosts Rick Brooks and Mike Cowgill explore the TV of the '70s and '80s through hand-picked episodes.
 
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Thirtysomething Podcast
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Interviews with the actors, writers, and directors the Marshall Herskovitz & Ed Zwick 1987 TV Series Thirtysomething. Follow on Twitter: @30somethingpod
 
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A Terribly Strange Bed (Aired October 3, 1943) The Weird Circle is yet another backwater gem from The Golden Age of Radio that has been woefully mis-documented. The premise is noteworthy: an anthology of classic, supernatural mystery thrillers from the pens of the world's best known and respected supernatural fiction authors. The scripts--with ...…
 
An Old Woman Found Strangled In The Park (Aired December 27, 1951) The Line-Up stands as one of the most well-produced crime dramas of The Golden Age of Radio. The cast is comprised of top-tier, A-List talent from top to bottom. With Elliott Lewis directing his cast of some of the finest voice talent of the era--and top-drawer sound technicians ...…
 
The Fugitive Traveler (Aired June 6, 1947) This Is Your FBI was a radio crime drama which aired in the United States on ABC from April 6, 1945 to January 30, 1953. FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover gave it his endorsement, calling it "the finest dramatic program on the air." Producer-director Jerry Devine was given access to FBI files by Hoover, and th ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/CaseClosed537.mp3 This week on Case Closed, Rogue’s Gallery starts us off with Anson Leeds Is Dead, their story from January 17, 1946. Then we’ll hear The Ivory Murder Case, the March 28, 1950, story from Philo Vance. Download CaseClosed537…
 
The Al Brenner's Case (Aired January 25, 1952) Dick Powell starred in the Richard Diamond, Private Detective radio series as a rather light-hearted detective who often ended the episodes singing to his girlfriend, Helen (Virginia Gregg). It began airing on NBC on April 24, 1949, picked up Rexall as a sponsor on April 5, 1950, and continued unti ...…
 
The Three Cent Stamp (Aired January 14, 1951) On June 6. Shipped overseas to serve with an Army entertainment unit as a private, Skelton led an exceptionally hectic military life. In addition to his own duties and responsibilities, he was often summoned to entertain officers late at night. The perpetual motion and lack of rest resulted in a ner ...…
 
The Box Of Death (Aired April 17, 1947) The Television scripts were exposited in flashback format, with Casey narrating his latest exploit to Ethelbert the bartender. The 'Morning Express' also makes the transition from Boston to Manhattan, with reporter Ann Williams augmented by cub reporter Jack Lipman. Two months into the Television run, CBS ...…
 
ON TONIGHT'S SHOW WE'RE TALKING ABOUT GEORGE CLOONEY’S TEQUILA COMPANY, MAGNUM P.I. INSPIRED TIKI COCKTAIL & SPORT MEMORABILIA This week in Nancy's Kitchen Corner:By noreply@blogger.com.
 
Uncle Frank Murdered (Aired July 2, 1946) The Boston Blackie radio series, also starring Morris, began June 23, 1944, on NBC as a summer replacement for The Amos 'n' Andy Show. Sponsored by Rinso, the series continued until September 15 of that year. Unlike the concurrent films, Blackie had a steady romantic interest in the radio show: Lesley W ...…
 
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The Attaboy Clarence Podcast - Classic Movies & Old Time Radio
 
It's a hat-tastic return to your ears as Episode 75 comes to town! Featuring gorgeous music from Glenn Miller and Dinah Shore... Plus... more 'Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?' More questions from the Question Pot! Reviews of two classic movies... 1939's 'The Story Of Alexander Graham Bell', the 20th Century Fox biopic that makes wiring e ...…
 
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MPIR Old Time Radio
 
Presenting Yours Truly Johnny Dollar "The Laughing Matter" episodes 1 through 5 aired Jun 11, 1956. Brought to you by Clyde's Art Work, original water colors available at: http://www.vangoart.com/cjkell
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/RelicRadio534.mp3 This week on The Relic Radio Show, Theater Five shares its January 28, 1965, story, The Hostage. Then, it’s Public Hero from The Whistler. That episode originally aired September 2, 1951. Download RelicRadio534
 
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Waffle On Podcast
 
Waffle On about The Wild Geese Hello and welcome to this months episode of Waffle On Podcast in which Meds and Kell chat away about this glorious 70’s movie, The Wild Geese. In honour of the wonderful Sir Roger Moore we opted to waffle about this film instead of Bond (plenty of podcasts already doing that). The film also stars legends Richard B ...…
 
Prize Fight Setup (Aired December 29, 1953) Frank Sinatra seemed very comfortable in the role of Rocco Fortunato--'Rocky Fortune'--and the scripts that George Lefferts and Ernest Kinoy wrote for Sinatra made for some fascinating adventures. The role was clearly written specifically for him, and more importantly for the more 'adult' persona his ...…
 
Twelve Angry Men (Aired October 16, 1959) Instead of sketches, guest stars and musical interludes, humour developed from the characters and situations. Hancock's experiences were based in reality and observation. From the playlet "Look Back In Hunger" in The East Cheam Drama Festival episode, Galton and Simpson showed they were in touch with de ...…
 
Justice (Aired October 31, 1948) Beginning in 1942, NBC had reinaugurated its concept of the NBC University of The Air and its companion NBC Inter-American University of The Air. Throughout the mid-1940s NBC produced some twenty-five productions specifically designed to both educate and entertain. Indeed, many of those programs were incorporate ...…
 
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Those Old Radio Shows Podcast
 
Jul 3: X Minus 1 – The Defenders Ep. 52 Jul 5: Fibber McGee – Fibber’s Thumb Caught in Bowling Ball Jul 7: The Whistler – Hit & Run
 
Little Boy Red (Aired October 22, 1952) I Was a Communist for the FBI was an American espionage thriller radio series with 78 episodes syndicated by Ziv to more than 600 stations in 1952-54. Made without FBI cooperation, the series was adapted from the book by undercover agent Matt Cvetic, who was portrayed by Dana Andrews.The series was crafte ...…
 
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod
 
Motel Burglary (Aired September 25, 1954) Before the "Reality TV", there was "Reality Radio" and Night Watch was there. This show is a straight crime documentary with no music, sound effects, or actors. Police reporter Don Reid rode in a prowl car on the night shift with officers from the Culver City, California police department. While wearing ...…
 
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Relic Radio Sci-Fi (old time radio)
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/SciFi471.mp3 Back with our old friend X Minus One on this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. We hear their story Double Dare, which originally aired December 19, 1957. Download SciFi471
 
Mystery Of The Iron Door (Aired May 22, 1948) The Frank Merriwell comic strip began in 1928, continuing until 1936. Daily strips from 1934 provided illustrations for the 1937 Big Little Book. The Adventures of Frank Merriwell first ran on NBC radio from March 26 to June 22, 1934 as a 15-minute serial airing three times a week at 5:30pm. Sponsor ...…
 
After The Funeral (Part 2 of 2) 1947 During the first world war, Poirot left Belgium for Britain as a refugee. It was here, on 16 July 1916, that he again met his lifelong friend, Captain Arthur Hastings, and solved the first of his cases to be published: The Mysterious Affair at Styles. After that case Poirot apparently came to the attention o ...…
 
After The Funeral (Part 1 of 2) 1947 Poirot was apparently born in Spa, Belgium and, based on the conjecture that he was thirty at the time of his retirement from the Belgian police force at the time of the outbreak of the First World War, it is suggested that he was born in the mid 1880s. This is all extremely vague, as Poirot is thought to be ...…
 
Landlord & Tenant (Aired March 13, 1954) Case Dismissed was developed as a public service to frame "the story of your legal rights." It was produced in cooperation with The Chicago Bar Association and employed John Fitzgerald, Dean of Loyola University Law School as both host and advisor to the series. A local production of WMAQ AM/FM, NBC's ne ...…
 
Miss Brooks Takes The Rap (Aired September 25, 1949) Our Miss Brooks, an American situation comedy, began as a radio hit in 1948 and migrated to television in 1952, becoming one of the earlier hits of the so-called Golden Age of Television, and making a star out of Eve Arden (1908-1990) as comely, wisecracking, but humane high school English te ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/StrangeTales389.mp3 This week on Strange Tales, we hear The Dead Alive, a story from Suspense first heard on the March 9, 1953. Download StrangeTales389
 
Murder Pays Dividends (1949) *The Exact Date Is Ubknown. The Fat Man" premiered on ABC on Monday, January 21, 1946, at 8:30pm, as part of a block of four new programs which also included "I Deal in Crime," "Forever Tops," and "Jimmy Gleason's Diner." "The Fat Man" originated in the studios of WJZ in New York and began as a modestly priced susta ...…
 
Presenting Bogart Presents "Dead Man" aired Sept 14, 1945. Please support these showes with your donation today, thank you.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations/
 
The Isle Of Lost Souls (Aired November 23, 1964) The Creaking Door was South African Radio's attempt to create a compelling program of highly suspenseful, dramatic thrillers with a supernatural bent for their sponsor, State Express Cigarettes. Some commentators insist it was conceived as a spin-off of the already successful Inner Sanctum episod ...…
 
The Blitz Murder Case (Aired November 18, 1951) Whitehall 1 2, 1 2 Tweaked Jan. 12, 2006 This series was very similar to the Black Museum that was hosted by Orson Welles. Both the Black Museum and Whitehall 1212 drew their material from the files of Scotland Yard. The stories were true in every respect except that the names were changed to prot ...…
 
Half Penny Stamp (Aired February 19, 1952) The Man Called X was a old-time radio espionage drama series that aired on and off from 1944 through 1951 and sponsored by Frigidaire and later General Motors. Herbert Marshall stars as Ken Thurston, a globe hopping government agent. The show opens with the familiar line "Wherever there is mystery, int ...…
 
Jack Prepares For A Trip (Aired June 25, 1947) Jack Carson, because of his size — 6 ft 2 in (1.9 m) and 220 lb (100 kg), had his first stage appearance as Hercules in a college production. During a performance, he tripped and took half the set with him. A college friend, Dave Willock, thought it was so funny he persuaded Carson to team with him ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/TheHorror816.mp3 This week on The Horror, we’ll hear The Treasure Of Kublai Khan. This episode from The Hall Of Fantasy was heard July 20, 1953. Download TheHorror816
 
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Relic Radio Thrillers (Old Time Radio)
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/Thriller482.mp3 We offer you Escape on this week’s Relic Radio Thrillers. Here’s their story Pass To Berlin, which they first broadcast it on May 19, 1950. Download Thriller482
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Cisco Kid" - Buffalo Skinner (Aired October 20, 1953) Broadcast constantly sometimes once a week sometimes 3 times a week By Mutual, between 1942 and 1956. Western Drama mainly for the young ones or maybe just the young at heart. I say the young at heart, because The Cisco Kid and his likeable but simple partner Pa ...…
 
Swimsuit Sweetheart (1950) *The Exact Date Is Unknown. The Carter Brown Mystery serials were the Old Time Radio Detective equivalent of the Spaghetti Westerns. The two serials I listened to were set in the United States, featuring Australian actors playing Americans. Overall, in the two serials I've listened to so far the actors and writers wer ...…
 
Poison Is Quicker (Aired December 3, 1945) The Whistler is one of American radio's most popular mystery dramas, with a 13-year run from May 16, 1942 until September 22, 1955.The Whistler was the most popular West Coast-originated program with its listeners for many years. It was sponsored by the Signal Oil Company: "That whistle is your signal ...…
 
The Car Tire (Aired September 25, 1952) Opening in 1875, the Crime Museum at Scotland Yard is the oldest museum in the world purely for recording crime. The name Black Museum was coined in 1877 by a reporter from The Observer, a London newspaper, although the museum is still referred to as the Crime Museum. The idea of a crime museum was concei ...…
 
2 Episodes From (1947) "The Coin Collector Mystery" and "Bullets Make Holes" Glen Langan stars as Barton Drake who presents each episode in the first person and to a live audience. It ran from 1945 through 1948. Suspense, mystery and drama seem to be an every day part of his life. Stolen treasure maps, murder at every turn and all entangled wit ...…
 
Waters Of Death (Aired March 19, 1970) The Epic Casebook (1957–1985) - "... in which Inspector Carr investigates ..." - The highly successful detective series, starring Hugh Rouse as Inspector Carr. Written & Produced by Michael Silver at the CRC Studios, Johannesburg. The series aired originally on Thursday evenings at 21H30, sponsored by the ...…
 
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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
 
Johnny investigates a series of suspicious deaths at a nursing home. Original Air Date: August 14, 1960 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
Vanessa (Aired December 10, 1939) The Campbell Playhouse was a sponsored continuation of the Mercury Theater on the Air, a direct result of the instant publicity from the War of the Worlds panic. The switch occurred on December 9, 1938. In spite of using the same creative staff, the show had a different flavor under sponsorship, partially attri ...…
 
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The Lounge with Robert Conrad on CRN
 
As always the show is all about you, it's YOUR show! Join in on the fun, every Thursday. Call in and ask Uncle Bob a question or just say a quick hello. Send Uncle Bob an Email: robertconrad@crntalk.com & Don't forget to 'LIKE' Bob's Facebook page!By rconrad@crni.net.
 
The Blue Penny Murder Case (Aired August 23, 1949) Philo Vance was the detective creation of S. S. Van Dine first published in the mid 1920s. Vance, in the original books, is an intellectual so highly refined he seems he might be ghostwritten by P. G. Wodehouse. The radio series uses only the name, and makes Philo a pretty normal, though very i ...…
 
The Dixon Murder Matter (Aired June 16, 1957 On October 3, 1955, after a hiatus of over a year, the show came back with a vengeance. A new production team, including director/writer Jack Johnstone, a new star, Bob Bailey, from the radio series Let George Do It, and a new format would set the series apart from its competitors. Johnny's cases wer ...…
 
Archie Has Three Days To Live (Aired February 9, 1949) Duffy's Tavern, an American radio situation comedy (CBS, 1941-1942; NBC-Blue Network, 1942-1944; NBC, 1944-1952), often featured top-name stage and film guest stars but always hooked those around the misadventures, get-rich-quick-scheming, and romantic missteps of the title establishment's ...…
 
The Meek Die Slowly (Aired April 3, 1945) Inner Sanctum Mysteries featured one of the most memorable and atmospheric openings in radio history: an organist hit a dissonant chord, a doorknob turned and the famous “creaking door” slowly began to open. Every week, Inner Sanctum Mysteries told stories of ghosts, murderers and lunatics. Produced in ...…
 
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Battle of the Network Shows
 
For our season two finale, we finally take a look at perhaps the ultimate example of the Battle of the Network Shows era, our namesake, Battle of the Network Stars. In this first-ever Battle from 1976, Robert Conrad, Telly Savalas, and Gabe Kaplan lead teams from NBC, CBS, and ABC in athletic competitions for bragging rights and a sizeable priz ...…
 
The Case Of The Lost and Found (Aired December 7, 1948) The stories were well written and directed by William N. Robson as well as McGill. The skill of this group shows in making the series very good radio. The show was a big promoter of the free press and the first amendment with its opening sequence: "Freedom of the press is a flaming sword! ...…
 
The Kuan Yin Statue (Aired April 2, 1951) Bold Venture is a 1951-1952 syndicated radio series starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Morton Fine and David Friedkin scripted the taped series for Bogart's Santana Productions. Salty seadog Slate Shannon (Bogart) owns a Cuban hotel sheltering an assortment of treasure hunters, revolutionaries ...…
 
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