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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!
 
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.
 
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.
 
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!
 
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
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!
 
Each week Dr. Dale Luketich,M.D. takes you back to the early days of Radio by presenting the best of Science Fiction from Old Time Radio. Join the Doctor and see what he prescribes for the sci-fi buffs each week.
 
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 ...
 
Presenting the best Old Time Radio shows from early radio, Were the Oldies Are Still Young.
 
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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"
 
Enjoy our episode guide of all 1,399 CBS Radio Mystery Theater old time radio shows for free!
 
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Mystery Theatre
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Mystery Theatre takes you back to the early days of radio, presenting each week the best of Mystery from Old Time Radio.
 
Presenting the best detectives from the Golden Age of Radio. Each week, we'll bring you an episode starring one of Old Time Radio's greatest detectives and the story behind the show. Join us for adventures of Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade, Johnny Dollar, and many more.
 
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Lux Radio Theater
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Lux Radio Theater, one of the genuine classic radio anthology series (NBC Blue Network (1934-1935); CBS (1935-1955), adapted first Broadway stage works, and then (especially) films to hour-long live radio presentations. It quickly became the most popular dramatic anthology series on radio, running more than twenty years. The program always began with an announcer proclaiming, "Ladies and gentlemen, Lux presents Hollywood!" Cecil B. DeMille was the host of the series each Monday evening from ...
 
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.
 
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 from the Golden Age of Radio.
 
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Detective OTR
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Old Time Radio Network Detectives Stories, continues America's love affair with private eyes. Each week we give you "Just the facts" with all detective and cop shows. We will listen to Dragnet, unraveling another murder mystery, Richard Denning and Barbara Britton in Mr. and Mrs. North telling the story of intrigue. Crime dramas include Treasury Men in Action, Dick Tracy, Sherlock Holmes, Broadway is My Beat,Night Beat,Richard Diamond, Boston Blackie, and The Adventures of Sam Spade.
 
The Old Time Radi Show hosted Bobb Lynes takes you back to the golden days of Radio by presenting the rarest and best of Old Time Radio.
 
Classic Dramas achieved widespread popularity within a decade of its initial development in the 1920s. By the 1940s, it was a leading international popular entertainment.
 
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SUSPENSE Radio Drama
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Revival of the classic old-time radio anthology series, with all-new stories performed by a crack company of Hollywood actors! Young Entertainer Awards winner, Peabody/Webby/Voice Arts Awards finalist.
 
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.
 
OTR Mystery, Suspense, & Horror is a podcast dedicated to exploring, analyzing, commentating and critiqing old time radio programs and plays that fall into the genre of mystery, suspense, & horror.
 
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Retro Radio Podcast
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Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.
 
"A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty 'Hi-yo Silver!' The Lone Ranger!"The Lone Ranger series is presented from 1st episode to it's completion as heard on Early Radio.
 
Newly minted presentations of some of the greatest radio programs of all time, featuring some of the biggest names of the era and fondly remembered today. Drama, comedy, mystery, and western adventure. Also featuring news of the day and sound of the newsmakers of the times.
 
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.
 
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.
 
How many western radio programs can you recall if any? Can you recall two, ten, or fifteen of them. How about twenty titles? Well, there were more than thirty different radio westerns that aired over the years. Some have become an example of radio excellence and others just memories. Each week we will be covering some of the most popular westerns and many that have faded into distance memories. Join me as we relive radio westerns that entertain many a young child with adventure on Western We ...
 
Adventures in Radio takes the listener back to early radio and the world of adventure in radio programs from the 1920s,1930s,1940s and 1950s.
 
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Attaboy Clarence
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Join Adam for talk about classic movies and old-time radio shows, featuring a specially selected episode each week.
 
The Old Time Radio Club is an organization 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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Yesterday USA Podcast
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Everyday a show from the great host at Yesterday USA
 
This is our Brand New Podcast Feed
 
Virtual Vinny presents classic old-time radio programs from crime fighters to comedians. We travel to the Golden Age of Radio and present many well-known, and lesser-known classic radio programs. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/support
 
Golden Classics Great OTR Shows - Classic Radio Shows From the 30's onwards
 
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A lovely but haunted woman picks up an unsuspecting man in a bar, then drugs and kidnaps him. What she has planned is revenge, served up cold as the grave... Written especially for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes, it stars Adrienne Wilkinson, Rocky Cerda, Christopher Duva, and Dana Perry-Hayes.…
 
As the title indicates, Stan is sponsoring his own show. What kind of commercials will he do on the show? The fanfare begins as the Rhythmaires sing a jingle made jjust for Stan. June Forray reprises her role as Miss Jupiter. Is she still upset over the ordeal with the Miss Universe Contest? She and Stan talk about figures of speech, and prover ...…
 
A police officer must solve the biggest case of his life- the disappearance of his wife who was kidnapped by an obsessed fan who intends to marry her! Written by: Martin Ian Starring: Keane Teri Haines Larry Martin Ian Hammond Earl Click here for more information about this show or add your comments on this Radio Mystery Theater episode and tal ...…
 
The Keys Of The Kingdom (Starring Gregory Peck) 08-21-46 Stars and movies with Oscars were the idea - in most cases, the movie stars recreated their academy award roles for the show, or in other cases, fine actors played the parts and gave it a different character. Both ways make for great radio drama and first class Hollywood motion picture st ...…
 
October 18: Gunsmoke - Tail to the Wind October 19: Inner Sanctum - Amazing Death of Mrs. PutnamBy Newstalk770 / Curiouscast.
 
Two soldiers-of-fortune, marooned deep in the desert, stumble across a city of legend- and the unspeakable, ancient evil it houses... Adapted for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes from the short story by Robert E. Howard, it stars Christopher Duva, Steve Moulton, Rocky Cerda, and Daamen Krall.…
 
It's the 350th episode of Down These Mean Streets, and to mark the occasion I'm celebrating with Gerald Mohr as Raymond Chandler's celebrated shamus Philip Marlowe. One of radio's best actors brings vibrant life to one of literature's greatest detectives in four old time radio mysteries: "Red Wind" (originally aired on CBS on September 26, 1948 ...…
 
The Big Grab (Aired June 29, 1950) Dragnet was a long-running radio and television police procedural drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from an actual police term, a "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or sus ...…
 
Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator starring William Gargan, originally broadcast October 13, 1953, 66 years ago, Fog over Murder.By USA Radio.
 
The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast October 13, 1957, Sponsored by....Freberg? Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 13, 1959, Celebrating Columbus.By USA Radio.
 
It Pays to be Ignorant, originally broadcast October 13, 1944, with guest star Roland Young. Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 13, 1947, The First Quarrel.By USA Radio.
 
The Case Of The Missing Mind (Aired December 26, 1949) Murder By Experts was a radio drama anthology series that ran on American radio from 1949-1951, and was hosted first by John Dickson Carr, and later by Brett Halliday. Evidently, a mystery, authored by a leading crime fiction writer, was presented, and "guest experts," such as Alfred Hitchc ...…
 
When rival soap opera actresses come into conflict over a role, they decide to settle their long-standing feud with a bet involving a substantial check- and a very sharp axe... Written especially for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes, it stars Elizabeth Gracen, Adrienne Wilkinson, Rocky Cerda, Christopher Duva, Dana Perry-Hayes, an ...…
 
Sleeping Murder (Part 2 0f 2) Oct. 1976 Her first appearance in a full-length novel was in The Murder at the Vicarage in 1930. Miss Jane Marple is an elderly lady who lives in the little English village St. Mary Mead. Superficially stereotypical, she is dressed neatly in tweed and is frequently seen knitting or pulling weeds in her garden. Miss ...…
 
https://www.archive.org/download/rr12019/TheHorror936.mp3 This week on The Horror, we’ll hear from Theater 10:30 and their adaptation of Algernon Blackwood’s story, The Wendigo. Download TheHorror936 Help keep the monsters fed!By RelicRadio.com.
 
A pair of New England bodysnatchers are determined to obtain a corpse- no matter where they have to go in their pursuit... Adapted for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes from the short story by Henry Kuttner, it stars Daamen Krall, Christopher Duva, and Dana Perry-Hayes.By SUSPENSE Radio Drama.
 
The White Elephant Original Air Date: July 15, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Paul McVeigh Lou Krugman Jeff Corey Bob Bruce Byron Kane Jeanette Nolan Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach…
 
The White Elephant Original Air Date: July 15, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Paul McVeigh Lou Krugman Jeff Corey Bob Bruce Byron Kane Jeanette Nolan Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach…
 
The sponsor holds a stock holder meeting, and it’s decided to give Phil a stake in the company. Not a lot. Just one share. When Phil gets notified,, it interrupts the typical breakfast chatter with the girls, Alice, and Willie. The letter doesn’t specify how much ownership he will be wielding. Naturally, with his celebrity status, he figures it ...…
 
The Missing Pipes (Aired November 13, 1952) Father Knows Best, a family comedy of the 1950s, is perhaps more important for what it has come to represent than for what it actually was. In essence, the series was one of a slew of middle-class family sitcoms in which moms were moms, kids were kids, and fathers knew best. Today, many critics view i ...…
 
Excellent audio quality. A jungle safari goes wrong when a lost altar to cannibal ants is found. Actually, the ants are not cannibals. They’re flesh eaters., and our explorers face death unless they can fend off both the natives and swarm of approaching ants. Has the right decisions been made in the unforgiving law of the jungle?Read More →…
 
Sleeping Murder (Part 1 0f 2) Oct. 1976 Jane Marple, usually referred to as Miss Marple, is a fictional character appearing in twelve of Agatha Christie's crime novels. Miss Marple is an elderly spinster who lives in the village of St. Mary Mead and acts as an amateur detective. She is one of the most famous of Christie's characters and has bee ...…
 
A pair of Borscht Belt comics find themselves kidnapped by extraterrestrials and forced into competition in an arena. At stake: their lives- and those of the entire human race... Written especially for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes, it stars Daamen Krall, Elizabeth Gracen, and John C. Alsedek.…
 
The Baffled Book Keeper (Aired November 3, 1950) 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, ...…
 
Eager to marry the niece of a Hungarian count, a young man agrees to sleep in a room that was once the scene of a murder... Adapted for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes from the short story by John Dickson Carr, it stars Daamen Krall, Christopher Duva, Adrienne Wilkinson, and Les Mahoney.…
 
The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast October 12, 1952, 67 years ago, The Big Deal. Henry decides to go into business, starting with a flashlight and continuing with a beach umbrella and mayonnaise jars. Is Henry really cut out to be a businessman?By USA Radio.
 
The Shadow starring William Johnstone, originally broadcast October 12, 1941, The Dragon Tongue Murders. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 12, 1959, Guess the Name of This.By USA Radio.
 
Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast October 12, 1948, The Cover Girl Murder Case. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Primrose Matter, originally broadcast October 12, 1956.By USA Radio.
 
Secret Word - Stove - Baby Sitter & Kindergarten Teacher / Census Taker & Husband / Parachutist & Window Washer --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/support
 
Pennies From The Dead (Aired October 1, 1952) Throughout most of the 1940's, Matt Cvetic worked as a volunteer undercover agent for the FBI, infiltrating the Communist Party in Pittsburgh. In 1949, his testimony helped to convict several top Party members of conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government. Cvetic sold his account to "The Saturday E ...…
 
https://www.archive.org/download/rr12019/Thriller601.mp3 This week’s episode of Relic Radio Thrillers features Twenty Million Dollar Bum, from The Chase. This story originally aired September 28, 1952. Download Thriller601By RelicRadio.com.
 
The Big Talker (Aired April 29, 1951) The Falcon radio series premiered on the American Blue Network in April 1943 and continued on the air till around September 1952. The introduction to the show began with "The Adventures of the Falcon." Then continuing with a ringing phone call to the Falcon, also known as Michael Waring, from a woman in whi ...…
 
Johnny submits his expense report while investigating the carnival show accidents. All he gets is resistance from the operators of the carnival rides and attractions. Nobody wants to talk about the string of accidents that have plagued the show, and caused the insurance claims that have Johnny on the job. Who could be out to ruin the show? The ...…
 
When an all-too-perfect newcomer to a small town enters the local cooking contest, her rivals become suspicious about her entry- specifically, what might be in it... Written especially for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes, it stars Adrienne Wilkinson, Christina Joy Howard, Dana Perry-Hayes, Johnny Francis Wolf, Rocky Cerda, and Er ...…
 
West of Big Ridge Original Air Date: November 13, 1942 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Lone Ranger Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Brace Beemer (Lone Ranger) John Todd (Tonto)By Andrew Rhynes.
 
West of Big Ridge Original Air Date: November 13, 1942 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Lone Ranger Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Brace Beemer (Lone Ranger) John Todd (Tonto)By Andrew Rhynes.
 
On his own half of the store, Lum speaks freely on the telephone, since Abner isn’t around. He tries to learn more about the strange box left in his care. When Abner arrives, he has to get off the phone, since the receiver is on Abner’s half. Reduced to not talking to each other, the gents discuss the notes they wrote to each other to consider ...…
 
My Friend Merton (Aired May 21, 1945) Author's Playhouse was an anthology radio drama series, created by Wynn Wright, that aired on the NBC Blue Network from March 5, 1941 until October 1941. It then moved to the NBC Red Network where it was heard until June 4, 1945. Philip Morris was the sponsor in 1942-43. Premiering with "Elementals" by Step ...…
 
Still at the beginning of their radio season, George and Gracie begin working in the first season as a married couple. Rather than the swinging singles they had been on stage, and in previous seasons. The two get dressed and ready for going to the studio. One problem they’re faced with is finding a singer for the show. After George has some tro ...…
 
Johnny heads to a South seas island to find several missing insured men who are each insured for $50,000. Original Air Date: November 5, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio.
 
The Night Hangs Heavy (Aired August 16, 1947) Curtain Time had two separate runs on radio. The fist run was sponsored by General Mills from 1937 to 1939 and the second aired from 1945 to 1950, sponsored by the Mars Candy Co. Interesting is that this romantic drama had a theater setting and announcements with the announcer shouting "tickets plea ...…
 
Presenting The Whistler "Not If I Kill You First" aired Oct 02, 1944. This holiday season give a special unique gift, original art.http://www.cjkellartworks.com
 
African Story (Aired November 28, 1964) Arch Oboler's Plays was a radio drama series written, produced and directed by Arch Oboler. Minus a sponsor, it ran for one year, airing Saturday evenings on NBC from March 25, 1939 to March 23, 1940 and revived five years later on Mutual for a sustaining summer run from April 5, 1945 to October 11, 1945. ...…
 
A scholar is hired by a practitioner of the dark arts to decipher a very special passage from the dread Necronomicon... Adapted for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes from the short story by Clark Ashton Smith, it stars Tucker Smallwood and Ron Bottitta.By SUSPENSE Radio Drama.
 
With this episode recorded Oct 07, 2019, Dian and Constance educate Clyde on artists niche marketing, and finding his own artists niche. Participating artists: Diane Hunt, Constance Brosnan, Clyde J. Kell
 
Jack Benny, originally broadcast October 11, 1953, 66 years ago, Selling his House. Jack is trying to sell his house; a golf lesson isn't of much help. But considering who the pro is....By USA Radio.
 
My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast October 11, 1948, Irma and her friends attend a charity masquerade ball. Also Vic and Sade, originally broadcast October 11, 1943, The Victor R. Gook Fontanelle.By USA Radio.
 
The Life of Riley starring William Bendix, originally broadcast October 11, 1947, Riley the Cop. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Primrose Matter, originally broadcast October 11, 1956.By USA Radio.
 
The Wandering Weapon Case (1956) *The Exact Date Is Unknown. Danger With Granger arrived too late in the Golden Age of Radio to have any real impact on the listening public. Mutual aired this show, starting in 1956, on Monday nights at 8:30 pm. It was a half hour show that featured a private eye in New York City, STEVE GRANGER. His two primary ...…
 
A Birthday Gift For Sapphire (Aired March 12, 1946) Amos 'n' Andy was a situation comedy popular in the United States from the 1920s through the 1950s. The show began as one of the first radio comedy serials, written and voiced by Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll and originating from station WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois. After the series was fir ...…
 
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