Best Classic Radio podcasts — Recordings of old time radio (Updated October 2017; image)
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Strange Tales (Old Time Radio)
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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!
 
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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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Old Time Radio Mystery Theater
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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Detective OTR
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Detectives Stories, continues America's love affair with private eyes. Each week we give you "Just the facts" with all detective and cop shows. The greatest radio detective will keep you in suspense.
 
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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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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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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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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
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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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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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USA Classic Radio Theater
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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.
 
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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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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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Brando Classic Old Time Radio Podcast
 
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A Tartan Scarf Torn and Ragged (Aired October 16, 1974) 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 m ...…
 
The Pelican's Roost (Aired June 28, 1950) Marlowe was a more complex character than some of his hard boiled brethren. Sure he could handle a gun and take a beating. But, he was more than just a tough guy, he had gone to college, could play chess, and appreciated classical music. He also had his own strong ethical standards and turned down jobs ...…
 
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Relic Radio Sci-Fi (old time radio)
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/SciFi488.mp3 This week on Relic Radio Science Fiction, X Minus One presents its story Hostess, from December 12, 1956. Download SciFi488
 
An Accountant Looks Over Books (Aired April 27, 1951) 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 m ...…
 
"Fibber McGee & Molly"--originally broadcast October 23, 1945, 72 years ago. Fibber plans a dinner at the Elks Club for his visiting Cousin Ernest.
 
Something On His Mind (1968) *The Exact Date Is Unknown. This series was written by Michael McCabe and was produced in South Africa. It was a replacement for another series McCabe produced, called SF68. That series adapted famous Sci-fi stories to radio, and it seems to have been the place where McCabe honed his craft. The subject matter to Bey ...…
 
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Those Old Radio Shows Podcast
 
Oct 30: X Minus 1 – The Map Makers Ep. 68 Nov 1: Suspense – The Pit & the Pendulum Nov 3: The Mercury Theater – The Moat Farm Murder
 
Storm In A Teacup (Aired January 11, 1948) First Show: 10-05-47 Last Show: 07-01-49 Number Shows: 78 (39 on NBC, 39 on CBS) Audition Show: none known Series Description: The Ford Theater, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, presented hour long dramas first on NBC for one only season. The series moved to CBS for its second and last season. Ther ...…
 
Jack Benny Show From Lemoure Air Force Base 3-5-44 http://oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
The Million Dollar Murder Case (Aired March 15, 1949) S.S. Van Dine's Philo Vance remains arguably the most aristocratic of the popular Gentleman Detectives of the modern era of Detective Fiction. He clearly possessed every bit of the arrogance of Sherlock Holmes, Gregory Hood, and even Ellery Queen. But one counter that, as an aristocrat with ...…
 
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Strange Tales (Old Time Radio)
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/StrangeTales406.mp3 We’ll hear from Suspense on this episode of Strange Tales. Here’s their story from June 2, 1949, The Ten Years. Download StrangeTales406
 
The Rolling Stone Matter (Aired May 11, 1958) Johnny often used his time when filling out his expense accounts to give the audience background information or to express his thoughts about the current case.No fewer than eight actors played Johnny Dollar. Dick Powell, of Rogue’s Gallery fame, cut the original audition tape, but chose to do Richar ...…
 
Room At The Bottom (Aired June 29, 1969) Dad's Army" as the platoon mainly consist of Old Soldiers.From week to week they would become entangled in many exploits while defending Walmington from a possible invasion and any interference from the Local Air Raid Warden. Although a comedy series, "Dad's Army" probably depicted more of an accurate ve ...…
 
"The Jimmy Durante Show"--originally broadcast October 22, 1947, 70 years ago. Jimmy and guest Victor Moore become pirates while looking for "The Lady From Twenty Nine Palms."
 
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod
 
Resolution1841 (Aired January 2, 1942) Dark Fantasy was a short series with tales of the weird, adventures of the supernatural, created for you by Scott Bishop. The series aired as a horror drama on NBC between 1941 and 1942. Dark Fantasy was a series dedicated to dealings with the unknown. Originating from radio station WKY, Oklahoma City, it ...…
 
Death Spins A Web (Aired April 1, 1945) With The Sealed Book, each epsisode opened with the sound of the great gong, followed by Philip Clarke's observation that the Keeper of The Book had once again opened the door to the secret vault, within which was contained the 'great sealed book' recording 'all the secrets and mysteries of mankind throug ...…
 
Presenting The Mercury Theater On The Air Production of "Dracula" plus a special introduction, aired Jul 11, 1938. Please support these shows with your donation today, thank you!http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations/
 
The Key To Death (Aired September 15, 1952) 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, revolutionarie ...…
 
"Milton Berle Show"--originally broadcast October 21, 1947, 70 years ago. Episode titled "A salute to good health." Milton visits the doctor, but is cured of the hiccups by his neighbor.
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/TheHorror833.mp3 We hear from The Witch’s Tale on this week’s episode of The Horror. Here’s her story from May 8, 1936, The Priest Of Sekhet. Download TheHorror833
 
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Relic Radio Thrillers (Old Time Radio)
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/Thriller499.mp3 This week on Relic Radio Thrillers, The Whistler shares his tale from June 17, 1946, The Affair At Stoney Ridge. Download Thriller499
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Gunsmoke" - Doc Holiday (Aired July 19, 1952) The radio show first aired on April 26, 1952 and ran until June 18, 1961 on the CBS radio network. The series starred William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon, Howard McNear as Doc Charles Adams, Georgia Ellis as Kitty Russell, and Parley Baer as Deputy Chester Proudfoot. ...…
 
Guest Is Bruna Castagna (Aired August 1, 1937) Under various sponsors (and two different networks), they were on the air from May 9, 1937 to July 1, 1956. The popularity of a ventriloquist on radio, when one could see neither the dummies nor his skill, surprised and puzzled many critics, then and now. Even knowing that Bergen provided the voice ...…
 
Hounds In The Hills (Aired February 20, 1938) One of the most popular radio shows in history debuted in August 1930 when "The Shadow" went on the air. "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" The opening lines of the "Detective Story" program captivated listeners and are instantly recognizable even today. Originally t ...…
 
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod
 
Two Came Back (Aired August 4, 1950) Escape was radio's leading anthology series of high adventure, airing on CBS from July 7, 1947 to September 25, 1954. Since the program did not have a regular sponsor like Suspense, it was subjected to frequent schedule shifts and lower production budgets, although Richfield Oil signed on as a sponsor for fi ...…
 
Presenting Favorite Story "Frankenstein" aired Dec 13, 1947. Please support these shows with your donation today, thank you.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations/
 
Find Mr. Big (Aired March 18, 1953) Dangerous Assignment stands as one of the most durable programs of its genre and era in the waning days of The Golden Age of Radio. Espionage or foreign intrigue dramas weren't particularly groundbreaking undertakings by the 1950s. Bulldog Drummond was the first of the more successful exemplars of Radio espio ...…
 
"New Adventures of Nero Wolfe"--originally broadcast October 20, 1950, 67 years ago. Episode titled "Stamped for Murder." A phony treasure map is still worth $10,000 and several murders to a team of swindlers...why? Sydney Greenstreet stars.
 
The Andrews Family Lock-Out (Aired November 6, 1948) In the newer comics, he drives a mid-1960s Ford Mustang, which is more contemporary in appearance, but still unreliable and prone to breakdowns. Archie Digest 239, published in October 2007, included a new story where Mr. Lodge owned an antique car that had a strong resemblance to Archie's ja ...…
 
Presenting Crime Classics "The Bloody, Bloody, Bank Of Fall River" aired Sept 30, 1953. This episode is a replay from 2015, please enjoy. These shows are possible by the generous http://www.patreon.com/mpir please make your pledge today, thank you.
 
Big Mr. Little (Aired November 12, 1971) A transcribed syndication of original broadcasts from Lights Out. With its premiere on the nationwide NBC hookup in 1935, Lights Out was billed "the ultimate in horror." Never had such sounds been heard on the air. Heads rolled, bones were crushed, people fell from great heights and splattered wetly on p ...…
 
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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
 
Johnny is called to solve a string of robberies in the same neighborhood. Original Air Date: December 18, 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! ]]
 
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Science Fiction Theater
 
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The Country Club Murder Case (Aired April 20, 1950) With 1690 nationwide broadcasts, Mr. Keen was the most resilient private detective in a namesake role. The nearest competitors were Nick Carter, Master Detective (726 broadcasts), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (657) and The Adventures of the Falcon (473). However, only 59 of those 1690 Mr. ...…
 
The Case Of The Deadly Dough (Aired October 23, 1948) Michael Shayne was a fictional sleuth created by Brett Halliday (a pen name for author Davis Dresser) who was first initiated into the fraternity for detectives in the 1939 novel "Dividend of Death". Dresser based the character on a “tall and rangy” brawler who once saved his life during a b ...…
 
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod
 
Two Episodes "The New Puppy" and "The Movie" (1947) *The Exact Dates Are Unknown. The Bickersons was an American radio comedy program that aired from 1946 to 1951. Born as a recurring skit on The Chase and Sanborn Hour and refined on the lesser-remembered Drene Time variety show, it stood the already-typical domestic presentation of radio and i ...…
 
"Jack Benny"--originally broadcast October 19, 1947, 70 years ago. Episode titled "Golfing at Hillcrest." Jack and Phil play a round of golf at the Hillcrest Country Club.
 
The Barney Miller Syndicate (1953) *The Exact Date Is Unknown. The 'hot potato' that "That Hammer Guy" had become ultimately resolved itself with the premiere of That Hammer Guy--over Mutual--on December 30, 1952, the beginning of a ninety-one episode series of hard-boiled Mickey Spillane mystery and adventure yarns. The series premiered with I ...…
 
Moving Picture Murder (Aired December 18, 1934) As shows of this nature do it dealt with tracking killers and robbers with a recap of the justice which was enforced. The writer and director was William N. Robson. Calling All Cars episodes were dramatized true crime stories that were not only introduced by officers of the Los Angeles Police Depa ...…
 
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Best of Old Time Radio
 
Dragnet Big Fall Guy 6-14-55 http://oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
The Case Of The Foundling (Aired October 20, 1953) The Precinct Captain acted as the narrator for the series.The official title of the series according to the series scripts and the CBS series promotional materials was 21ST PRECINCT and not TWENTY-FIRST PRECINCT or TWENTY FIRST PRECINCT which appears in many Old-Time Radio books. In 1953 CBS de ...…
 
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Case Closed! (old time radio)
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22017/CaseClosed553.mp3 This week on Case Closed, we begin with Richard Diamond, Private Detective and his case from March 23, 1951, Little Chiva. That’s followed by The White Carnation from The Adventures Of Philip Marlowe. That story was originally broadcast September 22, 1950. Do ...…
 
"The Whistler"--originally broadcast October 18, 1942, 75 years ago. Episode titled "Death Comes at Midnight." A man dreams that he's going to be killed in forty-eight hours...and it looks like he's going to be proved correct!
 
Jack Returns From Europe (Aired October 3, 1948) Benny had been only a minor vaudeville performer, but he became a national figure with The Jack Benny Program, a weekly radio show which ran from 1932 to 1948 on NBC and from 1949 to 1955 on CBS, and was consistently among the most highly rated programs during most of that run. With Canada Dry Gi ...…
 
Ground Floor Window (Aired July 10, 1948) The Radio City Playhouse was a half-hour of drama, sometimes comedy, often very exciting and suspenseful. The cast were made up of New York veterans of radio and stage, including Jan Minor and John Larkin as featured performers. The director, Harry W. Junkin, also served as the show's host and narrator. ...…
 
Lone Ranger - One Nation Indivisible 3-19-41 http://oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
Sounds Of Darkness - Georgia On Her Mind 670811 http://oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Western Wednesday Classic Westerns
 
Have Gun Will Travel - Silver Queen 5-17-59 http://oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
Lux Radio Theater This Above All 9-14-42 http://oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod
 
Time Clash (Aired July 29, 1979) The science fiction show was first syndicated by Watermark Inc. after Lee Hansen was hired as their creative director. After advancing the concept of an action-adventure dramatic radio series, Lee began developing the concept in the fall of 1978. Watermark premiered the first episode, "The Sun Stealers", on Janu ...…
 
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