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Best 1940s podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best 1940s podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
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The Jack Benny Show AKA The Jello Program AKA The Lucky Strike Program aired from the 1930's right through to the 1950's. Each week your host, John Henderson, brings an episode from that week 60-80 years ago. It's old, yet still as funny as ever. "The Jack Benny program, starring Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Rochester, Dennis Day, and yours truly Don Wilson"
 
Scarlet Passage is a podcast of sketch comedy and interviews done in the style of a 1940's radio suspense program. Performed by: Kelly Bolton, Caroline Neff, Brad Helm, Tony St. Clair written/produced/Edit: Brad Helm Art Work: Brad Oexeman Special Thanks: Columbia College Chicago, James Chafin, Brandon Campbell, Lacy Campbell, Dark Eyed Strangers, Brad Coxswain, Hansum Products
 
The traditional fairytale gets a modern racy twist animated in black and white with shades of - blood red - Blood Red flirts and teases the poor old wolf leaving him a gibbering, frustrated fool. Offering fresh and additive viewing featuring 1920s and 1940s style music with a 21st century injection, Blood Red is a ZAC Toons Production.
 
During Mutual Radio broadcast of "The Adventures of Superman", starting in 1945 Superman and Batman, years before their comic book collaborations, really became a functioning team. But largely the team-up of Batman, and Superman provided some time off for an overworked Bud Collyer (Superman). These episodes called for Superman to be occupied elsewhere, and the crime fighting would be handled by Batman. Stacy Harris played Batman in this first team-up with the Man of Steel, and Ronald Liss wa ...
 
Robert Benchley, 1889-1945, was a writer, humorist and actor of note during the 1920s through the early 1940s. Born in Massachusetts, he spent his early literary career in New York City as an editor, critic and columnist for many of the major magazines of the day. Along with George Kaufman, Dorothy Parker and Harpo Marx, he was an original "member" of the Algonquin Round Table. His popularity led him to a side career in radio and film, which took him to California in his later years. Writers ...
 
The Crown After Show Podcast recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of Netflix's The Crown. Show Summary: Based on an award-winning play ("The Audience") by showrunner Peter Morgan, this lavish, Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of her father, King George VI.
 
A psychedelic noir audio drama podcast set in 1940s Los Angeles. Recently radio broadcasts in the city have been reduced to static, leaving a popular radio serial as the only remaining show on the air. Even then the show finds itself continuously interrupted by a mysterious broadcast. A lone distorted voice reaching out for help. Follow Walter “Troubles” Mix and his partner Whitney as they search for a missing writer and navigate through a city quickly falling into madness. Could the mysteri ...
 
Stay safe, stay sane, stay queer (and stay home!) with WQUR: Queer Quarantine Radio, starring BenDeLaCreme, Jinkx Monsoon, Peaches Christ and Major Scales! This thrilling, hilarious, and oh so campy scripted comedy series is inspired by 1940s radio shows of yesterQUEER for the modern, quarantine era. WQUR promises you’ll THRILL at the drama and GAG at the eleganza. Support this podcast at anchor.fm/WQUR and Patreon.com/WQUR
 
UNC-TV Presents North Carolina's WWII Experience: To Honor A Generation - In the early 1940s, they went from North Carolina farms to Fayetteville and then to France, from Edenton to Europe, the Pacific, and beyond in defense of our country and our values. WWII veterans are now dying as a rate of 40-50 a day, and as they die, their memories die with them. It is time to honor this generation and give them the opportunity to tell their stories You can subscribe to a MP3 version of the entire se ...
 
Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway book series is now a podcast! In each episode, the secrets and mysteries of a different Broadway theater will be explored by Tepper and two special guests with connections to that theater from different decades. From the Broadhurst to the Nederlander, from actors to stagehands, from ghost stories to opening nights, from the 1940s to today, expect to discover all kinds of fun and fascinating tales about the theaters at the heart of New York ...
 
Welcome to Thad Komorowski and Bob Jaques' podcast examining the best classic cartoons ever made. And just why were they the best? Cartoon Logic! That’s just what we’ll be diving into each episode: historical overviews on a given topic, scene-by-scene analysis and highlights from classic shorts, intricate breakdowns from an animator’s POV, occasional animator and historian guests… all you could ever want to know about ancient cartoons in this modern age, from two gents who’ve done the resear ...
 
Have you ever wondered about the visual remains of past centuries that still survive in our cities and countryside today? Are you baffled by modern art? This collection provides you with insights into different aspects of art and visual culture between the Middle Ages and the present day. You will discover the wonders of medieval stained glass and learn how East meets West in a Byzantine icon. You will be introduced to the splendours of Baroque architecture and be taken on a tour of a specta ...
 
The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on the music, artists and history of the Big Band Era of the 1930's and 1940's. You will hear classic recordings, performances, and radio remotes from artists like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, The Andrews Sisters, Cab Calloway and many, many more. If you are a fan of The Big Bands and Swing Music then check out The Big Band and Swing Podcast presented by Swing City Radio.com. Vinyl pops and crackles are included. ...
 
There's Laughter in the Air takes readers on a sidesplitting romp through the world of old-time radio comedy. It gives a brief history of the medium and brief but intimate accounts of some of the biggest acts from the 1930s and 1940s. Gaver and Stanley give insight on several luminaries from the days of vintage radio: Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Fibber McGee and Molly, Burns and Allen, Amos 'n Andy, and more! (Summary by ChuckW)
 
The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black -- in America, and around the world.
 
The Goodwood Revival really is a magical step back in time, a unique chance to revel in the glamour and allure of motor racing in the romantic time capsule of the world’s most authentic motor circuit. Leave the ‘Modern World’ Behind. The Revival is the world’s most popular historic motor race meeting and the only event of its kind to be staged entirely in the nostalgic time capsule of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. It is the biggest and best historic motor racing party of the year. The Revival offe ...
 
Welcome to Jerry's podcasts, a series of true stories from his life. These events and interactions offer glimpses into one man's quest to understand life's truths. They provide peeks into the development of American culture from the mid 1940's to the present. Having attended eight different public schools, lived in nine states, been in the army, held multiple work positions and obtained a doctorate in school psychology, he has found his way of living in the world.
 
A modern U.S. history podcast about the events that spanned the Baby Boomer generation’s lifespan & that are still relevant to people today, especially to Millennials. Unlike some history podcasts, this podcast follows the national story in a chronological manner, starting in 1946. Most episodes are around a half-hour to 45 minutes in length. Each episode covers one year, possibly going all the way up to the present.
 
Join Sherriff Erasmus Dagger as he defends the city of New Chicago in the year 2999! Complete with a femme fatale love interest, an evil villain, and an annoying landlady, Erasmus Dagger tells a comedic tale that simultaneously parodies and pays homage to the sci-fi and western radio plays of the 1940s and 50s.
 
Join Becca Scott, Germar Derron and Kyle Wallen every week, live and on demand, for review and conversation about each new episode of Agent Carter. Tweet in questions or comments to the hosts all week using the hashtag #AgentCarterAS Dont forget to follow @thestreamtv and the after show hosts on Tiwtter! Becca Scott - @thebeccascott Germar Derron - @aldeagermar Kyle Wallen - @thekylewallen theStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Marvel’s Agent Carter After Show! Tune in each week, live and on ...
 
Join Becca Scott, Germar Derron and Kyle Wallen every week, live and on demand, for review and conversation about each new episode of Agent Carter. Tweet in questions or comments to the hosts all week using the hashtag #AgentCarterAS Don’t forget to follow @thestreamtv and the after show hosts on Tiwtter! Becca Scott - @thebeccascott Germar Derron - @aldeagermar Kyle Wallen - @thekylewallen theStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Marvel’s Agent Carter After Show! Tune in each week, live and o ...
 
Coin Street Chronicles is a memoir that paints a picture of Britain in the 1930s and 1940s, as seen though the eyes of one for whom it was the backdrop of her childhood. The story is set in and around Coin Street, on the south bank of the River Thames. The area is now a cultural showcase known as The South Bank, but was then a gritty, Cockney-like corner of London. Stories of its colorful characters are woven throughout the narrative as they cope first with the poverty of the Depression year ...
 
This monthly podcast takes an in-depth look at the history of American television through the theme music that began and ended most every series from TV's earliest days in the late 1940s through to the present day. Biographies of the composers, lyricists and performers are included. The podcast also features brief biographies of the series' stars, a look at the series' broadcast history, a synopsis of each show, and fun facts about all of them. And, of course, full audio clips of the theme m ...
 
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Episode 218: The Decades of Disney- 1940's. Join host Cody with Elizabeth, Justin, Jared, Robyn, and Joe. We have arrived this week in the 1940s. Join us as we dive into the 1940s. Disney heads to war and a ton of history. Twitter Info: @Elizabeth_DTE (Elizabeth), @JennLovesDisney (Jenn), @InsideDisney407 (Cody), @HatboxMouse (Jared), @justinkoehn …
 
We get even bolder in our classic cartoon hot takes as we discuss UPA, the hip postwar studio that changed the way animation at all the studios was done. We talk about directors like John Hubley and Bobe Cannon, who sought to make cartoons with aspirations opposite the status quo in Hollywood cartoons, and the golden years of UPA that birthed Miste…
 
In 1946, Orson Welles decided to make a musical out of Around The World In Eighty Days. He wanted a circus on stage, traveling by a train running through the West. When the show cast ballooned to seventy, including four mechanical elephants, his original producer Mike Todd, pulled out.Welles went to Harry Cohn of Columbia Pictures for money. In exc…
 
Air Week: May 25-31, 2020 R.I.P. Little Richard, Pt. 2: 1955-57 On May 9, 2020, we lost another one of Rock n’ Roll’s true founders: Little Richard. He stands alone in his uniqueness and his influence to all that would follow him. Matt The Cat presents part two of a two-part tribute to the “Architect of Rock n’ Roll.” No one could pack more frantic…
 
Episode 219: The Decades of Disney- 1950s. Join host Jared with Justin, Robyn, Kevin, Jenn, and Joe. We continue or onward march to the 1950s as we discuss what happened over the decade. Yea a little thing called Disneyland. All Aboard! Twitter Info: @Elizabeth_DTE (Elizabeth), @JennLovesDisney (Jenn), @InsideDisney407 (Cody), @HatboxMouse (Jared),…
 
This week’s episode considers the fate of social reform movements during the Cold War Era, giving an overview of long-term cultural trajectories. The Red Scare of the early Cold War years cast reformers who challenged existing institutions as potential subversives. After World War II, US society valued traditional gender roles; the “happy American …
 
May 1st, 1835. It’s a cold and rainy Moving Day. Every renter in New York is out on the street looking for lodging. Most of the city’s quarter-million live below Houston Street in buildings four stories or smaller, but construction is booming. New people are pouring onto New York’s dangerously overcrowded streets by the thousands. Rich and poor, ma…
 
The American Broadcasting Company was never able to overtake NBC or CBS in ratings or revenue during the Golden Age of Radio. But by 1964, the only network dramatic radio airing was part of vignettes on NBC’s Monitor.That spring, ABC announced they were launching a new show. They hired former NBC writer Jack Wilson as story editor and assigned the …
 
“I shall not be back… but something will.” These are portentous words indeed uttered by the antagonist in this episode’s featured film. Join this episode’s Grue Crew – Whitney Collazo, Chad Hunt, Joseph Perry, and Jeff Mohr – as they take a deep dive into Hammer-land and discuss The Devil Rides Out (1968). Decades of […]…
 
On August 14th, 1982 actress Peggy Webber was part of a SPERDVAC (http://sperdvac.com/) event featuring some of the great radio character actors from the Golden Age of Radio. The panel, which also included Parley Baer, Harry Bartell, John Dehner, Virginia Gregg, and Vic Perrin, spoke of their memories of Orson Welles. In this clip, Peggy Webber tel…
 
Hey there everyone. Hold onto your hats, because you will finally be introduced to The Panoram 2000. So get ready to hear some Soundies in this episode. We'll be listening to some great songs from Stan Kenton, Jimmie Lunceford, Mal Hallett and England's Original Blonde Bombshell, Evelyn Dall. A live radio recording of Louis Prima from January of 19…
 
In November of 1972, Vincent Price was a guest on WTIC's The Golden Age of Radio, with hosts Dick Bertel and Ed Corcoran (Full interview here - https://goldenage-wtic.org/gaor-32.html). Price lauded radio's power as a medium and spoke happily of his past and (then) present radio drama work. He also provided good insight on how to get started in act…
 
Air Week: May 18-24, 2020 R.I.P. Little Richard, Pt. 1: 1951-55 On May 9, 2020, we lost another one of Rock n’ Roll’s true founders: Little Richard. He stands alone in his uniqueness and his influence to all that would follow him. Matt The Cat presents part one of a two-part tribute to the “Architect of Rock n’ Roll.” Growing up in a poor section o…
 
The Mystery Radio Podcast brings you radio broadcasts featuring vintage tales of mystery, horror and suspense that originally aired in the 1940's and 1950's. Tonight's show is an episode of the Hall of Fantasy radio program. If you have any questions or comments about our podcast, please send us an email at comments@mysteryradio.org. Thank you for …
 
On March 24th, 1940 Jack Benny was guest-star for a dramatic role on Orson Welles' Campbell Playhouse over CBS airwaves. The story they chose was "June Moon," a play by George S. Kaufman and Ring Lardner, based on the Lardner short story "Some Like Them Cold," about a love affair that loses steam before it ever gets started.At the center of June Mo…
 
In the last interview of his life on October 9th, 1985, Orson Welles appeared on Merv Griffin's TV show for a wide-ranging conversation about his life and career. During the course of the chat Orson spoke about the prime-time soaps of the 1980s and how they differed with the prime time radio Welles' was at the helm of early in his career.After the …
 
Hello People of Swing! This episode features music from some of the best "Brothers" and "Sisters" of the Big Band Era. We will hear songs from The Dinning Sisters, The Mills Brothers, The King Sisters and The Andrews Sisters. We also listen to a historic recording from The Dorsey Brothers as well as a live radio performance from Bing and Bob Crosby…
 
In this hilarious excerpt from the April 11th, 1943 episode of The Jack Benny Program, Jack has been sick with pneumonia the previous weeks and Orson Welles has been guest-host. Jack is feeling well enough to come back to the show, but Welles isn't quite ready to give up the gig. Jack flubs Orson's name after Dennis' song and hilarity ensues.…
 
In September of 1972, former NBC engineer and producer Aldo Gizalbert sat down with Dick Bertel and Ed Corcoran for their Hartford, CT-based WTIC Golden Age of Radio Program (full interview here - https://goldenage-wtic.org/gaor-30.html). Mr. Gizalbert speaks in this clip about the early days of NBC's programming at Radio City.…
 
Bold Venture was a syndicated radio series starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that aired in 1951-52. Morton Fine and David Friedkin scripted the taped series for Bogart's Santana Productions.Beginning in March 1951, the Frederic W. Ziv Company syndicated 78 episodes via electrical transcription. Some sources have claimed that the 78 episode…
 
In the fall of 1953, thanks to From Here to Eternity, Frank Sinatra's star was again on the rise. He was, however, in need of a pay day. NBC radio presented two new opportunities for Frank.On October 6th, 1953, at Radio City West on Sunset and Vine, Frank Sinatra taped the first episode of a new detective series called Rocky Fortune. The show premi…
 
We dip into the Cartoon Modern era of the Golden Age as we pay tribute to the late Gene Deitch, a true animation original. His sense of appealing design and humor made him a perfect match for animation, but he was not without controversy or critics. From his battles at Terrytoons, to his simultaneously reviled and revered work on Tom & Jerry and Po…
 
Air Week: May 11-17, 2020 R.I.P. Young Jessie On April 27th, we lost Young Jessie, one of the unsung heroes of the LA vocal group scene. He was 83 years old. The West Coast is often ignored as a post World War II Rhythm & Blues hot spot, but some mighty fine R&B artists, groups and labels called LA home. This week, “Juke In The Back” spotlights the…
 
Episode 217: The Decades of Disney: 1930's. Join host Cody with Jenn, Justin, Jared, Kevin, and Joe as they wander through the Disney 1930s. The foundation years of Disney. Let's whistle while we work. High Ho it's off to work I go. Twitter Info: @Elizabeth_DTE (Elizabeth), @JennLovesDisney (Jenn), @InsideDisney407 (Cody), @HatboxMouse (Jared), @ju…
 
On Friday, July 23rd, 1937 at 10PM eastern time from the Mutual Broadcasting System’s flagship station WOR in New York, a seven-part adaptation of Victor Hugo’s famed novel Les Misérables debuted. It was written, directed, and starred a twenty-two year-old Orson Welles. The production also marked the radio debut of the Mercury Theatre troupe It co-…
 
Hello there members of the Swing community! In this episode we hear songs from Jimmie Lunceford, Claude Thornhill and the Boswell Sisters. We also listen to a Les Brown performance from The Hollywood Palladium recorded in September of 1945. This episode will leave you feeling clean and fresh scented. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more B…
 
This wide-ranging & globe-trotting episode begins with a brief look at the successful 1953 expedition to summit Mount Everest, then pivots to some less inspiring international intrigue, as Cold War fears led the USA to meddle in the internal politics of Iran, Guatemala, & Vietnam, among other nations. John Foster Dulles's leadership of the State De…
 
March 1835: Paris, France.What do an inheritance, a proposition, and two lovely Russian countesses have in common?Don’t be fooled, danger is coming.___________Premiering soon on your favorite podcast app, Burning Gotham, the new scripted audio fiction podcast, set in 1835 New York City. Subscribe to this audio feed to learn more, or go to BurningGo…
 
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