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Retired Biology_Environmental Science educator... passion for old time radio... protecting the environment, civil rights, and audio/video editing for local radio and TV station production. Produced 60+ OTR re-enactments with local actors. 13 years as radio host for "Audio Theater". Currently co-host a show on local cable TV called "Living and Learning with Disabilities" and produce a storytelling program called "True Tales Live" which is found on Soundcloud and many other formats.
 
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Two back to back episodes ... first on from January 1st, 1940 "Questioning Zollinger" and the second episode from January 3rd, 1940 - What's in the River? (Water?) Having a little fun with Captain Midnight.... This track will be stored in the "Captain Midnight" Playlist on the Podcast originating from Soundcloud.com…
 
The Adventures of Marco Polo continue with Epi. 21 - The Executions are Imminent and Epi. 22 - The Return of Kubla Khan. Adapted for radio but based on a book written in 1271George Edwards, a well known and incredibly talented vocal artist who often played more than one role in his plays... produced, directed, and starred in this series in the late…
 
Introductory audio provides background on bandleader Woody Herman and his music. The titles of the songs played during this Jan. 7, 1940 CBS Radio broadcast from NYC are introduced in the order of play. Lots of good music on this track... Woody Herman was a decent vocalist and an incredibly talented clarinetist. This track will be stored in "Big Ba…
 
Martha Wilkerson, aka Jill, and GI-Jill did many Dj-type programs for the Armed Forces Radio Service during and for a while after WW II. Besides GI-Jill and her GI-JIVE program she also did a 30 minutes show entitled "Jill's All Time Juke Box" during which she played records of the hit songs of the era. On this 1945 show the artists and the songs y…
 
CBS radio’s "Dr. Christian," was broadcast on every Sunday from Nov 07, 1937 thru January 06,1 950. It was a soap opera, but not your everyday soap opera. This soap opera played like a serial drama (as each episode was complete), but to keep listeners abreast of the 'goings-on', past activity was referred to within other episodes, as is done with a…
 
Now the Coopers, not the Cougats... Lucille Ball and Richard Denning star in this incredibly popular radio show sponsored by Jell-O... this was the precursor to the CBS TV series "I Love Lucy" with Desi Arnaz replacing Richard Denning. Desi was Lucille Ball's real-life husband and she insisted he play the role of her on-screen husband on the TV sho…
 
Introductory audio provides information about the two episodes of the Adventures of Marco Polo - Epi 19 (Rebels Seize the Palace) and Epi 20 (Princess Must Marry Vanchu) Stars George Edwards who also produced and directed the series that was distributed worldwide in the early 1940's and produced in Australia in the late 1930's.Tracks stored in "Mar…
 
Continuing with the "Adventures of Marco Polo" adapted for radio from the book written in 1271... George Edwards, a well known and incredibly talented vocal artist who often played more than one role in his plays... produced, directed, and starred in this series in the late 1930's. They were then distributed worldwide on 16" transcription disks. Th…
 
Audio Intro gives background on the origin of this program broadcast by the Armed Forces Radio Service and featuring Martha Wilkerson as "Gi-Jill" Artists and Songs heard on this broadcast include: Benny Goodman Orchestra: "I Found A New Baby" Lionel Hampton: "Sunny Side of the Street" Jo-Stafford: "Good Night, Wherever You Are" and Tommy Dorsey Or…
 
Henry James's Short Story "The Jolly Corner" adapted for radio by Erik Bauersfeld, DIrector of Berkley's Drama and Literature Dept. Produced on KPFA-FM on January 7, 1965. Introductory audio gives a short history of my experience with "The Black Mass" and introduces "The Jolly Corner"... A Ghost Story! This will be living in the Horror/Suspense Pla…
 
Audio introduction gives brief background on the origin of the story adapted for CBS radio's "Suspense"... Agatha Christie novella adapted for radio in 1947... Stars Van Heflin as Mr. LockwoodThis story certainly does keep the listener in suspense as the ending is quite surprising... I think you will enjoy the twists and turns the plot delivers... …
 
Mark Twain's 1865 short story of Jim Smiley ... a betting man who would bet on anything including having the best jumping frog in Calaveras County... and he tells the story to the narrator. Short story by Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain was published in 1867... but written in 1865. This will be stored in "History" Playlist. This story was read many t…
 
Audio intro to the story gives a brief description of the series and introduces the featured track "The River Man"... Though this was a low budget series that was heard on the Mutual Radio Network... it was produced in NYC and used members of what they used to call "Radio Actors Row"... many were very talented and more than a few got quite famous a…
 
Audio intro gives brief background on the "Biography in Sound" series heard on NBC from 1954-58. Critically acclaimed as "radio at its excellence" ... the programs had extremely high production values in terms of quality vocal recording, music, radio adaptation that was fully researched for historical accuracy, etc. There are many history books abo…
 
Les Brown and his Band of Renown, like many bands during WW II did a lot to entertain our soldiers at home and overseas. Many of their radio performances were done via shortwave through the Armed Forces Radio Service. The Introductory audio on this track reveals the songs in order of play and the vocalists who were part of the band... Doris Day for…
 
The Duke Ellington Orchestra with vocalists performed many broadcasts via the Armed Forces Radio Service during WW II. This program was broadcast in 1945. These shows were heard via shortwave radio were not available to the standard broadcast channels at the time. The Armed Forces Radio Service were experts at preserving the recordings of everythin…
 
Here is Episode 35, which was aired one week after Episode 34... funny how that works? - For the many listeners who enjoy Space Patrol, I hope adding these two episodes helped make up for the time lag since the last episode. Thanks for listening. Remember there are many more episodes stored in the "Space Patrol" Playlist on this podcast originating…
 
Episode 34 - Space Patrol - Intro audio introduces the series and identifies actors and the characters they portrayed in this very popular radio and television juvenile sci-fi adventure series. This will be stored in the "Space Patrol" Playlist on the Soundcloud.com originated podcast of Heirloom Radio.…
 
If you like Jazz, you will enjoy this rebroadcast of the NBC program known as "Stars and Jazz" with the guest orchestra being that of Count Basie. Thirty minutes of wall-to-wall popular jazz music from this January 6, 1953 broadcast on NBC radio. This track will be living in the "Big Band/Jazz" Playlist on this Soundcloud.com originating podcast.…
 
Introductory audio introduces the show on the track and provides some background information on the series and the actors who portrayed the leading roles. It also describes the special honor that the LA Police Dept. gave to Jack Webb when he passed away. This Track will be living in the Playlist "Mystery- Detective - Crime" found on Soundcloud.com …
 
Audio Introduction offers brief backstory on this series and the star that played "Dr. Sixgun," Karl Weber. This series was only heard during 1954, a time when that instrument of immediate mass media, aka "Television" was decimating the listening of radio dramas. The Golden Age of Radio had just about ended. This track will be found in the Playlist…
 
A synopsis of the play is given in the introduction.... It is a very good story, but what makes it very special is that it stars Jack Benny and his real life spouse, Mary Livingston. (Photo 1938). Jack and Mary did not do a lot of programs outside his LOOOONG career on radio and television... but they were his shows. Agreeing to star in a Lux Radio…
 
On this track Parkurkakus is going to attend a fancy tea party... and the cast even got a valet to help him dress and prepare himself for such a fancy occasion. The trouble is that Parkurkakus doesn't want to go to the tea party... he would rather stay at the restaurant and cook. This track and more episodes of "Meet Me At Parky's" can be found in …
 
Episode 15: Plotting with the Princess Episode 16: The Sound of the Death Gong - Starring George Edwards - 1930's and 40's - Australian production distributed worldwide via 16" transcription disks. Background information on introductory audio segment. Stored in "Marco Polo" Playlist on this Soundcloud.com originating podcast.…
 
Introductory audio segment provides listeners with background on the series and more importantly on James Stewart who starred in this series. He was an amazing actor, family man, and a courageous bomber pilot during WW II... reaching the level of Brigadier General. This track will be kept in the playlist "Westerns" on this podcast.…
 
Audio intro before the back-to-back episodes begin introduces the stars, titles of the two episodes and a brief history of the program. This was an extremely popular Soap Opera of the late 1940's. It was popular because it was different... many called it a "Soft Soap Opera"... but regardless of what it was called, there were millions of listeners w…
 
On this track we are going to the doctor's office... Doctor Christian's office. You won't need your insurance or Medicare card, just your ears and your imagination as we visit River's End in a story originally broadcast on January 9, 1938, entitled "The Auto Accident." Jean Hersholt stars as Dr. Paul Christian... the only doctor in River's End. His…
 
Epi 13 and 14 edited back-to-back on this track. Episode 13 "At The Gates of Peking" Episode 14 "An Audience With The Great Khan" - based on the book "The Travels of Marco Polo" written in late 1200's. Adapted for radio and produced/directed/and starring George Edwards, an Australian who had outstanding vocal talents often playing multiple roles in…
 
There is an important election taking place in Pine Ridge.. for President of the Jot 'em Down Country Store. Lum and Abner are the two candidates and one of them will be the President of the store. Grandpappy Peabody is counting the votes over and over again... he is a perfectionist and the waiting for his final count is wearing on Lum and Abner. T…
 
Introductory audio identifies the 3 skits edited back-to-back on this track from June 4, 11, and July 2, 1942. Fanny Brice (Baby Snooks) and Hanley Stafford (Lancelot Higgins or "Daddy") appeared almost every week on the Maxwell House Coffee Time program with a variety of announcers over the years. John Conte is the announcer on these shows. In 194…
 
Audio intro to the two back-to-back skits gives a brief background on the Baby Snooks program and Fanny Brice who played "Snooks." Hanley Stafford played her father "Daddy" aka Lancelot Higgins. Daddy got a raise of $5 and is going to save up to buy a special fishing rod without his wife knowing about it... and in the second skit, Daddy needs more …
 
The Adventures of Marco Polo continue with Episode 11 "A Walk With the Princess" and Episode 12 "The Fountain of Oil" This was an Australian produced series done by producer, director, and actor George Edwards. Much of the production was done in the late 1930's. Transcribed onto 16" disks the series was shipped to radio stations around the world we…
 
James Stewart did a 9 month run of this outstanding western adventure series in 1953-54. Competition from that new fangled thing called a "television" drew more people than the radio... and the fact that James Stewart was one of the most beloved and popular movie stars in Hollywood...and very much in demand... well those factors ended the series. T…
 
Introduction presents background on the character and the radio show known as "The Shadow"... Many critics have said that this program and the character of "The Shadow" was the most influential characters of the pulp era. "The Trail of the Knifer" will be stored in the playlist on Heirloom Radio originating on Soundcloud.com.…
 
This is Episode 40 in the official list...and the conclusion of the series...(there were 40 episodes and we are missing 2 of them) This is an outstanding western series produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell and heard in 1956 on Sunday afternoons at 5:30 PM on CBS Radio. Starring Raymond Burr as Captain Lee Quince and Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse. …
 
This is Episode 39 in the official list...(there were 40 episodes and we are missing 2 of them) as we wind down this outstanding western series produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell and heard in 1956 on Sunday afternoons at 5:30 PM on CBS Radio. Starring Raymond Burr as Captain Lee Quince and Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse. Other regulars included H…
 
This is Episode 38 in the official list..(We are missing 2 of the 40 episodes) as we wind down this outstanding western series produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell and heard in 1956 on Sunday afternoons at 5:30 PM on CBS Radio. Starring Raymond Burr as Captain Lee Quince and Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse. Other regulars included Harry Bartell as t…
 
This is Episode 37 in the official list... as we wind down this outstanding western series produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell and heard in 1956 on Sunday afternoons at 5:30 PM on CBS Radio. Starring Raymond Burr as Captain Lee Quince and Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse. Other regulars included Harry Bartell as the slightly green Lt. Seiberts and J…
 
This is Episode 36 in the official list... as we wind down this outstanding western series produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell and heard in 1956 on Sunday afternoons at 5:30 PM on CBS Radio. Starring Raymond Burr as Captain Lee Quince and Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse. Other regulars included Harry Bartell as the slightly green Lt. Seiberts and J…
 
This is Episode 34 in our list, 35 in the official list (we are missing 2 episodes) as we wind down this outstanding western series produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell and heard in 1956 on Sunday afternoons at 5:30 PM on CBS Radio. Starring Raymond Burr as Captain Lee Quince and Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse. Other regulars included Harry Bartell…
 
This is the conclusion of the 7 part series adapted for radio from Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables" - A 22 year old rising star, Orson Welles, adapted the story to radio, produced and directed the production and starred as Jean Valjean and the narrator. Originally broadcast on the Mutual Radio Network's WOR radio station in NYC over a period of…
 
This is Part 6 of the 7 part series adapted for radio from Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables" - A 22 year old rising star, Orson Welles, adapted the story to radio, produced and directed the production and starred as Jean Valjean and the narrator. Originally broadcast on the Mutual Radio Network's WOR radio station in NYC over a period of 7 weeks…
 
This is Part 5 of the 7 part series adapted for radio from Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables" - A 22 year old rising star, Orson Welles, adapted the story to radio, produced and directed the production and starred as Jean Valjean and the narrator. Originally broadcast on the Mutual Radio Network's WOR radio station in NYC over a period of 7 weeks…
 
This is Part 4 of the 7 part series adapted for radio from Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables" - A 22 year old rising star, Orson Welles, adapted the story to radio, produced and directed the production and starred as Jean Valjean and the narrator. Originally broadcast on the Mutual Radio Network's WOR radio station in NYC over a period of 7 weeks…
 
Part III of "Les Miserables" adapted for radio by a 22 year old producer, director, writer, and actor... Orson Welles... was presented as "The Trial" on August 6, 1937. A total of 7 Parts heard on consecutive weeks in 1937 ... will be held in the Playlist "Les Miserables - Orson Welles" All 7 parts of this production are in the "Les Miserables - Or…
 
Here is Part 2 of "Les Miserables" adapted by, directed by, produced by, and starring a 22 year old Orson Welles. He plays the narrator and Jean Valjean. The Victor Hugo novel was told in 7 consecutive broadcasts over a period of 2 months in 1937. This is Part 2 "Javert" Part 1 "The Bishop" and all the remaining 5 parts will be found in "Les Misera…
 
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