Classic Radio Theater for January 26, 2021 Hour 1 - The Shadow and The Ghost of Caleb Mackenzie

Published: Jan. 26, 2021, 12:41 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Shadow starring William Johnstone, originally broadcast January 26, 1941, 80 years ago, The Ghost of Caleb Mackenzie. All the family has gathered to celebrate with Uncle Caleb.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 26, 2021 Hour 2 - Nero Wolfe and the cast of the Phantom Fingers

Published: Jan. 26, 2021, 12:38 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

New Adventures of Nero Wolfe starring Sydney Greenstreet, originally broadcast January 26, 1951. The Case of the Phantom Fingers. A murder occurs in an isolated house in upstate New York during a flood. Also Calling All Detectives, originally broadcast November 29, 1948. The Case of the Rhyming Poet’s Curse. "The Poet's Curse...From Bad to Verse". The entire program is performed in rhymed verse!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 26, 2021 Hour 3 - Oxychloride X

Published: Jan. 26, 2021, 12:35 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Arch Oboler's Lights Out, originally broadcast January 26, 1938. Oxychloride X. A young crackpot college student invents the universal solvent, with of course nothing to keep in it. Also Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 26, 1956. Part 4 of the five part Duke Red Matter. Sometimes a dead man can answer a lot of questions!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 25, 2021 Hour 1 - The Big Layout

Published: Jan. 25, 2021, 2:08 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast January 25, 1953, 68 years ago, The Big Layout. Gary Field, a model student who is the son of a cop, has become a dope addict.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 25, 2021 Hour 2 - The Al Brenners Case

Published: Jan. 25, 2021, 2:04 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Richard Diamond, Private Detective starring Dick Powell, originally broadcast January 25, 1952. the Al Brenners Case. Also Police Headquarters from 1932 - Judge Carlson Missing. Judge Carlson has disappeared. Is he is hiding or has he been kidnapped?

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Classic Radio Theater for January 25, 2021 Hour 3 - 5000 pengoes and a kiss

Published: Jan. 25, 2021, 1:56 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Lives of Harry Lime starring Orson Welles, originally broadcast January 25, 1952. 5000 pengoes and a kiss. Harry is hired to help a beautiful singer to escape from Budapest. Also Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 25, 1956. Part 3 of the five part Duke Red Matter. The case feels like a man full of bullet wounds...which is just the case.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 24, 2021 Hour 1 - Are the Rinelanders Broke?

Published: Jan. 24, 2021, 12:11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast January 24, 1949, 72 years ago. Mrs. Rinelander is depressed. Irma thinks the Rinelanders are broke.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 24, 2021 Hour 2 - The Outlaw's Wife

Published: Jan. 24, 2021, 12:09 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Six Shooter starring Jimmy Stewart, originally broadcast January 24, 1954. Helen Bricker. Helen Bricker is ostracized by the town because of her outlaw husband. A mob plans to burn her out after her husband is hanged. Also Frontier Fighters from 1935, Yellowstone Park. The story of how President Grant was persuaded to establish the national park.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 24, 2021 Hour 3 - The Joey Condon Murder Case

Published: Jan. 24, 2021, 12:06 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Broadway is my Beat starring Larry Thor, originally broadcast January 24, 1953. The Joey Condon Murder Case. Joey Condon calls the cops to say that he's dying. He was a trumpet player with a friend named Laura Woods, who thinks his death is pretty funny! Also Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 24, 1956. Part 2 of the five part Duke Red Matter. . Proof that things are as wrong and as dangerous as they can get.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 23, 2021 Hour 1 - Death is an Artist

Published: Jan. 23, 2021, 1:30 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast January 23, 1945, 76 years ago, Death is an Artist. Four dead cats and a man are found in an apartment...all with their throats slit or their heads cut off! The story of the human victim involves a hated wife and murder. A delightfully macabre story.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 23, 2021 Hour 2 - Change for the Better

Published: Jan. 23, 2021, 1:26 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast January 23, 1954. Nina. An army scout named Cuff Peters leaves his pregnant Mexican wife in Dodge. Hank Lawson causes a miscarriage while annoying Mrs. Peters. Also The Lone Ranger, originally broadcast January 23, 1953. Change for the Better. A crusading newspaper publisher takes aim at a gambler named Corey Stewart. You get a hint that Stewart's plans may fail when he refers to his henchman as, "Bozo."

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Classic Radio Theater for January 23, 2021 Hour 3 - Mr Smith's Hat

Published: Jan. 23, 2021, 1:21 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Crime Club, originally broadcast January 23, 1947. Mr Smith’s Hat. A man calls the police to say he's going to be murdered. Ten seconds later, the man's daughter calls to say she just found the body. Also Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 23, 1956. Part 1 of the five part Duke Red Matter. The death of a valuable race horse, a case for Johnny!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 22, 2021 Hour 1 - Playing Indians

Published: Jan. 21, 2021, 7:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast January 22, 1956, 65 years ago, Playing Indian. Captain Quince baits a trap for a band of horse thieves and murderers who are trying to make the cavalry think they are Arapahos.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 22, 2021 Hour 2 - A Do it yourself snore cure kit?

Published: Jan. 21, 2021, 7:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

The New Edgar Bergen Hour, originally broadcast January 22, 1956. Prof. Kirkwood's Do-It-Yourself Snore Cure Kit, Mortimer the wrestler, guest is safety expert Cecil Zon, McCarthy's "Cavalcade Of Flops."

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Classic Radio Theater for January 22, 2021 Hour 3 - The Confession

Published: Jan. 21, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries originally broadcast January 22, 1946. The Confession. A dying bank robber gives an impoverished pharmacist a taste of death and murder. Also the Strange Dr Weird, originally broadcast January 23, 1945, Survival of the Fittest. Four men are trapped in the Alaskan wilderness, lost in the snow and out of food. Which will live?

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Classic Radio Theater for January 21, 2021 Hour 1 - Treasure Hunt

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 7:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 19 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast January 21, 1951, 70 years ago, Treasure Hunt. Robert Bolton stays with the Randolph sisters in hopes of finding the $200,000 buried on their property.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 21, 2021 Hour 2 - Mama and Hubert Smithers.

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 7:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Amos n Andy,originally broadcast January 21, 1951. Mama and Hubert Smithers. When the Kingfish's mama-in-law moves in with him, he becomes determined to rekindle her romance with Mr. Smithers of Florida, thinking that he's wealthy. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast January 21, 1958. Book Borrowing. An attempt is made to retrieve books that have been borrowed...a very bad idea!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 21, 2021 Hour 3 - Telltale Pigeon Feathers

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 7:54 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, originally broadcast January 21, 1946. Telltale Pigeon Feathers. Sherlock's brother Mycroft puts Sherlock on the trail of a spy, and Doctor Watson finds himself arrested for murder! Also Manhunt from 1944, The Clue of the Magazine Murder

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Classic Radio Theater for January 20, 2021 Hour 1 - The Milking Machine

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 1:30 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Danny Kaye Show, originally broadcast January 20, 1945, 76 years ago. Danny buys an electric milking machine at an auction.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 20, 2021 Hour 2 - She was on her last lap

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 1:27 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Abbott and Costello, originally broadcast January 20, 1949, Sam Shovel solves, "The Case Of The Secretary Who Was Shot While Sitting On Her Boss' Knee," or "She Was On Her Last Lap." This somehow turns into a western story about cattle rustlers. And Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 20, 1956, A Telegram from Aunt Sarah. Aunt Sarah is coming for a visit. Now, where is that terrible tea-set she gave them?

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Classic Radio Theater for January 20, 2021 Hour 3 - Fire at Malibu

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 1:03 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast January 20, 1957, Fire at Malibu. The true story of a destructive California fire and efforts to control it. William Conrad narrates. Also Part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Ricardo Amerigo Matter, originally broadcast January 20, 1956. A wind-up with a real twist.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 19, 2021 Hour 1 - The Magnificent Obsession

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 9:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Screen Guild Theater, originally broadcast January 19, 1941, 80 years ago. The Magnificent Obsession starring Don Ameche and Myrna Loy in an adaptation of the 1935 drama.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 19, 2021 Hour 2 - The Case of the Calculated Risk

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 9:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe starring Sydney Greenstreet, originally broadcast January 19, 1951, The Case of the Calculated Risk. Dave Caffrey tells Nero Wolfe that he plans to commit murder tomorrow. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 19, 1954, Fibber tries to fix the Toaster.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 19, 2021 Hour 3 - Around the World in 80 Days

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 9:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Hallmark Playhouse, originally broadcast January 19, 1950. Ronald Coleman stars in an adaptation of Around The World in 80 Days, about the long journey with the punctual Mr Fogg. Also Part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The The Ricardo Amerigo Matter, originally broadcast January 19, 1956. A trio of musicians...which one's story is playing a little flat?

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Classic Radio Theater for January 18, 2021 Hour 1 - The Face is Familiar starring Jack Benny

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 3:04 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 20 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast January 18, 1954, 67 years ago, The Face is Familiar starring Jack Benny. An innocent schnook is used by a gang of bank robber to help them with a caper.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 18, 2021 Hour 2 - A New Bed for Marjorie

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 3:02 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast January 18, 1942, Buying A New Bed for Marjorie. Sam Hearn appears as, "Schlepperman." Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 18, 1956 - Making a sick call. Molly, as a member of the "Cheer-Up Committee," tries to help out a sick woman.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 18, 2021 Hour 3 - The Big String

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 2:59 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast January 18, 1953, The Big String. Mrs. Wagner, the wife of a college professor, has been kidnapped. The professor isn't sure he should have called the cops. Also Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 18, 1956. Part 3 of a five part story, The Ricardo Amerigo Matter, The results of a poker game, with the cards stacked against you.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 17, 2021 Hour 1 - The Ox Bow Incident

Published: Jan. 17, 2021, 2:44 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Hollywood Sound Stage, originally broadcast January 17, 1952, 69 years ago, The Ox Bow Incident starring Edward Arnold and Charlie Ruggles. An adaptation of the 1943 western that starred Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews. Two drifters are passing through a Western town, when news arrives that a local rancher has been murdered and his cattle stolen. The townspeople, joined by the drifters, form a posse to catch the perpetrators.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 17, 2021 Hour 2 - Luigi Has a Cold

Published: Jan. 17, 2021, 2:36 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Life With Luigi starring J. Carrol Naish as Luigi and Alan Reed as Pasquale, originally broadcast January 17, 1950, The cold. Pasquale has a terrible cold that can only be cured by Luigi marrying Rosa. Luigi heads toward a matrimonial bureau...but winds up at the stockyard's cattle exchange! Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 17, 1956, the Electronic Brain. Fibber tries to solve a serious problem facing youth, with the help of a mechanical brain.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 17, 2021 Hour 3 - Leningen Vs The Ants

Published: Jan. 17, 2021, 2:27 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast January 17, 1948, Leningen Vs The Ants starring William Conrad. A determined man battles even more determined insects in the tropical jungles. Also Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 17, 1956. Part 2 of a five part story - The Ricardo Amerigo Matter. A soggy day in a South Jersey swamp, and a discovery almost too good to be true! It's the wrong fiddle.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 16, 2021 Hour 1 - Leila's Income Tax

Published: Jan. 16, 2021, 2:52 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast January 16, 1944, 77 years ago, Income Tax Returns. What to do? A doghouse for "Stinky" or Leila's income tax. Not much of a choice!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 16, 2021 Hour 2 - Dr Christian and the Flood

Published: Jan. 16, 2021, 2:50 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dr Christian starring Jean Hersholt, originally broadcast January 16, 1938 - The Flood. Doctor Christian is needed during a flood. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 16, 1956 - The Furnace. The furnace has broken at 79 Wistful Vista. Fibber has won the 349th consolation prize in a contest...which happens to be....

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Classic Radio Theater for January 16, 2021 Hour 3 - Debt of the Past

Published: Jan. 16, 2021, 2:46 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dark Fantasy, originally broadcast January 16, 1942. Debt Of The Past. A strange and weird adventure, laid in modern America with the flavor of the nineteenth century. The story of a businessman who was almost too honest, who found a method of paying a long-standing debt of honor, although thirty years in his grave. Also Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 16, 1956. Part 1 of a five-part story - The Ricardo Amerigo Matter. Music and mystery and danger!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 15, 2021 Hour 1 - Gracie Helps George with Taxes

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 10:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

George Burns and Gracie Allen, originally broadcast January 15, 1948, 73 years ago, Income Tax Time. Gracie "helps" George fill out his income tax forms.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 15, 2021 Hour 2 - Oliver Twisted

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 10:43 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 27 seconds

The New Edgar Bergen Hour, originally broadcast January 15, 1956. Bergen's version of "Oliver Twist," Professor William Fosdick Kirkwood reads his poems, Effie describes her "Cackle Club" meeting, guest is Tad Sanders of the Cattleman's Association, "Increasing Farm Production."

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Classic Radio Theater for January 15, 2021 Hour 3 - The Edge of Death

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 10:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast January 15, 1946 - The Edge of Death. The story of the night Satan played a game of murder. A man is given the bejeweled rapier once owned by Rasputin, the mad monk of Russia. Larry Haines and Mercedes McCambridge star. Also Little Orphan Annie from 1936 Want to buy a toll bridge? Mr. Flint tries to make a sale.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 14, 2021 Hour 1 - An Unusual Bet

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 12:40 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast January 14, 1954, 67 years ago, An Unusual Bet. Mr. Anderson bets his daughter the price of a new dress that she can't avoid mentioning or talking to boys for twenty-four hours.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 14, 2021 Hour 2 - Adolphe Menjou and Amos and Andy

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 12:38 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 28 seconds

Amos n Andy, originally broadcast January 14, 1944. Andy is smitten with Janice Carpenter. Getting a job in a flower shop, a shipment of guest Adolphe Menjou's orchids gets sent to Janice instead of the violets he bought. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast January 14, 1929. Andy is trying to think of a slogan for The Fresh Air Taxi Cab Company. Andy recalls his romantic part. Andy is considering hiring an efficiency expert.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 14, 2021 Hour 3 - Blackie and the Fur Thefts

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 12:35 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast January 14, 1947 - Blackie and the Fur Thefts. Janet Corning and Harry Barlow are stealing fur coats...with the assistance of Boston Blackie! Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast January 15, 1959 - Recommendation for Charlie

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Classic Radio Theater for January 13, 2021 Hour 1 - The Kingfish and Evelyn Winters

Published: Jan. 13, 2021, 12:57 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Amos n Andy, originally broadcast January 13, 1952, 69 years ago, Evelyn Winters. An old friend of the Kingfish looks him up and plans to hold him to an old promise, which he’s forgotten.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 13, 2021 Hour 2 - Ben Sells Life Insurance

Published: Jan. 13, 2021, 12:55 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast January 13, 1946, Ben Sells Life Insurance. Gildersleeve tries to get Ben (portrayed by Ben Alexander) set up as an insurance salesman. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 13, 1956, Teeny Loses a Skate. Looking for Teeny's roller skate.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 13, 2021 Hour 3 - Final Payment

Published: Jan. 13, 2021, 12:53 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast January 13, 1955, Final Payment starring Harry Bartell. Two old army buddies plan the perfect insurance fraud. Nothing can go wrong...right? Also Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast January 13, 1956. Part 5 of a five part story - The Todd Matter. The conclusion of the story. There are times when $75,000 worth of stealing isn't worth a plugged nickel!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 12, 2021 Hour 1 - The Big Switch

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 9:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast January 12, 1954, 67 years ago, The Big Switch. Mona Fenton is found in a hotel room with the gas on. An attempted suicide? Who was the man who registered for the room with her?

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Classic Radio Theater for January 12, 2021 Hour 2 - Dr Gillespie’s Testimonial Dinner

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 9:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast January 12, 1951, Dr Gillespie’s Testimonial Dinner. Dr. Gillespie is having a testimonial dinner held in his honor. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 12, 1956, Disposing of the Coffee Table. How to get rid of that coffee table?

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Classic Radio Theater for January 12, 2021 Hour 3 - Second Son

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 9:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast January 12, 1958, Second Son. An English chap named Sedgely Carstairs loses his money and his horse playing poker with Pete Knutson. Sedgely seems to have lots of money, but what he really has is a plan! Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Todd Matter, originally broadcast January 12, 1956. Find one killer and you find them all, then you have to start all over again! Johnny's been shot...twice!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 11, 2021 Hour 1 - Gildy Arrested as a Car Thief!

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 12:11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast January 11, 1942, 79 years ago, Gildy Arrested as a Car Thief. Gildersleeve accidentally switches cars and a box of rabbits becomes a load of dynamite.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 11, 2021 Hour 2 - The English Project

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 12:06 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast January 11, 1953, The English Project. Henry has to do a project for his English class. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 11, 1956, Molly buys a Coffee Table. Fibber and Molly buy a new coffee table, but it's a little too big for 79 Wistful Vista.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 11, 2021 Hour 3 - The Drums of Doom

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 12:04 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Shadow, originally broadcast January 11, 1942, The Drums of Doom. Henry Arthur Cole was known as, "The Black Judge." The program starts with a horrific narrative as the ghost of the evil judge plans to murder his three children. Also part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Todd Matter, originally broadcast January 11, 1956. The death of Gloria and a visit to ex-husband Bill

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Classic Radio Theater for January 10, 2021 Hour 1 - Irma takes the pledge...

Published: Jan. 9, 2021, 11:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast January 10, 1949, 72 years ago. Irma and Jane swear off men...but not for long.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 10, 2021 Hour 2 - The Fugitive Guest

Published: Jan. 9, 2021, 11:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

This is Your FBI, originally broadcast January 10, 1947, The Fugitive Guest. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 10, 1956, Fibber fights with the lawyers over the fur coat. A battle with the Bon-Ton about Molly's new coat. Sable or squirrel?

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Classic Radio Theater for January 10, 2021 Hour 3 - Ben and Liz travel to Vermont

Published: Jan. 9, 2021, 11:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Marriage starring Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn, originally broadcast January 10, 1954, Ben and Liz spend the weekend in Vermont. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Todd Matter, originally broadcast January 10, 1956. The same old business of murder, but with a brand new twist!

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Classic Radio Theater for January 9, 2021 Hour 1 - John Wayne in Stagecoach

Published: Jan. 9, 2021, 1:13 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Screen Director’s Playhouse, originally broadcast January 9, 1949, 72 years ago, Stagecoach starring John Wayne in his original screen role. The classic story based on the 1939 movie about The Ringo Kid, The Plummer Boys, and The Apaches.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 9, 2021 Hour 2 - Gildy in the Hospital

Published: Jan. 9, 2021, 1:08 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast January 9, 1944, Gildy in the Hospital. Gildersleeve plans to stay in bed a little longer, and finds himself in the hospital! Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast January 9, 1956, The Fur Coat. Fibber buys a new Russian Squirrel coat for Molly, but winds up with a $3000 sable.

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Classic Radio Theater for January 9, 2021 Hour 3 - The Joke’s on Us

Published: Jan. 9, 2021, 1:04 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast January 9, 1954, The Joke’s on Us. Three men lynch a rancher for stealing horses. Two of the men are shot, and the third one is threatened. Also part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Todd Matter, originally broadcast January 9, 1956. An expensive tip from an ex-con starts Johnny on the trail of stolen goods, and a murder attempt!

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Classic Radio Theater for Friday, January 8, 2021 Hour 3 - The Man behind the Frame

Published: Jan. 7, 2021, 9:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Let George Do It, originally broadcast January 8, 1951, The Man behind the Frame. Vic Banett of the Federal Office Equipment Company invites Lawrence Ferrguson to join him at the industry's trade show. Murder is on exhibit. Also Manhunt starring Larry Haines from 1944, The Clue of the Surgery Slaying.

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Classic Radio Theater for Thursday, January 7, 2021 Hour 3 - The Second Class Passenger

Published: Jan. 6, 2021, 7:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast January 7, 1948, The Second Class Passenger starring Harry Bartell. An adventure yarn about an ordinary tourist on a cruise ship who finds a beautiful woman, murder and flight in the back alleys of Mozambique. Also Calling All Detectives, originally broadcast September 8, 1948, Colton’s Colossal Circus. There are two dead men at the circus...and the killer isn't clowning!

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Classic Radio Theater for Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Hour 3 - The Younger Brothers and Why some of them grew no older

Published: Jan. 5, 2021, 8:46 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Crime Classics, originally broadcast January 6, 1954, The Younger Brothers and Why some of them grew no older. Also Part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Story The Caylin Matter, originally broadcast January 6, 1956. A quarry run to earth, a strange alibi and the real killer uncovered.

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Classic Radio Theater for Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Hour 3 - The Case of the Rushville Murder

Published: Jan. 4, 2021, 11:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Mr Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons, starring Bennett Kilpack, originally broadcast January 5, 1950, The Case of the Rushville Murder. A madwoman has escaped from the asylum and committed murder, but what about her sane sister? Also Part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Story The Caylin Matter, originally broadcast January 5, 1956. A stake-out, a manhunt, and a gunman goes to "face the music."

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Classic Radio Theater for Monday, January 4, 2021 Hour 3 - The Rocket by Ray Bradbury

Published: Jan. 3, 2021, 11:39 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

NBC Short Story, originally broadcast January 4, 1952, The Rocket by Ray Bradbury. A poor man who runs a junkyard wants nothing more in life than to travel to Mars...which is just what he does! Also Part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Story The Caylin Matter, originally broadcast January 4, 1956. A Latin doll, an erudite bartender, and a terpsichorean!

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Classic Radio Theater for Sunday, January 3, 2021 Hour 3 -Ray Bradbury’s Zero Hour

Published: Jan. 2, 2021, 11:33 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast January 3, 1960, Ray Bradbury’s Zero Hour. The story about "Drill" and the game of "Invasion." Also Part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Story The Caylin Matter, originally broadcast January 3, 1956. A lovely girl lies, cries, and hopes to die, while a killer fires from the dark.

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Classic Radio Theater for Saturday, January 2, 2021 Hour 3 - Death of a Private Eye

Published: Jan. 1, 2021, 9:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Barrie Craig Confidential Investigator starring William Gargan, originally broadcast January 2, 1952, Death of a Private Eye. Barrie is hired to help a man pay a visit, but discovers instead that the visitor has a visitor first, death! Also Part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Story The Caylin Matter, originally broadcast January 2, 1956. Eddie Kaylin has been found dead in a burning car near Los Angeles, with several possibilities and motives.

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Classic Radio Theater for Friday, January 1, 2021 Hour 3 - Big New Year’s Costume Ball

Published: Dec. 31, 2020, 9:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast January 1, 1947, Big New Year’s Costume Ball. Gildersleeve resolves to be a bad boy! Dressed as a pirate, he goes to the costume ball without a date. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast January 1, 1945. While waiting for New Year's Day dinner, Lum, Abner and Ulysses opine how the womenfolk don't really appreciate the holidays!

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Classic Radio Theater for Thursday, December 31, 2020 Hour 3 - Dangerous Assignment London

Published: Dec. 30, 2020, 11:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dangerous Assignment starring Brian Donleavy, originally broadcast December 31, 1952, London. Also Front Page Drama, originally broadcast December 31, 1950, Astrological Wedding Trouble.

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Classic Radio Theater for Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Hour 3 - This Old House

Published: Dec. 29, 2020, 11:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Roy Rogers Show, originally broadcast December 30, 1954, This Old House. While checking out an old house, Roy finds a dead body, which promptly disappears. There's a mysterious coded message and 2 stolen boats to complicate the mystery. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Forbes Matter, originally broadcast December 30, 1955. The expensive but unsuccessful courtship of Betsy Walker.

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Classic Radio Theater for Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Hour 3 - The Big Steal

Published: Dec. 28, 2020, 7:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast December 29, 1953, The Big Steal. A wave of burglaries have taken place against women...all with brand new fur coats. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Forbes Matter, originally broadcast December 29, 1955. A switch in the case causes a race against time.

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Classic Radio Theater for Monday, December 28, 2020 Hour 3 - The Black Figurine of Death

Published: Dec. 27, 2020, 10:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Hall of Fantasy, originally broadcast December 28, 1953, The Black Figurine of Death. Uncle Amos and his little statuette have fun from beyond the grave. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Forbes Matter, originally broadcast December 28, 1955. The unexpected throws the usual theories out the window.

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Classic Radio Theater for Sunday, December 27, 2020 Hour 3 - How Ben and Liz met

Published: Dec. 26, 2020, 8:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Marriage starring Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, originally broadcast December 27, 1953, Ben and Liz recall how they first met. Fantasies of a literary New Year's Eve. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Forbes Matter, originally broadcast December 27, 1955. What makes a man steal? Johnny tries to come up with an answer.

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Classic Radio Theater for Saturday, December 26, 2020 Hour 3 - Hot Box

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 10:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Box 13 starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast December 26, 1948, Hot Box. Dan is paid to buy a wooden box at an auction. Several people want it very badly. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Forbes Matter, originally broadcast December 26, 1955. . Sheldon Forbes, the book-keeper of a New York fashion company has obviously been an embezzler.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 24 - It's a Wonderful Life!

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 6 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Screen Directors Playhouse, originally broadcast May 8, 1949, 71 years ago, It’s a Wonderful Life. This holiday classic has become synonymous with Christmas. Frank Capra appears as the host of the show. Jimmy Stewart is the only actor from the original screen presentation to appear in this adaptation, though Arthur Q. Bryan does a great job as Clarence, and Hans Conried handles the classic Lionel Barrymore part as Mr Potter.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 23 - The Plot to Murder Santa Claus

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 5 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast December 22, 1953, 67 Christmases ago. Rocky gets a job as a department store Santa Claus, and gets caught up in a plot to murder Santa! Also the Treasury Star Parade, originally broadcast December 24, 1942, 78 Christmases ago. Lionel Barrymore stars in a sketch based on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol entitled A Modern Scrooge. Barrymore refuses to buy War Bonds until he has a visit...

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 22 - Heeeeeey, Ab-booootttt!

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 4 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Abbott and Costello show, originally broadcast December 23, 1948, 72 Christmases ago. Bud needs $10,000 in a hurry; Christmas is coming, so Bud and Lou go Christmas shopping. The show features a Sam Shovel drama, "The Case Of Clarence, The Dress Designer Who Gave Himself Up To The Police," or "I'm All Yours In Buttons and Bows." Also an excerpt from an undated Bob Hope show where Bob indulges in a Christmas themed monologue.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 21 - Sir Laurence Olivier in A Christmas Carol

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 3 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Theatre Royal starring Sir Lawrence Olivier, originally broadcast December 24, 1953, 67 Christmases ago, A Christmas Carol. An authentic adaptation of the Dickens story. Also an episode of Fibber McGee and Molly from December 23, 1953, 67 Christmases ago, Fibber tells "Teeny" the story of, "Laura, The Lopsided Pine."

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 20 - Jolly Jimmy Duranteclaus

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 2 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Jimmy Durante Show, originally broadcast December 24, 1947, 73 Christmases ago. Guest Margaret O'Brien makes the rounds with jolly Jimmy Duranteclaus. Also a Christmas Seals show from 1951 starring Fibber McGee and Molly. The McGees tackle the problem of removing snow from the front porch.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 19 - Bachelor Mother

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Harold Lloyd Comedy Theater production of Bachelor Mother, originally broadcast December 24, 1944, 76 Christmases ago. An adaptation of the 1939 Ginger Rogers romantic comedy starring Louis Hayward and Brenda Marshall. Also an episode of Fibber McGee and Molly from December 22, 1955, 65 Christmases ago, Fibber and Molly break into Doc Gamble's apartment to sneak their Christmas card into Doc's mail. It seems they forgot to mail it.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 18 - Dean and Jerry's Christmas Show

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, midnight
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Martin and Lewis Show, originally broadcast December 12, 1949, 71 Christmasas ago, The Christmas Show. The boys get a job at a suburban resort. Madness follows, funny in spite of the mayhem. The cast does a skit called, "Love In Darkest Africa." Also The Happy Prince as told by Orson Welles and Bing Crosby from 1945

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 17 - Britt Ponsett’s Christmas Carol

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Six Shooter starring Jimmy Stewart, originally broadcast December 20, 1953, 67 Christmasas ago, Britt Ponsett’s Christmas Carol. The story of "A Christmas Carol" is retold with a western motif. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 21, 1955, 65 Christmasas ago, McGee turns on the outside Christmas lights, and one red light in particular.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 16 - Dennis Day in Christmas for Carole

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast December 21, 1950, 70 Christmases ago, Christmas for Carole starring Dennis Day in an uncharacteristic serious role of a bank teller desperate to raise some much needed cash for his wife by turning to a notorious criminal for help. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 12, 1955, 65 Christmases ago, Fibber buys a present for Doc Gamble, it's a briefcase, and it costs $22.50.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hours 14 and 15 - The Story of the Birth of Jesus

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 9 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes 45 seconds

Greatest Story ever Told - Three episodes of the religious program from 73 Christmases ago that tells the story of the birth of Jesus as broadcast seventy three years ago. First from December 14, 1947 Go and Be Counted. Then from December 21, 1947, No room at the Inn. Finally from December 28, 1947, Flight into Egypt. The program on ABC was sponsored by Goodyear Tire and Rubber company, but no commercials ran during the show, there was no studio audience, and no acknowledgement of casts were ever made nor photos of the production taken. The program was the first to characterize Christ on the air, and was, as John Dunning put it in his “On The Air: The Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio,” ”a simple, popular dramatization of Christ’s life.”

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 13 - Lum n Abner's Traditional Christmas Program

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 8 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Lum n Abner, originally broadcast December 19, 1948, 72 Christmases ago, the Lum and Abner Traditional Christmas Program. Since the 1930’s Chester Lauck and Norris Goff told this story in their quarter hour format. Now, in their only half-hour version of the episode, Lum, Abner and Grandpappy Spears travel East to visit a family in need, seeking shelter in a barn...and with a young baby.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 12 - Where'd They Go?

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 7 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast December 29, 1957, 73 Christmases ago, Where’d They Go. Clint Dody has been accused of armed robbery. When Dillon and Chester ride out to arrest him, a few chores need to be taken care of first. Also Have Gun, Will Travel starring John Dehner as Paladin, originally broadcast December 21, 1958, 62 Christmases ago. The Hanging Cross. Paladin tries to prevent a battle between Matt Beecher and the Pawnees, caused by a small boy claimed as the son of both Matt Beecher and the Indian Chief.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 11 - All Is Bright

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 6 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast December 23, 1956, 64 Christmases ago, All Is Bright. The story of how "Silent Night" came to be written and became world famous. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 22, 1953, Fibber and Molly go Christmas Tree Shopping. It's that time of year for a visit to "Christmas Tree Marvin" for a seasonal purchase. The bargaining is long, hard and expensive!

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 10 - The Magic Christmas Tree

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 5 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden, originally broadcast December 24, 1950, 70 Christmases ago. The Magic Christmas Tree. A party at Miss Brooks', with a magic Christmas tree, or was it all a dream? Also Fanny Brice as Baby Snooks, as heard during the Good News of 1939 program on December 22, 1938. Baby Snooks and father (Hanley Stafford) go to see Santa.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 9 - Tales of the Texas Rangers

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 4 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Tales of the Texas Rangers starring Joel McRae, originally broadcast December 24, 1950, 70 Christmases Ago, Christmas Present. The "Santa Claus Stickup" of December 31, 1931, a crime story with a happy ending. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 21, 1953, 67 Christmases ago. Fibber is wrapping a Christmas present for Aunt Sarah. A trip to the post office follows.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 8 - A White Christmas in Elyria

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 3 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Rogers of the Gazette starring Will Rogers Junior, originally broadcast December 23, 1953, 67 Christmases ago. White Christmas in Elyria. Babies wanting babies? A warm Christmas story about a couple in need of a helping hand. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast December 21, 1944, 76 Christmases ago. Lum would like a leather desk set for Christmas and drops several not-too-hints to Abner.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 7 - Lights Out---everybody

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 2 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Lights Out, originally broadcast December 22, 1937, 83 Christmases ago. One of the few Wyllis Cooper productions of the series still available. A Christmas story, set during the war in 1918. A French soldier, an Australian and an American Negro soldier find themselves aboard a railroad train. Have they met before? Are they wise men? Also Fibber McGee and Molly from November 28, 1955, 65 Christmasas ago. Just exactly what is "Secret Project X-R-5?" Hint: it's one of McGee's new inventions.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 6 - Amos n Andy's Christmas Show

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 1 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Amos n Andy, originally broadcast December 23, 1951, 69 Christmases ago. The annual Christmas show, still wonderful, no matter how many times it's heard. Andy, broke as usual, is desperate to earn money so he can give his god-daughter a talking doll for Christmas. He convinces a manager to hire him as a department store Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Meanwhile, Amos explains to his daughter Arbadella the true meaning of the "Lord's Prayer". Also an excerpt of the Christmas show from 72 Christmases ago, December 24, 1942.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 5 - Out For Christmas/Dog Star

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, noon
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast December 21, 1958, 62 Christmases ago, Out for Christmas starring Raymond Burr. Santa Claus has a gun and is out for revenge. He's really an ex-con out to get the rat who testified against him, and his girl who ran off with the rat! Also Suspense from December 22, 1957, 63 Christmases ago, Dog Star starring Evelyn Rudie. All that a little girl wants for Christmas is a little puppy. She finally gets one...from outer space! Little Chipka falls to Earth from a Russian satellite.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 4 - Beeker's Barn

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast December 23, 1956, 64 Christmases ago. Beeker’s Barn. A young couple take shelter in her estranged father's barn, just before she has a baby! Also A Visit from St Nick, originally broadcast 81 Christmases ago, December 21, 1939.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 3 - Christmas Eve at the Harris Household

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 10 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Phil Harris and Alice Faye show, originally broadcast December 24, 1950, 70 Christmasas ago. It's Christmas Eve and the Harris girls want to see Santa Claus, who is played by Andy Devine. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 17, 1953, 67 years ago, Fibber manages to collect the largest amount for the Ladies' Club Children's Christmas Fund. He's gotten $30.90.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 2 - Christmas Eve at the Aldrich Household

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 9 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Aldrich Family starring Bobby Ellis as Henry from the last season of the show, December 21, 1952, 68 Christmases ago. Many of the scripts for the final season of the show were recycled from earlier seasons, and while Bobby Ellis wasn’t as good as Ezra Stone, nor was Jack Grimes as good a Homer as Jackie Kelk, they both did an exceptional job in this episode entitled Christmas Eve. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 16, 1953, 67 Christmases ago, Christmas Shopping at the Bon Ton.

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Classic Christmas Radio Theater Hour 1 - The LAST Jack Benny Radio Show

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Jack Benny Christmas Special, originally broadcast December 2, 1956, 64 years ago. Yes, the last regular Jack Benny program was Trouble with Twombly, aired on CBS May 22, 1955. But we unearthed this special, originally sponsored by 3M.

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Classic Radio Theater for Christmas Day 2020 Hour 3 - What if Every Day Were Christmas

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 5 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Henry Morgan, originally broadcast December 25, 1947, What if Every Day Were Christmas? Also Fibber McGee and Molly from December 25, 1953, Christmas at Home With their Friends. Also Bob and Ray.

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Classic Radio Theater for Christmas Eve 2020 Hour 3 - Christmas eve at the Andersons

Published: Dec. 23, 2020, 10:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Father Knows Best, starring Robert Young, originally broadcast December 24, 1953. Christmas show. It's Christmas eve and the family has unique ideas to celebrate it. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast December 24, 1959, Proving There’s a Santa Claus.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 23, 2020 Hour 1 - The Whistler's Christmas Gift

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, 7:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast December 23, 1951, 69 years ago, Christmas Gift. The story of a nightclub singer's flight from a gangster, as told in a cheap Panamanian saloon. Betty Lou Gerson and William Conrad star.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 23, 2020 Hour 2 - Liz's Sleigh Ride

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, 7:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast December 23, 1949, Sleigh Ride. Liz is filled with the Christmas spirit. She tries to rent a sleigh and go caroling. But rounding up the parts proves to be, well, typically convoluted. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 23, 1937, Captain Tintop.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 23, 2020 Hour 3 - The Missing Mouse Matter

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, 7:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 20 seconds

An hour of Yours Truly Johnny Dollar. First from December 23, 1956, The Missing Mouse Matter. A $50,000 singing mouse named Gulliver has been kidnapped. Keep your eye on the cat! Then Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Nick Shurn Matter, originally broadcast December 23, 1955. The showdown...victory and then disaster. A visitor turns out to be be death!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 22, 2020 Hour 1 - The Happy Prince

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, 12:15 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Orson Welles Theater, originally broadcast December 22, 1941, 79 years ago. A Christmas program, featuring "The Nativity" from St. Luke, Chapter 2. "The Happy Prince" by Oscar Wilde and poetry by G.K. Chesterton.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 22, 2020 Hour 2 - Edmund Gwinn in A Charistmas Carol

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, 12:13 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Stars over Hollywood, originally broadcast December 22, 1951, A Christmas Carol. Edmund Gwinn stars as both Scrooge and the narrator. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 22, 1937, The Christmas Parade.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 22, 2020 Hour 3 - The Plot to Murder Santa claus

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, 12:10 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast December 22, 1953, The Plot to Murder Santa Claus. There's a plot to murder Santa Claus, believe it or not! But why? And by whom? Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Nick Shurn Matter, originally broadcast December 22, 1955. A little girl who believes in Santa Claus, a big girl who believes in very little, and both of them facing death!

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Classic Radio Theater for Monday, December 21 Hour 3 - The Innocent Santa Claus

Published: Dec. 20, 2020, 9:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

This is Your FBI, originally broadcast December 21, 1951, The Innocent Santa Claus. A washed up vaudevillian finally gets a job as a children's party Santa Claus. He finds himself accused of a crime by the FBI. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Nick Shurn Matter, originally broadcast December 21, 1955. A lonely vigil in the snow, a killer prowls the night, and a lady vanishes.

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Classic Radio Theater for Sunday, December 20 Hour 3 - Gunsmoke Christmas Story

Published: Dec. 19, 2020, 10:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast December 20, 1952, Christmas Story. A Christmas story, told by Marshal Dillon to a stranger on a strange horse out on the prairie about Christmas in Dodge City. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Nick Shurn Matter, originally broadcast December 20, 1955.. An old lady with a broken arm, a shivering girl, and a bullet in the snow.

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Classic Radio Theater for Saturday, December 19 Hour 3 - Jack Benny as Santa?

Published: Dec. 18, 2020, 9 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Phil Harris and Alice Faye, originally broadcast December 19, 1948, Jack Benny plays Santa (for a price) for Phil's kids. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Nick Shurn Matter, originally broadcast December 19, 1955. A nightclub owner is found shot to death. His insurance beneficiary is his business partner, who has a perfect alibi.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 18, 2020 Hour 1 - Miracle at Christmas

Published: Dec. 17, 2020, 11:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

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Classic Radio Theater for December 18, 2020 Hour 2 - Leroy Wants a Motor Scooter

Published: Dec. 17, 2020, 11:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast December 18, 1946, Leroy Wants a Motor Scooter. Leroy would like a motorscooter for Christmas, but Gildersleeve has other ideas. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 18, 1937, Flying Hat. The Grand Monkey banishes the Witch, the Flying Hat is found.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 18, 2020 Hour 3 - An hour of Fibber McGee and Molly

Published: Dec. 17, 2020, 11:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

An hour of Fibber McGee and Molly. First from December 18, 1945, Fibber paints the Christmas Tree White. Also from December 18, 1953, Expecting a Property Tax Refund. Fibber is expecting a property tax refund. He's expecting $42.60.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 17, 2020 Hour 1 - Police Impersonator

Published: Dec. 16, 2020, 10:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast December 17, 1946, 74 years ago, Police Impersonator. Martin asks Boston Blackie to lend him $10,000. After Black tells him to "keep his head under water," a voice impersonator in the next room is able to imitate Blackie's voice.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 17, 2020 Hour 2 - Buying Alice a Christmas Present

Published: Dec. 16, 2020, 10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Phil Harris Alice Faye show, originally broadcast December 17, 1950, Buying Alice a Christmas Present. What to get Alice for Christmas? Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 17, 1937, Wooden Indian. The Wooden Indians attack, the Wintergreen Witch changes everyone into frogs!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 17, 2020 Hour 3 - Treason Comes in Cans

Published: Dec. 16, 2020, 9:57 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

I Was a Communist for the FBI Starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast December 17, 1952, Treason Comes in Cans. Secret Communist plans are hidden in a case of tuna fish and dumped into the harbor. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 17, 1953, $31.90 for the Ladies Club Christmas Fund. Fibber manages to collect the largest amount for the Ladies' Club Children's Christmas Fund. He's gotten $30.90.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 16, 2020 Hour 1 - December Rhapsody.

Published: Dec. 15, 2020, 10:32 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 27 seconds

Calling All Cars, originally broadcast December 16, 1938, 82 years ago, December Rhapsody. Dorothy Nelson has disappeared. Her brother reveals that she was suicidal, but has been receiving strange letters from her.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 16, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to Department Stores

Published: Dec. 15, 2020, 10:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast December 16, 1947, a Salute to Department Stores. Miltie tries to return a pair of snowshoes. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 16, 1937, Cocklebur Cowboys. Slim Pickens and the cowboys rescue Jimmy and Judy, they then set out to find the Singing Tree.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 16, 2020 Hour 3 - Christmas Shopping

Published: Dec. 15, 2020, 10:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast December 16, 1949, Christmas Shopping. There are only seven shopping days until Christmas. What is George planning to give Liz for Christmas? Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lansing Fraud Matter, originally broadcast December 16, 1955. $50,000 worth of murder!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 15, 2020 Hour 1 - The Man with Two Faces starring Lloyd Nolan

Published: Dec. 14, 2020, 10:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast December 15, 1952, 68 years ago, The Man with Two Faces starring Lloyd Nolan. A three year old corpse found in a packing case has plenty of false clues planted on it. A nifty bit of detection follows.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 15, 2020 Hour 2 - The Case of the Girl Who Cried Wolfe

Published: Dec. 14, 2020, 10:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe starring Sydney Greenstreet, originally broadcast December 15, 1950, The Case of the Girl Who Cried Wolfe. The director of an "ecological foundation" has disappeared. Murder soon follows...ecologically! Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 15, 1937, Muddlers. The Cinnamon Bear has fallen down the wishing well. The Muddlers attack.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 15, 2020 Hour 3 - Champion To A Chimp

Published: Dec. 14, 2020, 10:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Rocky Fortune, originally broadcast December 15, 1953, Champion To A Chimp. . Rocky is hired to babysit for a chimp! Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lansing Fraud Matter, originally broadcast December 15, 1955. A bad liar goes on the run.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 14, 2020 Hour 1 - The Iron Deer

Published: Dec. 13, 2020, 10:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast December 14, 1941, 79 years ago, Selling the Iron Deer. The program opens with war bulletins. Gildersleeve and his family sell an iron deer for scrap.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 14, 2020 Hour 2 - The Roadside Stand

Published: Dec. 13, 2020, 10:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast December 14, 1952, The Roadside Stand. An outdoor refreshment stand in December doesn't earn enough to buy the boys a car. When Henry meets tired travelers at the stand, he decides to rent a family from Illinois rooms for the night in the Aldrich house. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 14, 1937, Oliver Ostrich. Oliver Ostrich eats an alarm clock and bacon.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 14, 2020 Hour 3 - The Murdock Murder Case

Published: Dec. 13, 2020, 10:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast December 14, 1948, The Murdock Murder Case. A horse trainer is murdered and a jockey answers questions on a radio quiz show. An exercise boy is then killed as Vance is determined that the killer doesn't win, place or show. While talking to the District Attorney, Vance says "Just a moment while I answer the phone," and THEN the phone rings! Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lansing Fraud Matter, originally broadcast December 14, 1955. A pair of thieves start a falling out...with a lot of excitement!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 13, 2020 Hour 1 - It's a Wonderful Life

Published: Dec. 12, 2020, 10:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Stars in the Air, originally broadcast December 13, 1951, 69 years ago, It’s a Wonderful Life starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed in their original screen roles.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 13, 2020 Hour 2 - Jane Quits her Job

Published: Dec. 12, 2020, 10:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast December 13, 1948, Jane quits her job just before Christmas. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 13, 1937, Snapper Stick the Crocodile.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 13, 2020 Hour 3 - Top Man

Published: Dec. 12, 2020, 10:32 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The FBI in Peace and War, originally broadcast December 13, 1951, Top Man. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lansing Fraud Matter, originally broadcast December 13, 1955

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Classic Radio Theater for December 12, 2020 Hour 1 - The Return of the Badmen

Published: Dec. 12, 2020, 2:12 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Frontier Town starring Jeff “Tex” Chandler and Wade Crosby, originally broadcast December 12, 1952, 68 years ago, The Return of the Badmen. Chad Remington defends a Mexican framed for murder.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 12, 2020 Hour 2 - Professor Royce Returns

Published: Dec. 12, 2020, 2:10 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Halls of Ivy, starring Ronald and Benita Coleman, originally broadcast December 12, 1951, Professor Royce Returns. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 12, 1955, A Gift for Doc Gamble. Fibber buys a present for Doc Gamble, it's a briefcase, and it costs $22.50.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 12, 2020 Hour 3 - The Gasoline Bandit Case

Published: Dec. 12, 2020, 2:08 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Line Up starring Bill Johnstone, originally broadcast December 12, 1952, The Gasoline Bandit Case. A bandit has robbed 4 gas stations; he seems nervous while he's doing it. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lansing Fraud Matter, originally broadcast December 12, 1955. A man with a $50,000 policy dies...from malnutrition!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 11, 2020 Hour 1 - The Dark Chamber

Published: Dec. 10, 2020, 11:22 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast December 11, 1945, 75 years ago, The Dark Chamber. A laundryman and a woman have been kidnapped by a mad scientist. He plans to have them take part in an "experiment in fear."

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Classic Radio Theater for December 11, 2020 Hour 2 - Afraid of a Bully

Published: Dec. 10, 2020, 11:19 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast December 11, 1946, Afraid of a Bully. Leroy is being victimized by Craig Bullard, the town bully. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 11, 1937, Queen Melissa. A visit to the court of Queen Melissa.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 11, 2020 Hour 3 - Worried Waitress

Published: Dec. 10, 2020, 11:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast December 11, 1952, Worried Waitress. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 11, 1953, Fibber Gets that Call from the War Department in Washington DC.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 10, 2020 Hour 1 - Leroy’s Christmas Job

Published: Dec. 9, 2020, 11:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Willard Waterman, originally broadcast December 10, 1952, 68 years ago, Leroy’s Christmas Job. Leroy gets a Christmas job in Peavey's drugstore, but on commission only!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 10, 2020 Hour 2 - Watering the Lawn.

Published: Dec. 9, 2020, 10:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Phil Harris Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast December 10, 1950, Watering the Lawn. . Phil and Remley have hangovers after a night at the musician's union. Alice is somewhat annoyed and insists on the lawn being watered. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 10, 1937, The Wintergreen Witch. Fee Fo returns everyone to the Witch's cottage where they have a confrontation takes place. The Silver Star is recovered!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 10, 2020 Hour 3 - Mary, Registered Nurse.

Published: Dec. 9, 2020, 10:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 20 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast December 10, 1946, Mary, Registered Nurse. . Mary Wesley, who is a registered nurse, is hired for an emergency case. The patient is in a private house; a phony doctor has her stay up all night with the patient. The next morning she's instructed to call the "doctor." Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 10, 1953, Phone Call from Washington is Blocked by Fibber’s Party Line.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 9, 2020 Hour 1 - Andy’s Wedding Plans

Published: Dec. 8, 2020, 11:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Amos n Andy, originally broadcast December 9, 1951, 69 years ago, Andy’s Wedding Plans. Andy meets Theresa Thompkins at night school and soon becomes engaged. Lightnin' mixes up the wedding invitations and all of Andy's old girlfriends get invited! Even Miss Blue appears to have a chat with Theresa. Abigail Thompson and Madame Queen complicate the situation.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 9, 2020 Hour 2 - Trying to Cash a $500 Check

Published: Dec. 8, 2020, 11:11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 13 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast December 9, 1950, Trying to Cash a Prize Check. Liz is a contestant on a quiz show and wins $500...if she can cash a check within 25 minutes. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 9, 1937, Rhyming Rabbit. A confrontation takes place with the Crazy Quilt Dragon. He claims that the Wintergreen Witch forced him to steal the Christmas star. The Rhyming Rabbit helps.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 9, 2020 Hour 3 - Braggart’s Boy

Published: Dec. 8, 2020, 11:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast December 9, 1956, Braggart’s Boy. Tom Cleveland comes to Dodge from back East, and turns into a gunfighter...or does he? Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Cronin Matter, originally broadcast December 9, 1955. The questions and answers for the living, and for the dead! The final payoff, and death plays the last trump!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 8, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Pick

Published: Dec. 8, 2020, 12:15 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast December 8. 1953, 67 years ago, The Big Pick. A pickpocket has been working

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Classic Radio Theater for December 8, 2020 Hour 2 - Murder on the Midway

Published: Dec. 8, 2020, 12:10 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast December 8, 1953, Murder On The Midway. A carnival story. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 8, 1937, Fee Foo, the Gentle Giant. Fee Fo, the Gentle Giant, brings The Cinnamon Bear and his friends to the Goody Goody Grove.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 8, 2020 Hour 3 - Alias Nick Beal

Published: Dec. 8, 2020, 12:06 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Screen Guild Theater, originally broadcast December 8, 1949, Alias Nick Beal starring Broderick Crawford and Ray Milland. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Cronin Matter, originally broadcast December 8, 1955. A white lie, a bullet from the darkness, and death comes out in the rain!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 7, 2020 Hour 1 -A date which will live in infamy...

Published: Dec. 7, 2020, 12:29 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

An hour devoted to the broadcasts of December 7, 1941, including a broadcast of HV Kaltenborn News from that date, and an address from the National Commander of the American Legion. Original theme music for this hour by Savfk (www.youtube.com/savfkmusic www.facebook.com/savfkmusic)

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Classic Radio Theater for December 7, 2020 Hour 2 - The Lost Watch

Published: Dec. 7, 2020, 12:23 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast December 7, 1952, The Lost Watch. Henry has lost his watch. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 7, 1937, Professor Whiz. After a meeting with an educated owl, the Fraidy Cat is on the trail of the Wintergreen Witch.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 7, 2020 Hour 3 - The Star-Studded Murder Case

Published: Dec. 6, 2020, 11:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast December 7, 1948, The Star-Studded Murder Case. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Cronin Matter, originally broadcast December 7, 1955. An old love, and an old hate. Violence breaks out at midnight!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 6, 2020 Hour 1 - Lou the Fireman

Published: Dec. 5, 2020, 11:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Abbott and Costello, originally broadcast December 6, 1945, 75 years ago, Lou the Fireman. Abbott and Costello are working as fireman. Mrs. O'Lay Hee's house is on fire. Abbott explains vitamins to Costello ("vitamins go from A to H...go to H?").

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Classic Radio Theater for December 6, 2020 Hour 2 - Irma's Piano Lessons

Published: Dec. 5, 2020, 11:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Friend Irma, originally broadcast December 6, 1948, Irma decides to take piano lessons! Jane sends the piano back just as Irma signs up for piano lessons. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 6, 1937, Roly Poly Policeman. A confrontation with the Roly-Poly Policeman.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 6, 2020 Hour 3 - The Secret Word is...

Published: Dec. 5, 2020, 11:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

You Bet Your Life starring Groucho Marx, originally broadcast December 6, 1950, The Secret Word is Hair. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Cronin Matter, originally broadcast December 6, 1955. A man who's afraid of his shadow, a girl who's afraid of nothing, and a stranger who strikes in the night!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 5, 2020 Hour 1 - Christmas Shopping with Jack Benny

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 11:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast December 5, 1954, 66 years ago. Christmas Shopping. Jack goes Christmas shopping for oil paints for Don Wilson. The clerk is, as usual, portrayed by Mel Blanc, and his wife by Bea Benaderet.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 5, 2020 Hour 2 - Six Gun Justice At Roaring River

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 11:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Frontier Town starring Jeff “Tex” Chandler, originally broadcast December 5, 1952, Six Gun Justice At Roaring River. Judge "Peg Leg" Cooper of Roaring River comes to town, and brings his strange brand of justice with him! Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast December 5, 1939, Taken By Surprise. Captain Midnight and Senor Pareda land quietly and find out about Ivan Shark's planned cattle drive. Whose plane approaches?

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Classic Radio Theater for December 5, 2020 Hour 3 - Look Pleasant Please

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 11:23 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Box Thirteen starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast December 5, 1948, Look Pleasant Please. Dan Holiday is asked to have his picture taken with a beautiful girl, and finds himself engaged to an heiress about to come into fifteen million dollars! Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Cronin Matter, originally broadcast December 5, 1955. Old Mrs. Cronin is determined to wear the famous "Circle Of Fire" necklace to a wild party!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 4, 2020 Hour 1 - The Dynasty of Terror

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 12:14 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Lone Ranger starring Brace Beemer, originally broadcast December 4, 1942, 78 years ago today, The Dynasty of Terror. Jim Blood is running a protection racket. Young Ted Loomis is shot for refusing to pay up, and his wife is kidnaped. Tonto and the Ranger smoke out the bad guys.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 4, 2020 Hour 2 - Winter Walk to Dugan’s Lake

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 12:12 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 4, 1945, Winter Walk to Dugan’s Lake. Fibber is determined to go out for a walk, even though a raging blizzard is covering Wistful Vista with snowdrifts. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 4, 1937, Candy Pirates.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 4, 2020 Hour 3 - And Hope To Die

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 12:08 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Let George Do It, starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast December 4, 1950, And Hope to Die. . Flora Stewart, the famous scatterbrained accent is being blackmailed...and her precious phonograph records. Who is trying to frighten Flora out of $10,000, and then kills her? Also an episode of Amos n Andy, originally broadcast December 4, 1936, The Minstrel Show..

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Classic Radio Theater for December 3, 2020 Hour 1 - How Jack met Rochester

Published: Dec. 3, 2020, 1:29 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast December 3, 1950, 70 years ago, with guests Amos n Andy. Mary has an extended conversation with her sister "Babe." Jack retells the story of how he met Rochester. Guests are "Amos 'n' Andy." Jack's Maxwell runs into Rochester's taxicab ...while it's on a grease rack...or is it a grass reek?

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Classic Radio Theater for December 3, 2020 Hour 2 - Boston Blackie goes to Jail!

Published: Dec. 3, 2020, 1:24 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast December 3, 1946, Blackie Goes to Jail. Blackie is arrested for stealing $100,000 worth of diamonds. He's found guilty after a trial and sentenced to 10-to-20 years in jail. An action-packed jail-break follows. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 3, 1937, Presto, The Magician.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 3, 2020 Hour 3 - Fibber's Bank Account

Published: Dec. 3, 2020, 1:20 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 3, 1946, Fibber’s Bank Account. . Fibber is most annoyed with the bank. Are they taking good care of his $19? Why are they just now asking him to open an account? Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast December 3, 1953, Processing the Film.. Now that he's taken all those picture for the snapshot contest, Fibber decides to process the film himself.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 2, 2020 Hour 1 - Trying to Marry Off Peggy Martin

Published: Dec. 1, 2020, 9:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast December 2, 1950, 70 years ago, Trying to Marry Off Peggy Martin. . A comedy about match-making. The girls try to marry off a good looking girl to avoid competition.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 2, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to Public Service

Published: Dec. 1, 2020, 9:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast December 2, 1947, A Salute to Public Service. Milton gets a parking ticket. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 2, 1937, Samuel Seal

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Classic Radio Theater for December 2, 2020 Hour 3 - The Day The Roof Fell In

Published: Dec. 1, 2020, 9:17 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast December 2, 1956, The Day The Roof Fell In. A psychological and funny look at the do-it-yourselfer. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Henderson Matter, originally broadcast December 2, 1955. The conclusion of the story. The wind-up, and the whole case blows sky high!

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Classic Radio Theater for December 1, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Odd

Published: Nov. 30, 2020, 9:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast December 1, 1953, 67 years ago, The Big Odd. A furniture truck has been hijacked and the driver kidnapped.

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Classic Radio Theater for December 1, 2020 Hour 2 - Larkspur to Feed The Soul

Published: Nov. 30, 2020, 9:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Grand Central Station, originally broadcast December 1, 1945, Larkspur to Feed The Soul. "A love story for stagestruck souls who, at one time or another, been intoxicated by the heady perfume of the theatre." Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast December 1, 1937, Wesley the Wailing Whale

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Classic Radio Theater for December 1, 2020 Hour 3 - The Story of Mr. Maggs

Published: Nov. 30, 2020, 9:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Lights Out, originally broadcast December 1, 1942, The Story of Mr. Maggs. A meek little man buys a locked trunk at an auction...and finds it filled with horror! Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Henderson Matter, originally broadcast December 1, 1955. The whole affair becomes a town issue, and Johnny becomes the town goat!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 30, 2020 Hour 1 - I Remember Murder

Published: Nov. 29, 2020, 11:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Big Town starring Edward Pawley, originally broadcast November 30, 1948, 72 years ago, I Remember Murder. A band-leader steals $50,000 from The High Hatters Club and leaves town in a hurry. After he's "taken for a ride," the girl singer who was with him develops amnesia. "Harry The Hack" finds her...and the murder victim too.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 30, 2020 Hour 2 - Henry's Father is Sick

Published: Nov. 29, 2020, 11:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast November 30, 1952, Henry’s Father is Sick. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast November 30, 1937, The Inkaboos.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 30, 2020 Hour 3 -The Lady in the Red Hat

Published: Nov. 29, 2020, 11:46 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast November 30, 1950, The Lady in the Red Hat starring Van Heflin. "The Avenger" has killed five women, all of whom were wearing red. Two reporters and a policeman are invited to meet with the killer in an eerie chapel at midnight. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Henderson Matter, originally broadcast November 30, 1955. People get careless, all over Culver, Montana!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 28, 2020 Hour 1 - Susan and the Opera Singer

Published: Nov. 27, 2020, 7:40 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dr Christian starring Gene Hersholdt, originally broadcast November 28, 1937, 83 years ago, The Story of Susan and the Opera Singer.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 28, 2020 Hour 2 - Jack Takes Dennis to a Psychiatrist

Published: Nov. 27, 2020, 7:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Jack Benny Program, originally broadcast November 28, 1954, Jack takes Dennis to a psychiatrist. Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast November 28, 1939, The Crash. Chuck makes a spectacular emergency landing.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 28, 2020 Hour 3 - The Circle of Death

Published: Nov. 27, 2020, 7:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Shadow starring Orson Welles and Agnes Moorehead, originally broadcast November 28, 1937, The Circle of Death. A bomber is setting off a series of explosions, each time leaving a note that says, "I hate crowds." The Shadow issues a challenge to, "The Masked Killer." Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Henderson Matter, originally broadcast November 28, 1955. A case with a great big question mark. Accident, suicide or just plain murder?

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Classic Radio Theater for November 27, 2020 Hour 1 - After Turkey...Robbery?

Published: Nov. 26, 2020, 8:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Crime Photographer starring Staats Cotsworth, originally broadcast November 27, 1947, 73 years ago. After Turkey, The Bill. A young ex-con is framed for a gas station robbery on Thanksgiving.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 27, 2020 Hour 2 - Birdie Takes a Vacation

Published: Nov. 26, 2020, 8:39 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast November 27, 1946, Birdy Takes a Vacation. Birdie takes a vacation, and the Gildersleeve family meals aren't quite the same. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast November 27, 1937, Weary Willie. After de-growing, Jimmy and Judy take off in the Bear's airplane, but become stranded in Looking Glass Valley.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 27, 2020 Hour 3 - Fibber Chops Down the Old Oak Tree

Published: Nov. 26, 2020, 8:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast November 27, 1945, Chops Down the Old Oak Tree. . It's time to chop down the old oak tree. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 27, 1947, Thanksgiving Day. . Thanksgiving dinner...with champagne (and Coca Cola!).

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Classic Radio Theater for November 26, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Game on a New Television Set

Published: Nov. 25, 2020, 8:32 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast November 26, 1950, 70 years ago, The Big Game on a New Television Set. Phil and Remley have tickets to the big football game, but Alice buys him a television set...sort of.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 26, 2020 Hour 2 - Raffling the Turkey

Published: Nov. 25, 2020, 8:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Jimmy Durante Show, originally broadcast November 26, 1947, with guest Victor Moore. . Treacher has been selling raffle tickets on Durante's turkey. Jimmy and Victor Moore in the frozen North catch a claim jumper. Also The Cinnamon Bear, originally broadcast November 26, 1937, Paddy O’Cinnamon. Judy and Jimmy meet the Cinnamon Bear and decide to catch the Crazy Quilt Dragon who has taken the silver Christmas Star.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 26, 2020 Hour 3 - The Lenny Powell Murder

Published: Nov. 25, 2020, 8:23 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast November 26, 1946, The Lenny Powell Murder. Lenny Powell hires a pilot to fly him to Branchville for $5000! The pilot's wife is unfaithful and Lenny has $25,000 in cash. After Lenny's murdered, the cash disappears. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 26, 1947, Painted into a Corner. Painted in...with Aunt Louisa's party out of the picture.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 25, 2020 Hour 1 - Gildy and Leila at the Football Game

Published: Nov. 24, 2020, 9:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast November 25, 1945, 75 years ago, The Big Football Game. Gildy takes Leila to the big football game

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Classic Radio Theater for November 25, 2020 Hour 2 - Tail To The Wind

Published: Nov. 24, 2020, 9:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast November 25, 1956, Tail to the Wind. Bert Reese and his son Spike, the town bullies, are picking on Hezzie Nuller, a meek man who refuses to defend himself. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 25, 1947, No Room at the Inn. A new apartment? Not quite yet.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 25, 2020 Hour 3 - The Man who Stole the Bible starring John Lund

Published: Nov. 24, 2020, 8:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast November 25, 1956, The Man who Stole the Bible starring John Lund. It's Mardi Gras time in New Orleans, and a salesman has a date with the devil! Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Amy Bradshaw Matter, originally broadcast November 25, 1955. The conclusion of the story. A pretty rough wind-up.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 24, 2020 Hour 1 - The Case of the Rasping Voice

Published: Nov. 23, 2020, 8:22 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Calling all Cars, originally broadcast November 24, 1938, 82 years ago, The Case Of The Rasping Voice. Christian Meyer is shot by a tough hombre with a rasping voice. His future bride is left for dead as well.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 24, 2020 Hour 2- The Big Present

Published: Nov. 23, 2020, 8:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast November 24, 1953, The Big Present. The "Milk-Bottle Bandit" has pulled nineteen consecutive jobs. Is it a kid? Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast November 24, 1955, Shopping for a Turkey.. Fibber and Molly are going have Thanksgiving dinner out this year.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 24, 2020 Hour 3 - Murder on the Isle

Published: Nov. 23, 2020, 8:19 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast November 24, 1953, Murder on the Isle. Rocky is hired to guard the life of a drunken, hated drama critic. He fails. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Amy Bradshaw Matter, originally broadcast November 24, 1955. Johnny finds that he has even more of a reason to keep Amy than he'd realized!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 23, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Guilt

Published: Nov. 22, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast November 23, 1952, 68 years ago, The Big Guilt. A florist named Arthur McKinley has been found strangled to death in an alley.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 23, 2020 Hour 2 - Aldriches and Browns-who gets the bird?

Published: Nov. 22, 2020, 9:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast November 23, 1952, The Thanksgiving Turkey. It's Thanksgiving time and there's only one turkey left. Both the Aldrich and Brown families want it. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast November 23, 1960, Live Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 23, 2020 Hour 3 - Happy Thanksgiving from the Andersons

Published: Nov. 22, 2020, 9:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast November 23, 1950, Happy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving without the kids is not much of a celebration. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Amy Bradshaw Matter, originally broadcast November 23, 1955. A man steps onto the stage from out of the past, and into a role he doesn't want to play!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 22, 2020 Hour 1 - The Magazine Contest

Published: Nov. 22, 2020, 12:03 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast November 22, 1948, 72 years ago. A Wall Street magazine is running a contest. The prize is $150 for the best letter describing a secretary's most interesting experience.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 22, 2020 Hour 2 - A Honest Harold Thanksgiving

Published: Nov. 22, 2020, 12:01 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Harold Peary Show (Honest Harold), originally broadcast November 22, 1950, The Thanksgiving Play. Honest Harold is directing and starring in, "The Story Of Miles Standish, A Story Of Thanksgiving." Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast November 22, 1955, What’s McGee to do? McGee can't remember what it is that he has to do today.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 22, 2020 Hour 3 - No Insurance

Published: Nov. 21, 2020, 11:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The FBI in Peace and War, originally broadcast November 22, 1951, No Insurance. The FBI takes on a dishonest doctor and an accident insurance racket. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Amy Bradshaw Matter, originally broadcast November 22, 1955. At the Criterion theatre, a third act curtain that wasn't in the script!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 21, 2020 Hour 1 - The Opening of Tioga Reserve

Published: Nov. 20, 2020, 11:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Frontier Town starring Jeff “Tex” Chandler and Wade Crosby, originally broadcast November 21, 1952, 68 years ago, The Opening of Tioga Reserve. . Chad Remington tackles "Laredo" during the Tioga land rush, and is ambushed and shot!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 21, 2020 Hour 2 - Jack is Sick in Bed

Published: Nov. 20, 2020, 11:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Jack Benny Show, originally broadcast November 21, 1954, Jack is Sick in Bed. Jack is sick in bed with a cold, he had been caught outside Don Wilson's house in the rain. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast November 21, 1955, The Practical Joke. Who is more deserving of the "Liar's Award" than Fibber McGee?

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Classic Radio Theater for November 21, 2020 Hour 3 - Tonight the Mayhem’s Going to be Different

Published: Nov. 20, 2020, 11:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast November 21, 1952, Tonight the Mayhem’s Going to be Different. An old friend of Brooksie asks for help. However, Brooksie has never heard of the woman, Cecile Lewiston. A visit to the expensive town of Crescent Lane provides the usual corpse. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Amy Bradshaw Matter, originally broadcast November 21, 1955. A famous actress has been threatened with death!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 20, 2020 Hour 1 - The Most Famous Man in the World

Published: Nov. 19, 2020, 7:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Mysterious Traveler, originally broadcast November 20, 1951, 69 years ago, The Most Famous Man in the World. A young couple receive a couple of visitors from the future, who predict they will be most famous people in the world in the near future.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 20, 2020 Hour 2 - McGee the Architect

Published: Nov. 19, 2020, 7:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast November 20, 1945, McGee the Architect. Fibber gives some expert advice to the workmen building a house across the street. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast November 20, 1953, Hall Mirror Resilvered. Molly's been at a meeting of the Ladies' Club. They've discussed raising money for a needy children's Christmas fund.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 20, 2020 Hour 3 - Boomerang

Published: Nov. 19, 2020, 7:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Inner Sanctum, originally broadcast November 20, 1945, Boomerang. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 20, 1947, A Night at the Opera.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 19, 2020 Hour 1 - An Ostrich for Thanksgiving?

Published: Nov. 18, 2020, 9:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast November 19, 1939, 81 years ago, Mary Livingstone reads a Thanksgiving-Day poem. Jack is planning a Thanksgiving party for his friends...with an ostrich!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 19, 2020 Hour 2 - Who's Charmaine?

Published: Nov. 18, 2020, 9:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast November 19, 1950, Alice and Kids go to Palm Springs without Phil. Phil's spending the weekend without Alice and the girls, which somehow prompts Remley to bring a live turkey into the house. Her name is Charmaine. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 19, 1947, Opera Tickets.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 19, 2020 Hour 3 - Bill and Harry and the $50,000 necklace

Published: Nov. 18, 2020, 9:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast November 19, 1946, Bill and Harry and the $50,000 necklace. Mr. Otis hires Bill and Harry Reese to steal his wife's $50,000 necklace. Also the Couple Next Door, originally broadcast November 19, 1958, Wallpaper Paste eaten.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 18, 2020 Hour 1 - Liz the matchmaker.

Published: Nov. 17, 2020, 6:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast November 18, 1949, 71 years ago. Liz decides to help her maid Katy's romance with Mr. Nagle, the postman.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 18, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to the Opera

Published: Nov. 17, 2020, 6:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast November 18, 1947, A Salute to the Opera. Miltie buys a new suit and gets a real bargain...a Hungarian goat herder's costume! Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 18, 1947, Harley and Julia Return

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Classic Radio Theater for November 18, 2020 Hour 3 - Sounds of a Nation

Published: Nov. 17, 2020, 6:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast November 18, 1956, Sounds of a Nation. Our national history, told in sound. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Broderick Matter, originally broadcast November 18, 1955. The end of the trail, for Johnny and Lorraine Broderick!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 17, 2020 Hour 1 - The Case of Four Lead Slugs

Published: Nov. 16, 2020, 9:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Calling All Cars, originally broadcast November 17, 1938, 82 years ago, The Case of Four Lead Slugs. The dramatization of the first trial that used the science of ballistics. A well dramatized multiple murder, trial, and gallows sequence.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 17, 2020 Hour 2 - Gracie and the Live Turkey

Published: Nov. 16, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

George Burns and Gracie Allen, originally broadcast November 17, 1942, Tootsie Sagwell buys a new hat, Gracie buys a live turkey. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 17 1947, A Small Death.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 17, 2020 Hour 3 - A Little Jazz Goes a Long Way to Murder

Published: Nov. 16, 2020, 9:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast November 17, 1953, A Little Jazz Goes a Long Way to Murder. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Broderick Matter, originally broadcast November 17, 1955. A long look at what seven years can do to a woman's life.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 16, 2020 Hour 1 - The 10,000th Broadcast

Published: Nov. 15, 2020, 10:27 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Amos n Andy, originally broadcast November 16, 1952, 68 years ago, the 10,000 broadcast of the series. Very funny recollections about how Amos and Andy came to New York, how they met The Kingfish, how Amos met his wife, how Andy met and later was sued by Madam Queen.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 16, 2020 Hour 2 - The Debating Team

Published: Nov. 15, 2020, 10:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast November 16, 1952, The Debating Team. Henry joins the debating team to impress Ellen. Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast November 16, 1939, The Chart.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 16, 2020 Hour 3 - Caught between Andy and Zasu

Published: Nov. 15, 2020, 10:22 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Lum n Abner, originally broadcast November 16, 1949, Lum gets caught between Andy Devine and Zasu Pitts...and engaged! Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Broderick Matter, originally broadcast November 16, 1955. The trail really gets hot, and goes right down on a police blotter.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 15, 2020 Hour 1 - Three Skeleton Key

Published: Nov. 14, 2020, 11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast November 15, 1949, 71 years ago, Three Skeleton Key. The classic about the lighthouse and the rats.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 15, 2020 Hour 2 - Irma and George the Turkey

Published: Nov. 14, 2020, 10:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast November 15, 1948, Thanksgiving is approaching. Jane plans a dinner for four, Irma buys a live turkey named George. Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast November 15, 1939, Temple of the Aztecs.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 15, 2020 Hour 3 - Escape from Smoke Falls

Published: Nov. 14, 2020, 10:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Six Shooter starring Jimmy Stewart, originally broadcast November 15, 1953, Escape from Smoke Falls. A killer escapes from jail at Smoke Falls and shoots the sheriff. Two rivals both try to recapture him, with Britt Ponset riding with one of them. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Broderick Matter, originally broadcast November 15, 1955. The expenses go way up. It costs money to prove how wrong one man can be.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 14, 2020 Hour 1 - Old Doc Peabody's Advice Show

Published: Nov. 14, 2020, 12:18 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Lum n Abner, originally broadcast November 14, 1948, 72 years ago. . "Doc" Abner finds himself running an advice bureau...on the radio!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 14, 2020 Hour 2 - The Case of the Chavez Family

Published: Nov. 14, 2020, 12:15 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Frontier Town starring Jeff “Tex” Chandler, originally broadcast November 14, 1952, The Case of the Chavez Family. Senor Nagle comes to Dos Rios claiming all the land in the Valley, and he has the documents to prove it! Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 14, 1947, A stolen car wrapped in red tape.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 14, 2020 Hour 3 - The Story of Steve and Charlotte Dixon

Published: Nov. 14, 2020, 12:12 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dr. Christian starring Jean Hersholt, originally broadcast November 14, 1937, The Story of Steve and Charlotte Dixon. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Broderick Matter, originally broadcast November 14, 1955. An exciting chase after a charming, beautiful girl. After all, who wouldn't?

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Classic Radio Theater for November 13, 2020 Hour 1 - The Missing Pipes

Published: Nov. 12, 2020, 9:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast November 13, 1952, 68 years ago, The Missing Pipes. The Andersons are nominated for an award, and a writer is coming to interview Margaret. And don’t you know that things would have to go crazy!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 13, 2020 Hour 2 - To The Moon, Alice...

Published: Nov. 12, 2020, 9:40 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast November 13, 1953, A Trip to the Moon. Alice is trying to find a finishing school for Alice.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 13, 2020 Hour 3 - Charlie Visits Hell

Published: Nov. 12, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The New Edgar Bergen Hour with Charlie McCarthy, originally broadcast November 13, 1955, Charlie Dreams That He Visits Hell.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 12, 2020 Hour 1 - Earth Abides Part 2

Published: Nov. 11, 2020, 10:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast November 12, 1950, 70 years ago, Earth Abides Part 2. A magnificent story about the end of "The Age Of Man," and the beginning of, "The Age Of The Rat."

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Classic Radio Theater for November 12, 2020 Hour 2 - Dangerous Assignment:Turkey

Published: Nov. 11, 2020, 10:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dangerous Assignment starring Brian Donlevy, as originally broadcast November 12, 1946, Turkey. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 12, 1947, The Kittens.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 12, 2020 Hour 3 - Only One Way Out for Me

Published: Nov. 11, 2020, 9:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast November 12, 1946, Only One Way Out For Me. Ralph Benton owes $30,000 and Charlie demands immediate payment. Ralph says, "There's only one way out for me." His dead body is soon found, with a suicide note nearby. The police handwriting expert says the note is genuine. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast November 12, 1940, Accidental engagement at the Halloween Party. Andy is trying to get out of his proposed marriage to Brother Crawford's sister-in-law. The Kingfish will lend a hand...for $10! Honest Joe then offers The Kingfish $15 if he'll talk Andy into buying an engagement ring he has for sale, for $30!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 11, 2020 Hour 1 - Till Death do Us Part

Published: Nov. 10, 2020, 11:14 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Mysterious Traveler, originally broadcast November 11, 1948, 72 years ago, Till Death Do Us Part.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 11, 2020 Hour 2 - Domestic Arts

Published: Nov. 10, 2020, 11:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast November 11, 1945, Domestic Arts. Gildersleeve tries to get Marjorie interested in house-keeping, but Birdie gets the wrong idea! Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast November 11, 1955, Baseball Managers.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 11, 2020 Hour 3 - A Salute to Politics

Published: Nov. 10, 2020, 11:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast November 11, 1947, A salute to Washington, D.C. and politics. Miltie runs for Alderman. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lorcoe Diamond Matter, originally broadcast November 11, 1955. The odds are set, the last chip is down, it's the last spin of the wheel, and death is the croupier!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 10, 2020 Hour 1 - The Engaged Girl Murder Case

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 7:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons starring Bennett Kilpack, originally broadcast November 10, 1949, 71 years ago, The Engaged Girl Murder Case. Mr. Keen solves a murder case while on horseback!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 10, 2020 Hour 2 - Amos n Andy and Jack and Rochester

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 7:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Amos n Andy, originally broadcast November 10, 1944 with guest stars Jack Benny and Rochester. The Kingfish and Andy start an employment office. Their first customer is Rochester, looking for a new job. Their second customer is Jack Benny, looking for a new valet! Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 10, 1947, David’s Cold.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 10, 2020 Hour 3 - Ray Bradbury’s Dwellers in Silence

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 7:53 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast November 10, 1955, Ray Bradbury’s Dwellers in Silence. Twenty years after mankind abandoned the Earth, a spaceship from Mars lands. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lorcoe Diamond Matter, originally broadcast November 10, 1955. A bungling fool, a tightening net, and a violent death in a crooked alley of the Casbah.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 9, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Dive

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 1:38 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast November 9, 1952, 68 years ago, The Big Dive. A woman is found murdered in a closet. The trail leads to a freighter in San Francisco.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 9, 2020 Hour 2 - Henry's Overdue Library Book

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 1:36 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast November 9, 1952, Overdue Library Books. Henry wants a new suit. Homer has a checked suit that he never wears. Mrs. Aldrich and Mrs. Brown have an idea. Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast November 9, 1939, Pablo’s Surprise.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 9, 2020 Hour 3 - The Forty-Five Automatic

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 1:32 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The FBI in Peace and War, originally broadcast November 9, 1955, The Forty-Five Automatic. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lorcoe Diamond Matter, originally broadcast November 9, 1955. A desperate fight in an Algiers alley, a killer is named, and a lovely lady confesses her shame.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 8, 2020 Hour 1 - The Pixie-Picker Pickle

Published: Nov. 7, 2020, 10:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Line-up starring Bill Johnstone, originally broadcast November 8, 1951, 69 years ago, The Pixie-Picker Pickle. There's been a series of ice pick stabbings at night. Somebody might get hurt!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 8, 2020 Hour 2 - Squint Eye

Published: Nov. 7, 2020, 10:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Lone Ranger, originally broadcast November 8, 1954, Squint Eye. An innocent man is found on the railroad tracks, nearly dead. He's been framed by Mark James, a squinty-eyed badman. Also Suspense, originally broadcast November 8, 1959, The Last Trip. When a husband leaves on an overseas business trip his loving wife is apt to slip a remembrance gift in to his suitcase as our heroine Myra does. Ralph Bell stars, who also co-rote the script.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 8, 2020 Hour 3 - The Tea Cup Murder

Published: Nov. 7, 2020, 10:33 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast November 8, 1949, The Tea Cup Murder. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lorcoe Diamond Matter, originally broadcast November 8, 1955. A lovely woman lies beautifully, and a sinister whisper drifts out of the casbah!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 7, 2020 Hour 1 - Under Arrest

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, 11:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Under Arrest starring Joe DeSantis, originally broadcast November 7, 1948, 72 years ago, Joe Barker. Joe Barker, a small time crook, is reported missing by his wife Madge. Joe is found shot dead. He was a crook and a swindler, but whodunit?

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Classic Radio Theater for November 7, 2020 Hour 2 - The Switchboard Operator

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, 10:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden, originally broadcast November 7, 1954, The Switchboard Operator. There's been a new switchboard installed at Madison High, and Miss Enright is the switchboard operator. Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast November 7, 1939, The Vanishing Field.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 7, 2020 Hour 3 - Triple Cross

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, 10:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Box Thirteen starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast November 7, 1948, Triple Cross. Dan Holiday wins $126,000 at a crooked roulette wheel and promptly loses it to a beautiful blonde. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Lorcoe Diamond Matter, originally broadcast November 7, 1955. A diamond robbery in Algiers. The main suspect: a beautiful Countess!

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Classic Raido Theater for November 6, 2020 Hour 1 - Phil Harris, Private Eye?

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, 4:13 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast November 6, 1949, 71 years ago, The Television Test. Phil is getting ready for television...as a detective?

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Classic Radio Theater for November 6, 2020 Hour 2 - McGee Makes Fudge

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, 4:05 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast November 6, 1945, McGee Makes Fudge. Fibber puts on his apron and cooks up a batch of homemade fudge. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast November 6, 1944, writing an English Composition.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 6, 2020 Hour 3 - The Odds Nebraska

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, 3:59 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel, originally broadcast November 6, 1960, The odds Nebraska. Out in Nebraska, Paladin meets young Jim Buford, who's tired of farm life and is looking for action. He starts by shooting Paladin! Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast November 6, 1939, The mysterious Drone.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 5, 2020 Hour 1 - Earth Abides.

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 7:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast November 5, 1950, 70 years ago, Earth Abides Part 1 starring John Dehner. A magnificent story about the end of "The Age Of Man," and the beginning of, "The Age Of The Rat."

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Classic Radio Theater for November 5, 2020 Hour 2 - Alice Gets Out the Vote

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 7:17 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast November 5, 1950, Getting Out the Vote. Alice is campaigning for a mayoral candidate who plans to shut down all the pool rooms in town. Phil views the situation with alarm. Also Claudia, originally broadcast November 5, 1947, The Broken Mandarin. After a visit to the zoo, the Ming meets his ancestors.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 5, 2020 Hour 3 - Dangerous Assignment

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 7:14 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dangerous Assignment starring Brian Donlevy, originally broadcast November 5, 1952, Havana. Also the Soap Opera Dr Paul, originally broadcast November 5, 1945.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 4, 2020 Hour 1 - A Day of Tragedy for Lou Costelly...but you couldn't tell it...

Published: Nov. 3, 2020, 9:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Abbott and Costello, originally broadcast November 4, 1943, 77 years ago with guest Lana Turner. Abbott and Costello are having trouble getting into the NBC studio before they go on the air. This program is remembered as being broadcast on the day Lou Costello's infant son died by drowning. No mention of this tragedy is made until the very end of the show, when Bud Abbott tells the radio audience what happened. During the program, there was no sign by Costello of anything else on his mind but the next corny joke.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 4, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to Football

Published: Nov. 3, 2020, 8:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Milton Berle, originally broadcast November 4, 1947, A Salute to Football. Milton goes to see the "Fighting Irish." Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast November 4, 1955, Baseball Team.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 4, 2020 Hour 3 - The Joe Miller Joke Book

Published: Nov. 3, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast November 4, 1956, Joe Miller Joke Book. A drama/documentary about the history of jokes, including a fictionalized visit from the venerable Joe Miller himself!Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Valentine Caper, originally broadcast November 4, 1955. A big time racketeer during Prohibition is shot thirteen years later in New Orleans. Many murders follow, Johnny investigates.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 3, 2020 Hour 1 - Randy Stone and the Black Cat

Published: Nov. 2, 2020, 7:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Night Beat starring Frank Lovejoy as Randy Stone, originally broadcast November 3, 1950, 70 years ago, Black Cat. Who killed Nick Corby? His wife accuses the black cat! Maybe it was Crazy Mike? Randy Stone of The Chicago Star tries to unravel the puzzle.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 3, 2020 Hour 2 - Blondie and Stanley Livingston

Published: Nov. 2, 2020, 7:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Blondie starring Arthur Lake as Dagwood, originally broadcast November 3, 1949, Stanley Livingston. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast November 3, 1959, Supervising the Painters.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 3, 2020 Hour 3 - The Case of the Portuguese Crooner

Published: Nov. 2, 2020, 7:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Calling All Cars, originally broadcast November 3, 1938, Portuguese Crooner. A Portuguese immigrant has been murdered. The trail of the murderer leads to Newark, New Jersey. A melodic voice leads to violence. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Valentine Caper, originally broadcast November 3, 1955. A big time racketeer during Prohibition is shot thirteen years later in New Orleans. Many murders follow, Johnny investigates.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 2, 2020 Hour 1 - The Dealings of Mr Markham

Published: Nov. 1, 2020, 8:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast November 2, 1958, 62 years ago, The Dealings of Mr Markham starring Mr and Mrs James Mason. The story about an antique dealer who dabbled in blackmail and calmly came back from the dead.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 2, 2020 Hour 2 - Overdue Library Books

Published: Nov. 1, 2020, 8:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast November 2, 1952, Overdue Library Books. Henry's library book is overdue...to the tune of $5. Beware of Huckleberry Finn! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast November 2, 1944, Excuses to Visit School.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 2, 2020 Hour 3 - Paid in Full!

Published: Nov. 1, 2020, 8:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The FBI in Peace and War, originally broadcast November 2, 1955, Paid in Full. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Valentine Caper, originally broadcast November 2, 1955. A big time racketeer during Prohibition is shot thirteen years later in New Orleans. Many murders follow, Johnny investigates.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 1, 2020 Hour 1 - Jolly Boys Haunted House Adventure.

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, 10:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Willard Waterman, originally broadcast November 1, 1956, 64 years ago, Jolly Boys Haunted House Adventure. Gildersleeve setsup a Halloween party at a haunted house for the Jolly Boys, and Gildy does his part to make sure it’s haunted!

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Classic Radio Theater for November 1, 2020 Hour 2 - DJ Wakes up Jack at 4am

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, 10:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast November 1, 1953, DJ Wakes up Jack at 4am. Hank, the all-night disc jockey, wakes Jack up at 4 A.M.! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast November 1, 1944, Lum works on the water pipes at the school.

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Classic Radio Theater for November 1, 2020 Hour 3 - Blueprint for Murder

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, 10:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

This is your FBI, originally broadcast November 1, 1946, Blueprint for Murder. Walter Douglas is building a bridge with shoddy materials and poor workmanship. When the building inspector refuses to take a bribe, a suspicious fire breaks out. When arson fails to convince an honest man to do wrong, kidnapping is called for. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Valentine Caper, originally broadcast November 1, 1955. A big time racketeer during Prohibition is shot thirteen years later in New Orleans. Many murders follow, Johnny investigates.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 31, 2020 Hour 1 - Sam This Is You

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, 1:10 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast October 31, 1956, 64 years ago, Sam This Is You. A telephone lineman gets a phone call from himself...in the future!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 31, 2020 Hour 2 - Suicide or Murder

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, 1:08 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Box 13 starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast October 31, 1948, Suicide or Murder. A woman asks Dan Holiday to look into the death of her son who was killed in a drunken brawl. What really happened to Arthur Daily? Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 31, 1947, A Beautiful Sunday. It's a beautiful day...and it's Sunday. A visit to Claudia's mother...with presents.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 31, 2020 Hour 3 - There ain’t no Justice

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, 1:04 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast October 31, 1952, There ain’t no Justice. When the jail burns down in the town of Melody, goofy Abner accuses the chief of police of setting the fire! Then there's Walter Smith, who seems to have died in the fire...with his $200,000 missing! Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Valentine Caper, originally broadcast October 31, 1955. A big time racketeer during Prohibition is shot thirteen years later in New Orleans. Many murders follow, Johnny investigates.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 30, 2020 Hour 1 - Luigi's Halloween

Published: Oct. 29, 2020, 11:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Life with Luigi starring J Carrol Naish, originally broadcast October 30, 1951, 69 years ago, A Halloween show. Trick or Treat.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 30, 2020 Hour 2 - The War of the Worlds: The Beginning

Published: Oct. 29, 2020, 11:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Mercury Theater - War of the Worlds, originally broadcast October 30, 1938 - Part 1. The buildup, done in the style of live radio. This first portion of the program terrified Americans. The lead-up to World War 2 had America on the edge, and this tipped many Americans over the edge.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 30, 2020 Hour 3 - War of the Worlds: The Conclusion

Published: Oct. 29, 2020, 11:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mercury Theater - War of the Worlds, originally broadcast October 30, 1938 - Part 2 - Orson Welles himself concluded the drama in a mostly monologue, save for a brief exchange with an artillery soldier, having no idea what his simple play had done. Also in this hour, the only recorded exchange between Orson Welles and the author of the book, The War of the Worlds, HG Wells.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 29, 2020 Hour 1 - Halloween Blues

Published: Oct. 28, 2020, 6:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast October 29, 1953, 67 years ago, Halloween Blues. It’s Halloween and the Andersons are planning a party because of a case of the measles!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 29, 2020 Hour 2 - Granny’s Witchcraft.

Published: Oct. 28, 2020, 6:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast October 29, 1946, Granny’s Witchcraft. At a Halloween costume party, a strange old woman dressed as a witch warns Blackie that, "death is near" in the form of a big blue car. Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 29, 1947, The Trip. Stranded in Connecticut after Claudia forgets to fill the gas tank.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 29, 2020 Hour 3 - Final Returns.

Published: Oct. 28, 2020, 6:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast October 29, 1945, Final Returns. a ruthlessly ambitious woman makes the final sacrifice. Also Calling All Detectives, originally broadcast October 29, 1948, A Restaurant Owner Afraid of his Own Food

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Classic Radio Theater for October 28, 2020 Hour 1 - The Closing of Fort Laramie

Published: Oct. 27, 2020, 11:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast October 28, 1956, 64 years ago, Army Wife. After thirty years, an army wife suddenly finds herself a widow. The last show of the series.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 28, 2020 Hour 2 - Halloween Surprise Party

Published: Oct. 27, 2020, 10:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball, originally broadcast October 28, 1949, Halloween Surprise Party. Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 28, 1947, The Drivers Test. Claudia takes her driving test.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 28, 2020 Hour 3 - A Salute to the Navy

Published: Oct. 27, 2020, 10:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast October 28, 1947, A Salute to the Navy. Milton sails to Cuba...8th Class! Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Alvin Summers Matter, originally broadcast October 28, 1955. How to find what you've been looking for...the hard way!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 27, 2020 Hour 1 - Pintsize Payroll Bandit

Published: Oct. 26, 2020, 9:06 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast October 27, 1953, 67 years ago, Pintsize Payroll Bandit. Rocky's job as a night-man in a hamburger joint leads to a nine-year-old runaway with $50,000 in cash!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 27, 2020 Hour 2 - Football Game

Published: Oct. 26, 2020, 8:57 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Life of Riley starring William Bendix, originally broadcast October 27, 1945, Football Game. Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 27, 1948, The Drivers Test.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 27, 2020 Hour 3 - the cast of the Ruthless Murderers

Published: Oct. 26, 2020, 8:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Mr Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons starring Bennett Kilpack, originally broadcast October 27, 1949, the cast of the Ruthless Murderers. A man just out of prison after five years had sworn to kill Mr. Keen. But Keen is saved by one of his secret inventions. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Alvin Summers Matter, originally broadcast October 27, 1955. How to fall into a trap...in one easy lesson.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 25, 2020 Hour 1 - Headshrinker

Published: Oct. 25, 2020, 6:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast October 26, 1958, 62 years ago, Headshrinker starring Helmut Dantine and Nina Foch, Psychiatrist...healing thyself!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 25, 2020 Hour 3 - The Devil's Hour

Published: Oct. 25, 2020, 6:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Shadow starring William Johnstone, originally broadcast October 26, 1941, The Devil’s Hour. The Devil is summoned on Holloween, at midnight! Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Alvin Summers Matter, originally broadcast October 26, 1955. . There are some people you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley, but sometimes it can't be helped!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 25, 2020 Hour 1 - Say da secret woid....

Published: Oct. 24, 2020, 9:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

You Bet Your Life starring Groucho Marx, originally broadcast October 25, 1950, 70 years ago, The Secret Word is Air.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 25, 2020 Hour 2 - The Fred Allen Show

Published: Oct. 24, 2020, 9:54 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Fred Allen Show, originally broadcast October 25, 1939, The Worlds Fair. Fred wise-cracks about the new "Pot Of Gold" program and other give-away shows. Ipana News: a minor earthquake has struck the northeast. Guest Billy Rose tells the "inside story" of "The Aquacade" at the New York World's Fair. The Average Man's Roundtable discusses, "Do you favor the recent change in our Thanksgiving Day date?" The Mighty Allen Art Players present "a mighty melodrama of the West," titled, "The Prairie Predicament" or "The Cross-Eyed Cowboy Had Slants In His Glance."

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Classic Radio Theater for October 25, 2020 Hour 3 - Political Broadcasts

Published: Oct. 24, 2020, 9:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Matinee with Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 25, 1948, Political Broadcasts. "Believe It Or Rot," The Origin of Your Water Supply, Webbley Webster presents an award. Also Part 9 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 24, 1956. Who gets paid off, and why? The answer surprises Johnny!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 24, 2020 Hour 1 - Harriet the Matchmaker

Published: Oct. 23, 2020, 5:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, originally broadcast October 24, 1948, 72 years ago, The Matchmaker. While Harriet plays matchmaker, Ozzie tries to undo the damage.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 24, 2020 Hour 2 - Jack goes to the Drive In

Published: Oct. 23, 2020, 5:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast October 24, 1954, Jack goes to the Drive In. After not getting an invitation to the Colman's party, Jack, Don and Dennis go to a drive-in movie. Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast October 24, 1939, Hoot of an Owl

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Classic Radio Theater for October 24, 2020 Hour 3 - Lum the Postmaster?

Published: Oct. 23, 2020, 5:33 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Lum n Abner, originally broadcast October 24, 1948, Lum the Postmaster? Lum takes over the Pine Ridge post office and decides to hold a sale! Also Part 8 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 24, 1956. A friend to the rescue, and an unfriendly phone call from a killer!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 23, 2020 Hour 1 - Gildy asks for a Raise

Published: Oct. 22, 2020, 10:37 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast October 23, 1946, 74 years ago, Gildersleeve asks for a raise. Things are tough financially...so bad in fact that Gildersleeve is going to ask for a raise...and Leroy's selling newspapers.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 23, 2020 Hour 2 - Cousin Ernest comes for a Visit

Published: Oct. 22, 2020, 10:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

2 - Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast October 23, 1945, Cousin Ernest Comes for a Visit. Fibber plans a dinner at the Elks Club for his visiting Cousin Ernest. Also Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner as Paladin, originally broadcast October 23, 1960, Stardust. Lola Blackwood, an actress, has telegraphed Paladin from Grass Valley, asking for help.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 23, 2020 Hour 3 - The Hand In The Coconut

Published: Oct. 22, 2020, 10:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast October 23, 1950, The Hand In The Coconut. A hunter and the hunted. Which is which...and who gets the girl? Also Part 7 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 23, 1956. Getting to the island of Lagos is easy, but getting away from it, that's another story!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 22, 2020 Hour 1-Too Many Peanuts

Published: Oct. 21, 2020, 9:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast October 22, 1953, 67 years ago, Too Many Peanuts. Jim Anderson goes to an auction...and ends up with a huge bag of peanuts.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 22, 2020 Hour 2 - The Brownies Camping Trip

Published: Oct. 21, 2020, 9:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast October 22, 1950, The Brownies Camping Trip. Phil finds himself as the chaperone on a camping trip for the Brownies. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast October 22, 1940, Party Invitation.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 22, 2020 Hour 3 - Inspector Faraday is Shot!

Published: Oct. 21, 2020, 9:22 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 22 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast October 22, 1946, Inspector Faraday is shot. Inspector Faraday ignores the threats of the Thayer mob and is machine-gunned on the street. Also Part 6 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 22, 1956. Chase is holed up on Lagos Island. Is he cornered, or is it a trap?

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Classic Radio Theater for October 21, 2020 Hour 1 - Indian Scout

Published: Oct. 20, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast October 21, 1956, 64 years ago, Indian Scout. The story of Charlie, a Crow Indian with four bullets in his leg, and who enjoys stealing horses.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 21, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to Good Health

Published: Oct. 20, 2020, 6:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast October 21, 1947, A Salute to Good Health. Milton visits the doctor, but is cured of the hiccoughs by his neighbor. Also an episode of the soap opera Claudia, originally broadcast October 21, 1947, Return of the Wedding Presents. David and Claudia are going out for dinner, and Mama is invited. The moving man returns...with the wedding presents.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 21, 2020 Hour 3 - That darned cricket

Published: Oct. 20, 2020, 6:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

My Favorite Husband Starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast October 21, 1949, Supercricket. A cricket in the Cooper household is making life difficult. Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast October 21, 1955, Bobby Jones.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 20, 2020 Hour 1 - Stamped for Murder

Published: Oct. 19, 2020, 10:14 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe starring Sydney Greenstreet, originally broadcast October 20, 1950, 70 years ago, Stamped for Murder. A phony treasure map is still worth $10,000 and several murders to a team of swindlers...why?

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Classic Radio Theater for October 20, 2020 Hour 2 - The final Stan Freberg Show

Published: Oct. 19, 2020, 10:09 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Stan Freberg, originally broadcast October 20, 1957, The last show of the series. A reprise of the best skits from the previous fourteen shows.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 20, 2020 Hour 3 - Eddie Jenkins and the Arsonist

Published: Oct. 19, 2020, 10:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Story of Dr. Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast October 20, 1950, Eddie Jenkins and the Arsonist. Eddie Jenkins is a young, hookey-playing boy who is in Blair General with severe burns. He's suspected of starting a fire on a pier that killed the watchman. Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 20, 1948, The Salmon Mousse. Dr. Barry is coming for a visit.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 19, 2020 Hour 1 - The Legend of Annie Christmas

Published: Oct. 18, 2020, 10:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast October 19, 1956, 64 years ago, The Legend of Annie Christmas starring Amanda Randolph. A story about a legendary giant African-American woman who started as a slave but who became a heroine to her people.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 19, 2020 Hour 2 - The Hoodoo Ship

Published: Oct. 18, 2020, 10:19 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Shadow starring William Johnstone, originally broadcast October 19, 1941, The Hoodoo Ship. The crew of a ship filled with slaves murders the Africans aboard "The Raven" in 1850. In "modern" times, "The Raven" seems to be jinxed, in a plot stolen shamelessly from "Treasure Island." When two murders take place on board "The Raven," keep your eye on the bo's'on with the wooden leg! Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 19, 1959, Sports Time. Biff Burns reports "The Weekly Fights." A visit from John W. Wilcox, a actor on soap operas. An expose of long business lunches.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 19, 2020 Hour 3 - The Big Mannequin

Published: Oct. 18, 2020, 10:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dragnet, originally broadcast October 19, 1954, The Big Mannequin. Jason Helmer is reported missing by his wife. His drinking companion, Fredrick Madison knows...but isn't talking. Also Part 5 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 19, 1956. Around the Caribbean to Barbados.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 18, 2020 Hour 1 - Rink Larkin and Britt Ponsett

Published: Oct. 17, 2020, 9:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Six Shooter starring Jimmy Stewart, originally broadcast October 18, 1953, 67 years ago, Rink Larkin. Eleven-year-old Rink Larkin learns that the sheriff has killed his father and is determined to get his revenge on the lawman.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 18, 2020 Hour 2 - Irma loses her boss' glasses!

Published: Oct. 17, 2020, 8:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast October 18, 1948, Irma has misplaced her boss's glasses. Mr. Clyde plans to fire Irma if she doesn't find them. Also Captain Midnight, Originally broadcast October 18, 1939 Surrounded. Von Grippe attacks in his plane and is driven off with a machine gun.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 18, 2020 Hour 3 - Mark Trail and the Wings of the Vampire

Published: Oct. 17, 2020, 8:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mark Trail, originally broadcast October 18, 1950, The Wings of the Vampire. Also Part 4 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 18, 1956. A woman in the picture.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 17, 2020 Hour 1 - Marie Hoxie

Published: Oct. 16, 2020, 5:03 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Frontier Town starring Jeff “Tex” Chandler, originally broadcast October 17, 1952, 68 years ago, Marie. Marie Hoxie, a damsel in distress, has a secret desire for a map to a lost mine.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 17, 2020 Hour 2 - Henry, Barbara, and Constance?

Published: Oct. 16, 2020, 4:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast October 17, 1939, Barbara and Constance. A poignant story about Henry and two girls, Barbara and Constance. Which one will it be? Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 17, 1947, Claudia makes plans for dinner.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 17, 2020 Hour 3 - Information Please

Published: Oct. 16, 2020, 4:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Information Please, originally broadcast October 17, 1941 with guest panelist Fred Allen. Also Part 3 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 17, 1956. The murder of Freddy Quintana.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 16, 2020 Hour 1 - Kitty taken Hostage!

Published: Oct. 15, 2020, 11:32 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast October 16, 1954, 66 years ago, Kitty Caught. The Karp Brothers rob the bank in Dodge and take Kitty with them as a hostage.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 16, 2020 Hour 2 - Early Retirement

Published: Oct. 15, 2020, 11:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast October 16, 1946, Early Retirement. Gildersleeve is starting to consider an annuity for his retirement. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 16, 1959, A visit from George "Tiny" Fields, a professional giant. Natalie Attired "says" the song of McAllister College, Minnesota and the song of M. I. T.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 16, 2020 Hour 3 - Till Death Do Us Part

Published: Oct. 15, 2020, 11:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast October 16, 1945, Till Death Do Us Part. A honeymooning couple witnesses a murder and starts on a night of horror as the killer chases them. Also Part 2 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 16, 1956. Way down yonder in New Orleans.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 15, 2020 Hour 1 - The Shadow and The Village of Doom

Published: Oct. 14, 2020, 10:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Shadow starring William Johnstone, originally broadcast October 15, 1939, 81 years ago, The Village of Doom. While on a picnic with Margot Lane, Lamont Cranston is unable to open a jar of olives! He says, "It's the toughest case I've ever had." The citizens of "Old Mill" are being killed by a strange disease. The cause? It's an "old hag" using her pet jackdaw as a flying killer!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 15, 2020 Hour 2 - Dennis Day and The Dress Shop

Published: Oct. 14, 2020, 10:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

A Day in the Life of Dennis Day, originally broadcast October 15, 1947, The Dress Shop. Mrs. Anderson is determined to buy a dress shop in town. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast October 15, 1946, Fibber Checks the Water Supply. Fibber looks through his microscope and swears off water.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 15, 2020 Hour 3 - The House on Sycamore Road

Published: Oct. 14, 2020, 10:09 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast October 15, 1945, The House on Sycamore Road. $50,000 is found in an old clock, but there's that man with the scar! Also Part 1 of a 9 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Phantom Chase Matter, originally broadcast October 15, 1956. . A missing stockbroker and a missing $120,000.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 14, 2020 Hour 1 - Still Waters

Published: Oct. 13, 2020, 8:19 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast October 14, 1956, 64 years ago, Still Waters. Mrs. Feemster and the "Committee On Moral Improvement" visits the Fort...and eliminates beer!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 14, 2020 Hour 2 - Salute to the New York Theater.

Published: Oct. 13, 2020, 8:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast October 14, 1947, Salute to the New York Theater. Milton tries to buy tickets to a show. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 14, 1959, Chat with Champions. Wally Ballou reports from a large metropolitan newspaper.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 14, 2020 Hour 3 - Gunshot Wound

Published: Oct. 13, 2020, 8:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast October 14, 1956, Gunshot Wound. Jim Nielson, who has only a short time to live, returns to Dodge to kill the Mahler Brothers. Also Lights Out, originally broadcast October 14, 1936, The Fast One. A story about two men with a mighty power, the power to move very, very rapidly.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 13, 2020 Hour 1 - Rocky is Steven in a Rest Home?

Published: Oct. 12, 2020, 9:19 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast October 13, 1953, 67 years ago, Steven in a Rest Home. Rocky's job as a chauffeur in a tenement district leads him to a new identity as a mental patient in Denver!

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Classic Radio Theater for October 13, 2020 Hour 2 - Sponsored by...Freberg?

Published: Oct. 12, 2020, 9:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast October 13, 1957, Sponsored by....Freberg? A visit to the World Advertising Agency, a crime drama about Sam Spillaine, private eye. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 13, 1959, Celebrating Columbus. A visit from Tim Barcraft who makes party favors, after spending $75 answering a magazine ad.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 13, 2020 Hour 3 - It Pays to be Ignorant

Published: Oct. 12, 2020, 9:06 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

It Pays to be Ignorant, originally broadcast October 13, 1944, with guest star Roland Young. For what famous theatrical producer was the Zeigfeld Theatre named? Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 13, 1947, The First Quarrel. . Claudia ruins breakfast, and David's socks.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 12, 2020 Hour 1 - The Skunk Must Go

Published: Oct. 11, 2020, 9:53 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast October 12, 1950, 70 years ago, The Skunk Must Go.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 12, 2020 Hour 2 - The Dragon Tongue Murders

Published: Oct. 11, 2020, 9:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Shadow starring William Johnstone, originally broadcast October 12, 1941, The Dragon Tongue Murders. Jerry Post and his sister Barbara are both broke. However, their mother is very wealthy. "The apple of death falls into three equal parts." Mrs. Post's twin brother has a good motive for her murder as well. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast October 12, 1959, Guess the Name of This. A visit from Dr. Fellern Hawthorne, who makes predictions of the future.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 12, 2020 Hour 3 - The Cover Girl Murder Case

Published: Oct. 11, 2020, 9:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast October 12, 1948, The Cover Girl Murder Case. "Sugar Keen," a beautiful photographer's model, has been strangled with a wire. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Primrose Matter, originally broadcast October 12, 1956. A good solid rock puts on the finishing touches.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 11, 2020 Hour 1 - Silver Annie

Published: Oct. 10, 2020, 10:17 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 29 seconds

The Six Shooter starring Jimmy Stewart, originally broadcast October 11, 1953, 67 years ago, Silver Annie. Silver Annie Huxley refuses to sell her silver mine to the railroad, to the distress of the rest of the town of "Virtue City."

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Classic Radio Theater for October 11, 2020 Hour 2 - Masquerade Ball

Published: Oct. 10, 2020, 10:14 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 26 seconds

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.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 11, 2020 Hour 3 - Riley the Cop

Published: Oct. 10, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 17 seconds

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. A fake rattler causes the death of a real one. Three down, one to go.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 10, 2020 Hour 1 - Leroy Visits the Judge

Published: Oct. 9, 2020, 9:57 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Willard Waterman, originally broadcast October 10, 1951, 69 years ago, Leroy Visits the Judge. Leroy spends a few days at Judge Hooker's house, and it become too quiet at the Gildersleeves'.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 10, 2020 Hour 2 - Bartering with Chief Thundercloud

Published: Oct. 9, 2020, 9:52 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 28 seconds

Our Miss Brooks, originally broadcast October 10, 1954, Bartering with Chief Thundercloud. Chief Thundercloud wants to do some bartering at Madison High. Also Blackstone the Magic Detective, originally broadcast October 10, 1948, Reluctant Buzz Saw. Blackstone and Rhoda are threatened by two bad guys.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 10, 2020 Hour 3 - Double Mothers

Published: Oct. 9, 2020, 9:49 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 27 seconds

Box 13 starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast October 10, 1948, Double Mothers. Dan Holiday finds himself in possession of a little girl...with two mothers! A man with a gun and his henchman have some other ideas. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Primrose Matter, originally broadcast October 10, 1956.. Primrose Camp is scared stiff, with plenty to hide.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 9, 2020 Hour 1 - Love of a Good Woman

Published: Oct. 8, 2020, 11:03 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast October 9, 1954, 66 years ago, Love of a Good Woman. Coney Thorn plans to kill Marshal Dillon. Coney is sick, however, so first Abby Twilling (a good friend of Doc's) has to nurse him back to health.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 9, 2020 Hour 2 - Alice’s First Date

Published: Oct. 8, 2020, 11:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Phil Harris Alice Faye Show from October 9, 1953, Alice’s First Date. This episode includes the audience warmup from Phil. The cast does a satire of "Dragnet."

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Classic Radio Theater for October 9, 2020 Hour 3 - Betty and the Crooner

Published: Oct. 8, 2020, 11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast October 9, 1952, Betty and the Crooner. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Primrose Matter, originally broadcast October 9, 1956. Johnny stumbles on a well-hidden car, a dead body, and the two remaining killers.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 8, 2020 Hour 1 - Amos and Andy's first half-hour show

Published: Oct. 7, 2020, 6:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Amos n Andy, originally broadcast October 8, 1943, 77 years ago, first half-hour show. The first show before a live audience, and the first Amos 'N Andy show with a guest star. Andy, helped by The Kingfish, gets a wife and an apartment in a hurry for the benefit of a rich uncle. Charles Coburn guest stars.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 8, 2020 Hour 2 - Murdered Show Dog Owner

Published: Oct. 7, 2020, 6:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast October 8, 1946, Murdered Show Dog Owner. A wealthy woman is murdered shortly after her two dogs win "best in show" at the kennel club. Also an episode of Mary Foster the Editor’s Daughter possibly from 1948, Mary Foster Is Deeply Disturbed

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Classic Radio Theater for October 8, 2020 Hour 3 - Murder in the Ball Park

Published: Oct. 7, 2020, 6:39 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Shadow, originally broadcast October 8, 1939, Murder in the Ball Park. At a night game, the pitcher is electrocuted. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Primrose Matter, originally broadcast October 8, 1956. Johnny heads out into the desert, prospecting for killers and robbers.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 7, 2020 Hour 1 - My Favorite Husband - The predecessor to I Love Lucy

Published: Oct. 6, 2020, 11:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast October 7, 1949, 71 years ago, George Tries for a Raise.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 7, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to the Old West

Published: Oct. 6, 2020, 11:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast October 7, 1947, A Salute to the Old West. Milton tries to get in to see Darryl Zanuck. Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 7, 1947, David has been whistling and fixing things.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 7, 2020 Hour 3 - A Teenage Pickup and a Domestic Discussion

Published: Oct. 6, 2020, 11:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Night Watch, originally broadcast October 7, 1954, A Teenage Pickup and a Domestic Discussion. Also Manhunt from 1944, The Story of the Crystal Cue. A millionaire scientist working for the War Department has been shot through the heart. Whodunnit? The main suspect was at police headquarters while the crime was committed.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 6, 2020 Hour 1 - Rocky Fortune, the Oyster Shucker

Published: Oct. 5, 2020, 6:33 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Rocky Fortune starring Frank Sinatra, originally broadcast October 6, 1953, 67 years ago, Oyster Shucker At The Fifty Fathoms. The first show of the series. Rocky gets a job as an oyster shucker in a seafood restaurant and finds twelve pearls in twelve oysters...and a brief ocean voyage.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 6, 2020 Hour 2 - The Life of Riley

Published: Oct. 5, 2020, 6:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Life of Riley, originally broadcast October 6, 1945, Riley refuses to let Babs see Simon. Babs wants to invite her boyfriend Simon to come and visit. Riley objects! Meanwhile, Junior is dating Marilyn and seeing her in the park. Marilyn's father objects as well. Simon threatens to jump off the Santa Monica Pier! Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 6, 1947, It’s a Lock. To where did Claudia disappear?

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Classic Radio Theater for October 6, 2020 Hour 3 - It Pays to be Ignorant

Published: Oct. 5, 2020, 6:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

It Pays to be Ignorant, originally broadcast October 6, 1944, Guest Deems Taylor. "What is the name of the Indian maiden the song (to be played) is about?" Don't miss, "The Old Oaken Bucket." Also Little Orphan Annie from 1936, Bill Corwin has Disappeared. The search for Bill Corwin continues. A rowboat has disappeared as well, is there a connection?

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Classic Radio Theater for October 5, 2020 Hour 1 - Roughing It with Mark Twain

Published: Oct. 4, 2020, 9:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast October 5, 1956, 64 years ago, Roughing It. Written by and "narrated" by Samuel Clemens (portrayed by Luis Van Rooten). A do-it-yourself kit for Western movies. Good radio and a fine adaptation of Mark Twain.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 5, 2020 Hour 2 - , Class Debt Chairman

Published: Oct. 4, 2020, 9:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast October 5, 1952, Class Debt Chairman. Can Henry be trusted in the barber shop? Three times? Also Little Orphan Annie from 1936, Light in the Deserted Mysterious House. Things look pretty bad for Tony, but Annie doesn't believe he's guilty. Annie and Joe spot a light in a deserted house.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 5, 2020 Hour 3 - The Bulletin Murder Case

Published: Oct. 4, 2020, 9:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast October 5, 1948, The Bulletin Murder Case. A lady reporter on "The Bulletin" is assigned to interview Philo Vance, but is murdered! Then, the cab driver who discovered the body is bumped off! Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Picture Postcard Matter, originally broadcast October 5, 1956. The third picture leads to the diamonds and a murderer.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 4, 2020 Hour 1 - The Stampede and the Six Shooter

Published: Oct. 3, 2020, 11:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Six Shooter starring Jimmy Stewart, originally broadcast October 4, 1953, 67 years ago, The Stampede. Britt Ponset finds himself on a cattle drive with two feuding brothers.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 4, 2020 Hour 2 - Battle of the Sexes

Published: Oct. 3, 2020, 11:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Battle of the Sexes, originally broadcast October 4, 1938. The first question is, "What are cold hands supposed to be a sign of?" Julia Sanderson (head of the women's team), Frank Crumit (head of the men's team) Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast October 4, 1954, Cover Charge. The McGees have a new slip cover for the living room easy chair. Fibber is relaxing in it...guarding his health.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 4, 2020 Hour 3 - Zero Hour

Published: Oct. 3, 2020, 11:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast October 4, 1953. John Dehner narrates an Antony Ellis adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Zero Hour. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Picture Postcard Matter, originally broadcast October 4, 1956. Bruner, the last lead to the missing diamonds, is murdered.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 3, 2020 Hour 1 - His Name is John Smith

Published: Oct. 2, 2020, 11:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Frontier Town starring Jeff “Tex” Chandler, originally broadcast October 3, 1952, 68 years ago, His Name is John Smith. A telegrapher about to be proven not guilty surprises everyone by breaking out of jail.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 3, 2020 Hour 2 - The Garden of Evil

Published: Oct. 2, 2020, 11:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast October 3, 1954, The Garden of Evil. Jack recalls his days in vaudeville and early years in radio! The cast does "The Garden Of Evil," a satire of the Mexican adventure film. Mel Blanc does a fine "Sy?, Si!" routine. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast October 3, 1954, Where Do We Eat? An invitation to dinner presents a problem for the McGees.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 3, 2020 Hour 3 - Three Times Murder

Published: Oct. 2, 2020, 11:22 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast October 3, 1946, Three Times Murder starring Rita Hayworth. A greedy prosecuting attorney swears to hang the widow of a man who was just electrocuted. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Picture Postcard Matter, originally broadcast October 3, 1956. Johnny nearly skis off a cliff after being shot at on the mountainside.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 2, 2020 Hour 3 - The Shadow of Death

Published: Oct. 2, 2020, 4:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast October 2, 1945, The Shadow of Death. . Death seems to follow Howard everywhere he goes. Howard dreams...people die. Howard is a homicidal maniac. Richard Widmark stars. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Picture Postcard Matter, originally broadcast October 2, 1956. A visit to a Swiss inn, a skiing date with a possible murderess.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 2, 2020 Hour 1 - The Story of Markham’s Death

Published: Oct. 1, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast October 2, 1947, 73 years ago, The Story of Markham’s Death starring Kirk Douglas. A has-been writer discovers a lost manuscript by Edgar Allan Poe and creates a new form of mystery novel.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 2, 2020 Hour 2 - The Big Itch

Published: Oct. 1, 2020, 9:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast October 2, 1960, The Big Itch. Chester gets the itch and leads Matt to the answer of the disappearance of George Church. Also Have Gun Will Travel, originally broadcast October 2, 1960, Talkika the Snoop. The life of Sam Crow, avian companion of Skeeter Hickshaw, is threatened.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 1, 2020 Hour 1-The Night Marauders

Published: Sept. 30, 2020, 9:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

The Shadow starring William Johnstone, originally broadcast October 1, 1939, 81 years ago, The Night Marauders. Police suspect the Shadow of several apartment-house jewel robberies. The real criminal turns out to be a kindly gorilla, trained by an evil zoo keeper.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 1, 2020 Hour 2 - Placebos

Published: Sept. 30, 2020, 9:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast October 1, 1946, Fibber is Sick. Fibber is feeling sick, so Doc Gamble prescribes "placebos." Also Claudia, originally broadcast October 1, 1947, The Wedding Presents.

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Classic Radio Theater for October 1, 2020 Hour 3 - The Undersea Murder

Published: Sept. 30, 2020, 8:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast October 1, 1946, The Undersea Murder. Two deep-sea treasure hunters find their treasure and a double double-cross. Yet a third double-cross confuses the plot. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Picture Postcard Matter, originally broadcast October 1, 1956. $100,000 in diamonds is missing, and the clue from Sebastian leads to his death.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 30, 2020 Hour 1 - Exaggeration troubles in the Nelson Household

Published: Sept. 29, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, originally broadcast September 30, 1945, 75 years ago, Exaggeration Troubles. Ozzie tries to stop Harriet from exaggerating.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 30, 2020 Hour 3 - The last Suspense and the end of an era

Published: Sept. 29, 2020, 9:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast September 30, 1962, Devilstone. An Irishman goes to investigate his haunted house, with unexpected results. The last show of the series, one of the last two shows of, "The Golden Age of Radio." Also Claudia, originally broadcast September 30, 1947, Let Them Eat Cake

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Classic Radio Theater for September 29, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Try

Published: Sept. 28, 2020, 6:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast September 29, 1953, 67 years ago, The Big Try. Jan Patachek, a refugee from Eastern Europe, is threatening to kill himself, rather than go to jail for forgery.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 29, 2020 Hour 2 - How to fix a Leaky Faucet

Published: Sept. 28, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast September 29, 1957, How to fix a leaky faucet, a Hollywood labor leader, Ssshhh--boom. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 29, 1954, A Prince of a Regent.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 29, 2020 Hour 3 - The Doubtful Dairy Matter

Published: Sept. 28, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 20 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast September 29, 1957, The Doubtful Dairy Matter. A silo burns on the farm of an important dairyman...a guy with pull! Also Suspense, originally broadcast September 29, 1957, Vamp Until Dead starring Vanessa Brown. A woman goes to work for a crazed writer who is suspected of murdering his wife...the dead woman's sister!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 28, 2020 Hour 1 - The Mumpkin’s First Baby.

Published: Sept. 27, 2020, 11:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast September 28, 1950, 70 years ago, The Mumpkin’s First Baby. A distraught father-to-be named Willie Mumpkin upsets Blair Hospital. Dr. Gillespie thinks Dr. Kildare ought to be more interested in romance.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 28, 2020 Hour 2 - He Man or Mouse

Published: Sept. 27, 2020, 11:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family starring Bobby Ellis, originally broadcast September 28, 1952, He Man or Mouse. Henry feels the need to develop muscles and brawn, and gets into a complicated situation trying to retrieve an embarrassing letter. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 28, 1954, Golden Governor. Fibber asks the governor for a job with the state.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 28, 2020 Hour 3 - The Argus Murder Case

Published: Sept. 27, 2020, 11:27 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast September 28, 1948, The Argus Murder Case. A man's wife is murdered after she visits an off-shore gambling ship. She was a victim of compulsive gambling. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Meg's Palace Matter, originally broadcast September 28, 1956. The motive for arson and murder begin to take definite shape, in the form of a confession.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 27, 2020 Hour1 - The Helping Hand

Published: Sept. 26, 2020, 10:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast September 27, 1954, 66 years ago, The Helping Hand. Steve Elser is just about to be lynched for cattle rustling, but is saved by Marshal Dillon. Matt gives young Elser a chance, but this might be a mistake.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 27, 2020 Hour 2 - The Professor lost his job

Published: Sept. 26, 2020, 10:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

My Friend Irma, originally broadcast September 27, 1948, The Professor lost his job. The Professor (Hans Conried) has lost his job at The Gypsy Tea Room. Irma gets the idea of opening a restaurant for the Professor, "The Cafe Kropotkin." Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 27, 1954, Party Whine. Fibber has a bit of trouble trying to make a phone call.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 27, 2020 Hour 3 - The Coward

Published: Sept. 26, 2020, 10:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Six Shooter starring Jimmy Stewart, originally broadcast September 27, 1953, The Coward. Everyone knows that Will Fedder is a coward because he won't wear a gun. However, a man can be pushed just so far! Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Meg's Palace Matter, originally broadcast September 27, 1956. A trip to sea on "The Lily Ann" that starts out like an ordinary fishing trip. Somewhere on board lurks a man with murder in his heart and his next intended victim...Johnny Dollar!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 26, 2020 Hour 1 - The Little Tin Box

Published: Sept. 25, 2020, 6:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

This is your FBI, originally broadcast September 26, 1952, 68 years ago, The Little Tin Box. A bank robbery team blackmails a prominent socialite into hiding them while "the heat's on."

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Classic Radio Theater for September 26, 2020 Hour 2 - Is the Benny Show On the Air?

Published: Sept. 25, 2020, 6:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Jack Benny Show, originally broadcast September 26, 1954, Is the Benny Show On the Air? First show of the last season. Jack complains to the chief engineer at CBS when his show isn't being broadcast! Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast September 26, 1958, Charley and Madge to Be Neighbors.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 26, 2020 Hour 3 - Shanghaied

Published: Sept. 25, 2020, 6:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Box Thirteen starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast September 26, 1948, Shanghaied. Dan takes a blackjack on the head and finds himself on the high seas to adventure! Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Meg's Palace Matter, originally broadcast September 26, 1956. Dark can cover a multitude of sins and also a strong man with a deadly weapon!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 25, 2020 Hour 1 - New Spruce Scent

Published: Sept. 24, 2020, 5:06 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast September 25, 1946, 74 years ago, New Spruce Scent. Gildersleeve gets out of singing for the P. T. A. so he can go on a date with Leila. He then learns that she's going to be married to Dr. Culpepper!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 25, 2020 Hour 2 - Beating the High Cost of Living.

Published: Sept. 24, 2020, 5:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

George Burns and Gracie Allen, originally broadcast September 25, 1947, Beating the High Cost of Living. George and Gracie are upset about the high cost of living. George tries to sell Mr. Judson, the Texas oil millionaire, a play she's written. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast September 25, 1959, Project Far Sight. "The Green Pickerel" (a satire of "The Scarlet Pimpernel").

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Classic Radio Theater for September 25, 2020 Hour 3 - Crime and Punishment

Published: Sept. 24, 2020, 5 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mystery In the Air starring Peter Lorre, originally broadcast September 25, 1947, Crime and Punishment. Last show of the Summer Series. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Meg's Palace Matter, originally broadcast September 25, 1956

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Classic Radio Theater for September 24, 2020 Hour 1 - Null and Void

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 10:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Mr President starring Edward Arnold as the President, originally broadcast September 24, 1950, 70 years ago, Null and Void. Can you guess which President Edward Arnold is potraying?

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Classic Radio Theater for September 24, 2020 Hour 2 - Jump to the Whip

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 10:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

I Was a Communist for the FBI, originally broadcast September 24, 1952, Jump to the Whip. Matt Cvetic is ordered to Chicago to bail out a "Fellow Traveler" in trouble with the law...along with an agent of the M.V.D. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 24, 1948, The Boys head back to Pine Ridge.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 24, 2020 Hour 3 - The Abbott Painting

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 10:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar (pictured with wife Dorothy Killgallen), originally broadcast September 24, 1946, The Abbott Painting. Blackie promises to steal the valuable Abbott painting in just 5 hours. He plans to exchange it for a cigarette lighter that links Shorty to a murder. Henry Rice promptly double-crosses Blackie and calls the cops. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Meg's Palace Matter, originally broadcast September 24, 1956. Johnny is hired by "Byron Kane" of the Intercoastal Maritime and Life Company to investigate a restaurant in Cod Harbor, Massachusetts, which is run by "Meg."

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Classic Radio Theater for September 23, 2020 Hour 1 - Don’t Trust Your Husband

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 12:31 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Screen Directors Playhouse, originally broadcast September 23, 1949, 71 years ago, Don’t Trust Your Husband starring Fred MacMurray in his original screen role in this adaptation of the 1948 movie. An advertising man (Fred MacMurray) sees an old flame on business; his wife finds out and pays another guy to make him jealous. The movie was titled “An Innocent Affair” in general release.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 23, 2020 Hour 2 - Box o'Rocks

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 12:28 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast September 23, 1956, Box o’Rocks. Packy Roundtree doesn't attend his own funeral out at Boot Hill, even though his coffin is only filled with rocks! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 23, 1948, Abner’s Dude Ranch. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 23, 1954, A Leg Up in Business. Fibber releases all those frogs.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 23, 2020 Hour 3 - A salute to the automobile industry

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 12:25 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast September 23, 1947, A salute to the automobile industry. Milton is planning a motor trip to Canada. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast September 23, 1959, Public Lawyer. "Ford Frick" is interviewed in the audience: who should Nikita Khruschev talk with in the United States. Wally Ballew reports from "The Mary McGoon Inn", Turhan Bey, Maine.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 22, 2020 Hour 1 - Still Death

Published: Sept. 21, 2020, 6:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast September 22, 1948, 72 years ago, Still Death. A strange woman hires a portrait artist to paint her picture. Her husband is soon paralyzed after a stroke and the wife is unable to walk.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 22, 2020 Hour 2 - Bang Gunley: U. S. Marshall Fields

Published: Sept. 21, 2020, 6:22 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast September 22, 1957, College Football Report. A sports interview, A Hollywood agent with canine clients, Bang Gunley: U. S. Marshall Fields (sponsored by "Puffed Grass" cereal). Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 22, 1948, will Abner buy a ranch?

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Classic Radio Theater for September 22, 2020 Hour 3 - The Ideal Vacation Matter.

Published: Sept. 21, 2020, 6:18 p.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 22 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast September 22, 1957, the Ideal Vacation Matter. An escaped convict sends Johnny on a mission to protect someone who doesn't know that his life's in danger. He's on vacation...an ideal vacation! Also Suspense, originally broadcast September 22, 1957, Shadow on the Wall starring Jackie Kelk. A slightly mad man kills his brother and buries the body behind the fireplace of a house that's being built. The results are diabolical.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 21, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Shot

Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 10:27 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast September 21, 1952, 68 years ago, The Big Shot. Mr. Kelby, the manager of the Pink Rat Cafe, has been shot and killed by the Evans brothers during a robbery.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 21, 2020 Hour 2 - The Barter System

Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 10:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast September 21, 1952, The Barter System. Henry and Homer are paid for their summer jobs in corn instead of money. They try to get rid of the twelve bushels of corn while waiting for the price of corn to fluctuate. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast September 21, 1939

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Classic Radio Theater for September 21, 2020 Hour 3 - Who has the Time?

Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 10:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast September 21, 1950, Who Has The Time? Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Imperfect Alibi Matter, originally broadcast September 21, 1956. A gambler stakes his life on his hand...and loses!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 20, 2020 Hour 1 - The FU

Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 12:13 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast September 20, 1954, 66 years ago, The FU. It appears that Al Clovis has shot Onie Becker in the back, killing him. Clovis leads Marshal Dillon and Chester out of town so the bank can be robbed.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 20, 2020 Hour 2 - The Maltese Falcon

Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 12:11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Screen Guild Theater, originally broadcast September 20, 1943, The Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet, and Peter Lorre. The adaptation of the 1941 movie. The classic hunt for the fabulous bird. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 20, 1948, Life on the Dude Ranch

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Classic Radio Theater for September 20, 2020 Hour 3 - The Diamond Studded Double Cross

Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 12:02 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

This is your FBI, originally broadcast September 20, 1946, The Diamond Studded Double Cross. A thoroughly rotten young man kills his step-father, steals the jewels from a stranger with amnesia, and rats on his own mother to the FBI! Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Imperfect Alibi Matter, originally broadcast September 20, 1956. Up pops an eyewitness and drives the final nail into the wrong coffin!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 19, 2020 Hour 1 - The Man Who Could Work Miracles

Published: Sept. 18, 2020, 7:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast September 19, 1948, 72 years ago. The Man Who Could Work Miracles starring Ben Wright. The classic HG Wells story about the bloke who could. Last show of the season.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 19, 2020 Hour 2 - Fibber the Newspaperman

Published: Sept. 18, 2020, 7:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 19, 1939, Fibber the Newspaperman. Fibber gets his own gossip column and out-Winchells Winchell! Also X Minus One, originally broadcast September 19, 1957, Tzylana. A visit to Utopia, and everybody's happy...right?

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Classic Radio Theater for September 19, 2020 Hour 3 - Murder can Sometimes Be Pleasant

Published: Sept. 18, 2020, 7:01 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mystery Is My Hobby starring Glen Langdon, originally broadcast September 19, 1947, Murder can Sometimes Be Pleasant. Johnny Murray, a famous tennis player, is found murdered in Florida. Every bone in his body has been broken! Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Imperfect Alibi Matter, originally broadcast September 19, 1956. Harvey's been shot in the forehead with a .38 Smith and Wesson. Alvin Gentry confesses to the murder, but all the facts are wrong and the confession is rejected. A possible mistake!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 18, 2020 Hour 1 - Terror By Night

Published: Sept. 17, 2020, 6:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast September 18, 1945, 75 years ago, Terror By Night. A mad killer is on the prowl, and there's a dead body in the trunk.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 18, 2020 Hour 2 - The Brakeman's Daughter

Published: Sept. 17, 2020, 6:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Damon Runyon Theater starring John Brown as Broadway, originally broadcast September 18, 1949, The Brakeman’s Daughter. practical joke backfires in several directions. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast September 18, 1959, Wally Ballou watches a Navy Ship Contest. "Your Army Amateur Hour." One contestant places his head in an empty artillery shell and imitates a tunnel traffic policeman. An admiral plays, "Smiles" on a weather balloon. Mary McGoon talks about the menu at her new inn, located at Turhan Bey, Maine. Wally Ballew reports from Long Island Sound "watching a boat die."

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Classic Radio Theater for September 18, 2020 Hour 3 - The Black Cat

Published: Sept. 17, 2020, 6:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mystery in the Air starring Peter Lorre, originally broadcast September 18, 1947, The Black Cat. The classic tale about the man who kills his wife and hides her body behind a brick wall. A feline nemesis! Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast September 18, 1958, Trying to Leave Gracefully.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 17, 2020 Hour 1-The Rat Race

Published: Sept. 16, 2020, 9:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

I Was A Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast September 17, 1952, 68 years ago, The Rat Race. Cvetic drives a hearse that is smuggling a wanted Communist out of town and away from the FBI. He helps the fugitive get onto a Polish freighter...with the help of "Candy."

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Classic Radio Theater for September 17, 2020 Hour 2 - The Big Inheritance

Published: Sept. 16, 2020, 9:09 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Father Knows Best starring Robert Young, originally broadcast September 17, 1953, The Big Inheritance. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 17, 1948, Abner tries to buy a bus ticket to get Ben back to Pine Ridge.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 17, 2020 Hour 3 - The Apartment Swindler

Published: Sept. 16, 2020, 9:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast September 17, 1946, The Apartment Swindler. The leader of a gang that is swindling people who are desperate to get an apartment, is found murdered. Don't believe the photograph on the desk! Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Imperfect Alibi Matter, originally broadcast September 17, 1956. An attempt on Harvey Stone's life and an attack on Johnny!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 16, 2020 Hour 1 - The Payroll is Late

Published: Sept. 15, 2020, 7:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast September 16, 1956, 64 years ago, The Payroll. The paymaster is four months late coming to Fort Laramie...but watch out when he finally shows up!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 16, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to Radio

Published: Sept. 15, 2020, 7:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast September 16, 1947, A Salute to Radio. Milton takes Junior to a child psychiatrist. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 16, 1948, Abner tries to find Elizabeth in Las Vegas.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 16, 2020 Hour 3 -Kidnapping Patricia Folsom

Published: Sept. 15, 2020, 7:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Whisperer starring Carleton G. Young, originally broadcast September 16, 1951, Patricia Folsom. "The Syndicate" orders the kidnapping of Patricia Folsom. Also Calling All Detectives, originally broadcast September 16, 1948, A Man’s Soul as Security

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Classic Radio Theater for September 15, 2020 Hour 1 - Another Hi-Fi-Lecture

Published: Sept. 14, 2020, 9:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast September 15, 1957, 63 years ago, Another Hi-Fi Lecture. The Freberg Build-It-Yourself grand piano, The fortune cookie factory, Prof. Horn lectures on Hi Fi.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 15, 2020 Hour 2 - The Castaways

Published: Sept. 14, 2020, 9:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast September 15, 1955, The Castaways. The natives on a Pacific atoll place an unusual curse on the soldiers who are about the destroy their island with a nuclear bomb. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 15, 1948, the boys make it to the Grand Canyon.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 15, 2020 Hour 3 - Child Labor

Published: Sept. 14, 2020, 9:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast September 15, 1957, Child Labor. Oris Sybert hires two orphans to break his wild horses. Everyone knows that Sybert's up to no good Also Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast September 15, 1957, The JPD Matter. A brewery is facing steep competition...from a new factory planning to dynamite it out of existence!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 14, 2020 Hour 1 - A Pride Of Carrots

Published: Sept. 13, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast September 14, 1956, 64 years ago, "A Pride Of Carrots" or "Venus Well Served". An allegory about the first astronauts to land on Venus and the talking vegetables that live there.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 14, 2020 Hour 2 - The Teenage Alcoholic

Published: Sept. 13, 2020, 6:24 p.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 23 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast September 14, 1950, Teenage Alcoholic. A pretty teenager named Marion Lewis is brought to Blair Hospital with acute alcoholic poisoning. Her problem goes deeper...to her parents. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 14, 1948. Driving to Las Vegas.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 14, 2020 Hour 3 -A Horse for Kendall

Published: Sept. 13, 2020, 6:19 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast September 14, 1958, A Horse for Kendall. A race from Deadwood to Cheyenne...the hard way! Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Confidential Matter, originally broadcast September 14, 1956. Fate plays a devil's tune, collects a payment long overdue, and the music ends in a scream!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 13, 2020 Hour 1 - Dooley Surrenders

Published: Sept. 13, 2020, 2:01 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast September 13, 1954, 66 years ago, Dooley Surrenders. A buffalo skinner named Emmett Dooley confesses to Marshal Dillon that he's killed a man, but Matt has a good reason for refusing to put him in jail.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 13, 2020 Hour 2 - Where did the Savings Go?

Published: Sept. 13, 2020, 1:58 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast September 13, 1948, where did the savings go? After Jane spends their $200 savings paying off the loan on the piano, Irma takes the same $200 out of the bank and buys a half pound diamond! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 13, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 13, 2020 Hour 3 - Death for a Draft Dodger

Published: Sept. 13, 2020, 1:52 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

This is Your FBI, originally broadcast September 13, 1946, Death for a Draft Dodger. A phoney doctor is "treating" young men to keep them out of the army...with deadly results. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Confidential Matter, originally broadcast September 13, 1956. A search for a dead man who intends to stay dead, and is willing to kill to do it

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Classic Radio Theater for September 12, 2020 Hour 1 - War Bond Drive

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 7:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast September 12, 1943, 77 years ago, War Bond Drive. Gildersleeve reluctantly agrees to be a part of the Mayor’s push for War Bond sales, but his attitude changes.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 12, 2020 Hour 2 - True or False

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 7:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

True or False with host Dr Harry Hagen, originally broadcast September 12, 1938, Male Postal Clerks versus women of "The League Of Women Voters." in this True or False quiz show. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 12, 1954, Never End a Sentence with a Preposition. Fibber's fortune cookie reads, "You have a rendezvous with a big man in a blue serge suit...beware!"

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Classic Radio Theater for September 12, 2020 Hour 3 - Death is a Twin

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 7:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mystery is My Hobby starring Glenn Langan, originally broadcast September 12, 1947, Death is a Twin. Claire Waterstone has committed suicide by poisoning herself inside a locked room. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Confidential Matter, originally broadcast September 12, 1956. $80,000 and a beaten girl...both missing! Then, one of the two is found and a bombshell explodes!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 11, 2020 Hour 1 - The Queen of Spades

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 7:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mystery In The Air starring Peter Lorre, originally broadcast September 11, 1947, 73 years ago. The Queen of Spades. The Alexander Pushkin story about a Russian officer who kills to learn the secret of the playing cards that cannot lose.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 11, 2020 Hour 2 - The Melancholy Dane

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 7:09 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Damon Runyon Theater starring John Brown as Broadway, originally broadcast September 11, 1949, The Melancholy Dane. An actor crossed by vengeful critic enacts his revenge under most unusual circumstances. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 11, 1946, how to pay for the piano.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 11, 2020 Hour 3 - The White Elephant

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 7:06 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast September 11, 1950, The White Elephant. Alice May Edmond tells George Valentine in her letter that he will inherit $1000 when he captures her murderer! She's poisoned by strychnine, right in front of George and Brooksie, however, the antidote to the poison was administered at the same time! Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Confidential Matter, originally broadcast September 11, 1956. A trail back into as man's past is faint and twisting, and at times, runs through quicksand!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 10, 2020 Hour 1 - Liz has her fortune told

Published: Sept. 9, 2020, 10:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast September 10, 1948, 72 years ago, Liz has her fortune told. The eighth show of the series, and the couple that would be later renamed the Coopers are the Cugats.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 10, 2020 Hour 2 - Violence Preferred

Published: Sept. 9, 2020, 10:14 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast September 10, 1952, Violence Preferred. When the Party orders all incriminating papers destroyed, Cvetic tries to get them to the FBI first. A hat-check girl provides unintentional help. Also Lum n Abner, September 10, 1952, on the train to Las Vegas.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 10, 2020 Hour 3 - The Backstage Murder

Published: Sept. 9, 2020, 10:11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast September 10, 1946, The Backstage Murder. Blackie dons tights and grease-paint to perform in, "The Mikado." Murder takes a bow, with marked cards found on the corpse. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Confidential Matter, originally broadcast September 10, 1956. Ed Morgan, one of Johnny's best pals, seems to have embezzled $80,000 before his death.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 9, 2020 Hour 1-Buffalo Hunters

Published: Sept. 8, 2020, 8:01 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast September 9, 1956, 64 years ago, Buffalo Hunters. Captain Quince is trailing those who are slaughtering buffalo on Indian land.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 9, 2020 Hour 2 - Ozzie has a fight with Harriet!

Published: Sept. 8, 2020, 7:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, originally broadcast September 9, 1945, David had a fight with the Jones boy. Ozzie has a fight with Harriet! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 9, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for September 9, 2020 Hour 3 - A Salute to the Farmer

Published: Sept. 8, 2020, 7:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast September 9, 1947, A Salute to the Farmer. Milton and the chicken. Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast September 9, 1955, Pitching

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Classic Radio Theater for September 8, 2020 Hour 1 - The Symphony of Death

Published: Sept. 7, 2020, 6:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Mysterious Traveler, originally broadcast September 8, 1946, 74 years ago, The Symphony of Death. Shortly after a composer buys three tombstones for his sisters, all three die of "unfortunate" accidents.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 8, 2020 Hour 2 - Revisiting the Abominable Snowman

Published: Sept. 7, 2020, 6:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast September 8, 1957, Revisiting the Abominable Snowman. A revisit to the Abominable Snowman, a visit to George Washington, a radio show from the Moon similar to Jackie Gleason's "The Honeymooners" called the "The Honeyearthers." Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 8, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 8, 2020 Hour 3 - The Charmona Matter

Published: Sept. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast September 8, 1957, The Charmona Matter. A sunken yacht and a missing captain are both heavily insured. The grieving wife isn't exactly heartbroken about the loss of either! Also Suspense, originally broadcast September 8, 1957. Old Army Buddy starring Victor Jory. A pompous foreign correspondent is amazed to discover that his wife plans to divorce him!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 7, 2020 Hour 1 - The Hither and Thither of Danny Dither

Published: Sept. 6, 2020, 11:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast September 7, 1956, 64 years ago, The Hither and Thither of Danny Dither. An original musical comedy about Danny, a messenger from the Department of Faith, Hope, and Charity who comes to Earth for a very special reason.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 7, 2020 Hour 2 - Medical Examiner Mix Up

Published: Sept. 6, 2020, 11:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast September 7, 1950, Medical Examiner Mix Up. A patient is brought into Blair Hospital in a diabetic coma. The patient's name isn't released until the end of the show, and with good reason! Meanwhile Miss Mudd is given a special tour of the facilities by Dr. Carew. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 7, 1948. Abners Polo Pony?

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Classic Radio Theater for September 7, 2020 Hour 3 - The Last Of Belle Siddons.

Published: Sept. 6, 2020, 11:11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast September 7, 1958, The Last Of Belle Siddons. A robber named Archie McLaughlin has escaped to Cheyenne. Madame Verdi, the lady in the matter, has something to say about it. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Curse of Kamashek Matter, originally broadcast September 7, 1956. The secret of the bones.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 6, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Ruling

Published: Sept. 5, 2020, 11:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast September 6, 1955, 65 years ago, The Big Ruling. Sam Arthur Freed, a dope pusher specializing in hooking kids, is caught with narcotics on him, but he has been "searched illegally."

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Classic Radio Theater for September 6, 2020 Hour 2 - Chandu Escapes, Cattin' Around, and Abner gets his money

Published: Sept. 5, 2020, 11:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Chandu the Magician, originally broadcast September 6, 1948, Chandu Escapes. Chandu gets a clue to Robert Reagent's whereabouts, escapes from Roxor's clutches, but Bob is a prisoner. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 6, 1954, Cattin’ Around. The return of Gregory Beauregarde Homer (the cat). Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 6, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 6, 2020 Hour 3 - Rodeo at Tarantula Springs

Published: Sept. 5, 2020, 11:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Adventures of Red Ryder, originally broadcast September 6, 1946, Rodeo at Tarantula Springs. The Haciampa Kid plans to win the Tarantula Springs Rodeo Bronco contest...and no doubt about it. A crooked gambler complicates his plans.Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Curse of Kamashek Matter, originally broadcast September 6, 1956. The curse strikes...twice!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 5, 2020 Hour 1 - The Pointless Pierson Polemic Polarity case

Published: Sept. 4, 2020, 6:33 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Line-Up starring Bill Johnstone, originally broadcast September 5, 1951, 69 years ago, The Pointless Pierson Polemic Polarity case. Tom Pierson has been identified as the killer of Michael Hunter.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 5, 2020 Hour 2 - Leroy buys a car

Published: Sept. 4, 2020, 6:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Willard Waterman, originally broadcast September 5, 1951, Leroy Buys a Car. The first show of the season. It's finally time to teach Leroy how to drive. Also Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast September 5, 1954, Boast to Boast. The McGees are back from a brief visit to Twin Rock Falls, but nobody wants to hear about it.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 5, 2020 Hour 3 - George’s Allergies

Published: Sept. 4, 2020, 6:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Burns and Allen, originally broadcast September 5, 1946, George’s Allergies. The first show of the season. Gracie wants George to go fishing at "Pine Lake in the Pines." George develops an allergy, he's sensittive to pine trees. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Curse of Kamashek Matter, originally broadcast September 5, 1956. A wealthy man isn't, Donald is secretly off to Egypt.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 4, 2020 Hour 1 - The Murder Profits

Published: Sept. 3, 2020, 9:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast September 4, 1945, 75 years ago. The Murder Profits starring Wendy Barrie. During a dark and stormy night, Claudia Dale picks up a hitch-hiker on a road beside a cemetary. He seems to know all about her, where's she's coming from and the fact that her husband has just been murdered.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 4, 2020 Hour 2 - a Drunk, a Holdup, and a Gambling Raid.

Published: Sept. 3, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Night Watch with Don Reid, originally broadcast September 4, 1954, a Drunk, a Holdup, and a Gambling Raid. A gambling raid is being set up for midnight. The suspect in the holdup of a Western Union office is interrogated, a drunk is picked up. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast September 4, 1959, Wally Ballou on Coney Island. Wally Ballew reports from Coney Island. An interview with a member of the audience...on stilts!

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Classic Radio Theater for September 4, 2020 Hour 3 - The Mask of Medussa

Published: Sept. 3, 2020, 9:11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mystery in the Air starring Peter Lorre, originally broadcast September 4, 1947, The Mask of Medussa. An excellent horror story about forty seven murderers frozen solid. They still possess active and seething minds, even though they remain in kept in a "wax" museum. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Curse of Kamashek Matter, originally broadcast September 4, 1956. Looks like Johnny's off on an expedition.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 3, 2020 Hour 1 - Ambition Perilous

Published: Sept. 2, 2020, 7:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast September 3, 1945, 75 years ago, Ambition Perilous. A scheming politicians plan to further his career by giving a job to an ex-con he helped send to jail has interesting results.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 3, 2020 Hour 2 - Blue Plate Special

Published: Sept. 2, 2020, 6:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast September 3, 1951, Blue Plate Special. George is hired by Sam Ferris to recover a piece of antique china...any way he can. Josh Higby has the plate and a dead secretary! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 3, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for September 3, 2020 Hour 3 - The Stolen Rare Book

Published: Sept. 2, 2020, 6:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast September 3, 1946, The Stolen Rare Book. A rare book has been stolen from a library vault, and the theft compounded by murder. Who took the book from the vault, and how? Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Curse of Kamashek Matter, originally broadcast September 3, 1956. An expedition is forming, but family conflicts are too.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 2, 2020 Hour 1 - The Inhuman Element

Published: Sept. 1, 2020, 7:23 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

I Was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast September 2, 1953, 67 years ago, The Inhuman Element. "Comrade Cripps" interviews Hai Sai, the oriental guerrilla leader.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 2, 2020 Hour 2 - The Return of Hattie Pelfrey

Published: Sept. 1, 2020, 7:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast September 2, 1956, The Return of Hattie Pelfrey. Hattie Pelfrey, a most unusual old lady, is feeling poorly, so she visits Fort Laramie to visit her son...Captain Quince! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 2, 1948, Abner Comes Home.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 2, 2020 Hour 3 - A Salute to South America

Published: Sept. 1, 2020, 7:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast September 2, 1947, A Salute to South America. . "Pancho" Berle, the Mexican bad man. Miltie tries to listen to the Rio Conference on the radio. Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast August 26, 1955, Walter Hagen.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 1, 2020 Hour 1 - The Poor Little Rich Girl Matter

Published: Aug. 31, 2020, 8 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast September 1, 1957, 63 years ago. The Poor Little Rich Girl Matter. . A $200,000 policy on a playboy husband...and he doesn't even know about it.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 1, 2020 Hour 2 - Soft Spot

Published: Aug. 31, 2020, 7:57 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Adventures of Philip Marlowe starring Gerald Mohr, originally broadcast September 1, 1950, Soft Spot. An old man dead in a flop house, a sot who carves wood, a fallen lady with an eye for gold lockets, and a snake with big ears all lead Marlowe to a soft spot in a killer's hard heart! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 1, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for September 1, 2020 Hour 3 - No One on The Line

Published: Aug. 31, 2020, 7:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Mysterious Traveler, originally broadcast September 1, 1946, No One on The Line. A man suspects his wife is cheating on him, so he kills her lover. Also Calling All Detectives, originally broadcast September 1, 1948, Poison Missing.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 30, 2020 Hour 1 - An analysis of Satire

Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 8:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast August 31, 1956, 64 years ago, Colloquy #3, An analysis of Satire. Stan Freberg explains the art of satire to a skeptical censor and illustrates the explanation with his own recordings.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 30, 2020 Hour 2 - The Coachman Murder Case

Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 8:01 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast August 31, 1948, The Coachman Murder Case. A famous fly fisherman named Jonathan Zachery is found dead, floating in his pool. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 31, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for August 30, 2020 Hour 3 - Frontier Gentleman

Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 7:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Frontier Gentleman, originally broadcast August 31, 1958, Also Part 6 of a 6 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Kranesburg Matter, originally broadcast August 31, 1956. A fiance and his intended are made for each other. Both broke, both frauds.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 30, 2020 Hour 1 - The Lady in the Red Hat

Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 12:48 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast August 30, 1955, 65 years ago, The Lady in the Red Hat starring Vic Perrin. "The Avenger" has killed five women, all of whom were wearing red. Two reporters and a policeman are invited to meet with the killer in an eerie chapel at midnight.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 30, 2020 Hour 2 - Love Bird

Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 12:41 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner, originally broadcast August 30, 1959, Love Bird. Holly Bannon, a thoroughly rotten broad, hires Paladin to kill her husband...a nice guy! Also Suspense, originally broadcast August 30, 1959, A Matter of Execution. An eleven-year-old boy hears a deathbed confession and tries to save the life of an innocent man about to be executed.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 30, 2020 Hour 3 - Shooting Stopover.

Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 12:38 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast August 30, 1959, Shooting Stopover. Taking a prisoner to Wichita, Marshal Dillon and the other stage coach passengers are trapped at a way station by robbers who are after a shipment of gold. Also Part 5 of a 6 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Kranesburg Matter, originally broadcast August 30, 1956. Johnny learns that the society girl is out and her maid is in. More female visitors.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 29, 2020 Hour 1 - The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Published: Aug. 28, 2020, 8:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast August 29, 1948, 72 years ago, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz. The fascinating F. Scott Fitzgerald story about the home life of the richest family in the world.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 29, 2020 Hour 2 - End of Vacation

Published: Aug. 28, 2020, 8:03 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast August 29, 1943, End of Vacation. The first show of the new season. Gildersleeve's on vacation at Grass Lake, trying to heal his broken heart and dodging amorous women. Is Leila Ransom coming back to Summerfield a new widow? Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 29, 1941, Speculating on the contents of the Box.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 29, 2020 Hour 3 - Hold Up

Published: Aug. 28, 2020, 7:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast August 29, 1956, Hold Up starring Joseph Kearnes. A quick-on-the-trigger grocer has killed three hold-up men, and is determined never to be robbed. Also Part 4 of a 6 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Kranesburg Matter, originally broadcast August 29, 1956. A murdered pearl thief and that gun again.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 27, 2020 Hour 1 - Beyond Good and Evil

Published: Aug. 27, 2020, 10:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Mystery in the Air starring Peter Lorre, originally broadcast August 28, 1947, 73 years ago, Beyond Good and Evil. An escaped convict kills a minister and takes his place in a small town while planning a bank robbery.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 27, 2020 Hour 2 - A Drunken Holiday Evening

Published: Aug. 27, 2020, 10:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Night Watch with reporter Donn Reid, originally broadcast August 28, 1954, a Drunken Holiday Evening. The first call: two women are fighting in a bar. They might be mother and daughter. An elderly movie actress has been hit by a car. A prowler has been caught in a backyard. In the studio, Evelyn Bigsby, the Managing Editor of TV Radio Life Magazine, gives the program an award as "Outstanding New Radio Program." Also Blackstone the Magic Detective, originally broadcast August 28, 1949, the Criminal who caught himself.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 27, 2020 Hour 3 - High Card

Published: Aug. 27, 2020, 10:40 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginai Gregg, originally broadcast August 28, 1950, High Card. A lawyer's wife needs Valentine's help for her husband. Who murdered Dorothy Fullman? High card is the killer and must commit murder! Also Part 3 of a 6 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Kranesburg Matter, originally broadcast August 28, 1956. A .32 calibre gun on its way to the incinerator.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 27, 2020 Hour 1 - Report on the Jolly Death Riders

Published: Aug. 26, 2020, 7:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast August 27, 1951, 69 years ago today, Report on the Jolly Death Riders starring William Holden and produced and directed by Elliot Lewis. Hot rodders on the loose; a serious problem! Drama in a style only Elliot Lewis can deliver.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 27, 2020 Hour 2 - I'll Trade You Murder

Published: Aug. 26, 2020, 7:14 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast August 27, 1945, I’ll Trade You Murder. A meek book salesman is mistaken for a crook marked for death by his accomplices. To save his own life, the salesman agrees to kill the original victim. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 27, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 27, 2020 Hour 3 - The Rockwell Diamond

Published: Aug. 26, 2020, 7:04 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast August 27, 1946, The Rockwell Diamond. Blackie is arrested in Chicago. He's accused of taking $10,000 from a woman's grandfather. The woman has a secret plan to recover the, "Rockwell Diamond." Also Part 2 of a 6 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Kranesburg Matter, originally broadcast August 27, 1956. Would he actually murder to protect the family name?

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Classic Radio Theater for August 26, 2020 Hour 1 - The Chaplain saves the day

Published: Aug. 25, 2020, 7:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast August 26, 1956, 64 years ago. Chaplain. There are fifty-nine men down with scurvy, and there are no fresh fruits or vegetables anywhere on the prairie.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 26, 2020 Hour 2 - A Salute to the Railroads

Published: Aug. 25, 2020, 7:33 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast August 26, 1947, A Salute to the Railroads. Milton goes down to the railroad station to meet his Uncle Julius. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 26, 1941, Lum buys the bank.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 26, 2020 Hour 3 - No Sale of the Long Branch

Published: Aug. 25, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast August 26, 1956, No Sale. The last show of the season. Two toughs come to town and demand that Kitty sell them the Long Branch Saloon, and it looks as if they're going to get their way! Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast August 26, 1955, Golf.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 25, 2020 Hour 1-Crossing Paris

Published: Aug. 24, 2020, 9:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast August 25, 1950, 70 years ago, Crossing Paris starring Jay Novello. Four suitcases of black-market pork, a meek man and a bully at midnight during the occupation of Paris by the Nazis.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 25, 2020 Hour 2 - The Lone Analyst

Published: Aug. 24, 2020, 9:46 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast August 25, 1957, The Lone Analyst. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 25, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 25, 2020 Hour 3 - The Smokey Sleeper Matter

Published: Aug. 24, 2020, 9:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast August 25, 1957, The Smokey Sleeper Matter. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast August 25, 1959, business trip to Europe.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 24, 2020 Hour 1 - The Billion Dollar Failure of Figger Fallup

Published: Aug. 23, 2020, 11:17 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast August 24, 1956, 64 years ago, The Billion Dollar Failure of Figger Fallup. A tale about the day the devil hired a pollster to find out how many folks would be entrusted to his care in the next twenty years.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 24, 2020 Hour 2 - Sub Basement

Published: Aug. 23, 2020, 11:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Lights Out, originally broadcast August 24, 1943, Sub Basement. A great scary story about the basement of a department store infested with dinosaurs. Joseph Kearns and Bea Benaderet do a marvelous job! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 24, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for August 24, 2020 Hour 3 - The Poetic Murder Case

Published: Aug. 23, 2020, 11:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast August 24, 1948, The Poetic Murder Case. Two drama critics are murdered, with a poem knifed to each of their chests. A third critic is then killed, and the main suspect is, "Longfellow!". Also Part 1 of a 6 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Kranesburg Matter, originally broadcast August 24, 1956. A meeting with a pearl thief, and another one planned. (the shows from August 20-23 were preeempted for convention coverage)

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Classic Radio Theater for August 23, 2020 Hour 1 - The Man from Tomorrow

Published: Aug. 22, 2020, 9:53 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast August 23, 1953, 67 years ago. The Man from Tomorrow staring Lawrence Dobkin. A former fighter pilot is trained to develop his five senses beyond those of ordinary men...and to possibly develop a sixth sense!

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Classic Radio Theater for August 23, 2020 Hour 2 - Skylark

Published: Aug. 22, 2020, 9:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Screen Guild Players, originally broadcast August 23, 1943, Skylark starring Ginger Rogers. A radio adaptation of the 1941 movie.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 23, 2020 Hour 3 - The Careless Kidnappers

Published: Aug. 22, 2020, 9:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

This is your FBI, originally broadcast August 23, 1946, The Careless Kidnappers. An amateur trumpeter and his accomplice "Broadway" kidnap a famous trumpeter and his him for $25,000 ransom. Also an excerpt from the Amos n Andy Music Hall, originally broadcast August 23, 1959, Amos n Andy’s 30th Anniversary.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 22, 2020 Hour 1 - Death has a Thirst

Published: Aug. 21, 2020, 7:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast August 22, 1942, 78 years ago, Death has a Thirst. Madness and alcoholism rampant. A triangle affair on a desert island.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 22, 2020 Hour 2 - The first letter

Published: Aug. 21, 2020, 7:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Box 13 starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast August 22, 1948, The first letter. First show of the series. Dan Holiday's first client is Carla Williams, who has him framed for murder! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 22, 1935, The Rolling store gets rolling.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 22, 2020 Hour 3 - The Lady in Question

Published: Aug. 21, 2020, 6:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Presenting Charles Boyer, originally broadcast August 22, 1950, The Lady in Question. Mishel suddenly acquires a wife, and a jail cell for murder. Also Can you Imagine That, broadcast in 1940, Frighten out of Speech.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 21, 2020 Hour 1 - Granby Breaks Down

Published: Aug. 20, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Granby’s Green Acres starring Gale Gordon and Bea Benederet, originally broadcast August 21, 1950, 70 years ago, Granby Breaks Down. Granby becomes very sensitive to noise. The last show of the series.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 21, 2020 Hour 2 - The Horla

Published: Aug. 20, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mystery in the Air starring Peter Lorre, originally broadcast August 21, 1947, The Horla, by French author Guy de Maupassant. The famous tale of the Frenchman tortured by an invisible creature. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 21, 1935, The Traveling Store’s First Trip.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 21, 2020 Hour 3 - Broadway Producer

Published: Aug. 20, 2020, 6:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Damon Runyon Theater starring John Brown, originally broadcast August 21, 1949, Broadway Producer. Also Blackstone the Magic Detective, originally broadcast August 21, 1949, Death Defying Death.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 20, 2020 Hour 1 - X Marks the Murderer

Published: Aug. 19, 2020, 11:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast August 20, 1945, 75 years ago, X Marks the Murderer. A woman has a theory about a series of murders, a very interesting theory.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 20, 2020 Hour 2 - The Red Record

Published: Aug. 19, 2020, 11:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast August 20, 1952, The Red Record. Cvetic travels to Chicago looking for a "black book," possibly hidden inside a radio! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 20, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 20, 2020 Hour 3 - Jealous Partners and Arson

Published: Aug. 19, 2020, 11:37 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast August 20, 1946, Jealous Partners and Arson. A man burns down his own building, just after allowing the fire insurance to lapse! There's a woman behind the match! Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast August 20, 1959, Trans-Atlantic Telephone Call.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 19, 2020 Hour 1 - Goodbye Willa

Published: Aug. 18, 2020, 7:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast August 19, 1956, 63 years ago, Goodbye Willa. Captain Quince finally takes the plunge...and proposes to Miss Will.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 19, 2020 Hour 2 - Crisis

Published: Aug. 18, 2020, 7:03 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast August 19, 1948, Crisis, starring Martha Scott. A story about a mother's vision of the future. Also Lum N Abner, originally broadcast August 19, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 19, 2020 Hour 3 - A Salute of Relaxation

Published: Aug. 18, 2020, 7 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast August 19, 1947, A Salute of Relaxation. Miltie tries to get a good night's sleep. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast August 19, 1936, Amos n Andy’s 7th Anniversary broadcast.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 18, 2020 Hour 1 - Peanut Brittle starring Skip Homeier

Published: Aug. 17, 2020, 6:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast August 18, 1957, 63 years ago. Peanut Brittle starring Skip Homeier. A story about a new guy in the penitentiary who's life is in danger because of a box of peanut brittle.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 18, 2020 Hour 2 - The CBS Censor

Published: Aug. 17, 2020, 6:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast August 18, 1957, The CBS Censor. Elderly Man River, Face The Funnies, The Rock Island Line. Also the Couple Next Door, originally broadcast August 18, 1959, Forced to see an eye specialist.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 18, 2020 Hour 3 - The Fourth Man starring Paul Frees

Published: Aug. 17, 2020, 6:11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast August 18, 1947, The Fourth Man starring Paul Frees. A radio drama about three escaped convicts on a raft, and of their "savage" companion, a cannibal! Also Lum N Abner, originally broadcast August 18, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 17, 2020 Hour 1 - A Dissertation on Love

Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 9:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast August 17, 1956, 64 years ago. Colloquy 2 - A Dissertation on Love. An amusing look at love, from an American, British, and French point of view.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 17, 2020 Hour 2 - The Piano

Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 9:09 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast August 17, 1958, The Piano. While on the trail of two stagecoach robbers, Marshal Dillon and Chester come upon Mrs. Hamford, an elderly southern lady still living in the past. Also The FBI in Peace and War, originally broadcast August 17, 1955, The Weakest Link.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 17, 2020 Hour 3 - Wonder Boy

Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 9:06 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Frontier Gentlemen starring John Dehner, originally broadcast August 17, 1958, Wonder Boy. A young man with a very fast draw is bound to become a killer. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Crystal Lake Cabin Matter, originally broadcast August 17, 1956. The conclusion of the story. A payoff with illegal tender...hot lead!

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Classic Radio Theater for August 16, 2020 Hour 1 - Mavis McCloud.

Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 12:54 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast August 16, 1954, 66 years ago. Mavis McCloud. Young and beautiful Mavis arrives in Dodge looking for a husband. Finding one in a short time, her troubles are just beginning, and so are Marshal Dillon's!

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Classic Radio Theater for August 16, 2020 Hour 2 - The Big Beer

Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 12:52 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast August 16, 1955, The Big Beer. A night watchmen in a store discovers a dead body. Fourteen beer bottles and some bright red hairs provide the only clues. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 16, 1935

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Classic Radio Theater for August 16, 2020 Hour 3 - Presto-Change-O I’m sure.

Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 12:50 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Quiet Please starring Ernest Chappell, originally broadcast August 16, 1948, Presto-Change-O I’m sure. A young man who has a magic wand that actually works, finds that it's not all "beer and griddles!" Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Crystal Lake Cabin Matter, originally broadcast August 16, 1956. A shot in the dark that missed, and another that hit the bull's eye!

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Classic Radio Theater for August 15, 2020 Hour 1 - The Dime-a-Dance Stickup

Published: Aug. 14, 2020, 10:06 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

This is Your FBI, originally broadcast August 15, 1952, 68 years ago, The Dime-a-Dance Stickup. A dance hall girl gets caught up with a man shot by a mobster.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 15, 2020 Hour 2 - A Friend to Alexander

Published: Aug. 14, 2020, 10:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast August 15, 1956, James Thurber’s A Friend to Alexander, starring John Dehner. The story of a very personal reaction to the Hamilton-Burr duel. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 15, 1935, checking out the mobile store.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 15, 2020 Hour 3 - The Mrs Webb Murder Case

Published: Aug. 14, 2020, 9:57 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Broadway is my Beat starring Larry Thor, originally broadcast August 15, 1953, The Mrs Webb Murder Case. Mrs. Joe Webb has nearly been smothered...was it Joe? Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Crystal Lake Cabin Matter, originally broadcast August 15, 1956. A girl who lied, and a padlock that didn't!

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Classic Radio Theater for August 14, 2020 Hour 1 - Victory in Japan Day

Published: Aug. 13, 2020, 10:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

75th anniversary of the end of World War 2 -- Victory in Japan day (V-J Day) - The news and sounds of the end of World War 2, and Norman Corwin’s Fourteen August, performed by Orson Welles from August 14, 1945.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 14, 2020 Hour 2 - A Suicide Call

Published: Aug. 13, 2020, 10:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Nightwatch with Donn Reid, originally broadcast August 14, 1954, The first call is about a woman attempting suicide because "she has no man." Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 14, 1935, Squire to trade Mine Stock.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 14, 2020 Hour 3 - The High Price of a Penny

Published: Aug. 13, 2020, 10:09 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast August 14, 1950, The High Price of a Penny. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Crystal Lake Cabin Matter, originally broadcast August 14, 1956.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 13, 2020 Hour 1 - Exit on the Left

Published: Aug. 12, 2020, 6:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 20 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast August 13, 1952, 68 years ago, Exit on the Left. A member may give up the Party, but the Party never gives up a member. When a librarian tries to quit the Party, Cvetic is assigned to drive him back to the Party, or out of his mind.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 13, 2020 Hour 2 - What Makes a Murderer

Published: Aug. 12, 2020, 6:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast August 13, 1945, What Makes a Murderer. There comes a time when a meek stockbroker gets fed up with his humdrum life and chucks it all for romance and adventure in Florida...and actually finds both! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 13, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 13, 2020 Hour 3 - The Diamond Smugglers.

Published: Aug. 12, 2020, 6:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast August 13, 1946, The Diamond Smugglers. Momma and Poppa Adams are in reality diamond smugglers and perhaps poisoners. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Crystal Lake Cabin Matter, originally broadcast August 13, 1956.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 12, 2020 Hour 1 - Assembly Line

Published: Aug. 11, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast August 12, 1956, 64 years ago, Assembly Line. Indian Agent Lack is expecting an uprising...and for a very good reason.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 12, 2020 Hour 2 - Deciding on a Lake Cabin

Published: Aug. 11, 2020, 6:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Willard Waterman, originally broadcast August 12, 1953, Deciding on a Lake Cabin. Gildersleeve and Leroy are planning a week at a cabin by the lake...but which cabin by what lake? Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 12, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for August 12, 2020 Hour 3 - The Whisperer and Kid Noonan

Published: Aug. 11, 2020, 6:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Whisperer starring Carleton Young, originally broadcast August 12, 1951, Kid Noonan. . "The Syndicate" is determined to obtain control of boxer "Kid Noonan's" contract. Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast August 12, 1955, Great Athletes.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 11, 2020 Hour 1 - The Red Forest

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, 6:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast August 11, 1950, 70 years ago. The Red Forest starring William Conrad. A story about a group of people trapped by a raging forest fire.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 11, 2020 Hour 2 - Orville arrives from the Moon

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, 6:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast August 11, 1957, Orville arrives from the Moon. A flying saucer is captured and a moon man is interviewed. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 11, 1948, Abner and the stolen horse.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 11, 2020 Hour 3 - What is an Optimist?

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, 6:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

It Pays to be Ignorant, originally broadcast August 11, 1944, What is an Optimist. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast August 11, 1958, Aunt Effie Comes to Help Out.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 10, 2020 Hour 1- The Axe and the Droot Family; How They Fared.

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, 12:27 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Crime Classics, originally broadcast August 10, 1953, 67 years ago, The Axe and the Droot Family; How They Fared. In Pennsylvania in 1795, the shortest distance to an inheritance is two crushed skulls. Lou Merrill plays the narrator Thomas Hyland.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 10, 2020 Hour 2 - Buffalo Barney McClure

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, 12:21 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast August 10, 1950, Buffalo Barney McClure. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 10, 1948, still in jail.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 10, 2020 Hour 3 - The Cat Man

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, 12:15 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast August 10, 1958, The Cat Man. A strange story about an itinerant Irishman, his sixty-two cats, and his big plans. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Alder Matter, originally broadcast August 10, 1956. Johnny fakes his departure and cracks the case.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 9, 2020 Hour 1-The Thing on the Fourble Board

Published: Aug. 8, 2020, 5:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Quiet Please, originally broadcast August 8, 1948, 72 years ago, The Thing on the Fourble Board. A creature from beneath the earth climbs up an oil well pipe to the surface. Ernest Chappell stars in this Wyllis Cooper horrorfest.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 9, 2020 Hour 2 - The Thirteenth Guest

Published: Aug. 8, 2020, 5:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator starring William Gargan, originally broadcast August 9, 1953, 66 years ago, The Thirteenth Guest. "There's one chap around who never fails to electrify you. He sure can turn it on and turn it off. Am I referring to the state executioner, I wonder?" Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 9, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 9, 2020 Hour 3 - The Big Missus

Published: Aug. 8, 2020, 5:23 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast August 9, 1955, The Big Missus. A woman tells the cops that her ex-convict husband is planning a robbery. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Alder Matter, originally broadcast August 9, 1956. An attack on a pier, a cable office trick.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 8, 2020 Hour 1 - Double Identity

Published: Aug. 7, 2020, 10:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast August 8, 1956, 64 years ago, Double Identity starring Vic Perrin. A man steals $50,000 from the company safe and heads off towards Paris. Who gets on the plane with him...but his boss!

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Classic Radio Theater for August 8, 2020 Hour 2 - Up Periscope

Published: Aug. 7, 2020, 10:11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast August 8, 1951, Up Periscope starring Hy Averback. A good story about an American in charge of an old broken down Chinese submarine fighting the Japs with the odds all against them. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 8, 1941

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Classic Radio Theater for August 8, 2020 Hour 3 - Thunder Rides the Flood

Published: Aug. 7, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Lone Ranger, originally broadcast August 8. 1941, Thunder Rides the Flood. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Alder Matter, originally broadcast August 8, 1956. A night on the town and a prowl though a room.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 7, 2020 Hour 1 - The Marvelous Barastro

Published: Aug. 6, 2020, 6:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Mystery In the Air starring Peter Lorre, originally broadcast August 7, 1947, 73 years ago. The Marvelous Barastro. A Summer Series with classics from literature starring the horror specialist. This one about the circus magician and his blind wife, and her ultimate horror. Listen for Harry Morgan (of MASH fame) billed as Henry Morgan.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 7, 2020 Hour 2 - Viva, Paladin!

Published: Aug. 6, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner, originally broadcast August 7, 1960, Viva. Paladin and his Indian companion try to bring a church organ to a Mission...during a revolution. Also Suspense, originally broadcast August 7, 1960, The Big Dive. A highdiver at a side show needs $10,000 and plans the perfect murder to get it.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 7, 2020 Hour 3 - Broadway Financier

Published: Aug. 6, 2020, 6:46 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Damon Runyon Theater starring John Brown as Broadway, originally broadcast August 7, 1949, Broadway Financier. A tough girl is determined to claw her way to the top. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Alder Matter, originally broadcast August 7, 1956. A murder attempt on a millionaire and a practicing bull fighter.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 6, 2020 Hour 1 - Red Clouds on the Good Earth

Published: Aug. 5, 2020, 6:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

I Was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast August 6, 1952, 68 years ago, Red Clouds on the Good Earth. Cvetic is ordered to pose as a farm implement salesman and subvert the future farmers of our country.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 6, 2020 Hour 2 - Fixed Court Case

Published: Aug. 5, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmer, originally broadcast August 6, 1946, Fixed Court Case. Blackie joins the Jerry Williams gang to break up a mob that covers its crimes by intimidating witnesses. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 6, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for August 6, 2020 Hour 3 - The Man Who Came to Murder

Published: Aug. 5, 2020, 6:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast August 6, 1945, The Man Who Came to Murder. Wendell has been taking care of wealthy old Aunt Ellen's finances because she hasn't much time left. When her condition improves, Wendell has to take certain steps to keep her from discovering his thievery!. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Alder Matter, originally broadcast August 6, 1956. A Venezuelan with a $250,000 policy on his life has changed his beneficiary five times in the last month.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 5, 2020 Hour 1 - Christmas in Connecticut

Published: Aug. 4, 2020, 6:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Screen Guild Theater, Christmas in Connecticut starring Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, and Leon Belasco, originally broadcast August 5, 1946, 74 years ago. The radio adaptation of the 1945 romantic comedy about an unmarried city magazine writer who pretends to be a farm wife and mother and then falls in love with one of her fans.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 5, 2020 Hour 2 - Salute to the Great Outdoors

Published: Aug. 4, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The Milton Berle Show, originally broadcast August 5, 1947, a Salute to the Great Outdoors. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 5, 1948, Abner gets confused in the swapping.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 5, 2020 Hour 3 - Sweet and Sour

Published: Aug. 4, 2020, 6:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast August 5, 1956, Sweet and Sour. Rena Decker comes to town, and soon men start fighting over her. Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast August 5, 1955, the Dempsy-Tunney Fight.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 4, 2020 Hour 1 - The President's Cabinet

Published: Aug. 3, 2020, 8:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Mr President starring Edward Arnold, originally broadcast August 4, 1953, 67 years ago. The President butts heads over a cabinet appointment.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 4, 2020 Hour 2 - Rock Around My Nose

Published: Aug. 3, 2020, 8:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Stan Freberg show, originally broadcast August 4, 1957, Rock Around My Nose. The story behind the ride of Paul Revere, Dr. Herman Horn lectures on Hi Fi, The Lox Audio Theatre presents "Rock Around My Nose," Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 4, 1948, Lum helps Abner swap away his possessions.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 4, 2020 Hour 3 - Two Loves Had She

Published: Aug. 3, 2020, 8:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The First Nighter program starring Barbara Luddy and Olan Soule, originally broadcast August 4, 1953, Two Loves Had She. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast August 4, 1960, More Trouble with Salesmen.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 3, 2020 Hour 1 - For Love of Money

Published: Aug. 2, 2020, 9:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

Barrie Craig Confidential Investigator starring William Gargan, originally broadcast August 3, 1954, 66 years ago. For Love of Money. Barrie bails out of jail a Damon Runyon type. He turns out to be broken-hearted and possibly a murderer.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 3, 2020 Hour 2 - Subways are for Sleeping

Published: Aug. 2, 2020, 9:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, Subways are for Sleeping, originally broadcast August 3, 1956. A fine adaptation of the fascinating short story about a homeless man (but not a bum!) in New York. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 3, 1948, Investing in Squire’s Oil Wells?

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Classic Radio Theater for August 3, 2020 Hour 3 - Nebraska Jack

Published: Aug. 2, 2020, 9 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast August 3, 1958, Nebraska Jack. Jack has five Indian wives, many children, and an understandable taste for whiskey. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Sea Legs Matter, originally broadcast August 3, 1956.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 2, 2020 Hour 1 - The Ship is All...or not...

Published: Aug. 1, 2020, 9:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Dimension X, originally broadcast August 2, 1951, 69 years ago, Universe. "The ship is all" to a group of interstellar travelers. Mason Adams stars.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 2, 2020 Hour 2 - High Wire and Red Cloud Mesa

Published: Aug. 1, 2020, 9:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel, originally broadcast August 2, 1959, High Wire. Paladin goes to Salamander Springs to persuade a girl to leave her acrobatic boyfriend. Also Suspense, originally broadcast August 2, 1959, Red Cloud Mesa starring Joseph Cotton. An Indian, mentally unbalanced from war combat, goes out on his last patrol.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 2, 2020 Hour 3 - The Would Be Movie Star

Published: Aug. 1, 2020, 9 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

This is Your FBI starring Stacy Keach, originally broadcast August 2, 1946, The Would Be Movie Star. Two women and a baby hold up a grocery store, and cross a state line while making their getaway. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Sea Legs Matter, originally broadcast August 2, 1956. A Spaniard with a knife, a lady with a gun.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 1, 2020 Hour 1 - The Death Cruise

Published: Aug. 1, 2020, 1:44 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

This is your FBI, originally broadcast August 1, 1952, 68 years ago, The Death Cruise. A former Army Intelligence agent recognizes a deported Nazi who snuck back into the country. Unfortunately, it seems everyone is on the Nazi’s side.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 1, 2020 Hour 2 - Haunted House Murder

Published: Aug. 1, 2020, 1:41 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Under Arrest starring Joe DeSantis, originally broadcast August 1, 1948, Haunted House Murder. Captain Jim Scott investigates the haunted house of Janet Sherwood. A murdered man turns out to be an international spy. There's an "atom secret" at stake, and it's very valuable. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast August 1, 1935, Abner has not been seen.

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Classic Radio Theater for August 1, 2020 Hour 3 - Father’s Birthday

Published: Aug. 1, 2020, 1:36 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

A Date with Judy starring Louise Erickson, originally broadcast August 1, 1944, Father’s Birthday. It's Mr. Foster's birthday; Judy wants him to have a "perfect day." Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Sea Legs Matter, originally broadcast August 1, 1956. A dead man wrecks an airplane.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 31, 2020 Hour 1 - Student Body

Published: July 30, 2020, 10:57 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast July 31, 1956, 64 years ago, Student Body. A small animal on a far planet is most adaptable, eating almost anything in sight. Then the mice disappear, eventually being replaced by something much better!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 31, 2020 Hour 2 - Will Connie Resign?

Published: July 30, 2020, 10:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden, originally broadcast July 31, 1949, Will Connie Resign? Rumor has it that Miss Brooks is leaving Madison High and going to move to Connecticut! The story has an interesting tie-in with the winner of a Colgate sweepstakes. A Secretary from Connecticut actually won $49,000 in the Colgate forty-niner contest and in this episode our Miss Brooks disillusioned gets the idea to give up teaching and become a secretary in Connecticut. After all Mrs Grace winner of the sponsors competition would probably be giving up her job now after winning all that money. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 31, 1935, Selling the Jot em down store.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 31, 2020 Hour 3 - It Comes Up Mud

Published: July 30, 2020, 10:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Damon Runyon Theater, originally broadcast July 31, 1949, It Comes Up Mud. A story of "The Sport Of Kings," parts of which were used in "Guys and Dolls." John Brown stars as Broadway Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Sea Legs Matter, originally broadcast July 31, 1956. The seed of suspicion begins to sprout. Meet Oscar, pilot and everything else.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 30, 2020 Hour 1 - The President Builds his Dream House

Published: July 30, 2020, 10:37 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Mr. President starring Edward Arnold, originally broadcast July 30, 1950, 70 years ago, The President Builds his Dream House.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 30, 2020 Hour 2 - Draw The Red Curtain

Published: July 30, 2020, 10:32 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast July 30, 1952, Draw The Red Curtain. Cvetic is assigned to help the Party take over an actor's guild. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 30, 1948, Now that Abner sold his house to Squire, where will they stay?

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Classic Radio Theater for July 30, 2020 Hour 3 - Freighter Swan

Published: July 30, 2020, 10:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast July 30, 1946, Freighter Swan. A tale of mutiny and murder aboard the freighter "Swan.". Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Sea Legs Matter, originally broadcast July 30, 1956. Off to Nicaragua to look into a maritime disaster.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 29, 2020 Hour 1 - Danger is a Beautiful Blond

Published: July 28, 2020, 5:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast July 29, 1951, 69 years ago, Danger is a Beautiful Blond. A man walking along the street is picked up by a beautiful, rich woman and finds...murder!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 29, 2020 Hour 2 - Nature Boy

Published: July 28, 2020, 5:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast July 29, 1956, Nature Boy. The Quiring family has come to the fort. The strangest trio ever to arrive on the western plains. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 29, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 29, 2020 Hour 3 - Lost Rifle

Published: July 28, 2020, 5:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Gunsmoke, originally broadcast July 29, 1956, Lost Rifle. A young boy is found at the scene of a murder. It seems obvious that Ben Tipper, who hated the dead man, is the killer. Also The Lone Ranger, originally broadcast July 29, 1955, Trouble Shooting

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Classic Radio Theater for July 28, 2020 Hour 1 - Second Class Passenger starring Parley Baer

Published: July 27, 2020, 8:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast July 28, 1949, 71 years old, Second Class Passenger starring Parley Baer. A story about an ordinary tourist on a cruise ship who finds a beautiful woman, murder and flight in the back alleys of Mozambique.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 28, 2020 Hour 2 - Miss Jupiter

Published: July 27, 2020, 8:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast July 28, 1957, Miss Jupiter. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 28, 1948, Abner’s having no luck getting rid of his possessions.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 28, 2020 Hour 3 - The Confederate Coinage Matter

Published: July 27, 2020, 8:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast July 28, 1957, The Confederate Coinage Matter. One of the only four Confederate half dollars ever made is missing...a way down south in Dixie. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 28, 1947, trying to borrow money to start the chemical company.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 27, 2020 Hour 1 - Dr Robert Lane, Intern

Published: July 26, 2020, 8 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast July 27, 1950, 70 years ago. Dr. Robert Lane, an intern at the hospital, is not on duty when he's needed.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 27, 2020 Hour 2 - Death Buys A Bedroom

Published: July 26, 2020, 7:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator starring William Gargan, originally broadcast July 27, 1954, Death Buys A Bedroom. Enroute to a vacation in the mountains, Barrie meets a beautiful girl, a mysterious body and a dead man aboard the train. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 27, 1948, Abner tries to swap away his possessions to get the inheritance.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 27, 2020 Hour 3 - Mighty Tired

Published: July 26, 2020, 7:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast July 27, 1958, Mighty Tired. A good story about J.B. Kendall's second run-in with Jesse James. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Open Town Matter, originally broadcast July 27, 1956.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 26, 2020 Hour 1 - Once Upon a Honeymoon

Published: July 25, 2020, 9:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Screen Guild Theater, originally broadcast July 26, 1943, 77 years ago. Once Upon a Honeymoon starring Ray Milland and Linda Darnell An adaptation of the 1942 romantic comedy/drama. A burlesque performer masquerading as a socialite is about to marry an accused Nazi sympathizer.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 26, 2020 Hour 2 - Courtesy

Published: July 25, 2020, 9 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Dimension X, originally broadcast July 26, 1951, Courtesy. The doomed second expedition to Landro is dying of plague. How do the natives manage to survive? Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 26, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for July 26, 2020 Hour 3 - The Sinister Witness

Published: July 25, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

This is your FBI starring Stacy Harris, originally broadcast July 26, 1946, The Sinister Witness. A witness to a hit-and-run accident blackmails a candidate for mayor to ensure his silence. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Open Town Matter, originally broadcast July 26, 1956. Shorty shows up, a house burns down.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 25, 2020 Hour 1 - Paintings of Death

Published: July 24, 2020, 5:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Satan’s Waitin’, originally broadcast July 25, 1950, 70 years ago, Paintings of Death. The Summer replacement series for Mr and Mrs North, Frank Graham would host the program as, well, Satan! (Cue the Church Lady voice here.) Joan Banks stars in this episode. And thanks to Jerry Haendiges for digging up this rarity.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 25, 2020 Hour 2 - The Tramp

Published: July 24, 2020, 5:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast July 25, 1956, The Tramp starring Ben Wright. A trio of Limeys has a go at the piracy of an old hulk and her drunken captain. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 25, 1935, Lum is starting to have doubts about Squire Skimp and the silver mine.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 25, 2020 Hour 3 - No Fury

Published: July 24, 2020, 4:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Lone Ranger, originally broadcast July 25, 1941, No Fury. The first school teacher has arrived in Centerville, and so has the Christopher gang. A jealous cowgirl allows the teacher to be kidnapped and held for ransom. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Open Town Matter, originally broadcast July 25, 1956. Johnny learns much about who is running the rackets...from a drunken reporter.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 24, 2020 Hour 1 - The Badlands

Published: July 23, 2020, 6:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Town starring Reed Hadley, originally broadcast July 24, 1953, 67 years ago, The Badlands. Slash Stoner and his men have been tearing down the fences of the ranch owned by Judy McGovern.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 24, 2020 Hour 2 - Night Watch

Published: July 23, 2020, 6:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Night Watch with reporter Donn Reid, originally broadcast July 24, 1954. The first call is about a woman who is making her third complaint about a neighborhood boy. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 24, 1947, Total Assets.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 24, 2020 Hour 3 - The Lily of St Pierre

Published: July 23, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Damon Runyon Theater starring John Brown, originally broadcast July 24, 1949, The Lily of St Pierre. A Runyonesque love story about an unsavory Broadway type and an innocent Canadian girl. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Open Town Matter, originally broadcast July 24, 1956. An air tight alibi gets ventilated.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 23, 2020 Hour 1 - Drop Dead

Published: July 22, 2020, 4:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast July 23, 1951, 69 years Ago, Drop Dead. A parrot repeats the phrase, "Drop Dead" until the bird's former owner does exactly that.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 23, 2020 Hour 2 - Canadian Crossfire

Published: July 22, 2020, 4:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

I Was a Communist for the FBI, originally broadcast July 23, 1952, Canadian Crossfire. Cvetic is in Canada foiling the Party's plans to sabotage a joint U.S.-Canadian missile project. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 23, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 23, 2020 Hour 3 - Murdering Cuckoo Clock

Published: July 22, 2020, 4:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast July 23, 1946, Murdering Cuckoo Clock. Blackie comes across a grandfather clock that cuckoos and kills. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Open Town Matter, originally broadcast July 23, 1956.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 22, 2020 Hour 1 - Spotted Tail’s Return

Published: July 21, 2020, 7:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast July 22, 1956, 64 years ago. Spotted Tail’s Return. Spotted Tail has suddenly moved off the reservation with his whole tribe. Captain Quince and sixty troopers ride out after him to find out why.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 22, 2020 Hour 2 - Trashy local politics

Published: July 21, 2020, 7:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Rogers of the Gazette starring Will Rogers Junior, originally broadcast July 22, 1953, Ava Lawson is running for town council, and the Illyria Gazette is backing her against "Old Man Dean." Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 22, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 22, 2020 Hour 3 - Gildy gets a postcard...

Published: July 21, 2020, 7:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Willard Waterman, originally broadcast July 22, 1953, Mae Kelly sends Gildy a postcard while on vacation, but returns home with a fiance along with her tan. Also The Grantland Rice Story from July 22, 1955, Man o’ War.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 21, 2020 Hour 1 - America’s Boyfriend

Published: July 20, 2020, 10:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast July 21, 1957, 63 years ago, America’s Boyfriend starring Mercedes McCambidge. A murder is solved by a two-year-old baby!.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 21, 2020 Hour 2 - Interview with the Abominable Snowman

Published: July 20, 2020, 10:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast July 21, 1957, Interview with the Abominable Snowman. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 21, 1948, Abner will need to get married all over again.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 21, 2020 Hour 3 - The Yours Truly Matter

Published: July 20, 2020, 10:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast July 21, 1957, The Yours Truly Matter. Johnny is held up, robbed, and has his car stolen...leaving him stranded in the middle of the desert. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 21, 1942,

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Classic Radio Theater for July 20, 2020 Hour 1 - Marshall Proudfoot?

Published: July 20, 2020, 1:12 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast July 20, 1958, 62 years ago, Marshall Proudfoot. Chester's father is in Dodge to visit his father...the Marshal! Parley Baer plays the roles of both Chester and his father!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 20, 2020 Hour 2 - Dr Kildare and Diphtheria

Published: July 20, 2020, 1:09 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast July 20, 1951, Evelyn Braggs, Diphtheria. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 20, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for July 20, 2020 Hour 3 - Mighty Mouse

Published: July 20, 2020, 1:05 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast July 20, 1958, Mighty Mouse. A good story about five holdup men outside Laramie, Wyoming Territory, and Kendall's attempt to have them arrested. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Star of Capetown Matter, originally broadcast July 20, 1956. Conclusion, and the diamond recovered.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 19, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Bobo

Published: July 18, 2020, 11:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast July 19, 1955, 65 years ago, The Big Bobo. A police sergeant is accused of taking $3500 from a woman to get her husband out of jail.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 19, 2020 Hour 2 - The Walkie-Talkie Stickups

Published: July 18, 2020, 11:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

This is Your FBI, originally broadcast July 19, 1946, The Walkie-Talkie Stickups. Also Lum n Abner, July 19, 1948, Cedric tries to enlist in the Army.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 19, 2020 Hour 3 - Last Wish

Published: July 18, 2020, 11:39 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Adventures of Philip Marlowe starring Gerald Mohr, originally broadcast July 19, 1950, Last Wish. Marlowe sets out to find Jack Schiller for his father, a dying old man. Not as easy as it sounds. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Star of Capetown Matter, originally broadcast July 19, 1956. Man overboard, and a clue with him.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 18, 2020 Hour 1 - The Missing Newshawk Caper

Published: July 17, 2020, 10:16 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 20 seconds

The Adventures of Sam Spade starring Howard Duff, originally broadcast July 18, 1948, 72 years ago, The Missing Newshawk Caper. Spade is hired to find a reporter named Ray McCully. Spade finds him all right, stabbed to death!.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 18, 2020 Hour 2 - The Mink Coat

Published: July 17, 2020, 10:06 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Presenting Charles Boyer, originally broadcast July 18, 1950, The Mink Coat. Mishel is given a mink coat in the lobby of a theatre. The beautiful lady disappears...and the coat is alas, stolen. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 18, 1945, the boys are locked in jail.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 18, 2020 Hour 3 - Photo Finish

Published: July 17, 2020, 10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast July 18, 1946, Photo Finish starring Michael O’Shea. A street photographer takes a picture of a man being murdered, and finds himself involved in intrigue. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Star of Capetown Matter, originally broadcast July 18, 1956. Johnny and the missing diamond, all at sea.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 17, 2020 Hour 1 - The Old Die Rich

Published: July 16, 2020, 9:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast July 17, 1956, 64 years ago, The Old Die Rich. Elderly people are found starved to death, despite having large quantities of money in their pockets. What is the cause? Time travel!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 17, 2020 Hour 2 - Planning a trip to Europe

Published: July 16, 2020, 9:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden, originally broadcast July 17, 1955, Planning a Trip to Europe. Miss Brooks is trying to promote a summer vacation trip to Europe...but so are Mr. Boynton and Mr. Conklin. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast July 17, 1959, Betsy going on the European Trip.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 17, 2020 Hour 3 - Little Guns

Published: July 16, 2020, 9:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Have Gun, Will Travel starring John Dehner, originally broadcast July 17, 1960, Little Guns. Paladin travels to Preston, Arizona when his old friend James Ellis hires him to prevent a range war. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Star of Capetown Matter, originally broadcast July 17, 1956. A hit on the head and Johnny misses the boat.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 16, 2020 Hour 1 - Rich Man, Poor Man

Published: July 15, 2020, 8:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

I Was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast July 16, 1953, 67 years ago, Rich Man, Poor Man. The Party plans the downfall of a wealthy magazine publisher, and the takeover of his publications.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 16, 2020 Hour 2 - The Murdered Truck Driver

Published: July 15, 2020, 8:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast July 16, 1946, The Murdered Truck Driver. A truck carrying no cargo load is mysteriously hijacked. One of the drivers has been killed and the other has vanished! Also Hilltop House, originally broadcast July 16, 1953, Julie Has Appointment.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 16, 2020 Hour 3 - What Became of Terry Cable?

Published: July 15, 2020, 8:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast July 16, 1951, What Became of Terry Cable? . When Mr. Cable's watch is located in a pawn shown, there's no sign of Mr. Cable. George's investigation leads to several warehouse fires. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Star of Capetown Matter, originally broadcast July 16, 1956

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Classic Radio Theater for July 15, 2020 Hour 1 - Letter of the Law

Published: July 14, 2020, 6:01 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 21 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast July 15, 1956, 64 years ago, Letter of the Law. Marshal Dillon is forced to evict a reformed gunfighter named Brandon Teak from his land.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 15, 2020 Hour 2 - Kiss and Make up

Published: July 14, 2020, 5:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Kiss and Make up Starring Milton Berle, originally broadcast July 15, 1946. Mr. Schaeffer complains that his wife moves the furniture around too much. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 15, 1943, Treasury Department Honors.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 15, 2020 Hour 3 - Attempted Murder.

Published: July 14, 2020, 5:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Whisperer starring Carleton Young, originally broadcast July 15, 1951, Attempted Murder. "The Syndicate" plans to kill a crusading reporter during a raid at the Club 17, an illegal gambling casino. Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast July 15, 1955, Babe Ruth.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 14, 2020 Hour 1 - Operation Fleur de Lys.

Published: July 13, 2020, 10:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast July 14, 1947, 73 years ago. Operation Fleur de Lys. A wartime thriller about a resistance guerilla band behind the enemy lines in occupied France. Jack Webb and Elliot Lewis star.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 14, 2020 Hour 2 - The Tuned Sheep

Published: July 13, 2020, 10:22 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast July 14, 1957, The Tuned Sheep. "Incident At Los Varoces" (The El Sodom vs. The Rancho Gomorrah). First show of the series. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast July 14, 1960, Game Warden Problems.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 14, 2020 Hour 3 - Dr Grimshaw’s Sanitorium

Published: July 13, 2020, 10:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast July 14, 1955, Dr Grimshaw’s Sanitorium. Take missing bodies in a mental hospital and add a mad scientist or two! Stir well for horror. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast July 14, 1959, the Grand Hotel

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Classic Radio Theater for July 13, 2020 Hour 1 - The Case of the White Kitten

Published: July 12, 2020, 11:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast July 13, 1956, 64 years ago, The Case of the White Kitten. A satire on mystery stories as a form of popular entertainment, written by George H. Faulkner. Mason Adams stars.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 13, 2020 Hour 2 - Dr Kildare

Published: July 12, 2020, 11:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, as originally broadcast July 13, 1950, Colonel Beauregard. A Kentucky gentleman is becoming paralyzed, and there seems to be no known cause! Colonel Beauregard has, "familar periodic paralysis." Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast July 13, 1960. Newspaper Photo Mistake.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 13, 2020 Hour 3 - Justice of the Peace

Published: July 12, 2020, 11:37 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast July 13, 1958, Justice of the Peace. A woman justice of the peace is unable to prevent the lynching of an Indian accused of murder. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Shady Lane Matter, originally broadcast July 13, 1956. The conclusion of the story. One domino tips, the whole stack tumbles, and the last man falls with a crash!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 12, 2020 Hour 1 - The Education of Annie Belle

Published: July 11, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Halls of Ivy starring Ronald and Benita Coleman, originally broadcast July 12, 1950, 70 years ago, The Education of Annie Belle. . Annie Bell wants to attend Ivy College, but Annie's father wants to keep dogs out of the park.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 12, 2020 Hour 2 - Iron Coffin

Published: July 11, 2020, 9:35 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Adventures of Philip Marlowe starring Gerald Mohr, originally broadcast July 12, 1950. Iron Coffin. Marlowe visits a 16th century Spanish castle (in northern California) to battle the ghost of "Peter The Cruel," who lives in an eight foot iron coffin! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 12, 1935, Abner believes Lum gypped him out of the Movie Theater.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 12, 2020 Hour 3 - The Big Setup

Published: July 11, 2020, 9:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Dragnet, originally broadcast July 12, 1951, The Big Setup. The cops break up a burglary ring that uses a hatcheck girl for a spotter. Also Part 4 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Shady Lane Matter, originally broadcast July 12, 1956. A slow net tightens and the fish turn frantic. One of them at least is armed and as dangerous and as deadly as a shark!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 11, 2020 Hour 1 - Want Ad

Published: July 10, 2020, 7:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast July 11, 1956, 64 years ago, Want Ad starring Stacy Harris. A robber uses the newspaper to find mink coats to steal, but a murder complicates his profession.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 11, 2020 Hour 2 - Killer for Hire

Published: July 10, 2020, 7:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

This Is Your FBI, originally broadcast July 11, 1952, Killer for Hire. There's $78,000 in missing bank loot and double-crosses all over the place. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast July 11, 1958, Sleeping in the Tent

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Classic Radio Theater for July 11, 2020 Hour 3 - Harry Lime's Honeymoon?

Published: July 10, 2020, 7:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Lives of Harry Lime starring Orson Welles, originally broadcast July 11, 1952, Honeymoon. Harry and a Countess try to smuggle Sicily's most wanted bandit out of the country. Also Part 3 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Shady Lane Matter, originally broadcast July 11, 1956. A sudden twist and a cool threat, a strange revolution and the lies come thick and fast!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 10, 2020 Hour 1 - Coney Island Nocturne

Published: July 9, 2020, 7:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Crime Club, originally broadcast July 10, 1947, 73 years ago, Coney Island Nocturne. A dumb cop has his pocket picked on the boardwalk. His wallet is found later on a corpse.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 10, 2020 Hour 2 - Five Days to Yuma

Published: July 9, 2020, 7:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner, originally broadcast July 10, 1960, Five Days to Yuma. Paladin is hired to deliver a British prisoner named Jeremy Thompson to the Carson City jail. Jeremy's drunken mother proves an unexpected problem. Also No Second Chance, a 1955 radio dramatization about Conelrad, the predecessor to the Emergency Alert System.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 10, 2020 Hour 3 - Bad Medicine

Published: July 9, 2020, 7:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast July 10, 1956, Bad Medicine. Elwood would love to kill his "friend" Magnuson. Seeking help from a home therapy unit, he's unfortunately given a Martian model which has an entirely different set of parameters. Also Part 2 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Shady Lane Matter, originally broadcast July 10, 1956. Of two who are not even accused, one confesses and one denies...and both very strangely!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 9, 2020 Hour 1-Touched by an Angel

Published: July 8, 2020, 7:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast July 9, 1951, 69 years ago, Touched by an Angel.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 9, 2020 Hour 2 - The Dangerous Dollars

Published: July 8, 2020, 7:39 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI, originally broadcast July 9, 1953, The Dangerous Dollars. Cvetic visits the Skyline Rancho, a resort run by the Communists. He finds a mysterious airplane ready to leave the country with money owned by the Party. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 9, 1935, Lawyer Lum Resigns. Lum the lawyer might have to sue himself! Perhaps it's time to leave the practice of the law!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 9, 2020 Hour 3 - The Skating Rink Murders

Published: July 8, 2020, 7:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast July 9, 1946, The Skating Rink Murders. A girl is found murdered at a skating rink with a $50,000 diamond ring on her finger. Also Part 1 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Shady Lane Matter, originally broadcast July 9, 1956. A quiet little New England town, with elm shaded streets, picket fences, flower beds, and a killer on the loose!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 8, 2020 Hour 1 - The Talented Recruits

Published: July 7, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast July 8, 1956, 64 years ago, The Talented Recruits. Feeney and Merriweather, a medicine hawker and a Shakespearean actor, join the army and find out about soldiering the hard way.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 8, 2020 Hour 2 - The Joe Gruber Murder Case

Published: July 7, 2020, 10:03 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Broadway Is My Beat starring Larry Thor, originally broadcast July 8, 1951, The Joe Gruber Murder Case. An armed robber is a killer. He's holed up in a second floor apartment, but when the cops break in, he's gone. He's escaped inside a coffin! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 8, 1943, How Mousey was wounded.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 8, 2020 Hour 3 - Cross Country

Published: July 7, 2020, 10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The FBI in Peace And War, originally broadcast July 8, 1956, Cross Country. Also The Grantland Rice Story, originally broadcast July 8, 1955, The Beginning. Jimmy Powers reads from Rice's book, "The Tumult and The Shouting."

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Classic Radio Theater for July 7, 2020 Hour 1 - The Man Who Would Be King

Published: July 6, 2020, 7:03 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast July 7, 1947, 73 years ago, The Man Who Would Be King. The adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic. Raymond Lawrence starred. First show of the series

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Classic Radio Theater for July 7, 2020 Hour 2 - Borrowing too much money

Published: July 6, 2020, 6:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 7, 1948. The boys borrow $340 from Squire Skimp to pay a $72 tax bill.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 7, 2020 Hour 3 - The Green Hills of Earth

Published: July 6, 2020, 6:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

X-Minus One, originally broadcast July 7, 1955. The Green Hills of Earth. The Robert Heinlein story of Reisling, the blind folksinger of the spaceways! Also an episode of Can You Imagine That? originally broadcast in 1940, Frightened out of Speech.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 6, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Search

Published: July 5, 2020, 11:46 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast July 6, 1954, 66 years ago, The Big Search. Bunny Moran, a thirteen-year-old girl has disappeared, her cocker spaniel has been beaten to death.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 6, 2020 Hour 2 - Portrait of Paris

Published: July 5, 2020, 11:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast July 6, 1956, A Portrait of Paris. David Schoenbrun's sound portrait of the city, produced by William N. Robson. The show captures a Parisian flavor through fine radio journalism. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 8, 1943, Mousey Returns from the War.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 6, 2020 Hour 3 - The Tough Guy

Published: July 5, 2020, 11:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator starring William Gargan, originally broadcast July 6, 1954, The Tough Guy. Barrie joins in the search for a missing $30,000 in stolen loot. Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Midas Touch Matter, originally broadcast July 6, 1956. Sometimes justice is done by strange and devious means!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 5, 2020 Hour 1-The Meaning fo Freedom

Published: July 4, 2020, 6:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Father Knows Best, originally broadcast July 5, 1951, 69 years ago, The Meaning of Freedom. The Anderson are back in the days of the American Revolution. The last show of the season.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 5, 2020 Hour 2 - A Veteran Comes Home

Published: July 4, 2020, 6:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

2000 plus, originally broadcast July 5, 1950, A Veteran comes Home. A soldier returns to Earth after five years of fighting in the Martian wars, to find his wife and son waiting. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast July 5, 1929, Fur Robbery. A couple of gangsters are plotting to put Amos in prison for the fur robbery that they committed.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 5, 2020 Hour 3 - The Girl from Pitchfork Corners

Published: July 4, 2020, 6:48 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Adventures of Philip Marlowe, originally broadcast July 5, 1950, The Girl from Pitchfork Corners. Marlowe is hired by Donna Rawlings to make sure Arnold Lattimore gets where he's going. Donna turns up dead and a lovesick girl from Kansas complicates the case. Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Midas Touch Matter, originally broadcast July 5, 1956. The case is closed and then it suddenly reopens with a bang...from a 30.06 rifle!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 4, 2020 Hour 1-The Declaration of Independence

Published: July 3, 2020, 10:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

You Are There with John Charles Daly, originally broadcast July 4, 1948,72 years ago. The Declaration of Independence. The events of July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia as it could have been heard if there was radio back then. Yes, you’re hearing CBS News staff along with actors

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Classic Radio Theater for July 4, 2020 Hour 2 - Luigi and the 4th of July Parade

Published: July 3, 2020, 10:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Life With Luigi starring J.Carrol Naish, originally broadcast July 4, 1950, 4th of July Parade. Luigi is going to his first fourth of July parade. Also Lum N Abner, originally broadcast July 4, 1945, Lum doesn’t go to the 4th of July picnic.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 4, 2020 Hour 3 - The Lady from Tangiers

Published: July 3, 2020, 10:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Rocky Jordan starring George Raft, originally broadcast July 4, 1951, The Lady from Tangiers. A Cairo tour guide found murdered with a rope, leads Rocky to a counterfeiter who has also been killed...or has he? Also part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Midas Touch Matter, originally broadcast July 4, 1956. The so-called trackless desert yields a set of tracks that leads straight to...

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Classic Radio Theater for July 3, 2020 Hour 1 - The Man Without a Country

Published: July 2, 2020, 8:31 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Mr President starring Edward Arnold, originally broadcast July 3, 1949, 71 years ago, The Man Without a Country. A 4th of July departure from the usual presidential biography format. The well-told story of the army lieutenant who was never allowed to hear about America.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 3, 2020 Hour 2 - Little Girl

Published: July 2, 2020, 8:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast July 3, 1960, Little Girl. After her step-father burns to death in a fire, Marshal Dillon brings young Charity back to Dodge. Now, what to do with her? Also Have Gun Will Travel, originally broadcast July 3, 1960, Dad-blamed Luck. Jamie Howard, inveterate gambler and part time horse thief, hires Paladin to regain his lost gold mine.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 3, 2020 Hour 3 - The House of Darkness

Published: July 2, 2020, 8:27 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Box 13 starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast July 3, 1949, The House of Darkness. A shot in the dark helps Dan Holiday and a blind man find adventure. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Midas Touch Matter, originally broadcast July 3, 1956. One of the fishermen who hangs around Lake Mojave is a character named death.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 2, 2020 Hour 1 - Where the Red Men Roam

Published: July 1, 2020, 6:27 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast July 2, 1952, 68 years ago. Where the Red Men Roam. "The Battle Of The Bowl" doesn't go quite as the party would like it, thanks to Cvetic's brother and his new "girl" Tanya.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 2, 2020 Hour 2 - A Drunken Brawl and a .38 special

Published: July 1, 2020, 6:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

- Night Watch starring reporter Donn Reid, originally broadcast July 2, 1954, A Drunken Brawl and a .38 special. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast July 2, 1929, Andy reads his law book. Andy is studying a "law" to book to help him out. The law book turns out to be about the "law" of gravity!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 2, 2020 Hour 3 - Uncle Frank Murdered.

Published: July 1, 2020, 6:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast July 2, 1946, Uncle Frank Murdered. Joe Parker murders his Uncle Frank for Frank's money. He's planned the perfect crime. Also part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Midas Touch Matter, originally broadcast July 2, 1956. $3,000,000 worth of worthless gold mine, and there's blood on the desert sand!

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Classic Radio Theater for July 1, 2020 Hour 1 - The Dark Wall

Published: June 30, 2020, 6:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast July 1, 1954, 66 years ago, The Dark Wall. A good story about the unusual hospitality to be found in the small country of Andorra. John Dehner stars.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 1, 2020 Hour 2 - Reminiscing

Published: June 30, 2020, 6:54 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast July 1, 1949, Reminiscing. Liz looks through her scrapbook and remembers: her first driving lesson, when she told the endings of all of George's jokes, the butcher who fell for her. Last show of the season. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 1, 1943, Lum Tries Proposing.

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Classic Radio Theater for July 1, 2020 Hour 3 - A Gun for Chester

Published: June 30, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Gunsmoke starring William Conrad, originally broadcast July 1, 1956, A Gun for Chester. Asa Ledbetter is in town, and Chester thinks he's out to kill him! Also The Lone Ranger, originally broadcast July 1, 1955, The Left Handed Killer.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 30, 2020 Hour 1 - Small Town Girl

Published: June 29, 2020, 9:01 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast June 30, 1948, 72 years ago, Small Town Girl. . A conman is out to make a big score, thanks to his old cellmate. Falling for his friend's girl, he fails to reckon with an unusual roommate.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 30, 2020 Hour 2 - $100,000 Business Note

Published: June 29, 2020, 9 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Chester Morris, originally broadcast June 30, 1944, 100 thousand dollar business note. Mr. Manleder's business note for $100,000 is due tomorrow. Only Boston Blackie can prevent his business failure. The frame around Blackie is for murder. Also Bob and Ray, originally broadcast June 30, 1959, The Musical Typewriter.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 30, 2020 Hour 3 - The Funny Money Matter

Published: June 29, 2020, 8:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 11 seconds

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar starring Bob Bailey, originally broadcast June 30, 1957, The Funny Money Matter. A rootin' tootin' character from Oklahoma pays his insurance premiums with $100 bills...bad ones! Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast June 30, 1958, False Alarm

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Classic Radio Theater for June 29, 2020 Hour 1 - The Fradulent Healer

Published: June 29, 2020, 12:48 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

This is Your FBI, originally broadcast June 29, 1951, 69 years ago, The Fraudulent Healer. A story of jewel theft. A young girl named Mary is being kept isolated by "astral control" and a pair of con-artists. The plan will fail if a bee fancier named Bruce has anything to say about it!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 29, 2020 Hour 2 - The Eternal Joan

Published: June 29, 2020, 12:44 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast June 29, 1956, The Eternal Joan. An adaptation of the story of Joan of Arc. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast June 29, 1929, Amos and Andy go to the Lawyers Office.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 29, 2020 Hour 3 - Madame Belle Siddons, Confederate Spy

Published: June 29, 2020, 12:32 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Gentlemen starring John Dehner, originally broadcast June 29, 1958, Madame Belle Siddons, Confederate Spy. Meet a gambler extraordinaire, and a woman with a past. Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Longshot Matter, originally broadcast June 29, 1956. If you want to hide something, put it in plain view. Only don't go overboard on the system if you're hiding a murderer!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 28, 2020 Hour 1 - Faculty Raffle

Published: June 26, 2020, 7:58 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Halls of Ivy staring Ronald and Benita Coleman, originally broadcast June 28, 1950, 70 years ago, Faculty Raffle. The Ivy Prom is about to be held. The car of a faculty member is going to be auctioned. Dr. Warren is retiring because he's going blind.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 28, 2020 Hour 2 - Pelicans Roost

Published: June 26, 2020, 7:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Adventures of Philip Marlowe starring Gerald Mohr, originally broadcast June 28, 1950, Pelicans Roost. . Lynn Russell hires Marlowe, even though it looks like she's a killer. A corpse with an ice pick through the neck and mascara for a blonde, leads to the solution of the case. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast June 28, 1929, Money for the Lawyer. Earl Dixon threatens Amos over the telephone after Amos knocked him down. The Kingfish introduces lawyer Wagner to Amos and Andy.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 28, 2020 Hour 3 - The Rifle Case

Published: June 26, 2020, 7:51 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Richard Diamond, Private Detective, originally broadcast June 28, 1953, The Rifle Case. . An old German immigrant has perfected an improved rifle, which brings out some representatives of "The Party." Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Longshot Matter, originally broadcast June 28, 1956. Three of them. One by a man who should know, one by a man who doesn't, and another by a bullet!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 27, 2020 Hour 1 - Gildy's Wedding Day

Published: June 26, 2020, 6:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast June 27, 1943, 77 years ago, Wedding Day. The last show of the season. Gildersleeve gets pre-nuptial cold feet. The wedding of Gildersleeve and Leila!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 27, 2020 Hour 2 - Fred Allen Stops the Music.

Published: June 26, 2020, 6:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Fred Allen, originally broadcast June 27, 1948, Stop The Music. Fred says, "Radio is the Marshall Plan with music." The Allen's Alley question is, "Where do you plan to take your summer vacation?" The last show of the season. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast June 27, 1929, Mr Taylor posts Amos’ bail.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 27, 2020 Hour 3 - The Argyle Murder Case

Published: June 26, 2020, 6:44 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast June 27, 1950, The Argyle Murder Case. An actor's dead body is found on a ferryboat. The body has on all new clothes...and argyle socks that don't match. Also part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Longshot Matter, originally broadcast June 27, 1956. Beauty may be skin deep, but fear goes a lot further down than that! Sometimes as deep as death!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 26, 2020 Hour 1 - End of the Trail

Published: June 25, 2020, 9:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Town starring Reed Hadley, originally broadcast June 27, 1953, 67 years ago, End of the Trail. Fred Bachelor is ambushed to get his land. Dynamite is detonated just as the stagecoach crosses the bridge; then, Miss Myrtle Summers comes to town.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 26, 2020 Hour 2 - Death Never Doubles

Published: June 25, 2020, 9:02 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Crime Club, originally broadcast June 26, 1947, Death Never Doubles. A lawyer and a crook are doubles and the crook's mob mistake the lawyer for their old boss. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 26, 1945, Lum found out the whole story.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 26, 2020 Hour 3 - Wherever You May Be

Published: June 25, 2020, 9 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast June 26, 1956, Wherever You May Be. A researcher, newly arrived in the Ozarks, meets Abby, a girl with VERY unusual abilities. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Longshot Matter, originally broadcast June 26, 1956. Variations on an old theme. You pay your money, and you take your choice. But no matter how you pick it, it comes out murder.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 25, 2020 Hour 1 - A Riot Made to Order

Published: June 24, 2020, 7:23 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast June 25, 1952, 68 years ago, a Riot Made to Order. Cvetic uses a sprinkler system to foil the plans of the Party to cause a riot and create sympathy for the Communists.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 25, 2020 Hour 2 - I’ll Take Manila

Published: June 24, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Mr President starring Edward Arnold, originally broadcast June 25, 1950, I’ll Take Manila. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast June 25, 1929, Andy, Kingfish, and Earl Dixon talk about Amos being in jail.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 25, 2020 Hour 3 - The Man from French Guiana

Published: June 24, 2020, 7:11 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast June 25, 1951, The Man from French Guiana. Amnesia, man overboard and a prodigal brother-in-law arriving from South America. Also part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Longshot Matter, originally broadcast June 25, 1956. A lonely girl, a fine young man, a gentle father, and one of them is a killer!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 24, 2020 Hour 1 - The Man Who Would Be King

Published: June 23, 2020, 8:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast July 7, 1947, 73 years ago, The Man Who Would Be King. The adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic. Raymond Lawrence starred.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 24, 2020 Hour 2 - Lum and Abner for an hour

Published: June 23, 2020, 7:54 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 7, 1948. The boys borrow $340 from Squire Skimp to pay a $72 tax bill. This is believed to be a pilot for their new Fall of 1948 program.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 24, 2020 Hour 3 - The Green Hills of Earth

Published: June 23, 2020, 7:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

X-Minus One, originally broadcast July 7, 1955. The Green Hills of Earth. The Robert Heinlein story of Reisling, the blind folksinger of the spaceways! Also an episode of Can You Imagine That? originally broadcast in 1940, Frightened out of Speech.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 23, 2020 Hour 1 - The Gentle Way

Published: June 22, 2020, 10:59 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast June 23, 1947, 73 years ago, The Gentle Way. A man poisons his co-worker's mind in order to kill a rival and to do his dirty work for him.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 23, 2020 Hour 2 - The Jonathan Diamond

Published: June 22, 2020, 10:58 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 24 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Chester Morris, originally broadcast June 23, 1944, first show of the Summer Series. Blackie is arrested in Chicago. He's accused of taking $10,000 from a woman's grandfather. It's all the woman's plan to help her recover, "The Jonathan Diamond." Also Lum N Abner, originally broadcast June 23, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for June 23, 2020 Hour 3 - Sundown

Published: June 22, 2020, 10:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast June 23, 1950, Sundown. A story about the gunfighters of the old west. Also Amos n Andy, originally broadcast June 23, 1929, Andy and Kingfish visit Amos in Jail.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 22, 2020 Hour 1 - Sequel to Murder

Published: June 21, 2020, 10:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast June 22, 1954, 66 years ago, Sequel to Murder starring Whitfield Connor. An editor with no imagination follows the plot in a novel in order to commit his perfect crime.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 22, 2020 Hour 2 - Zero Hour

Published: June 21, 2020, 10:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Mysterious Traveler, originally broadcast June 22, 1948, Zero Hour. A rocket ship from another planet seems to have landed in Montana. Also Lum n Abner, June 22, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 22, 2020 Hour 3 - Dr Paul Bailey, Intern

Published: June 21, 2020, 10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast June 22, 1951, Dr Paul Bailey, Intern. Dr. Paul Bailey has been failing his duties as an intern. Has he been drinking? Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Pearling Matter, originally broadcast June 22, 1956.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 21, 2020 Hour 1 - The Big Revolt

Published: June 20, 2020, 10:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Dragnet starring Jack Webb, originally broadcast June 21, 1953, 67 years ago, The Big Revolt. Henry Borg has disappeared...and for an unusual reason.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 21, 2020 Hour 3 - Gold Cobra

Published: June 20, 2020, 10:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Adventures of Philip Marlowe starring Gerald Mohr, originally broadcast June 21, 1950, Gold Cobra. Marlowe is hired by Roth Winkman, a character right out of Dickens, to deliver a gold cobra to Chicago. A real snake puts some bite into the case. Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Pearling Matter, originally broadcast June 21, 1956. Once you get in on a joke, you do what they tell you...you go along with the gag.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 21, 2020 Hour 2 - Straight Arrow-Long Summer

Published: June 20, 2020, 10:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Straight Arrow starring Howard Culver, originally broadcast June 21, 1951, Long Summer. The last show of the series. Mesquite Molly has been kidnapped, but is rescued by Straight Arrow. Also a gag reel, not intended for broadcast, of the alleged life of director Ted Robertson on the day Straight Arrow went off the air.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 20, 2020 Hour 1 - Food for Valley Center

Published: June 19, 2020, 9:38 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Lone Ranger starring Brace Beemer, originally broadcast June 20, 1938, 82 years ago. Food for Valley Center. An army officer has been stealing food from a military post and selling it to civilians.(Edited to insert second half, sorry!)

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Classic Radio Theater for June 20, 2020 Hour 2 - The Prize Ring Murder Case

Published: June 19, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast June 20, 1950, The Prize Ring Murder Case. Also Lum N Abner, originally broadcast June 20, 1945, Squire Skips. The Ira Hodgkins trial against Abner is in recess, but Ira's lawyer (Squire Skimp) has sent an important message.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 20, 2020 Hour 3 - inside Story

Published: June 19, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast June 20, 1957, Inside Story. A reporter dares to enter the secret enclave of those infected with "Null-E Fever." Also part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Pearling Matter, originally broadcast June 20, 1956. The trap is all baited, and guess who walks in!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 19, 2020 Hour 1 - Solo in Whispers

Published: June 19, 2020, 12:35 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast June 19, 1950, 70 years ago, Solo in Whispers. An operatic phonograph record leads to the death of the singer who sent it. Why is he whispering?

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Classic Radio Theater for June 19, 2020 Hour 2 - Too Too Solid Town

Published: June 19, 2020, 12:32 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner, originally broadcast June 19, 1960, Too Too Solid Town. Paladin travels to Lawrence Kansas for a reunion of his old cavalry outfit. One old soldier is seeking revenge, by killing three men! Also X Minus One, originally broadcast June 19, 1956, Project Trojan. A secret weapon will change the course of the war. But the secret weapon is having a secret weapon!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 19, 2020 Hour 3 - Thirty Minutes in Hollywood

Published: June 19, 2020, 12:31 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Thirty Minutes in Hollywood starring George Jessel, originally broadcast June 19, 1938 with guest Norma Talmadge. A visit to an art museum and a night club in Chicago. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Pearling Matter, originally broadcast June 19, 1956. A story in the paper, caused by a missing daughter.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 18, 2020 Hour 1 - They've Got More Than Coffee In Brazil

Published: June 17, 2020, 7:07 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 22 seconds

Jeff Regan Investigator, originally broadcast June 18, 1950, 70 years ago, They've Got More Than Coffee In Brazil. Irene Santino, a lovely lady from Brazil, hires "The Lyon's Eye" to find her missing sister. Frank Graham stars.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 18, 2020 Hour 2 - Tight Wire

Published: June 17, 2020, 7 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI, originally broadcast June 18, 1952, Tight Wire. The FBI assigns Cvetic the job of bugging a Communist Party meeting hall. Also an episode of Amos n Andy, originally broadcast June 18, 1929. Amos and Andy plan a vacation; three days for Amos, three weeks for Andy.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 18, 2020 Hour 3 - The Hooded Gang Protection Racket

Published: June 17, 2020, 6:56 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Boston Blackie, originally broadcast June 18, 1946, The Hooded Gang Protection Racket. A masked society of extortioners has been formed, which Blackie tries to break up. Also part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Pearling Matter, originally broadcast June 18, 1956. A frantic chase across the country after a girl who couldn't possibly exist...until she show's up.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 17, 2020 Hour 1 - Cat Wife

Published: June 16, 2020, 11:01 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Lights Out, originally broadcast June 17, 1936, 84 years ago, Cat Wife starring Boris Karloff. A man's cat-like wife goes too far. The show features a fine performance by Karloff and an even better one by the "Cat Wife," who receives no billing.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 17, 2020 Hour 2 - A visit from Fibber's old pal,

Published: June 16, 2020, 10:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast June 17, 1947, A visit from Fibber's old pal, Homer Vickery. The last show of the season. . Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 17, 1948.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 17, 2020 Hour 3 - The Winter Soldier

Published: June 16, 2020, 10:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast June 17, 1956, The Winter Soldier. A soldier becomes a "snowbird" and deserts the army in the springtime. Also Vic n Sade, originally broadcast June 17, 1940. Mr. Sludge is afraid of the dark. He asks to spend the night at the Gooks'.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 16, 2020 Hour 1 - Shoo Fly

Published: June 15, 2020, 10:42 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Death Valley Days, originally broadcast June 16, 1939, 81 years ago, Shoo-Fly. A tough old lady runs her own claim in the Panamint mountains...with a harsh word and a shotgun.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 16, 2020 Hour 2 - Jack Benny meets Henry Aldrich

Published: June 15, 2020, 10:39 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast June 16, 1940, last show of the season, Fathers Day. Jack gets angry at the idea that "Henry Aldrich" will replace him for the summer. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 16, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for June 16, 2020 Hour 3 - The Frank Dunn Murder Case.

Published: June 15, 2020, 10:36 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Broadway is my Beat starring Larry Thor, originally broadcast June 16, 1951, The Frank Dunn Murder Case. A bartender named Frank Dunn is found shot to death. Frank was very appealing to the ladies.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 15, 2020 Hour 1 - The Earth is Made of Glass

Published: June 14, 2020, 9:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast June 15, 1954, 66 years ago, The Earth is Made of Glass starring Joseph Kernes. A laboratory experiment in murder? It's not as easy as it sounds!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 15, 2020 Hour 2 - June Bride

Published: June 14, 2020, 9:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Luke Slaughter of Tombstone starring Sam Buffington, originally broadcast June 15, 1958, June Bride. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 15, 1948, Where did the money go?

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Classic Radio Theater for June 15, 2020 Hour 3 - The Well

Published: June 14, 2020, 9:23 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast June 15, 1958, The Well. A good story about a "cattleman vs. homesteader" feud which is about to become violent. Things are complicated by a small girl at the bottom of a well. Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Laughing Matter, originally broadcast June 15, 1956. The comedian's reaction to Johnny's conclusion isn't very funny...and there's no encore possible!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 14, 2020 Hour 1 - The Lost Lady

Published: June 13, 2020, 9:40 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator starring William Gargan, originally broadcast June 14, 1953, 67 years ago. The Lost Lady. "Buying yourself a murder can run into pretty big money, but after that, you've got nothing to worry about. The only charge for the chair (that) you're invited to sit in, is electrical."

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Classic Radio Theater for June 14, 2020 Hour 2 - Irma sees "Harvey"

Published: June 13, 2020, 9:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast June 14, 1948. Al takes Irma to see "Harvey." Al and Irma buy a wedding ring for Irma's friend Amber, but Jane thinks it's Irma who's getting married. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 14, 1948, where’s the missing money?

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Classic Radio Theater for June 14, 2020 Hour 3 - The Big Fall Guy

Published: June 13, 2020, 9:20 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Dragnet, originally broadcast June 14, 1955, The Big Fall Guy. A six-year-old girl has been kidnapped and a massive effort begins to recover her. Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Laughing Matter, originally broadcast June 14, 1956.. Death tries once again, and death as you know, is blind!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 13, 2020 Hour 1 - Shrunken Head

Published: June 12, 2020, 8:15 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast June 13, 1942, 78 years ago, Shrunken Head. An heiress comes to live in the house of her crippled old uncle...and his collection of shrunken heads! Joseph Kernes is credited as author of this story.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 13, 2020 Hour 2 - Gildy plans his Honeymoon

Published: June 12, 2020, 8:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast June 13, 1943, Gildy plans his Honeymoon. Who will be Gildersleeve's best man? Will Gildy get Leila to stick to a budget? Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 13, 1935, Squire spreads rumors about the Matinee. Squire Skimp tells the head of the Pine Ridge Ladies Uplift League that the western that Lum and Abner are planning to show is bad for the kiddies.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 13, 2020 Hour 3 - Summer Heat

Published: June 12, 2020, 8:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Murder By Experts, originally broadcast June 13, 1949, Summer Heat. A newly graduated lawyer awakes with a dead body in bed and has a very difficult time getting rid of that body! Also part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Laughing Matter, originally broadcast June 13, 1956. A thickening web, clinging and sticky, but one of the flies pulls free, by using a gun!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 12, 2020 Hour 1 - The Trail Drive

Published: June 11, 2020, 11:28 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Frontier Town, originally broadcast June 12, 1953, 67 years ago, The Trail Drive. The Apaches raid a flock of sheep being herded by three Mexicans, two of them are shot and killed. Reed Hadley stars.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 12, 2020 Hour 2 - Death is a Knockout

Published: June 11, 2020, 11:27 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Crime Club, originally broadcast June 12, 1947, Death is a Knockout. A crime story with an unusual twist. The crook who tries to fix the prizefight is found murdered! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 12, 1953, the opening of the Pine Ridge Planitarium movie house.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 12, 2020 Hour 3 - Search for Wylie Dawson

Published: June 11, 2020, 11:24 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 21 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner, originally broadcast June 12, 1960, Search for Wylie Dawson. Paladin tries to return Willie Dawson to El Paso...to tell him that he's no longer a wanted man. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Laughing Matter, originally broadcast June 12, 1956. The great man condescends and shivers too, a young girl's hate is blacker than the rocks on the beach.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 11, 2020 Hour 1 - Boston Blackie and the Disappearing Plane

Published: June 10, 2020, 7:03 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast June 11, 1946, 74 years ago, The Disappearing Plane. Mary hires a private detective to follow Boston Blackie! Blackie shoots a watchman!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 11, 2020 Hour 2 - Bad Checks and Drunkenness

Published: June 10, 2020, 7:01 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Night Watch with reporter Donn Reed , originally broadcast June 11, 1954, Bad Checks and Drunkenness. The first call is to a gas station, where a suspect has been detained for passing bad checks. Next, an investigation of an attempted suicide, but it's just drunken driving. A man has been attacked with a razor blade. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 11, 1948, Lum is infatuated with the horseback rider.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 11, 2020 Hour 3 - The American Kremlin

Published: June 10, 2020, 6:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast June 11, 1952, American Kremlin. After seeing a dead body at Party headquarters, Cvetic is sent to New York to subvert a labor union. Cvetic is accused of being an FBI spy by a clever fat man. Also part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Laughing Matter, originally broadcast June 11, 1956. The heady romance of moonlight on a lonely beach in Mexico...a killer's moon!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 10, 2020 Hour 1 - The Young Trooper

Published: June 10, 2020, 4:35 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast June 10, 1956, 64 years ago, The Young Trooper. A young boy named Jed survives an Indian massacre and joins the army afterward.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 10, 2020 Hour 2 - Hair to Dye for

Published: June 10, 2020, 4:27 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast June 10, 1949, Hair Dyed. Liz's gossiping leads to head full of dyed black hair. The evils of gossip come home to roost. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 10, 1948, is Lum falling for the bareback rider?

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Classic Radio Theater for June 10, 2020 Hour 3 - Quiet Sunday.

Published: June 10, 2020, 4:17 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Whistler, originally broadcast June 10, 1946, Quiet Sunday. Henry is caught between his wife and his mistress, which leads to a dead body in the trunk. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast June 10, 1959, Luggage Rules.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 9, 2020 Hour 1 - Fourth of July Picnic

Published: June 8, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast June 9, 1946, 74 years ago, The 4th of July Picnic. Gildersleeve recalls a Fourth of July picnic held by The Jolly Boys, at which they sang, "In The Good Old Summertime." Last show of the season.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 9, 2020 Hour 2 - The Case of Murder and the Star of Death

Published: June 8, 2020, 6:10 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Mr Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons, starring originally broadcast June 9, 1949, The Case of Murder and the Star of Death. A magnificent jewel is stolen; a killer strikes in the dark. Bennett Kilpack stars. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 9, 1948

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Classic Radio Theater for June 9, 2020 Hour 3 - The Earl Lawson Murder Case.

Published: June 8, 2020, 6:07 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Broadway is My Beat starring Larry Thor, originally broadcast June 9, 1951, The Earl Lawson Murder Case. A wealthy man named Earl Lawson has been murdered in Times Square by a man with only one month to live. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast June 9, 1959, Assembling Dinosaur Model.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 8, 2020 Hour 1 - HOW much was stolen?

Published: June 8, 2020, 12:14 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast June 8, 1950, 70 years ago. A young boy named Dick Brennan admits to Kildare that he's stolen $5,000. However, the owners of the money claim it was $50,000!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 8, 2020 Hour 2 - Case History Of Edgar Lowndes

Published: June 8, 2020, 12:09 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Suspense originally broadcast June 8, 1944, Case History Of Edgar Lowndes starring Donald Crisp (pictured) and Thomas Mitchell. A railroad magnate visits a psychiatrist with complaints of headaches and bad dreams...and with good reason! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 8, 1948, Grand Opening of the Circus.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 8, 2020 Hour 3 - Big Business

Published: June 8, 2020, 12:06 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Luke Slaughter of Tombstone starring Sam Buffington, originally broadcast June 8, 1958, Big Business. Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Indestructible Mike Matter, originally broadcast June 8, 1956. Old Mike may be indestructible, but Johnny Dollar certainly isn't!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 7, 2020 Hour 1 - The Other Man

Published: June 7, 2020, 1:20 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 23 seconds

2000 Plus, originally broadcast June 7, 1950, 70 years ago, The Other Man. A man comes home to find he was just arrested in Cairo. How can a man be in two places at the same time? Ralph Bell stars.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 7, 2020 Hour 2 - Irma and Jane visit Coney Island

Published: June 7, 2020, 1:15 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

My Friend Irma starring Marie Wilson, originally broadcast June 7, 1948, Irma and Jane visit Coney Island. Irma and Jane visit Coney Island during a heat wave. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 7, 1948, Lum worries about working with an elephant.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 7, 2020 Hour 3 -The Cover Up Murders

Published: June 7, 2020, midnight
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Richard Diamond Private Detective starring Dick Powell, originally broadcast June 7, 1953, The Cover Up Murders. A story about a madman who calmly keeps calling the police to announce his next murder. Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Indestructible Mike Matter, originally broadcast June 7, 1956. Somebody's going to have to pay for what's happening here, and that's a promise from Johnny Dollar.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 6, 2020 Hour 1 - D Day

Published: June 6, 2020, 1:05 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

- A look back at the events of D Day, June 6, 1944, 76 years ago today. Included in this hour are the sounds of the day, an abbreviated episode of the Bob Hope Show, commentary by HV Kaltenborn, a prayer from President Roosevelt, and more. (Special music entitled Elegy by Savik. Music available on YouTube or Soundcloud by searching Savik. Provided under a ‘Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0)’. )

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Classic Radio Theater for June 6, 2020 Hour 2 - Jack goes to Dallas

Published: June 6, 2020, 1:03 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Jack Benny, originally broadcast June 6, 1954, Jack goes to Dallas. The last show of the season. Jack is off to Dallas and the gang goes down to the airport to see him off. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 6, 1935, Squire to start his own Theater. Squire Skimp has threatened to open his own movie theatre, since Lum and Abner won't take him in as a partner.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 6, 2020 Hour 3 - A Night in a Harem

Published: June 6, 2020, 12:57 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Lives of Harry Lime starring Orson Welles, originally broadcast June 6, 1953, A Night in a Harem. Harry, a sharpie named Sam, and a real Arabian princess are set up for a $100,000,000 oil concession pushover. Also part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Indestructible Mike Matter, originally broadcast June 6, 1956. The would-be beneficiary turns out to be an interesting and dangerous man.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 5, 2020 Hour 1 - Murder Rents a Room

Published: June 5, 2020, 12:21 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Crime Club, originally broadcast June 5, 1947, 73 years ago, Murder Rents a Room. A rich man "dies" but most of his money is missing. The man's ne'er-do-well nephew is suspect.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 5, 2020 Hour 2 - Apache Concerto

Published: June 5, 2020, 12:12 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner as Paladin, originally broadcast June 5, 1960, Apache Concerto. Paladin is sent to return a harmonium salesman and his lovely niece home, despite being captured by the bandit "Chivaro." Also Gunsmoke, originally broadcast June 5, 1954, The Blacksmith. Emil, a good-natured German blacksmith, is picked on by Gil Tallman...once too often!

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Classic Radio Theater for June 5, 2020 Hour 3 - Design for Danger

Published: June 5, 2020, 12:09 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Box 13 starring Alan Ladd, originally broadcast June 5, 1949, Design for Danger. Ex-convict Johnny Tide is returning to Watertown seeking revenge. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Indestructible Mike Matter, originally broadcast June 5, 1956. Proof that life is a tenacious thing, even in the broken body of a Bowery bum. Howard McNear plays Mike.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 4, 2020 Hour 1 - Card Game in the Clouds

Published: June 3, 2020, 10:13 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast June 4, 1952, 68 years ago, Card Game in the Clouds. A game of gin rummy en route to Buffalo leads to a microfilm scheme to get secret documents to the Communists.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 4, 2020 Hour 2 - George is Messy

Published: June 3, 2020, 10:01 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning, originally broadcast June 4, 1950, George is Messy. Liz is concerned that George is a slob. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 4, 1948, Animal Trainers.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 4, 2020 Hour 3 - Three Witnesses

Published: June 3, 2020, 9:54 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast June 4, 1946, Three Witnesses. Three people each have a motive for killing Tom Marshall, an old man, even though he seems to have died a natural death. Then three people are killed within 5 hours...with the same knife! Also part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Indestructible Mike Matter, originally broadcast June 4, 1956. The story of the most amazing character, with at least nine lives! Howard McNear plays Mike.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 3, 2020 Hour 1 - The Last Objective

Published: June 2, 2020, 11:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Dimension X, originally broadcast June 3, 1951, 69 years ago, The Last Objective. An adventure about the future subterranean wars of mankind.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 3, 2020 Hour 2 - Lost Identity?

Published: June 2, 2020, 11:39 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast June 3, 1947. . Fibber has no birth certificate, so he's going to study for his citizenship papers. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 3, 1948, Lions and Tigers.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 3, 2020 Hour 3 - The Crossed Heart

Published: June 2, 2020, 11:32 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast June 3, 1953, The Crossed Heart. After a fellow Communist dies, Cvetic tries to find a list of other Communists that was left in his suit pocket and given to the Salvation Army. Also an episode of Little Orphan Annie from 1936, Tony Renelli is accused of being the payroll robber.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 2, 2020 Hour 1 - Mars is Heaven

Published: June 1, 2020, 9:41 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

Escape, originally broadcast June 2, 1950, 70 years ago. Mars is Heaven. An unusual adaptation of the Ray Bradbury Classic. Stuart Novins opens the show on Earth with a "You Are There" type broadcast.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 2, 2020 Hour 2 - Meet Eve Goodwin

Published: June 1, 2020, 9:37 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast June 2, 1946, Meet Eve. Gildersleeve recalls the time he almost starred in the Summerfield production of, "Cyrano de Bergerac." Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 2, 1948, The Wild Man from Borneo.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 2, 2020 Hour 3 - Death in a Minor Key

Published: June 1, 2020, 8:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Shadow, originally broadcast June 2, 1946, Death in a Minor Key. Strange murders in a madhouse, while weird music plays and a cripple thumps up the stairs. What more could you want? Also an episode of the 1940 series Can You Imagine That, the Unlucky number 2?

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Classic Radio Theater for June 1, 2020 Hour 1 - Fugue in C-Minor

Published: May 31, 2020, 9:34 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast June 1, 1944, 76 years ago, Fugue in C-Minor starring Ida Lupino and Vincent Price. A ghost story about a huge pipe organ built throughout an entire house, and the reason that it tends to play itself.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 1, 2020 Hour 2 - Disappointment in the Shade.

Published: May 31, 2020, 9:29 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

The Jack Paar Program, originally broadcast June 1, 1947, Disappointment in the Shade. The first show of the series, a summer replacement series for Jack Benny. Guest Dennis Day does a comedy routine with Jack. An interview with the man who invented the pen that writes under water. The cast does a British version of "Duel In The Sun" titled, "Disappointment In The Shade." Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast June 1, 1948. Hiring Squire to run the Circus.

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Classic Radio Theater for June 1, 2020 Hour 3 - Cattle Drive

Published: May 31, 2020, 9:25 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Luke Slaughter of Tombstone starring Sam Buffington, originally broadcast June 1, 1958, Cattle Drive. There's going to be an Arizona cattle drive for the Army. Luke bets his horse, "Blue Streak," that they'll arrive with all the cows. Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Reasonable Doubt Matter, originally broadcast June 1, 1956. The pitched is pegged too late and the runner comes home, the score 1 to 0, favor death.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 31, 2020 Hour 1 - Island In The Lake

Published: May 30, 2020, 8 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Let George Do It starring Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg, originally broadcast May 31, 1948, 72 years ago, Island in the Lake. George visits the Shelby Friendship Club for a clue to the missing Mrs. Angela Phillistin, a lady with a past from exclusive Tuxedo Lake.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 31, 2020 Hour 2 - Edgar and Charlie's 16 year anniversary

Published: May 30, 2020, 7:45 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, originally broadcast May 31, 1953 with guest Nelson Eddy. An all-star program featuring recorded highlights of their first sixteen years on the radio. Also excerpts from Orson Welles Radio Almanac, originally broadcast May 31, 1944, Donovans Brain Parody.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 31, 2020 Hour 3 - The William B Holland Case

Published: May 30, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Richard Diamond Private Detective starring Dick Powell, originally broadcast May 31, 1953, The William B Holland Case. Diamond and Walt Levinson travel to Bolivia to find the missing William Holland. Diamond finds a Russian agent instead...mining pitchblende! Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Reasonable Doubt Matter, originally broadcast May 31, 1956. The pressure hits the top and the whole mess starts to crack.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 30, 2020 Hour 1 - The Ruth Shay Murder Case

Published: May 29, 2020, 10:26 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Broadway Is My Beat starring Larry Thor, originally broadcast May 30, 1953, 67 years ago, The Ruth Shay Murder Case. A fat redhead named Ruth Shea is found on the waterfront with seven bullets in her body.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 30, 2020 Hour 2 - Gildy and the Memorial Day Parade

Published: May 29, 2020, 10:21 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve starring Harold Peary, originally broadcast May 30, 1943, Memorial Day Parade. After the Memorial Day parade, Gildersleeve decides to write his will. Perhaps he should endow a statue of himself? Also Lum N Abner, originally broadcast May 30, 1935, Cotton Warehouse for the Movie Theater? Remodling of the cotton warehouse has begun. The back of the theatre is the front. Chairs are rented...now, where to get a projector?

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Classic Radio Theater for May 30, 2020 Hour 3 - The Whirlaround Murder Case

Published: May 29, 2020, 10:18 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Philo Vance starring Jackson Beck, originally broadcast May 30, 1950, The Whirlaround Murder Case. Also part 3 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Reasonable Doubt Matter, originally broadcast May 30, 1956. A worried old lady shows her metal, a gambler shows his hand, and the game gets tense and exciting.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 29, 2020 Hour 1 - The Man in the Moon

Published: May 28, 2020, 5:55 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

X Minus One, originally broadcast May 29, 1955, 65 years ago, The Man in the Moon. An S.O.S. is heard from the moon...and with good reason!

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Classic Radio Theater for May 29, 2020 Hour 2 - A Portrait of Fred Allen

Published: May 28, 2020, 5:54 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Biography in Sound, originally broadcast May 29, 1956, A Portrait of Fred Allen. The life story of the famous radio humorist.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 29, 2020 Hour 3 - The Lucky Penny Mine

Published: May 28, 2020, 5:52 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner as Paladin, originally broadcast May 29, 1960, Dusty and his uncle Muncie. The Lucky Penny mine has suddenly started to produce gold again...and Paladin smells a rat. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Reasonable Doubt Matter, originally broadcast May 29, 1956. The dead past speaks in a musty morgue, or tries to!

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Classic Radio Theater for May 28, 2020 Hour 1 - Traitors for Hire

Published: May 27, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

I was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast May 28, 1952, 68 years ago, Traitors for Hire. Cvetic is working in the U.S. Employment Office, and is ordered to place Communist infiltrators in key war plant jobs.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 28, 2020 Hour 2 - Getting Tickets to South Pacific

Published: May 27, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show, originally broadcast May 28, 1950, Getting Tickets to South Pacific. Phil tries to get an extra two tickets to, "South Pacific." No easy task! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast May 28, 1935, Lum has returned!

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Classic Radio Theater for May 28, 2020 Hour 3 - Blackie and The Escaped Prisoner

Published: May 27, 2020, 8:49 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 25 seconds

Boston Blackie starring Dick Kollmar, originally broadcast May 28, 1946, The Escaped Prisoner. Mike Harlan has broken out of prison and winds up in the apartment of Boston Blackie. Also part 1 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Reas

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Classic Radio Theater for May 27, 2020 Hour 1 - Liz in the Hospital

Published: May 27, 2020, 1:42 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 24 seconds

My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball, originally broadcast May 27, 1949, 71 years ago, Liz in the Hospital. George wakes up feeling sick, but it's Liz who winds up in the hospital for a tonsillectomy.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 27, 2020 Hour 2 - Shrimps McGee

Published: May 27, 2020, 1:31 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast May 27, 1947, Shrimps McGee. Fibber's in the kitchen, cooking up his recipe for "Shrimps McGee." Also Vic n Sade, originally broadcast May 27, 1940, Miss Scott getting too chummy. Sade's next door neighbor, is getting too neighborly. Rush never does get to finish that story about Smelly Clark's Uncle Strap, who has lost a new pair of shoes.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 27, 2020 Hour 3 - The Sergeants Baby.

Published: May 27, 2020, 1:29 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast May 27, 1956, The Sergeants Baby. Stella Merchant is expecting her baby shortly. Captain Quince is left in charge of the garrison. He becomes a midwife with the help of Sergeant Gorce. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast May 27, 1935, Lum is missing.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 26, 2020 Hour 1 - King for a Day

Published: May 25, 2020, 11:43 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Fred Allen, originally broadcast May 26, 1946, 74 Years Ago. King for A Day. Allen's Alley Question: "Do you have any trouble sleeping, and if you do, what are you doing about it?" Fred and guest Jack Benny are heard on Fred's new quiz show, "King For A Day." My favorite episode EVER!

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Classic Radio Theater for May 26, 2020 Hour 2 - Gildy meets Leila

Published: May 25, 2020, 11:32 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast May 26, 1946, Gildy meets Leila Ransome. Lying in his hammock, Gildersleeve remembers the day he first met Leila. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast May 26, 1941, Reopening The Store.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 26, 2020 Hour 3 - Jimmy and Victor head across the Country

Published: May 25, 2020, 11:30 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Jimmy Durante, originally broadcast May 26, 1948 with guest Victor Moore. Jimmy and guest Victor Moore take another of their musical political trips around the country. Also Chandu the Magician, originally broadcast May 26, 1933. A magic book takes Dorothy, Betty Lou and Bob into ancient Lemuria at the time the fabled city was sinking into the sea.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 25, 2020 Hour 1 - Dr Gillespie’s New Office

Published: May 25, 2020, 12:45 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast May 25, 1951, 69 years ago, Dr Gillespie’s New Office. Dr. Carew wants Dr. Gillespie to move into a new office. Is he serious?

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Classic Radio Theater for May 25, 2020 Hour 2 - Donovan's Brain Part 2

Published: May 25, 2020, 12:44 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast May 25, 1944, Donovan’s Brain part 2 starring Orson Welles. A determined scientist plans to keep Mr. Donovan's brain alive in a jar...not such a good idea! Also Can You Imagine That originally broadcast in 1940, Stone Giant. A stone giant baffles a nation, an introduction is a superstition.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 25, 2020 Hour 3 - Outlaw Kid

Published: May 25, 2020, 12:41 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Luke Slaughter of Tombstone starring Sam Buffington, originally broadcast May 25, 1958, Outlaw Kid. Luke is accused of stealing horses and rustling cattle. He and Wichita hit the trail to Mexico to prove their innocence. Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Tears of the Night Matter, originally broadcast May 25, 1956. The conclusion of the story. The "Tears Of Night" come home.

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Classic Radio Theater for May 24, 2020 Hour 1 - Weekend Special: Death

Published: May 23, 2020, 10:05 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 26 seconds

Suspense, originally broadcast May 24, 1954, 66 years ago, Weekend Special: Death starring Agnes Moorehead. Agnes has another tangle with a telephone operator when she finds herself trapped in a supermarket with two safecrackers.

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