OLD TIME RADIO'S GREATEST SHOWS
1943 - 1957
60 PROGRAMS ~ 30 HOURS ~ 20 CASSETTES
Old Time Radio's Greatest Shows clearly and fully lives up to its title as it showcases sixty of the finest radio program series to constitute the "Golden Age" of radio broadcasting. Many of these selections are exclusive to this set & not available elsewhere. From "Burns & Allen"; "The Lone Ranger"; "Dragnet"; and "Dimension X"; to "The Screen Director's Assignment"; "The Green Hornet"; "The Quiz Kids"; and "Songs By Sinatra"; the 30 hours of programming in this magnificently presented anthology covers all of the diverse genres of popular radio programing from comedies, mysteries, and dramas, to science fiction, westerns, and variety shows. All top quality sound, providing many hours of entertainment for a very small investment.
The best collection available, this superbly presented sampler is enhanced with a sturdy album case and an excellent magazine sized booklet which includes details and history for each show, which contributes to the enjoyment of the programs. A perfect introduction for new generations of listeners, as well as collectors of radio's finest hours. Old Time Radio's Greatest Shows is very highly recommended for personal and community library audiobook collections. Makes a great gift too!
The album case measures 9.8 x 9 x 2.6 inches with a total weight of 1.7 pounds. Published by Radio Spirits Inc., this item is in unused MINT condition, and is STILL FACTORY SEALED!
TAPE ONEThe Burns & Allen Show- 03-13-47- Gracie Overhears two men plotting to murder George! It's laughs a mile a minute as she tries to foil the plot.
The Jack Benny Program- 01-17-43- Broadcast from New York w/ Mel Blanc. Jack is excited about playing his violin at Carnegie Hall.
The Jimmy Durante Show- 04-21-50- with Don Ameche & Vera Vague.
TAPE TWOThe Lone Ranger- 12-29-50- "The Empty Stagecoach" Starring Brace Beemer & John Todd.
The Cisco Kid- 1950s- "The Black Kerchief" Starring Jack Mather & Harry Lang.
Hopalong Cassidy- 06-09-51- "A Jailer Named Satan" Starring William Boyd.
TAPE THREEDragnet 09-29-53- "The Big Try" Starring Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday.
Pat Novak For Hire- 06-04-49- "The Agnes Bolton Case" Starring Jack Webb as Pat Novak.
Nightbeat- 06-12-50- "The Football & The Syndicate" Starring Frank Lovejoy & William Conrad.
TAPE FOURSuspense- 08-04-57- "Fleshpeddler" Starring DeForest Kelly & Dawes Butler; in a well calculated tale to keep you in ... suspense! The ventriloquist act of Alexander Wilson & his dummy Oliver refuse to be booked outside the carnival where they perform. What is their secret?
Inner Sanctum Mysteries- 02-12-46- "The Man Who Couldn't Die" Starring Richard Widmark
The Whistler- 05-11-52- "A Matter of Odds" Starring Bill Foreman.
TAPE FIVEThe Milton Berle Show- 10-27-47- "Navy Day"
Our Miss Brooks- 05-28-50- Connie gets a driving ticket while Mr. Conklin has instituted a "Drive Safely Campaign". Starring Eve Arden as schoolteacher Connie Brooks, with a cameo by Steve Allen.
The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show- 12-18-53- "The Chaperone"
TAPE SIXGangbusters- 08-16-52- "The Case Of Nicky Small" Great police-action drama.
Tales of the Texas Rangers- 11-26-50- "Hanging By A Thread" Starring Joel McCrea.
This Is Your FBI- 03-14-47- "The Fugitive Pirate " Starring Stacy Harris.
TAPE SEVENThe Adventures of Philip Marlowe- 05-21-49- "Night Tide" Starring Gerald Mohr as Raymond Chandler's ace detective.
Sam Spade, Detective- 06-20-48- "Death Bed Caper" Starring Howard Duff.
Boston Blackie- 1940s- "The Willabrandt Diamonds" Starring Richard Kollmar.
TAPE EIGHTEscape- 09-21-49- "The Fortune Of Vargas" Starring Victor Mature as Toby Manning in a story set in Mexico. Co-starring William Conrad & Hans Conried.
The New Adventures Of Nero Wolfe- 10-27-50- "Case Of The Careworn Cuff " Starring Sydney Greenstreet.
The Adventures Of Ozzie & Harriet- 11-21-48- "Curiosity"
TAPE NINEBaby Snooks & Daddy- 11-01-46- It's Halloween & Snooks wants to go out to play but her loving parents forbid her. Starring Fanny Brice & Hanley Stafford.
Philco Radio Time- 11-20-46- with Bing Crosby & Burl Ives.
The Bickersons- 01-12-47- Starring Don Ameche & Frances Langford as John & Blanche Bickerson.
TAPE TENBox Thirteen - 11-22-48- "Much Too Lucky" Starring Alan Ladd as mystery writer turned detective Dan Holiday.
Dangerous Assignment- 03-25-53- "Assignment In Portugal" Starring Brian Donlevy as secret agent Steve Mitchell.
Nick Carter, Master Detective- 09-18-49- "Case Of The Vanishing Weapon" Starring Lon Clark.
TAPE ELEVENDimension X- 06-17-51- "A Pebble In The Sky" Earth is reduced to a backward radioactive planet, Starring Santos Ortega & Susan Douglas.
Lights Out! - 08-10-43- "Sakhalin" A terror story hosted by Arch Obler.
X Minus One - 05-01-56- "Sea Leg" A colonist heads home to Earth after 16 years on another planet. Starring William Redfield & James Stevens.
TAPE TWELVEThe Bob Hope Show- 03-19-46- Broadcast from Bob's hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.
The Edgar Bergan & Charlie McCarthy Show- 09-26-43- with guest Hedy Lamar
The Fred Allen Show- 01-20-46- with guest George Jessel.
TAPE THIRTEENFBI In Peace &War - 09-14-50- "The Crack-Up" Starring Martin Blaine as FBI Agent Sheppard.
I Was A Communist For the FBI - 12-17-52- "Treason Comes In Cans" Starring Dana Andrews.
The Man Called X- 02-26-52- "Venezuela Waterway Sabatoge" Starring Herbert Marshall as globetrotter Ken Thurston.
TAPE FOURTEENThe Screen Director's Playhouse- 04-03-49- "The Ghost Breakers" Starring Bob Hope.
The Aldrich Family- 09-28-52- "Henry Is Jealous" Starring Bobby Ellis & Jimmy Feedler.
The Adventures of Archie Andrews- 07-13-49- Archie's father brings home a new TV set. Starring Bob Hastings.
TAPE FIFTEENThe Amos 'N' Andy Show- 04-08-47- "Kingfish's Boarder" Starring Freeman Gosden & Charles Correll.
The Red Skelton Show- 05-13-49- "The Stray Dog"
The Mel Blanc Fix-It Shop- 10-22-46- "Movie Actress"
TAPE SIXTEENThe New Adventures Of Michael Shayne- 1950s- "The Case of the Model Murder" Starring Jeff Chandler.
Casey, Crime Photographer- 11-06-47- "The Blonde Lipstick" Starring Staats Cottsworth.
Broadway Is My Beat- 09-22-51- "The Tom Keeler Murder Case" Starring Larry Thor.
TAPE SEVENTEENGunsmoke- 05-27-56- "Man Hunter" Starring William Conrad as US Marshall Matt Dillon.
Sergeant Preston Of The Yukon- 11-08-50- "The Ghost Riders" Starring Paul Sutton as Sgt. Preston who meets 'The Challenge Of The Yukon'.
The Green Hornet- 03-05-46- "A Question Of Time" Starring Al Hodge.
TAPE EIGHTEENThe First Nighter Program- 02-12-48- "Love Is Stranger Than Fiction" Starring Olan Soule & Barbara Luddy.
Songs By Sinatra- 09-19-45- Frank Sinatra.
The Quiz Kids- 10-03-48- Hosted by Joe Kelly.
TAPE NINETEENThe Life of Riley- 12-08-50- "The Lawnmower Company" Starring William Bendix as Chester A. Riley.
Fibber McGee and Molly- 11-14-44- "Fibber Goes To Night School" Starring Jim & Marian Jordan.
The Great Gildersleeve- 04-30-44- "Engaged To Eve Goodwin" Starring Harold Peary.
TAPE TWENTYYours Truly, Johnny Dollar- 11-11-56- :The Big Scoop Matter" Starring Bob Bailey.
Richard Diamond Private Detective- 03-05-50- "Convict Louis Spence Escapes" Starring Dick Powell as the happy-go-lucky singing detective.
The Saint- 09-14-49- "The Old Man's Car" Starring Vincent Price as Simon Templar.
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