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 Alan Ladd Collection

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Alan Ladd

Alan Ladd
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This collection represents some of the best performances of Alan Ladd (born Alan Walbridge Ladd) during the golden age of radio. Of slight build (five feet, five inches tall), he never considered himself to be a handsome actor. In a quote is said, "I have the face of an ageing choirboy and the build of an undernourished featherweight. If you can figure out my success on the screen you're a better man than I." Ladd was a well-known detective action star and a western film star with a stern and unyielding disposition on stage.Alan Ladd had an extraordinary life. His child childhood was difficult and he moved to California with his single mother to work in the fields a la Grapes of Wrath. After working a series of odd jobs, he began acting in small parts on the theater, film, and radio in the 1930s. With the diligence of his agent and later second wife, Sue Carol, he was on his way to becoming one of Hollywood's brightest stars.

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Before breaking into film, Alan Ladd, who stood only 5'6" tall, owned a hot-dog stand known as "Tiny's."

By the 1940s he was billed in feature roles in B movies and even had a role in Citizen Kane. His debut as a lead in a major motion picture was in 1942 in This Gun for Hire. This collection includes his radio version of This Gun for Hire from Lux Radio Theater.Other films that he starred in include, The Great Gatsby, The Blue Dahlia, and The Glass Key. He continued to star in major roles such as the critically acclaimed Shane in the 1950s and until his death in 1964. He will always be remembered both on screen and on the radio as a top-rate performer.This collection hopes to honor the work of Alan Ladd on radio. The second volumes contains the complete collection of Box 13, his most memorable role on radio as Dan Holiday. On the first volume there are also examples of some of his best work on the radio from shows such as Burns and Allen, Command Performance, Jerry at Fair Oaks, Lux Radio Theater, Screen Director's Theater, Screen Guild Theater, and Suspense.

Note: Also included in the collection, like many of the OTRCAT collections, there is an special 'extras' folder with some interesting photo stills from Mr. Ladd's life and film performances.

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Volume 1 (Alan Ladd's Guest Appearances)
29 shows - total playtime 20 hours 38 minutes

Burns Allen
Burns and Allen 450115 Alan Ladd
Burns and Allen 440307 Alan Ladd The Poker Game

Command Performance
CP450614 179 Gloria DeHaven Bob Hope King Sisters

Jerry at Fair Oaks
Jerry At Fair Oaks Ep 35 Guy Linwell Arrives

Lux Radio
lux390213 The Return of Peter Grimm
lux390529 221 Only Angels Have Wings
lux430125 381 This Gun For Hire
lux431122 0416 China Alan Ladd
lux440124 0424 Casablanca Alan Ladd
lux440403 0434 Destroyer
lux440417 0436 Coney Island Alan Ladd
lux450305 0474 Disputed Passage
lux450521 0485 And Now Tomorrow Alan Ladd
lux451126 503 Salty O'Rourke
lux460415 Whistle Stop
lux461118 OSS
lux470922 0583 Two Years Before The Mast Alan Ladd
lux550222 0912 Shane Alan Ladd

Screen Director Theater
SDP 490729 027 Saigon Alan Ladd
SDP 490916 034 Whispering Smith
SDP 500324 061 Chicago Deadline Alan Ladd
SDP 510201 088 Take a Letter, Darling Alan Ladd
SDP 510208 089 Lucky Jordan Alan Ladd
SDP 510531 105 Beyond Glory

Screen Guild
Screen Guild Theater 490421 421 The Blue Dahlia Alan Ladd

Suspense 440106 Ep 73 One Way Ride To Nowhere Alan Ladd
Suspense 440309 Ep 82 The Defense Rests Alan Ladd
Suspense 500316 Motive For Murder Alan Ladd
Suspense 501214 A Killing in Abilene Alan Ladd

Volume 2 (Box 13)
52 shows - total playtime 23 hours 22 minutes

Box13 480822 001 The First Letter
Box13 480829 002 Insurance Fraud
Box13 480905 003 Suzi Quits Paper to Work for Dan
Box13 480912 004 Actor's Alibi
Box13 480919 005 Extra Extra
Box13 480926 006 Shanghaied
Box13 481003 007 Short Assignment
Box13 481010 008 Double Mothers
Box13 481017 009 A Book of Poems
Box13 481024 010 The Great Torino
Box13 481107 011 Suicide or Murder
Box13 481107 012 Triple Cross
Box13 481114 013 Damsel in Distress
Box13 481121 014 Diamond in the Sky
Box13 481128 015 Double Right Cross
Box13 481205 016 Look Pleasant Please
Box13 481212 017 The Haunted Artist
Box13 481219 018 The Sad Night
Box13 481226 019 Hot Box
Box13 490109 020 The Better Man
Box13 490112 021 The Professor & the Puzzle
Box13 490116 022 The Dowager and Dan Holiday
Box13 490123 023 Three To Die
Box13 490130 024 The Philanthropist
Box13 490206 025 Last Will & Nursery Rhyme
Box13 490213 026 Delinquent Dilemma
Box13 490220 027 Flash Of Light
Box13 490227 028 Hare & Hound
Box13 490306 029 Hunt & Peck
Box13 490313 030 Death Is a Doll
Box13 490320 031 '113.5'
Box13 490327 032 Dan And The Wonderful Lamp
Box13 490403 033 Tempest in a Casserole
Box13 490410 034 Mexican Maze
Box13 490417 035 Sealed Instructions
Box13 490424 036 Find Me Find Death
Box13 490501 037 Much Too Lucky
Box13 490508 038 One of these Four
Box13 490515 039 Daytime Nightmares
Box13 490522 040 Death is no Joke
Box13 490529 041 Treasure of Hang Lee
Box13 490605 042 Design for Danger
Box13 490612 043 The Dead Man Walks
Box13 490619 044 Killer at Large
Box13 490626 045 Speed to Burn
Box13 490703 046 House of Darkness
Box13 490710 047 Double Trouble
Box13 490717 048 The Bitter Bitten
Box13 490724 049 The Perfect Crime
Box13 490731 050 Archimedes and The Roman
Box13 490807 051 The Clay Pigeon
Box13 490814 052 Round Robin



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