Magic has a long history in entertainment from escape artists to illusionists to ventriloquists. Because of the trickery associated with magic tricks, magicians were often accused of practicing witchcraft most notably during the Inquisition. After the Enlightenment and during the 19th century, magic as a form of entertainment became en vogue.
Most magicians do not claim to have supernatural powers, but their abilities often leave the audience wondering. The mystery of magic and the magician's seemingly closeness to the supernatural of often leads to good fiction and always leads to great old time radio shows.
This collection includes multiple magic themed old time radio shows from multiple genres from comedy, drama, mystery and detective shows. We've also including a few episodes of Chandu the Magician; Mandrake the Magician; Blackstone the Magic Detective; and the amusing Dunninger the Mentalist.
This collection contains magic-themed radio shows from from the series: