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Abe Burrows Show

After a long career in radio writing and directing, Burrows took a break to perform songs he wrote at nightclubs. These songs became so popular that he was invited to start his own old time radio show.
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Abraham Lincoln

One of the most revered Presidents in American History, Abraham Lincoln was a popular figure in old time radio shows.
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Ada Jones

She was known for her impersonations and ability to mimic different accents and voices at the turn of the century. These rare recordings, many from early Edison wax cylinders, display the versatility of this little songbird and comedienne, from ballads, to "coon" songs, to ragtime, to Irish comic melodies.
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Adolphe Menjou

Known as a suave and debonair ladies man, Adolphe Menjou's career spanned both silent films and talkies.
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Agatha Christie

Enjoy these "whodunits" from the famous detective novelist: These exciting old time radio tales from various series have plot twists perfect for "radio's outstanding theater of thrills".
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Agnes Moorehead

Known as "The Lavender Lady", Agnes Moorehead had a long life in the entertainment industry. Best known as a mystery and suspense performer on the radio. Her best known work was with Orson Welles on Mercury Theater, but she also played the lead role in Sorry Wrong Number. Television audiences will remember her as the mother-in-law from Bewitched, but also appeared in Citizen Kane, The Twilight Zone, and many others.
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Aimee Semple McPherson

fascinating character in American history and an early pioneer in radio evangelism.More than just a radio minister, she was a movement in 1920s America with millions of followers.
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Al Jolson

Al Jolson was a master entertainer and his performing career spanned 50 years. Jolson made a break in his career by deciding one evening to perform in "black face" at a San Francisco club; this soon became his trademark in show business. A staunch Civil Rights activist, he later helped open opportunities for African-Americans on Broadway.
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Al Pearce Show

Al Pearce and his Gang, is a comedy show that changed much through its run due to an unstable relationship with networks and sponsors. Al Pearce got his start in show business when he was working as a real door-to-door salesman.
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Alan Freed Show

The popular 1950's Cleveland DJ, Moondog Alan Freed, was an American disc jockey during the beginning of rock n roll.One of the first promoters of African-American musical style, he began to promote local concerts and dances feature rock n roll artists with great success.
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Alan Ladd

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.
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Alan Reed

Alan Reed was a prolific radio actor because he could do dozens of dialects with a voice so versatile that producers used him in a variety of roles.
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Alan Young Show

Best known for his role in "Mr Ed", Alan Young's summer radio show replacement was "routine situation comedy" laced with "rapid-fire gags."
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Aldous Huxley

English writer best know for his dystopian novel "Brave New World" written in 1931.
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Alec Guinness

A classically-trained artist, Alec Guinness career picked up after his service in the British Royal Navy in WWII.
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Alexander Woollcott

One of the foremost critics and commentators on the New York scene during the early decades of the twentieth century, Alexander Woollcott was a larger than life character
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Alfred Hitchcock

Includes radio adaptations on Hitchcock's most memorable films, including Spellbound, The Birds, Rebecca, Sorry Wrong Number, and Shadow of a Doubt.
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Alice Faye

She began her career as a singer and dancer in Vaudeville and later became the other half of Jazzman turned funny-man, Phil Harris. Update: additional broadcasts
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Alice Frost

superb radio actress who co-starred on Mr. and Mrs. North for ten years and as Big Sister for five years.
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Alistair Cooke

British born journalist, his observations of American life and culture were beloved by millions.
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Amelia Earhart

An iconic American hero and pioneer in aviation, Amelia Earhart's story and bravery inspired many old time radio shows.
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Andrews Sisters

The sound track for the War Years was Big Band Music, but the universal sweetheart was a triple threat, the lovely Andrews Sisters. More "girl next door" pretty than pin-up girl glamorous, the sister's songs were filled with the optimism and pluck that helped countless G.I.s endure for the duration. Update: additional recordings
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Andy Devine

Best known as a character actor in Western radio and TV, Andy Devine was the sidekick of the greatest stars in Hollywood.
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Ann Blyth

Her career began with the role as the girl who got to slap Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce and a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
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Ann Miller

Tap dancer, actress, and funny gal appeared on Mail Call, G.I. Journal, Forecast, and Command Performance.
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Ann Sothern

this collection includes all available old time radio appearances of Ann Sothern including her signature role as the liberated American "dame" from Brooklyn in 'Adventures of Maisie'-now updated with new episodes!
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Arch Oboler

enjoy the great radio plays in this anthology of the eccentric horror fiction writer Arch Oboler who is best known for pushing the medium of radio in sound production, writing, and programming.
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Arlene Dahl

From Norwegian stock in Minnesota, Arlene Dahl got her start as a Rheingold Beer Girl.
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Arlene Francis

Panelists on What's My Line, Arlene Francis had a long performance history on Broadway.
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Arnold Moss

He performed in on stage, movies, TV or radio often as a villain, a role he seemed to relish as a way to burn himself into the audience’s memory.
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Art Linkletter

His autobiography is entitled Confessions of a Happy Man, Art Linkletter is a broadcasting legend.
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Arthur Godfrey

Godfrey's conversational style made his show seem like a friend talking to listeners directly. Update: 50 new recordings
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Arthur Treacher

Best known for his characterization of the butler Jeeves, created by P.G. Wodehouse, the butler in Shirley Temple films, and as a recurring character of Duffy's Tavern to "classy up the place."
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Artie Shaw

Clarinet Tooter and Musician Master: Artie rivaled swing bandleaders Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller in the 1930s and 40s. Update: additional episodes
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Ava Gardner

Known for her glowing beauty and fascinating personal life, the lovely Ava Gardner also made a number of old time radio appearances.
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Babe Ruth

The Adventures of Babe Ruth was produced in 1934 on the Blue Network, with sponsorship by Quaker Oats, and was the best of the lot. It told in-depth, fully dramatized episodes from the Babe's career, so there was a sense of the real man there in the dugout and on the field.
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Barbara Jean Wong

Barbara Jean Wong was a fourth generation Chinese-American who began her performance career at the age of five and was soon dubbed the Chinese-American Shirley Temple.
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Barbara Stanwyck

The Most Versatile Actress Who Never Won an Oscar!
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Barton Yarborough

When living in Los Angeles, Barton Yarborough became a steady player among the community of "Radio Row" actors and soon landed the role as Ben Romero on Dragnet.
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Bela Lugosi

Performances with the Original Count Dracula!
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Ben Bernie

Ben Bernie includes a Ben Bernie show and several musical numbers by Bernie's band. A musical genius from a very young age, he was the youngest violinist the play Carnegie Hall at age of thirteen. Update: additional rare recording
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Ben Gage

Ben Gage was an athletic, tall, good looking fellow from Chicago who worked as a radio announcer and served in WWII where he met Esther Williams whom he later married.
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Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

The collection now contains the comedic duo's various guest appearances on shows such as Command Performance, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Rudy Vallee and more! Update: new 6-MP3 CD set adds 50+ new old time radio shows
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Bertrand Russell

Philosopher and one of the brightest minds of the 20th century, Bertrand Russell spoke out against war and nuclear proliferation.
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Bette Davis

Bette Davis was one of the top Hollywood actresses of all time. During her career she received 10 nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won twice. This collection includes all known guest appearances.
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Betty Grable

One of the top box office draws and household name, Betty Grable was a hit with G.I.s serving overseas and appeared on Command Performance and Mail Call
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Betty Hutton

includes appearances by the blonde bombshell and comedian on The Pepsodent Show (Bob Hope), It's Time To Smile, The Charlie McCarthy Show, Radio Hall of Fame, and Radio Hall of Fame showcasing Hutton's singing and acting and all-around compelling personality.
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Betty Lou Gerson

A skilled professional, Betty Lou Gerson was much sought over in old time radio shows from Lux Radio Theatre, The Whistler, Mr. President, and Escape.
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Betty White

With one of the longest careers in show business, Betty White began working in radio in the 1940s. This collection includes all known surviving radios shows starring Betty White.
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Bill Kemp Show

part of the 'Live and Lively' line-up on ABC radio, 1958.
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Bill Stern Sports Reel

Batter up! One of the most entertaining sports shows of all time. Update: Now a two-MP3 CD set with over 30 new shows, sound upgrades and extras.
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Billie Burke

Heard on Saturday mornings, she played a flaky lady with the distinct high voice and an abundance of generosity and good will towards individuals in her community. Update: additional broadcast
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Billy Jones and Ernie Hare

The Music and Comedy Duo starred in this Early Radio Show Sensation
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Bing Crosby

Der Bingle was arguably the King of Radio. Other vaudeville stars made the transition to the airwaves as accomplished funnymen while Bing remained primarily a songman. He was also a crooner with a keen sense of comic timing and an uncanny ability to connect with audiences across the airwaves. He had plenty of success with his own programs like Kraft Music Hall, The Chesterfield Show, and Philco Radio Time, but he also made regular appearances on his friends' programs.
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Bing Crosby Chesterfield Show

fifteen minutes of dance music both to pre-war and wartime America brought to you by the "cigarette that satisfies"
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Bob and Ray

Comedy duo, Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, star in their own show as radio's favorite zany lampooners. Update: 200+ additional episodes
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Bob Bailey

Everyone's favorite investigator in Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Bailey starred in a number of tough guy detective old time radio shows.
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Bob Burns Show

This comedy show debuted in September 1941 as The Arkansas Traveler. Featuring the music of Spike Jones, the show featured Bob Burns playing his "Bazooka," a homemade instrument that he made from a whiskey funnel and two gas pipes.
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Bob Hope

Bob Hope is one of the best loved entertainers of all time. He was in the business for a very long time, but Bob never forgot that he was there for the audience, not the other way around, especially when it came to the G.I.s who adopted Bob as one of their own.
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Bob Hope Christmas

Bob Hope lived to be 100 years old and he celebrated 100 Christmases; many of those Christmases were celebrated with US troops.
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Boris Karloff

(updated) with a few additional rare recordings! Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny."
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Breakfast with Binnie and Mike

Eat breakfast with the stars in this half hour daily morning show that invites you to share a chat in the Beverly Hills home of glamorous movie star Binnie Barnes and her husband, the movie producer and sports announcer, Mike Frankovitch.
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Brett Halliday

Brett Halliday's greatest contribution to the detective fiction genre was the creation of "that reckless, red-headed Irishman", Michael Shayne.
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Brian Donlevy

A natural to be cast as the “heavy”, tough-guy roles Donlevy appeared on radio in support of his films on movie.
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Bud Coyller

The voice of mild-mannered Clark Kent's easy tenor to Superman's rich baritone, Bud Collyer was a "jack-of-all-trades" on the microphone.
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Burl Ives

With his trademark beard and guitar, Burl Ives seemed to always be able to sing the songs that people wanted to hear. Update: additional appearances
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Burns and Allen

George Burns and Gracie Allen show starring radio's favorite couple is now updated with 100 additional recordings (with an additional 46+ hours) and sound upgrades!
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Butterfly McQueen

Best known for her role as the maid Prissy in Gone with the Wind, she worked for decades after her role in the film often typecast as a maid.
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Cal Stewart (Uncle Josh)

Cal Stewart, celebrated performer, vaudevillian, and humorist, began recording monologues as "Uncle Josh" for Edison in 1897.He quickly became one of America's first widely successful recording artists and made recordings for all the major labels of the era.
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Carlton Morse

Morse's greatest successes were One Man's Family and I Love a Mystery. This collection contains many of his mystery anthology and some rare Carlton E Morse recordings.
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Carmen Miranda

Born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, “the Brazilian Bombshell” Carmen Miranda helped to popularize Latin music and dance with enormous fruit-laden hats in big budget musicals.
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Carole Lombard

She began her film career as a 12 year old "tomboy" but her wit and personality won the heart of leading man Clark Gable.
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Cary Grant

With a charm and sophistication that came as natural as his cleft chin and sparkling eyes, Cary Grant was a natural movie star who was just as talented in front of the radio microphone as he was the camera. Update: additional recording
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Cathy Lewis

was a radio staple and performed in hundreds of radio shows in both the comedy and drama genres. In Suspense alone, she stared in over 120 episodes. She is best known for her role as narrator and best friend Jane Stacy in My Friend Irma.
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Charles Boyer

He was one of the busiest stage actors in Paris, and it was only a matter of time before Hollywood took notice.
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Charles Dickens

a diverse assortment of adapted Charles Dickens stories from series including Burns and Allen, Escape, Suspense, Lux Radio Theater, Richard Diamond and many others.
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Charlotte Greenwood Show

Charlotte Greenwood plays the slapstick spinster aunt raising three children. Update: additional guest appearances added
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Charlton Heston

no-nonsense action film star, NRA president, and civil rights supporter, Charlton Heston also appeared on old time radio to re-perform some of his favorite film roles.
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Chico Marx

The oldest of the Marx Brothers, Chico Marx used his con artist gag and his smart hustler skills to bring the brothers to stardom.
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Chuck Yeager

A genuine American hero, best known for being the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound. This collection includes dramatizations about Chuck Yeager as a well as appearances by this amazing man.
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Churchill (Winston) Recordings

Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England during WWII and great orator, wrote his own speeches and delivered them on many radio broadcasts.
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Claire Trevor

Known as the "Queen of Film Noir", Claire Trevor was a husky-voiced blonde and seemed to fill the role of gun-moll, seductress or tough minded career woman with aplomb.
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Clark Gable

Known for his swaggering masculinity and paper-thin mustache, Gable is one of the top film actors of all time. This collection includes Clark Gable's old radio shows appearances, including some excellent Lux Radio Theater productions.
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Cliff Edwards Show

Enjoy Cliff Edwards as he sings popular tunes from the 20s, 30s and 40s like "Singin' in the Rain", "When You Wish Upon a Star", and "I Can't Give You Anything but Love".
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Clinton (William J Clinton) Speeches

Relive the Swinging 1990's through the historical speeches and Radio Addresses of President Clinton!
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Connie Boswell

Born and raised in the Jazz-filled New Orleans streets, Connie Boswell, and her two other sisters, Martha and Vet, learned to pluck and toot almost every instrument used in popular and vocal Jazz.Boswell Sisters
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Cornell Woolrich

one of the greatest authors of his generation, Cornell Woolrich's stories were sought out by radio and film producers alike.
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Dale Evans

married to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys, she was the Queen of the West. An unstoppable duo force in the singing cowboy genre, together they made 28 movies and recorded over 300 songs. This collection includes some of Dale Evans early classic radio works on the Bergen and McCarthy show and well as a sampling of her performances on the Roy Rogers old time radio show.
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Dan Dailey

A talented actor in many genres, Dan Dailey starred in old time radio episodes of Lux Radio Theater, Suspense, Philco Radio Time and Screen Directors Playhouse.
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Dana Andrews

Known as "face of noir", Dana Andrew's signature role included the obsessed detective in "Laura." This collection contains his guest appearances in various broadcasts and his star role as Matt Cvetic in "I Was a Communist for the FBI."
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Dane Clark

(update) with additional Crime and Peter Chambers episodes, this collection contains guest appearances of the "average Joe actor of the 1940s and 1950s."
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Dashiell Hammett

Writer of the Maltese Falcon, Red Harvest, and The Thin Man, Hammett has an enduring reputation as the godfather of the hard-boiled detective genre and one of the greatest mystery writers of all time.
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David Niven

was such a cool British chap that Ian Fleming based the persona of James Bond on David Niven.
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David Rose

Composer David Rose had his own show called California Melodies and his song "The Stripper" reached the top of Billboard's top 100.
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David Torrence

Silent films star David Torrence began his film career at the age of 50 after leaving his native Scotland to become a cowboy in California.
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Deanna Durbin

Hear the voice of the young songstress and film star as she appeared on Eddie Cantor's Texaco Town, aside Bob Hope on Command Performance, The Jack Benny Show, Lux Radio Theater, and Screen Guild Theater in this compilation of her great radio appearances.
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Dear John (The Irene Rich Show)

staring the lovely silent screen siren, Irene Rich is much like reading a personal diary of a wealthy, affluent grape juice drinking woman.
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Dick Powell

Dick Powell stars in Richard Diamond, Rogue's Gallery, and special appearances in various old time radio shows including Lux Radio Theater, Command Performance, Cavalcade of America, UN Radio, Screen Guild Theater, Suspense, This I Believe, and many rare recordings!
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Dick York

Best known as Darrin Stephens Bewitched, Dick York began his long career in acting at age 15 with the CBS Radio Program, "That Brewster Boy."
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Dinah Shore

Is there anyone finah in the state of Carolina? The newly updated collection has 100+ new recordings of the singing starlet best remembered for her sensuous recordings in the 1940's; now with over 100 episodes of the Dinah Shore show and 60+ guest appearances, many with Groucho Marx.
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