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Don Winslow Navy

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Kids serials were often built around super heroes like Superman, Blue Beetle or The Green Hornet. Don Winslow's superpowers were the fact that he was in the US Navy, which is enough power to defeat all sorts of enemies!

2 1
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$4.50

Tales of Fatima

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Basil Rathbone and His Sly Detective Eye!

2 1
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$4.50

Dear John (The Irene Rich Show)

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

2 1
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Freedoms People

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A deeply patriotic radio show which celebrates democracy and freedom. Made by and for African-Americans, the show featured some of the greatest leaders in 1940s black culture

2 1
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Hobby Lobby

2 Episodes
1 Volume
This radio show allowed listeners everywhere to write in about their unusual hobbies so they could come on the radio and "lobby for their hobby." Many of the hobbies were actually people's professions like a female gorilla trainer, a scientist that makes robots, and a beekeeper (whose bees escaped during the show).

2 1
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Cowboy Church of the Air

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Stuart Hamblen was the son of a Methodist Preacher and began his career as a gospel singer.In 1926, he began his career as a radio performer and was a member of the orginal Beverly Hillbillies.After seeing Billy Graham in 1949, Stuart Hamblen devoted his life to Christ and changed the tone of his career.He began his radio show "The Cowboy Church in the Air" and it was syndicated across the country.

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Voice of Firestone

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A pioneer in early old time radio shows, The Voice of Firestone was the first commercially sponsored music radio program.The show was a high-culture offering featured classical, operatic, and semi-classical music.In it's zenith, The Voice of Firestone featured a forty-six piece orchestra.

2 1
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Tony Wons Scrapbook

2 Episodes
1 Volume
a rare conversational show and he is like an old friend who stops by for a chat. Anthony "Tony" Wons often asked the listening audience "Are you listening?"

2 1
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Scattergood Baines

2 Episodes
1 Volume
is the "shrewd and jovial hardware merchant who finds himself draw into just about everything that happens around him.Scattergood Baines is the best loved, most cussed at, and by all odds the fattest man in the modern, bustling town of Coldriver."

2 1
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Mr Chameleon

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A master of disguise, Mr Chameleon changes his appearance every episode to track down the murderer. This rare detective old time radio show featuring the winning combination of murder, millionaires, and mayhem.

2 1
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Radio Revival Heart to Heart Hour

2 Episodes
1 Volume
is a rare collection of religious and gospel recordings from the 1930's by Charles E Fuller.

2 1
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Portia Faces Life

2 Episodes
1 Volume
This old time radio soap opera follows Portia Blake, a widowed attorney raising her ten year old son while fighting crime and corruption.

2 1
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Eyes on the Ball

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Keep your "Eyes on the Ball" and your ears on Monica Lewis, Bill Stern and the Alfredo Antonini Ensemble as they bring you music and sports stories sponsored by the Better Vision Institute.

2 1
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Plantation House Party

2 Episodes
1 Volume
With down home "corn pone" humor and Whitey Ford, The Duke of Paducah, hosting, enjoy the music and comedy of the Plantation Party.

2 1
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Roller Derby

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Mayhem on Wheels! Presented on KOIL-AM, Omaha, 1938.

2 1
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World Security Workshop

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Powerful dramas by the United World Federalists to make the World a better and safer place.

2 1
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Hashknife Hartley and Sleepy Stevens

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Hashknife Hartley and his pardner Sleepy Stevens are hard working cowboys who are called on to do detective work in the Old West. The stories have the feel of Pulp Westerns and are narrated by the author, W.C. Tuttle.

2 1
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Joe Palooka

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Joe Palooka embodied everything that people value--honesty, politeness, gentility--wrapped up in a surprising package.

2 1
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Happy Island (Ed Wynn)

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Visit Happy Island and meet King Bubbles starring Ed Wynn.

2 1
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Murder Will Out

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Solve the mystery along with the contestants when you listen to Murder Will Out!

2 1
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Crime Letter from Dan Dodge

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A rare classic in the "hard-boiled detective' genre with tough-guy Daniel D. Dodge and scatter-brained Susie.

2 1
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Hillbilly Revue

2 Episodes
1 Volume
hosted by Cactus Pete (Ferlin Husky) with interviews of popular old time radio country music stars.

2 1
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McGarry and His Mouse

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on a series of short stories, Rookie Detective Dan McGarry and his mouse, the smart and pretty Kitty Archer, solve crime and fight bad guys in this old time radio show.

2 1
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Eddy Arnold

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Eddy Arnold, "The Tennessee Plowboy, was a cowboy singer with a powerful set of lungs. Slip on your boots and start your toes tappin' because Eddy's in town and he's belting them out with gusto!

3 1
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Jason and the Golden Fleece

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Louisiana-based Adventure Show with Wild Boat Ride and Thrills!

3 1
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Johnny Modero

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Jack Webb early detective Favorite!

3 1
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Results Inc

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Hard Boiled Detective can't take himself too seriously if he is going to make it on the mean streets, but Johnny Strange of Results Inc goes for the laughs as much as he goes for his gun!

3 1
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Stoopnagle and Budd

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work!

3 1
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Zorro

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Zorro Rides again-mark it with a Z!

3 1
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Count Monte Cristo

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on the Exciting and Well-loved Novel by Alexandre Dumas

3 1
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Swingtime

3 Episodes
1 Volume
is a musical program that showcases the talent of many of the top tunesters of its era. Featuring the AFRS Swing Band, Swing Time also guest-stars such greats as Duke Ellington, Mel Torme, Jack Teagarden, Art Tatum and Bob Crosby.

3 1
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Big Guy

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Follows the adventures of single dad detective, Joshua Sharp who wears size 902 in a triple D shoe.

3 1
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Quaker Party

3 Episodes
1 Volume
stars Tommy Riggs and "a cute little bundle of mischief" seven-year-old girl Betty Lou, his imaginary friend. Update: additional broadcast

3 1
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Martin Kane Private Eye

3 Episodes
1 Volume
is a smooth New York private eye with a nose for crime.

3 1
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I Deal In Crime

3 Episodes
1 Volume
has all the right stuff for a perfect detective show including gangs, dames, and descriptive narrative. William Gargan is best known for his character roles as a detective or private investigator.

3 1
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Are These Our Children

3 Episodes
1 Volume
is a unique twist on the crime drama genre featuring true stories from Juvenile Delinquency Court.This show features some of the worst back-talking, drug-abusing, ungrateful, school-quitting, bigoted, sassy teenagers in radio drama.

3 1
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Captain Stubby and the Buckaneers

3 Episodes
1 Volume
with Tiny, Sonny, Tony, and Jerry play music that's "sweet", "fast", and "quiet and restful", but all of the tunes have a feel good feelin' in this rare old time radio show.Announcer Jack Stillwell Cap't Stubby & Buccaneers sound similar to a barbershop quartet with first-rate harmonies and style.

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Doctors Wife

3 Episodes
1 Volume
"The gay, heart-warming story of a woman who is married to a doctor...and likes it!" Doctor Dan Palmer and his supportive wife Julie live and work in a small town full of big personalities in this short lived old time radio soap opera.

3 1
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Plays for Americans

3 Episodes
1 Volume
During WWII, Arch Oboler dedicated his talents to the war effort. He produced this series--drawing in many big-name stars for the cause.

3 1
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Ziegfeld Follies of the Air

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Experience the music and laughs of the famous Ziegfeld Follies through The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air featuring entertainers like Fanny Brice, Helen Morgan, and Will Rogers.

3 1
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Hearthstone of the Death Squad

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Fans of detective stories can rest assured that the "implacable man hunter of The Metropolitan Police" always got his man, and sent the evil doer to "the chair."

3 1
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Betty Crocker

3 Episodes
1 Volume
contains rare episodes of the Betty Crocker cooking program.

3 1
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Intrigue

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Are you ready for "tales of espionage, manhunts and high adventure" as Academy Award winner Joseph Schildkraut guides you through stories of Intrigue.

3 1
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Bailes Brothers

3 Episodes
1 Volume
and the West Virginia Homefolks, featured country western music Monday Mornings on KWKH.

3 1
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Band of the AAF Training Command

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Presented by Uncle Sam and directed by Captain Glenn Miller.

3 1
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Career of Alice Blair

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A girl struggles with conflicts between work and family in the soap opera, "The Career of Alice Blair," from 1939.

3 1
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This Life is Mine

3 Episodes
1 Volume
This soap opera follows Teacher Eden Channing and her family, much of which revolve around life on the home front during WWII.

3 1
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Dave Garroway Show

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Dave Garroway's laid back style made him one of NBC's great communicators on radio and television.

3 1
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Waltz Time

3 Episodes
1 Volume
"Ladies and Gentlemen, it's time to dance on the air!" This orchestra and classical music standards radio show was produced by radio's power couple, Frank and Ann Hummert.

3 1
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Doorway to Life

3 Episodes
1 Volume
this old time radio show focused on common issues of parenthood that people faced in the late 1940s.

3 1
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Radio Guild

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Winning the endorsement of National Advisory Council on Radio in Education (NACRE), the producers of the Music Appreciation Hour developed an instructor's manual as a companion to the series called Radio Guild.

3 1
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Abies Irish Rose

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This likable old time radio comedy show is about the marriage between a Jewish man and an Irish Catholic lass.

4 1
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$4.50

Battle Stations

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Created by the United States Navy during WWII, this old time radio program was created to "report to people of the United States on the progress of its navy in the war being fought in five oceans."

4 1
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Beyond Tomorrow

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The art of Science Fiction goes back to the time when a young person stepped away from the campfire, looked towards the stars and wondered "What's out there?" The Sci Fi genre gained respectability as it moved from the pages of pulp magazines to network radio programs, Beyond Tomorrow features stories from the masters of Sci Fi, including Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov.

4 1
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Black Castle and Black Chapel

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare and Scary Horror Recordings

4 1
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Break the Bank

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Highest Paying Quiz Show in Radio's Golden Age!

4 1
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$4.50

Brownstone Theater

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Plays from the Theater made for Radio Listening Fans!

4 1
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Granbys Green Acres

4 Episodes
1 Volume
City Couple leaves the Big City to become Farmers

4 1
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Smilin Jack

4 Episodes
1 Volume
From the skylanes to the comic strips to the radio, Smilin’ Jack’s aviation adventures were just the thing to keep kids’ heads in the clouds.

4 1
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Take It or Leave It

4 Episodes
1 Volume
was the precursor to the television show, The $64,000 Question.The old time radio show, however, dealt in smaller change (contestants could win up to $64),and took itself less seriously than its television counterpart.

4 1
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Thrills Highway Patrol

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the Men in Uniform on California's Streets!

4 1
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Topper

4 Episodes
1 Volume
What do you do if you think you’re at the top of your game, but the ghosts who live in your house keep making life “interesting”? Find out in The Adventures of Topper.

4 1
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Crime Doctor

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Crime Dr of Suspense and Intrigue is IN; Take Two Radio Shows and Call Me in the Morning!

4 1
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Abe Burrows Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

4 1
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Sad Sack

4 Episodes
1 Volume
was originally a comic strip created by Sgt. George Baker during WWII. The comic strip followed Sad Sack troubles and foibles of a misfit in military life. The situation comedy radio show picks up with Sad Sack returning home to make a civilian life.

4 1
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Cresta Blanca Hollywood Players

4 Episodes
1 Volume
"Each week a great star.Each week a great story." This classic radio show featured big Hollywood stars in excellent performances including Claudette Colbert, Joseph Cotten, Bette Davis, Joan Fontaine, John Garfield, Paulette Goddard, Gene Kelly, Gregory Peck and more.

4 1
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Sage Brush Round-Up

4 Episodes
1 Volume
toe-tapping old time western music radio show.The upbeat western tunes are intermixed with commercials and light-hearted banter.

4 1
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Out of the Deep

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow Capt. Gunnar Carlisle as his salvages Italian warships off the coast of Africa, threatens crooks with a panther in Guatemala, wrestles a ferocious octopus and more.

4 1
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Christmas on the Blue Network

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This very special Christmas old time radio show includes skits, music, and the voices of real WWII servicemen from the battle front

4 1
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Nebbs

4 Episodes
1 Volume
situation comedy based off the popular and well-loved comic strip characters of the same name by Sol Hess.

4 1
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House of Mystery

4 Episodes
1 Volume
is a light mystery and suspense show that would be acceptable for some younger listeners sponsored by Post Toasties.

4 1
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I Was There

4 Episodes
1 Volume
rare but excellent historical old time radio show which gives an eyewitness account to notable events in history and extraordinary news stories.

4 1
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Betty White

4 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

4 1
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Oldsmobile Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
this rare 1930's music series features singer Ruth Etting, Johnny Green and his Orchestra, and announcer Ted Husing.

4 1
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Martha Meade Society Program

4 Episodes
1 Volume
sponsored by Sperry Flour was a charming 1930s radio program for homemakers with great cooking tips you won't want to miss!

4 1
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Doctor Fights

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Live through the adventures of doctors on the front lines of World War II in the battlefield anthology series

4 1
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Ronald Knox

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Ronald Knox was an interesting and controversial figure in the Catholic Church in England who broadcast about many subjects on British radio.

4 1
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Raffles (The Adventures of Raffles)

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen as E. W. Hornung's gentleman thief, A. J. Raffles-London's many of mystery-solves murders and works to defeat the Nazis.

4 1
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High Moment

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This old time radio show from 1950s dramatizes real life events by real life individuals working to make America a better place.

4 1
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Hartz Canaries

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Features future 60 Minutes alumnus Mike Wallace as an announcer who used music to teach radio listener's canary how to sing.

4 1
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Brighter Day

5 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the Longest Running Radio Soap Operas!

5 1
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Death Valley Days

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Join us with Real Stories of Life in the West

5 1
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Green Lama

5 Episodes
1 Volume
After spending ten years in Tibet and becoming a mystic, Jethro Dumont returns to America to fight crime as The Green Lama.

5 1
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Meet Corliss Archer

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Sometimes a teenage daughter can seem like nature's way of getting revenge on a successful man. Discover how Harry Archer deals with the world when you Meet Corliss Archer.

5 1
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Meredith Willson Musical Revue

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous and Creative "Chiffon Swing" Composer!

5 1
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Quick as a Flash

5 Episodes
1 Volume
This popular, high-paced, snappy spark of a quiz show testing contestants' knowledge and reaction speed.

5 1
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Renfrew Mounted

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Exciting Adventure show about the Royal Mounted Police

5 1
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Shorty Bell Cub Reporter

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Mickey Rooney Stars As Boisterious and Runty Would-be Reporter

5 1
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Captain Starr

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Following in the footsteps of Tom Corbett and Space Patrol, Captain Starr shoots around in his rocket, "Shooting Star," on exciting galactic adventures!

5 1
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Charlton Heston

5 Episodes
1 Volume
A 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.

5 1
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It Pays To Be Married

5 Episodes
1 Volume
is truly a charming old time radio show as each couple is a unique vignette of American married life in mid-1950's.

5 1
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Cabin B13

5 Episodes
1 Volume
written by the master of "locked room" mysteries, this collection contains the existing episodes of the series widely considered to be one of the best mystery old time radio shows as well as the two episodes of SUSPENSE CABIN B-13.

5 1
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Nona from Nowhere

5 Episodes
1 Volume
A true Soap Opera, Nona from Nowhere is sponsored by Bab-O cleanser! The show only lasted a couple of seasons, but is indicative of the classic 1950s soap opera with murder, drama, and organ rifts.

5 1
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Tex and Jinx Show

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The Tex and Jinx Show is a husband and wife morning program which includes interviews with famous people. Starring Jinx Falkenburg (raised in Brazil and was a top model in America) and John Reagan "Tex" McCrary. Update: additional broadcast of New York Closeup

5 1
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Leave It to the Girls

5 Episodes
1 Volume
features a roundtable of "glamorous women" from New York City who answer questions from men and women around the country about dating and marriage. The table includes a combination of the following women: actress Paula Stone, Fashion editor of New York Magazine Florence Pritchert, Ellen Chandler, television host Eloise McElhone, actress Madge Evans, Robin Chandler. Update: additional recording

5 1
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Stop the Music

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Bert Parks hosted Stop the Music with Don Hancock as announcer. A quiz show, the producers would play part of a well know song and the contestant would try to guess the title.

5 1
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Answer Man

5 Episodes
1 Volume
With a staff of over 40 of brainiest facts finder he could locate, The Answer Man solved thousands of questions written in by listeners.

5 1
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I Devise and Bequeath

5 Episodes
1 Volume
is an old time radio show about the stories of "strange wills from strange people" based on true life stories of last wills and testaments from around the world.

5 1
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Sunny Valley

5 Episodes
1 Volume
is a western music show broadcast from down-home Los Angeles featuring hillbilly and gospel music.

5 1
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People Youd Like To Know

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Find out more about the person behind the Hollywood star when journalist, Dorothy Kilgallen, tells you more about People You'd Like to Know.

5 1
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