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The Guiding Light

The longest running drama of all time, The Guiding Light got its start on Old Time Radio before making the transition to Daytime Television.

100 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
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24 Audio CDs


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"Episode 792"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Guiding Light

Ad for Guiding Light: Listen to the story of Dr Charles Matthews a minister who devotes his life to the needs of others.Radio Soap Opera 1937-1956

Irna Phillips, originator of the show
Irna Phillips, originator of the show

Guiding Light is the longest running drama of all time. It began as a 15 minute old time radio show in 1937, running until 1947. It then ran through its metamorphosis into a television drama until 1956. In 1952, it became a television show and the radio and television programs ran concurrently for some time. Today this television show is still running. It was originally sponsored by Procter and Gamble, who put the "soap" in soap opera.

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The brainchild of Irna Phillips, this show is based on her life experiences. When she was 19, an unmarried Irna gave birth to a still-born child. At this time, she found comfort through listening to the sermons preached by Dr. Preston Bradley, a minister of a church for the brotherhood of man. These sermons then became the backbone for the creation of her dramatic serial, The Guiding Light, 27 years later. The show originally centered around a preachers' sermons. Irna Phillips later published these sermons, and they became a best-selling book. Guilding Light also generated the spin-off series, Right To Happiness.

For other popular soaps, see also: Vic and Sade, Hearts in Harmony, One Mans Family, Eternal Light, Ma Perkins and Mary Noble Backstage Wife.

Guiding Light Cast at the microphone: Arthur Peterson, Mercedes McCambridge, Helen Behmiller, Henrietta Ledro
Cast from The Guiding Light from 1937.
The actors are (left to right) - Arthur Peterson, Mercedes McCambridge, Helen Behmiller, Henrietta Ledro.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    100 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 24 hours, 1 min
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      100 shows - total playtime 24 hours 1 minutes
      1. Guiding Light Argument over Chuckie's Trip.mp3
      2. Guiding Light e791.mp3
      3. Guiding Light e792.mp3
      4. Guiding Light e793.mp3
      5. Guiding Light e794.mp3
      6. Guiding Light e795.mp3
      7. Guiding Light e796.mp3
      8. Guiding Light e797.mp3
      9. Guiding Light e798.mp3
      10. Guiding Light e799.mp3
      11. Guiding Light e800.mp3
      12. Guiding Light e801.mp3
      13. Guiding Light e802.mp3
      14. Guiding Light e803.mp3
      15. Guiding Light e804.mp3
      16. Guiding Light e805.mp3
      17. Guiding Light e806.mp3
      18. Guiding Light e808.mp3
      19. Guiding Light e809.mp3
      20. Guiding Light e810.mp3
      21. Guiding Light e811.mp3
      22. Guiding Light e812.mp3
      23. Guiding Light e813.mp3
      24. Guiding Light e814.mp3
      25. Guiding Light e815.mp3
      26. Guiding Light e816.mp3
      27. Guiding Light e817.mp3
      28. Guiding Light e818.mp3
      29. Guiding Light e819.mp3
      30. Guiding Light e820.mp3
      31. Guiding Light e821.mp3
      32. Guiding Light e824.mp3
      33. Guiding Light e825.mp3
      34. Guiding Light e826.mp3
      35. Guiding Light e827.mp3
      36. Guiding Light e828.mp3
      37. Guiding Light e829.mp3
      38. Guiding Light e830.mp3
      39. Guiding Light e831.mp3
      40. Guiding Light e832.mp3
      41. Guiding Light e833.mp3
      42. Guiding Light e834.mp3
      43. Guiding Light e835.mp3
      44. Guiding Light e836.mp3
      45. Guiding Light e837.mp3
      46. Guiding Light e838.mp3
      47. Guiding Light e839.mp3
      48. Guiding Light e840.mp3
      49. Guiding Light e841.mp3
      50. Guiding Light e842.mp3
      51. Guiding Light e843.mp3
      52. Guiding Light e844.mp3
      53. Guiding Light e845.mp3
      54. Guiding Light e846.mp3
      55. Guiding Light e847.mp3
      56. Guiding Light e848.mp3
      57. Guiding Light e849.mp3
      58. Guiding Light e850.mp3
      59. Guiding Light e851.mp3
      60. Guiding Light e852.mp3
      61. Guiding Light e853.mp3
      62. Guiding Light e854.mp3
      63. Guiding Light e855.mp3
      64. Guiding Light e856.mp3
      65. Guiding Light e857.mp3
      66. Guiding Light e858.mp3
      67. Guiding Light e859.mp3
      68. Guiding Light e860.mp3
      69. Guiding Light e861.mp3
      70. Guiding Light e862.mp3
      71. Guiding Light e863.mp3
      72. Guiding Light e864.mp3
      73. Guiding Light e865.mp3
      74. Guiding Light e866.mp3
      75. Guiding Light e867.mp3
      76. Guiding Light e868.mp3
      77. Guiding Light e869.mp3
      78. Guiding Light e870.mp3
      79. Guiding Light e871.mp3
      80. Guiding Light e872.mp3
      81. Guiding Light e873.mp3
      82. Guiding Light e874.mp3
      83. Guiding Light e875.mp3
      84. Guiding Light e876.mp3
      85. Guiding Light e877.mp3
      86. Guiding Light e878.mp3
      87. Guiding Light e879.mp3
      88. Guiding Light e880.mp3
      89. Guiding Light e881.mp3
      90. Guiding Light e882.mp3
      91. Guiding Light e883.mp3
      92. Guiding Light e884.mp3
      93. Guiding Light e885.mp3
      94. Guiding Light e886.mp3
      95. Guiding Light e887.mp3
      96. Guiding Light e888.mp3
      97. Guiding Light e889.mp3
      98. Guiding Light Ross Helps Meta.mp3
      99. Guiding Light Ted and Meta Breaking Up.mp3
      100. Guiding Light Ted Berates Chuckie.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    100 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 24 hours, 1 min
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      100 shows - total playtime 24 hours 1 minutes
      1. Guiding Light Argument over Chuckie's Trip.mp3
      2. Guiding Light e791.mp3
      3. Guiding Light e792.mp3
      4. Guiding Light e793.mp3
      5. Guiding Light e794.mp3
      6. Guiding Light e795.mp3
      7. Guiding Light e796.mp3
      8. Guiding Light e797.mp3
      9. Guiding Light e798.mp3
      10. Guiding Light e799.mp3
      11. Guiding Light e800.mp3
      12. Guiding Light e801.mp3
      13. Guiding Light e802.mp3
      14. Guiding Light e803.mp3
      15. Guiding Light e804.mp3
      16. Guiding Light e805.mp3
      17. Guiding Light e806.mp3
      18. Guiding Light e808.mp3
      19. Guiding Light e809.mp3
      20. Guiding Light e810.mp3
      21. Guiding Light e811.mp3
      22. Guiding Light e812.mp3
      23. Guiding Light e813.mp3
      24. Guiding Light e814.mp3
      25. Guiding Light e815.mp3
      26. Guiding Light e816.mp3
      27. Guiding Light e817.mp3
      28. Guiding Light e818.mp3
      29. Guiding Light e819.mp3
      30. Guiding Light e820.mp3
      31. Guiding Light e821.mp3
      32. Guiding Light e824.mp3
      33. Guiding Light e825.mp3
      34. Guiding Light e826.mp3
      35. Guiding Light e827.mp3
      36. Guiding Light e828.mp3
      37. Guiding Light e829.mp3
      38. Guiding Light e830.mp3
      39. Guiding Light e831.mp3
      40. Guiding Light e832.mp3
      41. Guiding Light e833.mp3
      42. Guiding Light e834.mp3
      43. Guiding Light e835.mp3
      44. Guiding Light e836.mp3
      45. Guiding Light e837.mp3
      46. Guiding Light e838.mp3
      47. Guiding Light e839.mp3
      48. Guiding Light e840.mp3
      49. Guiding Light e841.mp3
      50. Guiding Light e842.mp3
      51. Guiding Light e843.mp3
      52. Guiding Light e844.mp3
      53. Guiding Light e845.mp3
      54. Guiding Light e846.mp3
      55. Guiding Light e847.mp3
      56. Guiding Light e848.mp3
      57. Guiding Light e849.mp3
      58. Guiding Light e850.mp3
      59. Guiding Light e851.mp3
      60. Guiding Light e852.mp3
      61. Guiding Light e853.mp3
      62. Guiding Light e854.mp3
      63. Guiding Light e855.mp3
      64. Guiding Light e856.mp3
      65. Guiding Light e857.mp3
      66. Guiding Light e858.mp3
      67. Guiding Light e859.mp3
      68. Guiding Light e860.mp3
      69. Guiding Light e861.mp3
      70. Guiding Light e862.mp3
      71. Guiding Light e863.mp3
      72. Guiding Light e864.mp3
      73. Guiding Light e865.mp3
      74. Guiding Light e866.mp3
      75. Guiding Light e867.mp3
      76. Guiding Light e868.mp3
      77. Guiding Light e869.mp3
      78. Guiding Light e870.mp3
      79. Guiding Light e871.mp3
      80. Guiding Light e872.mp3
      81. Guiding Light e873.mp3
      82. Guiding Light e874.mp3
      83. Guiding Light e875.mp3
      84. Guiding Light e876.mp3
      85. Guiding Light e877.mp3
      86. Guiding Light e878.mp3
      87. Guiding Light e879.mp3
      88. Guiding Light e880.mp3
      89. Guiding Light e881.mp3
      90. Guiding Light e882.mp3
      91. Guiding Light e883.mp3
      92. Guiding Light e884.mp3
      93. Guiding Light e885.mp3
      94. Guiding Light e886.mp3
      95. Guiding Light e887.mp3
      96. Guiding Light e888.mp3
      97. Guiding Light e889.mp3
      98. Guiding Light Ross Helps Meta.mp3
      99. Guiding Light Ted and Meta Breaking Up.mp3
      100. Guiding Light Ted Berates Chuckie.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    100 recordings on 24 Audio CDs
    total playtime 24 hours, 1 min

    Disc A001

    1. Guiding Light Argument over Chuckie's Trip
    2. Guiding Light e791
    3. Guiding Light e792
    4. Guiding Light e793

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    Disc A002

    1. Guiding Light e794
    2. Guiding Light e795
    3. Guiding Light e796
    4. Guiding Light e797

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    Disc A003

    1. Guiding Light e798
    2. Guiding Light e799
    3. Guiding Light e800
    4. Guiding Light e801

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    Disc A004

    1. Guiding Light e802
    2. Guiding Light e803
    3. Guiding Light e804
    4. Guiding Light e805

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    Disc A005

    1. Guiding Light e806
    2. Guiding Light e808
    3. Guiding Light e809
    4. Guiding Light e810

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    Disc A006

    1. Guiding Light e811
    2. Guiding Light e812
    3. Guiding Light e813
    4. Guiding Light e814

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    Disc A007

    1. Guiding Light e815
    2. Guiding Light e816
    3. Guiding Light e817
    4. Guiding Light e818
    5. Guiding Light e819

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    Disc A008

    1. Guiding Light e820
    2. Guiding Light e821
    3. Guiding Light e824
    4. Guiding Light e825
    5. Guiding Light e826

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    Disc A009

    1. Guiding Light e827
    2. Guiding Light e828
    3. Guiding Light e829
    4. Guiding Light e830
    5. Guiding Light e831

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    Disc A010

    1. Guiding Light e832
    2. Guiding Light e833
    3. Guiding Light e834
    4. Guiding Light e835
    5. Guiding Light e836

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    Disc A011

    1. Guiding Light e837
    2. Guiding Light e838
    3. Guiding Light e839
    4. Guiding Light e840
    5. Guiding Light e841

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    Disc A012

    1. Guiding Light e842
    2. Guiding Light e843
    3. Guiding Light e844
    4. Guiding Light e845

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    Disc A013

    1. Guiding Light e846
    2. Guiding Light e847
    3. Guiding Light e848
    4. Guiding Light e849

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    Disc A014

    1. Guiding Light e850
    2. Guiding Light e851
    3. Guiding Light e852
    4. Guiding Light e853

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    Disc A015

    1. Guiding Light e854
    2. Guiding Light e855
    3. Guiding Light e856
    4. Guiding Light e857

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    Disc A016

    1. Guiding Light e858
    2. Guiding Light e859
    3. Guiding Light e860
    4. Guiding Light e861

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    Disc A017

    1. Guiding Light e862
    2. Guiding Light e863
    3. Guiding Light e864
    4. Guiding Light e865

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    Disc A018

    1. Guiding Light e866
    2. Guiding Light e867
    3. Guiding Light e868
    4. Guiding Light e869

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    Disc A019

    1. Guiding Light e870
    2. Guiding Light e871
    3. Guiding Light e872
    4. Guiding Light e873

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    Disc A020

    1. Guiding Light e874
    2. Guiding Light e875
    3. Guiding Light e876
    4. Guiding Light e877

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    Disc A021

    1. Guiding Light e878
    2. Guiding Light e879
    3. Guiding Light e880
    4. Guiding Light e881

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    Disc A022

    1. Guiding Light e882
    2. Guiding Light e883
    3. Guiding Light e884
    4. Guiding Light e885

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    Disc A023

    1. Guiding Light e886
    2. Guiding Light e887
    3. Guiding Light e888
    4. Guiding Light e889

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    Disc A024

    1. Guiding Light Ross Helps Meta
    2. Guiding Light Ted and Meta Breaking Up
    3. Guiding Light Ted Berates Chuckie

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