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The Passing Parade

The show featured two or three factual but fantastic stories with John Nesbitt himself serving as host, writer, and storyteller of extraordinary tales.

Passing Parade

24 old time radio show recordings
(total playtime 5 hours, 33 min)
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6 Audio CDs


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"Landing on Sicily"



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John NesbittRadio IconCreated by John Nesbitt, true documented stories are featured in The Passing Parade which ran as a summer replacement show for Fibber McGee and Molly. The show featured 2-3 factual but fantastic stories with John Nesbitt himself serving as host, writer, and storyteller.

John Nesbitt got the idea for The Passing Parade while look through old newspaper clippings of strange events kept in trunk in his father's attic. The stories were so extraordinary; he thought they would make an interesting radio show. The stories were seriously documented and researched, and were by all account true. The show was initially called Headlines of the Past and ran off and on between the years 1937-1951.

This collection is also part of the John Nesbitt Collection.

For other seemingly unbelievable facts, see also: Strange As It Seems and Can You Imagine That. For other short stories, see also Ripley's One Minute Shorts, Incredible But True, Five Minute Mysteries and Ellery Queen Minute Mysteries.

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    24 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00. Total playtime 5 hours, 33 min
    24 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 5 hours, 33 min
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      24 shows - total playtime 5 hours 33 minutes
      1. Passing Parade 000000 09 Story Of Franz Anton Mesmer.mp3
      2. Passing Parade 000000 10 Elizabeth Woodcock.mp3
      3. Passing Parade 000000 17 Story Of Typhoid Mary Par.mp3
      4. Passing Parade 000000 18 Story Of Typhoid Mary Par.mp3
      5. Passing Parade 000000 19 Two Alchemists Who Tried To Cre.mp3
      6. Passing Parade 000000 20 Woman Who Was In Coma For N.mp3
      7. Passing Parade 000000 23 Wild Jack Howard.mp3
      8. Passing Parade 000000 24 Man Who Discovered Troy.mp3
      9. Passing Parade 000000 47 Story Of Mount Palomar Tele.mp3
      10. Passing Parade 000000 48 Story Of Mount Palomar Tele.mp3
      11. Passing Parade 000000 Frank and Jesse James.mp3
      12. Passing Parade 430713 Landing On Sicily.mp3
      13. Passing Parade 431200 Special Story Of Christmas Seals.mp3
      14. Passing Parade 440606 Dday Special.mp3
      15. Passing Parade 490000 Empire State Crash.mp3
      16. Passing Parade 490000 Espionage Agents and Code Breakers.mp3
      17. Passing Parade 490000 Great Spenders.mp3
      18. Passing Parade 490000 Incredible Courage Of Common Men.mp3
      19. Passing Parade 490000 Jekyll Hyde.mp3
      20. Passing Parade 490000 Johnstown Flood.mp3
      21. Passing Parade 490000 Missing Flight of Day and Stuart.mp3
      22. Passing Parade 490000 Morro Castle Disaster.mp3
      23. Passing Parade 490000 Prisoner Of Night.mp3
      24. Passing Parade 490000 Small Incidents.mp3
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    24 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00. Total playtime 5 hours, 33 min
    24 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 5 hours, 33 min
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      24 shows - total playtime 5 hours 33 minutes
      1. Passing Parade 000000 09 Story Of Franz Anton Mesmer.mp3
      2. Passing Parade 000000 10 Elizabeth Woodcock.mp3
      3. Passing Parade 000000 17 Story Of Typhoid Mary Par.mp3
      4. Passing Parade 000000 18 Story Of Typhoid Mary Par.mp3
      5. Passing Parade 000000 19 Two Alchemists Who Tried To Cre.mp3
      6. Passing Parade 000000 20 Woman Who Was In Coma For N.mp3
      7. Passing Parade 000000 23 Wild Jack Howard.mp3
      8. Passing Parade 000000 24 Man Who Discovered Troy.mp3
      9. Passing Parade 000000 47 Story Of Mount Palomar Tele.mp3
      10. Passing Parade 000000 48 Story Of Mount Palomar Tele.mp3
      11. Passing Parade 000000 Frank and Jesse James.mp3
      12. Passing Parade 430713 Landing On Sicily.mp3
      13. Passing Parade 431200 Special Story Of Christmas Seals.mp3
      14. Passing Parade 440606 Dday Special.mp3
      15. Passing Parade 490000 Empire State Crash.mp3
      16. Passing Parade 490000 Espionage Agents and Code Breakers.mp3
      17. Passing Parade 490000 Great Spenders.mp3
      18. Passing Parade 490000 Incredible Courage Of Common Men.mp3
      19. Passing Parade 490000 Jekyll Hyde.mp3
      20. Passing Parade 490000 Johnstown Flood.mp3
      21. Passing Parade 490000 Missing Flight of Day and Stuart.mp3
      22. Passing Parade 490000 Morro Castle Disaster.mp3
      23. Passing Parade 490000 Prisoner Of Night.mp3
      24. Passing Parade 490000 Small Incidents.mp3
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    24 recordings on 6 Audio CDs. Total playtime 5 hours, 33 min
    24 recordings on 6 Audio CDs
    total playtime 5 hours, 33 min

    Passing Parade Disc A001

    1. Passing Parade 000000 09 Story Of Franz Anton Mesmer
    2. Passing Parade 000000 10 Elizabeth Woodcock
    3. Passing Parade 000000 17 Story Of Typhoid Mary Par
    4. Passing Parade 000000 18 Story Of Typhoid Mary Par
    5. Passing Parade 000000 19 Two Alchemists Who Tried To Cre
    6. Passing Parade 000000 20 Woman Who Was In Coma For N

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    Passing Parade Disc A002

    1. Passing Parade 000000 23 Wild Jack Howard
    2. Passing Parade 000000 24 Man Who Discovered Troy
    3. Passing Parade 000000 47 Story Of Mount Palomar Tele
    4. Passing Parade 000000 48 Story Of Mount Palomar Tele
    5. Passing Parade 000000 Frank and Jesse James

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    Passing Parade Disc A003

    1. Passing Parade 430713 Landing On Sicily
    2. Passing Parade 431200 Special Story Of Christmas Seals
    3. Passing Parade 440606 Dday Special

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    Passing Parade Disc A004

    1. Passing Parade 490000 Empire State Crash
    2. Passing Parade 490000 Espionage Agents and Code Breakers
    3. Passing Parade 490000 Great Spenders
    4. Passing Parade 490000 Incredible Courage Of Common Men

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    Passing Parade Disc A005

    1. Passing Parade 490000 Jekyll Hyde
    2. Passing Parade 490000 Johnstown Flood
    3. Passing Parade 490000 Missing Flight of Day and Stuart
    4. Passing Parade 490000 Morro Castle Disaster

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    Passing Parade Disc A006

    1. Passing Parade 490000 Prisoner Of Night
    2. Passing Parade 490000 Small Incidents

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