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Random Rarities 3

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Random Rarities 03

49 old time radio show recordings
(total playtime 16 hours, 6 min)
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"To Be Perfectly Frank with Frank Sinatra"



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Rare Drama, Music, Comedy, Suspense, Mystery, Detective, Crime, Adventure and a spiteful literary critic (1920s-1950s)

General Electric Radio AdvertisementWhether you seek farce, handcuffing, soapy stories, lilting melodies, exotic adventure or spiteful literary criticism, Random Rarities Three is sure to entertainOld Time Radio Shows and delight. This varied collection includes some hilarious comedians. There are two nuts in particular you will want to meet, Millie and Mr. McNutley. Meet Millie, the dimwitted Brooklyn secretary who woos the boss' son. Reminiscent of the humor on My Friend Irma, Meet Millie became a television program in 1952. Then step on over and Meet Mr. McNutley, a General Electric situation comedy starring Ray Milland as a dreamy English professor at an all-girls college.

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Hang onto yor handbag, because daring dramas abound. There's Manhattan Mother, a soap opera sponsored by Chipso Soap, broadcast in 1938-1940 with only two surviving episodes. Or stay up late for Manhattan at Midnight, a romantic drama from 1940 sponsored by Sterling Drugs. Perhaps you are in the mood for The Man from Homicide, a 1951 police drama directed by Dick Powell. It stars Dan Duryea as copper Lou Dana who comes down tough on criminals, "I don't like killers. And who does? Except for maybe The Man Named Jordan, the adventure serial that eventually became Rocky Jordan. Full of mystery and intrigue, the show began in 1945, when Rocky owned Café Tambourine "in the narrow street off Instanbul's Grand Bazaar.

In the religous radio program, Hour of Saint Francis, each fifteen-minute show examined a moral problem, explored a virtue, or told the stories of everyday people in extraordinary situations.

If your feet can't stop dancing or your puckered lips can't quit blowing a whistley melodic tune, then lend an ear to The Mildred Bailey Show, starring theinfamous jazz singer. Or tap on over to The Standard Hour, a concert music program from 1926 through 1950s. Later old time radio pictureprograms included more varied music, including jazz, folk and ballads with such guests as Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden and Jerome Hines.

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Then there's such novel programs as Town Crier, a show created by Alexander Woollcott, the snobbish theater and literary critic who hailed from the Round Table (a cleverly hateful literary group that met at the Algonquin Hotel during the 1920s). Woollcott could make or break a book, and was pompously responsible for championing Goodbye, Mr. Chips, thrusting it into every popular American parlor. He was said to have the worst voice on radio, yet had a very popular program. Take a listen and see why!

Make Believe Ballroom

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    The disc I received included The Tide Show with Ginny Simms, Meet Millie, and To Be Perfectly Frank.They were all entertaining in their own way. I give a slight edge to The Tide Show for Ginny's songs and her rapport with the audience. It was from 1952. To Be Perfectly Frank is from 1954 and plays records of Frank Sinatra but Frank himself isn't there. Meet Millie is a family type comedy from 1953.

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    49 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00. Total playtime 16 hours, 6 min
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    1. 49 shows - total playtime 16 hours 6 minutes
    2. Clifflolly The Nuts Of Harmony 1930 07 13.mp3
    3. Make Believe Ballroom 400614 Tommy Dorsey.mp3
    4. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (02) New Dresses.mp3
    5. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (03) The Girls Are Late.mp3
    6. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (04) Sidney Comes To Dinner.mp3
    7. Man From Homicide 1.mp3
    8. Man From Homicide 2.mp3
    9. Man From Homicide 3.mp3
    10. Man From Homicide 5.mp3
    11. Man From Homicide 500916.mp3
    12. Man From Homicide 510716 Old Man Kelso (dan Duryea).mp3
    13. Man Named Jordan 450220.mp3
    14. Man Named Jordan 450411 14 Return From Cairo.mp3
    15. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 01.mp3
    16. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 02.mp3
    17. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 03.mp3
    18. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 05.mp3
    19. Manhattan Melodies 177 Joe Riceman.mp3
    20. Manhattan Melodies Otto Cazan.mp3
    21. Manhattan Melodies Randy Weston Trio.mp3
    22. Manhattan Mother 391003.mp3
    23. Meet Mililie Xxxxxx (xx) Momma's Home Cooked Meal (afrs).mp3
    24. Meet Millie 520323 Aunt Ethel Visits.mp3
    25. Meet Millie 531022 Painting The Town Red.mp3
    26. Meet Millie Xxxxxx (xx) Millie And Momma Have To Take In.mp3
    27. Meet Mr Mcnutley 540422 32 The New Desk.mp3
    28. Men Of Vision 370726 Thomas Young.mp3
    29. Men Of Vision 370802 Ben Franklin.mp3
    30. Men Of Vision 370802 Roger Bacon.mp3
    31. Men Of Vision 370822 Galileo.mp3
    32. Mildred Bailey Show 441020 Teddy Wilson, Red Norve.mp3
    33. Pass.1943.12.xx Story Of Christmas Seals.mp3
    34. Rca Victor Program 481021 I Remember April Tommy Dorsey.mp3
    35. Standard Hour 491223 W Jussi Bjoerling.mp3
    36. Star Performance 440411 (xx) Charm Inc.mp3
    37. Stark Rock, Det Case Of The Thanksgiving Slasher, The.mp3
    38. The Hour Of St. Francis 000000 The Johnny Miller Story.mp3
    39. The Hour Of St. Francis 000000 The Pearl Of Great Price.mp3
    40. The Maltese Goddess 01 The Waking Man Dreams.mp3
    41. The Maltese Goddess 02 All Shadows Light.mp3
    42. The Maltese Goddess 03 She Opens Her Eyes.mp3
    43. The Mirth Parade 33mmdd W Don Wilson.mp3
    44. Tide Show 520610 W Ginny Simms.mp3
    45. Tide Show 520612 'i Want A Girl Just Like The Girl'.mp3
    46. Tide Show 520617 W Ginny Simms.mp3
    47. To Be Perfectly Frank 540406 Frank Sinatra.mp3
    48. To Be Perfectly Frank 540407 Frank Sinatra.mp3
    49. Tony Martin 470420 With Red Skelton.mp3
    50. Town Crier 331006 Alexander Wolcott, 20 Yrs Ago.mp3
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    49 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00. Total playtime 16 hours, 6 min
    49 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 16 hours, 6 min
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    1. 49 shows - total playtime 16 hours 6 minutes
    2. Clifflolly The Nuts Of Harmony 1930 07 13.mp3
    3. Make Believe Ballroom 400614 Tommy Dorsey.mp3
    4. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (02) New Dresses.mp3
    5. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (03) The Girls Are Late.mp3
    6. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (04) Sidney Comes To Dinner.mp3
    7. Man From Homicide 1.mp3
    8. Man From Homicide 2.mp3
    9. Man From Homicide 3.mp3
    10. Man From Homicide 5.mp3
    11. Man From Homicide 500916.mp3
    12. Man From Homicide 510716 Old Man Kelso (dan Duryea).mp3
    13. Man Named Jordan 450220.mp3
    14. Man Named Jordan 450411 14 Return From Cairo.mp3
    15. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 01.mp3
    16. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 02.mp3
    17. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 03.mp3
    18. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 05.mp3
    19. Manhattan Melodies 177 Joe Riceman.mp3
    20. Manhattan Melodies Otto Cazan.mp3
    21. Manhattan Melodies Randy Weston Trio.mp3
    22. Manhattan Mother 391003.mp3
    23. Meet Mililie Xxxxxx (xx) Momma's Home Cooked Meal (afrs).mp3
    24. Meet Millie 520323 Aunt Ethel Visits.mp3
    25. Meet Millie 531022 Painting The Town Red.mp3
    26. Meet Millie Xxxxxx (xx) Millie And Momma Have To Take In.mp3
    27. Meet Mr Mcnutley 540422 32 The New Desk.mp3
    28. Men Of Vision 370726 Thomas Young.mp3
    29. Men Of Vision 370802 Ben Franklin.mp3
    30. Men Of Vision 370802 Roger Bacon.mp3
    31. Men Of Vision 370822 Galileo.mp3
    32. Mildred Bailey Show 441020 Teddy Wilson, Red Norve.mp3
    33. Pass.1943.12.xx Story Of Christmas Seals.mp3
    34. Rca Victor Program 481021 I Remember April Tommy Dorsey.mp3
    35. Standard Hour 491223 W Jussi Bjoerling.mp3
    36. Star Performance 440411 (xx) Charm Inc.mp3
    37. Stark Rock, Det Case Of The Thanksgiving Slasher, The.mp3
    38. The Hour Of St. Francis 000000 The Johnny Miller Story.mp3
    39. The Hour Of St. Francis 000000 The Pearl Of Great Price.mp3
    40. The Maltese Goddess 01 The Waking Man Dreams.mp3
    41. The Maltese Goddess 02 All Shadows Light.mp3
    42. The Maltese Goddess 03 She Opens Her Eyes.mp3
    43. The Mirth Parade 33mmdd W Don Wilson.mp3
    44. Tide Show 520610 W Ginny Simms.mp3
    45. Tide Show 520612 'i Want A Girl Just Like The Girl'.mp3
    46. Tide Show 520617 W Ginny Simms.mp3
    47. To Be Perfectly Frank 540406 Frank Sinatra.mp3
    48. To Be Perfectly Frank 540407 Frank Sinatra.mp3
    49. Tony Martin 470420 With Red Skelton.mp3
    50. Town Crier 331006 Alexander Wolcott, 20 Yrs Ago.mp3
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    49 recordings on 17 Audio CDs. Total playtime 16 hours, 6 min
    49 recordings on 17 Audio CDs
    total playtime 16 hours, 6 min

    Random Rarities 03 Disc A001

    1. Clifflolly The Nuts Of Harmony 1930 07 13
    2. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (02) New Dresses
    3. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (03) The Girls Are Late

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A002

    1. Mama Blooms Brood Xxxxxx (04) Sidney Comes To Dinner
    2. Man From Homicide 1
    3. Man From Homicide 2

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A003

    1. Man From Homicide 3
    2. Man From Homicide 5
    3. Manhattan Melodies 177 Joe Riceman

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A004

    1. Manhattan Melodies Otto Cazan
    2. Manhattan Melodies Randy Weston Trio
    3. Meet Mililie Xxxxxx (xx) Momma's Home Cooked Meal (afrs)

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A005

    1. Meet Millie Xxxxxx (xx) Millie And Momma Have To Take In
    2. Pass.1943.12.xx Story Of Christmas Seals

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A006

    1. Stark Rock, Det Case Of The Thanksgiving Slasher, The
    2. The Maltese Goddess 01 The Waking Man Dreams

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A007

    1. The Maltese Goddess 02 All Shadows Light
    2. The Maltese Goddess 03 She Opens Her Eyes
    3. The Mirth Parade 33mmdd W Don Wilson

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A008

    1. The Hour Of St. Francis 000000 The Johnny Miller Story
    2. The Hour Of St. Francis 000000 The Pearl Of Great Price
    3. Town Crier 331006 Alexander Wolcott, 20 Yrs Ago
    4. Men Of Vision 370726 Thomas Young

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A009

    1. Men Of Vision 370802 Ben Franklin
    2. Men Of Vision 370802 Roger Bacon
    3. Men Of Vision 370822 Galileo
    4. Manhattan Mother 391003

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A010

    1. Make Believe Ballroom 400614 Tommy Dorsey
    2. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 01
    3. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 02
    4. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 03
    5. Manhattan At Midnight 400821 05
    6. Star Performance 440411 (xx) Charm Inc

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A011

    1. Mildred Bailey Show 441020 Teddy Wilson, Red Norve
    2. Man Named Jordan 450220
    3. Man Named Jordan 450411 14 Return From Cairo

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A012

    1. Tony Martin 470420 With Red Skelton
    2. Rca Victor Program 481021 I Remember April Tommy Dorsey

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A013

    1. Standard Hour 491223 W Jussi Bjoerling

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A014

    1. Man From Homicide 500916
    2. Man From Homicide 510716 Old Man Kelso (dan Duryea)

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A015

    1. Meet Millie 520323 Aunt Ethel Visits
    2. Tide Show 520610 W Ginny Simms
    3. Tide Show 520612 'i Want A Girl Just Like The Girl'

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A016

    1. Tide Show 520617 W Ginny Simms
    2. Meet Millie 531022 Painting The Town Red
    3. To Be Perfectly Frank 540406 Frank Sinatra

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    Random Rarities 03 Disc A017

    1. To Be Perfectly Frank 540407 Frank Sinatra
    2. Meet Mr Mcnutley 540422 32 The New Desk

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