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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.

2 1
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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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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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Robert Frost

2 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the most important and influential American literary figures of the twentieth century, Robert Frost gave voice to a rural New England at a time that America was becoming more urbanized.

2 1
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Patricia Highsmith

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A crime novelist best known for The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train, she infused troubled psychologies into her amoral characters, writing taut thrillers about betrayal, threats, and manipulation.

2 1
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Stars of Jazz

2 Episodes
1 Volume
AFRS music program gives listeners an education and appreciation in the American art form of Jazz music

2 1
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Alec Guinness

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A classically-trained artist, Alec Guinness career picked up after his service in the British Royal Navy in WWII.

2 1
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John Cheever

2 Episodes
1 Volume
One of America's great short stories artists, John Cheever often referred to as "the Chekov of the suburbs."

2 1
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Fernando Lamas

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Fernando Lamas was originally from Argentina but came to America to become a "Latin Lover" star of stage, screen, and radio and winning the hearts of America's starlets.

2 1
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Stewart Granger

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A ruggedly handsome British import, Stewart Granger suffered from the stigma of his wife, Jean Simmons, having a more successful Hollywood career than he did.

2 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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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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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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Our Gal Sunday

3 Episodes
1 Volume
This classic soap opera rags to riches story is about a orphan girl named Sunday who married a powerful and rich Lord Henry Brinthrope.

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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Real McCoys

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the hilarious hijinks ensue when an Appalachian family moves to California in The Real McCoys.

3 1
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Junior Miss

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Family situation comedy about a teenage girl and her family growing up in a New York apartment.

3 1
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December Bride

3 Episodes
1 Volume
An unlikely old time radio sit com about a guy who likes his Mother-in-law!

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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Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Time for beer, pretzels, and Wednesday Night Fights!

3 1
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Chuck Yeager

3 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

3 1
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Henry Rowland

3 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the most ironic Hollywood beneficiaries of the War was B-list actor Henry Rowland.

3 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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Break the Bank

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

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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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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Indictment

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Assistant District Attorney Edward McCormick directs the investigations of tough criminal cases in Indictment, a 1950s courtroom drama.

4 1
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Quick and Dead

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Starring Bob Hope and produced by Fred Friendly, this old time radio show dramatically presents the science and horrors of Atomic War.

4 1
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Douglas of the World

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Brad Douglas, Foreign Correspondent, played by Jack Moyles, is a roving reporter for the New York World Newspaper in this espionage thriller.

4 1
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New Theater

4 Episodes
1 Volume
America's Best novels presented by famed actress and producer Eva Le Gallienne

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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Richard Greene

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Screen heartthrob Englishman Richard Greene was best known for the lead in the British TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood.

4 1
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William Faulkner

4 Episodes
1 Volume
his stream-of-consciousness style has thrilled, inspired, and challenged readers for nearly a full century including The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August

4 1
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Faces in the Window

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Ken Nordine, with his rich, deep, resounding voice, read from the Gothic horror works of Poe, Balzac, Dostoevsky and others.

4 1
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Helen Keller

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Being born deaf and mute, her story of overcoming all odds with the help of dedicated tutor Anne Sullivan inspired the world.

4 1
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Hour of Decision

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Called "the Pastor to Presidents", Reverend Dr. Billy Graham leads this radio show 30 minutes music and revival.

4 1
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Knitting Collection

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Knitting in variety and comedy old time radio shows like Fibber McGee and Molly and more that will have you in stitches!

4 1
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Tennessee Williams

4 Episodes
1 Volume
American playwright and author of many classics, after a hard childhood and young adulthood he followed his dreams to become a writer.

4 1
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Grace Kelly

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Known for her roles in Alfred Hitchcock films, Grace Kelly later married Prince Rainier III and became Princess of Monaco.

4 1
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Philip K Dick

4 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the most creative minds in Science Fiction Writing, Philip K. Dick had his works adapted to radio.

4 1
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Rock Hudson

4 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the most handsome men in Hollywood and he was a leading in romantic comedies.

4 1
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Frances Farmer

4 Episodes
1 Volume
A feisty leading lady who's career was cut short due to the politics of the studio system and her personal shortcomings.

4 1
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People Take the Lead

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Working with the American Jewish Committee, this series moves to fight for Civil Rights and overcome misguided attitudes and beliefs in regular folks.

4 1
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Heartbeat of Broadway

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The program nearly captures the excitement and anticipation of an opening night along with a Heart Fund appeal pitch.

4 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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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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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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Wizard of Oz

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Old Time Radio drama and supporting broadcasts of Dorothy Gale, the rural Kansan, who in a freak storm is whisked away to a magical rainbow world populated by colorful munchkin-like people.

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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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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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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Big Moments in Sports

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Brought to you by the United States Air Force, recall some of the great episodes in sports history including 1947 US Open over Sam Snead, Jessie Owens at the 1936 Olympics, Joe Lewis nearly beaten by Joe Wolcott, the 1927 Indy 500 Race, the 1950 Football Championship game between the Rams and the Browns, and many others.

5 1
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Tito Guizar

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Tall and dashing, as well as enormously successful, Tito Guizar is often likened to his contemporary, North American Singing Cowboy, Roy Rogers.

5 1
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Cousin Willie

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Ever had one of"those" cousins? The type that come for a visit and stay and stay... One of "those" cousins showed up on the door step of the Sample family in this 1953 summer sit-com.

5 1
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Bakers Theater of Stars

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The Bakers of America produced some quality drama, comedy, and suspense with big stars and original scripts.

5 1
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Christmas in July

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio shows about the Christmas Spirit during the other 364 days of the year other than December 25th.

5 1
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T Man

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the old time radio adventures of federal agents who protect the honest taxpayers from thugs, thieves, and "Mr Smartypants."

5 1
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Town and Country Time (Army Corp)

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy popular country and folk music in this old time radio show from the 1950s starring Jimmy Dean and the Texas Wildcats, sponsored by the US Army Corp.

5 1
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Hollywood Radio Theater

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the AFRS version of Lux Radio Theater like the troops in 1950s would have heard without commercials.

5 1
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Easy Money

5 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) In the old time radio series Easy Money, Detective Mike Trent is a former professional magician who now uses his talents to turn the tables on swindlers and con-men.

5 1
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Cloud Nine

5 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) An interesting and rare adventure program about a character who goes to fantasy world filled with beautiful musical interludes.

5 1
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Jimmie Fidlers Hollywood

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Gossip columnist known for tattling on the stars about their tantrums, foibles, affairs, births and divorces.

5 1
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Hollywood Byline

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Celebrities were placed before a panel of Hollywood reporters looking to get the scoop about the true lives behind the scenes from the popular screen stars.

5 1
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Fredric Brown

5 Episodes
1 Volume
a very prolific practitioner of the science fiction branch of the genre, churning out nearly twenty-five pulp novels in his career, in addition to his numerous short stories.

5 1
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Mary Margaret McBride

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Mary Margaret McBride was known for treating her interviewees as a friends asking engaging and insightful questions

5 1
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Margaret Truman

5 Episodes
1 Volume
the daughter of President Harry Truman, Margaret Truman was a singer and performer in the 1940-1950's and later an author best known for her crime fiction in the 1980s.

5 1
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Ann Miller

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Tap dancer, actress, and funny gal appeared on Mail Call, G.I. Journal, Forecast, and Command Performance.

5 1
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Marilyn Monroe

5 Episodes
1 Volume
A Hollywood Legend and Icon, Marilyn Monroe had a handful of radio appearances including a charming appearance on the Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show.

5 1
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Helen Morgan

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Known as the "Glorifier of the American Girl", Helen Morgan sang from the perch of a piano into the hearts of listeners worldwide.

5 1
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Vivien Leigh

5 Episodes
1 Volume
She became a household name playing Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind, Vivien Leigh was one of the brightest stars in classic Hollywood.

5 1
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Ways of Mankind

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Explore the various facets of cultures and explains not only how they differ, but how they are fundamentally the same in many ways.

5 1
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Inside Track

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Hessler interviewed coaches, managers, ball players, scouts, and individual athletes about trends in their sports and what it takes to be great in each competition.

5 1
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Marlon Brando

5 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the greatest actors in American cinema, Marlon Brando was known for method acting and gripping realism that he brought to his performances.

5 1
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Meditation in OTR

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Meditation and contemplation in old time radio shows and news stories.

5 1
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Greta Garbo

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Known as a Swedish silent screen icon, Greta Garbo stunned the world when talkies took over the silver screen.

6 1
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Philip Morris Playhouse

6 Episodes
1 Volume
The world's largest tobacco company presents The Philip Morris Playhouse with a delightful selection of dramas and fine music.

6 1
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Queen for a Day

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Quiz Shows let listeners hear people just like themselves hit it big, sometimes through sheer luck. Queen for a Day helped to usher in the era of really big prize giveaways.

6 1
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Joe DiMaggio

6 Episodes
1 Volume
center fielder baseball player for the New York Yankees, is a a very rare sports old time radio show featuring Joe DiMaggio himself answering questions from listeners.

6 1
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Whats My Line

6 Episodes
1 Volume
one of the most popular and longest running game shows in entertainment history featuring famous mystery guests. Update: new rare episode

6 1
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Stars in the Air

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Catch the "Stars in the Air" with this dramatic Hollywood anthology series broadcast in 1951-52.

6 1
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Pete Kellys Blues

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Pete Kelly (Jack Webb) fronts the house band, the Big Seven, at a speakeasy in the roaring '20s is a world of jazz, gangsters, gun molls, g-men, bad booze and desperate people trying to save their skins. Update: additional episodes

6 1
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Amos and Andy Music Hall

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Using the premise that the Kingfish had set up a radio station in the Lodge Hall of the Mystic Knights of the Sea, Amos & Andy playing records between comic sketches and were often joined by a guest celebrity.

6 1
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Hollywood Soundstage

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Grab a seat on the Hollywood Soundstage and listen to stars like Dana Andrews, Bette Davis, Jeff Chandler, and Tyrone Power present adaptions of some of the era's most popular movies.

6 1
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NBC Star Playhouse

6 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) This fantastic old time radio drama program used star power like Jane Wyman, Don Ameche, James Cagney and Helen Hayes to narrate famous plays.

6 1
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James M Cain

6 Episodes
1 Volume
interested in primal drives, in lust, greed, and violence James M. Cain wrote many well-loved noir stories like The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, and The Embezzler

6 1
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Ham Radio

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Stories and dramas of amateur radio service operators during the age of old time radio.

6 1
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All American Sports Show

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Celebrates all of these elements through by dramatizing great moments in sport and the background which led up to them.

6 1
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Frank Lloyd Wright

6 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the greatest architects of all time, he got his start in architecture after the great Chicago fire in 1871.

6 1
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TS Eliot

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948, T.S. Eliot read his poetry on radio and his plays were featured Columbia Workshop.

6 1
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Ben Gage

6 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

6 1
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Natalie Wood

6 Episodes
1 Volume
a delightful child actress and a beautiful woman who had garnered three Oscar nominations before she was 24 years old.

6 1
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Faultless Starch Time

6 Episodes
1 Volume
The quarter-hour program featured traditional and Country songs by Bob Atcher and the Hometowners with comic patter between Atcher and Mary Jane Johnson (who also sang).

6 1
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Jean Peters

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Green-eyed beauty was a rising star in the 1950s, she was typecast as "sexy spitfire."

6 1
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Alistair Cooke

6 Episodes
1 Volume
British born journalist, his observations of American life and culture were beloved by millions.

6 1
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Streamlined Shakespeare

6 Episodes
1 Volume
A summer replacement series that signed the most famous Shakespearean alive actor of the time, John Barrymore.

6 1
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Jack Berch

6 Episodes
1 Volume
A daytime alternative to soap operas, The Jack Berch Show offered light hearted variety and music for housewives.

6 1
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Lands Best Bands

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Whether you were in the radar shack with your eyes glued to a 'scope or you were stuck in the galley peeling spuds for the entire cruise, there were more than enough romance and adventure to go around, the Recruiter just had to get the young men through the door.

6 1
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Ruth Roman

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Although the most of the films she made are not remembered as classics, she easily made the transition to TV character actress through the later years.

6 1
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