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The podcast is comprised mostly from selected old time radio shows that are the highest quality I can find and the favorite episodes of many old time radio fans; plus some old Classic TV, history, or anything of a nostalgic nature from time to time. Enjoy!

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The Bing Crosby Show 531220 Ep52 Christmas Show (HQ)


The Bing Crosby Show from December 20, 1953 on CBS sponsored by General Electric. The first tune is, "Adeste Fideles." Bing concludes with "White Christmas and "Silent Night." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Murdo McKenzie (producer, transcriber).

The Bing Crosby Show 531220 Ep52 Christmas Show (HQ)

The Amos 'n' Andy Show 50-12-24 (258) Traditional Christmas Show (HQ)

"Christmas Show" from The Amos 'n' Andy Show aired December 24, 1950 on CBS sponsored by Rinso. The traditional Christmas show in which Andy gets a job in a department store as a Santa Claus to earn a doll for Amos' daughter.

The Amos 'n' Andy Show 50-12-24 (258) Traditional Christmas Show (HQ)

The Six Shooter 53-12-20 (14) Britt Ponset's Christmas Carol (HQ)

"Britt Ponset's Christmas Carol" from the Old Time Radio western series The Six-Shooter aired December 20, 1953 on NBC starring Jimmy Stewart. The story of "A Christmas Carol" is retold western style.

The Six Shooter 53-12-20 (14) Britt Ponset's Christmas Carol (HQ)

1954-12-05 - Jack Benny Program - Christmas Shopping

1954-12-05 - Jack Benny Program - Christmas Shopping.mp3

1953-12-13 - Jack Benny Program - Christmas Show from Palm Springs

1953-12-13 - Jack Benny Program - Christmas Show from Palm Springs.mp3

1953-12-02 - The Great Gildersleeve - Selling Insurance for Christmas Money

1953-12-02 - The Great Gildersleeve - Selling Insurance for Christmas Money.mp3

1948-12-15 - Family Theatre - A Daddy for Christmas

1948-12-15 - Family Theatre - A Daddy for Christmas.mp3

1953-11-20 - Fibber McGee and Molly - The Christmas Fund

1953-11-20 - Fibber McGee and Molly - The Christmas Fund

1952-12-15 - The Railroad Hour - Holiday Inn

1952-12-15 - The Railroad Hour - Holiday Inn

Little Women (1933)

Little Women is a 1933 American drama film directed by George Cukor and starring Katharine Hepburn and Joan Bennett.
Set in Concord, Massachusetts during and after the American Civil War, the film is a series of vignettes focusing on the struggles and adventures of the four March sisters and their mother, affectionately known as Marmee (Spring Byington), as they await the return of their father, who is fighting with the Union Army.



Anne Of Green Gables (1934)

This is the original movie adaptation of Lucy Maude Montgomery's Anne Of Green Gables with sound, though most will remember the remake from the mid 1980's that starred Megan Follows, this original 1934 black and white version is absolutely great also. The actress who played Anne Shirley used to be called Dawn O'Day but when she read the Anne Of Green Gables book to research her role she liked the character so much she decided to change her name to Anne Shirley.

 

Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills


"Down the Long Hills." (Made for Cable; 1986) Two children, the only survivors of an Indian massacre, are pursued by a Comanche, and by two horse thieves who want their big red stallion. Collins: Bruce Boxleitner. Squires: Jack Elam. Hardy: Tom Brown. Betty Sue: Lisa MacFarlane. Cal: Michael Wren. Jud: Bo Hopkins. Ashawakie: Don Shanks. Also in the cast is ED Bruce and Buck Taylor.

 

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - The Chesapeake Fraud Matter

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - 551017-21_243-247_Chesapeake_Fraud_Matter

Program #1 Johnny starts the investigation of a man in Denver, who might be a man who died in Baltimore five years ago!

Program #2 Cocktails with the beautiful widow of John Reardon, who begs Johnny not to investigate her husband's death!

Program #3 Is Frank Bowers really John Reardon? Johnny flies to Denver to find out.

Program #4 Fingerprints don't lie, but liars can fingerprint!

Program #5 Conclusion of the story. A double murder, and the surprising conclusion of the case...back in Baltimore.


YTJD_551017-21_243-247_Chesapeake_Fraud_Matter.mp3

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - The Molly K Matter

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. 551010-14_238-242_The_Molly_K_Matter 

Program #1 Johnny flies to San Francisco for the investigation of the sinking of the freighter "Molly K."

Program #2 Johnny meets Capt. Brawley's daughter Ellen, and discovers that the mortgage on the Molly K was held by Loo Tang!

Program #3 Johnny decks Capt. Brawley, and has a meeting with "Shanghai Lil."

Program #4 A complaint filed against Johnny with the Harbor Police. Benny Wong is scared, armed, and dangerous.

Program #5 The conclusion of the story. A clever saboteur brought to bay.

YTJD_551010-14_238-242_The_Molly_K_Matter.mp3

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - The McCormack Matter

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. October 3-7, 1955. "The McCormack Matter"

Program #1. A dying prison inmate puts Johnny on the trail of stolen loot.

Program #2. On the trail of the stolen jewels, a fortune that has never re-appeared.

Program #3. Irish Carter is the girl with the gun. Joe Panney is found dead and tortured.

Program #4. Johnny is shot in a Bronx theatre as the manhunt comes full circle and returns to Long Island.

Program #5. The surprising end of the story.

YTJD_551003-7_233-237_The_McCormack_Matter.mp3

Conan Doyle Investigates - The Adalji Case


The Adalji Case. Radio dramatization starring Carleton Hobbs as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 1972
Conan Doyle Investigates - The Adalji Case - 1972 - Carleton Hobbs.mp3
Conan Doyle Investigates - The Adalji Case - 1972 - Carleton Hobbs.mp4

Hopalong Cassidy - False Colors (1943)


 American Western film directed by George Archainbaud and written by Morton Grant, Michael Wilson and Norman Houston. The film stars William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille, Tom Seidel, Claudia Drake and Robert Mitchum. The film was released on November 5, 1943, by United Artists

To obtain water rights, bad guy Mark Foster murders the heir to a cattle ranch and puts an imposter in his place.

Hopalong Cassidy - False Colors (1943).mp4

Humphrey Bogart Documentary

Humphrey DeForest Bogart (December 25, 1899 – January 14, 1957) was an American screen actor who, with performances in films during the 1940s such as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, became widely regarded as a cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema.

Bogart performed radio adaptations of some of his best known films, such as Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon. He also recorded a radio series called Bold Venture with Lauren Bacall. 
Humphrey Bogart Documentary.mp4

Ozzie and Harriet 54-01-29 (382) The Electric Train

The Electric Trains - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet launched on CBS October 8, 1944, making a mid-season switch to NBC in 1949. The final years of the radio series were on ABC from October 14, 1949, to June 18, 1954. This episode The Electric Trains aired on Jan 29, 1954 and is hilarious.

Ozzie and Harriet 54-01-29 (382) The Electric Train.mp3

Bonanza s05e23 The Pure Truth


8 Mar. 1964
The Pure Truth
When Hoss is set up to take the fall for a bank robbery in another town, the help of an eccentric gold prospector appears to be all that stands between him and the real bandit's bullet

Star Trek TOS s02e17 A Piece of the Action

Star Trek TOS s02e17 A Piece of the Action
The crew of Enterprise struggles to cope with a planet of imitative people who have modeled their society on 1920's gangsters.

Watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVN-qqyEY4s

Return of Sherlock Holmes - The Three Students


Sherlock Holmes finds himself in a famous university town when a tutor and lecturer of St Luke's College, Mr. Hilton Soames, brings him an interesting problem. Stars Clive Merrison and Michael Williams.
Return of Sherlock Holmes - The Three Students

Agatha Christie - The Sittaford Mystery

 
 It is 1931 and in a remote house, six people gather round a small table for a seance. Agatha Christie whodunit, with Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott.

John Steinbeck - Of Mice and Men (1992)

 
 
1992 BBC radio play of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. This version also has the great Harry Towb.

BBC R4 - John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice And Men'
Adapted by Penny Leicester
Produced by Richard Wortley
Broadcast November 9, 1992
Faithful rendition of Steinbeck's tragic short story.

Cast
Kerry Shale - Lenny
Peter Whitman - George
Harry Towb
Eric Allan
Matthew Morgan
David Hope
Colin Mcfarlane
Nicholas Murchie
James Aubrey
Roberta Sawsville

Lawrence of Arabia (1965)

Based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. Lawrence's experiences in the Arabian Peninsula during World War I, in particular his attacks on Aqaba and Damascus and his involvement in the Arab National Council. Its themes include Lawrence's emotional struggles with the personal violence inherent in war, his own identity, and his divided allegiance between his native Britain and its army and his newfound comrades within the Arabian desert tribes.

 Lawrence of Arabia (1965)