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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod originates from the 'Heart Of Historic Germantown," Philadelphia, Pa. Bob Camardella began podcasting at Podomatic in October 2005 and at the Radio Nostalgia Network at Libsyn.com in January 2006. From 2006 through 2009, in addition to the top ranked Boxcars711 show at Podomatic and Libsyn, "Humphrey/Camardella Media Productions" commanded a top ten slot at Podshow (1.5 million downloads per month), a top 10 ranking at Libsyn (1.7 million downloads per month) an ...
 
Welcome to the Old Time Radio Scifi , From its earliest time, radio has always been interested in Science Fiction. There has been science fiction on the radio since before Buck Rogers in 1932. Radio SciFi characters leaped into your living room as the listener would be taken on an adventure into time and space each week. Join us each week as we explore the unknown universe of science fiction only on the Old Time Radio Network.
 
War Movies takes you back to ancient times of histories great empires, their conquest, to modern day warfare. Hollywood greatest heroes on the silver screen come alive once again with epic tales of sacrifice and heroism. Taken from the public domain archives of Nostalgia USA Studios each movie will be full of action and adventure.
 
Scared Stiff Horror Cinema Defining the Horror genre, exploring typical tropes and motifs, such as the haunted house, monsters, zombies and serial killers. Also looking at the principles and logic behind the horror film – some sort of transgression (knowing something not supposed to know) leading to terrible consequences. Questioning why we watch horror films – cathartic enactment and overcoming of society’s worst nightmares. Thus the sociological interest in horror films – and how they port ...
 
Encounter the death who walks, rats, descents in to madness, ghosts, mad scientists, crimes against nature.Tales of the supernatural from authors such as Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Charles Dickens and Ambrose Bierce. Features performances from Peter Lorre, Hal Holbrooke, Boris Karloff and the work of many leading radio directors, writers and actors from the radio. Only from the radio can you experience the true sense of horror that is guaranteed to scare and creep you out.
 
Ronald Reagan began his broadcasting career as a radio announcer for the Chicago Cubs, WHO Radio, Des Moines, Iowa. The Great Communicator had a wonderful voice that people trusted and made ever radio show an experience. Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the fortieth President of the United States (1981–1989) and the thirty-third Governor of California (1967–1975). Born in Illinois, Reagan moved to Los Angeles, California in the 1930s, where he was an actor, presiden ...
 
Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon is a daily children’s series that ran between Thanksgiving and Christmas in 1938. The story begins with six year old Jonathan Thomas lying in bed on Christmas Eve with his teddy bear Guz. While he is lying in bed two elves slide down a moonbeam into his room. Guz, his teddy bear, chase the elves back up the moonbeam and Jonathan Thomas follows in order to get his Guz back. Upon reaching the moon Jonathan Thomas meets the Man in the Moon and his h ...
 
Weaving in and out of your conscious like a bad dream you can’t wake from....This is the Nightmare Junkhead podast! Join Greg D and Jenius McGee (Nerds of Nostalgia) as they take a weekly look into horror with reviews, news and interviews. Listen on Soundcloud, iTunes or BoomHowdy.com or check out one of our live events! Proud member of The Boom Howdy Podcast Network! #horror #storytelling #paranormal Subscribe, Rate and Review on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play and TuneIn Radio
 
With the election of the anti-slavery Republican candidate for President, Abraham Lincoln, the Southern states decided they had to take drastic action in order to protect their own interests. On December 20, 1860, a secession convention met in South Carolina and adopted an Ordinance of Secession from the Union. Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas quickly followed suit. These states sent delegates to Montgomery, Alabama and on February 8, 1861 adopted a provisional co ...
 
A new experimental kind of podcast network which isn't a network with almost daily content.. We look at professional wrestling, video games, tv shows, films and other parts of geek and pop culture. Take a trip through nostalgia or whats happening right now with themed days with audio documentaries, discussion with guests and much more curated by me, Fowl Original. This is Radio Fowl
 
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Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Frontier Gentleman" - Charlie Meeker (Aired February 9, 1958) Frontier Gentleman was a radio Western series heard on CBS from February 2 to November 16, 1958. Written and directed by Antony Ellis, it followed the adventures of J.B. Kendall (John Dehner), a London Times reporter, as he roamed the Western United States, …
 
The Big Eavesdrop (Aired December 14, 1952) Dragnet was a long running radio and television police procedural drama, about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from an actual police term, a Dragnet, meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or…
 
Terror In The Night (Aired April 30, 1974) Rod Serling is known to most people as the TV host (and some times writer) for The Twilight Zone. A decade later, he returned to TV to host the spooky Night Gallery series. The series was sold to the networks on Serling's name and reputation, but in reality, he had signed away creative control. A few of hi…
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Gunsmoke" - General Parsley Smith (07-02-55) Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The radio version ran from 1952 to 1961, and J…
 
"The Little Man Who Wasn't All There" (Aired October 29, 1949) While always a friend of the police, Johnny wasn't necessarily a stickler for the strictest interpretation of the law. He was willing to let some things slide to satisfy his own sense of justice, as long as the interests of his employer were protected. After a year-long break (August 19…
 
The Treasure Of Kublai Khan (Aired July 20, 1953) Originally a local series out of Utah that found its way on to the airwaves sporadically from 1947 to 1952, this anthology was picked up for national syndication by the Mutual network and broadcast from mid-52 through mid-53. Written and directed by Richard Thorne, a prolific and talented writer and…
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Frontier Town" - Western Empire (1949) *The Exact Date Is Unknown. The sound effects clearly approach the level of what audiences would hear for much of the remainder of the 1950s--hyper-realistic and meticulously timed. Paul Franklin's scripts are clever and well developed. Principally a comedy writer, it's clear that…
 
INTRO: Hall & Oates - "You Are Everything" - (Stylistics) The Aldrich Family - "Latin Exam aka: Latin Homework" (03-15-53) The Aldrich Family, a popular radio teenage situation comedy (1939-1953), is remembered first and foremost for its unforgettable introduction: awkward teen Henry's mother calling, "Hen-reeeeeeeeeeeee! Hen-ree Al-drich!" A top-t…
 
To None A Deadly Drug (Aired October 25, 1955) Suspense was actually spawned from another series called Forecast. The 1940 horror show was entitled Suspense and it was based on the Marie Belloc Lowndes' short Jack-the-Ripper novella, The Lodger. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, who had made a 1926 silent film based on the same story (Grams, 199…
 
Murder Out Of Mind (Aired October 4, 1946) Dubbed Murder At Midnight, the intent, from the outset, was to create a compelling crime fiction drama anthology targeted specifically for late night listening. Murder At Midnight, while ostensibly a crime fiction drama was as much thriller as crime drama. The series debuted over the newly coined American …
 
INTRO: Ray Charles - "I Can't Stop Loving You" (1962) Dragnet - The Big Small (01-11-53) The first several months were bumpy, as Webb and company worked out the program’s format and eventually became comfortable with their characters (Friday was originally portrayed as more brash and forceful than his later usually relaxed demeanor). Gradually, Fri…
 
Sucker Bait (Aired June 9, 1955) Originally aired October 31, 1951 Barry Craig, Confidential Investigator is one of the few detective radio series that had separate versions of it broadcast from both coasts. Even the spelling changed over the years. It was first "Barry Crane" and then "Barrie Craig". NBC produced it in New York from 1951 to 1954 an…
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Cisco Kid" - Murder Wagon (01-13-55) Broadcast constantly sometimes once a week sometimes 3 times a week By Mutual, between 1942 and 1956. Western Drama mainly for the young ones or maybe just the young at heart. I say the young at heart, because The Cisco Kid and his likeable but simple partner Pancho were a couple of…
 
The Jack Carson Show - "Meat Shortage" Special Guest Frank Sinatra (Aired November 13, 1946) Jack Carson, because of his size — 6 ft 2 in (1.9 m) and 220 lb (100 kg), had his first stage appearance as Hercules in a college production. During a performance, he tripped and took half the set with him. A college friend, Dave Willock, thought it was so …
 
The Crystal Ball (Aired August 1, 1969) This series was written by Michael McCabe and was produced in South Africa. It was a replacement for another series McCabe produced, called SF-68. That series adapted famous Sci-fi stories to radio, and it seems to have been the place where McCabe honed his craft. The subject matter to Beyond Midnight was mor…
 
Revenge Equals Murder Two Times (Aired January 28, 1952) With his sidekick and ward, the sultry Sailor Duval (Bacall), tagging along, he encounters modern-day pirates and other tough situations while navigating the waters around Havana. Aboard his boat, the Bold Venture, Slate and Sailor experience "adventure, intrigue, mystery and romance in the s…
 
INTRO : Doris Day "Secret Love" (1959) The Adventures Of Ozzie & Harriet - Complaints (03-27-49) Complaints (Aired March 27, 1949) 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 (the former NBC Blue Network) from October 14, 1949, to Jun…
 
South Of The Border (Aired July 15, 1946) The Casebook of Gregory Hood, starring Gale Gordon in the title role, took over where Sherlock Holmes had left off. Sponsored by Petri wine, it used the same "weekly visit" format and the same team of Anthony Boucher and Dennis Green that had written The New Adventured of Sherlock Holmes. Gregory Hood was m…
 
The FBI in Peace and War was a radio crime drama inspired by Frederick Lewsis Collins' book, The FBI in Peace and War. The idea for the show came from Louis Pelletier who wrote many of the scripts. Among the show's other writers were Jack Finke, Ed Adamson and Collins. Airing on CBS from November 25, 1944 to September 28, 1958, it had a variety of …
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Gunsmoke" -Cows and Cribs (Aired May 13, 1956) Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The radio version ran from 1952 to 1961, and…
 
The Church Murder Case (Aired March 7, 1950) S.S. Van Dine's Philo Vance remains arguably the most aristocratic of the popular Gentleman Detectives of the modern era of Detective Fiction. He clearly possessed every bit of the arrogance of Sherlock Holmes, Gregory Hood, and even Ellery Queen. But one counter that, as an aristocrat with no lack of se…
 
The Signing Of The Declaration Of Independence (Aired July 4, 1948) You Are There is an American historical educational television and radio series broadcast over the CBS Radio and CBS Television networks. Created by Goodman Ace for CBS Radio, it blended history with modern technology, taking an entire network newsroom on a figurative time warp eac…
 
INTRO: Bob : Duds "Chapel Of Love" The Twenty Minute Alibi (Aired February 20, 1947) Two months into the Television run, CBS re-cast Casey and Ethelbert, substituting young Darren McGavin as Jack Casey. The most distinguishing element of the short-lived Television Casey was its direction, with the famed future Film Director Sidney Lumet helming the…
 
Joe Mattock (Aired March 16, 1948) The production didn't stint on talent, as hinted above. No less than Ivan Ditmars provided the music direction and in addition to Herb Lytton as 'Fate', the varying casts included Lurene Tuttle, Larry Dobkin, Hal Sawyer, Gloria Blondell, Frank Albertson, Jerry Hausner, Howard McNear, Peter Leeds, Ken Peters, Daws …
 
Spiral Staircase (Aired November 25, 1949) From 01/09/49 to 09/28/51 this series was greatly enjoyed by the radio listening audience. It opened as NBC Theater and was also known as The Screen Director’s Guild and The Screen Director’s Assignment. But most people remember it simply as Screen Director’s Playhouse. Many of the Hollywood elite were hea…
 
Retrieve Peter Metnick Alive (Aired March 4, 1953) This thirty-minute international spy adventure featured Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy), and investigator of crimes in exotic locations. 60 episodes. Herb Butterfield played the Commissioner and Betty Moran was the Commissioner's secretary. Other cast members were GeGe Pearson, Ken Peters, Betty Lou…
 
INTRO : Chicago "Hard To Say I'm Sorry" Richard Diamond Private Detective - The Tom Waxman Bombing Case (06-26-49) The shows were written by Blake Edwards. Its theme, "Leave It to Love", was whistled by Powell at the beginning of each episode. With Camel cigarettes as a sponsor, it moved to ABC from January 5, 1951, to June 29, 1951, with Rexall re…
 
Head Of The Board (Aired September 11, 1949) Our Miss Brooks, an American situation comedy, began as a radio hit in 1948 and migrated to television in 1952, becoming one of the earlier hits of the so-called Golden Age of Television, and making a star out of Eve Arden (1908-1990) as comely, wisecracking, but humane high school English teacher Connie…
 
Child's Play (Aired June 24, 1951) Dimension X was first heard on NBC April 8, 1950, and ran until September 29, 1951. Strange that so little good science fiction came out of radio; they seem ideally compatible, both relying heavily on imagination. Some fine isolated science fiction stories were developed on the great anthology shows, Suspense and …
 
Arthur Morgan Needs Brain Surgery (Aired December 8, 1950) The Story of Dr. Kildare, scripted by Les Crutchfield, Jean Holloway and others. After broadcasts on WMGM New York from February 1, 1950 to August 3, 1951, the series was syndicated to other stations during the 1950s. The supporting cast included Ted Osborne as hospital administrator Dr. Ca…
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" Killers Crop (Aired December 30, 1951) Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8, 1950, on the US NBC radio network and remained on the air through September 14, 1952. Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the l…
 
Death Is Blind (Aired November 20, 1938) One of the most popular radio shows in history. The show went on the air in August of 1930. "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" The opening lines of the "Detective Story" program captivated listeners and are instantly recognizable even today. Originally the narrator of the ser…
 
One of the most popular radio shows in history. The show went on the air in August of 1930. "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" The opening lines of the "Detective Story" program captivated listeners and are instantly recognizable even today. Originally the narrator of the series of macabre tales, the eerie voice kno…
 
The Big TV (Aired March 2, 1954) The origins of Dragnet can be traced to a semi-documentary film, "He Walked by Night" from 1948, in which Webb had a small role. Both employed the same Los Angeles Police Department technical adviser, used actual police cases and presented the case in "just the facts" manner that became a hallmark of Dragnet. It is …
 
Frank Merriwell's Promise (Aired May 28, 1949) Frank Merriwell is a fictional character appearing in a series of novels and short stories by Gilbert Patten, who wrote under the pseudonym Burt L. Standish. The character also appears in numerous radio serials and comic books based on the stories. The model for all later American juvenile sports ficti…
 
The Nolen Brothers (Aired July 7, 1953) 21st Precinct was one of the realistic police drama series of the early- to mid-1950's that were aired in the wake of Dragnet. In 1953 CBS decided to use New York City as the backdrop for their own half-hour police series and focus on the day-to-day operation of a single police precinct. Actual cases were use…
 
The Missing Patient (Aired February 14, 1952) This hard boiled spy drama began as an RKO Radio Pictures theatrical serial in the 1940s, went on radio in 1945, and then came to TV ten years later in this Syndicated series produced for distribution by NBC Films; Charles McGraw had been in many motion pictures before and after including "The Killers",…
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Gunsmoke" - Gentleman's Disagreement (Aired July 26, 1952 The radio version ran from 1952 to 1961, and John Dunning writes that among radio drama enthusiasts "Gunsmoke is routinely placed among the best shows of any kind and any time." The television version ran for 20 seasons from 1955 to 1975, and was the United Stat…
 
A Copper's Narc (Aired January 13, 1952) The research for the shows was done by Percy Hoskins, chief crime reporter for the London Daily Express. For the benefit of American audiences, Wyllis Cooper of Quiet Please fame was hired as script writer. Interestingly enough both the Black Museum and Whitehall 1212 had all-British casts; both ran concurre…
 
The Secret Word Is Paper (Aired January 14, 1955) The mid-1940s was a depressing lull in Groucho's career. His radio show Blue Ribbon Town, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, which ran from March 1943 to August 1944, had failed to catch on and Groucho left the program in June 1944. After a radio appearance with Bob Hope, in which Marx ad-libbed m…
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "The Roy Rogers Show" - Pursuing Counterfeiters (Aired November 9, 1951) Roy Rogers, born Leonard Franklin Slye (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998), was an American singer and cowboy actor, as well as the namesake of the Roy Rogers Restaurants chain. He and his wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino Trigger, and his German …
 
The Screen Guild Theater - Edge Of Darkness (10-25-43) INTRO: "Staying Alive" The Screen Guild Theater was a popular radio anthology series during the Golden Age of Radio broadcast from 1939 until 1952 with leading Hollywood actors performing in adaptations of popular motion pictures such as Going My Way and The Postman Always Rings Twice. The show…
 
The East End Strangler (Aired February 28, 1949) According to Holmes, it was an encounter with the father of one of his classmates that led him to take up detection as a profession and he spent the six years following university working as a consulting detective, before financial difficulties led him to take Watson as a roommate, at which point the…
 
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "The Six Shooter" - Jenny (Aired September 20, 1953) The adult western transformed the traditional 'black hat'-'white hat' type of shoot'em up cowboy opera format into a form that examined the deeper motivations of its characters and how those psychological themes informed the plot--but in a period western setting. Adul…
 
Vanishing Point - The Baliff & The Women (11-09-84) INTRO : Bobby Vinton "There I've Said It Again" The Baliff & The Women (Aired November 9, 1984). The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) began airing a fascinating range of classic, mystery, comedy, documentary, and supernatural drama throughout the 1970s to 1990s to a steadily expanding audie…
 
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