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Those Old Radio Shows

Corus Radio Network

Those Old Radio Shows bring you back to a much simpler time when the early days of radio were filled with comedy, drama and mystery programs. Unwind with a light-hearted program or become engrossed in a whodunnit. Those Old Radio Shows has something for everyone.

Location:

Calgary, AB

Genres:

Nostalgia

Description:

Those Old Radio Shows bring you back to a much simpler time when the early days of radio were filled with comedy, drama and mystery programs. Unwind with a light-hearted program or become engrossed in a whodunnit. Those Old Radio Shows has something for everyone.

Language:

English


Episodes
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The Adventures of Philip Marlowe - Baton Sinister

5/17/2024
The Adventures of Philip Marlowe - Baton Sinister 1949 Author-Raymond Chandler Stars-Gerald Mohr A 15th century tapestry with a "baton sinister" and the murder of the man with only half a face.

Duration:00:30:12

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The Whistler - Masquerade

5/16/2024
The Whistler - Masquerade 1946 Announcer-Marvin Miller Voice of The Whistler-Bill Forman Laurene Tuttle A murder and a lady on the lam. Show Intro-Jack Benny-"The Fiddler". Sam Baxter was serious this time, deadly serious. Irene could tell by the nervous habit he had of blinking his cold grey heartless eyes...

Duration:00:30:20

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Movietown Theatre - Liar ft. Sabu

5/15/2024
Movietown Theatre - Liar 1951 Producer & Announcer-Les Mitchell Sabu as Napa, Peggy Webber, Dan O'Herlihy, James Hayward, Francie Hill & Charlie Lund "Why does your Uncle say you're bad"? Napa-"I tell lies, big ones, I will teach you how to lie and you can teach me how to make medicine"

Duration:00:30:01

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Manhattan at Midnight - The Foster Family

5/14/2024
Manhattan At Midnight - The Foster Family 1940 Announcer-Nelson Case, Writer-Frank Dolan Organist-Charles Paul Peggy Foster is trying to get her no-good brother a job. A fountain pen given to the brother for his birthday leads to a shocking discovery...and the brother accused of murder!

Duration:00:30:01

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Burns and Allen - Gracie's Mother Visits

5/10/2024
Burns and Allen - Gracie's Mother Visit (AFRTS) 1948 Announcer-Tobe Reed Host-Meredeth Wilson George Burns, Gracie Allen & Verna Felton Gracie's mother is visiting. She doesn’t approve of her son in law being in show business, and has concerns, is George a handy man around the house.

Duration:00:26:00

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Hall Of Fantasy - Spectre of Denston

5/9/2024
Hall Of Fantasy - Spectre of Denston 1953 Writer-James Workman, Announcer-Harry Elders w-Eloise Kummer There was a letter on the table from England. It seems that David Denston’s uncle had died, an uncle he had never met, and David was the only heir to the Denston castle and estate.

Duration:00:24:01

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Encore Theatre - A Man to Remember

5/8/2024
Encore Theatre - A Man to Remember 1946 Lionel Barrymore, Griff Barnett, Ken Christy, Howard Duff, Frank Graham & Jerry Hausner Lionel Barrymore stars as Dr. Bill Brown. The story, adapted from Kathryn Haviland-Taylor's novel, "Failure," deals with the sacrifices of a small-town doctor who set aside personal security for the welfare of the community.

Duration:00:29:48

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Calling All Cars - Murder at Midnight

5/7/2024
Calling All Cars - Murder at Midnight 1938 James E Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Host Fedrick Chales Lindsey A few friends are on the hunt looking for bootleg liquor. There's trouble brewing at the San Pedro pier. An ambulance may be needed.

Duration:00:31:35

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John Steele, Adventurer - Comeback

5/3/2024
John Steele, Adventurer - Comeback 1950 Don Douglas "One man, consumed by a driving ambition, adds the red color of hate in the blistering heat of the baseball diamond." "Sometimes you can step down, to go upstairs." No credits are given.

Duration:00:30:24

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Pat Novak for Hire - Killing in a Church, Father Lahey Joe Feldman

5/2/2024
Pat Novak for Hire - Killing in a Church, Father Lahey Joe Feldman (United Armed Forces Radio) 1949 Jack Webb

Duration:00:32:11

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The Globe Theatre - Man Called X - Goes to Italy or Murder and a Blonde Madonna

5/1/2024
The Globe Theatre - Man Called X - Goes to Italy or Murder and a Blonde Madonna Host and stars - Herbert Marshall, w-Hans Conreid, Female actors not credited. Director & Producer William N. Robson 1944 (AFRTS)

Duration:00:29:52

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Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator - The Crimson Queen

4/30/2024
Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator - The Crimson Queen Announcer-Carl Carouso William Gargan & Barbra Weeks "The major trouble with murder as a career is that it has no future. You come pretty quickly to the end of your rope...and usually it's around your neck."

Duration:00:30:23

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The Secrets of Scotland Yard - Great Gold Robbery

4/26/2024
The Secrets of Scotland Yard - Great Gold Robbery Late 1940s Narrator - Clive Brook The Secrets of Scotland Yard was a successful crime drama series. Percy Hoskins, a 1950s crime expert and reporter for the London Daily Express. He knew every nook and cranny in London’s seedier districts and personally reported on many of the major crimes of the day.

Duration:00:19:05

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Wanted - Jailbreak - Henry Clay Tolett

4/25/2024
Wanted - Jailbreak - Henry Clay Tolett 1950 Announcers - Fred Collins & Don Pardo Walter McGraw Wanted for Jailbreak

Duration:00:29:30

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The Adventures of Frank Merriwell - The Unreasonable Aunt

4/24/2024
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell - The Unreasonable Aunt 1948 Lawson Zerbe, Elaine Rost and Hal Studer Frank saves a woman from being cheated out of her soap factory.

Duration:00:29:11

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Danger With Grainger - The Arnie Lessick Story

4/23/2024
Danger With Grainger - The Arnie Lessick Story Ray Barrett 1940s "I've been framed", Arnie Lessick was convicted of one of his crimes, a conviction which led to murder...

Duration:00:24:44

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Lux Radio Theatre - The Day the Earth Stood Still

4/22/2024
Lux Radio Theatre - The day The Earth Stood Still 1954 Announcer-Ken Carpenter, Art Linkletter Producer-Irving Cummings, Narrator-Paul Frees Michael Rennie, Jean Peters, Lamont Johnston, Herb Butterfield, Tudor Owen, Billy Gray, Edith Evanson... An alien from space gives mankind a final chance to achieve world peace.

Duration:01:00:45

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Information Please - Sigmund Spaeth & Basil Rathbone

4/19/2024
Information Please - Sigmund Spaeth & Basil Rathbone 1938 Announcer-Milton Cross, w-Franklin P. Adams Clifton Fadiman as moderator & Other regulars included Science writer Bernard Jaffe, professor of philosophy Dr Harry Overstreet, Marcus Duffield of the New York Herald-Tribune and later John Kieran a sport's columnist for the New York Times and Oscar Levant a pianist and composer.

Duration:00:29:14

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The Adventures of Sam Spade - The Cheesecake Caper

4/18/2024
The Adventures Of Sam Spade - The Cheesecake Caper Based on the stories of: Dashiell Hammett 1949 Announcer-Dick Joy Howard Duff & Lurene Tuttle Sam finds $50 and a photo of a blonde in his sandwich. The three words on the photo say, "Find the girl!"

Duration:00:25:56

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Crime Does Not Pay - Operation Payroll

4/17/2024
Crime Does Not Pay - Operation Payroll 1951 Donald Buka, w-Harold Vermiliar Follow my lead & we'll come clean as a whistle, 500 Gs to split between us!...

Duration:00:26:19