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Title:
Old-time radio's greatest shows
Author:
Beemer, Brace, 1903-1965.
Publication Information:
Cedar Knoll, N.J. : RadioSpirits, [2002]

â„—2002
Physical Description:
20 audio discs (20 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (32 pages : illustrations ; 12 x 14 cm).
Summary:
Each disc contains two episodes from a well-known radio program, originally broadcast in the 1940s and 1950s. Programs include Amos 'n' Andy, The Jack Benny program, The Burns and Allen Show, Dragnet, The Lone Ranger, Escape, Suspense, Fibber McGee & Molly, X-minus one, and Gunsmoke.
General Note:
Accompanying booklet written by Anthony Tollin.

Compact discs.
Language:
English
Contents:
disc 1. Andy's picture in detective magazine (2-22-53) ; Mystic knights of the sea (3-8-53) -- disc 2. Car is buried under concrete (11-15-53) ; Kingfish's tourist service (11-22-53) -- disc 3. Jack's scrapbook / with Ronald & Benita Colman (1-16-49) ; Don's contract (1-23-49) -- disc 4. Jack leaves for NY to do a TV show (4-1-51) ; Jack takes a date to an underground restaurant (5-16-54) -- disc 5. [Untitled] / guest: Harpo Marx (5-9-46) Quiz show (9-26-46) -- disc 6. George and Jack Benny as gypsies (11-8-48).

disc 7. Big safe (5-1-52) ; Big gamble (5-8-52) -- disc 8. Big match (7-27-54) ; Big stand (8-3-54) -- disc 9. Murder masters (11-4-42) ; Phantom killer (11-6-42) -- disc 10. Thieves in the night (11-9-42) ; Mountain trap (1-1-43) -- disc 11. Lost special (2-12-49) ; Orient Express (2-19-49) -- disc 12. Benchillina and the fisherman (6-10-54) ; Blood waters (6-17-54) -- disc 13. Groom of the ladder (3-13-56) ; Gallardo (3-20-56) -- disc 14. Waxwork (3-1-59) ; Mad man from Manhattan (3-8-59).

disc 15. Early golden wedding anniversary (3-6-45) ; Fibber the poet (4-3-45) -- disc 16. Citizen test (6-3-47) ; Picnic at Dugan's Lake (6-10-47) -- disc 17. Hallucination orbit (5-15-56) ; Defenders (5-22-56) -- disc 18. Venus is a man's world (2-6-57) ; Merchant of Venus (7-18-57) -- disc 19. Preacher (11-13-55) ; Dutch George (11-20-55) -- disc 20. Cows and cribs (5-13-56) ; Annie Oakley (8-19-56).
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Amos 'n' Andy (Radio program)

Jack Benny program (Radio program)

Burns and Allen show.

Dragnet (Radio program)

Lone Ranger (Radio program)

Escape (Radio program)

Suspense (Radio program)

Fibber McGee & Molly (Radio program)

X-minus one (Radio program)

Gunsmoke (Radio program)
ISBN:
9781570194887
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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This 20-hour collection is a great introduction to the world of old-time radio. All the biggest names and most memorable programs are here. Whether you're in the mood for a good laugh, a chilling tale, a western adventure or a journey into the unknown, there's something for everyone.