Brando Classic Old Time Radio Podcast
Summary: We feature classic old time radio shows in all genres. Check out a new Episode each week.
Betty and Bob was one of the earliest examples of the radio soap opera. The soap opera followed the lives of Betty and Bob Drake. Betty was a secretary who falls madly in love with her boss, bachelor Bob Drake. The two wed and each day, the subject matter dealt with everything from love to hate, jealousy to divorce, murder to betrayal, and collusion to insanity.
Dr. Christian was broadcast on CBS from 1938 through 1950 on Sundays. The Role of Dr. Christian was played by Jean Hersholt and over it’s 12 year run, was sponsored by Vaseline. The serialized drama ran for 175 episodes. We hope you like the 4 episodes we’ve selected for this Week’s 4 pack. Enjoy!
The Hardy Family Old Time Radio show tells the story of Andy Hardy, high school graduate turned business man. Andy is played by Mickey Rooney. There were also multiple Hardy Family movies
Dr. Christian was broadcast on CBS from 1938 through 1950 on Sundays. The Role of Dr. Christian was played by Jean Hersholt and over it’s 12 year run, was sponsored by Vaseline. The serialized drama ran for 175 episodes. We want to play for you now the very first episode, it was called operation in a shack. Enjoy!
This week’s 4 pack winner is Golden Memories of Radio narrated by Radio Announcer Frank Knight. The Golden Memories of Radio was a 6 LP boxed set from Longines Symphonette. The First 3 albums are narrated by Jack Benny while the final 3 by Frank Knight
This week’s 4 pack winner is Golden Memories of Radio narrated by the very funny Jack Benny. The Golden Memories of Radio was a 6 LP boxed set from Longines Symphonette. The First 3 albums are narrated by Jack Benny while the final 3 by Frank Knight
Richard Durham created Destination Freedom which premiered on June 27, 1948 on Chicago radio WMAQ to battle the perception of the African American Society as defined by White Supremacists groups. Durham asked for nothing in return except that the truth get out. We hope you enjoy the 4 episodes we’ve chosen for you today and we also hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thanks for supporting Brando Classic Old Time Radio.
Welcome to the Friday 4 pack for Friday December 16th, 2016. This week we have a very special show for you, interviews with Survivors of the RMS Titanic which sank in the early morning of April 15th, 1912. The First interview you will hear is of Second Officer, Charles Lightoller. You will also hear an interview with Journalist and Titanic Survivor, Edith Russell. We hope you enjoy this historic show and we encourage you to vote in next week’s 4 pack on Brando Classic Old Time Radio
2956 Radio Episodes of the classic Lone Ranger Radio Show were broadcast starting in 1933 along with 221 Television Episodes and multiple Movies making The Lone Ranger one of the most iconic figures in American Culture. Below are the 4 episodes we’ve selected for this week’s 4 pack and we encourage you to vote for next week’s 4 pack on Brando Classic Old Time Radio!! King of the Country,The Price of Wool,Murder of The Pony Express Rider,A Toll in Cattle
Archie Andrews began on the NBC Blue Network on May 31, 1943, switched to Mutual in 1944, and then continued on NBC radio from 1945 until September 5, 1953. The program’s original announcer was Kenneth Banghart, later succeeded by Bob Shepard (during the 1947-48 season, when Swift and Company sponsored the program) and Dick Dudley. Archie was first played by Charles Mullen (1943-1944), Jack Grimes (1944) and Burt Boyar (1945), with Bob Hastings (1945-1953) as the title character during the NBC years. Jughead was portrayed by Hal Stone, Cameron Andrews and later by Arnold Stang. Stone later wrote about his radio career in his autobiography, Relax… Archie! Re-laxx! (Bygone Days Press, 2003). During the NBC run, Rosemary Rice portrayed Betty, Gloria Mann portrayed Veronica, Alice Yourman portrayed Archie’s mother, Mary Andrews and Arthur “Art” Kohl was Archie’s father, Fred Andrews.
Good Tuesday to all of you and welcome to a special mid week Podcast featuring the Cisco Kid. The main reason for the special podcast was to share with you all the new toy I got myself as an early Christmas Gift. It is the Amazon Echo Dot. This thing is really cool and has numerous skills with more being created every day. Take a listen to the podcast and I’ll show you just a couple of fun things you can do with the Dot!!
Mr. and Mrs. North was a radio mystery series that ran from 1942 to 1954 on CBS about a married Detective Couple. The wife, Pam, was played by Peggy Conklin, Alice Frost, and Barbara Britton. The Husband, Jerry, was played by Carl Eastman, Joseph Curtin, and Richard Denning. The show was sponsored by Woodbury Soap, and Colgate Palmolive. Mr. and Mrs. North was adapted into a Television program of the same name in 1952. In the TV series, Jerry and Pam were played by Richard Denning and Barbara Britton. Mr. and Mrs. North originated from 1930’s vignettes written by Richard Lockridge. Richard then made a novel, The North’s Meet Murder with his wife in 1940. This eventually became a large series of mystery novels totaling 26. The series came to an end in 1963 when Frances Lockridge died. A Broadway production of Mr. and Mrs. North was made which ran for 163 performances. These performances were at Belasco Theatre.
Basil Rathbone stars as Newspaper Reporter Mike Connoy in Search of the World’s Greatest Mysteries. We hope you enjoy these 4 stories and please vote in next week’s 4 Pack.
Salty seadog Slate Shannon (Bogart) owns a Cuban hotel sheltering an assortment of treasure hunters, revolutionaries and other shady characters. 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 sultry settings of tropical Havana and the mysterious islands of the Caribbean
Gang Busters was produced and directed by Phillips H. Lord and remained on the air for 21 years between 1936 – 1957. Phillips H. Lord worked closely with FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover We hope you enjoy this week’s Friday 4 Pack and thanks again for listening to Brando Classic Old Time Radio