Brando Classic Old Time Radio Podcast
Summary: We feature classic old time radio shows in all genres. Check out a new Episode each week.
Candy Matson was an old time radio program which aired on NBC from June 29, 1949, to May 20, 1951. It centered around a female Private Investigator, Candy Matson who sported a wry sense of humor and a penthouse on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco. The program was notable for having a strong female character “without a trace of squeamishness” We Hope you enjoy the 4 episodes of Candy Matson we’ve picked out for you. Thanks for all the votes and for listening to Brando Classic Old Time Radio.
Dark Fantasy was a short old time radio series with tales of the weird and supernatural, created by Scott Bishop. The series aired as a horror drama on NBC between 1941 and 1942.Dark Fantasy originated from radio station WKY in Oklahoma City and was written by Scott Bishop (of Mysterious Traveler and The Sealed Book fame) and was heard Fridays over stations. Tom Paxton served as announcer. We hope you enjoy the 4 episodes of Dark Fantasy that we have picked out for you.
Archie, played by Ed Gardner, was the bar tender of the bar in which you’ll never meet the owner.Duffy’s Tavern featured many special guest stars including Fred Allen, Mel Allen, Nigel Bruce, Billie Burke, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Lena Horne, Boris Karloff, Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Peter Lorre, Tony Martin, Marie McDonald, Gene Tierney, Arthur Treacher and Shelley Winters.
Happy Friday it’s March 11, 2016. This week’s the winner is Barry Craig Confidential Investigator which was produced by NBC from 1951 through 1954. It was then moved to Hollywood Where it would be produced through 1955. William Gargan was the voice of Barry Craig And Ralph Bell plays associate Lieutenant Travis Rogers. The shows were narrated By the main character, Barry Greg, the man you can go to when you can’t go to the cops, confidentiality, a speciality. Hope you enjoy Barry Craig and here are the 4 episodes we’ve picked out.The case of the philanthropist bride,For love of Murder,The Long Way Home, and The song of death
Today is Friday, March 4, 2016 and we’re ready for this week’s 4 pack. You listeners seem to really like the scary stuff. Last week it was Quiet Please and this week it’s Lights Out. There are some similarities between the two shows. Both were created by Willis Cooper, however, Arch Obler took over Lights Out In 1937 after a three year run with Willis Cooper. The 4 classic episodes we picked out for you and all feature Boris Karlof. The first one was first aired on April 27, 1943 and is titled Execution. It isv the story of a French woman the Nazis are trying to hang. Second episode Is The Dream which aired on March 23, 1938. It is the story of an excused murderer who is haunted by an unearthly creature Played by Templeton Fox. This stranger is urging him to KILL KILL KILL.Episode 3 is Bathysphere. This one is a political thriller about a scientist and a dictator sharing a deep-sea diving Bell. And lastly you will hear A Visitor From Hades which aired July 13, 1943. It is a spooky tale about a arguing married couple who are trapped in their apartment by apparition.
Today is Friday February 26, 2016. This weeks winner Is Willis Cooper’s Quiet Please. This show would land Cooper with the title of “One of the greatest authors of horror radio”. We hope you enjoy the four episodes we picked out for you. It Was a little difficult to choose these episodes since most have very poor audio quality, Which is a shame because they are great stories. Anyway, we hope you enjoy the show And please be sure to vote for next week’s 4 pack and Thank you for listening to Brando Classic Old Time Radio and have a wonderful weekend.
Hello and welcome to the Friday 4 pack for Friday February 19th, 2016. This weeks winner is Murder By Experts. Murder By Experts was a great anthology series That featured murder mysteries written by great novelists and solved by a Murder Mystery Expert. Hope you enjoy the show Please be sure to vote for next week's 4 pack And thank you for listening to Brando classic old-time radio.
The Saint was a radio adventure program in the United States that starred Vincent Price as the Robin Hood type who, in his attempt to help people, remained just one step ahead of the police and crooks,both of whom he was at odds with. The Saint was created by author Leslie Charteris. As the program’s introduction said, The Saint (the alias of Simon Templar), was “known to millions from books, magazines, and motion pictures.”
The Epic Casebook Of Inspector Carr was a highly successful detective series, starring Hugh Rouse as Inspector Carr. Written and Produced by Michael Silver at the CRC Studios, Johannesburg. The series was sponsored by the Epic Oil Company of S.A. The first actor to play Inspector Carr was Don Davis, he was replaced in 1959 by Hugh Rouse. Don returned briefly in 1963 for 14 episodes, however, Hugh Rouse made this series his own. We hope you enjoy the 4 episodes of Inspector Carr we’ve selected for you and thank you again for listening to Brando Classic Old Time Radio. Have a great Weekend
Paul Temple became a radio detective in Britain during the 1930’s through the 1960’s. Today the 4 pack will be an 8 pack so we can air for you all 8 Episodes of Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery. The showed aired between January 1st, 1961 through February 19th 1961. Below is the list of the 8 episodes you will be hearing, total running time of 3 hours and 40 minutes. We hope you enjoy and have a fantastic Weekend!!
Hello welcome to the Friday, January 8th 4 pack on Brando Classic Old Time Radio. This weeks winner Was Doc Savage, But we have found out that we are unable to air that program due to Copyright laws so instead, we are gonna play the 2nd place Finisher, and that is the NBC University theater of the air, Or The World's Great Novels Dramatized. The 4 novels we are going to play for you today are An American Tragedy, The Pickwick Papers, Moby Dick, and The Gambler. We hope you enjoy this week's 4 pack and hope you vote For your favorite show, or your favorite of the five that are listed For the Friday, January 15th 4 pack on Brando classic Old Time Radio. We hope you'll have a great weekend and hope you had a great holiday season. Take care everybody
The Cisco Kid came to radio October 2, 1942, with Jackson Beck in the title role and Louis Sorin as Pancho. Vicki Vola and Bryna Raeburn took supporting roles and Michael Rye being the announcer. This Week’s Podcast will feature the 4 episodes listed below. We hope you enjoy them and have a great weekend, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year!! 1.A Medal For Markmanship 2.0Black Jack Larue 3.Border Justice 4.Border Vengeance
This weeks Friday 4 Pack winner is Tales of the Texas Rangers. Joel McCrea plays the lead role of Jayce Pearson Who used science And his horse Charcoal to track down the bad guys. The show was produced and directed by Stacy Keach Senior and sponsored by Wheaties with each episode based on actual Texas rangers cases. Hope you enjoy the four shows we picked out for you and We hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
It's Friday, December 4, 2015 and it's time for this weeks Friday 4 pack on Brando classic old-time radio. This weeks winner is Boston Blackie. Chester Morris played Boston Blackie on the radio show and in the movies. The character was created by Jack Boyle With his first Boston Blackie story appearing in a 1914 issue of the American magazine Other actors in the show were Leslie Woods who played Boston Blackie 's girlfriend Mary Wesley, and Richard Lane who played Inspector Faraday. The announcer was Harlow Wilcock. The show first aired on NBC radio On June 23, 1944 and continued until September 15. On April 11, 1945 the show would be revived with Richard Kollmar Playing the lead role. There were over 200 episodes produced between 1944 and 1950 in which during that time, Maurice Tarplin Played the role of Inspector Faraday. In 1941, a 58 minute movie was made Starring Chester Morris called Meet Boston Blackie. I am going to research and see if this is a public domain feature and if so, we will post that it on the website. Boston Blackie, An enemy to those who make him an enemy, and a friend to those who have no friends. We hope you enjoy Boston Blackie on this weeks 4 pack. Please be sure to vote for the four pack on December 11 and Thank you for listening to Brendo classic old the radio and have a wonderful weekend
Nick Carter was created a year before the legendary Sherlock Holmes, in 1886. Many Nick Carter Novels from his first 37 years of existence and now available in the public domain. Nick Carter would eventually make to the big screen in 1939 and then to radio in 1943 and would remain on the air until 1955.Lon Clark (1912-98) was the voice behind the classic old time radio detective. Beside being the voice of Nick Carter, Lon also appeared on other classic old time radio programs such as Words at War and The CBS Mystery Theatre.