Brando Classic Old Time Radio Podcast
Summary: We feature classic old time radio shows in all genres. Check out a new Episode each week.
Hello and welcome to the Friday 4 pack for Friday, November 13, 2015. Yep it is Friday the 13th that’s why we added the Origin of Superstition to the list, However, it was voted down so it will be removed From the choices going forward. This week’s winner is Dangerously Yours Starring Victor Jordan. Dangerously Yours is an over-the-top romantic old time radio drama. We hope you enjoy it. The show ran only 16 episodes in 1944, But at the end of the run, the show was renamed to the Vicks Matinee Theater and continued for 25 additional episodes.We also want to remind you, if you haven’t heard yet, that a brand-new Suspense show Premieres on Brendo Classic Old Time Radio today!! At 2:30 PM and will repeat again at 7:30 PM central time. The show was created by Blue Hours Productions. It is recorded in Hollywood with state-of-the-art audio technology and a rotating cast that includes Adrienne Wilkinson from Xena, Drake Bell from the Ultimate Spiderman, Elizabeth Gracen from Highlander, Susan Eisenberg from The Justice League, Tucker Smallwood from Star Trek enterprise, And Vic Mignogna from Full Metal Alchemist and Star Trek Continues. This show is not an imitation of the original Suspense Progrma, but a brand-new original Production. Let me tell you, these shows are great. Tune in today at 2:30 and again at 7:30 central time and every Friday on Brendo classic Old Time Radio!
Welcome to the Friday four pack for Friday, November 6, 2015 This weeks winner it’s ABC Mystery Time starring Laurence Olivier. We hope you enjoy it. The four episodes you will hear Are Murder in Haste, Death Walks In, Success Story, and The Tale. We Want to thank you for voting for the Friday 4 pack and encourage you to go to vote for the Friday the 13th 4 pack
Destination Freedom was an old time radio program created by Richard Durham telling historic stories of The Black Man’s struggle in a modern Racist society. Destination Freedom used black actors playing real everyday people. I hope you enjoy Destination Freedom
This weeks 4 pack winner is The Haunting Hour. Perfect show for this time of year. Little is known about this classic old time radio show except that it's Creepy old school horror with screaming women, Over-the-top men, and Erie organ music. We hope you enjoy the these four episodes which are titled,"Death by Request", "Homicide House", "Murder wears a strange mask", and "Second Chance".
It's Friday, October 16th and it's time for the four pack for this week. This weeks winner is The Creaking Door. If you're a fan of The Inner Sanctum or The CBS Radio Mystery Theater, than I'm sure you will like The Creaking Door which is very similar In its focus. I think you'll really enjoy the final episode that you will here today titled Face To Face about a plan for the first landing on the moon. Hope you enjoy The Creaking Door and hope you will also be sure to vote For the Friday 4 pack for October 23rd!
Rogue’s Gallery was a classic crime drama which began on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private detective who would get knocked out each week and spend his dream time in conversation with his subconscious self, Eugor.
Welcome to the Friday 4 pack for Friday, October 2nd, 2015. This week it’s Mr. Keen, tracer of lost persons. This was one of the longest running old-time radio programs. It began on October 12th, 1937 and ended April 19th, 1955 which was well into the television era. The show was produced by Frank and Anne Hummert. The show was based On Robert W Chambers 1906 novel, The Tracer of lost Persons. Bennett Kilpack Played the part of Mr. Keen At the shows beginning in 1937 and was later replaced by Arthur Hughes and Phil Clark. The show would later be satirized by Bob and Ray as they Did their parity, Mr. trace, Keener than most persons. Hope you enjoy Mr. Keen.
Luke Slaughter of Tombstone was a very short old time radio series which was discontinued after only 16 broadcasts. Sam Buffington starred as Luke Slaughter, a Civil War cavalryman who turned to cattle ranching in post war Arizona territory near Fort Huachuca. William N. Robson, known from his work with such series as Escape, Suspense and The CBS Radio Workshop, directed. The series was produced and directed by William N. Robson, one of radio’s greatest dramatic directors and Robert Stanley producer was aired from February 23 through June 15, 1958. Buffington portrayed the hard-boiled cattleman with scripts overseen by Gunsmoke sound effects artist Tom Hanley.
Welcome to the Friday 4 Pack for Friday, September 18 2015. Our winner this week is Dimension X. Dimension X was a classic Sci-Fi old time radio Show that ran on the NBC network from April 8 1950 to November 29th 1951. These are adventures in time and space told in future tense. The first episode you are going to hear comes from a play adapted from a short story that appeared in the Saturday Evening On Christmas eve 1949 and was written by Graham Doan Was adapted For Dimension X by Ernest Kinoy. The show is called, The Outer Limit. The second show you're going to hear Is Jack Williamson’s famous story, With Folded Hands Which was first published In July 1947 in an issue of Astounding Science Fiction.
Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, starred William Gargan as the lead role of Barrie Craig, William who also played the better known TV and old time radio detctive Martin Kane. Ralph Bell starred as his associate, Lt. Travis Rogers. Barrie’s office was on Madison Avenue and his adventures were fairly standard PI fare. Barrie worked alone, solved cases swiftly and efficiently, and feared no man. As the promos went, he was your man when you can’t go to the cops. Confidentiality a specialty.
Hello and welcome to this weeks Friday four pack. This weeks winner is Cloak and Dagger. These stories are true and they come directly from the office of strategic services. In fact, the shows are so well written that a paper back in the 1950s claimed that The stories dramatized each week are true, and yet as fantastic as any fiction writer might be able to dream up. We hope you enjoy Cloak and Dagger and be sure to vote for next week’s 4 Pack on Brando Classic old time radio
Dennis Day began performing on the Jack Benny Program In 1939. He was the young and naïve pain in the back side character with an amazing singing voice. Dennis was on the show from 1939 - 1944 when he took 2 years off while serving time in the US Navy.…
The Aldrich Family was a teenage sitcom that ran from 1939 – 1953 and also was featured on the in comic books, and the small and big screen. The old time radio show opened with mom yelling, “Hen-reeeeeeeeeeeee! Hen-ree Al-drich!”, and Henry responding with his prepubescent voice, “Com-ing, Mother!”
Hello and welcome to the Friday 4 pack for Friday August 14th, 2015. This weeks winner is You Are There. In a nutshell, This Old Time Radio program is Basically what it would've been like Had there been reporters At various historic events. For instance, The stamp act rebellion, The signing of the Declaration of Independence, coverage of the Thomas Jefferson presidential election, and the Ratification of the United States Constitution. These 4 stories are what you are going to hear this week.
Welcome to today’s Friday 4 pack for Friday, August 7, 2015. This weeks winner is Art Linkletter and People Are Funny. This was an old Time radio reality show before there were reality shows. Be sure to vote for the 4 pack for Friday August 14 at our Website Brandoclassicotr.com