Retro Radio Podcast

Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.

Archive for May 2012

Richard Diamond – Diamond in the Rough – Barton Case. 490501. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:01 — 13.3MB)One signature feature of hard boiled detectives is to be able to take a licking and keep on ticking. Dick Diamond doesn’t disappoint when he takes a good roughing up, and is thumped on the head early on. He has been warned to steer clear […]

Halls Of Ivy – The Sexton Award. ep22, 500531. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:20 — 13.4MB)Doc Hall is in line to receive the Sexton Award, and he’s getting ready for the black tie affair. When Merryweather visits we learn the award is to be used for the medical department at Ivy, and that nothing is to stand in the way […]

You Bet Your Life – Secret Word, Book. 500531. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:25 — 13.5MB)Groucho Marx handles the questions, and the contestants include: A consession seller at ball parks is teamed with a nightclub girl at Cerro’s. Groucho learns a little about the duties of the hat check girl, and some odd happenings on the job. How does her […]

Vic and Sade – Mr Chinbunny Wants To Smoke Cigars, Russell. 440602. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:34 — 4.8MB)Almost a complete word for word reproduction of an earlier script with Rush. Russel comes home with a special request for Vic. His school principal, Mr Chinbunny is a young man who feels he isn’t credible, due to his youth. To make himself appear older, […]

Lum and Abner – On Safari. 411127. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:45 — 6.8MB)Lum has organized a safari, and given jobs to Abner and Cedric. Today we find them suffering hardships as they camp just outside of town. Lum is having the time of his life, but Abner complains at his ordeal. Can’t they move their tent so […]

Captain Midnight – Chuck Successfully Takes Off. 400131. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:42 — 6.7MB)The big moment arrives and our heros watch Chuck lift off with his sick passenger. Captain Midnight explains the delicate maneuvering that Chuck had to make to survive the difficult take off. Now all that’s left is to relax in camp and wait for Chuck […]

Fred Allen – Trouble Hearing Show, Robert Benchley. 421101. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:40 — 12.7MB)As Fred enters he pokes fun at Arthur Godfrey then gets on with the News of the Week. The topic is about coffee lovers, and shortages of their beloved brew. A proposed ration to just one cup a day is the latest recommendation from Washington […]

Fibber McGee and Molly – Escaped Convicts. 390530. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:34 — 9.4MB)Today we find Fibber and Molly walking along the street. Along the way they meet the Old Timer who jokes about peanut brittle. The window shopping leads our couple to Donald Novas who sings, I’m Building a Sailboat of Dreams. After getting word from a […]

CBS Radio Mystery Theater – Curious Experience. 790530. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:33 — 20.8MB)A story by Mark Twain about the follies of war. Wide eyed men muster to the glories of the brass and military pomp, but a scraggly youth slips through the lines to join up. Is his story true, or is he a spy? The new […]