Retro Radio Podcast

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


Jack Benny – Stuart Canin. 370307

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:46 — 9.6MB) The man who made the Bee, public insect #1 is introduced. Jack is in New York, and jokes about both his success at playing the Bee last week, and the swanky hotel that the cast is staying in, the Waldorf Astoria. The cast joke […]

Phil Harris – Phil Returns To The Air. 490918.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:08 — 13.3MB) At the Harris home, Phil is running late after his fishing trip, and Willie does a good job at being a harried housewife. Even the girls are a little worried, and miss Phil. After a reunion filled with joking around, Alice sings, Yes in […]

You Bet Your Life – Air (Audition). 470915.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:02 — 7.3MB) Groucho Marx ad libs his way through the quiz show. In this audition, the conversation runs long, and there’s only the one pair of contestants, a couple who would like to marry if they only found the right person. Groucho does his best to […]

Great Gildersleeve – Leroy’s Paper Route. ep3, 410914

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:48 — 13.6MB) As he frets over the household expenses, Gildersleeves has to deal with Leroy, and a model airplane he wants. Can he justify the expense when he makes his report to judge Hooker? Instead, Gildy convinces Leroy he ought to get a job to buy […]

Jack Benny – Jack Plays The Bee. 370228

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:27 — 6.7MB) Mary had taken a trip to New York, and Jack reads a letter from her. Chasing after guys, connecting with family, and an encounter with Fred Allen are all included. Kenny Baker has brought his gal, Lena, to help out with the jokes. Phil […]

Vic and Sade – Christmas Presents For the Boss. 410909.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:03 — 5.1MB) It’s that time of year again, and Vic has let people at the office push the duties of buying the Christmas present for the boss. Rush entersand makes a round of phone calls to his friends for holiday greetings. Mostly to hit them up […]

Great Gildersleeve – The Cake. ep2, 410907

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:48 — 13.6MB) After spending his first week being mother, father, and best friend to his niece and nehew, the Great Gildersleeves spends the day doing some male bonding with Leroy at the baseball game. Meanwhile, Marjorie has been making meticulous arrangements for her party. Everything must […]

Jack Benny – Buck Benny Rides Again Part 2. 370221

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:12 — 6.0MB) Waukegan’s gift to the acting world enters, and the cast comment on Jack’s appearance on Lux Radio Theater last Monday. He and Mary performed in Brewster’s Millions where Jack played a part where he had to give away large amounts of money. Mary lets […]