Retro Radio Podcast

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

Detective and Mystery

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Village Scene. ep43, 500328. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:13 — 13.4MB) When an artist reports a theft of his paintings, Johnny Dollar heads to town to see what he can do about covering the losses to his insurance company. After checking in with the police, he makes the rounds in the shady part of […]

Philip Marlowe – The Dude From Manhattan. ep40, 490702 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:09 — 13.4MB) Looking forward to a vacation on a dude ranch, Philip Marlowe finds himself on the job. Rainbow Ranch is run by Paul Morton, an unlikable man, and jealous of his wife. At the bunkhouse, Philip talks with Sawyer, a cowboy who actually keeps […]

Bulldog Drummond – Death Loops The Loop. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:44 — 3.4MB) Thrills and chills, the life of living dangerously, that’s the barker’s claims at the carnival midway. When things get a little too dangerous, Miss Wynn phones her friend Bulldog Drummond to investigate. Her dad had a known medical condition, and his fatal ride […]

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – Milford Brooks III. 490325. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:17 — 12.9MB) Take a trip with the fabulous Johnny Dollar as he sets out on his next freelance insurance investigation. Johnny starts out by getting into a fight, and holds his unconscious attacker, Milford Brooks while the background of the story is told. Brooks is […]

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Man Who Wrote Himself To Death. 500321. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:11 — 12.4MB) Rehearsal without musical score. A man is being held for murder, and Johnny investigates the life insurance policy that was taken out just the week earlier. The man’s wife tells about her husbands job as a writer for radio shows. Is this a […]

Philip Marlowe – The Key Man. ep39, 490625 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:52 — 13.7MB) A client meets with Marlowe to find a man named Kovack. It’s to ensure that nobody will stand in the way of a big budget sales deal. Why is the mousy little man so fearful? Why does he want Marlowe’s protection? It doesn’t […]

Bulldog Drummond – Death In The Deep. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:17 — 3.1MB) On the West coast, on a weekend fishing trip, Bulldog Drummond and Denny spot a body in the water from their fishing boat. Where did the man come from, and who wanted him dead? More pressing than the murder of Ralph Simpson is […]

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Eighty Five Little Minks. ep41, 500314. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:39 — 11.7MB) When a department store is robbed of 85 mink coats, Johnny is on the scene to investigate. He arrives in time to converge with reporters and cameramen for the aftermath of the spectacular shooting. Johnny gets to question the hard boiled crooks, but […]

Crime Club – Fear Came First. 470313. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:55 — 13.7MB) The librarian answers the Crime Club telephone, the signature opening for this program, then shares the story of a house that was divided by fear. A big spooky mansion, a blustery March day, and Thor Sutterland returns home. Thor learns of the death […]

Philip Marlowe – The Unfair Lady. ep36, 490604 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:54 — 13.8MB) The Bjornsen diamond mines are being robbed, and Philip Marlowe is called on to investigate. The mines are in the far off, exotic lan ds of rural Arizona, and to convince the reluctant Marlowe, a handsome fee is put on the table. Calder […]