Retro Radio Podcast

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

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Retro OTR Diary 18 First, And Favorites Of the Great Gildersleeves, 1942 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:43 — 57.4MB)Though this is the second season of the Great Gildersleeves show, it starts off with a lot of firsts, and features that have come to define the show. The first season saw several characters come and go, other than the core players. Gildersleeves character had […]

CBS Radio Workshop – Brave New World, Part 1and2. 560127-0203 (retro505 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:17 — 29.9MB)Part 1: In a futuristic world, hatcheries are responsible for incubating human babiesÖ without the need for human interaction. What advantage is that? Scores of people can be produced in identical batches. BabiesÖ are made assembly line style. Staying together as a couple for 4 […]

Fibber McGee and Molly – HalloweenParty. ep29, 351028 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:14 — 18.0MB)Marian and Jim Jordan are Fibber McGee and Molly. Rico Martinelli and the orchestra play, while the Merrymen sing, Rhythm and Romance. Fibber mixes up a batch of his famous Pumpkin Punch. Mort Tooke and Molly watch on as the unusual mixture of ingredients are […]

Red Skelton – Wonderful Smith. 460514 (RV32Retro)a Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:15 — 18.9MB)Sponsored by Raleigh cigaarettes. Spring is in the air, and Red talks about betting on the horses at Santa Anmita race track. A surprise appearance catches Red off guard, before the topic returns to Red and his doctor appointment. Orchestra leader, David Forrester, tells about […]

Great Gildersleeves – Best Dressed. ep10, 420315 (RV031, retro502) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:12 — 16.1MB)Taking a break on a building project, Gildersleeves and Leroy read the day’s mail. As Gildy gets dressed up to respond to a notice about being one of the best dressed men in Summerfield, Birdie and Marjorie add their own views on him and fashion […]

Superman – Double Feature 1940-1942 (retro501) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:03 — 19.2MB)After a couple years on the air, the character development has been honed a little, but we find eery similarities as Clark Kent does battle with familiar foes, and in some crimes that resemble each other. In Kenos Landslide, episode 3 from 02-16-1940 the characters […]

Glenn Miller Salute (retro500) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:31:47 — 84.0MB)A sampling of some of the top tunes in Swing music. Glenn Miller had a relatively short csareer, but his music is far reaching, zand among the most memorable in the 20th century. Keith shares these tidbits of trivia as he salutes Glenn Miller. Playlist: […]

Retro OTR Diary 17Dragnet490714ep6RedLightBandit Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:37 — 15.8MB)Join Keith as he shares a few comments that he sprinkles into the action of this dramatic, and brutal crime. Joe Friday and his partner, Ben Romero have to track down a man who is posing as a police officer to win the trust of […]

Vic and Sade – Mr Chinbunny Wants to Smoke Cigars – Rush 400602 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:04 — 10.1MB)Get ready to smile again with Crisco’s Vic and Sade. With Rush absent, Sade marvels at Rushes 3rd Lt Stanley novel as she shares a brief passage with Vic. When Rush enters he has the latest gossip from school, and in particular about Mr Chinbunny. […]

Retro Salute – Jack Benny and Fred Allen Feud – Various Clips (RV30, retro497) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:01 — 29.3MB)Digging into the Retro Vault, we pull out this early installment, and first time we did a salute. Clips include: Movie promo and trailer of the film, Love Thy Neighbor, that featured Jack Benny and Fred Allen, Also musical numbers by Mary Livingston, the Merrymacs, […]