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Coincidence can kill a man, and do it as effectively and brutally as a professional murder. Yes, coincidence can be a murder weapon, particularly when it falls into the hands of someone like Francier Le Grande.
Direct download: OTR_the_whistler__coincidence_11_19_1945.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

The Ides of March written in 1948 deals with one of historys best known stories, the events surrounding the assassination in 44 B.C. of Julius Caesar, dictator of Rome. Author Thornton Wilder.
Direct download: OTR_nbc_university_theatre__ides_of_march_07_02_1949.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

jungle jim, episode 069
Direct download: OTR_jungle_jim__ep069_lil_to_the_rescue_02_20_193.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Gildersleeves car is not running well, and Marjories boyfriend is just the fellow to fix the problem.
Direct download: OTR_great_gildersleeve__ep076_gildy_repairs_his_car_04_04_1943.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Fibber and Molly are at the Bon Ton, doing their Christmas shopping early.
Direct download: OTR_fibber_mcgee_and_molly__early_christmas_shopping_12_07_1948.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Fibber has gotten a Christmas card signed, With love, Elizabeth.

bunny berigan, high society
Direct download: OTR_GI_Jive_AFRS_920__bunny_berigan_high_society.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Philip Marlowe tangled with a mad Scotsman, a phoney English Lord and a beautiful blond corpse in a freight house all because of a butler who walked on his knuckles.
Direct download: OTR_adventures_of_philip_marlowe__monkeys_uncle_03_07_1950.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

You are trapped in the dark streets of an old French town in the south of France whose two remaining avenues are your only escape, the workshop of a fearsome knife maker or the arms of a beautiful but deadly woman.
Direct download: OTR_escape__fugitive_08_15_1948.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Prophecy is an easy thing for rarely is the prophet brought to justice. This play brings you a false prophecy. The place of the story is a great rocket speeding away from the moon after the first trip to the moon has finally taken place and a triumphant airship is now returning home to mother earth.
Direct download: OTR_lights_out__rocket_ship_07_28_1945.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

adventures of superman

adventures of superman

Cheyenne Indians had captured Mrs Phillips while going to join her husband in Denver 10 years ago. Now she and a Cheyenne girl, Fawn had escaped and were at a reservation. Matt Dillon was asked to take them both for safety to Dodge until her husband arrived to collect them.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__fawn_09_26_1953.MP3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

When two gamblers arrived in Dodge they sent word to Marshall Matt Dillon that they would like to have a word. Ben Quarter and Harry Duggan were business partners who whenever they went to a new town wanted to get to know who was running the place that way they figure there wont be any misunderstanding later on. But they were crooked gamblers and Dillon put them straight that he was a lawman and not open to bribes.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__how_to_kill_a_friend_10_03_1953.MP3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

There was only one love in the life of Captain Martin Quist. it wasnt money, he long since made more than enough to retire comfortably. And it wasnt women nor liquor or self indulgence. Captain Quist was part of the sea. It had been his home and his life since the day in 1907 when he signed on as an apprentice seaman. But a love as strong of that of Captain Quists of the sea can be dangerous. It can blind a man to more important things like human decency and justice.
Direct download: OTR_the_whistler__seeing_eye_11_12_1945.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

A Passage To India is a penetrating diagnosis of one of the essential conflicts of our time, a story of India, of the Indians and the English and the barriers between. It has been adapted for radio by George Lefferts. At intermission time the distinguished British author of the work himself E.M. Forster commentates on the story.
Direct download: OTR_nbc_university_theatre__a_passage_to_india_06_12_1949.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

jungle jim, episode 068
Direct download: OTR_jungle_jim__ep068_ambush_02_13_1937.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Fibber wants to have the best Christmas decorations in Wistful Vista. Teeny and The Kings Men sing, Twas The Night Before Christmas.

Spring has come to Summerfield and romance is definitely in the air.

This time a friend with millions a myopic chemist and a long haired piano player were thrown in to panic because a brilliant young lady with a gun was taking a big step in the wrong direction.
Direct download: OTR_adventures_of_philip_marlowe__big_step_02_28_1950.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

bob crosby, java junction
Direct download: OTR_GI_Jive_AFRS_919__bob_crosby_java_junction.mp3
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You are making your way over the Great Indian Desert alone and dying of thirst while behind you pursuing you as a fanatical cop he is who once bowed to you as king and now called for your life. Written by rudyard kipling.
Direct download: OTR_escape__man_who_would_be_king_08_01_1948.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

It is now 1100 pm and Mr Oboler has to have the next Lights Out play done by tomorrow morning. He insists he will get the story written tonight if he has to talk to the devil himself to do it. He sends his secretary home and then continues to work on a plot himself but for some reason he is feeling very jittery afraid to put his monsters and demons down on paper and this time with every good reason to feel so.
Direct download: OTR_lights_out__author_and_the_thing_09_28_1943.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

adventures of superman

adventures of superman

Ken Creed was a gunman from Arizona who came to Dodge. In a bar he shot and killed a drunken man in self defence witnessed by Marshall Matt Dillon. He told Dillon he was not proud of killing the man. Dillon knew Creed has a man who killed for a reputation and knew that what would really make Creed proud would be to kill a man as fast on the draw as Dillon. Creed took every opportunity to pick a fight with Dillon.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__there_never_was_a_horse_09_19_195.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Marshall Matt Dillon and his deputy Chester have been out of Dodge for a week and arrive back to find out that the whole town is expecting an attack from the Pawnees Indians. Dillon needs to find out who has started this panic in Dodge and why.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__prairie_happy_09_12_1953.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

It was not a large farm, but it was not small, either. It kept two strong men busy from sunup to sundown taking care of it. And they did a nice job because the farm prospered. Mort Grant owned the farm and lived in an awkward looking unpainted farmhouse with his wife, Nellie. Jim Hayward was the hired man and lived in a spare bedroom. Actually, he had been there so long he was more like one of the family than a hired hand. And that is what worried Mort.
Direct download: OTR_the_whistler__harvest_of_death_11_05_1945.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Adapted for radio by Ernest Kinoy is this NBC hour long presentation of the Ernest Hemingway short story The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber.

jungle jim, episode 067
Direct download: OTR_jungle_jim__ep067_in_dumba_pass_02_06_1937.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Fibber is determined to paint his own Christmas cards. The Kings Men and Teeny sing a song about, Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer.
Direct download: OTR_fibber_mcgee_and_molly__making_christmas_cards_12_06_1949.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Gildersleeve does his income tax, with some help from his conscience.
Direct download: OTR_great_gildersleeve__ep073_income_tax_03_14_1943.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Fibber is annoyed with the bank. They are just now asking him to open an account.

Fibber has a surprise for Molly. It is the McGees thirtieth anniversary of their first football game together.

This time a peddler, pulp paper lover, blackmailer with muscles, a south of the border chiseller, a simpering prude and a corpse in a bedroom all have one thing in common, each was a woman.
Direct download: OTR_adventures_of_philip_marlowe__ladies_night_02_21_1950.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

benny goodman, sugar foot stomp
Direct download: OTR_GI_Jive_AFRS_918__benny_goodman_sugar_foot_stomp.mp3
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adventures of superman

adventures of superman

Linda wanted to speak to Carl about his being unsocial and when he invited her for a walk along the beach it was the perfect opportunity. But Carl was a businessman and was always busy with work. The irony of it was that Carl wanted to talk to Linda about her burning the social candle at both ends. Then as they noticed the lack of moonlight Carl and Linda thought they noticed something at the waters edge, a drunken man perhaps but as the moon came from behind the cloud the thought it was an old man writing in the sand.
Direct download: OTR_lights_out__mirage_09_21_1943.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

You are clinging precariously to a diving, pitching long boat, lashed by mountainous seas in the middle of a hurricane. And at the helm driving you on is a man bent on revenge and willing to kill for it. Based on the ironic story by F.R. Buckley.
Direct download: OTR_escape__habit_07_18_1948.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Four Wagonloads of rifles would be arriving in Dodge this week and Cy and Jim were planning on stealing them. However, Will Jonas the sutler hires Chester to unload the wagon.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__sutler_09_05_1953.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Jesse and his partner Bill are on their way to Dodge City, when they meet an old man on the trail who offers them some food. Bill suddenly shoots the old man just for fun.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__jesse_08_29_1953.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

They say that there is always a woman in the life of every successful man, a woman who inspires him, pushes him or nags him from obscurity to fame. Yes, a woman can be a mans destiny.
Direct download: OTR_the_whistler__final_return_10_29_1945.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

The Ambassadors is a 1903 novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review. This dark comedy, one of the masterpieces of Jamess final period, follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of Chad, his widowed fiancees supposedly wayward son; he is to bring the young man back to the family business, but he encounters unexpected complications.
Direct download: OTR_nbc_university_theatre__ambassadors_05_29_1949.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

jungle jim, episode 066
Direct download: OTR_jungle_jim__ep066_tiger_attack_01_30_1937.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Leila Ransoms sister and her little boy have come for a visit.
Direct download: OTR_great_gildersleeve__ep068_leilas_sister_visits_02_07_1943.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Fibber is determined to serve Molly breakfast in bed.

Fibber and the rare Horatio Alger books.
Direct download: OTR_fibber_mcgee_and_molly__big_money_for_old_books_02_17_1948.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

It could have been perfect. Snow bound in a mountain lodge with a girl who was falling in love. But also present were a widow, sick with rage, a bitter old woman and a jealous man. All with reason to hate me more than anyone else in the world.
Direct download: OTR_adventures_of_philip_marlowe__grim_echo_02_14_1950.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

benny goodman, get happy
Direct download: OTR_GI_Jive_AFRS_917__benny_goodman_get_happy.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

adventures of superman

adventures of superman

The war has broken out in Europe. Eve and Michael are on their honeymoon and decide to take the elevator up to the New York Observation Roof, 102 floors up. They are looking through the glass windows when the Observation Roof is surrounded in clouds and thunder and lightening. When they go to the elevator to return, nothing arrives. The telephone line is dead, and there is no electric.
Direct download: OTR_lights_out__the_word_09_14_1943.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

You are deep in a fabulous mountain cavern, surrounded by hoard of menacing natives from a lost civilization, held at the mercy of the most beautiful woman in the world, the terrible queen they call, She.
Direct download: OTR_escape__she_07_11_1948.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

United States Marshall Matt Dillon and Chester had ridden 2 days South for Dane Shaw who had a warrant out on him. Shaw used to ride with Billy the Kid but quit the gang two years ago but there are fears that he may make up his own gang and ride again. When Dillon arrives in Atascosa the place, which was renowned as a place for cattle thieves looking for a place to spend their money, seemed a lot more respectable now.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__gone_straight_08_22_1953.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Brewer just walked out of the saloon after a poker game with a lot of Bens money and is coming back tonight to play some more. Ben was setting Brewer up by letting him win a little and then when he came back was planning to take all he had got but Brewer was on to him and is planning on bringing a friend back to watch how he deals. His friend was Jack Salter who was quite a gunman.
Direct download: OTR_gunsmoke__moon_08_15_1953.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Weakness results only in failure and disillusionment. It is much more serious than that, it can take a sinister turn sending its victim down the spiral that ends only in death. That is the way it was with Harold Phillips on the day he and his wife Muriel rented the house on Sycamore Road.
Direct download: OTR_the_whistler__house_on_sycamore_road_10_15_1945.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

NBC University Theater brings you Edith Whartons classic novel The Age of Innocence starring John Sutton as Newland Archer. This is a story of New York in the 1870s, the age of innocence. It is a story of drawing rooms and manners and social ostracism. It is a fine romance the subtleties and passion of which have been well preserved in this adaptation for radio.
Direct download: OTR_nbc_university_theatre__age_of_innocence_05_22_1949.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

jungle jim, episode 065
Direct download: OTR_jungle_jim__ep065_jim_has_a_plan_01_23_1937.mp3
Category:Old Time Radio -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

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