Monthly Archives: August 2011

Eddy Bracken Old Time Radio

Eddy Bracken was one of those actors who never seemed to have a huge success, but had an enjoyable life and career. Born in 1915, by age 9 he was appearing in Vaudeville. He appeared in “Kiddie Troupers”, a series … Continue reading

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OLD TIME RADIO STARS ON ON TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES THIS WEEK

Turner Classic Movies is airing some classic movies with some of our favorite old time radio stars.  Don’t miss these broadcasts this week: Date Time (EST) Movie Title Starring August 28 6:15 pm To Be or Not To Be Jack Benny … Continue reading

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“The Mouse That Jack Built” – Jack Benny in Looney Tunes Animation

Old Time Radio believes it appeals to a “Nostalgia Market”, which sadly often means that the market will dry up once the generation that remembers when the programs were broadcast moves on. Fortunately, a growing number of enthusiasts are joining … Continue reading

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OLD TIME RADIO STARS ON ON TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES THIS WEEK

Turner Classic Movies is airing some classic movies with some of our favorite old radio show stars.  You might enjoy the broadcasts this week: Date Time (EST) Movie Title Starring August 21st 1:45 pm Room For One More Lurene Tuttle, Cary … Continue reading

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Adventure Abounds in I Love a Mystery

Created by Carlton E. Morse, I Love a Mystery brought a new brand of action-adventure heroes into the homes of World War II era listeners. Debuting on January 16, 1939, on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) West Coast stations, the … Continue reading

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OLD TIME RADIO STARS ON ON TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES THIS WEEK

Turner Classic Movies is airing classic movies with some of our favorite stars from the golden age of radio.  You might enjoy the broadcasts this week: Date Time (EST) Movie Title Starring August 8 8:00 pm The Third Man Orson Welles … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lucy: Lucille Ball turns 100 years old!

August 6th, 2011, will be comedienne Lucille Ball’s 100th birthday and we had to celebrate this auspicious anniversary. For decades, when ever the term “comedienne” comes up, the first image that comes to mind is Lucy. Born Lucille Desiree Ball to … Continue reading

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