Monthly Archives: July 2012

Radio Boxing Champs and Prize Fighters in Old Time Radio

(This blog post is inspired by listening to the Boxers Champions and Prize Fighters old time radio shows.) “In those days boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem … Continue reading






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National Ventriloquist Week, July 18- 21, 2012

We can’t say for sure if it was authorized by an Act of Congress, or by a Presidential Directive. But who ever had the authority to declare National Ventriloquism Week, we would like to lend our whole hearted support! David … Continue reading






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Old Time Radio Summer Replacement Shows

In the golden age of radio, most big time radio shows took a seasonal hiatus and the networks filled in with Summer Replacement radio shows. Most of the big shows were driven by the stars. The best shows were put together … Continue reading






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Good Night Andy Griffith

Andy Griffth’s career was based on characters that were in some degree a light-hearted parody of himself. Born in North Carolina, Griffith’s parents were so poor that Andy didn’t have a crib or bed and for some time slept in … Continue reading






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Patriotic Old Time Radio Radio: Comedies

Patriotism is an essentially happy situation, so why shouldn’t comedy be a part of a Patriotic Old Time Radio Collection? No one needed a laugh as much as the Troops during WWII, and AFRS with their Command Performance. GI’s could … Continue reading






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