Tag Archives: Orson Welles

Espionage in Old Time Radio

Hardboiled Detectives and Spies are some of the most appealing of characters from the Golden Age of Radio (1920’s – 1959). Of course they have a lot in common, but they are, or should be, fundamentally different types of individuals. … Continue reading






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“If You Frighten Easily…”: Lights Out Old Time Radio Show

One of the most enduring images of an old time radio fan is the youngster, awake long past his bedtime, in bed with the sheets pulled over his head, listening to a late night horror program. Listeners who are new fans … Continue reading






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70th Anniversary of “Sorry, Wrong Number”

On May 25, 2013, we celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of Old Time Radio’s truly magnificent treasures. One that evening in 1943, CBS’s “Outstanding Theater of Thrills”, radio’s Suspense!, presented for the first time the chilling tale “Sorry, Wrong … Continue reading






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Superstion and Old Time Radio End of the World

The world is a pretty pleasant place; it has warm puppies, fresh huckleberry ice cream, and Fibber McGee and Molly episodes is pretty much alright. It is too bad that it all has to end. You may have heard that the … Continue reading






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