Tag Archives: Serial

Mysteries of Old Time Radio

One of the charms of investigating Old Time Radio shows is the element of mystery that often crops up. We aren’t talking about Mystery┬áPrograms necessarily, (although they can be a lot of fun in their own right) but mysteries about … Continue reading

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The Magic Island: Engaging Children’s Adventure Show

Magic Island is a deceptively simple program. Supposedly it targeted the juvenile radio market. The 12 minute episodes are written in a somewhat spare fashion, and feature no music and simple sound effects. This leaves all of the storytelling to … Continue reading

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Magic Island: Children’s Adventure Serial

Magic Island is a children’s science-fantasy serial story. The syndicated serial was recorded in 1936. There were 130 12-minute episodes, all of which have survived. This gives us more than 25 hours of programming. The details don’t tell us much, … Continue reading

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