The Good Old Days of Radio Show
Episode #15: Top 10 Horror: Ghost Hunt

Episode #15: Top 10 Horror: Ghost Hunt

October 21, 2021

It wasn't often the series Suspense did a story of the supernatural, but when they did it was extraordinary. As we approach Halloween, today’s podcast features one of the best ghost stories from this era, about a disc jockey who decides to spend a night in a haunted house.

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Episode #14: The Maltese Falcon

Episode #14: The Maltese Falcon

October 19, 2021

On today's episode, it's John Huston's early noir classic, The Maltese Falcon, Sweetheart. This radio version gathered together (almost) the complete original cast of the film about five years later in a streamlined version of this story about "the stuff dreams are made of."

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Episode #13: Top 10 Horror: Whence Came You?

Episode #13: Top 10 Horror: Whence Came You?

October 14, 2021

On today's creepy-cast, we descend into ancient Egyptian tombs with a strange archeological expedition in Wyllis Cooper's radio version of The Mummy. And John talks about his favorite radio performers.

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Episode #12: The Fred Allen Show

Episode #12: The Fred Allen Show

October 12, 2021

Today on the podcast, John talks about a largely forgotten personality, who during his time was considered one of the great wits in American comedy, Fred Allen. A lot of Fred Allen's jokes and jabs were ripped out of the headlines of the day, and John plays the last episode from his famous radio show.

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Episode #11: Top 10 Horror: Three Skeleton Key

Episode #11: Top 10 Horror: Three Skeleton Key

October 7, 2021

On today’s “scary” podcast, John presents a story many people consider one of the best ever done in any medium; “Three Skeleton Key,” with a famous star of many 1950-’60s horror films, Vincent Price. If you have a phobia of rats, you may want to stay away from this one!

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Episode #10: Walt Disney‘s Pinocchio

Episode #10: Walt Disney‘s Pinocchio

October 5, 2021

Today’s special extended podcast will present two programs specially chosen for families. First, a beautifully produced audio version of Walt Disney’s Pinocchio with the full original cast, followed by an imaginative Ray Bradbury story called “The Rocket.”

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Episode #9: Top 10 Horror: The Story of Mr. Maggs

Episode #9: Top 10 Horror: The Story of Mr. Maggs

September 30, 2021

Today we feature Arch Oboler’s famous series, Light’s Out! John was friends with Arch Oboler, and in today’s podcast he’s going to talk about that. And don’t let the innocuous title fool you, this story about a locked chest and what is inside is one of the most horrific radio shows ever done.

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Episode #8: The Foley Caper

Episode #8: The Foley Caper

September 28, 2021

Today on the podcast, Wildroot Cream Oil “makes your hair stand on end” with a terrific thriller, featuring the detective originally made famous in The Maltese Falcon, Sam Spade. If you like fast-paced, action-packed pulp stories from the 1940s with great performances, this is one of the best.

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Episode #7: Top 10 Horror: The Hitchhiker

Episode #7: Top 10 Horror: The Hitchhiker

September 23, 2021

This week, an excellent, subtle ghost story, Lucille Fletcher’s The Hitchhiker. In addition to being one of the most mysterious stories of all time, the cast and crew could not be better. Orson Welles gives an amazing tour-de-force performance, Bernard Herrmann provides an ominous score.

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Episode #6: It‘s A Wonderful Life

Episode #6: It‘s A Wonderful Life

September 21, 2021

On today’s podcast, we start the holidays early with It’s a Wonderful Life, starring Donna Reed, and of course Jimmy Stewart. We decided we can play this in September, since it was never really a Christmas movie until TV re-runs came along. Anyway, settle back and enjoy this great hour-long show for the whole family.

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