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Linda

Linda Eden Prairie, MN, United States Member Since 2012

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  • "New "Old Time" Radio"

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    Thanks to Jim French for keeping radio drama alive. The Harry Nile series was broadcast on a local radio station for many years and I was a regular listener. When the show disappeared from radio, I found the Harry Nile web site and ordered the shows on CD. I was delighted to find the series available on Audible.

    Harry Nile is a former police officer who now works as a private detective. He is aided by Murphy, a former librarian who has become his assistant. These stories take place before the Internet age, when a librarian had the know how to find information - it just took longer.

    Harry Nile is smart and ethical. Once in awhile he finds a client who can pay him well. Often, however, his clients are people of modest means who have big problems. Harry has a hard time saying no to these folks.

    These stories are full in interesting historical details about Seattle (where the stories take place). They also remind the listener of how different things were in the early 50's. For instance. in one story Harry flies from Miami to Seattle. There is one flight a week and the trip takes 14 hours!

    Each story is about 20 minutes long. The plots are interesting and the production is excellent.

    If you enjoy listening to the "old time" radio dramas, I believe you will enjoy Harry Nile.


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    The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 4, Vol. 13-16, August 1952 to Winter 1954

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Jim French
    • Narrated By Jim French, Phil Harper
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    Here are 24 of Harry Nile's cases from August 1952 to winter 1954. These are full-cast audio dramatizations.

    Linda says: "New "Old Time" Radio"
  • "Great Series"

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    A few years ago, the Harry Nile radio drama series was broadcast on a local radio station. I was very disappointed when that station stopped broadcasing the show. I was delighted when I found the series available on CD, and now on Kindle.

    This is a modern version of the type of radio drama that was broadcast in the days before television became popular. I listened to classic radio shows as a child and still enjoy them today.

    Each show is about 20 minutes long. The plots are intriguing and the characters likable.

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    The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 6 (Dramatized): Vol. 21-24, May 1956 - Summer 1958

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Jim French
    • Narrated By Jim French
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    On New Year's Day, 1976, radio listeners were introduced for the first time to a former Chicago cop turned hard-luck private detective named Harry Nile, the brainchild of mystery fan Jim French, who created the 1940s-50s-era character for a one-time-only broadcast. But audiences wanted more, and so began 26 years of episodes. Here are 24 dramas covering Harry Niles' cases from May 1956 to Summer 1958. These are full-cast audio dramatizations.

    Linda says: "Great Series"
  • "The Golden Age of Radio"

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    When I was very young, TV was just getting started and radio dramas were a main source of entertainment for our family. I've long been a fan of classic American radio shows. It was a pleasant surprise to discover this 1951 mystery from the BBC.

    This is a well produced, well acted full cast mystery. There are lots of characters, lots of plot twists, and many "red herrings." I had great fun listening to it. Considering the age of the recording, the sound quality is quite good.

    The audio book includes a BBC documentary about the history of this series. The series ran for 30 years in Britain. After listing to this episode, I can understand why.

    I will be looking for more Paul Temple mysteries!

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    Paul Temple and the Vandyke Affair (Dramatization)

    • ORIGINAL (4 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated By Peter Coke, Full Cast
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    In this adventure, Paul Temple is called in to investigate the disappearance of the Desmond baby, and the 'Sitter-In' Miss Millicent. When they visit Mary Desmond she is, understandably, very upset, it's already been a week since her eighteenth-month-old daughter vanished. The only clue is a telephone message left in Miss Millicent's handwriting: 'A Mr. Vandyke telephoned, he left no message'.

    Linda says: "The Golden Age of Radio"
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  • The Shadow: Knight of Darkness

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    What made the experience of listening to The Shadow the most enjoyable?

    Being able to close your eyes, use your imagination and let your mind create all the special effects is amazing.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    How the shadow is able to outsmart everyone is amazing, but you know in the end he will live


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    THERE ARE A SERIES OF THESE DRAMATISED ADAPTATIONS OF CHANDLER'S BEST KNOWN WORKS, AND THIS - LIKE THE REST - IS A DELIGHTFUL LISTEN. IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THESE ARE DRAMATISATIONS OF THE SOURCE MATERIAL, WITH A FULL CAST PERFORMING VARIOUS ROLES THROUGHOUT THE PRODUCTION. LIKE LISTENING TO AN OLD TIME RADIO PRODUCTION, ONLY BETTER, BECAUSE THIS PRODUCTION NEVER LOSES THE ATMOSPHERE OF CHANDLER'S PROSE. BRAVO!

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    Raymond Chandler: The Big Sleep (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Raymond Chandler
    • Narrated By Toby Stephens, Kelly Burke, Barbara Barnes, and others
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    A brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Raymond Chandler mystery featuring private eye, Philip Marlowe. Los Angeles PI Philip Marlowe is working for the Sternwood family. Old man Sternwood, crippled and wheelchair-bound, is being given the squeeze by a blackmailer and he wants Marlowe to make the problem go away.

    JAMIE says: "WARNING: NOT THE COMPLETE NOVEL"

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  • 4.8 (29 ratings)
    The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 4, Vol. 13-16, August 1952 to Winter 1954  by Jim French Narrated by Jim French, Phil Harper

    The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 4, Vol. 13-16, August 1952 to Winter 1954

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Jim French
    • Narrated By Jim French, Phil Harper
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    Here are 24 of Harry Nile's cases from August 1952 to winter 1954. These are full-cast audio dramatizations.

    Linda says: "New "Old Time" Radio"
  • 4.8 (15 ratings)
    The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 6 (Dramatized): Vol. 21-24, May 1956 - Summer 1958  by Jim French Narrated by Jim French

    The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 6 (Dramatized): Vol. 21-24, May 1956 - Summer 1958

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Jim French
    • Narrated By Jim French
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    On New Year's Day, 1976, radio listeners were introduced for the first time to a former Chicago cop turned hard-luck private detective named Harry Nile, the brainchild of mystery fan Jim French, who created the 1940s-50s-era character for a one-time-only broadcast. But audiences wanted more, and so began 26 years of episodes. Here are 24 dramas covering Harry Niles' cases from May 1956 to Summer 1958. These are full-cast audio dramatizations.

    Linda says: "Great Series"
  • 4.5 (98 ratings)
    Murder on the Orient Express (Dramatised)  by Agatha Christie Narrated by John Moffatt

    Murder on the Orient Express (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By John Moffatt
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    An international cast of suspects, all passengers on the crowded train, are speeding through the snowy European landscape when a bizarre and terrible murder brings them to an abrupt halt. One of their glittering number lies dead in his cabin, stabbed a mysterious twelve times. There is no lack of clues for Poirot - but which clue is real and which is a clever plant?

    Paul says: "Top performance of a classic story"
  • 4.3 (76 ratings)
    Rumpole and the Primrose Path (Dramatized)  by John Mortimer Narrated by Timothy West, Prunella Scales

    Rumpole and the Primrose Path (Dramatized)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By John Mortimer
    • Narrated By Timothy West, Prunella Scales
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    Horace Rumpole, the Wordsworth loving, Shakespeare quoting, claret imbibing barrister returns in these hugely enjoyable stories of legal chicanery and criminal derring-do.

    Mark says: "Highly entertaining"
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    Paul Temple and the Alex Affair (Dramatized)  by Francis Durbridge Narrated by Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury, Full Cast

    Paul Temple and the Alex Affair (Dramatized)

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated By Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury, Full Cast
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    This adventure begins with a body on a train, the word 'Alex' scrawled on the compartment window, and the discovery of a visiting card bearing the name 'Mrs Trevelyan'. More bodies follow, and the two names recur on each occasion.

    Sandy says: "Dare you to limit this to one episode a week!"
  • 4.4 (60 ratings)
    Paul Temple and the Vandyke Affair (Dramatization)  by Francis Durbridge Narrated by Peter Coke, Full Cast

    Paul Temple and the Vandyke Affair (Dramatization)

    • ORIGINAL (4 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated By Peter Coke, Full Cast
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    In this adventure, Paul Temple is called in to investigate the disappearance of the Desmond baby, and the 'Sitter-In' Miss Millicent. When they visit Mary Desmond she is, understandably, very upset, it's already been a week since her eighteenth-month-old daughter vanished. The only clue is a telephone message left in Miss Millicent's handwriting: 'A Mr. Vandyke telephoned, he left no message'.

    Linda says: "The Golden Age of Radio"
  • 4.3 (58 ratings)
    And Then There Were None (Dramatised)  by Agatha Christie Narrated by Lyndsey Marshal, John Rowe, Geoffrey Whitehead

    And Then There Were None (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Lyndsey Marshal, John Rowe, Geoffrey Whitehead
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    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Agatha Christie mystery, starring Lyndsey Marshal, Geoffrey Whitehead and John Rowe. Ten guests travel to an island at the invitation of someone named U. N. Owen. All are strangers, but they have two things in common: they have all been responsible for someone's death, and none will leave the island alive.

    Melody says: "Personally, don't prefer the dramatization"
  • 4.3 (58 ratings)
    Perry Mason and the Case of the Howling Dog: A Radio Dramatization  by Erle Stanley Gardner, M. J. Elliott Narrated by Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players

    Perry Mason and the Case of the Howling Dog: A Radio Dramatization

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 18 mins)
    • By Erle Stanley Gardner, M. J. Elliott
    • Narrated By Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
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    In The Case of the Howling Dog, Arthur Cartwright, an anxious man, goes to Perry Mason to have his neighbor arrested for his vindictive and noisy dog. He is under the belief that his howling is an indication that somebody has been murdered in the neighborhood. He demands that his will be written bequeathing the estate to the lady living at the neighbor's house. However, the will is mysteriously altered by an unknown person, and Cartwright goes missing, along with the lady.

    Michele says: "Erle Stanley Gardner would be proud!!"
  • Dragnet: Old Time Radio - 380 Episodes  by Frank Burt, James E. Moser, John Robinson Narrated by Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough, Ben Alexander, Raymond Burr

    Dragnet: Old Time Radio - 380 Episodes

    • ORIGINAL (137 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Frank Burt, James E. Moser, John Robinson
    • Narrated By Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough, Ben Alexander, and others
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    Dragnet was perhaps the most famous and influential police procedural drama in media history. The series gave millions of audience members a feel for the boredom and drudgery, as well as the danger and heroism, of real-life police work.

    Actor and producer Jack Webb's aims in Dragnet were for realism and unpretentious acting. He achieved both goals, and Dragnet remains a key influence on subsequent police dramas in many media.

    Linda Lou says: "A CLASSIC!!!"
  • The Adventures of Philip Marlowe: Old Time Radio - 105 Shows  by Raymond Chandler, Gene Levitt, Robert Mitchell, Mel Dinelli, Kathleen Hite, Parley Baer Narrated by Gerald Mohr, Jeff Corey, Howard McNear

    The Adventures of Philip Marlowe: Old Time Radio - 105 Shows

    • ORIGINAL (48 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Raymond Chandler, Gene Levitt, Robert Mitchell, and others
    • Narrated By Gerald Mohr, Jeff Corey, Howard McNear
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    (25)
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    Philip Marlowe is a fictional private eye created by Raymond Chandler. Marlowe first appeared, under that name, in The Big Sleep, published in 1939. The Adventures of Philip Marlowe was a radio series featuring the Marlowe character. It first aired 17 June 1947 on NBC radio and moved to CBS radio a few months later. By 1949, it had the largest audience in radio. The CBS version ran for 114 episodes. While many fans of classic hard-boiled detective stories are familiar with Chandler's novels and short stories, few have heard these radio shows.

    Bob says: "Great well acted noir, with superior stories"
  • Raymond Chandler: The Big Sleep (Dramatised)  by Raymond Chandler Narrated by Toby Stephens, Kelly Burke, Barbara Barnes, Madeleine Potter, Leah Brotherhood, Sam Dale, Sean Baker, Iain Batchelor, Henry Devas, Jude Akuwudike

    Raymond Chandler: The Big Sleep (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Raymond Chandler
    • Narrated By Toby Stephens, Kelly Burke, Barbara Barnes, and others
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    (49)
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    (41)
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    (42)

    A brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Raymond Chandler mystery featuring private eye, Philip Marlowe. Los Angeles PI Philip Marlowe is working for the Sternwood family. Old man Sternwood, crippled and wheelchair-bound, is being given the squeeze by a blackmailer and he wants Marlowe to make the problem go away.

    JAMIE says: "WARNING: NOT THE COMPLETE NOVEL"
  • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 60-Episode Set  by PDQ AudioWorks, Arthur Conan Doyle Narrated by Basil Rathbone

    The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 60-Episode Set

    • ORIGINAL (28 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By PDQ AudioWorks, Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated By Basil Rathbone
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    (53)
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    (51)
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    (50)

    The world-famous sleuth is back in this astounding 60-episode collection (many previously believed to have been lost) direct from the original radio broadcasts. Featuring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, this collection contains nearly 30 hours of Old Time Radio broadcasting at its best. Digitally remastered from the original broadcast recordings, this amazing set is a true collector's item for Sherlock Holmes fans everywhere!

    Matthew says: "Out of order stories, but a good listen"
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  • The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 1, Vol. 1-4, December 1939 to Winter 1942  by Jim French Narrated by Jim French, Phil Harper

    The History of Harry Nile, Box Set 1, Vol. 1-4, December 1939 to Winter 1942

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Jim French
    • Narrated By Jim French, Phil Harper
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    (42)
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    (31)
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    (31)

    Follow 23 adventures of Private Detective Harry Nile chronologically from his first case in December 1939 to Winter 1942. These are full-cast audio dramatizations.

    Cheryl Waters says: "Best Buy!!"
  • Perry Mason and the Case of the Sulky Girl: A Radio Dramatization  by M. J. Elliott, Erle Stanley Gardner Narrated by Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players

    Perry Mason and the Case of the Sulky Girl: A Radio Dramatization

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 55 mins)
    • By M. J. Elliott, Erle Stanley Gardner
    • Narrated By Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
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    Criminal lawyer and all-time #1 mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner wrote close to 150 novels that have sold 300 million copies worldwide. His most popular books starred the incomparable attorney-sleuth Perry Mason. The Case of the Sulky Girl: An impetuous niece who demands her trust fund be released comes to Perry Mason for help. But it's her boyfriend who needs defending when he is charged with murdering her controlling uncle.

    Michele says: "Big Perry Mason Fan"
  • Murder on the Orient Express (Dramatised)  by Agatha Christie Narrated by John Moffatt

    Murder on the Orient Express (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By John Moffatt
    Overall
    (98)
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    (71)
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    An international cast of suspects, all passengers on the crowded train, are speeding through the snowy European landscape when a bizarre and terrible murder brings them to an abrupt halt. One of their glittering number lies dead in his cabin, stabbed a mysterious twelve times. There is no lack of clues for Poirot - but which clue is real and which is a clever plant?

    Paul says: "Top performance of a classic story"
  • Murder at the Vicarage (Dramatised)  by Agatha Christie Narrated by June Whitfield

    Murder at the Vicarage (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By June Whitfield
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    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple, the sharp-witted spinster sleuth. In the sleepy little English country village of St Mary Mead, all is not as it seems. Under a seemingly peaceful exterior lurks intrigue, guilt, deception - and murder. Colonel Protheroe, local magistrate and overbearing landowner, is the most detested man in the village. Everyone, even the vicar, wishes he were dead. And very soon he is - shot in the head in the vicar's own study.

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  • And Then There Were None (Dramatised)  by Agatha Christie Narrated by Lyndsey Marshal, John Rowe, Geoffrey Whitehead

    And Then There Were None (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Lyndsey Marshal, John Rowe, Geoffrey Whitehead
    Overall
    (58)
    Performance
    (49)
    Story
    (47)

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Agatha Christie mystery, starring Lyndsey Marshal, Geoffrey Whitehead and John Rowe. Ten guests travel to an island at the invitation of someone named U. N. Owen. All are strangers, but they have two things in common: they have all been responsible for someone's death, and none will leave the island alive.

    Melody says: "Personally, don't prefer the dramatization"
  • Dreams of Sumatra: Travels with Jack  by Meatball Fulton

    Dreams of Sumatra: Travels with Jack

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 58 mins)
    • By Meatball Fulton
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    Jesse, a young anthropologist, disappears somewhere in the highlands of West Sumatra, and Jack is hired to find her. There's evidence that she was involved in the Kabut cult, a secret society practicing ancient tribal magic. Jack travels to Bukittinggi as the city erupts in the exotic sounds of celebration at the end of Ramadan, the Moslem holy month of fasting. Sounds just dandy - until a mist swirls around him, and he's staring into the gaping mouth of a giant, swirling vortex.

  • The Shadow: Radio Treasures  by Fran Striker Narrated by Orson Welles, Margot Stevenson, Agnes Moorehead, Bill Johnstone, Bret Morrison, Marjorie Anderson, Grace Matthews

    The Shadow: Radio Treasures

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Fran Striker
    • Narrated By Orson Welles, Margot Stevenson, Agnes Moorehead, and others
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    Radio listeners first heard the sinister laugh of The Shadow on July 31, 1930. This 80th anniversary treasury includes two never-before-released shows starring Orson Welles and Margot Stevenson - "Revenge on the Shadow" and "The Hospital Murders" - from previously lost transcription records. This 9-hour digitally restored and remastered collection also includes the premiere broadcast of the 1937 radio revival.

  • Smiley's People (Dramatised)  by John Le Carre Narrated by Simon Russell Beale, Anna Chancellor, Lindsay Duncan, Maggie Steed, Alex Jennings, Kenneth Cranham

    Smiley's People (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By John Le Carre
    • Narrated By Simon Russell Beale, Anna Chancellor, Lindsay Duncan, and others
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    When a Russian émigré is found murdered on Hampstead Heath, Smiley is called out of retirement to exorcise some Cold War ghosts from his clandestine past. What follows is Smiley the human being at his most vulnerable and Smiley the case officer at his most brilliant; and it takes to a thrilling conclusion his career-long, serpentine battle with the enigmatic and ruthless Russian spymaster Karla.

    lynn says: "Excellent modern dramatisation"
  • Box Thirteen: Adventure Wanted (






UNABRIDGED) by Bobby Nash, Jim Bear, Andrew Salmon, Barry Reese Narrated by Nick Santa Maria

    Box Thirteen: Adventure Wanted

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Bobby Nash, Jim Bear, Andrew Salmon, and others
    • Narrated By Nick Santa Maria
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    When Dan Holiday opensBox Thirteen, he never knows what adventure awaits him. A former newspaperman turned novelist, Holiday crafts the plots for his books by living them. Spurred into action by letters from his fans, Dan Holiday's adventures ranged from the outrageous to the dangerous. Whatever the case, Dan Holiday is sure to find adventure.

  • Adventures of Sam Spade Vol. 1  by Adventures of Sam Spade

    Adventures of Sam Spade Vol. 1

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Adventures of Sam Spade
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    This collection of the Adventures of Sam Spade contains five episodes of the classic radio series:

    Sam and the Psyche (8/2/1946)
    The Adam Figg Caper (10/5/1947)
    The Bow Window Caper (11/9/1947)
    The Death Bed Caper (6/20/1948)
    The Bail Bond Caper (6/27/1948)

    Travis says: "Lots of Fun"
  • The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Volume 1: Classic Radio Collection  by Hollywood 360 Narrated by Gerald Mohr

    The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Volume 1: Classic Radio Collection

    • ORIGINAL (5 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Hollywood 360
    • Narrated By Gerald Mohr
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    Raymond Chandler'scelebrated hard-boiled private eye, Philip Marlowe, made his radio debut in 1945 on the Lux Radio Theatre with "Murder, My Sweet", starring Dick Powell. Two years later, NBC brought the character to the air in his own weekly series starring Van Heflin: The New Adventures of Philip Marlowe. A summer replacement for The Bob Hope Show, the series was short-lived, ending September 9,1947. CBS revived it in 1948 with TheAdventures of Philip Marlowe, starring Gerald Mohr.

  • Little Tragedies  by Alexander Pushkin Narrated by Nodar Shashik, Nina Mamaeva, Lidiya Shtykan, Alexander Borisov, Vladimir Petrov, Alexander Kireev, Georgy Samojlov

    Little Tragedies

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 47 mins)
    • By Alexander Pushkin
    • Narrated By Nodar Shashik, Nina Mamaeva, Lidiya Shtykan, and others
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    V "Malen'kih tragedijah", kotorye sostavili chetyre dramaticheskih sceny: "Skupoj rycar'", "Mocart i Sal'eri", "Kamennyj gost'" i "Pir vo vremja chumy", v centre vnimanija okazyvaetsja zahvatyvajushhaja istorija gubitel'nyh strastej. Zhadnost' i sladostrastie, zavist' i zhazhda bessmertija ovladevajut dushami geroev Pushkina. Oni ne prosto perezhivajut strast' - no utverzhdajut ee v kachestve vysshej cennosti bytija, sluzhat i poklonjajutsja ej v gotovnosti prinesti v zhertvu sebja i drugih.

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  • MacArthur and the UFOs  by Jonathan Abel Narrated by Jonathan Abel

    MacArthur and the UFOs

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Jonathan Abel
    • Narrated By Jonathan Abel
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    This author’s uncle was General Douglas MacArthur’s bodyguard. Under orders from Roosevelt to catch UFOs during WWII, Mac created the very first Men in Black to investigate sightings and retrieve crashes!

    Amazon Customer says: "Not What You Might Expect..."
  • Cobwebs  by David Hodgeson Narrated by Fiona Clarke, Kevin Doyle, Helen Longworth, Beth Palmer, Roy Carruthers, Mark Winstanley

    Cobwebs

    • ORIGINAL (43 mins)
    • By David Hodgeson
    • Narrated By Fiona Clarke, Kevin Doyle, Helen Longworth, and others
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    Psychological drama by David Hodgson. Greg Drake is just getting his life back together after the death of his wife. But then his house is broken into when he is asleep. Nothing is taken, but his peace of mind is destroyed. Starring Kevin Doyle as Greg, with Fiona Clarke, Helen Longworth, Beth Palmer, Roy Carruthers and Mark Winstanley.

  • SUSPENSE, Episode 4: Proof in the Pudding  by John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes Narrated by Adrienne Wilkinson, Christina Joy Howard

    SUSPENSE, Episode 4: Proof in the Pudding

    • ORIGINAL (24 mins)
    • By John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes
    • Narrated By Adrienne Wilkinson, Christina Joy Howard
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    When an all-too-perfect newcomer to a small town enters the local cooking contest, her rivals become suspicious about her entry - specifically, what might be in it... Also stars Dana Perry-Hayes, Rocky Cerda, Johnny Francis Wolf, and Eric Kelly. SUSPENSE is a revival of 'radio's outstanding theatre of thrills', which ran from 1942-1962. Featuring a mix of original scripts and adaptations of pulp-era short fiction, all performed by our crack company of Hollywood talent, this new version of an old classic is well-calculated to keep you in...SUSPENSE!

  • SUSPENSE, Episode 1: Cool Air  by John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes Narrated by Adrienne Wilkinson, Daamen Krall

    SUSPENSE, Episode 1: Cool Air

    • ORIGINAL (31 mins)
    • By John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes
    • Narrated By Adrienne Wilkinson, Daamen Krall
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    A struggling young writer befriends a Spanish physician afflicted with a most unusual ailment- an aversion to heat. Adapted from the short story by H.P. Lovecraft, it also stars Christopher Duva and Dana Perry-Hayes. SUSPENSE is a revival of 'radio's outstanding theatre of thrills', which ran from 1942-1962. Featuring a mix of original scripts and adaptations of pulp-era short fiction, all performed by our crack company of Hollywood talent, this new version of an old classic is well-calculated to keep you in...SUSPENSE!

    Kristi says: "Very enjoyable production!"
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  • SUSPENSE, Episode 8: An Ungentle Wager  by John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes Narrated by Elizabeth Gracen, Adrienne Wilkinson

    SUSPENSE, Episode 8: An Ungentle Wager

    • ORIGINAL (24 mins)
    • By John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Gracen, Adrienne Wilkinson
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    When rival soap opera actresses come into conflict over a role, they decide to settle their long-standing feud with a bet involving a substantial check...and a very sharp axe. Also stars Rocky Cerda, Christopher Duva, and Dana Perry-Hayes. SUSPENSE is a revival of "radio's outstanding theatre of thrills", which ran from 1942-1962. Featuring a mix of original script and adaptations of pulp-era short fiction, all performed by our crack company of Hollywood talent, this new version of an old classic is well-calculated to keep you in...SUSPENSE!

  • SUSPENSE, Episode 9: The Fire of Asshurbanipal  by John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes Narrated by Christopher Duva, Steve Moulton

    SUSPENSE, Episode 9: The Fire of Asshurbanipal

    • ORIGINAL (31 mins)
    • By John C. Alsedek, Dana Perry-Hayes
    • Narrated By Christopher Duva, Steve Moulton
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    Two soldiers of fortune, marooned deep in the deserts of Turkestan, discover a city of legend - and the ancient, unspeakable evil it houses. Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard, it also stars Rocky Cerda and Daamen Krall. SUSPENSE is a revival of "radio's outstanding theatre of thrills", which ran from 1942-1962. Featuring a mix of original scripts and adaptations of pulp-era short fiction, all performed by our crack company of Hollywood talent, this new version of an old classic is well-calculated to keep you in...SUSPENSE!