The story you are about to hear is true... This famous line opened each weekly episode of one of the most popular radio dramas of all time: Dragnet. In this exclusive commercial free 39-episode collection from 1949-1950, join Sergeant Joe Friday and his partners as they follow a system of coordinated measures (the dragnet) for apprehending criminals or suspects. As always, each episode ends with the results of the trial after the criminals are apprehended.
Straight from the airwaves of the '30s and '40s come these digitally re-mastered recordings from the live radio broadcasts featuring the original cast (including performances by Basil Rathbone as Sherlock) as they performed episodes starring the world's most famous sleuth: Sherlock Holmes.
Now daily Bible time for children is even easier with this fully dramatized audio version of the NIrV Little Kids' Adventure Bible. Read by kids, for kids, it's the perfect introduction to the Bible for even the littlest Bible explorer!
Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories. Set in the varied landscapes of Spain, Africa, and the Americam Midwest, this definitive audio collection traces the development and maturation of Hemingway's distinct and revolutionary storytelling style: from the plain bald language of the first story to his mastery of seamless prose that contained a spare, eloquent pathos, as well as a sense of expansive solitude.
"Flat out amazing"
What if the history of America's largest Indian nation is actually a polite modern fiction, one invented by "anthropologists and other friends"? In this sweeping revisionist study of the Cherokee Indians, a scholar trained in classical philology and the new science of genetics discloses the inside story of his tribe. The narrative starts in the third century BCE and concludes with the Cherokees' removal to Indian Territory in the 19th century, when all standard histories just begin.
"Story Time with Tribal Elders"
"My Kid Loves It!"
Straight from the airwaves of the '30s and '40s come these digitally remastered recordings from the live radio broadcasts featuring the original cast (including performances by Basil Rathbone as Sherlock) as they performed episodes starring the world's most famous sleuth: Sherlock Holmes. Two half-hour episodes: "Night Before Christmas" and "Out of Date Murder".
Kathryn Tucker Windham begins this montage of stories with the sounds of summer and ends with a joyful Christmas memory. The mixture of tales, from the mouth-watering description of good Southern food to the story of a governor more familiar with Tom Sawyer than Tom Jefferson, comes together to evoke the image of a happy childhood.
"A Southern Treasure"
Straight from the airwaves of the 30s and 40s come these digitally re-mastered recordings from the live radio broadcasts featuring the original cast (including performances by Basil Rathbone as Sherlock) as they performed episodes starring the world's most famous sleuth: Sherlock Holmes.
Here is the first anthology of NEW fiction based on the beloved Old Time Radio characters and shows we know and love. OTR fans have something new to listen to! Includes Our Miss Brooks, Tom Mix, Candy Matson Yukon 2-8209, The Clyde Beatty Show, The Green Lama and Sgt. Preston of the Yukon.
Screen legend Harold Lloyd hosts volume one of The Old Gold Comedy Theatre, a 1944-45 NBC anthology series featuring some of the top names in film and radio. Presenting half-hour versions of popular film comedies in much the same way that The Lux Radio Theater did with drama, this delightful and star-studded series was long considered a lost show until an almost complete set of recordings was found in Lloyd's basement - recordings that have now been restored to sparkling audio fidelity by Radio Archives.
Hear the voices of old-time boxing greats, including Jack Dempsey, Luis Firpo, Al Mayer, Nat Fleisher, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Jack Johnson, Jim Jeffries, Tony Galento, Benny Leonard, and Bill Corum.
It's not easy being Satan. Thrown out of heaven by a vengeful, white-haired God merely for daring to voice the concerns of middle management and condemned for all eternity to listen to Edith Piaf and Elvis Presley. Still, there are new arrivals to welcome: the Professor, an atheist whose unerring optimism is a nasty blow; and Thomas, chairman of a privatised water company (so vile that Judas Iscariot starts calling him the Guv'nor). Satan has to deal with a rebellion of his own from head demon Gary.
Straight from the airwaves of the '30s and '40s come these digitally remastered recordings from the live radio broadcasts featuring the original cast (including performances by Basil Rathbone as Sherlock) as they performed episodes starring the world's most famous sleuth: Sherlock Holmes. Two half-hour episodes: "Thor Bridge" and "Twisted Up".
Sergeant Nita Slowater has just reconnected with Grandma Greene after years of estrangement when she discovers the elderly woman missing from her home. When local law enforcement refuses to take the disappearance of the 85-year-old woman seriously, Nita turns to the Special Crimes Team and to a private investigator, Jaz Wheeler. Nita can't stand the thought of losing Grandma Greene, yet the death of an elderly woman during her last case haunts her.
The old cowboys try to take a herd of cattle north to the rail head.
X Minus One is widely considered one of the best science fiction radio series to ever be broadcast. Featuring stories written by Ray Bradbury, Clifford Simak, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, and other science fiction writing luminaries, X Minus One set the bar for excellence in radio drama.
"Great old radio scifi"
These unforgettable characters are depicted so clearly and accurately as to leave the listener guessing which stories are fact and which are imagined. And whether the teachers in these tales are smudged with the dust of chalk or caked with the mud of the field, their lives and lessons are faithfully recorded here in straightforward prose that evokes a special time and place.