Orson Welles' dramatic anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air, infamous for its Halloween broadcast of War of the Worlds, found a sponsor and became Campbell Playhouse in December 1938. The program continued to feature the charismatic and fiery Welles as both a host and an actor. The great Lionel Barrymore portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge in Campbell Playhouse's annual performance of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
This collection contains six classic Christmas radio productions from the '30s, '40s, and '50s.
"Introduced me to a lost art - radio stories"
Celebrate Christmas along with radio's greatest performers, characters and programs. These timeless holiday classics include moving and mirthful comedies, wholesome dramas, and adventurous missions of mercy. May these 21 digitally restored and remastered tales of nostalgia and nativity bring you cheer and become a part of your own Christmas traditions.
Here are more than 60 heartwarming stories of faith. These are stories about the true gifts of Christmas: answered prayers, real-life angels, and inexplicable miracles. They are the stories of people who gained a greater understanding of the true meaning of Christmas, some through a word or gesture from their fellow man, others through a miraculous event that could only have come from God.
"Encouraging, uplifting, happy tears"
Christmas is coming! Bells jingle, sleds dash through the snow, trees are topped with sparkling stars, and children everywhere dream of candy canes and presents. But the best gift of all - the most magical gift of the season - is when we spend Christmas with those we love.
Crime and suspense for the holidays! This collection contains five classic radio programs from the '40s and '50s.
This collection contains four Christmas radio classics from Fibber McGee and Molly.
The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come discover that they must answer for their shocking holiday blunders. The three careless spooks misunderstood the slurred words of a toothless Jacob Marley and accidentally haunted Albert Netterscrudge instead of Ebenezer Scrooge. As a result of their visitations, Albert inspires a generation of ghost hunters. Christmas transforms from a holiday of spiritual good will to a holiday of seeking spirits.
In this uplifting and humorous story, John, a stressed-out working father, embarks on a journey to reconnect with the true meaning of today's Christmas. This full-cast dramatization features vivid sound effects that set each scene, accompanied by unforgettable original music. Filled with an inspirational message of hope, The Spirit of Christmas Day is a new holiday tradition for the whole family to enjoy together.
The Spirit of XXX-Mas Future takes Splooge to a pawn shop owned by Old Joe, a dirty old man who offers to pay to pay his customer a tidy sum to have has sex with Tommy, the neighborhood hustler - while he watches. He soon discovers that the customer is a rough dom top who's ready to use cigarette smoke, beer, and a firm hand to show bottom slut Tommy who's boss.
Fresh from experiencing the hot gay three-way action in A Modern Gay Sex Christmas Carol #5: The Naked CEO & The Horny Freshmen Interns, Dickteaser Splooge meets the fun-loving and bearish 6'11" Spirit of XXX-Mas Present who proves that everything is proportional, including his paranormal cock. Splooge will never think of drinking a cup of holiday cheer in the same way again.
The gay erotic holiday serial continues right where A Modern Gay Sex Christmas Carol 3: College Roommate Friends Become Lovers left off. In this episode, The Spirit of XXX-Mas Past appears as a gay emo and guides Dickteaser Splooge back to Christmas Eve of his last year in high school where the phrase "private jokes in public places" takes on a whole new meaning when Splooge rubs one out in the campus cafeteria.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie features the original stars, including Edmund Gwenn re-creating his Academy Award-winning role. It aired on December 20, 1948.
This Christmas comedy collection contains seven classic radio programs from the '40s and '50s.
Brennan Henry doesn't have time for holly and jolly. He's been too busy boosting the bottom line for the family business. That is, until his eccentric grandfather hands over a lot of money to a stranger on the street. Some nonsense about her being the true spirit of Christmas. Yeah, right. All Brennan can see is he's now got a situation on his hands with one Mary Paige Gentry.
This collection contains five Christmas radio classics from The Jack Benny Program.
This collection contains four Christmas radio classics from The Jack Benny Program.
This episode of Bob Hope's classic NBC radio show originally aired on December 23, 1941. It is especially poignant considering that it was Christmas, and just two weeks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
"Classic old time radio show"
This collection contains five Christmas radio classics from The Great Gildersleeve.