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    • Great Radio Detectives

    • By: various writers
    • Narrated by: Vincent Price, Bob Bailey, Dick Powell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Gunshots, fist fights, and footsteps in the dark! Come hear crime and mystery, action and suspense with radio's greatest detectives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Radio Detectives

    • By J.Daily on 10-19-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The War of the Worlds (Dramatized)

    • By: Orson Welles
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411

    The original uncut Radio Broadcast....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Romp in History

    • By Mark Mahar on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $2.79

    • Night Call

    • The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas
    • By: Richard Matheson
    • Narrated by: Mariette Hartley
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    An elderly, invalid woman begins receiving strange, anonymous phone calls on a stormy night....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By Robert on 08-24-17

    Regular price: $0.69

    • Harry Nile: Black Widow

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Phil Harper, full cast
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    It's the tough-but-thoughtful private eye who roams the rain-swept streets of the Pacific Coast in search of crime, adventure, and enough dough to keep the office lights on for another month - Harry Nile! It's modern radio drama produced in the classic style....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thanks!! Audible for offering a second collection

    • By alikabok1966 on 05-30-19

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Great Radio Comedy

    • By: Various
    • Narrated by: Jack Benny, Lucille Ball, George Burns
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Crack a smile as the kings and queens of comedy crack wise. Here are 24 digitally restored and remastered episodes of radio revelry from shows that have kept Americans in stitches....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just delightful

    • By Adolphus McClanahan on 04-24-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Shadow - The Complete Radio Show Collection - Volume 2

    • By: Walter B. Gibson
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles
    • Length: 40 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" A figure never seen, only heard, the Shadow was an invincible crime fighter. He possessed many gifts which enabled him to overcome any enemy.... 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • volume 1

    • By Charles on 06-07-19

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Imagination Theatre

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Jim French, John Patrick Lowrie, Lawrence Albert, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    For over 40 years, Seattle-based radio personality Jim French kept the flame of radio drama alive with Imagination Theatre! Noir-ish private eye Harry Nile, globetrotting adventurer Dameron, Kincaid the Strangeseeker, the methodical investigator Mr. Darnborough - plus fresh new takes....

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: Fatal Matters

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Bob Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Insurance investigator Johnny Dollar was a man of contradictions. He was tough and compassionate, sardonic and thoughtful. You never knew quite what he might do to solve a case - but you always knew he'd get it done....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The True Voice Of Johnny Dollar

    • By Cecil Harvey on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe

    • By: Alfred Bester
    • Narrated by: Sydney Greenstreet
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    He's the smartest and the most stubborn, the fattest and the laziest, the cleverest and the craziest - the most extravagant detective in the world. Yes, it is Nero Wolfe....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice escapism.

    • By Nancy Johnson on 03-01-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Wizard of Oz

    • Classic Movies on the Radio
    • By: Lux Radio Theatre
    • Narrated by: Judy Garland
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    This radio dramatization of the classic musical features Judy Garland re-creating the role for which she received an honorary Academy Award....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A super classic gem!

    • By RABBIT on 08-31-11

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Dragnet: The Big Gamble

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Racketeers and robbers, crap-shooters and kidnappers, hit men and hard cases - watch out! Joe Friday's on the job, and he isn't here to fool around! Join Jack Webb for 20 gritty true-life tales of urban crime....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Dragnet!

    • By Kathryn on 12-09-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Our Miss Brooks: The Ultimate Collection - Over 180 Shows

    • By: Al Lewis
    • Narrated by: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon
    • Length: 79 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Our Miss Brooks was a hit on radio from the outset; within eight months of its launch as a regular series, the show landed several honors, including four for Eve Arden....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Laughter is such a great thing!

    • By Kathi on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Volume 3

    • By: John Dawson, Robert Ryf, Les Crutchfield
    • Narrated by: Bob Bailey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Volume 3 was a typical slam-bang detective series and though consistently well written and acted, the series never really captured an enthusiastic audience....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my favorite so far

    • By tousen on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Sealed Book: Ghostmakers

    • By: Robert Arthur Jr., David Kogan
    • Narrated by: Michael Fitzmaurice, Phillip Clarke, Bryna Raeburn
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A padlocked, voluminous tome is thrown open to chill your spine with mysterious stories of the supernatural and the unknown, of hidden knowledge lost to the ages, of untold, unknowing fear....

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Volume 1

    • By: John Dawson, Robert Ryf, Les Crutchfield
    • Narrated by: Bob Bailey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 114

    Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar began in 1949 as a typical slam-bang detective series, and though consistently well written and acted, the series never really captured an enthusiastic audience....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Best

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-14-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Sherlock Holmes

    • A Baker Street Dozen (Dramatized)
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    Here are 12 acclaimed, exciting, fully dramatized performances of Conan Doyle classics....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would be proud

    • By R. Compton on 07-16-08

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Adventures of Sam Spade: Lawless

    • By: Dashiell Hammett, William Spier
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, Lurene Tuttle, Stephen Dunne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    No bigger fad swept across postwar radio than that of the hard-boiled private detective - and nobody had more fun with their wink-and-nudge take on the genre than the producers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best Radio Detectives

    • By JAS on 03-26-17

    Regular price: $22.37

    • A Sam Spade Audio Double-Feature Starring Howard Duff, Volume 1

    • By: Dashiell Hammett
    • Narrated by: Bill Mills, Howard Duff
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    This Audio Archive presentation of The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, contains two complete, 30 minute Sam Spade radio shows....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Actual shows from the days of radio theater.

    • By cpk on 06-20-17

    Regular price: $2.79

    • Burns & Allen

    • Treasury
    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Cary Grant, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    While George Burns and Gracie Allen were uproariously funny on stage, screen, and television, radio was - and remains - the top showcase for their comedic talents. Here you’ll find 20 digitally remastered and restored radio episodes....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Old Time Radio's Greatest Detectives, Collection 1

    • By: Black Eye Entertainment
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Golden Age of Radio had incredible detective shows that kept Americans glued to their radio sets. Families gathered around their living room radios to hear their favorite Hollywood stars voicing fiction’s most famous gumshoes....

    Regular price: $13.99

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