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    • 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 452
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409

    On the evening of October 30th, 1938, Earth went to war with Mars. Martians invaded New Jersey! Here is the famous panic-inducing broadcast that shook the world, starring Orson Welles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Romp in History

    • By Mark Mahar on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $2.79

    • 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 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Gunshots, fist fights, and footsteps in the dark! Come hear crime and mystery, action and suspense with radio's greatest detectives! Ten hours of bracing crime-stopping broadcasts bring you Sherlock Holmes, Sam Spade, The Saint, The Shadow, Johnny Dollar, Bulldog Drummond - and 14 more favorites! Vincent Price, Bob Bailey, Basil Rathbone, Howard Duff, Dick Powell, and more star in 20 tales that are hard boiled and heroic, brilliant and bloody.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Radio Detectives

    • By J.Daily on 10-19-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    From the imaginative radio mind of writer/producer Jim French comes 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, with stories set in the golden age of private-eye drama. Phil Harper stars as Harry in high-powered, hard-luck radio adventures! The 21 episodes featured here include the last show of the character's 1970s run, and the first 20 episodes of his glorious return in 1990.

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

    • By alikabok1966 on 05-30-19

    Regular price: $22.37

    • The Whistler - More Than 500 Radio Shows!, Volume 2

    • By: J. Donald Wilson
    • Narrated by: Bill Forman
    • Length: 99 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    The Whistler was a radio mystery anthology that debuted on CBS Radio on May 16, 1942. The show was heard only on the West Coast and had Signal Oil as the main sponsor. There were attempts to broadcast the show on the East Coast, one in July to September 1946 and the other in March 1947 to September 1948, with Campbell Soup and Household Finance as the suggested sponsors.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • 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 128
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 111

    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. However, in the fall of 1955, Bob Bailey took over the title role; veteran director Jack Johnstone and writers John Dawson, Robert Ryf, and Les Crutchfield joined the production team; and the series was transformed into a quarter-hour, five-a-week strip show.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Best

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-14-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • 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 173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 151

    An elderly, invalid woman begins receiving strange, anonymous phone calls on a stormy night — phone calls, which she finds out, are routed directly through — the Twilight Zone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Am entering ...... The twilight zone

    • By kevin on 02-05-15

    Regular price: $0.69

    • 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 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Who's laughing now? It's you! Why? Because you're settling back with a rib-tickling collection of great radio comedy! All of your favorites are here: Jack and Fred, Phil and Alice, Fibber and Molly, Edgar and Charlie, George and Gracie, Lum and Abner, Snooks and Daddy, and many more! 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 for more than 50 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just delightful

    • By Adolphus McClanahan on 04-24-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Orson Welles: The Ultimate Collection

    • By: Orson Welles
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles
    • Length: 60 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 117

    If you are a lover of old-time radio and a fan of Orson Welles, you won't want to miss this treasure chest of legendary Orson Welles radio broadcasts! With his flair for the sensational and innovative, Welles captured audiences' attention with his 1930s CBS weekly drama series The Mercury Theatre on the Air, later renamed The Campbell Playhouse, which featured hour-long dramatizations of classic books. His 1938 production, The War of the Worlds (an H. G. Wells adaptation) was especially memorable, as were many other productions, each featuring talented voices and actors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Here is my review for what is worth.

    • By I_Not_Telling on 07-03-14

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: John Patrick Lowrie, Lawrence Albert, Rick May, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    The name of Sherlock Holmes conjures images of gas-lit streets and dark mysteries from a bygone age. Solving crimes alongside his trusted friend Dr. John H. Watson, Holmes is, without a doubt, the most famous sleuth the world has ever known. Now, with full authorization from the Conan Doyle estate, we bring you 23 newly written adventures as presented on the long-running dramatic radio series starring John Patrick Lowrie as Holmes, with Lawrence Albert as Dr. Watson, Rick May as Inspector Lestrade, and Mary Anne Dorward as Mary Watson. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sherlock meets Vaudeville, badly

    • By J-me on 06-11-19

    Regular price: $22.37

    • 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. Besides his tremendous strength, he could defy gravity, speak any language, unravel any code, and become invisible with his famous ability to "cloud men's minds". Along with his team of operatives, the Shadow battled adversaries with chilling names like The Black Master, Kings of Crime, The Five Chameleons, and, of course, The Red Menace.   

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • volume 1

    • By Charles on 06-07-19

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Police and Thieves: Crime Drama Radio

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: William Conrad, Raymond Burr, Bela Lugosi, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This anthology of post-World War II crime radio drama presents fictionalized crime, dramatizations of actual crimes, and programs that presented on-the-spot recordings of real police investigations. Radio Spirits is proud to present 20 adventures from 15 of the best (and most unusual) programs broadcast in the last dozen or so years of commercial network dramatic radio. Series include Gang Busters, The Line Up, Broadway's My Beat, Man from Homicide, Night Watch, and more! 

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Harry Nile: Seattle Blues

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Phil Harper, Pat French
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Harry Nile is a former Chicago cop, who quit the force after uncovering a vein of corruption. He stalks the rainy streets of pre-war Seattle on behalf of private clients with the help of his assistant, a lady named Murphy. Phil Harper stars as Nile, with Pat French as Murphy, in this exciting series that has been heard on radio stations coast to coast in the US and Canada, on satellite radio, and reached a worldwide audience online. After more than 25 years, it's the longest running private-eye show in American radio history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If You Love Johnny Dollar Then Welcome To Harry Nile and Murphy

    • By P. Copher on 02-21-19

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: Confidential

    • By: Jack Johnstone
    • Narrated by: Bob Bailey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    America's fabulous freelance insurance investigator had little patience for liars and liked nothing better than females, fishing, and a free hand with an expense account. Bob Bailey's Johnny Dollar was skeptical without being cynical, sympathetic without being a sucker, and had a way of delivering a sarcastic remark with more sincerity than most detectives delivered straight talk. Join him for 10 action-packed, digitally remastered five-part serials.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As always, Bob Bailey delivers a good story

    • By Mark McConnell on 01-30-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: Murder Matters

    • By: Johnny Dollar
    • Narrated by: Bob Bailey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 82

    America's Fabulous Freelance Insurance Investigator faces cases of killing for vengeance and keeping silent for honor... "dead" men who won't stay down for long (or alive for much longer)... beneficiaries that can't be found and beautiful mixed up risk-takers who may be out on their last ledge. He pads his expense account in pursuit of stolen jewels, arsonists, crooked cops, and romance, all while he tries to solve matters of murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dollar is the man.

    • By Chris Coyne on 04-16-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 36

    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. However, in the fall of 1955, Bob Bailey took over the title role, veteran director Jack Johnstone and writers John Dawson, Robert Ryf, and Les Crutchfield joined the production team, and the series was transformed into a quarter hour, five-a-week strip show.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my favorite so far

    • By tousen on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Adventures of Nero Wolfe Vol. 1

    • By: Adventures of Nero Wolfe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    This collection of the Adventures of Nero Wolfe contains five episodes of the classic radio series:

    The Shakespeare Folio (12/15/1946)
    Stamped for Murder (10/20/1950)
    Case of the Careworn Cuff (10/27/1950)
    Case of the Dear Dead Lady (11/3/1950)
    Case of the Careless Cleaner (11/17/1950)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Six Shooter

    • Gray Steel
    • By: Frank Burt
    • Narrated by: James Stewart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 74

    "The man in the saddle is angular and long legged…the gun in his holster is gray steel - its handle unmarked." Lean of figure and tanned of skin, his steely eyes gaze out over the violent frontier of the American West. He's a quiet man - but one not to be crossed. He's film legend James Stewart in his only continuing radio role as Britt Ponsett: The Six Shooter. Here are twenty tense, exciting episodes from the 1953-54 series - including the original audition!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Six Shooter starring James stewart

    • By John N. Sigman on 07-31-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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! You also knew that he'd be supported by many of the greatest radio performers ever to haunt "Radio Row": Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear, Lurene Tuttle, Joseph Kearns, John Dehner, Stacy Harris…even Vincent Price! Bob Bailey stars as Johnny for five fascinating five-part serial adventures, and a collection of harrowing half-hour tales! Prepare the expense report!

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

    • By Cecil Harvey on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    This radio dramatization of the classic musical features Judy Garland re-creating the role for which she received an honorary Academy Award. It aired on Dec. 25, 1950, a dozen years after the movie was released.

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

    • By RABBIT on 08-31-11

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Suspense: Tales Well Calculated - Volume 1

    • By: CBS Radio Network
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 99 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Suspense went through several major phases, characterized by different hosts, sponsors, and director/producers. Formula plot devices were followed for all but a handful of episodes: The protagonist was usually a normal person suddenly dropped into a threatening or bizarre situation; solutions were "withheld until the last possible second"; and evildoers were usually punished in the end.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Needs to be culled to eliminate programs

    • By B Wall on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $13.99

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