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    • Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Volume 1

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Combining Dick Powell's tough-guy image with his impressive way with a song, Richard Diamond, Private Detective featured a hard-boiled gumshoe who rarely took himself too seriously; he was simply an ex-cop who had decided to hang out his own shingle in the investigation business. He demonstrated a breezy insouciance to authority, generally concluded each case with a song sung to his sweetheart, and indulged himself with in-jokes, many referencing other radio detectives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Titles

    • By Dorkus on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Volume 2

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Combining Dick Powell's tough-guy image with his impressive way with a song, Richard Diamond, Private Detective featured a hard-boiled gumshoe who rarely took himself too seriously; he was simply an ex-cop who had decided to hang out his own shingle in the investigation business. He demonstrated a breezy insouciance to authority, generally concluded each case with a song sung to his sweetheart, and indulged himself with in-jokes, many referencing other radio detectives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chapter titles?.

    • By Dorkus on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Great Gildersleeve, Volume 1

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Harold Peary, Richard Crenna, Mary Lee Robb
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    In the small town of Summerfield, Willard Waterman is featured as the local water commissioner, struggling to successfully raise his niece, Marjorie (Marylee Robb), and his precocious nephew, Leroy (Walter Tetley), while also courting some of the town's more attractive female residents.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best radio series in history.

    • By David 6602 on 03-30-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Old Gold Comedy Theatre, Volume 1

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Harold Lloyd
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Father Knows Best, Volume 5

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Robert Young, full cast
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As portrayed by Robert Young, the title character of Jim Anderson is a successful insurance salesman living in Springfield with his wife, Margaret (June Whitley), and their three children: Betty (Rhoda Williams), Bud (Ted Donaldson), and Kathy (Norma Jean Nilsson). Jim is ambitious, likeable, and a good provider for his family - though he often grows exasperated by the turmoil of his everyday home life.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Nightbeat, Volume 1

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Frank Lovejoy, full cast
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this first volume of Nightbeat, Frank Lovejoy stars as hard-nosed Chicago Star newsman Randy Stone, a reporter who looks for the human stories behind the headlines. Lovejoy's distinctive voice and manner, combined with excellent scripts and performances by radio veterans like Lurene Tuttle, Peter Leeds, and Jeff Corey, give the series an unusual and engrossing style - literally film noir for the mind.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Great Gildersleeve, Vol. 2

    • The Classic Radio Collection
    • By: Hollywood 360, NBC Radio - producer
    • Narrated by: full cast, Harold Peary
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve was a popular character appearing each week on the Fibber McGee and Molly radio show. On August 31, 1941, Gildersleeve landed his own situation comedy, The Great Gildersleeve, becoming radio's first spin-off. Gildersleeve moved from the town of Wistful Vista, where Fibber McGee and Molly lived, to Summerfield, where he oversaw his late brother-in-law's estate and took on the rearing of his orphaned niece and nephew, Marjorie and Leroy Forrester.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic radio comedy

    • By David 6602 on 02-22-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Great Gildersleeve: Marjorie's Wedding

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Harold Peary, Richard Crenna, Mary Lee Robb
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve requests the honor of your presence at the marriage of his niece, Marjorie Forrester, to Bronco Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thompson at Summerfield Church on May 10, 1950. Harold Peary, starring as Uncle Mort, finds himself at odds with Bronco's parents, at loose ends with love interest Kathy Milford, and at a loss on how to deal with Marjorie's impending departure. But he's got trusted and treasured friends in Summerfield to help him through.

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Father Knows Best, Volume 2

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: full cast, Robert Young
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As portrayed by Robert Young, the title character of Jim Anderson is a successful insurance salesman living in Springfield with his wife, Margaret (June Whitley), and their three children: Betty (Rhoda Williams), Bud (Ted Donaldson), and Kathy (Norma Jean Nilsson). Jim is ambitious, likeable, and a good provider for his family - though he often grows exasperated by the turmoil of his everyday home life.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Great Gildersleeve, Volume 2

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Harold Peary, Richard Crenna, Mary Lee Robb
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the small town of Summerfield, Willard Waterman is featured as the local water commissioner, struggling to successfully raise his niece, Marjorie (Marylee Robb), and his precocious nephew, Leroy (Walter Tetley), while also courting some of the town's more attractive female residents.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic radio comedy

    • By David 6602 on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Tales of the Texas Rangers, Vol. 1

    • Classic Radio Collection
    • By: Hollywood 360, NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Joel McCrea, Full Cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Like its predecessor, Dragnet, Tales of the Texas Rangers adapted actual police cases for its broadcasts. Leading each week's investigation was Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, portrayed by movie star Joel McCrea. Because the stories were set in the present, Pearson used the latest scientific techniques to identify criminals. Unlike Joe Friday, Pearson didn't have a regular partner, typically working with the local sheriff instead.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • One Man's Family, Volume 1

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: J. Anthony Smythe, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Carlton E. Morse is no stranger to radio enthusiasts, with a resume that includes I Love a Mystery and Adventures by Morse. However, it is his long-running radio serial, One Man's Family, that stands out as his greatest creation. From 1932 to 1959, this prestigious drama entertained audiences with a weekly and later daily glimpse into the lives of an authentic American family - the Barbours of Sea Cliff, San Francisco.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Boston Blackie, Volume 2

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    That's Boston Blackie, safecracker turned crime fighter and a long-running favorite with fans of straight-ahead detective fiction in a wide range of media. Beginning inauspiciously in a 1919 short story by author Jack Boyle, Blackie progressed from the printed page into silent films, then into talkies - and finally, in the 1940s, into radio. The first radio Blackie was Chester Morris, who played the role in a long series of B movies during the 1940s.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Old Gold Comedy Theatre, Volume 2

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Harold Lloyd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Screen legend Harold Lloyd hosts volume two 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.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Boston Blackie, Volume 3

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    That's Boston Blackie, safecracker turned crime fighter and a long-running favorite with fans of straight-ahead detective fiction in a wide range of media. Beginning inauspiciously in a 1919 short story by author Jack Boyle, Blackie progressed from the printed page into silent films, then into talkies - and finally, in the 1940s, into radio. The first radio Blackie was Chester Morris, who played the role in a long series of B movies during the 1940s.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Nightbeat, Volume 2

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Frank Lovejoy, full cast
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this second volume of Nightbeat, Frank Lovejoy stars as hard-nosed Chicago Star newsman Randy Stone, a reporter who looks for the human stories behind the headlines. Lovejoy's distinctive voice and manner, combined with excellent scripts and performances by radio veterans like Lurene Tuttle, Peter Leeds, and Jeff Corey, give the series an unusual and engrossing style - literally film noir for the mind.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Father Knows Best, Volume 6

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Robert Young, full cast
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As portrayed by Robert Young, the title character of Jim Anderson is a successful insurance salesman living in Springfield with his wife, Margaret (June Whitley), and their three children: Betty (Rhoda Williams), Bud (Ted Donaldson), and Kathy (Norma Jean Nilsson). Jim is ambitious, likeable, and a good provider for his family - though he often grows exasperated by the turmoil of his everyday home life.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Father Knows Best, Volume 1

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: full cast, Robert Young
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As portrayed by Robert Young, the title character of Jim Anderson is a successful insurance salesman living in Springfield with his wife, Margaret (June Whitley) and their three children: Betty (Rhoda Williams), Bud (Ted Donaldson), and Kathy (Norma Jean Nilsson). Jim is ambitious, likeable, and a good provider for his family - though he often grows exasperated by the turmoil of his everyday home life.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Father Knows Best, Volume 3

    • By: NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: full cast, Robert Young
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    As portrayed by Robert Young, the title character of Jim Anderson is a successful insurance salesman living in Springfield with his wife, Margaret (June Whitley), and their three children: Betty (Rhoda Williams), Bud (Ted Donaldson), and Kathy (Norma Jean Nilsson). Jim is ambitious, likeable, and a good provider for his family - though he often grows exasperated by the turmoil of his everyday home life.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • X Minus One, Vol. 1

    • The Classic Radio Sci-Fi Series
    • By: Hollywood 360, NBC Radio
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    X Minus One, widely regarded as one of the finest science fiction dramas ever produced for radio, was broadcast on NBC from 1955 until 1958. It began as a revival of NBC's Dimension X, which ran for just a year and a half, from 1950 to 1951.

    Regular price: $20.97

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