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    • Richard Diamond, Private Detective: Old Time Radio - 122 Shows

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell, Virginia Gregg
    • Length: 49 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Richard Diamond, Private Detective is a detective drama which was on radio from 1949 to 1953 and on television from 1957 to 1960. Dick Powell starred in the Richard Diamond, Private Detective radio series as a rather light-hearted detective who often ended the episodes singing to his girlfriend, Helen (played by Virginia Gregg).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Old-Time Detective Radio Drama

    • By Niels J. Rasmussen on 07-04-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 1

    • Old Time Radio Shows
    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell
    • Length: 19 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Hollywood's beloved song and dance man, Dick Powell, turned gumshoe in this 1945-era detective yarn. At once a tough-talking detective working with police to solve tough murder cases and yet an affable crooner who ended nearly every episode singing to his girlfriend in his rich baritone voice. Whether murder or music, Dick Powell beguiled radio audiences through 100+ episodes before the show moved to television and the role was eventually taken over by David Janssen, later the star of The Fugitive.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Here...the old stuff is better than the new stuff!

    • By Timothy R Hall on 06-15-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Collection: Popular Poetry / Popular Verse, Vol. 2

    • By: William Blake, John Donne, Alfred Tennyson, and others
    • Narrated by: Jasper Britton, Emma Fielding, Tony Britton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Nearly 100 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its kind available. It covers a remarkable range, from the striking vision of Blake and Shelley and the insights of Keats to lighter but equally memorable verse by Tennyson, Donne, and Edward Lear.

    Regular price: $8.40

    • Classic Poems for Boys

    • By: G.K. Chesterton, Edward Lear, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Rachel Bavidge, Jasper Britton, Roy McMillan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of over 20 poems for 5- to 10-year olds. From rousing favorites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans’ "Casabianca" and John Keats’ "A Song About Myself", to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Rudyard Kipling, this is a collection to be treasured.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Play this to your children at night to they sleep

    • By James Robb on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Great Love Poems

    • By: William Blake, Robert Burns, Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Bill Paterson, Maxine Peake, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    An anthology of over 60 classic love poems, read by some of our finest actors. Love has always been the supreme inspiration for poets, whether romantic or platonic, reciprocated or unrequited. This collection contains a range of the very best love poems, including Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress", Keats' "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and Byron's "So We'll Go No More A-Roving" - as well as several sonnets from the master himself, William Shakespeare.

    Regular price: $7.01

    • Richard Diamond, Private Detective

    • Old Time Radio Shows, Book 2
    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Hollywood's beloved song-and-dance man, Dick Powell, turned gumshoe in this 1945-era detective yarn. At once a tough-talking detective working with police to solve tough murder cases and yet an affable crooner who ended nearly every episode singing to his girlfriend in his rich baritone voice. A must-have for fans of detective stories and Dick Powell.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as book 1

    • By Patricia on 01-23-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Animal Poetry

    • By: Thomas Hardy, William Blake, Edward Lear, and others
    • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    We all love animals, even if sometimes its only from afar on TV or at a zoo. But many of us have felt a closer friendship and companionship with our friends in the animal world. We talk and react to them as if they really do understand us. Perhaps they do. In this volume Hardy, Thackeray, Carroll, DH Lawrence, Emily Dickinson, and many others share their words with our ears.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quite delightful!!!

    • By J. Glemby on 10-22-10

    Regular price: $5.45

    • Suspense

    • Tales Well Calculated
    • By: Blake Edwards, Antony Ellis, E. Jack Neuman, and others
    • Narrated by: Dana Andrews, Richard Widmark, Joseph Cotten, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Radio Spirits is pleased to present 20 classic episodes of Suspense, one of radio's longest running and best mystery anthology series. This collection features programs from the early 1950's as produced and directed by Elliott Lewis.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Favorite Poems for Children

    • By: Lewis Carroll, James Reeves, Oliver Herford, and others
    • Narrated by: Katinka Wolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Dance with a lobster, telephone an elephant or knock on a moonlit door - this collection includes magical, macabre, dramatic, funny, bizarre, absurd, delightful, moving and charming poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Edward Lear, Hilaire Belloc, Kenneth Grahame and many others. Readers such as Anton Lesser, Simon Russell-Beale and Timothy West bring the lines beautifully to life and make this an ideal introduction to some of the best-loved children's poetry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A treasure in poetry

    • By Terrance Hanna on 02-04-11

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Richard Diamond: Private Detective

    • Homicide Made Easy
    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Richard Diamond, Private Detective was one of the great gems of the last decade of commercial network dramatic radio. Tailor made for star Dick Powell, the sleuth is an amalgam of elements of Philip Marlowe with Powell’s own boy singer past. Diamond is a tough detective and while he often faces long odds and takes his beatings, he always rebounds with humor and style.

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Richard Diamond: Surplus Homicides

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Dick Powell established himself as a silver screen icon in the 1930s as the apple-cheeked crooning sensation in countless Depression-era musicals. But the 1940s found him playing every tough guy from Philip Marlowe to Richard Rogue...to Richard Diamond, private detective. Powell's portrayal of Diamond and his flawless chemistry with Virginia Gregg as the detective's socialite girlfriend, Helen Asher, brought the series' admiringly clever scripts to life.

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Richard Diamond: Shamus

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell, Virginia Gregg, Ed Begley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Diamond Detective Agency. A pleasant smile, a cheerful rhyme, and we'll keep you from doing time. A quip, a carefree whistle, and a case closed - that's Dick Powell's Richard Diamond. Clients can be scarce, but he's not a bit worried. You see, he's "in partnership with a shill called human nature." And she's really quite reliable. Sooner or later someone will need his services for matters of protection or pay back, blackmail or bombs, modern art or murder.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Richard Diamond, Private Detective: Dead Men

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dick Powell, Frances Robinson, Ed Begley Sr.
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Dick Powell is Richard Diamond, private detective, the quick-witted, lighthearted detective. Quite possibly radio's first singing detective, Diamond was always quick with a quip or a sarcastic response. He sang his way through over 150 fast-paced adventures, most of which were written by Blake Edwards before the start of his successful career as a film director.

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv 13 + 14

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Denise Gorzelanny
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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    Richard Diamond wird von einer Frau aufgesucht, die sich Mrs. Caspary nennt. Sie heuert Rick an, da sie sich vor ihrem Mann fürchtet...

    Regular price: $6.43

    • Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv 5 + 6

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Ranja Bonalana
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv. Die neue Krimihörspielserie im Stile der 50er Jahre! Die amerikanische Radio-Krimiserie der 50er Jahre aus der Feder von Blake Edwards wird wieder zum Leben erweckt. Der smarte Detektiv Richard Diamond auf abenteuerlicher Jagd nach fiesen Verbrechern, mysteriösen Mördern. Hören Sie Folge 5: Der Mord am Barbier und Folge 6: Der Gibson Fall...

    Regular price: $6.22

    • Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv 3 + 4

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Ranja Bonalana
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv. Die neue Krimihörspielserie im Stile der 50er Jahre! Die amerikanische Radio-Krimiserie der 50er Jahre aus der Feder von Blake Edwards wird wieder zum Leben erweckt. Der smarte Detektiv Richard Diamond auf abenteuerlicher Jagd nach fiesen Verbrechern, mysteriösen Mördern. Hören Sie Folge 3: Der Fall Ed Lloyd und Folge 4: Der Mordauftrag...

    Regular price: $6.22

    • Richard Diamond Privatdetektiv Fall 7-12

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Ranja Bonalana
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    6 spannende Folgen der Krimonalhörspielserie Richard Diamond Privatdetektiv, gesprochen von Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Ranja Bonalana und vielen anderen...

    Regular price: $17.86

    • Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv 1 + 2

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Ranja Bonalana
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv. Die neue Krimihörspielserie im Stile der 50er Jahre! Die amerikanische Radio-Krimiserie der 50er Jahre aus der Feder von Blake Edwards wird wieder zum Leben erweckt. Der smarte Detektiv Richard Diamond auf abenteuerlicher Jagd nach fiesen Verbrechern, mysteriösen Mördern. Hören Sie Folge 1: Die schwarze Puppe und Folge 2: Der braune Briefumschlag...

    Regular price: $6.22

    • Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv 11 + 12

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Ranja Bonalana
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ein Fotostudio das schon lange geschlossen ist, die Tochter des Fotografen die trotzdem noch immer Geld von ihm bekommt, und der verschwundene Fotograf selbst ein verzwickter Fall für den Detektiv Richard Diamond.

    Regular price: $6.22

    • Richard Diamond - Privatdetektiv 7 + 8

    • By: Blake Edwards
    • Narrated by: Tobias Kluckert, Detlef Bierstedt, Ranja Bonalana
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    John Alastair, ein Klient Richard Diamonds, hat ein grosses Problem. Um seine Schulden zu begleichen und seiner Frau ein gutes Leben durch die Versicherungssumme zu ermöglichen, ließ er durch einen Dritten einen Mordauftrag auf sich selbst ansetzen. Durch eine glückliche Fügung kann Alastair sich allerdings doch noch das fehlende Geld leihen - der Killer wird somit nicht mehr benötigt.

    Regular price: $6.22

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