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    • The Story of Dr. Kildare, Volume 1

    • By: James Moser, Jean Holloway, John Michael Hayes
    • Narrated by: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the postwar years, MGM adapted many of its movie properties for radio, and one of its most successful transfers was The Story of Dr. Kildare, starring Lew Ayers in the title role of Lionel Barrymore as his crusty, harrumphing mentor, Dr. Gillespie. As in the movies, the radio Kildare offers engrossing, well-produced medical melodramas revolving around the patients and staff at Blair Memorial Hospital.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Christmas Carol (Radio Spirits Version - Dramatized)

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun dramatization

    • By Serval on 01-09-08

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Story of Dr. Kildare, Volume 2

    • By: James Moser, Jean Holloway, John Michael Hayes
    • Narrated by: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the postwar years, MGM adapted many of its movie properties for radio, and one of its most successful transfers was The Story of Dr. Kildare, starring Lew Ayers in the title role of Lionel Barrymore as his crusty, harrumphing mentor, Dr. Gillespie. As in the movies, the radio Kildare offers engrossing, well-produced medical melodramas revolving around the patients and staff at Blair Memorial Hospital.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Golden Oldies The Way We Remember Medicine <br /><br />

    • By Mr Goalie on 11-23-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Story of Dr. Kildare, Volume 3

    • By: James Moser, Jean Holloway, John Michael Hayes
    • Narrated by: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In the postwar years, MGM adapted many of its movie properties for radio, and one of its most successful transfers was The Story of Dr. Kildare, starring Lew Ayers in the title role of Lionel Barrymore as his crusty, harrumphing mentor, Dr. Gillespie. As in the movies, the radio Kildare offers engrossing, well-produced medical melodramas revolving around the patients and staff at Blair Memorial Hospital.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Radio Christmas Spirits

    • By: Norman Corwin, Fran Striker, Don Quinn
    • Narrated by: Jack Benny, Red Skelton, Lionel Barrymore, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    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.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Classic Christmas Radio Plays

    • By: Campbell Playhouse, Author's Playhouse, Lux Radio Theatre, and others
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Hara, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    This collection contains six classic Christmas radio productions from the '30s, '40s, and '50s.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great old shows!

    • By E.Dayton on 11-27-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Christmas Carol (Dramatised)

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Orson Welles stars in this dramatisation of Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

    Regular price: $5.96