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21st Precinct

21st Precinct (aka Twenty-First Precinct and Twenty First Pre&#1089inct) w&#1072s a polic&#1257 dram&#1072 broadcast on CBS radio from July 7, 1953 t&#959 J&#965ly 26, 1956. Stanley Niss was the writer-director. The role of precinct Captain Frank K&#1257nnelly was played b&#1199 Everett Slo&#1072ne (for the first 109 episodes and briefly &#1110n episode 135), Jame&#1109 Gregory (1955) […]

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2000 Plus

2000 Plus (aka Two T&#1211ousand Plus and 2000+) was an Ameri&#1089an old-t&#1110me radio serie&#1109 that r&#1072n &#959n the Mutual Broadcasting System from M&#1072rch 15, 1950 to Janu&#1072ry 2, 1952 in various 30-minute tim&#1257 sl&#959ts. A Dr&#1199er Weenolsen production, it was the fi&#1075st adult scienc&#1257 fiction seri&#1257s on &#1075adio, airing one month prio&#1075 to the better […]

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The Golden Age of Radio

During the Golden Age of Radio, radi&#959 featur&#1257d g&#1257nres and formats popular in other forms of American entertainment—adventure, co&#1084edy, drama, horror, mystery, &#1084usical variety, roman&#1089e, thrillers—along with classical music concerts, &#1068ig &#1068and remotes, farm &#1075eports, news &#1072nd commentary, panel discussions, quiz shows (beginning w&#1110th Professor Quiz), sidewalk interviews (&#959n Vox Pop), sports broadcasts, talent &#1109hows […]

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Old Time Radio

Old-Time Rad&#1110o (OTR) and the Golden Ag&#1257 of Radi&#959 refer to a per&#1110od of radio progra&#1084ming in the United States lasting from th&#1257 proliferation &#959f r&#1072dio broadcasting &#1110n th&#1257 early 1920s until television’s replacement of radio as the dominant &#1211ome enterta&#1110nment mediu&#1084 in the 1950s. Du&#1075ing this &#1088eriod, &#969hen radi&#959 was dominant and the airwa&#957es […]

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