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Old Time Radio Revives the Brilliant Sherlock Holmes and Watson

There are many old time radio shows that are fun to listen to, but nothing beats a good mystery with the ever impressive Sherlock Holmes and his faithful side kick Dr. Watson. Two of the most popular actors to ever play these roles were Sir Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. […]

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Abie’s Irish Rose

Abie’s Iri&#1109h Rose i&#1109 a popular comedy by Anne N&#1110chols familiar from stage productions, films &#1072nd &#1075adio progra&#1084s. The bas&#1110c premise &#1110nvolves an Irish Catholic girl &#1072nd &#1072 young Jewi&#1109h man who marry despite the objections of thei&#1075 familie&#1109. It inspired the weekly NBC radio series, Abie’s Irish Ros&#1257, w&#1211ich &#1075an from January 24, 1942 […]

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Barry Craig Confidential Investigator

Originally aired October 31, 1951 Barry Craig, Confidential Investigator is one of the few detective radio series that had separate versions of it broadcast from both coasts. Even the spelling changed over the years. It was first “Barry Crane” and then “Barrie Craig”. NBC produced it in New York from 1951 to 1954 and then […]

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Box 13

Box 13 was a syndicated radio series about the escapades of newspaperman-turned-mystery novelist Dan Holliday, played by film star Alan Ladd. Created by Ladd’s company, Mayfair Productions, Box 13 premiered August 22, 1948, on Mutual’s New York flagship, WOR, and aired in syndication on the East Coast from August 22, 1948, to August 14. 1949. […]

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