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OTR - Radio’s Golden Age – Live365 - Internet

Though normally this thread features only Broadcast Radio, here’s a Live365 station associated with the producer of Those Were The Days. rjd

Radio’s Golden Age – Live365 - Internet

From the webpage:


For more great sounds from Radio's Golden Age, join host/producer Steve Darnall every Sunday from 12 noon to 2 pm CST at


BLONDIE (12-25-39) Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake star as the Bumsteads. Blondie reads A Christmas Carol to Baby Dumpling. Camel Cigarettes, CBS. Read the article about Blondie in the Autumn 2012 issue of Nostalgia Digest.

JEFF REGAN, INVESTIGATOR (12-21-49) “Some Enchanted Carhop” stars Frank Graham as Regan. A mysterious stranger sends a series of gifts to a young woman. Sustaining, CBS.

SCREEN DIRECTORS’ PLAYHOUSE (12-23-49) “Miracle on 34th Street” starring Edmund Gwenn in a radio version of the 1947 film, about a department store Santa who is put on trial. Sustaining, NBC.


THE MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER (12-25-51) “Christmas Story” starring Leon Janney and Ann Shepherd. A man driving cross-country sees an opportunity when the stranger riding with him dies suddenly. Sustaining, MBS.

IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT (12-22-45) A Christmastime broadcast of the comedy quiz show, with Tom Howard, Lulu McConnell, Harry McNaughton, and George Shelton. AFRS rebroadcast.

BROADWAY IS MY BEAT (12-24-49) Larry Thor stars as Detective Danny Clover. An ex-con arrives to play Santa at the Police Athletic League’s Christmas party. Sustaining, CBS.


BOB HOPE SHOW (1953) Bob goes downtown to do some Christmas shopping. With Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Band of Renown. AFRS rebroadcast.

CALLING ALL CARS (12-25-34) “The Human Side of a Cop” tells the story of how policemen can come to the aid of citizens in need. Rio Grande Oil Co., CBS.

FIBBER McGEE & MOLLY (12-21-43) Jim and Marian Jordan star as the McGees, who are shopping for a Christmas tree. Johnson’s Wax, NBC.


RADIO CITY PLAYHOUSE (12-25-49) “Twas the Night Before Christmas” starring Bernard Grant and Lyle Sudrow. On Christmas Eve, two reporters are assigned to find an unusual gift for the publisher’s wife. Sustaining, NBC.

KRAFT MUSIC HALL (12-23-48) Al Jolson stars, with Oscar Levant and, from Chicago, the Kraft Choral Club. Kraft, NBC.

RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE (12-19-51) Dick Powell stars as Diamond, who shares his favorite holiday story, A Christmas Carol, with the help of the show’s cast. Camel Cigarettes, ABC.


THE BIG SHOW (12-24-50) Tallulah Bankhead hosts this all-star extravaganza, with Jimmy Durante, Bert Lahr, Robert Merrill, Margaret O’Brien, Edith Piaf, Fran Warren, Ed Wynn. Margaret reads “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus.” Participating sponsors, NBC.


EDDIE CANTOR SHOW (12-27-44) With Harry von Zell, Bert Gordon, singer Nora Martin. Eddie discusses plans for a New Year’s Eve show at the Hollywood Canteen. Bristol Myers, NBC.

SHERLOCK HOLMES (12-28-47) “New Year’s Eve Off the Sicily Isles” stars John Stanley as Holmes, who rings in the new year aboard an ocean liner. Clipper Craft Clothes, MBS.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-30-45) The gang comes by to wish Jack a happy new year and read the last entries in the “I Can’t Stand Jack Benny” contest. Lucky Strike Cigarettes, NBC.
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