Schedule

Dec
6
Tue
Rock and Roll Dance Party
Dec 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

“Rock and roll is a river of music which has absorbed many streams: rhythm and blues, jazz, ragtime, cowboy songs, country songs, folk songs. All have contributed greatly to the big beat.” And something about cigarettes.

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Boston Blackie
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Boston Blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. As originally created by author Jack Boyle, he was a safecracker — a hardened criminal who had served time in a California prison. Prowling the underworld as a detective, Boston Blackie was “an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend.” The Boston Blackie radio series began June 23, 1944 on NBC.

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The Mysterious Traveler
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Mysterious Traveler was an anthology radio series, a magazine, and a comic book. All three featured stories which ran the gamut from fantasy and science fiction to straight crime dramas of mystery and suspense. The radio series began on the Mutual Broadcasting System, December 5, 1943, continuing in many different time slots until September 16, 1952.

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Five Minute Mysteries
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 6:05 pm

Five Minute Mysteries was broadcast on the MBS (Mutual Broadcasting System) from October 8, 1947 to March 27, 1950. Listening carefully to every word spoken about these terrific (but brief) mysteries was essential, as each mystery was very well written.

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Escape
Dec 6 @ 10:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Escape was radio’s leading anthology series of high-adventure radio dramas, airing on CBS from July 7, 1947 to September 25, 1954.

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X Minus One
Dec 6 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 7 @ 12:00 am

X Minus One is an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various timeslots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one of the best science fiction series in any medium.

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Dec
7
Wed
Suspense
Dec 7 @ 12:00 am – 12:30 am

Suspense is a radio drama series broadcast on CBS Radio from 1940 through 1962. One of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio, Suspense was subtitled “radio’s outstanding theater of thrills” and focused on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually featuring leading Hollywood actors of the era.

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The Whistler
Dec 7 @ 2:30 am – 3:00 am

The Whistler is an American radio mystery drama which ran from May 16, 1942 until September 22, 1955. A character known only as the Whistler was the host and narrator of the tales, which focused on crime and fate. He often commented directly upon the action in the manner of a Greek chorus, taunting the characters, guilty or innocent, from an omniscient perspective.

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Rock and Roll Dance Party
Dec 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

“Rock and roll is a river of music which has absorbed many streams: rhythm and blues, jazz, ragtime, cowboy songs, country songs, folk songs. All have contributed greatly to the big beat.” And something about cigarettes.

More…

Boston Blackie
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Boston Blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. As originally created by author Jack Boyle, he was a safecracker — a hardened criminal who had served time in a California prison. Prowling the underworld as a detective, Boston Blackie was “an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend.” The Boston Blackie radio series began June 23, 1944 on NBC.

More…

The Mysterious Traveler
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Mysterious Traveler was an anthology radio series, a magazine, and a comic book. All three featured stories which ran the gamut from fantasy and science fiction to straight crime dramas of mystery and suspense. The radio series began on the Mutual Broadcasting System, December 5, 1943, continuing in many different time slots until September 16, 1952.

More…

Five Minute Mysteries
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:05 pm

Five Minute Mysteries was broadcast on the MBS (Mutual Broadcasting System) from October 8, 1947 to March 27, 1950. Listening carefully to every word spoken about these terrific (but brief) mysteries was essential, as each mystery was very well written.

More…

Escape
Dec 7 @ 10:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Escape was radio’s leading anthology series of high-adventure radio dramas, airing on CBS from July 7, 1947 to September 25, 1954.

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X Minus One
Dec 7 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 8 @ 12:00 am

X Minus One is an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various timeslots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one of the best science fiction series in any medium.

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Dec
8
Thu
Suspense
Dec 8 @ 12:00 am – 12:30 am

Suspense is a radio drama series broadcast on CBS Radio from 1940 through 1962. One of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio, Suspense was subtitled “radio’s outstanding theater of thrills” and focused on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually featuring leading Hollywood actors of the era.

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