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Gunsmoke was a long-running American old-time radio and television Western drama created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. The stories took place in or about Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The radio version ran from 1952 to 1961, and is commonly regarded as one of the finest radio dramas of all time; the television version ran from 1955 to 1975 and still holds the record for the longest-running U.S. prime time fictional television program.
 
The #1 most popular Jack Benny and OTR Podcast on the internet! Listen to the most talented actors and comedians in radio history, new audio intros on many episodes. Every week we are celebrating the episodes that are exactly 60, 65, 70 and 75 years old from 1953, 1948, 1943, and 1938! Come get a ton more podcasts from my website, www.buckbenny.com. Tell me what you think at buckbennyotr@gmail.com
 
Listen to the Best Old Time Radio programs in crystal clear sound! Your host, Bob Bro, has been publicly playing classic radio programs for more than ten years. Programs like Gunsmoke, Dragnet, Jack Benny, Fibber McGee & Molly, Our Miss Brooks -- and many, many more. Bob's show uniquely combines an assortment of the greatest comedies, dramas, westerns and mysteries from the golden age of radio. Along the way he throws in a few nostalgic songs and some wonderful stories and memories. It's gre ...
 
Welcome to the Behind the Mic from otrpodcasts.com. On this podcast, we explore the history behind many of Old Time Radio's greatest performances! We jump around from series to series, picking one episode each week and together we learn about the actors, producers, sponsors, and more before listening to that full episode as it was originally broadcast. Thanks for tuning in! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/otr-behind-the-mic/support
 
The REPS Presents Podcast features classic entertainment from the Golden Age of Radio. The thrilling mysteries, the legendary comedians, Hollywood guest stars, adventure shows, historic broadcasts and more. And also presenting full cast audio entertainment produced by REPS. “REPS Presents” is hosted by Jenn Ollivier.
 
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Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. Wh…
 
On the way to the telegraph office, Chester and Matt talk about what appears to be Doc's new girlfriend. She's a gal from Doc's past in St Louis, and has come to town, for now to be a nurse for him. Wil she be staying, or moving on? Meanwhile, one of Matt's telegrams is a warning of a killer who was just released from prison, and heading towards Do…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroThursday, October 8, 2020 - OTR WesternsGunsmoke - "Prairie Happy"When Matt and Chester return from a week-long trip, all of Dodge is talking about a Pawnee uprising -- and that a Pawnee attack on Dodge City will take place the next day.As the civic leaders urge Matt to organize the defense of their town, Mat…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr32020/RelicRadio704.mp3 Theater Royal brings us our first story on this week’s Relic Radio Show. We hear The Inspector General, their episode from February 20, 1954. (29:44) Our second episode comes from Gunsmoke. From November 7, 1952, we’ll hear their story, Tara. Download RelicRadio…
 
Featuring Nancy Coleman. After the death of Benjamin Powell, he makes his high strung and neurotic daughter his heir. As long as she doesn't go insane before her 23rd birthday. As Julia's birthday approaches, she becomes fixated on a strange painting in her bedroom. Harvey and Laura are her guardians, and try to gently break the news that insanity …
 
A traveler to the lands of Southeast Asia, has a tale of escaping death at the and of a tribe of wild women. Accompanied by a complaining Irishman, and a white mouse named Nicodemus, the journey seems like a walk in the park. Are the stories of the vicious tribe of women warriors true? Our adventurers soon find themselves surrounded by a band of wo…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroTuesday, October 20, 2020 - OTR DramasEscape! - The Man With the Steel TeethArthur Henderson Luttrell is a newspaper correspondent stationed in Moscow. One night, while attending the Bolshoi Ballet, Arthur is arrested by Soviet secret police and transported to Lubyanka Prison where they try to coerce him into…
 
Playlist Connecticut is the Place for Me (Bing with Judy Garland) Hugging and Chalking (Bing) William Frawley introduced, Judy Garland sings - I've Got You Under My Skin Ida (William Frawley and Bing) Leo McCrary discusses Bing's acting ability Leo's play - Tear Bucket Jim I Miss You So (Bing)By Keith Heltsley
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr32020/RelicRadio707.mp3 On this week’s Relic Radio Show, The Whistler starts us off with his story, Poor Henry. That episode was first heard September 18, 1949. (30:13) The Zero Hour closes out this episode with their story from June 3, 1974, Death At Half A Length. Download RelicRadio…
 
Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s and the highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II. Their patter routine "Who's on First?" is one of the best-known come…
 
Its the kind of day where it would be good to be outside. Join the McGee’s as Molly tries to convince Fibber to take a walk. Abigail Uppington enters to prevent Fibber from his exercise. Uppie is walking on air after being elected president of her ladies club. The club has to do with tracing genealogies back to the Mayflower, and it gets Fibber int…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroMonday, October 19, 2020 - OTR ComediesThe Great Gildersleeve - "Beautiful Lady"Throckmorton Gildersleeve likes to think of himself as an urbane ladies man -- but even the great ones can be struck down.Gildy is smitten. He observes a beautiful woman leaving a cafe just as he enters, and he knows at once he mu…
 
With the storm, the crew of the Spindrift has temporarily lost the scooner that had pursued them, but as they approach their waypoint in Honolulu, it has made an appearance again. As Blackbeard makes his appearance on the deck of the Spindrift, Jack smells smoke and a fire is found. Measures are taken to extinguish the fire, including heroic action…
 
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946–1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949–1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later…
 
Visiting a coffee shop, Barry is on hand when a job comes his way. He also has his messenger shot down before he knows who his client is supposed to be. Discussing the corpse with the cops, Barry returns to his office building. Will the dozing elevator man shine some light on who the client might be? Barry is sorry to have kept the dame in his offi…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroSunday, October 18, 2020 - Archive Show from May 15, 2011Welcome to our podcast where we play the very best old time radio programs in crystal clear sound.Here is our line-up for this week:1. The Halls of Ivy 1-20-50 "The Gangster's Son"2. Adventures by Morse 1-22-44 "City of the Dead" Ep 33. Gunsmoke 5-3-59 …
 
The cast arrives, mostly it's just Don Wilson, Dennis Day, and Bob Crosby. Dennis jokes about being a crusty, but seasick pirate. He sings, Because You're Mine. Before Jack can wind up, and go into the day's play, Bob Crosby has a special request. How can Jack help out with brother Bing's latest business venture? Parts are assigned, and Mel Blanc j…
 
Brit rides the trail and gets the feeling he's being followed. It turns out to be an 11 year old runaway boy. They are heading the same direction so after sharing a meal, and learning a little of the boy's past, ride together. The boy's mom has died, his dad has been away for a while, and he has been living with his aunt. A disturbing letter had co…
 
A few episodes are missing since our last installment, but today we pick up the story just after Jack has been rescued from the ocean after a giant wave washed over the Spindrift. He emerged from the water with the special ring missing. Did Blackbeard somehow swipe it from him while he was in the water? Or when he was pulled out by the pirate? A di…
 
A phonecall into the police nerve center sends the cops on an emergency call. At a restaurant, the baker is found shot to death. A robbery has also been found. Was the crook after the money, and the shooting was unfortunate? Or was the murder the object, and the robbery meant as a cover up? Captain Canelli offers voiceover to move the drama along, …
 
On a dry spell in her dating life, Judy and her friend decide to put on a party. The problem with parties is other girls, so Judy decides to not invite any. The thing she doesn't know is that mother has planned a party at the same time. As the party preparations are made, both Judy and mother think they are getting ready for the same party. The bes…
 
A special mission is given to Lt Ciberts. He is to invistigate the activity of the Indians, but cringes at the thought of having to work with the squaw man and scout, Dan Taliver. The racial bigotry of the lieutenant is challenged further when he has to save an indian girl from snake bite. Will the cheif think the girl was kidnapped> The cheif is s…
 
Playlist Harry James - Music Makers Glenn Miller - Chatanooga Choo Choo Dinah Shore - You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To Ray Noble - Wearing My Hat on the Side of My Head. 1935 Bing Crosby - The Funny Old Hills. 1934 Lambeth Walk. 1939 Jimmy Dorsey - When the Sun Comes Out Paul Whiteman - Serenade for a Wealthy Widow. 1930…
 
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…
 
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar is a radio drama that aired on CBS Radio from February 18, 1949[1] to September 30, 1962. The first several seasons imagined protagonist Johnny Dollar as a private investigator drama. In 1955 after a yearlong hiatus, the series came back in its best-known incarnation with Bob Bailey starring in "the transcribed adventures…
 
Frontier Gentleman: "Wonder Boy" Kendall is in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, where he visits the Eli Jackson Tailor Shop and is waited on by Dick Jackson, the proprietor's 17 year-old son.After discussing briefly his travels with the young man, Kendall learns Dick inherited his uncle's six shooters and he asks Kendall for some pointers on using them.…
 
Recounting a tale of heroism from 50 years ago. Pvt Pike mans the phone while the rest of his Home Guard unit is out on a secret mission. He is called on to follow up on a message that German forces may have a secret weapon not far away. Going to visit the lord of the manor, Pike notices the butler speaks German. What other oddities might he discov…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroWednesday, October 14, 2020 - OTR MysteriesThe Adventures of Sam Spade - "The Rushlight Diamond Caper"Sam is hired to guard the gifts at a posh society wedding. The person who hired him is Mrs. Rushlight, aunt of the groom.Mrs. Rushlight's late husband had gifted his wife with a very expensive and rare diamon…
 
As the Spindrift has set sail, Jack and uncle Jim investigate the report of hearing footsteps onboard. It doesn't take long to uncover their old nemesis, Blackbeard. In the vain of Long John Silver, Blackbeard Flint tries to talk his way into the good graces of the crew. Can the crew believe his silver tongued tales? He tells about the ruthless bun…
 
In keeping with the famous Shakesperean play, old hags speak the opening line. For this production, we learn the hags are actually young women who set the stage. They notice Margret Blair in her box, an actress of over 15 years ago who married a no-good actor. Tonight she is with her new husband of a year, Howard. We learn she is disturbed over mys…
 
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. Wh…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr32020/RelicRadio706.mp3 The Relic Radio Show begins with The Key this week. We’ll hear their story from 1956 titled, Subconscious Experiment. (26:06) Voyage Of The Scarlet Queen brings us our second story with their episode from July 17, 1947, The Spaniard And The Laskar Pirates. Downl…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroTuesday, October 13, 2020 - OTR DramasThe Whistler - "Murder on Rourke Island"Keith Brandon had been in love with Cathy Dunn for over a year, but their plans to marry were thwarted by Keith's father, who threatened to strike him from his will if he went through with the marriage.Once Keith's father died, Keit…
 
Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s and the highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II. Their patter routine "Who's on First?" is one of the best-known come…
 
As Fibber tries to do his part to conserve oil for the war effort, he only runs into interruptions. First his tools are missing, then the Old Timer visits to marvel at the switch back to coal. Billty Mills plays a jazzy number to move the show along. More distractions move in when Fibber becomes engrossed in a crossword puzzle. Abigail Uppington po…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroMonday, October 12, 2020 - OTR ComediesFibber McGee & Molly - "Passenger Pigeon Trap"While sitting at home with Molly, McGee is reading a book he "borrowed" from Mr. Wimple about birds. When Mr. Wimple stops by, McGee is quick to point out all the inaccuracies in the text. For instance, he read that the passe…
 
Rowing their boat to the Spindrift under cover of fog, Jack and Billy make their last trip before setting sail. On the ship, Betty is terrified over hearing footsteps. Is there a stowaway? Her fear is real, but after Jack and Billy make a complete search it calms her a bit. The listener is reminded through the conversations that there are gangs who…
 
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946–1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949–1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later…
 
Working with a newspaperman, Barry Craig is given his choice of two cases to investigate. He begins gathering facts about a missing manuscript. The rare book carries a high price tag when a film company is interested in it. So far, all it gets Barry is a thump on the head. Later, on the street, a clue is delivered to Barry in a fancy car. Who is th…
 
Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob BroSunday, October 11, 2020 - Archive Show from May 8, 2011Welcome to the Best Old Time Radio Podcast. Here is ourline-up for this week's archive show:1. The Halls of Ivy 10-11-50 "Phone Problems"2. Adventures by Morse 1/15/44 "City of The Dead" Ep #23. Gunsmoke 5-9-53 "Buffalo Hunter"For more great old time rad…
 
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