Down These Mean Streets (Old Time Radio Detectives

Down These Mean Streets (Old Time Radio Detectives

BONUS - Lou's on First (Abbott & Costello)

It's a birthday bash for Lou Costello in this week's bonus comedy show. We'll hear Costello and Bud Abbott trade...

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Episode 426 – International Men of Mystery (Rocky Jordan, Mr. I.A. Moto, & Dangerous Assignment)

It's a trip around the world with three old time radio detectives who walked an international beat. First, Rocky...

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BONUS - Pops is Tops (Jack Benny Program & Jubilee)

We'll close out our Black History Month series with music and comedy from Louis Armstrong. Satchmo teams up with...

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Episode 425 – Change for a Dollar (Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar)

Seventy-two years ago this month, "the man with the action-packed expense account" made his two-fisted radio debut....

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BONUS - Eddie Takes Your Order (Duffy’s Tavern)

Eddie Green's signature radio role was as Eddie, the waiter at Duffy's Tavern. But before he joined the cast of the...

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Episode 424 – Ladies’ Night (Meet Miss Sherlock, Sara’s Private Caper, & Candy Matson)

We're saluting some of the women who solved crimes during the radio era. First, we'll Meet Miss Sherlock, a...

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BONUS - Oh, Rochester (Jack Benny Program & Private Life of Rochester Van Jones)

Eddie Anderson, the vaudeville star and comedian with a trademark gravelly voice, made his first appearance on The...

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Episode 423 – Nigel the Bruce (Sherlock Holmes & Screen Guild Theatre)

In 14 films and hundreds of radio episodes, Nigel Bruce personified Dr. Watson for generations of Sherlock Holmes...

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BONUS - Maid in Hollywood (Beulah & Philco Radio Time)

In honor of Black History Month, we're saluting African American performers in old time radio comedies. Seven years...

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Episode 422 – Hard-Boiled Heroics (Philip Marlowe, Pat Novak, & Barrie Craig)

Two-fisted action, tough guy narration, dangerous dames - the hard-boiled detective shows of the golden age of radio...

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BONUS - AKA Archibald Leach (Burns and Allen & Mr. and Mrs. Blandings)

It's a belated birthday party for screen legend Cary Grant with a pair of old time radio showcases for his comedic...

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Episode 421 – Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Let George Do It & Box 13)

When the mail arrives for George Valentine and Dan Holiday, it means mystery and adventure are soon to follow. Both...

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BONUS - Special Kaye (Danny Kaye Show)

Sing, dance, act, and make audiences howl with laughter - Danny Kaye could do it all, and he found a magnificent...

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Episode 420 – It Takes Some Thieves (Lone Wolf & Boston Blackie)

Crime used to pay for our old time radio super sleuths this week, but Michael Lanyard (The Lone Wolf) and Boston...

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BONUS - Bendix Birthday Bash (Life of Riley)

It's a party in this week's bonus comedy episode. We're celebrating the birthday of William Bendix and the...

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Episode 419 – Three Halos (The Saint)

We're saluting Simon Templar today, and we'll hear three of his radio adventures including the audition recording...

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BONUS - Wistful Vista Winter Wonderland (Fibber McGee and Molly)

Snow is falling on Wistful Vista in this week's bonus comedy episode. Join Fibber McGee and Molly for a pair of...

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Episode 418 – Some Inspectors Call (Black Museum, Whitehall 1212, & Pursuit)

The dogged detectives of Scotland Yard are on the case in three old time radio mysteries. First, Orson Welles...

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BONUS – Dropping the Ball (Alan Young Show & Our Miss Brooks)

We sign off for the year with two New Year's comedies from the golden age of radio. First, Alan Young tries to keep...

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Episode 417- Cornered (Lux Radio Theatre)

Before the world loved Lucy, Lucille Ball starred as a tough noir heroine in The Dark Corner. She played a loyal...

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