Newly minted presentations of some of the greatest radio programs of all time, featuring some of the biggest names of the era and fondly remembered today. Drama, comedy, mystery, and western adventure. Also featuring news of the day and sound of the newsmakers of the times.
Classic Radio Theater for April 23, 2021 Hour 1 - Death in the Canyon
Calling All Cars, originally broadcast April 23, 1939, 82 years ago, Death in the Canyon. Three Filipinos are wanted for a murder in El Centro.
Classic Radio Theater for April 23, 2021 Hour 2 - In Spring do thoughts turn to love?
Fred Allen Show-The Texaco Star Theater, originally broadcast April 23, 1941, The Great American Pasttime. News Of The Week: New York's heat wave. The story of how Fred gets the ideas for each week's newsreel. The Texaco Round Table discusses: "Do you think that in the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love?" The Texaco Workshop Players do a play called, "Radio" or "The Undoing Of Abner Snide."
Classic Radio Theater for April 23, 1944 Hour 3 - Matt Cvetic Walks Alone...
I was a Communist for the FBI, originally broadcast April 23, 1953, I Walk Alone. The Party tries to trap Cvetic through his mother. Also Part 1 of a Five Part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Lonely Hearts Matter, originally broadcast April 23, 1956. A "Lonely Heart" finds plenty of company...in the nearest morgue!
Classic Radio Theater for April 22, 1944 Hour 1 - Captain Quince and the New Recruit
Fort Laramie starring Raymond Burr, originally broadcast April 22, 1956, 65 years ago, The New Recruit. The story of a man who was in the army...but never really a soldier, who re-enlists, but for a strange reason.
Classic Radio Theater for April 22, 1944 Hour 2 - The Whistler and the Waterfront Case
The Whistler, originally broadcast April 22, 1946, The Waterfront Case. A family is filled with hatred, jealousy and murder...and has a large inheritance coming to it...just to enliven the relationships! Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast April 22, 1960, The Newspaper Interviews Betsy.
Classic Radio Theater for April 22, 1944 Hour 3 - The Bride of Death
The Weird Circle, originally broadcast April 22, 1945, The Bride of Death. A beautiful woman is fated to marry a dead man. Also The Family Doctor form 1932, Dr. Adams, Detective. Ben Carson is blinded when a bridge he's working on suddenly collapses.