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Retro Radio Podcast

Keith Heltsley

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Retro Radio Podcast
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Retro Radio Podcast

Keith Heltsley

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Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.

Latest Episodes

Lum and Abner – Lum And Abner Open The Box. 450508

Abner explains the situation about the box to grandpap, as best as he can. Thinking it is more dangerous than expected, the gents had Cedric to haul it outside After reading an article. Later. the gents felt it was safe enough to return it inside, and store in the feed room. Taking his promise serious to not open it, Abner figures that grandpap ought to be OK to open the box.. he wasn’t part of the oath to secrecy. Hey, it looks like someone has already pried out some nails. Hearing a noise, Abner finds Lum hiding. It was him who tampered with the box. Should they continue opening it? Is it their duty in safekeeping to know its secrets? As the two get the lid loose, Abner becomes terrified. Have they discovered a body inside

12 MIN19 hours ago
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Lum and Abner – Lum And Abner Open The Box. 450508

Fibber McGee and Molly – Fire Commissioner McGee. ep296, 411014

Playing with matches, Fibber takes on a singed appearance. Mayor Latrivia pops in to ask Fibber to temporarily fill in as Fire Commissioner. Nick Depoppolus enters to talk about a fire hazard down at his restaurant, and how it affected his steaks. As Fibber plans to keep the city safe, the Kingsmen sing, Tapeoka. As Fibber gets a speech ready for the chamber of commerce, he chats with Mirt the phone operator. Harlowe Wilcox enters, and manages to give it the old college try to twist the fire theme into a commercial. Teeny enters to ask for a story. Fibber gets a little confused over Indians, Chinese, and beans. What does that have to do with mountain lions? Martha Tilton sings, Easy Street. Downtown, Fibber wraps up his speech, and fields catcalls from his listeners. To test the responsiveness of the fire department, and under Fibbers instructions, Molly phones in a false alarm. What will Abigail Uppington have to say on the matter? Wallace Wimple reads a poem while the crowd waits....

30 MIN23 hours ago
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Fibber McGee and Molly – Fire Commissioner McGee. ep296, 411014

Jack Benny – Don Is Mad and Walks Out. ep389, 401208

Don tries to butter Jack up with a glowing introduction, but Jack is too critical. Is he being a big baby? Mary, Phil, and Dennis think so, especially when the normally jovial announcer storms out. Jack tries to make himself sound like a muscular, tough guy, but becomes the target of Jokes from Mary. Don tries to return, but Jack is still upset over the incident of catching cold at Don’s house. After an interruption, Phil Harris plays, The Bad Humor Man. Jack breaks the news that the show is to go to New York in the next few weeks. Can Phil take time away from his new night school education? Don is back for more bickering. Though Jack threatens to get the studio exec,. Mr Sparrow, in on it, Don beats Jack to the punch for an apology. Dennis sings, I’d Know You Anywhere. Jokes turn to the fashions that Jack plans on wearing in the wintery east coast weather. He also gets in a few jabs at rival, Fred Allen. Frank Nelson returns as Jack’s inept doctor. Will Don make amends before th...

29 MIN1 days ago
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Jack Benny – Don Is Mad and Walks Out. ep389, 401208

Stan Freeberg – Sponsored By Freeberg. ep14, 571013

As the title indicates, Stan is sponsoring his own show. What kind of commercials will he do on the show? The fanfare begins as the Rhythmaires sing a jingle made jjust for Stan. June Forray reprises her role as Miss Jupiter. Is she still upset over the ordeal with the Miss Universe Contest? She and Stan talk about figures of speech, and proverbs from Jupiter. Peggy Taylor sings, Love is Mine. Stan is off to World Advertising to see if they have any other commercials for him. Has the agency ever handled a product like a human before? What kind of sales hype will pour forth? Stan’s image gets a face lift to improve his human touch, as the jingles and sales pitches roll in. In voiceover, in the manner of a hardboiled detective, Stan lets the metaphores fly, along with some of his running gags. Where is it all leading? Will Stan ever discover the perfect commercial to promote himself?

28 MIN1 days ago
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Stan Freeberg – Sponsored By Freeberg. ep14, 571013

Phil Harris – Stockholder Phil. ep38, 471012

The sponsor holds a stock holder meeting, and it’s decided to give Phil a stake in the company. Not a lot. Just one share. When Phil gets notified,, it interrupts the typical breakfast chatter with the girls, Alice, and Willie. The letter doesn’t specify how much ownership he will be wielding. Naturally, with his celebrity status, he figures it will be substantial, and he can prove Willie wrong about his business skills. Phil sings, Smoke Smoke Smoke that Cigarette. . Glad to be a big business mongrel, Phil tells Frankie about the good news. Frankie is less than impressed with the financial wizard. He agrees to take down a letter, telling Jack Benny off, and saying Phil is quitting the show. Is Phil jumping the gun? A love struck Julius pours out his emotions to Alice, then agrees to deliver the letter to Jack. Alice sings, Stanley Steamer. Day dreaming about his inflated finances, Phil plans on showering Alice with a new house, and all manner of luxuries. While Phil is at band re...

29 MIN2 days ago
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Phil Harris – Stockholder Phil. ep38, 471012

World Adventurers Club – The Living Shroud. ep14, 1932

Excellent audio quality. A jungle safari goes wrong when a lost altar to cannibal ants is found. Actually, the ants are not cannibals. They’re flesh eaters., and our explorers face death unless they can fend off both the natives and swarm of approaching ants. Has the right decisions been made in the unforgiving law of the jungle?

13 MIN2 days ago
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World Adventurers Club – The Living Shroud. ep14, 1932

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – Murder is a Merry-Go-Round. ep5, 490311.

Johnny submits his expense report while investigating the carnival show accidents. All he gets is resistance from the operators of the carnival rides and attractions. Nobody wants to talk about the string of accidents that have plagued the show, and caused the insurance claims that have Johnny on the job. Who could be out to ruin the show? The carnival company is rapidly getting a bad reputation. The owners claim to have loyal, and trustworthy employees, but there is at least one person who might want to cause trouble. The trouble is, he has a good alibi, since he’s locked up in jail. Johnny manages to find a man who threatens that more people will be hurt in an upcoming accident, but there’s nothing solid that Johnny can pin on him. How are the carnival folks taking it? The show must go on, and Johnny is sticking close to do what he can to prevent danger, but a body is still found. There’s still two potential victims, but one of them is in on helping the sabateur, and killer. Jo...

29 MIN3 days ago
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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – Murder is a Merry-Go-Round. ep5, 490311.

Lum and Abner – Newspaper Articles Worry Lum And Abner. 450507

On his own half of the store, Lum speaks freely on the telephone, since Abner isn’t around. He tries to learn more about the strange box left in his care. When Abner arrives, he has to get off the phone, since the receiver is on Abner’s half. Reduced to not talking to each other, the gents discuss the notes they wrote to each other to consider making up. The obligations of taking care of the mystery box may be what it takes to return to a friendship. Lum’s figure of speech about curiosity killing the cat confuses Abner. Is Geraldine, the’ cat, going to be in trouble? Curiosity begins to get to Abner. He doubts that the stranger really was a doctor. Is the contents of the box dangerous? Could it be a player piano? Word comes that the stranger has been killed.

12 MIN3 days ago
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Lum and Abner – Newspaper Articles Worry Lum And Abner. 450507

Burns and Allen – Looking for a Singer. 411007

Still at the beginning of their radio season, George and Gracie begin working in the first season as a married couple. Rather than the swinging singles they had been on stage, and in previous seasons. The two get dressed and ready for going to the studio. One problem they’re faced with is finding a singer for the show. After George has some trouble with their maid’s boyfriend, gracie manages a wacky, three way phone call to mix the sponsor message with word from bandleader, Paul Whiteman. Paul Whiteman plays Three Blind Mice. George gets increasingly frustrated over Gracie finding their new vocalist in a grocery store. While we wait for Jimmy Cash to appear, Gracie sings, The Light Went Out When You Came In. Senor Lee makes a return appearance after leaving the show at the end of the last season. The much anticipated Jimmy Cash arrives to meet and greet the cast. It takes just the right motivation from Gracie to overcome his stage fright, but Jimmy sings, You and I Know the Reason...

29 MIN3 days ago
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Burns and Allen – Looking for a Singer. 411007

Abbott and Costello – Going Nuts. 461010

Bud is on the street, looking for Costello’s house. Lou is worried he may be going crazy. Jokes about mental health, and health in general are the theme. Also a horn that sounds when Lou tells a fib. Bud suggests it could be wise to make a will. Jokes shift gears a little and head into the realm of lawyers. Skinny Ennis offers a word of advice before he sings, but if he does it gets snipped. As Lou relaxes, his lawyer visits and he talks about his girlfriend, debts, and his pets. Marilyn Maxwell pops in to comfort the ailing Lou. Marilyn sings, It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight. Lou goes to the psychiatrist which is just the set up for crazy jokes about horses, relationships, and family matters.

29 MIN4 days ago
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Abbott and Costello – Going Nuts. 461010

Latest Episodes

Lum and Abner – Lum And Abner Open The Box. 450508

Abner explains the situation about the box to grandpap, as best as he can. Thinking it is more dangerous than expected, the gents had Cedric to haul it outside After reading an article. Later. the gents felt it was safe enough to return it inside, and store in the feed room. Taking his promise serious to not open it, Abner figures that grandpap ought to be OK to open the box.. he wasn’t part of the oath to secrecy. Hey, it looks like someone has already pried out some nails. Hearing a noise, Abner finds Lum hiding. It was him who tampered with the box. Should they continue opening it? Is it their duty in safekeeping to know its secrets? As the two get the lid loose, Abner becomes terrified. Have they discovered a body inside

12 MIN19 hours ago
Comments
Lum and Abner – Lum And Abner Open The Box. 450508

Fibber McGee and Molly – Fire Commissioner McGee. ep296, 411014

Playing with matches, Fibber takes on a singed appearance. Mayor Latrivia pops in to ask Fibber to temporarily fill in as Fire Commissioner. Nick Depoppolus enters to talk about a fire hazard down at his restaurant, and how it affected his steaks. As Fibber plans to keep the city safe, the Kingsmen sing, Tapeoka. As Fibber gets a speech ready for the chamber of commerce, he chats with Mirt the phone operator. Harlowe Wilcox enters, and manages to give it the old college try to twist the fire theme into a commercial. Teeny enters to ask for a story. Fibber gets a little confused over Indians, Chinese, and beans. What does that have to do with mountain lions? Martha Tilton sings, Easy Street. Downtown, Fibber wraps up his speech, and fields catcalls from his listeners. To test the responsiveness of the fire department, and under Fibbers instructions, Molly phones in a false alarm. What will Abigail Uppington have to say on the matter? Wallace Wimple reads a poem while the crowd waits....

30 MIN23 hours ago
Comments
Fibber McGee and Molly – Fire Commissioner McGee. ep296, 411014

Jack Benny – Don Is Mad and Walks Out. ep389, 401208

Don tries to butter Jack up with a glowing introduction, but Jack is too critical. Is he being a big baby? Mary, Phil, and Dennis think so, especially when the normally jovial announcer storms out. Jack tries to make himself sound like a muscular, tough guy, but becomes the target of Jokes from Mary. Don tries to return, but Jack is still upset over the incident of catching cold at Don’s house. After an interruption, Phil Harris plays, The Bad Humor Man. Jack breaks the news that the show is to go to New York in the next few weeks. Can Phil take time away from his new night school education? Don is back for more bickering. Though Jack threatens to get the studio exec,. Mr Sparrow, in on it, Don beats Jack to the punch for an apology. Dennis sings, I’d Know You Anywhere. Jokes turn to the fashions that Jack plans on wearing in the wintery east coast weather. He also gets in a few jabs at rival, Fred Allen. Frank Nelson returns as Jack’s inept doctor. Will Don make amends before th...

29 MIN1 days ago
Comments
Jack Benny – Don Is Mad and Walks Out. ep389, 401208

Stan Freeberg – Sponsored By Freeberg. ep14, 571013

As the title indicates, Stan is sponsoring his own show. What kind of commercials will he do on the show? The fanfare begins as the Rhythmaires sing a jingle made jjust for Stan. June Forray reprises her role as Miss Jupiter. Is she still upset over the ordeal with the Miss Universe Contest? She and Stan talk about figures of speech, and proverbs from Jupiter. Peggy Taylor sings, Love is Mine. Stan is off to World Advertising to see if they have any other commercials for him. Has the agency ever handled a product like a human before? What kind of sales hype will pour forth? Stan’s image gets a face lift to improve his human touch, as the jingles and sales pitches roll in. In voiceover, in the manner of a hardboiled detective, Stan lets the metaphores fly, along with some of his running gags. Where is it all leading? Will Stan ever discover the perfect commercial to promote himself?

28 MIN1 days ago
Comments
Stan Freeberg – Sponsored By Freeberg. ep14, 571013

Phil Harris – Stockholder Phil. ep38, 471012

The sponsor holds a stock holder meeting, and it’s decided to give Phil a stake in the company. Not a lot. Just one share. When Phil gets notified,, it interrupts the typical breakfast chatter with the girls, Alice, and Willie. The letter doesn’t specify how much ownership he will be wielding. Naturally, with his celebrity status, he figures it will be substantial, and he can prove Willie wrong about his business skills. Phil sings, Smoke Smoke Smoke that Cigarette. . Glad to be a big business mongrel, Phil tells Frankie about the good news. Frankie is less than impressed with the financial wizard. He agrees to take down a letter, telling Jack Benny off, and saying Phil is quitting the show. Is Phil jumping the gun? A love struck Julius pours out his emotions to Alice, then agrees to deliver the letter to Jack. Alice sings, Stanley Steamer. Day dreaming about his inflated finances, Phil plans on showering Alice with a new house, and all manner of luxuries. While Phil is at band re...

29 MIN2 days ago
Comments
Phil Harris – Stockholder Phil. ep38, 471012

World Adventurers Club – The Living Shroud. ep14, 1932

Excellent audio quality. A jungle safari goes wrong when a lost altar to cannibal ants is found. Actually, the ants are not cannibals. They’re flesh eaters., and our explorers face death unless they can fend off both the natives and swarm of approaching ants. Has the right decisions been made in the unforgiving law of the jungle?

13 MIN2 days ago
Comments
World Adventurers Club – The Living Shroud. ep14, 1932

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – Murder is a Merry-Go-Round. ep5, 490311.

Johnny submits his expense report while investigating the carnival show accidents. All he gets is resistance from the operators of the carnival rides and attractions. Nobody wants to talk about the string of accidents that have plagued the show, and caused the insurance claims that have Johnny on the job. Who could be out to ruin the show? The carnival company is rapidly getting a bad reputation. The owners claim to have loyal, and trustworthy employees, but there is at least one person who might want to cause trouble. The trouble is, he has a good alibi, since he’s locked up in jail. Johnny manages to find a man who threatens that more people will be hurt in an upcoming accident, but there’s nothing solid that Johnny can pin on him. How are the carnival folks taking it? The show must go on, and Johnny is sticking close to do what he can to prevent danger, but a body is still found. There’s still two potential victims, but one of them is in on helping the sabateur, and killer. Jo...

29 MIN3 days ago
Comments
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – Murder is a Merry-Go-Round. ep5, 490311.

Lum and Abner – Newspaper Articles Worry Lum And Abner. 450507

On his own half of the store, Lum speaks freely on the telephone, since Abner isn’t around. He tries to learn more about the strange box left in his care. When Abner arrives, he has to get off the phone, since the receiver is on Abner’s half. Reduced to not talking to each other, the gents discuss the notes they wrote to each other to consider making up. The obligations of taking care of the mystery box may be what it takes to return to a friendship. Lum’s figure of speech about curiosity killing the cat confuses Abner. Is Geraldine, the’ cat, going to be in trouble? Curiosity begins to get to Abner. He doubts that the stranger really was a doctor. Is the contents of the box dangerous? Could it be a player piano? Word comes that the stranger has been killed.

12 MIN3 days ago
Comments
Lum and Abner – Newspaper Articles Worry Lum And Abner. 450507

Burns and Allen – Looking for a Singer. 411007

Still at the beginning of their radio season, George and Gracie begin working in the first season as a married couple. Rather than the swinging singles they had been on stage, and in previous seasons. The two get dressed and ready for going to the studio. One problem they’re faced with is finding a singer for the show. After George has some trouble with their maid’s boyfriend, gracie manages a wacky, three way phone call to mix the sponsor message with word from bandleader, Paul Whiteman. Paul Whiteman plays Three Blind Mice. George gets increasingly frustrated over Gracie finding their new vocalist in a grocery store. While we wait for Jimmy Cash to appear, Gracie sings, The Light Went Out When You Came In. Senor Lee makes a return appearance after leaving the show at the end of the last season. The much anticipated Jimmy Cash arrives to meet and greet the cast. It takes just the right motivation from Gracie to overcome his stage fright, but Jimmy sings, You and I Know the Reason...

29 MIN3 days ago
Comments
Burns and Allen – Looking for a Singer. 411007

Abbott and Costello – Going Nuts. 461010

Bud is on the street, looking for Costello’s house. Lou is worried he may be going crazy. Jokes about mental health, and health in general are the theme. Also a horn that sounds when Lou tells a fib. Bud suggests it could be wise to make a will. Jokes shift gears a little and head into the realm of lawyers. Skinny Ennis offers a word of advice before he sings, but if he does it gets snipped. As Lou relaxes, his lawyer visits and he talks about his girlfriend, debts, and his pets. Marilyn Maxwell pops in to comfort the ailing Lou. Marilyn sings, It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight. Lou goes to the psychiatrist which is just the set up for crazy jokes about horses, relationships, and family matters.

29 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Abbott and Costello – Going Nuts. 461010