The Last Martian by Fredric Brown. NBC Radio science fiction program. X Minus One. 1955-58. Began as a retread of Dimension X. Some big name SF writers involved. “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…
Toot-A-Loop. Panapet was the ball and chain.
From the Library of Congress. Distinct from pictures of vintage radios although there may be some of those here too.
Quiet, Please! And “Presto Change-O, I’m Sure.”
The Adventures of Philip Marlowe. This was the second Marlowe, on CBS. 1948.
From Suspense with Orson Welles. 1942. This popular story was presented several times and adapted into a Twilight Zone episode.
From Escape with Vincent Price in 1950. Also included is the 1949 version in three parts that is supposed to be superior. Very popular story was done several times. Also also included from Quiet, Please! is Whence Came You. Good quality.
Two topics. I really have to recommend this Nero Wolfe radio series with Sydney Greenstreet. Very good. Not material from the books either. Alfred Bester.
From the New Adventures of Nero Wolfe. 1950-51. Starring Sydney Greenstreet. Written by Alfred Bester.
Bonus radio from Quiet, Please! Northern Lights. ““Northern Lights” is a weird science fiction tale about two men whose experiments in time start bringing frozen caterpillars into their lab. Caterpillars who sing.”
1984 MTV commercials. Rainy days and Mondays always get me down.
From Suspense. With Orson Welles. Also included is the same story on Escape. With Paul Frees.
From Quiet, Please! A man brings his dead son back to life but soon regrets it.
From Quiet, Please! Horror/fantasy radio show that is a favorite of Harlan Ellison. The Thing on the Fourble Board is the famous episode. Available at Internet Archive. Most were thought lost for a long time, but now most have been found, even if in shoddy condition.
More radios from the excellent Haupt collection on Flickr (and elsewhere), and importantly for our purposes, images are marked for reuse.
1945 Lux Radio Theatre with original cast members Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Mike Mazurki. There was another radio version with cast members in 1948 on Hollywood Star Time (30 min.) From the book, Farewell, My Lovely, by Raymond Chandler.
WPIX Rock 102 1978.
What’s your twenty, good buddy?
The Mysterious Traveler, “The Good Die Young.” Suspense, “A Little Piece of Rope.” And The Shadow, “The Little Man Who Wasn’t There.”