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X Minus One - The Last Martian (Fredric Brown) X Minus One - The Last Martian (Fredric Brown)

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…

Panasonic Toot-A-Loop Radio and Crazy Color Portables Panasonic Toot-A-Loop Radio and Crazy Color Portables

Toot-A-Loop. Panapet was the ball and chain.

Vintage Radio Photos Vintage Radio Photos

From the Library of Congress. Distinct from pictures of vintage radios although there may be some of those here too.

Camera Obscura Camera Obscura

Quiet, Please! And “Presto Change-O, I’m Sure.”

Thursday Radio: Red Wind Thursday Radio: Red Wind

The Adventures of Philip Marlowe. This was the second Marlowe, on CBS. 1948.

Thursday Radio: The Hitch-Hiker Thursday Radio: The Hitch-Hiker

From Suspense with Orson Welles. 1942. This popular story was presented several times and adapted into a Twilight Zone episode.

Thursday Radio: Three Skeleton Key Thursday Radio: Three Skeleton Key

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.

The Case of the Impolite Corpse The Case of the Impolite Corpse

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.

Thursday Radio: The Case of the Brave Rabbit Thursday Radio: The Case of the Brave Rabbit

From the New Adventures of Nero Wolfe. 1950-51. Starring Sydney Greenstreet. Written by Alfred Bester.

Northern Lights Northern Lights

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.”

Sky Fi Solar Radio Visor Sky Fi Solar Radio Visor

1984 MTV commercials. Rainy days and Mondays always get me down.

Thursday Radio: The Most Dangerous Game Thursday Radio: The Most Dangerous Game

From Suspense. With Orson Welles. Also included is the same story on Escape. With Paul Frees.

Thursday Radio: My Son John Thursday Radio: My Son John

From Quiet, Please! A man brings his dead son back to life but soon regrets it.

Thursday Radio:  Beezer's Cellar Thursday Radio:  Beezer's Cellar

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 Vintage Radios More Vintage Radios

More radios from the excellent Haupt collection on Flickr (and elsewhere), and importantly for our purposes, images are marked for reuse.

Thursday Radio: Murder, My Sweet Thursday Radio: Murder, My Sweet

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.

Radio Ads Radio Ads

WPIX Rock 102 1978.

CB Radio CB Radio

What’s your twenty, good buddy?

Thursday Radio Thursday Radio

The Mysterious Traveler, “The Good Die Young.” Suspense, “A Little Piece of Rope.” And The Shadow, “The Little Man Who Wasn’t There.”

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