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Published: Sun, 01 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0000

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Young Mr. Lincoln

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0000

Mr. Lincoln is in his first case as a brand new lawyer and encounters Mary in the audience.


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Whispering Streets - Silver Anniversary

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 05:00:00 +0000

A Silver Anniversary is a time to celebrate 25 years together, but what happens when the wife now wants a divorce?


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Romance - Theatricals at Medicine Hat

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0000

Uncle Dan comes back from his trip to Denver a changed  man.  And then Mercedes Crabtree's troupe of actors comes to Medicine Hat.


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Tillie the Toiler - While the Cat's Away

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000

Tillie's boss is on vacation and he has his wife come in as his substitute.  When her servants give notice, Tillie and the office staff have to help out. 


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The Magnificent Montague - Boo Boo Foo Foo

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A woman keeps calling Edwin, calling him Boo Boo.  Who is this, and will it finally wreck Lily's marriage to Edwin?


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The Usher Murders

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0000

The great war between the Atlanteans and the Nova Terrans has been long over but a cruel battle remains for two of the crew of the airship Dragonfly.  Navigator, Madeline Usher, must plot a course out of madness lest she and Libby Garnett perish.  The Usher Murders is a steampunk adaptation by Kay Lutz of E. A. Poe's famous short story.


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The Saint - 500 Lemons

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0000

Why would a thug buy 500 lemons in a retail ship?  Simon's curiosity won't leave it alone.


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Sam Spade - The Jane Doe Caper

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 04:00:00 +0000

A suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge had on a mutation mink coat.  That didn't add up.  Starring Ivan Cury.


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Tales of Tomorrow - The Drop

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 04:00:00 +0000

Earth is the forbidden world.  The government drops the misfits of society back to Earth, to certain death.  And the next drop might be you.


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The Librarian's Aide

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 04:00:00 +0000

Are you looking for a special book?  A book full of insights and surprises?  One you just can't put down?  Grab your library card and check out "The Librarian's Aide," an original A.R.T. production written by Kay Lutz.


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Sam Spade - The Judas Caper

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 04:00:00 +0000

What starts out as a straight bodyguard job turns complicated when the subject's husband dies and Sam falls in love.


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The Lion Roars

Mon, 01 May 2017 04:00:00 +0000

The lions and horses have been disappearing from a dude ranch.  Milk-toast, Omar, is sent by his insurance company to investigate.


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Night Beat - The Practical Joke

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 04:00:00 +0000

Practical jokes are great fun for the joker but not so much for the victim.  What happens when the victim commits suicide?


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Sam Spade - The Commonwealth Tankard

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Sam is hired to ensure the safe delivery of a valuable antique tankard to its new owner but finds himself investigating a suspicious death instead.


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Retribution - Operation Perjury

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Two lovers learn that even a minor crime can have major consequences. 

Ivan Cury and Beverly Washburn star in this live performance recorded at Radio Studio East 2016.


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Candy Matson - The Case of the Flattened Fifth

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Beverly Washburn stars in this original production, written and directed by John Greenway, and inspired by the oldtime radio show from the 1950s. Candy investigates the disappearance of an up and coming jazz singer in this live performance recorded at ART's May, 2016 Radio Studio East.


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The Gift of Life, Incorporated

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000

When Ken Pollard is offered the final solution to all his troubles, he gets more than he bargained for - or does he?  This American Radio Theater original production was recorded at the Jack Straw Studio in Seattle.  And if anyone sees Jennifer Newton, tell her ART wants her back!


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The Flight of the Rodina

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 04:00:00 +0000

A close look at the historic flight of three women aviators who flew non-stop across Russia in 1935.


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My Client Curley

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 04:00:00 +0000

This month we feature a special guest performance by The Chicago Group Players.  It's the classic story of a dancing caterpillar who becomes a national phenomenon.  Recorded live at American Radio Theater's Radio Studio East.


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Alonzo's Watch

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 04:00:00 +0000

A true story of the American Civil War.  It's 1861 and fifteen year old  Alfred Wheeler has enlisted in the Union Army.  His family anxiously awaits his letters and prays for his safe return.

This orignal ART production stars Nick Wrycha as Alfred Wheeler with Dan Schindler as best friend  Tom Higgins.  They are joined by special guest stars Cliff Carpenter as the Grandfather and Jean Rouverol Butler as the Mother.


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Pursuit - Man with a Gun

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000

Inspector Black doesn't know what to expect when he is called to the house of someone who claims to have murdered his wife.


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The Saint - The High Fence

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:00:00 +0000

Simon Templar is accused of being the high fence for receiving stolen diamonds.  It's imperative that he clear his name and retrieve the diamonds.


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The Magnificent Montague - Starring Role in Radio

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 04:00:00 +0000

Fireworks ensue when stage actor Montague is hired to play kindly Uncle Goodheart on a radio show.


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Retribution - Sweet Water

Sun, 01 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000

After fifteen years in the desert, an old prospector appears at Martin Wilkins' door with an intriguing proposition.


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Chuckwagon Tales - Collecting Taxes

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 04:00:00 +0000

Tombstone, Arizona.  Billy Breckenridge has to collect taxes from the outlaws:  the Clantons, Johnny Ringo and Curley Bill Brocius.


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Sky Blazers - The Joe Crossen Story

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 05:00:00 +0000

The story of Alaska aviation pioneer, Joe Crossen who, among other things, delivered supplies to reindeer herders, flew diphtheria serum to the arctic circle and rescued a dog sled team.


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Damon Runyon Theater - Tight Shoes

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:00:00 +0000

A shoe store clerk in New York gets involved with a rich young man and they run rampant on the crooked politics of the city.


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Sam Spade - The Corporation Murders

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 05:00:00 +0000

Sam witnesses a contract killing but  the police think he did it.  His only way out is to find out who ordered the hit.


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Chuckwagon Tales - The Christmas Present

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 05:30:00 +0000

An orphan girl takes a job as a waitress in a small western town.  While she's settling into her room a bank robber breaks in to hide out.


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The Mysterious Traveler - Mr. Trimbo's Turnabout Christmas

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 05:00:00 +0000

Mr. Trimbo is the recipient of a special gift presented by one of Santa's elves.  On Christmas day he can have anything he wants.


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Richard Diamond, Detective - The Poise Magazine Story

Sun, 01 Nov 2015 04:00:00 +0000

Rick agrees to help his friend, Swifty Miller, keep tabs on a magazine company bookkeeper but the job rapidly becomes more than he bargained for.


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Suspense - Hangman Won't Wait

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 04:00:00 +0000

Dr. Gideon Fell encounters a puzzling case during a woman's last night to live.


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The Green Lama - The Girl With No Name

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 04:00:00 +0000

Jethro Dumont  and Tulku, his Tibetan servant respond to a letter from an unnamed girl worried about the subway collections.


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On Stage: Lovely Dead Letter

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000

What happens to those letters that are undeliverable and un-returnable?  The postal employee dreams up replies to the letters.


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Bethel Merriday

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0000

It's summer theater and a stage-struck schoolgirl wants to travel with the troupe and make her living as an actress.


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Follow That Man - The Trail of the Terrified Temptress

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 04:00:00 +0000

The adventures of free lance private eye, Steve Mallory.  This program originated on radio before moving to television in the 1950s


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Suspense - Step Into My Parlor

Fri, 01 May 2015 04:00:00 +0000

A woman is drawn to a fortune teller's tent and soon discovers that  this fortune teller knows more secrets than one can suppose.


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Suspense - The Keenest Edge

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000

The new man at the butcher shop can't help but wonder why a particular cooler is off limits and kept locked at all times.


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Over the Top, Boys

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:00:00 +0000

When a community theater company stages a play that was done long ago on Broadway, sparks fly between the young leading man and the actor who originally played the role.


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Someone Else's Flowers

Sun, 01 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0000

We all desire to impress the object of our affections, but often we do not realize that even a simple act can be dangerous - deadly dangerous.  Inspired by a friend's childhood story, "Someone Else's Flowers" was written for American Radio Theater by Kay Lutz in delightful collaboration with Linda Rasmussen.  If you enjoy the show, help us continue to make more by clicking on the Donate button and being generous....  or we might send you flowers.

Song: "Lost" by Amanda Palmer used by permission pursuant to Creative Commons license.  http://amandapalmer.net/

All other music by Kevin McLeod  http://incompetech.com/


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Retribution - Accidents Happen

Thu, 01 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0000

There are only two known circulating episodes of this Whistler-esque ABC series.  American Radio Theater presents a lost episode from January 31, 1947 which explores the concept of "honor among thieves."


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In Remembrance of Bob Hutchison

Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:49:04 +0000

On December 23, 2014, ART member, Robert E. Hutchison. passed away and the Lexington Chapter lost a founding and an irreplaceable member of our troupe. Our grief is tempered by the knowledge that Bob will always be with us in our hearts and in our memories. Bob played many roles for ART over the years and made each and every one of them shine. Here are three that exemplify his work.


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An ART Christmas Special - Goats Gone Wild Revisited

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 05:45:43 +0000

By popular demand, we present a new production of a show that has become an American Radio Theater Christmas classic.  Veteran newspaperman, Perry Brown, and his photographer, Al Vogel, are in for an unforgettable Christmas Eve adventure  when their editor gives them a very special and important assignment.

This program includes Bob Hutchison's last recorded performance with ART.  He plays Mr. Bartakamous and also plays the counterman who has the last line of dialog in the show before the credits.


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Crumbs at Midnight

Mon, 01 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000

ART presents a fanciful  tale of horror, based on a short story by David Templeton.  Who could possibly dread Christmas Eve... and why?


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Sam Spade - Jury Duty

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:00:00 +0000

Sam finds himself as  juror number eleven in a murder trial but the State's main witness is missing.    Undeterred by the fact that he is supposed to be sequestered,  Sam goes looking for the witness. 


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A Conversation with Beverly Washburn

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 00:27:41 +0000

Beverly Washburn was our special guest for Radio Studio 2014.  From radio to tv and movies, with a few cult classics along the way, Beverly has had an extraordinary career.,  She took a few minutes to reminisce  with us in this interview recorded at the conclusion of our Saturday evening show.


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Suspense - Sorry, Wrong Number

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0000

Jean Rouverol Butler stars in this Suspense episode originally made famous by Agnes Moorehead.  Cliff Carpenter and Kevin O'Morrison are featured in the supporting cast.  This recording was made at one of ART's first radio workshops.


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The Mysterious Traveler - Seven Years to Wait

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000

George and Louise Adams are about to lose their home.  Can an act of desperation save them from ruin?


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Damon Runyon Theater - Madame La Gimp

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000

American Radio Theater re-creates a lost show from the original oldtime radio series.  In this episode, Broadway rescues an old lady from trying to kill herself.  Why?  Her daughter is coming to visit and she is embarrassed by her circumstances.  Broadway and his pals make plans to help.


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The First Hundred Years - Episode 1

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000

A young couple are about to be married but as the wedding approaches they experience cold feet.


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Pursuit - The Masked Five

Sun, 01 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000

Inspector Peter Black is escorting a prisoner to Scotland Yard when the prisoner is shot.  With the help of Sgt. Moffett, Black tracks down the rest of the gang but the situation is complicated when they discover that the getaway car belongs to the Chief of Police.


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A Conversation with Ivan Cury

Thu, 01 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000

Ivan Cury, radio's Bobby Benson has been a long time friend and supporter of American Radio Theater so we were pleased to have him as a featured celebrity guest at the first annual American Radio Theater Nostalgia Expo.  We recorded this conversatoin with Ivan at the Expo.


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A Conversation with Bob Hastings

Thu, 01 May 2014 16:30:00 +0000

Bob Hastings, radio's Archie Andrews and television's Lt. Carpenter (McHales's Navy), joins us for a conversation recorded at the first annual American Radio Theater Nostalgia Expo held in Cincinnati in 2013.  For many years Bob was a beloved celebrity guest of the Cincinnati Oldtime Radio and Nostalgia Convention. He helped us get off to a great start in our first endeavor at carrying on that tradition.


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Lost in a Radio Studio

Thu, 01 May 2014 16:00:00 +0000

Lamont Johnson, on his way to the Mutual Broadcasting studios, is mugged and left with amnesia. Wandering from studio to studio, he searches for his show. Can he find it before broadcast time?


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The Saint - Open Season On Saints

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000

Simon Templar, the Saint, sticks his nose into the protection racket when his suit comes back from the cleaners with acid marks.


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The Saga of the Chipped Blade - Extended Version

Sat, 01 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000

A legendary sword is discovered and the Shogun orders it tested against the body of a living prisoner but things go terribly wrong.  How was the invaluable samurai sword chipped?  Can the truth be discovered before Toramon Saburo has to pay with his life?  This podcast features the 73 minute version of the program.


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The Saga of the Chipped Blade - Broadcast Version

Sat, 01 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000

A legendary sword is discovered and the Shogun orders it tested against the body of a living prisoner but things go terribly wrong.  How was the invaluable samurai sword chipped?  Can the truth be discovered before Toramon Saburo has to pay with his life?  This podcast features the sixty minute broadcast version of the program.


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ART Playhouse - A Friend in Need

Sat, 01 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000

Alex and Lynn Mathews have a spare bedroom in their home and a friend who has been locked out of his own by a crazy wife.  It's only natural to offer refuge to a friend in need.  But what if he won't leave?


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ART Playhouse - The Night Witches

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000

ART Playhouse presents an original production. "The Night Witches" recounts the little known tale of the bravery of Russian aviators and their struggle to drive back the Nazi advance in the winter of 1941.  Little known because these aviators were all women.


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Hashknife Hartley - Sagebrush Santa

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Cow-pokes Hashknife Hartley and Sleepy Stevens plan to spend Christmas with a couple of friends.  Taking shelter from the rain, a mystery falls into their laps when they discover an abandoned baby.


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Sam Spade - The Silver Key Caper

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 04:00:00 +0000

Sam Spade in a lonely hearts club?  It's all in a day's work as he investigates the death of a young reporter.  But will Sam, too, find the silver key to happiness?


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Let Me Tell You About My Operation

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000

Have you ever been trapped in a situation that isn't your fault?  It seems to be one of those days for George in "Let Me Tell You About My Operation".


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The Life of Riley - Is Riley Getting Old?

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 04:00:00 +0000

At 49, is Chester Riley getting old?


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Pat Novak for Hire - The Search for Lola Madden

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000

Pat is hired to follow Lola Madden.  When she ends up dead he is duty bound to find the killer.


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The Ugliest Man in the World

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 04:00:00 +0000

From the series Arch Oboler's Plays.  How would you react if people called you, "the ugliest man in the world"?


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The Whistler - The Gingham Elephant

Sat, 01 Jun 2013 04:00:00 +0000

A man stands accused of murder.  The only thing that stands between him and a death sentence is the strange woman he claims to have met in the park.  But is she even real?


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The Croupier

Wed, 01 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000

In this first show of a lost radio series written by Milton Geiger, the Croupier spins the wheel of fate and it's The Roman who wins.  What will it take for him to be redeemed?


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Sam Spade - Inside the Story of Kid Spade

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 04:00:00 +0000

Sam's past descends on his office with a thud when a boxing trainer from his past dies on the floor.  Join us as we discover how Sam used his fists before he began using them on behalf of  his clients.


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The Pawn Shop

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Where do writers get their stories?  Kay Lutz offers one whimsical possibility, a unique marketplace of ideas, in this American Radio Theater original production of The Pawn Shop, recorded live at ART's Radio Studio 2012.


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Vic and Sade - Hawaii Itinerary

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Victor Gook from the Little House halfway up the next street seems to be planning a trip to Hawaii... but to others in the household it's a lot less serious.


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Suspense - The Embezzler

Tue, 01 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

ART presents a lost episode of Suspense.   Embezzler Daniel Beemis is always on the lookout for a big score and his most recent caper has magic!  It may very well be the score of a lifetime.


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The Big Hand

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 18:37:35 +0000

An adventure story from 1951. There's lost treasure in the jungle and Doctor Becker leads an expedition to find it.  But first she needs a guide.


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Three Wise Guys

Sat, 01 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000

Adaptation from The Whistler's presentation of Damon Runyon's famous tale of three shady characters on a trip into the snowy Pennsylvania countryside to retrieve "a bag of dough".


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Second Strike of Lightning

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:50:00 +0000

Bryce Jackson made a terrible mistake in 1942, when he divorced his wife and re-married.  Back in Kansas City after the war, his heart won't let him alone.  Can Cupid's lightning strike again?  Based on a true story.


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The Ghost of Benjamin Sweet

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000

American Radio Theater's re-creation of the first program from Columbia Workshop, about the trials and tribulations of a ghost on Halloween night.  If he doesn't do his job, there's always a closet that needs a skeleton.  What's a self-respecting ghost to do?


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The Lone Ranger's Mother Pays a Visit

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 20:24:56 +0000

What would it be like if the Lone Ranger's mother paid a visit to her famous son and his friend, Tonto?  With that Idea in mind,  Michael Leannah wrote a marvelous spoof which won the Friends of Old Time Radio script-writing contest in 2005.


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Cyrano de Bergerac

Thu, 02 Aug 2012 22:01:18 +0000

ART presents a new adaptation written by Marge Lutton and starring Cliff Carpenter.  Based on Edmond Rostand's original stage play, Cyrano de Bergerac is a story about  the angst of a brilliant French swordsman and poet plagued by people's responses to his overly-large nose and his love for someone he deems unapproachable.


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Escape - One-Eighth Apache

Mon, 02 Jul 2012 21:54:00 +0000

ART presents a lost episode from the old-time radio series, Escape.  A U. S. Marshall in the old west grapples between serving the law and serving justice when his kid brother is murdered.  Cliff Carpenter stars as the Marshall with Kevin O'Morrison as his adversary.


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Chang Apana - The Prince from China

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:44:15 +0000

This is the third episode in ART's series about Chang Apana, the prototype for Charlie Chan.  In 1910, Chang fears the arrival of a Prince from China.  Why?  And then there's the little problem of a missing tourist from Waikiki.


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Pursuit - Pursuit on the North Sea

Tue, 01 May 2012 18:31:00 +0000

London police are on the trail of a smuggling operation.  But there seems to be a leak in the department because every time a trap is set it is sprung without success.  The job of finding the leak and ending the smuggling falls to Inspector Peter Black, Scotland Yard.


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The Saint - The Case of the Wrong Car

Sun, 01 Apr 2012 18:42:35 +0000

Surely, one green Cadillac convertible is the same as another, but The Case of the Wrong Car finds Simon Templar in surprising circumstances concerning a piggy bank and an envelope... and it leads to murder.


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Sam Spade - The Cartwright Clip Caper

Sat, 03 Mar 2012 21:11:00 +0000

Sam is hired by a mysterious woman receiving blackmail threats but his retainer, a diamond clip,  leads to a frame-up and murder.


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Murder Is My Hobby

Sat, 04 Feb 2012 23:47:36 +0000

Lee and Sandra have a ranch in the hill country of Arizona.  During one of the monsoon storms, Moe Sylvanis (bandit and murderer), Duke Orville (probable bank robber) and Barton Drake (noted criminologist) take shelter at their house.  Will anyone be alive when the storm breaks?


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Roadhouse Tales - Journey on the Bering Sea Without a Boat

Fri, 06 Jan 2012 01:54:00 +0000

Rachel and her friend, Diane, are making their way by dog-sled to Nome, Alaska, because Rachel is dying of consumption. When the sea ice breaks, stranding them on an ice floe at forty degrees below zero, what will it take for them to survive?


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The Great Gildersleeve - A Dog for Christmas

Sun, 04 Dec 2011 17:43:00 +0000

Leroy is envious of his friend, Donald, who is getting everything he wants for Christmas until Uncle Mort arrives with an unexpected surprise - a dog!


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-025.mp3?dest-id=24480




Butler Has a Sideline

Tue, 15 Nov 2011 22:51:07 +0000

The Tuckers, owners of a successful business, have everything including a butler and a world-class cook.  That life takes a huge downturn when Wilkins and Susan give their notice so they can go on their annual fling.  Can the Tuckers lure them back?  And if they can, how will they manage to keep them?  Find out as American Radio Theater re-enacts an oldtime radio script from Stars Over Hollywood, Butler Has a Sideline.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-024.mp3?dest-id=24480




Dracula

Thu, 06 Oct 2011 03:14:00 +0000

ART brings back to life Orson Welles' adaptation of Dracula.  Follow John Harker as he is first trapped in Dracula's castle and then as he rides to confront Count Dracula for the love and possession of his wife, Mina.  Dedicated to Les Westrum who left us too soon.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-023.mp3?dest-id=24480




Pursuit - The Pursuit in Petticoat Lane

Sat, 10 Sep 2011 16:41:44 +0000

A criminal strikes and fades back into the shadows of his own dark world and then... the man from Scotland yard, the relentless, dangerous pursuit when man hunts man.  A smash and grab leads to an abduction in a church.  Inspector Black must find the young woman as well as the criminals behind the daring jewel heist.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-022.mp3?dest-id=24480




Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - The Jeffords Matter

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 15:17:24 +0000

Recorded live at ART's Radio Studio 2010, this newly written episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar stars Gregg Porter as Johnny Dollar.  The program also features special guests Esther Geddes McVey and Ivan Cury with ART regulars rounding out the cast.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-021.mp3?dest-id=24480




Vic & Sade - Sunday Brimmers

Mon, 11 Jul 2011 19:07:26 +0000

What do you pack away when destructive friends invite themselves over to your house for a visit?  That's the problem facing the Gook family on this particular Sunday.


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When the World Screamed

Tue, 07 Jun 2011 23:53:12 +0000

American Radio Theater presents another  H.G. Wells Professor Challenger story adapted for radio by Cole Hornaday.


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Kim by Rudyard Kipling

Sun, 08 May 2011 19:23:00 +0000

American Radio Theater's adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling tale.


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Two Bottles of Relish by Lord Dunsany

Fri, 08 Apr 2011 21:10:58 +0000

A relish salesman runs across the puzzle of a missing newlywed woman and, with the help of his Sherlockian roommate, tries to figure out what happened to her..


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Chang Apana - Heart of a Lion

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 22:33:00 +0000

Based on the real life Honolulu police detective who was the inspiration for the mythical Charlie Chan, "Chang Apana - Heart of a Lion" is an original ART production, written by Joy Jackson, directed by David Van Meter and starring Al Tringali as Chang Apana.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-016.mp3?dest-id=24480




The Great Gildersleeve - A Christmas Show

Sat, 11 Dec 2010 16:56:00 +0000

A newly written episode of  The Great Gildersleeve recorded live at the 2009 ART Christmas party. 


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Chang Apana Midnight Clear

Sat, 11 Dec 2010 16:43:38 +0000

Who is that mysterious fellow in the red suit?  You might be surprised.   This is the second installment of ART's series based on the life of Chang Apana, the real life Hawaiian detective who was the inspiration for the fictional Charlie Chan.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-015.mp3?dest-id=24480




Chuckwagon Tales - Ghost Town

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 19:15:00 +0000

Lost in the desert, Charlie James' only hope for survival is the  lone resident of a deserted,  town.  Is the strange man a ghost or a godsend?  Dave parker stars in this lost episode from 1948.


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Chuckwagon Tales - The Dandy from Bodie

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 19:07:00 +0000

Dave Parker stars in this newly written episode of chuckwagon Tales.  There's big doings in the mining town of Bodie on Independence Day, 1880.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-014.mp3?dest-id=24480




Sam Spade - The Blood Money Caper

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 21:09:00 +0000

Ivan Cury stars as Sam Spade in a re-creation of the first exciting episode of this hard-boiled detective series.  Recorded at ART Studio 2009.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-012.mp3?dest-id=24480




Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - The First Edition Matter

Thu, 01 Jul 2010 16:02:00 +0000

Recorded at Radio Studio 2009, this newly written episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar stars Gregg Porter as Johnny with special guests Ivan Cury and Dave and Joan Parker.


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/amerad/ART-011.mp3?dest-id=24480