The Smithsonian Institution and Radio Spirits have united to bring you the very finest from radio's Golden Age. The Smithsonian's mission of "the diffusion of knowledge" and Radio Spirits's commitment to "preserving nostalgia radio with leading technology" have resulted in the creation of this unprecedented series.
Each radio broadcast has been digitally restored and remastered from original recordings for superb sound quality. Also included is a 52-page historical booklet filled with rare photographs and insightful commentary about the shows, the performers, and the medium. The foreword is written by George Burns, one of the greatest performers of old time radio.
Relive a time when radio reigned supreme in the hearts and minds of Americans. Experience the finest in classic entertainment with this unprecedented series from the Smithsonian Collection of Old Time Radio.
This collection contains 12 half-hour vintage radio shows on 4 CDs:
The Jack Benny Program "Jack's Birthday" (2/15/48) Starring Jack Benny. The Burns and Allen Show (1/2/47) Starring George Burns, Gracie Allen, and Mel Blanc. The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show (5/23/43) Starring Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, and Charles Boyer. The Eddie Cantor Show (1/6/43) Starring Eddie Cantor, Dinah Shore, Tommy Dorsey and Hattie McDaniel. Fibber McGee and Molly (4/6/43) Starring Jim and Marion Jordan. The Life of Riley (4/8/49) Starring William Bendix and Burt Lancaster. Duffy's Tavern (11/9/51) Starring Ed Gardner. The Great Gildersleeve (11/29/42) Starring Harold Peary. Our Miss Brooks (8/21/49) Starring Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, and Richard Crenna. The Fred Allen Show (10/28/45) Starring Fred Allen, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. The Bickersons (12/13/47) Starring Don Ameche and Frances Langford. The Aldrich Family (12/14/52) Starring Bobby Ellis.
|Brand:||Brand: Radio Spirits|
|Item Size:||5.04 x 1.89 x 1.89 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.9 pounds|
|Package Size:||5 x 2 x 2 inches|
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