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Times Past Podcast

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A Small Union by Peter Tinniswood

March 10, 2021 23:02

A Small Union by Peter Tinniswood.mp3 

SNT - The Best Baby by William Andrew (1978)

March 10, 2021 23:02

With Gwyneth Guthrie, Diana Olsson and Finlay Welsh   'Twenty years ago my baby brother was kidnapped and abandoned on a hillside. The police asked a lot of questions of a lot of people but we never did find out who did it. Leave it alone, will you. No one can possibly find the answer now!'   Directed By: Gordon Emslie BBC Scotland Pauline Browning: -Sheila Donald Sylvia Dunn: Diana Olsson a child: Marry Rrigans: Barrie Emma Forrest: Gwyneth Guthrie Peter Forrest: Finlay Welsh Bar...

The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen

March 10, 2021 23:01

Translated by Ann Jellicoe, Henrik Ibsen's classic drama of Ellida, who after a torrid affair with a sailor has settled for marriage to a kind, elderly doctor. But the sailor returns.... The action of the play takes place during a summer in the 1880s in a small town on a fiord in northern Norway.    Margaret Leighton and John Clements with Robert Ayres, Michael Gwynn and Richard Fasco  Produced By: Charles Lefeaux Third Programme, 19 September 1961  20.00 11-08-17  The Lady from...

Dances with Wolves

March 10, 2021 22:58 - 154 MB

Dances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic Western film starring, directed, and produced by Kevin Costner in his feature directorial debut. It is a film adaptation of the 1988 book of the same name by Michael Blake that tells the story of Union Army lieutenant John J. Dunbar (Costner), who travels to the American frontier to find a military post, and of his dealings with a group of Lakota. This is a narrated audio version. Dances with Wolves.MP3

Jim Reeves Christmas Radio Show

December 02, 2019 02:15

Jim Reeves was one of the best of the "Nashville Sound" style country and western singers. His fame was widespread, not only in the USA, but also in Britain, India, Scandanavia and South Africa. Born in 1923 in Panola County, Texas, Jim after college began to pursue a professional baseball career but was sidelined by an injury to his leg while a pitcher with the Houston Buffaloes. He also for a brief period was a full-time radio announcer. He began his recording career in 1945, and a...

To Wake The Dead (part 2)

September 25, 2018 02:17 - 15.3 MB

Publication date 1997-10-22 To Wake the Dead, a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Gideon Fell. A mystery of the type known as a whodunnit. To Wake The Dead 02.mp3

To Wake The Dead (part 1)

September 25, 2018 02:14 - 15.2 MB

Publication date 1997-10-22 To Wake the Dead, a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Gideon Fell. A mystery of the type known as a whodunnit. To Wake The Dead 01.mp3

High Noon 1952

September 21, 2018 02:50

A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train. Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell Download: High Noon 1952

Shane 1953

September 21, 2018 02:35

A gunfighter attempts to settle down with a family who are homesteading on the range, but big ranchers with their cattle don't mix. And gunsmoke comes into play. Stars: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Ben Johnson, Jack Palance Download: Shane 1953.mp4

Cleft Stick

September 20, 2018 00:27 - 15.8 MB

Cleft Stick by R D Wingfield Publication date 1973-12-19 A woman claims she was attacked by a stranger while walking home through some woods, and killed her attacker with her husband's gun. But when she is interviewed by the police, she denies that she ever told her husband of such an attack. Cleft Stick.mp3

King Solomon's Mines

September 20, 2018 00:14 - 20.3 MB

King Solomon's Mines by H Rider Haggard Publication date 1990-12-29 Radio adaptation of the classic Victorian tale of adventure in darkest Africa.  King Solomon's Mines.mp3

Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

September 20, 2018 00:02 - 19.5 MB

Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stephenson Publication date 2007-02-03 Radio adaptation of the classic tale. Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde.mp3

Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton

September 19, 2018 03:21 - 20 MB

Publication date 1968-10-26 Set in Victorian London, a wife notices that after her husband leaves each evening, the gaslight drops as if somebody else is in the house, turning on another light. Is this true, or is she going mad? Then she receives a stranger who tells her a peculiar story...... Classic mystery by Patrick Hamilton. Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton.mp3

Maverick s01e01 War of the Silver Kings

September 19, 2018 02:34 - 128 MB Video

War of the Silver Kings - Season 1, Episode 1 - 22 Sep. 1957 - We first glimpse Bret unshaven & dirty, lugging a rifle, trying to register at a classy hotel. Using the $1000 bill pinned inside his jacket, and adding some dollar-size strips cut from a newspaper, Bret cadges a room via a bulging envelope for the guest safe. Maverick s01e01 War of the Silver Kings,mp4   

Gunsmoke - Uncle Finney

December 30, 2017 03:01 - 177 MB Video

    When Merry Florene's brothers return to Dodge to turn in their 103 year old Uncle Finney for fifty dollars, you know some shenanigan are afoot.  Gunsmoke - Uncle Finney.mp4

Maverick - Shady Deal at Sunny Acres

December 30, 2017 02:42 - 268 MB Video

    Bret is picked clean & stranded in Sunny Acres by the burg's arrogant banker, so he puts together an M Team of con artists to take down & embarrass the handle-barred buzzard in Denver, while Bret sits whittling & rocking in a chair on a shady Sunny Acres porch, poor-mouthing all by-passers that he's "just working on" a plan. The small-town banker is way out of his league in silver-rich Denver with seductive Sam Crawford, intimidating Big Mike, slicksters Gentleman Jack & Dandy J...

The Cabin

December 28, 2017 03:07 - 56.6 MB Video

  To escape a potentially lethal blizzard, Matt seeks shelter in a cabin in which two psychopathic bandits have enslaved and repeatedly molested a young woman after murdering her father. The Cabin.mp4

Wyatt Earp Becomes a Marshal

December 28, 2017 03:05 - 55.7 MB Video

  Initially resistant to becoming a lawman, Wyatt Earp has a change of heart after seeing the sheriff of Ellsworth, Kansas murdered in cold blood by the inebriated brother of town scourge Ben Thompson. Wyatt Earp Becomes a Marshal.mp4

Danny Meets Andy Griffith

December 28, 2017 03:03 - 68.2 MB Video

Danny is arrested by Sheriff Andy Taylor for going through an unnoticed stop sign in the town of Mayberry. Danny Meets Andy Griffith.mp4

Bob Dylan - No Direction Home 2-2

February 26, 2017 23:11

"Bob Dylan: No Direction Home" is a two-hour, two-part music intensive radio special features exclusive music, interviews and other content from Bob Dylan's personal archives. Bob Dylan - No Direction Home 2-2

Bob Dylan - No Direction Home 1-2

February 26, 2017 23:10

"Bob Dylan: No Direction Home" is a two-hour, two-part music intensive radio special features exclusive music, interviews and other content from Bob Dylan's personal archives. Bob Dylan - No Direction Home 1-2

Journey to the Center of the Earth

November 15, 2016 02:04 - 196 MB

Journey to the Center of the Earth.mp3

90 Years of BBC Radio

July 21, 2016 23:05 - 85.3 MB

90 Years of BBC Radio.mp3

Charlie Poole - You Ain't Talkin' to Me

January 05, 2016 03:17

Charlie Poole (1892-1931), groundbreaking banjoist/songwriter, is known as the "Robert Johnson of country music." With his banjo-fiddle-guitar trio, The North Carolina Ramblers, Poole wrote and recorded country music's first mega-hit single ("Don't Let Your Deal Go Down") and many other classic songs that gave birth to the music of both Bill Monroe and Hank Williams. In this one-hour music intensive documentary, host Laura Cantrell traces the origins of modern country music through the song...

Shirley Temple

October 05, 2015 11:27 Video

Shirley Temple Black (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American film and television actress, singer, dancer, and public servant, most famous as Hollywood's number-one box-office star from 1935 through 1938. As an adult, she entered politics and became a diplomat, serving as United States Ambassador to Ghana and later to Czechoslovakia, and as Chief of Protocol of the United States. Temple had her own radio series on CBS. Junior Miss debuted March 4, 1942, with Temple in the ...

Agatha Christie - Philomel Cottage

October 04, 2015 16:00

The recently married Alix Martin is obsessed with a recurring dream of her new husband’s murder. Agatha Christie - Philomel Cottage.mp3

Agatha Christie - Witnesss for the Prosecution

October 04, 2015 15:53

Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of Emily French, a wealthy older woman. Unaware that he was a married man, Miss French made him her principal heir, casting suspicion on Leonard. Agatha Christie - Witnesss for the Prosecution.mp3

The Three Stooges

August 13, 2015 11:05 Video

The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy act of the mid–20th century best known for their numerous Columbia short subject films, still syndicated on television in the 21st Century. Their hallmark was physical farce and slapstick. In films, the Stooges were commonly known by their first names: "Moe, Larry, and Curly" or "Moe, Larry, and Shemp", among other lineups depending on the films. There were six active stooges, five of whom performed in the shorts. Moe and Larry were a...

Jack Benny - Mel Blanc Classic Routine

August 06, 2015 11:10 Video

Jack Benny - Mel Blanc Classic Routine.mp4

Jack Benny TV Program Jack Becomes a Surgeon Guest Mel Blanc

August 06, 2015 11:09 Video

Jack Benny TV Program Jack Becomes a Surgeon Guest Mel Blanc .mp4

Falling Hare (1943) Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny - Vintage Cartoon

August 06, 2015 11:08 Video

Falling Hare (1943) Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny - Vintage Cartoon.mp4

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-17 (03) The Cake Contest

August 06, 2015 10:41

Mel bakes a cake which is so pretty, it's going to represent the YWCA at the fair, but Mel used putty in the dough! The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-17 (03) The Cake Contest.mp3

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-10 (02) Efficiency Expert

August 06, 2015 10:35

An efficiency expert puts the Fix-It Shop in shambles. A Burlesque dancer's zipper can't be found because everything's so neat! The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-10 (02) Efficiency Expert.mp3

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-03 (01) Birthday Cards

August 06, 2015 10:32

The Mel Blanc Show. September 3, 1946. CBS. Sponsored by: Colgate Tooth Powder, Halo Shampoo. Hollywood origination. The first show of the series. Mel tries to get business for his Fix-It Shop with personalized birthday cards, then "novelty" boxes of candy. Although Mel Blanc "did countless character impersonations on other radio programs, as well as being the voice of many cartoon characters," he used his natural voice in this program and played himself – except that instead of being an e...

Mel Blanc

August 04, 2015 10:46 - 206 MB Video

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and comic actor. Although he began his sixty-plus-year career performing in radio, Blanc is best remembered for his work with Warner Bros. as the voices of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, Marvin the Martian, Pepé Le Pew, Speedy Gonzales, Wile E. Coyote, the Tasmanian Devil and many of the other characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melo...

Louis L'Amour's Hondo

July 30, 2015 00:20 Video

Hondo is a 1953 Western film starring John Wayne and directed by John Farrow. The screenplay is based on the July 5, 1952 Collier's short story "The Gift of Cochise" by Louis L'Amour. The book Hondo was a novelization of the film also written by L'Amour, and published by Gold Medal Books in 1953. The supporting cast features Geraldine Page as Wayne's leading lady, Ward Bond, James Arness and Leo Gordon. Louis L'Amour's Hondo.mp4

Louis L'Amour's The Quick And the Dead (1987)

July 29, 2015 23:07 Video

The Quick and the Dead is a 1987 television movie, based on the 1973 novel by Louis L'Amour, directed by Robert Day and starring Sam Elliott, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw, Kenny Morrison and Matt Clark. A mysterious stranger rides into a homesteading family's life when they are attacked by a ruthless gang. Louis L'Amour's The Quick And the Dead (1987).mp4

A Damsel in Distress (1937)

July 29, 2015 00:00 Video

A Damsel in Distress is a 1937 English-themed Hollywood musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns, and Gracie Allen. With a screenplay by P. G. Wodehouse, loosely based on his novel of the same name. Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose, with young Albert wagering on "Mr. X." Astaire's co-star Joan Fontaine was not a dancer and he was reluctant to dance on screen alone. He also felt the scr...

George Burns and Gracie Allen Show s08e18 Too Many Fathers

July 28, 2015 23:43 Video

To impress his girlfriend's parents, Gracie pretends to be Jerry's mother, but she has difficulty finding someone to commit to masquerading as his father. George Burns and Gracie Allen Show s08e18 Too Many Fathers.mp4

Lux Radio Theater 43-02-15 (383) Are Husbands Necessary (128kbps)

July 28, 2015 23:41

Are Husbands Necessary? is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Ray Milland and Betty Field. It follows the misadventures of a wacky wife and her sometimes exasperated, but loving, banker husband. The film's screenplay was adapted by the husband-and-wife writing team of Tess Slesinger and Frank Davis, from the novel Mr. and Mrs. Cugat, the Record of a Happy Marriage by Isabel Scott Rorick. This novel would later be a source for the related 1948 radio series My ...

The Burns and Allen Show 50-01-25 Guest Ronald Reagan (128kbps)

July 28, 2015 23:01

Burns and Allen, an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen, worked together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio and television and achieved great success over four decades. The Burns and Allen Show 50-01-25 Guest Ronald Reagan (128kbps) .

The Burns and Allen Show 48-01-08 George and Jack as Gypsies with Jack Benny (128kbps)

July 28, 2015 23:00 - 27.5 MB

Burns and Allen, an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen, worked together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio and television and achieved great success over four decades. The Burns and Allen Show 48-01-08 George and Jack as Gypsies with Jack Benny (128kbps)

Gracie Allen

July 28, 2015 22:52 Video

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie "Gracie" Allen (July 26, 1895 – August 27, 1964), was an American comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. From vaudeville to radio to film and television, Gracie Allen was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard. The team of Burns and Allen was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1988. Gracie Allen.mp4

Price of Fear 73-09-01 (101) Remains to Be Seen

July 23, 2015 00:33

Horror legend Vincent Price spins a yarn of two emasculated husbands, and their plot to escape domestication. Price of Fear 73-09-01 (101) Remains to Be Seen.mp3

House on Haunted Hill (1959)

July 23, 2015 00:26 Video

House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American horror film. It was directed by William Castle, written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price as eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren. He and his fourth wife, Annabelle, have invited five people to the house for a "haunted house" party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn $10,000. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors. House on Haunted Hill (1959).mp4

Suspense 56-11-11 (673) Three Skeleton Key (128kbps)

July 23, 2015 00:08

Suspense. November 11, 1956. CBS. "Three Skeleton Key". The story of a lighthouse island over-run by large rats. Vincent Price. Suspense 56-11-11 (673) Three Skeleton Key (128kbps).mp3

The Saint 49-11-13 (094) The Case of the Blonde Who Lost Her Head (128kbps)

July 22, 2015 22:59

The Saint. November 13, 1949. Mutual net. "The Case Of The Blonde Who Lost Her Head". A beautiful woman in San Francisco has amnesia, but does she have a real loss of memory or a real murder? Vincent Price The Saint 49-11-13 (094) The Case of the Blonde Who Lost Her Head (128kbps).mp3

The Saint 47-10-01 (037) Murder on the High Seas (128kbps)

July 22, 2015 22:55

From 9 July 1947 through 30 June 1948, Vincent Price could be heard in the role of "The Saint" on CBS. Vincent Price was also heard as "The Saint" from 10 July 1949 though 28 May 1950 on Mutual. "The Saint" aired again on NBC from 11 June 1950 - 14 October 1951. During this run, Vincent Price retained the role of Simon Templar until 20 May 1950 The Saint 47-10-01 (037) Murder on the High Seas (128kbps).mp3

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)

July 21, 2015 02:56 Video

Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time. Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946).mp4

Vincent Price

July 21, 2015 00:32 Video

Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films. His career spanned other genres, including film noir, drama, mystery, thriller, and comedy. He appeared on stage, television, and in over one hundred films. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures, and one for television. Price was very active in radio in the 40's and 50's, and during the early 1970s, Pri...