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62 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Bogart and Bacall in Bold Venture and Jack Webb in Pat Novak For Hire
Two great radio series are highlighted tonight on the bed time radio show for grownups. First, Humphrey Bogart and Lauran Bacall star in Bold Venture. Set in Havana, Slate Shannon (Bogart) and Sailor Duval (Bacall) are hired to rescue a wealthy man's daughter from the influ...
62 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
Murder My Sweet
Tonight, we present a radio adaptation of the film noir classic Murder My Sweet starring Dick Powell as private eye Philip Marlow. First an excon wants Marlow to find a woman who used to work at a nightclub that has changed ownership since the excon was sent up. Then a styl...
62 minutes | May 18, 2021
Gremlin Time presents Two Classic Science Fiction Radio Dramas
Tonight two adaptations of Golden Age Science Fiction presented on the legendary radio drama X Minus One. Two parents purchase an advanced entertainment system for their children. At first they worry that the two young ones spend practically all their free time with it. and...
62 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
The Seed of McCoy by Jack London
In the last decades of the 19th Century, metal hulled clipper ship sailing in the South Pacific, has a fire in its main hold. The crew seeks an island where they can beach the ship and allow the fire to burn itself out within the steel and copper hull.. But, the sailing sh...
40 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Katherine Dunn Reads two by James Thurber
62 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
The Lady Eve with Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland
No new program this week due to technical difficulties with Fortunato's computer So, will represent a recent presentation of the the radio adaptation of Preston Sturges' great romantic comedy The Lady Eve, with Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland. A woman con artist sets off t...
62 minutes | Jan 19, 2021
Black Death by Zora Neal Hurston and Lena Horne starring in an episode of Suspense
To top off Martin Luther King Day we present a short story by one of the stars of the Harlem Renaissance, writer and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston. A woman seeks the help of a local "hoodoo man" to get retribution on the man who refuses to take responsibility for impregn...
62 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Katherine Dunn reads excerpts from The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien
Once again we present katherine Dunn reading letters from Father Christmas written by the creator of Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien. Created as replies to the letters Tolkien's children would write to Santa Claus. Fortunato is joined in the studio by Umatilla Rose to pres...
62 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
I Am A Cat by Natsume Sōseki
Observations on human society by a feline observer written by Natsume Sōseki . We are re airing one of our favorite programs featuring Ayanna Berkshire. With a special appearance by Professor Lisa Neville to discuss the work of Japan's greatest writer,
62 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe
Fortunato returns to the air with a reading of the classic horror story that is more than relevant today. First published in 1842, and drawing on many conventions of Gothic fiction, Edgar Allen Poe tells the tale of Prince Prospero who figures to lock himself and his many c...
40 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
Murder My Sweet starring Dick Powell and Claire Trevor
Tonight we present a radio adaptation of a classic film noir, Murder My Sweet, adapted from the hard boiled detective novel by Raymond Chandler. An ex con hires PI Philip Marlowe to find his ex girlfriend, Velma; at the same time he is hired to protect a man as he makes a p...
62 minutes | Aug 17, 2020
Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
tonight we present a radio adaptation of George Stewart's great science fiction novel "Earth Abides". The story of the few survivors of a world wide plague that has wipedout practically all of mankind. What are the effects of the disappearnce of humans for both the natural ...
62 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
The Lady Eve with Barbara Stanwyck
Tonight we present the radio adaptation of what is considered the best romantic screwball comedy, Preston Sturges' The Lady Eve. Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland and Charles Coburn star in this Lux Radio Theater production based on Sturges' screenplay. Also, an episode of Sus...
62 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
The Night has a 1,000 Eyes
Two vintage radio dramas tonight. First an adaptation of the film version of Cornel Woolrich's suspence filled novel of doomed predestination, "The Night Has A 1,000 Eyes". Edward G. Robinson stars as a phony psychic who suddenly can predict the future. William Demerest als...
62 minutes | May 18, 2020
The Night Run of the Overland
From the Golden Age of Railroad Fiction comes tonight's story "The Night Run Of The Overland" by Elmore Elliot Peake. With steam train engineer Fox laid up with a fever, it falls to his wife Sylvia, who has assited him on many trips in the cabin of the Overland Express, to...
62 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
Murders In The Rue Morgue read by Katherine Dunn
We will present two mysteries tonight. First the very first modern detective story, 1841's "The Murders In The Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allen Poe Tonight's version will be read to us in abridged form by Katherine Dunn. In our second half, an episode of the classic radio series ...
62 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
Gremlin Time on 03/16/20
62 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
The Railway Carriage by F. Tennyson Jesse
Tonight's featured writer is mostly known for her reportage of "true crime" and documentation of the many tasks taken up by women attached to The Royal Army in World War I. As well as her novel "A Pin To See The Peepshow"(1934). She also created a female series detective in...
62 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien read by Katherine Dunn
As we do every year, we present excerpts from "The Father Christmas Letters" by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are letters that he wrote to his children every year at Christmas starting in the mid 1920's when they were very young and right up to the eve of World War 2. In the letter...
62 minutes | Nov 18, 2019
excerpts from "The Cowboy And The Cossack" a novel by Clair Huffaker
Tonight, Fortunato presents the opening chapters of Clair Huffaker's 1973 novel "The Cowboy and The Cossack". A re imagining of the tradition cattle drive story as a group of Montana cattle drovers have been hired to drive a herd of 500 longhorns across a 1,000 miles of the...
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