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  • Hollywood 360

    Here are twelve episodes from the greatest Western shows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio! You'll hear William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon in Gunsmoke; John Dehner as the man called Paladin in Have Gun-Will Travel; Alan Ladd in a Western tale well-calculated to keep you in suspense; John Wayne, Henry Fonda, and Gregory Peck reprising their film roles in Fort Apache, Destry Rides Again, and Yellow Sky; plus other great Western radio episodes, including four episodes of the high-adventure series Escape. Relive six hours of the best classic radio Westerns of yesteryear and the legendary stars that made them great. Escape: "The Pistol" with Gerald Mohr and Betty Lou Gerson...read more

  • Author Various

    Dan Holiday, risk taking reporter turned author, is back! Played to tough guy perfection by movie star Alan Ladd, Holiday continues to find mystery and mayhem around every corner thanks to his unique approach to obtaining new material for his stories. Using an ad placed in the paper he works for, Holiday answers each response, either offering help to those in trouble or finding out someone wants him framed, injured, or even dead. Hard as nails when he needs to be, Holiday also presents a very human everyman character in each adventure, thanks largely to Ladd's trademark ability to play a 'tough guy with a heart' in various roles. Follow Holiday on a roller coaster of death and danger in...read more

  • Author Various

    "Adventure wanted. Will go anyplace, do anything. Box Thirteen." These words sent Dan Holiday, reporter turned author, into mystery and action for fifty-two episodes of 'Box Thirteen', a stand out radio program produced in 1948-49. Mayfair Productions, Ladd's own radio syndication company, produced the program, one of the best of its era. This final Volume of the classic well-produced show contains thrills, chills, and the conscientious tough guy persona of Alan Ladd to boot! Hang on tight and read over Dan Holiday's shoulder as he learns what danger and death awaits him when he checks in at the Star-Times. All the mystery, suspense, and pure adventure you can handle await you in Box...read more

  • Author Various

    "Adventure Wanted. Will Go Anywhere, Do Anything. Box Thirteen." More than just the show's title, 'Box Thirteen' was an address for action and two fisted adventure. Dan Holiday, played to tough guy perfection by movie star Alan Ladd, was a newspaper reporter turned mystery writer with a unique approach to obtaining new material for his stories. Using an ad placed in the paper he works for, Holiday helps those who contact him, often putting his life on the line. Mix that with his scatterbrained gal Friday named Suzy along with over the top colorful characters played by such radio veterans as Betty Lou Gerson, Lurene Tuttle, Alan Reed, Frank Lovejoy, and Joseph Kerns, and what you have is 6...read more

  • Hollywood Stage Productions

    Hollywood is indelibly printed in our minds as the 'go-to' place for entertainment and has been for decades. When there really did seem to be more stars in Hollywood than in Heaven Hollywood Stage had them performing films as radio plays - on the sponsors dime of course. Classic films now become audiobooks with many featuring the original stars from way back when. Here's This Gun For Hire starring Alan Ladd & Joan...read more

  • Hollywood Stage Productions

    Hollywood is indelibly printed in our minds as the 'go-to' place for entertainment and has been for decades. When there really did seem to be more stars in Hollywood than in Heaven Hollywood Stage had them performing films as radio plays - on the sponsors dime of course. Classic films now become audiobooks with many featuring the original stars from way back when. Here's Casablanca starring Hedy Lamarr & Alan...read more

  • Justin Huntly Mccarthy

    In Hollywood's Golden Age stars were everywhere. As well as entertaining us in the local movie theatre many of them came to our home, our very own living room. Here they would perform radio versions of big-name films. Screen Directors Playhouse was famous for the lavish use of stars in their productions. Listen now and find out why it really was just like having your very own film studio in your living...read more

  • Justin Huntly Mccarthy

    In Hollywood's Golden Age stars were everywhere. As well as entertaining us in the local movie theatre many of them came to our home, our very own living room. Here they would perform radio versions of big-name films. Screen Directors Playhouse was famous for the lavish use of stars in their productions. Listen now and find out why it really was just like having your very own film studio in your living...read more