Sunday, July 14, 2013

Saturday, July 13, 2013

The Mysterious Traveler Spooktacular (Day 2)

This is The Mysterious Traveler, inviting you to join me on another journey into the strange and terrifying. I hope you will enjoy the trip, that it will thrill you a little and chill you a little. So settle back, get a good grip on your nerves, and be comfortable... if you can!

New Years Nightmare (1/5/1947)

The man who died twice (2/24/1948)

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Mysterious Traveler Spooktacular (Day 1)

The Mysterious Traveler was an anthology radio series, a magazine and a comic book. All three featured stories which ran the gamut from fantasy and science fiction to straight crime dramas of mystery and suspense.

Out of the past (4/2/1944)

No one on the line (9/1/1946)

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Fibber McGee and Molly

Fibber McGee and Molly is an American radio comedy series which maintained its popularity over decades. It premiered on NBC in 1935 and continued until its demise in 1959, long after radio had ceased to be the dominant form of entertainment in American popular culture.

Magic act (1/6/1948)

Escaped Convicts Fibber Joins Posse (1/7/1947)

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Mysterious Traveler 3 Day Spooktacular Weekend!!

The Mel Blanc Show

Mel Blanc's success on The Jack Benny Program led to his own radio show on the CBS Radio Network, The Mel Blanc Show, which ran from September 3, 1946 to June 24, 1947. Blanc played himself as the hapless owner of a fix-it shop, as well as a wide range of comical support characters.

Other regular characters were played by Mary Jane Croft, Joseph Kearns, Hans Conreid, Alan Reed, Earle Ross, Jim Backus, Bea Benaderet and The Sportsmen Quartet, who would supply a song and sing the Colgate Tooth Powder commercials.

For 50 years, Mel Blanc was the voice of many popular cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, The Tasmanian Devil, Pepe LePew, Marvin the Martian, the RoadRunner ("Meep, meep!"), Barney Rubble, and Woody Woodpecker.
Source: Old Time Radio Researcher's Group

Zebra of the Year (12/31/1946)

April Fools (4/1/1947)

The Man of a thousand voices: The story of Mel Blanc

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Welcome radio fans! A word from Adam and Planet Yesteryear

I'd like to welcome any new visitors to Planet Yesteryear Old-time Radio. As of late I have been getting a lot of new listeners, and new members to the Facebook group. Positive feedback is what keeps this page alive. Any suggestions or requests are 100% welcome to Planet Yesteryear. If there is a specific program or episode you wish to hear on here. I will do my best to have it up for you.
By any chance I do not own the specific episode. I will do my best to find it, and broadcast it on here. Thank you to everyone who has been listening over the past two years, and once again welcome to the new listeners.
There has been a few bumps in the road, but I promise you this is just the beginning to Planet Yesteryear.

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Thanks for tuning in!

Adam and Planet Yesteryear

My Favorite Husband

My Favorite Husband is the name of an American radio program and network television series. The original radio show, co-starring Lucille Ball, was the initial basis for what evolved into the groundbreaking TV sitcom I Love Lucy. The series was based on the novels Mr. and Mrs. Cugat, the Record of a Happy Marriage (1940) and Outside Eden (1945) written by Isabel Scott Rorick, which had previously been adapted into the Paramount Pictures feature film Are Husbands Necessary? (1942), co-starring Ray Milland and Betty Field.

Liz cooks dinner for twelve (10/14/1950)

Television (10/14/1949)

Monday, July 8, 2013


Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar was a radio drama of "the transcribed adventures of the man with the action-packed expense account — America's fabulous freelance insurance investigator." The show aired on CBS Radio from January 14, 1949 to September 30, 1962. There were 811 episodes in the 12-year run, and more than 720 still exist today.

Milford Brooks III matter (12/6/1948)

The big scoop matter (11/11/1956)

Sunday, July 7, 2013

The Lone Ranger Weekend Event! (Day 2)

"In the early days of the western United States, a masked man and an Indian rode the plains, searching for truth and justice. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when from out of the past come the thundering hoofbeats of the great horse Silver! The Lone Ranger rides again!"

The Secret Land (7/1/1938)

When the blind see (7/4/1938)

Contraband Liquor(2/7/1938)

Saturday, July 6, 2013

The Lone Ranger Weekend Event!

The Lone Ranger is a fictional character: a masked ex-Texas Ranger who, with his Indian friend Tonto, fights injustice in the American Old West. The character has become an enduring icon of American culture.

Of Luther Jones (1/26/1945)

Brothers Of The West (2/20/1942)

Guarantee Jackson (1/31/1945)

The Osage bank robbery (12/17/1937)