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From the 1920's to the 1950's Radio had it's Golden age; where everyone had at least one. It was a time that brought family together as the would all gather around and listen to talk shows.

From the 1920's to the 1950's Radio had it's Golden age; where everyone had at least one. It was a time that brought family together as the would all gather around and listen to talk shows.

"The Golden Age Of Radio" lasted in the United States from the early 1920's until television became the primary home entertainment in the 1950's. Almost everyone had a favorite radio program they waited for each day.  In fact, in a 1947 (C. E. Hooper) survey, 82 out of 100 Americans were  radio listeners.

"The Golden Age Of Radio" lasted in the United States from the early 1920's until television became the primary home entertainment in the 1950's. Almost everyone had a favorite radio program they waited for each day. In fact, in a 1947 (C. E. Hooper) survey, 82 out of 100 Americans were radio listeners.

This website has a ton of old time radio commercials. I play a few for my students when discussing the Roaring Twenties.

This website has a ton of old time radio commercials. I play a few for my students when discussing the Roaring Twenties.

WWII propaganda. When was the last time that "hey you can listen to different ideas and then form your own" was part of the American political conversation?

WWII propaganda. When was the last time that "hey you can listen to different ideas and then form your own" was part of the American political conversation?

CBS Radio's "Suspense" is one of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio. It was subtitled "radio's outstanding theater of thrills" and focused on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually featuring leading Hollywood actors of the era. Approximately 945 episodes were broadcast during its long run, and more than 900 are available today.

CBS Radio's "Suspense" is one of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio. It was subtitled "radio's outstanding theater of thrills" and focused on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually featuring leading Hollywood actors of the era. Approximately 945 episodes were broadcast during its long run, and more than 900 are available today.

Top Five Most Frightening Old Time Radio Shows #OTR #Halloween #AwakeatMidnight

Top Five Most Frightening Old Time Radio Shows #OTR #Halloween #AwakeatMidnight

Figure 1.--There is a great interest in old-time radio. Many people still remember the programs they listened to as children. Here we see an American boy with the family Philco, probably in the 1940s.

Figure 1.--There is a great interest in old-time radio. Many people still remember the programs they listened to as children. Here we see an American boy with the family Philco, probably in the 1940s.

Rehearsal for the World War II radio show You Can't Do Business with Hitler with John Flynn and Virginia Moore. This series of programs, broadcast at least once weekly by more than 790 radio stations in America, was written and produced by the radio section of the Office of War Information (OWI).

Rehearsal for the World War II radio show You Can't Do Business with Hitler with John Flynn and Virginia Moore. This series of programs, broadcast at least once weekly by more than 790 radio stations in America, was written and produced by the radio section of the Office of War Information (OWI).

Old Time Radio Fan :: Seasonal :: Halloween

Old Time Radio Fan :: Seasonal :: Halloween

Throckmorton P Gildersleeve | Great Gildersleeve | Old Time Radio Show

Throckmorton P Gildersleeve | Great Gildersleeve | Old Time Radio Show

Probably one of the most beloved of old time radio shows, Fibber McGee & Molly.

Probably one of the most beloved of old time radio shows, Fibber McGee & Molly.

Old Western Television Shows | Old Time Radio Westerns » Cisco Kid

Old Western Television Shows | Old Time Radio Westerns » Cisco Kid

Old Time Radio Stars | Dick Powell, star of screen, radio, TV, was a solid professional who ...

Old Time Radio Stars | Dick Powell, star of screen, radio, TV, was a solid professional who ...

John's Old Time Radio Show | Welcome to John’s Old Time Radio Show!!! Listen To John Heneghan play and talk about 78 rpm records from his collection. Each episode features a different theme and style and some will feature special guests playing records from their collections. Sign up on iTunes to automatically download the show. There will be a new show posted the 1st of every month. Check back and tell your friends!!!

John's Old Time Radio Show | Welcome to John’s Old Time Radio Show!!! Listen To John Heneghan play and talk about 78 rpm records from his collection. Each episode features a different theme and style and some will feature special guests playing records from their collections. Sign up on iTunes to automatically download the show. There will be a new show posted the 1st of every month. Check back and tell your friends!!!