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Radio City Playhouse
Running from 1948 to 1950, Radio City Playhouse was what NBC called 'good drama'. Production costs were borne by the network instead of by sponsors, and the scripts were in several different genres. It starred various New York radio actors, frequently Jan Miner or John Larkin.

Sample shows - left click headphones to listen, right-click & save-as to download

Show Title Broadcast Date File Size Length
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Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Long Distance 7/3/48 6.44 00:28:06 Jan Miner as a woman fighting to save her husband from execution.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Ground Floor Window 7/10/48 6.58 00:28:44 The gripping story of a young man with cerebral palsy falling in love. By Ernest Kanoy.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Of Unsound Mind 7/17/48 6.4 00:27:57 A man survives an Air Force crash & 2 years in a sanitorium, only to come home to a wife from hell.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Whistle Daughter Whistle 7/31/48 6.34 00:27:42 2 matchmaking jewish mothers. Oy vey!

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Special Delivery 8/7/48 6.69 00:29:14 A woman is desperate to get back a damning letter.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Betrayal 8/30/48 6.54 00:28:34 A cop named Erv 'adopts' a stray kid. By Ernest Kinoy.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Soundless 9/18/48 6.79 00:29:38 A broadway star's descent into deafness, depression, and drink. Starring Jan Miner.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download First And Last 11/15/48 6.89 00:29:53 A King's Counsel thinks the whole world is all about himself.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Temporarily Purple 11/29/48 6.82 00:29:47 A publicist gets a taste of his own medicine. By Ernest Kinoy.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Correction 1/10/49 6.81 00:29:44 A newspaper carelessly destroys a man's reputation, his career, and his life.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Deadline 2/28/49 6.8 00:29:42 A jerk of a theater critic fakes one too many reviews.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Witness For The Prosecution 4/25/49 6.6 00:28:49 The classic Agatha Christie story with a great surprise ending.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Hands Of Dr. Otermole 5/2/49 6.71 00:29:16 A reporter gets the scoop of his career, but he can't print it.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download No Shoes 5/9/49 6.54 00:28:34 Mike is not taking expectant fatherhood easily, to say the least.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download How Love Came To Prof Guildea 6/13/49 6.42 00:28:02 Something loves Professor Guildea, and he is terrified.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Birthday Party 7/25/49 6.6 00:28:47 No matter what you think about this father and son, I guarantee you'll be wrong.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Tension In 643 8/1/49 8.31 00:29:02 A mentally ill woman confronts her husband in a hotel room. With a gun.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Blackout 8/15/49 6.52 00:28:27 Jan Miner & Alan Moss in the story of an alcoholic who is almost scared straight.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Joey Was Different 8/22/49 6.54 00:28:33 A philosophy professor and his wife are held hostage by a young fugitive in their home.

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