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The Glowing Dial
with Big John and Steve

Latest Episode # POD86
February 24, 2019 thru March 16, 2019

Big John and Steve celebrate Big John's Birthday with an "Adventurous" group of shows!

For more listening options, see below "How To Listen"

Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Hilliard Janet Waldo Clayton "Bud" Collyer Jackson Beck Jack Moyles Jeff Chandler Jack Webb
Ozzie and Harriet Nelson Janet Waldo Clayton "Bud" Collyer Jackson Beck Jack Moyles Jeff Chandler Jack Webb

The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet - "Housekeeping (House Cleaning)"
originally aired on Sunday, February 6, 1949 on NBC (also heard on CBC) 
Starring: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, John Brown, Henry Blair, Tommy Bernard, Janet Waldo, Lurene Tuttle, Marvin Miller. 
Verne Smith announcing. 
Sponsor: International Silver Company.

The Adventures Of Superman - "Death Rides The Roller Coaster"
originally aired on Saturday, December 3, 1949 on ABC 
Starring: Clayton "Bud" Collyer, Joan Alexander, Frank Readick, Bill Zuckert. 
Jackson Beck narrating/announcing. 

The Adventures Of Rocky Jordan - "Momento For Adelaide"
originally aired on Sunday, September 25, 1949 on CBS 
Starring: Jack Moyles, Jay Novello. 
Larry Thor announcing. 
Sponsor: Del Monte Foods.

The Adventures Of Michael Shayne, Detective - "The Case Of The Wandering Fingerprints"
originally aired on Saturday, July 16, 1949 on MUTUAL 
Starring: Jeff Chandler, Jack Webb. 
Bill Russell directing, narrating and announcing. 
Sponsor: varied due to Syndication.

running time: 2 hours, 45 minutes, 42 seconds

Clicking on a series title will take you a log/episode guide for that series.

We always try to give as complete info as we have at hand.
If you have any additions or corrections, please e-mail us.

For more Celebrity Birthdays go to Ron Sayles' Blog.

Audio restoration on some shows in this episode was done by Jerry Haendiges.
Click here for information on his Audio Restoration Services.

The Glowing Dial Archives and New Shows

How To Listen

The Glowing Dial is now a podcast! 

We now have all previous shows available with the exception of 2 shows  from the
 YUSA era which are presumed missing or lost.
New and archived episodes may be heard in The Glowing Dial Archives or 
by subscribing to our podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or Tune In radio or by 
plugging the appropriate url into most any podcatcher program (see below).

All our episodes are now available on:

YouTube logo 
Google Play Music logo 
The Internet Archive 
TuneIn Radio

Click on any logo for access to our shows!
Note: If, for some reason, the Google Play Music link goes the main GPM page,
simply hit your browser's back arrow and you should be taken to our page.
Sorry for any inconvenience, don't know why this happens.

 Downloads of all previous episodes can be found in the Archives.

New episodes are posted every three weeks!
Check here as well as our Blog and Facebook Page for updates.

Note: you'll need to download iTunes for your PC or MAC

Or simply plug the following address into your favorite podcatcher program: 

My e-mail is 

You can also catch our new episodes in streaming audio plus much more OTR at:
Jerry Haendiges'
Jerry Haendiges' Olde Tyme Radio Network

Show Addendums

Some of our shows had special addendums which were only available here at our website. 
They were separate files and not edited into the show proper. 
Rather than post them with the archived show podcasts, we're going to post them here. 

from NET21, our 2004 Halloween Show

Houdini's Final Sťance 1936

from NET37, our 2005 Halloween Show

Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Cask Of Amontillado" 
Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Black Cat" 
Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" 
Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Pit And The Pendulum" 

from NET59, our Dragnet Tribute

Dragnet (parody) by Spike Jones and his City Slickers 
St. George and the Dragonet by Stan Freberg, June Foray, Daws Butler 
The Copper Clapper Caper by Johnny Carson, Jack Webb 

from NET61, our Quiet Please Tribute

the classical piece used as the theme from Quiet Please

Symphony In D Minor, 2nd Movement (Allegretto)
composed by Cesar Franck
performed by Sofia Symphony Orchestra

conducted by Vassil Kazandjiev


from POD82, our remembrance of that terrible "Day Of Infamy"


The Jack Benny Program - "Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde, part 1"
originally aired Sunday, November 30, 1941 on NBC
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Phil Harris, Dennis Day . 
Don Wilson announcing. 
Sponsor: Jell-O



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