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UPDATE: We are very happy to announce that The Glowing Dial LIVE has returned 
to the air! The format will be as before and the show will be heard the 2nd and 4th Sunday 
of each month. Click on LIVE Show on the menu to the left for more info.
The first 4 episodes we did are currently available in The Glowing Dial Archives.

This webcam feed will be active during LIVE shows and when Steve and I are recording new tri-weekly podcasts.

Next Feed: The Glowing Dial LIVE - Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 4pm to 7pm EST! 

Latest Episode # POD61
September 17 thru October 7, 2017

Big John and Steve pay tribute to Orson Welles!


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

Orson Welles Ray Collins Arthur Anderson Edgar Barrier Alice Frost Anton Karas with his Zither
Orson Welles Ray Collins Arthur Anderson Edgar Barrier Alice Frost Anton Karas with his Zither

The Mercury Theatre On The Air - "The Immortal Sherlock Holmes" 
originally aired on Sunday, September 25, 1938 on CBS 
Starring: Orson Welles, Ray Collins, Mary Taylor, Brenda Forbes, Edgar Barrier, Morgan Farley, Richard Wilson, 
Alfred Shirley, William Alland, Arthur Anderson, Eustace Wyatt. 
Frank Gallop announcing. 

The Mercury Summer Theatre Of The Air - "The Hitchhiker" 
originally aired on Friday, June 21, 1946 on CBS 
Starring: Orson Welles, Alice Frost. 
Ken Roberts announcing. 
Sponsor: Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

The Lives Of Harry Lime (The Third Man) - "Blackmail Is A Nasty Word" 
originally aired on Friday, June 13, 1952 on MUTUAL/Syndication
(also aired across the pond on the BBC) 
Starring: Orson Welles. 
Anton Karas on the Zither 
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

running time: 2 hours, 41 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 by subscribing to our iTunes podcast or by 
plugging the appropriate url into most any podcatcher program (see below).

All our episodes are now available on:

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Google Play Music logo 
The Internet Archive 

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.

For reference, a list of all our previous episodes can be found here.

New episodes are posted every three weeks!
Check here as well as our Blog, Discussion List 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



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