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The Glowing Dial
with Big John and Steve

Latest Episode # POD91
June 9, 2019 thru June 29, 2019

Big John and Steve celebrate Father's Day and present another tribute to those "Adventurous" Detectives!

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

Tom Collins Gerald Mohr Steve Dunne Les Damon
Tom Collins Gerald Mohr Steve Dunne Les Damon

The Adventures Of Frank Race - "The Adventure Of Seventeen Black"
originally aired on Sunday, May 22, 1949 in Syndication 
Starring: Tom Collins, Tony Barrett. 
Art Gilmore announcing. 
Sponsor: Sustained

The Adventures Of Philip Marlowe - "The Dancing Hands"
originally aired on Saturday, March 19, 1949 on CBS 
Starring: Gerald Mohr, Vivi Janiss, Ed Begley, Lou Krugman, Paul Frees, Bert Holland. 
Roy Rowan announcing. 
Sponsor: Sustained

The Adventures Of Sam Spade, Detective - "The Caper Over My Dead Body"
originally aired on Friday, November 17, 1950 on NBC 
Starring: Steve Dunne, Lurene Tuttle, Cathy Lewis, Wally Maher. 
Don Stanley announcing. 
Sponsor: Wildroot Cream Oil

The Adventures Of The Falcon - "The Case Of The Falling Star"
originally aired on Thursday, May 15, 1952 on NBC 
Starring: Les Damon. 
Sponsor: Sustained

running time: 2 hours, 48 minutes, 14 seconds

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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:

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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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