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UPDATE: The Glowing Dial LIVE is currently on hiatus due to Big John's health and financial issues.
Click on LIVE Show on the menu to the left for more info.
The previous episodes we did are currently available in The Glowing Dial Archives.

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The Glowing Dial
with Big John and Steve

Latest Episode # POD77
August 19 thru September 8, 2018

Big John and Steve celebrate Labor Day and sing ... badly, "Whoa, Ho, Ho, It's Magic"!

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

Raymond Edward Johnson Juano Hernandez Ed Jerome Tom Collins Howard Culver Wendy Barrie
Raymond Edward Johnson Juano Hernandez Ed Jerome Tom Collins Howard Culver Wendy Barrie

Mandrake, The Magician - "Captain X, Lothar And Tommy Escape" 
originally aired on Wednesday, February 26, 1941 on MUTUAL 
Starring: Raymond Edward Johnson, Juano Hernandez, Francesca Lenni. 

Blackstone, Magic Detective - "Crimes On Merry-Go-Round" 
originally aired on Sunday, September 11, 1949 on MUTUAL/Syndication 
Starring: Ed Jerome, Fran Carlon. 
Alan Kent announcing. 
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

Chandu, The Magician - "The Temple Under The Sea (Island Of Disappearing Men)" 
originally aired on Saturday, November 26, 1949 on ABC 
Starring: Tom Collins. 
Howard Culver announcing. 
Sponsor: Sustained

Magic Island - "Jerry Hall's Proposal (chapter 1)" 
originally aired in 1936 in Syndication
Starring: Will H. Reynolds, Tommy Carr, Sally Creighton 
Perry Crandall announcing. 
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

Man Of Magic - "Smiling Irish Eyes" 
originally aired on Thursday, March 16, 1944 on MUTUAL 
Starring: Felix Greenfield, a mind reader, Wendy Barrie, 
Congressman Emmanual Sella, John McKnight. 
Walter Amie announcing. 
Sponsor: Eichler's Beer

Paul Wing And His Magical Typewriter - "The Voyage Begins (chapter 1)" 
originally aired on Saturday, June 16, 1934 in NBC Syndicated Service 
Starring: no cast information available. 
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

running time: 2 hours, 44 minutes, 28 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



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