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with Big John and Company
(scroll down for the latest tri-weekly Glowing Dial podcast)

UPDATE: We are very sorry but The Glowing Dial LIVE will not be heard from now on.
The streaming method we used is not able to be afforded financially at this time.
If finances allow, we hope to do more episodes of The Glowing Dial LIVE in the future.
The first 4 episodes we did do will be available in The Glowing Dial Archives.
(scroll down for info on The Glowing Dial Archives)

The Glowing Dial
with Big John and Steve

Latest Episode # POD54
April 23 thru May 13, 2017

Big John and Steve scream out, "It's Murder" !


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

Elspeth Eric Gertrude Warner Maurice Tarplin William Gargan
Elspeth Eric Gertrude Warner Maurice Tarplin William Gargan

Murder At Midnight - "Nightmare" 
originally aired on Monday, November 11, 1946 on KFI, Los Angeles/Syndication 
Starring: Elspeth Eric, Walter Vaughn, Raymond Morgan as host and narrator. 
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

Murder By Experts - "The Dark Island" 
originally aired on Monday, August 8, 1949 on MUTUAL 
Starring: Gertrude Warner, Bernard Grant, Maurice Tarplin, John Dixon Carr as host and narrator.
Directed and Produced by Robert A. Arthur & David Kogan who also adapted the story. 
Bill Tonkin announcing. 

Murder Clinic - "The Tragedy Of Marsden Manor" 
originally aired on Tuesday, October 6, 1942 on WOR/MUTUAL (also heard on CBC)
Starring: Maurice Tarplin. 
Frank Knight announcing. 

Murder Will Out - "The Mystery Of Death Undersea" 
originally aired on Sunday, July 8, 1945 on ABC 
Starring: William Gargan, Edward Marr. 
Larry Keating announcing. 
Sponsor: Rainier Beer

running time: 2 hours, 48 minutes, 07 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:

YouTube logo 
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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