Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod

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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod originates from the 'Heart Of Historic Germantown," Philadelphia, Pa. Bob Camardella began podcasting at Podomatic in October 2005 and at the Radio Nostalgia Network at Libsyn.com in January 2006. From 2006 through 2009, in addition to the top ranked Boxcars711 show at Podomatic and Libsyn, "Humphrey/Camardella Media Productions" commanded a top ten slot at Podshow (1.5 million downloads per month), a top 10 ranking at Libsyn (1.7 million downloads per month) and top rankings, which continue to date, in the Kids & Family section at I-Tunes. For the last several years, and to date (2013), his podcast here at Podomatic generates over 5 million downloads a year and continues to grow. Prior to the onset of podcasting, he hosted WPNM Internet Radio, broadcasting a combination of talk, easy listening and early rock and from his hometown in Philadelphia, Pa. Bob was writer and bass singer for a popular 60's rock group with 6 releases on the Twist & Algonquin (EMI) labels. He's a member of Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). In his early 20's, Bob Attended Philadelphia Community College for Photography and the Antinelli School of Photography soon launching Robert Joseph Studios. specializing in portraits and weddings.

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

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VoiceAmerica

Description:

Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod originates from the 'Heart Of Historic Germantown," Philadelphia, Pa. Bob Camardella began podcasting at Podomatic in October 2005 and at the Radio Nostalgia Network at Libsyn.com in January 2006. From 2006 through 2009, in addition to the top ranked Boxcars711 show at Podomatic and Libsyn, "Humphrey/Camardella Media Productions" commanded a top ten slot at Podshow (1.5 million downloads per month), a top 10 ranking at Libsyn (1.7 million downloads per month) and top rankings, which continue to date, in the Kids & Family section at I-Tunes. For the last several years, and to date (2013), his podcast here at Podomatic generates over 5 million downloads a year and continues to grow. Prior to the onset of podcasting, he hosted WPNM Internet Radio, broadcasting a combination of talk, easy listening and early rock and from his hometown in Philadelphia, Pa. Bob was writer and bass singer for a popular 60's rock group with 6 releases on the Twist & Algonquin (EMI) labels. He's a member of Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). In his early 20's, Bob Attended Philadelphia Community College for Photography and the Antinelli School of Photography soon launching Robert Joseph Studios. specializing in portraits and weddings.

Twitter:

@memoriesman

Language:

English

Contact:

210-254-5959


Episodes

Episode 9218: The Bob & Ray Show - "Saint Patty's Day" (03-13-73)

2/8/2023
Saint Patty's Day (Aired March 13, 1973) Bob Elliott (born 1923) and Ray Goulding (1922–1990) were an American comedy team whose career spanned five decades. Their format was typically to satirize the medium in which they were performing, such as conducting radio or television interviews, with off-the-wall dialogue presented in a generally deadpan style as though it were a serious interview. Elliott and Goulding began as disc jockeys in Boston with their own separate programmes on station...

Duration:00:30:35

Episode 9217: The Fred Allen Show - "The Morgan Court Of Human Relations" (05-02-48)

2/7/2023
The Morgan Court Of Human Relations (Aired May 2, 1948) Fred Allen's first taste of radio came while he and Portland Hoffa waited for a promised slot in a new Arthur Hammerstein musical. In the interim, they appeared on a Chicago station's program, WLS Showboat, into which, Allen recalled, "Portland and I were presented... to inject a little class into it." Their success in these appearances helped their theater reception; live audiences in the Midwest liked to see their radio favorites in...

Duration:00:33:46

Episode 9216: The General Electric Theater - The Old Man's Bride (10-01-53)

2/7/2023
The Old Man's Bride (Aired July 30, 1953) General Electric Theater featured a mix of romance, comedy, adventure, tragedy, fantasy and variety music. Occupying the Sunday evening spot on CBS following the Toast of the Town/Ed Sullivan Show from 1 February 1953 to 27 May 1962, the General Electric Theater presented top Hollywood and Broadway stars in dramatic roles calculated to deliver company voice advertising to the largest possible audience. Despite a long technical and practical...

Duration:00:29:30

Episode 9215: MOVIE - 99 River Road - MOVIE

2/6/2023
MOVIE-"99 River Street" (Released (USA) October 3, 1953)-MOVIE 99 River Street is a 1953 film noir directed by Phil Karlson and starring "John Payne and Evelyn Keyes". It also features Brad Dexter, Frank Faylen, and Peggie Castle. The screenplay is by Robert Smith, based on a short story by George Zuckerman. The film was produced by Edward Small, with cinematography by Franz Planer. Ernie Driscoll is a former boxer who, after sustaining an injury in the ring severe enough to force him to...

Duration:01:22:58

Episode 9214: Gangbusters - "The Case Of Matthew Cazzara" (11-24-45)

2/6/2023
The Case Of Matthew Cazzara (Aired November 24, 1945) The series dramatized FBI cases, which producer-director Phillips H. Lord arranged in close association with Bureau director J. Edgar Hoover. Hoover insisted that only closed cases would be used. The initial series was on NBC Radio from July 20 - October 12, 1935. It then aired on CBS from January 15, 1936 to June 15, 1940, sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and Cue magazine. From October 11, 1940 to December 25, 1948, it was heard on the...

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 9213: Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Frontier Gentleman" - The Rainmaker (Aired October 26, 1958)

2/5/2023
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Frontier Gentleman" - The Rainmaker (Aired October 26, 1958) Frontier_Gentleman J.B._Kendall John_Dehner Antony_Ellis Jack_Krusche Harry_Bartell Joseph_Kearns Virginia_Gregg Jack_Moyles Bud_Sewell Stacy_Harris Vic_Perrin Jean_Carson Charles_Seel John_Wald Jerry_Goldsmith The_Actress_(03-23-58) Jeanette_Nolan Lawrence_Dobkin James_Nusser Belle_Siddon's_Encore_(08-24-58) The_Rainmaker_(10-26_58)

Duration:00:25:37

Episode 9212: Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Frontier Gentleman" - The Rainmaker (Aired October 26, 1958)

2/5/2023
Written and directed by Antony Ellis, it followed the adventures of journalist Kendall as he roamed the Western United States in search of stories for the Times. Along the way, he encountered various fictional drifters and outlaws in addition to well-known historical figures, such as Jesse James, Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. Music for the series was by Wilbur Hatch and Jerry Goldsmith, who also supplied the opening trumpet theme. The announcers were Dan Cubberly, Johnny Jacobs, Bud...

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 9211: Dark Fantasy - "A Delicate Cas Of Murder" (02-20-42)

2/4/2023
A Delicate Case Of Murder (Aired February 20, 1942) Dark Fantasy was a short series with tales of the weird, adventures of the supernatural, created for you by Scott Bishop. The series aired as a horror drama on NBC between 1941 and 1942. Dark Fantasy was a series dedicated to dealings with the unknown. Originating from radio station WKY, Oklahoma City, it was written by Scott Bishop (of Mysterious Traveler and The Sealed Book fame) and was heard Fridays over stations. Tom Paxton served as...

Duration:00:27:12

Episode 9210: Dangerous Assignment - "Operation Hot Foot Microbes" (05-18-51)

2/4/2023
Operation Hot Foot Microbes (Aired May 18, 1951) This thirty-minute international spy adventure featured Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy), and investigator of crimes in exotic locations. 60 episodes. Herb Butterfield played the Commissioner and Betty Moran was the Commissioner's secretary. Other cast members were GeGe Pearson, Ken Peters, Betty Lou Gerson, Dan O’Herlihy. The director was Bill Cairn and the writer for the series was Robert Ryf. The opening was the same every week “Yeah, danger...

Duration:00:28:13

Episode 9209: Blondie - "Dagwood Forgets Himself" (09-17-44)

2/3/2023
Dagwood Forgets Himself (Aired September 17, 1944) Blondie and Dagwood live next door to Herb and Tootsie Woodley. The Bumstead family has grown, with the addition of a son named Alexander (originally "Baby Dumpling") on April 15, 1934, a daughter named Cookie on April 11,1941, and a dog, Daisy, and her litter of five unnamed pups. In the 1960s, Cookie and Alexander grew into teenagers (who uncannily resemble their parents), but they stopped growing during the 1960s when Young realized that...

Duration:00:36:56

Episode 9208: Mr & Mrs North - "The Premature Corpse" (02-12-52)

2/3/2023
The Premature Corpse (Aired February 12, 1952) The Premature Corpse (Aired February 12, 1952) The radio program eventually reached nearly 20 million listeners. The characters originated in 1930s vignettes written by Richard Lockridge for the New York Sun, and he brought them back for short stories in The New Yorker. These stories were collected in Mr. and Mrs. North (1936). Lockridge increased the readership after he teamed with his wife Frances on a novel, The Norths Meet Murder (1940),...

Duration:00:28:21

Episode 9207: Mayor Of The Town "War Orphan" (10-07-42)

2/2/2023
War Orphan (Aired October 7, 1942) An NBC offering. Aired on Sundays from 7:00PM to 7:30PM, starring Lional Barrymore and Agnes Moorehead. The creator and writer was Jean Holloway, the announcer Harlow Wilcox, music by Gordon Jenkins and sponsored by Rinso detergent. The show was a perfect vehicle for Lionel Barrymore: rich with warmhearted humor, and good-natured grumbling, its "mayor" had a fierce bark but a mushy heart when confronted with the plight of an orphan or a stray dog. The...

Duration:00:29:38

Episode 9206: Manhunt - 2 Episodes - Legal Loophole (10-03-45) & Gloomy Room (10-12-45)

2/2/2023
2 Episodes - Legal Loophole (10-03-45) & Gloomy Room (10-12-45) Having instilled a sense of foreboding in the listener, the script would launch into the dramatic exposition necessary to frame the ensuing plot. Each episode posed a crime puzzle of one kind or another--usually a murder under impossible conditions. Larry Haines portrays Andrew 'Drew' Stevens, a police lab forensic detective and Frances Robinson portrays his secretary--and love interest--Patricia 'Pat' O'Connor. Homicide...

Duration:00:24:08

Episode 9205: The Man From Homicide - "The Ice Pick Murder" (09-16-50)

2/1/2023
The Ice Pick Murder (Aired September 16, 1950) A 30-minute crime drama starring Dan Duryea as Lou Dana, a tough police lieutenant with a tendency to beat information out of suspects. Dana's catch phrase was, "I don't like killers." Bill Bouchey was Inspector Sherman and music was by Basic Adams. His sniveling, deliberately taunting demeanor and snarling flat, nasal tones set Dan Duryea apart from other slimeball villains of the 1940s and 1950s. From his very first picture--the highly...

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 9204: The Man Called X - "Half Penny Stamp" (02-19-52)

1/31/2023
Half Penny Stamp (Aired February 19, 1952) The Man Called X was a old-time radio espionage drama series that aired on and off from 1944 through 1951 and sponsored by Frigidaire and later General Motors. Herbert Marshall stars as Ken Thurston, a globe hopping government agent. The show opens with the familiar line "Wherever there is mystery, intrigue, romance, in all the strange and dangerous places of the world, there you will find The Man Called X". Thurston works diligently every week to...

Duration:00:29:17

Episode 9203: Life With Luigi - "No Electioneering" (11-08-49)

1/31/2023
No Electioneering (Aired November 8, 1949) Life with Luigi was a radio comedy-drama series which began September 21, 1948 on CBS. The story concerned Italian immigrant Luigi Basco, and his experiences as an immigrant in Chicago. Many of the shows take place at the US citizenship classes that Luigi attends with other immigrants from different countries, as well as trying to fend off the repeated advances of the morbidly-obese daughter of his landlord/sponsor. Luigi was played by J. Carrol...

Duration:00:30:13

Episode 9202: The Life Of Riley - "Newspaper Subscription Contest" (06-29-46)

1/30/2023
Newspaper Subscription Contest (Aired June 29, 1946) The first Life of Riley radio show was a summer replacement show heard on CBS from April 12, 1941 to September 6, 1941. The CBS program starred Lionel Stander as J. Riley Farnsworth and had no real connection with the more famous series that followed a few years later. The radio program starring William Bendix aired on the ABC Blue Network from January 16, 1944 to June 8, 1945. Then it moved to NBC, where it was broadcast from September...

Duration:00:29:39

Episode 9201: The Aldrich Family - "Raising Carrier Pigeons" (02-27-40)

1/30/2023
Raising Carrier Pigeons (Aired February 27, 1940) The Aldrich Family as a separate radio show was born as a summer replacement for Jack Benny in NBC's Sunday night lineup, July 2, 1939, and it stayed there until October 1, 1939, when it moved to Tuesday nights at 8 p.m., sponsored by General Foods's popular gelatin dessert Jell-O---which also sponsored Jack Benny at the time. The Aldriches ran in that slot from October 10, 1939 until May 28, 1940, moving to Thursdays, from July 4, 1940...

Duration:00:30:54

Episode 9200: Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" - Helping Hand (11-04-51)

1/30/2023
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" - Helping Hand (Aired November 4, 1951) Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8, 1950, on the NBC radio network and remained on the air through September 14, 1952. Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the latest scientific techniques to identify the criminals and his faithful horse, Charcoal, to track them down. The shows were reenactments of actual...

Duration:00:30:28

Episode 9199: The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes - "The Guy Fawkes Society" (10-10-48)

1/29/2023
The Guy Fawkes Society (Aired October 10, 1948) According to Holmes, it was an encounter with the father of one of his classmates that led him to take up detection as a profession and he spent the six years following university working as a consulting detective, before financial difficulties led him to take Watson as a roommate, at which point the narrative of the stories begins. From 1881, Holmes is described as having lodgings at 221B Baker Street, London, from where he runs his private...

Duration:00:37:41