Archive for September, 2010

OTTERdb Updated Again!!

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

It looks like Ben K. has decided to give Andrew S. a run for his money in updating the OTTERdb!. Ben has a number of entries in this update, and more on the way!

SPELLING – All Andrews’
Bing Crosby-Clooney60-62
Grand Old Opry
Zero Hour
UN Radio
Six Shooter
The Tennessee Ernie Show
Stars Over Hollywood

Sleep No More – Digital Deli
Silver Theater – Andrew S.
Judy Canova Show – Andrew S.
Comic Weekly Man – David O.
Wayside Theater – Ben K
Rin Tin Tin – Ben K
Sherlock Holmes 47-48 Stanley and Shirley – Ben K
Sherlock Holmes 48-49 Stanley & Martin & Spelvin – Ben K
Official Detective – Ben K
Treasury Agent – Ben K.
High Adventure – Ben K.
The House Of Mystery – Ben K
The Casebook of Gregory Hood – Ben K
Adventure Parade – Ben K.
Bulldog Drummond – Ben K.


Land’s Best Bands – Addl Episodes Available – Jim B
Country Style USA – addl episodes available – jim b
Phil Harris-Alice Fay – addl episodes available- Andrew S
Your Playhouse of Favorites – add’l episodes available – andrew s.

Doc Savage Pulp Covers Added

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

18 New Doc Savage Pulp Covers from 1940-41 have been added to the Art Gallery.


OTTERdb and text files updated

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Our famous researcher, Andrew S., has been vigoriously digging into the database making spelling corrections again. So here’s the list of changes for this update…..
Lincoln Highway
Martin and Lewis Show
Mr. District Attorney
Hollywood Star Playhouse
Tarzan, Lord Of the Jungle
The Andrews Sisters
Singles And Doubles
Road Of Life
John’s Other Wife
Bill Stern’s Sports Newsreel
Edgar Bergen And Charlie McCarthy Show
Your Hollywood Theater
The Story Lady
Just For You
Rotary Golden Theater
Melody Roundup
The Right To Happiness
Yiddish Radio Project, Music From The
Yiddish Radio Project

Delete ‘The Hunters’ – duplicate log of ‘Pursuit’

John Charles Thomas – Add’l episodes available – Jim B
Choose A Song Partner – New Log – Jim B
Duffy’s Tavern – Episode not available – Kurt S.


New Pics In The Art Gallery

Friday, September 24th, 2010

We’ve added five new pics of a very young Robert ‘Bob’ Bailey(YTJD fame) to the picture gallery – all provided by Dr. Joe W.

New Magz Added to OTR Archives

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Thanks to member Al G. for the following issues of Radio Guide –

1938 – 1-1. 1-15. 3.12, 4.16, 4.23, 4.30, 6.11, 7.02, 7.09, 7.16, 7.23, 7.30, 8.06, 8.30, 8.27, 9.03, 9.10, 9.17, 10.01, 10.08, 10.15, 10.29, 11.12, 12.04. 12.10, 12.24


OTTERdb and indidual Text Files Updated

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Researcher Andrew S. must have gotten a dictionary for his birthday as he’s been sending in a ton of spelling changes recently. It’s good to know he’s on the job!

SPELLING -All Andrew S.
Living 1950
Country Music Time (Air Force)
Destiny Trails
UN Radio
Masters of Mystery (ABC Mystery Time)
March Of Dimes Collection
Marine Story
Manhattan melodies
Luke Slaughter

Disaster – added episode titles – Jim B
Grantland Rice – Grantland Rice Sports Stories – new log – Ben K
Grantland Rice – Favorite Stories Of – revised log – Ben K
Grantland Rice – Grantland Rice Story, the – revised log – Ben K
Police Headquarters – revised log – Ben K


New Magz Added To The Archives

Friday, September 17th, 2010

We’ve just added 9 issues of Radio Guide from 1937. They are March 12, April 10, April 24, May 1, May 22, May 29, July 3, Dec 4, Dec 25.


OTTERdb updated

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Polka Party (AFRS) – Jim B.

Fibber McGee – Kurt S.
Chamber Music Society – Andrew S.

The Magnificant Montague – Andrew S (Andrew did all the spelling updates)
Here’s To Veterans
Meet The Press
Country Style USA
Camel Caravan
Jill Corey Sings
Leo Is On The Air
Red Ryder
Refreshment Time With Singing Sam
Terry & The Pirates
Sherlock Holmes – 43-46 Rathbone & Bruce
Paul Temple
The Checkerboard Fun Fest
The Doctor Fights
Lux Radio Theater
Squad Cars – SA
Singles & Doubles
Tooth Fairy
Barry Wood Show
Chicken Man (Alt)

Jack Benny – Kurt S
Kraft Music Hall – Kurt S.

Both The OTTERdb and individual text files have been updated.

New Script Added

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Thanks to our good member, Al G, we have added a great new script to the Script Library. It may be the first piece that is in existence for that great team of Fibber McGee and Molly.
The script is the 1931, July 10 broadcast of ‘Smackout’, the teams’ earliest radio work.

Magazine Index Updated

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Our able librarian, Terry C. has just posted an update to the Archival Old Time Radio Magazine Index. This is for all you researchers.