Tuned to Yesterday

Mark Lavonier

About

Decades ago, WRVO Public Media began broadcasting old time radio with a small collection comprising 20 reel to real tapes. Today the collection includes nearly 7,000 reels and over 20,000 broadcasts. "Tuned to Yesterday" is public radio's premier old time radio show, hosted by Mark Lavonier. The highest quality broadcasts are restored and played as they were heard years and years ago. You'll hear programs like "The Whistler," "The Jack Benny Show," "Fibber McGee and Molly," "Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy," and "Gunsmoke" -- spanning all genres.

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965 episodes

12/7/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Drama: Campbell Playhouse “Rebecca” 1/10/39 CBS.

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Dec 08
12/7/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Broadway: 1937 Shakespeare Festival “Henry IV” 8/23/49 CBS.

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Dec 08
12/6/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Mystery: Lux Radio Theater “The Blue Gardenia” 11/30/54 NBC.

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Dec 07
12/6/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Comedy: Hotpoint Holiday Hour “The Man Who Came To Dinner” 12/25/49 NBC.

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Dec 07
12/5/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Horror: Inner Sanctum “Appointment With Death” 3/28/49 CBS, Suspense “Per Chance to Dream” 3/18/62 CBS.

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Dec 06
12/5/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Series: World’s Great Novels “Wuthering Heights” Part 3 1/16/48 NBC, Silver Theater “First Love” Part 3 10/17/37 CBS.

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Dec 06
12/4/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Drama: NBC University Theater “Precious Bane” 9/3/49 NBC.

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Dec 05
12/4/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Science Fiction: Dimension X “Dwellers in Silence” 7/19/51 NBC, Hall of Fantasy “The Automaton” 7/27/53 NBC.

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Dec 05
12/3/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Western: Wild Bill Hickok “Wagon Train for Tombstone” 1/12/52 MBS, Tales of the Texas Rangers “Double Edge” 8/3/52 NBC.

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Dec 04
12/3/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Adventure: Lux Radio Theater “The African Queen” 12/15/52 CBS.

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Dec 04
12/2/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Western: Six-Shooter 10/4/53 NBC, Wild Bill Hickok “Danny’s Big Ride” 1/14/53 Syndicated.

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Dec 03
12/2/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Sitcom: Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet 11/7/48 NBC, The Bickersons 6/5/51 CBS.

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Dec 03
12/1/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Crime: This is Your FBI “The Friendly Hitchhiker” 8/16/46 ABC, Philo Vance “The Merry Murder Case” 10/3/46 MBS.

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Dec 02
12/1/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Science Fiction: X Minus One “Skulking Permit” 2/15/56 NBC, Dimension X “Pebble in the Sky” 6/17/51 NBC.

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Dec 02
11/30/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Drama: Screen Director’s Playhouse “A Foreign Affair” 3/6/49 NBC.

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Dec 01
11/30/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Broadway: Campbell Playhouse “Private Lives” 4/21/39 CBS.

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Dec 01
11/29/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Mystery: Michael Shayne “The Case of the Mail Order Murders” 5/21/52 Syndicated, Line-Up 7/1/52 CBS.

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Nov 30
11/29/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Comedy: Jack Carson Show “Plot Against His Life” 2/5/47 CBS, Eddie Cantor Show “Guest: Tallulah Bankhead” 4/23/41 NBC.

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Nov 29
11/28/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Horror: Murder at Midnight “The Thirteenth Floor” 8/30/46 Syndicated, Quiet, Please “Camera Obscura” 10/13/47 MBS.

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Nov 29
11/28/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Series: World’s Great Novels “Wuthering Heights” Part 2 1/9/48 NBC, Silver Theater “First Love” Part 2 10/10/37 CBS.

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Nov 29
11/27/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Crime: Big Town “The Final Payment” 9/21/48 NBC, Suspense “Twelfth Rose” 6/5/56 CBS.

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Nov 28
11/27/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Sitcom: Magnificent Montague “Premiere Show” 11/10/50 NBC, My Favorite Husband “Locked in the Attic” 9/23/49 CBS / AFRS.

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Nov 28
11/26/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Horror: Weird Circle “A Terrible Night” 1943 NBC, Macabre “The Midnight Horseman” 12/11/61 AFRS.

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Nov 27
11/26/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Comedy: Fred Allen Show “Guest: Henry Morgan” 5/2/48 NBC, Eddie Cantor Show “Guests: Burns and Allen” 1/29/48 NBC.

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Nov 27
11/25/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Western: Have Gun, Will Travel “Stardust” 10/16/60 CBS, Tales of the Texas Rangers “Joy Ride” 5/27/51 NBC.

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Nov 26
11/25/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Sitcom: My Favorite Husband “Dinner for Twelve” 1950 CBS / AFRS, Great Gildersleeve “Leroy gets the Flu” 2/17/46 NBC.

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Nov 26
11/24/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Crime: Lux Radio Theater “The Woman in the Window” 6/25/45 CBS / AFRS.

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Nov 25
11/24/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Science Fiction: Suspense “Donovan’s Brain” Part 1 5/18/44 CBS, Suspense “Donovan’s Brain” Part 2 5/25/44 CBS.

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Nov 25
11/23/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Drama: Silver Theatre “Stars in Their Courses” Part One 11/13/38 CBS, Silver Theatre “Stars in Their Courses” Part Two 11/20/38 CBS.

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Nov 24
11/23/22 10pm Tuned to Yesterday

Broadway: Theater Guild “What Every Woman Knows” 3/2/47 ABC.

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Nov 24