American Old Time Radio Show Classic
Adventures Of Dick Tracy MP3 CD
For a small taste of this great
listen to the preview below.
This show comes on CD In MP3 Format
With Sterling Products as sponsor, the serial aired four times a
week from February 4, 1935 to July 11, 1935 on CBS, moving to Mutual
from September 30, 1935 to March 24, 1937 with Bill McClintock doing
the sound effects.
It ran weekday afternoons on NBC from January 3, 1938 to April
28, 1939. It had sound effects by Keene Crockett and was sponsored
by Quaker Oats, which brought Dick Tracy into primetime (Saturdays
at 7pm and, briefly, Mondays at 8pm) with 30-minute episodes from
April 29, 1939 to September 30, 1939.
Dick Tracy returned to 15-minute episodes on the ABC Blue Network
from March 15, 1943 to July 16, 1948, sponsored by Tootsie Roll,
which used the music theme of "Toot Toot, Tootsie" for its 30-minute
Saturday ABC series from October 6, 1945 to June 1, 1946. Sound
effects on ABC were supplied by Walt McDonough and Al Finelli.
Directors of the series included Mitchell Grayson, Charles Powers
and Bob White. Cast members at various times included Walter
Kinsella as Pat Patton, Helen Lewis as Tess Trueheart and Andy
Donnelly and Jackie Kelk as Junior Tracy. Announcers were Ed Herlihy
and Dan Seymour.
On February 15, 1945, Command Performance presented "Dick Tracy
In B Flat," or "For Goodness Sakes, Isn't He Ever Going To Marry
Tess Trueheart?" Billed as "the world's first comic strip operetta",
it starred Bing Crosby as Dick Tracy, Dinah Shore as Tess Trueheart,
and Bob Hope as Flattop Jones. The cast also included Jerry Colonna
(police chief), Frank Morgan (Vitamin Flintheart), Jimmy Durante
(The Mole), Judy Garland (Snowflake Falls), The Andrews Sisters (The
Summer Sisters--May, June & July), Frank Sinatra (Shaky), Cass Daley
(Gravel Gertie), and Harry Von Zell (narrator).
You will find this episode in our Command Performance collection
On July 8, 1945, during a New York newspaper deliverers' strike,
New York mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia read a complete Dick Tracy
strip over the radio.
So sit back and re-live those great Dick
Tracy moments with over 70+ episodes for the next 20 hours with your
children and relive those inner detective moments from your past!
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