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 Night Transmissions 
 Old time radio and more
 Weekly Program
 Gary Clinton  
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Night Transmissions is a 120 minute show featuring vintage radio shows. In this show...

Segment One:
The CBS Mystery Theater 2/5/74, "The Lady was a Tiger".

Segment Two:
The Strange Dr. Weird, "Dead Man's Paradise" 4/17/45.

Segment Three:
X Minus One 12/9/57, "The Old Die Rich".
Strange Adventures was 1945,"The Road To Rawhide"...

Segment Four:
Librivox Project Robert Sheckley's, "The Hour of Battle".


Joan Baez - Silver Dagger (1960)
The Animals - House of the Rising Sun (1964)
Máire Brennan - Rinne Tú (You Made) (1999)
These dates should not be taken as canonical.

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This is a weekly program which began on a now defunct low power FM station (KSOW) in Cottage Grove, OR. Since there seems to be some interest in the show I have decided to continue it. In this connection I will post a new show by Tuesday or Wednesday of each week. There is also a 64 bit version.

In the main, each episode consists of four approximately 30-minute long programs (not always, as
sometimes I use a longer form show, so it may be 3 or fewer) and some filler to bring them in at 120 minutes.

Broadcast Advisories

Use these programs in any way that suits you, commercial, non-commercial (well,don't sell it). Use them on your low power FM station or your AM station. Stream it on your internet station or stream. Whatever. Edit them if you want to, however you want to! I'm easy. In a few cases commercials have been left in but in those cases there is disclaimer stating that they are there for "historical perspective" only. I have edited out any underwriter spots that once existed. There is no comment about run times ( i.e. "It's Sunday night at 10 pm and this is Night Transmissions.") Also I have edited out any mention of the town I live in. In other words I have endeavored to make make these programs as "Evergreen" and global as possible. I would even consider making (at some point) shows that are tailored to some degree for specific locations. In most cases the mp3 file runs a little longer than 120 minutes. However, in all cases the main show comes in at under 120 minutes; anything in excess of 120 minutes is just music that can safely be faded out.

As of show 21 there are 30 second musical interludes at 30,60 and 90 minutes. with the last 5 to 10 minutes or so of the show uninterrupted music that can be faded out on without too much ado, Exact times will be in the mp3 comment tag

If you do broadcast or stream these I'd really be grateful if you dropped me a note.

This episode contains the following segments...

Segment One:

Is from The CBS Mystery Theater and first aired on February 5th of 1974, "The Lady was a Tiger" . As the story opens we are introduced to one Larry Fielding, a down on his luck newspaperman who through some odd circumstances finds himself headed for Paris, France in hot pursuit of Nazi treasure. Soon however, he finds he himself is pursued by a nest of spies, a beautiful young woman (of course) and The Gendarmerie . These guys have no sense of humor and are convinced (with pretty good reason) that Larry is a murderer.

But with a name like Larry Fielding we know that the poor guy is innocent and the gorgeous young woman must be a trained spy. The only real question is a she one of ours, one of them or... one of his.

Segment Two:

The Strange Dr. Weird was quite aptly named, given the elusive, reclusive nature the show's host the very strange, "Dr. Weird" after who the show was named. This show had a short run at the height of World War II. And as a consequence has more than its share of Japanese and Nazi Malefactors.

Not tonight though, tonight's Show, "Dead Man's Paradise" is from April the 17th of 1945 and is of a more prosaic nature. It concerns itself with: A Louisiana swamp, a young Cajun, his dead father, two rather stupid thugs, some quicksand and finally; a pinch of revenge.

Segment Three:

Is from X Minus One for December the 9th of 1957, "The Old Die Rich".This story is a bit of a genre bending effort. It's a little bit Science-Fiction and a little bit Mystery (as Marie Osmond might say... No, probably she wouldn't). The thing is, there are all these old people who are dropping dead of starvation. They are not broke, their pockets are stuffed with money, sometimes many thousands of dollars. Why?

The Cast: Mark Spink, Peg Small, Richard Niessink, John Scott, Robert L. Smith, Martin Gingerich. The story was also dramatized by the radio show Future Tense on May 7 of 1974. I'll see if I can find this and if it's any good I'll run it sometime. It happens, however, that the surviving transcriptions of Future Tense that I have come across are of uniformly poor audio quality.

This story was written by H.L. Gold and originally appeared in Galaxy for March of 1953

Straddling the end of Segment Three and the beginning of Segment Four is a story from Strange Adventures A series of short adventures produced by Pat McGeehan in Hollywood, California.

Approximately 3:30 minutes long Strange Adventures was a Teleways syndication produced during 1945 with commercials added locally. tonight's story is a Western, "The Road To Rawhide"...

Segment Four:

like most weeks, we have a short story from the Librivox Project ,this time a short story by Robert Sheckley The Hour of Battle. This story was one of Sheckley's very early efforts . It was originally published in Space Science Fiction Magazine for September of 1953.

As one of the Guardian ships protecting Earth, the crew had a problem to solve. Just how do you protect a race from an enemy who can take over a man's mind without seeming effort or warning?


Joan Baez - Silver Dagger (1960)

The Animals - House of the Rising Sun (1964)

Máire Brennan - Rinne Tú (You Made) (1999)

These dates should not be taken as canonical.

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02:00:00 English 2010-02-22
 Cottage Grove Oregon
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