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WGN Radio Theatre with Carl Amari Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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WGN Radio Theatre with Carl Amari Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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86 Ratings
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Excellent quality

By Abu Zaytuni al-Nasri - Apr 23 2020
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The radio programs are superbly restored. Carl does a great job in selecting a variety of programs every week.

Love this show

By Che Kerouac - Sep 17 2019
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Carl and Lisa fit like hand and glove

iTunes Ratings

86 Ratings
Average Ratings
58
8
8
3
9

Excellent quality

By Abu Zaytuni al-Nasri - Apr 23 2020
Read more
The radio programs are superbly restored. Carl does a great job in selecting a variety of programs every week.

Love this show

By Che Kerouac - Sep 17 2019
Read more
Carl and Lisa fit like hand and glove

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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WGN Radio Theatre

Latest release on Jun 29, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: WGN Radio Theatre #391:  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar & Vic N Sade

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Carl Amari and Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 1, 2019. First, a classic episode of the night is a five-part episode of: “Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: Callicles Matter” (04-30-56)-(05-04-56).  For our final episode of the night we have: Vic N’ Sade: Uncle Fletcher’s Phone Calls” (11-29-45).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3644670/RADIOTHEATRE060119_2019-06-02-073610.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Jun 02 2019

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Rank #2: WGN Radio Theatre #448: The Philco Radio Time, The Life of Riley, & Dragnet

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Carl Amari and Vince Amari are bringing you three hours of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for 2019 Christmas Special. Up first is a classic episode of: “The Philco Radio Time: The Bing Crosby Show. Our second episode of the night is a 30-minute episode of: “The Life of Riley: (10-4-49)”. The third and final episode of the night is “Dragnet:” 12-21-51″ (Jack Webb)

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3708440/Radio_Theater_445_2019-12-26-051840.128.mp3

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Dec 26 2019

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Rank #3: WGN Radio Theatre #396: The Jack Carson Show & The Chase

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 16, 2019.  First episode of the night is: “The Jack Carson Show: Taking Care of the Baby” Starring: Jack Carson; (04-16-47). For our final episode of the night we have: “The Chase: The Creeper” Starring: Donald Buka; (01-25-53).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3648959/WGNRADIOTHEATRE061719_2019-06-17-061359.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Jun 17 2019

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Rank #4: WGN Radio Theatre #410: Our Miss Brooks & The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for August 4, 2019.  The first episode of the night is: Our Miss Brooks. For our final episode of the night we have: “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Adv. of The Copper Beaches’ Starring: John Stanley & Alfred Shirley; (11-02-47).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3666634/WGNRADIOTHEATRE080419_2019-08-05-052534.64kmono.mp3

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Aug 05 2019

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Rank #5: WGN Radio Theatre #440: Boston Blackie

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for November 17, 2019.  First and only, classic episode of the night will be: “Boston Blackie: Blaine Brother’s Pawn Shop” Starring: Dick Kollmar; (05-21-46).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3697113/RADIOTHEATRE111719_2019-11-17-191913.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Nov 18 2019

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Rank #6: WGN Radio Theatre #395: Father Knows Best, X Minus One & Philo Vance, Detective

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Carl Amari and  Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 15, 2019. First, a classic episode of the night is: “Father Knows Best: Missing Furniture” Starring: Robert Young; (01-11-51).  Next, we have: “X Minus One: The Sense of Wonder” Starring: William Quinn; (04-24-56). For our final episode of the night we have: “Philo Vance, Detective: The Merry Murder Case” Starring: Jackson Beck; (07-20-48).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3648723/WGNRADIOTHEATRE061519_2019-06-16-061923.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Jun 16 2019

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Rank #7: WGN Radio Theatre #439: The Adv. of Maisie,Fort Laramie & Somebody Knows

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for November 16, 2019. First, classic episode of the night will be: “The Adv. Of Maisie: Needy Orphanage” Starring: Ann Sothern; (12-14-50). Our second episode of the night will be: “Fort Laramie: Sergeant’s Baby” Starring: Raymond Burr; (05-27-56).  For our final episode of the night we have: “Somebody Knows: The Jean Croyle Long Murder Case” Starring: Charlotte Lawrence; (08-17-50).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3697159/RADIOTHEATRE111619_2019-11-18-053959.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Nov 17 2019

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Rank #8: WGN Radio Theater #412: THE LUX RADIO THEATRE 1-4-54 The Day the Earth Stood Still

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for August 10, 2019 with a full show of The Lux Radio Theatre; (1-4-54) The Day the Earth Stood Still

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3668510/3668510_2019-08-12-143610.128.mp3

Aug 12 2019

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Rank #9: WGN Radio Theatre #414: The Adventures of Sam Spade & The Jack Benny Program

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for August 18, 2019.  First classic episode of the night is: “The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective: The Mad Scientist Caper” Starring: Howard Duff; (07-25-48). For our final episode of the night we have: “The Jack Benny Program: Rehearsing For Jack’s Tv Show” Starring: Jack Benny And All His Gang; 11-15-53.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3670225/RADIOTHEATRE081819_2019-08-19-053725.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Aug 19 2019

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Rank #10: WGN Radio Theatre #398: The Lux Radio Theatre

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 23, 2019.  First episode is a four-part episode of the “The Lux Radio Theatre: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon” Starring: John Wayne and Mel Ferrer; (03-12-51).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3651516/WGNRADIOTHEATRE062319_2019-06-24-054316.128.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Jun 24 2019

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Rank #11: WGN Radio Theatre #400: The CBS Radio Workshop & Command Performance

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 30, 2019.  First episode of the night is: “The CBS Radio Workshop: Battle Of Gettysburg” Starring: Raymond Burr; (06-30-57). For our final episode of the night we have: “Command Performance: Bob Hope (M.C.)” Starring: Rosalind Russell And Lena Horne; (07-07-42).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3653603/RADIOTHEATRE062919_2019-07-01-053103.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Jul 01 2019

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Rank #12: WGN Radio Theatre #434: Inner Sanctum Mystery & Suspense

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for October 27, 2019.  First, classic episode of the night will be: “Inner Sanctum Mystery: Death Across The Board” Starring: Raymond Massey; (06-05-45). For our final episode of the night we have: “Suspense: Short Order” Starring: Gerald Mohr; (08-16-45).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3691940/RADIOTHEATRE102719_2019-10-28-060840.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Oct 28 2019

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Rank #13: WGN Radio Theatre #425: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar & The Unexpected

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for September 28, 2019. First, classic episode of the night will be: “Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Alvin Summers” Starring: Bob Bailey; (10-24-55) and (10-28-55).  For our final episode of the night we have: “The Unexpected: The Cripple” Starring: Marjorie Riordan; (08-29-47).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3684119/RADIOTHEATRE092819_2019-09-29-062719.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Sep 29 2019

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Rank #14: WGN Radio Theatre #403: Richard Diamond, Phil Harris & Alice Faye & Damon Runyon Theatre

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for July 13, 2019. First, a classic episode of the night is: “Richard Diamond: The Fred Sears Case” Starring: Dick Powell; (06-19-49). Next, we have: “Phil Harris & Alice Faye: Romance of Alice and Phil; (10-30-53). For our final episode of the night we have: “Damon Runyon theatre: Bred for Battle” Starring: John Brown; (05-15-49).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3660792/RT071319_2019-07-14-080832.64kmono.mp3

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Jul 14 2019

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Rank #15: WGN Radio Theatre #411: Suspense, Dimension X & X Minus One

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for August 10, 2019. First, a classic episode of:  “Suspense: Plan X” Starring: Jack Benny; (02-02-53). Our second episode of the night is: “Dimension X: The Roads Must Roll” Starring: Norman Rose; (09-01-50). Finally, the third episode of the evening is: “X Minus One: The Green Hills of Earth” Starring: Bill Lipton; (07-07-55).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3668287/3668287_2019-08-11-031827.64kmono.mp3

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Aug 11 2019

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Rank #16: WGN Radio Theatre #438: The Lux Radio Theatre

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for November 10, 2019.  Tonight’s classic episode is: “The Lux Radio Theatre: Test Pilot” Starring: Robert Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Robert Preston with Cecil B. DeMille (host); (5-25-42).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3695672/3695672_2019-11-11-073712.64kmono.mp3

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Nov 11 2019

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Rank #17: WGN Radio Theatre #460: Inner Sanctum Mystery, Our Miss Brooks, Escape, Favorite Story, Michael Shayne & The Unexpected

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you five of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for March 14, 2020.  First up we have “Inner Sanctum Mystery: The Lonely Sleep” Starring: Karl Swenson; (09-25-45).  Next up is a classic episode “Our Miss Brooks: Head Of The English Dept”; (01-23-49). Our third episode is: “Escape: Man with The Steel Teeth” Starring: Jack Kruschen; (03-15-53). “Favorite Story: Jamie Freel” Starring: Ronald Colman; (04-15-47)) will be our fourth episode of the night. Our final episodes of the night will be “Michael Shayne, Detective: The Mary Noble Case” Starring: Wally Maher; (06-11-45) & “The Unexpected: Mirage” Starring: Barry Sullivan; (10-24-48).

Part 1:
https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3739536/WGN_RADIO_THEATRE_2020-03-15-072036.64kmono.mp3
Part 2:
https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3739537/WGNRADIOTHEATRE_2020-03-15-073837.64kmono.mp3

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Mar 15 2020

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Rank #18: WGN Radio Theatre #402: The Adv. of Philip Marlowe & Information Please

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for July 7, 2019.  First episode of the night is: “The Adv. of Philip Marlowe: The August Lion” Starring: Gerald Mohr; (08-06-49). For our final episode of the night we have: “Information Please; Starring: Clifton Fadiman; (07-05-38)

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3655344/WGNRADIOTHEATRE070719_2019-07-08-051544.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Jul 08 2019

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Rank #19: WGN Radio Theatre #401: The Story of Dr. Kildare, Fibber McGee and Molly & I Was A Communist For The FBI

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Carl Amari and  Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for July 6, 2019. First, a classic episode of the night is: “The Story of Dr. Kildare: Dr. Gillespie’s Testimonial Dinner” Starring: Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore; (10-12-51).  Next, we have: “Fibber Mcgee & Molly: Mcgee’s 15th Wedding Anniversary; (09-12-39). For our final episode of the night we have: “I Was A Communist For The FBI: Treason Comes In Cans” Starring: Dana Andrews; (11-23-52).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3655195/WGNRADIOTHEATRE070619_2019-07-07-063435.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Jul 07 2019

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Rank #20: WGN Radio Theatre #436: Dr. Christian & Suspense

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are; bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for November 3, 2019.  First, classic episode of the night will be: “Dr. Christian: Steve And Charlotte Dixon” Starring: Jean Hersholt; (11-14-37). For our final episode of the night we have: “Suspense: The Library Book” Starring: Myrna Loy; (09-20-45).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3693781/RADIOTHEATRE110319_2019-11-04-060321.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Nov 04 2019

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