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The Soap Operas On Radio

Each week Dennis Humphrey takes you back to the early days of Radio by presenting the best of the Soap Operas, from Ma Perkins, One Man's Family, and Dr.Kildare. Join us each week as we continue these great stories.

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Dr Kildare-Joan Quinn Public Domain

Dr Kildare-Joan Quinn Public Domain http://oldtimeradiodvd.com

27mins

29 Aug 2017

Rank #1

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The Soaps 45 Buck Houston, Cowboy Star

The Soaps present "Buck Houston, Cowboy Star"  2/23/51 The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. This week we continue Doctor Kildare "Joe Finley's Ulcer"  1/26/51

26mins

13 Dec 2007

Rank #2

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The Soaps 61 Angela And Steven Kester

The Soaps present "Angela And Steven Kester"  2/1/50 The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. This week we continue Doctor Kildare "Joe Finley's Ulcer"  1/26/51

28mins

17 Apr 2008

Rank #3

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Dr Kildare-David Coopers Burned Face Public Domain

Dr Kildare-David Coopers Burned Face Public Domain http://oldtimeradiodvd.com

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1 Aug 2017

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The Soaps 17 Dr, Kildare -- Colonel Boregard's Paralysis

The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. This week we continue Doctor Kildare. 05/24/50. "Dr Carew's Fat Wife"  Kildare and Gillespie try to get Mrs.Carew to lose twenty pounds. Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Dick Joy (announcer), JeanHolloway (writer), William P. Rousseau (director), Walter Schumann(composer, conductor), Eleanor Audley, Ted Osborne, Anne Stone, JayNovello, Herb Ellis. Online Meetings Made Easy with GoToMeeting Try it Free for 45 days use Promo Code Podcas

29mins

27 Oct 2006

Rank #5

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The Soaps Episode 4 Dr. Kildare

The Soaps contiues our series Dr.Kildare with episode 4, Enrico Machiano is a violinist who plays for pennies on street corners. Believing he must have sufficient funds to pay for medical treatment before it is given, he comes to Blair with a bag of coins to ask Dr. Gillespie to examine his ailing wife, Carmen, who has been ill for some time. 2/22/50

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13 Feb 2006

Rank #6

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The Soaps 57 Valerie And Walter Benton - Murder!

The Soaps present "Valerie and Walter Benton - Murder"  7/13/51 The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. This week we continue Doctor Kildare "Joe Finley's Ulcer"  1/26/51

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20 Mar 2008

Rank #7

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The Soaps 35 Lady Dunabee's Annual Visit

The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. This week we continue Doctor Kildare "Lady Dunabee's Annual Visit" 12/1/50  Willie Mumpkin, a distraught father-to-be upsets Blair Hospital. Dr. Gillespie thinks Dr. Kildare ought to be more interested in romance. Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Virginia Gregg, Ted Osborne, Georgia Ellis, Les Crutchfield (writer), William P. Rousseau (director), Walter Schumann (composer, conductor), William Tracy, Sharon Douglas, Dick Joy (announcer).

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4 Oct 2007

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The Soaps 92 Valerie and Walter Bendon Murder

The Soaps present "Valerie and Walter Bendon Murder" 7/13/51The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. Dr Kildare is based on the Metro Goldwyn Mayer films. It is set in Blair General Hospital “one of the great citadels of American medicine” and described as “a clump of grey-white buildings planted deep in the heart of New York. Nerve center of the medical progress where great minds and skilled hands wage mans everlasting battle against death and disease. Where life begins, where life ends, where life goes on.” Each episode begins with Dr Kildare’s medical oath: “ whatsoever house I enter, there will I go for the benefit of the sick, and whatsoever things I see or hear concerning the life of men I will keep silence thereon, counting such things to be held as sacred trusts.”Today's Old Time Radio Station NOW ON AIR!!SUPPORT US BY SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS HempUSA Store

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3 May 2009

Rank #9

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The Soaps 27 Carew Gets Medical Examine Mixed Up

The Soaps takesyou back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience.This week we continue Doctor Kildare."Carew Gets Medical Examine Mixed Up" 9/7/50 Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres.

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4 Jun 2007

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The Soaps 28 Marion Lewis, Teen Age Alcholic

The Soaps takesyou back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience.This week we continue Doctor Kildare "Marion Lewis, Teen Age Alcoholic"  MarionLewis, a pretty teenager, is brought to Blair hospitak with acutealcoholic poisoning. Her problem goes deeper...to her parents. LewAyres, Lionel Barrymore, Dick Joy (anouncer), William P. Rousseau(director), Les Crutchfield (writer), Walter Schumann (composer,conductor), Virginia Gregg, Ted Osborne, Lurene Tuttle, JackKruschen, Tol Avery, Barbara Ruark

28mins

10 Jun 2007

Rank #11

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Dr Kildare-Anthrax Infection Public Domain

Dr Kildare-Anthrax Infection Public Domain http://oldtimeradiodvd.com

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18 Jul 2017

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The Soaps Episode 8 Dr. Kildare Jane Dane, New Cancer Treatment

The Soaps presents Doctor Kildare. 50/03/22. "Jane Dane, New Cancer Treatment" Janet Dane is to receive the first experimental Betatron cancer treatment at Blair Hospital. A test on two guinea pigs before her first treatment results in two dead guinea pigs! Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, William P. Rousseau (director), Walter Schumann (composer, conductor), Dick Joy (announcer), Les Crutchfield (writer)

27mins

20 Mar 2006

Rank #13

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The Soaps 16 Dr, Kildare in Glaucoma

The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. This week we continue Doctor Kildare. 06/15/50. "Glaucoma" newly blinded man loses his will to live. Dr. Kildare tries to help. Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Isabel Jewell, William Johnstone, Peggy Webber, Dick Joy (announcer), Gene Holloway (writer), Walter Schumann (composer, conductor), William P. Rousseau (director). Online Meetings Made Easy with GoToMeeting Try it Free for 45 days use Promo Code Podcas

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20 Nov 2006

Rank #14

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The Soaps 91 Paul Baily

The Soaps present "Paul Baily" 6/22/51The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. Dr Kildare is based on the Metro Goldwyn Mayer films. It is set in Blair General Hospital “one of the great citadels of American medicine” and described as “a clump of grey-white buildings planted deep in the heart of New York. Nerve center of the medical progress where great minds and skilled hands wage mans everlasting battle against death and disease. Where life begins, where life ends, where life goes on.” Each episode begins with Dr Kildare’s medical oath: “ whatsoever house I enter, there will I go for the benefit of the sick, and whatsoever things I see or hear concerning the life of men I will keep silence thereon, counting such things to be held as sacred trusts.”

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26 Apr 2009

Rank #15

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The Soaps 26 Dr. Kildare -"Appendicitis Operation at Sea"

The Soaps takesyou back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience.This week we continue Doctor Kildare."Appendicitis Operation at Sea" Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres.

28mins

20 May 2007

Rank #16

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The Soaps 15 Dr, Kildare Dr.Carew's Fat Wife

The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. This week we continue Doctor Kildare. 05/24/50. "Dr Carew's Fat Wife"  Kildare and Gillespie try to get Mrs.Carew to lose twenty pounds. Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Dick Joy (announcer), JeanHolloway (writer), William P. Rousseau (director), Walter Schumann(composer, conductor), Eleanor Audley, Ted Osborne, Anne Stone, JayNovello, Herb Ellis. Online Meetings Made Easy with GoToMeeting Try it Free for 45 days use Promo Code Podcas

28mins

3 Oct 2006

Rank #17

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The Soaps 88 Mysterious Hemophilia

The Soaps present "Mysterious Hemophilia" 5/18/51The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience. Dr Kildare is based on the Metro Goldwyn Mayer films. It is set in Blair General Hospital “one of the great citadels of American medicine” and described as “a clump of grey-white buildings planted deep in the heart of New York. Nerve center of the medical progress where great minds and skilled hands wage mans everlasting battle against death and disease. Where life begins, where life ends, where life goes on.” Each episode begins with Dr Kildare’s medical oath: “ whatsoever house I enter, there will I go for the benefit of the sick, and whatsoever things I see or hear concerning the life of men I will keep silence thereon, counting such things to be held as sacred trusts.”

27mins

5 Apr 2009

Rank #18

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The Soaps 67 Caroline Shelley

The Soaps present "Caroline Shelley"  3/15/50 The Soaps takes you back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience.

27mins

29 May 2008

Rank #19

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The Soaps 21 Dr. Kildare -- Dr.Gillespie Almost Gets Engaged

The Soaps takesyou back to the early days when soap operas were a everyday experience.This week we continue Doctor Kildare. 06/29/50. "Dr. Gillespie Almost Gets Engaged"Is Millicent Forbes just a "fool woman with a case of the sniffles?" Romance comes to Dr. Gillespie. Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Jean Holloway (writer), William P. Rousseau (director), Walter Schumann (composer, conductor), Eleanor Audley, Isabel Randolph, Eddie Fields, Dick Joy (announcer). Online Meetings Made Easy with GoToMeeting Try it Free for 45 days use Promo Code Podcast

28mins

29 Jan 2007

Rank #20