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    • Dragnet Old Time Radio Shows, Volume 1

    • 39 Commercial-Free Episodes
    • By: Jack Webb
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 18 hrs and 3 mins
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    The story you are about to hear is true... This famous line opened each weekly episode of one of the most popular radio dramas of all time: Dragnet. In this exclusive commercial free 39-episode collection from 1949-1950, join Sergeant Joe Friday and his partners as they follow a system of coordinated measures (the dragnet) for apprehending criminals or suspects. As always, each episode ends with the results of the trial after the criminals are apprehended.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Dragnet: Old Time Radio - 380 Episodes

    • By: Frank Burt, James E. Moser, John Robinson
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough, Ben Alexander, and others
    • Length: 137 hrs and 52 mins
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    Dragnet was perhaps the most famous and influential police procedural drama in media history. The series gave millions of audience members a feel for the boredom and drudgery, as well as the danger and heroism, of real-life police work.

    Actor and producer Jack Webb's aims in Dragnet were for realism and unpretentious acting. He achieved both goals, and Dragnet remains a key influence on subsequent police dramas in many media.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Old-fashioned radio

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-12-13

    Regular price: £28.09

    • Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

    • Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirits of Women
    • By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, and others
    • Narrated by: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Abridged
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    There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student....We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection. What bonds all women are our mutual experiences of loving and learning: feeling the tenderness of love; forging lifelong friendships; pursuing a chosen career; giving birth to new life; juggling the responsibilities of job and family; and more.

    Regular price: £6.59

    • Escape Essentials

    • By: H. G. Wells, Roald Dahl, Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, William Conrad, Peggy Webber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
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    Who knew mystery better than Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? Who knew science fiction better than H. G. Wells? Who knew high adventure better than... Escape? Venture into dark forests and darker jungles for suspenseful stories of creatures and curses, trains and treasure, secrets and superstitions. Jack Webb, William Conrad, Paul Frees, Peggy Webber, John Dehner, and Gerald Mohr thrill in tales by Doyle, Wells, Robert Louis Stevenson, Roald Dahl, Stephen Vincent Benet, and more.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Suspense: Ties That Bind

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, Mickey Rooney, Edward G. Robinson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
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    To what lengths will people go to protect their children? Spite their siblings? Murder the missus? Find out in 21 digitally remastered and restored episodes spanning two decades of radio's outstanding theater of thrills.

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Dragnet: Big Little Jesus

    • By: Jack Webb
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 29 mins
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    This Dragnet episode originally aired on December 22, 1953.

    Regular price: £0.89

    • Dragnet: Big Informant

    • By: John Robinson
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 29 mins
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    This Dragnet episode originally aired on March 22, 1953.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Dragnet: Big Handsome Bandit

    • By: Jack Webb
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 29 mins
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    This Dragnet episode originally aired on October 5, 1954.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Dragnet: Big Cut

    • By: Jack Webb
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 29 mins
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    This Dragnet episode originally aired on September 14, 1954.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Dragnet: Big Whiff

    • By: James Moser
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 29 mins
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    This Dragnet episode originally aired on June 5, 1952.

    Regular price: £0.89

    • Escape! Classics

    • By: Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce
    • Narrated by: Vincent Price, Jack Webb, William Conrad, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Doses of concentrated thrills and pure, raw excitement are delivered directly on the heels of the most explosive musical theme in radio - a crashing rendition of Mussorgsky's "Night On Bald Mountain". Produced and directed by William N. Robson, Norman MacDonnell, and Antony Ellis - and featuring stories by Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce, and more - Escape is capable of chilling spines as expertly as it accelerates heartbeats.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good, varied selection of stories. Only let down

    • By Ms. E. Morgan on 15-08-16

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul

    • Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Mothers
    • By: Marci Shimoff, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and others
    • Narrated by: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    We can all remember a time when we were young and under-the-weather, and Mom soothed and nurtured us back to health with her magical chicken soup elixir. Now we can revisit those cherished moments with a delightful batch of stories for and about mothers. Celebrity contributions include Barbara Bush, Reba McEntire, Erma Bombeck and Montel Williams.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Dragnet: Big Crime

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
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    No crime in the 1950s? Don't tell Joe Friday that! Here's radio's top cop taking on all the vice the postwar decade had to offer in 20 true-life police procedurals starring Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday and Ben Alexander as Det. Frank Smith! Whether radio's most earnest cops were on robbery detail or working missing persons, narcotics, or homicide, each story was told in a straightforward manner that never questioned the intelligence of its audience.

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Family Theater

    • By: True Boardman
    • Narrated by: Natalie Wood, James Cagney, Tyrone Power, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
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    Father Peyton of the Holy Cross Fathers wanted to inspire his country with a radio program. Footing the expense of the show himself, he arranged for some of the biggest names in radio and film to donate their services, and for a network to provide the broadcast time. The series that resulted featured heartwarming stories for audiences nationwide. The commercial breaks were filled only with an earnest, non-sectarian appeal for family prayer, reminding listeners that "The family that prays together stays together."

    Regular price: £19.49

    • Jeff Regan, Investigator

    • The Lyon's Eye
    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, Herb Butterfield, Old Time Radio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
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    Tough, hardboiled, and with a dry sense of humor, Jack Webb stars as Jeff Regan, doing the leg work for his not-always-agreeable boss, Anthony J. Lyon. Regan takes on hard and difficult assignments as he investigates counterfeiters, embezzlers, and encounters general mayhem, and most of all murder, in these 16 classic radio episodes. Joining Webb is a cast of many of radio’s finest supporting actors, including Herb Butterfield, Lawrence Dobkin, Barry Kroeger, Lurene Tuttle, Ed Begley, Wilms Herbert, Betty Lou Gerson, and many more. 

    Regular price: £20.59

    • Dragnet: The Big Gamble

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
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    Racketeers and robbers, crap-shooters and kidnappers, hit men and hard cases - watch out! Joe Friday's on the job, and he isn't here to fool around! Join Jack Webb for 20 gritty true-life tales of urban crime from the files of the Los Angeles Police Department. Ben Alexander, Martin Milner, Jack Kruschen, Virginia Gregg, June Whitley, Stacy Harris, and more co-star as the city's cops, concerned citizens, and cold criminals. 

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Dragnet: Big Blast

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
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    Jack Webb and Barton Yarborough star as Joe Friday and Ben Romero - just a couple of cops doing their job. Follow them step-by-step through 20 true-to-life cases, drawn from the files of the Los Angeles Police Department. Their dialogue was never clichéd or exaggerated, and their cases never relied on jumped-up action sequences to deliver impact. Whether they were on the trail of a car thief with violent tendencies, a fast-moving gang of safecrackers, a kidnapper, a mail thief, or a murderer, their job was the same: Get 'em. 

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Pat Novak, for Hire, Vol. 1

    • By: Hollywood 360
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, Ben Morris, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
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    Pat Novak, for Hire began in 1946 as a regional radio show produced at KGO in San Francisco and starred Jack Webb in the title role, with scripts by Webb's friend Richard L. Breen. When Webb moved to Los Angeles in 1947, Ben Morris replaced Webb as Novak. In a later network version, Jack Webb resumed the role along with Breen as scriptwriter. Pat Novak, for Hire lasted until 1949, when Jack Webb turned his attention to the series that would make him a star, Dragnet.

    Regular price: £19.19

    • Classic Radio Spotlights: Jack Webb

    • By: Hollywood 360, CBS Radio - producer
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
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    Jack Webb (1920 - 1982) was a popular American actor, television producer, director, and screenwriter. He started out in the entertainment industry in comedy, but achieved his first success playing the title character in the radio show Pat Novak, for Hire. His greater success came from his role as Los Angeles Police Department sergeant Joe Friday in the show Dragnet, which he created based on actual LAPD criminal case files and which ran for many years on both radio and television.

    Regular price: £19.19

    • Jeff Regan, Investigator, Vol. 1

    • The Classic Radio Collection
    • By: Hollywood 360
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, Frank Graham, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
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    Lyon, portrayed by Wilms Herbert, ran the International Detective Bureau, a small private investigations firm in downtown Los Angeles, with often oversized ambitions. Regan handled rough assignments from Lyon, with whom he was not always on good terms. Actor Jack Webb played Regan as tough and tenacious, with a dry sense of humor. The series ended when Webb left the show in December 1948, but was resurrected in October 1949 with a new cast.

    Regular price: £17.59

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