Archive for May, 2011

Some ‘New’?? stuff

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Our trusty elves have been busy uploading single
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/episodes of our certified series to archive.org. Some
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/of these will be new to you, some will contain
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/superior sound over the series here, which will be
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/dropped in favor of the newer ones.
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/One of the newly certified series is Suspense.  The
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/main set has received high praise from those who’ve
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/downloaded it.  While the series is large (29) DVDs,
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/it’s well worth the time spent just for the first DVD,
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/which contains some great bonus material.  Check it
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/out.
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/We also have finished uploading all the episodes we
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/have in Lux.  If anyone has missing ones, we’d
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/appreciate adding them to the Library.
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/Here is a list of the new or better sounding series -
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/Sealed Book
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/Police Story
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/WJSV Complete Day (superior sound)
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/Pinto Pete And His Ranch Boys
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/Pinto Pete In Arizona
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/Can You Imagine That
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/Grantland Rice Story
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/Jerry Of The Circus
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/Suspense
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/Lux
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/Enjoy!

The OTR Library is Alive And Well

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Contrary to a rumor, the OTRR Library is alive and
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/well.
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/It took me the first two weeks in May to prepare for
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/our convention and has taken me the last two to
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/catch up!
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/To the person who was complaining that we had not
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/posted anything new since the first of May – there is
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/plenty of OTR available for download, and new stuff
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/will be put up when I can get to it.
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/I am trying to serve as leader of the OTRR and tend
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/to its business as well as serving as the temporary
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/head Librarian since Kurt semi-retired.
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/For baseball fans – we will be uploading a large number
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/of baseball games in the very near future.  And
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/hopefully, I can get the rest of Lux uploaded as well
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/as a lot of new stuff.  Please be patient with me as I
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/have a life other than the OTRR and its busy web-
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/sites to run.
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/jimb

OTR CINCY CON

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

We are having our annual Old Time Radio Convention
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/this week-end at the CROWNE PL A ZA
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/DEALERS ROOM WILL OPEN
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/SOMETIME ON THURSDAY AFTER 2:00
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/HOURS: FRIDAY 9AM – 9PM
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/SATURDAY 9AM – 4PM
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/EVENING RE – CREATIONS 7PM
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/5901 PFEIFFER ROAD EXIT 15 OFF 1-71
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/CINCINNATI, OH 45242 513.793.4500
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/ADDMISSION $10 PER DAY
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/For more information call Bob Burchett
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/Toll Free 888.477.9II2
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/All those within driving distance of Cincinnati are
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/urged to attend at least one day and meet me and
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/other OTRR Members.  Stop by our table, pick up a
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/freebie, and visit with us awhile!
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/You’ll really enjoy yourself!
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/jimb

New Columbia Workshops

Sunday, May 1st, 2011
A message from Kurt Schriever -

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Just got done moving 145 programs into the

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Columbia Workshop folder at the Library, 2 sound

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upgrades and all the rest brand new.  About 2/3

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result from the OTRR purchase from Jerry

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Haendiges, and the other third I collected

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independently from other internet OTR sources.

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/I’ve always thought this was a pretty key series
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/in the annals of OTR… when I started working
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/with the Library a little more than a year ago, we
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/had 107 of these programs, less than 1/3 of the
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/known canon.  As of today we’re at 328, and
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/probably less than 10 continue to elude us.
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/OTRR has really done the whole community a
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/great service.  The Columbia Workshop set at the
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/Library is now almost certainly one of the best
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/repositories of that program to be found anywhere.