KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe
KCAL Zoom recording of “Suspense - The Hitchhiker” - May 15, 2020

KCAL Zoom recording of “Suspense - The Hitchhiker” - May 15, 2020

August 17, 2020

KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe presents a Facebook/Zoom recording performed and aired during the COVID-19 pandemic on May 15, 2020. This is an episode of the series "Suspense" called "The Hitchhiker". In the cast are David Damron, Connie Royse, Doug Fain, Susan Clements, Connie McDonald, Larette Blackford, Norman Cline, Denise Cline and singing is Roger Garrison. If you would like to see the video version, go to our web site at www.kcalotr.com or go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dqf8_DN1ipI

KCAL Zoom recording - “The Magnificent Montague” -  July 17, 2020

KCAL Zoom recording - “The Magnificent Montague” - July 17, 2020

August 17, 2020
From 1951, we present an episode of the comedy "The Magnificent Montague" starring KCAL troupe members Norman Cline, Denise Cline, Carolyn Threlkeld, David Damron, Larette Blackford, Connie McDonald, Susan Clements, and Doug Fain. (For the video version, visit our web site at www.kcalotr.com or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeftGVa7aKg
 
This recording is dedicated to the 66 people who contributed to the 2020 KCAL Facebook fundraiser which helps us stay "On The Air!" We appreciate the continued support of donors and audience members who help us continue our mission of bringing wholesome, family entertainment to our community PLUS help us in activities in Jessamine County to benefit those less fortunate than we are! A big TOP O' THE HAT to this year's donors (in alphabetical order):
1. Bobby Adams
2. Rebecca Adkins
3. Anonymous
4. Marcie Barnes
5. Kelly Burger
6. P.J. Burns
7. Karen and Jeff Carroll
8. Joe Carter
9. Judie Carter
10. Sue Clark
11. Linny Cloyd
12. Lindsey Conners
13. Lisa Cooley
14. Nancy DeVos
15. Wayne East
16. Ruth Fain
17. Gwen Ferguson
18. First Vineyard Winery
19. Lou Ann Gore Flanagan
20. Linda France
21. Eric Froman
22. Gary Goldey
23. Billie Goodwill
24. Bill Hall
25. Kalen Hall
26. Connie Harvey
27. Chris Hawboldt
28. Billie Haws
29. Rick Hollingsworth
30. Jessie/Barbara Holbrook
31. Bill Jones
32. Janice Foster Jackson
33. Walt Jourdan
34. Brenda Kestel
35. Anna Kline
36. Dexter Knight
37. Buddy Littrell
38. Lois MacGregor
39. Duane McCuddy
40. Shainey Marcus
41. Tom Moberly
42. Charlene Montgomery
43. Pat Nussbaum
44. Beth Nelson Parker
45. Karen Patterson
46. Mitchell Pearson
47. DeeDee Polsgrove
48. David Poor
49. Jean Pritchett
50. Randy Rainwater
51. Justin Ray
52. Tammy Pinkston-Sword
53. Bill Rhorer
54. Charlotte Rice
55. Laura Sanders
56. Joseph & Fayetta Singleton
57. Abby Sorrell
58. Shirley Teater
59. Johnny Templin
60. Zach Threlkeld
61. Mike True
62. Imogene VanHook
63. Deborah Wallace
64. Joe Walker
65. The Well Shakes
66. Jessamine County Judge Executive David West
Philip Marlowe - “The Medium Was Rare” - KCAL Spring show - March 29 - 31, 2019

Philip Marlowe - “The Medium Was Rare” - KCAL Spring show - March 29 - 31, 2019

April 3, 2020

This episode of the old-time radio show Philip Marlowe is called "The Medium Was Rare" and was performed by the KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe during its Spring show, March 29 - 31, 2019. The episode was originally broadcast on September 8, 1951. 

Cast, in order of appearance, is David Damron (Philip Marlowe), Doug Fain (Announcer), Denise Cline (Mary), Steve Watts (Cookie), Carolyn Threlkeld (Lillian Collins), Norman Cline (Pat the taxi driver and Chezano), Larette Blackford (Sylvia Jennings), Billy Holland (Bruno and the Officer) and Susan Clements (Madame),.

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Romance - “Richer by One Christmas” - KCAL Christmas Show - December 13 - 15, 2019

Romance - “Richer by One Christmas” - KCAL Christmas Show - December 13 - 15, 2019

April 3, 2020

This episode of the old-time radio show Romance is called "Richer by One Christmas" and was performed by the KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe during its Christmas show, December 13 - 15, 2019. The episode was originally broadcast on December 24, 1955. 

Cast, in order of appearance, is Buddy Teater (Announcer), Denise Cline (Evelyn), David Damron (Peter), Billy Holland (Phil), Carolyn Threlkeld (Mother), Larette Blackford (Evvy), Norman Cline (Mr. Thompson and the Clerk), and Connie McDonald (Woman).

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Father Knows Best “Christmas Program” - KCAL Christmas show - December

Father Knows Best “Christmas Program” - KCAL Christmas show - December

April 3, 2020

This episode of the old-time radio show Father Knows Best is called "Christmas Program" and was performed by the KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe during its winter show, December 13 - 15, 2019. The episode was originally broadcast on December 24, 1953, on the NBC Radio Network. 

Cast, in order of appearance, is Larette Blackford (Kathy), Connie McDonald (Margaret), Buddy Teater (announcer), Norman Cline (Jim), Carolyn Threlkeld (Betty), David Damron (Bud), Denise Cline (Maggie), and Billy Holland (Tom). 

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“The Philadelphia Story” - KCAL Spring Show - March 29 - 31, 2019

“The Philadelphia Story” - KCAL Spring Show - March 29 - 31, 2019

April 3, 2020

This is a reproduction of the classic movie and radio show "The Philadelphia Story" which starred Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, and Jimmy Stewart.  It was performed by the KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe during it's Spring show, March 29 - 31, 2019. The episode was originally broadcast March 17, 1947, as an episode of the Screen Guild Theater on the CBS Radio Network.  

Cast, in order of appearance, is Doug Fain(announcer), Steve Watts (Mr. Kidd), Larette Blackford (Miss Liz Embry), Billy Holland (Conner), Susan Clements (Miss Wallace and Dinah), Norman Cline (C.K. Dexter Haven), Carolyn Threlkeld (Mrs. Lords), Denise Cline (Tracy Lords), and David Damron (commercial announcer).

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“Our Miss Brooks” from the KCAL Fall 2019 show

“Our Miss Brooks” from the KCAL Fall 2019 show

April 1, 2020

This episode of the old-time radio show Our Miss Brooks is called "Friday the 13th" and was performed by the KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe during it's fall show, September 13 - 15, 2019. The episode was originally broadcast May 15, 1949. 

Cast, in order of appearance, is: David Damron (announcer), Connie McDonald (Miss Brooks), Denise Cline (Mrs. Davis), David Damron (Walter), Steve Watts (Stretch), Larette Blackford (Harriet Conklin), Doug Fain (Mr. Conklin), Norman Cline (Mr. Boynton)

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KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe - The Whistler - “Urge to Kill: - Sept. 13 - 15, 2019

KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe - The Whistler - “Urge to Kill: - Sept. 13 - 15, 2019

March 31, 2020

This episode of the old-time radio show The Whistler is called "Urge to Kill" and was performed by the KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe during it's fall show, September 13 - 15, 2019. The episode was originally broadcast October 4, 1942 on CBS Radio.

Cast, in order of appearance, include David Damron (Announcer), Doug Fain (The Whistler), Norman Cline (Henry Drake), Denise Cline (Ethel the secretary), Steve Watts (Philip Putnam), David Damron (Dr. Shultz), Connie McDonald (Miss Burton, secretary to Dr. Shultz), Larette Blackford (Rita Drake), and Doug Fain (Jackson the butler).

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“Duffy’s Tavern” from 2019 KCAL Summer Show

“Duffy’s Tavern” from 2019 KCAL Summer Show

July 3, 2019

From the 2019 KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe's "Triple Threat Comedy Hour", performed live June 21-23 at the KCAL Radio Theater in downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky, is this episode of "Duffy's Tavern". The episode was called "Archie Cuts Prices by 10%" and originally aired December 29, 1950. Troupe members include Doug Fain as Archie the manager, David Damron as Eddie, Steve Watts as Finnegan, Larette Blackford as Ms. Duffy and Norman Cline as the telephone voices and announcer. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1550862421814070/

“Phillip Marlowe, Private Eye” & “The Philadelphia Story” from the KCAL Spring Spectacular March, 2019

“Phillip Marlowe, Private Eye” & “The Philadelphia Story” from the KCAL Spring Spectacular March, 2019

April 10, 2019

From the 2019 KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe Spring Spectacular show performed March 29-31, 2019.  The first you will hear is an episode of the old-time radio show "Phillip Marlowe, Private Eye".  The episode that is reproduced is "The Medium Was Rare" and originally aired on September 8, 1951. Featured in this episode are (in order of appearance) KCAL troupe members David Damron as Phillip Marlowe, Denise Cline as Mary, Steve Watts as Cookie, Carolyn Threlkeld as Lillian, Norman Cline as Pat the Taxi Driver and Chezano, Larette Blackford as Sylvia, Billy Holland as Bruno and the police officer, Susan Clements as Madame, Eddie Clements on sound effects and Doug Fain, announcer and music. 

The second episode is the radio version of the film classic "The Philadelphia Story" which starred Katherine Hepburn, Jimmy Stewart, and Cary Grant. It originally aired March 17, 1947. Featured in this reproduction (in order of appearance) are KCAL Troupe members Steve Watts as Mr. Kidd, Larette Blackford as Liz, Billy Holland as Conner, Norman Cline as Dexter, Susan Clements as Ms. Wallace and Dinah, Carolyn Threlkeld as Mrs. Lords, Denise Cline as Tracy, Eddie Clements on sound effects, David Damron as the commercial announcer and Doug Fain, announcer and music. 

We have attempted to make this sound just like it would have back in the 40s and 50s on a vintage radio set including the quality of the sound.

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