Mystery Play Internet Radio

Old Time Radio Lives Here!

Mystery Play Internet Radio has been broadcasting old time radio on the internet for over 17 years. MPIR has evolved from simple playlists of mp3 formatted radio plays to sophisticated live stream programming to net casting on various listening devices. Clyde J. Kell the owner and operator of Mystery Play Internet Radio has only one purpose and passion. To enable as many people as possible from all over the world the ability to listen and share old time radio. My creativity now extends to creating works of visual art in water color and illustrations.


Radio Tribute To Lauren Bacall

We are going to finish the week out with a radio tribute to Lauren Bacall. Playing a few radio shows that features Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart. They sure sparkled together in the movies and on radio!

The Lux Radio Theatre.  Aired October 14, 1946. CBS net. "To Have and Have Not". Sponsored by: Lux. As great a radio play as was the movie. Great performances in an action packed story of Caribbean intrigue during the war.  Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Tim Graham, William Keighley (host), John Milton Kennedy (announcer).

Command Performance.  Aired December 16, 1944. Program #154. AFRS origination.  Ken Carpenter (announcer), Bing Crosby, Bob Hope (m. c.), The Andrews Sisters, Stan Kenton and His Orchestra, Anita O'Day, Mishel Perrier (conductor), The Armed Forces Radio Service Orchestra, Lauren Bacall, Ann Sheridan.

The Bing Crosby Show.  Aired February 13, 1952. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The first tune is, "Sailing Down The Chesapeake Bay." Red Nichols is featured on, "It Had To Be You." Guests Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall each sing "The Bold Fisherman" song from "The African Queen."

Several episodes of Bold Venture, and a few old time radio programs staring Bogart reprisals from his movies.