Mystery Play Internet Radio

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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 Works of Howard Duff & Gerald Mohr

Hello MPIR Fans & Friends,
Now playing on the MPIR Comedy OTR stream: Fibber McGee & Molly, Fred Allen Town Hall Tonight, Jack Benny Program, Jack Webb Show, My Friend Irma, Our Miss Brooks and more. The radio works of Howard Duff & Gerald Mohr.

Exciting NEWS
Now playing on the NEW MPIR's Old Time Radio Dial server is episodes from all three of the other streams. The History Capsule, Mystery and Comedy streams. Set for random rotation streaming at 96kbits. The concept for this server is to mix the genre's and in the near future I'll broadcast the LIVE MPIR Show! I'm working on some technical details so there may be gremlins until I get them all worked out. Give it a listen, and let me know what you think.

Howard Green Duff (November 24, 1913 – July 8, 1990) was an American actor of film, television, stage, and radio. Duff began working in radio while in the military during WW2. He announced re-broadcasts prepared for Armed Forces Radio Service AFRS. In this role, he served as the announcer for Suspense dated March 16, 1943. Duff's greatest radio role was when he played Dashiell Hammett's private eye Sam Spade from 1946 to 1950, starring in The Adventures of Sam Spade on three different networks - ABC, CBS, and NBC. Lurene Tuttle starred as Effie Perrine, Spade's attentive secretary.

Gerald Mohr (June 11, 1914 – November 9, 1968) was an American radio, film and television character actor and frequent leading man who appeared in more than 500 radio plays, 73 films and over 100 television shows. Mohr made more than five hundred appearances in radio roles throughout the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s. He starred as Raymond Chandler's hardboiled detective, Philip Marlowe, 1948–1951, in 119 half-hour radio plays. He also starred in The Adventures of Bill Lance, was one of the actors who portrayed Archie Goodwin in The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe, frequently starred in The Whistler and acted in different roles in multiple episodes of Damon Runyon Theater and Frontier Town. Other radio appearances include, The Jack Benny Program, Our Miss Brooks, The Shadow of Fu Manchu, Box 13, Escape and Lux Radio Theatre.

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