Life in the Dark

Life in the Dark

By Life in the Dark
Life in the Dark is a podcast dedicated to discussing and enjoying classic movies and classic radio shows.
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Double-Play Tuesdays: The Danny Kaye Show and Forecast
We'll start our episode with some laughs as Danny Kaye takes the stage in the Danny Kaye Show.  Then it's on to Forecast: a show that served as a "sounding board" for potential new shows at NBC. Today's episode of Forecast was dedicated to a new study in terror called "Suspense", and we will be hearing the Marie Belloc Lowndes/Alfred Hitchcock classic tale "The Lodger"
59:58
August 20, 2019
Lux Radio Theatre: Dragonwyck
Step into the classic world of Dragonwyck in this episode of Lux Radio Thursdays.
51:29
May 16, 2019
Single-Play Tuesday: Bell Telephone Hour
It's only one episode this week, but it's a good one: enjoy the piano stylings of Oscar Levant today on Life in the Dark!
29:37
May 14, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays: The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Join Loretta Young and Brian Aherne as they become the Barretts of Wimpole Street today on Life in the Dark. 
59:52
May 9, 2019
Double-Play Tuesdays: Behind the Mike and Bell Telephone Hour
Find out what makes a script writer tick and enjoy the melodies of Nelson Eddy today on Life in the Dark.
1:00:24
May 7, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays: Madame Butterfly
The classic story of Madame Butterfly is on deck today on Life in the Dark!
1:00:23
May 2, 2019
Double Play Tuesdays: Behind the Mike and Gang Busters
Go behind the scenes of both the radio world and the crime-fighting arena this week on double-play Tuesdays!
55:23
April 30, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays
The story of Louis Pasteur is on today's Lux Radio Thursday!
1:00:27
April 25, 2019
Double-Play Tuesdays: Gangbusters and Behind the Mike
Fight the criminal underworld and go behind the scenes in radio world today on Life in the Dark! 
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April 23, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays - Love Crazy
William Powell leads the laughs on this adaption of Love Crazy, today on Life in the Dark!
58:55
April 18, 2019
Double Play Tuesdays - Academy Award Theater and The Black Museum
We start with Hitchcock and end with Orson Welles; it's mystery and intrigue today on Life in the Dark! 
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April 16, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays - Notorious
The Hitchcock classic Notorious is on today at Life in the Dark.
59:35
April 11, 2019
Double Play Tuesdays - Academy Award Theater and the Abbott and Costello Show
The romance of Brief Encounter and the comedy of Abbott and Costello is what you'll get today on Life in the Dark!
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April 9, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays - The Seventh Veil
The Seventh Veil is today's episode of Life in the Dark
59:38
April 4, 2019
Double Play Tuesdays - Academy Award Theater and Tales of the Texas Rangers
Two classic episodes today on Life in the Dark!
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April 2, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays - Meet Me in St Louis
This classic adaption of the Judy Garland musical is on deck today on Life in the Dark.
57:38
March 28, 2019
Double Play Tuesdays - Academy Award Theater and the Jack Benny Program
Before there was Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, before Barbara Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, even before Judy Garland and James Mason, there was A Star is Born. Listen to the radio adaption here, along with a classic film spoof from the Jack Benny Program!
1:00:21
March 26, 2019
Lux Radio Thursdays - Gaslight
The thriller classic "Gaslight" is on tap today on Life in the Dark.
44:35
March 21, 2019
Double Play Tuesdays - Academy Award Theater and Abbott and Costello
On this edition of Life in the Dark, it's My Man Godfrey in the Academy Award Theater, and a classic Abbott and Costello episode.
58:54
March 19, 2019
Lux Radio Tuesdays - Now, Voyager
A classic screen romance, it's Now, Voyager today on Life in the Dark.
45:37
March 14, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 25: Double-Play Tuesday
On board today:  -Academy Award Theater: The Front Page  -Jack Benny: Murder at the Racquet Club
1:01:38
March 12, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 24: Lux Radio Thursdays
Judy Garland and John Hodiak fall in love in this radio adaption of The Clock today on Life in the Dark.
47:30
March 7, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 23: Lux Radio Thursdays
Fall into Alice's world with this adaption of Disney's Alice in Wonderland
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February 28, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 22: Fred Allen Double-Play
Twice the laughs today on Life in the Dark: two classic episodes of the Fred Allen Show!
57:57
February 26, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 21: Lux Radio Thursdays
A classic adaption of Mr Deeds Goes to Town today on Life in the Dark.
1:00:57
February 21, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 20: Fibber McGee and Molly Double-Play
Another 2-for-1 today on Life in the Dark! We visit Wistful Vista and the McGees today.
1:00:19
February 19, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 19: Lux Radio Thursdays
Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall reprise their original roles on this adaption of To Have and Have Not.
1:00:20
February 14, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 18: Falcon Double-Feature
It's a 2-for-1 today here on Life in the Dark with these two episodes of The Falcon. 
59:20
February 12, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 17: Lux Radio Thursdays
Is Zat So? originally aired September 7th, 1936.
1:00:11
February 7, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 16: The FBI in Peace and War
This episode of The FBI in Peace and War originally aired on January 19th, 1955. 
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February 5, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 15: Lux Radio Thursdays
Warm up your January with the sparkling dialog between Nick and Nora in this audio version of The Thin Man, originally aired on June 8th, 1936.
59:56
January 31, 2019
Life in the Dark Episode 14: Famous Jury Trials
This episode of Famous Jury Trials originally aired May 3rd, 1947.
30:10
January 29, 2019
A Special Message from Life in the Dark
A thank you from Jake at Life in the Dark!
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December 28, 2018
Life in the Dark Christmas Special #3: Christmas Eve with Bing
A very Merry Christmas from Life in the Dark! Here are four episodes of Bing Crosby's Kraft Music Hall. From my house to yours, a most merry of Christmases.
1:32:39
December 24, 2018
Life in the Dark Christmas Special #2: Jack Benny at Christmas
On this Christmas special edition of Life in the Dark, enjoy Christmas-themed episodes of the iconic Jack Benny program! Want more Christmas classics for your holiday drive and celebrations? Subscribe to Life in the Dark to get Christmas special episode compilations delivered to your favorite podcast app! This episode is the third of three Christmas specials.
3:59:12
December 24, 2018
Life in the Dark Christmas Special #1: Holiday Whodunnits?
It's all about the whodunnit here in this first of three Christmas special episodes of Life in the Dark! Episodes from Casey, Crime Photographer, Nick Carter Master Detective, Sherlock Holmes, and Richard Diamond Master Detective are all featured here. Want more Christmas classics for your holiday drive? Subscribe to Life in the Dark to get Christmas special episode compilations delivered to your favorite podcast app! This episode is the second of three Christmas specials.
1:58:35
December 23, 2018
Life in the Dark Episode 13: Christmas Double-Play
It's a two-for-one deal today on Life in the Dark! We start with a Christmas Sing with Bing from Christmas Eve in 1961, and finish with a holiday classic: It's a Wonderful Life from the Lux Radio Theatre. This episode originally aired on March 10th, 1947. Want more Christmas classics for your holiday drive? Subscribe to Life in the Dark to get Christmas special episode compilations delivered to your favorite podcast app! This episode is the first of three Christmas specials.
1:50:07
December 21, 2018
Life in the Dark Episode 12: Lux Radio Thursdays
Another Christmastime edition of Life in the Dark’s Lux Radio Thursdays! This classic broadcast of Miracle on 34th Street originally aired on December 20th, 1948.
1:00:27
December 20, 2018
Life in the Dark Episode 11: The Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
Jack Benny as Santa Claus? It's possible, only on this Christmas classic episode from the Phil Harris/Alice Faye show, originally aired on Christmas Day, 1949.
30:55
December 18, 2018
Life in the Dark Episode 10: Lux Radio Thursdays
Continuing the Christmas theme here on Life in the Dark, our Lux Radio Thursdays episode features The Bishops Wife, from December 19th, 1949.
1:00:22
December 13, 2018
Life in the Dark Episode 9: The Campbell Playhouse
A Christmastime classic, this episode of the Campbell Playhouse stars Lionel Barrymore in the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, and originally aired on Christmas Eve, 1939.
52:20
December 11, 2018
Life in the Dark Episode 8: Lux Radio Thursdays
We are kicking off a month of Christmastime classics here at Life in the Dark, starting with The Lemon Drop Kid; this originally aired on December 10th, 1951
47:56
December 6, 2018
Life In the Dark Episode 7: Nick Carter, Master Detective
Solve a mystery with Nick Carter and "Murder in a Decanter", this week on Life in the Dark.
30:52
December 2, 2018
Life In the Dark Episode 6: Lux Radio Thursdays
Dive into Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion" on this week's edition of Lux Radio Thursdays here on Life in the Dark.
59:59
November 29, 2018
Life In the Dark Episode 5: The Bickersons
Join us as we visit The Bickersons today on Life in the Dark!
30:18
November 27, 2018
Life In the Dark Episode 4: Lux Radio Thursdays
On this edition of Lux Radio Thursdays, its "Test Pilot"
1:00:03
November 22, 2018
Life In the Dark Episode 3: Dimension X
On this episode of Life in the Dark, we visit Dimension X and "No Contact".
25:01
November 20, 2018
Life In the Dark Episode 2: Lux Radio Thursdays
On this episode: Lux Radio Theater's adaption of "Buck Privates" with Abbott and Costello.
1:00:07
November 15, 2018
Life In the Dark Episode 1: Richard Diamond
Welcome to the first Life in the Dark podcast! Here you'll find classic film talk and episodes from the Golden Age of Old Time Radio. Enjoy!
30:04
November 13, 2018
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