Thursday, June 5, 2014

Joe Bev Acquires First Broadcast Rights to Recently Discovered "Lost OTR" - for BearManor Radio

The Lost OTR Show to air hundreds of hours of A Date with Judy; Bulldog Drummond; Blondie; Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons; My Friend Irma; and The Cisco, not heard since the 1930s and 40s.

Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev) has acquired first broadcast rights to hundreds of hours of old time radio shows, once thought lost, but recently unearthed by a collector. These have not been aired since their original broadcasts over 60 years ago.

Joe introduces each show as many of his alter egos
Sam Shovel, Tracer of Lost Radio Programs
More 200 transcription discs of A Date with Judy; Bulldog Drummond; Blondie; Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons; My Friend Irma; and The Cisco were recently found in storage. These will air first on the new BearManor Radio series, The Lost OTR Show, which is the 14th unique regularly broadcast series created by the veteran award-winning radio producer.

Bevilacqua is known as one of the only producers consistently creating radio theater left in the world. His thousands of hours of work encompasses everything from modern radio drama and comedy to new stories using classic old time radio characters, sometimes before live audiences. He also incorporates radio theater techniques into the more than 100 audio books he has created for Blackstone Audio, available at Amazon and all online vendors.

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The BearManor Radio Network is streamed 24/7
at: 
http://www.bearmanorradio.com
Joe Bev's 34 radio hours per month are broadcast worldwide--on Bear Manor Radio, Sound Stages Radio, WHRO-Norfolk, VA, The 1920s Radio Network, Toon Radio, Pawling Public Radio, Radio New Zealand, WGTD, Wisconsin Public Radio and others, plus via a free SmartPhone app, available at http://www.waterlogg.com.




Jackson Beck as
 'Cisco Kid', c. 1942
Throughout the month of June,
The Lost OTR Show will present:

The Cisco Kid #17: The Fighting Editor - The Cisco Kid came to radio October 2, 1942, with Jackson Beck in the title role and Louis Sorin as Pancho. Vicki Vola and Bryna Raeburn took supporting roles and Michael Rye being the announcer. The series continued on Mutual Broadcasting until 1945. Only one episode of the live series is known to exist. It was then followed by another Mutual series in 1946, starring Jack Mather and Harry Lang, who continued to head the cast in the syndicated radio series of 630 episodes from 1947 to 1956. It is estimated that more than 300 hundred of these are known to exist in collectors hands.
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Blondie #1
(10/30/39) - Created by Chic Young, comic strip characters Blondie & Dagwood have been published in newspapers, since September 08, 1930. In 1939, Blondie, the radio program, was born and had a very long run (1939-1950) on several different radio networks. Throughout its broadcast years,"Blondie" was sponsored by many companies, including Colgate-Palmolive Soap, Pepsodent Toothpaste & Camel Cigarettes. This is one of two shows recently found, making the official total of Blondie episodes in collectors hands at 33.

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A Date with Judy
was later turned into a film
staring Elizabeth Taylor

A Date with Judy #1: Tiger - This 1940s teenage comedy radio show, starting out as a summer substitute for Bob Hope's Show. The series aired on NBC from June 24 to September 16, 1941, starring 14 year old Ann Gillis. The following season Dellie Ellis, and later Louise Erickson, took over Judy's role. Jane Powell starred as Judy in the 1948 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie A Date with Judy, with Wallace Beery, Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Stack, and Carmen Miranda. 220 episodes were recently discovered.

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Bulldog Drummond:
A Dinner with Death
(3/23/45) - This radio series, based on the stories of H. C. McNeile, follow Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, DSO, MC, a member of "the Breed", a class of Englishman who was patriotic, loyal and "physically and morally intrepid". The series ran on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 13 April 13, 1941 to January 12, 1949 and January 3 to March 28, 1954. Drummond was initially portrayed by George Coulouris, before being taken over by Santos Oretega and Ned Wever after 1942; Cedric Hardwicke took over in 1954. BearManor Media has created a new Bulldog Drummond with a full cast at http//www.bearmanormedia.com.
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Throughout June 2014, BearManor Radio
is also airing other classic OTR:


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Penny Singleton,
Daisy and Arthur Lake
from the radio program Blondie
The Lost OTR Show #1
Host Joe Bev presents an hour of recently discovered rare old time radio, not heard since their original broadcasts, including: The Cisco Kid #17: The Fighting Editor and Blondie #1 (10/30/39).

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Hear Barbara Stanwyck
on the radio program
 Lux Radio Theatre
Audio Classics Archive
Host Terry Salomonson host an hour of OTR from his personal vault. This time:
Lux Radio Theatre #145 - Stella Dallas with Barbara Stanwyck & John Boles (October 11, 1937)
Produced by Joe Bevilacqua

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Paul McGrath
and Margaret Brayton
 portrayed Judy's parents,
Melvin and Dora Foster
on A Date with Judy
The Lost OTR Show #2
Host Joe Bev presents an hour of recently discovered rare old time radio, not heard since their original broadcasts, including: A Date with Judy #1: Tiger & Bulldog Drummond: A Dinner with Death (3/23/45).

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VIDEO of Joe Bevilacqua & Bob Greenberg as Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
 doing "Who's on First?" at the Vaudeville in the Caksills show, April 1, 2012:
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

BearManor Radio Premieres Lost Sinatra Recording, throughout June 2014, at bearmanorradio.com

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P.D. Joe Bev Adds Three More Series, Taps Talents of Steve Mendoza for What's Cookin' with Chef Steve

The Guinness Book of World Records should take note of Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev, who has just added three new radio series, making his radio production total a whopping 34 hours and 14 different series per month.

As Program Director for the new BearManor Radio Network, Bevilacqua has tapped the talents of a number of high profile producers. The newest show:
Joe Bev Adds Steve Mendoza & Rare Sinatra to BearManor Radio Network.
What's Cookin' 
with Chef Steve
Host Chef Steve Mendoza premieres a lost Frank Sinatra recording The Saddest Thing Of All - Frank Sinatra (1976) and talks with guest Dr Glenn Berger, former recording engineer at A&R records under Phil Ramone.

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Also: Everybody Eats When They Come to My House - Cab Calloway (1935),
Beautiful - Frank Sinatra (1947), The Jack Benny Program: Frank Sinatra fills in for Dennis Day (May 2, 1948), At Long Last Love, Emil Richards with Frank Sinatra - Sextet Live Paris (1962), and a profile on the BearManor book The Wonderful World Percussion: My Life Behind Bars by Emil Richards.
Bevilacqua has also acquired first broadcast rights to hundreds of hours of old time radio shows, once thought lost, but recently found by a collector. These have not been aired since their original broadcasts over 60 years ago. (A detailed announcement will follow.)

Joe Bev's 34 radio hours per month are broadcast worldwide--on Bear Manor Radio, Sound Stages Radio, WHRO-Norfolk, VA, The 1920s Radio Network, Toon Radio, Pawling Public Radio, Radio New Zealand, WGTD, Wisconsin Public Radio and others, plus via a free SmartPhone app, available at http://www.waterlogg.com.


The Bear Manor Radio Network is streamed 24/7 at: http://www.bearmanorradio.com.




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Bob Bergen, the current voice
of Porky Pig is Joe Bev's Guest
on The Voice Actor Show
The Voice Actor Show
Host Joe Bev and guest Bob Bergen, the current voice of Porky Pig. Blast From The Past: The Jack Benny Show (11/25/51) - Jack and Mary See Golden Girl with Dennis' Mother (Verna Felton).




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Verna Felton
is the topic of this week's
Lorie's Book Nook 
Lorie's Book Nook
Host Lorie Kellogg and guest Fredrick Tucker, author of biography of Verna Felton, published by BearManor Media, and Blast From The Past: Abbott & Costello #48: Football Game with Harold Peary & Verna Felton from (1/20/44).

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In this show you get
"Classic" Tom Mix and
"New" Tom Mix
The J-OTR Show
Host Joe Bev presents Tom Mix Meets Tom Mix, a mix of new and old time radio, including:
The Secret Mission (5/8/45), The Bodiless Horseman (2010), The Vanishing Village - part 2 (8/13/45).

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OF OLD TIME RADIO TITLES:

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Penny Singleton,
Daisy and Arthur Lake
from the radio program Blondie
The Lost OTR Show #1
Host Joe Bev presents an hour of recently discovered rare old time radio, not heard since their original broadcasts, including: The Cisco Kid #17: The Fighting Editor and Blondie #1 (10/30/39).

LIKE OTR?
CHECK OUT OUT OUR
NEW & OLD TIME RADIO TITLES:

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Murray Langston,
The Unknown Comic
was very popular
on The Gong Show
Fred Frees Favorites
Host Fred Frees presents an hour an audio from BearManor Media, including: The Music of Al Lerner, Don't Wear Silver in the Winter by Janet Cantor Gari, Journey Thru the Unknown by Murray Langston, The Unknown Comic, and Fred Frees Presents Profile.




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Hear the lost
Frank Sinatra song
 on Steve Mendoza's
What's Cookin'
What's Cookin' with Chef Steve
Host Chef Steve Mendoza presents Lost Frank Sinatra, Jack Benny, BearManor Summer Reading and Grilling with guest Dr Glenn Berger, former recording engineer at A&R records under Phil Ramone and the music of Frank Sinatra.



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Hear Barbara Stanwyck
on the radio program
 Lux Radio Theatre
Audio Classics Archive
Host Terry Salomonson host an hour of OTR from his personal vault. This time:
Lux Radio Theatre #145 - Stella Dallas with Barbara Stanwyck & John Boles (October 11, 1937)
Produced by Joe Bevilacqua

LIKE OTR?
CHECK OUT OUT OUR
NEW STORIES
OF OLD TIME RADIO TITLES:

audible-BUYThe New Stories of Old-Time Radio:  

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Joe Bev is Mr. Jazzbo
on The Jazz-O-Rama Hour
The Jazz-O-Rama Hour
Host Joe Bev presents an hour of 78 RPM records: Popeye Meets Betty Boop, including:
I Wanna Be Loved By You - Helen Kane (1928)
I'm Pop-eye the Sailor Man - Billy Costello (1935)
Man on the Flying Trapeze - Billy Costello (1934)
Button Up Your Overcoat Helen Kane (1929)
The Teddy Bear's Picnic - Billy Costello (1935)
That's Why I'm Happy  - Helen Kane-  (1929)
Let's All Sing Like the Birdies Sing - Billy Costello (1935)
I Have to Have You - Helen Kane (1929)
Good Ship Yakihiki Dooda - Billy Costello (1935)
My Man is on the Make - Helen Kane (1930)
Nagasaki - Billy Costello (1935)
I Want to Be Bad  - Helen Kane (1929)
Dinah - Billy Costello (1935)
Dangerous Nan McGrew - Helen Kane (1930)
Tiger Rag - Billy Costello (1935)


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Hear Mel Blanc's demo tape
on The Cartoon Carnival
Cartoon Carnival
Host Joe Bev presents A Mel Blanc Festival, including Mel Blanc's demo tape, Bug Bunny Meets The Tortoise-the 1962 Capitol Record, CBS Radio's Mel Blanc's Fix-it Shop (9/3/46) and Ray Campi's 1974 interview with Mel Blanc.

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Paul McGrath
and Margaret Brayton
 portrayed Judy's parents,
Melvin and Dora Foster
on A Date with Judy
The Lost OTR Show #2
Host Joe Bev presents an hour of recently discovered rare old time radio, not heard since their original broadcasts, including: A Date with Judy #1: Tiger & Bulldog Drummond: A Dinner with Death (3/23/45).

LIKE OTR?
CHECK OUT OUT OUR
NEW & OLD TIME RADIO TITLES:

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On this episode you will hear
Joe Bev & Bob Greenberg perform
as Bud & Lou -
A Tribute to Abbott & Costello

(They can perform for your party
or event in the NYC area)
The Comedy-O-Rama Hour
Camp Waterlogg: Abbott and Costello Meet Ranger Joe, part 2 -
 ''Hey, Aaaaaabott!!'' The Comedy-O-Rama Hour will present the second of two tributes to the legendary comedy team Abbott & Costello. It is all part of this week's Camp Waterlogg segments, featuring special guest star Bob Greenberg. The improvisational radio theater program is written by husband and wife Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev) and Lorie Kellogg and produced and directed by Bevilacqua. The couple voice 80% of the characters on the show each week.


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Walt Disney &  Jerry Colonna
working on his classic
Disney cartoon
Cacey at the Bat

The Joe Bev Experience
The BearManor Radio Hour #1: Lorie's Book Nook #1 - Joe Bev gives over his hour to his wife, host Lorie Kellogg, who talks with guest Bob Colonna, son of Jerry Colonna and author of the book Greetings Gate: The Story of Professor Jerry Colonna, available at bearmanormedia. The hour also features a Blast
Cacey at the Bat
from the Past: Colonna, Hope and the Monkees.

''Ah, yes! It is here! The story of everyone's favorite mustache, Jerry Colonna, coming from the bulging eyes of his son, Bob. Teeming with personal, unpublished photos from this wacky author's private collection, this book will keep you up all night! And then some! But that's a good thing. Foreword by Star Wars composer, John Williams!''

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Alan Reed voiced
Fred Flintstone
for Hanna-Barbera
The Joe Bev Audio Theater
The Village Life conclusion by Alan Reed
Stench of the City conclusion by Victor Gates
First, Alan Reed tells the story of his first business: candy making in The Village Life, chapter three of Yabba Daba Doo! The Alan Reed Story. The full audio autobiography of the voice of Fred Flintstone is available at Amazon and all online vendors or at http://www.waterlogg.com.
Then, in the conclusion of Stench of the City the first episode of Victor Gates's hilariously naughty ''70's cop show with a modern sense of humor'', Sgt. Staccato and his men battle it out with stinky pirates as Father Kelly from Belfast tags along. Craziness ensues as events lead to an epic showdown at Mr. B's Ballroom.


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The Joe Bev Hour Sunday Edition
The Joe Bev Audio Theater: Trouble in Simuland by Charlie Morrow & A Box of Nothing by Joe Bevilacqua
In the first of two comic futuristic nightmares, Ned Nardly uses his new theme park for his own evil purposes. In the second Willoughby and the Professor begin a new experiment to ''cure the world of all its ills," starting with roaches.

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Video of Joe Bevilacqua accepting his 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award from Kean University:



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