The Adventures of Maisie Old Time Radio Program
½ hour comedy show
The Adventures of Maisie (aka Maisie) was a radio comedy
series starring Ann Sothern as underemployed entertainer Maisie
Ravier, a spin-off of Sothern's successful 1939-1947 Maisie movie
Sponsored by Eversharp, the first series ran on CBS from July 5,
1945 to March 28, 1947, airing on Thursdays at 8:30pm during the
first two months, then moving to Wednesdays at 9:30pm (1945-46),
then Fridays at 10:30pm (1946-47). The supporting cast included
Hy Averback, Arthur Q. Bryan, Hans Conried, Virginia Gregg, Peter
Leeds, Johnny McGovern and Sidney Miller. John Easton was the announcer,
Harry Zimmerman and Albert Sack supplied the music, and John L.
Greene was the producer. Tony Sanford directed scripts by Samuel
Taylor and others.
In 1952 the series was heard on Mutual from January 11 to December
26, and it was syndicated from 1949 to 1952 with Pat McGeehan as
Eddie Jordan. Bea Benaderet and Elvira Allman portrayed Mrs. Kennedy.
The supporting cast included Averback, Conreid, Leeds, McGovern,
Lurene Tuttle, Ben Wright, Sandra Gould and Jeffrey Silver. Harry
Zimmerman led the orchestra with John Easton and Jack McCoy announcing.
The show popularized the 1940s catch phrase, "Likewise, I'm
All of our Old Time Radio Programs are in MP3 format. You
can play them on your computer, you can transfer them to MP3
players (like the IPod), but, by and large, you cannot play
them on stereos, walkmen, or car radios.
The sound quality of Old Time Radio Programs can vary greatly.
Some episodes are excellent, others you have to turn up the
volume a little and ignore the static. All of the episodes can
be listened to and enjoyed. You can listen to our free samples
to get a feel for how the programs sound.
You can purchase these episodes on CD or you can
To purchase on CD:
Click on the Buy on CD button. A few dollars will be added
for shipping depending on your zip code and how many CDs you
order. Pay with Paypal (you can use a credit card even if you
do not have a Paypal account). You will receive a receipt from
Paypal. We will mail you the CD(s) within a few days. Usually
we get the CDs in the mail the next day. Shipping usually takes
2-3 days via USPS. The episodes will be in mp3 format.
You save money on the cost of the episodes and you don't
pay any shipping.
Click on the Download button. Pay with Paypal (you can use
a credit card even if you do not have a Paypal account).
After you pay you will be returned to our site to a page
with a series of links to zip files. Click on the links to
download the zip files. These episodes are downloadable in
large zip files.
To open a zip file you need software to "unzip"
it. Your computer may already have unzip software, if this
is the case, just click on the file and your software will
automatically open up and you can unzip the files. If your
computer doesn't have an unzip program, you can get one from
the internet. The most popular is probably winzip (www.winzip.com),
however, we use Zip Wizard by Coffeecup Software because its
pretty good, easy to use, and free. (http://www.coffeecup.com/zip-wizard/)
The files are large - it will take you a few minutes to
download each file. Each zip file is around 40MBs. A full
CD worth of episodes takes about 14 large files. if you are
on a dial-up connection, we highly recommend you buy a CD.
You will receive an e-mail receipt from Paypal, and we will
send you an additional e-mail with the links.