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Quiet Please Old Time Radio Program
"Iím quietly yours, Ernest Chappell"
Quiet Please was created by Willis Cooper in 1947. Cooper was one
of radioís best professionals. He founded the "Lights Out"
program before he did "Quiet Please." Quiet Please can
be described as a horror/science fiction show. But it is different
from Inner Sanctum, and even Lights Out. Where those programs were
more of shock stories (the monster behind the door.) Quiet Please
dealt a bit more with creating a sinister atmosphere where reality
is just a bit different than what we expect Ė and different in a
menacing way. Things we take for granted, like flowers, can think,
talk, feel, andÖ.kill. The host and narrator was Ernest Chappell.
He is in large part responsible for setting the eerie scenes, and
the sense of unreality.
"Quiet Please" lasted only 2 seasons, first
on Mutual in 1947, then on ABC in 1948, even though it was a better
program than many that lasted longer. So enjoy, and until next time:
"Iím quietly yours, Ernest Chappell"
(alright, we admit, as far as sign offs go, this one is pretty dumb,
but listen to the free sample, we think youíll like it.)
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|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.
Buy on CD: $4.50
Download only $3.50