Famous Escapes

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


24011. Famous Escapes. 1938. Program #8. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Flight Lietenants Tracey and Pearce". Commercials added locally. A pair of Australian soldiers escape from the Germans during the first world war. The date is approximate. William Powell (writer). 12:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24008. Famous Escapes. 1938. Program #23. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Bonnie Prince Charlie". Commercials added locally. Bonnie Prince Charlie escapes from the Redcoats, with the help of an Irish lass. The date is approximate. William Powell (writer). 12:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24005. Famous Escapes. 1938. Program #19. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Robert Bruce". Commercials added locally. Robert Bruce escapes capture by the English and later attacks them at Bannockburn. The date is approximate. William Powell (writer). 10:59. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

23996. Famous Escapes. 1938. Program #9. Artransa syndication. Commercials added locally. Countess Rachendoff, a spy for the White Army during the Russian Revolution, is rescued from the firing squad. The date is approximate. William Powell (writer). 12:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23995. Famous Escapes. 1938. Program #34. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Queen Elizabeth". Commercials added locally. There is no correlation between the program numbers assigned by the producer of this series and the order in which they were broadcast. Queen Elizabeth escapes assassination, thanks to her spy, Peter Brandon. The date is approximate. William Powell (writer). 11:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23034. Famous Escapes. 1938. Program #1. Artransa syndication. "The Man They Couldn't Hang". Commercials added locally. A convicted murderer is saved from the gallows by a strange force. William Powell (writer). 12:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24009. Famous Escapes. January 23, 1938. Program #24. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of A French Aristocrat". Commercials added locally. There is no correlation between the program numbers assigned by the producer of the series and the order in which they were broadcast. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. An escape from the clutches of Robespierre during the French Revolution, is made through a clever ruse. William Powell (writer). 12:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23993. Famous Escapes. February 13, 1938. Program #4. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of The Kelly Gang". Commercials added locally. The story of the infamous Kelly gang of Australia. The date is the date of first broadcast in Australia. William Powell (writer). 11:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23035. Famous Escapes. February 20, 1938. Program #2. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Catherine The Great". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. The story of how she rose from obscurity to become the Tsarina of all the Russias. The story is also known as, "Catherine Of Russia." The performers listed below is a compilation from the entire series. It's not known which of them appeared on any specific program. William Powell (writer), Leonard Bennett, Ronald Morse, Peter Finch, Lou Vernon, Betty Sutton, Barbara Smith, Harold B. Meade, Frank Bradley, Leslie Victor, Harvey Adams, Mary McGregor. 12:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24000. Famous Escapes. February 27, 1938. Program #13. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Captain John Smith". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Captain John Smith escapes from execution by Powhattan, through the intercession of Pocahontas. William Powell (writer). 11:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

24001. Famous Escapes. March 6, 1938. Program #14. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Mary, Queen Of Scots". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Mary, Queen of Scots escapes from a prison island to England. William Powell (writer). 12:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23994. Famous Escapes. March 20, 1938. Program #6. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Casanova". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. The story of the escape of Casanova from his Venetian dungeon. William Powell (writer). 11:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23997. Famous Escapes. April 17, 1938. Program #10. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Thomas Buckley". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. A convict escapes his charges and flees into the Australian outback to live with the aborigines. William Powell (writer). 12:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23998. Famous Escapes. April 24, 1938. Program #11. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Lord Nithsdale". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. The only escape in the history of the Tower of London was achieved by Lord Nithsdale. Here's how he did it. William Powell (writer). 12:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

23999. Famous Escapes. May 1, 1938. Program #12. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Elizabeth Barrett". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Elizabeth Barrett escapes from her tyrannical father and her illness. William Powell (writer). 13:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

23992. Famous Escapes. May 8, 1938. Program #18. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Hardy Jones". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Hardy Jones, Confederate soldier, escapes hanging by the Union forces. William Powell (writer). 13:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24002. Famous Escapes. May 22, 1938. Program #15. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of John Whitehead". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. The story is also known as, "The Escape Of The Whitehead Family." The Keegan gang of Australia holds a family of homesteaders hostage, threatening to kill the man who wounded one of them. William Powell (writer). 10:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24003. Famous Escapes. May 29, 1938. Program #16. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Alfred Dreyfus". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. William Powell (writer). 12:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24004. Famous Escapes. June 5, 1938. Program #17. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Napoleon From Elba". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Napoleon escapes from Elba and returns in triumph to Paris. William Powell (writer). 12:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24006. Famous Escapes. July 3, 1938. Program #21. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of David Livingstone". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Stanley saves Livingstone's life in Africa. William Powell (writer). 12:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

24007. Famous Escapes. July 10, 1938. Program #22. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Charles II After Worcester". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. King Charles II escapes from the Roundheads. William Powell (writer). 12:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24012. Famous Escapes. August 14, 1938. Program #45. Artransa syndication. "The Escape Of Marshal Ney". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Marshal Ney defends the rear of Napoleon's army in Russia, allowing the emperor to escape. William Powell (writer). 12:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24010. Famous Escapes. October 2, 1938. Program #33. Artransa syndication. "A Royal Escape". Commercials added locally. The date above is the date of first broadcast in Australia. Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette almost escape from Paris during the Revolution. William Powell (writer). 12:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 23 programs.