NELSON OLMSTEAD'S PROGRAMS

 

 

 

Nelson Olmstead produced radio programs, in which he narrated and dramatized short stories. The following are the Nelson Bond stories he used.

Nelson Olmstead was a very popular radio actor during the 1940/50s, who easily made the transition to television during the 1960/70s, appearing in such series as Bonanza, Kojack and The Wild Wild West. He had roles in a dozen movies during the 1960s, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and That Touch of Mink. He died at the age of 78 in 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“The Bacular Clock,” NBC, The World's Greatest Stories, 20 Jul 1942; NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 9 Aug 1942

“The Bookshop,”  NBC, The World's Greatest Stories, 31 Aug 1942; NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmsted, 19 Nov 1947;  NBC, Sleep No More, 25 Jan 1957.

“Conquerors' Isle,”  NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 30 Dec 1946; NBC, Stories for Tonight, 27 Jul 1947; NBC, Stories by Nelson Olmsted, 2 Apr 1948; ABC,  Nelson Olmstead's Story for Today, 7 Apr 1949; Stories by Nelson Olmsted, 16 Apr 1956; NBC, Sleep No More, 17 Dec 1956.

“The Einstein Inshoot,”  NBC, The Worlds Greatest Stories, 26 Sep 1942; NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 21 Sep 1946;  NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead,1 Jun 1948; NBC, Sleep No More, 2 Mar 1956

“The Fertility of Dalrymple Todd,”  NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 7 Mar 1947; ABC,  Nelson Olmstead's Story for Today,6 Dec 1948.

“Dr. Fuddle's Fingers,”  NBC, Story Dramas, 26 May 1942;  NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 18 Sep 1948.

“The Gripes of Wraith, NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 22 Nov 1946; NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 10 Mar 1948; 1 Apr 1949, 2 Mar 1961; ABC,  Nelson Olmstead's Story for Today,1 Mar 1949.

“John Cartwright's Camera,”  NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 6 Jun 1947; ABC,  Nelson Olmstead's Story for Today, 27 Jan 1949; ABC,  Nelson Olmstead's Story for Today, 27 Jan 1949.

“The Man Weight Minus Twelve,”  NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 5 Aug 1947, NBC, Sleep No More, 2 Mar 1952.

“Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobbies,” NBC, Stories Dramas, 24 Mar 1943; NBC, The World's Greatest Stories, 1 Jan 1944; NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 29 Oct 1946; NBC, Stories of Nelson Olmstead, 6 Feb 1948; ABC, Nelson Olmstead's Story for Today, 7 Oct 1948; 2 Mar 1956; NBC, Sleep No More, 17 Dec 1956,

“One's Got To Be Best,”  NBC, The World's Greatest Stories, 5 Jun 1943.

“The Remarkable Talent of Egbert Haw,”  NBC, Stories by Nelson Olmstead, 13 Mar 1947; NBC, Sleep No More, 2 Mar 1956.

“Take My Drum to England,”  NBC, The World's Greatest Stories, 13 Jun 1942.


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