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Air Adventures Of Jimmy Allen
Air Adventures Of Jimmy Allen, Old Time Radio
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Air Adventures Jimmy Allen | Old Time Radio

The Air Adventures of Jimmy Allen was an old time radio aviation adventure series that ran from 1933 to 1937.

The Air Adventures of Jimmy Allen was the creation of Bob Burtt, and Bill Moore. Both of them were writers, but more interesting is that both were WWI flying Aces. This old time radio juvenile classic featured Jimmy Allen, a 16 year old flier who took to adventure in his airplane.

The plots revolved around Jimmy Allen flying around the country, solving crimes, and sometimes just doing a little barnstorming. Jimmy Allen starts out as a telegraph messenger near an airport, where he gets wind of an aircraft that will soon be transporting a million dollars in cash. Jimmy has a friend who is a pilot, Speed Robinson, and together they foil the hijacking.

From then on no criminal was safe with Jimmy and his friends in the air! The plots for Air Adventures of Jimmy Allen start at this point. The prevention of the hijacking led to the capture of Jimmy and Speed. They get away, and then captured by the gang again. Finally they escape and now Speed teaches Jimmy how to fly, as well as being his mentor.

Speed Robinson also reveals to Jimmy that the FBI has made him a G-Man. So now starts all of their flying and crime fighting adventures.

Jimmy Allen was designed to be portrayed as an All-American type, virtuous and brave. The show was aimed at juveniles and flying enthusiasts, and it hit it's mark. The first and main sponsor was Skelly Oil. They started a Jimmy Allen Flying Club, all you had to do was go with dad and sign up at any Skelly station. All members received a set of wings, a letter from Jimmy Allen, and some other type of promotional product.

Today these premiums are in high demand from collectors, so if you ever run across any of these Jimmy Allen promotional pieces, you're in luck.

This great old time radio show had 128 episodes produced. We're very lucky to have so many available. A lot of old time radio shows from this era don't have many original episodes left, so this is a good find. The show, with ads ran about 15 minutes each.

We have 123 episodes on one MP3 CD, or if you prefer Regular Audio CD, we offer 25, each with 4 unique episodes.

In 1936, Paramount Pictures released a movie titled 'The Sky Parade' which featured Jimmy Allen, and used some of the original cast members from the series. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, The Air Adventures of Jimmy Allen is not the best sound quality, as is common for old time radio shows of this era. But is still a good listen, and is also one of our more popular series.

If you would like to order The Air Adventures Of Jimmy Allen Old Time Radio Show on Regular Audio CD, we have 25 available, each with 4 unique episodes.
Features
  • Aviation adventure.
  • Meant for kids, but most times dad was listening in on this one as well.
  • One of the fastest growing genres of old time radio.
  • These are the types of shows which make old time radio great!

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