The Lost Transcript

The following is a recently discovered partial transcript from a 1934 episode of a classic radio adventure.



And now Bricker Brothers, makers of fine dusting products, present the thrilling exploits of Captain Torvald & His Flying Norsemen! Bricker Brothers takes the guesswork out of dusting!

Captain Torvald, intrepid backwoods pilot with an encyclopedic knowledge of the northern-most reaches of Minnesota, patrols the skies to protect the wilderness and its inhabitants. Together with his hardy band of Flying Norsemen, Captain Torvald is ever ready to soar off to aid those in need.

We find Captain Torvald & His Flying Norsemen in the ready room of their base at Hjalmersson Field. A birdwatcher has reported mysterious planes flying low over Lost River State Forest, and the authorities have asked Captain Torvald to investigate.

The Flying Norsemen rush to their aircraft and take off, heading west. As they approach the edges of Lost River, Captain Torvald spots an aircraft with strange markings making lazy circles over the forest. Diving to investigate, our intrepid hero is suddenly jumped by four aircraft with the same strange markings!

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And now, let’s join Captain Torvald and His Flying Norsemen in today’s exciting and danger-packed adventure!


Today’s Fact Cetera

Between 1918 and 1993, 76 patents were granted for flying cars.


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  1. Bev

    Missed that radio show…
    believe it or not..
    it was before my time
    not much is anymore
    very fun reading thanks for posting

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