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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The Shadow 37-10-31 The Three Ghosts

Margo convinces Lamont to go with her to visit a friend she's worried about.  There's a plot to murder her for her money, but the Shadow intervenes.

Running time - 31:26 min

The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe 51-02-16 The Party for Death

Nero sends Archie to attend a dinner party where he knows a murder is to take place, but doesn't say how he knows, or who the victim is, or why.

Running time - 28:59 min

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Behind The Mike 41-02-23 Comedy Broadcasts

This episode describes how comedy shows are put together. Sound effect of the week. Promoting a show for success. A salute to the old musical radio program, Anglo Persians. Actor Tom Powers talks about his old true-life program, Life Studies.

Running time - 29:46 min

Sealtest Variety Theater 49-06-23 Boris Karloff

On a dark and stormy night, Eddie Bracken is reading a horror story to Dorothy Lamour until they get frightened by it. They turn on the radio to liven things up, when they hear a news report about a murderer in the area, then suddenly, there's a knock on the door.  They open it to find Boris Karloff.

Running time - 29:15 min

Monday, July 29, 2013

The House of Mystery 47-08-03 A Gift from the Dead

A woman is terrified her husband who died a year ago, has returned.

Running time - 27:00 min

Abbott & Costello 44-12-07 Visit to Tin Pan Alley

Costello wants to sing like Bing Crosby so he can have a classy show.  Bud takes Lou to Tin Pan Alley to have a theme song written for Lou.

Running time - 29:18 min

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Jack Benny Program 42-05-24 Phil Becomes a Father

Phil Harris does a lot of bragging about his new baby girl.

Running time - 29:30 min

Suspense 62-04-22 The Curse of Kamoshek

A man defies his uncle who holds the purse strings to his inheritance by continuing to pursue his love of archaeology and going on an expedition to Egypt.   After the nephew had been gone for a few months, the uncle receives a package, and a curse.

Running Time - 22:18 min

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Dangerous Assignment 49-07-09 Relief Supplies

In this first episode of the series, U.S. government agent Steve Mitchel goes undercover as a foreign correspondent in Italy to discover who is hijacking relief shipments.

Running time - 29:20 min

Beyond Tomorrow 50-04-18 The Outer Limit

During an experimental rocket flight, the pilot is taken aboard an alien craft and given a dire warning to take back to Earth.

Running time - 29:22 min

Friday, July 26, 2013

Suspense 43-01-19 The Devils Saint

Peter Lorre stars in this tale of a man who agrees to spend the night in a room that has a history where everyone who stays in it, dies a mysterious death.

Running time - 29:38 min

Sealtest Variety Theater 49-04-21 Edgar Bergen

Edgar Bergen has invited Dorothy Lamour to his home for a business dinner to discuss her being in his movie, but first he has to get rid Charlie McCarthy who has a crush on her.  Charlie ends up with Eddie Bracken as a babysitter.

Running time - 28:44 min

Thursday, July 25, 2013

2000 Plus 51-10-10 The Rocket and the Skull

A plan to place rockets on the moon to ensure world peace suffers a setback when the pilot of an experimental rocket barely survives a crash. The delirious pilot repeatedly mumbles something about Mars and Martians.

Running time - 27:37 min

Aldrich Family 52-10-26 Parents Day

Parents Day at school is coming up, and Henry is hoping his parents have forgotten and won't show up, but they do remember and plan to attend without telling Henry beforehand as a surprise.  The day turns out better than Henry had hoped.

Running time - 29:21 min

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Shadow 38-08-21 The Caverns of Death

After a group of students on a tour of a cavern fall into a pit, but no bodies are found, Lamont and Margo investigate the tragedy and find it was no accident.

Running time - 29:31 min

Green Hornet 46-08-31 Death in the Dark

Britt Reid gets a call to meet with a city council candidate, only to find him dead in an apparent suicide. Later, Reid suspects murder.

Running time - 20:35 min

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Escape 48-02-15 Ancient Sorceries

A traveler intending to spend the night in an old Welsh village, finds that the residents all claim to know him and welcome him back, even though he doesn't believe he has ever been there before.  After meeting a strange woman, he decides to stay a few days more, and learns a terrible truth.

Running time - 29:30 min

Jack Benny Program 41-03-30 Jack's Garden

"Farmer" Benny is out planting crops in his garden, and has trouble with Rochester who wants to keep Ronald Colemans' chickens that came over the fence.

Running time - 29:20 min

Monday, July 22, 2013

Fred Allen 1941-03-26 The Wedlock Society

Texaco News invites poets to recite their work on the arrival of spring. Kenny Baker sings Spring in Rio. Portland informs Fred that Kenny has changed his name to Kennini Bakerino. The question for the Round Table guests is "Do you think children should be spanked".  The Texaco Workshop Players present their version of a popular radio program, Marriage Club, entitled The Wedlock Society.

Running time - 56:42 min

Bickersons - 46-12-13 - The In-Laws Visit

It's the holiday season and Blanche invites her relatives over. John loses his job as a bowling ball salesman and on his way home is plagued by the antics of a kid that gets him thrown off the train.

Running time - 28:54 min

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Inner Sanctum 52-08-31 Strange Passenger

A man traveling alone, picks up a female hitchhiker who makes him so uncomfortable he tries to get rid of her, one way or another, but can't.

Running time - 23:11 min

Sherlock Holmes 1946-01-15 Murder Beyond Mountains

Watson recounts an adventure which took place during the time when the world (including Watson) thought Holmes had died at the Reichenbach Falls, in the confrontation with his rival, Professor Moriarty.

  In the disguise of a Norwegian explorer, Holmes is the sole survivor of an avalanche as a member of an expedition into the Tibetan mountains. Having been rescued and taken to a monastery, Holmes finds himself in the midst of a group of international envoys, and a murderer.

Running time - 29:04 min

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy 44-02-20 Edgar's Birthday

Charlie teases Edgar about his age, and then Edgar tells what happened when he took Charlie for a haircut, and met up with W. C. Fields.

Running time - 31:35 min

This Is My Best 45-03-27 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Orson Welles hosts this radio version of Walt Disneys' classic, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Running time - 29:31 min

Friday, July 19, 2013

Lights Out 47-07-16 Death Robbery

Boris Karloff stars in this tale of a scientist who believes he has finally created a method to bring the dead back to life, after countless successful operations on animals.  His beloved wife dies in an accident, and becomes his first human subject.

Running time - 29:03 min

Hall of Fantasy 50-03-18 The Beast with Red Eyes

A doctor tells the story of a man who, while writing a book on the supernatural, began seeing a small animal or beast following him wherever he went, that no one else saw, at first.

Running time - 22:09 min

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Inner Sanctum 48-07-05 Death Demon

A disturbed man, believing his stepparents are responsible for the death of his father, uses occult magic to try and bring his father back to life to find the truth.

Running time - 29:44 min

Suspense 53-10-26 Dutch Schultz

Broderick Crawford stars in this "true account" of a gangster drama.  The New York syndicate meets to discuss the fate of the District Attorney, but the mobster Dutch Schultz goes against their plan and tries to take matters into his own hands.

Running time - 28:59 min

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Quiet Please 48-12-05 Very Unimportant Person

A couple flying a private plane suddenly witness the mushroom clouds of doomsday.  After seeing Washington D.C. destroyed, and losing contact with other cities, a hidden passenger reveals himself.

Running time - 29:44 min

Escape 53-09-13 The Abominable Snowman

A small group of men, along with a guide, journey into the Himalayas in hopes of capturing the legendary Abominable Snowman.

Running time - 29:01 min

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Suspense 49-02-03 Backseat Driver

Jim & Marian Jordan (Fibber McGee and Molly) star in this dramatic presentation of Suspense, as they play a couple on their way home, who suddenly discover a hunted killer hiding in the backseat.  The announcer for this show is Harlow Wilcox.

Running time - 29:43 min

Monday, July 15, 2013

Inner Sanctum 44-04-15 The Skull That Walked

A man digging in his yard to plant trees, is told by his caretaker that he's digging in an old Indian burial ground and of a curse. After a skull is found in the hole, frightening events begin to take place.

Running time - 29:43 min

Dangerous Assignment 50-2-13 Captain Rock

Steve Mitchell travels to Tangier to impersonate a dead man, in order to solve a diplomats assassination.

Running time - 29:30 min

Sunday, July 14, 2013

The Shadow 38-02-06 The Phantom Voice

A Senator is on trial for accepting a bribe, and the key evidence against him is a film recording of him in the act of demanding a bribe, but Lamont Cranston is convinced of his innocence.

Running time - 27:21 min

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Jack Benny 1939-01-22 Jack Tells How He Saved Fred Allen's Life

After spending time arguing with Phil, then hearing from Andy Devine about the things that Fred Allen said about him on his show, Jack reveals that he once saved Freds' life several years before, and proceeds to tell the tale.

Running time - 28:50 min

Fred Allen 41-03-19 Nicotine Alley

The Texaco Workshop Players present their sequel to the hit Broadway play Tobacco Road, entitled, Nicotine Alley.

Running time - 57:17 min

Friday, July 12, 2013

Sherlock Holmes 1948-02-15 Shoscombe Old Place

A head trainer seeks help from Holmes about his master who appears to have gone mad, obsessed about winning his horse in the Derby to solve his money troubles, as well as other strange and mysterious happenings at Shoscombe Old Place.

Running time - 29:45 min

X Minus One 55-05-15 Universe

Two divided groups of humans aboard a space ark, one human, one mutant, after several generations have lost their real purpose and nature of their existence and have embraced superstition.  Two humans are forced to escape to the upper level where the mutants dwell, and learn the truth.

Running time - 28:10 min

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Shadow 41-02-16 Phantom Voyage

Lamont and Margo, after finding themselves stranded in a small boat in rough seas, are rescued by a vessel with no name and a mysterious cargo.

Running time - 24:50 min

Jack Benny - 1949-02-27 Jack Has A Music Lesson

Jack drives his violin teacher, Professor LeBlanc, crazy, and Claude Rains visits Jack after finding out he has to appear on the Ford Theater version of "The Horn Blows at Midnight", and tries to get out of his contract.

Running time - 30:49 min

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Fibber McGee And Molly 41-10-21 Fall House Cleaning

While house cleaning, Molly finds her old love letters in the attic, and Fibber gets embarrassed about what's in them.

Running time - 30:15 min

The Man Called X 50-10-27 Journey to Xenephon

A doctor researching a cure for cancer is murdered, and the radioactive isotopes he ordered have been stolen, so the man called X travels to Greece to solve the case.

Running time - 25:55 min

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013

Jack Benny 49-02-20 The Horn Blows at Midnight

Jack has a contract to appear on The Ford Theater to perform a radio version of "The Horn Blows at Midnight", but the Ford Theater director, Fletcher Markle, visits Jack to persuade him not to do THAT play on the program. Jack Warner from the Warner Brothers Studio also stops by to get Benny to forgo reviving The Horn Blows at Midnight, and even offers Jack money and a partnership in the studio, not to do the radio version. Even Mr. Paley of CBS calls to try and stop Jack.

Running time - 29:30 min

The Haunting Hour 45-04-07 The Old Old Men

A woman is desperate to bring her millionaire father home, who has been living in a shabby waterfront hotel, and has engaged in a macabre bet with the other old men living there.

Running time - 26:31 min

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Fred Allen 48-05-23 Bing Crosby - The Life of Bing Crosby

The question for Allens' Alley is "What are you doing about your radio listening".  Fred has read a book about Bing Crosby, and decides to visit Bing to try and convince him to make a film of his life.

Running time - 30:59 min

2000 Plus 50-09-28 The Green Thing

A psychiatrist perfects a machine to record the dreams of his mental patients, only to discover that some of them are having the very same dream.

Running time - 31:03 min

Saturday, July 6, 2013

The Man Called X 50-12-30 Rhythm of Death

Mister X travels to the Belgian Congo to sort out trouble at uranium mines.

Running time - 21:54 min

Abbott & Costello 44-03-02 Guests Blondie & Dagwood

Blondie and Dagwood are collecting for the Waste Paper Drive, and accidentally take Abbott and Costellos radio script with them.

Running time - 28:20 min