Theater Five begins this weeks show with The Captive Spirit from October 16, 1964. Then it’s Goodbye Mr. Bathurst from Incredible But True. We conclude with Obsession, and an episode from 1952 titled The Solitary Genius (begins 26:00).
Monthly Archives: December, 2010
This week we’ll hear from Captain Starr Of Space, and an episode titled Carnumian Return. I don’t have a specific air date for this one, but the series aired between 1953 and 1954.
Our strange tale comes from The Mysterious Traveler this week. This series aired over Mutual stations for nine years, its last show airing in September of 1952. We’ll hear Operation Tomorrow, which first aired April 11, 1950.
We hear from The Witch’s Tale on today’s episode of The Horror, one of the earliest surviving examples of radio horror programs first airing in 1931. The episode is titled The Troth Of Death, and aired March 11, 1937.
For over 20 years, the Lux Radio Theater presented radio adaptations of films, including the Hitchcock classic Strangers On A Train. The film was released in June of 1951, and the program we’ll hear today on December 3 of the same year.
We hear from Cavalcade Of America this time, a series sponsored by DuPont chemical that ran from 1935 to 1953. This episode is titled The Flying Tigers, and first aired January 25, 1943.
Boston Blackie starts this show off with Blood On Blackie’s Sleeve from September 20, 1945. Then it’s our usual Believe It Or Not break. We finish with Pete Kelly’s Blues and Dr. Jonathan Budd, which first aired September 19, 1951 (begins at 26:13).
David Harding, Counterspy brings us The Vicious Visitor to start off this show. That one first aired September 29, 1949. Next up is Fish Story from Believe It Or Not, which is followed by the CBS Radio Workshop and Bring On The Angels from June 8, 1956.
We’ll hear this week from Dimension X, one of the first adult science fiction series. The episode The Man In The Moon first aired July 14, 1950.