ST89: Portrait Of Death by Inner Sanctum


Our tale this week comes from Inner Sanctum, a series that aired for 11 years creating 526 episodes.  The one we’ll hear is titled Portrait Of Death, and first aired June 12, 1945.

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  1. I am constantly impressed with the fidelity of these recordings, considering their age. This particular program stars Leslie Woods, a popular radio actress who had played gun molls and other woman. She also played the part of Margo Lane on the Shadow during the Forties. I see some similarities between this story and the Night Gallery show about the mysterious paintings that keep changing. Roddy McDowell played a n’er-do-well who killed his aged painter uncle to get his fortune. The old man’s hobby was painting pictures of cemeteries.

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