Ozzy wrote in recently asking for a radio adaptation of one of his favorite Edgar Allan Poe stories, The Cask Of Amontillado. This version, done by The Hall Of Fantasy, originally aired January 19, 1953.
The Crime Club brings us Mr. Smith’s Hat for our first show this week. That episode first aired January 23, 1947. Then, we Believe It Or Not. To close out, we’ll hear The Shrapnelled Body Of Charles Drew Senior from Crime Classics. That one originally aired July 6, 1953.
First up this week is the only golden age radio series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. Once Upon A Midnight produced one episode – its audition – that was titled, Malice Aforethought. Sadly, it’s part one of a two part story. You’ll have to come up with your own conclusion! It aired May 11, 1945. Next up, Five Minute Mysteries brings us Blood Brothers.
Our Suspense Replay episode this week is Goodnight, Mrs. Russell. This one first aired August 3, 1954.
On this episode of Radio At War, we’ll hear from a series which aired over NBC radio with the aim of driving interest in the Navy, and helping recruitment titled Now Hear This. Fire At Sea is the first episode of the series, and aired June 24, 1951.
We go way back into radio’s past for today’s episode. From The Witch’s Tale, a series that aired from 1931 to 1938, we’ll hear The Altar Of Hate. This episode originally aired January 13, 1938.