This week our science fiction story comes from Suspense. From March 4, 1962 we’ll hear Doom Machine.
We’ll hear this week from The Mysterious Traveler and a tale called Death Comes For Adolf Hitler. This one first aired March 24, 1945 which incidentally was just over a month before death did come for Hitler via a self inflicted bullet to the head.
We have a suggestion from Guinn for our episode this week. It’s a production of Suspense titled My Dear Niece. The script and title were used twice on Suspense, once on January 24, 1946 and then again on November 23, 1958 (with different actors). The version we’ll hear aired in 1946.
Hosted by Orson Welles, The Black Museum aired for 52 episodes and featured stories behind the objects contained within the Scotland Yard crime museum. This episode is titled The Tan Shoe.
This week we begin with Sherlock Holmes and The East End Strangler from 1949. Then after Believe It Or Not, it’s The Lineup and Ice Pick Stabbings, which first aired November 8, 1951 (begins at 26:18).
David wrote in asking to hear something that aired over the Armed Forces Network. Well, Macabre not only aired over it, but was also produced by it. Here’s The Man In The Mirror, which first aired November 13, 1961.
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This week Favorite Story starts off our hour of radio drama. We’ll hear their adaptation of the Wilkie Collins story The Moonstone, which first aired August 7, 1948. Then it’s Incredible But True and Three Who Died. Finally we’ll hear from The Avenger, and an episode titled High Tide Murders that first aired June 8, 1945 (begins at 31:23).
Wyllis Cooper and Quiet, Please provide our strange tale this week. From August 3, 1947 we’ll hear Inquest. As is sometimes the case with this series, the audio has some issues but is still quite listenable.