This week our thrilling radio adventure comes by way of the Academy Award Theater. We’ll hear Night Train, which first aired November 13, 1946. The story is a radio adaptation of the film of the same name, also known as Night Train To Munich, released December 29, 1940.
Our horror favorite this week was requested by Pete, and comes from Dark Fantasy. This series was relatively short lived, producing 31 episodes including the one we’ll hear today titled Pennsylvania Turnpike. This one first aired March 20, 1942.
Crime Classics begins the program this week with an episode from January 6, 1954 titled The Younger Brothers. Then after Believe It Or Not, it’s Stand By For Crime and Trixie’s Bank Heist from 1950 (begins at 30:58).
Obsession begins our hour of old time radio this week. We’ll hear Clinging Hate, which aired sometime in 1952. Then it’s a quick Incredible But True and Pray For Me. We finish off with a suggestion from Barry (of Bmj2k.com) for an episode from Command Performance featuring Bob Hope and Bela Lugosi. That show aired November 10, 1946. Thanks Barry.
This week we’ll hear from Exploring Tomorrow, and their episode from April 30, 1958 titled The Stowaway.
The Screen Guild Theater brings us our featured show this time. From December 7, 1941 we’ll hear Between Americans. This series aired from 1939 to 1952, and was broadcast at one time or another from all of the major radio networks.
Murder At Midnight aired for just one year over Mutual stations from September of 1946 to September 1947. We’ll hear the episode from June 29, 1946 titled The Secret Of XR3.
Part of the 1970’s old time radio revival, The Devil And Mr. O (that O belonging to Arch Oboler) rebroadcast Lights Out episodes from three decades earlier. We’ll hear an episode originally broadcast in 1942 as Mister Maggs, titled here as The Chest. This aired January 28, 1972.
This week we join Ken Thurston, The Man Called X for All That Glitters. This episode first aired October 9, 1947.
This week our first tale of crime comes from Murder By Experts. From August 8, 1949 we’ll hear Dark Island. After Believe It Or Not, we’ll hear from This Is Your FBI and an episode titled Death In The Tropics from July 12, 1946.