This week it’s a little mystery and intrigue courtesy of Counterspy. We join David Harding in Sweepstakes Murder, an episode which first aired October 4, 1949.
Ingrid wrote in looking for this episode from Lights Out. Not to be confused with the 1938 story with the same title, here is The Dream from March 16, 1943.
Night Watch brings us Old Bat And Crowbar, which first aired July 24, 1954 to open this week’s show. Next up is a little Believe It Or Not before Richard Diamond, Private Detective tells us of The Stolen Purse. That episode aired May 22, 1949 (begins at 29:51).
Wait a minute. Have you heard the strange tales of The Whistler? You’ll hear one first on this week’s show. From October 4, 1942 it’s The Urge To Kill. Then it’s You Tell Me Your Dream from Incredible But True. Orson Welles presents The Spotted Bedsheet on The Black Museum to close out today’s offering. That show aired in 1952 (begins at 29:23).
Don requested the episode from Dimension X we’ll hear this week. From June 10, 1951 here’s Nightmare.
On this episode we’ll hear the first part of a two part production of Hamlet Orson Welles did for The Columbia Workshop. This first aired September 19, 1936.
This week’s strange tale is a fun little story from Murder At Midnight. First airing January 13, 1947 we’ll hear The House That Time Forgot.
On this episode of Radio At War we’ll hear Occupied Paris from Big Town. This episode first aired May 14, 1942. This series would go on to inspire a television show, films, and a comic book.
On this episode of The Horror we’ll hear again from Lights Out. Suggested by Mark from the forum, here’s Poltergeist. This story first aired December 16, 1936 then again on October 20, 1942. This version is from the 1942 airing. Thanks Mark!
We had a suggestion for the episode of Suspense we’ll hear this week. First airing February 7, 1956 here’s Variations On A Theme.