First this week is Radio City Playhouse with their episode from November 15, 1948 titled, The First And The Last. Then, Believe It Or Not tells the story of The King Who Wanted To Be A Dancer. We close out this time with Theatre Royal, and their episode from May 23, 1954 titled, The Aspern Papers.
Based on the short story by John Jessel, pen name of Stanley Weinbaum, The Adaptive Ultimate aired on Escape March 26, 1949. The story was first published in 1935, and was adapted by a few early sci-fi television series as well.
On this episode of Strange Tales, The Haunting Hour brings us their episode titled, The Two Mr. Brandts. This episode aired sometime between March 1945, and May 1946.
We hear from Ceiling Unlimited this time, a wartime series Welles helmed for the first 13 episodes. This episode, titled Dictators Meeting In Hell, aired May 10, 1943.
Another sampling of the CBS Radio Mystery Theater this time. Here is The Avenging Ghost Of Kitty Morgan, which first aired August 4, 1978.
Opening music: Constancy Part 2 by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Herbert Marshall is Ken Thurstan in, The Man Called X. From that series we’ll hear Vienna, its episode from June 22, 1951.
On Into The West this week, we hear from Frontier Town. This episode, titled Five Gallons Of Poison, first aired June 3, 1952.