It’s Spade and Marlowe this week! We begin with The Crab Louis Caper from The Adventures Of Sam Spade, which first aired March 2, 1951. Then after Believe It Or Not, it’s The Adventures Of Philip Marlowe and Name To Remember from April 9, 1949.
This week we’ll hear a story based on M.R. James’ Casting The Runes. This radio adaptation of the story, first published in More Ghost Stories (1911), aired on Escape November 19, 1947.
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The Man Called X begins this weeks show with an episode from April 14, 1951 titled Treason At White Sands. Then we Believe It Or Not with Fateful Phone Call. We finish this week with The Key, and an episode titled Alexis which first aired in 1956.
We’ll from a series we haven’t heard from in awhile this week. Exploring Tomorrow aired from December 1957, to June 1958 over Mutual stations, and produced our story today on March 26, 1958. Here’s The Mutant.
This week’s strange tale comes from Suspense. We’ll hear That Real Crazy Infinity from May 27, 1962.
From the archives of The Hall Of Fantasy, we’ll hear The Treasure Of Kublai Khan on today’s show. This one first aired July 20, 1953.
This week’s thriller is based on the story An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge first published by Ambrose Bierce in 1890. This adaptation by Escape first aired December 10, 1947.
This week Sherlock Holmes begins our hour of crime. We’ll hear a 1948 version of The Blue Carbuncle. Then it’s Believe It Or Not before Crime Classics closes out this episode. We’ll hear John Hayes, which first aired October 28, 1953.
The House In Cypress Canyon from Suspense makes it on every horror favorite list I’ve seen. It’s also one of Pete’s favorites, and you can thank him for hearing it on today’s show. It first aired December 5, 1946.
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Gunsmoke begins another hour of radio drama this week with Never Pester Chester, which first aired July 5, 1952. Then Incredible But True brings us The Devil’s Diggings. We finish with Alan Ladd in Box 13 and A Book Of Poems from October 17, 1948.