This week our thriller comes courtesy of Escape. From a story by Graham Greene, here is Confidential Agent. This episode first aired April 2, 1949.
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.
Ashley wrote in recently and suggested Three Skeleton Key by Escape. This story was done a number of times on both Escape, and Suspense over the years. This version, starring Vincent Price, first aired March 17, 1950. Thanks for the suggestion, Ashley.
Opening music: Constancy Part 2 by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
We hear from Escape on this episode of Into The West. From January 3, 1950 here is The Pistol.
Another hour of radio drama begins with Escape this week. From it we’ll hear The Fortune Of Vargas, which first aired September 21, 1949. Then, Believe It Or Not tells us How The White House Got Its Name. We close with Basil Rathbone in Cavalcade Of America, and its episode from September 4, 1951 titled, Towards A New World.
This installment of Relic Radio Thrillers features Escape‘s episode from March 12, 1949 titled, He Who Rides The Tiger.
We hear from Escape this week with their episode from March 29, 1953 titled, The Invader.