Our horror favorite this week is Murder Castle from Lights Out. This episode first aired August 3, 1943 and is loosely based on serial killer H.H. Holmes. Thanks for your submission Stephanie![audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror253.mp3]
Browsing: The Horror
We visit the cave by the restless sea today for an episode from The Weird Circle. Based on Ambrose Bierce’s 1891 short-story, we’ll hear The Middle Toe Of The Right Foot. This one first aired May 21, 1945.[audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror252.mp3]
This week our Wednesday favorite is Creature From The Swamp from the CBS Radio Mystery Theater. Thanks Richard! This one first aired in March of 1974.
Send in your favorite to [email protected] and please put “horror favorite” in the subject line. It may be featured in next weeks show![audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror251.mp3]
We hear from one of the early radio horror series this week with The Witch’s Tale. The Bronze Venus was first heard in 1931, though the version we’ll hear was a two-part episode presented in August of 1935.[audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror250.mp3]
Sounds like my intro got cut out. Sorry!
Wednesday means your favorite episodes of golden age horror! Let me know your favorite episode by emailing [email protected], and including “My horror favorite” (or similar) in the subject line.
We hear one of my favorite episodes from The Hall Of Fantasy this week. The Shadow People first aired September 5, 1952.[audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror249.mp3]
We’ll hear from the CBS Radio Mystery Theater this week. Land Of The Living Dead first aired November 3, 1977.[audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror248.mp3]
Quiet, Please took to the air June 8, 1947 and united friends Wyllis Cooper (writer), and Ernest Chappell (announcer/actor) for what some call the best horror and science fiction series from radio’s golden age. We’ll hear Wear The Dead Man’s Coat, which first aired February 23, 1948.[audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror247.mp3]
This week we’ll hear from Theater 10:30 and an episode titled The Yellow Wallpaper. If that title sounds familiar there’s good reason, Suspense aired a version starring Agnes Moorehead that we heard last November. Here’s a link to that one.
Don’t forget to check out Ruby Departed on Flash Pulp at Skinner.fm![audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror246.mp3]
We resume regularly scheduled programming with this episode from the Price Of Fear. Starring Vincent Price, this one is titled Not Wanted On The Voyage. Don’t forget to tune in Wednesday for our usual Horror Replay![audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror2/TheHorror245.mp3]
We’ll hear one of the early episodes from The Hall Of Fantasy this week. The Mark Of Shame first aired May 1, 1947.[audio:http://archive.org/download/TheHorror1/TheHorror244.mp3]