Pamela requested this little gem to help celebrate the season (in a way), and since you can’t go wrong with Peter Lorre mumbling/singing Jingle Bells it’s the perfect time to enjoy Back For Christmas. This episode from Suspense first aired December 23, 1943.
Browsing: Relic Radio Thrillers
For over 20 years, the Lux Radio Theater presented radio adaptations of films, including the Hitchcock classic Strangers On A Train. The film was released in June of 1951, and the program we’ll hear today on December 3 of the same year.
This weeks thriller features an episode of Suspense dramatizing the life of gangster Dutch Schultz. This episode aired October 26, 1953.
We’ll hear from Escape this week, and their adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s story The Birds. This episode aired July 10, 1954. Hitchcock would give us a film version of this one in 1963.
Bogart Presents is featured on this weeks show. We’ll hear the audition show for series, which I’m not sure ever went further, titled Dead Man. This one aired September 14, 1945.
This week the Screen Guild Theater presents a radio adaptation of the 1946 film, The Dark Mirror. This episode first aired February 2, 1948.
Our thriller this week comes from the “pages” of the Diary Of Fate. We’ll hear the episode from June 29, 1948 titled simply Victor Wakeman.
We hear this week from a series I haven’t played before titled The Adventures Of Frank Race. We’ll hear the first episode, The Adventure Of The Hackensack Victory, which first aired May 1, 1949.
This week we join Steve Mitchell on another Dangerous Assignment. This episode, titled Vienna Mystery, first aired August 2, 1950.
This week our thriller takes us behind the lines with the men of Cloak And Dagger. This episode, titled The Black Radio, first aired August 27, 1950.