Our thriller this week was suggested by Jennifer, who asked to hear the classic Sorry, Wrong Number from Suspense. This is the first production of the show, airing on May 25, 1943, but the story would be repeated seven more times over the shows twenty year run.
Browsing: Relic Radio Thrillers
This week Relic Radio Thrillers presents a little wartime action from Escape. We’ll hear Operation Fleur de Lis, which first aired July 14, 1947.
Join David Harding this week as he answers the call of Counterspy. This episode aired April 27, 1950 and it’s titled The Case Of The Murdered Confessor.
We join Ken Thurston for a little bit of intrigue with The Man Called X this week. We’ll hear Missing Witness, which first aired March 24, 1951.
This week it’s a little espionage with Cloak And Dagger. We’ll hear Seeds Of Doubt, which first aired September 15, 1950.
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.
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.