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.
Browsing: Relic Radio Thrillers
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.
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.