Voyage of the Scarlet Queen was a radio adventure on the high seas, airing on Mutual from 3 July 1947 to 14 February 1948. James Burton produced the scripts by Gil Doud and Robert Tallman. Elliott Lewis starred as Philip Carney, master of the 78-foot ketch Scarlet Queen, with Ed Max as first mate Red Gallagher. This program was among the better radio productions of the time, employing realistic sound effects and sailing terminology, well paced st ...
Great crime drama about Spade, a San Francisco Private Detective that was created by Dashiell Hammett in his novels beginning in 1930 with The Maltese Falcon which was adapted to the 1945 movie starring Humphery Bogart. TThere were 245 episodes of the radio program broadcast by ABC, CBS and NBC from 1946 to 1951. The first thing Spade wanted to know, was "how much you got on you? - Two hundred? Okay, I'll take that and you can pay me the rest lat ...
Serial crime drama that was broadcast by CBS from 1947 to 1955. The series is based on the novels by Earl Stanley Gardner. Most folk remember the TV show, which featured Raymond Burr as Mason that was telecast by CBS from 1956 to 1966. The radio version was different, as its Mason spent more time investigating crime, rather than trying
it in court. The TV version had Mason in court.
A suspense, anthology series that was syndicated from 1946 to 1947. Murder at Midnight featured stories of the "witching hour, when night is darkest, our fears are the strongest, our strength at its lowest ebb -- MIDNIGHT! When the graves gape open and death strikes!" Raymond Morgan, a former Long Island New York minister provided
the creepy voice in the opening of the program with "MURDDD-DERRR--A-A-AT MIIDNIIGHT!"
This dark fantasy radio series featured Ernest Chappell as host
and star. It was created, written and directed by a master of horror, Wyllis Cooper. It was broadcast
on Mutual and ABC from 1947 to 1949.
This comic book character was created in 1938 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, and the character has been featured
in comics, movies, and on radio and TV since. It was broadcast on radio as a syndicated WOR-New York series (1940-1942); full Mutual network (1942-1949); full ABC network (1949-1951). The series was always broadcast as a 15-minute program except for the January 31 to June 17, 1951 Mutual series, which was a 30-minute program.
Some credit this series which features tales of the supernatural and horror as, "a poor man's version of Mysterious Traveler." It stars Maurice Tarplin as Doctor Weird, and he was the star of Mysterious Traveler too. It was sponsored by Adams Hats on Mutual from 1944 to 1945.
A great radio series with TALES OF THE SUPERNATURAL. The series featured Maurice Tarpin as the MYSTERIOUS host, who traveled aboard the same train every week and opened the program, saying This is The Mysterious Traveler, inviting you to join me on another journey into the strange and terrifying. I hope you will enjoy the trip, that it will thrill you a little and chill you a little. So settle back, get a good grip on your nerves, and be comforta ...
This horror anthology series was broadcast by NBC, ABC and CBS from 1941 to 1952. Listen to the opening, as the organ plays, a door squeeeeekkkkks open. At the end of the program, as the organ plays, the door squeekks as it closes, then slams shut. Our favorite host of this series because of his terrible puns, was Raymond Edward Johnson 1941 to 1945. The sponsors for the series was Carters, Colgate and Lipton Tea.
Groucho Marx is the host of the show that was broadcast by ABC from 1947 to 1949, then CBS from 1949 to 1950, NBC from 1950 to 1956. George Fenneman is the announcer and assistant to Groucho. The show was taped for an hour, then edited down to a half hour which was broadcast.