Classic Radio's Greatest Mystery Shows, Vol. 1

  • by Hollywood 360
  • Narrated by Richard Widmark, Orson Welles, William Conrad
  • 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This collection contains 12 of the greatest mystery shows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio! You'll hear Richard Widmark starring in Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Orson Welles in The Black Museum, Peter Lorre in Mystery in the Air, William Conrad in The Whistler, Ernest Chappell in Quiet, Please, Everett Clarke in Lights Out, Harry Bartell in Escape, and Fredric Marchin a tale well calculated to keep you in Suspense, plus such others as The Weird Circle, Molle Mystery Theatre, The Hall of Fantasy, and Crime Classics. Pull the covers up close and relive twelve of the best classic radio mystery shows from yesterday and the legendary stars who made them great in this incredible collection.
Contents include:
The Black Museum, "A Lady's Shoe," starring Orson Welles
Crime Classics, "Blackbeard's Fourteenth Wife and Why She Was No Good for Him," starring Lou Merrill
Escape,"The Second Class Passenger," starring Harry Bartell
The Hall of Fantasy, "Death in the Bayous," starring Richard Thorne
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, "The Shadow of Death," starring Richard Widmark, with Paul McGrath (host)
Lights Out,"The Battle of the Magicians," starring Everett Clarke, written and directed by Wyllis Cooper
Molle Mystery Theatre, "Female of the Species," starring Lizabeth Scott
Mystery in the Air, "Beyond Good and Evil," starring Peter Lorre
Quiet, Please, "The Thing on the Fourble Board," starring Ernest Chappell
Suspense,"Actor's Blood," starring Fredric March and Hans Conried
The Weird Circle, "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," by Edgar Allan Poe
The Whistler, "Whirlpool," starring William Conrad

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Original sound issues

When this was originally recorded it was not done very well! As usual, then and now, the advertising was way too loud. The dialogue between characters was recorded at about the right volume. The narration was not recorded loud enough.
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- Emmaus Dan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-03-2014
  • Publisher: Black Eye Entertainment