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CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0013 - A Ring Of Roses
A trip to the country to visit a friend turns into a nightmare as a couple comes across a small girl being whipped by a man. It's only the beginning of a journey back into an old family curse and a murder - all wrapped up in a ring.
Two American pilots on an Arctic patrol mission sight a downed Soviet aircraft. Suddenly their own plane mysteriously loses power and they too are forced down onto the ice. Just who or what is responsible?
CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0006 - Honeymoon With Death
A woman just coming home from her honeymoon discovers her new husband has vanished. Her sister insists that the entire marriage was nothing but a dream. She enlists the aid of the police to prove that her husband was actually murdered.
CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0558 - How to Kill Rudy
Rudy is just an average joe who loves a good murder mystery written by crime novelist Mace Hacker. Rudy notices that all of Mace Hackers stories seem to take place in reality shortly after the books have been written. When he learns of a book in the series he had never read, Rudy obtains a copy only to find what appears to be a forecast of his future. Is life imitating art or is Rudy just going mad?
The shadow goes up against a group selling drugs, one of which (a woman of india) holds the key to exposing the secrets of The Shadow. Will the Shadow bring the drug sellers to justice, or will the Shadow fall into shadow?
A couple finds themselves stranded on an isolated country road at night in the middle of a storm. If that's not bad enough... There is a murderer on the loose that just escaped from a mental institution! Starring Cary Grant. Original broadcast 1950.
The background is as interesting as the plot. Who remembered that sixty years ago you could make gramophone records in your own home the way you make CDs today? Here the lead-up to a murder is captured on record by the victim and it's up to Nick Carter to make sense of it all.
A friend of Dan Holiday's who was teaching at a college was engaged to be married when suddenly his fiance's uncle "committed suicide" and she called the engagement off and was determined to marry someone much older than she was. Listen and find out what the uncle was involved in and who found out and how the tangled mess got solved.
One of the rare comical episodes of Suspense. Arthur Ross (writer) Elliott Lewis (director) and guest star Jack Benny combine to give us a whimsical thriller about a talkative small-town nobody who runs into an old acquaintance... who happens to be a bank robber. Jack is soon playing the leading role in a hold-up without knowing it. The robbers' theory is that he's such a boring and unmemorable type that none of the witnesses will even be able to describe him!
This Halloween will mark the 70th aniversey of the Orson Wells broadcast "War of the Worlds". Because of its format, many listeners who tuned in late believed the play about an invasion from Mars to be live news coverage of the actual event! Public panic ensued.
Even out for a quiet drive in the country, Nick and his assistant/girlfriend can't help but stumble over a curious murder. This time it's a woman who dies at the wheel of her car for apparently no reason. You may be ahead of the sleuth in parts of the plot, but it's an entertaining journey to get to the finish.
Sherlock Holmes solved this case without meeting with any of the suspects. He was attempting to retire to his bee farm when the case became irresistible. Listen to the show to find out what these scientists were doing with radium and why all of them disappeared.
This mostly faithful adaption of Edgar Allen Poe's classic tale of intemperance, murder, and supernatural justice features the unmistakable voice talent of Peter Lorre in the starring role. Lorre is at his manic best as he draws the listener along on his journey into madness at the hands--or should we say paws--of a mysterious ebony feline named 'Pluto'.
Mystery In The Air was an limited-run anthology series, which originally aired in the summer of 1947. Each episode featured Peter Lorre in a different spooky or suspenseful tale, "culled from the pages of world literature". Mystery In The Air only ran for eight episodes, but each is an audio gem in its own right.
When the body of a man is discovered in a freezer dressed in a devil costume, why isn't it reported to the police? And, just where did the body go when Candy Matson tries to show it to the police? Listen to Devil in the Deep Freeze and find out.