Inner Sanctum Mysteries, a popular old-time radio program created by producer Himan Brown, featured stories of mystery, terror and suspense. Here are all 526 episodes broadcast from January 7, 1941 to October 5, 1952. Ideal present!
Not to be confused with the old time radio series, Dark Fantasy, Dark Venture is a psychological thriller show that keeps you at the end of your seat. Produced by J. Donald Wilson, who also produced The Whistler and directed later episodes of The Adventures of Nero Wolfe. Narrated by John Lake and sponsored by Wildroot Crème Oil during part … Continue reading →
Pazuzu Today marks the anniversary of the death of Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (1916-2004) Actress of radio, stage, film and television, Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge was titled “the world’s greatest living radio actress” by none other than the mighty Orson Welles. She began her career as a radio actor during the 1930s while also performing on Broadway and continued through … Continue reading →
The Shadow Old Time Radio detective thriller “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!” The opening lines of the The Shadow, one of the most popular radio shows in history, captivated listeners and are instantly recognizable even today. Originally the narrator of of series of macabre detective tales, the eerie voice known as The … Continue reading →
“This is Orson Welles speaking from London.” (Big Ben chimes). “The Black Museum, repository of death… Here, in this grim stone structure on the Thames which houses Scotland Yard, is a warehouse of homocide, where everyday objects, a piece of wire, a chemist’s flask, a silver shilling, all are touched by murder.” (dramatic music) Following the opening Welles would introduce … Continue reading →