The mysterious traveler tales will foster flights of engaging imagination. Return to a time when you provided the 3D imagery for these wonderful stories, no funny glasses needed .
The mournful whistle of a ghostly locomotive heralds the approach of The Mysterious Traveler. Maurice Tarplin plays this blithesome bringer of bad tidings and terrifying tales. From out of the past, he brings stories of suspensefully unsuitable spouses, treasure hunters and time travel, the mysteries of the dead and their designs on the living, and the future… as imagined by a former generation.
"Train travel can be the best place to hear a scary"
This collection of the The Shadow contains five episodes of the classic radio series:
The Devil Takes a Wife (12/8/1946)
Murders on the Main Stem (12/15/1946)
The Fine Art of Murder (12/22/1946)
Scent of Death (2/2/1947)
The Shadow's Revenge (5/11/1947)
Hypnotic Death (2/12/1939)
Friend of Darkness (2/19/1939)
Appointment with Death (3/12/1939)
Can the Dead Talk? (3/19/1939)
The Man Who Murdered Time (8/20/1939)
Have Gun - Will Travel was already a hit on television when it made its CBS Radio debut in in 1958. John Dehner starred as the mysterious, cultured gunfighter known only as Paladin. He lived in a San Francisco hotel, dressed in black, left calling cards, and used the chess knight as his symbol. This collection features six episodes of the classic series: Comanche, Assignment at Stone's Crossing, Landfall, Fair Fugitive, About Face, and Return Engagement.
Murder in the Death House (1/7/1940)
Precipice Called Death (1/21/1940)
Death on the Bridge (3/3/1940)
Oracle of Death (10/20/1940)
Carnival of Death (11/10/1940)
In the history of movies, only Cary Grant has managed to combine charm, chaos, charisma and gothic good looks into such an unique screen personality. This collection of radio dramatizations features Grant and the classic films� original casts and directors.
Set in Dodge City, Kansas, in the 1870s, Gunsmoke aired on CBS Radio until June 1961. William Conrad starred as U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon, and he was joined by three other regulars: Howard McNear as "Doc" Charles Adams; Georgia Ellis as Kitty Russell; and Parley Baer as Chester Proudfoot. This collection features six episodes: Sweet and Sour, Snake Bite, Annie Oakley, Belle's Back, and Thick 'n' Thin, and Box O' Rocks.
This collection of the Adventures of Sam Spade contains five episodes of the classic radio series:
The Blue Beard Caper (8/8/1948)The Critical Author Caper (8/15/1948)The Vaphio Cup Caper (8/22/1948)The Lawless Caper (8/29/1948)The Lazarus Caper (9/12/1948)
This collection of the Adventures of Sam Spade contains six episodes of the classic radio series:
The Hot Hundred Grand Caper (9/19/1948)
The Dick Foley Caper (9/26/1948)
The Sugar Kane Caper (10/3/1948)
The Quarter Eagle Caper (11/28/1948)
The Bouncing Betty Caper (12/12/1948)
The Stopped Watch Caper (4/10/1949)
Subject: Edith Hamilton (4/17/1949)
The Apple of Eve Caper (6/19/1949)
The Champion Caper (8/7/1949)
The Prodigal Daughter Caper (8/28/1949)
The Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail Caper (12/4/1949)
The Farmer's Daughter Caper (9/3/1950)
This collection features six episodes of the classic NBC radio show starring Bob Hope: Claudette Colbert,
William Holden, Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, Zsa Zsa Gabor, James Stewart, and Jack Webb.
From 1949 to 1957, Dragnet pioneered new levels of realism on radio. Every crime investigated by Sergeant Joe Friday was taken from the actual case files of the Los Angeles Police Department, with only "the names changed to protect the innocent". This collection features five episodes: Big Safe, Big Gamble, Big Fourth, Big Whiff, and Big Drive.
"Volume 6 of 22"
From 1949 to 1957, Dragnet pioneered new levels of realism on radio. Every crime investigated by Sergeant Joe Friday was taken from the actual case files of the Los Angeles Police Department, with only "the names changed to protect the innocent". This collection features five episodes: Big Tooth, Big Smoke, Big Want, Big Laugh, andBig Impossible.
"Volume 11 of 22"
From 1949 to 1957, Dragnet pioneered new levels of realism on radio. Every crime investigated by Sergeant Joe Friday was taken from the actual case files of the Los Angeles Police Department, with only "the names changed to protect the innocent". This collection features five episodes: Big Bible, Big Handsome Bandit, Big Tar BabyBig Mannequin, and Big Locker.
"Volume 21 of 22"
Stake Out (3/14/1948)
Reflection of Death (5/9/1948)
Evil in the House (11/7/1948)
Until Death Do Us Part (3/6/1949)
Preview of Terror (6/5/1949)
From 1949 to 1957, Dragnet pioneered new levels of realism on radio. Every crime investigated by Sergeant Joe Friday was taken from the actual case files of the Los Angeles Police Department, with only "the names changed to protect the innocent". This collection features five episodes: Big Little Jesus, Big Steal, Big Listen, Big Switch, and Big Bill.
"Volume 17 of 22"
Another full-cast production in a series of speculative pieces for public radio, segments that seem like they must be real - until you find yourself hoping they're not. Perfect for Halloween, October Surprise concerns a murderer who seems to be even more prolific following his death.
Union Signal Radio Theatre presents another full-cast audio exploration of life on earth. The Dan is the story of a young man who's way too obsessed with Steely Dan.
Union Signal Radio Theatre presents another full-cast audio exploration of life on earth. In this disturbing ghost story, two fraternity pledges must spend a night on the Maine coast and enter Thunder Hole at dawn - but they're not alone.
Union Signal Radio Theatre presents another full-cast audio exploration of life on earth. When one day doesn't follow the next, Mike realizes he's not traveling through time anymore - time is traveling through him.
Permafrost, MN is an audio serial in 13 three-minute episodes about the people who live and work in the town. Together they tell about one important event in the history of the town, and each episode tells a part of this tale with a short story of its own. You'll meet Finch Shelmerdine and her parents, who run the Frozen Filet Cafe. You'll hear from Bux Hootkins, who lives in Permafrost but has a place in Texas that he visits in the summer because he likes the extremes.
The CBS Radio Workshop was an experimental series of productions, subtitled "radio's distinguished series to man's imagination" that ran between 27 January 1956 and 22 September 1957. The premiere production was Brave New World, narrated by Huxley himself, with a complicated sound-effects score that evidently took a long time to construct, and comprised a ticking metronome, tom-tom beats, bubbling water, an air hose, a cow's moo, an oscillator, and three kinds of wine glasses clicking together.
"Read (listen) to the book."
Radio listeners first heard the sinister laugh of The Shadow on July 31, 1930. This 80th anniversary treasury includes two never-before-released shows starring Orson Welles and Margot Stevenson - "Revenge on the Shadow" and "The Hospital Murders" - from previously lost transcription records. This 9-hour digitally restored and remastered collection also includes the premiere broadcast of the 1937 radio revival.
This is an collection of Inner Sanctum Mysteries, an oldtime radio show from the 1940s and 1950s. If you love a good horror story, you'll love these. You get all these (and many others plus more of the same genre):
"Worth the listen if you know what you're getting."
If you are a lover of old-time radio and a fan of Orson Welles, you won't want to miss this treasure chest of legendary Orson Welles radio broadcasts! With his flair for the sensational and innovative, Welles captured audiences' attention with his 1930s CBS weekly drama series The Mercury Theatre on the Air, later renamed The Campbell Playhouse, which featured hour-long dramatizations of classic books. His 1938 production, The War of the Worlds (an H. G. Wells adaptation) was especially memorable, as were many other productions, each featuring talented voices and actors.
"Here is my review for what is worth."
This 10-hour collection features 43 digitally restored and remastered episodes, including such gems as the series only nine-part storyline, and an episode of Romance that features Bailey as an impulsive chap named Johnny in a mid-east adventure!
"Great classic radio!"
Here are 12 acclaimed, exciting, fully dramatized performances of Conan Doyle classics. It's elementary that any Conan Doyle fan will want this splendid set of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, 12 timeless tales performed as radio theater and linked by violin-music interludes.
"Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would be proud"
Richard Diamond, Private Detective is a detective drama which was on radio from 1949 to 1953 and on television from 1957 to 1960. Dick Powell starred in the Richard Diamond, Private Detective radio series as a rather light-hearted detective who often ended the episodes singing to his girlfriend, Helen (played by Virginia Gregg).
"Fantastic Old-Time Detective Radio Drama"
On the evening of October 30th, 1938, Earth went to war with Mars. Martians invaded New Jersey! Here is the famous panic-inducing broadcast that shook the world, starring Orson Welles.
"The classic that shook the world"
Johnny has a way with the ladies, but will his last date be with death? For free trips and a fat fee, Johnny Dollar descends into cases of missing money and missing men. But, what can he do when the bodies are walled up, washed up, and fallen down? When the jewels and the paintings are fake? And, when everything from trucks to trout to widows are on the loose? He'd better bring his gun.
"Almost a great audio."
Radio Spirits dares you to face fog-shrouded streets, escaped madmen, haunted houses, deadly creatures and curses…and the most horrifying thing of all... the heavy curtain descending on the final episode of Suspense. In this exciting collection, relive great moments from the last two years of this legendary series. These thrill-packed episodes feature Raymond Edward Johnson, Robert Readick, Paul McGrath, Bernard Lenrow, Jackson Beck, and more in these 30 digitally remastered and restored taut, tense tales!
Everyone's favorite western, Gunsmoke, debuted June 26, 1952, on the CBS radio airwaves starring William Conrad as Matt Dillon, and ran until June 18, 1961, making it the longest running dramatic series in radio history. While the radio show was still on the air, the television version of Gunsmoke debuted on CBS Television, starring James Arness as Matt Dillon, and ran for 20 years, making it the longest running dramatic television show in history.
This is the "so-called" reason the government won't reveal all they know about UFOs. The panic from this broadcast was significant. Although Orson Welles, Mercury Theatre and the Columbia Broadcasting System couldn't "soap the windows" of their listeners the night before Halloween back in 1938, they could annihilate the world for them. And that's exactly what they did with this radio adaptation of H.G. Wells' famous novel, War of the Worlds.
Doses of concentrated thrills and pure, raw excitement are delivered directly on the heels of the most explosive musical theme in radio - a crashing rendition of Mussorgsky's "Night On Bald Mountain". Produced and directed by William N. Robson, Norman MacDonnell, and Antony Ellis - and featuring stories by Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce, and more - Escape is capable of chilling spines as expertly as it accelerates heartbeats.
Van Heflin and Gerald Mohr each play the title role in these electric episodes, cracking wise with the of angry glee of a take-charge operative who careens, cajoles, shoves, shouts, and sometime shoots his way to a solution in his quest for a stolen object, a missing person, or a killer needing to be found. Includes two Van Heflin episodes never before available to the public since their original broadcast. Includes 20 digitally restored and re-mastered episodes.
"Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of… romantic adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you…Escape!" Radio Spirits is pleased to present 20 classic tales from one of radio's greatest action and adventure series. This collection will bring you tales of black pearls, headhunters, volcanoes, Nazi convoys and cargos of gold in exotic settings and locales - from South of the Border to Dutch East India, Paris, North Africa and points unknown!
A professor discovers the secret of mind over matter - then struggles to keep his power out of the hands of the military. Based on a Kurt Vonnegut story, this episode of Dimension X originally aired on April 22, 1950.
"Radio story about Man with the Magic Mind!"
An orange glow peeks through the window on a crisp October night. Is it a jack-o'-lantern? Or, is it the radio dial? It's both! This collection of radio's happiest Halloween moments is replete with good old-fashioned haunted houses, costume parties, cemeteries, tricks and treats. Have fun with favorites like Jack Benny, Hal Peary, William Bendix, Ozzie & Harriet, Lucille Ball, Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy, and Boris Karloff.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie is introduced by its director, Frank Capra, and features James Stewart re-creating his Oscar-nominated role. It aired on May 8, 1949.
"A Holiday Favorite"
This collection contains twelve 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 many more.
It... is... later... than... you... think! Radio's premier showcase for heart-stopping horror is presented in this collection of 20 great episodes of Lights Out! Produced, written, and directed by broadcasting legend Arch Oboler - and starring Boris Karloff, Mercedes McCambridge, Dinah Shore, Gloria Blondell, and more - these tales are devilishly devised to keep you up all night!