The screams...the grisly sound effects...the rumbling organ music. Sounds in the dark come strange, mysterious, and terrifying in 21 episodes of such classic series as Lights Out, Inner Sanctum, Suspense, and many more. Spine-chilling tales by Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Arch Oboler, Robert A. Arthur, David Kogan, and Alonzo Deen Cole dabble in dark realms. Boris Karloff, Maurice Tarplin, Paul McGrath, and Bernard Lenrow deliver pulse-pounding performances.
"Good for nostalgia, I suppose."
This collection stars Lon Clark as Nick Carter, Master Detective - that "most famous of all man-hunters" - in 18 riveting whodunits selected from this long-running radio series! Joining the private eye in these tales of detection is Helen Choate and Charlotte Manson as Nick's Girl Friday Patsy Bowen, John Kane as Scrubby Wilson, and Ed Latimer as Sgt. "Matty" Mattison. These fantastic episodes, originally released in our long out-of-print cassette collection, are now available in digital from the Radio Spirits Archives Collection.
A padlocked, voluminous tome is thrown open to chill your spine with mysterious stories of the supernatural and the unknown, of hidden knowledge lost to the ages, of untold, unknowing fear. Your narrator, Michael Fitzmaurice, introduces you to the Keeper of the Book (played by Phillip Clarke), who brings you 16 edge-of-your-seat thrillers produced by radio legends Robert Arthur and David Kogan! Maurice Tarplin, Ed Latimer, Alfred Shirley, Bryna Raeburn, Elspeth Eric, Tony Barrett, and more are featured in these frightening fables.
He takes the same train every week at this time, with tales to thrill you a little and chill you a little! Here's Maurice Tarplin as The Mysterious Traveler, your sardonic seatmate on the fast track to mystery! Rushing you headlong into mistrust, misdeeds, and murder are Phillip Clarke, Staats Cotsworth, Sandra Gould, Santos Ortega, Joseph Julian, Elspeth Eric, Cameron Prud'Homme, and Raymond Edward Johnson, playing the parts of the unwise, the unwary, and the undone.
Nick Carter made his literary debut in 1886 and was featured in over a thousand stories, but there's nothing dusty about this dime novel detective. From the first burst of knuckles rapping on his office door to his deft wrapping up of each case, Carter is an investigator in action. But, he doesn't work alone.
A murderer who is about to be executed leaves very specific burial instructions, which include the names and adresses of the judge and twelve jurors who condemned him. Has "The Great Randolph" returned from the grave? Richard Coogan, Santos Ortega, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Shirley Blank, Bill Smith, Bob Emerick (announcer).
"Scary story not."
A plot to a commit double murder is executed in a very strange way with very strange results. Phillip Clarke (host).
A young girl is stranded on island with three people who are trying to drive her crazy. Phillip Clarke (host).
An eccentric who collects souvenirs from murders decides to try for the ultimate item for his collection. Phillip Clarke (host, known as "The Keeper Of The Book").
The keeper of the book tells the tale of a man who stole, by force, the secret of immortality. Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer), Phillip Clarke (host).
Two old maids believe their niece and nephew are trying to kill them. Phillip Clarke (host).
The keeper of the book tells the tale of a man who steals, by force, the secret of immortality.
A losing half million dollar bet on a horse race sends two grifters to Paris. While there, they meet a count who claims to be able to make genuine currency! William Zuckert, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Charles Webster, Phil Tonken (announcer).
A big-time crook uses a meek clerk with a photographic memory to hide from the tax men. Bret Morrison, Charles Webster, Lawson Zerbe, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Phil Tonken, Ralph Bell.
A rich woman is being blackmailed.