"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!
"If you like......."
Radio Spirits is pleased to present 20 classic episodes of Suspense, one of radio's longest running and best mystery anthology series. This collection features programs from the early 1950's as produced and directed by Elliott Lewis.
It's the brightest street in the world - and the darkest. It all depends on your point of view. Just ask Detective Danny Clover, who's seen it all. Larry Thor stars as the world-weary Times Square homicide investigator who is still sentimental about the street in these 16 atmospheric radio adventures! Clover stalks justice through the glitz and through the gutter, undaunted by wrong turns, obstructions, or traps. At least Sgt. Tartaglia (Charles Calvert) and Sgt. Muggavan (Jack Kruschen) are on his side.
Welcome to Broadway! Your tour guide: homicide detective Danny Clover (Larry Thor). He holds his exhaustion in check, knowing full well that his dangerous dealings with the underbelly of the Great White Way will begin again come the dawn.
"A Classic Set of Old Time Tales"
The crimes are notable, and the criminals are presented unflinchingly. Such notorious villains as Lizzie Borden and Jesse James are joined by forgotten felons who have been unearthed "from the records and newspapers of every land… from every time." Lou Merrill stars as your host, Thomas Hyland. This "connoisseur of crime, student of violence, and teller of murders" seems to savor the grisly details of each dark deed, eagerly anticipating the wrongdoer's downfall.
Lieutenant Ben Guthrie and Sergeant Matt Greb introduce lineups full of characters both heinous and hilarious. Go with them as they go after the most menacing of criminals in 16 gritty episodes from the 1950s, now in digitally restored sound. Radio greats Bill Johnstone, Wally Maher, and Jack Moyles are on the beat on the streets of a great American city. And things get tough when the witnesses are unreliable, unsure, unwilling - or dead.
The story of the activities of the famed British slasher, as seen through the eyes of a young lass.
Do you like mystery, tension, suspense? Are you fascinated by the twists and turns of the criminal mind? Well, Thomas Hyland (portrayed by Lou Merrill) has something for you - 20 Crime Classics, narrated by that "connoisseur of crime" himself. These sinister plots, with provocative titles, are courtesy of Morton Fine and Dave Friedkin - and produced and directed by Elliott Lewis!
Brother vs. brother in old Bombay. Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Bernard Herrmann (composer), Byron Kane, Lillian Buyeff, Alistair Duncan, Bob Lemond (announcer), Julie Bennett, Jack Kruschen.
In 1865 France, a mere youth devises a way to fame and fortune through murder and mayhem.
A beautiful widow casts her own spell on the gypsies of New England. Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), William Conrad, Sammie Hill, Hy Averback, Shepard Menken.
"Interesting but not special"
Two gents of old Scotland supply dead bodies on demand for the medical profession. Business is very good!
The story of the first woman tried and executed in the United States. Lou Merrill (host), Mary Jane Croft, William Johnstone, Georgia Ellis, Herb Butterfield, Ben Wright, Sam Edwards, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Tudor Owen, Bob Lemond (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.
Dr. Palmer enjoys horse racing and poisoning. Lou Merrill, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Jay Novello, Betty Harford, Bob Lemond (announcer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Ellen Morgan, Joseph Kearns, Ben Wright, Alistair Duncan.
A murderous wife or a scheming mother? David Friedkin (writer), Edgar Barrier, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Eve McVeagh, Irene Tedrow, Joseph Kearns, Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad.
A good story about a truly amazing rogue of old England. David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Alistair Duncan, Betty Harford, Ellen Morgan, Richard Peel, Bob Lemond (announcer), Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), D. J. Thompson, Ben Wright, Jerry Desmond.
In 1820, in Nuremberg, Bumbling Bunny can't seem to do anything right... except bludgeon four people to death in a beer hall! Lou Merrill (host), Howard McNear, Irene Tedrow, Paula Winslowe, Jack Kruschen, Benny Rubin, Edgar Barrier, Martha Wentworth, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director).