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    • Suspense: Tales Well Calculated - Volume 3

    • By: CBS Radio Network
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 99 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Suspense went through several major phases, characterized by different hosts, sponsors, and director/producers. Formula plot devices were followed for all but a handful of episodes: The protagonist was usually a normal person suddenly dropped into a threatening or bizarre situation; solutions were "withheld until the last possible second"; and evildoers were usually punished in the end.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Suspense: Tales Well Calculated - Volume 2

    • By: CBS Radio Network
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 99 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Suspense went through several major phases, characterized by different hosts, sponsors, and director/producers. Formula plot devices were followed for all but a handful of episodes: The protagonist was usually a normal person suddenly dropped into a threatening or bizarre situation; solutions were "withheld until the last possible second"; and evildoers were usually punished in the end.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to Hear

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-10-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Suspense: Tales Well Calculated - Volume 1

    • By: CBS Radio Network
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 99 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Suspense went through several major phases, characterized by different hosts, sponsors, and director/producers. Formula plot devices were followed for all but a handful of episodes: The protagonist was usually a normal person suddenly dropped into a threatening or bizarre situation; solutions were "withheld until the last possible second"; and evildoers were usually punished in the end.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Needs to be culled to eliminate programs

    • By B Wall on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Suspense, Vol. 2

    • The Classic Radio Collection
    • By: CBS Radio - producer, Hollywood 360
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Conceived as a potential radio vehicle for Alfred Hitchcock to direct, Suspense was a radio series of epic proportion. It aired on CBS from 1942 to 1962 and is considered by many to be the best mystery drama series of the golden age. Often referred to as "Radio's Outstanding Theater of Thrills", it focused on suspenseful thrillers starring the biggest names in Hollywood.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Suspense at Work

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Richard Widmark, Ronald Colman, Joseph Cotten
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    It's on-the-job training for your nerves as Radio's Outstanding Theatre of Thrills takes a look at crimes and calamites in the workplace! Listen to the "Man in Black" as he introduces you to corrupt colleagues who are responsible for more than the bottom line. But don't worry. You're in the hands of professionals with Van Heflin, Ronald Colman, Joseph Cotten, Elliott Lewis, Joseph Kearns, William Conrad, and Richard Widmark.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • One Day in 1939

    • The Complete September 21st, 1939, WJSV CBS Broadcast (Remastered)
    • By: CBS Radio - producer
    • Narrated by: Arthur Godfrey, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joe E. Brown, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Arthur Godfrey, The Romance of Helen Trent, Our Gal Sunday, The Goldbergs, President Roosevelt's Address to Congress, Amos 'n' Andy, Joe E. Brown, Major Bowes, Louis Prima, and more all in a row! This is a recording of a full broadcast day, remastered (from the National Archives transcript disks) by Joe Bevilacqua.

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Suspense: Wages of Sin

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Getting away with murder? Don't bet on it! Sometimes even the careful get caught. Sometimes revenge leads to regret. Sometimes we wade through dark thoughts and dark water, through evil and espionage to...suspense! Radio's outstanding theater of thrills dishes up a dose of tension-packed drama in this collection of 20 engrossing episodes, featuring performances by Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Red Skelton, Ginger Rogers, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotten, and more!

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Fort Laramie, Volume 1

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Raymond Burr
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Raymond Burr stars as the commanding officer of a rugged cavalry outpost in this first volume of Fort Laramie, a subtle and realistic dramatic series created, written, and produced by many of the same people who made the groundbreaking adult Western Gunsmoke. Producer Norman Macdonnell said the series was a monument to ordinary men who lived in extraordinary times.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Have Gun, Will Travel, Volume 1

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: John Dehner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Have Gun, Will Travel, Volume 1 stars John Dehner as Paladin, a cultured and sophisticated gentleman with an eye for the ladies, a taste for gourmet food, wine, and cigars, and enough skill, nerve, and well-oiled artillery to make him a top-notch gunfighter. Headquartered at the fashionable Carleton Hotel in San Francisco, Paladin chooses to finance his luxurious lifestyle by being a combination go-between, negotiator, and hired gun - a white knight, as it were - for those who need such assistance.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Suspense: Around the World

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Joseph Kerns, Burt Lancaster, Lurene Tuttle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Radio's Outstanding Theatre of Thrills seldom stayed in one place for long. Over the course of its 20-year run, Suspense presented stories that spanned the entire Earth. From the four corners of the globe come tales of shock and tension! Distant lands, exotic settings, and the mystery of the unknown all converge to bring you outstanding tales of...Suspense!

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 2

    • The Classic Radio Collection
    • By: CBS Radio - producer, Hollywood 360
    • Narrated by: Bob Bailey, full cast
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    First heard on network radio in 1948, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar chronicled the adventures of freelance insurance investigator Johnny Dollar, "the man with the action-packed expense account". For 14 years, it was one of the most popular detective shows on the air, lasting until the final days of network radio drama in 1962. Each story started with a phone call from an insurance executive calling on Johnny Dollar to investigate an unusual claim.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome

    • By Summer Baby on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Suspense, Volume 1

    • By: CBS Radio Network
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Suspense premiered in 1942 and soon became known for its inventive writing and for casting well-known stars in offbeat roles. In 1947, CBS decided to take a gamble: Suspense was turned into a full-hour Saturday night feature, hosted by actor and occasional star Robert Montgomery. Many of the hour-long shows were movie adaptations, and with the permission of the original writers, several earlier programs were expanded to accommodate the increased length.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Whistler, Vol. 2

    • By: Hollywood 360, CBS Radio - producer
    • Narrated by: Bill Forman, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The Whistler was one of radio's top mystery programs, airing from May 16, 1942 until September 22, 1955. The Whistler was an ominous narrator who opened each episode with, "I am the Whistler, and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales, many secrets hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Fort Laramie, Volume 2

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Raymond Burr
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Raymond Burr stars as the commanding officer of a rugged cavalry outpost in this second volume of Fort Laramie, a subtle and realistic dramatic series created, written, and produced by many of the same people who made the groundbreaking adult Western Gunsmoke. Producer Norman Macdonnell said the series was a monument to ordinary men who lived in extraordinary times.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Fort Laramie, Vol. 1

    • By: Hollywood 360 - producer, CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Fort Laramie was an adult-oriented Western radio series that aired Sunday afternoons on the CBS radio network in 1956. Produced and directed by Gunsmoke's Norman Macdonnell, this realistic Western drama depicted life at Fort Laramie, an important stop on the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails as well as a staging point for various military excursions during the 19th century.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Classic Radio Spotlights: Jack Webb

    • By: Hollywood 360, CBS Radio - producer
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Jack Webb (1920 - 1982) was a popular American actor, television producer, director, and screenwriter. He started out in the entertainment industry in comedy, but achieved his first success playing the title character in the radio show Pat Novak, for Hire. His greater success came from his role as Los Angeles Police Department sergeant Joe Friday in the show Dragnet, which he created based on actual LAPD criminal case files and which ran for many years on both radio and television.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Suspense: Ties That Bind

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Jack Webb, Mickey Rooney, Edward G. Robinson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    To what lengths will people go to protect their children? Spite their siblings? Murder the missus? Find out in 21 digitally remastered and restored episodes spanning two decades of radio's outstanding theater of thrills.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Rocky Jordan, Volume 1

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: Jack Moyles, Jay Novello
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Flashing eyes and flashing knives - intrigue, mystery, and murder. It's time for another exotic adventure in postwar Cairo with Rocky Jordan, starring Jack Moyles as the handsome and sometimes cynical owner of the Cafe Tambourine, gathering place for fez-wearing diamond smugglers, black marketeers, gun runners, racketeers, and international thieves.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Suspense: Tales Well Calculated - Volume 4

    • By: CBS Radio Network
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 99 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Suspense went through several major phases characterized by different hosts, sponsors, and director/producers. Formula plot devices were followed for all but a handful of episodes: The protagonist was usually a normal person suddenly dropped into a threatening or bizarre situation; solutions were "withheld until the last possible second"; and evildoers were usually punished in the end.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Have Gun, Will Travel, Volume 2

    • By: CBS Radio
    • Narrated by: John Dehner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Have Gun, Will Travel, Volume 2 stars John Dehner as Paladin, a cultured and sophisticated gentleman with an eye for the ladies, a taste for gourmet food, wine, and cigars, and enough skill, nerve, and well-oiled artillery to make him a top-notch gunfighter. Headquartered at the fashionable Carleton Hotel in San Francisco, Paladin chooses to finance his luxurious lifestyle by being a combination go-between, negotiator, and hired gun - a white knight, as it were - for those who need such assistance.

    Regular price: $34.99

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