Category Archives: Horror Show

Recommended Series For First Time OTR Listeners

There are so many facets to the world of Old Time Radio, it is hard to know where to start enjoying it. The truth is there is so much to enjoy in OTR, it is easy to imagine that almost … Continue reading

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Arch Oboler’s Sounds

It we consider radio drama as an art form, three great names stand out as masters; Orson Welles, Norman Corwin, and Arch Oboler. Of the three, Arch Oboler could almost be counted as a forgotten or over-looked genius. Oboler was … Continue reading

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Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Himan Brown produced many different programs during the age of radio drama. One of his most successful, and best remembered, was The Inner Sanctum Mysteries. The The Inner Sanctum Mysteries took great advantage of radio’s ability to be even scarier than … Continue reading

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Terror! It’s Almost Midnight 1934 (New Years)

The new year of 1934 began with the shrieks, screams and chills of the “Almost Midnight” radio program. Originally airing as a 15-minute weekly series on local NBC station WENR, the show gained popularity with listeners enthralled by the realistic … Continue reading

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