Tag Archives: Suspense!

Wally Maher in Old Time Radio

It could be every mother’s nightmare. Her darling boy leaves home, meets with early success, and then moves out West to Hollywood where he is killed. In Wally Maher‘s case, getting killed may not have been the most appealing thing … Continue reading

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July 22: 73rd Anniversary of Suspense on the Radio…

On July 22,  we celebrate the anniversary of one of Old Time Radio’s greatest treasures, Suspense. Soon fans will argue that the anniversary is actually June 17, 1942. That is when the fully developed program launched as a weekly series. … Continue reading

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Radio’s Escape To… Success

Suspense was the big “grip the seat” program of the golden radio age of the 40’s and 50’s. It’s title characterized efficiently the mood of the show…as it entered the homes across America. However, it was not the only show … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary of “Sorry, Wrong Number”

On May 25, 2013, we celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of Old Time Radio’s truly magnificent treasures. One that evening in 1943, CBS’s “Outstanding Theater of Thrills”, radio’s Suspense!, presented for the first time the chilling tale “Sorry, Wrong … Continue reading

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John Dickson Carr Radio Plays

If one thing could be said about John Dickson Carr it was his love for England. It was prevalent in the mysteries he created, because the “blessed plot, this earth, this realm” of his writings was England. His character detectives … Continue reading

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