Monthly Archives: November 2016

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 267 – Suspense – Til Death Do Us Part

On November 30th, we celebrate the 110th birthday of mystery writer and radio dramatist, John Dickson Carr (right). Carr was a master of the locked room mystery and his most famous detective was Dr. Gideon Fell. However, he wrote a number of suspense thrillers including helping the CBS series Suspense get its start in the early 1940s. For a period… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 266 – The Chase

By the early 1950s, radio drama was becoming a thing of the past. Television was the new “it” and advertisers were making money hand over fist in the home visual world. One anthology series on NBC was “The Chase” written mostly by Lawrence Klee.  The producers, music, staff were all in-house NBC, which was a huge cost savings. The musical bridges… (more…)

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