Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 176 – Challenge To the Listener

Hugh Pentecost

Hugh Pentecost

Hugh Pentecost was a pseudonym for Mystery writer Judson Phillips. He was one of the founders of the Mystery Writers of America. This podcast features a script he wrote called “Challenge to the Listener” and starred Richard Widmark and Everett Sloane – both intense actors and excellent in these roles.

The story appeared on the Molle Mystery Theater and begins with the murder of a woman who is in radio broadcasting. The last half of the script is just a two way dialogue between the Widmark and Sloane characters leaving us scratching our heads each time as to just who is the killer.

Music under was a jazz composition by an artist named Moss. The song is called Fall.

1 Responses to Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 176 – Challenge To the Listener

  1. MarkB says:

    Nice little story.

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