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Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 224 – Suspense: A Murderous Revision

When Howard Duff was blacklisted briefly in the early fifties his series, The Adventures of Sam Spade was dropped by the Columbia Broadcasting System. At that time, he had already recorded an episode for Suspense called “A Murderous Revision.” But fearing repercussions CBS decided to shelve the completed recording and broadcast another episode instead. The episode with Duff was never… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 211 – Molle’ Mystery Theater – Killer Come Back to Me!

One usually does not think of Ray Bradbury as a writer of crime stories, but in his early writing career when he was trying to sell stories to various pulp magazines, he gave crime fiction a chance. One such story was called “Autopsy” on his manuscript, but was published in Detective Tales magazine and the title was changed to “Killer… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 176 – Challenge To the Listener

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… (more…)

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