Category Archives: Old Time Radio

November 08

The Shadow – “The White God”

  Over a dozen large ships have simply vanished mysteriously.  The Shadow and Margot are off to investigate the strange occurrences. The Shadow – “The White God” – May 1st, 1938

November 07

Suspense – “Will You Walk Into My Parlor”

Unfortunately, only about 15 minutes of this program exists.  It’s even an honor to have these old gems preserved, even if only in a piece.  If you have any information where we could get our hands on the entire episode, the Old Time Radio fandom will be eternally grateful to you! Suspense – “Will You […]

November 05

Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Willie Crash Lands His Rocket Roadster”

The plot is in the title folks!  🙂 Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Willie Crash Lands His Rocket Roadster” – April 24th, 1939

November 01

X Minus One – “Requiem”

Another Robert Heinlein classic about an older man nearing the end of his life and all he wants before he dies is to visit the moon.  He asks a Doctor to have dinner with him after he was turned down for a moon ride at the annual fair.   The man happens to be the owner […]

October 30

Inner Sanctum Mystery – “Death is an Artist”

Talk about a creepy story.  Imagine stumbling into an apartment with four dead cats, all with their heads cut off or their throats slit.  Introduce an artistic husband and a spiteful ex-wife you have a thrilling episode to be sure. Inner Sanctum Mystery – “Death is an Artist” (January 23, 1945)    

October 29

The Adventures of Superman – “Threat to the Planet Building” (1940)

“The Yellow Mask” attempts to end Lois Lane’s life and the conflict between Superman and this dastardly villain finally comes to an end.      

June 20

Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Dr. Huers New Relativator is Installed”

The Plot is in the title folks.  🙂 Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Dr. Huers New Relativator is Installed” – April 21st, 1939

June 19

X Minus One – “Child’s Play”

A timid lawyer receives a mysterious package, which turns out to be a kit from two hundred years in the future.  What could be inside? X Minus One – “Child’s Play” – October 20th, 1955

June 11

Inner Sanctum Mystery – “Death is an Artist”

Four dead cats and a man are found in an apartment…all with their throats slit or their heads cut off! The story of the human victim involves a hated wife and murder. A delightfully macabre story. Inner Sanctum Mystery – “Death is an Artist” – January 1st, 1945

June 07

The Adventures of Superman – “Atomic Fuel Cylinders Stolen”

Dr. Dahlgren’s Atomic Beam fuel cylinders have been stolen by “The Yellow Mask.” The Adventures of Superman – “Atomic Fuel Cylinders Stolen” – February 28, 1940

June 06

The Shadow – “White God”

The Shadow and Margot visit an island to find out why a dozen ships have vanished in “The Graveyard of the Pacific.” The Shadow – “White God” – May 1st, 1938

June 05

Suspense – “In Fear and Trembling”

“At the edge of the cliff overlooking the sea is the grey stone mansion weather-beaten by the storms of several decades. To this mansion four years ago Gilbert Durant brought his wife Lucia and until a year ago when Lucia’s half-sister came to live with them they were quite happy. The gradually something began to […]

June 04

Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Black Barney is Under Control of Killer Kane”

The plot is in the title!  😛 Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Black Barney is Under Control of Killer Kane” – April 19th, 1939

May 02

X Minus One – “First Contact”

A classic story of the first encounter with an alien race and the mutual distrust that would involve—neither ship wishes to be the first to depart for fear of giving away clues of their origin to a potential adversary. X Minus One – “First Contact” – October 6th, 1955

May 01

Inner Sanctum Mystery – “Desert Death”

Two men pick up three others and offer them a lift into town. They said they were British but they are nazi prisoners who had escaped from the camp up near Post City. Inner Sanctum Mystery – “Desert Death” – January 9th, 1945

April 30

The Adventures of Superman – “Dr. Dahlgrens Atomic Beam Machine”

“The Yellow Mask” steals Professor Dahlgren’s atomic beam machine that can utterly destroy anything at the atomic level and Superman must do something about it before “The Yellow Mask” takes over the world.  Also, this is Lois Lane’s first official meeting with Clark Kent. The Adventures of Superman – “Dr. Dahlgrens Atomic Beam Machine” – February […]

April 27

The Shadow – “Power of the Mind”

A prominent psychiatrist is kidnapped and held hostage aboard a cargo freighter.  He is able to reach out with his mind and telepathically contact The Shadow for his rescue.   The Shadow – “Power of the Mind” – April 24th, 1938

April 26

Suspense – “The Hangman Won’t Wait”

A woman awakes with no memory but the crushing reality of her situation becomes frighteningly clear when she finds out she awoke in prison.  Worse yet she’s on death row and scheduled for hanging for tomorrow!  Can a woman who had amnesia be sentenced to death for a crime she has no memory of? Suspense – […]

April 25

Buck Rogers – “Dr. Huer Searches for Impentrite”

The Plots in the title folks.  🙂 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century – “Dr. Huer Searches fro Impentrite” – April 17th, 1939

April 24

X Minus One – “And the Moon Be Still as Bright”

An expedition to Mars finds all the Martians dead due to chickenpox brought to them by previous Earthmen expeditions. All the men except for one set about destroying Martian artifacts. X Minus One – “And the Moon Be Still as Bright” – September 22nd, 1955

April 20

Inner Sanctum Mystery – “The Colorblind Formula”

“The Coast of Maine Express is already an hour out of Boston. It’s noon on a windy November day as the New England landscape flashes past. On the train are crowds of servicemen, mothers and babies, salesmen, and a man who has been acquitted of murder because the police couldn’t find the body. The man […]

April 19

The Adventures of Superman – “Menace to the Silver Clipper”

Superman saves “The Silver Clipper” in a storm of bullets!  This is the end of the Wolf saga. The Adventures of Superman – “Menace to the Silver Clipper” – February 23rd, 1940

April 18

The Shadow – “The Blind Beggar Dies”

A beloved homeless blind singer, “Singing Jim” is murdered and The Shadow moves to take out a criminal group who prey on the cities and homeless.  Starring Orsen Wells and Margot Stevenson. The Shadow – “The Blind Beggar Dies” – April 17th, 1938

April 17

Suspense – “The Doctor Prescribed Death”

A psychologist, Antonio Bastille, believes that a person who is suicidal can be cured if they replace it with the desire to take someone else’s life instead.  Bela Lugosi and Geraldine Fitzgerald star in this weeks installment of Suspense.

April 16

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century – “Kane and Ardala Turn the Psychic Restriction Ray on Barney”

The plot is in the title.  😛 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century – “Kane and Ardala Turn the Psychic Restriction Ray on Barney” – April 14th, 1939

April 13

X Minus One – “The Castaways”

“In the South Pacific night comes on rapidly, the sun dips below the flat horizon, the sea is crimson for a moment and then night falls. But on Tohonihaito giant park lights turn night in to day. Across the waters of the lagoon within the barrier reef launches and tugs skitter back and forth while […]

April 12

Inner Sanctum Mystery – “The Voice on the Wire”

 Trapped on an island, a voice on the telephone warns a woman that she has only four hours to live.  Dum Dum Duuuuummmm!!! Inner Sanctum Mystery – “The Voice on the Wire” – November 29th, 1944

April 11

The Adventures of Superman – “Clark Kent Imprisoned”

The Wolf imprisons Clark however; nothing can hold Superman! The Adventures of Superman – “Clark Kent Imprisoned” – February 21st, 1940  

April 10

The Shadow – “The Fire Bug”

Margot Lane is kidnapped by a group of pyromaniacs! The Shadow – “The Fire Bug” – April 10th, 1938

April 09

Suspense – “The Devil’s Saint”

Pariss, 1927.  Edward and Illone are having a night to themselves, enjoying each other’s company.  However, Illone’s uncle, Count Stefan Kohari, arrives.  Illone and Edward inform the Count that they intend to get married but the Count has an issue.  The issue being Edward and Illon had only known themselves for a mere four days.  The […]