Another classic from John Dickson Carr. The mystery does not give you enough clues to solve on your own however the ending and overall story is still entertaining. Susan Hayward guests stars on this week’s episode of Suspense! “A tingling Read More!
A hard-working writer of detective stories and his sassy secretary are abducted by a gun-wielding thug who mistakes him for a doctor. Things only get worse from there as our victims must outwit the gang while using the knowledge of Read More!
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, Read More!
“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 Read More!
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 Read More!
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.
The suspense episode was adapted from an Edgar Allan Poe story. The narrator has to sit before seven judges that wants to torture him. As our narrator is waiting for his trial for death he can’t help but imagine the Read More!
A man named “Shark” Morgan, who is missing his top lip and all his teeth are permanently exposed, walks into a bank and begins shooting the place up with this Tommy gun. He makes off with $88,000 on New Years but Read More!
“Two Sharp Knives” was adapted from the short story of the same name by Dashiell Hammett, which was first published in Colliers, January 13,1934. Stories for Men: an Anthology (1944), also published the story. John Dickson Carr, a staple of the Suspense radio Read More!
Think the “Found Footage” genre is new? Think again, Suspense had that in the bag back in the 40’s and it was way scarier than Blair Witch Project. In Ghost Hunt, a radio host decides it would be a great idea to Read More!
Suspense brings to life one of H.P. Lovecraft’s most memorable and frightening stories. Wilbur Whateley, the village weirdo, desperately needs to get his hands on the local Miskatonic university’s ultra-rare book, the Necronomicon. Perhaps you’ve heard of Read More!
Being married for over seven years, Paul had once loved his wife. He had loved her as no other man could love her. Now when he sees her he is disgusted and is agitated at the very sight of her. Read More!
A married couple must solve a mystery involving a disappearing bride and a haunted sea cave. Suspense – “The Bride Vanishes” by John Dickson Carr. December 1, 1942.
In old England, doctors would be brought human bodies for experimentation by grave robbers. Body snatchers brought fear to the dead and the living all across England. At that time only four bodies per year could be supplied to Read More!
One of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio, was subtitled “radio’s outstanding theater of thrills” and focused on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually featuring leading Hollywood actors of the era. Approximately 945 episodes were broadcast during its Read More!
“During the French revolution of 1793, a Swiss girl copied in wax the severed heads of those had just been guillotined. She married a French Man named Tussard and came to London and she founded Madam Tussard’s Wax Works. There Read More!
A man bets his life against the $25,000 his uncle promises him if he can escape being murdered! Suspense “Will You Make a Bet with Death” by John Dickson Carr November 10th, 1942 One of the premier drama programs of the Golden Read More!
Let’s say you received a mysterious letter from someone who is already dead asking you to meet on a dark and stormy night in a creep old house. Would you show up? What if you had no choice? “The Read More!
“The drums were beating that night; the lord of the witch doctors was on his way. Twenty miles off the east African coast fanned by the blistering heat of the Indian Ocean lies the island of Zanzibar. Here many years Read More!
Ever count to 100 in the pitch black? Takes awhile doesn’t it? In tonight’s episode of Suspense, titled “One Hundred in the Dark”, was adapted from a short story by Owen M. Johnson. A prolific writer of murder mysteries. The Read More!
In Suspense‘s “A Passage to Benares” Paul Stewart stars as an American tourist in Trinidad who becomes caught in a murder investigation. This episode is based on the short story of the same name by T.S. Stribling, which was first Read More!
The story begins in an isolated sanitarium located in upstate New York. It is night, and there is a dramatic rainstorm outside. All of the patients are restless but one, named Kettler, seems particularly upset. Dr. Kettler, once a famous Read More!
The Suspense episode “The Hitchhiker” is well known because the radio play was transformed into a television episode, and it has since lived on in reruns. In this story, a supernatural hitchhiker follows the main character on a trip across Read More!
Suspense‘s “The Cave of Ali Baba,” was closely adapted from the short story of the same name by Dorothy L. Sayers. This episode originally aired on August 19th, 1942. One of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Read More!
It would have been just another day in the Princey household had it not been for the rain. If they had all been out doing what they had planned the murder would never have happened and the cover-up would not Read More!
The Burning Court is one spooky story indeed. A story of poisoning with supernatural overtones. One of the guests at a dinner party is a murderer…which one? Based upon a novel by John Dickson Carr. Suspense recreated the 1937 grizzly tale Read More!
Tonight’s fright is The Lodger, a Suspense radio drama that first aired July 22, 1940 and is thought to be the first very episode of this epic and prolific radio drama. One of our personal favorites! This episode is damn Read More!