At the height of the Cold War two Russian agents pose as your average American couple, complete with family. This episode belongs to a sub-genre of Suspense stories that are also cautionary tales. He wrote the radio-plays for a number of notable episodes of Escape including their most famous episode, "Three Skeleton Key," an adaptation from the short story by George Toudouze. Martin Freeman, 2. This week's episode, "Somebody Help Me," warns of the dangers of getting "picked-up." Today, the illegal sales of corpses and body parts continues to be a lucrative industry in America. Cream and the show was produced and directed by Antony Ellis. | Daws Butler provides the voice of Arthur, the slow-witted knife-thrower. 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It aired on Suspense only once, on March 10, 1949 and starred Van Heflin as Paul. 56 min He takes revenge by planting a bomb in the basement of their house, but when he returns upstairs, he finds two burglars. 44 min Here she plays Lois LaPaul, a Chicago dancer who becomes a media darling when her wealthy paramour is murdered. "Always Room at the Top" aired on February 20, 1947. Colin Hanks, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. | It aired once on April, 25, 1946. . Stars: In 1944 and 1948, he starred in later adaptations of Suspense's premier episode, "The Lodger". | Actor, director, and SAG president Robert Montgomery made a number of appearances as well. Comments (0) "The Pasteboard Box" is a cold-blooded tale with some good twists and no remorse. The radioplay was written for Suspense by Antony Ellis. Suspense's take on the Lizzie Borden story: "Fall River Tragedy/Goodbye, Miss Lizzie Borden" "Sorry, Wrong Number" - Agnes Mooreheads performed Suspense's classic story eight times. The radio-play was written by John Dickson Carr. Robin Ward took his place for next three seasons. In 1960, "The Hitch-Hiker" became an episode of the CBS television show, The Twilight Zone but with Inger Stevens in the lead role. Swann realizes too late that he married the wrong redhead, but before he can do anything about it, the rest of the prophesy plays itself out. This playlist includes every Suspense episode currently available. "The Thing in the Window" is the story of a man convinced that he sees a dead body in an apartment across the street. | Their mutual love of books brings them together and they soon fall in love. She arrives home in Hollywood with paparrazi, yippy little dogs and a new husband in tow. The star of this episode is Ethel Merman, and even if you aren't a big Ethel fan, you will probably enjoy this. At the time Claire Trevor appeared on this episode she was promoting the movie The Velvet Touch. This episode was produced, edited and directed by William Spier and aired on June 12, 1947. . It depends on your point of view. The butler had stolen letters and then tried to blackmail him, so Rennick bashed him in the head with a poker. Betty Grable, famous for her "million dollar legs", is the star of Suspense's radio noir "The Copper Tea Strainer." | The radioplay was written by Walter Brown Newman, who later went to have three of his screenplays nominated for Academy Awards. "To Find Help" play was adapted from Mel Dinelli's stage play "The Man." "On a Country Road" is regarded as one of the classic tales of Suspense because it embodies all of the things at which the radio program excelled. David Fincher’s Gone Girl is a long but brilliant burn of how the media … Suspense was one of network television's earliest series and, like many of the medium's first efforts, was adapted from a long-running radio program. It is one of two episodes written by Ralph Bell and Eugene Francis. 45 min The title "Banquo's Chair" refers to the character of Banquo from Shakespeare's Macbeth. Tell us what you think about this feature. Download NeilCreamDoctorofPoison.9.17.1951mp3.mp3. Their experiences are recorded for playback on Smith's show. 2. | Read Woolrich's story if you get the chance. Comments (2) Try as he might, he can't get anyone to believe him. Download SleepNM.1956.12.12_Three_OClock.mp3, Posted on May 19, 2007 at 10:18 AM in Best of Suspense, Cornell Woolrich | Permalink When dead bodies weren't available some resurrectionists committed murder for profit. Mr. Gavin's murder plot hinges on his prediction that his fellow commuters will ignore him when he makes a quick trip home to murder his wife. So, retrieving the buried chest turns out to be tricky for Don Jose's great-grandson. Cathy Lewis played Madame. TrackBack (0). TrackBack (0). Keidrich Sellati, This episode stars Myrna Loy as Prudence, a public librarian who stops at nothing to discover who vandalized the library's copy of Gone With the Wind. In honor of October 31st, and to help get you in the right mood for tricks and treats, here are my picks for the scariest episodes from “radio’s outstanding theater of thrills.” The Hitch-Hiker – Orson Welles’ first appearance on Suspense is one of his best, as well as one of … "Neil Cream, Doctor of Poison" was produced and directed by Elliott Lewis. This bizarre episode should have been given at least a second chance. Comments (0) Search Your Site With Google (no web search). The name of the actress playing JeanThornton is not given. 44 min Anita Kilner, the lady-friend who had written the letters stolen by the butler, is also called in to help. 53 min Grable is convincing and sympathetic in this bleak but gripping, drama about a woman exhausted by having to care for her whiny, invalid mother. Posted on May 07, 2007 at 05:33 PM in Best of Suspense, Science Fiction | Permalink Samson agrees, but nearly levels his old chum by explaining that while in hiding he will have to do his own laundry, cooking, and serving. Although it never aired again on the Suspense radio program, the television show Suspense aired this story on April 12, 1949. 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", As a result, families who lost a loved one had to attend to keeping that loved one buried. The script leaves you guessing at the truth right up to the end. Suspense … In honor of Black History month, here is the Suspense episode "You Were Wonderful" with Lena Horne. Many were repeated because of their popularty. TrackBack (0), If the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie is just a bit too long for you, and you would prefer a pirate adventure in the half hour range, then try "The Treasure Chest of Don Jose.". With a haunting introduction, this show is known as one of the scariest/weirdest, but … Here is the second of the three presentations. Anyone who watched cartoons in the 1970's will recognize his voice. Damian Lewis, The role of the police chief was played by Joseph Kearns. Crime, Drama, Thriller. However, a 1946 version performed by Orson Welles for The Mercury Summer Theater is available below. . | "The Lodger" is a unique Suspense episode because it was performed in front of a studio audience. The shows sounds great for being over 60 years old. On September 30, 1962 a major milestone in radio drama came to an end with the final episode of the long running series, SUSPENSE. . The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. Are you looking for "Three Skeleton Key"? William Johnstone played Ricky Brewster and Dennis Hoey played Capt. As for the fires of Hell, firefighter extraordinaire Red Adair joked about his own fate in 1991 by saying: "I've done made a deal with the devil. Suspense's "Commuter's Ticket" depicts a murder plot derailed by unforeseen circumstances. The short story "Momentum" can be found in The Cornell Woolrich Omnibus. The treasure was left there many years earlier by Don Jose, the King of the Pirates, but the problem is that he and his descendants have all been cursed. Bergen is the one in the turban.). The television show Suspense presented this story once on March 13, 1951 with John Forsythe in the lead role. "Library Book" was based on the 1939 short story "The Book That Squealed" by Cornell Woolrich and was adapted for Suspense by William Spier. Hans Conreid appeared in all three versions but otherwise the cast was changed for each. Suspense presented the same radioplay again in 1955 under the title, "A Story of Poison." Fifty Best Suspense Podcasts For 2021. A quote attributed to him in the book Suspense: Twenty Years of Thrills and Chills explains his inspiration: "I read a story of Red Adair or his predecessor, who went to Saudi Arabia to put out an oil well fire, and I thought how interesting it would be if some little old wild cat in Texas had his single oil well catch fire, and couldn't get a hold of the professional, and what would he do to put it out himself. . Suspense's version altered the structure of the story a little, but otherwise retold the tale as it was intended. Not long afterwards, he meets another redheaded woman, Ann. She plays Rosie Jones, a singing star of "mature talents," who is asked to work with a heart-throb boy singer named Terry Dane. Comments (1) He is then trapped, alone and helpless, with the ticking bomb that he had set for his wife. Holly Taylor, TV-MA 44 min The West Port Murders by William Burke and William Hare in 1827-1828 in Scotland, as well as the crimes of John Bishop and Thomas Williams (the London Burkers), created a public outcry for change. Richard Samson is a London attorney who receives a visit at his home from an old friend, Alan Rennick. As it turned out, it was his last appearance on the series. | This episode aired once on October 27, 1949 and starred Victor Mature and Lurene Tuttle. The perfect suspense-drama-love-story-mystery novel — it was such a page-turner that I stayed up all night to finish (even though I had work the next morning )! TrackBack (0). Allison Tolman, Ross Murray wrote this Suspense episode about an oil well disaster in Texas. At the time, he was promoting his upcoming film Duel in the Sun. Adapted for SUSPENSE by John C. Alsedek & Dana Perry-Hayes from the short story by H.P. Ralph Edwards, who starred as Smiley Smith, was the creator of Truth or Consequences,This is Your Life, Name That Tune and The People''s Court. Lucian Moraweck did many of the greatest episode scores. Comes with a 32-page booklet. "2462" is a thought provoking episode that makes a statement about the value of artistic expression. The radioplay was written for Suspense by Walter Bazzar. Adam Westing: In "Twixt the Cup and the Lip", Ethel Merman seems to be making fun of her own reputation as a Large Ham. | Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. the 10 best thriller and suspense tv shows. On radio this isn't obvious because we are hearing what he is thinking. When he appeared in "The Thing in the Window," he was promoting the movie June Bride. Forecast aired Suspense: "The Lodger" on July 22, 1940. Download Suspense.1949.1.27_The_Thing_in_the_Window.mp3, Posted on May 11, 2007 at 10:35 PM in Best of Suspense, Theater People (Tales of) | Permalink by durgaprasadreddy13 | Public. Drama, Horror, Thriller. At least that is what the main character, Ann Brody, believes. . Montgomery was also the host of Suspense for a period in 1948 when the show was temporarily expanded to a one-hour format. At the time she appeared in this episode of Suspense in 1947, she was promoting the movie The Razor's Edge for which she would receive an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. | | Michael C. Hall, He plays Don, a diver who wants to investigate an unusual experience that occurred during his previous week's dive. Those who dug up bodies after burial and sold them off for a profit were known as "Resurrectionists" or "Resurrection Men. The first broadcast was on October 12, 1950, and Milton Berle starred in the role of Sam. Posted on May 02, 2007 at 03:49 PM in Best of Suspense, Cautionary Tales, Musical Stars, World War II | Permalink | Comments (9) The circumstances prompting this visit are unpleasant. The role of a menacing young man who has "something wrong with his mind" was originally performed by Frank Sinatra, and later by Gene Kelly. In her heyday in the 1930's, she was voted "The Queen of Hollywood" by fans. It also led to fancier cemeteries for the middle class like Highgate Cemetery in London (pictured), which was one of the "Magnificent Seven.". The story begins with Maggie, or Madame as she is known, returning from an extended vacation in Florida. Thanks to binge-watching, the wait between episodes of our favorite suspenseful series can be as short as a few seconds — but that doesn’t make these titles any less addictive. It stars Deforest Kelly, whom we all know as Dr. McCoy on Star Trek, but it also has Daws Butler, who was the voice of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Elroy Jetson and numerous other cartoon characters. Crime, Drama, Mystery. Jessica Parker Kennedy, What was left out was the Depression-era setting, and so it lost some of its depth and meaning. It first aired on June 1, 1943 with John Loder and Ian Wolfe. For more information about the first episode of Suspense and the show's association with Alfred Hitchcock, read "Murder and Suspense: Hitchcock's Established Reputation" by Martin Grams. "* Firefighters Red Adair and Boots & Coots were also the inspiration for the 1968 movie Hellfighters starring John Wayne. | TrackBack (0). TrackBack (0). Not knowing what to do, she turns to Mahoney for help. Here is the second broadcast which aired on Nov. 9, 1943. TrackBack (0). Comments (2) TrackBack (0). | "Somebody Help Me" was written for Suspense by Morton Fine and David Friedkin, who later collaborated on many television projects. It was written by George Bamber and starred Lawson Zerbe as the poet and Robert Dryden as the old prison guard. Crime, Drama, Mystery. June Havoc played Dianne and her smoldering voice suits the dialogue of this dark drama. Best Suspense/Thriller Movies Ever. Most women have had a friend who became a little too weird over a boyfriend and this story plays on those fears and bad memories. The dialogue is witty and the story is entertaining for anyone who has worked in a library. Evangeline Lilly, TV-MA ", Download Suspense.1949.04.21_Copper_Tea_Strainer_The.mp3, Posted on May 04, 2007 at 10:01 PM in Best of Suspense | Permalink The third time was on June 1, 1958, and Vincent Price starred as Sam. "My Own Murderer" starred Herbert Marshall as Richard Samson and Norman Lloyd as Alan Rennick. 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She claims that they were booked into a cabin numbered B-13 but there is no such cabin. . Years earlier he had deferred half of his salary to help get his employer through hard times, but instead, Burroughs filed a suspicious bankruptcy cancelling his company's debts. The list is not ordered and feedback is appreciated. Some of the early scripts were adapted from Suspense radio scripts, while others were original for television. Suspense also chose not to mention that Neil Cream is considered by some to have been Jack-the-Ripper. The audience knows that Eileen is in trouble as soon as she gets into his car but she doesn't. Comments (0) Suspense -- Episode Logs, Reference Material, etc. In this story about a stunt that goes wrong, radio personality Smiley Smith and paranormal investigator, Dr. Reed tour a haunted house in Malibu, California. 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 long run, and more than 900 still exist. Here she demonstrates that she was just as compelling as an actress on radio as she was in movies. Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 90% 8. Suspense aired this episode on June 23, 1949. We know that whatever her parents tell her to do, she won't do. TrackBack (0). Twin Peaks: It is among the best series out there let alone only mystery. The writer will want to suicide … | It starred Margo, an early pioneer of the one-named performers, and Philip Dorn. | This episode also has an eggman, which is something like the milkman. | TrackBack (0). TrackBack (0). Revival of the classic 1940s-1950s television and radio anthology series, with different stories of mystery and the macabre every week. Once it was established in 1942, the show went on to run for twenty years! "The Copper Tea Strainer" was written by John T. Copeland for Suspense. Well, chilling or hokey. His icy interest is in her murdered boyfriend, Jason White. TrackBack (0). Best of Suspense. The suspense builds as his call goes from operator to operator across the country, but it also shows how many people had to be involved just to make a phone call back then! This episode was broadcast on September 20, 1945. Suspense's radioplay was written by E. Jack Neuman. Most of the action in "Sleep is for Children" takes place on the phone. Yunjin Kim, Orson Welles in "The Hitchhiker". | | At the time she made this appearance, her only one on Suspense, Betty Grable was promoting the film The Beautiful Blonde From Bashful Bend, a more light-hearted project than "The Copper Tea Strainer. In 1831 Bishop and Williams were sentenced, executed, and then dissected for study. Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside. Download Suspense.1943.11.09.Cabin_B-13.mp3, Posted on June 06, 2007 at 10:41 PM in Best of Suspense, Urban Legends | Permalink | His world, the Earth as it is 400 years into the future, is grossly overpopulated. Unaware of the bomb, they tie up Paul and leave him in the basement. It became the basis for the movie The Fatal Witness (1945) and an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents in 1959. | This episode aired once on August 1, 1946. . Rennick has just murdered his butler, Baines. Of course, the audience understands because Prudence is really Myrna Loy, the sexy star of The Thin Man movies. This story aired once on October 26, 1943. Also featured were Hans Conried, William Johnstone, and Lou Merrill. This story proves that fate catches up no matter how fast you run and might even play some nasty tricks on you along the way. Stream Tracks and Playlists from SUSPENSE Radio Drama on your desktop or mobile device. | Jennifer Carpenter, The series is set in current times and revolves around kidnapping, suspense, mystery and never ending action. TrackBack (0). A few years later, in 1951 she appeared in the film classic about an ambitious female, All About Eve. Ethel's is the better version. Many old radio shows have stories that include hitchhikers. The original short story is very tense and the description of the elevator crash is more frightening than on radio. | (This episode also features her husband, legendary film-composer Bernard Herrmann, who composed and conducted the music.) A biker struggles to balance being a father and being involved in an outlaw motorcycle club. 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"Sleep No More" performed "Banquo's Chair" in a fifteen minute reading by Nelson Olmsted on February 6, 1957. Based on Caroline Kepnes' best-selling novel of the same name, You is a 21st century love story that asks, "What would you do for love?". 53 min Among the episodes he wrote for Suspense, "Never Follow a Banjo Act" and "Rave Notice" stand out as two of the best radio-plays Suspense ever presented. In honor of National Library Week, here is the Suspense episode "Library Book." This story aired once on September 17, 1951, and starred Oscar winner Charles Laughton in one of his ten appearances on Suspense. TrackBack (0). Peter Lorre in "Back for Christmas". This is a story about an evil twin and if you have ever watched Days of Our Lives you know that having an evil twin can be a really bad thing. 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