A collection of suspenseful radio dramas hosted by Christopher Lee that will take listeners through thrilling perplexities set in the era of the forties and fifties.

Starring Christopher Lee. Created by Carl Amari.

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1. Suspense, Boston Blackie, The Humphrey Bogart Theatre

Suspense 11-18-48 “Sorry, Wrong Number” w/ Agnes Moorehead | Boston Blackie 6-23-44 “The Jonathan Diamond” w/ Chester Morris | The Humphrey Bogart Theatre 9-17-49 “Dead Man” w/ Humphrey Bogart

Aug 23, 20221h 22m
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2. The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, The Clock, Jeff Regan, Investigator

The Adventures of Philip Marlowe 6-17-47 “Red Wind” w/ Van Heflin | The Clock 3-30-47 “Past or Present” w/ Gene Kirby | Jeff Regan, Investigator 12-4-48 “The Lawyer and the Lady” w/ Jack Webb

Aug 24, 20221h 21m
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3. The Whistler, Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Murder By Experts

The Whistler 1-27-47 “Night Melody” w/ Bill Forman | Richard Diamond, Private Detective 5-15-49 “The Ralph Chase Case” w/ Dick Powell | Murder By Experts 6-13-49 “Summer Heat” w/ John Dickson Carr

Aug 25, 20221h 22m
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4. Dragnet, The Fat Man, Nightbeat

Dragnet 6-10-49 “Homicide” w/ Jack Webb | The Fat Man 1-17-51 “The Nightmare Murder” w/ Jack Scott Smart | Nightbeat 2-6-50 “Zero” w/ Frank Lovejoy

Aug 26, 20221h 24m
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5. The Sears Radio Theater, Adventures By Morse

The Sears Radio Theater 2-7-79 “Hostages” w/ Vincent Price, Shepard Menken & Virginia Gress (1-hour) | Adventures By Morse 1-8-44 “City of the Dead” Pt. 1 of 10 w/ Elliott Lewis

Aug 27, 20221h 21m
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6. Pat Novak For Hire, The Shadow, Escape

Pat Novak For Hire 11-30-47 “Death in Herold Square” w/ Ben Morris | The Shadow 1-30-38 “Poison Death” w/ Orson Welles & Agnes Moorehead | Escape 7-7-47 “The Man Who Would Be King” w/ Raymond Lawrence

Aug 30, 20221h 25m
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7. The Screen Guild Players, Suspense

The Screen Guild Players 9-20-43 “The Maltese Falcon” w/ Humphrey Bogart | Suspense 1-10-48 “The Kandy Tooth” w/ Howard Duff (1-hour)

Aug 31, 20221h 22m
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8. The Adventures of Ellery Queen, The Clock, The Saint

The Adventures of Ellery Queen 11-7-45 “The Message in Red” w/ Sydney Smith & Santos Ortega with Victor Jory as the guest armchair detective | The Clock 4-13-47 “Star-Crossed Lovers” w/ Gene Kirby | The Saint 9-18-49 “The Schizophrenic Psychiatrist” w/ Vincent Price

Sep 1, 20221h 22m
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9. Lights Out!, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar , Mystery House

Lights Out! 11-17-42 “Come To the Bank” w/ Arch Oboler | Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar 11-11-56 “The Big Scoop Matter” w/ Bob Bailey | Mystery House 1944 “The Thirsty Death” w/ Bela Lugosi and John Carradine

Sep 2, 20221h 23m
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10. Inner Sanctum Mysteries, The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Adventures By Morse

Inner Sanctum Mysteries 5-1-45 “Girl and the Gallows” w/ Wendy Barrie | The Adventures of Philip Marlowe 9-10-49 “The Rustin Hickory” w/ Gerald Mohr | Adventures By Morse 1-15-44 “City of the Dead – I’ve Dug Up Something Ghastly” Pt. 2 of 10 w/ Elliott Lewis

Sep 3, 20221h 22m
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11. The Crime Club, I Was A Communist For the FBI , Mystery Is My Hobby

The Crime Club 1-24-47 “Mr. Smith’s Hat” w/ Raymond Edward Johnson | I Was A Communist For the FBI 5-27-53 “Innocent Club” w/ Dana Andrews | Mystery Is My Hobby 1940s “Snowbound” w/ Glenn Langen

Sep 6, 20221h 21m
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12. Suspense, Dimension X, Rocky Fortune

Suspense 11-21-46 “Drive In” w/ Judy Garland | Dimension X 8-18-50 “The Martian Chronicles” by Ray Bradbury w/ Ian Martin & Jan Miner | Rocky Fortune 10-6-53 “Oyster Shucker” w/ Frank Sinatra

Sep 7, 20221h 17m
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13. Dragnet, The Hermit’s Cave, Broadway Is My Beat

Dragnet 6-17-49 “The Werewolf” w/ Jack Webb | The Hermit’s Cave 1940s “The Nameless Day” w/ Mel Johnson | Broadway Is My Beat 7-28-49 “The Paul Thomas Case” w/ Larry Thor

Sep 8, 20221h 22m
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14. Nightbeat, Molle’ Mystery Theatre, X Minus One

Nightbeat 2-13-50 “The Night Is a Weapon” w/ Frank Lovejoy Molle’ | Mystery Theatre 4-19-46 “Follow That Cab” w/ Bernard Lenrow as “Geoffrey Barnes” | X Minus One 9-22-55 “And the Moon Be Still As Bright” by Ray Bradbury w/ John Larkin & Nelson Olmsted

Sep 9, 20221h 23m
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15. The Lux Radio Theater, Adventures By Morse

The Lux Radio Theater 12-15-52 “The African Queen” w/ Humphrey Bogart & Greer Garson (1-hour) | Adventures By Morse 1-22-44 “City of the Dead – The Body That Walked Off” Pt. 3 of 10 w/ Elliott Lewis

Sep 10, 20221h 21m
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16. Mystery In the Air , Box Thirteen, The Whistler

Mystery In the Air 8-7-47 “The Marvelous Barastro” w/ Peter Lorre | Box Thirteen 1948 “The First Letter” w/ Alan Ladd | The Whistler 2-3-47 “Seven Steps to Murder” w/ Bill Forman

Sep 13, 20221h 23m
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17. Gangbusters, The Weird Circle, Dimension X

Gangbusters 12-18-48 “Appointment with Death” | The Weird Circle 1-30-44 “The Tell Tale Heart” | Dimension X 4-15-50 “With Folded Hands” w/ Phillip Bourneuf & Alexander Scourby

Sep 14, 20221h 22m
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18. Suspense, Sherlock Holmes , The Mysterious Traveler

Suspense 12-5-47 “The Clock and the Rope” w/ Jackie Cooper | Sherlock Holmes 10-26-47 “The Laughing Lemur of Hightower Heath” w/ John Stanley & Alfred Shirley | The Mysterious Traveler 2-27-44 “The Good Die Young” w/ Maurice Tarplin

Sep 15, 20221h 26m
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19. The Black Museum, The Shadow, The Third Man

The Black Museum 5-5-50 “The Raincoat” w/ Orson Welles | The Shadow 1-16-38 “Sabotage” w/ Orson Welles & Agnes Moorehead | The Third Man 8-31-51 “Voodoo” w/ Orson Welles

Sep 16, 20221h 22m
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20. The Screen Director’s Playhouse, Adventures By Morse

The Screen Director’s Playhouse 11-16-50 “Lifeboat” w/ Tallulah Bankhead, Jeff Chandler, Sheldon Leonard with Alfred Hitchcock as Director (1-hour) | Adventures By Morse 1-29-44 “City of the Dead – Old Clawfoot Again” Pt. 4 of 10 w/ Elliott Lewis

Sep 17, 20221h 22m
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