Category: Mystery Special

Burns and Allen: Gracie Sends Sam Spade to Jail (EP3950s)

Today’s Mystery:

George Burns and Sam Spade explain to a police lieutenant how Gracie got them thrown into jail for murder.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 10, 1949

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Suspense: Out of Control (EP3902s)


Today’s Mystery:

A blind former police captain finds himself in the middle of an investigation of murder and blackmail.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 28, 1946

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EP3860s: Twice Told Tale: Michael Shayne and Gunsmoke

In The Case of the Crooked Wheel, the owner of a casino has Michael Shayne come to investigate an apparent case of fraud at his casino.

Original Air Date: 1947

In Mark Dillon Goes to Gougeye, the wife of a casino owner has Marshall Dillon travel to the town of Gougeye, where she fears rumors of a crooked wheel will lead to her husband getting hung.

Audition Date: June 11, 1949

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EP3854s: Mystery Audio: First Nighter Sam Spade Spoof

Sam Spade is called in to protect Mister First Nighter from being killed.

The real mystery is where this audio came from.

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EP3800s: Campbell’s Playhouse: The Glass Key

The best friend of a political boss believes the boss is innocent of murdering a senator’s son, but he’s one of the few who do.

Original Air Date: March 10, 1939

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EP3752s: Suspense: The Hands of Mister Ottermole

A London police sergeant (Claude Rains) casts suspicions on a newspaper reporter (Vincent Price) as the perpetrator of a series of murders.

Original Air Date: December 2, 1948

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EP3704s: Silver Theatre: Murder Unlimited

Carole Lombard

A reporter tries to track down a gang that specializes in wholesale murder.

Original Air Date: March 9, 1941

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