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ABC Mystery Time

Enjoy this series of mystifying tales starring Sir Laurence Olivier with these organ ripping episodes.
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Adventures by Morse

Carlton E. Morse is remembered for his great family dramas like One Man's Family, but his real legacy is his great adventure programs like I Love A Mystery and I Love Adventure. For Adventures by Morse, he took his proven ILAM formula and used it to create new characters and adventures.
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Adventures of Ellery Queen

Ellery Queen was an author who solved mysteries in his spare time and then wrote about his harrowing adventures; his sidekick was his own father, Richard Queen.
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Agnes Moorehead

Known as "The Lavender Lady", Agnes Moorehead had a long life in the entertainment industry. Best known as a mystery and suspense performer on the radio. Her best known work was with Orson Welles on Mercury Theater, but she also played the lead role in Sorry Wrong Number. Television audiences will remember her as the mother-in-law from Bewitched, but also appeared in Citizen Kane, The Twilight Zone, and many others.
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Airplanes and Pilots in Old Time Radio

Adults and children alike marveled at the new found reality of air adventures popularized after WWI and air travel was a huge part of America's consciousness between the two World Wars. This compilation contains episodes from all different series and genres of old time radio focused the listening audience's fascination with airplanes and pilots.
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Alfred Hitchcock

Includes radio adaptations on Hitchcock's most memorable films, including Spellbound, The Birds, Rebecca, Sorry Wrong Number, and Shadow of a Doubt.
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Aliens Martians and UFOs

includes science fiction old time radio's versions of aliens, UFOs, Martians, and little green men, including many adaptations from science fiction writers.
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Amnesia and Memory Loss

A compilation of old time radio shows featuring amnesia and memory loss which was a common plot device in all genres of radio from comedy to detective shows.
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Apocalypse (End of the World)

Duck and Cover, Plagues, Robot Attacks, Time Travel, Annihilation, Cold War Speeches, and more this OTRCAT original collection of tales about THE END OF THE WORLD!
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Apocalypse Bundle

Survive in style the end of the world. It includes five of our favorite world's end collections!
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Appointment with Fear

penned by John Dickson Carr and often dubbed the British version of "Suspense," this collection contains all known existing episodes of the mystery program.
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Arch Oboler

enjoy the great radio plays in this anthology of the eccentric horror fiction writer Arch Oboler who is best known for pushing the medium of radio in sound production, writing, and programming.
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Arch Oboler Plays

Enjoy some of the best works of author Arch Oboler dramatic plays starring Joan Crawford and more. Update: additional episodes and sound quality improvements
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Barbara Stanwyck

The Most Versatile Actress Who Never Won an Oscar!
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Bela Lugosi

Performances with the Original Count Dracula!
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Best of Escape

Featuring hand-picked radio shows from Escape, one of the best drama anthologies on the air.
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Best of Horror and Mystery Bundle Pack

We've handpicked the best of shows in some of the most popular horror and mystery series. Make a pot of Lipton Tea, we've got two new surprises for you.
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Best of Inner Sanctum

Best Inner Sanctum shows with host Raymond."Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?"
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Best of Suspense

Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Suspense Episodes! Update: new volume 2
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Best of Whistler

One of the most popular and best Mystery shows in the history of old time radio, The Whistler ran for 15 straight years. This collection includes the best of The Whistler.
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Beyond Midnight

(update) with double the number of episodes: journey "into the land that lies beyond midnight, into a world of ghost hunters, men going mad, and DEATH DEATH DEATH!"
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Birds on the Radio

Hear from our feathered friends about birds who tell us secrets, Birds which scare us, and birds that are good to eat!
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Black Castle and Black Chapel

Rare and Scary Horror Recordings
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Black Mass

dark tales featuring adaptions by Virginia Woolf, Edgar Allen Poe, HP Lovecraft, and Gogol.
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Black Museum

Orson Welles stars in "The Black Museum. A Repository of Death. Here in the grim stone structure on the Thames which houses Scotland Yard is a warehouse of homicide, where every day objects ... all touched by murder."
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Blind Terror

Old Time Radio horror and mystery shows about blindness, losing one's vision, and people with visual impairment.
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Boo Broadcasts (Ghost Stories)

Spooky Shows featuring Ghosts!
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Boogeymen in Comedy (Screamstars Playing for Laughs)

An OTRCAT original compilation: Shudder and Laugh! Our favorite screen scream stars (Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Bela Lugosi, and Vincent Price) having fun with our favorite radio comedians.
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Boris Karloff

(updated) with a few additional rare recordings! Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny."
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Cabin B13

written by the master of "locked room" mysteries, this collection contains the existing episodes of the series widely considered to be one of the best mystery old time radio shows as well as the two episodes of SUSPENSE CABIN B-13.
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Carling Beer Shows & Challenge Into Space

This collection includes two South African shows sponsored by Carling Beer: Carling Country and Challenge of Space. Carling Country tells stories of courageous folks around the world while Challenge of Space is a fun show that combines the feeling of a western with the adventures of outer space.
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Carlton Morse

Morse's greatest successes were One Man's Family and I Love a Mystery. This collection contains many of his mystery anthology and some rare Carlton E Morse recordings.
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Cats in OTR

The Cat's Out of the Bag! Requested by our Mascot cat and you, an anthology of Cat Tails and We're Not Lion!
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CBS Radio Mystery Theater

The brainchild of Himan Brown (who guided Inner Sanctum), CBS in allowed Mr. Brown to relive the days of thrilling radio for an hour a full seven nights a week!
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CBS Radio Workshop

The CBS Radio Workshop called "radio's distinguished series to man's imagination" was an experimental old time radio show and varied in its genre. The first two shows starred Aldous Huxley narrating an interpretation of 'Brave New World.' Update: additional episodes
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Chandu the Magician

Evil doers and nogoodniks, beware! "CHANNNNNDOOOOOOO … the Magician!" is on the alert to thwart your nefarious schemes! Broadcast during the Depression and again in 1949, Chandu The Magician combines the best of crime fighting and Eastern Mysticism.
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Chase (The Chase)

(update) now with additional AFRS recordings: The Chase is an Exciting escapade show that always involves a wild Chase!
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Christmas At War

Take a magical sleigh ride back into World War II Christmas celebrations with this incredible collection of radio shows from every genre.
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Christmas in Suspense

Did you ever have the feeling there was a severed limb in your Christmas stocking? Listen to the best Christmas shows from Radio's Outstanding Theater of Thrills!
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Christmas Mystery

Who says the Mysteries of the Season shouldn't make your hair stand on end?
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Columbia Workshop

(update) With 140+ additional episodes: Columbia Workshop features high radio art with the newest sound technologies and top notch radio directing of its day.
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Comedians in Suspense (Scared Silly Jokesters)

An OTRCAT original compilation: Hear your favorite comedians including Lucille Ball, Desi Arnez, Ozzie & Harriet, Jack Benny, Bob Hope and more in ways that you would never expect!
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Cornell Woolrich

one of the greatest authors of his generation, Cornell Woolrich's stories were sought out by radio and film producers alike.
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Crazy Mamas

OTRCAT.com original collection features hand-picked episodes with a variety of crazy mama and insane mother-in-laws.
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Creaking Door

The long creak at the opening of The Inner Sanctum was one of the most recognizable and scary effects in broadcasting. When Springbok Radio recreated the series for South African Audiences, it was a natural title.
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Creepiest Old Time Radio Show

An OTRCAT original compilation: Turn the lights down low and sit as close as you can to your sweetheart when this scary collection plays!
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Creeps By Night

Larger than Life Horror Greats Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre Creep Around in the Night. Update: additional broadcast
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Dark Fantasy

Broadcast long after the children went to bed, Dark Fantasy featured grim horror, menacing murder, and science fiction. Upgrade: sound quality
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Dark Venture

A psychological thriller old time radio show that keeps you at the end of your seat. Update: additional recordings and sound upgrades
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Devil and Mr O

Enjoy this horror-filled radio series by Arch Oboler.
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Devils Demons Satan and Lucifer

In this collection where the Devil himself actually shows up perhaps as a stand-ins for "the evil which lurks in the hearts of men."
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Diary Fate

Pull the sheets over your head to hide from the nightmares! Diary of Fate is a late night thriller that will stand your hair on end.
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Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde

Dr. Jekyll And Mr Hyde is an interesting study of the duality in every man, as well as a marvelously tense tale of suspense and terror.
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Dogs in OTR

A downright doggone good collection of canine-themed shows from the friendly mutt to the scary werewolf.
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Dreadful John at Midnight

a literary radio show from the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and other horror and mystery writers.
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Drop Dead

these psycho horror recordings will leave you at the edge of your seat or hiding under your bed.
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Edgar Allan Poe

Macabre Tales from the Spookiest Favorite American Author
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Eleventh Hour

Tombs, Gloom, and doom! This is the eleventh hour, and you are invited to listen to these tales of adventure if you dare! Update: 49 additional episodes
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Ellery Queen Minute Mysteries

A minute is all you need to solve a mystery, at least it is if you are as smart as Ellery Queen! The character had novels and a popular weekly radio show, but Ellery Queen's Minute Mysteries were a great way for local stations to fill some airtime and pull people in for the big show.
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Escape

A sister show to the classic Suspense, Escape drew upon great tales from literature to take listeners away from the everyday world. Upgrade: few additional episodes, sound quality upgrades
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Everymans Theater

An Arch Oboler production, this old time radio show attracted a "Who's-Who" of pre-war Hollywood Talent: Bette Davis, Boris Karloff, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, and more.
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Faces in the Window

Ken Nordine, with his rich, deep, resounding voice, read from the Gothic horror works of Poe, Balzac, Dostoevsky and others.
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Fatal Females

featuring the meanest ladies of old time radio. From murderesses to poisoneresses from wicked queens to wicked witches, this collection is sure to prove that the fairest sex can be pretty scary, too.
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Five After the Hour

in the vain of anthologies such as Escape, Suspense and Quiet Please, enjoy this well done drama series from Chicago; Five After The Hour was the brainchild of the exceptional radio writer Les Weinrott.
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Five Minute Mysteries

Five Minute Mysteries were a popular series of puzzlers which got the listeners thinking not only about the mini-mystery, but the products and services pitched by the local sponsors.
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Forecast (Columbia Presents Forecast)

(update) First Auditions for future shows like Suspense, Duffy's Tavern and a mix of surprise shows hoping to be added to the lineup!
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Frankenstein

This 1931 serial is very faithful to the original Mary Shelley novel about Baron Victor von Frankenstein reanimating the dead.
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Friday the 13th

Unlucky Friday the 13th is discussed in a wide variety of shows including Origins Of Superstitions, The Witch's Tale, Suspense, Our Miss Brooks, and more...
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Fu Manchu (Shadow of Fu Manchu)

The Shadow of Dr. Fu Manchu is a diabolically fun mystery serial from the late 1930's. Update: now with 40+ additional episodes.
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Gerald Mohr

An anthology to Gerald Mohr, this extensive collection contains almost 300 radio appearances on various detective shows, horror-dramas, and radio comedies.
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Get Rich Quick Schemes

laugh along with Kingfish and other characters from old time radio shows are doing to earn easy money fast and quick.
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Ghost Corp

Before the days of OPEC, terrorists and big oil, the Middle East was a land of mystery filled with mosques, bazaars, palaces and magic. It was also the stomping grounds of KC Smith and The Ghost Corp.
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Gone Fishing

Grab your reel and bait your hook, because it's time to go fishing with some of the most hilarious fishing shows on old time radio!
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Gothic Horror

Creepy shows contrasting the innocent victims with the super evil villains find their home in the theater of the mind.
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Hall of Fantasy

Follow average men and women face the terrors of "the supernatural, the unusual, and the unknown." Update: 30 additional shows and sound upgrades
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Halloween Scary Sampler

Ghosts and goblins and spooks! You’ll be too scared to even reach into the candy bowl when the Trick Or Treaters knock at your door if you are listening to the Halloween Scary Sampler.
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Halloween Variety and Specials

This Halloween remember the gh'oul times with Henry Aldrich, Jack Benny, and all your comedic friends on their Halloween radio specials.
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Ham Radio

Stories and dramas of amateur radio service operators during the age of old time radio.
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Harry Lime (The Third Man)

Orson Welles played the lovable scoundrel Harry Lime in the film noir The Third Man, and later brought the role to radio in The Adventures of Harry Lime. Whether he is more lovable more scoundrel is open to debate, but he is always entertaining.
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Haunted House

Haunted houses are a common theme in horror old time radio shows.Radio is the perfect medium for a good haunting story because not seeing the ghost is almost equally as frightening as seeing one.
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Haunting Hour

"Mystery at its Best" solves psychological mysteries, "whodunit" thrillers and crime crusades with a cast of network stars. Update: additional 10 episodes
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Heatwave

An OTRCAT exclusive: when the weather outside heats up, so does the drama, crime, and even comedy in old time radio!
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Hermits Cave

Creeping out of the mouth of a shambled cave is the Old Hermit warning the faint of heart not to listen... Update: 5 new shows and sound quality improvements
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High Adventure

A realistic adventure series featuring real-life sound effects and excellent scripts en par with other smart adventure shows like Suspense and Escape. Update: additional episodes
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Highway of Horrors

This compilation of spooky tales of freaky freeways, rocky roads, and terror on the turnpikes, this collection is filled with murderers, joyriders, hitchhikers, and kidnapping from Inner Sanctum, X Minus One, Big Town, Dragnet, Suspense, and more.
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Horror Listener Favorites

For many listeners, radio was at its finest when they listened late at night, hiding under the sheets, hoping that the monsters wouldn't get them! Relive the days and nights of radio horror with these Horror Listener Favorites.
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Hour of Mystery (US Steel)

Produced by United States Steel, this program puts the writing of well-known authors in the hands of esteemed radio actors such as Fred Allen and Roger Pryor. The legendary Laurence Olivier also stars.
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House of Mystery

is a light mystery and suspense show that would be acceptable for some younger listeners sponsored by Post Toasties.
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HP Lovecraft

This collection includes episodes from the great horror and mystery writer H.P. Lovecraft who loved "freaking the tarnation" out of audiences.
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I Love a Mystery

(update) Long awaited ILAM serials are now complete including Temple of the Vampires! With new Episodes, Photos, Interviews, Audition Recordings and much more.
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I Love Adventure

After closing the A-1 Detective Agency, the heroes of I Love a Mystery get back together after The War for I Love Adventure. What trouble can Jack, Reggie and Doc get into now?
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Inner Sanctum Mysteries

The original creaking door horror anthology with jocular and sarcastic host, Raymond. "Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?" Update: sound upgrades and additional episodes
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Jeff Chandler

The original grey-haired hunky heartthrob, Jeff Chandler performed on a wide variety of radio roles from detective Michael Shayne to bashful Professor Boynton on Our Miss Brooks.
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Joan Crawford

The name Joan Crawford conjures up a multitude of images from flapper to movie siren to comeback queen.During her decades long career, she remained the epitome of Hollywood glamour and prestige.This collection contains the radio appearances of the"First Queen of the Movies."
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John Dehner

The famous voice behind the bad guy on Gunsmoke and the good guy, Paladin, on Have Gun, Will Travel, and various guys on Suspense, John Dehner appeared in some of the greatest radio shows of yesteryear. Update: Have Gun Will Travel added
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John Dickson Carr

Mystery writer extraordinaire John Dickson Carr was a prolific writer during the golden age of detective mysteries in the 1930s.He is considered a master of "locked room mysteries" stories that required complex logic to solve because on the surface they seemed unsolvable.
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John Michael Hayes

best known as the screenwriter for several big Alfred Hitchcock films, including Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and To Catch a Thief. John Michael Hayes also wrote for old time radio shows such as Escape, Sam Spade, Night Beat, Suspense and more!
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Key

spooky stories features murder: murder of showgirls, murder of robbers, even murder of old men!
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Lights Out

Pull the sheets over your head and hide! There was plenty of gore and strangeness on Wyllis Cooper's Lights Out, and it got even stranger when Arch Oboler took over.
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Lucille Fletcher

Writer of acclaimed old time radio show "Sorry Wrong Number", "The Hitchhiker", and many more.
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