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Patricia Highsmith

A crime novelist best known for The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train, she infused troubled psychologies into her amoral characters, writing taut thrillers about betrayal, threats, and manipulation.
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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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Black Castle and Black Chapel

Rare and Scary Horror Recordings
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ham Radio

Stories and dramas of amateur radio service operators during the age of old time radio.
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Bela Lugosi

Performances with the Original Count Dracula!
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Majestic Master Mystery

Majestic Radio was one of the largest manufacturers of home receivers through the 1920's, but when sales began to slip in the 1930's they began airing Majestic Master Mystery.
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Standby for Adventure

Standby For Adventure takes us on a journey into the strange and unknown that will keep you in the edge of your seat.
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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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Mystery in the Air (Peter Lorre)

Peter Lorre stars in this series of Tales of Psychological Terror.
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Nightmare

Starring Peter Lorre and featuring creepy organ rips, Nightmare will be sure to give you horrible dreams!
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Macabre

This well-done AFRS horror old time radio show is exceptionally frightening, many of the shows are based on novels or short stories.
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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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Strange

a cerebral form of sci-fi, focusing on the human elements and how strange energies affect the characters and their relationships.
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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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Unsolved Mysteries

Truth IS Stranger than Fiction--Your Skin will Creep!
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Tonight at Nine-Thirty (9:30)

This San Francisco-based radio drama includes a variety of entertainment from suspenseful thrillers to lighthearted comedies utilizing the local writing and acting talent from the city by the bay.
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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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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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Whisperer

A brilliant man loses his voice then turns adversity into benefit: he works his way inside a crime syndicate to help destroy it from within. To the underworld his familiar rattling hiss is the voice of authority to be obeyed without question.
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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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Zombies in Old Time Radio

Most of the Old Time Radio stories about Zombies involve the traditional Voodoo Zombies, but it can never hurt to be prepared for when the people next door develop a taste for brains...
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Murder by Experts

Top writers in the history of mystery and the show exhibits some of the best mystery writing known on radio. Update: additional episodes features
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Player

featuring "the One Man Theater" - voice actor extraordinaire, Paul Frees. Update additional recordings
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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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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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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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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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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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Tales Of The Frightened

Enjoy Boris Karloff at his frightening best!
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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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Sleep No More

Performed by a single actor reading a story instead of a full cast, the selections are scary enough to ensure that you will Sleep No More. Update: sound upgrades
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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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Christmas Mystery

Who says the Mysteries of the Season shouldn't make your hair stand on end?
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Edgar Allan Poe

Macabre Tales from the Spookiest Favorite American Author
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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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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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Voodoo in Old Time Radio

different old time radio shows featuring Voodoo as a plot device for revenge, murder, and Voodoo doll shenanigans
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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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Sealed Book

Mutual's entry into the late-night horror anthology genre, The Sealed Book, is every bit as nightmare inducing as Lights Out or The Inner Sanctum.
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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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Robots in OTR

"You see what happens when fools play with science!" this collection contains the best science fiction old time radio episodes featuring robots.
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Devil and Mr O

Enjoy this horror-filled radio series by Arch Oboler.
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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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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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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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Strange Doctor Weird

Mad organ work. Chilling sounds in the night. Echoes of doom. The Doctor is in. "Just look for a house on the other side of the cemetery the house of Dr. Weird." Update: additional episodes and sound upgrades
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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. Update: 6 additional broadcasts
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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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Best of Inner Sanctum

Best Inner Sanctum shows with host Raymond."Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?"
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Black Mass

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

The Most Versatile Actress Who Never Won an Oscar!
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Obsession

(update) Chilly and dramatic tales of horror including: Napoleon's obsessions, obsession with shoes, death, or tides.
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Suspicion

Suspicion was not your regular whodunit radio show. On the air in the mid 1930s, the show featured murder and mayhem like normal but there was no solution at the end. Update: additional episodes
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Peril

original stories of suspense with complex characters and twists and turns in the death-defying plots.
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Ventriloquist and Dummies

You can never be sure their lips aren't moving on the radio, but these ventriloquists and their dummies are entertaining, insulting, and creating meyhem on the airwaves!
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Ray Bradbury

A Collection of Vintage Bradbury Stories adapted for radio!
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Mystery House

(update) with double the episodes: these unique radio broadcasts were testing ground for a Mystery Publishing House!
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Werewolves in Old Time Radio

Legends of shape-shifting wolf men have been around since ancient times, these old time radio shows include werewolves and the ferocity of their attacks.
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Key

spooky stories features murder: murder of showgirls, murder of robbers, even murder of old men!
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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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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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Blind Terror

Old Time Radio horror and mystery shows about blindness, losing one's vision, and people with visual impairment.
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Mystery Playhouse

old time radio show that featured Peter Lorre introducing some of the best mystery shows of the era for the AFRS audience.
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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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Winter Chills Horror Mystery and Intrigue

When the winds of winter howl, just being outside can be enough to kill you, and that helps make winter the creepiest time of the year.
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Miriam Wolfe

Everyone's Favorite Cackling Witch in an Assortment of Shows!
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Origin of Superstition

Why are we afraid of what we are afraid of? Origins of Superstition explores common beliefs in an entertaining and informative format.
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Magic Collection

This collection includes multiple magic themed old time radio shows from multiple genres from comedy, drama, mystery and detective shows.
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Vampires in Old Time Radio

Get your garlic and crucifix, this collection includes a wide variety of vampire-themed old time radio shows.
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Mercury Theater

Orson Welles' Popular Dramatic Anthology of short stories, as well as comedy and variety abound, with a sprinkling of popular singers.
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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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Random Rarities 08

features shows that have been hidden is someone's closet for decades, a few audition shows that never took off, and more than a few "orphans" that defy classification.
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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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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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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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Murder at Midnight

The Witching Hour is a great time to be awake, listening to the radio and being frightened out of your wits, because there is usually Murder at Midnight. Update: 6 additional broadcasts and sound upgrades
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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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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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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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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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Yankee Yarns

Old-time storyteller Alton weaves tales that are alternately amazing, eccentric, horrifying and comical!
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Random Rarities 05

More Never before Released Rare Shows with Shows -- An OTRCAT Exclusive!
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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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Random Rarities 02

Even Randomer and Rarer than the original with shows never before released!
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Random Rarities 03

The Randomest and Rarest collection of them all-an OTRCAT.com original!
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Random Rarities 04

A Compilation of Rare Old Time Radio Series!
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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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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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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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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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Dogs in OTR

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