Golden Classics Great OTR Shows

Golden Classics Great OTR Shows - Classic Radio Shows From the 30’s onwards

April 30th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-08-17 (10) The Incredible Trial of Laura D Fair

  1. Crime Classics. 08-17-1953. CBS net. "The Incredible Trial Of Laura D. Fair". The oft-times married Miss Laura uses her "4-shooter" on a ferry in San Francisco harbor...for interesting reasons. Lou Merrill (host), Mary Jane Croft, Herb Butterfield, William Johnstone, Paula Winslowe, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Florence Wolcott, Jean Wood, Joseph Granby, Hugh Douglas (announcer). 1/2 hour.

April 30th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-08-10 (09) The Axe and the Droot Family, How They Fared

  1. Crime Classics. 08-10-1953. CBS net. "The Axe and The Droot Family: How They Fared". Sustaining. In Pennsylvania in 1795, the shortest distance to an inheritance is two crushed skulls. Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Mary Jane Croft, Clayton Post, Herb Butterfield, Sam Edwards, Paul Frees, Charles Davis, George Walsh (announcer). 1/2 hour.

April 30th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-08-03 (08) Mr Thrower’s Hammer

  1. Crime Classics. 08-03-1953. CBS net. "Mr. Thrower's Hammer". Sustaining. A gentleman of England in 1804 has bashed in the heads of a father and daughter. Eleven years later, a doubt arises. The program is also known as, "The Dread Events Surrounding Mr. Thrower's Hammer." Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), William Johnstone, Eric Snowden, Alistair Duncan, Bob Lemond (announcer), Jay Novello, Joseph Kearns, Paula Winslowe, Tudor Owen. 1/2 hour.

April 25th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-07-27 (07) The Final Day of General Ketchum, And How He Died

  1. Crime Classics. 07-27-1953. CBS net. "The Final Day Of General Ketchum and How He Died". Sustaining. How did the General die? Damned if we know! Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Bill Bissell, David Friedkin (writer), David Young, Elliott Lewis (transcriber, director), George Walsh (announcer), Herb Butterfield, Hy Averback, Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), Paula Winslowe, Russell Simpson, Sarah Selby. 1/2 hour.

April 25th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-07-20 (06) The Death of a Picture Hanger

  1. Crime Classics. 07-20-1953. CBS net. "The Death Of A Picture Hanger". Sustaining. The Ford brothers are hired to kill Jesse James, they do just that. Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Clayton Post, Sam Edwards, Joseph Granby, Roy Rowan (announcer), Paul Frees, Joseph Kearns, Charlotte Lawrence, Paula Winslowe. 1/2 hour.

April 25th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-07-13 (05) The Terrible Deed of John White Webster

  1. Crime Classics. 07-13-1953. CBS net. "The Terrible Deed Of John White Webster". Sustaining. When does a doctor need a friend? When the janitor suspects him of murder! Lou Merrill (host), Jay Novello, Paula Winslowe, Herb Butterfield, Larry Thor, Junius Matthews, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Martha Wentworth, Bob Lemond (announcer), Jean Howell. 1/2 hour.

April 23rd, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-07-06 (04) The Shrapnelled Body of Charles Drew, Sr

  1. Crime Classics. 07-06-1953. CBS net. "The Shrapnelled Body Of Charles Drew, Sr.". Sustaining. In 1739 England, Charles Drew Jr. kills Charles Drew Sr. before he has the opportunity to change his will. Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Paul Frees, Antony Ellis, Bob Lemond (announcer), Terry Kilburn, Betty Harford, Ben Wright, Irene Tedrow, William Johnstone. 1/2 hour.

April 23rd, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-06-29 (03) The Checkered Life and Sudden Death of Colonel James Fisk, Jr

  1. Crime Classics. 06-29-1953. CBS net. "The Checkered Life and Sudden Death Of Colonel James Fisk, Jr.". Sustaining. An excellent story about the rivalry between two wealthy New Yorkers in 1872 and the beautiful widow, beloved of both. Lou Merrill (host), Mary Jane Croft, William Johnstone, Harry Bartell, Paula Winslowe, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Charles Calvert, Martha Wentworth, Steve Roberts, Bob Lemond (announcer), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer). 1/2 hour.

April 23rd, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-06-22 (02) The Shockingly Peaceful Passing of Thomas Edwin Bartlett, Greengrocer

  1. Crime Classics. 06-22-1953. CBS net. "The Shockingly Peaceful Passing of Thomas Edwin Bartlett, Greengrocer". Sustaining. . Lou Merrill (host), Mary Jane Croft, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor). 1/2 hour.

April 21st, 2019    

Crime Classics. 06-15-1953. The Crime Of Bathsheba Spooner

  1. Crime Classics. 06-15-1953. CBS net. "The Crime Of Bathsheba Spooner". Sustaining. The first show of the series, a summer replacement for "Suspense." The story of the first woman tried and executed in the United States. The script was used as an audition for the series, recorded December 3, 1952. Lou Merrill (host), Mary Jane Croft, William Johnstone, Georgia Ellis, Herb Butterfield, Sam Edwards, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Tudor Owen, Ben Wright, Bob Lemond (announcer). 1/2 hour.

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