Golden Classics Great OTR Shows

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

May 10th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-10-28 (18) John Hayes, His Head And How They Were Parted.

  1. Crime Classics. 10-28-1953. CBS net. "John Hayes...His Head...and How They Were Parted". Sustaining. Mr. Hayes returns from war to his lonely wife to find her afrolic with two comely boarders. His head is shortly thereafter found by the side of the Thames...and then encapsulated in a glass jar. Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Betty Harford, Jeanette Nolan, Richard Peel, William Johnstone, Bob Lemond (announcer), Alastair Duncan, Ben Wright, Charles Davis. 1/2 hour.

May 10th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-10-21 (17) Billy Bonny Bloodletter, Also Known As ‘The Kid’

  1. Crime Classics. 10-21-1953. CBS net. "Billy Bonney, Bloodletter: Also Known As 'The Kid'". Sustaining. The story of the very violent life of young William Bonney. William Conrad (as Pat Garrett) plays the entire first scene by grunting six times. Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), William Conrad, Sam Edwards, Jane Webb, Dick Beals, Frederick Shields, Bob Lemond (announcer), Clayton Post, Tony Barrett, Harry Bartell, Barney Phillips. 1/2 hour.

May 10th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-10-14 (16) The Seven-layered Arsenic Cake of Madame Lafarge

16. Crime Classics. 10-14 -1953. CBS net. "The Seven Layered Cake Of Madame LaFarge". Sponsored by: Plymouth ($25,000 contest, introducing the 1954 models). A murderous wife or a scheming mother? Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), David Friedkin (writer), Edgar Barrier, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Eve McVeagh, Irene Tedrow, Joseph Kearns, Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 1/2 hour.

May 4th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-10-07 (15) The Hangman and William Palmer, Who Won

  1. Crime Classics. 10-07-1953. CBS net. "The Hangman and William Palmer: Who Won?". Sustaining. Dr. Palmer enjoys horse racing and poisoning. Lou Merrill, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Jay Novello, Betty Harford, Bob Lemond (announcer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Ellen Morgan, Joseph Kearns, Ben Wright, Alistair Duncan. 1/2 hour.

May 4th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-09-30 (14) The Bloody, Bloody Banks of Fall River

  1. Crime Classics. 09-30-1953. CBS net. "The Bloody, Bloody Banks Of Fall River". Sustaining. What happened at 92nd Street on a hot summer's evening in 1892. Since Lizzie was acquitted, who killed Mr. and Mrs. Borden? Lou Merrill, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Irene Tedrow, Jeanette Nolan, Herb Butterfield, Bob Lemond (announcer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Betty Harford, Sarah Selby, William Johnstone, Paul Frees. 1/2 hour.

May 4th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-09-07 (13) The Torment of Henrietta Robinson, And Why She Killed

  1. Crime Classics. 09-07-1953. CBS net. "The Torment Of Henrietta Robinson and Why She Killed". Sustaining. A lady of Troy New York in 1845, and her doll Cecily. Very insane and very homicidal. The last show of "the summer series." Ben Wright, Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Betty Harford, Bob Lemond (announcer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Joseph Kearns, Lamont Johnson, Lou Merrill (host), Morton Fine (writer), Paula Winslowe, Sam Edwards, Sammie Hill. 1/2 hour.

May 4th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-08-31 (12) Your Loving Son, Nero

  1. Crime Classics. 08-31-1953. CBS net. "Your Loving Son, Nero". Sustaining. The emperor decides to kill Agrippina, his mother. A rare opportunity to hear William Conrad sing (sort of)! Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor), Betty Lou Gerson, David Friedkin (writer), Edgar Barrier, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Hy Averback, Lou Merrill (host), Martha Wentworth, Morton Fine (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), Sammie Hill, William Conrad. 1/2 hour.

May 4th, 2019    

Crime Classics 53-08-24 (11) The Alsop Family, How It Diminished And Grew Again

  1. Crime Classics. 08-24 -1953. CBS net. "The Alsop Family: How It Diminished and Grew Again". Sustaining. In the 1670s, a family of highwaymen is none-too-pleased with the bride of one of its members. Lou Merrill (host), Roy Rowan (announcer), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Ben Wright, Herb Butterfield, Ellen Morgan, Betty Harford, Richard Peel, Terry Kilburn, Raymond Lawrence, Bernard Herrmann (composer, conductor). 1/2 hour.

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.

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