Stars on Suspense (Old Time Radio)
Summary: Presenting the biggest legends of Hollywood starring in "Suspense," radio's outstanding theater of thrills! Each week, we'll hear two chillers from this old time radio classic featuring one of the all-time great stars of stage and screen.
This week, we're saluting the classic "Suspense" show "Sorry, Wrong Number" with the first and last performances of Lucille Fletcher's legendary radio thriller starring Agnes Moorehead (5/25/43 and 2/14/60).
This week, Oscar-nominee Susan Peters makes her first and only visit to "Suspense" in "They Call Me Patrice" (12/12/46). Plus, she stars in the Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of "Johnny Eager" (1/21/46).
Oops! This week's episode contained the wrong version of "A Vision of Death," so here is the June 1, 1953 episode starring Ronald Colman, Mary Jane Croft, and Hy Averback. It's the correct tale well calculated to keep you in..."Suspense!"
This week, Ronald Colman makes his final appearances on "Suspense" - "A Vision of Death" (6/1/53) and "Trent's Last Case" (12/7/53). Plus, we'll hear Colman and Benita Hume in the first episode of their radio sitcom "The Halls of Ivy" (1/6/50).
This week, Margo stars in thrillers from masters of mystery Cornell Woolrich and John Dickson Carr: "Last Night" (6/15/43) and "Cabin B-13" (11/9/43).
This week, Donald O'Connor trades singing and dancing for "Suspense." We'll hear him in "Smiley" (8/14/47) and "The Visitor" (9/18/47).
This week, actress and director Ida Lupino stars in her first and last visits to Suspense - "The Sisters" (2/3/44) and "On a Country Road" (5/10/59). Plus, she plays poet Elizabeth Barrett in The Hallmark Playhouse (2/2/50).
This week, Herbert Marshall returns in two more old time radio thrillers, including an adaptation of a classic novel and film: "The Victoria Cross" (11/2/50) and "The Thirty-Nine Steps" (3/3/52).
This week, Joseph Kearns steps out of the supporting cast and into the lead roles of two old time radio thrillers: "Short Order" (8/16/45) and "The Earth is Made of Glass" (6/15/54).
This week, John Lund returns as men plotting murder in two radio thrillers: "Lunch Kit" (6/9/49) and "Experiment 6-R" (9/22/49).
This week, Jack Carson stars in tales of crime and comedy - "Easy Money" (11/7/46) and "The One Millionth Joe" (6/22/50) from "Suspense" and an episode of "The Jack Carson Show" (1/8/47).
This week, Richard Widmark returns to the podcast in two radio thrillers inspired by true stories of crime: "Mate Bram" (4/14/52) and "The Spencer Brothers" (1/26/53).
This week, Claire Trevor makes her final appearance on the podcast in a radio thriller co-starring Nancy Kelly - "A Tale of Two Sisters" (2/8/45). Plus, she recreates her starring turn in "Stagecoach" on Academy Award (5/4/46).
This week, Brian Donlevy plays a man on the run and a master detective in two radio thrillers. We'll hear "The Black Path of Fear" (8/31/44) and "Out of Control" (3/28/46).
This week, Robert Young trades sitcoms for Suspense in two radio thrillers: "Celebration" (9/23/48) and "A Murder of Necessity" (3/24/52).