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The Mysterious Traveler – OTR Plots

  The Mysterious Traveler 1943-1952 Known Episodes: 77 Circulating   A dark stranger on the train tells tales of crime, mystery, and the supernatural in this quality war-time radio show. The Mysterious Traveler was the output of the writing team of Robert Arthur, Jr. and David P. Kogan, a very…

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Strange – Old Time Radio Plots

Strange But True Radio

STRANGE 1955 Known Episodes: 9   A very short lived series with 15 minute episodes dealing with the “strange but true”. Hosted by Walter Gibson Tune in to this same time with Walter Gibson, expert of the supernatural. Stories of ghosts, of spirits, of werewolves and voodoo! Each story you…

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Theatre 5 – Radio Plots

Theater Five 1964-1965 Known Episodes: 260 (256 Circulating per OTRR)   In the mid-1960s, ABC Radio began a half-hour drama series broadcast each weeknight. The stories ranged from comedy melodrama to the supernatural and science fiction. Actors and writers were different on each show. Some shows boasted actors such as…

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Molle Mystery Theater

  Molle Mystery Theater 1943-1948 Known Episodes: 237 (73 Circulating)   It’s pronounced “Moe-Lay.” It’s shaving cream. For the “smooth, smooth, slick, slick, shave you get with Molle shaving cream!” “Mystery Theater” was an epithet used by more than one series, and it can get confusing. Un-fortunately, radio history researchers…

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The Shadow: Episode Synopsis

  The Shadow 1937-1954 Known Episodes: 665 (List of Circulating Episodes)   Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The shadow knows!   He was the quintessential pulp hero. A wealthy genius and martial arts master like Batman and Doc Savage, but Lamont Cranston’s unique skill was…

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