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CBS Radio Mystery Theater
CBS Radio Mystery Theater, which ran from 1974 to 1982(!) was an attempt to revive radio drama. It was hosted by E G Marshall, and presented original stories and adaptations of classics, quickly expanding its range to include comedy, horror, and sci-fi. At the end of every show, you would hear a creaking door, and E G Marshall would say "Until next time, pleasant ... dreams?"

Sample shows - left click headphones to listen, right-click & save-as to download

Show Title Broadcast Date File Size Length
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Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Interview with Himan Brown 6/29/91 67.9 01:38:54 An audio interview with Himan Brown, producer of CBS Radio Mystery Theater

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download How To Kill Rudy 12/2/72 20.4 00:44:38 A pulp mystery writer pridicts murders years before they occur, with astounding accuracy.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Return Of The Moresbys 1/7/74 13.2 00:57:54 Patrick O'Neal finds out his rich airhead wife has left all her money to a religious con man. Preceeded by a 1974 newscast.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download No Hiding Place 1/10/74 11.7 00:51:24 A man with everything to live for finds himself in the clutches of a blackmailer.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Accounts Receivable 1/16/74 9.93 00:43:21 A father's final and only gift to his son.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Chinaman Button 1/20/74 10.2 00:44:33 Push a button, a stranger dies, you become wealthy. Would you really refuse?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Man Who Heard Voices 1/29/74 52 00: Larry Haines gets around. This time he's a lawyer who's about to experience some serious payback.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Man Who Asked For Yesterday 1/31/74 12.1 00:53:04 Just one more chance to live the day over again.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Choice Of Witnesses 2/28/74 11.9 00:52:21 Blackmailer Kellerman has no shortage of enemies.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Prognosis Negative 3/3/74 10.4 00:45:42 A couple of con artists use a troubled man for their own purposes.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Die, You're On Magic Camera 4/3/74 10.1 00:44:02 A very special camera sees the future, but brings only death.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Thing Inside 4/4/74 10.1 00:44:26 Some things are better left alone.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Men Without Mouths 4/16/74 11.7 00:59:56 The past catches up with Joey Ganatello.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Forever Man 5/15/74 13.1 00:57:31 An old man convinces a younger one to let him swap their bodies. Followed by a newscast from the Watergate hearings.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Medium Rare 8/29/74 11.6 00:50:53 Handsome Harry the malevolent ghost has a thing or two to learn about revenge.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Return Of Anatole Chevenic 9/2/74 52 00: 11.9 The lure of a promised inheritance drives a man over the edge.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Black Room 10/29/74 10 00:43:47 Larry Haines as a man forcibly imprisoned in the solitary confinement of his own mind.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download How Eberhard Won His Wings 11/7/74 7.46 00:43:26 For being a good man, Eberhard Edwards is given a pair of wings. His wife is not pleased. Starring Hans Conried.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Aaron Burr Murder Case 11/28/74 12.2 00:53:41 In a movie set re-creation of the Burr-Hamilton duel of 1804, the actor playing Hamilton dies. The other actor swears he wasn't there. So what really happened?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Very Private Miracle 12/24/74 12.1 00:53:02 A Santa suit is the catalyst to redeem a man's soul.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Faith And The Faker 1/4/75 2.2 00:3:32 A reluctant healer can heal everyone but his own wife.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Death Is So Trivial 2/7/75 10.1 00:44:18 James discovers that, even as a spirit, he can't save everyone.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Ideas Of March 9/10/75 10.3 00:45:06 A woman has a vivid dream foreseeing the death of her husband in a plane crash.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Black Whale 9/25/75 10.3 00:45:01 Brock Peters stars as a black slave in a desperate struggle for freedom.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Assasination In Time 9/26/75 20.4 00:44:41 Two time travellers find themselves in April 14, 1865, ant try to stop the assasination of Abraham Lincoln.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Other Self 9/28/75 20.7 00:45:23 Being happy on an assembly line takes imagination.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Public Avenger 11/10/75 10.4 00:45:29 Is mild-mannered Stuart Haskins really the dreaded scourge of the underworld?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Party Girl 11/11/75 10.4 00:45:37 A cop investgating the death of a call girl runs into too many coincidences. Starring Mason Adams.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Money Makers 11/14/75 20.7 00:45:21 A ghost story, told by the ghost.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download With Malice Aforethought 12/1/75 20.8 00:90:59 A cop is accused of murder in a bust gone bad.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Promise To Kill 12/30/75 10.4 00:45:32 A grim tale of revenge.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Russian Passport 1/7/76 10.4 00:45:33 Based on a Mark Twain story, a timid American in Europe comes under the spell of a blustery stranger.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurs Court 1/8/76 11.4 00:49:56 Mark Twain's tale of involuntary time travel from New England to Old. With Kevin McCarthy as Sir Boss.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Crime Casts A Shadow 3/16/76 9.69 00:42:19 Crime has consequences that continue into the future.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Transformation Of JoeBee 3/25/76 9.26 00:40:27 Is this another one of JoeBee's practical jokes or not?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Time Killer 4/5/76 11.9 00:52:22 A professor of parapsychology finds himself back in prohibition days.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Strange Passenger 4/15/76 10.2 00:44:48 James Archer is taken by aliens to become the Marschurian Candidate.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Secret Sharer 5/13/76 5.61 00:43:32 Mandel Kramer & Norman Rose star in this adaptation of a tale by Joseph Conrad.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download City Of The Dead 11/4/76 14.5 00:42:21 Adapted from an HG Wells story, a terrifying undersea adventure.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Man Who Couldn't Get Arrested 11/29/76 10.2 00:44:51 Fred Gwynne as a man who dreams he killed his wife. Or was it a dream?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Now You See Them, Now You Don't 11/30/76 10.5 00:45:58 Something very strange is going on in ward J.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Date Of Death 12/20/76 10.1 00:44:13 Can a man think himself, or someone else, to death?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Mark Of Cain 12/27/76 24.7 00:53:57 Ralph Bell in the story of a latter-day Cain.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Overcoat 3/3/77 7.66 00:44:37 Hans Conried stars in the classic story by Nikolai Gogol.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Answer Me 3/4/77 7.52 00:43:46 Larry Haines as a man recovering from a deep depression.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Look Backwards Sometimes 3/14/77 9.91 00:43:15 An engaging drama set in the aftermath of a plane crash.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Shining Man 3/15/77 7.71 00:44:54 A psychic detective solves the mystery of a haunted house in Scotland.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Study In Scarlet 3/25/77 10.6 00:46:30 An adaptation of the first Sherlock Holmes story. For some reason they changed the part about the Mormons.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Warriors From Loanda 3/28/77 19.6 00:42:57 A tale of darkest Africa from Joseph Conrad. If you saw Apocalypse Now, you will recognize the character of Kurtz.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download You Bet Your Life 4/1/77 7.85 00:45:43 Jim has the bet of his life on the line.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Meteorite 4/11/77 7.8 00:45:24 A space capsule crashes on a Connecticut farm with a little man inside.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A God Named Smith 6/2/77 10.1 00:44:27 A scientific prodigy with God-like hubris decides to becomne a God.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Ninth Volume 12/30/77 7.53 00:43:51 An oil drilling crew makes a startling discovery.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download All Unregistered Aliens 2/9/78 7.39 00:43:01 When I was a kid, I thought unregistered aliens meant Martians. In this case, I was almost right.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Strange New Tomorrow 11/26/79 10.3 00:45:18 A scientist on a dying planet creates a race to succeed him.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The God Machine 1/28/80 10.5 00:46:13 A future where a computer runs everything with an iron diode.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Threshold 9/17/80 12.9 00:45:18 A small Montana town gets some strange new neighbors. A science fiction tale starring Fred(Herman Munster) Gwynne.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Murder Of Caesar 9/24/80 14.3 00:50:17 You'll never guess what this one is about.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Second Sight 10/6/80 12.6 00:44:10 Fred Gwynne as a blind detective who investigates a murder. The suspect is the man who was responsible for his blindness.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Portrait Of An Assassin xx/xx/80 13.2 00:46:02 The story of Charles J. Guiteau, who assassinated President Garfield in 1881.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Golden Time 11/9/81 10 00:43:34 I\'ve had alot of strange plumbing calls, but never one like this.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Last Orbit 1/8/82 13.2 00:57:53 An astronaut about to retire will not go gently into that good night.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Last Duel 4/30/82 7.64 00:44:29 A tale of 'honor' by Russian author Alexander Pushkin.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Resident Killer 10/25/82 10.1 00:44:06 Even a pacifist society needs a protector. Mason Adams stars in the series' final show.

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