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Frank Lovejoy as columnist Randy Stone walks the Chicago night in search of human interest stories, and finds plenty...

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Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Zero 2/6/50 6.95 00:30:22 A transposed number on a medical test. A man believes he's going to die, but he can't wait.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Night As A Weapon 2/13/50 950 00:2-13 A man fighting for his job uses every weapon at his disposal.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A World All His Own 2/20/50 6.21 00:27:07 A former boxing champ loses what's left of his mind.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Girl In The Park 2/27/50 6.75 00:29:28 A nightclub singer is terrified of a condemned killer's revenge.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Number 13 3/6/50 6.35 00:27:41 It starts with Randy getting mugged by a 70 year old former mathematics professor...

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Am I My Brother's Keeper 3/13/50 6.69 00:29:13 The hunt is on for an escaped convict. One young couple is terrified, and Randy Stone wants to know why.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Man Who Claimed To Be Dead 3/20/50 8.44 00:29:30 Papa Kazarian may be dead, but he's not stupid.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download I Know Your Secret 4/10/50 7 00:30:36 As a maintenance man, I should resent the stereotype, but what the heck, its still a good story.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Tong War 4/17/50 7.11 00:31:05 A dispute in Chinatown leads to a lethal contest and one man dead.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Mentalo The Mental Marvel 5/1/50 6.57 00:28:41 A sideshow mindreader has a frightening secret locked in his own mind.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Elevator Caper 5/8/50 7.13 00:31:08 In this episode, he's Lucky Stone. Lucky enough to get into an elevator chase with a killer.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Night Watchman 5/15/50 5.65 00:24:39 A night watchman's wife is left alone and paralyzed to wait and worry until she finds her own way out of isolation.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download I Wish You Were Dead 5/22/50 6.71 00:29:18 A little old guy believes he can think people dead, and he may be right.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Harlan Matthews, Stamp Dealer 5/29/50 6.54 00:28:33 A man's mind is wracked and torn by a wartime event, and spills over into violence.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Girl From Kansas 6/5/50 6.61 00:28:53 A Kansas girl new to Chigago gets in big trouble real quick.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Football Player & The Syndicate 6/12/50 5.85 00:25:33 A former gridiron star on the skids gets in trouble with the wrong people.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Vincent And The Painter 6/19/50 5.7 00:24:54 A sad, beautiful story about a painter who didn't fit in our world.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Gus and Jimmy Reed 6/26/50 6.56 00:28:38 A kid worships his crooked father, and they both get in deep.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Lorainne Adams Execution 7/3/50 6.45 00: 28:09 Lurene Tuttle as a mother who would sacrifice everything for her son.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Old King Max 7/10/50 6.55 00:28:36 A producer plays a cruel, viscious joke on an aging Shakespearean actor and reaps the whirlwind.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Molly Keller 7/17/50 5.53 00:24:10 After waiting years for her revenge, a convict's widow gets her chance.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download City At Your Fingertips 7/31/50 6.68 00:29:10 Even sitting innocently at home of an evening, Randy Stone manages to find human drama.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Old Pop The Musician 8/7/50 6.68 00:29:02 A blind street violinist has a secret, and so does his daughter. But neither one knows about the other.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Gunner's Last Fight 8/14/50 6.77 00:28:53 A used-up fighter gives his all for his kid and his unfaithful wife.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Doctor's Secret 8/21/50 6.63 00:28:57 An executed murderer's father has a morbid fixation on the electric chair. All the time he hides a terrible secret.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Hunted Becomes The Hunter 9/11/50 6.62 00:28:54 A man escapes from the death house train determined to prove his innocence.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Wanna Buy A Story 9/18/50 6.59 00:28:49 A blonde in a bar offers to sell Randy the exclusive story about the murder of gambler Marty Crane. Except Marty isn't dead. Yet.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Case of Butter 9/25/50 6.75 00:29:30 A truckload of typhoid-laced butter, a city in panic, and a race against time.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Kenny Day's Amnesia 10/6/50 6.61 00:28:53 An ex-cop with amnesia finds his memory and his family.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Doctor's Daughter 10/27/50 6.75 00: 29:30 Through the magic of radio, you and Randy Stone witness a brain operation.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Black Cat 11/3/50 6.62 00:28:56 An apartment house full of major league nut cases. With Will Geer as Mike.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Woman's Tears 11/10/50 6.86 00:29:59 A love story complete with knife.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Expectant Father 12/28/50 6.51 00:28:27 A reporter friend is going crazy waiting for his kid to be born. Wanting company, he drives Randy crazy, too.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Big John McMasters 3/4/51 6.61 00:28:54 A former bootlegger (played by William Conrad) out of stir & trying to go straight turns out to be a big man after all.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Julie The JukeBox Girl 5/18/51 6.91 00:30:11 A NightBeat take on the old Cyrano tale that you have to hear to believe.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Fear 5/25/51 6.85 00:29:56 The Chigago Star's proofreader tells Randy : You don't understand fear.Real fear and what it can do. And besides, your spelling stinks.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Will of Mrs. Orloff 6/1/51 6.51 00:28:28 Randy sees one of the army of the faceless women who clean Chicago's office buildings, Martha Orloff, die on the job. He makes it his mission to find out about her life.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Search For Fred 6/8/51 6.33 00:27:38 A fevered city-wide search to find a rabies victim before it's too late.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Otto The Music Man 6/15/51 6.47 00:28:17 Randy runs into a mysterious disappearing clarinet player. He learns the secret, but he'll never print it.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Byline For Frank 6/29/51 6.98 00:30:29 A big-time reporter, framed out of the business, gives Randy a deathbed story he can't print.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Anton's Return 7/13/51 6.54 00:28:34 Two lovers re-unite, but not in the way you'd expect.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Mr. & Mrs. Carothers 10/26/51 7.06 00:30:50 See Chicago and die.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Lost Souls 11/16/51 7.13 00:31:08 Why is somebody buying the bums on skid row steak and champagne.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Five Days Off For Christmas 12/21/51 6.98 00:30:28 Randy begins Christmas Eve lonely & miserable, but ends up with a story and a gift.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Pay Up Or Die 5/1/52 6.52 00:28:26 Randy's friend is in to serious gamblers for his life.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Long Live The Clown 5/8/52 6.06 00:26:26 Communist spies in the circus?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Death Of Riley 5/15/52 6.89 00:30:04 A factory owner gives his employees the business.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Target For A Week 5/22/52 6.72 00:29:20 A rival newspaper accuses Randy of committing a murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Jockey Brothers 5/29/52 6.69 00:29:13 Sibling rivalry at the track.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Marvelous Machine 6/5/52 6.98 00:30:28 A computer scientist confronts the implications of his work

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Marvelous Machine 6/5/52 6.95 00:30:23 A scientist on the verge of inventing the computer abandons his work when he ponders its implications.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Dolly Graham Railroaded 6/19/52 4.95 00:28:48 A girl is sent to prison for vehicular manslaughter, but Randy finds out the truth.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Old Itch 6/26/52 6.54 00:28:32 A globe-trotting female reporter gets under Randy's skin..

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Reformer 6/26/52 6.83 00:29:48 A small-town visitor is out to teach Chicago to Love Thy Neighbor.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Flight From Fear 7/13/52 6.32 00:27:37 A family flees its Soviet past for an American future.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Taste Of Peaches 7/17/52 6.53 00:28:30 An insane former gangster jumps into Randy's car and babbles on about stolen loot.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Somebody Stop Anne 8/7/52 8.12 00:28:23 Randy helps a co-worker with a serious problem.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download His Name Was Luke 8/14/52 6.59 00:28:16 He was a stranger, and he died a stranger.But along the way he touched alot of lives for the better.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Bomb On The Denver Plane 9/4/52 6.75 00:29:28 The best part is where Randy Stone picks up the phone and has the control tower ground a plane & evacuate the passengers no questions asked. Some pull, eh?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Understudy 9/11/52 6.67 00:29:08 The dancer was so good he brought the house to its feet and they wanted to make him a star, but he walked out for a better offer.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Policy Wheel Racket 9/18/52 8.37 00:29:16 Is a numbers racketeer muscling in on a skid row mission?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Bug Killings 9/25/52 7.03 00:30:43 Randy Stone helps to capture a serial killer who calls himself 'Bug'.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Man Who Claimed To Be Dead 3/20/59 5.05 00:29:24 He can't be, but something strange is sure going on. Great ending.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Eyewitness xx/xx/xx 11.8 00:25:52 A murder in a bookie joint leads to a surprising discovery. With Harp McGuire as Randy Stone.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The White Zombie(SA) xx/xx/xx 7.03 00:30:43 A sideshow character is a character indeed.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Carefulest Driver(SA) xx/xx/xx 6.99 00:30:32 Randy is tasked with finding the most careful driver in town. Its harder than it seems.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Stone's Christmas Eve(SA) xx/xx/xx 6.87 00:30:01 Starts out alone and miserable, but doesn't end that way.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Bill Talmidge Story(SA) xx/xx/xx 6.29 00:27:28 Bill Talmidge is suffering fron two kinds of heart disease.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Kid Ryan(SA) xx/xx/xx 5.88 00:25:40 A punchdrunk fighter and a dirty manager..

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Hot Night In June xx/xx/xx 6.09 00:26:37 As Emily Latella says, Never Mind.

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