The Shadow – One of the most popular radio shows in history. The show went on the air in August of 1930.
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Veteran radio repertory company ZPPR Productions is guaranteed to give you goose bumps! Ranging from comic to horrific, their bite-sized thrillers include suspenseful contemporary dramas, satiric murder mysteries, and tongue-in-cheek parodies.
Philo Vance, America’s most popular fictional detective of the 1920s and 1930s, moved from S. S. Van Dine’s novels onto the silver screen and later radio. The aristocratic amateur sleuth was portrayed in more than 100 radio broadcasts by Jackson Beck, the versatile actor who had previously starred as the Cisco Kid and announced The …
Johnny has a way with the ladies, but will his last date be with death?
Mask in place, cloak flowing, gas gun at the ready – radio’s pulpiest crime-fighter prowls the streets of a corrupt American city as The Green Hornet! Hop aboard the sleek, supercharged vehicle known as The Black Beauty with wealthy young publisher Britt Reid and his faithful valet Kato for 20 thrilling tales of urban crime!
Where the stars come out…to shiver!
For crime, mystery, and thrills, dial Whitehall 1212! That was the phone number for Scotland Yard…and that’s the title of this exciting series. Presented are 16 stories of investigation, drawn from the files of London’s Metropolitan Police Force – written, directed, and produced by radio legend Wyllis Cooper.
A police officer’s whistle, running feet, gunshots, breaking windows, burglar alarms, police sirens…more gunshots…. So begins another episode of Gang Busters!
“He’s looking for romance around the corner – and he knows there’s no corner.” (Gerald Mohr)
“We don’t try to punch a moral. If there’s one in the show, the people get it.” (Jack Webb)