During the golden age of radio, Robert Olson wrote The Hall of Fantasy and adapted several suspense thrillers as well as a popular crime and punishment series in the late 1940’s. The stories became part of the Hall of Fantasy radio anthology that ultimately enjoyed local airtime at Kall studios in Salt Lake City, Utah. These old radio shows were brought to life by skilled announcers Richard Thorne and Carl Greyson. The initial program focused mainly on murder mysteries and the inherent struggle between good vs. evil. However, the series came to an abrupt end when Thorne and Greyson went their separate ways in 1947, a year after its inception. A stroke of luck reunited the former partners at studio WGN in Chicago where they both happened to be working at in 1949. This immediately resulted in the revival of the Hall of Fantasy anthology.
This time, they veered away from the original shows’ program thrust and instead concentrated on man’s unfortunate encounters with the supernatural. 112 episodes later and despite severe budget constraints, Hall of Fantasy went nationwide on August 22, 1952 over Mutual stations. The original work and adaptations of Robert Thorne were fleshed out and continued to entertain the listening public with chilling and monstrous tales of terror. Enjoy Hall of Fantasy and experience this epic old time radio show today! Click here to read more about Hall Of Fantasy
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 39 old time radio episodes:
|06.15.1953||hall of fantasy (30) the jewels of kali||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination (possibly syndicated). "The Jewels Of Kali". Sponsored by: Na...
|06.22.1953||hall of fantasy (31) the marquise of death||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination. "The Marquise Of Death". A lady vampire in southern France ...
|06.29.1953||hall of fantasy (32) the temple of huizilipochle||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination (possibly syndicated). "The Temple Of Huitzitlopoehtli". Tw...
|07.06.1953||hall of fantasy (33) the man in black||
+ Mutual net, KEX, Portland Oregon aircheck (possibly syndicated). "The Man In Black". Death strike...
|07.20.1953||hall of fantasy (35) the treasure of kublai khan||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination (possibly syndicated). "The Treasure Of Kublai Khan". An exc...
|07.27.1953||hall of fantasy (36) the automaton||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination (possibly syndicated). "The Automaton". A good story of robo...
|08.03.1953||hall of fantasy (37) the golden bracelet of amoniris||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination (possibly syndicated). "The Golden Bracelet Of Amun-Iris". A...
|08.10.1953||hall of fantasy (38) the man from the second earth||
+ Giddy with excitement at first contact with an Alien Planet, an over eager scientist gives away Ea...
|08.17.1953||hall of fantasy (39) stone's revenge||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination (possibly syndicated). "Stone's Revenge". Sponsored by: Natio...
|08.24.1953||hall of fantasy (40) the sea phantom||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origintion. "The Sea Monster". An artist and a writer are lured aboard a...
|08.31.1953||hall of fantasy (41) diamonds of death||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination (possibly syndicated). "The Diamonds Of Death". A search fo...
|09.21.1953||hall of fantasy (44) the shadow people||
+ Distraught at the death of her beloved father, a young woman turns to a self avowed authority on t...
|10.26.1953||hall of fantasy (04) he who follows me(repeat of )|
|03.29.1954||hall of fantasy (26) the castle of lavoca(repeat of )||
+ Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination, KEX, Portland Oregon aircheck. "The Castle Of Lavoka". Spons...