+ The Mysterious Traveler was an anthology radio series, a magazine and a comic book. All three featured stories which ran the gamut from fantasy and science fiction to straight crime dramas of mystery and suspense. Written and directed by Robert Arthur and David Kogan, the radio series was sponsored by Adams Hats. It began on the Mutual Broadcasting System, December 5, 1943, continuing in many different timeslots until September 16, 1952. Cast members included Jackson Beck, Lon Clark, Roger DeKoven, Elspeth Eric, Wendell Holmes, Bill Johnstone, Joseph Julian, Jan Miner, Santos Ortega, Bryna Raeburn, Frank Readick, Luis van Rooten, Ann Shepherd, Lawson Zerbe and Bill Zuckert. Sound effects were by Jack Amrhein, Jim Goode, Ron Harper, Walt McDonough and Al Schaffer. "Behind the Locked Door," a popular, much-requested episode which took place in total darkness, was repeated several times during the years. Two archaeologists discover a century-old wagon train that had been sealed in a cave following a landslide. When their Native American guide is mysteriously and brutally attacked, the two, now lost in the darkness, conclude that the descendants of the wagon train are still living in the cave. Only 75 of the original 370 Mysterious Traveler episodes still exist. The popularity of the series spawned other supernatural shows, such as The Sealed Book. With scripts by a Mysterious Traveler writer and Tarplin as host-narrator, The Strange Dr. Weird was a nearly identical program.-WikiPedia Click here to read more about Mysterious Traveler, The
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Please enjoy these 93 old time radio episodes:
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+ Helen Vaughn is an ugly woman. Years ago she and her sister visited a hypnotist, Chadwin the Great...
|01.30.1944||mysterious traveler (009) house of death||
+ "The House Of Death". Aunt Martha and Aunt Louise are sure their nephew is trying to kill them f...
|01.30.1944||the house of death||
|02.27.1944||mysterious traveler (013) the good die young||
+Program #13. "The Good Die Young". Young Sondra detests her new step-mother and is determined to ...
|03.26.1944||stranger in the house||
+ + Sit back, relax and get a good grip on your nerves and listen to the story, which follows the ...
|03.29.1944||death has a cold breath||
+ His name is Andy Marlowe. Once he was a very successful publicity agent. But this morning as he sl...
|04.02.1944||out of the past||
+ A letter has arrived for Joan which reads: "A friend from Europe expects you tomorrow afternoon a...
|04.09.1944||mysterious traveler (019) beware of tomorrow||
+ "Beware Of Tomorrow". An interesting story of robotics. A super-strong robot and a super-intelli...
|04.16.1944||mysterious traveler (020) the accusing corpse||
+Program #20. "The Accusing Corpse". A journey to the grave to learn the secrets of the dead. An o...
|07.02.1944||mysterious traveler (031) queen of the cats||
+ Program #31. "The Queen Of The Cats". A man marries an unusual Egyptian woman...with a strange l...
|07.02.1944||the queen of the cats||
|09.24.1944||mysterious traveler (042) death laughs last||
+ "Death Laughs Last". A man needs $1500 for a brain surgeon to save his wife's life, but the money...
|01.06.1945||mysterious traveler (055) they who sleep||
+ Program #55. "They Who Sleep". How to transfer one man's soul into another man's body: your sist...
|03.10.1945||mysterious traveler (064) case of charles foster||
+ "The Case Of Charles Foster". Prussic acid for the cocker spaniel? Definitely justifiable homicid...
|03.24.1945||death comes to adolf hitler||
+ "Death Comes For Adolf Hitler". An excellent, imaginative story about Adolf Hitler trapped in a ...
|03.24.1945||mysterious traveler (066) death comes to adolf hitler|
|03.31.1945||mysterious traveler (067) murder goes free||
+ "Murder Goes Free". When a man fails in his attempt to buy off a gold-digger, he decides to commi...
|08.25.1946||mysterious traveler (074) death is the visitor||
+ We're going to pay a visit to the home of Albert and Louise Jordan, the nicest couple you could ho...
|09.01.1946||mysterious traveler no one on the line||
+ "No One On The Line". A man suspects his wife is cheating on him, so he kills her lover. Today we...
|09.08.1946||mysterious traveler (076) symphony of death||
+ "The Symphony Of Death". Shortly after a composer buys three tombstones for his sisters, all thre...
|12.29.1946||mysterious traveler (084) if you believe||
+ "If You Believe". A horrifying story about a man-made blob of protoplasm that turns into a monste...
|01.05.1947||mysterious traveler (085) new year's nightmare||
+ "New Year's Nightmare". A man goes on a year-end bender and wakes up a year later married to a st...
|01.12.1947||mysterious traveler (086) no grave can hold me||
+ "No Grave Can Hold Me". A murderer who is about to be executed leaves very specific burial instru...
|03.09.1947||mysterious traveler (094) woman in black||
+ "The Woman In Black". A crime reporter tries to track down a very deadly woman. Death follows whe...
|03.09.1947||woman in black||
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