THE UNDEAD TRAIL: Where Death Comes Uninvited - episode 4
Jim Wilkes, Sheriff of Liberty Gulch, and his deputy Abe Farrow, have tracked the murderous town mayor into the desert, only to have him get the drop on them, take them captive, and to reveal that he is a shape-shifting monster. The mayor has left them to be taken captive by the local Indian tribe, on whose lands they have been trespassing in their pursuit of the mayor. CHRONOSPHERE FICTION
Written by Craig Robotham
Daniel French at Fishbonius Sound Design : Production, Editing, Foley, Sound Design, Music, Mixing, Mastering
CAMPFIRE RADIO THEATRE: Last Resort
In the midst of a surreal dreamlike reality, a broken, flawed man relives the last drunken hours of his life in pursuit of an elusive perfect moment from his past as he hurtles headlong on a collision course with fate.
Warning: Contains explicit language and graphic content.
Written, directed and produced by John Ballentine
From a story by Kevin Hartnell
Original music score by Kevin Hartnell
PROJECT AUDION #40: I Was a Communist for the FBI
(Orig. rel. 3/10/23) What's black and white and Red all over? “I was a Communist for the FBI”, that’s what - the Cold-War era radio thriller that purported to tell the real-life story of Matt Cvetic, who posed as a member of the Communist Party while actually spying for the FBI. Whether true or fantastic, these half hour “radio noir” dramas put forward the fears which the Red Menace held for mid-century America. Most episodes of this taut melodrama can be heard today, but a handful of episodes are lost, and Project Audion’s March show is one of them. The script to “Citizens of Nowhere” was pulled from archives in New York and is performed by our nationwide cast for the first time in 70 years.
MATT CVETIC: Jeff Billard, MA
KAY MORONI: Holly Adams, NY
ANTON REISLING: Pete Fernbaugh, WV
DORA REISLING: Julie Hoverson, WA
BEEKER OF THE FBI: Caleb Fisher, VA
COLBY: Greg Vestal, TX
ANNOUNCER & VOICE: George Taylor, TN
Production, direction, and audio by Larry Groebe, TX
Old-Time Radio Essentials is back with episode 37, the Season 3 finale! Pete, Paul and Dave present an installment of the long-running series "Counterspy". The usual free-wheeling discussion follows, with Paul, Dave and Pete weighing the merits of this particular episode. Will they love it, or hate it, or try to waterboard it? Tune in and find out!
And since we're on the subject of finding things out, while you listen you'll learn if we feel this entry meets the following criteria:
1. Is it truly representative of that series? (Can anyone point to it and say, "Yes, that is what [NAME OF SERIES] was all about.")
2. Is it an episode worthy of inclusion in any and every OTR aficionado's private collection?
So with this in mind, we three bring you, as our thirty-seventh number (but 12th -- and penultimate -- official episode of S3), this episode of Counterspy, from 1945. We'll introduce the show, play it in its entirety, then discuss it at length. Thanks for joining us, and we hope you enjoy it!
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Next Time: Pete brings us, for our season 4 opener, a double-feature of The Fred Allen Show, with both guest-starring Orson Welles (it's a tradition, ya know)!
THE MUTUAL STAGE: Charade
Hearkening back to such classic series as Lux Radio Theatre and Mercury Theatre On the Air, The Mutual Stage presents all-new adaptations of films and stage plays, sourced from the public domain. In our inaugural effort, director/producer Pete Lutz has assembled an Oscar-worthy cast to bring you his adaptation of the hit 1963 film, CHARADE. Get set for comedy, adventure, and romance, as we tell the story of a recent widow whose husband stole a quarter of a million dollars -- and now his partners want that money back! NARADA RADIO COMPANY
Darren Rockhold as THE ANNOUNCER
Jack Ward as THE HOST
Greg McAfee as GRANDPIERRE, BARTHOLOMEW, MARINE
Karim C. Kronfli as PETER JOSHUA
Rhiannon McAfee as REGGIE
Gwendolyn Lim as JEAN-LOUIS
Lisa Michaud as SYLVIE
Dana Gonsalves as GIDEON and BRITISH DELEGATE
Pete Lutz as TEX, GENDARME, EMBASSY TELEPHONE OPERATOR, MONSIEUR FELIX
Ian Federgreen as "BARTHOLOMEW"
Chuck Wilson as SCOBIE
Tanja Milojevic as ITALIAN DELEGATE
Carole Krohn as FRENCH DELEGATE
Geri Elliff as FUNERAL ATTENDANT, WAITER, VENDOR, CRUIKSHANK'S SECRETARY
MUSIC BY Dr. Ross Bernhardt
Adapted, produced & directed by PETE LUTZ