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Murder at Midnight, Volume 2 - 6 hours [Audio CDs] #RA368
Murder at Midnight, Volume 2


 
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Murder at Midnight
Volume 2
 
 
“Midnight, the witching hour when the night is darkest, our fears the strongest, and our strength at its lowest ebb. Midnight, when the graves gape open and death strikes.”
 
Murder At Midnight was a thirty minute show, featuring macabre tales of suspense, often with a supernatural twist.
 
Louis G. Cowan, Inc., a transcribed programming house began creating a series of crime fiction dramas slotted for late night listening. It had one of the higher production and cast costs for syndicated programming for that time. Directed by Anton M. Leder and produced by Louis G. Cowan. The host was Raymond Morgan, who delivered the memorable lines of introduction over Charles Paul’s effective organ theme.
 
Featuring tales of the supernatural and the macabre by radio's top writers and stars. The writers included Robert Newman, Joseph Ruscoll, Max Ehrlich, Betty Caine, Carl Frank, Sigmund Miller, Winifred Wolfe, Jay Williams, Barry Hopkins, Lawson Zerbe, William Norwood, Abram S. Guiness, and Leon Meadow.
 
Actors include Alan Hewett, Ann Shephard, Barry Hopkins, Barry Kroeger, Betty Caine, Brad Barker, Carl Emory, Carl Frank, Charlotte Holland, Craig McDonnell, Elspeth Eric, Eric Dressler, Fess Johnson, Frank Behrens, Helen Shields, James Van Dyke, John Griggs, John Sylvester, Karl Swenson, Lawson Zerbie, Mercedes McCambridge, Paul Mann, Ruth Yorke, Vinton Hayworth, Walter Vaughn, Wendell Holmes, and William Quinn
 
The result is a witch's broth of shivers and suspense that will knock you for a ghoul!
 
Murder At Midnight was issued by several transcriptions services, and the show titles and show numbers were different on them. The shows in Radio Archives, Murder At Midnight Volume 2 came from a set of MacGregor and Ingram disks and the show numbers are taken from the disks themselves. Being syndicated, stations could broadcast the programs in any sequence, on any day of the week.
 
Six hours, twelve tales of Mystery and Terror, restored to sparkling audio quality by Radio Archives.
 
#15 The House Where Death Lived
Friday, June 13, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#16 The Kabala
Friday, June 20, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#17 The Ace of Death
Friday, June 27, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#18 The House That Time Forgot
Friday, July 4, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#19 The Thirteenth Floor
Friday, July 11, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#20 The Mark of Kane
Friday, July 18, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#21 The Man With the Black Beard
Friday, July 25, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#22 Red Wheels
Friday, August 1, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#23 The Line is Dead
Friday, August 8, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#24 Death Across the Board
Friday, August 15, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#25 Murder Out of Mind
Friday, August 29, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated
 
#26 Death's Worshipper
Friday, September 5, 1947 – 30:00 – Syndicated

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review

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Murders occurring only at midnight...... January 16, 2018
Reviewer: Richard McLeod from RIVERSIDE, CA United States  
If a macabre series of murder stories is of interest to you, this vintage radio show excels in creating episodes of this genre that are on the "campy" side, especially in having the gruesome murder always occur at the stroke of midnight, generally coming from the strokes of an old clock.  The stories are "over the top" but never fail to entertain those who enjoy primarily a good murder story in a dark and mysterious setting.

The Radio Archives staff is to be complemented on the restoration of this oftentimes forgotten radio show.  The sound quality has been restored better than any of the other available sets from other sources of this mid-1940's vintage radio show.

Each Volume comes in a sturdy plastic case with individual plastic sleeves for added protection.  Downloads are available.  Unique artwork is on the cover of each available Volume.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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