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Suspense, Volume 10
 

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Suspense
Volume 10
 
 
“This is the Man in Black, here to introduce this weekly half-hour of...Suspense!”
 
Being a radio classic, Suspense is a program that simply hit the mark in several areas, making sure it would be well remembered still today. One such aspect concerned the show’s opening. From the early days of the program, William Spier knew that it was necessary to catch the audience’s attention almost immediately. To this end, he crafted dialogue that allowed the host to pull listeners into the intensity of the moment, even before the tale started. Words built up tension, setting the scene for stories likely to end badly for their characters. Mixing this narration with music and an effective fictional host, ‘The Man in Black’, Spier made sure the audience stayed on the edge of their seats through each episode.
 
Ted Osborne portrayed the mysterious Man In Black during the first year of Suspense’s run on the radio – from 1942-43. Osborne also gave voice to many supporting characters in a variety of episodes during Suspense’s long run on the radio dial.
 
While actor Joseph Kearns is best known as the curmudgeonly next door neighbor Mister George Wilson in CBS’ television show Dennis the Menace in the 1950s, he was the other of two actors who gave Suspense’s Man In Black his voice. Joseph Kearns’ role in Suspense extended far beyond that of giving voice to the mysterious figure as he narrated each 30 minute episode. Kearns, like Osborne before him, also played many supporting characters, along with the occasional leading role, in hundreds of shows throughout the series’ 20 year run on radio - from stern judges to kindly old-timers, and even playing whiney cowards.
 
Considered a true classic and a hallmark of entertainment from Radio’s Golden Age, Suspense still thrills and chills listeners today. Enjoy six hours of mystery, terror, and enjoyment in Suspense, Volume 10, restored to the finest audio quality possible, from Radio Archives.
 
Drury's Bones
Thursday, January 25, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
A Tale of Two Sisters
Thursday, February 8, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
Sell Me Your Life
Thursday, February 15, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
John Barbey and Son
Thursday, February 22, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
My Wife Geraldine
Thursday, March 1, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
Love's Lovely Counterfeit
Thursday, March 8, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
Cricket
Thursday, March 15, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
Hearts Desire
Thursday, March 22, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
The Taming of the Beast
Thursday, March 29, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
A Guy Gets Lonely
Thursday, April 5, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
Pearls Are a Nuisance
Thursday, April 19, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines
 
Fear Paints a Picture
Thursday, May 3, 1945 - 30:00 - CBS, sponsored by Roma Wines

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