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62 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
2 Eerie Radio Dramas Set in Spooky Houses, Not to be Listened to in The Dark
Once again it's Halloween and summer is coming to an end. Tonight, Fortunato presents a pair of scary radio dramas. First, from the series Beyond Midnight, comes The Green Vase by Michael McCabe. A writer seeking solitude buys an old house where he gets more than he bargane...
62 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
On tonight's show we present two dramas based on two films by Alfred Hitchcock. First, Joesph Cotton stars with Vanessa Brown in an adaptation of the 1942 suspense drama "Shadow of a Doubt". A young woman suspects that her beloved uncle is really a multiple murder. Followed...
62 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
The Night Ride of the Overland
Tonight we look at the classic days of Rail Road Fiction and present The Night Run of The Overland by Elmore Elliot Peak. A young woman who's grown up around railroads, needs to step into the cabin of a mighty locomotive to replace her sick husband piloting a special run o...
62 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Bogart and Bacall in Bold Venture and Jack Webb in Pat Novak For Hire
Two great radio series are highlighted tonight on the bed time radio show for grownups. First, Humphrey Bogart and Lauran Bacall star in Bold Venture. Set in Havana, Slate Shannon (Bogart) and Sailor Duval (Bacall) are hired to rescue a wealthy man's daughter from the influ...
62 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
Murder My Sweet
Tonight, we present a radio adaptation of the film noir classic Murder My Sweet starring Dick Powell as private eye Philip Marlow. First an excon wants Marlow to find a woman who used to work at a nightclub that has changed ownership since the excon was sent up. Then a styl...
62 minutes | May 18, 2021
Gremlin Time presents Two Classic Science Fiction Radio Dramas
Tonight two adaptations of Golden Age Science Fiction presented on the legendary radio drama X Minus One. Two parents purchase an advanced entertainment system for their children. At first they worry that the two young ones spend practically all their free time with it. and...
62 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
The Seed of McCoy by Jack London
In the last decades of the 19th Century, metal hulled clipper ship sailing in the South Pacific, has a fire in its main hold. The crew seeks an island where they can beach the ship and allow the fire to burn itself out within the steel and copper hull.. But, the sailing sh...
40 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Katherine Dunn Reads two by James Thurber
62 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
The Lady Eve with Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland
No new program this week due to technical difficulties with Fortunato's computer So, will represent a recent presentation of the the radio adaptation of Preston Sturges' great romantic comedy The Lady Eve, with Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland. A woman con artist sets off t...
62 minutes | Jan 19, 2021
Black Death by Zora Neal Hurston and Lena Horne starring in an episode of Suspense
To top off Martin Luther King Day we present a short story by one of the stars of the Harlem Renaissance, writer and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston. A woman seeks the help of a local "hoodoo man" to get retribution on the man who refuses to take responsibility for impregn...
62 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Katherine Dunn reads excerpts from The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien
Once again we present katherine Dunn reading letters from Father Christmas written by the creator of Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien. Created as replies to the letters Tolkien's children would write to Santa Claus. Fortunato is joined in the studio by Umatilla Rose to pres...
62 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
I Am A Cat by Natsume Sōseki
Observations on human society by a feline observer written by Natsume Sōseki . We are re airing one of our favorite programs featuring Ayanna Berkshire. With a special appearance by Professor Lisa Neville to discuss the work of Japan's greatest writer,
62 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe
Fortunato returns to the air with a reading of the classic horror story that is more than relevant today. First published in 1842, and drawing on many conventions of Gothic fiction, Edgar Allen Poe tells the tale of Prince Prospero who figures to lock himself and his many c...
40 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
Murder My Sweet starring Dick Powell and Claire Trevor
Tonight we present a radio adaptation of a classic film noir, Murder My Sweet, adapted from the hard boiled detective novel by Raymond Chandler. An ex con hires PI Philip Marlowe to find his ex girlfriend, Velma; at the same time he is hired to protect a man as he makes a p...
62 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
tonight we present a radio adaptation of George Stewart's great science fiction novel "Earth Abides". The story of the few survivors of a world wide plague that has wipedout practically all of mankind. What are the effects of the disappearnce of humans for both the natural ...
62 minutes | Jul 21, 2020
The Lady Eve with Barbara Stanwyck
Tonight we present the radio adaptation of what is considered the best romantic screwball comedy, Preston Sturges' The Lady Eve. Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland and Charles Coburn star in this Lux Radio Theater production based on Sturges' screenplay. Also, an episode of Sus...
62 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
The Night has a 1,000 Eyes
Two vintage radio dramas tonight. First an adaptation of the film version of Cornel Woolrich's suspence filled novel of doomed predestination, "The Night Has A 1,000 Eyes". Edward G. Robinson stars as a phony psychic who suddenly can predict the future. William Demerest als...
62 minutes | May 19, 2020
The Night Run of the Overland
From the Golden Age of Railroad Fiction comes tonight's story "The Night Run Of The Overland" by Elmore Elliot Peake. With steam train engineer Fox laid up with a fever, it falls to his wife Sylvia, who has assited him on many trips in the cabin of the Overland Express, to...
62 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
Murders In The Rue Morgue read by Katherine Dunn
We will present two mysteries tonight. First the very first modern detective story, 1841's "The Murders In The Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allen Poe Tonight's version will be read to us in abridged form by Katherine Dunn. In our second half, an episode of the classic radio series ...
62 minutes | Mar 17, 2020
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