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Taking its name from a popular series of mystery novels, Inner Sanctum Mysteries debuted over NBC's Blue Network in January 1941. Last broadcast October 5, 1952.Inner Sanctum Mysteries featured one of the most memorable and atmospheric openings in radio history: an organist hit a dissonant chord, a doorknob turned and the famous "creaking door" slowly began to open.Every week, Inner Sanctum Mysteries told stories of ghosts, murderers and lunatics. Produced in New York, the cast usually consisted of veteran radio actors, with occasional guest appearances by such Hollywood stars Boris Karloff, Frank Sinatra, Orson Welles and Peter Lorre.

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Taking its name from a popular series of mystery novels, Inner Sanctum Mysteries debuted over NBC's Blue Network in January 1941. Last broadcast October 5, 1952.Inner Sanctum Mysteries featured one of the most memorable and atmospheric openings in radio history: an organist hit a dissonant chord, a doorknob turned and the famous "creaking door" slowly began to open.Every week, Inner Sanctum Mysteries told stories of ghosts, murderers and lunatics. Produced in New York, the cast usually consisted of veteran radio actors, with occasional guest appearances by such Hollywood stars Boris Karloff, Frank Sinatra, Orson Welles and Peter Lorre.

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Raymond the host is great!

By 4CsnFun - May 07 2017
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Definitely worth subscribing to if you like the genre (as I do)... the audio is always good, and the stories and characters are always colorful! Go ahead..... binge-listen to all the Inner sanctum goodness!

Great stories

By Rotten138 - Feb 24 2011
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Fantastic stories to listen to while you drink your Lipton tea and eat your Lipton noodle soup!

iTunes Ratings

77 Ratings
Average Ratings
64
5
3
5
0

Raymond the host is great!

By 4CsnFun - May 07 2017
Read more
Definitely worth subscribing to if you like the genre (as I do)... the audio is always good, and the stories and characters are always colorful! Go ahead..... binge-listen to all the Inner sanctum goodness!

Great stories

By Rotten138 - Feb 24 2011
Read more
Fantastic stories to listen to while you drink your Lipton tea and eat your Lipton noodle soup!
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inner sanctum

Latest release on Mar 21, 2010

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: no rest for the dead 08/24/1949

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Aug 26 2007

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Rank #2: dead laugh 09/23/1946

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An unmerciful judge is unconcerned when a condemned man swears revenge. The shoe slowly changes to another foot.

Sep 23 2007

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Rank #3: death of a doll 10/18/1948

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A reporter falls in love with a nameless girl in the morgue and her doll. The talking doll leads him to the devil.

Oct 07 2007

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Rank #4: dead to rights 05/22/1945

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An inept couple murder for profit, and then run when the net closes in on them.

May 24 2009

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Rank #5: wailing wall 11/06/1945

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A story about a man who strangles his wife and is haunted by her moans for forty years. Stars Boris Karloff.

Nov 04 2007

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Rank #6: terror by night 09/18/1945

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Rank #7: voice on the wire 11/29/1944

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Trapped on an island, a voice on the telephone warns a woman that she has only four hours to live.

Nov 25 2007

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Rank #8: image of death 10/17/1949

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A talented sculptor murders his wife and assumes a new identity as a cutter of tombstones. He gets a phone call from a man who has been dead for five years.

Oct 21 2007

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Rank #9: lady with a plan 04/09/1946

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Rank #10: corpse on the town 05/09/1949

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Rank #11: death on the highway 06/06/1949

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An embezzler runs down a hitch-hiker and is blackmailed by a series of eye witnesses.

Jun 14 2009

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Rank #12: between two worlds 12/20/1948

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A rotten gangster about to be killed by the mob and is given one last chance to do a decent act.

Dec 23 2007

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Rank #13: death ship 08/10/1941

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Rank #14: dont dance on my grave 05/05/1947

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Rank #15: make ready my grave 04/23/1946

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John Loomis brings his new bride to the family mansion, where she discovers the secret of the family curse.

Apr 27 2008

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Rank #16: dead mans deal 08/28/1945

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A good story about a poker game with murder as the stakes.

Feb 07 2010

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Rank #17: death deal 04/18/1949

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A man is almost killed when his car explodes. He confronts his unfaithful wife a strange request.

Apr 13 2008

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Rank #18: black art 05/15/1945

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A murderer about to be hanged is rescued by a woman with strange powers.

May 04 2008

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Rank #19: judas clock 04/17/1945

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Death to those who own this clock, it uses Judas thirty pieces of silver as counterweights.

Apr 20 2008

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Rank #20: unforgiving corpse 05/28/1951

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A railroad stationmaster sees ghosts and gets messages from a dead man for ten years.

May 11 2008

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