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Old Time Radio Mystery Theater

Enjoy the fun and excitement of listening to thrilling Old Time Radio mystery shows. Experience a professional cast of actors, great scripts and thrilling suspense. Please visit our website (MysteryShows.com) for more great shows like these. If you like this podcast, you'll love our Old Time Radio file sharing club. 48,000 shows in .mp3 format currently available for download. All genres available. If you enjoy this podcast, please rate it on iTunes. Thanks!

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Orson Wells - War Of The Worlds

This Halloween will mark the 70th aniversey of the Orson Wells broadcast "War of the Worlds". Because of its format, many listeners who tuned in late believed the play about an invasion from Mars to be live news coverage of the actual event! Public panic ensued.


19 Oct 2008

Rank #1

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Sherlock Holmes - Disappearing Scientists

Sherlock Holmes solved this case without meeting with any of the suspects. He was attempting to retire to his bee farm when the case became irresistible. Listen to the show to find out what these scientists were doing with radium and why all of them disappeared.


31 Aug 2008

Rank #2

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The Shadow - Death Prowls At Night

While vacationing at a ski lodge Margo is kidnapped and taken to a creepy sanitarium. Can the Shadow get to her in time? Find out now!


8 Mar 2009

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Ellery Queen - The Adventure Of Dead Man's Cavern

Ellery Queen tries to solve a seemingly impossible murder in Dead Man's Cavern


17 Feb 2008

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Lights Out - Bon Voyage

Two elderly women go on a cruise to get away from it all. It get a little strange when they find out that no one else is aboard.


25 May 2013

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The Whistler - Blind Impulse

Coming home late one night, a man finds parked in the front of the garage a getaway car with the driver dead and a satchel containing fifty thousand dollars.


25 May 2013

Rank #6

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The Adventures Of Sam Spade - The Shot In The Dark Caper

Someone takes a picture and sees a hand with a gun sticking out the window. Can Sam figure it out before someone gets killed.


11 Mar 2010

Rank #7

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The Whistler - The Perfect Alibi

A man's attempt to get his woman out of blackmail by killing her blackmailer and suppling himself with a perfect alibi...which in typical Whistler fashion goes horribly awry.


19 Jun 2009

Rank #8

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Suspense - On A Country Road

A couple finds themselves stranded on an isolated country road at night in the middle of a storm. If that's not bad enough... There is a murderer on the loose that just escaped from a mental institution! Starring Cary Grant. Original broadcast 1950.


15 Feb 2009

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Nightfall - The Room

A wealthy widow's offers money to spend a night locked in a haunted yellow room in the mansion. Despite the fact that previous volunteers have all gone insane.


27 Oct 2012

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CBS Radio Mystery Theater - Arctic Encounter

Two American pilots on an Arctic patrol mission sight a downed Soviet aircraft. Suddenly their own plane mysteriously loses power and they too are forced down onto the ice. Just who or what is responsible?


31 Mar 2013

Rank #11

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Suspense - Beware The Quiet Man

A woman believes that her mild-mannered husband suspects her infidelity and plans to kill her for it.


5 May 2013

Rank #12

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Inner Sanctum - Mark My Grave

A reporter heads to a nearly abandoned town to investigate the recent disappearance of a couple.


25 May 2013

Rank #13

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The Whistler - Deadly Rumor

An engrossing story about a nurse who starts a rumor about her former employer, hoping for revenge. Be careful what you wish for, you might get it.


1 Dec 2012

Rank #14

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Suspense - Murder in G Flat

Jack Benny stars in this non-comedic role as a piano tuner who accidentally gets the wrong bag, a bag full of $25,000.


31 Mar 2012

Rank #15

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CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0012 - You Can Die Again

A man is convinced that he murdered his wife. He is also convinced that he has been having an affair with another woman. However, he can't convince a police detecitve of either.


4 May 2013

Rank #16

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CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0011 - Accounts Receivable

A man trying to raise money for his failing business brings his recently paroled father home from the hospital.


26 Jan 2013

Rank #17

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CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0005 - No Hiding Place

Just when he is about to be made CEO of his father-in-law's company, a man is blackmailed for a horrible deed in his past.


4 Nov 2012

Rank #18

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CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0001 - The Old Ones Are Hard to Kill

An old woman takes in a mysterious border who is very sick. While he is dying, the stranger makes an incredible deathbed confession that brings danger and trouble into the house.


29 Sep 2012

Rank #19

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CBS Radio Mystery Theater - 0007 - I Warn You Three Times

During a snown storm, a woman's husband gets out of the car to clean off the windshield and suddenly disappears.


10 Dec 2012

Rank #20