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inner sanctum

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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

73 Ratings
Average Ratings
61
5
3
4
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

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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.

Rank #1: murder comes at midnight 09/09/1946

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A visit from a gentleman killer, who has just escaped from his journey to the death house.

Sep 16 2007

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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: terror by night 09/18/1945

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inner sanctum

Feb 14 2010

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Rank #5: death for sale 07/13/1952

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A seven year insurance scheme is delayed by two complications a blackmailer and his wife.

Sep 09 2007

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Rank #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: dont dance on my grave 05/05/1947

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inner sanctum mysteries

Jun 21 2009

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Rank #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: corpse on the town 05/09/1949

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inner sanctum mysteries

May 03 2009

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Rank #12: lady with a plan 04/09/1946

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inner sanctum mysteries

Apr 26 2009

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Rank #13: 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 #14: you could die laughing 05/07/1946

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Elwood has only a year to live. When a blackmailer confronts him after a hit and run, a couple find themselves imprisoned by a tough gangster.

Aug 09 2009

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Rank #15: murder takes a honeymoon 07/26/1948

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Two newlyweds buy a home in the country, only to find themselves expected and unwelcome.

Jul 05 2009

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Rank #16: pattern for fear 07/04/1949

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A waiter overhears a plot to murder Guthrie Stewart and warns the intended victim with unusual results.

Jul 19 2009

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Rank #17: devils fortune 01/31/1949

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A madman uses fear and terror to gain control of a Mexican goldmine.

Jan 27 2008

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Rank #18: the doomed 01/26/1948

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A man who is cheating on his wife wakes up next to her dead body.

Dec 27 2009

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Rank #19: death wears a lonely smile 04/04/1949

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Walter is large and stupid and strong and a killer.

Mar 09 2008

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Rank #20: dead reckoning 01/18/1942

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In a dense fog, the sole survivor of a haunted ship is rescued. Shortly thereafter, strange things start to happen.

Jan 20 2008

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