Audion Theatre

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


63966. Audion Theatre. July 7, 1990. Program #1. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "The Pivotal Point". Sustaining. A mild mannered college professor is hired to build a microphone that can hear sounds of the past. Charles Fuller (storyteller), Eli Segal (writer, producer, director), Mark Spink, Roy Beck, Robert Luscombe, Tom Small, Jim Beedle (announcer), Naomi Stucki, Marti Cole, Reino Hakala (scientific advisor). 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63967. Audion Theatre. July 14, 1990. Program #2. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "Fugue in C Minor". Sustaining. A recreation of the script used on Suspense June 1, 1944 (see cat. #9277). A good ghost story about a huge pipe organ built throughout an entire house, and the reason it tends to play itself. The script was previously used on "Suspense" on June 1, 1944 (see cat. #9277) and on "Grip Of Terror" on October, 1977. Liz Lake (narrator), Tom Small, Bea Beaupre, Mike Macleod, Cullen Bailey, Richard Niessink (organist), Betty McGuire (production assistant), Eli Segal (producer, director), Jim Beedle (announcer), Lucille Fletcher (writer), Charles Fuller (storyteller). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63968. Audion Theatre. July 21, 1990. Program #3. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "The Old Die Rich". Sustaining. The program is basically a recording of the production broadcast on "Future Tense," broadcast May 7, 1974 (see cat. #17069). A story about old folks who travel in time and then die of malnutrition. The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on July 17, 1956 (see cat. #2171) and September 12, 1957 (see cat. #51627). Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Mark Spink, Peg Small, Richard Niessink, John Scott, Robert L. Smith, Martin Gingerich, Jim Beedle (announcer), Eli Segal (producer, director), H. L. Gold (author), Charles Fuller (storyteller). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63969. Audion Theatre. July 28, 1990. Program #4. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "The Romance Game"/"Third From The Sun". Sustaining. Two short dramas, basically the same recordings as the "Future Tense broadcast of July, 1976 (see cat. # 23794). "The Romance Game" is based on the story "Grey Flannel Armor" (see "X Minus One" of January 9, 1958, cat. #141). "Romance Services" in the big city is not all they're supposed to be. Eli Segal (producer, director), Charles Fuller (storyteller), Finn O'Donovan (author of "The Romance Game", a pseudonym of Robert Sheckley), Richard Matheson (author of "Third From The Sun"), John Scott (adaptor, performer), William Welch (adaptor), Bill Routt (additional material), Mark Spink, Simon Frederick, Roy Beck, Margaret Small, Gail Emmons, Mary Beth Hart, Pat Pulano, Cullen Bailey, Jim Beedle (announcer). 26:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63970. Audion Theatre. August 4, 1990. Program #5. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "The Discovery Of Morniel Mathaway". Sustaining. A rebroadcast of the "Future Tense" program of July, 1976 (see cat. #23796). A pretty good adaptation of the story of the artist from the future and the present at the same time! The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on April 17, 1957 (see cat. #11114). Charles Fuller (storyteller), William Tenn (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Mark Spink, Jim Beedle (announcer), John Scott, Tom Small, Robert Luscombe (narrator), Eli Segal (producer, director). 27:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63980. Audion Theatre. August 11, 1990. Program #6. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "The Search For Henri Lefevre". Sustaining. A man who has just finished writing a symphony hears the exact same symphony on the radio. The script was originally heard on "Suspense" on July 6, 1944 (see cat. #9280 and #1763) and on "The Grip Of Terror" on October, 1977. Lucille Fletcher (writer), Mark Spink, Peg Small, Richard Atwell, Betty McGuire (production assistant), Jim Beedle (announcer), Charles Fuller (storyteller), Eli Segal (producer, director), Robert Luscombe, Randy Stubbs. 26:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63981. Audion Theatre. August 18, 1990. Program #7. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "Star Bright". Sustaining. A little girl travels through many dimensions...and decides not to come back! The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on April 10, 1956 (see cat. #2176) and on "Future Tense" during 1976 (see cat. #43358) and on "The Grip Of Terror" on October, 1977. George Lefferts (adaptor), Ethan Segal, Eli Segal (producer, director), Jim Beedle (announcer), Robert Luscombe, Kate Bailey, Richard Niessink, Margaret Small, Robert Griffin, Betty McGuire (production assistant), Mark Clifton (author), Charles Fuller (storyteller). 27:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63982. Audion Theatre. August 25, 1990. Program #8. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "The Last Of Dr. Bronson". Sustaining. A scientist has an interesting theory about "The Five Checks To Murder." The script was previously used on "Suspense" (as "The Last Letter Of Dr. Bronson") on July 27, 1943 (see cat. #13215), August 15, 1946 (see cat. #59620) and on October 14, 1954 (see cat. #75797). Richard Craig (adaptor), Charles Fuller (storyteller), Tom Small, Lyda Stillwell, Richard Niessink, Vern Stillwell, Roy Beck, Mark Spink, Jim Beedle (announcer), Eli Segal (producer, director), Richard Kreyke (author). 28:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63983. Audion Theatre. September 1, 1990. Program #9. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "A Pail Of Air". Sustaining. The story of the last family left on a frozen Earth. The script was originally produced on "X Minus One" on March 28, 1956 (see cat. #138) and "Future Tense" of May 6, 1974 (see cat. #17070). Charles Fuller (storyteller), George Lefferts (adaptor), Roy Beck, Cullen Bailey, Jim Beedle (announcer), Mark Spink, Pat Pulano, Peg Small, Rita Gillespie, Fritz Leiber Jr. (author), Eli Segal (producer, director). 27:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63984. Audion Theatre. September 8, 1990. Program #10. ABC net. "Just A Cardboard Box". Sustaining. A story based on "The Pasteboard Box," as heard on "Suspense" on January 17, 1946 (see cat. #6835). A man kills his twin brother and chops up the body. However, he has a problem disposing of the head! Joe Gransbach (writer), Mark Spink, Marty Gold, Mike Daniels, Jim Beedle (announcer), Lyda Stillwell, Richard Niessink, Roy Beck, Vern Stillwell, Tom Small, Lucas Daniels, Charles Fuller (storyteller), Robert Luscombe, Eli Segal (producer, director). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64146. Audion Theatre. September 15, 1990. Program #11. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "Marionettes Inc.". Sustaining. A perfect replica of a average guy develops some all-too-human faults. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on August 30, 1951 (see cat. #1125 and on "X Minus One" on December 21, 1955 (see cat. #16918). George Lefferts (adaptor), Roy Beck, Mark Spink, Vern Stillwell, Tom Small, Robert Luscombe, Lyda Stillwell, Ray Bradbury (author), Charles Fuller (story teller), Marti Cole, Richard Niessink, Jim Beedle (announcer), Eli Segal (producer, director). 28:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64143. Audion Theatre. September 22, 1990. Program #12. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "Present Tense". Sustaining. An ax-murderer manipulates time in order to kill his wife again and again. The story was previously heard on "Suspense" on March 3, 1957 (see cat. #7257) and "Escape" on January 31, 1950 (see cat. #11355 and #45577) and on "The Grip Of Terror" in October, 1977 (see cat. #24412). Charles Fuller (story teller), Eli Segal (producer, director), Jim Beedle (announcer), Tom Small (narrator), Betty McGuire (production assistant), Roy Beck, Mark Spink, Richard Atwell, Arnold Johnston, Robert Griffin, Margaret Small, James Poe (writer). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64144. Audion Theatre. September 29, 1990. Program #13. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "Venus Is A Man's World"/"Born Of Man and Woman". Sustaining. Aboard a spaceship to Venus, a battle of the sexes fills the vacuum. The story "Venus Is A Man's World" was previously used on "X Minus One" on February 6, 1957 (see cat. #11110) and on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23795). William Tenn (author "Venus Is A Man's World"), Charles Fuller (story teller), Eli Segal (producer, director), Richard Matheson (author "Born Of Man and Woman"), Arthur Small (adaptor "Venus Is A Man's World"), Bill Routt (additional material), John Scott (adaptor "Born Of Man and Woman", performer), Mark Spink, Peg Small, Todd Arndt, Eleanor Walton, Tamara Schoffhauser, Deborah Devries, Gail Emmons, Mary Beth Hart, Betty Fouch, Cullen Bailey, Betty McGuire (production assistant), Jim Beedle (announcer). 29:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64145. Audion Theatre. October 6, 1990. Program #14. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "Cold Equations". Sustaining. A stowaway in outer space pays a dear price...to balance an equation. The script was previously used on "X Minus One" on August 25, 1955 (see cat. #11102 and #39864) and on "Future Tense" on May 22, 1974 (see cat. #13278). Tom Godwin (author), Charles Fuller (story teller), George Lefferts (adaptor), Jim Beedle (announcer), Mark Spink, Peg Small, Richard Niessink, John Scott, Richard Atwell, Eli Segal (producer, director). 24:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64147. Audion Theatre. October 13, 1990. Program #15. WMUK-FM, Kalamazoo, Michigan. "The Thing On The Fourble Board". Sustaining. An excellent horror story about a creature from below the surface of the earth. The story was originally broadcast on "Quiet Please" on August 9, 1948 (see cat. #4415). Charles Fuller (story teller), Eli Segal (producer, director), Wyllis Cooper (writer), Mark Spink, Vern Stillwell, Roy Beck, Richard Niessink. 27:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 15 programs.