Escape

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of July 30, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


16718. Escape. January 10, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "From Easy Money". A gangster-gone-straight turns down a quick profit to do the "right" thing in wartime. AFRTS program name: "Mystery Theatre." Marvin Miller, Jack Petruzzi. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5240. Escape. January 17, 1944. NBC net. "From A Red Carnation". Sustaining. A comedy-mystery about a dumb wife who imagines a gangster is in love with her and the trouble it gets her husband into. Olivia Ressler, Ralph Camargo. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

5576. Escape. April 17, 1944. NBC net. "From Peace". Sustaining. A wartime pilot has a hard time adjusting to the rigors of a peaceful existence when he gets a medical discharge during the war. Frank Dane, Ed Prentiss. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

24264. Escape. September 18, 1944. NBC net. "From Autumn". Sustaining. An excellent story about a boy whose father has gone off to war, leaving his upbringing to an elderly neighbor. Ralph Camargo, Cliff Subere, Leonard Smith. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

6023. Escape. March 21, 1947. CBS net. "Dead Of The Night". Audition show. A British and an American ventriloquist take an intense dislike for each other, and the dummy has a few ideas of his own. The script was used on a program called, "Out Of This World" a month previously (see cat. #6024). Art Carney, Berry Kroeger, John Moseman (director). 24:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96591. Escape. July 7, 1947. CBS net. "The Man Who Would Be King". Sustaining. The story was subsequently used on "Escape" on August 1, 1948 (see cat. #16719 and #65848) and May 31, 1959 (see cat. #16453 and #48596). Note the spectacular use of kettle drums. Rudyard Kipling (author), Cy Feuer (music effects), William N. Robson (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adapter), Raymond Lawrence, Eric Snowden, Herbert Rawlinson, Elliott Lewis (?). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4401. Escape. July 14, 1947. CBS net. "Operation Fleur de Lis". Sustaining. A wartime thriller about a resistance guerilla band behind the enemy lines in occupied France. William N. Robson (writer, producer, director), Jack Webb, Elliott Lewis, Peggy Webber, Harry Bartell. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24265. Escape. July 21, 1947. Program #3. CBS net. "The Diamond As Big As The Ritz". Sustaining. The fascinating story about the home life of the richest family in the world. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on August 29, 1948 and March 27, 1949 (see cat. #24298). F. Scott Fitzgerald (author), William N. Robson (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Jack Edwards Jr., Danny Merrill, Linda Mason, Cy Feuer (composer, conductor), Harry Bartell, Peggy Webber. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4402. Escape. July 28, 1947. CBS net. "Typhoon". Sustaining. A famous sea adventure about the big storm, the dumb sea captain, and two hundred cut-throat Chinese below the decks. Frank Lovejoy, Joseph Conrad (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Raymond Lawrence, William Johnstone, Cy Feuer (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24266. Escape. August 4, 1947. Program #5. CBS net. "The Sire de Maletroit's Door". Sustaining. Which will it be...the beautiful girl or the sword? Robert Louis Stevenson (author), Elliott Lewis, Peggy Webber, William N. Robson (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Ramsay Hill, Cy Feuer (composer, conductor). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24267. Escape. August 11, 1947. CBS net. "The Ring Of Thoth". Sustaining. A good story set in ancient Egypt with a surprise ending. The secret of a five thousand year life span, and a love throughout eternity. Arthur Conan Doyle (author), Jack Webb, Joan Banks, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William N. Robson (director), Thomas Freebairn-Smith, Cy Feuer (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24268. Escape. August 18, 1947. CBS net. "The Fourth Man". Sustaining. An excellent radio drama about three escaped convicts on a raft, and of their "savage" companion, a cannibal! The script was used on the program subsequently on April 25, 1948 (see cat. #65843) and on July 7, 1949 (see cat. #5577 and #65851). William Johnstone (narrator), Paul Frees, Joseph Kearns, John Russell (author), Irving Ravetch (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Nestor Paiva, Cy Feuer (composer, conductor), Jeff Chandler (as Ira Grossel). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11346. Escape. October 1, 1947. CBS net. "The Most Dangerous Game". Sustaining. A big game hunt for the biggest game of all...man! Hans Conried, Irving Ravetch (adaptor), Paul Frees, Richard Connell (writer), William N. Robson (producer), Richard Sanville (director), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

90776. Escape. October 15, 1947. CBS net. "A Shipment Of Mute Fate". Sustaining. A good story about a deadly snake loose on an ocean liner. Jack Webb is excellent as the narrator, the sound of the snake strike is very well-done. Good radio! The script was subsequently used on Escape on March 28, 1948, March 13, 1949 (see cat. #24287) and on July 7, 1950 (see cat. #65860) and on "Suspense on January 6, 1957 and April 3, 1960 (see cat. #11336). William N. Robson (producer, director), Martin Storm (writer), Jack Webb (narrator), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), Raymond Lawrence, Dee J. Thompson, Don Diamond. 24:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

24269. Escape. October 22, 1947. CBS net. "The Fall Of The House Of Usher". Sustaining. A well-done if slightly theatrical dramatization of the horror classic. Edgar Allan Poe (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Frank Goss (announcer), Paul Frees, Ramsay Hill, Sheraton Hall (doubles). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24270. Escape. October 29, 1947. CBS net. "Pollack and The Porrah Man". Sustaining. A good story about a man haunted by the severed head of a jungle savage. The snakes don't help much! H. G. Wells (author), Barton Yarborough, William Conrad, Luis Van Rooten, John Dunkel (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65835. Escape. November 5, 1947. CBS net. "Evening Primrose". Sustaining. A fascinating adventure with a strange assortment of characters who live inside New York's department stores. Great radio! The script was subsequently used on Escape on September 12, 1948 (see cat. #65849) and on August 25, 1949 (see cat. #24294). Pat Lowery, Elliott Lewis, Paul Frees, John Collier (author), William N. Robson (producer, director), John Dunkel (adaptor), Cy Feuer (music), William Conrad, Eleanor Audley, Lou Krugman. 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24271. Escape. November 12, 1947. CBS net. "The Young Man With The Cream Tarts". Sustaining. The classic story about "The Suicide Club," with a great performance by Paul Frees! Robert Louis Stevenson (author), Paul Frees, William Johnstone, Barton Yarborough, William N. Robson (producer, director, adaptor), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), William Conrad (announcer), Raymond Lawrence. 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24272. Escape. November 19, 1947. CBS net. "Casting The Runes". Sustaining. A good story about a medieval curse in London that seems to be working quite effectively! Montague R. James (author), Irving Ravetch (adaptor), John McIntire, William N. Robson (producer, director), John Dunkel (adaptor), Ian Wolfe, William Conrad. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3036. Escape. November 26, 1947. CBS net. "The Country Of The Blind". Sustaining. A mountain guide finds a hidden valley where no-one has eyes. However, the blind think that he is the one who is deformed. The script was rebroadcast on "Escape" on June 27, 1948 (see cat. #65844) and on March 20, 1949 (see cat. #24297). The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on October 27, 1957 (see cat. #11320) and on December 13, 1959 (see cat. #48597). William Conrad, H. G. Wells (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Paul Frees, Peggy Webber, Harry Bartell, Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), Harry Bartell. 30:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24273. Escape. December 3, 1947. CBS net. "Taboo". Sustaining. A delightful werewolf hunt in the forests of old Hungary. Paul Frees, Geoffrey Household (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Marta Metrovitch, Morgan Farley, William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24274. Escape. December 10, 1947. CBS net. "An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge". Sustaining. A well-done adaptation of the short story classic of the Civil War. Good radio. Ambrose Bierce (author), Harry Bartell, Luis Van Rooten, William Conrad, William Johnstone, William N. Robson (adaptor, producer, director), Gerald Mohr, Frank Lovejoy, Cy Feuer (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65836. Escape. December 17, 1947. CBS net. "Wild Oranges". Sustaining. A good story about a beautiful girl and her father, trapped on an island by a homicidal maniac. The script was previously used on "The Orson Welles Theatre" on November 3, 1941 (cat. #50630) and subsequently used on the program on September 28, 1949 (see cat. #11351) and on "Romance" on July 25, 1950 (see cat. #79131). Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), William N. Robson (producer), Richard Sanville (director), Joseph Hergeshimer (author), William Conrad, Jack Kruschen, John Dunkel (adaptor), Paul Frees, Jeanette Nolan, Sherry Hall. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4403. Escape. December 24, 1947. CBS net. "Back For Christmas". Sustaining. A botany professor digging a "Devil's Garden" in the basement, decides to kill his wife and bury her in it. John Collier (author), Paul Frees, Robert Tallman (adaptor), William N. Robson (director), Cy Feuer (music), William Conrad, Eleanor Audley, Marta Mitrovich. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24275. Escape. December 31, 1947. CBS net. "Confession". Sustaining. A good story about a shell-shocked soldier walking the fog-filled streets of London...finding murder and terror! Algernon Blackwood (author), William Conrad, Peggy Webber, William N. Robson (producer, director), John Dunkel (adaptor), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), Ramsay Hill, Raymond Lawrence. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24276. Escape. January 7, 1948. CBS net. "The Second Class Passenger". Sustaining. East coast version. A good adventure yarn about an ordinary tourist on a cruise ship who finds a beautiful woman, murder and flight in the back alleys of Mozambique. See cat. #65837 for the west coast version. The script was used again on the program on July 28, 1949 (see cat. #65852). Harry Bartell, Jeanette Nolan, Cathy Lewis, Percival Gibbons (author), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer, director), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), William Conrad, Morgan Farley. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65837. Escape. January 10, 1948. CBS net. "The Second Class Passenger". Sustaining. West coast version. A good adventure yarn about an ordinary tourist on a cruise ship who finds a beautiful woman, murder and flight in the back alleys of Mozambique. See cat. #24276 for the east coast version. The script was used subsequently on the program on July 28, 1949 (see cat. #65852). Percival Gibbons (author), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer), Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Eddie Dunstedter (organist), Harry Bartell, Jeanette Nolan, Cathy Lewis, Norman Macdonnell (director), Paul Frees. 30:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65838. Escape. January 14, 1948. CBS net. "Leinengen Vs. The Ants". Sustaining. East coast version. A determined man battles even more determined insects in the tropical jungles. The script was produced on the program subsequently on May 23, 1948 (see cat. #16723) and on August 4, 1949 (see cat. #3576). The story was also produced on "Suspense" on August 22, 1956 (?), August 25, 1957 (see cat. #61898) and on November 29, 1959. See cat. #65839 for the West coast version of this program. Carl Stephenson (author), William N. Robson (producer, director), Robert Ryf (adaptor), William Conrad, Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), Lou Merrill, Don Diamond, Lou Krugman. 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65839. Escape. January 17, 1948. CBS net. "Leinengen Vs. The Ants". Sustaining. West coast version. A determined man battles even more determined insects in the tropical jungles. The script was produced on the program subsequently on May 23, 1948 (see cat. #16723) and on August 4, 1949 (see cat. #3576). The story was also produced on "Suspense" on August 22, 1956 (?), August 25, 1957 (see cat. #61898) and on November 29, 1959. See cat. #65838 for the East Coast version of this program. Carl Stephenson (author), William N. Robson (producer), Robert Ryf (adaptor), William Conrad, Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Lou Merrill, Norman Macdonnell (director), Eddie Dunstedter (organist), Don Diamond, Lou Krugman. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24277. Escape. January 21, 1948. CBS net. "Papa Benjamin". Sustaining. East coast version. An excellent radio drama of voodoo in the slums of New Orleans. Fine music and sound effects. Frank Lovejoy, Luis Van Rooten, Harry Bartell, Joan Banks, William N. Robson (producer, director), Cornell Woolrich (writer, billed as, "William Irish"), John Dunkel (adaptor), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), William Conrad. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

110912. Escape. January 24, 1948. CBS net. "Papa Benjamin". Sustaining. West coast version. An excellent radio drama of voodoo in the slums of New Orleans. Frank Lovejoy, Luis Van Rooten, Harry Bartell, Joan Banks, William N. Robson (producer), William Conrad, Cornell Woolrich (writer, billed as "William Irish"), Norman Macdonnell (director), Eddie Dunstedter (organist), Cy Feuer (music), John Dunkel (adaptor). 27:56. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

24278. Escape. January 28, 1948. CBS net. "Three Good Witnesses". Sustaining. East coast version (see cat. #65840 for the west coast version, broadcast on January 31, 1948). There are lots of spies and intrigue on a Turkish train entering Syria. Good of this type. Morgan Farley, Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough, Jeanette Nolan, Harry Bartell, Harold Lamb (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), William N. Robson (producer, director), William Conrad, Jack Kruschen. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65840. Escape. January 31, 1948. CBS net. "Three Good Witnesses". Sustaining. West coast version. There are lots of spies and intrigue on a Turkish train entering Syria. Good of this type. See cat. #24278 for the east coast version. Harold Lamb (author), William N. Robson (producer), Barton Yarborough, John Dunkel (adaptor), Jack Webb, Eddie Dunstedter (organist), Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Norman Macdonnell (director), Harry Bartell, Morgan Farley, Jeanette Nolan, Jack Kruschen. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65845. Escape. February 1, 1948. CBS net. "The Vanishing Lady". Sustaining. East coast version. The classic suspense story about a young girl in Paris whose mother has vanished from the face of the earth. The system cue has been deleted. See cat. #65841 for the west coast version (broadcast February 7, 1948). The script was subsequently broadcast on Escape on January 10, 1950 (see cat. #7273). The story was produced on "Favortie Story" as "The Mystery Of Room 323" (see cat. #63823). Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), Joan Banks, Hy Averback, Ramsay Hill (doubles), Alexander Woollcott (author), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer, director), William Conrad. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

65841. Escape. February 7, 1948. CBS net. "The Vanishing Lady". Sustaining. West coast version. The classic suspense story about a young girl in Paris, whose mother has vanished off the face of the earth. See cat. #65845 for the East coast version. The script was subsequently used on the program on January 10, 1950 (see cat. #7273). The story was produced on "Favorite Story" as "The Mystery Of Room 323" (see cat. #63823). Alexander Woollcott (author), William N. Robson (producer, adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (director), Joan Banks, Ramsay Hill, Hy Averback, Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Eddie Dunstedter (organist). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11347. Escape. February 8, 1948. Program #112. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Snake Doctor". East coast version. A good tale of the hills. A weird old man seems a mite too friendly with the cottonmouths. See cat. #65846 for the west coast version of this broadcast. The script was subsequently broadcast on Eascape on August 18, 1949 (see cat. #65853). William Conrad, Paul Frees, Irvin S. Cobb (author), Fred Howard (adaptor, performer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Jeff Chandler (billed as "Ira Grossel": narrator), William Lally, Ruth Perrott, Wilms Herbert, Edgar Barrier, Wilbur Hatch (conductor), Ruth Perrott, Barton Yarborough, Luis Van Rooten (doubeles), Alan Reed. 30:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65846. Escape. February 14, 1948. CBS net. "Snake Doctor". Sustaining. West coast version. A good tale of the hills. A weird old man seems a mite too friendly with the cottonmouths. See cat. #11347 for the east coast version. The script was subsequently broadcast on "Escape" on August 18, 1949 (see cat. #65853). Irvin S. Cobb (author), Fred Howard (adaptor, performer), Barton Yarborough, Norman Macdonnell (director), Luis Van Rooten (doubles), Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), William Conrad, Paul Frees, Ruth Perrott, Eddie Dunstedter (organ), William N. Robson (producer), Alan Reed. 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4404. Escape. February 15, 1948. CBS net. "Ancient Sorceries". Sustaining. East coast version, the program was also broadcast on the West coast on February 21, 1948 (see cat. #65842). A tale of the supernatural and witchcraft in a small Welsh town. Algernon Blackwood (author), Anne Morrison, Cy Feuer (composer, conductor), Kaye Brinker, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Paul Frees, William Conrad, William N. Robson (producer, director), Jeff Corey. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65842. Escape. February 21, 1948. CBS net. "Ancient Sorceries". Sustaining. West coast version. A tale of the supernatural and witchcraft in a small Welsh town. See cat. #4404 for the east coast version. Algernon Blackwood (author), Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Eddie Dunstedter (organ), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Paul Frees, William Conrad, Anne Morrison, Kaye Brinker, William N. Robson (producer), Norman Macdonnell (director), Jeff Corey. 30:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65847. Escape. February 22, 1948. CBS net. "How Love Came To Professor Guildea". Sustaining. East coast version. An invisible creature...can kiss from the inside! Superb radio horror, an excellent production. See cat. #24279 for the west coast version, which was broadcast on February 28, 1948. See also cat. #1370 for an audio aircheck of the same script produced on television on the "Lights Out" broadcast of May 29, 1950. On television, the writing credit is given to "James Lee." Robert Hichens (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Luis Van Rooten, Parley Baer, Cy Feuer (music conceiver, conductor), Paul Frees (as a parrot! and the opening "voice"), Harry Bartell, William N. Robson (producer, director). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24279. Escape. February 28, 1948. CBS net. "How Love Came To Professor Guildea". Sustaining. West coast version. An invisible creature...that can kiss from the inside! Excellent organ bridges and stabs, superb radio horror, an excellent production. The program was heard on the East coast February 22, 1948 (see cat. #65847). The script was also produced on "Lights Out" on television on May 29, 1950 (see cat. #1370). The writing credit was given to "James Lee." Luis Van Rooten, Parley Baer, Paul Frees (as a parrot), Harry Bartell, Robert Hichens (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer), Norman Macdonnell (director), Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Richard Aurandt (organist). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7275. Escape. March 6, 1948. CBS net. "The Grove Of Ashtaroff". Sustaining. West Coast broadcast. A well-written tale of the supernatural. The last temple of a beautiful goddess is hidden in the African jungle. Paul Frees, William Conrad, John Buchan (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer), Norman Macdonnell (director), Kaye Brinker, Raymond Lawrence, Eric Snowden, Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Eddie Dunstedter (organist). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16720. Escape. March 7, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Jimmy Goggles...The God". East coast broadcast. An English adventurer becomes the new god on an island filled with cannibals. H. G. Wells (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Cy Feuer (music), Paul Frees, Luis Van Rooten, Jack Webb, Lou Merrill, Parley Baer, Berry Kroeger. 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11348. Escape. March 14, 1948. CBS net. "Log Of The Evening Star". Sustaining. East coast broadcast. A good story of murder, madness, and a walking dead man on the high seas! Alan Reed, Alfred Noyes (writer), Gale Page, Jack Webb, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Luis Van Rooten, Pinto Colvig, Wilbur Hatch (music), William N. Robson (producer, director), William Conrad. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7276. Escape. March 21, 1948. CBS net. "Misfortune's Isle". Sustaining. East coast broadcast. A swashbuckling tale of adventure, treasure, Dayak headhunters, and a beautiful senorita. The program opening is very slightly upcut. William N. Robson (producer, director), Paul Frees, Virginia Gregg, William Conrad, Richard Matthews Hallet (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Berry Kroeger, Tony Barrett, Del Castillo (organist). 29:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

11349. Escape. April 4, 1948. CBS net. "Action". Sustaining. A man caught in an impossible situation while climbing a glacier waits to die...when he hears a cry for help. The script was used again on Escape on July 21, 1949 (see cat. #65855) and on "Suspense" on October 5, 1953 (see cat. #24229). Berry Kroeger, Charles Montague (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Joan Banks, Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Erik Rolf, Marta Mitrovich, Jeff Corey, Raymond Lawrence, Joseph Kearns, Luis Van Rooten, Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16721. Escape. April 11, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Brute". An excellent sea story about a sailing ship that kills her crew..one man at a time. Joseph Conrad (author), Dan O'Herlihy, Wilms Herbert, Parley Baer, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), Jeff Corey, Erik Rolf, Nina Clouden. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24280. Escape. April 18, 1948. CBS net, Canadian rebroadcast. "The Drums Of The Fore and Aft". A good story about two drummer boys who show a British regiment the meaning of courage in battle. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on July 14, 1949 (see cat. #24294). Gil Stratton, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Rudyard Kipling (author), Erik Rolf, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Jimmy Ogg, Peggy Webber, Jeff Corey, Alec Harford, Eric Snowden, Paul McVey. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65843. Escape. April 25, 1948. CBS net. "The Fourth Man". Sustaining. Three "civilized" men and a "savage" are adrift on a raft with little water. The "savage," without thirst, watches the others fight over the remaining water. The script was previously used on the program on August 18, 1947 (see cat. #24268) and subsequently on July 7, 1949 (see cat. #5577 and #65851). Joseph Kearns, Jay Novello, Lou Merrill, Byron Kane, John Russell (author), Irving Ravetch (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Berry Kroeger, Erik Rolf (narrator), Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Wilbur Hatch (conductor). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16722. Escape. May 2, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "John Jock Todd". A taciturn Scotsman, who says he is not a fighting man, is tormented beyond endurance by a bully in a steaming African jungle. Robert Simpson (writer), Wilms Herbert, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Wilbur Hatch (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), Jack Kruschen, Tony Barrett, Don Diamond, Paul McVey. 30:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52037. Escape. May 9, 1948. CBS net. "The Time Machine". Sustaining. The classic story about two adventurers in the year 100,080 in the land of the Morlocks. The story is complete, the program closing has been deleted. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on October 22, 1950 (see cat. #11368). H. G. Wells (author), Irving Ravetch (adaptor), Jeff Corey, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), Erik Rolf (doubles), Kaye Brinker. 28:20. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

24281. Escape. May 16, 1948. CBS net. "The Match". Sustaining. A good story about a determined Mountie who is going to bring back his man, even if it kills him. Clark Cluney, Cynthia Corley, Frank Lovejoy, James Oliver Curwood (writer), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Nestor Paiva, Stan Waxman, Wilbur Hatch (music), Wilms Herbert, Norman Macdonnell (director), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16723. Escape. May 23, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Leinengen vs. The Ants". A determined man battles even more determined insects in the tropical jungles. The story was previously produced on Escape on January 14, 1948 (East coast version, see cat. #65838) and January 17, 1948 (West coast version, see cat. #65839). The story was subsequently produced on "Escape" on August 4, 1949 (see cat. #3576) and on "Suspense" on August 22, 1956 (?), August 25, 1957 (see cat. #61898) and November 29, 1959. Carl Stephenson (writer), Robert Ryf (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Cy Feuer (composer), Wilbur Hatch (conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), Jay Novello, Don Diamond, Lou Krugman, Jack Kruschen. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24282. Escape. June 6, 1948. CBS net. "Beau Geste". Sustaining. A well-done adaptation of the classic about the French Foreign Legion. The mystery of the desert fort filled with dead Legionnaires. Jay Novello, Ben Wright, Lillian Buyeff, Peggy Webber, Berry Kroeger, Wilms Herbert, Ramsay Hill, Percival Christopher Wren (writer), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Lucien Moraweck (composer), Wilbur Hatch (conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), William Conrad (doubles). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65844. Escape. June 27, 1948. CBS net. "The Country Of The Blind". Sustaining. A mountain guide finds a hidden valley where no-one has eyes. However, the blind think that he is deformed. The script was previously broadcast on "Escape" on November 26, 1947 (see cat. #3036) and subsequently on March 20, 1949 (see cat. #24297). The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on October 27, 1957 (see cat. #11320) and on December 13, 1959 (see cat. #48597). H. G. Wells (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Cy Feuer (music conceiver), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Paul Frees, Berry Kroeger, Peggy Webber, Wilms Herbert, Byron Kane, Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24283. Escape. July 4, 1948. CBS net. "A Tooth For Paul Revere". Sustaining. How the American Revolution really started, a humorous look at a Yankee farmer's point of view. The script was previously used n "The Cavalcade Of America" on May 11, 1942 (see cat. #22924) and on "Adventure Ahead" on September 9, 1944 (see cat. #5132). Stephen Vincent Benet (author), Harry Bartell, Parley Baer, Berry Kroeger, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dunkel (adaptor), Ivan Ditmars (special music), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), Gil Stratton, Peggy Webber, Anne Morrison, Dick Ryan, Paul Frees, David Light. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24284. Escape. July 11, 1948. CBS net. "She". Sustaining. A well-done version of the classic about the beautiful woman who lives forever. Excellent radio! Ben Wright, Berry Kroeger, H. Rider Haggard (author), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Kaye Brinker, Lawrence Dobkin, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Wilms Herbert, Ivan Ditmars (organist), William Conrad. 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53012. Escape. July 18, 1948. CBS net. "Habit". Sustaining. A well told tale of the sea. An old captain finds himself performing an unusual operation, in an unusual way! "Escape" was not broadcast on July 25, 1948. F. R. Buckley (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dehner, Luis Van Rooten, Berry Kroeger, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Wilms Herbert, Bill Bouchey, Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65848. Escape. August 1, 1948. CBS net. "The Man Who Would Be King". Sustaining. An excellent story about two chaps who determined that nothing would stop them until they wore the crown of a savage tribe in India. The script was previously used on "Escape" on July 7, 1947, and subsequently on "Suspense" on May 31, 1959 (see cat. #16453 and #48596). This is a network version of cat. #16719. Rudyard Kipling (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Peggy Webber, Ben Wright, Wilms Herbert, John Dehner, Jack Kruschen (doubles), William Conrad. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16719. Escape. August 1, 1948. Program #141. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Man Who Would Be King". An excellent story about two chaps who determined that nothing would stop them until they wore the crown of a savage tribe in India. The script was previously heard on "Escape" on July 7, 1947 and subsequently on "Suspense" on May 31, 1959 (see cat. #16453 and #48596). See cat. #65848 for a network version of this broadcast. Ben Wright, Jack Kruschen (doubles), John Dehner, Rudyard Kipling (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William Conrad, John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Wilms Herbert, Peggy Webber, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63172. Escape. August 15, 1948. CBS net. "The Fugitive". Sustaining. A murderer escaped from a French prison is given a most unusual knife by his wiley jailer with which to defend himself from recapture. This is a network version of cat. #16724. Luis Van Rooten, Gloria Blondell, John Dehner, Berry Kroeger, Ben Wright, Wilms Herbert, Vincent Starrett (writer), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William Conrad. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16724. Escape. August 15, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Fugitive". A murderer escaped from a French prison is given a most unusual knife with which to defend himself from recapture by his wily jailer. See cat. #63172 for a network version of this broadcast. Luis Van Rooten, Gloria Blondell, John Dehner, Berry Kroeger, Ben Wright, Wilms Herbert, Vincent Starrett (writer), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24285. Escape. August 22, 1948. CBS net. "S.S. San Pedro". Sustaining. An excellent story about the last voyage of an old freighter, her sick captain, and the strange Dr. Percival. John Dehner, Don Diamond, Lawrence Dobkin, Charlotte Lawrence, Jay Novello, Jeff Corey, Harry Bartell, James Gould Couzzens (writer), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist), William Conrad, Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (director). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96308. Escape. August 29, 1948. CBS net. "The Diamond As Big As The Ritz". Sustaining. The system cue has been deleted. This program was previously heard on "Escape" on July 21, 1947 and subsequently on March 2, 1949. F. Scott Fitzgerald (author), William Conrad, Jack Edwards Jr., Ivan Ditmars (organist), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Sam Edwards, Peggy Webber, Dan Merrill, John Dehner, Don Diamond, Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

24286. Escape. September 5, 1948. CBS net. "Dream Of Armageddon". Sustaining. A stark fantasy set in the year 2200, as civilization crumbles before the horrors of war. Betty Lou Gerson, Charlotte Lawrence, Erik Rolf (doubles), H. G. Wells (author), Jack Kruschen, John Dehner, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Stacy Harris (doubles), John Dunkel (script supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65849. Escape. September 12, 1948. CBS net. "Evening Primrose". Sustaining. A fascinating adventure with a strange assortment of characters who live inside New York's department stores. Great radio! The script was used previously on "Escape" on November 5, 1947 (see cat. #65835) and subsequently on August 25, 1949 (see cat. #24296). Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ivan Ditmars (organist), William Conrad (doubles), Constance Cavendish, Jeff Corey, John Collier (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), Roy Rowan (announcer, performer), Harry Bartell, Lillian Buyeff, Kay Miller, Irene Tedrow, Ham Keener. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65850. Escape. September 19, 1948. CBS net. "The Man Who Could Work Miracles". Sustaining. The classic story about the bloke who could. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on December 31, 1950 (see cat. #11378). The last show of the season. H. G. Wells (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Ben Wright, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Eleanor Audley, Ivan Ditmars (organist), John Dehner, Wilms Herbert, Jeff Corey, Constance Cavendish, Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64522. Escape. February 12, 1949. CBS net. "The Lost Special". Sustaining. A whole train has vanished. Where is it? This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16725. The program was recorded February 9, 1949. Ben Wright, Paul Frees (doubles), Edgar Barrier, John Dehner, Parley Baer, Lawrence Dobkin, Arthur Conan Doyle (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16725. Escape. February 12, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Lost Special". A whole train has vanished. Where is it? See cat. #64522 for a network version, quality upgrade recording of this broadcast. The program was recorded February 9, 1949. Ben Wright, Paul Frees (doubles), Edgar Barrier, John Dehner, Parley Baer, Lawrence Dobkin, Arthur Conan Doyle (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

16726. Escape. February 19, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Orient Express". A complex but exciting tale of intrigue on the trans-Balkan Railroad. The program was recorded February 16, 1949. Edgar Barrier, Gloria Grant, Graham Greene (author), Hans Conried, Harry Bartell, Jack Kruschen, John Dehner, Sheldon Stark (adaptor), Walter Newman (adaptor), William Conrad (doubles), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), Anne Morrison. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11350. Escape. March 5, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Conqueror's Isle". Supermen is hiding in the South Pacific. See cat. #3035 for a network, sponsored version of this program. The program was recorded March 2, 1949. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on January 11, 1953. Nelson Bond (writer), John Meston (adaptor), David Ellis, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), David Ellis, Theodore Von Eltz, William Johnstone, Sam Edwards, Richard Benedict, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), David Light, Gene Twombley. 26 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

3035. Escape. March 5, 1949. CBS net. "Conqueror's Isle". Sustaining. A flyer is forced down on a strange island and discovers a race of superior humans preparing to take over the Earth. This is a network version of cat. #11350. The program was recorded March 2, 1949. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on January 11, 1953. The story was also used on "Sleep No More" on November 21, 1956 (see cat. #88991). Nelson Bond (author), John Meston (adaptor), David Ellis, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), David Ellis, Theodore Von Eltz, William Johnstone, Sam Edwards, Richard Benedict, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), David Light, Gene Twombley. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

45578. Escape. March 12, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "He Who Rides The Tiger". A man has no memory of his last years in China during the war with the Japanese. What was he doing all those years, and where are the fabulous Tang bronzes? The program was recorded March 9, 1949. James Norman (writer), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), William Conrad (doubles), Berry Kroeger, Maria Palmer, Jack Kruschen, Ben Wright, Edgar Barrier, John Dunkel (editorial Supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist), , Roy Rowan (announcer). 30:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24287. Escape. March 13, 1949. CBS net. "A Shipment Of Mute Fate". Sustaining. A good story about a deadly snake loose on an ocean liner. The story was also previously used on "Escape" on October 15, 1947 (see cat. #90776) and March 28, 1948 and subsequently on "Suspense" on January 6, 1957 and on April 3, 1960 (see cat. #11336). The script was rebroadcast on Escape on July 7, 1950 (see cat. #65860). Berry Kroeger, David Ellis, Don Diamond, John Lund, Lois Corbett, Martin Storm (writer), Vivi Janis, Harry Bartell, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Earl Keen (sound effects), Gus Bayz, Leith Stevens (conducting a live orchestra), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24288. Escape. March 19, 1949. CBS net. "Finger Of Doom". Sustaining. A man's girlfriend delivers a package and disappears off the face of the Earth. The program was recorded March 16, 1949. Cornell Woolrich (author), Ed Begley, Harry Bartell, Edgar Barrier, John Dunkel (adaptor), Joy Terry, Kay Miller, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Louise Arthur, Peter Proust, Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), William Conrad (doubles). 30:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24297. Escape. March 20, 1949. CBS net. "The Country Of The Blind". Sustaining. A mountain guide finds a hidden valley where no-one has eyes. However, the blind think that he is deformed. The script was previously broadcast on "Escape" on November 26, 1947 (see cat. #3036) and on June 27, 1948 (see cat. #65844). The script was also used on "Suspense" on October 27, 1957 (see cat. #11320) and on December 13, 1959 (see cat. #48597). H. G. Wells (author), Edmond O'Brien, Berry Kroeger, Peggy Webber, Harry Bartell, Byron Kane, Edgar Barrier, Wilms Herbert, John Dunkel (adaptor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (music conductor of a live orchestra), William Conrad. 30:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24289. Escape. March 26, 1949. CBS net. "The Adaptive Ultimate". Sustaining. A fascinating story about a young girl, about to die, who is given an experimental serum. She becomes an indestructible monster. Good radio. The program was recorded March 23, 1949. Edgar Barrier, Stacy Harris, Frank Gerstle, Lawrence Dobkin, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Jessel (writer), Chet Spurgeon (adaptor), Herb Purdum (adaptor), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Elsie Holmes, Tom Charlesworth, Anne Morrison, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24298. Escape. March 27, 1949. CBS net. "The Diamond As Big As The Ritz". Sustaining. The story was used on Escape previously on July 21, 1947 (see cat. #24265) and August 29, 1948 (see cat. #93608). F. Scott Fitzgerald (author), Sam Edwards, John Dehner, Jack Kruschen, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Nina Clouden, Hugh Thomas, Leith Stevens (conductor of a live orchestra), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24290. Escape. April 2, 1949. CBS net. "Confidential Agent". Sustaining. Espionage and mayhem in wartime London, as a foreign agent tries to buy industrial diamonds for a friendly European country. The program was recorded March 30, 1949. Graham Greene (author), Berry Kroeger, Edgar Barrier, Herb Butterfield, Parley Baer, Ben Wright, Ken Crossen (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Constance Cavendish, Olive Deering, Wilms Herbert, Alec Harford, Ivan Ditmars (organist), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24291. Escape. April 9, 1949. CBS net. "When The Man Comes, Follow Him". Sustaining. Three men are pointing their guns at you, planning to kill you if you go near a hidden treasure. The program was recorded April 6, 1949. Paul Dubov, Herb Butterfield, Harry Bartell, Jeff Corey, Barney Phillips, Junius Matthews, Ralph Bates (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Ivan Ditmars (organist). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24292. Escape. April 16, 1949. CBS net. "The General Died At Dawn". Sustaining. The program was recorded April 13, 1949. William Conrad (doubles), Lawrence Dobkin, Ben Wright, John Dehner, Jack Kruschen, Charles Booth (author), Walter Newman (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), John Dunkel (editorial supervision), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer), Estelle Dodge, Peter Proust. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24293. Escape. April 23, 1949. CBS net. "The Great Impersonation". Sustaining. Just before the start of WWII, a Nazi spy in Africa plans to impersonate a neer-do-well nobleman in England to spy for the Germans. The program was recorded April 20, 1949. Edgar Barrier, Parley Baer, Jeanne Bates, E. Phillips Oppenheim (author), Walter Newman (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dunkel (editorial supervisor), Theodore Von Eltz, Anne Morrison, Ramsay Hill, Roy Rowan (announcer), Gabrielle Windsor, Ben Wright, John Dehner, Ivan Ditmars (organist), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65851. Escape. July 7, 1949. CBS net. "The Fourth Man". Sustaining. Three "civilized" men and a "savage" are adrift on a raft with little water. The "savage," without thirst, watches the others fight over the water. This is a network version of cat. #5577. The script was previously used on "Escape" on August 18, 1947 (see cat. #24268) and on April 25, 1948 (see cat. #65843). John Russell (author), Joseph Kearns, Irving Ravetch (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Lawrence Dobkin (narrator), Ben Wright, Barney Phillips, Jack Kruschen, Wilms Herbert, Wilbur Hatch (arranger, conductor), Tip Corning (announcer), John Hoyt. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5577. Escape. July 7, 1949. Program #1. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Fourth Man". Three "civilized" men and a "savage" are adrift on a raft with little water. The "savage," without thirst, watches the others fight over the water. The script was used on Escape previously on August 18, 1947 (see cat. #24268) and on April 25, 1948 (see cat. #65843). See cat. #65851 for a network version of this broadcast. Joseph Kearns, John Russell (author), Irving Ravetch (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Lawrence Dobkin (narrator), Ben Wright, Barney Phillips, Jack Kruschen, Wilms Herbert, Wilbur Hatch (arranger, conductor), Tip Corning (announcer), John Hoyt. 30:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24294. Escape. July 14, 1949. CBS net. "The Drums Of The Fore and Aft". Sustaining. The script was previously used on "Escape" on April 18, 1948 (see cat. #24280). A good story about two drummer boys who show a British regiment the meaning of courage in battle. Rudyard Kipling (author), Ben Wright, Tudor Owen, Wilms Herbert (doubles), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Tip Corning (announcer), Hugh Thomas, Terry Kilburn, Colleen Collins, Ramsay Hill, Alec Harford. 28 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

65855. Escape. July 21, 1949. CBS net. "Action". Sustaining. A man caught in an impossible situation while climbing a glacier waits to die...when he hears a call for help. The script was previously used on "Escape" on April 4, 1948 (see cat. #11349) and subsequently on "Suspense" on October 5, 1953 (see cat. #24229). The system cue has been deleted. Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Joseph Kearns, Maria Palmer, Charles Montague (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Wilbur Hatch (special music arranger, conductor), Jeff Corey, Tip Corning (announcer), Wilms Herbert, Ben Wright, Tudor Owen, William Johnstone. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

65852. Escape. July 28, 1949. CBS net. "The Second Class Passenger". Sustaining. A good adventure yarn about an ordinary tourist on a cruise ship who finds a beautiful woman, murder and flight in the back alleys of Mozambique. The script was previously used on "Escape" on January 7, 1948 (see cat. #24276, east coast version and cat. #65837, west coast version broadcast January 10, 1948). William N. Robson (adaptor), Wilbur Hatch (music arranger, conductor), Tip Corning (announcer), Parley Baer, Georgia Ellis, Paul Dubov, Percival Gibbons (author), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ben Wright, Vivi Janis, John Dehner, Edgar Barrier, Nestor Paiva, Wilms Herbert. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3576. Escape. August 4, 1949. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. "Leinengen vs. The Ants". Sustaining. The classic story of the man-eating ants of the Amazon and the stubborn plantation owner who refuses to surrender to them. The story was previously produced on "Escape" on January 14, 1948 (East coast version, see cat. #65838) and January 17, 1948 (West coast version, see cat. #65839), May 23, 1948 (see cat. #16723) and on Suspense on August 22, 1956 (?), August 25, 1957 (see cat. #61898) and November 29, 1959. Carl Stephenson (author), Robert Ryf (adaptor), Tudor Owen, Gerald Mohr, Wilbur Hatch (music conductor), Tip Corning (announcer), Richard Sanville (director), Norman Macdonnell (producer), Wilms Herbert (doubles), Don Diamond, Jack Kruschen. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24295. Escape. August 11, 1949. CBS net. "Red Wine". Sustaining. A visit to the jungles of Borneo to arrest a murderer. The script was previously used on "Escape" on February 26, 1949. Willard Waterman, Lawrence Dobkin, Vic Perrin, Robert Boone, Wilms Herbert (doubles), Lawrence Blochman (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer), Mort Lewis (adaptor), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Richard Sanville (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Tip Corning (announcer), Marion Richman, Clark Gordon. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65853. Escape. August 18, 1949. CBS net. "Snake Doctor". Sustaining. A good tale of the hills. A weird old man seems a mite too friendly with the cottonmouths. The script was previously used on "Escape" on February 8, 1948 (see cat. #11347, east coast broadcast), and on February 14, 1948 (see cat. #85846, west coast broadcast). Jeff Chandler (narrator: billed as Ira Grossel), Johnny Jacobs (announcers), Fred Howard (adaptor), William Conrad (doubles), Paul Frees, William Lally, Ruth Perrott, Wilms Herbert, Edgar Barrier, Wilbur Hatch (conductor), Irvin S. Cobb (author), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24296. Escape. August 25, 1949. CBS net. "Evening Primrose". Sustaining. A fascinating adventure with a strange assortment of characters who live inside New York's department stores! Great radio! The script was used on the program previously on November 5, 1947 (see cat. #65835) and on September 12, 1948 (see cat. #65849). Ben Wright, Bob Lemond (announcer), Georgia Ellis, Harry Bartell, John Collier (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), Lois Corbett, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ruth Perrott, Alexander Courage (music conductor, credited as "sandy Courgae"), Vivi Janis, Wilms Herbert (doubles). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24299. Escape. September 21, 1949. CBS net. "The Fortune Of Vargas". Sustaining. Adventure in the mountains of Mexico, seeking a fortune in buried gold. Geoffrey Household (writer), Hans Conried, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Victor Mature, Gordon T. Hughes (producer, director), Del Castillo (organist), William Conrad (doubles). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11351. Escape. September 28, 1949. CBS net. "Wild Oranges". Sustaining. A good story about a beautiful girl and her father trapped on an island by a homicidal maniac. The script was used on the program previously on December 17, 1947 (see cat. #65836) and on "The Orson Welles Theate" on November 3, 1941 (cat. #50630). The script was subsequently used on "Romance" on July 25, 1950 (see cat. #79131). There was no "Escape" broadcast on October 5, 1949. John Dunkel (adaptor), Joseph Hergeshimer (author), Van Heflin, Gordon T. Hughes (producer, director), Del Castillo (organist), Paul Masterson (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), Betty Lou Gerson, Edmund MacDonald, Wilms Herbert. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65856. Escape. October 15, 1949. CBS net. "The Sure Thing". Sustaining. A strange cruise in the Caribbean, a triple murder, and that all important bank draft for $2 million dollars. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on January 17, 1950 (see cat. #7270). The program opening is upcut. John Bagni (writer), Gwen Bagni (writer), William Conrad (doubles), William N. Robson (producer, director), Fay Baker, Ian Wolfe, Sarah Selby, Del Castillo (special music arranger, conductor), John Hoyt, Don Diamond, Ted de Corsia. 29:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65857. Escape. October 22, 1949. CBS net. "Night In Havana". Sustaining. An action-packed story about some wild Cuban gun-running and a missing emerald. This is a network version of cat. #11352. Tony Barrett, Alan Reed, Jack Webb, William Conrad (doubles), Jeff Corey, Burnham Carter (author), Walter Newman (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Theodore Von Eltz, Jeanette Nolan (doubles: pronounced by the announcer as "Janet Nolan"), Del Castillo (special music arranger, conductor). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11352. Escape. October 22, 1949. Program #55. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Night In Havana". An action-packed story about some wild Cuban gun-running and a missing emerald. See cat. #65857 for a network version of this broadcast. Tony Barrett, Alan Reed, Jack Webb, William Conrad (doubles), Jeff Corey, Burnham Carter (author), Walter Newman (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Theodore Von Eltz, Jeanette Nolan (doubles: pronounced by the announcer as "Janet Nolan"), Del Castillo (special music arranger, conductor). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

110910. Escape. November 1, 1949. CBS net. "Flood On The Goodwins". Sustaining. A Nazi spy commandeers a channel boat in a thick fog and demands to leave England. A one-armed man must try to stop him. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on July 24, 1954 (see cat. #16728). Jack Edwards, Will Geer, Barton Yarborough, Betty Lou Gerson, Eric Snowden, David Devine (writer), James Poe (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Del Castillo (music), Paul Frees. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24300. Escape. November 8, 1949. CBS net. "Plunder Of The Sun". Sustaining. Intrigue and murder abound as rival groups race for the treasure of the Incas. Paul Frees (doubles), Gerald Mohr, Lucille Meredith, Harry Bartell, Charlie Lung, Tony Barrett, David Dodge (author), William N. Robson (producer, director), John Dunkel (adaptor), Del Castillo (special music arranger, conductor). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11353. Escape. November 15, 1949. CBS net. "Three Skeleton Key". Sustaining. The classic about the lighthouse and the rats. The story was subsequently produced on "Escape" on March 17, 1950 (see cat. #65790), August 9, 1953 (see cat. #47007). The story was produced on "Suspense" on November 11, 1956 (see cat. #72348) and October 19, 1958 (see cat. #2230). Del Castillo (organist), Elliott Reid, George Toudouze (author), Harry Bartell, James Poe (adaptor), William Conrad (doubles), William N. Robson (producer, director). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11354. Escape. November 22, 1949. CBS net. "Maracas". Sustaining. A trio of unsavory characters, a cargo of contraband guns and a surprise ending. William Conrad, John Bagni (writer), Gwen Bagni (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Del Castillo (organist), Bob Lemond (announcer), Paul Frees (doubles), Ted de Corsia, Joan Banks, Juano Hernandez. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4405. Escape. November 29, 1949. CBS net. "A Letter From Jason". Sustaining. An epistolary drama about a drunkard who is offered $25,000 to kill a man. Gracie Allen appears at the end of the program to chat with Paul Frees and Bob Lemond. She's like George Burns to be allowed to sing on "Escape." She says, "When George sings, everybody will be looking for escape." After Paul Frees turns down her request, Gracie calls him, "a cold man." Frank Lovejoy, George F. Wert (author), Merwyn Gerard (adaptor), Seeleg Lester (adaptor), William N. Robson (adaptor, director), Gracie Allen, Paul Frees (doubles), Bob Lemond (announcer), Del Castillo (organist), Will Geer, Kaye Brinker, William Conrad, Ben Wright. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3677. Escape. December 6, 1949. Program #15. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Command". A good story about the U.S. Cavalry being menaced by hostile Indians. One young officer thinks his commander is a fool. The script was rebroadcast on Escape on May 26, 1950 (see cat. #65859). James Warner Bellah (author), William N. Robson (produced, director, adaptor), Elliott Reid, Del Castillo (organist), Paul Frees (doubles), William Johnstone, Ted de Corsia, Sam Edwards, Tony Barrett, Bert Holland, William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4409. Escape. December 13, 1949. CBS net. "Border Town". Sustaining. A tale of intrigue, counterfeiting, shanghaiing, general mayhem, and a Chinaman named O'Toole. Jack Webb, William Conrad, Ted de Corsia, Bea Benaderet, John Bagni (writer), Gwen Bagni (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Ben Wright, Tony Barrett, Jeanette Nolan, Ted de Corsia, Paul Frees (doubles), Jerry Hausner, Harry Bartell, Del Castillo (special music arranger, conductor), Bob Lemond (announcer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4406. Escape. December 20, 1949. CBS net. "Figure A Dame". Sustaining. A double murder on the train to Calcutta and a missing $150,000 emerald. Frank Lovejoy, Paul Frees (doubles), Richard Sales (author), Morton Fine (adaptor), David Friedkin (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Del Castillo (organist), Bob Lemond (announcer), Joan Banks, Sarah Selby, Ben Wright, Harry Bartell, Gary Merrill. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

65854. Escape. December 27, 1949. CBS net. "Seeds Of Greed". Sustaining. Two men on a boat in the South Pacific are after a treasure in pearls, and both have a fatal case of greed. This is a network version of cat. #7271. Gary Merrill, William Conrad (doubles), Floyd Nelson (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Ben Wright, Tony Barrett, Del Castillo (arranger, composer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7271. Escape. December 27, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Seeds Of Greed". Two men on a boat in the South Pacific are after a treasure in pearls, and both have a fatal case of greed. Part of one of the public service announcements has been deleted. The system cue has also been deleted. See cat. #65854 for a network version of this broadcast. Gary Merrill, William Conrad (doubles), Floyd Nelson (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Ben Wright, Tony Barrett, Del Castillo (arranger, conductor). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

4408. Escape. January 3, 1950. CBS net. "The Pistol". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Bulova watch (local). An action-packed western about the first Colt six-shooter, the California gold fields, and a double-crossing dance hall queen. Betty Lou Gerson, Charles McGraw, Del Castillo (organ), Edward Marr, Gerald Mohr (doubles), Les Crutchfield (writer), Will Geer, William N. Robson (producer, director). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7273. Escape. January 10, 1950. CBS net. "The Vanishing Lady". Sustaining. The classic suspense story about a young girl in Paris, whose mother has vanished from the face of the earth. The script was previously used on the program on February 1, 1948 (see cat. #65845 for the east coast version) and the west coast version February 7, 1948 (see cat. #65841). The same story was produced on "Favorite Story" as, "The Mystery Of Room 323" (see cat. #63823). Joan Brooks, John Hoyt, Del Castillo (composer, conductor), Ben Wright, Anthony Ross, Alexander Woollcott (author), William N. Robson (producer, director, adaptor), Irene Tedrow, Ramsay Hill, Nan Boardman, Daphne O'Callahan, Paul Frees. 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7270. Escape. January 17, 1950. CBS net. "The Sure Thing". Sponsored by: Ford. A strange cruise in the Caribbean, a triple murder, and that all important bank draft for $2 million dollars. The script was used previously on the program on October 15, 1949 (see cat. #65856). William N. Robson (producer, director), John Bagni (writer), Gwen Bagni (writer), Anthony Ross, Jeff Corey, Fay Baker, Ian Wolfe, Harry Bartell, Ruth Perrott, Ramsay Hill, Paul Frees (doubles), Del Castillo (arranger, conductor). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7272. Escape. January 24, 1950. CBS net. "Treasure, Incorporated". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Bulova Watch (local). On a tourist island, a crazy hermit sees to it that the customers get their money's worth. The middle public service announcement has been deleted. Frank Lovejoy, Paul Frees (doubles), William N. Robson (producer, director), John Bagni (writer), Gwen Bagni (writer), John Hoyt, Mary Lansing, Harry Bartell, Eileen Prince, Del Castillo (arranger, conductor). 28:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

45577. Escape. January 31, 1950. CBS net. "Present Tense". Sustaining. This is a network broadcast version of cat. #11355. The same script was produced on the "Suspense" series (see cat. #7257), on "The Grip Of Terror" in 1977 (see cat. 24412) and on "Audion Theatre" on September 22, 1990 (see cat. #644143). A strange story of murder, execution, and perhaps a time warp. James Poe (writer), William N. Robson (produced, director), Vincent Price, Charles McGraw, Joan Banks, Harry Bartell, Ben Wright, Tom Tully, William Lally, Jeff Corey, Paul Frees (doubles), Del Castillo (arranger, conductor). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11355. Escape. January 31, 1950. Program #67. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Present Tense". A strange story of murder, execution, and perhaps a time warp. See catalogue #7257 for Vincent Price doing the same script on the "Suspense" series on March 3, 1957. The script was also produced on "The Grip Of Terror" in 1977 (see cat. #24412) and on "Audion Theatre" on September 22, 1990 (see cat. #64143). See cat #45577 for a network, sponsored version. Vincent Price, James Poe (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Charles McGraw, Joan Banks, Harry Bartell, Ben Wright, Tom Tully, William Lally, Jeff Corey, Paul Frees (doubles), Del Castillo (arranger, conductor). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7269. Escape. February 7, 1950. CBS net. "The Outer Limits". Sustaining. A famous science fiction story about a test pilot who gets a warning from beyond. The script was used on "Suspense" on February 15, 1954 (see cat. #46759) and March 17, 1957 (see cat. #16403), on "Dimension X" on April 8, 1950 (see cat. #142) and September 8, 1950 (see cat. #39839), on "X Minus One"on November 16, 1955 (see cat. #35293), on "Beyond Tomorrow" on April 13, 1950 (see cat. #11138), on "Beyond This World" on February 23, 1950 (see cat. #11135). A similar script was used on, "Your Movietown Radio Theatre" on December 17, 1947 (see cat. #77349). Graham Doar (author), Frank Lovejoy, William N. Robson (producer, director), Morton Fine (adaptor), David Friedkin (adaptor), Del Castillo (organist), Paul Frees (doubles), Gene May (technical advisor), Hartley Caldwell (technical advisor), Charles McGraw, Jeff Corey, Stan Waxman, Ian Wolfe, Peter Leeds. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4410. Escape. February 14, 1950. CBS net. "Two If By Sea". Sponsored by: Ford Dealers Of America. An English journalist attempts to rescue his Russian wife, a famous ballerina, who is being held captive is Moscow. Roger Bax (author), E. Jack Neuman (adaptor), John Michael Hayes (adaptor), John Dehner, Barton Yarborough, Marta Mitrovick, Paul Frees (triples), Jack Kruschen, William Conrad, Paul Dubov, Inge Jollos (doubles), William N. Robson (producer, director), Del Castillo (organist). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24301. Escape. February 21, 1950. CBS net. "The Red Mark". Sustaining. At a French penal colony in New Caledonia, Monsieur De Nou, the island's sadistic executioner, is about to guillotine a young pick-pocket accused of manslaughter. De Nou regards the pick-pocket as his rival for the affections of his own, purchased bride, named Zelie. He has framed the young man for the crime. As the blade falls, De Nou discovers something extraordinary... (description written by Kristin Kramer). Harry Bartell, William Conrad, Paul Frees (doubles), Will Geer, Barbara Whiting, Junius Matthews, John Russell (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), James Poe (adaptor, using the pseudonym Marty Grotnick), William N. Robson (producer, director), Del Castillo (organist), Kristen Kramer. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24302. Escape. February 28, 1950. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. "The Man Who Won The War". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Bulova Watch local spot. A good war story about the British naval officer who actually won the first World War...on land! The story was subsequently produced on "Suspense" on October 5, 1958 (see cat. #110885). John Dehner, Ben Wright, Joseph Kearns, Barton Yarborough, Paul Frees (doubles), Charlie Lung, Jeff Corey, Ian Wolfe, Robert Buckner (author), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer, director), Terry Kilburn, John Hoyt, Del Castillo (arranger, conductor). 30:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7278. Escape. March 10, 1950. CBS net. "Port Royal". Sustaining. A salvage ship recovers nearly $1 million dollars in loot with no trouble, except for infectious greed among the crew. Harry Rieseberg (author), Gil Doud (adaptor), John Dehner, William Conrad, William N. Robson (producer, director), Del Castillo (arranger, conductor), Paul Frees (doubles), Ted de Corsia, Charles McGraw, Dee Tatum, Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65790. Escape. March 17, 1950. CBS net. "Three Skeleton Key". Sustaining. The rats return to the lighthouse. The story was previously produced on Escape on November 15, 1949 (see cat. #11353) and subsequently on August 9, 1953 (see cat. #47007). The story was also heard on Suspense on November 11, 1956 (see cat. #72348) and October 19, 1958 (see cat. #2230). Radio and Television Life Magazine awarded the sound effects on the show, "Best Of The Year." Harry Bartell, Jeff Corey, James Poe (adaptor), Cliff Thorsness (sound effects creator, executioner), Jack Sixsmith (sound effects executioner), Gus Bayz (sound effects executioner), William N. Robson (producer, director), Vincent Price, George Toudouze (author), Harry Esman (control engineer), Del Castillo (organist), Paul Frees. 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24303. Escape. March 24, 1950. CBS net. "Danger At Matacumbe". Sustaining. A Florida drifter is given a job impersonating a famous author and finds himself in a frame for murder. Dee Tatum, Del Castillo (organist), Frank Lovejoy, Gwen Bagni (writer), Harry Bartell (doubles), Jerry Hausner, John Bagni (writer), Lawrence Dobkin, Marie Windsor, Rick Vallin, Robert Clarke, Ted de Corsia, William N. Robson (producer, director), Paul Frees (doubles). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45582. Escape. March 31, 1950. CBS net. "Green Splotches". A scientific expedition in South America is captured by super-intelligent plants from another planet who travel in a flying saucer at the speed of light! Written in 1920, the story was "modernized and adapted for radio" by William N. Robson. Parts of the opening and the closing have been deleted. This is possibly an AFRS rebroadcast. T. S. Stribling (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director, adaptor), William Conrad, Paul Frees (doubles), Ted de Corsia, Harry Bartell, Barton Yarborough, Jay Novello, Del Castillo (arranger, conductor). 29:30. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

24304. Escape. April 7, 1950. CBS net. "The Ambassador Of Poker". Sustaining. A good adventure yarn about a Virginia gentleman adept at cards, who matches wits with a motley band of Chinese cutthroats and warlords. Elliott Reid, William Conrad (doubles), John Dehner, Lucille Meredith, Benson Fong, Ben Wright, William N. Robson (producer, director), Achmed Abdulliah (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), Richard Loo, Ramsay Hill, Rick Vallin, Ivan Ditmars (music). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65858. Escape. April 14, 1950. CBS net. "The Golden Snake". Sustaining. An exciting story of supernatural Mayan priests and a lost temple of gold in the Yucatan. This is a network version of cat. #7274. The sound effect of a helicopter is poorly done. Paul Pierce (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), William N. Robson (producer, director), Tony Barrett, Jeanette Nolan, John Hoyt, Rick Vallin, Harry Bartell, Paul Frees (doubles), Ivan Ditmars (special music arranger, conductor). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7274. Escape. April 14, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Golden Snake". An exciting story of supernatural Mayan priests and a lost temple of gold in the Yucatan. The program closing has been deleted after the credits. See cat. #65858 for a network version of this broadcast. The sound effect of the helicopter is poorly done. William N. Robson (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Paul Pierce (author), Tony Barrett, Jeanette Nolan, John Hoyt, Rick Vallin, Harry Bartell, Paul Frees (doubles), Ivan Ditmars (special music arranger, performer). 28:10. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

24305. Escape. April 21, 1950. CBS net. "The Shanghai Document". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A good adventure yarn set in central China aboard a river steamer loaded with intrigue. Ben Wright, Benson Fong, Charlie Lung, Gwen Bagni (writer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Joan Banks, John Bagni (writer), John Dehner, Paul Frees, Thomas Hanlon (announcer), William Conrad, William N. Robson (producer, director). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11356. Escape. April 28, 1950. CBS net. "Something For Nothing". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil (baseball book premium). A handsome ex-movie actor witnesses a murder and sees a nice extortion scheme. Anne Morrison, Frances Chaney, H. Vernon Dickson (writer), Paul Frees (doubles), Rick Vallin, Sylvia Richards (adaptor), Thomas Hanlon (announcer), Will Geer, William Conrad, William N. Robson (producer, director). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13225. Escape. May 5, 1950. CBS net. "The Man Who Stole The Bible". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil (baseball book premium). It's Mardi Gras time in New Orleans, and a salesman has a date with the devil! The story was subsequently produced on Escape on August 30, 1951 (see cat. #65862) and on "Suspense" on November 25, 1956 (see cat. #64925). Ben Wright, Gwen Bagni (writer), Harry Bartell, John Bagni (writer), Lou Merrill, Mary Shipp, Nan Boardman, Paul Frees (doubles), Peter Leeds, Rick Vallin, Will Geer, William N. Robson (producer, director), Ivan Ditmars (special music arranger, performer), Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11357. Escape. May 12, 1950. CBS net. "The Rim Of Terror". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A spy on the desert and a beautiful girl with a Bentley! The music cues fail to be audible for the first few seconds of the program, possibly as broadcast. The story was produced on "Suspense" on December 2, 1956 (see cat. #64926). Barton Yarborough, Hans Conried, Hildegarde Terihet (writer), Nancy Kelly, William N. Robson (producer, director, adaptor), Ivan Ditmars (special music arranger, performer), Peter Leeds (announcer), Paul Frees (triples), Jay Novello, Ben Wright, Junius Matthews, Anne Morrison, Fred Howard, Earl Keen. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24306. Escape. May 19, 1950. CBS net. "Pass To Berlin". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A good story about a murderer in post-war Berlin. Well written word portraits and atmosphere. Ben Wright, David Friedkin (writer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Morton Fine (writer), Peggy Webber, Stacy Harris, Thomas Hanlon (announcer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Paul Frees (doubles). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65859. Escape. May 26, 1950. CBS net. "Command". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil (baseball book premium). A good story about the U.S. Cavalry being menaced by hostile Indians. One young officer thinks his commander is a fool. The script was previously used on "Escape" on December 6, 1949 (see cat. #3677). Walter Burke, David Ellis, James Warner Bellah (author), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer, director), Harry Bartell, John Hoyt, Paul Frees (doubles), Hugh Thomas, Ivan Ditmars (music), Thomas Hanlon (announer), Wally Maher. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24307. Escape. June 2, 1950. CBS net. "Mars Is Heaven". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. An unusual treatment of the sci-fi classic (even though it was the first). Stuart Novins opens the show on Earth with a "You Are There" type broadcast. The story was subsequently used on "Dimension X" on July 7, 1950 (see cat. #39679) and January 7, 1951 (see cat. #54686), on "X Minus One" on May 8, 1955 (see cat. #1097 and #12027) and on "Future Tense" during July, 19776 (see cat. #23800). One of the "Dimension X programs was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during July, 1973. David Friedkin (adaptor), Jeff Corey, Florence Bates, William Johnstone, Walter Catlett, Paul Frees (doubles), Ray Bradbury (author), Morton Fine (adaptor), Ben Wright, William N. Robson (producer, director), Elizabeth Root, Stuart Novins, Ruth Perrott, Ben Wright, Ivan Ditmars (music), Thomas Hanlon (announcer), Ian Wolfe, Stuart Novins. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24308. Escape. June 16, 1950. CBS net. "Serenade For A Cobra". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. An excellent, exciting thriller about a larcenous pilot flying "The Hump" in India, and his unwelcome cockpit companion, a deadly cobra! Bravo! Charles McGraw, Jay Novello, Lucille Meredith, Paul Frees (doubles), Joseph Kearns, William N. Robson (producer, director), Joel Murcott (writer), Ramsay Hill, Ivan Ditmars (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11358. Escape. June 23, 1950. CBS net. "Sundown". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A excellently written story about the gunfighters of the old west. The story was subsequently produced on "Suspense" on May 4, 1958 (see cat. #16425). William N. Robson (producer, director), Barton Yarborough, Ted Osborne, Paul Frees(doubles), John Dehner, Joel Murcott (writer), Sam Edwards, Will Geer, John Ramsay Hill, Ivan Ditmars (music), Tom Hanlon (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11359. Escape. June 30, 1950. CBS net. "Blood Bath". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. An excellent thriller about a man trapped on a small sandbar in the middle of a jungle river with piranah fish, vampire bats, electric eels, a boa constrictor, and his four friends all trying to kill him. Wally Maher, Paul Frees (doubles), Ted de Corsia, Tony Barrett, James Poe (writer), Ivan Ditmars (music), Thomas Hanlon (announcer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Vincent Price. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65860. Escape. July 7, 1950. CBS net. "A Shipment Of Mute Fate". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A good story about a deadly snake loose on an ocean liner. The story was used previously on "Escape" on October 15, 1947 (see cat. #90776), March 28, 1948 and March 13, 1949 (see cat. #24287). The script was also used on Suspense on January 6, 1957 and April 3, 1960 (see cat. #11336). Martin Storm (author), William Conrad, William N. Robson (producer, director), Sarah Selby, David Light (as the cat), Ivan Ditmars (music), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), David Ellis, Verna Felton, Ted de Corsia, Harry Bartell, Paul Frees (doubles), Tom Hanlon (announcer). 29:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11360. Escape. July 14, 1950. CBS net. "Shark Bait". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A good story about gun runners during a Central American revolution, with a surprise ending. Antony Ellis (writer), Harry Bartell, Ivan Ditmars (organist), John Dehner, Mary Shipp, Paul Frees (doubles), Steve Roberts, Thomas Hanlon (announcer), Will Geer, William Conrad, William N. Robson (producer, director). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7277. Escape. July 21, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Yellow Wake". An exciting story about a fabulous treasure hidden in the Panamanian jungles, and the ruthless men who try to get it. Two public service announcements and the AFRTS music fill have been deleted. Paul Frees (doubles), Bud Nelson (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director), William Conrad, John Hoyt, John Dehner, Will Geer, Stacy Harris, Harry Bartell, George Opperman Jr., Ivan Ditmars (organist), Tom Hanlon (announcer). 26:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

11361. Escape. July 28, 1950. CBS net. "Poison". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A fine story about a bigot lying trapped in bed in India, with a deadly snake quietly sleeping somewhere in the bed with him. Jack Webb, William Conrad, William N. Robson (producer, director), Roald Dahl (writer), James Poe (adaptor), Jay Novello (doubles), Charlie Lung, Ivan Ditmars (music), Paul Frees, Tom Hanlon (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11362. Escape. August 4, 1950. CBS net. "Two Came Back". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. The eternal triangle thrives, even in the jungles of New Guinea with murderous head hunters and a half million dollar in pure gold. The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on June 5, 1960 (see cat. #16479). William N. Robson (producer, director, adaptor as "Savage Thawler), Stacy Harris, Jules Archer (writer), Joan Banks, Paul Frees (doubles), Ben Wright, Ivan Ditmars (music), William Conrad, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11363. Escape. August 11, 1950. CBS net. "The Red Forest". Sustaining. A good story about a group of people trapped by a raging forest fire. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on August 2, 1953 (see cat. #47006). William N. Robson (producer, director), William Conrad, Paul Frees (doubles), Georgia Ellis, Ben Wright, Antony Ellis (writer), Ivan Ditmars (music), Jay Novello, Will Geer, Tom Hanlon (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11364. Escape. August 18, 1950. CBS net. "The Footprint". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. A casket of rubies, a Chinese priest, and that little gray snake equal an adventure yarn in the desert. Charles Davis, Gouverneur Morris (author), Ivan Ditmars (composer, conductor), Lou Krugman, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ramsay Hill, Richard Chandlee (adaptor), Thomas Hanlon (announcer), Tom Holland, William Conrad, Paul Frees. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11365. Escape. August 25, 1950. CBS net. "Crossing Paris". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. Four suitcases of black-market pork, a meek man and a bully at midnight during the occupation of Paris by the Nazis. The story was subsequently produced on "Suspense" on June 2, 1957 (see cat. #64922). The last program of the series sponsored by Richfield Oil. Barney Phillips, Edgar Barrier, Howard McNear, Jay Novello, John Meston (adaptor), Marcel Ayme (author), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Paul Frees (doubles), Thomas Hanlon (announcer), Vivi Janis, William Conrad, Ivan Ditmars (organist). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65861. Escape. October 1, 1950. CBS net. "A Sleeping Draught". Sustaining. A sea captain commands a ship carrying four hundred convicts to Australia. He makes a strange deal with one of the convicts, a murderer who's killed three times, but who is a man of honor. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on April 5, 1953 (see cat. #11385). The program was broadcast on the west coast on October 6, 1950 and subsequently on "Suspense" on June 19, 1956 (see cat. #91331). Westin Martyr (author), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Antony Ellis (adaptor), Ivan Ditmars (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), Ben Wright, John Doddsworth, Bruce Payne, Tony Barrett, John Dehner, Lou Krugman (doubles). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11366. Escape. October 8, 1950. CBS net. "Roulette". Sustaining. A story about a train speeding through the night and a lady in trouble on board. The program was broadcast on the west coast on October 13, 1950. John Dehner, Edgar Barrier, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Antony Ellis (writer), Terry Kilburn, Alberto Morin, Georgia Ellis, Lou Krugman (doubles), Edgar Barrier, Ivan Ditmars (music), James Mathews (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11367. Escape. October 15, 1950. CBS net. "The Power Of Hammer". Sustaining. A mad expedition into the Belgian Congo to arrest a white king in his jungle fortress. The program was broadcast on the west coast on October 20, 1950. Anne Morrison, Antony Ellis (performer, writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Roy Rowan (announcer), Stan Waxman, Vivi Janis, Edgar Barrier, Don Diamond, Gil Doud (writer), Harry Bartell, Jack Kruschen, Lou Krugman (doubles), Ivan Ditmars (organist). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11368. Escape. October 22, 1950. CBS net. "The Time Machine". Sustaining. The classic story about two adventurers in the year 100,080 in the land of the Morlocks and the Eloi. The program was broadcast on the west coast on October 27, 1950. The script was previously used on "Escape" on May 9, 1948 (see cat. #52037). H. G. Wells (author), John Dehner, Lawrence Dobkin, Georgia Ellis, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Irving Ravetch (adaptor), Ivan Ditmars (music), Roy Rowan (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11369. Escape. October 29, 1950. CBS net. "Seven Hours To Freedom". Sustaining. Escaped convicts take over a fishing boat and make a break towards Mexico. The program was broadcast on the west coast on November 3, 1950. Barney Phillips, Bud Nelson (writer), Jack Kruschen, Jack Moyles, Lou Krugman (doubles), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Roy Rowan (announcer), Stan Waxman, Ivan Ditmars (music). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11370. Escape. November 5, 1950. CBS net. "Earth Abides" Part 1. Sustaining. A magnificent story about the end of "The Age Of Man," and the beginning of, "The Age Of The Rat." The program was broadcast on the west coast on November 10, 1950. David Ellis (adaptor), George Steward (writer), John Dehner, Lawrence Dobkin, Lou Krugman (doubles), Michael Ann Barrett, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Parley Baer, Paul Frees (doubles), Peggy Webber, Ron Brogan, Roy Rowan (announcer), Ivan Ditmars (music). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11371. Escape. November 12, 1950. CBS net. "Earth Abides" Part 2. Sustaining. The magnificent conclusion to a very well-written story. Probably the best of the series. The program was broadcast on the west coast on November 17, 1950. John Dehner, Lawrence Dobkin, Parley Baer, Paul Frees, George Steward (writer), David Ellis (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ivan Ditmars (music), Peggy Webber, Jeffrey Silver (doubles), Lou Krugman (doubles), Michael Ann Barrett (doubles), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11372. Escape. November 19, 1950. CBS net. "Journey Into Fear". Sustaining. East coast broadcast. An exciting story about intrigue and assassination in the pre-war Balkans. The program was broadcast on the west coast on November 24, 1950. Eric Ambler (author), Ben Wright, Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Antony Ellis (adaptor), Wilms Herbert, Edgar Barrier, Rolfe Sedan, Anne Morrison, Jack Kruschen, Lou Krugman (doubles), Shimon Ruskin, Ivan Ditmars (composer, conductor). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11373. Escape. November 26, 1950. CBS net. "Funeral Fires". Sustaining. East coast broadcast. A raging plague, rioting natives, and stolen serum are some of the problems facing a doctor newly arrived to Lahore. The program was broadcast on the west coast on December 1, 1950. Ben Wright, Charles E. Israel (writer), Don Diamond, Georgia Ellis, Lamont Johnson, Leon Lontock, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Roy Rowan (announcer), Wilms Herbert, Ivan Ditmars (music), Lou Krugman. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11374. Escape. December 3, 1950. CBS net. "This Side Of Nowhere". Sustaining. East coast broadcast. A man and a woman with a quarter-million dollars crash their plane in an isolated Mexican village, and find danger and death. The program was broadcast on the west coast on December 8, 1950. William Conrad, Virginia Gregg, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Antony Ellis (writer), Don Diamond, Lou Krugman (doubles), Ralph Moody, Ivan Ditmars (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11375. Escape. December 10, 1950. CBS net. "A Passenger To Bali". Sustaining. East coast broadcast. A tramp steamer in the China Sea has a most unusual and evil passenger. The same script was previously performed (in an expanded version) on The Mercury Theatre On The Air on November 13, 1938 (see cat. #39416) and on "The Mercury Summer Theatre" (see cat. #52743). The program was broadcast on the west coast on December 15, 1950. John Dehner, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ellis St. Joseph (author), Lou Merrill, Lou Krugman (doubles), Michael Ann Barrett, Wilms Herbert, Bruce Payne, Ivan Ditmars (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11376. Escape. December 17, 1950. CBS net. "Wild Jack Rhett". Sustaining. An excellent story about the old west and a great show-down on Main Street. The program was broadcast on the west coast on December 22, 1950. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on February 15, 1953 (see cat. #110911). John Dehner, Parley Baer (narrator), Ernest Haycox (writer), John Meston (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Lou Krugman (doubles), Lawrence Dobkin, Junius Matthews, Russell Simpson, Jeanne Bates, Paul Dubov, Sam Edwards, Ivan Ditmars (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Grace Matthews. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11377. Escape. December 24, 1950. CBS net. "The Cave". Sustaining. A throughly great Christmas story about two ten-year-old boys and what they found in, "The Cave." The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on December 20, 1955 (see cat. #48589) and on "Romance" on December 22, 1956 (see cat. #70333). The program was broadcast on the west coast on December 29, 1950 (would they program a Christmas story on the 29th?). John Dehner, Georgia Ellis, Antony Ellis (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ivan Ditmars (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), Lou Krugman (doubles), Peggy Webber, Jay Novello, Charlie Lung, Wilms Herbert, Eileen Erskine. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11378. Escape. December 31, 1950. CBS net. "The Man Who Could Work Miracles". Sustaining. East Coast broadcast. The classic story about the bloke who could. The script was used previously on "Escape" on September 19, 1948 (see cat. #65850). The story was broadcast on the west coast on January 5, 1951. H. G. Wells (author), Ben Wright, John Dehner, Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producder, director), Lou Krugman (doubles), Eileen Erskine (doubles), Wilms Herbert, Del Castillo (composer, adaptor), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11379. Escape. January 7, 1951. CBS net. "Conquest". Sustaining. East coast broadcast. The first man to conquer Mt. Everest finds another man's cigarette lighter at the top! The program was broadcast on the west coast on January 12, 1951. William Conrad, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leonard Lee (writer), David Ellis (adaptor), Del Castillo (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), Lou Krugman (doubles), Lawrence Dobkin, Ramsay Hill, Jack Kruschen, Larry Thor, Ben Wright. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45581. Escape. January 14, 1951. Program #41. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "A Bullet For Mr. Smith". Cloaks and daggers in postwar Switzerland. An American agent is instructed to assassinate an enemy agent named "Mr. Smith," but who is he? The program was broadcast on the west coast on January 19, 1951. No furth broadcasts until February 11, 1951. Antony Ellis (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Ivan Ditmars (music), John Dehner, Jeanne Bates, Ben Wright, Lawrence Dobkin, Harry Bartell, Edgar Barrier, Jack Kruschen, Roy Rowan (announcer), Lou Krugman. 30:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11380. Escape. February 11, 1951. CBS net. "The Killer Mine". Sustaining. A British army deserter finds himself working in a mine below sea level in Cornwall. The program was broadcast on the west coast on February 16, 1951. John Dehner, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Hammond Innes (writer), Antony Ellis (adaptor), Del Castillo (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), Lou Krugman (doubles), Eileen Erskine, Tony Barrett, Raymond Lawrence, Wilms Herbert, Jay Novello. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11381. Escape. February 18, 1951. CBS net. "The Follower". Sustaining. A good adventure story set in Mexico, as a man tries to find his missing wife. The program was broadcast on the west coast on February 23, 1951. The last program of the series until July 11, 1951. William Conrad, Georgia Ellis, Lou Krugman (doubles), Virginia Gregg, Harry Bartell, Patrick Quentin (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Del Castillo (composer, conductor), Don Diamond, Sidney Miller. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11382. Escape. July 11, 1951. CBS net. "The Island". Sustaining. Two Marines fighting the Japs on Okinawa come upon the ultimate "Terror Weapon"...a beautiful girl! The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on March 8, 1953. Harry Bartell, William Conrad, Millard Kaufman (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Michael Ann Barrett, Edgar Barrier, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Lou Krugman, Charlie Lung. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11383. Escape. July 18, 1951. CBS net. "Macao". Sustaining. An action story set in the teeming Asian city and a woman who makes the "Dragon Lady" seem tame. Raymond Burr, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Michael Ann Barrett, Stacy Harris, Lou Krugman (doubles), Charlie Lung, Paul Dubov, Frank Gerstle, Leith Stevens (composer), Wilbur Hatch (conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Herb Purdum (writer). 30:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24309. Escape. July 25, 1951. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. "The Earthmen". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Regal Pale Beer (local). A fine sci-fi story about the strange reception accorded the first Earthmen on Mars. A different story from "Mars is Heaven," even though they were both written by the same author. Byron Kane, Georgia Ellis, Hans Conried, Harry Bartell, Jack Kruschen, John Dehner, Lawrence Dobkin, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Lou Krugman (doubles), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Parley Baer, Ray Bradbury (author), Roy Rowan (announcer), Sidney Miller, Walter Newman (adaptor). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24310. Escape. August 1, 1951. CBS net. "The Gladiator". Sustaining. A champion prize-fighter thinks he's retiring from the ring...but he has one more fight...with the biggest man he's ever seen! William Conrad, Lou Krugman (doubles), Byron Kane, Paul Frees, Lillian Buyeff, Ted Osborne, Millard Kaufman (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11384. Escape. August 8, 1951. CBS net. "Up Periscope". Sustaining. A good story about an American in charge of an old broken down Chinese submarine fighting the Japs with the odds all against them. Hy Averback, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Alec Hudson (writer), William Froug (adaptor), Leith Stevens (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), Lou Krugman (doubles), Harry Bartell, Edgar Barrier, Ben Wright, Byron Kane, Charlie Lung. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45575. Escape. August 15, 1951. CBS net. "A Rough Shoot". Sustaining. A man shoots a poacher on an English estate and uncovers a new Nazi plot to take over Britain! Geoffrey Household (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Arthur Ross (adaptor), Ben Wright, John Dehner, Stan Waxman, Mary Lansing, Howard McNear, Lawrence Dobkin, Lou Krugman (doubles), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40765. Escape. August 22, 1951. CBS net. "The Silent Horror". Sustaining. A man goes to live with a savage tribe in the Borneo jungles after a broken love affair. There, he confronts his greatest horror...a stopped watch! Hugh Cave (writer), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Lou Krugman (doubles), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Clarence Cassell (announcer), Harry Bartell, Jack Kruschen, Georgia Ellis, Ben Wright, Anne Diamond, Stan Waxman. 29:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

65862. Escape. August 29, 1951. CBS net. "The Man Who Stole The Bible". Sustaining. It's Mardi Gras time in New Orleans, and a salesman has a date with the devil! The script was previously used on "Escape" on May 5, 1950 (see cat. #13225) and on "Suspense" on November 25, 1956 (see cat. #64925). The program leaves the air until October 12, 1952. Gwen Bagni (writer), John Bagni (writer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Sam Pierce, Nan Boardman, Mary Shipp (doubles), Lou Krugman, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Ben Wright, Joseph Kearns, Jeff Corey, Wally Maher (doubles), Peter Leeds (doubles), Clarence Cassell (announcer). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45951. Escape. October 12, 1952. CBS net. "Gringo". Sustaining. A great tale of adventure, romance, and treasure; south of the border. E. Jack Neuman (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), Edgar Barrier, Lillian Buyeff, Parley Baer, John Meston (editorial supervisor). 30:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

90738. Escape. October 26, 1952. CBS net. "Robert Of Huntingdon". Sustaining. Robin and his friends in Sherwood Forest foil the sheriff once again. Antony Ellis (adaptor), William Conrad (doubles), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Lawrence Dobkin, Jack Kruschen, John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Harry Bartell, Herb Ellis, Edgar Barrier, Vic Perrin, John Stevenson, Peter Leeds, Roy Rowan (announcer). 28:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

45952. Escape. November 2, 1952. CBS net. "The Running Man". Sustaining. A man alone at night near the Caribbean, a beautiful woman comes towards, "The Running Man." Herb Purdum (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad, Vic Perrin, Michael Ann Barrett, Jeanne Bates, Ralph Moody, Don Diamond, Barney Phillips, Byron Kane. 30:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4407. Escape. November 9, 1952. CBS net. "The Return". Sustaining. A traveler in North Africa, seeking the "perfect place," finds it with the help of a blind beggar. However, perfection proves to be more than he bargained for. The script was subsequently used on "Escape" on April 1, 1954 (see cat. #110909). Kathleen Hite (writer), Norman Macdonnell (director), Lawrence Dobkin, Edgar Barrier, Paul Dubov, Jeanne Bates, Howard Culver, Lou Krugman, George Walsh (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45576. Escape. November 16, 1952. CBS net. "The Loup-Garou". Sustaining. A hunt in the swamps of the Louisiana bayous for the fabled spirit that can change into an animal. The story was subsequently used on "Romance" on January 14, 1956 (see cat. #8437). William Froug (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), John Dehner, Georgia Ellis, Forrest Lewis, Tom Tully, Lou Krugman, Jack Kruschen, Don Diamond, John Meston (editorial supervisor). 30:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45579. Escape. December 7, 1952. CBS net. "Incident In Quito". Sustaining. A man trades his nagging wife to a tribe of headhunters for ten shrunken heads. Ross Murray (writer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad, Roy Rowan (announcer), Antony Ellis (director), Larry Thor, Jeanne Bates, Edgar Barrier, Don Diamond, Fay Baker, Jack Kruschen, Tony Barrett, John Meston (editorial supervisor), Norman Macdonnell (producer). 30:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45580. Escape. December 14, 1952. CBS net. "Four Went Home". Sustaining. Four G.I.'s decide to escape from a Nazi prison camp as the war comes to an end. Antony Ellis (writer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad (doubles), Roy Rowan (announcer), John Dehner, Bob Sweeney, Peter Leeds, Jack Kruschen, John Meston (editorial supervisor), Norman Macdonnell (producer). 30:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65864. Escape. December 21, 1952. CBS net. "The Man Who Liked Dickens". Sustaining. An Englishman is imprisoned in the Brazilian jungles by a madman who insists that he read all the works of Charles Dickens, over and over. The story was previously used on, "The Columbia Workshop" of June 12, 1939 (see cat. #4879). Terry Kilburn, Evelyn Waugh (author), Joseph Kearns, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Antony Ellis (director), Roy Rowan (announcer), John Meston (adaptor), Ramsay Hill, Joe Cranston, William Conrad, Norman Macdonnell (producer). 29:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

90737. Escape. January 18, 1953. CBS net. "A Matter Of Conscience". Sustaining. A temple on the island of Bali has been desecrated by three British chaps. The system cue has been deleted. Antony Ellis (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dehner, John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad, Roy Rowan (announcer), Parley Baer, Ben Wright, Harry Bartell, Jack Kruschen, Don Diamond, Terry Kilburn. 29:22. Audio condition: Good. Complete as above.

24311. Escape. January 25, 1953. CBS net. "Diary Of A Madman". Sustaining. An excellent story about a band of Nazi deserters in the Sahara Desert, determined to become kings of "The Empire Of The Niger." Ben Wright, Harry Bartell, Lawrence Dobkin, Edgar Barrier, Barney Phillips, Paul Richards, Roy Rowan (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Les Crutchfield (writer), John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad (doubles). 30:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63787. Escape. February 1, 1953. CBS net. "A Study In Wax". Sustaining. Two men are stuck in an Arctic cabin for six months. When the radio burns down, they start getting on each other's nerves. Tragedy follows. The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on August 16, 1955 (see cat. #24237). William Conrad (doubles), Antony Ellis (writer), Stacy Harris, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (music), Roy Rowan (announcer). 27:48. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

63173. Escape. February 8, 1953. CBS net. "Jetsam". Sustaining. Junius Peabody is an alcoholic, broke, and on a beach on an island at the end of nowhere. Finding a fortune in ambergris, his troubles are only beginning! John Russell (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director, adaptor), John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Charlie Lung, John Dehner, Roy Rowan (announcer), Lawrence Dobkin, Edgar Barrier (narrator), Ben Wright, William Conrad. 30:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

110911. Escape. February 15, 1953. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Wild Jack Rhett". Sustaining. An excellent story about the old west and a great show-down on Main Street. The story was broadcast previously on "Escape" on December 17, 1950 (see cat. #11376) and on December 22, 1950. John Dehner, Parley Baer, Harry Bartell, Lawrence Dobkin, Georgia Ellis, Howard McNear, Herb Ellis, Peter Leeds, Lou Krugman, Ernest Haycox (writer), John Meston (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), George Walsh (announcer). 27:54. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

65865. Escape. February 22, 1953. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. "I Saw Myself Running". Sustaining. An interesting visit to a world of dreams. A woman meet herself in her dreams...and she sees herself running! The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on May 24, 1955 (see cat. #46418). Antony Ellis (writer, director), John Meston (editorial supervisor), Georgia Ellis, Sammie Hill, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), John Stevenson, Edgar Barrier, Charlotte Lawrence, Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 23:00. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

63792. Escape. March 1, 1953. CBS net. "The Tramp". Sustaining. A trio of Limeys has a go at the piracy of an old hulk and her drunken captain. This is a network version of cat. #5578. See cat. #64921 for the same story, produced on "Suspense" on July 25, 1956. Ben Wright, Antony Ellis (producer, writer, director), Jay Novello, Charlie Lung, Tudor Owen, Alec Harford, Lou Krugman, Charles Davis, John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad. 29:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

5578. Escape. March 1, 1953. Program #66. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Tramp". A trio of Limeys has a go at the piracy of an old hulk and her drunken captain. See cat. #63792 for a network version of this broadcast. See cat. #64921 for the same story, produced on "Suspense" on July 25, 1956. Ben Wright, Antony Ellis (producer, writer, director), Jay Novello, Charlie Lung, Tudor Owen, Alec Harford, Lou Krugman, Charles Davis, John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), George Walsh (announcer), William Conrad. 30:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63793. Escape. March 15, 1953. CBS net. "The Man With The Steel Teeth". Sustaining. An American journalist is arrested in Moscow by the Secret Police. He is imprisoned and tortured to get him to confess to false charges...by a man with steel teeth! An adventure-filled escape follows, with a surprise ending. The program is unusual in that it contains considerable dialogue in Russian (with no translation). The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on February 17, 1955 (see cat. #76037). John Dehner (writer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Jack Kruschen, John Meston (editorial supervisor), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Harry Bartell, Roy Rowan (announcer), Charlotte Lawrence, Steve Roberts, Paul Dubov, William Conrad. 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

3577. Escape. March 22, 1953. CBS net. "Pressure". Sustaining. A suspenseful story about an American sub trapped underwater for many hours by a Jap destroyer. Richard Chandlee (writer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Larry Thor (narrator), Hy Averback, Herb Ellis, Jerry Hausner, Frank Gerstle, Kurt Martell, Eddie Firestone, Gus Bayz (sound effects), Ralph Cummings (sound effects), Jack Sixsmith (sound effects), Leith Stevens (composer, condductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad (doubles), Bob Sweeney. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3578. Escape. March 29, 1953. CBS net. "The Invader". Sustaining. An exciting science fiction tale about a hen-packed little man who contacts a spaceship visiting from another star. Michael Gray (writer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Howard McNear, Fay Baker, Edgar Barrier, Paul Frees, Peter Leeds, Bill Bissell, Leroy Leonard, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (anouncer), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11385. Escape. April 5, 1953. CBS net. "A Sleeping Draught". Sustaining. A sea captain commands a ship carrying four hundred convicts to Australia. He makes a strange deal with their leader; a murderous man who's killed three times, but who is a man of honor! The script was previously used on the program on October 1, 1950 (see cat. #65861) and subsequently on "Suspense" on June 16, 1956 (see cat. #91331). Alec Harford, Antony Ellis (producer, writer), Ben Wright, Charlie Lung, Eric Snowden, John Dodsworth, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Richard Peel, Roy Rowan (announcer), S. A. Bolt (adaptor), Westin Martyr (writer), William Conrad. 30:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44957. Escape. April 12, 1953. CBS net. "Classified Secret". Sustaining. Spies on a cross-country bus...and counterspies along for the ride. Parley Baer, Charlotte Lawrence, Peter Leeds, William Conrad, Roy Rowan (announcer), Georgia Ellis, Miriam Kruschen, Tim Graham, Leroy Leonard, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Antony Ellis (writer, producer, director). 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

5579. Escape. April 19, 1953. CBS net. "El Guitarero". Sustaining. The program is interrupted for a Korean war prisoner exchange bulletin. A Mexican finds out whether of not a poet will fight for what he loves. Eddie Firestone, Jack Kruschen, Lillian Buyeff, Charlie Lung, Herb Ellis, Jose Baroso (guitarist), E. Jack Neuman (writer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Roy Rowan (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Herman (reporting from Korea), William Conrad. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

13227. Escape. April 26, 1953. CBS net. "The Derelict". Sustaining. Three men and a woman are adrift with a cargo of gold. Charlotte Lawrence, Joseph Kearns, Charlie Lung, Ben Wright, Larry Roman (adaptor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Victor Schwartz (author), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

13228. Escape. May 3, 1953. CBS net, WEEI, Boston aircheck. "Lily and The Colonel". Sustaining. A story the Mau Maus on the rampage in colonial British Africa. The recording includes the first five minutes of "The Quiz Kids" following. The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on May 17, 1955 (see cat. #11318). John Dehner (writer), Ben Wright, Paula Winslowe, Lou Krugman, Antony Ellis (producer, director), Leith Stevens (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad, Ramsay Hill, Dave Young. 35 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

44973. Escape. May 10, 1953. CBS net. "The Vessel Of Wrath". Sustaining. The story of an incorrigible drunken bum on a tropical paradise in the Dutch East Indies. The story was made into a film in 1938 (and 1955) as "The Beachcomber." Alan Reed, Ben Wright (narrator), David Young, Eric Snowden, Jeanette Nolan, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Parley Baer, Roy Rowan (announcer), W. Somerset Maugham (author), Antony Ellis (producer, adaptor, director), William Conrad. 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

3579. Escape. May 17, 1953. CBS net. "North Of Polaris". Sustaining. Three astronauts arrive on a desolate planet. Charles Smith (writer), William Conrad (doubles), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Hy Averback, Eddie Firestone, Vivi Janis, Ralph Moody, Frank Gerstle, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65866. Escape. May 31, 1953. CBS net. "A Good Thing". Sustaining. Two brothers journey into the jungles to study a tribe of headhunters. Only one of them comes back...with a guilty secret! Kathleen Hite (writer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Jack Kruschen, John Dehner, Roy Rowan (announcer), Tony Barrett, Herb Butterfield, William Conrad. 27:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

24312. Escape. June 7, 1953. CBS net. "The Voyages Of Sinbad". Sustaining. An excellent adaptation of the Islamic fantasy. Sinbad escapes from, "The Cave Of The Dead," only to become a prisoner of, "The Old Man Of The Sea." Roy Rowan (announcer), Ted de Corsia, Parley Baer, Amanda Blake, Georgia Ellis, Ben Wright, Joseph Kearns, Whitfield Connor, Larry Thor, Herb Butterfield, Antony Ellis (producer, director), Kurt Martell, Leith Stevens (conductor), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65867. Escape. June 14, 1953. CBS net. "Clear For Action". Sustaining. A swashbuckling sea adventure. An American captain plans a surprise for both a British and a French Man 'O War. The program opening has been deleted, the final 27:53 of the program only. Ben Wright, John Dehner, John Stevenson, Tudor Owen, Vivi Janis, David Young, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (anouncer), Richard Peel, Antony Ellis (writer, producer, director, adaptor), William Conrad (doubles). 27:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65868. Escape. June 21, 1953. CBS net. "The Far Away Island". Sustaining. An embezzler hiding in French Polynesia is on the run from a man planning to drag him back to the states...his son! A good story. The program closing has been deleted. Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Charles Smith (writer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Ted de Corsia, Tony Barrett, Edgar Barrier, Marion Richman, Vic Perrin, Jack Kruschen, Richard Peel, George Walsh (announcer), William Conrad. 28:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65869. Escape. July 5, 1953. CBS net. "A Source Of Irritation". Sustaining. During the war, a rural British farmer is kidnapped by a Nazi pilot and taken to Germany. His resemblence to a well-known French traitor leads to a clever plan by the Germans, despite the farmer's desire to return to his turnips. A well-written and performed story. The program opening is slightly upcut. Ben Wright, Charlie Lung, Antony Ellis (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Stacy Aumonier (author), Meyer Dolinsky (adaptor), Hy Averback, Paul Frees (doubles), Jack Kruschen, Betty Harford, John Dodsworth, Alec Harford, Ramsay Hill, William Conrad, Richard Peel. 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42028. Escape. July 12, 1953. CBS net. "The Out-Station". Sustaining. An English gentleman in the jungles of Borneo has to endure a difficult assistant. Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), W. Somerset Maugham (author), Terry Kilburn, William Conrad, Antony Ellis (produced, adaptor, director), Ben Wright, David Young, Richard Peel, Alistair Duncan, Richard Peel. 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13229. Escape. July 19, 1953. CBS net. "Open Boat". Sustaining. Four men in a small boat try to make it to land. This is not an easy thing to do. William Conrad (performer, narrator), Stephen Crane (author), Roy Rowan (announcer), Bob Sweeney, E. Jack Neuman (adaptor), Tom Tully, Edgar Barrier, David Young, Jack Carroll, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Antony Ellis (producer, director). 30:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47005. Escape. July 26, 1953. CBS net. "The Notebook". Sustaining. A story about claim jumpers and a pack of wolves in the old West. William J. Radcliff (writer), John Dehner, Joseph Kearns, William Conrad (doubles), Roy Rowan (announcer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor). 30:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47006. Escape. August 2, 1953. CBS net. "The Red Forest". Sustaining. A Montana forest fire surrounds a group of men pressed into service to fight it...along with one girl! The script was previously used on "Escape" on August 11, 1950 (see cat. #11363). Antony Ellis (writer, producer, director), William Conrad (doubles), Georgia Ellis, Tom Tully, Jay Novello, Parley Baer, John Dehner, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer). 30:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47007. Escape. August 9, 1953. CBS net. "Three Skeleton Key". Sustaining. The classic about the lighthouse and the rats. The story was previously produced on "Escape" on November 15, 1949 (see cat. #11353) and on March 17, 1950 (see cat. #65790). The story was also produced on "Suspense" on November 11, 1956 (see cat. #72348) and October 19, 1958 (see cat. #2230). Antony Ellis (performer, director), Ben Wright, George Toudouze (author), George Walsh (announcer), James Poe (adaptor), Jay Novello, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Paul Frees (doubles), William Conrad. 30:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47008. Escape. August 16, 1953. CBS net. "The Thirteenth Truck". Sustaining. An Allied expedition attempts to blow up a Nazi airfield in North Africa...by joining a Nazi truck convoy through the desert! The story has a good surprise ending! Alec Harford, Alistair Duncan, Antony Ellis (performer, director), Cecil Carnes (author), Charlie Lung, Richard Peel, Douglas A. Smith (author), Gus Bayz (adaptor), Hy Averback, Roy Rowan (announcer), Jack Kruschen, Roy Rowan (announcer), Douglas Smith (author), Leith Stevens (music), William Conrad, Paul Frees. 30:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47009. Escape. August 23, 1953. CBS net. "The Man From Tomorrow". Sustaining. A former fighter pilot is trained to develop his five senses beyond those of ordinary men...and to possibly develop a sixth sense! The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on September 1, 1957 (see cat. #46414). Barney Phillips, Kurt Martell, Edgar Barrier, Irving Reis (writer), Jack Carroll, Lawrence Dobkin, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Vivi Janis, Antony Ellis (producer, director), William Conrad, Barney Phillips. 29:49. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47010. Escape. August 30, 1953. CBS net. "The Game". Sustaining. Two boys, one gun and a game of Russian Roulette. Good radio. One public service announcement and the program closing has been deleted, the story is complete. Antony Ellis (writer, producer, director), Leith Stevens (music), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Conrad, John Dehner, Eddie Firestone, Sam Edwards. 27:07. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

48217. Escape. September 6, 1953. CBS net. "Train From Olbiefelde". Sponsored by: Plymouth. The story of a cold war search for a bomb aboard a train carrying an important nuclear scientist. The commercials and/or public service announcements have been deleted. Ross Murray (writer), William Conrad (doubles), Roy Rowan (announcer), Leith Stevens (music), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Lawrence Dobkin, Fritz Feld, Alistair Duncan, Byron Kane, Richard Peel, Jerry Gaylor, Gladys Holland. 27:17. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

6904. Escape. September 13, 1953. CBS net. "The Abominable Snowman". Sustaining. An excellent horror story set in the Himalayas. William Conrad (doubles), Hy Averback, Antony Ellis (writer, producer, director), Tony Barrett, Edgar Barrier, Jack Kruschen, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48218. Escape. September 20, 1953. CBS net. "The Log". Sustaining. The last voyage of a submarine without a country. James Nusser, Lawrence Dobkin, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Marianne Mosner (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), Antony Ellis (producer, director), Byron Kane, Kurt Martell, Richard Peel, Eric Snowden, Frank Gerstle, Francis Rosenwald (writer), Alan Reed, William Conrad. 30:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48219. Escape. September 27, 1953. CBS net. "The Untouchable". Sustaining. A good story about a man who is deathly afraid of leprosy who is forced to confront the "untouchables" of India. The program opening is slightly upcut. James Henderson (writer), John Dehner, Antony Ellis (producer, director), Parley Baer, Jack Kruschen, Charles Davis, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Joan Danton, William Conrad. 29:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

48220. Escape. October 4, 1953. CBS net. "Zero Hour". Sustaining. The classic story about the game of "Invasion" and the visit of "Drill." The story was previously used on "Dimension X" on June 17, 1950 (see cat. #3818) and subsequently on "Suspense" on April 5, 1955 (see cat. #16388 and #76073), on "X Minus One" on December 5, 1956 (see cat. #1099), again on Suspense on May 18, 1958 (see cat. #16427) and on "Future Tense on May 9, 1974 (see cat. #13271). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast by NBC during June, 1973. Antony Ellis (adaptor, producer, director), Eve McVeagh, Isa Ashdown, John Dehner (narrator), Mary McGovern, Paula Winslowe, Ray Bradbury (author), Roy Rowan (announcer), William Johnstone, Leith Stevens (music), William Conrad. 23:39. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

48221. Escape. October 11, 1953. CBS net. "Elementals". Sponsored by: Plymouth. Can a loving couple be made to fight each other over a crust of bread? A wealthy man's experiment in terror. The script was previously used on "Author's Playhouse" on March 4, 1941 (see cat. #53241) and subsequently on "Suspense" on June 12, 1960 (see cat. #11339). Stephen Vincent Benet (author), William Conrad, Meyer Dolinsky (adaptor), Antony Ellis (director), Tony Barrett, Georgia Ellis, Ben Wright, Byron Kane, Rex Koury (organist), Roy Rowan (announcer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

11386. Escape. March 11, 1954. CBS net. "The Bird Of Paradise". Sustaining. An adventurer finds an island of riches and promptly becomes its prisoner. John Dehner, John Russell (author), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Meston (adaptor), Lawrence Dobkin, Jeanne Bates, Ben Wright, Edgar Barrier (narrator), George Walsh (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5241. Escape. March 18, 1954. CBS net. "Violent Night". Sustaining. An excellent story about an American plantation owner in a Latin American country who must avoid the local revolutionary who has sworn to kill him. The program is possibly dated April 1, 1954. William Conrad (doubles), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director),Les Crutchfield (writer), Leith Stevens (music), George Walsh (announcer), Joyce McCluskey, Don Diamond, Ben Wright, Edgar Barrier, Michael Ann Barrett, Byron Kane, Dick Beals. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47011. Escape. March 25, 1954. CBS net. "The Second Shot". Sustaining. A hot-headed young officer has challenged five of his fellow cadets to a duel and has won them all. He then finds a very good reason to challenge his commanding officer to yet another duel...with surprising results. Alexandre Dumas (author), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), John Dehner, Vic Perrin, Jack Kruschen, Lou Krugman, Ellen Morgan, Ben Wright, Harry Bartell, George Walsh (announcer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad. 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

110909. Escape. April 1, 1954. CBS net. "The Return". Sustaining. A traveler in North Africa, seeking the "perfect place," finds it with the help of a blind beggar. However, perfection proves to be more than he bargained for. The story was previously produced on "Escape" on November 9, 1952 (see cat. #4407). Lawrence Dobkin, Edgar Barrier, Paul Dubov, Jeanne Bates, Howard Culver, Lou Krugman, Kathleen Hite (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (music), George Walsh (announcer), William Conrad. 30:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24313. Escape. April 8, 1954. CBS net. "The Scarlet Plague". Sustaining. A good story about an unknown disease that threatens to wipe out of all mankind! The system cue has been deleted. Barney Phillips, Eleanor Tanin, George Walsh (announcer), Jack London (author), John Dehner, John Larch, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Les Crutchfield (adaptor), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Parley Baer, Sam Edwards, Vic Perrin, Virginia Gregg, William Conrad. 24:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

47012. Escape. April 15, 1954. CBS net. "Affair At Mandrake". Sustaining. A British officer vs. a Nazi spy at Dunkirk, with a surprise ending! "Escape" would be pre-empted the next four weeks, returning on May 20, 1954. Ben Wright (writer, performer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), John Dehner, Richard Peel, Parley Baer, Joseph Kearns, Gary Montgomery, Lawrence Dobkin, George Walsh (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad. 24:47. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13230. Escape. May 20, 1954. CBS net, WEEI, Boston aircheck. "The Adversary". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Jenny Gasoline (local), West Buick (local), Chesterfield. (local), CBS-Columbia Television/ Massachusetts Appliance (local). A deep sea dive...for one or two? The program is preceded by five minutes of network news read by Robert Trout (Senator Joseph McCarthy won't boycott the Army-McCarthy hearings, but may refuse to testify, the Communists are strengthening their forces around Hanoi), followed by five minutes of local (WEEI, Boston) news, Ralph Morse reporting. The program was recorded on April 29, 1954. No "Escape" program was scheduled for May 27, 1954. Lawrence Dobkin, Ben Wright, John Dehner, Vic Perrin (narrator), Robert Trout (newscaster), William Conrad, John Russell (writer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Norman Macdonnell (adaptor, producer, director), Alec Harford, Charlie Lung, Barney Phillips, George Walsh (announcer), Ralph Morse (WEEI newscaster). 34:22. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

44975. Escape. June 3, 1954. CBS net. "An Ordinary Man". Sustaining. A man tells a beautiful woman that he meets on an ocean liner that he's an importer of jewels...and his adventure begins! The program was recorded on May 27, 1954. Norman Macdonnell (producer director), Kathleen Hite (writer), Leith Stevens (music), Dan Cubberly (announcer), William Conrad, John Dehner, Virginia Gregg, Tony Barrett, Edgar Barrier, Harry Bartell, Eda Reiss Merin. 29:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

42029. Escape. June 10, 1954. CBS net. "Bencelina and The Fisherman". Sustaining. Running away on the Irish moors, a man and a gypsy woman try to escape from Charone, a huge man who wants the gypsy girl...and your death. John Dehner (writer, performer), Vic Perrin, Lawrence Dobkin, Paula Winslowe, Parley Baer, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Roy Rowan (announcer), Paul Frees. 29:55. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47450. Escape. June 17, 1954. CBS net. "Blood Waters". Sustaining. A trip up the Paraguay River in the jungles of Argentina, in search of sunken gold. An excellent adventure yarn...good radio! Tony Barrett (writer, performer), Vic Perrin, Jack Kruschen, Barney Phillips, Lillian Buyeff, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), George Walsh (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Paul Frees. 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13231. Escape. June 24, 1954. CBS net. "Judgment Day At Crippled Deer". Sustaining. An excellent story about a cabin in the Yukon just before a winter blizzard strikes and the "justice" of the folks within. Good radio! Lawrence Dobkin, Georgia Ellis, Harry Bartell, Les Crutchfield (writer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer, performer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Lou Krugman, Clayton Post, James Nusser, Paul Frees. 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47470. Escape. July 1, 1954. CBS net. "The Dark Wall". Sustaining. A good story about the unusual hospitality to be found in the small country of Andorra. John Dehner, Joyce McCluskey, Kathleen Hite (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), George Walsh (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Nestor Paiva, Ben Wright, Fritz Feld, Edgar Barrier, Paul Frees. 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6905. Escape. July 10, 1954. CBS net. "The Birds". Sustaining. 8:00 P.M. The story made famous by a 1963 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Man at war against the birds. Paul Frees, Daphne du Maurier (author), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Virginia Gregg, Ben Wright, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Robert Ryf (adaptor), George Walsh (announcer), John Dehner, Anne Morrison, Anne Whitfield, John Dodsworth. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65870. Escape. July 17, 1954. CBS net. "The Eye Of Evil". Sustaining. An excellent sound portrait of decay and mysticism in the Burmese jungles. This is a network version of cat. #16727. John Dehner, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Kathleen Hite (writer), Lynn Allen, Jack Kruschen, Parley Baer, Ben Wright, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer), Paul Frees. 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16727. Escape. July 17, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Eye Of Evil". An excellent sound portrait of decay and mysticism in the Burmese jungles. See cat. #65870 for a network version of this broadcast. Kathleen Hite (writer), John Dehner, Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Lynn Allen, Jack Kruschen, Parley Baer, Ben Wright, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer), Paul Frees. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16728. Escape. July 24, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Flood On The Goodwins". A Nazi spy commandeers a channel boat in a thick fog and demands to leave England. A one-armed man must try to stop him. The script was previously used on "Escape on November 1, 1949 (see cat. #110910). Vic Perrin, Betty Harper, David Devine (writer), Morton Fine (producer, director), David Friedkin (producer, director), James Poe (adaptor), Leith Stevens (music), George Walsh (announcer), Joseph Kearns, Ben Wright, William Conrad, Richard Peel, Alec Harford. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65863. Escape. July 31, 1954. CBS net. "Night Of The Guns". Sustaining. Two ex-haberdashers from Pittsburgh meet high adventure and danger during a revolution in Haiti. This is a network version of cat. #16729. Herb Ellis, Byron Kane, Jack Kruschen, Jay Novello, Lillian Buyeff, John Dehner, David Friedkin (writer, producer, director), Morton Fine (writer, producer, director), Shepard Menken, Paula Pascal, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer), William Conrad. 25:36. Audio condition: Very good. Apparently complete.

16729. Escape. July 31, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Night Of The Guns". Two ex-haberdashers from Pittsburgh meet high adventure and danger during a revolution in Haiti. See cat. #65863 for a network version of this broadcast. Herb Ellis, Byron Kane, Jack Kruschen, Jay Novello, Lillian Buyeff, John Dehner, David Friedkin (writer, producer, director), Morton Fine (writer, producer, director), Shepard Menken, Paula Pascal, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13226. Escape. August 7, 1954. CBS net. "The Price Of The Head". Sustaining. A story about the special value of a red headed drunkard in the South Pacific. The script was previously used on "Escape" on October 19, 1952. Ben Wright, Hans Conried, Herb Butterfield, Jack Kruschen, John Russell (author), Mary Jane Croft, David Friedkin (producer, director), Morton Fine (producer, director), John Meston (adaptor), George Walsh (announcer), Clayton Post, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad. 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51523. Escape. August 14, 1954. CBS net. "The Coward". Sustaining. A good story about a pilot who tries to return to a deserted Caribbean island on which is a wrecked plane loaded with money. E. Jack Neuman (writer), Barney Phillips, Virginia Gregg, Lou Merrill, Herb Butterfield, Bill Anders (announcer), David Friedkin (producer, director), Morton Fine (producer, director), William Conrad, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Frank Paris ("assistant"), Bob Chadwick (engineer), Tom Hanley (sound), Vern Surrey (sound), Lou Krugman. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

11387. Escape. August 21, 1954. CBS net. "Two and Two Make Four". Sustaining. Never doubt your own senses, even if they tell you that you're crazy! Shepard Menken, Joyce McCluskey, Tudor Owen, Richard Peel, Walter Browne Neuman (writer), Morton Fine (producer, director), David Friedkin (producer, director), Betty Harper, Dick Ryan, Melitza Milo, Bill Anders (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad, James Baron. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11388. Escape. August 28, 1954. CBS net. "The King Of Owanatu". Sustaining. A story of black pearls on a hidden tropical island and the strange white man who ruled with his most beautiful daughter. Tony Barrett, Clayton Post, Joseph Kearns, Sammie Hill, Jack Carroll, Bill Anders (announcer), Robert Tallman (writer), David Friedkin (producer, director), Morton Fine (producer, director), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44974. Escape. September 4, 1954. CBS net. "The Boiling Sea". Sustaining. A good story about a "Victory Ship" returning home after the war, trapped in the caldera of a newly active volcano rising from the sea! Bill Anders (announcer), Clayton Post, David Friedkin (producer, director), Harry Bartell, Herb Butterfield, Herb Ellis, Jack Moyles, Jim Hayward, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Morton Fine (producer, director), Ted de Corsia, Tony Barrett, Vincent McCue (author), John Dunkel (adaptor), William Conrad. 29:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49162. Escape. September 11, 1954. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. "Carnival In Vienna". Sustaining. Johnny Allison, a carnival low-life, uses a sabotaged Ferris Wheel to forge his way into $23,000. The system cue has been deleted. Barney Phillips, David Friedkin (writer, producer, director), George Pirrone, George Walsh (announcer), Hans Conried, Jack Kruschen, Jack Moyles, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Lillian Buyeff, Morton Fine (writer, producer, director), Robert Boone, William Conrad. 30:35. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

49161. Escape. September 18, 1954. CBS net. "The Target". Sustaining. The search for Arthur Matson, an American on the run, on the island of Mas Afuera, off the coast of Chile. David Friedkin (producer, director), Edgar Barrier, George Walsh (announcer), Hans Conried, Herb Butterfield, Jay Novello, Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Mary Jane Croft, Melitza Milo, Morton Fine (producer, director), Tony Barrett (writer), Whitfield Connor, William Conrad. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24314. Escape. September 25, 1954. CBS net. "The Heart Of Kali". Sustaining. An excellent chiller with a delightful ending; a fine way to end the series (being replaced by "Gunsmoke"). William Conrad bids farewell to the listeners. A man will do anything, even kill, to obtain a ruby as big as a grenade! Morton Fine (producer, director), David Friedkin (producer, director), Paul Richards, Edgar Barrier, Jack Kruschen, Lou Krugman, Paul Frees (doubles), Clayton Post, Herb Butterfield, Lou Merrill, Ross Murray (writer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer). 28:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 238 programs.