Quiet Please

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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


46032. Quiet Please. June 8, 1947. Mutual net. "Nothing Behind The Door". Sustaining. The first show of the series. What's in the strange house next to the Mount Wilson observatory? When the man says "nothing," he really means it! Martin Lawrence, James Van Dyke, Pat O'Malley, Gene Perazzo (organist), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47256. Quiet Please. June 15, 1947. Mutual net. "I Have Been Looking For You". Sustaining. A sad love story about a couple who finally found each other and died with smiles on their faces. Announced as the second show of the series. Guest Claudia Morgan is Mrs. Ernest Chappell. Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Claudia Morgan, Peggy Stanley, Martin Wolfson, Gene Perazzo (organist). 29:31. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

47261. Quiet Please. June 22, 1947. Mutual net. "We Were Here First". Sustaining. A story of giants and giant killers. Excellent radio! Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Nancy Douglas, Walter Black, Kermit Murdock, Gene Perazzo (organist). 29:29. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

47262. Quiet Please. June 29, 1947. Mutual net. "The Ticket Taker". Sustaining. A gang of Chicago mobsters comes up against, "The Ticket Taker." "You need a ticket to get knocked off!" Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Floyd Buckley, Gene Perazzo (organist), Lon Clark, Pat O'Malley, Roc Rogers, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:11. Audio condition: Poor. Complete.

46054. Quiet Please. July 3, 1947. Mutual net. "Cornelia". Sustaining. A high school romance goes sour. Very, very, sour. Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Gene Perazzo (organist), Peggy Stanley, Walter Black, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Anne Seymour. 29:57. Audio condition: Fair. Complete.

46055. Quiet Please. July 27, 1947. Mutual net. "I Remember Tomorrow". Sustaining. A gang of criminals hires an alcoholic physicist to build a time machine for them, and he does just that. The scientist finds that he doesn't much like what the future holds in store! Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Frank Dane, Frederick Bell, Gene Perazzo (organist), Kermit Murdock, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:20. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

46029. Quiet Please. August 3, 1947. Mutual net. "Inquest". Sustaining. Mr. Ross tells the story of his relations with his sister Eileen...to an unsympathetic jury. Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Gene Perazzo (organist), James Van Dyke, Pat O'Malley, Sylvia Cole, John Morely. 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46035. Quiet Please. August 10, 1947. Mutual net. "Bring Me To Life". Sustaining. A script writer for "Quiet Please" has a typewriter that types by itself! Whatever is typed (such as, "It was a stormy night") comes to pass (crash of thunder)! Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Helen Marcy, Walter Black, Walter Bryan, Gene Perazzo (organist). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47255. Quiet Please. September 10, 1947. Mutual net. "How Are You, Pal?". Sustaining. A man has just returned from prison, not as a convict, but as a worker! Charme Allen, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Pat O'Malley, Vicki Vola, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Gene Perazzo (organist). 30:23. Audio condition: Poor. Complete.

46038. Quiet Please. October 8, 1947. Mutual net. "Not Enough Time". Sustaining. A time-travel adventure fifty years into the past...to 1897. The traveler meets a lovely young lady with a large amount of patience. Catherine Meskill, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Gene Perazzo (organist), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Nancy Sheridan. 29:50. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

46037. Quiet Please. October 13, 1947. Mutual net. "Camera Obscura". Sustaining. A killer sees his victim return again and again in a "camera obscura," a fiendishly clever device! Gene Perazzo (organist), Charita Bauer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

46061. Quiet Please. October 29, 1947. Mutual net. "Don't Tell Me About Halloween". Sustaining. It's hard to be married to a witch, but it's even harder to try to kill her! Charita Bauer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Jim Boles, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Gene Perazzo (organist). 24:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47141. Quiet Please. November 5, 1947. Mutual net. "Take Me Out To The Graveyard". Sustaining. A cab driver gets a fare who wants a one-way trip out to the cemetery. The driver then gets another fare who wants the same thing, and another... Evie Juster, Gene Perazzo (organist), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Don Briggs, Ed Latimer. 24:33. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47392. Quiet Please. November 12, 1947. Mutual net. "Three". Sustaining. A good story about a man haunted by the number, "three." Les Tremayne (narrator), Vinton Hayworth, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Gene Perazzo (organist), Cameron Prud'Homme, Kermit Murdock, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"). 24:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47393. Quiet Please. November 19, 1947. Mutual net. "Kill Me Again". Sustaining. The story of a man who sold his soul...and made a profit on it! Never try to get the better of, "Mr. Hellman!" An interesting story. Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Gene Perazzo (organist), James Monks, Pat O'Malley, Peggy Stanley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47394. Quiet Please. November 26, 1947. Mutual net. "In Memory Of Bernadine". Sustaining. A guy's life is helped along by the girl who was always there. The last appearance of Gene Parazzo as the show's organist. Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Gene Perazzo (organist), Melville Ruick (announcer), Nancy Sheridan. 24:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47395. Quiet Please. December 3, 1947. Mutual net. "Come In, Eddie". Sustaining. A good ghost story as "Eddie" returns from the dead for a visit with the two guys who killed him. The first appearance of Albert Buhrman as the show's organist. Albert Buhrman (organist), Arthur Kohl, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Les Tremayne (narrator), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47396. Quiet Please. December 10, 1947. Mutual net. "Some People Don't Die". Sustaining. An excellent story about the strange race of the living dead atop an isolated mesa. They're known as, "The Watchers." Albert Buhrman (organist), Anne Seymour, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Sid Cassell, Ted Osborne, William Adams, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47398. Quiet Please. December 17, 1947. Mutual net. "Little Fellow". Sustaining. A circus midget is given "The Scarab Of Cleopatra," and the three wishes that goes with it! Albert April (sound effects), Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:41. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47401. Quiet Please. December 31, 1947. Mutual net. "Rain On New Year's Eve". Sustaining. The writer of a horror movie gets in the last word. Possibly dated December 29, 1947 (in New York City) or January 5, 1948. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Muriel Kirkland, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47400. Quiet Please. January 7, 1948. Mutual net, WOR, New York aircheck. "Little Visitor". Sustaining. A locksmith with amnesia meets a strange little eight-year-old boy, who gives him some unusual advice! Albert Buhrman (organist), Audrey Christie, Charme Allen, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Michael Odist, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 25:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47402. Quiet Please. January 14, 1948. Mutual net. "The Room Where The Ghosts Lived". Sustaining. A dying man tells a ghost story to his doctor. He tells how he released the spirit of a woman dead 175 years, from a secret room in his house. Albert April (sound effects), Claudia Morgan, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), James Van Dyke, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Albert Buhrman (organist). 24:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47403. Quiet Please. January 21, 1948. Mutual net. "Baker's Dozen". Sustaining. A good story about the thirteenth juror in a murder trial, and why nobody pays any attention to him. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ed Latimer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Harry Worth, Jim Boles, Lotte Stavisky, Murray Forbes, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47404. Quiet Please. January 28, 1948. Mutual net. "Green Light". Sustaining. An excellent railroad story about a train wreck that never happened...or did it? Albert Buhrman (organist), Anne Seymour, Bill Huggins, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Gus Gordon, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47134. Quiet Please. February 2, 1948. Mutual net. "The Pathetic Fallacy". Sustaining. A scientist introduces his lovesick computer to the press, with unpredictable results. The show's theme song is announced as being the second movement from the D Minor Symphony by Cesar Franck. Albert Buhrman (organist), Charita Bauer, Ernest Chappell ("the man spoke to you"), Michael Fitzmaurice, Vicki Vola, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47131. Quiet Please. February 9, 1948. Mutual net. "A Red and White Guidon". Sustaining. A story of the U.S. Cavalry and the Indian Wars of the old West. There's no entrance to, "Fiddler's Green." Albert Buhrman (organist), Arthur Kohl, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Floyd Buckley, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47130. Quiet Please. February 16, 1948. Mutual net. "Whence Came You". Sustaining. An excellent horror story about a strange native woman in the lobby of Shepherd's Hotel in Cairo, and a newly discovered tomb in the Egyptian desert. Great radio! Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Murray Forbes, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Albert Buhrman (organist), Don Briggs, Martin Weaver. 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46030. Quiet Please. February 23, 1948. Mutual net. "Wear The Dead Man's Coat". Sustaining. "Wear the dead man's coat...and nobody takes note." An easy path to invisibility, and Kidneyfoot Cassidy takes the path. A good story! Albert Buhrman (organist), Ed Latimer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Leora Thatcher, Morton Lawrence, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47142. Quiet Please. March 1, 1948. Mutual net. "Sketch For A Screenplay". Sustaining. A movie about the war, and all too real! Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Frank Thomas, James Monks, Lotte Stavisky, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:49. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

47143. Quiet Please. March 8, 1948. Mutual net. "Never Send To Know". Sustaining. A private eye is hired by a ghost to find out who killed him! A good story! Albert Buhrman (organist), Edgar Stehli, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Nancy Sheridan, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47144. Quiet Please. March 22, 1948. Mutual net. "A Night To Forget". Sustaining. A radio performer starts experiencing what it's like to be dead. The script is similar to the "Lights Out" story, "Coffin In Studio B" (also written by Wyllis Cooper). See cat. #259. Albert April (sound effects), Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Jack Tyler, James Monks, Kermit Murdock, Lon Clark, Murray Forbes, Polly Cole, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47147. Quiet Please. April 5, 1948. Mutual net. "I Always Marry Juliet". Sustaining. Confessions of an eternal Romeo. A Shakespearean actor's memoirs, with a good surprise ending! Abby Lewis, Albert Buhrman (organist), Anne Seymour, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), James Monks, Margaret Draper, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 28:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

47148. Quiet Please. April 12, 1948. Mutual net. "Twelve To Five". Sustaining. A good story about an all-night disc jockey on a radio station, and the strange newscaster on the shift with him. The news stories all seem to be coming from the future! Mary Lee Joel, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Jack Lescoulie, Ed Latimer, Albert Buhrman (organist), Connie Lembcke, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"). 29:58. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

11157. Quiet Please. April 19, 1948. Mutual net. "Clarissa". Sustaining. An old man and his never-to-be-seen daughter. Albert Buhrman (organist), Bruno Wick, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Peggy Stanley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47146. Quiet Please. April 26, 1948. Mutual net. "Thirteen and Eight". Sustaining. A "lens louse" continually steps in front of a news photographer with surprising results! A good example of Albert Buhrman's organ composition and performance. Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Murray Forbes, Ed Wragge (?), Pat O'Malley, Albert Buhrman (organist). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47263. Quiet Please. May 3, 1948. Mutual net. "How Beautiful Upon The Mountain". Sustaining. An excellent story about an early expedition to attempt to climb Mount Everest...and what they found near the top! Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Roy Irving, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47264. Quiet Please. May 10, 1948. Mutual net. "There Are Shadows Here". Sustaining. The only thing that's worse than a woman who's just a shadow, is being a man who has no shadow! Ellen Sparrow, Ed Latimer, Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Frank Thomas, Sid Cassell, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47268. Quiet Please. May 17, 1948. Mutual net. "Gem Of Purest Ray". Sustaining. A man who has killed 32 fish-people from Atlantis tries to warn the police of their plans for world conquest. A good story! Albert Buhrman (organist), Charita Bauer, Edgar Stehli, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Martin Lawrence, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:55. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47269. Quiet Please. May 24, 1948. Mutual net. "In The House Where I Was Born". Sustaining. "Reminiscences of times and places gone by." The script was subsequently heard on "Quiet Please" on May 28, 1949 (see cat. #42272). Albert Buhrman (organist), Cecile Roy, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Lotte Stavisky, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47270. Quiet Please. June 14, 1948. Mutual net. "Not Responsible After Thirty Years". Sustaining. The skeleton of a solder who was in a Roman legion is found in Britain. It was buried in 410 A.D., wearing a wrist watch! A good story of time travel to Roman-occupied England. Albert Buhrman (organist), Court Benson, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Nancy Sheridan, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4416. Quiet Please. July 1, 1948. Mutual-Don Lee net. "Let The Lilies Consider". Sustaining. A man falls in love with the flowers in his garden. A very well-done mood piece with a chilling finale. The program has also been dated June 28, 1948, but the show ran on different dates around the country. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Jim Boles, Cathleen Cordell, Peggy Stanley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 25:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47405. Quiet Please. July 5, 1948. Mutual net. "Vahine Tahiti". Sustaining. A re-telling of, "The Mutiny On The Bounty," but from a different point of view. Albert Buhrman (organist), Charita Bauer, Charles Penman, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Harriet Priestly, Pat O'Malley, Roy Irving, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:41. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47406. Quiet Please. July 19, 1948. Mutual net. "As Long As I Live". Sustaining. Ninety-seven-year-old Uncle Lars has had a stroke. A man's wife, who happens to be a spiritualist, decides to help bring back Lars' wife! Albert Buhrman (organist), Alice Reinheart, Bruno Wick, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Lotte Stavisky, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:50. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47407. Quiet Please. July 26, 1948. Mutual net. "The Man Who Stole A Planet". Sustaining. An excellent story about an archeologist who finds a strange globe in a Mexican tomb. It's THE globe, the real planet! Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Hilda Palmer, Phil Tonken, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47136. Quiet Please. August 2, 1948. Mutual net. "It Is Later Than You Think". Sustaining. A draftee's strange watch acts like a time travel machine, but isn't much help with Sergeant Kilroy! A possible back-of-the-hand to Arch Oboler, who used, "It is later than you think" to open his "Lights Out" program. Abby Lewis, Albert Buhrman (organist), Don Briggs, Ed Latimer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

4415. Quiet Please. August 9, 1948. Mutual net. "The Thing On The Fourble Board". Sustaining. A creature from beneath the earth climbs up an oil well pipe to the surface. The story was subsequently produced on "Audion Theatre" on October 13, 1990 (see cat. #64147). Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, producer, writer, director), Albert April (sound effects), Albert Buhrman (organist), Cecile Roy, Daniel Sutter (performer, director, transcriber). 24:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47408. Quiet Please. August 16, 1948. Mutual net. "Presto Change-O, I'm Sure". Sustaining. A young man who has a magic wand that actually works, finds that it's not all "beer and griddles!" Albert Buhrman (organist), Brad Barker, Ed Latimer, Edgar Stehli, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Peggy Stanley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47135. Quiet Please. August 23, 1948. Mutual net. "Three-Thousand Words". Sustaining. An evil dwarf and his crippled brother, who both happen to be ventriloquists, are running a phony seance racket. Albert Buhrman (organist), Anne Seymour, Don Briggs, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Kathleen Deday, Lon Clark, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47137. Quiet Please. September 6, 1948. Mutual net. "The Third Man's Story". Sustaining. The story of Cain and Abel, from Abel's point of view! Imaginative radio! Albert Buhrman (organist), Alice Reinheart, Arthur Kohl, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Lon Clark, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 24:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47409. Quiet Please. September 13, 1948. Program #63. Mutual net. "Symphony In D Minor". Sustaining. A good story about a blind hypnotist who gives a post-hypnotic suggestion to his wife's lover. He orders the lover to kill the wife when he hears the Cesar Franck symphony (that happens to be the program's theme song). The last show of the series on the Mutual net. Albert April (sound effects), Albert Buhrman (organist), Bob Berman (engineer), Charita Bauer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), James Van Dyke, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 25:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47410. Quiet Please. September 19, 1948. Program #64. ABC net. "Anonymous". Sustaining. The first show of the series on the ABC net. A politician is strangely upset when a woman's voice on the phone tells him to "drop dead." Albert Buhrman (organist), Athena Lorde, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47411. Quiet Please. September 26, 1948. ABC net. "Light The Lamp For Me". Sustaining. A magic lamp gives a man an unusual opportunity to travel in time. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Floyd Buckley, Kathleen Neday, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47412. Quiet Please. October 3, 1948. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "Meet John Smith, John". Sustaining. An interesting story about a man who meets another man with the same name, however, he's ten years older. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), G. Swain Gordon, Nancy Sheridan, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47413. Quiet Please. October 10, 1948. ABC net. "Beezer's Cellar". Sustaining. A good story about three crooks who take refuge in a most inhospitable spot. Imaginative radio! Albert Buhrman (organist), Charles Egleston, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Lotte Stavisky, Warren Stevens, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

4417. Quiet Please. October 17, 1948. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "And Jeannie Dreams Of Me". Sustaining. A literal "dream girl" brings a young man into another world. Albert Buhrman (organist), Anna Maude Morath, Claudia Morgan, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Sarah Fussell, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 30:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24430. Quiet Please. October 24, 1948. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "Good Ghost". Sustaining. An extraordinary story about the ghost of a Chicago gangster who stays around town after he's been bumped off, to help his old girlfriend! Albert Buhrman (organist), Arthur Kohl, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Murray Forbes, Ruth Last, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47415. Quiet Please. October 31, 1948. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "Calling All Souls". Sustaining. A great ghost story about a condemned killer who gets a unique chance to talk to his victims before he's executed. Excellent writing and music. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Kermit Murdock, Mary Patton, Ralph Schoolman, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47416. Quiet Please. November 7, 1948. ABC net. "Adam and The Darkest Day". Sustaining. Am excellent story about the last three people left alive after the bombs fall. Albert Buhrman (organist), Cathleen Cordell, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), William Adams, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47273. Quiet Please. November 14, 1948. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "The Evening and The Morning". Sustaining. A walk through a cemetery with a murderer. A well-done retelling of his reasons for killing people. Ernest Chappell uses the phrase, "the waste basket crap" during the program. Albert Buhrman (organist), Bess Johnson, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Martin Lawrence, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24429. Quiet Please. November 21, 1948. ABC net. "One For The Book". Sustaining. An Air Force major hits Mach 12 in an experimental rocket plane in 1957, and finds himself as a Sergeant in the past...1937! An excellent story of time travel and paradox. Good radio, imaginative science fiction. Albert Buhrman (organist), Charles Egleston, Daniel Sutter, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Floyd Buckley, Melville Ruick, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24432. Quiet Please. November 26, 1948. ABC net. "My Son, John". Sustaining. A man discovers the method to recall the spirits of the dead, and uses his knowledge to bring back his son who was killed during the war. When the son returns to life, it doesn't seem like such a good idea. A good ghost story. The program has also been dated November 28, 1948, but the program ran on different dates in different parts of the country. Albert Buhrman (organist), Cathleen Cordell, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Warren Stevens, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47275. Quiet Please. December 5, 1948. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "Very Unimportant Person". Sustaining. An excellent doomsday story about the day the a-bombs start to fall, and of a strange passenger in an airplane. Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Frank Thomas, James Monks, Nancy Sheridan, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Albert Buhrman (organist). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47399. Quiet Please. December 26, 1948. ABC net. "Berlin, 1945". Sustaining. A great Christmas story about a bunch of American G.I.'s celebrating the holiday in conquered Germany. Excellent radio. The script was previously used on "Quiet Please" on December 22, 1947. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ed Latimer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Frank Thomas, James Goss, James Monks, Melville Ruick, Warren Stevens, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47276. Quiet Please. January 2, 1949. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "The Time Of The Big Snow". Sustaining. An excellent fantasy about two youngsters who meet "the lady who plucks geese." Abby Lewis, Albert Buhrman (organist), Cecile Roy, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Sarah Fussell, Vicki Vola, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47277. Quiet Please. January 9, 1949. ABC net. "Portrait Of A Character". Sustaining. A musician has a big job coming up and needs his horn repaired...fast! Albert Buhrman (organist), Athena Lorde, Charles Egleston, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

106267. Quiet Please. January 16, 1949. ABC net. "Is This Murder?". Sustaining. A story of brain transplant in the tradition of Frankenstein. Is this murder? Wyllis Cooper (director, writer, host), Ernest Chappell, Dan O'Herlihy, Albert Buhrman (organist), Joyce Gordon. 29:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

106268. Quiet Please. January 23, 1949. ABC net. "Summer Good-Bye". Sustaining. A couple on the run from the cops are heading for "Shangri-La" up in the California mountains. The are elements of Lucille Fletcher's, "The Hitch-hiker" in the story. The system cue has been deleted. Wyllis Cooper (director, writer, host), Ernest Chappell, Cathleen Cordell, Albert Buhrman (organist). 29:45. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete as above.

47278. Quiet Please. January 30, 1949. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "Northern Lights". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Benrus Watches (local). A great love story about time travel and talking caterpillars. Albert Buhrman (organist), Cecile Roy, Daniel Sutter (performer), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47279. Quiet Please. February 6, 1949. ABC net. "Tap The Heat, Bogdan". Sustaining. A story of ethnic love and murder in the steel mills of Chicago. Albert Buhrman (organist), Carl Emory, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Lotte Stavisky, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46036. Quiet Please. February 13, 1949. ABC net. "Valentine". Sustaining. An Illinois romance almost founders, due to lack of a Valentine. Albert Buhrman (organist), Anne Seymour, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Jack Arthur, Leora Thatcher, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47133. Quiet Please. February 20, 1949. ABC net. "Where Do You Get Your Ideas?". Sustaining. A strange man in a bar tells about a woman that he's killed five times, and about the two-headed people who live on the moon...in between copious dry Manhattans! The program closing has been deleted. Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host,writer, director), Albert Buhrman (organist). 27:25. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

24428. Quiet Please. February 27, 1949. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "If I Should Wake Before I Die". Sustaining. An excellent story about the future in which a patriotic scientist destroys the Moon, kills off most of the Earth, and has bigger plans for the future! A well-written tale of astronauts and atom bombs. Albert Buhrman (organist), Don Briggs, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46033. Quiet Please. March 6, 1949. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "The Man Who Knew Everything". Sustaining. An afternoon with Mr. Anderson, the man who knew everything. He really does! Albert Buhrman (organist), Arthur Kohl, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), James Goss, Jean McBride, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46034. Quiet Please. March 13, 1949. ABC net. "Dark Rosaleen". Sustaining. When a man's beloved dies, he contemplates suicide but is taken to a fair place in Ireland by a strange man in a rowboat. A well-done fantasy with, "The Sorrowing Mother." Good radio! Albert Buhrman (organist), Charita Bauer, Ed Latimer, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Leora Thatcher, Mark Forbes, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46058. Quiet Please. March 20, 1949. Program #90. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "The Smell Of High Wines". Sustaining. A man who works in a distillery finds a corpse after smelling "high wines," and once you smell "high wines," you never forget it! Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Frank Thomas, Murray Forbes, Walter Black, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46059. Quiet Please. March 27, 1949. Program #91. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "A Time To Be Born and A Time To Die". Sustaining. The rise and fall of an ambitious man, the very far fall. Albert Buhrman (organist), Athena Lorde, Edgar Stehli, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Helen Choate, Joyce Gordon, William J. McClintock (sound), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

106262. Quiet Please. April 10, 1949. ABC net. "Dialogue For A Tragedy". Sustaining. A pistol pointed at a head, with the pressure on the trigger slowly tightening. There's a story behind this. Wyllis Cooper (writer, director), Ernest Chappell, Cathleen Cordell, John Seymour, Ellen Sparrow, Albert Buhrman (organist). 29:54. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

24431. Quiet Please. April 17, 1949. ABC net. "Shadow Of The Wings". Sustaining. A little girl faces "The Angel Of Death" unafraid. Superb radio, one of the best of an excellent series. Cecile Roy, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), William Marshall, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Albert Buhrman (organist), Bess Thompson. 30:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

106265. Quiet Please. April 24, 1949. ABC net. "The Vale Of Glen Coe". Sustaining. A wounded war veteran and his "best girl" drive into a ditch while motoring in California. They soon find themselves entering a Scottish clam war of 250 years ago. The system cue has been deleted. Wyllis Cooper (writer, director host), Ernest Chappell, Pat O'Malley, Helen Choate, James Petrie (bagpiper), Albert Buhrman (organist). 28:55. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete as above.

106266. Quiet Please. May 1, 1949. ABC net. "Dark Gray Magic". Sustaining. Meredith Barleycorn buys a book of magic and manages to summon a little devil named Boj. Wyllis Cooper (director, host), Ernest Chappell, Albert Buhrman (organist), William J. McClintock (sound), Polly Cole, James Monks. 29:18. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84221. Quiet Please. May 8, 1949. ABC net. "Other Side Of The Stars". Sustaining. An excellent story about a hole in the desert, not seen for the last 400 years. It's, "The Well Of The Stars;" a sound telescope with a creature from Alpha Centauri at the bottom of it! Well done, good radio. Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Jean White, Mark Forbus, Albert Buhrman (organist), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24433. Quiet Please. May 15, 1949. ABC net. "The Little Morning". Sustaining. A man is on his way to be married...one year after his fiancee was burned to death in a fire! A fine story of the supernatural with a surprise ending. Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Wyllis Cooper (host,writer, director), Albert Buhrman (organist). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47271. Quiet Please. May 21, 1949. ABC net. "The Oldest Man In The World". Sustaining. A good story about a visit to the home of a caveman, a real caveman! Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Don Briggs, Nancy Sheridan, Albert Buhrman (organist), William J. McClintock (sound effects). 29:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47272. Quiet Please. May 28, 1949. Program #100. ABC net. "In The House Where I Was Born". Sponsored by: Sustaining (Benrus local spot). "Reminiscences of times and places gone by." The same script as the "Quiet Please" broadcast of May 24, 1948 (see cat. #47269). Albert Buhrman (organist), Betty Reggie, Cecile Roy, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Lotte Stavisky, Pat O'Malley, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46057. Quiet Please. June 4, 1949. Program #101. ABC net. "Tanglefoot". Sustaining. A fly for a pet? It's not such a bad idea, even though he's eight or nine inches long! Watch out though, when he gets hungry...and don't step on the man-paper! An excellent horror yarn. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Jack Lescoulie, William J. McClintock (sound), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46056. Quiet Please. June 11, 1949. Program #102. ABC net. "The Hat, The Bed and John J. Catherine". Sustaining. Every actor knows that a hat left on a bed is a sure sign of death! Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Nancy Sheridan, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46031. Quiet Please. June 18, 1949. ABC net. "Pavane". Sustaining. A man is visited by Joan, a little girl who arrives in the dark when he plays the piano. Who is she? You'd better not ask! A good story! Wyllis Cooper announces that next week's program, the 107th, will be the last (he sounds very upset). Albert Buhrman (organist), Anne Seymour, Don Briggs, Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Joan Lazer, Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47145. Quiet Please. June 25, 1949. Program #107. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. "Quiet Please". Sustaining. The last show of the series. This story title was announced at the end of program #40 (broadcast March 22, 1948), and so this was possibly the second performance of this script, which has the same name as the series. A story of love and war and death...on the planet Mars! "Bill" Cooper thanks the cast and crew by name at the end of the story. Albert Buhrman (organist), Ernest Chappell ("the man who spoke to you"), Lotte Stavisky, Vinton Hayworth, William J. McClintock (engineer), Wyllis Cooper (host, writer, director). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 88 programs.