The Diary Of Fate

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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


318. The Diary Of Fate. December 15, 1947. Program #1. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "The Entry Of Charles Elliot". Commercials added locally. A crime/horror show narrated by "Fate" who always wins in the end. The date is subject to correction. Being a syndicated program, the shows could have been broadcast in any order on many different stations on many different dates. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

319. The Diary Of Fate. December 22, 1947. Program #2. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "The Entry Of John Wellington". Commercials added locally. The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

7280. The Diary Of Fate. January 12, 1948. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Sheila Dawson". Commercials added locally. Book 78, page 301. The story of a rich husband, his two-timing wife, and a lightning fast speedboat. The program opening is very slightly upcut. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 27:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

320. The Diary Of Fate. February 9, 1948. Program #9. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "The Entry Of Howard Thompson". Commercials added locally. The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

76512. The Diary Of Fate. February 23, 1948. Program #11. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Peter Drake". Commercials added locally. Book 84, page 327. The wealthy treasurer of a company gives into his greedy wife, Marsha. The date is subject to correction. No cast credits given. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 29:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

76513. The Diary Of Fate. March 2, 1948. Program #12. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "John Carthage". Commercials added locally. Book 22, page 475. A doctor is about to die. "Fate" writes the final entry in the doctor's elegant mountain lodge. The date is subject to correction. No cast credits given. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 28:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

69818. The Diary Of Fate. March 9, 1948. Program #13. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "The Entry Of Trina Crowley". Commercials added locally. Book 74, page 309. A mysterious and wealthy man checks into a rundown motel in the Mojave desert. Could he be the murderer with $20,000 in the trunk of his car? The date is subject to correction. No cast credits given. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 26:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

69819. The Diary Of Fate. March 16, 1948. Program #14. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Joe Mattock". Commercials added locally. Book 63, page 397. A truck driver and his beautiful hitch-hiker commit murder to get their hands on $100,000, kept in a little black bag. The date is subject to correction. Ivan Ditmars (organist), Larry Finley (producer), Hal Sawyer, Frank Albertson, Gloria Blondell, Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Jerry Hausner, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 26:47. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

76518. The Diary Of Fate. March 23, 1948. Program #15. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Paul Reese". Commercials added locally. Book 89, page 754. Sports reporting has become a hard, poor-paying job. The date is subject to correction. Ivan Ditmars (organist), Jerry Hausner, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Larry Finley (producer), Lois Andrews, Steve Brodie, Herb Lytton (as "afte" and co-producer). 28:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76519. The Diary Of Fate. March 30, 1948. Program #16. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Edward Matthews". Commercials added locally. Book 83, page 227. A farmer faces hard work and poor prospects. Selling the farm and moving to the city, Edward Matthews chooses evil. The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Virginia Gregg, Horace Murphy, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Hal Sawyer. 28:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

60140. The Diary Of Fate. April 6, 1948. Program #17. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "The Entry Of Tyler White". Commercials added locally. Book 93, page 861. The story of Tyler White who is about to be executed for a murder he did not commit...because of a stray dog and a forgotten cigarette lighter. The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ruth Perrott, Herbert Rawlinson, Tyler McVey, Hal Sawyer, Ray Erlenborn (sound effects), Bob Lowery, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Larry Finley (producer). 28:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76521. The Diary Of Fate. April 13, 1948. Program #18. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Henrick Potenoff". Commercials added locally. Book 82, page 216. A man delays a letter and has to deal with "Fate." The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Earl Wallace, Howard McNear, Barney Phillips, Ervin Lee, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Hal Sawyer. 28:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76514. The Diary Of Fate. April 20, 1948. Program #19. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Craig Norton". Commercials added locally. Book 97, page 824. A reader for a literary agency is constantly reminded of his own miserable failure as an author. The date is subject to correction. No cast credits given. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 27:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

76515. The Diary Of Fate. April 27, 1948. Program #20. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Albert Riker". Commercials added locally. Book 84, page 946. A construction foreman has been promised easy riches through gambling. The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Gloria Blondell, Frank Albertson, Howard McNear, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Bert Horsewell (?), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Hal Sawyer. 28:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76516. The Diary Of Fate. May 4, 1948. Program #21. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "David Dexter". Commercials added locally. Book 41, page 106. The story of a clever man who outwitted himself. The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Tom Brown, David Ellis, Adrian Martin, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Hal Sawyer. 27:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

76517. The Diary Of Fate. May 18, 1948. Program #23. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Lloyd Mawson". Commercials added locally. Book 96, page 831. A "junior executive" with a trucking corporation feels he's gotten a raw deal in life. The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Joan Barton, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Tyler McVey, Bob Lowery, Jerry Hausner, Ivan Ditmars (organist), Hal Sawyer. 27:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

321. The Diary Of Fate. May 25, 1948. Program #24. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "The Entry Of Walter Vincent". Commercials added locally. Book 97, page 854. A chemist realizes he never should have become a scientist. His wife has bigger plans, Walter has to make a choice. The date is subject to correction. Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Hal Sawyer, Gloria Blondell, Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Tom Brown, Peter Leeds, John Arthur Gillespie. 27:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50547. The Diary Of Fate. June 1, 1948. Program #25. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Phillip Vale". Commercials added locally. Book 63, page 209. Phillip Vale decides to kill his wealthy aunt Ruth when he loses $20,000 of her money on a bad stock market investment. The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 27:27. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

43321. The Diary Of Fate. June 8, 1948. Program #26. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Marvin Thomas". Commercials added locally. Book 83, page 947. The meek secretary of a wealthy businessman murders his boss on a voyage to Australia and assumes his identity! The date is subject to correction. No cast credits given. Larry Finley (producer), Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ivan Ditmars (organist), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects). 26:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76520. The Diary Of Fate. June 15, 1948. Program #27. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Nelson Walker". Commercials added locally. Book 97, page 302. A drifter faces "an instant of horror." The date is subject to correction. Larry Finley (producer), Gloria Blondell, Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Jack Edwards Jr., Pat McGeehan, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Bern Surrey. 27:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

76630. The Diary Of Fate. June 22, 1948. Program #28. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Janice Bennet". Commercials added locally. Book 701, page 327. A woman always takes the easy way out. The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Ginny Johnson, Gloria Gordon, Doug Young, James Murphy, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Larry Finley (producer). 26:21. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

76631. The Diary Of Fate. June 29, 1948. Program #29. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Victor Wakeman". Commercials added locally. Book 54, page 806. An American citizen works in Berlin for U. S. government intelligence. The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Mary Lansing, Barney Phillips, Walter Craig, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Gene Twombley, Larry Finley (producer). 26:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76632. The Diary Of Fate. July 6, 1948. Program #30. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Keith Raymond". Commercials added locally. Book 31, page 512. An actor's insatiable ambition leads him to evil. The date is subject to correction. Lurene Tuttle, Lawrence Dobkin, Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), George Neise, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Clay Sanders, Larry Finley (producer). 26:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76633. The Diary Of Fate. July 13, 1948. Program #31. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "John Haines". Commercials added locally. Book 82, page 509. A man shoots his brother-in-law to get $50,000. Beware the stray cat. The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Lurene Tuttle, Benny Rubin, Tyler McVey, Michael Stewart, Lou Lane, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Larry Finley (producer). 26:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76634. The Diary Of Fate. July 20, 1948. Program #32. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Matt Cooper". Commercials added locally. Book 81, page 409. High adventure in distant lands. A deep sea diver learns about the system of justice. The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Sammie Hill, Tom Holland, Donald Curtis, Gene Twombley (sound effects), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Larry Finley (producer), Hal Sawyer. 26:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76635. The Diary Of Fate. July 27, 1948. Program #33. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Stanley Becker". Commercials added locally. Book 84, page 902. A fraud perishes because of the "narcotic hypocracy" of his ego. The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Virginia Gregg, Ken Peters, Daws Butler, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Gene Twombley (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Larry Finley (producer). 26:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76636. The Diary Of Fate. August 3, 1948. Program #34. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Rolly Andrews". Commercials added locally. Book 74, page 659. An archeologist choses riches and evil with "fabulous jewels." The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Tom Brown, Cynthia Corley, William Johnstone, Lou Krugman, Gene Twombley (sound effects), Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), Hal Sawyer, Larry Finley (producer). 26:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

76637. The Diary Of Fate. August 10, 1948. Program #35. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles origination, Finley syndication. "Darrell James". Commercials added locally. Book and page not indicated. A young man succeeds on Wall Street, with the help of murder. The date is subject to correction. Herb Lytton (as "Fate" and co-producer), Virginia Gregg, Joe Forte, Byron Kane, Ray Ehrlenborn (sound effects), James Murphy, Hal Sawyer, Larry Finley (producer). 27:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

Report contains 28 programs.