The Mysterious Traveler

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.


60221. The Mysterious Traveler. January 30, 1944. Mutual net. "The House Of Death". Sustaining. Aunt Martha and Aunt Louise are sure their nephew is trying to kill them for their money. They decide to take whatever steps necessary to prevent this. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Jock MacGregor (director), Doc Whipple (organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer), Irene Hubbard, Elizabeth Morgan, David Kogan (writer). 29:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

60222. The Mysterious Traveler. February 27, 1944. Program #13. Mutual net. "The Good Die Young". Sustaining. Young Sondra detests her new step-mother and is determined to get rid of her as soon as possible. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Betty Jane Tyler, Jock MacGregor (director), Doc Whipple (organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60223. The Mysterious Traveler. April 9, 1944. Mutual net. "Beware Of Tomorrow". Sustaining. An interesting story of robotics. A super-strong robot and a super-intelligent robot run amok with an expected-but-nonetheless satisfying conclusion. The script was also used on "The Sealed Book" on July 29, 1945 (see cat. #397). Will Hare, Don Randolph, Phillip Clarke, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer), Doc Whipple (organist), Jock MacGregor (director). 28:35. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

60224. The Mysterious Traveler. April 16, 1944. Program #20. Mutual net. "The Accusing Corpse". Sustaining. A journey to the grave to learn the secrets of the dead. An old scam leads to an accusation by a dead body. The show will switch to Sunday at 3:30 P. M. (EST) next week. The script was also used on "The Sealed Book" on April 29, 1945 (see cat. #1534). Don Randolph, Phillip Clarke, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Doc Whipple (organist), Jock MacGregor (director), Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer). 28:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60225. The Mysterious Traveler. July 2, 1944. Program #31. Mutual net. "The Queen Of The Cats". Sustaining. A man marries an unusual Egyptian woman...with a strange love of cats. The show ends with the most sinister system cue you're ever likely to hear! The script was used again on this series four years later (see cat. #30809) and on "The Sealed Book" on June 24, 1945 (see cat. #392). Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer), Jock MacGregor (director), Doc Whipple (organist), Sarah Burton, Staats Cotsworth, Sandra Gould. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60217. The Mysterious Traveler. September 24, 1944. Mutual net. "Death Laughs Last". Sustaining. A man needs $1500 for a brain surgeon to save his wife's life, but the money is not that easy to get. The story has a fine ironic ending. The "Traveler" jumps his sound effects cue at the end of the show. Jock MacGregor speaks on behalf of the National War Fund. An announcement is made that on October 7th, the show will switch to Saturdays at 10:30 P.M. (Eastern). The script was used on the program three years later (see cat. #60231) and on "The Sealed Book" on September 9, 1945 (see cat. #402). Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer), Henry Sylvern (organist), Jock MacGregor (director), Elizabeth Morgan, Phillip Clarke, Carl Emory. 27:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60226. The Mysterious Traveler. January 6, 1945. Program #55. Mutual net. "They Who Sleep". Sustaining. How to transfer one man's soul into another man's body: your sister Rose is dead? Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Henry Sylvern (organist), Phillip Clarke, Gertrude Warner, Jock MacGregor (director), Helen Claire, Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer). 29:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60227. The Mysterious Traveler. March 10, 1945. Mutual net. "The Case Of Charles Foster". Sustaining. Prussic acid for the cocker spaniel? Definitely justifiable homicide! Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), David Kogan (writer), Henry Sylvern (organist), Jock MacGregor (director), Nancy Sheridan, Joan Shea, Humphrey Davis, Robert A. Arthur (writer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24424. The Mysterious Traveler. March 24, 1945. Mutual net. "Death Comes For Adolf Hitler". Sustaining. An excellent, imaginative story about Adolf Hitler trapped in a submarine at the bottom of the ocean, while hordes of the dead scratch at the hull...trying to get in! The script was used again on this program on April 18, 1950, but with a different title ("Death At Fifty Fathoms"). See cat. #59832. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer), Tony Barrett, Henry Sylvern (organist), Lon Clark, Phillip Clarke, David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Jock MacGregor (director). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65900. The Mysterious Traveler. March 31, 1945. Mutual net. "Murder Goes Free". Sustaining. When a man fails in his attempt to buy off a gold-digger, he decides to commit the perfect murder. He actually does succeed, much to his sorrow! Announced as the last show of the series (which it was not), the program in fact left the air until July 14, 1946. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Ed Latimer, Irene Winston, Robert A. Arthur (writer), David Kogan (writer), Jock MacGregor (director), Henry Sylvern (organist), Tony Barrett. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60228. The Mysterious Traveler. August 18, 1946. Mutual net. "Death Is The Visitor". Sustaining. A man kills his obnoxious mother-in-law and puts her body in a trunk. However, she's not that easy to get rid of! The script was used again two years later under the title "The Visiting Corpse" with a slightly different ending (see cat. #60218). Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Russ Dunbar (announcer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1600. The Mysterious Traveler. September 1, 1946. Mutual net. "No One On The Line". Sustaining. A man suspects his wife is cheating on him, so he kills her lover. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer), Ted Osborne, Mary Jane Higby, Jack Manning, James Van Dyke, Doc Whipple (organist). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60229. The Mysterious Traveler. September 8, 1946. Mutual net. "The Symphony Of Death". Sustaining. Shortly after a composer buys three tombstones for his sisters, all three die of "unfortunate" accidents. Maurice Tarplin reads a public service announcement urging the public to save food. Robert A. Arthur (writer, director), David Kogan (writer, director), Inge Adams, Russ Dunbar (announcer), Eric Dressler, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Doc Whipple (organist), Hester Sondergaard, Ann Teaman, Martin Wolfson. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1601. The Mysterious Traveler. December 29, 1946. Mutual net. "If You Believe". Sustaining. A horrifying story about a man-made blob of protoplasm that turns into a monster. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1602. The Mysterious Traveler. January 5, 1947. Mutual net. "New Year's Nightmare". Sustaining. A man goes on a year-end bender and wakes up a year later married to a strange woman. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65115. The Mysterious Traveler. January 12, 1947. Mutual net. "No Grave Can Hold Me". Sustaining. A murderer who is about to be executed leaves very specific burial instructions, which include the names and adresses of the judge and twelve jurors who condemned him. Has "The Great Randolph" returned from the grave? Richard Coogan, Santos Ortega, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Shirley Black, Bill Smith, Al Fanelli (organist), Bob Emerick (announcer), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60230. The Mysterious Traveler. March 9, 1947. Mutual net. "The Woman In Black". Sustaining. A crime reporter tries to track down a very deadly woman. Death follows wherever she goes! Her name is Theda, an anagrammatic female! David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Chester Stratton, James Van Dyke, Jack Ward (organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), Wendell Holmes, Morton Lawrence, Joan Tompkins, Carl Caruso (announcer). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60231. The Mysterious Traveler. April 13, 1947. Mutual net. "Dark, Dark Destiny". Sustaining. A man needs $1500 for a surgeon to save his wife, but the money is not that easy to get! The story has a fine ironic ending. The script was used on the program three years earlier (with some changes) (see cat. #6021) and on "The Sealed Book" on September 9, 1945 (see cat. #402). Elaine Kemp, Palmer Ward, Ken Lynch, Bill Smith, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Joseph Julian, Charles Paul (organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Carl Caruso (announcer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

5584. The Mysterious Traveler. May 25, 1947. Mutual net. "Mind Over Murder". Sustaining. An excellent story about mental control over others and a living dead man. The program has some great organ bridges. Jan Miner, Ian Martin, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), James Van Dyke, Rod Hendrickson, Charles Paul (composer, organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Carl Caruso (announcer). 29:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60209. The Mysterious Traveler. June 15, 1947. Mutual net. "Death Is The Judge". Sustaining. A brain surgeon and his wife buy a "bell of life" from Tibet. It can bring the dead back to life. However, when "Death" releases someone, he takes someone else! Charles Paul (organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Donald Buka, Ralph Paul (announcer), Eleanor Phelps, Juano Hernandez, Morton Lawrence, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Cameron Prud'Homme. 29:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60211. The Mysterious Traveler. July 6, 1947. Mutual net. "The Locomotive Ghost". Sustaining. An old bum sees "The Heavenly Express" just before he's shot and predicts "The Judgment Special" will soon stop for two train wreckers. A well-written, well-produced story of the supernatural. Good radio! Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), James McCallion, Cameron Andrews, Charles Paul (organist), Carl Caruso (announcer), Joseph Julian, Bryna Raeburn. 29:38. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1603. The Mysterious Traveler. July 27, 1947. Mutual net. "The Man Insects Hated". Sustaining. A mad professor in the Louisiana swamps invents the perfect insect killer and the local bugs don't like it one bit. The script was used previously on this series on October 7, 1944. Carl Caruso (announcer), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Eric Dressler, Gene Terazzo (organist), Helen Shields, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer), Robert Dryden. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1604. The Mysterious Traveler. September 7, 1947. Mutual net. "Vacation From Life". Sustaining. A meek college professor finds an explosive mine on a beach and decides to put it to use. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60212. The Mysterious Traveler. October 21, 1947. Mutual net. "Death Is My Caller". Sustaining. A wealthy stockbroker named Henry Norton is visited by his old partner, Charles Blair. Blair is just out of jail after seven years...and is seeking revenge. Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Santos Ortega, Neal O'Malley, Paul Taubman (organist), Carl Caruso (announcer), Agnes Young, Ted Jewett. 29:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41893. The Mysterious Traveler. February 24, 1948. Program #142. Mutual-Don Lee net, KXOA aircheck. "The Man Who Died Twice". Sustaining. A man discovers that after sixteen years in jail for murder, the man he "killed" is still alive...so he kills him! Art Carney, Carl Caruso (announcer), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Elspeth Eric, Frank Behrens (?), Jackson Beck (announcer), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Paul Taubman (organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60213. The Mysterious Traveler. March 16, 1948. Mutual net. "They Struck It Rich". Sustaining. A fascinating story about two bank robbers who find themselves aboard a ship...filled with treasure! Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Joe DeSantis, Frank Thomas, Paul Taubman (organist), Carl Caruso (announcer). 29:06. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1605. The Mysterious Traveler. April 20, 1948. Mutual net. "Murder In Jazz Time". Sustaining. A man murders a jazz musician in New Orleans. T, the musician's music comes back to haunt the killer. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3092. The Mysterious Traveler. May 11, 1948. Mutual net. "I Won't Die Alone". Sustaining. Two crooks steal $254,000, but only one gets away. They meet seventeen years later. Carl Caruso (announcer), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Joseph Julian, Art Carney, Allen Manson, Elspeth Eric, Paul Taubman (organist), Robert A. Arthur (called "Robert J. Arthur" by the announcer, writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60214. The Mysterious Traveler. May 18, 1948. Mutual net. "Death Writes A Letter". Sustaining. A man who believes in the spirit world writes a letter to his brother from beyond the grave and tells his brother when he's going to die! A good story! The date is subject to correction, as the story refers to the date as June 7, 1947 and also August 1, and September 3rd! Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Roger De Koven, Eric Dressler, Bryna Raeburn, Paul Taubman (organist), Carl Caruso (announcer). 28:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60215. The Mysterious Traveler. June 8, 1948. Mutual net. "Murder Is My Business". Sustaining. A radio writer is offered $600 a week to work for Basil King, "the most hated man in radio." Unable to stand it anymore, the writer decides to kill the bastard...with the sponsor's new product! Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Shirley Black, Richard Coogan, Eric Dressler, John Sylvester, Walter Payne (broadcast engineer), Carl Caruso (announcer), Paul Taubman (organist), George Cooney (sound). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

30809. The Mysterious Traveler. June 15, 1948. Mutual net. "The Queen Of The Cats". Sustaining. A man marries an unusual Egyptian woman...with a strange love of cats! The script was used previously on this series four years earlier (see cat. #60225) and on "The Sealed Book" on June 24, 1945 (see cat. #392). Brad Barker, Carl Caruso (announcer), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Inge Adams, John Seymore, Karl Weber, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Mitzi Gould, Paul Taubman (organist), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 30:02. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60216. The Mysterious Traveler. June 22, 1948. Mutual net. "Zero Hour". Sustaining. A rocket ship from another planet seems to have landed in Montana. An interesting twist on the "X Minus One" story with the same name, which has an invasion from Mars taking place on Earth as well. Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), Lawson Zerbe, Cameron Prud'Homme (doubles), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler" and performer), Bill Smith, Paul Taubman (organist), Al King (broadcast engineer), George Cooney (sound), Carl Caruso (announcer). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47132. The Mysterious Traveler. July 6, 1948. Mutual net. "The Man Who Vanished". Sustaining. An albino discovers the secret of invisibility, and promptly commits a murder. Wendell Holmes, Roger De Koven, Art Carney, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Richard Coogan, Paul Taubman (organist), Carl Caruso (announcer), Hal Reed (sound), Al King (broadcast engineer), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60218. The Mysterious Traveler. August 17, 1948. Mutual net. "The Visiting Corpse". Sustaining. A man kills his obnoxious mother-in-law and puts her body in a trunk. However, she's not that easy to get rid of! The script was used previously on this program on August 18, 1946 (see cat. #60228). Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), George Cooney (sound), Paul Taubman (organist), Carl Caruso (announcer), William Keene, Adelaide Klein, Connie Lembcke, Al King (sound engineer), Mason Adams. 30:06. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60219. The Mysterious Traveler. September 21, 1948. Mutual net. "Death Has A Thousand Faces". Sustaining. After two attempts on his life, the older wife of a meek and mild man seems to be trying to murder him. Martin Wolfson, Gertrude Warner, Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Wendell Holmes, Al King (sound engineer), George Cooney (sound), Paul Taubman (organist), Carl Caruso (announcer). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

64356. The Mysterious Traveler. October 5, 1948. Mutual net. "Death Rings Down The Curtain". Sustaining. Gerald and Millicent come to visit their wealthy, dying old aunt. Murdering the old woman, Millicent than impersonates the aunt. It sounds like Mercedes McCambridge is doubling the parts of evil Millicent and her aunt. The program opening has been deleted. The script was also used on "The Sealed Book" on July 1, 1945 (see cat. #393). Mercedes McCambridge, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Gladys Thornton, Martin Wolfson, James Lipton, Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Paul Taubman (organist), Alfred King (engineer), Walt Shaver (sound). 27:35. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

1606. The Mysterious Traveler. January 6, 1949. Mutual net. "The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea". Sustaining. Three treasure hunters in the Caribbean find a sunken treasure ship, and a ghost guarding it! David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3093. The Mysterious Traveler. March 29, 1949. Mutual net. "Death Has A Cold Breath". Sustaining. A broken-down actor inherits a fortune; a tempting scenario for his agent in need of some cold cash. A cold corpse proves to be too cold. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Frank Readick, Jack Faron (announcer), Jan Miner, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 24:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3091. The Mysterious Traveler. April 19, 1949. Mutual net. "Out Of The Past". Sustaining. A rich woman is being blackmailed. The script was previously heard on, "The Mysterious Traveler" on April 2, 1944. The script was also used on "The Sealed Book" on May 13, 1945 (see cat. #1536). Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Santos Ortega, Roger De Koven, Ann Shephard. 24:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4419. The Mysterious Traveler. October 11, 1949. Mutual-Don Lee net. "The Last Survivor". Sustaining. The spacemen in the first ship returning from Mars witness the destruction of the entire Earth. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Ralph Bell, Robert Dryden, Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60220. The Mysterious Traveler. January 10, 1950. Mutual net. "Survival Of The Fittest". Sponsored by: Ford. A wealthy old recluse meets his brother for the first time in twenty years. Long thought dead, the brother is best remembered for stealing the wealthy hermit's wife many years ago. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Everett Sloane, Gordon Schuyler DeWitt, Kermit Murdock, Cameron Prud'Homme, Al Fanelli (organist), Durward Kirby (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

59828. The Mysterious Traveler. February 7, 1950. Mutual net. "The Man Who Tried To Save Lincoln". Sustaining. A time travel story about an attempt to alter the present by preventing an assassination in the past. The same script was used on "Suspense" on February 11, 1962 (see cat. #473). Leon Janney, Ralph Bell, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Lesley Woods, Al Fanelli (organist), Bob Emerick (composer, conductor), Raymond Edward Johnson, Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59829. The Mysterious Traveler. March 14, 1950. Mutual net. "The Big Brain". Sustaining. An absent-minded professor works on a one-of-a-kind computer. It weighs fifty tons, can figure elliptical intergers and the winner of a horse race! The show contains a dramatized airplane highjacing. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Santos Ortega (doubles), John Marvin, Al Fanelli (organist), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler" and performer), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), Bob Emerick (announcer), Barney Beck (sound effects), Al Schaffer (sound effects), Leon Janney (doubles), John Martin, Marilyn Erskine. 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59830. The Mysterious Traveler. April 4, 1950. Mutual net. "The Man From Singapore". Sustaining. Two schemers kill their ex-partner in Hawaii, planning the perfect crime. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Grace Gotham (?), John Gibson, Luis Van Rooten, Al Fanelli (organist), Bob Emerick (announcer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59831. The Mysterious Traveler. April 11, 1950. Mutual net. "Operation Tomorrow". Sponsored by: Ford. A professor sends his assistant 100 years into the future in a newly built time machine. Arriving in the year 2050, the assistant finds that the world has been at war for ninety-five years! Leon Janney, Charlotte Holland, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Robert Donnelly, Ralph Bell, Durward Kirby (announcer). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59832. The Mysterious Traveler. April 18, 1950. Mutual net. "Death At Fifty Fathoms". Sustaining. An excellent, imaginative story about Adolf Hitler trapped in a submarine at the bottom of the ocean, while hordes of the dead scratch at the hull...trying to get in! A broadcast of this script was used on March 24, 1945, but with a different title (see cat. #24424). Frank Behrens, Roger De Koven, Robert Dryden, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Ronald Dawson, Bob Emerick (announcer), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Al Fanelli (organist). 29:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

59833. The Mysterious Traveler. April 25, 1950. Mutual net. "I Died Last Night". Sustaining. A search for the solution to the mystery of death! A newly dead man is given the chance to communicate with the living...can he do it? Eric Dressler, Bret Morrison, Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Bryna Raeburn, Jack Curtis, Milton Kaye (organist), Grayson Enlow (announcer). 29:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59834. The Mysterious Traveler. May 2, 1950. Mutual net. "S.O.S.". Sustaining. Three desperadoes plan to rob an ocean liner of five million dollars in uncut diamonds...by threatening to explode the uranium that's on board! The story has a good surprise ending. Ralph Bell, Luis Van Rooten, Roger De Koven, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Al Fanelli (organist), Frank Waldecker (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

1607. The Mysterious Traveler. May 23, 1950. Mutual net. "The Lady In Red". Sustaining. A reporter's friend is shot in a bar. A beautiful and mysterious woman is seen near the body. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59835. The Mysterious Traveler. June 6, 1950. Mutual net. "Killer At Large". Sustaining. A businessman's wife and his best friend are plotting to have him declared insane so they can steal his plans for three-dimensional color television. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Al Fanelli (organist), Chester Stratton, Phil Tonken (announcer), Nat Polen, Ralph Bell, Charlotte Holland. 29:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59827. The Mysterious Traveler. July 18, 1950. Mutual net. "Killer Come Home". Sustaining. Two escaped convicts in the hills of Kentucky stop to visit the mother of one of them. Agnes Young, Bill Smith, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Al Fanelli (organist), Grayson Enlow (announcer), Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), Scott Tennyson, David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Frank Behrens. 30:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64361. The Mysterious Traveler. March 13, 1951. Mutual net. "Knives Of Death". Sustaining. Two little old ladies who love mystery stories investigate a locked-room murder. Was the killing done by the knife of a witch doctor? Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Wendell Holmes, Phil Tonken (announcer), Gladys Thornton, Al Fanelli (organist), Abby Lewis. 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1608. The Mysterious Traveler. May 1, 1951. Mutual net. "The Planet Zevius". Sustaining. The ITX4, an experimental spaceship, lands on the Planet Zevius, paving the way for a flight by scientists. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

4418. The Mysterious Traveler. August 28, 1951. Mutual net. "Fire In The Sky". Sustaining. A professor kidnaps a young couple to save their lives while a comet wrecks havoc on earth. Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Bret Morrison, Leon Janney. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

1615. The Mysterious Traveler. October 9, 1951. Mutual net. "The Man Who Knew Everything". Sustaining. A crook forces the secret of reading minds from a swami. Armed with information about everything, he rises to the top of the underworld. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1609. The Mysterious Traveler. November 6, 1951. Mutual net. "Behind The Locked Door". Sustaining. A gripping story about a man lost in a pitch black cave with a strangely affectionate creature he cannot see! David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1610. The Mysterious Traveler. November 20, 1951. Mutual net. "The Most Famous Man In The World". Sustaining. A young couple receive a couple of visitors from the future, who predict they will be most famous people in the world in the near future. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

24425. The Mysterious Traveler. December 11, 1951. Mutual net. "Hide Out". Sustaining. The story of the unusual friendship of the big time gangster and the young kid from Phildelphia. Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Lawson Zerbe, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Phil Tonken (announcer), Frank Sylvera, Sidney Paul, Sylvan Levin (organist), Richard Dupage (composer), Phil Tonken (announcer). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1611. The Mysterious Traveler. December 25, 1951. Mutual net. "Christmas Story". Sustaining. A man driving across the country with a stranger decides to impersonate him to collect his inheritance after the stranger dies suddenly. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

64363. The Mysterious Traveler. January 8, 1952. Mutual net. "It's Only Money". Sustaining. A losing half million dollar bet on a horse race sends two grifters to Paris. While there, they meet a count who claims to be able to make genuine currency! David Kogan (writer, producer, director), William Zuckert, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Charles Webster, Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), Phil Tonken (announcer), Albert Ottenheimer, Emerson Buckley (composer), Richard Dupage (conductor). 29:52. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

11158. The Mysterious Traveler. January 15, 1952. Mutual net. "Key Witness". Sustaining. A big-time crook uses a meek clerk with a photographic memory to hide from the tax men. Bret Morrison, Charles Webster, David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Emerson Buckley (conductor), Lawson Zerbe, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Phil Tonken, Ralph Bell, Richard Dupage (composer), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1612. The Mysterious Traveler. January 22, 1952. Mutual net. "Change Of Address". Sustaining. A henpecked husband buys a "house made for murder" on the shore of the Pacific Ocean. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1613. The Mysterious Traveler. January 29, 1952. Mutual net. "Stranger In The House". Sustaining. A young couple buys a house, complete with a beautiful ghost. The husband was in love with the ghost during a former life. The script was also used on "The Sealed Book" on May 6, 1945 (see cat. #1535). David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1614. The Mysterious Traveler. February 19, 1952. Mutual net. "Strange New World". Sustaining. A shipwreck survivor on a British sub tells the story of being stranded on a desert island and being made to fight a war against giant crabs. David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Robert A. Arthur (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64362. The Mysterious Traveler. April 29, 1952. Mutual net. "Murder In 2952". Sustaining. An interplanetary murder mystery set one thousand years in the future. Who did it? It could have been the "surgeon birds!" Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Cliff Carpenter, Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director). 28:15. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

13243. The Mysterious Traveler. June 2, 1952. Mutual-Don Lee net. "The Haunted Trailer". Sustaining. A comedy about a hobo-ghost and a railroad bull-ghost feud. See cat. #44823 for the East coast version of this broadcast. Larry Haines, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44823. The Mysterious Traveler. June 4, 1952. Mutual net. "The Haunted Trailer". Sponsored by: Sustaining, G & D Vermouth local spot. See cat. #13243 for the West Coast version of this show, broadcast one week later. A comedy about a hobo-ghost and a railroad-bull ghost feud. William Zuckert, Emerson Buckley (conductor), James Stevens, Larry Haines, Maurice Tarplin (as "The Traveler"), Shirley Black (?). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 67 programs.