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The Murder At Midnight Radio Program

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ABC key station WJZ was the first network to feature Murder At Midnight in 1946
ABC key station WJZ was the first network to feature Murder At Midnight in 1946

Mutual key station WGN Chicago began airing Murder At Midnight in 1947
Mutual key station WGN Chicago began airing Murder At Midnight in 1947


Blue Network station WMAL Washington, D.C. began airing Murder At Midnight in 1947

Versatile East Coast Radio actor Michael Fitzmaurice was a featured performer in several of the Murder at Midnight episodes
Versatile East Coast Radio actor
Michael Fitzmaurice was a featured performer in several of the Murder at Midnight episodes

Background

The newly coined American Broadcasting Company (ABC), formerly The Blue Network, was formed in the wake of the mandated break up of the NBC Red and Blue networks. NBC-Blue was purchased for $8,000,000 by conservative businessman Edward J. Noble, creator of Life-Savers candies. Noble, a self-made millionaire and owner of the Rexall Drug Store chain had made his fortune in Life-Savers candy. Feeling that "Blue" was not the best name for a broadcast network it was suggested that a name beginning with "A" be chosen so the 'new' network would show up at the beginning of alphabetical listings. The American Broadcasting Company was ultimately created in January 1946 after three years of transition as simply, The Blue Network.

In an effort to catch up with CBS, MBS and NBC, ABC relied on a great number of transcribed, syndicated programming packages to fill out its broadcast line up between 1946 and 1950, especially. ABC's 'Key Stations',  KGO in San Francisco, KECA in Los Angeles, WENR in Chicago, WXYZ in Detroit and WJZ in New York created most of the day to day programming for the rapidly expanding ABC Network. And indeed, ABC's key stations provided the greater percentage of ABC's programming. But ABC network management was forced to continually fine tune its offerings in an effort to achieve parity with its competitors. ABC was known for the speed at which it could target a competitor's timeslots with 'counter-programming' designed to coax listeners to ABC's offerings.

Transcribed, canned programming designed expressly for syndication was tailor-made for ABC's needs. In 1946, Louis G. Cowan, Inc., a transcribed programming house based in Chicago, began creating a series of fifty-two, crime fiction dramas slotted for late night listening. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) had begun mandating a curfew of 9:30 p.m. and later for the more violent programming packages of the era. Many of the previously popular prime-time features in the post-curfew era found themselves either toning down their scripts or resigning themselves to a post-curfew timeslot. Dubbed Murder At Midnight, the intent, from the outset, was to create a compelling crime fiction drama anthology targeted specifically for late night listening.

ABC premieres Murder At Midnight as a late night thriller

Murder At Midnight, while ostensibly a crime fiction drama was as much thriller as crime drama. The series debuted over the newly coined American Broacasting Company on September 16, 1946 and within two years was airing over Mutual and several other independent affiliates throughout the U.S..

As much a crossover supernatural thriller as crime drama, the foreboding introduction by host, Raymond Morgan, was very reminiscent of the competing Strange Dr. Weird (1944), Quiet! Please (1947), Cabin B-13 (1948), and The Whisperer (1951). Other long-running, highly popular, predominately supernatural vehicles had also been running for years, such as Inner Sanctum and Lights Out!. The comparisons are appropriate given the intentionally eerie, foreboding and suspenseful scripts for most of Murder At Midnight.

According to Billboard magazine, talent and production costs for Murder At Midnight averaged about $5000 per program, one of the higher costs of canned, syndicated programming of the era. But the investment shows. And indeed, well into its almost six years of syndication, the series continued to pull respectable audience shares. The talent included well known names such as Lawson Zerbe, Karl Swenson, Berry Kroeger, Lon Clark, Frank Readick, Elspeth Eric, Mandel Kramer, Michael Fitzmaurice, Alfred Shirley, and Raymond Edward Johnson--and his wife, among many other well-respected east coast actors of the era.

Anton Leader, later famous for his Television work, directed the series. The writing staff was also top-notch, with names such as Max Erlich, Joe Ruscoll and Robert Newman, among others. The thriller formula of the era called for equally thrilling organ music underscoring, capably handled by Charles Paul and Bert Buhrman on the organ. The sound engineering also greatly contributed to the supernatural thriller 'feel' of the series.

The circulating recordings, while as yet incomplete, are well-transferred and of the highest fidelity direct from electrical transcription. As thriller fare, the series is as compelling and chilling as when it first aired during post-World War II America.

Series Derivatives:

None
Genre: Anthology of Golden Age Radio Thriller Dramas
Network(s): ABC Blue Network [WJZ, New York]; MBS [WGN, Chicago]; NBC [KFI, Los Angeles]
Audition Date(s) and Title(s): Unknown
Premiere Date(s) and Title(s): 46-09-16 01 The Dead Hand
Run Dates(s)/ Time(s): 46-09-16 to 47-09-08; WJZ; Fifty-one, 26-minute programs; Mondays, 10:30 p.m.
Syndication: Louis G. Cowan Inc., Transcriptions; World Transcriptions
Sponsors:
Director(s): Anton M. Leader; Louis G. Cowan [Producer]
Principal Actors: Betty Caine, Carl Frank, Barry Hopkins, Lawson Zerbe, Frank Behrens, Karl Swenson, Berry Kroeger, William Quinn, Eric Dressler, John Griggs, Frank Readick, Lon Clark, Walter Vaughn, Joseph Julian, George Petrie, Peter Capell, John GIbson, Stuart Brody, Mandel Kramer, Elspleth Eric, Helen Shields, Carl Emory, Wendell Holmes, James Van Dyke, Vinton Hayworth, Michael Fitzmaurice, Ann Shephard, Paul Mann, Raymond Edward Johnson, Mrs. Raymond Edward Johnson, Fess Johnson, Brad Barker, Alfred Shirley, Ruth Yorke, Charlotte Holland, Alan Hewett, Craig McDonnell, and John Sylvester
Recurring Character(s): None
Protagonist(s): None
Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson, Sigmund Miller, Joseph Ruscoll
Writer(s) Robert Newman, Joseph Ruscoll, Max Ehrlich, William Moorewood, Sigmund Miller, Winifred Wolfe, Jay Williams, Abram S. Guiness, Leon Meadow
Music Direction:
Musical Theme(s): Charles Paul, Bert Buhrman [Organ]
Announcer(s): Raymond Morgan [Host]
Estimated Scripts or
Broadcasts:
52
Episodes in Circulation: 30
Total Episodes in Collection: 30
Provenances:


KFI, Los Angeles began airing Murder At Midnight on May 10 1946

Billboard article citing the premiere of Murder At Midnight over WMAL, Washington, D.C. on January 26 1947
Billboard article citing the premiere of Murder At Midnight over WMAL, Washington, D.C. on January 26 1947

Billboard ad announcing the availability of 52-week run of Murder at Midnight from April 19 1947
Billboard ad announcing the availability of 52-week run of Murder at Midnight from April 19 1947

RadioGOLDINdex, Hickerson Guide, Billboard magazine, Ben Kibler, Andrew Steinberg. Catalog of Copyright Entries. Part 1. [C] Group 3. Dramatic Compositions, Lectures, Motion Pictures: New Series, Volume 19, 1946, Page 137, from The Library of Congress.

Notes on Provenances:

The most helpful provenances were the log of the radioGOLDINdex and newspaper listings.

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This was a transcribed, syndicated package of fifty-two weeks of half hour programs. Each program stood on its own. There is no continuity whatsover in the run. The circulating exemplars are straight from transcription. The program was almost immediately picked up by several networks and were broadcast in any order the broadcaster wished to air them. While most broadcast outlets air such programming in transcription order, there's no guarantee--or requirement--that they do so. Most outlets we attempted to log aired the first thirteen programs in transcription order. After that, each broadcast outlet appeared to choose their own order for programs fourteen to fifty-two.

In addition, there's some question as to whether at least four of the programs ever aired:

Death Across the Board
Murder Out Of Mind
A Week Ago Wednesday
[#48]
The Man Who Died Again [#42]

Libary of Congress list of 1946 Copyrights for Louis G. Cowan's Murder At Midnight
Libary of Congress list of 1946 Copyrights for Louis G. Cowan's Murder At Midnight

Though we can't say with any certainty whether--or not--either of the above programs aired, they're all certainly programs from the 52-week canon. We found our most complete results from the initial WJZ run out of New York. It also appeared to be the earliest run over a major network.

OTRisms:

A circulating episode, The Black Curtain, was simply a copy of Death's Worshipper relabeled as The Black Curtain. We also found any number of logs and collections citing multiple airings over several years of runs, as well as episodes cited as repeats. But indeed, each and every one of those circulating copies were simply direct from transcription recordings, devoid of airchecks, commercial announcements or bumpers.

Folks, this was a transcribed, syndicated program. Anyone trying to 'sell' a complete set of recordings beyond the initial fifty-two broadcasts--in any transcription order--is a charlatan. There is no reason whatsoever to maintain multiple copies--irrespective of their origination or source--if they're simply duplicate copies of the circulating transcriptions. There were 52 and ONLY 52 programs of in this package. None were added beyond that intially recorded set, irrespective of the fact that Louis G. Cowan continued to market the package well into the mid-1950s.

[
Update: December 2, 2010] Contributor Ben Kibler has uncovered a series of West Coast broadcasts of Murder At Midnight over then NBC affiliate KFI beginning May 10, 1946, replacing an NBC run of Haunting Hour over KFI. KFI owner Earle C. Anthony owned both an NBC-Blue affiliate [KECA - the "E.C.A." for Earle C. Anthony] and an NBC-Red affiliate [KFI - the "F.I." for 'farm information'] prior to the FCC-mandated breakup of NBC's multiple networks. While Murder At Midnight was most often broadcast over early ABC affiliates--as well as over Mutual--this was, after all, an independently transcribed, syndicated program. Ben tracked the KFI run of twenty-four of the series' fifty-two episodes from May 10, 1946 through October 18, 1946, after which it was replaced by Mystery Theater beginning on October 25, 1946.

Of note with this discovery are the radioGOLDINdex citations of both World Broadcasting and Louis G. Cowan transcription sets of Murder At Midnight, both/either dated after June 1946. It would seem apparent that either/both the World Transcription and/or Louis G. Cowan sets were sold--and aired--prior to June 1946. It should also be noted that none of the newspaper listings Ben cited contain titles or teasers, hence we'll continue to maintain the log below until we can establish an earlier provenance containing script titles or synopses.


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The Murder At Midnight Program Transcription Log (See Broadcast log immediately below)

Date Trans No. Title Avail. Notes
46-04-19
1
The Dead Hand
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 01
46-04-26
2
The Man Who Was Death
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 02
46-05-03
3
The Secret Of XR-3
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 03
46-05-10
4
Wherever I Go
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 04
46-05-17
5
Trigger Man
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 05
46-05-24
6
Death's Goblet
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 06
46-05-31
7
The Heavy Death
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 07
46-06-07
8
Nightmare
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 08
46-06-14
9
The Dead Come Back
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 09
46-06-21
10
Terror Out Of Space
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 10
46-06-28
11
The Creeper
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 11
46-07-05
12
The Man Who Died Yesterday
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 12
46-07-12
13
Till Death Do Us Part
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 13
46-07-19
14
Murder Is A Lonely Business
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 14
46-07-26
15
The House Where Death Lived
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 15
46-08-02
16
The Kabbala
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 16
46-08-09
17
The Ace Of Death
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 17
46-08-16
18
The House That Time Forgot
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 18
46-08-23
19
Death Tolls A Requiem
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 19
46-08-30
20
The 13th Floor
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 20
46-09-06
21
The Mark of Cain
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 21
46-09-13
22
Red Wheels
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 22
46-09-20
23
The Line Is Dead
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 23
46-09-27
24
Death Across the Board
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 24
46-10-04
25
Murder Out Of Mind
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 25
46-10-11
26
Death's Worshipper
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 26
46-10-18
27
We Who Are About to Die
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 27
46-10-25
28
The Black Curtain
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 28
46-11-01
29
The Ape Song
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 29
46-11-08
30
The Man with The Black Beard
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 30
46-11-15
31
Death Ship
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 31
46-11-22
32
Outcast
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 32
46-11-29
33
Fatal Interruption
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 33
46-12-06
34
The Dispossessed
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 34
46-12-13
35
The Black Swan
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 35
46-12-20
36
Island of The Dead
Y
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 36
46-12-27
37
The Dark Chamber
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 37
47-01-03
38
Death Is No End
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 38
47-01-10
39
The Dark Cellar
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 39
47-01-17
40
Murder Is Not Enough
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 40
47-01-24
41
The Face of The Dragon
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 41
47-01-31
42
The Man Who Died Again
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 42
47-02-07
43
City Morgue
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 43
47-02-14
44
Terror
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 44
47-02-21
45
The Corridor of Doom
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 45
47-02-28
46
Appointment
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 46
47-03-07
47
Glory Train
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 47
47-03-14
48
A Week Ago Wednesday
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 48
47-03-21
49
The Living Dead
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 49
47-03-28
50
The Face
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 50
47-04-04
51
Memory of The Dead
Dead Man's Turn
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 51
47-04-11
52
Dead Man's Turn
Memory of The Dead
N
Louis G. Cowan Inc. No. 52





The Murder At Midnight Program Log [Programs Never Broadcast]

Date Episode Title Avail. Notes
24
Death Across the Board
Y
25
Murder Out Of Mind
Y





The Murder At Midnight Program Broadcast Log

Date Episode Title Avail. Notes
46-09-16
1
The Dead Hand
Y
46-09-16 Naugatuck Daily News
10:30 p.m. WJZ--Murder at Midnight

47-03-07 Wisconsin State Journal
7:30 p.m.--Murder at Midnight (WGN): new program: first drama, "The Dead Hand."
46-09-23
2
The Man Who Was Death
Y
46-09-21 Billboard
Murder at Midnight--
$5,500 Talent Cost; $561.22 Cost Per Point; $ .65 Talent Cost Per 1,000 Urban Listeners.

46-09-23 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Drama:
The Man Who Was Death
46-09-30
3
The Secret Of XR-3
Y
46-09-30 Naugatuck Daily News
10:30 p.m. WJZ--Murder at Midnight

47-03-21 Wisconsin State Journal
7:30 p.m.--Murder at Midnight (WGN): "The Secret of XR-3"
46-10-07
4
Wherever I Go
Y
46-10-07 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight:
Whereever I Go. With Berry Kroeger
46-10-14
5
Trigger Man
Y
46-10-14 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight:
Trigger Man, With Berry Kroeger
46-10-21
6
Death's Goblet
Y
46-10-21 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight:
Death Goblet (Record)
46-10-28
7
The Heavy Death
Y
46-10-28 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama (Records)

47-04-18 Wisconsin State Journal
7:30 p.m.--Murder at Midnight (WGN): "The Heavy Death," story of a mad scientist.
46-11-04
8
Nightmare
Y
46-11-04 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama (Records)
46-11-11
9
The Dead Come Back
Y
46-11-11 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama (Records)

47-05-02 Wisconsin State Journal
7:30 p.m.--Murder at Midnight (WGN): "The Dead Come Back," confession through psychology
46-11-18
10
Terror Out of Space
Y
46-11-18 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama (Records)
.
46-11-25
11
The Creeper
Y
46-11-25 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama,
The Creeper (Records)

46-12-28 Billboard
Winifred Wolfe, Sigmund Miller and Jack Gordun newly added to script staff of ABC's Murder At Midnight.
46-12-02
12
The Man Who Died Yesterday
Y
46-12-02 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Man Who Died Yesterday (Records)
46-12-09
13
Till Death Do Us Part
Y
46-12-09 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Till Death Do Us Part, with Eric Dressler (Record)
46-12-16
14
Murder's A Lonely Business
Y
46-12-16 Portsmouth Times
"
Murder's a Lonely Business", is the drama to be enacted on the program "Murder at Midnight" tonight at 10:30 (ABC). The story, which proves that company in crime doesn't pay, stars Wendell Holmes and Helen Shields.
46-12-23
15
The House Where Death Lived
Y
46-12-23 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
House Where Death Lived (Records)
46-12-30
16
The Kabbala
Y
46-12-30 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
The Kabbala (Records)
47-01-06
17
The Ace Of Death
Y
47-01-06 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Ace of Death (Recording)
47-01-13
18
The House That Time Forgot
Y
47-01-13 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama: House
That Time Forgot (Recording)
47-01-20
19
Death Tolls A Requiem
Y
47-01-20 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight,
Drama: Death Tolls a Requiem (Recording)
47-01-27
20
The Thirteenth Floor
Y
[The Murder At Midnight syndication begins airing over WMAL, Washington D.C. on January 26, 1947]

47-01-27 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
13th Floor (Recording)
47-02-03
21
The Man With the Black Beard
Y
47-02-01 Billboard
New mystery show, Murder at Midnight preems over WMAL January 26 at 6 p.m., directed by Tony Leader.

47-02-03 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Man With the Black Beard; Mercedes McCambridge and Others (Recording)
47-02-10
22
The Black Curtain
N
47-02-10 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
The Black Curtain. With Eric Dressler, Winston O'Keefe, Santos Ortega, Others
47-02-17
23
The Outcast
N
47-02-17 Portsmouth Times
Experimenting in his laboratory, a scientist searching for a new plant insecticide discovers that the formula is lethal to bigger game than bugs when, after touching it briefly, his dog dies during the broadcast of "Murder at Midnight" tonight at 10:30 (ABC).

47-02-17 New York Times - 10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Outcast, with James Monks, Martin Wilson, Able Lewis, Others
47-02-24
24
Terror
N
47-02-24 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Terror, with John Harvey, Stephen Chase, George Tipaldi, Grace Keddy, Others
47-03-03
-
Pre-Empted
-
47-03-03 New York Times
10:30-WNBC, WOR, WJZ, WCBS, WMCA, WHN, WINS, WNEW--
President Truman, Speaking at Official Mexican Dinner, Given in His Honor by President Aleman, From Mexico City
47-03-10
25
Death's Worshiper
Y
47-03-10 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Death's Worshipper
47-03-17
26
Death Tolls A Requiem
N
[ Repeat of 47-01-20]

47-03-17 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Death Tolls a Requiem. With Michael Fitzmaurice, Ed Begley, Arthur Maitland, Others
47-03-24
27
Red Wheels
Y
47-03-24 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Red Wheels, with Craig McDonnell, Frank Behrens, John Sylvester, Others (Recorded)
47-03-31
28
The Ape Song
Y
47-03-29 Gazette and Bulletin
Murder at Midnight - According to letters from radio fans, one of the most listenable mystery thrillers on the air is WJZ's Monday night suspense drama, Murder at Midnight. The actors involved, Charlotte Holland and Alan Hewett, show how realistic the scene can be when the action starts.

47-03-31 Portsmouth Times
A husband who forces an ape to murder his wife and later acquires ape-like characteristics himself forms the macabre plot of "
The Ape Song", to be dramatized during the ABC broadcast of "Murder at Midnight" at 10:30 p.m.
47-04-07
29
The Line Is Dead
Y
47-04-07 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-04-14
30
Death Ship
N
47-04-14 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-04-21
31
We Who Are About to Die
N
47-04-21 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-04-28
32
The Living Dead
N
47-04-28 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-05-05
33
The Island Of the Dead
Y
47-05-05 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-05-12
34
Corridor Of Doom
N
47-05-12 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-05-19
35
City Morgue
N
47-05-19 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-05-26
36
The Dark Chamber
N
47-05-26 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-06-02
37
Death Is No End
N
47-06-02 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-06-09
38
The Dark Cellar
N
47-06-09 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-06-16
39
Murder Is Not Enough
N
47-06-16 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-06-23
40
Title Unknown
N
47-06-23 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-06-30
41
Title Unknown
N
[Alleged repeat of 46-12-02]

47-06-30 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-07-07
42
The Face Of the Dragon
N
47-07-07 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-07-14
43
Fatal Interruption
N
47-07-14 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-07-21
44
The Dispossessed
N
47-07-21 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama
47-07-28
45
Appointment
N
47-07-28 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Appointment, with Ann Shepherd (Recording)
47-08-04
46
Glory Train
N
47-08-04 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Glory Train (Recording)
47-08-11
47
The Face
N
47-08-11 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
The Black Swan (Records)
47-08-18
48
The Black Swan
Y
47-08-18 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
The Black Swan (Records)
47-08-25
49
Dead Man's Turn
N
47-08-25 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Dead Man's Turn (Records)
47-09-01
50
Memory Of the Dead
N
47-09-01 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
Memory of the Dead (Records)
47-09-08
51
The Mark Of Cain
Y
47-09-08 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--Murder at Midnight, Drama:
The Mark Of Cain (Records)
47-09-15
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47-09-15 New York Times
10:30-WJZ--
Weird Circle: The Pistol Shot, with Arnold Moss, Walter Vaughn and Others (Premiere)









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