Monster Month continues this week and the Society is listening to an adaptation of “Frankenstein” from Suspense! This version of Mary Shelley’s classic novel features the obsessed doctor confiding in a priest about his obsessive quest to conquer death. Can spiritual guidance provide a measure of redemption for the scientist? Can this story be crammed into half an hour? Is Johnny Plug Check the true horror? Listen for yourself and find out! Then vote and let us know what you think:
The Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society
The Society starts out a whole month of shows themed around classic movie monsters. We begin with the Mummy, represented by this Quiet, Please episode entitled “Whence Came You?” The story features an archaeologist who finds himself being observed by a mysterious beautiful woman with a strange connection to the ruins he is excavating. What destiny awaits our hero beneath the sands? How much richer is the listening experience for someone who has tuned into the Whence Came You podcast? Can Joshua just enjoy something without being a big nerd about it? Listen for yourself and find out! Then vote and let us know what you think:
The Society is unfortunately suffering some technical difficulties. Please accept our humblest apologies for the delay, we expect to have this week’s episode up in the next few days. Thanks for your patience!
CBS Mystery Theater adapted Jacques Futrelle’s short story, “The Problem of Cell 13,” for this week’s episode entitled “The Great Brain”! A brilliant mind hopes to prove the limitless potential of human intellect by allowing himself to be locked in a prison with a week to escape. Can he free himself from his cell in this short time or will his ego be his undoing? Why has the prisoner above him begun to rave like a lunatic? Could the name “CBS Mystery Theater” be improved wit a little work-shopping? Listen for yourself and find out! Then vote and let us know what you think:
Columbia Workshop presents Lucille Fletcher’s adaptation of Sheridan Le Fanu’s novella “Carmilla”! A father takes in a young abandoned girl who befriends his daughter, but soon discovers that Carmilla is much more than she seems. Will a parent’s desire to make his child happy prove to be his family’s undoing? Could he possibly have known what evil lurked in Carmilla’s heart? Are Canadians secretly brood parasites, sneaking their kids into American families? Listen for yourself and find out! Then vote and let us know what you think: