Listen to a Suspense Radio Show episode by clicking on a link below:
NOTE: The photo above shows legendary actress Agnes Moorehead really getting into her role on the Suspense episode, “Sorry, Wrong Number”. You may remember Miss Moorehead as Samantha’s mother on the TV show, “Bewitched”.
First Episode: July 22, 1940
Last Episode: September 30, 1962
Number of Episodes: Many hundreds. Perhaps 1000+, but numerous repeats. Number of unique episodes unknown but estimated 400-700.
Network: CBS Radio Network
Cast Members: Well-known guest stars changed weekly
Producers: Elliot Lewis, Charles Vanda
Directors: Antony Ellis, Tony Leader, Norman Macdonnell, John Peyser, William N. Robson, William Spier
Announcers: Truman Bradley, Frank Martin, Ken Niles, Harlow Wilcox
Narrator: Paul Frees
Sound Effects: Gus Bayz, Dave Light, Ross Murray, Jack Sixsmith
Music: Lud Gluskin, Wilbur Hatch
Writers: Gus Bayz, Walter Black, Mel Dinelli, Antony Ellis, Peter Fernandez, Ferrin N. Fraser, Joseph L. Greene, Sigmund Miller, Jack Newman, Robert Richards, William N. Robson, Joseph Russell, Hank Searles, Richard Wile
Sponsors: Autolite, Roma Wines
Typical Episode Length: 25-30 Minutes
There was also a Suspense TV Show that aired for 6 seasons and 260 episodes!
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