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Welcome to Stars On Suspense, presenting legends of Hollywood in "radio's outstanding theater of thrills." For twenty years, Suspense presented some of the greatest mysteries and thrillers on radio - legendary plays like "Sorry, Wrong Number," "The Hitch-Hiker," and "The House in Cypress Canyon." During its long radio run, Suspense attracted some of the biggest names in Hollywood to its microphones to play the hunter and the hunted, heroes and villains, and victims and killers. 

Each week, tune in for a new podcast episode spotlighting a star of stage, screen, or radio in old time radio mysteries that are "well calculated to keep you in Suspense!"

The Irish-Man

Dec 4, 2020

Happy Birthday to writer Cornell Woolrich, born December 4, 1903.

An early master of the art of noir fiction, Woolrich’s earliest works were inspired by the writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald before he turned to the pulp detective stories that made him famous. When he started writing for the pulps, he churned out stores...

Happy Birthday, Agnes Moorehead

Dec 6, 2017

Actress Agnes Moorehead - the "first lady of Suspense" - was born December 6, 1900. The legendary star won an Emmy and two Golden Globes, and she was nominated for four Academy Awards. Her credits include Citizen Kane, Dark Passage, Johnny Belinda, and Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte. But old time radio fans may know her...

Happy Birthday, Elliott Lewis

Nov 28, 2017

Gregory Hood, San Francisco importer and amateur detective. Frankie Remley, left-handed guitarist and incorrigible sidekick of Phil Harris. Detective Danny Clover, the cop with the soul of a poet. And Thomas Hyland, the droll "connaisseur of crime" who relayed true tales of murder. These are just some of the amazing...

The Scariest Shows from "Suspense"

Oct 26, 2017

Halloween is here again, and cable TV, streaming services, and the local movie theater are full of classic films with vampires, monsters, and other blood-thirsty killers out to scare the wits out of their audiences. But for me, even the scariest sights the big screen can conjure up could never compare with the thrills...

Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury

Oct 16, 2017

Angela Lansbury, five-time Tony Award winner and three time Oscar nominee, was born October 16, 1925. She has enjoyed a long and successful career on stage, screen, and television, and she's still going strong. Generations of fans know her from her celebrated stage work (Sweeney ToddGypsyBlithe Spirit, and so many...