For a thrilling half-hour of entertainment, journey into the unknown with the Mysterious Traveler. ANNOUNCER: This is The Mysterious Traveler, inviting you to join me on another journey into the strange and terrifying. I hope you will enjoy the trip, that it will thrill you a little and chill you a little. So settle back, get a good grip on your nerves, and be comfortable–if you can! Starring: Marice Tarplin – 20 half-hour broadcasts, digitally remastered and restored.
It began on the Mutual Broadcasting System, December 5, 1943, continuing in many different timeslots until September 16, 1952. The lonely sound of a distant locomotive heralded the arrival of the malevolent narrator (portrayed by Maurice Tarplin), who introduced the program each week.
The Last Survivor – 1-30-44, The Good Die Young – 2-27-44, Beware of Tomorrow – 4-9-44, The Accusing Corpse – 4-16-44, Death Laughs Last – 9-24-44, They Who Sleep – 1-6-45, Death Is The Visitor – 8-25-46, No One On The Line 9-1-46, Symphony of Death – 9-8-46, If You Believe 12-29-46, No Grave Can Hold Me – 1-12-47, The Woman in Black – 3-9-47, Dark Destiny – 4-13-47, Death is the Judge – 6-15-47, Vacation From Life – 9-7-47, Death is My Caller – 10-21-47, The Man Who Died Twice – 2-24-48, They Struck it Rich – 3-16-48, Death Writes a Letter – 5-18-48, Murder is My Business – 6-8-48.