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THE DEVIL’S DISCIPLE
RP  00001
By George Bernard Shaw, edited by H. Booraem.
Shaw's famous satire about the American Revolution and the morals and mores of the people who participated.

JEFF PETERS
RP  00002
Drama by Judith Purdee and Hendrik Booraem, based on the story by O. Henry.
Con-man Jeff Peters, posing as a medical doctor, receives several surprises when he sets up to sell his home-made medicine in a small Arkansas town.

THE MONKEY’S PAW
RP  00003
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by W. W. Jacobs.
An army sergeant brings home a dried up monkey's paw from India and gives it to his friend.  It is supposed to be able to grant its owner three wishes, and the friend decides to see if the story is true -- with terrible results.

AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE
RP  00004
"The Triangle Radio Theatre Production of An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge", drama by Bill Shuler, based on the story by Ambrose Bierce.
It is the Civil War.  A Southern plantation owner is captured, and hanged from Owl Creek bridge.  But the rope breaks - or does it?

THE PUSSY CAT AND THE EXPERT PLUMBER WHO WAS A MAN
RP  00005
By Arthur Miller.
An enterprising cat works his way up the political chain of command until he is a candidate for governor of his state.  But all good things must come to an end, and that happens here.

THREE STRIKES—YOU’RE OUT!
RP  00006
By Vernan Delston.
A piano tuner in Brooklyn, his club's best pitcher, meets his fate in the park.  She's young and determined to get married - to him.

GIFT OF THE MAGI
RP  00007
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by O. Henry.
In Old New York a young bride sells her hair to buy her husband a watch chain.  A delightful story, featuring one of O. Henry's famous surprise endings.

THE NECKLACE
RP  00008
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by Guy de Maupassant.
In 19th century Paris a discontented young wife borrows her rich friend's necklace to go to a ball.  She loses it and sacrifices the best years of her life to buy a replacement.  A famous surprise ending.

RED-HEADED LEAGUE
RP  00009
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery of the league of red-headed men.

THE WIZARD OF OZ
RP  00010
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by L. Frank Baum.
A cyclone carries Dorothy from her home in Kansas to the Land of Oz where she meets the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Woodsman, the Wicked Witch of the West, and, of course, the Wizard.  But how will she get back to Kansas?

THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG
RP  00011
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by Mark Twain.
Smily is a betting man.  But when he bets with a stranger on his trained frog, he learns a sad lesson  about human nature.

THE SIGN OF FOUR
RP  00012
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by Arthur Conan Doyle.
A Sherlock Holmes murder mystery.  The victim dies from a poisoned dart.  Can the perpetrator be caught?

AFTERWARD
RP  00013
Drama by William Shuler, based on the story by Edith Wharton.
An American wife and her husband - a mining millionaire - buy an old manor house in the English countryside, only to discover that it harbors a ghost - the millionaire's partner.

THE BRIGHTEST AND THE BEST
RP  00014
Story and drama by Phil Johnson.
This endearing story, based on a North Carolina folk legend about Old Christmas, tells of a little girl who learns about love and giving, from a little stick doll.

THE DREADFUL DRAGON OF OZ
RP  00015
By Hendrik Booraem.
Based on characters created by L. Frank Baum.  When Dorothy and Mr. Oz return to the Emerald City they discover a Dreadful Dragon has made some dreadful changes.

MOLLY O’—A LOVE STORY
RP  00016
By Hendrik Booraem.
In the early 1900s, sixteen-year-old Molly is a singing star on Broadway.  She is wooed and won by a Kentucky millionaire who goes broke in the Crash of '29.  Can she make a comeback?

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
RP  00017
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by Gaston LeRoux.
A phantom haunts the Paris Opera.  He kidnaps the young diva and takes her to his hideout on the black lake in the deepest cellar of the Opera House.  How will she be saved?

THE SPECTRE BRIDEGROOM
RP  00018
Drama by Hendrik Booraem, based on the story by Washington Irving.
A tale of 16th century Germany.  A young nobleman, killed by bandits, apparently returns to spirit away the girl who loves him.

THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO
RP  00019
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by Edgar Allen Poe.
Revenge in eighteenth century Italy is the theme of this famous short story.  The avenger entices his enemy down into the wine vaults where his ancestors are buried.

DAN SICKELS
RP  00020
By Hendrik Booraem.
Based on a true story.  Dan Sickels, a successful Tammany politician, is elected to Congress and takes his pretty, young wife to Washington. There she has an affair with Francis Scott Key's son.  Murder is the result.

HOW SANTA CLAUS CAME TO SIMPSON’S BAR
RP  00021
"The Triangle Radio Theatre Production of How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar", drama by Bill Shuler, based on the story by Brett Harte.
In the Old West a little boy celebrates Christmas, thanks to the courage and daring of Dandy Dan, a tenderfoot.

JURY OF HER PEERS
RP  00022
Drama by Candace Winkler, based on the story by Susan Glaspell.
Two neighbors are in the kitchen of a Nebraska farm woman accused of murdering her husband.  On the basis of what they find they draw their own conclusions about her guilt.

INSOMNIA!
RP  00023
By Elspeth Eric.
Ever had trouble sleeping?  Then you'll feel sorry for Anita Dwyer - if you can stop laughing.

MONKEY BOY
RP  00024
Drama by Frank Elliott and H. Booraem, inspired by Joseph Conrad's Typhoon.
A Chinese prince is smuggled aboard the Nan Shan as it heads to sea and an encounter with a typhoon.  Among the 200 other passengers is an assassin whose assignment is to kill the prince.

TOBERMORY
RP  00025
Drama by Anne Gibbs, based on a story by Saki (H.H. Munro)
At a Long Island house party in the Roaring Twenties, a German Professor teaches a cat to speak English, with unexpected and catastrophic results.

GOLDIE
RP  00026
By Louis Pelletier.
Two swindlers working the Gold Coast of Miami have a blonde, blue-eyed confederate who is gorgeous but just a little stupid. And she's also in love.  It's a poor combination.

JIMMY VALENTINE
RP  00027
Dama by H. Booraem, based on the story "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
Jimmy, handsome and debonair, is the best safe-cracker in Indiana. But when he meets the daughter of a small town banker his whole life changes.  Question is, can he stay out of jail?

TRIPLE A CREDIT
RP  00028
"Betty White in Triple A Credit", by Louis Pelletier.
A little old lady swindler has devised a wonderful plan for relieving gullible merchants of their merchandise.  A balky transmission on a car she has acquired illegally is her undoing.

HELP WANTED
RP  00029
By Louis Pelletier.
An employment agency catering to the rich is a front for jewel thieves.  You will seldom meet a more quixotic group of robbers and hit men.

JEFF PETERS VS. MATRIMONY
RP  00030
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by O. Henry.
O. Henry's lovable con-man and his partner, Andy Tucker, set up a matrimonial agency in Cairo, Illinois.  It's a disastrous venture all the way, but there is a happy ending.

ROW FOR YOUR LIFE!!!
RP  00031
An historical drama by H. Booraem.
The Johnstown Flood in 1889 was one of America's great tragedies in which 2200 people lost their lives.  A fictional "might have happened" story centers around a baby in a remarkable cradle that floats.

THE STAR BOARDER
RP  00032
An original drama by Louis Pelletier.
A tale about a bank teller who walks off with a large payroll and hides in a small town.  His landlady does him in.

WYATT'S WIFE
RP  00033
An original drama by Hendrik Booraem.
19-year-old Josie Marcus arrives in Tombstone, Arizona, just months before the shoot-out at the OK Corral.  How she lassoes Wyatt Earp makes a fascinating -- and true -- story.

ANIMAL TALES
RP  00034
Presented by the Thrice Told Storytellers.
A collection of stories taken from African and African-American oral traditions.

THE BLUE HOTEL
RP  00035
Drama by Roxane Brooks, based on the story by Stephen Crane.
At the turn of the last century, three train passengers stop for the night at a hotel in a frontier town.  One seems obsessed with the fear that he'll die there.  The others assure him that his fears are groundless ... or are they?

JANE EYRE
RP  00036
Drama by Hendrik Booraem, based on the story by Charlotte Bronte.
A one-hour adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's sweeping 19th century novel of a young governess and her love for a brooding master who harbors a dark and frightful secret.

LOUIS BRAILLE AND THE BAKER'S DAUGHTER
RP  00037
By Hendrik Booraem and Arthur Jackson.
Drama about the man who opened the world of reading to the blind by developing a touch-based reading system.

SILVER BLAZE
RP  00038
Drama by H. Booraem, based on the story by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sherlock Holmes appears to be baffled by the disappearance of a famous race horse and the murder of his trainer.

SLEIGHT OF HAND
RP  00039
By Louis Pelletier.
A tale of a slick con-man, first broadcast on The FBI radio series in the 1930s.

THE LAW OF AVERAGES
RP  00040
By Louis Pelletier.
Written originally for "The FBI in Peace and War".  This story is about a phony lawyer who peddles his services using phony wills. The World-Wide Detective Agency catches up to him just before a lady is relieved of her life savings.

THE LOVERS
RP  00041
By David Levy.
The mountains of western Montana, 1883.  Our hero, Simon Gutherie, is no dude, and Eve is no Katherine Hepburn.  But she loves Simon -- a lot.  The problem is that Ward, a bully and a mean drunk, is stuck on Eve.  It is an explosive triangle.

THE NOBILITY PITCH
RP  00042
By Louis Pelletier.
Two English types are in the business of swindling rich Americans by posing as Royalty, and getting them involved in a gambling adventure.

THE MILLION-POUND NOTE
RP  00043
By Mark Twain, adapted by Jim Cort.
A penniless young American is stranded in London.  He's handed an envelope containing a bank note worth one million pounds ...

A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA
RP  00044
By A. Conan Doyle, drama by H. Booraem.
A beautiful woman foils Sherlock Holmes, and gives the King of Bohemia some very difficult moments.

SIDNEY CARTON
RP  00045
Drama by H. Booraem, based on Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities".
Against the horrendous panorama of the French Revolution, Sidney Carton and his mirror image, Charles Darnay, play out a drama of love and hate, and supreme sacrifice.

THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF
RP  00046
By O. Henry, adapted by Anne Gibbs.
Two con-men get more than they bargain for when they kidnap the 12-year-old son of a small town banker in Alabama.

SANTA MEETS THE MOB
RP  00047
By Jim Cort & Hendrik Booraem.
A Santa down in the mall finds $100,000 in a briefcase under his Christmas tree.  What he does with the money and where the mob comes in makes an interesting story.

TYCOON
RP  00048
By Louis Pelletier.
A swindler figures out a way to beat the market, and a few unsuspecting investors as well.

A STUDY IN SCARLET
RP  00049
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Hendrik Booraem.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's story of how Holmes and Watson meet for the first time and are plunged into a murder mystery with no murder weapon.

THE BRIDE COMES TO YELLOW SKY
RP  00050
By Stephen Crane, adapted by Jim Cort.
Stephen Crane's raucous yarn of the marshal, his new bride, and a low down varmint bent on shootin' up the town.

THE SHOOTING OF DAN MCGREW
RP  00051
By Robert W. Service, adapted by Jim Cort.
Love and betrayal in Alaska as portrayed in this adaptation of Services's famous poem.

HAMLET IN AUDIO
RP  00052
From the play by William Shakespeare.  Produced by Hendrik Booraem for the National Audio Theater/Blue Ridge Radio Players.
Shakespeare's "Tragedy of Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark" adapted for radio performance.

THE SECOND STAIN
RP  00053
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Ike Wilson.
The Prime Minister seeks the aid of Sherlock Holmes to retrieve a letter that was stolen from the home of the Secretary of State for European Affairs.

THE SIX NAPOLEONS
RP  00054
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Ike Wilson.
Someone is smashing busts of Napoleon, but why?  Inspector Lestrade calls on Sherlock Holmes to solve the mystery.

THE PRIORY SCHOOL
RP  00055
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Ike Wilson.
The 10-year-old son of the Duke of Holdernesse has been kidnapped from an exclusive preparatory school in Northern England.  Sherlock Holmes is called in to find the boy and his kidnappers.

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