Category Archives for "I Love a Mystery"

63. Fort Laramie: “The Captain’s Widow” & Other OTR Programs

The Captain's Widow - Fort Laramie

Listen to These Programs:  Fort Laramie  2/5/56  The Captain’s Widow  ~ I Love A Mystery  12/14/49  The Million Dollar Curse #3  ~  Gunsmoke  12/25/54  Kitty Lost

The widow of Captain Philip Wintner arrives at Fort Laramie four years after his death. It is her intent to retrieve her husband's body and give him a proper burial back home.

Major Daggart, however, refuses her request.  The reason? The Captain fought and died in an Indian battle. Because his body rests on Indian land, its removal would risk the lives of both the widow and those accompanying her.

Mrs. Wintner, however, does not accept the answer "no" easily and has other plans of her own.

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62. Gunsmoke: “The Bone Hunters” & Other OTR Programs

Gunsmoke Old Time Radio - The Bone Hunters

Listen to These Programs:  Fort Laramie:  The Capture  ~ I Love A Mystery: The Million Dollar Curse, Ep 2 ~ Gunsmoke:  Bone Hunters

We haven't been able to complete the description of these shows quite yet, but didn't want that to stop you from enjoying them.  

I am working on this project and hope to add descriptions of the programs in two or three of my shows each week.  Keep checking back.  In the meantime, give a listen and enjoy the show!

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61. Fort Laramie: “The Beasley Girls” & Other OTR Programs

The Beasley Girls - Fort Laramie OTR Program

Listen to These Programs:  Fort Laramie: The Beasley Girls  ~   I Love A Mystery: The Million Dollar Curse  Episode #1   ~   Gunsmoke: Cholera

On this episode of Fort Laramie, entitled  The Beasley Girls, Captain Quince and his men arrive at the scene of an Indian massacre. The victims are members of a Wagon Train heading West through Sioux territory.  As the cavalrymen are burying the dead, they run across one survivor- a man who lives long enough to tell Quince the Indian took the Beasley Girls captive. 

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46: For The Love Of A Good Woman & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  Gunsmoke: The Love of a Good Woman  ~  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: Virtuous Mobster Matter  ~  I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona episodes 14 & 15  ~  Our Miss Brooks: Bye Bye Boynton

When a nurse who worked with Doc in the East arrives in Dodge City, the two begin to rekindle old feelings for one another.  When a mysterious gunslinger rides into town around the same time, however, we begin to question the real motive of the mysterious nurse. This early episode of Gunsmoke first aired in 1954.

Johnny heads South when he learns an old friend named Joe sold policies to a number of gangsters who own and operate a plantation in the town of Virtue. When an ex-mobster comes on the scene, Joe goes missing and Johnny fears the worse.  Good episode with memorable characters and lots of twists and turns typical of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

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45. The Missing Mouse Matter & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Missing Mouse Matter  ~  I Love A Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona ep 13  ~  Our Miss Brooks: Marriage Madness  ~  Gunsmoke: Matt Gets It

Right before Christmas, Johnny agrees to meet with an eccentric millionaire who has a problem only the best investigator can solve.  When Johnny arrives on the scene, however, he is surprised to learn he has been summoned to find a missing mouse!   

In Our Miss Brooks Connie solicits the help of Mister Boynton to help her break up a romance  Mrs. Davis is having with a man Connie suspects is a con artist.

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44. The Mysterious Lady In White & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 12 (The Mysterious Lady in White)   ~   Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Big Scoop Matter   ~    Our Miss Brooks: Woman Driver   ~   Gunsmoke: Helping Hand

How is it that Walter Denton ends up giving Mr. Conklin a traffic ticket?  Is it possible that Matt Dillon will live to regret giving a promising young man a second chance?

Why is an insurance company trying to hire Johnny Dollar as a bodyguard for a newspaper reporter? And who is the mysterious lady in white that has Jack, Doc and Reggie so upset?  

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