Category Archives for "I Love a Mystery"

63. The Captain’s Widow & Other Stories

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. The Bone Hunters & Other Stories

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. The Beasley Girls & Other Stories

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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43. The Fatal Filet & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Fatal Filet Matter  ~  I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 11   ~  Our Miss Brooks: School on Saturday  ~   Gunsmoke: F.U.

Mr. Conklin wants the students of Madison High to go to school on Saturday --- and the response is not pretty!   Johnny Dollar must find out who was responsible for feeding him a "killer steak".  

Jack, Doc & Reggie try to find who stole their $25,000 money belt.  And Matt Dillon must figure out why anyone would want to kill poor defenseless old Oney Becker.    

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42. The Wolf, The Widow & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  Have Gun, Will Travel - The Killer's Widow"; I Love A Mystery - Bury Your Dead Arizona ep 10; Fibber McGee & Molly - The Citizenship Test; Gunsmoke - Dooley Surrenders

Will Doc and Reggie be the next victim of the vicious wolf that is plaguing Bury Your Dead, Arizona?  Can Paladin charm the lady into telling him where her husband hid the stolen money?

Can Fibber McGee pass the citizenship test Mayor Latrivia suggests?  Can Matt Dillon prove poor old Dooley didn't commit murder --- a murder Dooley can't even remember?

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41. Shrimps McGee & Other Scrumptious Stories

Listen to These Programs:   Fibber McGee & Molly: An Old Family Recipe - Shrimps McGee   ~   Have Gun, Will Travel: The Englishman   ~   I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 9   ~   Gunsmoke: The Handcuffs

We will soon have some smart and sprightly comments regarding the storylines of the individual programs featured on our Show #41.  As soon as they are completed, you will find them here.

In the meantime, why not enjoy listening and discovering some of these great stories yourself?​

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40. Obie Tater’s New Wife & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  Gunsmoke: Obie Tater   ~   Have Gun, Will Travel: The Road to Wickenburg   ~   I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 8   ~   Fibber McGee & Molly: Fibber Checks the Water

Paladin is shanghaied and left for dead. How does he manage to get his revenge?  A killer wolf is on the prowl in Bury Your Dead, Arizona.   Is it possible the wolf is actually the mysterious woman in white?  

Fibber McGee is certain that Wistful Vista is facing a major catastrophe. When he appeals to Mayor Latrivia to take steps to save the town, the outcome is very funny!  Matt Dillon is convinced that an old prospector's life may be in grave danger. And he thinks it has something to do with that young new wife of his. 

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