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== Episode Log ==
 
== Episode Log ==
07-22-40  4 FORECAST: "The Lodger"
 
                SUSPENSE Audition
 
 
            ........... airs Wednesdays ...........
 
06-17-42  1 "The Burning Court"                    Charlie Ruggles
 
06-24-42  2 "Wet Saturday"                          Clarence Derwent
 
07-01-42  3 "The Life Of Nellie Jane"              Loretta Young
 
07-08-42  4 "Rope"                                  Richard Widmark
 
07-15-42  5 "Witness On The Westbound Limited"
 
07-22-42    .... no program ....
 
07-29-42  6 "Philomel Cottage"                      Alice Frost
 
08-05-42  7 "Finishing School"                      Margo
 
08-12-42  8 "Suspicion"
 
08-19-42  9 "Cave Of Ali Baba"                      Romney Brent
 
08-26-42    .... no program ....
 
09-02-42  10 "The Hitchhiker"                        Orson Welles
 
09-09-42    .... no program ....
 
09-16-42  11 "The Kettler Method"                    Roger Dekoven
 
09-23-42  12 "Passage To Benares"                    Paul Stewart
 
09-30-42  13 "One Hundred In The Dark"              Eric Dressler
 
            .......... moves to Tuesdays ..........
 
10-27-42  14 "Lord Of The Witch Doctors"
 
11-03-42  15 "Devil In The Summer House"            Martin Gabel
 
11-10-42  16 "Will You Make A Bet With Death"        M. Fitzmaurice
 
11-17-42  17 "Menace In Wax"                        Joe Julian
 
11-24-42  18 "The Body Snatchers"
 
12-01-42  19 "The Bride Vanishes"
 
12-08-42    .... no program ....
 
12-15-42  20 "Till Death Do Us Part"                Peter Lorre
 
12-22-42  21 "Two Sharp Knives"                      Stuart Erwin
 
12-29-42    .... no program ....
 
01-05-43  22 "Nothing Up My Sleeve"                  George Coulouris
 
01-12-43  23 "The Pit And The Pendulum"              Henry Hull
 
01-19-43  24 "The Devil's Saint"                    Peter Lorre
 
                (Last New York show)
 
 
            ................ 1943 .................
 
01-26-43  25 "Death Went Along For The Ride"        Ralph Bellamy
 
02-02-43  26 "The Doctor Prescribed Death"          Bela Lugosi
 
02-09-43  27 "The Hangman Won't Wait"                S. Greenstreet
 
02-16-43  28 "In Fear And Trembling"                Mary Astor
 
02-23-43  29 "Will You Walk Into My Parlor"          G. Fitzgerald
 
03-02-43  30 "The Night Reveals"                    Fredric March
 
03-09-43  31 "The Phantom Archer"                    Ralph Bellamy
 
03-16-43  32 "Cabin B-13"                            Ralph Bellamy
 
03-23-43  33 "The Customers Like Murder"            Roland Young
 
03-30-43  34 "The Dead Sleep Lightly"                Susan Hayward
 
04-06-43  35 "Fire Burn And Cauldron Bubble"        Paul Lukas
 
04-13-43  36 "Fear Paints A Picture"                Nancy Coleman
 
04-20-43  37 "Moment Of Darkness"                    Peter Lorre
 
04-27-43  38 "The Diary Of Sophonia Winters"        Agnes Moorehead
 
05-04-43  39 "Death Flies Blind"                    Richard Dix
 
05-11-43  40 "Mr. Markham, Antique Dealer"          Paul Lukas
 
05-18-43  41 "The ABC Murders"                      Charles Laughton
 
05-25-43  42 "Sorry, Wrong Number"                  Agnes Moorehead
 
06-01-43  43 "Banquo's Chair"                        Donald Crisp
 
06-08-43  44 "Five Canaries In The Room"            Vincent Price
 
06-15-43  45 "Last Night"                            Margo
 
06-22-43  46 "Man Without A Body"                    John Sutton
 
06-29-43  47 "Uncle Henry's Rose Bush"              Agnes Moorehead
 
07-06-43  48 "The White Rose Murders"                Maureen O'Hara
 
07-13-43    .... no program ....
 
07-20-43  49 "Murder Goes For A Swim"                Warren William
 
07-27-43  50 "The Last Letter Of Dr. Bronson"        Laird Cregar
 
08-03-43  51 "A Friend To Alexander"                Robert Young
 
08-10-43  52 "The Fountain Plays"                    Edmund Gwenn
 
08-17-43    .... no program ....
 
 
            ......... moves to Saturdays ..........
 
08-21-43  53 "Sorry, Wrong Number"                  Agnes Moorehead
 
08-28-43  54 "The King's Birthday"                  Delores Costello
 
            ... moves to Thurdasys ....
 
09-02-43  55 "The Singing Walls"                    Preston Foster
 
09-09-43  56 "Marry For Murder"                      Lillian Gish
 
09-16-43  57 "The Cross-Eyed Bear"                  Virginia Bruce
 
09-23-43  58 "The Most Dangerous Game"              Orson Welles
 
09-30-43  59 "Lost Special"                          Orson Welles
 
10-07-43  60 "Philomel Cottage"                      Orson Welles
 
 
            .......... moves to Tuesdays ..........
 
10-12-43    .... no program ....
 
10-19-43  61 "Lazarus Walks"                        Orson Welles
 
10-26-43  62 "After Dinner Story"                    Otto Kruger
 
11-02-43  63 "The Statement Of Employee Henry        G. Lockhart
 
              Wilson"
 
11-09-43  64 "Cabin B-13"                            Margo
 
11-16-43  65 "Thieves Fall Out"                      Gene Kelly
 
11-23-43  66 "The Strange Death Of Charles          Vincent Price
 
              Umberstein"
 
11-30-43  67 .... no program ....
 
 
            ......... moves to Thursdays ..........
 
12-02-43  68 "The Black Curtain"                    Cary Grant
 
            (1st show sponsored by Roma Wine)
 
12-09-43  69 "The Night Reveals"                    Robert Young
 
12-16-43  70 "Wet Saturday"                          Charles Laughton
 
12-23-43  71 "Back For Christmas"                    Peter Lorre
 
12-30-43  72 "Finishing School"                      Margo
 
 
            ................ 1944 .................
 
01-06-44  73 "One-Way Ride To Nowhere"              Alan Ladd
 
01-13-44  74 "A Dime A Dance"                        Lucille Ball
 
01-20-44  75 "A World Of Darkness"                  Paul Lukas
 
01-27-44  76 "The Locked Room"                      Virginia Bruce
 
02-03-44  77 "The Sisters"                          Agnes Moorehead
 
02-10-44  78 "Suspicion"                            Charlie Ruggles
 
02-17-44  79 "Life Ends At Midnight"                Dane Clark
 
02-24-44  80 "Sorry, Wrong Number"                  Agnes Moorehead
 
03-02-44  81 "Portrait Without A Face"              George Coulouris
 
03-09-44  82 "The Defense Rests"                    Alan Ladd
 
03-16-44  83 "Narrative About Clarence"              Laird Cregar
 
03-23-44  84 "Sneak Preview"                        Joseph Cotten
 
03-30-44  85 "Cat And Mouse"                        Sonny Tufts
 
04-06-44  86 "Woman In Red"                          Katina Paxinou
 
04-13-44  87 "The Marvelous Barastro"                Orson Welles
 
04-20-44  88 "The Palmer Method"                    Ed Gardner
 
04-27-44  89 "Death Went Along For The Ride"        Gene Kelly
 
05-04-44  90 "The Dark Tower"                        Orson Welles
 
05-11-44  91 "The Visitor"                          Eddie Bracken
 
05-18-44  92 "Donovan's Brain", Part 1              Orson Welles
 
05-25-44  93 "Donovan's Brain", Part 2              Orson Welles
 
06-01-44  94 "Fugue In C Minor"                      Vincent Price
 
06-08-44  95 "Case History On Edgar Loundes"        Thomas Mitchell
 
06-15-44  96 "A Friend To Alexander"                G. Fitzegerald
 
06-22-44  97 "The Ten Grand"                        Lucille Ball
 
06-29-44  98 "The Walls Came Tumbling Down"          Kennan Wynn
 
07-06-44  99 "The Search For Henri Lefevre"          Paul Muni
 
07-13-44 100 "The Beast Must Die"                    Herbert Marshall
 
07-20-44 101 "Of Maestro And Men"                    Peter Lorre
 
07-27-44 102 "The Black Shawl"                      M. O'Sullivan
 
08-03-44 103 "Banquo's Chair"                        Donald Crisp
 
08-10-44 104 "The Man Who Knew How"                  Charles Laughton
 
08-17-44 105 "The Diary Of Sophonia Winters"        Agnes Moorehead
 
08-24-44 106 "Actor's Blood"                        Fredric March
 
08-31-44 107 "The Black Path Of Fear"                Brian Donlevy
 
09-07-44 108 "Voyage Through Darkness"              O. Dehavilland
 
09-14-44 109 "You'll Never See Me Again"            Joseph Cotten
 
09-21-44 110 "The Bluebeard Of Ballac"              Merle Oberon
 
09-28-44 111 "The Man Who Couldn't Lose"            Gene Kelly
 
10-05-44 112 "Dateline: Lisbon"                      John Hodiak
 
10-12-44 113 "The Merry Widower"                    Reginald Gardner
 
10-19-44 114 "Eve" (The Black Angel)                Nancy Kelly
 
10-26-44 115 "The Night Man"                        Virginia Bruce
 
11-02-44 116 "The Singing Walls"                    Van Johnson
 
11-09-44 117 "You Were Wonderful"                    Lena Horne
 
11-16-44 118 "The Dead Of Night"                    Robert Cummings
 
11-23-44 119 "The Fountain Plays"                    Charles Laughton
 
11-30-44 120 "The Black Curtain"                    Cary Grant
 
12-07-44    .... no program ....
 
12-14-44 121 "The Lodger"                            R. Montgomery
 
12-21-44 122 "The Brighton Strangler"                John Loder
 
12-28-44 123 "A Thing Of Beauty"                    June Duprez
 
 
            ................ 1945 .................
 
01-04-45 124 "I Had An Alibi"                        Keenan Wynn
 
01-11-45 125 "Drive-In"                              Nancy Kelly
 
01-18-45 126 "To Find Help"                          Frank Sinatra
 
01-25-45 127 "Drury's Bones"                        Boris Karloff
 
02-01-45 128 "The Most Dangerous Game"              Joseph Cotten
 
02-08-45 129 "A Tale Of Two Sisters"                Nancy Kelly
 
02-15-45 130 "Sell Me Your Life"                    Lee Bowman
 
02-22-45 131 "John Barby And Son"                    Thomas Mitchell
 
03-01-45 132 "My Wife Geraldine"                    E. G. Robinson
 
03-08-45 133 "Love's Lovely Counterfeit"            Humphery Bogart
 
03-15-45 134 "The Cricket"                          M. O'Brien
 
03-22-45 135 "Heart's Desire"                        Lloyd Nolan
 
03-29-45 136 "Taming Of The Beast"                  Nancy Kelly
 
04-05-45 137 "A Guy Gets Lonely"                    Dane Clark
 
04-12-45    .... no program ....
 
04-19-45 138 "Pearls Are A Nuisance"                William Bendix
 
04-26-45    .... no program ....
 
05-03-45 139 "Fear Paints A Picture"                Lana Turner
 
05-10-45 140 "Reprieve"                              John Garfield
 
05-17-45 141 "Two Birds With One Stone"              Dana Andrews
 
05-24-45 142 "My Own Murderer"                      Herbert Marshall
 
05-31-45 143 "August Heat"                          Ronald Colman
 
06-07-45 144 "Two Sharp Knives"                      John Payne
 
06-14-45 145 "The Burning Court"                    Clifton Webb
 
06-21-45 146 "The Story Of Ivy"                      Ann Richards
 
06-28-45 147 "The Dealings Of Mr. Markheim"          Henry Daniell
 
07-05-45 148 "The Last Detail"                      George Coulouris
 
07-12-45 149 "Footfalls"                            J. Carroll Nash
 
07-19-45 150 "Bank Holiday"                          Bonita Granville
 
07-26-45 151 "Fury And Sound"                        M. Humboldt
 
08-02-45 152 "Man In The House"                      Joan Loring
 
08-09-45 153 "Murder For Myra"                      Lloyd Nolan
 
08-16-45 154 "Short Order"                          Joseph Kearns
 
08-23-45 155 "This Will Kill You"                    Dane Clark
 
08-30-45 156 "Nobody Loves Me"                      Peter Lorre
 
09-06-45 157 "Sorry, Wrong Number"                  Agnes Moorehead
 
09-13-45 158 "The Furnished Floor"                  Don Deflore
 
09-20-45 159 "Library Book"                          Myrna Loy
 
09-27-45 160 "The Earth Is Made Of Glass"            Joseph Cotten
 
10-04-45 161 "Death On Highway 99"                  George Murphy
 
10-11-45 162 "Beyond Good And Evil"                  Joseph Cotten
 
10-18-45 163 "Summer Storm"                          Henry Fonda
 
10-25-45 164 "A Shroud For Sara"                    Lucille Ball
 
11-01-45 165 "The Dunwich Horror"                    Ronald Colman
 
11-08-45 166 "The Bet"                              Lee J. Cobb
 
11-15-45 167 "Murder Off Key"                        Zachary Scott
 
11-22-45 168 "19 Deacon Street"                      Lloyd Nolan
 
11-29-45 169 "A Week Ago Wednesday"                  Nancy Kelly
 
12-06-45 170 "I Won't Take A Minute"                Lee Bowman
 
12-13-45 171 "The Argyle Album"                      Robert Taylor
 
12-20-45 172 "Double Entry"                          Keenan Wynn
 
12-27-45 173 "Pink Camellias"                        Marsha Hunt
 
 
            ................ 1946 .................
 
01-03-46 174 "Angel Of Death"                        Paul Henreid
 
01-10-46 175 "This Was A Hero"                      Phil Terry
 
01-17-46 176 "Pasteboard Box"                        Joseph Cotten
 
01-24-46 177 "My Dear Niece"                        Dame May Whitty
 
01-31-46 178 "The Long Shot"                        George Coulouris
 
02-07-46 179 "Too Little To Live On"                G. Murphy
 
02-14-46 180 "Lucky Lady"                            Fay Bainter
 
02-21-46 181 "Consequence"                          James Stewart
 
02-28-46 182 "The Keenest Edge"                      Richard Greene
 
03-07-46 183 "The Black Path Of Fear"                Cary Grant
 
03-14-46 184 "No More Alice"                        Paul Henreid
 
03-21-46 185 "The Lonely Road"                      Gregory Peck
 
03-28-46 186 "Out Of Control"                        Brian Donlevy
 
04-04-46 187 "Post Mortem"                          Agnes Moorehead
 
04-11-46 188 "Name Of The Beast"                    Vincent Price
 
04-18-46 189 "The Night Reveals"                    Keenan Wynn
 
04-25-46 190 "Dark Journey"                          Nancy Kelly
 
05-02-46 191 "Crime Without Passion"                Joseph Cotten
 
05-09-46 192 "The Rope And The Clock"                Jackie Cooper
 
05-16-46 193 "The Plan"                              Claire Trevor
 
05-23-46 194 "Spoils For Victor"                    Dane Clark
 
05-30-46 195 "The Leading Citizen Of Pratt County"  Alan Hale
 
06-06-46 196 "The High Wall"                        Robert Young
 
06-13-46 197 "Too Many Smiths"                      Hume Cronyn
 
06-20-46 198 "Your Devoted Wife"                    June Duprez
 
06-27-46 199 "Return Trip"                          Elliott Reid
 
07-04-46 200 "An Evening Diversion"                  Leon Ames
 
07-11-46 201 "Feast Of The Furies"                  Sheldon Leonard
 
07-18-46 202 "Photo Finish"                          Michael O'Shea
 
07-25-46 203 "Can't We Be Friends"                  Elliott Reid
 
08-01-46 204 "Commuter's Ticket"                    J. Carroll Nash
 
08-08-46 205 "Dead Ernest"                          Wally Maher
 
08-15-46 206 "The Last Letter Of Dr. Bronson"        Henry Daniell
 
08-22-46 207 "The Great Horell"                      Joan Loring
 
08-29-46 208 "Blue Eyes"                            Hume Cronyn
 
09-05-46 209 "You'll Never See Me Again"            Robert Young
 
09-12-46 210 "Hunting Trip"                          Vincent Price
 
09-19-46 211 "Till The Day I Die"                    Dane Clark
 
09-26-46 212 "The Statement Of Employee Henry        G. Lockhart
 
              Wilson"
 
10-03-46 213 "Three Times Murder"                    Rita Hayworth
 
10-10-46 214 "A Plain Case Of Murder"                John Lund
 
10-17-46 215 "The Man Who Thought He Was Edward G.
 
              Robinson"
 
10-24-46 216 "Dame Fortune"                          Susan Hayward
 
10-31-46 217 "Lazarus Walks"                        Brian Donlevy
 
11-07-46 218 "Easy Money"                            Jack Carson
 
11-14-46 219 "The One That Got Away"                Hume Cronyn
 
11-21-46 220 "Drive-In"                              Judy Garland
 
11-28-46 221 "The Strange Death Of Gordon Fitzroy"  Chester Morris
 
12-05-46 222 "The House In Cypress Canyon"          Robert Taylor
 
12-12-46 223 "They Call Me Patrice"                  Susan Peters
 
12-19-46 224 "The Thing In The Window"              Joseph Cotten
 
12-26-46 225 "Philomel Cottage"                      Lili Palmer
 
 
            ................ 1947 .................
 
01-02-47 226 "Tree Of Life"                          Mark Stevens
 
01-09-47 227 "The Will To Power"                    Dan Duryea
 
01-16-47 228 "Overture In Two Keys"                  Joan Bennett
 
01-23-47 229 "One-Way Street"                        Roddy Macdowell
 
01-30-47 230 "Three Blind Mice"                      Van Heflin
 
02-06-47 231 "End Of The Road"                      Glenn Ford
 
02-13-47 232 "The Thirteenth Sound"                  Agnes Moorehead
 
02-20-47 233 "Always Room At The Top"                Anne Baxter
 
02-27-47 234 "Three Faces At Midnight"              William Bendix
 
03-06-47 235 "Elwood"                                Eddie Bracken
 
03-13-47 236 "You Take Ballistics"                  Howard Desilva
 
03-20-47 237 "Waxworks"                              Claude Rains
 
03-27-47 238 "Trial By Jury"                        Nancy Kelly
 
04-03-47 239 "The Swift Rise Of Eddie Albright"      Phil Silvers
 
04-10-47 240 "Community Property"                    Kirk Douglas
 
04-17-47 241 "The Green-Eyed Monster"                Lloyd Nolan
 
04-24-47 242 "Win, Place And Murder"                Richard Conte
 
05-01-47 243 "Lady In Distress"                      Ava Gardner
 
05-08-47 244 "Dead Ernest"                          Wally Maher
 
05-15-47 245 "Death At Live Oak"                    Robert Mitchum
 
05-22-47 246 "Her Knight Comes Riding"              Virginia Bruce
 
05-29-47 247 "A Thing Of Beauty"                    Angela Lansbury
 
06-05-47 248 "Make Mad The Guilty"                  Hume Cronyn
 
06-12-47 249 "Stand-In"                              June Havoc
 
06-19-47 250 "Dead Of The Night"                    Elliott Reid
 
06-26-47 251 "Phobia"                                Eva Lagallienne
 
07-03-47 252 "Money Talks"                          Alan Baxter
 
07-10-47 253 "Murder By The Book"                    Gloria Swanson
 
07-17-47 254 "Beyond Good And Evil"                  Vincent Price
 
07-24-47 255 "Murder By An Expert"                  Lynn Bari
 
07-31-47 256 "Mortmain"                              Jerome Cowan
 
08-07-47 257 "Quiet Desperation"                    Walter Abel
 
08-14-47 258 "Smiley"                                Donald O'Connor
 
08-21-47 259 "Murder Aboard The Alphabet"            John Lund
 
08-28-47 260 "Double Ugly"                          Lloyd Nolan
 
09-04-47 261 "The Argyle Album"                      Edmund O'Brien
 
09-11-47 262 "The Twist"                            Michael O'Shea
 
09-18-47 263 "The Visitor"                          Donald O'Connor
 
09-25-47 264 "The Blue Hour"                        Claire Trevor
 
10-02-47 265 "The Story Of Markham's Death"          Kirk Douglas
 
10-09-47 266 "The Man Who Liked Dickens"            Richard Ney
 
10-16-47 267 "Self Defense"                          Marsha Hunt
 
10-23-47 268 "The X-Ray Camera"                      Dennis O'Keefe
 
10-30-47 269 "Subway"                                June Havoc
 
11-06-47 270 "Dream Song"                            Henry Morgan
 
11-13-47 271 "Riabouchinska"                        Lurene Tuttle
 
11-20-47 272 "One Hundred In The Dark"              Howard Duff
 
            ... moves to Fridays ....
 
11-28-47 273 "The Pit And The Pendulum"              Jose Ferrer
 
12-05-47 274 "The Clock And The Rope"                Jackie Cooper
 
12-12-47 275 "The Man Who Couldn't Lose"            Dan Duryea
 
12-19-47 276 "Wet Saturday"                          Boris Karloff
 
12-26-47 277 "Too Little To Live On"                Ozzie Nelson
 
                                                    Harriet Nelson
 
 
  
 
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Suspense

Lurene Tuttle (left) and Rosalind Russell in "The Sisters" on Suspense in 1948.
Genre Drama and suspense
Running time 30 minutes or one hour
Country United States
Languages English
Home station CBS
Writers John Dickson Carr,
Lucille Fletcher,
Sigmund Miller,
E. Jack Neuman,
Walter Newman,
Louis Pelletier,
Hugh Pentecost,
James Poe,
Robert L. Richards,
Larry Roman,
John Shaw,
Robert Tallman,
George Wells,
J. Donald Wilson
Directors Ted Bliss,
John Dietz,
Fred Hendrickson,
Anton Leader,
Elliott Lewis,
Norman MacDonnell,
William N. Robson,
Robert Lewis Shayon,
Charles Vanda,
Bruno Zirato, Jr.
Producers Norman MacDonnell,
William Spier,
William N. Robson,
Bruno Zirato, Jr.
Air dates June 17, 1942 to September 30, 1962
No. of episodes 946


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