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A Terribly Strange Bed (Aired October 3, 1943)
The Weird Circle is yet another backwater gem from The Golden Age of Radio that has been woefully mis-documented. The premise is noteworthy: an anthology of classic, supernatural mystery thrillers from the pens of the world's best known and respected supernatural fiction authors. The scripts--with rare few exceptions--acquit themselves well for the genre. The supernatural thriller genre was highly popular throughout the mid-1930s, right on through the mid-1950s over Radio. In the larger scheme of things, The Weird Circle fell in about the mid-range of the thrillers of the period. The Weird Circle was an RCA-syndicated feature from RCA Recorded Program Services, the independent programming production division of RCA Victor. Show Notes From The Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. THIS EPISODE: October 3, 1943. Program #6. NBC syndication. "A Terribly Strange Bed". Commercials added locally. A horrifying story about a sadistic fat man who enjoys squeezing people to death. The date is approximate. Wilkie Collins (author). 25:13. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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