The Hunters (Aired February 3, 1965)
Theater Five was ABC's attempt to revive radio drama during the early 1960s. The series name was derived from its time slot, 5:00 PM. Running Monday through Friday, it was an anthology of short stories, each about 20 minutes long. News programs and commercials filled out the full 30 minutes. There was a good bit of science fiction and some of the plots seem to have been taken from the daily newspaper. Fred Foy, of The Lone Ranger fame, was an ABC staff announcer in the early 60s, who, among other duties, did Theater Five.
February 3, 1965. ABC network. "The Hunters"
. Commercials deleted. An alcoholic and his son go hunting in the woods...along with the father's bottle. Richard McCracken (writer), Ted Bell (producer, director), Jack C. Wilson (script editor), Alexander Vlas-Daczenco (composer), Glenn Osser (conductor), Fred Foy (announcer), Lee Bowman (executive producer), Neal Pultz (audfio engineer), Marty Folia (audio engineer), Ed Blainey (sound technician), George Petrie, Fran Carlon, Peter Fernandez, Jack Hurdle, Mark O'Daniels. 21:42. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.