The Man From Singapore (Aired April 4, 1950)
Unlike many other shows of the era, The Mysterious Traveler was without a sponsor for its entire run. The lonely sound of a distant locomotive heralded the arrival of the malevolent narrator, portrayed by Maurice Tarplin, who introduced himself each week in the following manner. This is the Mysterious Traveler, inviting you to join me on another journey into the strange and terrifying. I hope you will enjoy the trip, that it will thrill you a little and chill you a little. So settle back, get a good grip on your nerves and be comfortable -- if you can! Cast members included Jackson Beck, Lon Clark, Roger DeKoven, Elspeth Eric, Wendell Holmes, Bill Johnstone, Joseph Julian, Jan Miner, Santos Ortega, Bryna Raeburn, Frank Readick, Ann Shepherd, Lawson Zerbe and Bill Zuckert.
April 4, 1950. Program #249. Mutual network. "The Man From Singapore"
. Sustaining. Two schemers kill their ex-partner in Hawaii, planning the perfect crime. Robert A. Arthur (writer, producer, director), David Kogan (writer, producer, director), Grace Gotham, John Gibson, Luis Van Rooten, Al Fanelli (composer, conductor), Bob Emerick (announcer). 29:35.