Adventures By Morse - It's Dismal To Die (Aired December 23, 1944) Pt.2 of 3
The adventures cover the world as well as the world of adventure. They take place on a South Pacific island, South America, Cambodia and South Carolina plus other locations. They deal with murder, espionage, Nazis secret bases, kidnappers, voodoo and even snake worshippers. If you're looking for adventure, you'll find it here. As a 52-episode syndicated adventure series produced, written and directed by Carlton E. Morse shortly after NBC canceled his I Love A Mystery series. Captain Bart Friday was a globe-trotting San Francisco-based private investigator, portrayed during the series by Elliott Lewis, David Ellis and Russell Thorson. Friday's sidekick from Texas, Skip Turner, was played mostly by Jack Edwards and occasionally by Barton Yarborough.. The tales covered such areas as espionage, kidnapping and murder, along with secret Nazi bases, snake worshipers and voodoo.
January 5, 1947. Program #51. "Part Two of Three".
- Carlton E. Morse Productions syndication. "It's Dismal To Die". Commercials added locally. Episode #2. A confrontation in the swamp. The evil Dr. Eckhardt outlines his plans. Russell Thorson, Carlton E. Morse (producer, director, writer), Barton Yarborough, Gayne Whitman (announcer). 25:54. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.