Suspense was a radio drama series broadcast on CBS Radio
from 1942 through 1962. One of the premier programs was
subtitled “Radio’s outstanding theater of thrills” and focused
on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually featuring leading
Hollywood actors of the day. Approximately 945 episodes
were broadcast during its long run, and more than 900
still exist. It its early years, the program made only
occasional ventures into science fiction and fantasy.
Lurene Tueelt (left) and Rosalind Russell in “The Sisters” episode on
Suspense in 1948.