X Minus One

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


136. X Minus One. April 24, 1955. NBC net. "No Contact". Sustaining. The first show of the series, which was a continuation of, "Dimension X." The sixth exploration ship, blasting off in 1987 for the planet Volta, approaches "The Galactic Barrier." Beware the "Space Blues!" The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on April 29, 1950 (see cat. #39840) and October 29, 1950 (see cat. #39680) and on The Chase" on December 28, 1952 (#54671). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during May, 1974. Bill Smith, Donald Buka, Ernest Kinoy (writer), George Lefferts (writer, adaptor), Ken Williams, Luis Van Rooten, Matt Crowley, Wendell Holmes, William Griffis, Don Pardo (announcer), Fred Weihe (director), William Welch (producer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59391. X Minus One. May 1, 1955. NBC net. "The Parade". Sustaining. A genuine Martian hires an advertising agency to publicize a parade. The Martians are coming! The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 25, 1950 (see cat. #39847) and subsequently on "X Minus One" January 25, 1956 (see cat. #11108 and #2172) and on "Future Tense" on May 13, 1974 (see cat. #13279). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during February, 1974. Alexander Scourby, Agnes Young, Joseph Curtin, Joe DeSantis, Ellen Denning, John Thomas, Arthur Anderson, Wendell Holmes, William Keene, Fred Weihe (director), Don Pardo (announcer), George Lefferts (writer, adaptor), Ernest Kinoy (writer), William Welch (producer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12027. X Minus One. May 8, 1955. NBC net origination, WRVR-FM, New York rebroadcast. "Mars Is Heaven". Participating sponsors. The first Earthmen to arrive on Mars find some very familiar sights and even more familiar people. This is a quality upgrade, syndicated and sponsored version of cat. #1097. Syndicated rebroadcast date: November 26, 1973. The script was used previously on "Escape" on June 2, 1950 (see cat. #24307), on "Dimension X" on July 7, 1950 (see cat. #39679) and January 7, 1951 (see cat. #54686) and subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23800). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during September, 1973. William Zuckert, Bill Lipton, Margaret Berlin, William Griffis, Ken Williams, Ethel Everett, Edwin Jerome, Ray Bradbury (author), Wendell Holmes, Peter Capell, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1097. X Minus One. May 8, 1955. NBC net. "Mars Is Heaven". Sustaining. The first Earthmen to arrive on Mars find some very familiar sights and even more familiar people. This is a network version of cat. #12027. The script was previously used on on "Escape on June 2, 1950 (see cat. #24307) on "Dimension X" on July 7, 1950 (see cat. #39679) and January 7, 1951 (see cat. #54686) and subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23800). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during September, 1973. William Zuckert, Bill Lipton, Margaret Berlin, William Griffis, Ken Williams, Ethel Everett, Edwin Jerome, Ray Bradbury (author), Wendell Holmes, Peter Capell, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 28:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16915. X Minus One. May 15, 1955. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Universe". A group of humans have spent generations aboard a giant spaceship, on a never ending journey to nowhere. Quality upgrade, more complete, AFRTS version of cat. #1098. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on November 26, 1950 (see cat. #3837) and August 2, 1951 (see cat. #43240). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during April, 1975. Abby Lewis, Donald Buka, Edgar Stehli, Fred Collins (announcer), Ian Martin, Jason Johnson, John Seymore, Peter Capell, Robert Heinlein (author), William Griffis, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

1098. X Minus One. May 15, 1955. NBC net. "Universe". Sustaining. A group of humans have spent generations aboard a giant spaceship, on a never ending journey to nowhere. This is a netwwork version of ct. # 16915. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on November 26, 1950 (see cat. #3837) and August 2, 1951 (see cat. #43240). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during April, 1975. Abby Lewis, Donald Buka, Edgar Stehli, Fred Collins (announcer), Ian Martin, Jason Johnson, John Seymore, Peter Capell, Robert Heinlein (author), William Griffis, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director). 28:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39848. X Minus One. May 22, 1955. NBC net. "Knock". Sustaining. The last man on Earth sat in a room, there was a knock on the door. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on May 6, 1950 (see cat. #3813). The program was rebroadcast as part of "Monitor" during July, 1974. One public service announcement has been deleted. William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Alexander Scourby, Lori March, Luis Van Rooten, Frederic Brown (author). 28:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

43410. X Minus One. May 29, 1955. NBC net. "The Man In The Moon". Sustaining. An S.O.S. is heard from the moon...and with good reason! The closing billboard and system cue have been deleted. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on July 14, 1950 (see cat. #3819) and subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23797). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during April, 1974. William Welch (producer), Ed Latimer, Fred Collins (announcer), Fred Weihe (director, transcriber), George Lefferts (writer), Joe DeSantis, Luis Van Rooten, Bob Haag, Ross Martin, Santos Ortega, Sydney Smith. 28:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

11098. X Minus One. June 5, 1955. Program #7. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Pyrigi's Wonderful Dolls". Little Toto is the leader of Mr. Pyrigi's strange creations. Every little girl would love one! Same show as cat. #1096, but AFRS version better audio quality. See cat. #1096 for a network version of this broadcast. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 4, 1950 (see cat. #39841) and subsequently on January 18, 1956 (see cat. #12026). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during August, 1973. George Lefferts (writer), Janet Alexander, Ann Pitoniak, Nelson Olmsted, Joe DeSantis, Frank Milano, Michael O'Day, Ken Lynch, William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1096. X Minus One. June 5, 1955. NBC net. "Pyrigi's Wonderful Dolls". Sustaining. Little Toto is the leader of Mr. Pyrigi's strange creations. Every little girl would love one! The program is announced as the last show of the series (however, the program returned to the air July 7, 1955). This is a network version of cat. #11098. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 4, 1950 (see cat. #39841) and subsequently on January 18, 1956 (see cat. #12026). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during August, 1973. William Welch (producer), Michael O'Day, Joe DeSantis, Ken Lynch, Frank Milano, George Lefferts (writer), Fred Collins (announcer), Fred Weihe (director), Janet Alexander, Ann Pitoniak, Nelson Olmsted. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39836. X Minus One. July 7, 1955. NBC net. "The Green Hills Of Earth". Sustaining. The story of Reisling, the blind folksinger of the spaceways! Great radio. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on June 10, 1950 and December 24, 1950 (see cat. #3838). Bill Lipton, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Fred Weihe (director, transcriber), Ken Williams, Matt Crowley, Nelson Olmsted, Robert Heinlein (author), Tom Glazer (music), Wendell Holmes, William Griffis, William Zuckert, William Welch (producer). 24:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47521. X Minus One. July 14, 1955. NBC net. "Dr. Grimshaw's Sanitarium". Sustaining. Take missing bodies in a mental hospital and add a mad scientist or two! Stir well for horror. This is a network, sustaining version of cat. #11099. The system cue has been deleted. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 22, 1950 (see cat. #39655) and subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23799) and on "Monitor" during March, 1974. Arthur Maitland, Bill Lipton, Fletcher Pratt (author), Frank Milano (as a cat), Fred Collins (announcer), Fred Weihe (director, transcriber), George Lefferts (adaptor), Leon Janney, Peter Capell, Roger De Koven, Rosemary Prinz, Ted Osborne, William Welch (producer). 24:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

11099. X Minus One. July 14, 1955. Program #9. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Dr. Grimshaw's Sanitarium". Take missing bodies in a mental hospital and add a mad scientist or two! Stir well for horror. See cat. # 47521 for a network, sustaining version of this broadcast. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on September 22, 1950 (see cat. #39655) and subsequently on "Future Tense" during Jyl, 1976 (see cat. #23799). Arthur Maitland, Bill Lipton, Fletcher Pratt (author), Frank Milano (as a cat), George Lefferts (adaptor), Leon Janney, Peter Capell, Roger De Koven, Rosemary Prinz, Ted Osborne, William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director, transcriber), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2169. X Minus One. July 21, 1955. NBC net. "Nightmare". Sustaining. An unimportant clerk, in an unimportant job, uses his Einiac to discover what the computers are up to! The story is based on the poem, "Revolt Of The Machines" by Stephen Vincent Benet. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on June 10, 1951 (see cat. #3841). The progam was rebroadcast as part of "Monitor" during December, 1974. John Gibson, Joyce Gordon, Luis Van Rooten, Joseph Julian, John Seymore, Owen Jordan, Santos Ortega, Stephen Vincent Benet (author), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), Fred Weihe (director), William Welch (producer). 24:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40772. X Minus One. July 28, 1955. NBC net. "The Embassy". Sustaining. The story of the search for the Martian embassy...in downtown New York City! The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on May 27, 1950 (see cat. #3817) Audrey Blum, Clarke Gordon, Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Donald A. Wollheim (author), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adoptor), Jack Orrison, John Larkin, Reese Taylor, Theo Goetz, Virginia Payne, William Zuckert, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director). 24:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39672. X Minus One. August 4, 1955. NBC net. "The Veldt". Sustaining. In a totally automatic house, there's a totally automatic nursery, with a pack of real lions! This is a network, sustaining version of cat. #11100. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 9, 1951 (see cat. #43241). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during November, 1973. Beverly Lunsford, William Quinn, Charles Penman, David Pfeffer, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), John Larkin (narrator), Mary Patton, Ray Bradbury (author), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director). 24:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11100. X Minus One. August 4, 1955. Program #12. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Veldt". In a totally automatic house, there's a totally automatic nursery, with a pack of real lions! See cat. #39672 for a network, sustaining version of this broadcast. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 9, 1951 (see cat. #43241). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during November, 1973. Beverly Lunsford, William Quinn, Charles Penman, David Pfeffer, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), John Larkin (narrator), Mary Patton, Ray Bradbury (author), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

43257. X Minus One. August 11, 1955. NBC net. "Almost Human". Sustaining. "The Duke" teaches a robot how to kill and rob. "Junior" seems eager to learn! The system cue has been deleted. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on May 13, 1950 (see cat. #3814) and subsequently on "Monitor" during August, 1974. The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during August, 1974. Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), Guy Repp, Jack Grimes, Jone Allison, Joseph Julian, Kenneth MacGregor (studio director), Lynn Cook, Merrill E. Joels, Nat Polen, Robert Block (author), Santos Ortega, William Welch (producer). 24:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

21028. X Minus One. August 18, 1955. NBC net. "Courtesy". Sustaining. The Earth colony on another planet is being decimated by a strange plague. The natives know the cure, but will the Earthmen take it? This is a network, sustaining version of cat. #11101. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on July 26, 1951 (see cat. #43243). Arnold Robertson, Bret Morrison, Clifford Simak (author), Edwin Jerome, Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), Kenneth MacGregor (studio director), William Griffis, William Welch (producer). 24:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11101. X Minus One. August 18, 1955. Program #14. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Courtesy". The Earth colony on another planet is being decimated by a strange plague. The natives know the cure, but will the Earthmen take it? See cat. #21028 for a network, sustaining version of this broadcast. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on July 26, 1951 (see cat. #43243). Arnold Robertson, Bret Morrison, Clifford Simak (author), Edwin Jerome, Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), Kenneth MacGregor (studio director), William Griffis, William Welch (producer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39864. X Minus One. August 25, 1955. NBC net. "Cold Equations". Sustaining. A good story without the expected happy ending. A beautiful young girl stows away on a space ship and must be killed. This is a network, sustaining version of cat. #11102. The system cue has been deleted. The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 22, 1974 (see cat. #13278), and on "Audion Theatre" on October 6, 1990 (see cat. #64145). Bill Rippe (announcer), Bob Hastings, Court Benson, George Lefferts (writer), Jack Arthur, Jay Meredith, Kenneth MacGregor (studio director), Milo Boulton, Tom Godwin (author), Walter Kinsella, William Welch (producer). 24:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

11102. X Minus One. August 25, 1955. Program #15. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Cold Equations". A good story without the expected happy ending. A beautiful young girl stows away on a spaceship, and must be killed. See cat. #39864 for a network, sustaining version of this broadcast. The script was subsequently used on "Future Tense" May 22, 1974 (see cat. #13278) and on October 6, 1990 on "Audion Theatre" (see cat. #64145). Bill Rippe (announcer), Bob Hastings, Court Benson, George Lefferts (adaptor), Jack Arthur, Jay Meredith, Kenneth MacGregor (studio director), Milo Boulton, Tom Godwin (author), Walter Kinsella, William Welch (producer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47530. X Minus One. September 1, 1955. NBC net. "Shanghaied". Sustaining. A young man finds himself a crewman on a spaceship just before his wedding. Part of the program closing has been deleted, the story is unaffected. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on November 12, 1950 (see cat. #3839). Bill Rippe (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (writer), Ivor Francis, Jack Grimes, Jack Hartley, James Dukas, Luis Van Rooten, Lyle Sudrow, Robert Dryden, Ross Martin, Sid Raymond, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director). 23:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

39838. X Minus One. September 8, 1955. NBC net. "The Martian Death March". Sustaining. The story of man's inhumanity to Martians. An allegory of the westward expansion and the mistreatment of the native Americans. The system cue has been deleted. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on January 14, 1951 (see cat. #54687) and subsequently on "X Minus One" November 14, 1956 (see cat. #175), on "Future Tense on September 13, 1973 (see cat. #13272) and "Project '73 on September 19, 1973 (see cat. #13266). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during March, 1975. Norman Rose (narrator), David Pfeffer, Edwin Jerome, Ernest Kinoy (writer), John Thomas, Lawrence Kerr, Matt Crowley, Ralph Camargo, Stan Early, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Bill Rippe (announcer). 23:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

47522. X Minus One. September 15, 1955. NBC net. "The Castaways". Sustaining. The natives on a Pacific atoll place an unusual curse on the soldiers who are about the destroy their island with a nuclear bomb. The recording contains the first 22:57 of the program only, the story is comnplete. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 11, 1950 (see cat. #143) and subsequently on "X Minus One" on November 28, 1956 (see cat. #16916). Bob Hastings, Ernest Kinoy (writer), Joseph Julian, Karl Weber, Leon Janney, Luis Van Rooten, Reese Taylor, Roger De Koven, Staats Cotsworth, Stan Early, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 22:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

3039. X Minus One. September 22, 1955. NBC net. "And The Moon Be Still As Bright". Sustaining. Earthmen land on Mars and start to make a slum out of it. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 29, 1950 (see cat. #39849) and subsequently rebroadcast on "Monitor" during December, 1973. The program was pre-empted September 29, 1955. Clarke Gordon, John Larkin, Lawrence Kerr, Nelson Olmsted, Richard Hamilton, Stan Early, Ray Bradbury (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Norman Rose (narrator), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 21:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11103. X Minus One. October 6, 1955. Program #20. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "First Contact". A space ship meets an alien vessel in outer space and a stalemate between the stars follows. See cat. #832 for a network version that is more complete, but in lesser audio audio quality. The same script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 8, 1951 (see cat. #55197). Wendell Holmes, Bob Hastings, Clarke Gordon, William Malley, Stan Early, Murray Leinster (author), Howard Rodman (adaptor), William Welch (prodcuer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

832. X Minus One. October 6, 1955. NBC net. "First Contact". Sustaining. A space ship meets an alien vessel in outer space and a stalemate between the stars follows. The program opening has been deleted. See cat. #11103 for an AFRTS version of this broadcast in better audio, but that is not as complete. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 8, 1951 (see cat. #55197). "X Minus One" was pre-empted October 13, 1955. Bob Hastings, Clarke Gordon, Murray Leinster (author), Stan Early, Wendell Holmes, William Malley, Howard Rodman (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 22:20. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

11105. X Minus One. October 20, 1955. Program #25. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Child's Play". A man receives a "Build-A-Man" kit from the future! See cat. #833 for a network version of this broadcast. This recording is more complete and in better audio. The script was used previously on June 24, 1951 (see cat. #3843). William Zuckert, John Gibson, Grant Richards, Peggy Lubin (possibly Peggy Latham), Ted Osborne, Bob Hastings, Guy Repp, William Tenn (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

833. X Minus One. October 20, 1955. NBC net. "Child's Play". Sustaining. A man receives a "Build-A-Man" kit from the future! The program opening has been deleted. This is a network version of cat. #11105. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on June 24, 1951 (see cat. #3843). William Zuckert, John Gibson, Grant Richards, Peggy Lubin (possibly Peggy Latham), Ted Osborne, Bob Hastings, Guy Repp, William Tenn (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Good. Complete as above.

11104. X Minus One. October 27, 1955. Program #22. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Requiem". The famous story about the old, wealthy man who wants nothing more than to visit the moon before his death. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 22, 1951 (see cat. #1126). Fred Collins (announcer), David Pfeffer, Jack Orrison, Jim Boles, Joe DeSantis, John McGovern, Robert Heinlein (author), Rita Lloyd, Stan Early, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39843. X Minus One. November 3, 1955. NBC net. "Hello Tomorrow". Sponsored by: Street and Smith. A return to the surface: a story of genetic imperfection. The program closing has been deleted, the story is complete. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 15, 1950 (see cat. #39845) and subsequently on "X Minus One" on February 29, 1956 (see cat. #178). George Lefferts (writer), John Larkin, Jan Miner, William Welch (producer, Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 23:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

2170. X Minus One. November 10, 1955. NBC net. "Dwellers In Silence". Sustaining. Twenty years after mankind abandoned the Earth, a spaceship from Mars lands. The script was used previously on July 19, 1951 (see cat. #3842) and subsequently on "Monitor" during May, 1975. Ray Bradbury (author), Anne Seymour, Karl Weber, Ted Osborne, Richard Hamilton, Edwin Jerome, Stan Early, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 22:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

35293. X Minus One. November 16, 1955. NBC net. "The Outer Limit". Sustaining. A well-done end-of-the-world story set in the future of 1965. The story was previously produced on "Dimension X" on April 8, 1950 (see cat. #142) and September 8, 1950 (see cat. #39839). It was also broadcast on Suspense on February 15, 1954 (see cat. #46759) and March 17, 1957 (see cat. #16403). The script was also used on "Escape" on February 7, 1950 (see cat. #7269), on "beyond Tomorrow" on April 13, 1950 (see cat. #11138), on "Beyond This World" on February 23, 1950 (see cat. #11135). A similar script was used on "Your Movietown Radio Theatre" on December 17, 1947 (see cat. #77349). Fredericka Chandler, James Dukas, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Graham Doar (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Joseph Julian, Wendell Holmes, Joe DeSantis, Bob Hastings, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor). 27:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

2174. X Minus One. November 30, 1955. NBC net. "The Vital Factor". Sustaining. A ruthless millionaire is determined to be the first man to conquer space...no matter what the cost. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 16, 1951 (see cat. #43242). Nelson Bond (writer), Joe DeSantis, Guy Sorel, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Grant Richards, John McGovern, Luis Van Rooten, Richard Hamilton, Florence Williams, Howard Rodman (adaptor). 25:44. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

75826. X Minus One. December 7, 1955. NBC net. "Nightfall". Sustaining. A visit to a planet on the edge of the galaxy that circles a group of six suns. There hasn't been a sunset for the last two thousand, forty-nine years...until now! The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 29, 1951 (see cat. #1128). This is a network version oc cat. #11106. Isaac Asimov (author), Mercer McLeod, John Larkin, Santos Ortega, Wendell Holmes, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Bob Hastings, Roy Fant, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Floyd Mack (narrator). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11106. X Minus One. December 7, 1955. Program #27. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Nightfall". A visit to a planet on the edge of the galaxy that circles a group of six suns. There hasn't been a sunset for the last two thousand, forty-nine years...until now! The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 29, 1951 (see cat. #1128). See cat. #75826 for a network version of this broadcast. Mercer McLeod, Isaac Asimov (author), John Larkin, Santos Ortega, Wendell Holmes, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Bob Hastings, Roy Fant, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Floyd Mack (narrator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16917. X Minus One. December 14, 1955. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "To The Future". A trip two hundred years into the past...to 1955! The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on May 27, 1950 (see cat. #3817). William Welch (producer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Alexander Scourby, Mercer McLeod, Joe DeSantis, Guy Sorel, Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Stan Early, Ray Bradbury (author), Teri Keane. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16918. X Minus One. December 21, 1955. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Marionettes Inc.". A story set in the future, 1990. A man buys a humanoid in his own image to take his place with his wife while he's out having fun. The humanoid however, has some ideas of his own. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on August 30, 1951 (see cat. #1125) and subsequently on "Audion Theatre" on September 15, 1990 (see cat. #64146). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during June, 1974. Arthur Kohl, Bob Hastings, Fredericka Chandler, Ginger Jones, Karl Swenson, Les Damon, Ray Bradbury (author), Richard Hamilton, Theo Goetz, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

137. X Minus One. December 28, 1955. NBC net. "A Logic Named Joe". Sustaining. Do you want to know how to do anything? Just ask your Logic! The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on July 1, 1950 (see cat. #54685). Murray Leinster (author), Wendell Holmes, Guy Repp, William Zuckert, Walter Kinsella, Bob Hastings, Joseph Julian, Joey Fallon, Marylou Forster, Pam Thomas, Mary Patton, Clarice A. Ross (adaptor), Mandel Kramer, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 29:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11107. X Minus One. January 4, 1956. Program #31. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Roads Must Roll". The story of the rebellion of the engineers that keep the roads rolling. See cat. #2183 for a network version of this broadcast. The script was used previously on September 1, 1950 (see cat. #39676). Santos Ortega, John Larkin, Joe DeSantis, Mercer McLeod, Bob Hastings, Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Jack Orrison, Richard Hamilton, Sidney Paul, Rosemary Murphy, Robert Heinlein (author), Clarice A. Ross (adaptor), Audrey Blum, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2183. X Minus One. January 4, 1956. NBC net. "The Roads Must Roll". Sustaining. The story of the rebellion of the engineers that keep the roads rolling. This is a network version of cat. #11107. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 1, 1950 (see cat. #39676). Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Audrey Blum, Bob Hastings, Jack Orrison, Joe DeSantis, John Larkin, Mercer McLeod, Richard Hamilton, Robert Heinlein (author), Rosemary Murphy, Santos Ortega, Sidney Paul, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 28:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

39656. X Minus One. January 11, 1956. NBC net. "Time and Time Again". Sustaining. A soldier from the future (1975) is hit by a bomb during World War III and sent thirty years back into the past. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on July 12, 1951 (see cat. #144). Clarke Gordon, Ernest Kinoy (writer), Fred Collins (announcer), H. Beam Piper (author), Herm Dinken, Jack Grimes, James Dukas, Joe DeSantis, Joseph Bell, Peter Fernandez, Richard Hamilton. 28:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

12026. X Minus One. January 18, 1956. NBC net origination, WRVR-FM, New York rebroadcast. "Pyrigi's Wonderful Dolls". The story of the little dolls with the big ideas. Syndicated rebroadcast date: September 24, 1973. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 4, 1950 (see cat. #39841) and on "X Minus One" on June 5, 1955 (see cat. #1096 and #11098). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during August, 1973. Denise Alexander, Joe DeSantis, Leon Janney, George Lefferts (writer), Les Damon, William Welch (producer), Edward King (director), Joan Alexander, Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11108. X Minus One. January 25, 1956. Program #34. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Parade". A genuine Martian hires an advertising agency to publicize a parade. The Martians are coming! The same broadcast as cat. #2172, but more complete, better audio quality, AFRS version. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 25, 1950 (see cat. #39847) and on "X Minus One" on May 1, 1955 (see cat. #59391) and subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 13, 1974 (see cat. #13279). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during February, 1974. George Lefferts (author), Joseph Curtin, Berry Kroeger, Alexander Scourby, John McGovern, Agnes Young, William Welch (producer), Edward King (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2172. X Minus One. January 25, 1956. NBC net. "The Parade". Sustaining. A genuine Martian hires an advertising agency to publicize a parade. The Martians are coming! See cat. #11108 for an AFRS rebroadcast of this program in better audio. The script was previously used on "Dimension X" on August 25, 1950 (see cat. #39847) and on "X Minus One" on May 1, 1955 (see cat. #59391) and subsequently on "Future Tense" May 13, 1974 (see cat. #13279). The "Dimension X" program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during February, 1974. George Lefferts (writer), Joseph Curtin, Berry Kroeger, Alexander Scourby, John McGovern, Agnes Young, William Welch (producer), Edward King (director?), Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director?). 22:51. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

2187. X Minus One. February 1, 1956. NBC net. "The Cave Of Night". Sustaining. The plight of an astronaut trapped in space. There's a surprise ending. James E. Gunn (author), Alexander Scourby, Joe DeSantis, Grant Richards, Luis Van Rooten, Charles Carroll, John Moore, Bob Hastings, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 28:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2173. X Minus One. February 8, 1956. NBC net. "The C-Chute". Sustaining. A group of humans have been captured by aliens and plan to take control of their spaceship once again. This won't be easy! Bob Hastings, Dan Ocko, Isaac Asimov (author), John Gibson, Lyle Sudrow, Mercer McLeod, Stan Early, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Bill McCord (announcer). 28:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3825. X Minus One. February 15, 1956. NBC net. "Skulking Permit". Sustaining. A long-lost colony of Earth tries to prove itself civilized ...by creating a criminal! The script was subsequently used on "X Minus One" on July 4, 1957 (see cat. #39842). Joseph Boland, Joe DeSantis, Mandel Kramer, Richard Hamilton, Robert Sheckley (author), Ruby Dee, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Jack Costello (announcer), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Jack Costello (announcer), Wendell Holmes, Alan Hewitt, William Quinn. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

990. X Minus One. February 22, 1956. NBC net. "Junkyard". Sustaining. A crew of spacemen land on a planet that contains alien junk that causes a loss of memory. The problem is how to remember the way operate the spaceship! John Larkin, Bob Hastings, Mercer McLeod, Stan Early, Jack Orrison, Clifford Simak (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (anouncer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

178. X Minus One. February 29, 1956. NBC net. "Hello Tomorrow". Sustaining. A return to the surface: a return to genetic perfection. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on September 15, 1950 (see cat. #39845) and on "X Minus One" on November 3, 1955 (see cat. #39843). George Lefferts (writer), John Larkin, Jan Miner, Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer), Fred Collins (announcer). 29:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3826. X Minus One. March 7, 1956. NBC net. "A Gun For Dinosaur". Sustaining. A hunt for thunder lizards eighty five million years ago. A good time travel story. The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23793). Alistair Duncan, Wendell Holmes, John Gibson, Donald Buka, Warren Parker, Alan Hewitt, L. Sprague de Camp (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

52957. X Minus One. March 14, 1956. NBC net. "The Tunnel Under The World". Sustaining. The ultimate experiment in mind control. It's June 15th today...and tomorrow...and tomorrow. The script was used subsequently on September 4, 1956 (see cat. #3827) and on "Future Tense" on May 8, 1974 (see cat. #13277). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during September, 1974. Frederick Pohl (author), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), John Larkin (narrator), Daniel Sutter (director), Les Damon, Ginger Jones, Bob Hastings, Connie Lembcke, Stan Early, Kermit Murdock, William Welch (producer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3828. X Minus One. March 21, 1956. NBC net. "A Thousand Dollars A Plate". Sustaining. A humorous story about a group of astronomers on Mars (human) who try to get a group of gambling casino owners to stop a series of firework displays. Bob Hastings, Karl Swenson, Mandel Kramer, Mercer McLeod, Alan Hewitt, Ralph Bell, Jack McKenty (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

138. X Minus One. March 28, 1956. NBC net. "A Pail Of Air". Sustaining. A story about the last family left on a frozen Earth. The script was used subsequently on May 6, 1974 on "Future Tense" (see cat. #17070) and on "Audion Theatre" on September 1, 1990 (see cat. #63983). Richard Hamilton, Rita Lloyd, Ronald Liss, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Eleanor Phelps, Fritz Leiber Jr. (author), Joe DeSantis, Pamela Fitzmaurice, Fred Collins (announcer). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3829. X Minus One. April 3, 1956. NBC net. "How To". Sustaining. A man buys a do-it-yourself cocker spaniel kit and winds up with a robot with a mother instinct! The program was rebroadcast as part of "Monitor" during July, 1973. Alan Bunce, Anne Seymour, Ben Grauer (announcer), Clifford Simak (author), James Monks, Joseph Bell, Lawson Zerbe, Les Damon, Santos Ortega, William Keene, William Welch (producer, adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2176. X Minus One. April 10, 1956. NBC net. "Star Bright". Sustaining. A little girl travels through many dimensions...and decides not to come back! The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" during 1976 (see cat. #43358), and on "Audion Theatre" on August 18, 1990 (see cat. #63981). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during January, 1975. William Quinn, Billy Harris, Kate Wilkinson, Lawson Zerbe, Mark Clifton (author), Ralph Bell, Sarah Fussell. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3830. X Minus One. April 17, 1956. NBC net. "Jaywalker". Sustaining. The wife of a space-ship pilot decides to stow away on her husband's flight. By doing so, she endangers the whole trip. Connie Lembcke, Eugene Francis, Ross Rockland (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Bob Hastings, Fred Collins (announcer), William Welch (producer), Teri Keane, Raymond Edward Johnson. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2186. X Minus One. April 24, 1956. NBC net. "The Sense Of Wonder". Sustaining. A space ship on a ten thousand year journey lands on Earth, from where it took off long ago. Only one of the passengers, with "a sense of wonder" wants to leave the ship! William Quinn, Edwin Jerome, James Monks, Joe DeSantis, Milton Lesser (author), Raymond Edward Johnson, Richard Hamilton, Vera Allen, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 27:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3835. X Minus One. May 1, 1956. NBC net. "Sea Legs". Sustaining. A spaceman arrives on Earth for the first time and finds that it's not all it's cracked up to be! William Redfield, James Stevens, Stan Early, Charles Penman, James Dukas, Richard Hamilton, Jack Orrison, Jack Grimes, Craig McDonnell, Ralph Bell, Kermit Murdock, Fredericka Chandler, Frank Quattrochi (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), William Welch (producer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2175. X Minus One. May 8, 1956. NBC net. "The Seventh Order". Sustaining. A super-powerful robot arrives on Earth with plans to prepare it for invasion and occupation. A college professor must come up with a way to save the planet. James Monks, Nelson Olmsted, Kate Wilkinson, Bob Hastings, Richard Hamilton, James Rafferty, Reese Taylor, Jim Stevens, Wayne Chappell, W. W. Chaplin (commentator), Jerry Sohl (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

176. X Minus One. May 15, 1956. NBC net. "Hallucination Orbit". Sustaining. A stranded spaceman see beautiful women in orbit...lots of them! Is one of them real, and if so, which one? J. T. McIntosh (author), William Redfield, John Larkin, Vera Allen, John Moore, Teri Keane, Richard Hamilton, Hope Risman, Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3831. X Minus One. May 22, 1956. NBC net. "The Defenders". Sustaining. Far in the future, robots have taken over the surface of the Earth, while those humans that are left live far underground. The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 14, 1974 (see cat. #13274). Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), Grant Richards, Ivor Francis, Lydia Bruce, Michael Ingram, Phillip K. Dick (author), Robert Dryden, Stan Early, Warren Parker, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2185. X Minus One. May 29, 1956. NBC net. "Lulungomeena". Sustaining. Ah, Lulungameena, the very name sounds like magic! But is it the most beautiful place in the galaxy? Just ask a Hixabrod! Gordon R. Dickson (author), Ralph Camargo, Ned Wever, Jack Grimes, Bob Hastings, Kermit Murdock, George Lefferts (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3834. X Minus One. June 5, 1956. NBC net. "Project Mastodon". Sustaining. Three adventurers return to prehistoric times, found a country, and try to establish diplomatic relations with the United States. Bob Hastings, Charles Penman, Clifford Simak (author), Floyd Mack, Frank Maxwell, John Larkin, Joseph Julian, Raymond Edward Johnson, Richard Hamilton, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Jerry Damon (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3832. X Minus One. June 12, 1956. NBC net. "If You Was A Moklin". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Kools (newscast). The program is preceded by five minutes of news. The Earthmen have set up a trading post on Moklin, a planet with VERY friendly natives. Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Dick Janaver, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Helen Gerald, John Marley, Joseph Julian, Karl Weber, Kenneth Banghart (announcer), Murray Leinster (author), Patricia Weil, Ralph Camargo, Stan Early, William Welch (producer). 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

177. X Minus One. June 19, 1956. NBC net. "Project Trojan". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Kools (news). A secret weapon will change the course of the war. But the secret weapon is having a secret weapon! The program is preceded by five minutes of news. Alfred Isliff (narrator), Alfred Shirley, Alistair Duncan, William Quinn, Burford Hampden, Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Ernest Kinoy (writer), Fred Collins (announcer), H. L. Gold (author), Ivor Francis, Kenneth Banghart (announcer), William Welch (producer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3833. X Minus One. June 26, 1956. NBC net. "Wherever You May Be". Sponsored by: Sustaining, Kools (newscast). The program is preceded by five minutes of news. A researcher, newly arrived in the Ozarks, meets Abby, a girl with VERY unusual abilities. William Redfield, Patsy O'Shea, Jack Orrison, James E. Gunn (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102. X Minus One. July 3, 1956. NBC net. "Mr. Costello, Hero". Sustaining. A sublte satire of McCarthyism. Mr. Costello, a passenger of a rocketship, creates suspicion and dissention, finally is given influence in a fitting location. Joe DeSantis, Bob Hastings, Teri Keane, James Stevens, Raymond Edward Johnson, Theodore Sturgeon (author), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), James Dukas, Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer), Wendell Holmes, Mandel Kramer. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103. X Minus One. July 10, 1956. NBC net. "Bad Medicine". Sustaining. Elwood would love to kill his "friend" Magnuson. Seeking help from a home therapy unit, he's unfortunately given a Martian model which has an entirely different set of parameters. The system cue has been deleted. Allan Mason, Charles Webster, Cliff Carpenter, Joseph Sullivan, Karl Weber (narrator), Norman Rose, Finn O'Donovan (author, Robert Scheckley), William Griffis, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Bob Mauer (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Bill Britton, Joseph Julian, Steve Allen (American Cancer Society fund appeal). 28:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

2171. X Minus One. July 17, 1956. NBC net. "The Old Die Rich". Sustaining. Elderly people are found starved to death, despite having large quantities of money in their pockets. What is the cause? Time travel! The script was used subsequently on "X Minus One" on September 12, 1957 (see cat. #51627), on "Future Tense" on May 7, 1974 (see cat. #17069) and on "Audion Theatre" on July 21, 1990 (see cat. #63968). H. L. Gold (author), Jim Boles, Jan Miner, William Zuckert, Guy Repp, Wendell Holmes, Ralph Camargo, Ivor Francis, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Bob Mauer (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104. X Minus One. July 24, 1956. NBC net. "The Stars Are The Styx". Sustaining. Young Tween is stuck on a space station, waiting for her chance to leave for the stars. Her problem? She's an albino! Craig McDonnell, Patsy O'Shea, Richard Hamilton, Charlotte Manson, Bob Hastings, Wendell Holmes, Theodore Sturgeon (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Bob Mauer (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

101. X Minus One. July 31, 1956. NBC net. "Student Body". Sustaining. A small animal on a far planet is most adaptable, eating almost anything in sight. Then the mice disappear, eventually being replaced by something much better! Bob Hastings, Charles Carruth, F. L. Wallace (author), James Dukas, James Stevens, John Radee, Kate Wilkinson, Merrill E. Joels, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Bob Mauer (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2179. X Minus One. August 7, 1956. NBC net. "The Last Martian". Sustaining. A man claims he's really a Martian. In fact, he's the very last Martian! Is he really? The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during October, 1974. Fred Collins (announcer), Santos Ortega, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Elliott Reid, Frederic Brown (author), John McGovern, Mandel Kramer, Patricia Weil, Ralph Bell. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4300. X Minus One. August 14, 1956. NBC net. "The Snowball Effect". Sustaining. A funny story about a sociological experiment that leads to a world government. The program is followed by five minutes of news. Ted Osborne, Wendell Holmes, Warren Parker, Audrey Blum, Mary Patton, Patsy O'Shea, Peggy Allenby, Katherine MacLean (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: High fidelity. Complete.

2177. X Minus One. August 28, 1956. NBC net. "Surface Tension". Sustaining. Discovering that the sun will soon explode, scientists create a race of sub-microscopic humans, living in a drop of water. Most imaginitive! The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during January, 1974. Bob Hastings, Dan Ocko, James Blish (author), James Stevens, Larry Haines, Lawson Zerbe, Luis Van Rooten, Mason Adams, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Scott Buckley (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3827. X Minus One. September 4, 1956. NBC net. "The Tunnel Under The World". Sustaining. A fascinating story of a man who wakes up three days in a row to find the date still June 15th. The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on March 14, 1956 (see cat. #52957) and subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 8, 1974 (see cat. #13277). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during September, 1974. Dean Olmquist, Amy Sidell, Elaine Rost, Bob Hastings, Ken Rafitte, Larry Haines, Norman Rose, Frederick Pohl (author). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

139. X Minus One. September 11, 1956. NBC net. "The Lifeboat Mutiny". Sustaining. A rescue vessel has been programmed to protect its occupants...the soldiers of Drome...have some Geezel? A great show! Robert Sheckley (author), Leon Janney, William Redfield, John McGovern, Mandel Kramer, Bert Parks (NBC promotional announcement), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), William Welch (producer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2168. X Minus One. September 26, 1956. NBC net. "The Map Makers". Sustaining. When the only navigator on a spaceship suddenly dies, no one else aboard seems to know how to get home! Frederick Pohl (author), John Larkin, Ed Prentiss, Bob Hastings, Tom Collins, Richard Hamilton, Burford Hampden, Rolly Bester, Carl Frank, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4299. X Minus One. October 3, 1956. NBC net. "Protective Mimicry". Sustaining. A treasury agent is assigned to track down the source of impossibly perfect credit notes. Mandel Kramer, Teri Keane, Charles Penman, Richard Hamilton, Wendell Holmes, Algis Budrys (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Roger Tuttle (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2180. X Minus One. October 10, 1956. NBC net. "Colony". Sustaining. The colony on a distant planet is in trouble. They're being attacked by strange creatures that take the place of common inanimate objects. Alan Bergman, William Quinn, Fredericka Chandler, James Stevens, John Larkin, Larry Robinson, Norman Rose, Phillip K. Dick (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2178. X Minus One. October 17, 1956. NBC net. "Soldier Boy". Sustaining. Interplanetary war has come to mankind...and the battle is about to start. Alan Hewitt, Bob Hastings, Floyd Mack, Kermit Murdock, Larry Haines, Michael Shaara (author), Ralph Bell, Wendell Holmes, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

417. X Minus One. October 24, 1956. NBC net. "Pictures Don't Lie. Sustaining. A radio signal originating from interstellar space turns out to be a television picture. It seems to be coming from an alien spaceship heading towards the Earth! The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 23, 1974 (see cat. #13267). Fred Collins (announcer), John Gibson, Sam Grey, Richard Hamilton, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Katherine MacLean (author), Joe DeSantis. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

418. X Minus One. October 31, 1956. NBC net. "Sam, This Is You". Sustaining. A telephone lineman gets a phone call from himself...in the future! Murray Leinster (author), Larry Haines, Pat Hosley, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), William Welch (producer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2167. X Minus One. November 7, 1956. NBC net. "Appointment In Tomorrow". Sustaining. A plan is being made to expose "The Thinkers" who rule the world, with the help of their computer, "Maisie." Charles Penman, Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Dean Olmquist, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Arthur Hughes, Bob Hastings, William Welch (producer), Fred Collins (announcer), Fritz Leiber Jr. (author), Pat Hosley, Ted Osborne, Floyd Mack. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

175. X Minus One. November 14, 1956. NBC net. "The Martian Death March". Sustaining. An excellent story of discrimination and genocide. The story is told by allegory on Mars, but it refers strongly to native Americans. The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on January 14, 1951 (see cat. #54687) and on "X Minus One" on September 8, 1955 (see cat. #39838) and subsequently on "Project '73" on September 19, 1973 (see cat. #13266) and on "Future Tense" on September 19, 1973 (see cat. #13272). The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during March, 1975. David Pfeffer, Ernest Kinoy (writer), Lawrence Kerr, Ralph Bell, Ralph Camargo, Richard Hamilton, Roger De Koven, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 30:26. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

3820. X Minus One. November 21, 1956. NBC net. "Chain Of Command". Sustaining. A funny story about intelligent mice living in a top secret laboratory. John Gibson, John McGovern, Ann Thomas, Alan Bunce, Wendell Holmes, Staats Cotsworth, Stephen Arr (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16916. X Minus One. November 28, 1956. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Castaways". General Gadosh has his problems on Tahani Atoll. First, the natives commit suicide rather than leave the island, and then the A-Bomb fails to go off! The script was used previously on "Dimension X" on August 11, 1950 (see cat. #143) and on "X Minus One" on September 15, 1955 (see cat. #47522). Bernard Lenrow (narrator), Bill Lipton, Bob Hastings, Ernest Kinoy (writer), John Thomas, Joseph Julian, Leon Janney, Roger De Koven, Staats Cotsworth, William Keene, William Welch (producer), Fred Weihe (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

1099. X Minus One. December 5, 1956. NBC net. "There Will Come Soft Rains," "Zero Hour". Sustaining. Two stories: one about the death of the house of the future. The other tells the story of the coming of "Drill," and the game of "Invasion." Both these stories were previously produced on "Escape" on October 4, 1953 (see vat. #4822), on "Dimension X" on June 17, 1950 (see cat. #3818). "Zero Hour" was also produced on "Suspense" on April 5, 1955 (see cat. #16388 and #76073) and May 18, 1958 (see cat. #16427) and on "Future Tense" on May 9, 1974 (see cat. #13271). The program was rebroadcast on June, 1973. The system cue has been deleted. Agnes Young, Butch Cavell, Denise Alexander, Norman Rose, Peter Lazer, Ray Bradbury (author), Rita Lynn, Roger De Koven, William Griffis, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Edward King (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 28:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

1100. X Minus One. December 12, 1956. NBC net. "Hostess". Sustaining. An ambassador from an alien race is visiting the home of a typical Earth couple. The ambassador's "hostess" learns of a second definition. Teri Keane, Les Damon, Kermit Murdock, Isaac Asimov (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 29:22. Audio condition: High fidelity. Complete.

3821. X Minus One. December 19, 1956. NBC net. "The Reluctant Heroes". Sustaining. A seasoned moon veteran is tricked into staying on the moon for another tour of duty. Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Frank M. Robinson (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Jim Drummond, James Stevens, Mandel Kramer, Richard Hamilton, William Welch (producer), Bob Hastings, Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Dick Janaver. 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2184. X Minus One. December 26, 1956. NBC net. "Honeymoon In Hell". Sustaining. As the world heads toward atomic war, the birth rate is falling dramatically. The solution is to send a fertile couple to the moon for a honeymoon...but there's a problem! Vilma Cure, Frederic Brown (author), William Redfield, Wendell Holmes, Roger De Koven, Leon Janney, Jack Grimes, George Lefferts (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Charles Penman, Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2191. X Minus One. January 2, 1957. NBC net. "The Moon Is Green". Sustaining. A story set after the next atomic war. A woman dares to look out of the window, and sees a man who lives unprotected in the open air. Bill Lipton, Frank Milano (as a cat), Fred Collins (announcer), Fred Weihe (director, transcriber), Fritz Leiber Jr. (author), George Lefferts (adaptor), Ian Martin, Joyce Gordon, William Welch (producer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1524. X Minus One. January 9, 1957. NBC net. "Saucer Of Loneliness". Sustaining. When a flying saucer is found in New York's Central Park, the woman who receives a message from outer space refuses to say what it is! The script was used previously on "X Minus One" September 5, 1957 (see cat. #51626) and subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 16, 1974 (see cat. #13270). Elaine Rost, Fred Collins (announcer), Fred Weihe (director, transcriber), George Lefferts (adaptor), Jock MacGregor, Mandel Kramer, Nat Polen, Theodore Sturgeon (author), Wendell Holmes, William Keene, William Welch (producer). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3822. X Minus One. January 16, 1957. NBC net. "The Girls From Earth". Sustaining. The program is preceded by five minutes of news. Two drifters on Mars get an idea to sell girls from back on Earth to the local uranium miners. Bob Hastings, Frank M. Robinson (author), James Stevens, John Gibson, Mandel Kramer, Phil Sterling, Richard Hamilton, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3823. X Minus One. January 23, 1957. NBC net. "Open Warfare". Sustaining. A professional golfer battles a perfect robot golfer for the hand of a millionaire's daughter. Jack Grimes, Larry Haines, Wendell Holmes, James E. Gunn (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3824. X Minus One. January 30, 1957. NBC net. "Caretaker". Sustaining. An Earthman is rescued after spending twenty two years alone on a distant planet. Ted Osborne, Bill Lipton, Mason Adams, Raymond Edward Johnson, James H. Schmitz (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Betty Caine, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 22:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11110. X Minus One. February 6, 1957. Program #85. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Venus Is A Man's World". Aboard a spaceship to Venus, a battle of the sexes fills the vacuum. The story was also used on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23795) and "Audion Theatre" on September 29, 1990 (see cat. #64144). William Tenn (author), Dennis Bellabio, Bob Haag, Gerianne Raphael, John Gibson, Fredericka Chandler, Arthur Small (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11109. X Minus One. February 13, 1957. Program #79. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Trap". Two hunters out in the mountains with a canteen of cheer, enjoy the pleasures of "Osmotic Suction." Finn O'Donovan (author), Donald Buka, Ralph Bell, William Redfield, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11111. X Minus One. February 20, 1957. Program #86. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Field Study". The mysterious "non-doctor" Mr. Trancor can cure anything. Anything! The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23798). Peter Phillips (author), Les Damon, Santos Ortega, Teri Keane, Alfred Shirley, Kermit Murdock, Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), Jack Wilson (adaptor). 25:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

140. X Minus One. February 27, 1957. NBC net. "Real Gone". Sustaining. The story of Ralph Therian and his unusual art medium. The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during November, 1974. The script was reused on "Future Tense" on May 29, 1974 (re-titled "Really Heavy"). See cat. #13275. Fred Collins (announcer), Kenneth MacGregor (director), Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Ernest Kinoy (writer), Harold Huber, John Baragrey, John McGovern, William Welch (producer), Kenneth MacGregor (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 22:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11112. X Minus One. March 6, 1957. Program #88. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Seventh Victim". It's not easy to join the "Tens Club." After six kills, a hunter finds an unusual "victim" who presents an unusual defense! The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 20, 1974 (see cat. #13276). Arthur Hughes, Frank Maxwell, Ian Martin, Irv West, Lawson Zerbe, Robert Sheckley (author), Teri Keane, Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Kenneth MacGregor (director), William Welch (producer). 25:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2188. X Minus One. March 13, 1957. NBC net. "The Lights On Precipiece Peak". Sustaining. Two mountain climbers try to find the source of mysterious lights. They find out what causes the lights, but no one would ever believe them! The system cue has been deleted. Steven Tall (author), Jim Boles, Joseph Helgeson (Joseph Hodgeson ?), Ted Osborne, Court Benson, Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Kenneth MacGregor (director), William Welch (producer). 21:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2189. X Minus One. March 20, 1957. NBC net. "Protection". Sustaining. A student at Columbia University comes under the protection of a Valadusian Durg, but there are drawbacks. Whatever you do, don't Lesnerize! The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 15, 1974 (see cat. #13273). Robert Sheckley (author), William Redfield, Elliott Reid, William Keene, Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Kenneth MacGregor (director), William Welch (producer). 23:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59390. X Minus One. March 27, 1957. NBC net. "At The Post". Sustaining. A race track tout helps a race of aliens plan for the end of mankind. The system cue has been deleted. The script was used subsequently on August 15, 1957 (see cat. #39850 and #11113). John Griggs, Sam Raskyn, Fred Collins (announcer), H. L. Gold (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Kenneth MacGregor (director), Frank Maxwell, Arnold Moss, William Welch (producer), Ann Thomas. 22:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

11113. X Minus One. March 27, 1957. Program #91. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "At The Post". A race track tout helps a race of aliens plan for the end of mankind. See cat. #59390 for a network version of this broadcast. The script was used subsequently on August 15, 1957 (see cat. #39850). Ann Thomas, Arnold Moss, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Frank Maxwell, Fred Collins (announcer), H. L. Gold (author), John Griggs, Kenneth MacGregor (director), Sam Raskyn, William Welch (producer). 25:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2190. X Minus One. April 3, 1957. NBC net. "Martian Sam". Sustaining. The Los Angeles Dodgers sign a real Martian as a left-handed pitcher. He's got lots of arms, and one of them is thirty-two feet long! He's also a "klugel hunter," who's hooked on chewing gum! The program closing has been deleted. The program was rebroadcast on "Monitor" during October, 1973. Ernest Kinoy (writer), Ivor Francis, Santos Ortega, William Zuckert, Mandel Kramer, Bob Hastings, Jack Orrison, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 22:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1093. X Minus One. April 10, 1957. NBC net. "Something For Nothing". Sustaining. A guy gets a "Utilizer" from the future. It's a real wishing machine, but there's a catch! An excellent story! The system cue has been deleted. Joseph Julian, Dan Ocko, Jock MacGregor, John Gibson, Wendell Holmes, Ralph Bell, Karen Ford, Robert Sheckley (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 23:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

11114. X Minus One. April 17, 1957. Program #93. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Discovery Of Morniel Mathaway". The story of an egotistical artist and a time traveler from the future with a startling revelation. The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23796) and on "Audion Theatre" on August 4, 1990 (see cat. #63970). William Tenn (author), Leon Janney, Guy Repp, Wendell Holmes, Les Damon, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11115. X Minus One. April 24, 1957. Program #94. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Man's Best Friend". Is a man's best friend his mother or his computer, or both? Evelyn Smith (author), Wendell Holmes, William Redfield, Santos Ortega, Raymond Edward Johnson, Bob Hastings, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Leona Powers, Radcliff Hall (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 25:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11116. X Minus One. June 20, 1957. Program #95. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Inside Story". A reporter dares to enter the secret enclave of those infected with "Null-E Fever." Richard Wilson (author), Bob Hastings, Leon Janney, Ralph Bell, Richard Hamilton, Edwin Cooper, Pat Hosley, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 19:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72694. X Minus One. June 27, 1957. NBC net. "The Category Inventor". Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. Robots have taken over most of the jobs on Earth, who what's a guy to do? Invent one! This is a 1958 rebroadcast on "Nightline," hosted by Walter O'Keefe. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #11117. Arthur Sellings (author), Nelson Olmsted, Wendell Holmes, Joseph Bell, Hetty Galen, Alan Bergman, Bert Cowlan, Edwin Cooper, Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Walter O'Keefe (host of "Nightline"), Frank Blair (promotional announcement for "Monitor"). 21:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11117. X Minus One. June 27, 1957. Program #96. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Category Inventor". Robots have taken over most of the jobs on Earth, so what's a guy to do? Invent one! See cat. #72694 for a network rebroadcast of this program. Arthur Sellings (author), Nelson Olmsted, Wendell Holmes, Joseph Bell, Hetty Galen, Alan Bergman, Bert Cowlan, Edwin Cooper, Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer). 19:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39842. X Minus One. July 4, 1957. NBC net. "Skulking Permit". Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. A space colony finds a sudden need for a genuine criminal...a rare commodity in New Delaware. The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on February 15, 1956 (see cat. #3825). Robert Sheckley (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Richard Hamilton, Wendell Holmes, Dean Olmquist, Mandel Kramer, Ted Osborne, Santos Ortega, Bob Hastings, Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 21:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11118. X Minus One. July 11, 1957. Program #98. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Early Model". A bulky "Proteck" shields an explorer on a faraway planet. The "Proteck" does have its limitations...and it's only an "early model." See cat. #2182 for a network version of this broadcast. Alistair Duncan, Anthony Campbell, Bob Hastings, Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Joseph Bell, Robert Sheckley (author), William Welch (producer). 19:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2182. X Minus One. July 11, 1957. NBC net. "Early Model". Sponsored by: Pabst beer. This recording is a re-broadcast on, "Nightline." A bulky "Proteck" shields an explorer on a faraway planet. The "Proteck" does have its limitations...and it's only an "early model." This is a network version of cat. #1l118. Robert Sheckley (author), Bob Hastings, Joseph Bell, Anthony Campbell Cooper, Alistair Duncan, Fred Collins (announcer), Daniel Sutter (director, transcriber), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Walter O'Keefe (host of "Nightline"), Bob Barker ("Truth Or Consequences" promo), Ralph Edwards ("Truth Or Consequences" promo). 21:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

278. X Minus One. July 18, 1957. NBC net. "The Merchant Of Venus". Sustaining. The problem is not how to get Earthmen to colonize Venus, but how to keep them there! One public service announcement has been deleted. A. A. Phelps Jr. (author), Jackson Beck, Bernard Lenrow, Jared Reed, Joseph Julian, George Erwin, Ted Osborne, Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), William Welch (producer). 18:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

39844. X Minus One. July 25, 1957. NBC net. "The Haunted Corpse". Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. Swapped bodies and a plan for immortality. This is a more complete, sponsored version of cat. #11119. The program closing has been deleted, the story is complete. The script was used subsequently on "X Minus One" on December 12, 1957 (see cat. #39658). Frederick Pohl (author), Leon Janney, Jim Boles, Joseph Bell, Reese Taylor, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

11119. X Minus One. July 25, 1957. Program #100. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Haunted Corpse". Swapped bodies and a plan for immortality. See cat. #39844 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. The script was used subsequently on "X Minus One" on December 12, 1957 (see cat. #39658). Frederick Pohl (author), Leon Janney, Joseph Bell, Jim Boles, Reese Taylor, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39674. X Minus One. August 1, 1957. NBC net. "End As A World". Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The day a world came to an end...from a younger perspective. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #11120. F. L. Wallace (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Daniel Sutter (director), Jack Grimes, Larry Robinson, Peter Fernandez, Alice Yourman, William Welch (producer). 22:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11120. X Minus One. August 1, 1957. Program #101. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "End As A World". This is the day the world ended, but not the way you think. See cat. #39674 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Jack Grimes, Larry Robinson, Peter Fernandez, Alice Yourman, F. L. Wallace (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39671. X Minus One. August 8, 1957. NBC net. "The Scapegoat". Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The story of a visitor from another world, and an obnoxious one at that! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #11121. Richard Maples (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Karl Weber, Wendell Holmes, Jane Aymar, Bobby Alford, Guy Repp, Roger De Koven, William Welch (producer), Kenneth MacGregor (director). 21:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11121. X Minus One. August 8, 1957. Program #102. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Scapegoat". The story of a visitor from another world, and an obnoxious one at that! See cat. #39671 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bobby Alford, Guy Repp, Jane Aymar, Karl Weber, Richard Maples (author), Roger De Koven, Wendell Holmes, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Kenneth MacGregor (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39850. X Minus One. August 15, 1957. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "At The Post". A race track tout helps a race of aliens plan for the end of mankind. The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on March 27, 1957 (see cat. #11113 and #59390). Arnold Moss, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Frank Maxwell, Fred Collins (announcer), H. L. Gold (author), John Griggs, Maxine Stewart, Sam Raskyn, House Jameson, William Welch (producer), Kenneth MacGregor (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39669. X Minus One. August 22, 1957. NBC net. "Drop Dead". Sustaining. An excellent story about a planet with a very obliging inhabitant, called "The Critter." This is a network version of cat. #11122. The program makes an early use of the word "ecologist" as a profession. One public service announcement has been deleted. Lawson Zerbe, Ralph Camargo, Joseph Bell, Clifford Simak (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director). 21:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

11122. X Minus One. August 22, 1957. Program #103. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Drop Dead". An excellent story about a planet with a very obliging inhabitant, called "The Critter." The program makes an early use of the word "ecologist" as a profession. See cat. #39669 for a network version of this program. Clifford Simak (author), George Voutsas (director), Joseph Bell, Lawson Zerbe, Ralph Camargo, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), Fred Collins (announcer). 19:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11123. X Minus One. August 29, 1957. Program #104. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Volpla". Talking birds from another world? It's all a practical joke...but on whom? See cat. #279 for a network version of this broadcast. Nelson Olmsted, Ann Pitoniak, Adele Newton, Sarah Fussell, Wyman Guinn (author), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

279. X Minus One. August 29, 1957. NBC net. "Volpla". Sustaining. Talking birds from another world? It's all a practical joke...but on whom? This is a network broadcast of cat. #11123. Nelson Olmsted, Ann Pitoniak, Adele Newton, Wyman Guinn (author), George Voutsas (director), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), Sarah Fussell, William Welch (producer). 17:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51626. X Minus One. September 5, 1957. NBC net. "Saucer Of Loneliness". Sustaining. When a flying saucer is found in New York's Central Park, the woman who receives a message from outer space refuses to say what it is! The program is introduced by Walter O'Keefe as part of "Nightline." The middle public service announcement has been deleted. A very private message from the stars. The script was previously used on "X Minus One" on January 9, 1957 (see cat. #1524) and subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 16, 1974 (see cat. #13270). Theodore Sturgeon (author), Walter O'Keefe (host), Lynn Cook, Lydia Bruce, Joseph Bell, Harvey Hayes, Ross Martin, Roger De Koven, George Lefferts (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director). 21:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

51627. X Minus One. September 12, 1957. NBC net. "The Old Die Rich". Sustaining. The program is introduced by Walter O'Keefe as part of "Nightline," which would a c. 1974 rebroadcast. A story about the old people who starve to death with thousands of dollars in their pockets! The middle public service announcement has been deleted. The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on July 17, 1956 (see cat. #2171) and subsequently on "Future Tense" on May 7, 1974 (see cat. #17069) and "Audion Theatre" on July 21, 1990 (see cat. #63968). Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director), Guy Repp, H. L. Gold (author), Harvey Hayes, Patricia Weil, Ralph Camargo, Roger De Koven, Walter O'Keefe (host), William Zuckert, William Welch (producer). 22:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

39668. X Minus One. September 19, 1957. NBC net. "Tsylana". The commercials or public service announcements have been deleted. This is a network version of cat. #11124. A visit to Utopia, and everybody's happy...right? James E. Gunn (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Walter Black, David Ross, Adele Ronson, Guy Repp, George Lefferts (adaptor), George Voutsas (director), William Welch (producer). 19:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

11124. X Minus One. September 19, 1957. Program #107. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Tsylana". A visit to Utopia, and everybody's happy...right? See cat. #39668 for a network version of this program. James E. Gunn (author), Walter Black, David Ross, Adele Ronson, Guy Repp, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11125. X Minus One. September 26, 1957. Program #108. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Native Problem". A colony from Earth meets a "native" on a distant planet who says that he's from Earth too! Alan Bergman, Charles Webster, Ellen Muir, Fred Collins (announcer), James Dukas, John Thomas, Joseph Boland, Robert Sheckley (author), William Welch (adaptor, producer), George Voutsas (director). 19:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11126. X Minus One. October 3, 1957. Program #109. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "A Wind Is Rising". When the breeze hits two-hundred miles-per-hour, it's always nice weather for a cruise! Bert Cowlan, Finn O'Donovan (author of "The Romance Game"), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), George Voutsas (director), Les Damon, William Griffis, William Welch (producer). 19:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39675. X Minus One. October 10, 1957. NBC net. "Death Wish". Sponsored by: Bromo Quinine. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #11127. Part of one public service announcement has been deleted. Three guys in a wrecked space ship are looking for the answer to a really tough question. Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director), Joseph Bell, Maurice Tarplin, Ned Lang (author), Ralph Camargo, Walter Black, William Welch (supervisor, adaptor, producer). 21:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

11127. X Minus One. October 10, 1957. Program #110. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Death Wish". Three guys in a wrecked space ship are looking for the answer to a really tough question. See cat. #39675 for a network version of this broadcast. Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director), Joseph Bell, Maurice Tarplin, Ned Lang (author), Ralph Camargo, Walter Black, William Welch (supervisor, adaptor, producer). 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11128. X Minus One. October 17, 1957. Program #111. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Point Of Departure". What is the shocking secrets of the "Poseidon Tablets" found under the Pyramids? This is a quality upgrade, AFRTS version of cat. #3041. Dean Olmquist, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director), Illya Bracha, Ivor Francis, James Stevens, Ronald Dawson (adaptor), Vaughn Shelton (author), William Welch (producer). 19:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3041. X Minus One. October 17, 1957. NBC net. "Point Of Departure". Sustaining. What is the shocking secret of the "Poseiden Tablets" found under the pyramids? The program closing has been deleted. See cat. #11128 for an AFRTS rebroadcast of this program, in better audio condition. Dean Olmquist, Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director), Illya Bracha, Ivor Francis, James Stevens, Ronald Dawson (adaptor), Vaughn Shelton (author), William Welch (producer). 18:01. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

11129. X Minus One. October 24, 1957. Program #112. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Light". This is a quality upgrade, AFRTS version of cat. #3040. The first men on the moon discover footprints! Poul Anderson (author), Karl Weber, David Kerman, Bob Hastings, William Welch (adaptor, producer), Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director). 19:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3040. X Minus One. October 24, 1957. NBC net. "The Light". Sustaining. The first men on the moon discover footprints! See cat. #11129 for an AFRTS rebroadcast recording in much better audio condition. Karl Weber, David Kerman, Bob Hastings, Poul Anderson (author), William Welch (adaptor, producer), Fred Collins (announcer), George Voutsas (director). 19:04. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

6849. X Minus One. October 31, 1957. NBC net. "Lulu". The story of a lovesick spaceship that digs poetry. The program closing has been deleted. Clifford Simak (author), Henry Norrell, Jan Miner, James Stevens, Nelson Olmsted, Walter Black, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 17:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

11130. X Minus One. November 21, 1957. Program #115. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Coffin Cure". The cure for the common cold has been found, but what a cure! Joseph Bell, Fred Collins (announcer), Ernest Kinoy (adaptor), Alan Noarse (author), Raymond Edward Johnson, Harvey Hayes, Betty Caine, William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 19:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11131. X Minus One. November 28, 1957. Program #116. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Shock Troop". The battle for control of an unusual creature...from within. Bernard Lenrow, Daniel Galouye (author), Edwin Cooper, John Thomas, Ralph Camargo, Roger De Koven (narrator), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (narrator), William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director). 19:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39658. X Minus One. December 5, 1957. NBC net. "The Haunted Corpse". Sustaining. Swapped bodies and a plan for immortality. The script was used previously on "X Minus One" on July 25, 1957 (see cat. #39844 and #11119). Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Bob Hastings, Dean Olmquist, Edgar Stehli, Frederick Pohl (author), Lydia Bruce, Ralph Camargo, Walter Black, William Welch (adaptor, producer), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 20:19. Audio condition: Very good. Apparently complete.

39670. X Minus One. December 19, 1957. NBC net. "Double Dare". Sponsored by: Bromo Quinine. Two scientists from the Earth defend the honor of their home planet. This is network, sponsored version of cat. #11132. The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23801). Robert Silverberg (author), Fred Collins (announcer), Ralph Camargo, Ivor Francis, Michael Ingram, Harvey Hayes, William Welch (adaptor, producer), George Voutsas (director). 20:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

11132. X Minus One. December 19, 1957. Program #120. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Double Dare". Two scientists from the Earth defend the honor of their home planet. See cat. #39670 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. The script was used subsequently on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23801). Harvey Hayes, Ivor Francis, Michael Ingram, Ralph Camargo, Robert Silverberg (author), William Welch (adaptor, producer), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 19:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39667. X Minus One. December 26, 1957. NBC net. "Target One". Sponsored by: Bromo Quinine. The story of a plan to eliminate atomic warfare with an experiment in time travel. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #11133. The Bromo commercial is particularly interesting. Frederick Pohl (author), Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), Joseph Bell, Frank Sylvera, Dean Olmquist, Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Guy Repp, Charles Webster, George Voutsas (director), William Welch (producer). 21:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

11133. X Minus One. December 26, 1957. Program #121. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Target One". The story of a plan to eliminate atomic warfare with an experiment in time travel. See cat. #39667 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Frederick Pohl (author), Joseph Bell, Al Jazzbeaux Collins, Guy Repp, Frank Silvera, Dean Olmquist, Charles Webster, Fred Collins (announcer), George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director). 19:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11134. X Minus One. January 2, 1958. Program #122. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Prime Difference". A henpecked husband gets androidal help with his domestic problems. Alan E. Nourse (author), Lawson Zerbe, Ann Loring, Evie Juster, John Thomas, Merrill E. Joels, George Lefferts (adaptor), William Welch (producer), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer). 19:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

141. X Minus One. January 9, 1958. NBC net. "Grey Flannel Armor". Sponsored by: Bromo Quinine. "Romance Services" in the big city is not all it's supposed to be. The last show of the series. The script was subsequently used on "Future Tense" during July, 1976 (see cat. #23794) and "Audion Theatre" on July 28, 1990 (see cat. #63969) with the title, "The Romance Game." This broadcast is part of NBC's "Nightline" service. The story is introduced by Jim Ameche, Abby Lewis, Betty Galen, Finn O'Donovan, Fredericka Chandler, Guy Repp, Helen Gerald, Pat Hosley, Robert Sheckley (author), William Redfield, Martin Agronsky, William Welch (adaptor), George Voutsas (director), Fred Collins (announcer), Jim Ameche (host). 22:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12025. X Minus One. January 27, 1973. NBC net, Renaissance Radio syndication, WRVR-FM, New York aircheck. "The Iron Chancellor". A robot runs amok. Sophomoric. Robert Silverberg (author), Leon Janney, Jackson Beck, Roy Fox (commercial spokesman, performer), Evie Juster, Donald Buka, Ira Shprintzen (director), Donna Phonfer (? adaptor), Sal Trepani (producer). 27:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 151 programs.