This series was produced in New York and was heard first heard over
the Mutual Network between Sept. 16, 1946 and Sept. 8, 1947 on radio
station WJZ. MURDER AT MIDNIGHT, frequently using scripts borrowed
from THE INNER SANCTUM, featured tales of the supernatural and the
macabre by radio's top writers and stars.
Listeners heard wild tales
of death at midnight, "the witching hour, when night is darkest, our
fears the strongest, our strength at it's lowest ebb. Midnight when
the graves gape open and Death strikes".
Robert Newman, Joseph Ruscoll, Max Erlich and William Norwood handled
the writing. The show was hosted by Raymond Morgan.
featured Elspith Eric, Mercedes McCambridge, Barry Kroeger, Betty
Kane, Carl Frank, Barry Hopkins, Lawson Zerbie. Charles Paul played
the creepy organ music, and Anton M. Leader directed.
In 1950, 10 shows from the series were again syndicated under the
same title and were heard on Mutual stations.