Today's Halloween-themed offering is an episode of Suspense: "Drury's Bones," from January 25, 1945. It's the story of an amnesia victim who becomes a Scotland Yard detective. After years of service, he investigates what could be an old murder case and suddenly finds his memories returning.
It isn't a terribly complicated piece of radio drama, but it stands out for one reason: the starring player, Boris Karloff! Karloff's cultured voice adds depth to any role and even hints at menace where another actor (say, frequent Suspense star Herbert Marshall) wouldn't have succeeded. When I heard this program for the first time as a teenager in the 1990s, my imagination was working frantically to predict where this story was going, mainly because Karloff's presence suggested something truly terrifying.
You can download a copy of this radio show from archive.org here.