Murray Burnett (Writer)

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(12-28-1910 - 09-23-1997) Age 87

Murray Burnett wrote an unpublished play: Everybody Comes to Rick's, which became the basis for the movie Casablanca.

She appeared in the following 49 episodes of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
01/21/1974 0016 Dead for a Dollar Two cheated men plan the murder of the trader who swindled them. Unbeknownst to them, somebody has already carried out the deed, relieved them of the rewards, but left the blame behind.
02/01/1974 0027 Dead Ringer A woman accidentally comes across a dead ringer for her husband. She decides to enlist his cooperation to help dispose of her husband
02/02/1974 0028 A Ghostly Game of Death A prospective buyer for an ancient dwelling recruits the services of a ghost hunter to get rid of the spirit of the wife of a sea captain.
02/05/1974 0031 The Lady Was a Tiger A femme fatale double agent frames an unemployed reporter for homicide in Paris.
03/04/1974 0050 This Will Kill You Negative reviews can get you into trouble - especially if the book under review is written by a demon-worshipper! A journalist finds this out to his own cost as the inflamed writer puts a death curse on him. He can only be rid of the curse if he passes it on to another.
03/21/1974 0061 Ordeal by Fire A millionaire and his daughter are subjected to third degree burns when they refuse to pay a million dollars to a man with a mysterious control over elemental fire. The daughter asks her beau to aid her father who has become paranoid about security and changed their home to a fortress.
04/03/1974 0068 Die! You're on Magic Camera A young photographer discovers a strange camera that can photograph incidents yet to happen. But he is persuaded by its creators. And the people whose futures have already been predicted by the camera.
05/14/1974 0091 Voices of Death The apparition of a dead producer Peter Truro returns to haunt the actor Jason Phillips through his television set. The ghost repeatedly asks him to murder his wife Claire. The irate Jason is forced to consult a medium and a psychiatrist but soon gives way to believing the apparition. He must utilize all his resources to save Claire every time Truro aggressively frames the circumstances.
07/04/1974 0114 The Young Die Good The relationship of a married couple is tested when they transfer next to a strange house and its mysterious resident. The wife sees her as a frail old lady, while her husband sees a beautiful temptress and their clashing views put a strain on their marriage.
11/06/1974 0170 Terror on the Heath A young man thinks he is the incarnation of serial killer who was hanged for a series of murders in the 1800s. He finds an old photo of the killer in the public museum, and also a man well-versed in the history of the crimes.
11/26/1974 0179 Courtyard of Death This is the tale of the lewd monk Rasputin, who was the spiritual consultant of Russian Czar Nicholas II and his family.
12/19/1974 0189 The House of the Voodoo Queen A husband and wife gain possession of a house in New Orleans known to be inhabited by a malicious ghost. Another woman works her charm on the husband in order to get her hands on the house.
01/27/1975 0213 A Coffin for the Devil A man gathers a group of specialists along with the famous E. G. Marshall and reads them a very old letter written by one of his ancestors. The letter narrates the events regarding a young mortician's assistant and a peculiar man ordering a special coffin for himself.
02/28/1975 0231 An Identical Murder Two identical twin brothers are in love with the same woman, but she cares for just one. One brother dies in an accident, and she is doubtful as to which one of the brothers it was.
03/14/1975 0239 The Cezar Curse A man visits a Spanish aristocratic family and falls in love with a woman whose picture hangs on the wall. The woman was wicked in life but it bothers him little as he falls for her daughter who bears an evil curse.
03/27/1975 0246 The Velvet Claws A man talks to his counsellor and recounts the tale of his escape from a mysterious town full of people obsessed with cats.
04/28/1975 0264 The Phantom of the Opera Raoul de Chagny falls for the stunning Christine Daae as he he watches her perform in Paris Opera House. But he must pursue her through its backdoors and stage rooms while he his heart becomes heavy with the presence of a disfigured spirit. The spirit wields unimaginable power over the singer and Raoul must compete with him to win her heart and overcome her fears.
06/24/1975 0297 The Mask of Tupac Amaru A mysterious Incan artifa is cursed to bring death and destruction to those who come into contact with it, and the tension between an anthropology grad student and her fiance is just the beginning.
07/25/1975 0315 Woman from Hell The suicide of a renowned actress raises several questions and a private investigator is hired to look into the case. He learns about the last project she worked on, as well as her conflict with a witches coven after reading her personal journal.
08/28/1975 0334 Night of the Howling Dog While on a camping trip on a deserted island with a minister and his daughter, a group of friends are horrified to learn that a werewolf is among them.
11/13/1975 0378 Home Is Where the Ghost Is In the midst of aiding a colleague in his desire to abandon his post, a scientist is haunted by the ghost of his dead wife.
01/30/1976 0423 Castle Kerfol On a tour of a British castle, an American tourist is suddenly attacked by a pack of dogs. She is sheltered by a neighbor and there discovers the castle's history and the origins of its strange guardians.
03/02/1976 0441 Afterward When her husband suddenly goes missing, a woman soon discovers just how much appearances can be deceiving and misleading.
04/08/1976 0465 Sleeping Dogs A widow continues to search for the identity of the man who betrayed her husband to the Nazis despite repeated warnings from her new husband and their friends to let go of the past.
11/12/1976 0551 A Question of Identity Hillary Cummings, on her way to work as a court stenographer, is kidnapped and taken to a country mansion where a U.S. government intelligence agent demands that she identify her ex-husband, Bob Christie, from among three spies posing as Bob. She ultimately agrees (the nation's security is involved), but there are two problems: Bob has undergone radical facial surgery and she hasn't seen him for twelve years. She has to question each one -- bringing back bad memories.
03/01/1977 0609 The Hound of the Baskervilles In this classic tale of mystery and terror, the notorious sleuthing duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the disappearance of a young lady, and its connection to the legend of a ghostly hound said to haunt the moors surrounding the Baskerville estate.
03/08/1977 0613 The Sign of Four This classic tale of theft and betrayal hurtles the legendary Sherlock Holmes into the midst of a secret society.  The terrible secrets continue to plague and haunt its members long after their pact is broken.
03/25/1977 0623 A Study in Scarlet A sealed room mystery that launched the careers of the legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. A strange death, a valuable engagement ring and the word RACHE scrawled in blood send the brilliant Holmes and Watson hot on the trail of a wily and sinister murderer.
04/26/1977 0641 The Adventure of the Red-Headed League Sherlock Holmes helps a friend who has been swindled by a group of red-headed men. He uncovers a much larger scheme.
05/31/1977 0657 The Boscombe Pool Mystery Sherlock Holmes solves the murder mystery of a young man who is accused of murdering his father. The evidence seems irrefutable, but Holmes dissects it.
06/28/1977 0673 The Adventure of the Speckled Band Sherlock Holmes is hired by a young heiress to find out who killed her sister in a sealed room murder.
07/11/1977 0680 A Scandal in Bohemia The king of a Bohemian nation employs Sherlock Holmes to retrieve a scandulous photo from an old fling. Holmes finally meets his match in cunning and deduction.
07/25/1977 0688 The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle The gift of a Christmas goose with a valuable jewel inside and an old hat send Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the hunt for the goose's owner.
08/26/1977 0700 Area Thirteen In a future society, genetic engineering is used to manipulate people's personality and skill sets. So, when unengineered and unregistered children are born (a forbidden act) it becomes a matter of security. One such child has been located...
10/07/1977 0721 The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet The classic Sherlock Holmes tale of a financier father apparently apprehending his son while trying to steal valuable gems from an ancient crown left in his care. Holmes is asked to obtain a confession but he finally solves the mystery from the silence of a suspect.
02/23/1978 0787 Vanishing Lady A man investigates the disappearance of his beloved with no help from the investigating officers and despite the girl's mother trying to dissuade him. He catches wind of a strange character taking care of the fish in her apartment and the intrigue increases. He starts to suspect a convoluted plot by virtually everyone he knows...
03/03/1978 0792 The Assassin In an ultimate proof of work ethics, a professional killer tries to carry out the most valuable contract job he ever received - despite an accident that wipes his memory clean.
03/28/1978 0806 The Ghost in the Well An artist is obsessed with painting the portrait of the spirit of a woman as she recounts her tale.
04/21/1978 0820 Bet with Angels An amiable advertising professional receives gambling advice from his deceased friend who happened to be a gambling addict. Soon he finds himself caught up in the frenzy.
10/06/1978 0902 The Captain of the PoleStar On a treasure-hunting quest in the North Pole, a Captain steers his ship through the thick, icy, waters. When the ship's physician and the rest of the crew overhear a one-sided conversation coming from their skipper's quarters, they begin to doubt his sanity.
02/07/1979 0952 Everybody Does It In order to augment his income, a hard-up drama critic turns to a life of crime. When he is found dead, his actress ex-wife becomes the center of the investigation.
06/23/1980 1096 Life Blood In this tale of revenge and deception, an embittered scientist creates a life-like robot whose sole purpose is to destroy the life of his old rival.
11/10/1980 1134 The Dagger of Almohades The tables are turned when a beautiful woman encounters a man with a possessed dagger. It seems that her usual feminine ploys will not work on the wily stranger.
01/29/1981 1153 The Vanishing Herd Sherlock Holmes takes on the case of a wealthy aristocrat whose son mysteriously disappeared from a prestigious boarding school. In order to solve the case, he must quickly search for clues beneath the tracks of moving cattle before they are stomped cleanly away.
03/30/1981 1178 The Dead Come Alive When the residents of a small Ohio town learn of the impending visit of a man who claims to have the power to raise the deceased, they are far from pleased as they believe that the secrets of the dead are better off buried.
08/31/1981 1238 The Musgrave Ritual The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are thrown in the midst of a strange cult when they investigate the disappearance of two members of the Musgrave family.
04/02/1982 1310 The Naval Treaty The case of a mysterious document serves to reunite the esteemed Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson twenty years after their retirement.
05/28/1982 1334 The Chess Master An uneventful game of chess with a stranger in the park leads to a world of adventure for an out-of-work advertising agent.
11/25/1982 1396 The Reigate Mystery The brilliant Sherlock Holmes is tasked to solve a pair of almost identical cases that have resulted in murder.


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