On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater presented a production of H. G. Wells' classic novel War of the Worlds which dealt with an invasion of Earth by Martians. This broadcast was so realistic that it caused widespread panic from people who thought its events were the real thing.
Lodgers in a rooming house suspect a fellow boarder, an eccentric old man, of being the culprit in a series of killings of young girls.
A conflict develops between a pathologist and his young assistant who wants to introduce new methods into their lab.
Two doctors clash over the circumstances of a cancer diagnosis and a premature birth.
After saving an elderly man from being hit by a car, an engineer is given an unusual opportunity by the man to step into another world.
A British secret service officer is assigned to pose as a traitor in Berlin.
Washinton D.C. single gal Belinda Cattson falls in love when her friend introduces her to the handsome Jack Marshall.
A racketeer blackmails a Senate investigator over events in the past of the investigator's mother.
An actress disappears from her dressing room on the day a play is scheduled to open in Boston. Right before opening curtain she appears but her mind is not on the performance.
A murder occurs in the public relations unit of a motion picture studio.
When a farmer hires a young deaf mute as a hand, his daughter comes to suspect that the lad is hiding something.
A package designer for a toy company receives unexpected fame when his cousin uses his name on a screenplay that becomes a hit movie.
Reporters are baffled by a nuclear scientist's seeming disinterest in his recently awarded Nobel Prize.
A spinster begins an uncertain affair with an unhappily married co-worker.
A hot rodder attempts to bribe a policeman when he's stopped for reckless driving.
A teen becomes an overnight celebrity when he writes an article about juvenile delinquency.
An Air Force crew nervously prepares for a two-week survival course.
A widower plans to chuck it all and take a long trip to the South Seas but family problems might prevent him from going.
A cattle baron has a falling out with his foreman who then plans to strike out on his own--and take the cattleman's daughter with him.
A reporter accompanies a singing idol on a visit to his hometown and finds out that the crooner is not so popular the town's residents.
The owner of a wholesale produce company is unaware that his young wife has been having an affair with an employee behind his back---and that the employee plans to murder him.
A young Mexican boy and two of his friends disappear while visiting a canyon.
A British businessman is arrested as a smuggler when he attempts to sneak a watch he purchased as a gift for his wife past customs officials.
A convicted murderer escapes from prison in order to take revenge upon those responsible for his conviction.
A royal family living in exile for 20 years in the United States learns that they might be able to return to power in their home nation but then someone makes an attempt on the life of the exiled queen.