Dimension X

April 8, 1950 to September 29, 1951
50 episodes known to exist
Dimension X was an NBC radio program broadcast on an unsponsored, sustaining basis from April 8, 1950 to September 29, 1951. The first 13 episodes were broadcast live, and the remainder were pre-recorded. Fred Wiehe and Edward King were the directors, and Norman Rose was heard as both announcer and narrator . More on Wikipedia
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April 8, 1950 - September 29, 1951
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Dimension X
April 8, 1950 - September 29, 1951
50 episodes known to exist
Narrator: Norman Rose
Directors: Fred Wiehe and Edward King
Writers: Ernest Kinoy (Adaptor and in-house Writer), Ray Bradbury,
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April 8, 1950 
The Outer Limit 
(PREMIER PROGRAM) Story of an experimental rocket plane which disappears for ten hours when it only had fuel for ten minutes. The pilot tells an incredible story of an alien contact. Graham Doar wrote the original and Ernest Kinoy adapted it to radio. Stars Joseph Julian, Wendell Holmes and Joe DeSantis. 
30:00 

 
April 15, 1950 
With Folded Hands 
The story is about the robots made to serve man, but which were inefficient and bungling until a new brand appears on the market, and then.. John Dossell of the NBC staff wrote the script and it stars Alexander Scourby. 
30:00 

 
April 22, 1950 
Report On the Barnhouse Effect 
A professor's assistant makes this report of his association with the man who developed the ability to alter physical objects and events by the power of his mind alone. Script by Claris Ross and the show starred Bill Quin, Ed Jerome and Karl Webber. 
29:56 

 
April 29, 1950 
No Contact 
Tale by George Lefferts involves a frustrating barrier of some kind which the Earth ships have crashed against ... or that's what Earth thinks! Starring Luis van Rooten, Donald Buka and Cameron Prud Homme. 
30:00 

 
May 6, 1950 
Knock 
"The last man on Earth sat in a room. there was a knock on the door." Ernest Kinoy adapted, stars are Arnold Moss, Luis Van Rooten and Joan Alexander. 
30:00 

 
May 13, 1950 
Almost Human 
This story is about an android who is taken over by a criminal for "proper" training. The hood has the tables turned on him by the creature which is "Almost Human". Script is by George Lefferts and featured in the cast are Santos Ortega and Jack Grimes among others. 
30:00 

 
May 20, 1950 
The Lost Race 
A great race is discovered to have spread at one time across the universe, hundreds of thousands of years ago, but as Earth men explore the galaxies they find only rubble until a disabled ship lands near some perfectly preserved ruins and solves the mystery. Adapted by Ernest Kinoy and featuring Matt Crowley, Roger De Koven and Joseph Julian. 
30:00 

 
May 27, 1950 
To the Future 
(Ray Bradbury's, "The Fox In The Forest") A couple touring Mexico are approached by a strange man who is convinced they have escaped back into the past from a totalitarian state of the future. Adapted by Ernest Kinoy and stars John Larkin and Jan Minor. 
30:00 

 
June 3, 1950 
The Embassy 
A man goes to a private investigator with a plea for help to find a group of Martians that he says are on Earth. Adapted by George Lefferts and starred Joseph Julian and Barry Kroger. 
30:00 

 
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June 10, 1950 
The Green Hills of Earth 
Account of blind singer of the space ways that wants to return to Earth. Tom Glazer put the words to tunes and was backed by a trio in this production. 
30:00 

 
11 
June 17, 1950 
There Will Come Soft Rains/zero Hour 
The first tale is a story of an automated house after a war. The second tale is about children playing a strange game all over the country, a game they call "Invasion". Script by George Lefferts. Cast included Denise Alexander, Rita Lynne and Roger De Koven. (Today was the beginning of the Korean War!) 
30:00 

 
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June 24, 1950 
Destination Moon 
Under threat of governmental ban a team of rocket men rush to get off to the moon. The cast included Ralph Bell, Joe de Santis and Wendell Holmes. (War Bulletin From Korea About 3/4 Through) 
30:00 

 
13 
July 1, 1950 
A Logic Named Joe 
Tale of computers that tend to most of the needs of man. Suddenly they overcome their electronic censors and start attending to all of their needs. Script by Claris Ross, NBC staff writer. (War Bulletin at Start) 
30:00 

 
14 
July 7, 1950 
Mars Is Heaven 
An expedition to Mars from Earth discovers that the houses look like Earth houses in the 1920's. Ernest Kinoy adapted and featured in the cast were Peter Kapell and Wendell Holmes. 
30:00 

 
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July 14, 1950 
The Man in the Moon 
Story begins with a broadcast by the Federal Missing Persons Bureau which is interrupted by a sos. Triangulating to locate the offender, they discover that the message came from the Moon. As of yet, no one has been to the Moon. Script by George Lefferts and featured in the cast were Luis Van Rooten and Santos Ortega. 
30:00 

 
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July 21, 1950 
Beyond Infinity 
A scientist in Europe has invented a machine that will shrink objects to the size of atoms and beyond. Original script by Villiers Gersen and featured in the cast were Les Damon, Lada Staviski, E. A. Krumschmidt and Joe De Santos. 
30:00 

 
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July 28, 1950 
Potters of Firsk 
Story about natives of a remote world who are mysterious about the beautiful pottery they make, and for a good reason. Script by Ernest Kinoy and Karl Weber, Wendell Holmes and Raymond Edward Johnson were in the cast. 
30:00 

 
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August 4, 1950 
Perigi's Wonderful Dolls 
Tale about a government official whose daughter finds a doll maker in Washington capable of producing dolls that talk. Original script by George Lefferts. The cast included Les Tremaine, Joan Alexander and Joe De Santis. 
30:00 

 
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August 11, 1950 
The Castaways 
Story begins with a test of a new bomb on a Pacific Isle. The military is having trouble with the natives who will not leave because their ancestors were "Castaways" from the "Bird Canoe". Original script by Ernest Kinoy and in the cast were Santos Ortega, Greg Morton & many more. 
30:00 

 
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August 18, 1950 
The Martian Chronicals 
This adaptation of Ray Bradbury's book of related tales so titled is skillfully brought to radio by Ernest Kinoy and starred Inga Adams, Roger De Koven and Donald Buka. 
30:00 

 
21 
August 25, 1950 
The Parade 
Story involves the Martians hiring an ad agency to stage a parade which will herald their arrival. Original script by George Lefferts and the cast members were Joe Curten, Barry Kroger and Alexander Scourby. 
30:00 

 
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September 1, 1950 
The Roads Must Roll 
Drama about future when cars and trucks are replaced by giant rolling roads and the engineers who maintain them. Script by Ernest Kinoy. In the cast were Wendell Holmes, Ralph Bell and many more. 
30:00 

 
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September 8, 1950 
First Contact 
Story of an experimental rocket plane which disappears for ten hours when it only had fuel for ten minutes. The pilot tells an incredible story of an alien contact. Graham Doar wrote the original and Ernest Kinoy adapted it to radio. Stars Joseph Julian, Wendell Holmes and Joe DeSahtis. Rebroadcast of 04/08/1950 program. 
30:00 

 
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September 15, 1950 
Hello Tomorrow 
The tale takes place in the fourth millennium, long after the atomic wars have ravaged the surface back in the second millennium. In the subterranean society, the atomic mutants are outcasts and the genetically pure human strains mate scientifically. Original story by George Lefferts. The show starred Nancy Olson. (War Bulletin at Start) 
30:00 

 
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September 22, 1950 
Dr. Grimshaw's Sanatorium 
The narrator describes what follows as an account found in a fountain pen cover. Then a detective tells the story of how he discovered a phony burial of an inmate of the titled Sanitorium and got admitted as a patient to find out the true story. Script by George Lefferts and in the cast were Karl Weber and Roger De Koven. 
30:30 

 
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September 29, 1950 
And the Moon Be Still As Bright 
An expedition to Mars finds all the Martians dead from chickenpox, brought to Mars by earlier expeditions by the Earth men. The Earth men enjoy themselves in callous disregard of the beautiful artifacts left behind, except for one man who acts differently. Script by Ernest Kinoy and in the cast were Alexander Scourby and Wendell Holmes. 
29:40 

 
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October 28, 1950 
No Contact 
Tale by George Lefferts involves a frustrating barrier of some kind which the Earth ships have crashed against ... or that's what Earth thinks! Starring Luis van Rooten, Donald Buka and Cameron Prud Homme. Rebroadcast of 04/29/1950 program. 
30:00 

 
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November 5, 1950 
The Professor Was a Thief 
The story begins when a newspaper gets a call saying Grant's Tomb has disappeared, but came back. It happens again and a reporter and salty city-desk-man like in the old movies goes for the story. Script by George Lefferts and in the cast were Arthur Maitland, John Larkin, Ralph Bell and John Gibson as the professor. 
30:00 

 
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November 12, 1950 
Shanghied 
Tale about a man who is kidnapped on the evening before he is to be married. The star ship he is put on is one of the fleet he owns. Ernest Kinoy scripted this tale. Stars John Sylvester and Bill Griffis. 
30:00 

 
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November 19, 1950 
Competition 
The story about colonists that are going to various worlds. Then they get an announcement that they must choose one world that they all will be put on. Script by Ernest Kinoy and it stars Les Tremaine and Elaine Ross. 
30:00 

 
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November 26, 1950 
Universe 
Drama about inhabitants of a giant spaceship that have been traveling so many generations that they think the ship is the universe. George Lefferts scripted the tale and the large cast included Mason Adams & Peter Kapeell. 
30:00 

 
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December 24, 1950 
The Green Hills of Earth 
Account of blind singer of the space ways that wants to return to Earth. Tom Glazer put the words to tunes and was backed by a trio in this production. Although not a Christmas Program, there is a Christmas message by President Harry Truman at the start. rebroadcast of 06/10/50. 
30:00 

 
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January 7, 1951 
Mars Is Heaven 
An expedition to Mars from Earth discovers that the houses look like Earth houses in the 1920's. Ernest Kinoy adapted and featured in the cast were Peter Kapell and Wendell Holmes. Rebroadcast of 07/07/1950 program. 
30:00 

 
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January 14, 1951 
The Martian Death March 
A Martian colonist's recollection of an incident in his youth when he accompanied the spider-like Martians on their last trek from the Earth-imposed reservations, back to their mountain homes. Original story by Ernest Kinoy. Ralph Bell 
30:00 

 
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June 3, 1951 
The Last Objective 
The story about an underground war-ship. Script by Ernest Kinoy and in the cast were Lawson Zerbe, Ralph Bell, Wendell Holmes and Jack Grimes. 
30:00 

 
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June 10, 1951 
Nightmare 
Tale of a computer operator's discovery of an alarmingly increasing rate of accidents. Original story by George Lefferts with John Gibson and Rita Lynne in the broadcast. 
30:00 

 
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June 17, 1951 
A Pebble in the Sky 
Future when Earth is a backward radioactive planet peopled by inferiors while it's former colonies rule the universe unaware of their origins. Script by Ernest Kinoy. The cast includes Santos Ortega & Susan Douglas. 
30:00 

 
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June 24, 1951 
Child's Play 
Humorous tale of a man who accidentally receives delivery of a toy from the future, a " build-a-man kit." George Lefferts adapted the story and Leon Janney, Karl Weber and Patsy Cambell were cast members. 
30:00 

 
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July 12, 1951 
Time and Time Again 
Story takes place in the near future. A soldier fighting on American soil is wounded and transported back to 1945 where he is a thirteen year-old again with his memory of the future intact. Script adapted by Ernest Kinoy and the cast included David Anderson and Joseph Cotten. 
30:00 

 
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July 19, 1951 
Dwellers in Silence 
Tale of Earth men returning to Earth from colonies on Mars after nuclear war wasted Earth. They come upon an old scientist that has a young family. George Lefferts did the script and the cast members included Peter Kapell, Bill Griffis and Gertrude Warner. 
30:00 

 
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July 26, 1951 
Courtesy 
Story about Earth explorers on the planet Landro. They need a plague serum they don't have and must get it from the natives. 
30:00 

 
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August 2, 1951 
Universe 
Drama about inhabitants of a giant spaceship that have been traveling so many generations that they think the ship is the universe. George Lefferts scripted the tale and the large cast included Mason Adams & Peter Kapeell. Rebroadcast of 11/26/1950 program. 
30:00 

 
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August 9, 1951 
The Veldt 
Futuristic house has a nursery and the walls can be changed by the children to any locale or give the illusion of it. Script by Ernest Kinoy and the cast included Leslie Wood, Bill Quinn, Joan Alexander and Byat Alexander. 
30:00 

 
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August 16, 1951 
The Vital Factor 
A ruthless tycoon desires space travel at all costs. Lastly he finds a scientist that has an anti-gravity device. Cast members include Raymond Edward Johnson, Luis Van Rooten and John McGovern. 
30:00 

 
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August 23, 1951 
Untitled Story 
A politician who purchased an elixir of life hires a detective to investigate the seller. George Lefferts did the script and it included George Petrie, Ann Sargeant and Bernard Lenrawl in the cast. 
30:00 

 
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August 30, 1951 
Marionettes Inc. 
Husbands that want the night out have androids that can replace them when they are away. Scripted by George Lefferts. The cast included Kermit Murdock, Martin Rudy and Ross Martin. 
30:00 

 
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September 8, 1951 
First Contact 
Two ships meet in a remote galaxy which is the home of neither. Both want to follow each other home to see where the other lives, but don't want the other to know where they live. Script by Howard Rodman. 
30:00 

 
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September 15, 1951 
Kaleidoscope 
Story of two men floating in space and the woman on Earth awaiting the return of one of them. George Lefferts adapted the script. The cast included Joan Alexander, Joe DeSantis and Leon Janney. 
30:00 

 
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September 22, 1951 
Requiem 
Tale of a millionaire that wants to die on the Moon. Script by Ernest Kinoy. The cast included Bill Quinn, Rod Hendrickson and Own Jordan. 
30:00 

 
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September 29, 1951 
Nightfall 
Story of a world where night only takes place once in 2500 years due to multiple suns. Night is approaching and scientists are worried about what takes place as records of the last night don't exist. Script by Ernest Kinoy. The cast included Cameron Prud Homme and John McGovern. Last show of the series. 
30:00 

 
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