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Halloween Novelty (OTR) - Ghost Hunt

icon Ghost Hunt is an Old Time Radio program from 1949, to replicate listening to a Radio show back in the old days this release does not display graphics during playback, there is also no need for any interaction with the controller - simply boot the CD, turn out the lights and step back in time.

The download contains a CD Image featuring the OTR broadcast Ghost Hunt along with Hello-Ogg by Thorsten Titze.

Radio Show Overview

Smiley Smith a local radio personality agrees to spend a night in a haunted house accompanied by the psychic investigator Dr. Reed, the entire evening is to be recorded for Smiley's radio show. When the recording is played back the following day, it is soon revealed why the house is known as 'The Death Trap'.

Ghost Hunt

Radio Show General Information

Ghost Hunt was episode number 346 of the Suspense radio show broadcasted on CBS Radio and sponsored by Autolite, the original air date for this episode was June 23rd 1949. Ghost Hunt was written by Herbert Russell Wakefield, adapted for Suspense by Walter Newman, Produced and Directed by Anton M. Leader, the Music was composed by Lucien Moraweck and conducted by Lud Gluskin, the announcer for the show was Paul Frees.

Radio Show Cast of Characters

  • Smiley Smith - Ralph Edwards
  • Dr. Reed - Joseph Kearns

Hello-Ogg

The Dreamcast homebrew test application Hello-Ogg was created by Thorsten Titze and included as an example along with the Ogg Vorbis Decoder Library (also by Thorsten Titze) distributed with KallistiOS. This release features the application edited to play an OGG-Vorbis file directly from the CD, the application is also edited to exclude ALL the original on screen text.

NOTE: the Hello-Ogg Vorbis example has two controller functions, pressing Y will restart the audio, pressing Start will quit the program (Dreamcast reboot required).

Credits

  • Hello-Ogg, SndOggVorbis Library for KOS: Thorsten Titze
  • LibOgg and LibVorbis: Xiph.org
  • KallistiOS: Cryptic Allusion Game Dev
  • Escape and Suspense!: Christine A. Miller's Blog
  • CD Image presented by: The DCEvolution Team

Site Links

Ghost Hunt Thumbnail 1
The Thing On The Fourble Board
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The House in Cypress Canyon
Ghost Hunt Thumbnail 3
On a Country Road