Halloween Novelty (OTR) - The House in Cypress Canyon

icon The House in Cypress Canyon is an Old Time Radio program from 1946, 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 The House in Cypress Canyon along with Hello-Ogg by Thorsten Titze.

Radio Show Overview

A worried real estate agent tells his detective friend all about a manuscript found in a shoebox that was concealed in an unfinished house, the manuscript tells a strange tale of what will happen to the future occupants of the property. If the story is just a hoax, how on earth did the writer find out about all the details of a house that is not even completed yet?.

The House in Cypress Canyon

Radio Show General Information

The House in Cypress Canyon was episode number 222 of the Suspense radio show broadcasted on CBS Radio and sponsored by Roma Wines, the original air date for this episode was December 5th 1946. The House in Cypress Canyon was written by Robert L. Richards, produced and directed by William Spier, the music was composed by Lucien Moraweck and conducted by Lud Gluskin, the announcer for the show was Joseph Kearns.

Radio Show Cast of Characters

  • James A. Woods - Robert Taylor
  • Ellen Woods - Cathy Lewis
  • Sam - Howard Duff
  • Jerry - Hans Conried
    • Supporting Cast
      • Jim Backus
      • Paul Frees
      • Wally Maher


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).


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

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