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Bell, Ralph (Actor)
(1915 - 1998)

Bell played Lt Travis Roberts on NBC Radio's Barry Craig, Confidential Investigator.
Date Episode Title Plot
1974-01-08 0003 Bullet (The) An accident kills a man but he is made to return to Earth to trade places with the fated victim.
1974-01-20 0015 Chinaman Button (The) A perfectly anonymous murder offers the opportunity to earn a fortune for a man in dire financial straits.
1974-01-23 0018 And Nothing but the Truth A young investigator guesses at the facts of a hit-and-run case and believes the convict to be a willing victim in lieu of...
1974-01-31 0026 Man Who Asked for Yesterday (The) A man is murdered by his wife. After death, he wishes to be granted the chance to live the finale of his life over again
1974-02-02 0028 Ghostly Game of Death (A) A prospective buyer for an ancient dwelling recruits the services of a ghost hunter to get rid of the spirit of the wife of...
1974-02-13 0037 Dig Me Deadly Archaeology students dig out an ancient decomposed corpse of a woman attached to a skeleton and a female detective is...
1974-02-14 0038 Under Grave Suspicion A bitter fight between a couple. A sea side cottage. And turbulent weather that threatens to turn into a hurricane.
1974-02-21 0043 Walls of Jericho (The) A modest attender at a men's club discovers his extraordinary gift of bringing characters to life from his imagination -...
1974-02-28 0047 Choice of Witnesses (A) The tables are turned on a seasoned blackmailer as his past victims team up to create a deadly plan to ensnare him.
1974-03-12 0055 Sacrifice in Blood (A) An archaeologist might come to regret their decision when they adopt a boy found in an ancient, infamous Aztec place of...
1974-03-19 0059 Frankenstein Revisited The 400th anniversary coverage of Baron Von Frankenstein might just be a bad idea for a news item. Especially since the good...
1974-04-04 0069 Thing Inside (The) A couple buy a curious paper weight made from glass in a curio store. The artist husband soon gets obsessed with it and the...
1974-04-10 0072 Out of Focus An advertising professional makes futile attempts to take the pictures of a beautiful model as all her photos turn out...
1974-04-29 0082 All Living Things Must Die A lonely woman is left with just the houseplants for her company under the rules of her tyrannic husband. But he goes too...
1974-05-14 0091 Voices of Death The apparition of a dead producer Peter Truro returns to haunt the actor Jason Phillips through his television set. The...
1974-06-12 0104 Rat (The) Enraged by the faithlessness of his wife, a genius scientist creates a highly-evolved rodent and sends it to attack his...
1974-07-22 0121 Deadly Process (The) In order to save his job and further his career, an unskilled engineer pilfers the secret to a revolutionary process from an...
1974-08-21 0137 Having a Horrible Time Amy Hastings is a brave woman. She testified against one of New York's most infamous drug lords. But his goons pursue her to...
1974-08-26 0139 Deadliest Favor (The) A guy is running away from the police and takes shelter in a friend's house. The friend is a novelist and lives with his...
1974-11-20 0176 Tattooed for Murder In order to escape their father's tyrannical ways, a pair of sisters join a circus as tattooed girls. On the surface, their...
1974-11-25 0178 Sighting (The) A couple encounters a UFO landing on Earth. Though the husband insists on denying what he saw, his wife starts to get...
1974-12-05 0183 Body Snatchers (The) A doctor meets a drunkard friend in a bar. They reminisce the times they defiled graves in order to sell the corpses to a...
1974-12-30 0193 Golem (The) A man tries to aid an elderly Jew and his granddaughter evade the Nazis tailing them. The old man begins to resurrect a...
1975-01-20 0208 Precious Killer (The) A prominent figure in a European faction is charged with sedition and soon comes to realize that the cause he championed...
1975-02-03 0217 Death On Skis Every year, at similar time periods and during a full moon, blonde women are brutally murdered at a famous ski resort. When...
1975-02-26 0229 Strange Case of Lucas Lauder (The) A man sentenced to death informs a prison guard that he was Jack the Ripper in a previous life and that after his death,...
1975-03-07 0235 Eye of Death (The) A young photographer is convinced that her stepfather killed her mother and tries to prove it. She becomes frantic and...
1975-04-14 0256 Intermediary (The) Childhood cruelty unhinges a man named Frank Ellington as he gets possession of the house where his stepmother tortured him....
1975-05-12 0272 For Tomorrow We Die Harry Taylor gets out after three decades in prison for murdering his wife and goes to find an old flame Jesse Craig. Her...
1975-06-09 0288 Fallen Angel A manic-depressive artist is blessed with an angelic muse that inspires him to greatness. However, he falls into alcoholism...
1975-07-14 0308 Snake in the Grass After discovering a new kind of clover, a female scientist magnanimously allows her colleague to take credit for the find....
1975-08-27 0333 Eavesdropper (The) A renowned scientist spends time with his wife in their estate in the Poconos of Pennsylvania. Unknown to them, they are...
1975-09-08 0340 Other Life (The) A neglected housewife finds herself deep in debt when she turns to racehorse gambling to stave off her loneliness. At the...
1975-09-18 0346 Coffin with the Golden Nails (The) Determined to start anew, the secret police chief of a Third World country undergoes cosmetic surgery to alter his visage....
1975-11-14 0379 Money Makers (The) When a couple of counterfeiters set up their operation in an abandoned house, they are unaware that a spirit haunts the...
1975-12-11 0394 You Can Change Your Life A former game show contestant obsessively stalks the three women who served as judges during his stint as a participant in a...
1975-12-29 0404 Memory Killers (The) In order for the company to survive, an advertising executive works hard to land a major account. However, he is haunted by...
1976-01-09 0412 Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg (The) A small town news man tells the story of how an enigmatic stranger seduced the town's incorruptible officials with the false...
1976-02-19 0434 Goodbye, Benjamin Flack Up to his eye-balls in debt, a brilliant businessman hatches the perfect scheme- to get rid of his look-alike cousin and...
1976-03-01 0440 Death Trail (The) In the late 1860's, Col. Chambers gives $200,000 to his former officer and current president of a small bank in Texas, Wayne...
1976-03-18 0450 Other Side of the Coin (The) In a freak accident, Sgt. John McCaffrey wakes up from an alcohol-induced stupor in the body of Gino Carpacci, a...
1976-03-31 0459 Spit and Image (The) His luck takes a turn for the better when an ex-football player lands an unusual job-- to be the stand in for an eccentric...
1976-04-01 0460 White Ghost (The) With the accidental demise of his mistress, a successful entrepreneur's world slowly falls apart as her vengeful ghost...
1976-04-22 0473 Green Eyed Monster (The) In this tragic tale of jealousy and intrigue, a man commits the ultimate betrayal by murdering his beloved and innocent wife.
1976-05-31 0487 Ghost Town In the journey to find his family, a man carjacks a lonely traveler in Death Valley. Together they drive to a ghost town to...
1976-08-16 0507 Your Grade Is A Molly Butler is found dead of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. The police think that it was either suicide or accidental. But...
1976-09-21 0522 Rainbow Man (The) A con-artist snake oil salesman helps a young couple who want expose the corrupt police force and marry one another.
1976-09-28 0526 One Girl in a Million A celebrity business consultant of the future, who makes his living helping corporations make huge decisions, searches the...
1976-11-08 0548 Graveyard (The) A man mourns for his lost love who died after riding out into a rain storm to buy a new dress. He learns the truth about her...
1976-11-25 0554 M-U-R-D-E-R A couple spending an evening together decide to play with a Ouija board. When the planchette spells the word 'MURDER' over...
1976-12-02 0558 How to Kill Rudy A man discovers that his favorite detective novels predict true crimes. Then he finds a book about his future. The novel...
1976-12-16 0566 Doctor's Evidence (The) A shallow man who is having an affair with his secretary catches a lucky break when his wife dies in an accidental fall. But...
1976-12-27 0572 Mark of Cain (The) A rancher hires a gunslinger to enforce his will. The rancher's daughter falls in love with him, making her betrothed angry...
1977-01-10 0580 Two Renegades
At the turn of the century, a case of mistaken identity lands a professional con man at the forefront of the Panamanian...
1977-01-17 0587 Son of Satan
A man and his wife come across an old friend in a stroke of luck. They soon discover that not only has he changed his...
1977-02-17 0602 If Mischief Follow Just as she is ready to announce her engagement to another doctor, Marion's first husband, whom she thought was dead,...
1977-03-15 0617 Shining Man (The) A young couple purchase a haunted house in Scotland where he is to take a new job. The man's uncle is a parapsychologist and...
1977-03-31 0626 Death Is Blue After discovering that his unattractive sister has managed to snare a handsome man as her fiance, he hires a private...
1977-04-05 0629 Sensitive (The)
A cynical and bitter skeptic attends a séance with his wife and his boss. Despite his aversion to things of the...
1977-04-25 0640 Bound East for Haiti On a commercial voyage, a sailor attempts to curse his captain with black magic to steal the girlfriend for himself.
1977-05-30 0656 Silent Witness (The) A Hawaiian banker is haunted by a vision of an open grave in an American cemetary. His new assistant's wife brings back...
1977-06-06 0660 Blood Red Wine (The) A man wonders out of a storm into a couple's house and dies of a heart attack. He is carrying with him $250,000 stolen...
1977-06-21 0669 Tomorrow, Cloudy and Cold A scientist conducts experiments on a young drifter to allow him to be able to control the weather with his emotions. When...
1977-07-08 0679 Gift (The) Rita Holland and Walter Powers accomplish a murder they have been planning for some time. They go to Rita's apartment and...
1977-07-18 0684 Bisara of Pooree (The) A British soldier buys a small, mysterious jewelry box that brings him bad luck. His luck doesn't change when the box is...
1977-08-19 0697 Instrument (The) A writer keeps an incompetent agent because the agent had saved him from drowning years before. Just when he's getting ready...
1977-09-02 0703 Olive Darling and Morton Dear A stress-relieving journey into nature might prove fatal for a diffident accountant who ends up sharing a room with a...
1977-09-07 0705 Silent Shock A female inmate of a mental asylum talks to invisible people and awaits the return of a beloved who might not exist. But the...
1977-09-20 0712 Tunnel Man (The) A deranged scientist invents a machine that can cut through elemental rock as easily as a ship cruising through the ocean....
1977-09-29 0717 Solitary (The) The story of an unlikely friendship between a prisoner and the security officer. The prisoner is hated and tortured by...
1977-10-14 0724 People of Sissora (The) A man spots another at a restaurant dinner and pins him down as the ultimate threat to mankind. It transpires that they are...
1977-11-04 0735 Final Judgement (The) A classic tale from the legendary fables of King Solomon. Three merchants go to Solomon to get his counsel as to which of...
1977-11-08 0737 Haunted Mill (The) A young voyager takes up a long journey lasting three years. His sweetheart back home falls for another man in his absence....
1977-11-15 0741 Point of Time (A) Set in the future 2057, North America is controlled by a savage autocrat. A scientist brother and sister pair come up with a...
1977-11-28 0747 Man Is Missing (The) A lady pesters investigators to find her missing husband. One of them decide to help her on his own as he falls for her. But...
1977-12-02 0749 Neatness Counts An investigator ends up with the unfortunate duty of solving the murder mystery about a man so universally panned that each...
1977-12-19 0756 Brothers of the Angle Mrs. Buttwheezer is the rich heroine of this tale of undying love. She believes her deceased husband will return from his...
1978-01-20 0768 Enchanted Child (The) A young boy has the strange gift of killing people at will with the force of his thoughts. When anyone speaks positively...
1978-01-30 0773 Yesterday's Giant After a nuclear exercise, two scientists discover a group of Neanderthals living in the strange jungles of Nevada desert....
1978-02-13 0781 Night Eyes A horse-tender winds up killed after he finds out that a slow horse has been replaced by a similar looking one. But...
1978-02-16 0783 Something in the Air A father attempts to stop his young girl from consenting to what he deems to be a poor match with an older man with little...
1978-03-02 0791 You Tell Me Your Dream A professional attempt to help a rich man with his constant dreams about death turns unpleasant for a psychiatrist as she...
1978-03-07 0794 Red Scarf (The) Trouble brews between an adulterous couple as the woman ditches her paramour for murdering her husband. But he isn't about...
1978-03-09 0795 Instant Millionaires (The) Moral qualms notwithstanding, three warehouse labourers decide to share a huge stash of three million dollars that find by...
1978-03-24 0804 Wise Child A kindly couple come across an abandoned toddler at a hotel after a heavy storm and adopt it. But the baby never seems to...
1978-04-18 0818 Uncle Louis A young police investigator attempts to gather proof against a known mobster and falls for a lady witness during it. The...
1978-05-02 0826 Figure in the Moonlight (The) A mysterious engraving of a residence shows a person re-enacting a crime of the past. The curious couple who inherit it...
1978-06-08 0847 Death Spell An unemployed couple of an artist and an actress are forced to move in with a rich friend who is convinced his wife is...
1978-06-30 0857 Good Times Express (The) A snow storm in the middle of June forces a tradesman to abandon his flight and catch a train. But he finds himself amid...
1978-07-17 0865 Tell-Tale Scar (The) A crime journalist and a district attorney pair up to track down a gangster who is believed to be dead.
1978-07-25 0870 Stranger Inside (The) A blue-blooded lady is forced on a journey of self-discovery and culpability when her step-daughter ends up murdered. The...
1978-08-23 0883 Eavesdropper (The) Myrtle Chapman, married to a bookish man who neglected her for eight years, stealthily listens to his telephonic...
1978-09-06 0889 Dead Wrong When a new appointee from Heaven gets the wrong man's soul, he attempts to fix things. But the correct person doesn't want...
1978-09-29 0899 Thousand-Year-Old Story (A) A tremendously wealthy man is killed aboard his own luxury yacht. The investigators believe the only possible culprit is his...
1978-10-20 0908 Outside Girl (The) Living off his wealthy mother, a good for nothing alcoholic becomes unusually attached to his father's portrait which he...
1978-11-06 0914 Hit and Run When a professional accident victim unexpectedly perishes after jumping in front of an oncoming car, his hired witness adds...
1979-01-26 0950 Dominant Personality (The) After their wedding, a city waitress moves to the wilderness to live with her loner husband. A series of murders take place...
1979-02-05 0951 Love After Death For the past thirty years, a gifted but terminally ill concert pianist has searched for her lost husband, refusing to...
1979-03-12 0961 All the Time in the World A professional swindler experiencing a losing streak believes he has unraveled the mystery of immortality, he later comes to...
1979-05-02 0976 Fabulous Pillow (The) A man is revisited by a strange dream when he loses consciousness during a car crash. In the vision, he goes to seek help...
1979-06-13 0988 Copenhagen Connection (The) Hot on the trail of a fraudulent insurance claim to Mexico and Europe, a police investigator must face a painful betrayal.
1979-07-25 1000 Catch a Falling Star Out of charity, residents of a small town bring their needlework requirements to a crazed seamstress. Chaos and hilarity...
1979-11-14 1030 Nine Hundred and Ninety Nine Thousand Dollar Error (The) A bank president discovers that a glitch in their system erroneously transferred the sum of $999,000 into the account of a...
1979-12-17 1039 Beyond Belief The owners of a small coffee shop take pity on an amnesiac young woman roaming the streets of New York City. As they get to...
1980-02-06 1057 Deserter (The) A mountain man saves a couple and their infant who are stranded by a landslide in the Sierra mountains of California. While...
1980-03-19 1069 Death Wish (The) While meditating, a highly stressed businessman has visions of his wife's infidelity. During these "rhapsodic" episodes, he...
1980-06-23 1096 Life Blood In this tale of revenge and deception, an embittered scientist creates a life-like robot whose sole purpose is to destroy...
1980-07-28 1104 Ton of Gold (A) In an expedition to search for the lost Indian gold of an obscure tribe, an archaeologist and his team set off into the...
1980-09-22 1120 Mysterious Rochdale Special (The) Scotland Yard enlists the aid of a former scam artist to solve the mysterious disappearance of an entire train bound for...
1981-01-08 1144 In the Dark When a woman's husband goes missing, his wife seeks the help of friends who one by one begin to shun her. All proof point...
1981-02-16 1160 Troubled Waters After his wife appeals to his old boss to give him another chance, an unemployed civil engineer gets a chance to redeem...
1981-02-25 1164 God Named Henry (A) A huge storm causes Henry, a miserable salary man to get marooned on a remote island inhabited by a local tribe that teaches...
1981-03-30 1178 Dead Come Alive (The) 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...
1981-05-04 1193 Garden of the Moon After purchasing make-up at a new health store, a young executive develops a sudden taste for moon bathing. She is soon...
1981-07-29 1227 Postage Due 40 years later, a letter mailed in 1941 is discovered and a local postman is tasked to deliver it. The man becomes entangled...
1981-10-23 1253 Most Necessary Evil (The) Detective Lieutenant Crane investigates into the mysterious death of a man after his wife narrates the story of their...
1981-11-30 1264 Vanity and Jane When a beautiful woman moves into the flat next to his, a beach resort resident falls for her. However, she soon proves that...
1982-04-19 1317 Shelter The threat of nuclear war forces a group of people to take refuge in the bomb shelter of their neighbor. As tension rises,...
1982-04-23 1319 Whimpering Pond (The) While visiting old friends at remote country manor, a novelist chances upon a mysterious figure within the mists shrouding...
1982-05-07 1325 Wedding Present (The) A duo of professional swindlers enlists the services of a hapless American painter in a plot to scam the king of a Balkan...
1982-05-12 1327 Wound That Would Not Heal (The) After being charged with the murder of his mistress, a man adamantly denies his guilt. However, when the ghost of his dead...
1982-07-12 1350 Hand of Amnesia (The) Despite his marriage to a wealthy widow, a young short-order cook refuses to break up with his former lover. When his wife...
1982-08-26 1364 Barn Burner Chaos ensues when a pair of racehorse owner's substitutes ringers for their steeds in order to pull-of the scam of the...

2 Responses to Bell, Ralph


From those Power and Troll Records LPs (Thrillers and Chillers, Great Ghost Stories) to the 100-plus episodes of cbsrmt in which he starred, my '70s childhood would never be the same -- or as entertaining -- without Ralph Bell!

Great voice for radio. Love his work on CBSRMT

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