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Janney, Leon (Actor)
(1917-1980)

Leon Janney played Vaudeville as a young boy and began in radio in 1926, soon moving to the legitimate stage. He appeared in one Little Rascals film and many radio dramas.
Date Episode Title Plot
1974-01-06 0001 Old Ones Are Hard to Kill (The) An old lady rents a room to a sick boarder. She runs into problems with his strange deathbed confession.
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.
1974-01-29 0024 Man Who Heard Voices (The) Can euthanasia ever be completely willed by the sufferer? A well-respected lawyer's life is disrupted by the voice of his...
1974-01-30 0025 Mother Love An unusual favor and $6000 are all a fortune teller needs to grant the wish of a desperate woman to conceive
1974-02-01 0027 Dead Ringer A woman accidentally comes across a dead ringer for her husband. She decides to enlist his cooperation to help dispose of...
1974-02-08 0033 Conspiracy to Defraud The hero is a federal detective sent to France in order to track down heroin supplies. The villain is a Greek drug dealer...
1974-02-18 0041 Blizzard of Terror A bitter couple gets caught up in a deadly storm and seek shelter in a remote cabin. But there is someone already there. And...
1974-02-19 0042 Sea Fever A fearsome captain of the seas inflicts the ultimate punishment for people who even dare to look at his wife. But some...
1974-02-26 0046 Edge of Death (The) A farmer can't do anything but watch helplessly as his wife is slowly consumes by an undefined illness. One day he finds a...
1974-03-07 0053 Creature from the Swamp (The) A man lets himself into more trouble than bargained for when he rescues a woman from a swamp and she is apparently pursued...
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...
1974-04-09 0071 Murder Museum (The) A wax museum made especially for infamous criminals is an eerie concept. Things become creepy when it becomes the place for...
1974-04-23 0079 Ghost Driver (The) A driver killed the proprietors of a country inn. Now his ghost is after the present proprietors along with the residents of...
1974-05-15 0092 Forever Man (The) A luckless man is offered every material comfort in the world through free cars, houses and monetary wealth by a...
1974-05-21 0095 Longest Knife (The) A mother makes a promise to avenge her son who has been murdered by a third world dictator.
1974-06-04 0101 An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge To escape an appointment with the gallows at Owl Creek Bridge, a confederate spy embarks on a dangerous journey through...
1974-06-27 0111 Yesterday's Murder Determined to change her fate, a woman is granted the chance to go back in time to set her life in order.
1974-07-11 0117 Devil-God (The) After inheriting a sprawling ranch, a young couple discover that the estate is home to a wild and beautiful Palomino...
1974-08-19 0135 Hands of Mrs. Mallory (The) Shortly after the death of her husband, Mrs. Mallory loses control of both her hands mysteriously. She meets a woman in...
1974-09-03 0143 Imp in the Bottle (The) A man buys an amulet that can make his wishes come true. But in order to salvage his soul, he must dispose of it before he...
1974-09-25 0152 Deadly Blind Man's Bluff (The) In a terrible mishap, a riveter loses his eyesight. While he keeps up his physical strength, he slowly goes on a downward...
1974-10-24 0165 Cage for Augie Karo (A) A seasoned thief discovers a way to pull off the perfect crime while in jail. A fellow prisoner hands him a special chemical...
1974-10-28 0166 Possessed by the Devil A young boy who happens to be a minister's son is admitted to a hospital with fatal wounds. Though his health improves, he...
1974-11-12 0173 I Must Kill Edna A hardened middle-aged man marries a wealthy lady for pragmatic reasons. When he falls in love with a young girl at the same...
1974-11-28 0180 Aaron Burr Murder Case (The) In a re-enactment of a famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. The actor portraying Hamilton is killed by...
1974-12-12 0186 Is the Lady Dead? An extremely wealthy man marries a woman on the spur of a moment. His wife dies soon after the marriage, and this affects...
1975-01-02 0195 Reluctant Killer (The) A professional football player becomes disillusioned with the brutality of the game and leaves. But his wife and her mother...
1975-01-12 0203 Cask of Amontillado (The) A young lady is forced to sleep with her husband's greedy and lecherous backer to avert a fiancial disaster. In order to...
1975-02-13 0222 Small Question of Terror (A) In a state run by a mysterious being called 'The Protector', a lady, her boyfriend and her mother are tortured over a joke...
1975-03-03 0232 Wakeful Ghost (The) A young man visiting his family in Ireland seeks the help of a ghost and a leprechaun to get hold of the woman he loves.
1975-03-24 0244 Deadly Double (The) An evil twin escapes from mental asylum to hijack her sane sister's life and switch places with her. But can she carry out...
1975-04-03 0250 Garrison of the Dead (The) A hustler is hanged for killing a reporter who wrote about him. After death, he is offered a second chance at life where his...
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....
1975-04-18 0259 Challenge for the Dead (A) Police officer Johnny Gordon pursues his namesake criminal for the young priest. But his wife starts cheating on him with...
1975-05-02 0267 Final Witness (The) An average Joe becomes the accidental witness to the murder of a friend. But his nerves fail him in the witness stand and...
1975-05-19 0276 Diamond Necklace (The) Ostentation has tragic consequences for a couple with modest means as they borrow a diamond necklace to show off at a party....
1975-06-18 0293 Frame-Up In order to seize her wealth, a woman falls prey to a set-up masterminded by her two-timing spouse. Refusing to take the rap...
1975-06-26 0298 That Hamlet Was a Good Boy When the proprietor of a factory is murdered, his grieving son vows vengeance and sets out to entrap his greedy uncle and...
1975-07-03 0302 Murder Will Out In order to exact revenge on the man who murdered his father, a police officer from New York travels to Maine in search of...
1975-07-18 0311 Spots of the Leopard (The) After exposing a ring of organized crime within the company he was employed with, a dock worker and his wife are placed...
1975-07-30 0317 He Moves in Mysterious Ways In order to provide emotional support to a depressed dancer and help prepare her for surgery, a hospital pastor risks his...
1975-08-07 0322 To Die Is Forever In order to save his dying wife from terminal cancer, a wealthy eccentric gives orders to have her cryogenically frozen...
1975-08-29 0335 Murder by Proxy Finally released from prison, Tim Cohain is out for revenge against the jury foreman that put him there in the first place-...
1975-09-27 0353 Thomas Jefferson Defense (The) In order to exonerate him being indicted for murder, Thomas Jefferson must defend an Indian chief from the county sheriff...
1975-10-13 0361 Last Lesson (The) In order to pay off his huge debts, a compulsive gambler shackles himself to a plain but extremely wealthy woman. Things...
1975-10-24 0367 Summer People (The) In search of a quiet place to work and improve on their respective crafts over the summer, an artistically gifted couple...
1975-11-10 0376 Public Avenger (The) An executive assistant harbors a sneaking suspicion that her mild-mannered colleague is actually a vigilante possessing...
1975-11-21 0383 Hanging Judgement (The) A husband and wife exchange gunfire after a heated altercation. When the woman ends up dead from a shot in the back, the man...
1975-11-27 0386 Dead, Dead Ringer (The) An ex-cop finds work as a messenger for local mobster. When he delivers the message, he is surprised to walk into a murder....
1975-12-09 0393 Stitch in Time Despite being estranged for over nine years, a billionaire welcomes his 19-year old niece into his home. His secretary is...
1976-05-17 0483 Blind Witness When a blind woman unknowingly experiences the killing of an innocent pharmacist, she begins her life on the run. It's a...
1976-06-03 0488 Blue Justice A restless ghost seeks justice from an assistant prosecutor who knowingly convicted him and sentenced him to death. The...
1976-06-17 0492 Pension Plan On the eve of retirement, a purchasing manager discovers he is penniless and that an entire life of being honest and...
1976-06-28 0495 Forty-Five Minutes to Murder Inconsistencies in the official statement given by a businessman regarding his wife's murder move a brilliant defense...
1976-07-26 0501 Brain without Mercy (The) A mad scientist removes the brain from a severely injured hijacker to ascertain where he left the loot he got away with....
1976-07-29 0502 Shotgun Wedding Charlie, a man of about 30, is invited by his co-worker, Gus, to meet his daughter. Gus feels that Charlie will fall...
1976-09-02 0512 Magic Cay (The) Tom Reynolds is bored of his life and the rat race. He takes a vacation, without his wife and children, on a remote...
1976-09-09 0515 Two-Bit Fortune (A) Mike Wilson, auto mechanic, does automotive work for a bum who philosophizes about wealth and claims to be Millionaire...
1976-09-16 0519 Dr. Peterson's Pills The country doctor in Maine appears to have a pink pill cure-all for every ailment, but his miracle skills have a price now...
1976-10-12 0534 God Killer (The) A typist is accused of murdering the author for whom she works. She insists that the murderer was a character from a novel...
1976-10-30 0544 Witches' Sabbath Witches celebrating their holy day, witches conspire to kill a man with murderous intentions.
1976-11-05 0547 Secret Chamber (The) Thomas Tatum Tattersaul, a realtor, tells the story of Felicity Hargrave who, after losing her lover in war, disappeared...
1976-11-23 0553 Awakening (The) A police detective investigates the murder of a psychiatrist. His only clue is a tape of the murderer consulting with his...
1976-11-30 0557 Now You See Them, Now You Don't The President wants to know the details of time travelers:  During World War 5, soldiers experiencing combat fatigue...
1976-12-17 0567 Quiet Evening at Home (A) A woman goes to a train station to meet her lover so they can leave their spouses. But when she witnesses a murder, her...
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...
1977-02-08 0597 Aurora Group (The)
A man's problems begin after finding a quarter in his new suit dated nearly ten years into the future. After his...
1977-02-21 0604 Orient Express An estranged couple chance upon an unlikely reunion aboard the legendary Orient Express en route to Czechoslovakia. In this...
1977-03-03 0610 Overcoat (The) In post-revolutionary Russia, a man devotes his entire savings to purchasing a new coat to satisfy his boss. The rest of his...
1977-04-22 0639 Prisoner of Zenda (The) The coronation of a new king is disrupted when the king's brother drugs him. A distant relative who closely resembles the...
1977-05-19 0650 Matter of Customs (A) Detective novel enthusiast Millie and her husband Sam go on a sea cruise where they repeatedly encounter another couple. One...
1977-05-27 0655 Guilty Secret A Senator finds himself in the middle of a presidential race with a terrible secret he must conceal. He is sure that people...
1977-06-14 0665 Murder One A wealthy widow is being blackmailed by her maid for killing her husband. So she tries to frame her for her own crime.
1977-07-01 0675 Revenge Set in an 1880's western town, a wealthy man comes to town bent on revenge on three men who wronged him many years prior....
1977-07-19 0685 Mysterious Island (The) After escaping a prison camp via hot air balloon, two union soldiers and a reporter land on a mysterious island where they...
1977-08-29 0701 To Be a Rose A psychotic murderer kept incarcerated in a mental asylum recounts the days of him being a sensitive poet and how he fell in...
1977-10-21 0727 Sorry to Let You Go What happens when technology takes on the job of governance? A quirky story about a man in his 50's being expelled from his...
1977-12-26 0759 Ghosts of Yesterday (The) A socialite past her prime is asked to identify the person responsible for the death of her family and her whole village in...
1978-05-29 0841 Rich Ostrich (The) An ostrich from a local circus makes off with a sizable diamond from an Arab delegate leading to a delicious farcical tale.
1978-06-14 0850 Charlie, the Actor Reverence gives way to fury and intrigue as a police officer ordered to protect the king of an obscure country finds him to...
1978-08-02 0874 Devil's Brew (The) A baseball player leaves home to become a professional player in the big leagues. But the devil holds him ransom for shaming...
1978-08-30 0886 Biggest Fish in the World (The) A delightful farce centered around a woman who tries to enlist the help of the police to save her husband who has been...
1978-12-29 0937 Dead House (The) In a visit with the evening caretaker of a morgue in a town in Germany, Twain hears a morbid story of how a man exacted...

2 Responses to Janney, Leon


CAN ANYONE DIRECT ME TO RADIO BROADCASTS OF LET'S PRETEND STARING LEON JANNEY.AS I RECALL HE PLAYED MOST OF THE MALE ROLES.

James - the most complete Lets Pretend radio shows I ve ever located is at Old Time Radio.

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