Elizabeth Pennell (Writer)

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Elizabeth Pennell wrote 14 scripts for CBS Radio Mystery Theater, including several adaptations of other stories.

He appeared in the following 14 episodes of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
07/29/1974 0124 Ghost at High Noon While on a road trip, two women experience car trouble in the middle of the desert. A strange old man driving an outdated wagon assists them and takes them to the nearest town. The women become suspicious and disturbed when they realize that the townsfolk do not seem to hear them.
09/16/1974 0148 What Happened to Mrs. Forbush? The ghost of a sea captain's wife plagues an abandoned house by the sea, and the water nearby is haunted by the spirit of the captain. A frail child and his family are caught in the tempest.
01/01/1975 0194 The Deadly Pearls A private detective tries to track two radioactive pearls that were used to murder two women. He travels to Hawaii disguised as a novelist and mixes with the inhabitants while thwarting the assassins sent to kill him.
06/13/1975 0291 Stairway to Oblivion In order to visit a distant relative, Julia Stephens travels to his remote mountain top estate named Oblivion. During her stay she attempts to unravel the mysteries surrounding the fate of the manor's previous visitors.
07/21/1975 0312 Fateful Reunion After successfully developing a highly advanced computer that can predict future events, a scientist and his fiance use it for entertainment at a party. The fun stops when the machine foretells the death of one of their fathers.

09/02/1975 0337 Portrait of Death A woman fell in love with a rare painting while studying art in Venice years before. Now on her honeymoon, she travels together with her new husband to see the painting once again. When they find that the artwork was substituted by a counterfeit. They come across the woman's old mentor in their search for the original masterpiece.
01/12/1976 0415 What the Shepherd Saw After seeing the brutal slaying of his master's beloved wife, a young shepherd must do everything in his power to prove he did not witness a single thing.
05/13/1976 0482 The Secret Sharer A modern take on Joseph Conrad's tale of a fugitive and his alter ego-- and the ship captain who harbors them.
02/14/1977 0600 Stamped for Death A pair of greedy brothers inherits their father\'s priceless stamp collection upon his death. When the two bounders unwittingly misplace it, they make plans to swindle their elderly relatives out of theirs.
02/22/1977 0605 Jane Eyre A low-born governess falls in love with the lord of the manor in this classic tale of love and loss set in 19th century England. When she discovers he is wed to another, the poor woman flees her master and the mansion to make a new life for herself.
04/29/1977 0643 Wuthering Heights The prodigal son returns to the family homestead bent on siezing control from the relatives that treated him poorly as a youth.
07/07/1978 0860 The Four-Fifteen Express A man meets an ex-acquaintance on a train journey who has apparently swiped 75,000 Pounds Sterling. The man is accused of complicity at first and then he is written off with a simple mistaken identity.
07/14/1980 1102 Nightmare in Gillette Castle When a couple on tour visit the home of the biggest actor to portray the legendary Sherlock Holmes on the big screen, they are unexpectedly forced to spend the night in the castle. They soon find that they have become part of a crime scene with the real Sherlock Holmes leading the investigation!
12/31/1981 1272 Too Early Too Late A group of friends learn the secrets to end poverty and rehabilitate the world in an old cemetery they saw in a dream. They try to take action but are hindered by the wealthy industrialists who each have their own agendas.


2 Responses to Pennell Elizabeth

Wonderful writer for CBSRMT for both original and adapted material. One of my favorites!

Radio mike fan

I met her in the late seventy's when she spoke at my elementary school library. I was an OTR fan at age 10 and meeting her was a thrill for me. She was so very sweet. I recall she shared scripts with us and we did a scene or two. This was in Kent Connecticut. A vivid memory for me.

Craig


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