Roy Winsor (Writer)

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(04-13-1912 - 05-31-1987) Age 75

Roy Winsor wrote for several soap operas on radio and TV. He produced the radio version of Have Gun Will Travel.

He appeared in the following 53 episodes of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
08/14/1975 0326 The Root of All Evil After discovering $80,000 in his trash bin, a middle-aged copywriter believes he has found the means to escape the dreariness of his existence. He soon grows paranoid and this create tension in his marriage. Unknown to him, the thieves who stole the money are indeed after him, and they are determined to reclaim their loot.
08/29/1975 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- Ed Hunter.
10/06/1975 0358 Five Ghostly Indians While walking along the Atlantic shoreline, a professor and an inn keeper from Maine come across an unusual Indian arrowhead. Soon after, a dream of five Indians begins to plague them.
12/19/1975 0399 The Corpse Wrote Shorthand After serving a 5-year sentence for fraud, a bank accountant begins his own investigation to discover the real perpetrator of the crime for which he was convicted.
01/02/1976 0407 Insight Into Murder Flashbacks to the Sixteenth Century convince a lawyer that he was once witness to a murder. When he finds the killer living in the present, he vows to do two things: prove his client's innocence, and seek justice against the guilty for both crimes.
01/26/1976 0421 The Ferret

Time and again the United States' plan to become independent of foreign energy sources falls short as their partner; Energy Exploration, Inc.'s resources are sabotaged. Amory Mills, EEI's hotshot lawyer sets up an elaborate scheme to entrap a corrupt EEI executive suspected of selling out the company. The clock is ticking as he zeroes in on Clem Ferris and finally comes close to unmasking "The Ferret."

02/09/1976 0428 The Horror of Dead Lake Upon hearing of their inheritance, Claude and Polly Baxter are thrilled to be the proud new owners of Captain Doubloon's castle and its mysterious lake. Their pleasure turns to fear when they learn that the castle is home to Professor Micah, a demented embryologist crossing giant Venus flytraps with birds and their terror reaches fever pitch when they discover the creature that lives in Dead Lake.
03/12/1976 0447 The Man Who Preyed on Widows After being swindled out of her money, the widowed Mrs. Randol refused to take action against Robert Lewis, aka Nelson Potter despite her children egging her on. Her frustrated family finds satisfaction when the identity of his next victim is revealed, and the police set up a grand scheme to entrap the wily con man.
03/16/1976 0449 Crime Casts a Shadow Desperately in need of cash, Gay Armstrong tries to sell her late mother's pearl necklace and is disturbed to find out that the pearls are a fake. In a sign of goodwill that raises her suspicions, her stepfather offers her $15,000 for the piece of jewelry. Now Gay will stop at nothing until she uncovers the truth.
03/26/1976 0456 Extortion The past catches up to her when the wife of a prominent politician is forced to submit to blackmail for a previous crime.
04/13/1976 0468 Wishes Can Be Fatal To get back at her horrible daughter-in-law, a strange and unusual old lady employs the power of good old-fashioned needlework.
04/15/1976 0469 Strange Passenger In a desperate attempt to secure work, a lawyer knowingly goes off with aliens for training as a potential ruler of Earth. His widow strangely receives monthly checks from her supposedly deceased husband.
04/26/1976 0477 The Three Elders of Lifeboat Landing Lifeboat Landing seems to be the perfect community, where there is no crime and everything is peaceful. When a young reporter starts snooping into the communities past, he discovers more than what he was prepared for.
07/15/1976 0498 The Last Trip of Charter Boat Sally An old charter boat captain is set-up as the fall guy for murder of her husband by a scheming woman and her good-for-nothing lover.
08/16/1976 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 Molly's best friend, Judith Kent, has other thoughts after she reads in Molly's diary that Silas Butler wrote a mystery story for his Creative Writing class about a murder using CO that was undetectable.
12/16/1976 0566 The Doctor's Evidence A shallow man who is having an affair with his secretary catches a lucky break when his wife dies in an accidental fall. But her son suspects that his wife sent him a message by telepathy saying she was going to be murdered.
12/30/1976 0574 Your Move, Mr. Ellers Chess seems the perfect foil for a sophisticated jewel thief. An insurance investigator looks into the theft of several diamonds and other jewels from a jeweler. A stolen emerald and a game of chess lead him to look into the lives of three supsects: an employee; a long time member at the jewelry store; and a fence. Every character in this story is a chess fan.
02/10/1977 0598 The Recluse
A young son learns of the fate of his late father as well as the fortune that went missing together with his disappearance after his grandmother dies, leaving him to inherit the family inn as well as the host of secrets it keeps.

02/24/1977 0606 Last Judgement A young nurse moves in with her father-in-law to take care of him when he falls ill. Her world is shaken when she unwittingly learns his terrible secret as the rich old man is haunted by the dark specters of his past.
03/10/1977 0614 The Pleading Voice A teenage girl recovering from an illness hears a disembodied voice beg to be let into a ruined building on the property. Her father and their minister explore the ruins to learn the source of the voice.
03/28/1977 0624 The Warriors from Loanda Two unscrupulous ivory hunters are unexpectedly stranded in the dense jungles of the Congo and soon succumb to the heat and humidity of the rain forest.  As isolation takes its toll, the two hunters slowly go mad and waste away.
04/11/1977 0632 The Meteorite When a meteorite crashes into a farm field, it is immediately claimed by a local college professor. However, upon closer examination it becomes apparent that there is more to the meteor than what it seems. The professor soon learns that the rock is actually an alien spacecraft, complete with alien pilot inside it!
04/25/1977 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.
05/30/1977 0656 The Silent Witness A Hawaiian banker is haunted by a vision of an open grave in an American cemetary. His new assistant's wife brings back painful memories for him.
06/17/1977 0667 Two Motives for Murder A young broker thinks he's in trouble when $100,000 in bonds entrusted to him comes up missing. But his troubles really begin when his boss invites him out on his yacht to discuss the matter.
06/23/1977 0670 The Red Circle A middle-class housewife has an unexpected visitor who is an old friend from whom she has not heard in many years. The old friend has an incredible tale to tell that pits her friend against her old friend's husband.
07/28/1977 0690 The Secret of Laurels In this gothic sealed-room murder mystery, a man is convicted of killing his best friend. His son sets out to prove him innocent, suspecting that it was his father's widow who did it.
08/17/1977 0696 In the Fog A shell-shocked World War I veteran gets lost in the fog and stumbles into a woman who is anxious because she will miss an appointment. He helps her to find her way home and she later turns up dead.
09/09/1977 0706 The Woman in the Green Dress An apparition of a lady in a green dress haunts a visitor in his friend's residence. Things get interesting when he finds her mentioned in a coat of arms in the architecture of a derelict, local church. Further enquiry with the old church sexton reveals a strange murder committed nearly eighty years back. Can he solve the mystery now?
10/28/1977 0731 A Question of Identity A curious twist on the heist tale. A young man who trades jewels for a living wakes up to find his identity stolen in the hotel he is staying at. He is certain that he has been cheated to rob him off the diamonds he carried with him.
11/21/1977 0744 She An explorer and the son of his former co-worker journey to a distant island and find a mythic goddess who caused the death of the young man's predecessors. They also find an ancient queen who has waited hundreds of years to wreck revenge on the murderer of her lover.
01/04/1978 0763 Family Album A reporter is sent to Europe to work on the story of the death of an infamous gang member. But his behaviour seems strange soon after his arrival. He unearths some strange facts and is soon sucked into a mysterious world where the crook isn't dead yet but can soon be.
03/21/1978 0802 The Golden Amulet A classic ghost tale from Japan about a samurai's son falling for a spirit.
04/11/1978 0814 Blackmail The daughter of a Hollywood star finds herself blackmailed with a photograph of her in the arms of an infamous gangster. She must find a way out of the scenario.
05/02/1978 0826 The Figure in the Moonlight A mysterious engraving of a residence shows a person re-enacting a crime of the past. The curious couple who inherit it decide to look for its portents, they stumble across an acquaintance's family secret.
05/15/1978 0833 Edmund Orme A young gentleman's amorous attempts are severely impeded by a spectral visitation every time he tries to propose to the lady. Her mother has some explanation.
06/12/1978 0849 Alias Mr. Aladdin A scheming woman and her incapable paramour repeatedly attempt to find out her deceased husband's money stash as his best friend tries to impede them.
07/17/1978 0865 The Tell-Tale Scar A crime journalist and a district attorney pair up to track down a gangster who is believed to be dead.
07/21/1978 0868 The Locked Trunk A woman takes her revenge spree too far when she tries to get even with her sister who stole the man she had long cherished a crush on. She must pay a high price for it.
04/02/1979 0967 Voyage of Instrastar The dream world has given a grieving psychologist a chance to reunite with his deceased wife. When he becomes convinced that he has discovered an alternate dimension where the souls of the dead congregate before they are reborn, he goes to great lengths to prove his theory.
05/02/1979 0976 The Fabulous Pillow A man is revisited by a strange dream when he loses consciousness during a car crash. In the vision, he goes to seek help and finds himself in the company of a former coworker whom he defended against robbery charges at the cost of his own job. To make amends, the man hands over the stolen goods.
06/25/1979 0991 Mission From Zython When an unidentified flying object makes a sudden landing in a field nearby a military base; a father and son take several photos. Before long, they are visited by an alien being commanding that they release the pictures into his custody.
08/13/1979 1003 Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright A woman comes to a psychiatrist complaining of unexplained anxiety and sickness. Under hypnosis, she reveals a concealed memory of a vicious and fatal tiger attack that took place more than a hundred years ago.
10/10/1979 1020 At the End of the Passage After finally succumbing to the humidity in India, a British military officer begins to abuse his servants. He resorts to substance abuse to alleviate his madness.
03/05/1980 1065 A Matter of Identity A young woman and her boyfriend hire the services of a Haitian police investigator to search for her 17-year old cousin who vanished while visiting Port-au-Prince. Believing her to be a victim of a kidnapping, they are more than surprised when the truth is unraveled.
06/16/1980 1094 Voice from the Grave Based on a true to life tale, a detective must rely on a doctor's wife and her peculiar talent to discover the truth behind the death of a female lab technician.
08/13/1980 1109 The Return of Edward Blair A man must convince the residents of a small town that he is not the criminal that escaped their justice years ago.
04/10/1981 1183 The Empty Coffin A woman travels all the way to England after learning that her birth father perished. There she works to uncover the truth behind her childhood and the strange death of her mother.
06/03/1981 1206 The Cat's Paw In order to safeguard the life of a famous scientist, a secret agent is sent to the Los Alamos atomic facility to serve as a decoy.
04/23/1982 1319 The Whimpering Pond While visiting old friends at remote country manor, a novelist chances upon a mysterious figure within the mists shrouding an old pond. He later learns of the strange disappearance of woman and realizes that her restless spirit is haunting the area.
07/07/1982 1348 Code Word, Caprice In order to infiltrate a hijacking operation, the police enlist the aid of a conscientious and hard-working trucker.
09/24/1982 1373 The Force of Evil In order to exact vengeance against her former lover and his fiance, a rejected woman turns to witchcraft.
10/08/1982 1379 The Pale Horse When he is unexpectedly sent on a brief visit into the after-life, a dying man learns the secret surrounding the disease ravaging his body. Back in the living world, his doctor has a breakthrough.


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