The Country of the Blind, a famous short story by H.G. Wells, first published in 1904 and then later given a revised ending in 1939. The Country of the Blind was adapted for Escape by John Dunkel and produced/directed by William N. Robson. William Conrad played Ibarra and Paul Frees played Nunez. This episode aired on November 26, 1947.
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"The Man Who Would Be King" (1888) is a short story by Rudyard Kipling. It is about two British adventurers in British India, who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan.
This was the first episode of Escape under its own title. Originally broadcast on July 7, 1947.
Escape’s "Something for Nothing" is a story about a "handsome, ruthless gambler" named Gil Devon who witnesses a murder and then blackmails his way into bigger and better things.
How can a train disappear on an open track between two stations eight miles apart? That is the mystery at the center of the short story "The Lost Special" (first published in 1898) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Escape’s version of the "The Lost Special" makes a few changes to the story, but it is a well-executed radio adaptation, originally broadcast on 30 September 1943.