It's Dismal To Die (Aired January 5, 1947) Part 2 of 3
Adventures by Morse was a 52-episode syndicated adventure series produced, written and directed by Carlton E. Morse shortly after NBC canceled his I Love a Mystery series. Captain Bart Friday was a globe-trotting San Francisco-based private investigator, portrayed during the series by Elliott Lewis, David Ellis and Russell Thorson. Friday's sidekick from Texas, Skip Turner, was played mostly by Jack Edwards and occasionally by Barton Yarborough. The tales covered such areas as espionage, kidnapping and murder, along with secret Nazi bases, snake worshipers and voodoo. TODAY'S SHOW: January 5, 1947. Program #51. Carlton E. Morse Productions syndication. "It's Dismal To Die" (Part Two). Commercials added locally. Episode #2. A confrontation in the swamp. The evil Dr. Eckhardt outlines his plans. Russell Thorson, Carlton E. Morse (producer, director, writer), Barton Yarborough, Gayne Whitman (announcer). 25:54.