The Black Museum
was a crime/mystery drama hosted and narrated by Orson Welles (pictured).  It was based on actual cases from the files of Scotland Yard's Black Museum. Scripts were penned by Ira Marion and music was composed by Sidney Torch.  The show aired in the United States between January 1 and December 31, 1952.

Each episode centered on a piece from Scotland Yard's collection of murder weapons and ordinary objects, made extraordinary by their association with real-life crimes.

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     The .22 Caliber Pistol  The Center Fire .32  The Bathtub    
     The Black Gladstone Bag  The Brick  The Brass Button    
     The Weed Killer  The Canvas Bag  The Car Tire    
     The Champagne Glass  The Claw Hammer  The Door Key    
     The Scarf  The Four Small Bottles  A French-English Dictionary  
     The Receipt  The Glass Shards  The Hammerhead    
     The Jack Handle  A Jar of Acid  The Khaki Handkerchief    
     A Lady's Shoe  The Leather Bag  The Letter    
     The Mandolin String  The Meat Juice  The Notes    
     The Old Wooden Mallet  The Open End Wrench  The Pair of Spectacles    
     The Piece of Iron Chain  The Pink Powder Puff  The Postcard    
     The Prescription  The Raincoat  The Sash Cord    
     A Service Card  The Sheath Knife  The Shopping Bag    
     A Shilling  The Silencer  The White Boxes    
     The Spotted Bedsheet  The Straight Razor  The Tan Shoe