Enjoy sixteen of the greatest detective shows from radio’s Golden Age and the Hollywood celebrities that starred in them.
The Golden Age of radio had incredible detective shows that kept Americans glued to their radio sets. Families gathered around their living room radios to hear their favorite Hollywood stars voicing fiction’s most famous gumshoes. This collection includes Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday on Dragnet; Richard Kollmar as “enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend” on Boston Blackie; Larry Thor as New York Detective Danny Clover on Broadway Is My Beat; Les Damon as The Falcon; John Stanley and Alfred Shirley as Holmes and Watson on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; Joel McCrea as Ranger Jace Pearson on Tales of the Texas Rangers; Edmond O’Brien fills out another expense account on Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar; and many more!
The Amazing Mr. Malone, 8/28/48 - “Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness”
Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, 3/30/54 - “The Embezzler”
Boston Blackie, 4/8/47 - “The Aggie Rogers Murder”
Broadway Is My Beat, 11/26/49 - “The Mary Gilbert Case”
Bulldog Drummond, 4/16/45 - “The Case of the Double Death”
Candy Matson, Yukon 2-8209, 7/7/49 - “The Cable Car Murder Case”
Casey, Crime Photographer, 7/10/47 - “The Lady Killer”
David Harding, Counterspy, 5/30/48 - “The Camera-Happy Crooks”
Dragnet, 6/28/53 - “The Big Ham”
The Falcon, 9/3/50 - “The Quarrelsome Quartet”
The FBI in Peace and War, 12/28/50 - “The Fix”
Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons, 3/9/50 - “Melody of Murder”
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 9/28/47 - “The Dog Who Changed His Mind”
Tales of the Texas Rangers, 12/17/50 - “Cactus Pear”
This Is Your FBI, 3/9/51 - “Captain Larceny”
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, 3/3/50 - “The Robert W. Perry Case”
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