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Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: Full Cast, A Full Cast Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2017 ISBN: 9781543657128
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There were several newspaper-based dramas during radio’s golden age including “The Big Story,” “Casey, Crime Photographer”, “Box 13”, and “Let George Do It” but “Night Beat” was a cut above the others.

Night Beat followed Randy Stone, a hard-nosed Chicago Star newsman and his quest for the human-interest story behind the headlines. Hollywood actor Frank Lovejoy voiced the role of Randy Stone, who brought the character to vivid life thanks to expert scripts written by Russell Hughes, E. Jack Neumann, John Michael Hayes (who would later write the Hitchcock film classics “To Catch a Thief” and “Rear Window”), and Larry Marcus. Lovejoy’s distinctive voice and approach to the role, combined with top performances by veteran radio actors, gave “Night Beat” a radio noir style that listeners loved. The stories ran the gamut from lighthearted to tragic and through it all, Randy Stone, in a hard-boiled yet sensitive portrayal, would narrate the stories and comment on them from beginning to end—often with a hard-edged cynicism.

“Night Beat” aired on NBC radio from 1950 to 1952 and, for a time, was sponsored by Wheaties. Enjoy 12 half-hour episodes of one of the best dramas ever to be heard on radio.

5-5-50 The Girl From Kansas
5-22-50 I Wish You Were Dead
5-29-50 Harlan Matthews, Stamp Dealer
6-12-50 The Football Player and the Syndicate
6-19-50 Vincent and the Painter
6-26-50 The Juvenile Gangster
7-3-50 Marty
7-10-50 ‘Twil Be the Death of Me
7-17-50 Molly Keller
10-27-50 The Doctor’s Daughter
11-3-50 The Black Cat
11-10-50 A Woman’s Tears

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About the Narrators

Bishop T. D. Jakes is one of the world’s most widely recognized pastors and a New York Times bestselling author of over thirty books. Named by Time magazine as “America’s Best Preacher,” his message of healing and restoration is unparalleled, transcending cultural and denominational barriers. Jakes is the founder and senior pastor of The Potter’s House, which has a congregation of over thirty thousand. His weekly television outreach, The Potter’s House, and his daily television program, The Potter’s Touch, have become favorites throughout America, Africa, Australia, Europe, and the Caribbean. Jakes lives in Dallas with his wife, Serita.

Louis L’Amour (1908–1988) was an American author whose Western stories are loved the world over. Born in Jamestown, North Dakota, he was the most decorated author in the history of American letters. In 1982 he was the first American author ever to be awarded a Special National Gold Medal by the United States Congress for lifetime literary achievement, and in 1984 President Reagan awarded him the Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the nation. He was also a recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award.