Raymond Chandler’s famous private eye, Philip Marlowe, comes to life in this 44-episode collection of Season One of The Adventures of Philip Marlowe radio show, featuring the original cast recordings originally aired on the CBS Radio Network from 1948-1950. The Adventures of Philip Marlowe was a fan favorite for its no-nonsense, hard-boiled approach to crime solving and is presented here in 44 commercial-free episodes. ℗ © Copyright 2020 byTimely Audio. Digitally remastered and edited from public domain recordings. Additional new content created and produced by Timely Audio © 2020, all rights reserved.
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About the Authors
Raymond Chandler (1888–1959) was an American novelist and screenwriter. In 1932, after losing his job as an oil company executive, Chandler at age forty-four and during the Depression decided to become a writer. His first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939. In addition to his short stories, Chandler published only seven novels during his life. In the year before he died, he was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America.
About the Narrators
CBS Radio, Inc. is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events, and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online, and mobile platforms, CBS Radio reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets.
Gerald Mohr (1914–1968)
was a radio, stage, film, and television actor. With his striking resemblance to Humphrey
Bogart, he was often cast in film noir roles. He is best known for his work in
radio, primarily in The Whistler and The Adventures of Philip Marlowe. In
1949 Radio and Television Life magazine
named Mohr as the Best Male Actor on Radio.