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Created in 1934 by American mystery author Rex Stout, Nero Wolfe is one of the most iconic private investigators in crime fiction. As Watson did for Holmes, Archie Goodwin, Wolfe’s confidential assistant, narrates the cases of the detective genius. Wolfe was an armchair detective who rarely left his luxurious brownstone in New York, so Archie would collect the facts and report back. Wolfe would probably not have taken on many cases had he not needed his client’s money to pay for his two true passions: fine food and his orchid collection.

Nero Wolfe first appeared on radio on July 5, 1943, in a short-lived NBC series starring Santos Ortega as Wolfe with Luis Van Rooten as Archie. The second series aired during 1945 on the Mutual network and starred Francis X. Bushman, with Elliott Lewis as Archie. The third and most successful incarnation came to radio in 1950. It starred Sydney Greenstreet as Wolfe with the part of Archie voiced by several actors, including Lawrence Dobkin, Gerald Mohr, and Harry Bartell.

Enjoy twelve of the finest radio episodes of The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe, starring Sydney Greenstreet, who is perhaps best known for playing Kasper Gutman, the villain opposite Humphrey Bogart in the film The Maltese Falcon.

Episodes include

  1. “Stamped for Murder”
  2. “The Case of the Careless Cleaner”
  3. “The Case of the Beautiful Archer”
  4. “The Case of the Brave Rabbit”
  5. “The Case of the Impolite Corpse”
  6. “The Girl Who Cried Wolfe”
  7. “The Case of the Bashful Body”
  8. “The Case of the Deadly Sell-Out”
  9. “The Case of the Killer Cards”
  10. “The Case of the Calculated Risk”
  11. “The Case of the Phantom Fingers”
  12. “The Case of the Party for Death”
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About the Narrator

Sydney Greenstreet (1879–1954) was an English stage and film actor. He is most widely known for his films with Humphrey Bogart and Peter Lorre, such as The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca. Before his film debut, he mainly focused his talent on a wide range of stage performances, from musical comedies to Shakespeare. From 1950 to 1951 he played Nero Wolfe on the NBC radio program The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe