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Gangbusters0

And Now Gangbusters

        Gang Busters was an American dramatic radio program heralded as “the only national program that brings you authentic police case histories.” It premiered as G-Men, sponsored by Chevrolet, on July 20, 1935. After the...

The Whistler0

The Whistler is the Winner

        A character known only as the Whistler has been the host and narrator of the stories, which focused on crime and destiny. He commented directly taunting the personalities, innocent or guilty. The stories followed...

The Adventures of Frank Race0

The Adventures of Frank Race

        The Adventures of Frank Race ran for 43 episodes starting in 1949. The title role was played by Tom Collins for the first 22 shows and then Paul Dubov took over the lead spot...

Box 130

Box 13 is this Week’s Winner

        Dan Holiday was an author who wrote mystery novels. To get ideas for his novels he placed advertisements in a newspaper saying “Adventure wanted, will go anywhere, do anything, Box 13.” The ads always...

The Couple Next Door0

The Couple Next Door

        The Couple Next Door was a similar Peg Lynch radio series which aired on CBS Radio during the waning days of network radio, (December 30, 1957 – November 25, 1960) with Peg Lynch and...

The Story of DR Kildare0

The Story of Doctor Kildare

        In the summer of 1949, MGM reunited Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore to record the radio series, The Story of Dr. Kildare, which used the concept and characters of the earlier Young Dr. Kildare...

The Saint0

Vincent Price as Simon Templar in The Saint

The Saint was a radio adventure program in the United States that featured a character (“a swashbuckling, devil-may-care Robin Hood type who, in his attempt to help people, remained just one step ahead of the police and crooks—both of whom he combatted”) created by author Leslie Charteris. As the program’s introduction said, The Saint (the […]

The Line Up0

The Line Up

        The radio version of The Line Up depicted the investigations of Lieutenant Ben Guthrie and Sergeant Matt Grebb, detectives in the police force of an unnamed “great American city.” Bill Johnstone, one of several...

That Hammer Guy0

That Hammer Guy

        “That Hammer Guy” made its radio debut in 1953, at the height of Mickey Spillane’s tough, trigger-happy, skirt-chasing detective Mike Hammer’s popularity. Broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from January 6, 1953 until October...