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Classic Radio's Greatest Detective Shows, Vol. 1

Classic Radio Collection
Narrated by: Various performers
Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins

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This collection contains 12 of the greatest detective shows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio. You'll hear Sydney Greenstreet as Nero Wolfe, Howard Duff as Sam Spade, Tom Conway and Nigel Bruceas Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, Dick Powell as Richard Diamond, Edmond O'Brien as Johnny Dollar, and Les Tremayne as Nick Charles, a.k.a. "The Thin Man" - plus many more gumshoes, including Boston Blackie, Philip Marlowe, The Fat Man, and others. With this incredible collection, relive 12 of the best classic radio detective shows from yesterday and the legendary stars who made them great.

Contents include:

The Adventures of Nero Wolfe, "The Case of the Vanishing Shells", starring Sydney Greenstreet

The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, "The August Lion", starring Gerald Mohr

The Adventures of Sam Spade Detective, "The Bouncing Betty Caper", starring Howard Duff

The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, "The Adventure of the Black Angus", starring Tom Conway and Nigel Bruce

Boston Blackie, "Blackie Goes to Jail for Diamond Theft", starring Dick Kollmar

Casey, Crime Photographer, "A Death in Lover's Lane", starring Staats Cottsworth

The Falcon, "The Case of the Babbling Brooks", starring Les Damon

The Fat Man, "The Nightmare Murders", starring J. Scott Smart

Let George Do It, "Journey into Hate", starring Bob Bailey

Richard Diamond, Private Detective, "The Joyce Wallace Case", starring Dick Powell

The Thin Man, "The Adventure of the Passionate Palooka", starring Les Tremayne

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, "The Earl Chadwick Matter", starring Edmond O'Brien

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  • 07-06-16


Classic example of the great Radio Detectives! Enjoyed these tremendously! Loss of listening quality at times but would purchase again any day!

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