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Here are 12 episodes from the greatest detective shows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio, with the legendary stars that made them great. You'll hear Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson, Sydney Greenstreet as Nero Wolfe, Howard Duff as Sam Spade, Chester Morris as Boston Blackie, Dick Powell as Richard Diamond, and Jack Webb as Dragnet's Sergeant Joe Friday, plus more gumshoes like Philip Marlowe, Bulldog Drummond, Michael Shayne, and Johnny Dollar.

This collection includes:

  • The Adventures of Michael Shayne, Private Detective: "Big Voice Means Big Body", with Wally Mahr, 5/7/45
  • The Adventures of Philip Marlowe: "The Promise to Pay", with Gerald Mohr, 5/14/49
  • The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective: "The Dry Martini Caper", 8/1/48
  • Boston Blackie: "The Star of the Nile", with Chester Morris, 7/14/44
  • Broadway Is My Beat: "Harold Clark", with Larry Thor, 10/27/50
  • Bulldog Drummond: "Death Uses Disappearing Ink", with Ned Weaver, 6/9/48
  • Dragnet: "The Big Bull", with Jack Webb, 9/14/52
  • The New Adventures of Nero Wolf: "The Case of the Malevolent Medic", with Sydney Greenstreet, 2/23/51
  • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: "The Great Gandolfo", with Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, 10/22/45
  • Philo Vance, Detective: "The Movie Murder Case", with Jackson Beck, 4/5/49
  • Richard Diamond, Private Detective: "Lynn Knight Wants Protection", with Dick Powell, 8/6/49
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: "The Big Scoop Matter", with Bob Bailey, 11/11/56

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