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    • The Adventures of Sam Spade: Lawless

    • By: Dashiell Hammett, William Spier
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, Lurene Tuttle, Stephen Dunne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
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    No bigger fad swept across postwar radio than that of the hard-boiled private detective - and nobody had more fun with their wink-and-nudge take on the genre than the producers, writers, and cast of The Adventures of Sam Spade. Dashiell Hammett's legendary private eye had a sardonic sense of humor, which wavy-haired, rugged-voiced Howard Duff played to perfection.

    Regular price: £20.59

    • Suspense: Beyond Good and Evil

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Agnes Moorehead, John Dehner, Howard Duff, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
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    Agonizing predicaments, stellar sound effects, and high wattage Hollywood star power combine in radio's top thriller. Myrna Loy, Joseph Cotten, Lucille Ball, Robert Taylor, Ronald Colman, and Agnes Moorehead give brilliant performances in blood-chilling stories. Twenty white-knuckled episodes (produced and directed by the legendary William Spier) feature a superior supporting cast, including John Dehner, Howard Duff, Elliott Lewis, William Johnstone, Joseph Kearns, and more. The tension and excitement of this Peabody Award-winning series are well calculated to keep you in...Suspense!

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Sam Spade: The Battles of Belvedere

    • By: Various Authors
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An eccentric artist is murdered in the proverbially locked room on a strange island in San Francisco harbor. Howard Duff, Lurene Tuttle.

    Regular price: £1.29

    • Sam Spade: The Betrayal in Bumper's Hell

    • By: Various Authors
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Sam's quiet evening with a western novel is rudely shattered. Howard Duff, Lurene Tuttle.

    Regular price: £1.29

    • Sam Spade: The Chateau McCloud Caper

    • By: Radio Spirits
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, Lurene Tuttle, William Conrad
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Murder on skis at a rich man's winter home. Steve Dunne, Lurene Tuttle, William Conrad.

    Regular price: £1.29

    • Sam Spade: The Queen Bee Caper

    • By: Radio Spirits
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Sam causes a stir at a San Francisco school for girls when he comes to investigate a string of thefts.

    Regular price: £1.29

    • Suspense

    • Omnibus
    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: John Dehner, Howard Duff, Dick Powell, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
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    For 20 years Suspense brought radio listeners incalculable sharp inhales, tingled spines, and shortened breaths. Every week brought a fresh slate, a fresh cast, and a fresh challenge with an attention to detail and consistent script quality that never lost ground. From beginning to end, Suspense stands as one of radio’s lasting achievements - and the creative peak of the broadcast anthology format. Suspense: Omnibus includes 20 of the best episodes from the series.

    Regular price: £25.69

    • The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective: Volumes One & Two

    • By: Dashiell Hammett
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, Steve Dunne
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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    Steely. Seasoned. Smart-alecky. The storied San Francisco snooper is back! Share the exciting exploits of Dashiell Hammett's famous gumshoe through this thrilling 6-hour collection. Featuring all of the episodes from both our Volume One and Volume Two collections, Howard Duff and Steve Dunne star as Sam Spade in 12 madcap capers from 1946 - 1951. As crass as he is charismatic, this dynamic detective attracts a curious clientele - gentlemen who tend to drop dead and ladies who are drop-dead gorgeous.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Adventures of Sam Spade

    • Capers
    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, Lurene Tuttle, Old Time Radio
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
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    With a quick mind and a quicker tongue (occasionally planted firmly in cheek), Dashiell Hammett's daring detective takes the case, takes a few punches, takes the dough (when there is any), and takes advantage of Effie's...good nature, in eight digitally restored and remastered capers.

    Regular price: £12.19

    • The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Volume 2

    • By: Hollywood 360
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, Steven Dunne, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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    Sam Spade was a hard-boiled detective with cold detachment, a keen eye for detail, and unflinching determination to achieve his own justice. The character of Sam Spade was created by writer Dashiell Hammett in 1930 for his crime story The Maltese Falcon, and for most people, the character is closely associated with actor Humphrey Bogart, who played Sam Spade in the third and most famous film version of the story. In 1946, William Spier, one of radio's top producers, brought Sam Spade to the airwaves.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Vol. 1

    • By: Hollywood 360
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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    Dashiell Hammett created the character Sam Spade for his crime story The Maltese Falcon. Spade was a hard-boiled detective with cold detachment, a keen eye for detail, and an unflinching determination to exact his own justice. For most people, Spade is most closely associated with actor Humphrey Bogart, who played him in the third and most famous film version of The Maltese Falcon. In 1946 one of radio's top producers, William Spier, brought Sam Spade to the airwaves in a radio show starring newcomer Howard Duff.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • A Sam Spade Audio Double-Feature Starring Howard Duff, Volume 1

    • By: Dashiell Hammett
    • Narrated by: Bill Mills, Howard Duff
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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    This Audio Archive presentation of The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, contains two complete, 30 minute,Sam Spade radio shows. Each episode is introduced by old radio aficionado and collector Bill Mills, who shares interesting behind-the-scenes anecdotes and informative facts about the program and its stars.

    Regular price: £2.79

    • Sam Spade: The Honest Thief Caper

    • By: Radio Spirits
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff
    • Length: 24 mins
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    A young woman hires Sam to help her fiance... who doesn't want any help. He's already behind bars, but did he commit the crime? There are many contradictions and paradoxes in this caper!

    Regular price: £1.29

    • A Sam Spade Audio Double-Feature Starring Howard Duff, Volume 2

    • By: Dashiell Hammett
    • Narrated by: Bill Mills, Howard Duff, Laureen Tuttle, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Just as in Volume 1 of this series, this Audio Archive presentation of The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective Vol 2, contains two complete, 30 minute, Sam Spade radio shows, plus special commentary. Each episode is introduced by old radio aficionado and collector Bill Mills, who shares interesting behind-the-scenes anecdotes and informative facts about the program and its stars.

    Regular price: £2.69

    • The Zero Hour, Program Six

    • Wife of the Red-Haired Man
    • By: Rod Serling
    • Narrated by: Patty Duke, John Astin, Howard Duff, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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    "Rest your eyes, and listen here....I'm Rod Serling, and this is The Zero Hour." From 1972 to 1974, The Zero Hour brought potent thrillers to the radio waves, edge-of-your-seat original radio dramas from best-selling mystery novels, featuring stars from radio's Golden Age and popular television personalities. Rest your eyes and experience a provocative episode from this legendary radio program.

    Regular price: £10.89

    • The Adventures of Sam Spade

    • The Final Capers
    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Howard Duff, Jack Kruschen, Paul Frees, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
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    When Howard Duff, radio’s regular Sam Spade, was dropped from the show, Steven Dunne donned the trench coat. Finding his own brash and boyish style with the role, Dunne’s Spade was much like creator Dashiell Hammett himself - a grown-up teenager who loved a put-on, but could be depended on to be loyal and true despite his own troubles. In these digitally remastered capers, Hammett’s hard-boiled hero delves in to the domains of daytime serials, journalism, the waterfront, and international intrigue.

    Regular price: £20.59