Podcast

OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

The great ones are back in action.

Episodes

  • Treasury Agent: Lady in Red

    Sep 26 2020

    Treasury Agent Joe Lincoln tries to find a way to break a female blackmailer. Original Air Date: Possibly November 9, 1958 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The David Rockey Matter

    Sep 25 2020

    Johnny travels to Nicaragua to inform a merchant seaman that he’s the heir to over $1 million. He finds the seaman has been charged with murder. Original Air Date: January 20, 1951 When making... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3252: Mystery is My Hobby: Murder at Asa Cook’s House

    Sep 24 2020

    Barton Drake and Inspector Danton investigate a suspected suicide in a U.S. Senator’s house…that may be murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3251: Man Called X: Shipment Condemned

    Sep 23 2020

    The Man Called X goes to Uruguay when a friend is murdered while investigating an entire shipment of meat that was found to be bad by a meat inspector…by the name of Pegon Zellschmidt. Original... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3250: Dick Tracy: Mounties at Pitchblend/Snow Slide

    Sep 22 2020

    Dick Tracy is in the Yukon, helping the inhabitants of a small mining town stand up to a crook who’s taking advantage of the local uranium miners. Original Air Date: April 11 and 12, 1938... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3249: Box Thirteen: Speed to Burn

    Sep 21 2020

    A young woman asks Dan to help rescue her ex-con brother from a car theft ring. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3248: Treasury Agent: Know Your Money

    Sep 19 2020

    A bartender puts the Treasury Department on the trail of some counterfeit money. Original Air Date: Between 1954 and 1957 Support the show on an ongoing basis at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3247: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Port O-Call Matter

    Sep 18 2020

    Johnny goes to San Francisco to investigate the simultaneous robberies of several branches of a loan company. Original Air Date: January 13, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3246: Mystery is My Hobby: Hit Plan Gone Astray

    Sep 17 2020

    An elderly man hires a hitman to murder his terminally ill wife as a “mercy killing.” Then finds out a surgery could save her life, then a Doctor caring for her dies. Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3245: Man Called X: Checkmate in Tahiti

    Sep 16 2020

    Ken Thurston travels to Tahiti to investigate a series of “accidents” occurring at a large phosphate mine in Tahiti that’s taken the life of a prominent man who reached out to him... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3244: Dick Tracy: Junior Kidnapped/Junior Escapes

    Sep 15 2020

    Junior is kidnapped by the Mogul who wants the Black Pearl in exchange for Junior’s safe return. Original Air Date: February 24 and 25, 1938 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3243: Box 13: Killer at Large

    Sep 14 2020

    A man pays someone to find a hitman to kill him. He changes his mind but the go-between he paid is dead, and he doesn’t know who’s gunning for him. He turns to Dan Holiday for help. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3242: Treasury Agent: The Case of the Faithful Wife

    Sep 12 2020

    The Treasury Department’s caught and convicted a counterfeiter but can’t locate the plates.  Joe Lincoln suspects the wife of the counterfeiter of hiding the plates. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3241: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Blackburn Matter

    Sep 11 2020

    Johnny heads South to investigate whether the death of another insurance investigator was tied into the death of an insured he’d been investigating. Original Air Date: December 16, 1950 When... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3240: Mystery is My Hobby: Stella Dix is Murdered

    Sep 10 2020

    Barton Drake investigates the murder of a wealthy woman who was favored to be elected to the U.S. Senate. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3239: Man Called X: Report from the Arctic

    Sep 09 2020

    A report from a recently arctic expedition that could open the Arctic to colonization is missing. Original Air Date: November 23, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3238: Dick Tracy: Dick Captured/Escape

    Sep 08 2020

    Under hypnosis, Pat Patton attempts to obtains the ring containing the pearl and deliver to the Mogul. Original Air Dates: February 22 and 23, 1938 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3237: Box 13: Design for Danger

    Sep 07 2020

    A woman asks Dan to help her stop a man just released from prison from committing murder or being murdered. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3236s: Screen Director’s Playhouse: Chicago Deadline

    Sep 06 2020

    A reporter (Alan Ladd) finds a woman dead of TB and is determined to find out why she died. Original Air Date: March 24, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3236: Treasury Agent: The Hate Racket

    Sep 05 2020

    The Treasury Department tries to infiltrate a nationwide network of hate groups. Original Air Date: April 14.1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3235: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Woodward, Manilla Matter

    Sep 04 2020

    Johnny Dollar goes to the Philippines to investigate the theft of $75,000. Original Air Date: November 25, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3234: Mystery is My Hobby: Mink Coat

    Sep 03 2020

    A woman’s found dead with a suicide note stating that she didn’t want to live if she didn’t have a mink coat. However, she already had a new mink coat and Inspector Danton... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3233: Man Called X: Journey to Xenophon

    Sep 02 2020

    The Man Called X goes to Greece to investigate the black market sale of medicine. Original Air Date: November 16, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3232: Dick Tracy: Dick Captures the Gang/Pat Hypnotized

    Sep 01 2020

    Dick Tracy conducts a surprise raid on the gang’s headquarters. Original Air Date: February 18 and 21, 1938 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3231: Box 13: The Treasure of Hang Li

    Aug 31 2020

    A letter to Box13 instructs Dan to purchase something called the “Hang Li” piece. The shop owner insists he take it without paying. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3230s: Suspense: The Blind Spot

    Aug 30 2020

    A pop psychologist becomes involved in investigating the murder of a head of research at a polling firm. Original Air Date: May 1, 1948   Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3230: Police Blotter: Murder on the Fourth Floor

    Aug 29 2020

    Brad Peters investigates the murder of a theatrical agent. Original Air Date: 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3229: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Nora Falkner Matter

    Aug 28 2020

    Johnny is called in when an insurance agent gets suspicious when a woman applies for a $200,000 life insurance policies. Original Air Date: November 18, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3228: Mystery is My Hobby: Cinderella for a Day

    Aug 27 2020

    The contestant on the radio game show, “Cinderella for a Day” is poisoned with Bart and Inspector Danton in the audience. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3227: Man Called X: Written in the Sand

    Aug 26 2020

    Ken travels to Algiers after getting a letter from an archaeologist warning that something hidden in the ruins could threaten the peace of the world. Original Air Date: November 9, 1947 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3226: Dick Tracy: Agent is Murdered/Going After the Ring

    Aug 25 2020

    A gang member is behind Dick Tracy’s seat prepared to pounce. Original Air Dates: February 16 and 17, 1938 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3225: Box 13: The Dead Man Walks

    Aug 24 2020

    A woman asks Dan to find her missing ex-con Father. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3224s: Suspense: One Way Ride to Nowhere

    Aug 23 2020

    A vacationing Chicago private eye is drawn into investigating the death of a man who appeared in the back seat of the roller coaster he was riding. Original Air Date: January 6, 1944 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3224: Dragnet: The Big Close

    Aug 22 2020

    ‘ Friday and Smith investigate a murdered man found in a motel room. Original Air Date: September 20, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3223: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Queen Anne Pistols Matter

    Aug 21 2020

    Johnny is hired to ensure the safe delivery of two insured pistols. Original Air Date:November 18, 1955 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3222: Mystery is My Hobby: Phony Husband

    Aug 20 2020

    An escaped con makes a woman pretend he’s her dead husband and then is murdered. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3221: Man Called X: Ashes to Ashes

    Aug 19 2020

    While watching a film about new aviation technology, Ken discovers that one of the leading scientists on the project is a man who died in World War II. Original Air Date: November 2, 1947 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3220: Dick Tracy: Dick Gets Ring of Osiris/Dick Finds the Black Pearl

    Aug 18 2020

    Dick thinks he’s found the man who shot him hiding in a sarcophagus and then he sets out to find the Black Pearl of Osiris. Original Air Dates: February 14 and 15, 1938 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3219: Box 13: Death is No Joke

    Aug 17 2020

    Dan is called by a friend as nasty practical jokes have been plaguing his family after a missing heir suddenly appeared and claimed a large inheritance that was to be split among several family... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3218: Dragnet: The Big Daughter

    Aug 15 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate a house after getting a tip that the occupant has obtained 32 caps of Heroin. Original Air Date: September 13, 1955 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3217: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Joan Sebastian Matter

    Aug 14 2020

    Johnny goes to Boston to investigate the death of a young insured woman. Original Air Date: October 28, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3216: Mystery is My Hobby: Arthur Gideon’s Memoirs

    Aug 13 2020

    A man is murdered after writing a tell-all memoir that will ruin several people’s lives and inviting them all to his house for the weekend. Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3215: Man Called X: Timber Country

    Aug 12 2020

    The Man Called X goes to Oregon to investigate sabotage at a local lumber mill. Original Air Date: October 16, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3214: Dick Tracy: Mystery in the Hotel/Dick Shot in the Leg

    Aug 11 2020

    Dick saves Pat after he’s thrown overboard as the mystery of the Black Pearl deepens. Original Air Date: February 10 and 11, 1938 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3213: Box 13: Daytime Nightmare

    Aug 10 2020

    Dan is invited to lunch by someone in response to his Box 13 ad. He’s drugged and awakes in a sanatorium with his haired dyed and with him being called by another man’s name. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3212: Dragnet: The Big Ruling

    Aug 08 2020

    Friday and Smith search for the new source of heroin on the street. Original Air Date: September 6, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3211: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Jack Madigan Matter

    Aug 07 2020

    Johnny is called in by a bail bondsman to locate two witness in a major organized case, who have disappeared. Original Air Date: October 21, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3210: Mystery is My Hobby: Mystery of the Burning Light

    Aug 06 2020

    Bart investigates a murder on a friend’s boat. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3209: Man Called X: All that Glitters

    Aug 05 2020

    The Man Called X goes to the Philippines to foil the theft of a gold shipment. Original Air Date: October 9, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3208: Dick Tracy: Black Pearl of Osiris/Pat Goes Overboard

    Aug 04 2020

    On a boat, Dick Tracy and Pat are protecting an Egyptologist who is refusing to reveal why he’s being hunted. Original Air Dates: February 8 and 9, 1938 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3207: Box 13: One of These Four

    Aug 03 2020

    Dan is trapped and kidnapped on a boat with three other people, one of whom is a killer. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3206: Lux Radio Theater: Murder My Sweet (Encore)

    Aug 01 2020

    Philip Marlowe (Dick Powell) becomes involved in a mixed up case of stolen jade, a missing girlfriend,  blackmail, and narcotics. Original Air Date: June 11, 1945 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3205: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Parts Eight and Nine (Encore)

    Jul 31 2020

    Johnny has to escape a remote island and find the elusive Tom Chase. Original Air Dates: October 25 and 26, 1956 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3204: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Part Six and Seven (Encore)

    Jul 30 2020

    After narrowly escaping death, Johnny tries to track down the woman who claimed to know where Tom Chase is. Original Air Dates: October 22 and 24, 1956 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3203: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Part Five and Manhunt: The Clue of the Crimson Corpse (Encore)

    Jul 29 2020

    Johnny gets a clue and heads to Haiti, then to Cuba, and finally in Barbados in pursuit of Tom Chase. Original Air Date:  October 19, 1956 A dead body appears in the window of a busy store in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3202: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Parts Three and Four (Encore)

    Jul 28 2020

    Johnny hopes a shady information will lead him to the missing Mr. Chase. Original Air Dates: October 17 and 18, 1956 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3201: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Parts One and Two (Encore)

    Jul 27 2020

    A junior partner accused of embezzling $100,000 jumps bail and the senior partner believes that he saw him in a newspaper picture of a New Orleans bar. Original Air Dates: October 15 and 16, 1956... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3200s: Lux Radio Theater: The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

    Jul 26 2020

    A doctor is driven into an investigation of sinister goings on at a race track by his mystery writer ex-wife. Original Air Date: June 19, 1939 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3200: Dragnet: The Big Fellow

    Jul 25 2020

    Friday and Smith search for dangerous wanted criminals who are also drug addicts. Original Air Date: August 30, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3199: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Yankee Pride Matter

    Jul 24 2020

    Johnny goes to Singapore to find out what’s stopping an insured shipment from leaving port. Original Air Date: October 14, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3198: Mystery is My Hobby: Fatherly Advice

    Jul 23 2020

    A woman is murdered after the son of a wealthy man declares her intention to marry her against his father’s wishes. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3197: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 12 and 13

    Jul 22 2020

    Fitz repairs the plane in mid-air and then parachutes down below as the search for Jimmy Gifford and the perpetrators of the air mail robbery comes to a head. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3196: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 10 and 11

    Jul 21 2020

    Fitz and Gifford pursue a suspect in the murder of the radio operator and then encounter a mysterious new pilot. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3195: Box 13: Much Too Lucky

    Jul 20 2020

    Dan investigates why several gamblers have won an improbable number of race track bets. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3194: Dragnet: The Big Blonde

    Jul 18 2020

    A businessman reports that a blonde woman and two accomplices conned him out of $40,000 Original Air Date: August 23, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3193: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Richard Splain Matter

    Jul 17 2020

    Johnny goes to Manhattan to investigate when all the evidence points to an insured man being killed. The only thing missing is a body. Original Air Date: October 7, 1950 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3192: Mystery is My Hobby: Clearing Peter Wade

    Jul 16 2020

    A woman asks Drake to help clear her brother who she says has been convicted of a murder he didn’t commit. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3191: The Man Called X: No One Wins On Zero

    Jul 15 2020

    Ken Thurston goes to Monte Carlo to search for Pegon when he learns that he’s fraudulently claimed information for a weapon of mass destruction. Original Air Date: October 2, 1947 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3190: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 8 and 9

    Jul 14 2020

    Irene Delroy confronts Powers about why he arrived at the scene of the latest crash so quickly. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3189: Box 13: Find Me, Find Death

    Jul 13 2020

    Dan receives a letter to Box 13 where the writer announces he’ll kill Dan in four days. Original Air Date: Sometime in 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3188: Dragnet: The Big Beer

    Jul 11 2020

    Friday and Smith are called in when a night watchman finds a live-in employee murdered. Original Air Date: August 16, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3187: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Howard Caldwell Matter

    Jul 10 2020

    Johnny looks for a missing young man from a wealthy family. Original Air Date: September 30, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3186: Mystery is My Hobby: The Waiting Game

    Jul 09 2020

    A woman and her lover plan to kill her husband and make it look like an accident. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3185: The Man Called X: The Throne of Tay-Ninh

    Jul 08 2020

    Ken travels to Saigon  to investigate when an anthropologist who disappeared on a lost scientific expedition six weeks previously shows up murdered. Original Air Date: September 4, 1947 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3184: The Air Mail Mystery, Episodes 5 and 6

    Jul 07 2020

    Irene Delroy begins to question some suspicious characters while Andy Andrews makes another attempt to complete a flight where he’s gone three times before, not knowing he’s carrying... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3183: Box 13: Sealed Instructions

    Jul 06 2020

    A scared man asks Dan to go to the Philippines with sealed instructions to obtain something that means life and death to him. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3182: Dragnet: The Big Missus

    Jul 04 2020

    The wife of a man who broke parole in Michigan wants the police to bring her husband in before he returns to a life of robbery. Original Air Date: August 9, 1955 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3181: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Virginia Beach Matter

    Jul 03 2020

    Johnny travels to Virginia to serve as bodyguard because a woman fears her recently released criminal husband will kill her. Original Air Date:August 31, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3180: Mystery is My Hobby: The Eternal Triangle

    Jul 02 2020

    Barton Drake receives an anonymous call indicating the death of a man whose wife left him was actually a murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3179: The Man Called X: The Lost Ones

    Jul 01 2020

    The Man Called X goes to Arizona near the Mexican Border to investigate a series of illegal border crossings that are tied to a small pox outbreak. Original Air Date: August 21, 1947 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3178: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 3 and 4

    Jun 30 2020

    Irene Delroy travels to the scene of the latest crash. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3177: Box 13: Mexican Maze

    Jun 29 2020

    Dan takes a plane to Mexico to help a man who fears for his life. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3176: Dragnet: The Big Sheet

    Jun 27 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate a drug store robbery. Original Air Date: August 2, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3175: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Trans-Pacific Import Export Company, South China Branch Matter

    Jun 26 2020

    Johnny goes to Hong Kong to investigate a case of very inconvenient arson, knowing that an investigator of a similar fire was murdered. Original Air Date: August 24, 1950 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3174: Mystery is My Hobby: Shots at Curtis Window

    Jun 25 2020

    A wealthy elderly man asks Barton Drake to find out who’s trying to kill him. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3173: Man Called X: Till Death Do Us Part

    Jun 24 2020

    Ken travels to Lisbon to investigate a racket that helps women get into the U.S. through fraudulent marriages. Original Air Date: August 7, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3172: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 1 and 2

    Jun 23 2020

    Justice Department investigator Irene Delroy begins an investigation into a series of plane crashes where thousands of dollars in government cash and securities disappeared from U.S. mail shipments.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3171: Box 13: Tempest in a Casserole

    Jun 22 2020

    A restaurant owner turns to Dan when his business is being wrecked after he refused to sublet it. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3170: Dragnet: The Big Housemaid

    Jun 20 2020

    An elderly woman who’s known Frank Smith all her life has had her jewelry stolen by a housemaid. Original Air Date: July 26, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3169: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Mickey McQueen Matter

    Jun 19 2020

    A police officer friend of Johnny’s has a problem and visits Johnny in the middle of the night and doesn’t reveal what’s going on. The next day, his friend is found of an apparent... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3168: Mystery is My Hobby: Engaged to Death

    Jun 18 2020

    Barton Drake investigates a murder at an engagement party where he suspects that someone is pretending not to know the dead man. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3167: Man Called X: Destination Manilla

    Jun 17 2020

    The Man Called X tries to make sure that vitally needed radium is delivered to a hospital in Manilla. Original Air Date: July 24, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3166: Defense Attorney: Basketball Fix

    Jun 16 2020

    Marty hired to defend a college basketball player by a man who expects to be murdered and for the basketball player to be blamed. Original Air Date: July 17, 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3165: Box 13: Dan and the Wonderful Lamp

    Jun 15 2020

    Dan gets a mysterious invitation to a dinner party and wins a bean counting contest and an ugly lamp that somebody wants badly. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3164: Dragnet: The Big Bobo

    Jun 13 2020

    A woman reports that a police officer shook her down for $5,000 in order to get her husband out of prison. Original Air Date: July 19, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3163: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Hartford Alliance Matter

    Jun 12 2020

    Johnny is called in when a building insured for $300,000 is burned down. The arsonist is caught and fingers the owner. Original Air Date: August 10, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3162: Roger Kilgore, Public Defender: The Eddie Lewis Story

    Jun 11 2020

    A prize fighter accuses a disabled veteran of a brutal attempted murder. Original Air Date: October 12, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3161: Man Called X: Rembrandt in Rio

    Jun 10 2020

    A report from Pegon’s cousin reveals that three Rembrandts hanging at a New York gallery are forgeries and sends the Man Called X to Brazil in search of the actual paintings. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3160: Roger Kilgore, Public Defender: The Case of George Brown

    Jun 09 2020

    A poor man tries to pawn his stepdaughter’s ring for $1,000 and she claims he stole it. Original Air Date: April 27, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3159: Box 13: One One Three Point Five (113.5)

    Jun 08 2020

    A woman says she needs Dan to find her missing brother, but a private detective following them says she’s lying. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3158: Dragnet: The Big Genius

    Jun 06 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate a report of a teenage boy stealing food. Original Air Date: July 12, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3157: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Blood River Matter

    Jun 05 2020

    Johnny investigates the point-blank shooting of a beloved small town patriarch. Original Air Date: August 3, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3156: Mystery is My Hobby: Death in Mark Adrian’s Studio

    Jun 04 2020

    A murder occurs in an artist’s studio and one part of the mystery is who was  killed. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3155: Man Called X: The Tomb Raider Rifles

    Jun 03 2020

    The Man Called X pretends to have been killed so he can catch a dangerous criminal with a fixation on silver. Original Air Date: June 19, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3154: Roger Kilgore, Public Defender: The Case of Don Winthrop

    Jun 02 2020

    A college student is charged with a hit and run slaying, but insists he was in his dorm studying. Original Air Date: April 18, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3153: Box 13: Death is a Doll

    Jun 01 2020

    Dan goes to Louisiana when a young woman asks him to help a young man who’s dying as a result of witchcraft. Original Air Date: Sometime in 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3152s: The Fourth Estate: Tip Off

    May 31 2020

    A reporter (Edmond O’Brien) goes undercover to bust up a counterfeiting racket. Audition Date:June 26, 1946 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3152: Dragnet: The Big Rush

    May 30 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of tavern robberies. Original Air Date: July 5, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3151: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Henry J Unger Matter

    May 29 2020

    Johnny his hired to keep an eye on a released convict who he sent to prison. Original Air Date: July 20, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3150: Mystery is My Hobby: The Walking Corpse

    May 28 2020

    A wealthy man calls Barton because he suspects an unidentified corpse is that of his ninth wife. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • AWR0119: Top Secret: Night Train to Berlin

    May 27 2020

    Baroness Karin Geza has to intercept a Gestapo Agent carrying a weapon that could turn the course of the War aboard a train to Berlin. Orig Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3149: The Man Called X: Swindle in Honolulu

    May 27 2020

    Several returned servicemen have been swindled with the promise of a house in Hawaii and the Man Called X has been implicated. Original Air Date: June 5, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3148: Casebook of Gregory Hood: Fifth Avenue

    May 26 2020

    While on a tour bus, Gregory Hood encounters a beautiful brunette with a .32 automatic who leaves a package behind her. Original Air Date: May 5, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3147: Box 13: Hunt and Peck

    May 25 2020

    A man on death row asks Dan to clear him less than 48 hours before he’s due to die. Original Air Date: Sometime in 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3146: Dragnet: The Big Convertible

    May 23 2020

    The only clue Friday and Smith have to a check forger is he left the scene of the crime driving a late model Ford convertible. Original Air Date: June 28, 1955 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3145: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Calgary Matter

    May 22 2020

    Johnny is called up and offered a chance to solve a larger robbery. Original Air Date: July 13, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3144: Mystery is My Hobby: Blackmail

    May 21 2020

    Barton Drake and Inspector Danton investigate the murder of a female blackmailer. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3143: Man Called X: The Stamp Story

    May 20 2020

    The Man Called X travels to Central America to prevent a coup. Original Air Date: April 24. 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3142: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Rockabye Murder

    May 19 2020

    Gail and Greg arrive in a small Western town and stumble into a murder. Original Air Date: January 20, 1958 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3141: Box 13: Hare and Hounds

    May 18 2020

    A man steals a letter from Box 13 and when Dan travels to another city to speak to the man who sent it, he finds himself being hunted for murder. Original Air Date: Sometime in 1948 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3140 Dragnet: The Big Grab

    May 16 2020

    Friday and Smith try to help catch the kidnapper of a six-year-old girl but have to deal with parents who are reluctant to call the police in. Original Air Date:June 21, 1955 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3139: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Belo-Horizonte Matter

    May 15 2020

    Johnny goes to Brazil to investigate a series of “accidental” train wrecks that may not be so accidental. Original Air Date: July 6, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3138: Mystery is My Hobby: Short Distance to Murder

    May 14 2020

    A powerful political figure and the frontrunner in the Gubernatorial race dies suddenly. It appears to be suicide, but is it really? Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3137: Man Called X: Mr. Messler and the Insurance Policy

    May 13 2020

    The Man Called X investigates the disappearance of the companion ship of a ship that made it safely to harbor. Original Air Date: April 24,1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3136: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Blue-Steel Fountain Pen

    May 12 2020

    Greg and Gail visit a steel plant and witness a worker falling to his death. Original Air Date: Unknown Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3135: Box 13: Flash of Light

    May 11 2020

    A man visiting from a small town asks Dan for help to find out what happened during two days he can’t remember. Original Air Date: April 16, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3134: Dragnet: The Big Fall Guy

    May 09 2020

    Friday and Smith search for a man who robbed two separate stores. Original Air Date: June 14, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3133: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Barbara James Matter

    May 08 2020

    Johnny searches for the insured wife of a wealthy man. Original Air Date: June 29, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3132: Mystery is My Hobby: Murder Bound

    May 07 2020

    One of four people cooped up in a a cabin in Winter dies. One of them, a doctor, insists its suicide, but evidence points to murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3131: Man Called X: Acme Oil Refinery

    May 06 2020

    The Man Called X investigates a series of sabotage at oil refineries. Original Air Date:April 17, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3130: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Pink Lady

    May 05 2020

    A fan dancer who’s ex-lover was murdered turns to Greg for help clearing her of the murder. Original Air Date: December 23, 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3129: Box 13: Delinquent Dilemma

    May 04 2020

    The mother of a young man who confessed to a burglary asks Dan to help him…even though he confessed. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3128: Dragnet: The Big Limp

    May 02 2020

    Friday and Smith search for burglars who broke into a jewelry store and stole several valuable watches. Original Air Date: June 7, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3127: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The London Matter

    May 01 2020

    Johnny boards a boat to London along with some insured cargo because a Treasury Man suspects there’s a cache of narcotics among the cargo. Original Air Date: June 22, 1950 When making your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3126: Mystery is My Hobby: Who Killed David Austin?

    Apr 30 2020

    A wealthy elderly man is murdered and suspicion falls on the recently returned black sheep of the family. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3125: The Man Called X: The Antarctic Expedition

    Apr 29 2020

    The Man Called X investigates when a scientist on an Antarctic expedition who is an expert is uranium disappears mysteriously. Original Air Date: April 3, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3124: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Yellow Streak

    Apr 28 2020

    Dan’s called out to Hollywood by an agent to clear a promising young actor of a murder charge. Original Air Date: December 9, 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3123: Box 13: Last Will and Nursery Rhyme

    Apr 27 2020

    Dan visits the home of a friend who’s about to sell an inherited home, but Dan believes there may be more to his friend’s inheritance. Original Air Date: April 2, 1948 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3122: Dragnet: The Big Sisters

    Apr 25 2020

    An elderly woman reports a daring daylight burglary. Original Air Date: May 31, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3121: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Arrowcraft Matters

    Apr 24 2020

    Johnny Dollar investigates the fatal sinkings of several Arrowcraft Boats. Original Air Date: June 15, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Take the listener... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3120: Mystery is My Hobby: Murder in the Ring

    Apr 23 2020

    A fighter is killed at a fight that Barton Drake and Inspector are attending, and Drake suspects murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • AWR0114: Lux Radio Theater: Pride of the Yankees (Old Time Radio Baseball)

    Apr 22 2020

    The story of the life and career of baseball legend Lou Gehrig (Gary Cooper) Original Air Date: October 4, 1943 Go to [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3119: Man Called X: The Turtle Island Vacation

    Apr 22 2020

    Ken takes a vacation on a small island off the coast of Maine but finds something suspicious is going on. Original Air Date: July 30, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3118: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Green-Eyed Dragon

    Apr 21 2020

    Greg and Gail are taken hostage by a man Greg sent to prison. Original Air Date: December 2, 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3117: Box 13: The Philanthropist

    Apr 20 2020

    Dan investigates the disappearance of a homeless man after the man’s befriended him. Original Air Date: March 26, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3116: Dragnet: The Big Siege

    Apr 18 2020

    Friday and Smith search for a bank robber. Original Air Date: May 24, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3115: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Caligio Diamond Matter

    Apr 17 2020

    Johnny is called in when a man is murdered and a $200,000 diamond stolen. Original Air Date: June 8, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3114: Mystery is My Hobby: Dude Ranch

    Apr 16 2020

    While staying at a dude ranch, Bart and Inspector Danton are hired to find a dangerous bank robber. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3113: Man Called X: The Stolen Lavalier

    Apr 15 2020

    When a mysterious woman kisses him, the Man Called X has to France to find her and the jewelry she was wearing. Original Air Date: July 23, 1946 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3112: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Lost Film

    Apr 14 2020

    Gail witnesses a man being hit a truck and then finds herself being followed around New York City. Original Air Date: November 11, 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3111: Box 13: Three to Die

    Apr 13 2020

    Dan is called in to investigate a series of accidents that have plagued sandhogs in an underground construction project. Original Air Date: March 19, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3110: Dragnet: The Big Squealer

    Apr 11 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate when a high schooler is knifed and won’t reveal who did it. Original Air Date: May 17, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3109: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Port-Au Prince Matter

    Apr 10 2020

    Johnny goes to Port-Au Prince to investigate an insured whose reported to be dying…of a voodoo curse. Original Air Date: May 30, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3108: Mystery is My Hobby: Snowbound

    Apr 09 2020

    A woman in a rural area is murdered and all signs point to her abusive husband, but the local law calls in Barton Drake. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3107: Man Called X: Into Berlin

    Apr 08 2020

    The Man Called X heads to Berlin to ensure that a Nazi isn’t able to escape justice before the allies arrive. Original Air Date: March 3, 1945 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3106: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Red Hot Mama

    Apr 07 2020

    Greg and Gail have to spend six weeks in a castle in Florida to protect a widow from her nephew who will get her inheritance if she dies within six weeks. Original Air Date: October 28, 1957 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • AWR0105: Suspense: The Story of Markham’s Death (Kirk Douglas Celebration)

    Apr 06 2020

    A mystery writer with writer’s block discovers a lost Edgar Allan Poe manuscript while visiting London and decides to rewrite it to bring bac Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3105: Box 13: The Dowager and Dan Holiday

    Apr 06 2020

    A wealthy elderly woman asks Dan to pretend to be her fiancee so she can protect her grandson from marrying a gold digger. Original Air Date: March 12, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3104s: The Whistler: Danger is a Beautiful Blonde (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Apr 05 2020

    An engineer is picked up by a beautiful woman and finds himself in the middle of a murder. Original Air Date: May 8, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3104: Dragnet: The Big Fraud (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Apr 04 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate when two impersonate police offers and shake down a visiting businessman. Original Air Date: October 27, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3103: Pete Kelly’s Blues: Gus Trudeau (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Apr 03 2020

    An old friend of Kelly’s is suspected of murdering a local Kansas City mobster. Original Air Date: July 4, 1951 Bonus Audio from the Howard Miller Show from August 8, 1955 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3102: Dragnet: Production 7 (aka. The Attempted City Hall Bombing) (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Apr 02 2020

    Friday and Romero are called in to stop a man who claims to have a bomb and is threatening to blow up city hall unless his brother is released. Original Air Date: July 21, 1949 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3101: Jeff Regan: The Man in the Door (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Apr 01 2020

    The Lyon sends Regan down to get a potential client to sign a contract. The client falls dead at Regan’s feet before he can sign it. Original Air Date: August 28, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3100: Johnny Madero: The Fatal Auction (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Mar 31 2020

    Johnny Madero is persuaded to bid on a mystery box at an auction by a beautiful woman  who disappeared after he won the auction. Original AIr Date: June 26, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3099: Pat Novak for Hire: Shirt Mix-Up at the Laundry (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Mar 30 2020

    Novak gets the wrong shirts from the laundry and when he tries to trade for the right shirt, he finds himself accused of murder. Original Air Date: May 7, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3098: Dragnet: The Big Revision

    Mar 28 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate a $200,000 house burglary. Original Air Date: May 10, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3097: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Earl Chadwick Matter

    Mar 27 2020

    Johnny flies to England on a report that an insured, who was declared dead, may be alive. Original Air Date: May 23, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3096: Mystery is My Hobby: Mister Michaels, Murder Suspect

    Mar 26 2020

    A woman meets Barton Drake on a train and tells him that she fears her mystery writer husband is going to murder her. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3095: Man Called X: Stolen Diamonds

    Mar 25 2020

    A jeweler comes to Ken and reveals that he’s received two priceless industrial diamonds that are going to be sent to the Nazis if the Man Called X can’t stop him. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3094: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: Clue of the Ivory Thread

    Mar 24 2020

    A man tries to hire Greg to find a dead man. The potential client is then followed by another man who claims the first to be a mental patient. Original Air Date: September 30, 1957 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3093: Box 13: The Professor and the Puzzle

    Mar 23 2020

    An old friend of Dan’s ask him to find out why his fiancée left him and became engaged to a much older man after her uncle died. Original Air Date: March 5, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3092: Dragnet: The Big Mamma

    Mar 21 2020

    A secretary reports her boss missing. Friday and Smith suspect he’s a crooked promoter. Original Air Date:May 3, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3091: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Sidney Rykoff Matter (Rehearsal)

    Mar 20 2020

    Johnny searches for a missing insured prize fighter. Rehearsal for Program that Aired May 16, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3090: Mystery is My Hobby: January-June Marriage Spells Murder

    Mar 19 2020

    A mining engineer is murdered. The prime suspect is his lawyer,who was having an affair with his young wife. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3089: The Man Called X: My Sweet Misses Me

    Mar 18 2020

    Ken sees an old friend in a music shop, and then follows him home to find him murdered. This leads Ken to Bulgaria. Original Air Date: October 7, 1944 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3088: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Green-Eyed Divorcee

    Mar 17 2020

    Greg uncovers infidelity on the part of one of a client’ s wife. Her boyfriend convinces her to murder her husband. But who will actually commit the murder and who’ll end up the corpse? Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3087: Box 13: The Better Man

    Mar 16 2020

    A cynical wealthy man invites Dan into a competition for $100,000 and one of his competitors is a killer. Original Air Date: February 27, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3086: Dragnet: The Big Child

    Mar 14 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate the suspicious death of a two year old child. Original Air Date: April 26, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3085: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Harold Trandem Matter

    Mar 13 2020

    Johnny goes to check on an insured man with a $1.5 million policy whose had an attempt on his life. Johnny soon finds himself investigating a murder. Original Air Date: May 9, 1950 When making your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3084: Raffles: Murder Signs Its Name

    Mar 12 2020

    A woman at a show asks Raffles to help her find jewels that were stolen while attending a show at the theater. Audition Date: August 23, 1945 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3083: The Man Called X: The Quinine Contract Letter

    Mar 11 2020

    The Man Called X has to go to India after he found out a man he was delivering a contract to had been murdered. Original Air Date: September 30, 1944 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3082: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Dead White Lifeboat

    Mar 10 2020

    While on a boat to England, Greg is asked to pretend to be a woman’s husband. Original Air Date: September 9, 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3081: Box 13: Hot Box

    Mar 09 2020

    Dan is given money to bid on a box at an auction. He loses the auction, but when the winner gets hit by a car and a woman steals the box, Dan finds himself on the hunt for it. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3080: Dragnet: The Big Deal

    Mar 07 2020

    ‘ Friday and Smith investigate a series of car thefts. Original Air Date: April 19, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3079: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Able Tackitt Matter (Rehearsal)

    Mar 06 2020

    Johnny heads to Borneo to locate a missing insured man. Rehearsal for Program that Aired May 2, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3078: Raffles: Imposter

    Mar 05 2020

    Raffles is hired to break into a home to reclaim a stolen necklace and he finds himself framed for murder. Original Air Date: November 4, 1942 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3077: The Man Called X: Murder, Music, and a Blonde Madonna

    Mar 04 2020

    An old friend is murdered in New York which leads Ken Thurston to Italy. Original Air Date: August 28, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3076: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Fabulous Emerald Necklace

    Mar 03 2020

    Greg has Gail act as a decoy in his quest to catch a man who stole a valuable necklace from a woman and killed her husband. Original Air Date: August 2, 1957 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3075: Box 13: The Sad Night

    Mar 02 2020

    Dan receives a child’s penmanship book at Box 13. A couple claims it, but when Dan discovers they’re lying, he becomes suspicious. Original Air Date: February 13, 1948 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3074s: Stars Over Hollywood: The Experiment

    Mar 01 2020

    A doctor falls in love with the prisoner who’s volunteered for her medical experiment. Original Air Date: May 24, 1952 Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3074: Dragnet: The Big Tie

    Feb 29 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate a burglary where several hand-painted ties were stolen. Original Air Date: April 12, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3073: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Pearl Carrassa

    Feb 28 2020

    Johnny searches for the beneficiary of a murdered insured woman’s policy. Original Air Date: April 25, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3072: Sherlock Holmes: The Return of the Jack of Diamonds

    Feb 27 2020

    A 17th Century Highway Man haunts the Hampstead Heath. Original Air Date: April 25, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • AWR0094: Escape: Operation Fleur De Lys (Jack Webb Centennial)

    Feb 26 2020

    Two OSS Agents (Jack Webb and Elliot Lewis) parachute into occupied France to organize resistance to the Nazis to support the Allied invasion. Howe Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3071: Michael Shayne: The Freeman Murder Case

    Feb 26 2020

    A poet who’d asked Phyllis for feedback on her work is a suspect in a murder case. Original Air Date: August 26, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3070: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Pink Elephant

    Feb 25 2020

    A newspaper editor friend of Greg’s asks his help when a newly released racketeer threatens to kill him. Original Air Date: August 26, 1957 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3069: Box 13: The Haunted Artist

    Feb 24 2020

    An artist comes to Dan for help because he believes a ghost is breaking into his apartment at night and altering his painting. Original Air Date: February 6, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3068s: Lux Radio Theater: Double Indemnity

    Feb 23 2020

    An insurance agent plots to murder an insured man and split the money with the widow. Original Air Date: October 30, 1950 Go to http://amazing.greatdetectives.net to subscribe to the podcast. Brought... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3068: Dragnet: The Big No Tooth

    Feb 22 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of Sunday hold-ups of hotels. Original Air Date: April 5, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3067: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Story of the Ten-o-Eight (Rehearsal)

    Feb 21 2020

    Johnny goes to Buffalo to investigate a box car robbery. Original Air Date: April 18, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]