Podcast

OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

The great ones are back in action.

Episodes

  • EP2852: Dragnet: The Big Missus

    Jun 15 2019

    The wife of a escaped parolee from Michigan comes to Friday and Smith to bring her husband in for his own good. Original Air Date: August 9, 1955 Get your, “Joe Friday never said: “Just... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2851: Dragnet: The Big Rod

    Jun 14 2019

    Friday and Smith search for the driver of a souped up car who hit a woman and left her for dead. Original Air Date: March 16, 1954 Get your, “Joe Friday never said: “Just the facts,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2850: Dragnet: The Big Impossible

    Jun 13 2019

    Friday and Smith have a positive ID for a suspect who committed several robberies. The only problem? He was in a sanitarium at time of the robberies. Original Air Date: March 15, 1953 Get your,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2849: Dragnet: The Big Casing

    Jun 12 2019

    A woman is found dead of a gunshot wound, the husband claims it was suicide but the evidence seems to point towards murder. Original Air Date: May 3, 1951 Get your, “Joe Friday never said:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2848: Dragnet: The Big Betty

    Jun 11 2019

    Joe Friday and Ben Romero go after a gang of conmen who are victimizing the families of recently deceased people. Original Air Date: November 23, 1950 Get your, “Joe Friday never said:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2847: Dragnet: Production 6 (a.k.a Red Light Bandit)

    Jun 10 2019

    Friday and Romero hunt for a brutal bandit who robs and beats people while impersonating a police officer. Original Air Date: July 14, 1949 Get your, “Joe Friday never said: “Just the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2846s: Dragnet: The Big Red Parts One and Two

    Jun 09 2019

    Following a tip from an informant, Friday goes undercover to bust up a new narcotics ring. Original Air Dates: January 3 and 10, 1952 Get your Joe Friday never said “Just the facts,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2846: Dragnet: The Big Wish

    Jun 08 2019

    A boy comes into Juvenile division asking for help to break an addiction. Original Air Date: August 10, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2845: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Parakoff Policy

    Jun 07 2019

    Johnny goes to Ohio to see if he can find evidence to prevent an insured man from being executed. Original Air Date: February 18, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2844: Boston Blackie: The Counterfeit Sweepstakes Ticket Racket

    Jun 06 2019

    Blackie believes a double murder of a couple and the killing of a cheap hood are connected. Original Air Date: July 21, 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! ]]

  • EP2843: Rocky Jordan: Madam Dulac’s Daughter

    Jun 05 2019

    A wealthy woman offer Rocky $1000 to break up her daughter’s love affair with an unscrupulous gambler Rocky has a history with. Original Air Date: February 12, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2842: Let George Do It: The Picnic

    Jun 04 2019

    While on a picnic, George is hit by a petite shoe and hears a voice asking for rescue. Original Air Date: October 11, 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! ]]

  • EP2841: Candy Matson: Devil in the Deep Freeze (Listener’s Choice (Standard Division #14)

    Jun 03 2019

    Candy is hired by a restaurant owner who found a dead man in his freezer wearing a devil’s costume. Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call 208-991-4783 Become... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2840: Dragnet: The Big Stand

    Jun 01 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate the murder of a man on a street corner. Original Air Date: August 3, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2839: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Milford Brooks III Matter

    May 31 2019

    Johnny is hired to stop a young insured man who’s determined to commit suicide after changing his beneficiary to a notorious gangster. Audition Date: December 18, 1948 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2838: Boston Blackie: Blackie Framed for Killing John Cummings

    May 30 2019

    Blackie is framed for murder and is locked up when he can’t prove he was out of town. Original Air Date: July 14, 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! ]]

  • EP2837: Rocky Jordan: The Return of Toni

    May 29 2019

    Two men begin following Rocky around as he gets a letter that an old flame is back in Cairo. Original Air Date: February 5, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2836: Let George Do It: The Kleptomaniac

    May 28 2019

    The kleptomaniac wife of a candidate for alderman hires George to follow her to prevent her compulsion from being discovered before the election. Original Air Date: October 4, 1946 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2835: Boston Blackie: Murder at the Movies (Listener’s Choice Standard Divisions #15)

    May 27 2019

    Blackie agrees to be a technical adviser on a crime film and then has to solve a murder. Original Air Date: December 13, 1945 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! ]]

  • EP2834: Dragnet: The Big Match

    May 25 2019

    Friday and Smith have one clue to the identity of a robber of an auction house: a partially spent matchbook. Original Air Date: July 27, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2833: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Clever Chemist Matter (Re-Creation)

    May 24 2019

    Johnny investigates a protest of a change in a scientist’s insurance policy. Re-creation: October 1979 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! ]]

  • EP2832: Boston Blackie: Diamonds Stolen from Blackie and Charlie

    May 23 2019

    Blackie’s friend Charlie is held up while Blackie is visiting and the thieves claim to have an alibi that Blackie has to break. Original Air Date: July 7, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2831: Rocky Jordan: An Air of Death

    May 22 2019

    Rocky narrowly avoids deaths when he finds a man in a local bathhouse murdered by cyanide gas. Original Air Date: January 29, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2830: Let George Do It: Audition #2

    May 21 2019

    George is hired to find an apartment for an elderly man’s niece and her husband. Audition Date: April 1946 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2829: Easy Money: The Gem Switch (Host’s Choice/Wild Card)

    May 20 2019

    – A small jewelry store has a $5,000 ruby disappear and be replaced with a duplicate. Mike Trent thinks he knows how to get it back–with the aid of a third hand. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2828: Dragnet: The Big Heel

    May 18 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of burglaries where costume jewelry has been stolen. They believe a juvenile is behind it and the only clue is an unusual shoeprint. Original Air Date: July 20,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2827: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Tip-of Matter

    May 17 2019

    A dying convict wants Johnny to recover his stolen loot and prevent a killing. Original Air Date: September 30, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2826: Boston Blackie: The Professor Beasley Murder

    May 16 2019

    A professor with many enemies at Blackie’s alma mater. Original Air Date: June 30, 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! ]]

  • EP2825: Rocky Jordan: The Face of Diana

    May 15 2019

    An artist pays off a tab he owes Rocky with a painting, a wealthy man buys it, and when Rocky brings him the difference, he finds the artist dead. Original Air Date: January 22, 1950 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2824: Let George Do It: Audition 1

    May 14 2019

    Right out of the service, ex-GI George Lincoln starts a private investigation firm and gets an assistant and a secretary thrust on him, along with an elevator man who prepares strange food, and a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2823: Philip Marlowe: Trouble is My Business (Listener’s Choice Short Division #4)

    May 13 2019

    Philip Marlowe is hired to look into the wedding of a wealthy young man to a woman with dubious motives. Original Air Date: August 5, 1947 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! ]]

  • EP2822: Dragnet: The Big Rescue

    May 11 2019

    Friday and Smith’s investigation of a robbery is complicated when one of the robbers is broken out along with a murder suspect. Original Air Date: July 13, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2821: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Deadly Crystal Matter

    May 10 2019

    Johnny is investigating a case of a stolen $300,000 necklace, and then it’s returned by a mysterious woman without explanation. Original Air Date: September 23, 1962 Check out the Old Time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2820: Blackie: The Harry Walker Killing

    May 09 2019

    Blackie tries to find who killed a man close to his home, while the killer tries to track down the man’s wife, who he believes witnessed the murder. Original Air Date: June 23, 1962 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2819: Rocky Jordan: The Loomis Affair

    May 08 2019

    Rocky is accused of murder when a gangster he had a quarrel with is murdered while both men were in different areas of a bank vault and both men were opening their safe deposit boxes. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2818: Richard Diamond: The Charles Johnson Matter

    May 07 2019

    Diamond is hired by a man who insists he was framed for passing counterfeit bills. Original Rebroadcast Date: September 13, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2817: Rogue’s Gallery: Lovely Little Old Lady (Listener’s Choice Standard Divsion #16)

    May 06 2019

    Rogue goes to help an elderly woman with a son in trouble with the law. The son’s not there and Rogue wakes up to find he was given a Mickey Finn tea and has been framed for murder. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2816: Dragnet: The Big Search

    May 04 2019

    Frank and Joe search for a kidnapped teenage girl. Original Air Date: July 6, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2815: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The No Matter Matter

    May 03 2019

    Johnny is called in by an insured man and arrives to find a dead woman only for her to disappear. Original Air Date: September 16, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2814: Boston Blackie: John Davis Is Murdered . . . Twice

    May 02 2019

    A man who an escaped killer promised to kill is murdered, but Blackie doesn’t think the killer murdered the man. Original Air Date: Unknown but May 12, 1948 or later Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2813: Rocky Jordan: Smoke Screen

    May 01 2019

    A young woman and her father ask Rocky to provide an alibi for the father. Rocky refuses and the woman’s gunned down while leaving the Tambourine. ‘ Original Air Date: January 8, 1950... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2812: Dr. Tim, Detective: The Mystery of the Mad Maltese

    Apr 30 2019

    Doctor Tim, Sandy, and Jill have to find a man that was infected by a rabid cat. Original Air Date: September 11, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2811: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Bodyguard to Anne Connelly (Listener’s Choice Standard Divsion #17)

    Apr 29 2019

    Johnny travels to Milwaukee to protect a woman who’s afraid of an ex-boyfriend who’s been released from prison. Original Air Date: December 3, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2810: Dragnet: The Big Chick

    Apr 27 2019

    Friday goes undercover to find out who’s behind low grade heroin that’s been hitting the streets. Original Air Date: June 29, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2809: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Four C’s Matter

    Apr 26 2019

    Johnny is called in to protect a wealthy businessman who’s been threatened by both of his business partners. Original Air Date: September 9, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2808: Boston Blackie: The Bolo Prison Break

    Apr 25 2019

    Blackie has to figure out how a gang of criminals broke out of prison even though they were barred from speaking to each other. Original Air Date: May 5, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2807: Rocky Jordan: The Man from Cairo

    Apr 24 2019

    A naive tourist from Cairo, Illinois is looking for intrigue in Cairo, Egypt and has found it, but doesn’t know it. It’s up to Rocky to get to the bottom of it and make sure they both... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2806: Stand by for Crime: The Light

    Apr 23 2019

    Chuck suspects that a series of plane crashes aren’t accidents. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2805: Ellery Queen: The Armchair Detective (Listener’s Choice Standard Division #18)

    Apr 22 2019

    When an armchair detective is murdered on Ellery’s radio show, he has to find out who did it. Original Air Date: March 18, 1948 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! ]]

  • EP2804s: The Dead Letter Office

    Apr 21 2019

    A pilot for a radio series based on stories from the Post Office’s Dead Letter office. Audition 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! ]]

  • EP2804: Dragnet: The Big Customer

    Apr 20 2019

    Friday and Smith search for a pair of robbers. Original Air Date: June 22, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2803: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Matter: The Donniger Donniger Matter

    Apr 19 2019

    Johnny has to find a beneficiary whose trying to take advantage of a clause in the policy that allows him to collect an additional $1,000 per week if the insurance company can’t find him in 10... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2802: Boston Blackie: The Joe Ingalls Bombing Murder

    Apr 18 2019

    Blackie tries to catch two killers who used a bomb to kill a rival. Original Air Date: April 28, 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! ]]

  • EP2801: Rocky Jordan: The Veiled People

    Apr 17 2019

    Men in veils come hunting for Rocky’s newest employee in the cafe. Original Air Date: December 11, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2800: Stand by for Crime: Death on the Tracks

    Apr 16 2019

    Chuck investigates a case of a stranger being hit by a train in the middle of the desert. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2799: Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot (Listener’s Choice Standard Division #19)

    Apr 15 2019

    While recuperating, Holmes is asked to investigate a strange death in Cornish country where the locals suspect the Devil’s involvement Original Air Date: January 13, 1946 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2798: Dragnet: The Big Cat

    Apr 13 2019

    Friday and Smith for a jaguar missing from a traveling carnival Original Air Date: June 15, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2797: Yours Truly Johnny: The Gold Rush Matter

    Apr 12 2019

    Johnny investigates a series of mysterious incidents at the site of a new gold rush in Virginia City. Original Air Date: August 26, 1962 Check out the OTR Mystery, Suspense, and Horror Podcast at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2796: Boston Blackie: The Junk Cars Insurance Scam Murder

    Apr 11 2019

    Blackie tries to solve the murder of a man who refused to go along with a car insurance racket. Original Air Date: April 21, 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! ]]

  • EP2795: Rocky Jordan: High Pressure

    Apr 10 2019

    Jordan is dragged out of bed at night and given thirty-six hours to leave Egypt, and no one will tell him why. Original Air Date: November 27, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2794: Stand by for Crime: Subversive Activities

    Apr 09 2019

    Chuck thinks he recognizes a candidate for Mayor of a near-by city as a foreign agent convicted of subversive activities. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2793: The Abbotts: The White Hot Flame (Host’s Choice/Wild Card)

    Apr 08 2019

    A doctor dies in a plane crash over England, but Pat suspects foul play and pretends to be injured to investigate a hospital. Original Air Date: March 13, 1955 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2792: Dragnet: The Big Student

    Apr 06 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a bank robbery. Original Air Date: June 8, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2791: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Lorelai Matter

    Apr 05 2019

    Johnny is called by an insured and asked to protect him. When Johnny arrives, he finds the insured dead. Original Air Date: August 19, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2790: Boston Blackie: A Murder at the Circus

    Apr 04 2019

    Blackie investigates the murder of a circus magician. Original Air Date: April 14, 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! ]]

  • EP2789: Rocky Jordan: The Big Heist

    Apr 03 2019

    Rocky goes to meet a friend arriving from England and finds out he disappeared along with a million dollars. Original Air Date: November 20, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2788: Stand by for Crime: Naomi Needs an Operation

    Apr 02 2019

    A desperate man promises to tell Chuck about a racket, but only if Chuck promises to broadcast so that he’s murdered within 48 hours. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2787: Pete Kelly’s Blues: The Veda Brand Story (Listener’s Choice Short Division #5)

    Apr 01 2019

    A gangster tries to force Pete to marry the gangster’s girlfriend. Original Air Date: July 11, 1951 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! ]]

  • EP2786: Dragnet: The Big Cowboy

    Mar 30 2019

    Friday and Smith deal with a man in a house, firing his gun in his residential neighborhood. Original Air Date: June 1, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2785: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Oldest Gag Matter

    Mar 29 2019

    Johnny goes into investigate the death of an insured man. The police think it was a suicide, but every potential suspect in a potential murder investigation insists that it’s not suicide.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2784: Boston Blackie: Photographer Clyde Winston Murdered

    Mar 28 2019

    Blackie looks into the murder of a photographer. Original Air Date: April 7, 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! ]]

  • EP2783: Rocky Jordan: The Strange Death of Van Dorn

    Mar 27 2019

    A Dutch man is found dead in the desert. Cause of death: freezing. Original Air Date: November 13, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2782: Stand by for Crime: The Sniper

    Mar 26 2019

    A sniper has been killing at random. Chuck gets a call from the sniper telling him that he’s next. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2781: Rocky Fortune: Hollywood or Boom (Listener’s Choice Standard #20)

    Mar 25 2019

    Rocky is hired to drive a truckload of Nitro from New York to Los Angeles. Original Air Date: January 26, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2780: Dragnet: The Big Watch

    Mar 23 2019

    Friday and Smith search for a man who committed a market robbery. Original Air Date: May 25, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2779: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Case of Trouble Matter

    Mar 22 2019

    Johnny goes out to Iowa to investigate a series of arsons of warehouses owned by the same person. Original Air Date: August 5, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2778: Boston Blackie: Tom Walton Escapes to Kill Blackie

    Mar 21 2019

    A killer escapes prison, promising to kill Blackie. An enemy of Blackie’s who has been threatened kidnaps Blackie to protect him from the escaped killer. Original Air Date: March 31, 1948... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2777: Rocky Jordan: The Black Ball

    Mar 20 2019

    Rocky receives a black ball in the mail, has a woman come after him with a gun, and a collector show up demanding 100,000 Francs to cover gambling losses in Monte Carlo that Rocky didn’t make.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2776: Stand by for Crime: The Clueless Crime Spree

    Mar 19 2019

    Chuck is worried about a series of crimes that have no clues and are growing more serious. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2775: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of Murder and the Revengeful Ghost

    Mar 18 2019

    A woman comes to Mister Keen and asks him to investigate as she believes her fiancé was murdered by his late wife’s ghost. Original Air Date: February 22, 1955 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2774s: Interview with Author John Abbott on Yours Truly Johnny Dollar

    Mar 17 2019

    I talk about Yours Truly Johnny Dollar with John Abbott’s author of the book, “The Who is Johnny Dollar Matter” Affiliate link included. Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2774: Dragnet: The Big Help

    Mar 16 2019

    A convicted check forger offers to help Friday and Smith catch the gang behind a string of fake payroll checks being cashed. Original Air Date: May 18, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2773: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Four is a Crowd Matter

    Mar 15 2019

    Johnny is called to protect an elderly insured man who fears one of his relatives will murder him. Original Air Date: July 29, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2772: Boston Blackie: The Stretcher Lewis Manslaughter

    Mar 14 2019

    A rookie wrestler is charged with manslaughter when his opponent dies in the ring, but Blackie suspected someone else committed murder. Original Air Date: March 24, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2771: Rocky Jordan: The Demarco Affair

    Mar 13 2019

    A photographer who produced postcards for Rocky disappears. Original Air Date: October 30, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2770: Stand by for Crime: Quinton McLean’s Fortune

    Mar 12 2019

    Chuck and Carol go to Vancouver in search for $3 million…in booze. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2769: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Shrieking Prisoner Murder Case, Parts Three and Four

    Mar 11 2019

    A woman is determined to thwart Mister Keen’s investigation of the murder of her nephew. Original Air Dates: June 24 and 25, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2768: Dragnet: The Big Look

    Mar 09 2019

    Friday and Smith trying to find a man who has been robbing and beating women. Original Air Date: May 11, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2767: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Skimpy Matter

    Mar 08 2019

    A young hood who Johnny sent to prison and who pledged to get revenge on him and the attorney that sent him to prison is released for good behavior. Original Air Date: July 22, 1962 When making your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2766: Boston Blackie: The William Larson Extortion Murder Case

    Mar 07 2019

    A wealthy man who provides for his niece, nephew, and late father’s elderly servant (and lords it over them) is apparently murdered by men who were extorting him. Original Air Date: March 17,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2765: Rocky Jordan: The Diorite Bowl

    Mar 06 2019

    A friend of Rocky’s got himself in trouble while trying to sell a rare bowl on the black market. Original Air Date: October 23, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2764: Stand by for Crime: A Spy Ring in June

    Mar 05 2019

    Chuck goes up to Vermont to prove that a man in police custody isn’t a spy in hopes the real spy can be captured. Original AIr Date: 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2763: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Shrieking Prisoner Murder Case, Parts One and Two

    Mar 04 2019

    A woman asks Mister Keen to find out who murdered her husband while he was visiting their eccentric aunt. Original Air Dates: June 21 and June 23, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2762s: The Man Called X: Stalin Plus Seven

    Mar 03 2019

    When Ken Thurston is laid up, Bill Pringle sets out to rescue an American businessman who is being tried in a show trial after being brainwashed. Original Air Date: June 1, 1951 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2762: Dragnet: The Big Stop

    Mar 02 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate the shooting of a traffic officer at a stop. Original Air Date: May 4, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2761: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Weather or Not Matter

    Mar 01 2019

    Earle Poorman calls Johnny to Florida because he fears that a wealthy elderly widower is going to be murdered by his stepchildren. Original Air Date: July 15, 1962 When making your travel plans,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2760: Boston Blackie: The Joe Saunders Murder

    Feb 28 2019

    A man who works for Blackie’s friend Charlie Kingston is murdered en route to delivering $50,000 for Blackie to keep until morning. Original Air Date: March 10, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2759: Rocky Jordan: Quest for Traneeneh

    Feb 27 2019

    Jordan does nothing when he sees a young woman being chased as he’s told that it’s a family affair. However, when it turns out to be a kidnapping, Jordan sets out to find her. Original... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2758: Stand by for Crime: Border Murder

    Feb 26 2019

    After returning from Mexico, Chuck and Carol find a dead body in the trunk. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2757: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Mother’s Plea Murder Case

    Feb 25 2019

    While a woman is confronting her husband’s mistress, the mistress is murdered. She turns to Mister Keen to clear her of murder. Original Air Date: April 10, 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2756s: Night Beat: The Ted Carter Murder Case

    Feb 24 2019

    Hank Mitchell’s friend is killed and he sets out to use his newspaper column to imply an infamous gangster is behind it. When Hank’s roughed up by some of the gangster’s men, he... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2756: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Takes a Crook Matter

    Feb 23 2019

    Johnny needs to hand over a car trunk full of counterfeit money to a federal agent but is robbed of it before he can. Original Air Date: February 18, 1962 Get your 70th Anniversary Johnny Dollar... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2755: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Urned Income Matter

    Feb 22 2019

    Johnny is called in to investigate when an insured man is robbed of an urn containing $5,000. Original Air Date: December 4, 1960 Get your 70th Anniversary Johnny Dollar T-shirt at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2754: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Royal Street Matter

    Feb 21 2019

    Johnny goes to New Orleans to investigate the strange case of an insured man who refuses to file a claim on a fire that occurred in his shop. Original Air Date: November 25, 1956 Get your 70th... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2753: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The San Antonio Matter

    Feb 20 2019

    Johnny goes to St. Petersburg to investigate the death of an ex-bootlegger. Original Air Date: April 28, 1953 Get your 70th Anniversary Johnny Dollar T-shirt at Yourstruly.greatdetectives.net.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2752: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Yankee Pride Matter

    Feb 19 2019

    Johnny goes to Singapore to find out what’s stopping an insured shipment from leaving port. Original Air Date: October 14, 1950 Get your 70th Anniversary Johnny Dollar T-shirt at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2751: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Parakoff Policy

    Feb 18 2019

    Johnny goes to Ohio to see if he can find evidence to prevent an insured man from being executed. Original Air Date: February 18, 1949 Get your 70th Anniversary Johnny Dollar T-shirt at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2750s: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Alvin Summers Matter Omnibus

    Feb 17 2019

    Johnny goes to Mexico in search of a man who embezzled $75,000. Original Air Dates: October 24-28, 1955 Get your  Anniversary Johnny Dollar T-shirt at Yourstruly.greatdetectives.net. Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2750: Dragnet: The Big Lift

    Feb 16 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of high-priced shop-lifting incidents. Original Air Date: April 27, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2749: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Rilldoe Matter

    Feb 15 2019

    Johnny goes fishing with a friend who may know whether a missing insured man is still alive. Original Air Date: July 8, 1962 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! ]]

  • EP2748: Boston Blackie: The Cobb and Vale Trucking Murder

    Feb 14 2019

    A man turns to Blackie for help when the dead body of his business partner is found in the back of his car. Original Air Date: March 3, 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! ]]

  • EP2747: Rocky Jordan: The Man with No Name

    Feb 13 2019

    A man who was in the Tambourine and refused to give his name is murdered. Some people think Jordan knows all about the man. Original Air Date:October 9, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2746: Stand by for Crime: Mr. Hendrick’s Mines of Death

    Feb 12 2019

    Chuck thinks something’s fishy when multiple men have been killed at a mine with the mining company collecting on the insurance. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2745: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Rented Cottage Murder Case

    Feb 11 2019

    A man is murdered after making a deal to rent a cottage for $25 a month. Original Air Date: April 3, 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2744: Dragnet: The Big Net

    Feb 09 2019

    Friday and Smith organize a massive manhunt for a robber who targets women. Original Air Date: April 20, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2743: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Vociferous Dolphin Matter

    Feb 08 2019

    Johnny goes to investigate the possibility of insuring a dolphin. Original Air Date: July 1, 1962 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! ]]

  • EP2742: Boston Blackie: The Twin Midnight Murders

    Feb 07 2019

    Blackie has to find out how a man committed two murders in two different places at Midnight while one of Blackie’s friends insist that he was with the man at the time of the murderer. Original... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2741: Rocky Jordan: Pattern for Revenge

    Feb 06 2019

    Jordan receives a threatening phone call and Sam Sabaya tells him two other men have already been murdered. Original Air Date: October 2, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2740: Stand by for Crime: Hollywood Love Triangle

    Feb 05 2019

    Chuck gets involved in a love triangle involving a powerful Hollywood producer. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2739: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Silver Candlestick Murder Case

    Feb 04 2019

    An actor/model goes to a house for a job, decides to leave, and then is murdered with a silver candlestick. Original Air Date: March 13, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2738s: Nero Wolfe: Dear Dead Lady (Herb Ellis Special)

    Feb 03 2019

    Wolfe is hired to help a man protect a woman he’s in love with from a man he believes will threaten her. The case turns into a murder case and three rivals end up all accusing each other.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2738: Dragnet: The Big Note

    Feb 02 2019

    Friday receives a note from a young woman promising a tip on drugs being provided to a minor. Original Air Date: April 13, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2737: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Hood of Death Matter

    Feb 01 2019

    Johnny is called in by a Nashville insurance agent who suspects that an elderly man caused his own injury to claim accident injury coverage. Original Air Date: June 24, 1962 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2736: Boston Blackie: Black Loves Helen Carver

    Jan 31 2019

    Blackie appears to have thrown Mary over for a woman he just met. Original Air Date: February 4, 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! ]]

  • EP2735: Rocky Jordan: Memento from Adelaide

    Jan 30 2019

    Rocky finds out he’s the beneficiary of a $40,000 insurance policy from a woman who he barely knew and who also claimed to be his wife. Original Air Date: September 25, 1949 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2734: Stand by for Crime Eddie Flores Frame-Up

    Jan 29 2019

    A young man is found by a car containing a young couple who were brutally murdered and runs away. He asks Chuck to help clear him. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2733: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: Murder at a Mile a Minute

    Jan 28 2019

    A wealthy man is murdered by a motorcyclist passing at high speed. Original Air Date: December 6, 1951 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! ]]

  • EP2732: Dragnet: The Big Saw

    Jan 26 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a bank robbery. Original Air Date: April 6, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2731: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The All Too Easy Matter

    Jan 25 2019

    Johnny is called in to investigate when six properties by the same person have all been torched. The insurance agent suspects the owner but Johnny thinks that’s too simple. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2730: Boston Blackie: Five Bullets for Don Anderson

    Jan 24 2019

    Blackie finds body, leaves the scene, and runs right into a policeman. Original Air Date: February 18, 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! ]]

  • EP2729: Rocky Jordan: The Nile Runs High

    Jan 23 2019

    A man in a boat gives Rocky a warning and then dies. Original Air Date: September 18, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2728: Stand by for Crime: The Kidnapper’s New Shoes

    Jan 22 2019

    The son of one of Chuck’s friends is kidnapped, and the kidnappers want him to deliver the ransom. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2727: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Poisoned Sandwich Murder Case

    Jan 21 2019

    A law student calls Mister Keen for help, but Keen and Mike find him dead from eating a poisoned sandwich. Original Air Date: August 17, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2726: Dragnet: The Big Confession

    Jan 19 2019

    A man comes in and confesses to murder. Friday and Smith to have to verify if the confession is true. Original Air Date: March 30, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2725: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Wayward Gun Matter

    Jan 18 2019

    Johnny goes in to an insurance office to explain his expense account and is arrested for murder. Original Air Date: June 3, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2724: Boston Blackie: Three ‘The Wind Blows West Murders’

    Jan 17 2019

    Three men are murdered while reading copies of the newest best-selling novel. Original Air Date: February 11, 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! ]]

  • EP2723: Rocky Jordan: Adventures with Andrea

    Jan 16 2019

    A friend of Rocky’s asks to stay with him, but a black-haired woman from Brazil has a score to settle. Original Air Date: September 11, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2722: Stand by For Crime: The Lonely Hearts Club of Doom

    Jan 15 2019

    A wealthy man with a poor physical appearance asks Chuck’s help, alleging that the wealthy man’s new bride and her brother tried to kill him. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2721: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Abandoned Well Murder Case

    Jan 14 2019

    Mister Keen investigates when a wealthy man is found murdered in an abandoned well. Original Air Date: August 10, 1951 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! ]]

  • EP2720: Dragnet: The Big Mustache

    Jan 12 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a store robbery. Original Air Date: March 23, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2719: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Zipp Matter

    Jan 11 2019

    Someone in Las Vegas asks Johnny to help straighten out a tense situation over an inheritance where murder is possible. Original Air Date: May 27, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2718: Boston Blackie: The Song Request Thefts

    Jan 10 2019

    A disk jockey is suspicious that a man calling in song requests is tied to a series of robberies. Original Air Date: January 28, 1948 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! ]]

  • EP2717: Rocky Jordan: A Stranger to the Desert

    Jan 09 2019

    An Eskimo stumbles into the window of the Tambourine and collapses dead. Original Air Date: January 28, 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! ]]

  • EP2716: Stand by for Crime: Displaced Into Danger

    Jan 08 2019

    Chuck investigates a vicious blackmail ring against displaced persons in Los Angeles. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2715: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of The Strange Murder of Carrie Ellis

    Jan 07 2019

    A woman comes to Mister Keen’s office, asking for help because she killed a woman but doesn’t know why. Original Air Date: August 3, 1951 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2714: Dragnet: The Big Rod

    Jan 05 2019

    Friday and Smith search for the driver of a souped up car who hit a woman and left her for dead. Original Air Date: March 16, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2713: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Two Steps to Murder Matter

    Jan 04 2019

    Johnny is called in by an insurance agent who wants him to prove one of his employees didn’t commit suicide. Original Air Date: May 20, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2712: Boston Blackie: Who Killed the Kid

    Jan 03 2019

    A boxer is shot to death in the ring. Original Air Date: January 21, 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! ]]

  • EP2711: Rocky Jordan: Lady from Istanbul

    Jan 02 2019

    Rocky meets a beautiful woman from Istanbul who is being hunted by a dangerous man. Original Air Date: August 28, 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! ]]

  • EP2710: Stand by for Crime: The Gladstone Smith Murder

    Jan 01 2019

    The police ask Chuck to look into the death of a respectable civil servant. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2709: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Photograph Album Murder Case

    Dec 31 2018

    photo credit: Greyframe So lost, I’m fading viaphotopin(license) A young actress is murdered while walking to her home. Original Air Date: July 27, 1951 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2708: Dragnet: The Big Cup

    Dec 29 2018

    A woman is found murdered in her home and her estranged husband disappears. Original Air Date: March 9, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2707: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Lust for Gold Matter

    Dec 28 2018

    Johnny’s lured down to Mexico with a promise of great fishing, but he’s going to have to find a missing insured man. Original Air Date: May 13, 1962 When making your travel plans,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2706: Boston Blackie: Invention Worth Killing For

    Dec 27 2018

    An inventor is killed in his hotel room. Original Air Date: January 14, 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! ]]

  • EP2705: Rocky Jordan: The Gum Queen

    Dec 26 2018

    Rocky goes out to the desert to talk to someone about renting the Tambourine for a private party and finds himself in the midst of nomadic bandits robbing a caravan with twenty-four camels carrying... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2704: Stand by for Crime: Trixie’s Bank Heist

    Dec 25 2018

    Chuck is asked by the police to impersonate a nationally known bank robber to impress a violent female bank robber and her underling so that they can a state patrolmen. Original Air Date: 1952... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2703:Mister Keen: The Case of Murder and the Strange Woman

    Dec 24 2018

    A young crooner is murdered and suspicion falls on an obsessed fan. Original Air Date: July 20, 1951 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! ]]

  • EP2702s:Campbell’s Playhouse: There’s Always A Woman

    Dec 23 2018

    Orson Welles A private detective (Orson Welles) decides to give up on his one- Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2702: Dragnet: The Big Little Jesus

    Dec 22 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate the theft of a statue of the child Jesus from a church’s nativity scene. Original Air Date: December 22, 1953 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2701: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phony Phone Matter

    Dec 21 2018

    Johnny interrupts scheduled time off over Christmas to pick up a check for a previous job and finds himself the alibi for the owner of a factory that was blown up. Original Air Date: December 17,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2700: Boston Blackie: Blackie, Santa Claus and The Stolen Rings

    Dec 20 2018

    Boston Blackies chases a thief who fled from a jewelry store with valuable rings, but when he catches him, the rings are gone. Original Air Date: December 17, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2699: Rocky Jordan: Cairo Vendetta

    Dec 19 2018

     Rocky finds Captain Sam Sabaya beaten in alley and Sabaya refuses to tell him what’s going on. Original Air Date: August 14, 1949  Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2698: Stand by for Crime The Black Hand

    Dec 18 2018

    A man tries to give Chuck an anonymous tip on a gangland shooting but the situation is complicated when his daughter is kidnapped. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2697: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Skull and Crossbones Murder Case

    Dec 17 2018

    A wealthy man is poisoned at his dinner table. Original Air Date: June 15, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2696: Dragnet: The Big TV

    Dec 15 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate the disappearance of young mother and her baby. Original Air Date: March 2, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2695: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Burma Red Matter

    Dec 14 2018

    Johnny investigates the theft of an uncut ruby. Original Air Date: May 6, 1962 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! ]]

  • EP2694: Boston Blackie: The Riding Stable Murder

    Dec 13 2018

    It looks like the owner of a riding stable was kicked in the head but Blackie thinks its murder Original Air Date: January 7, 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! ]]

  • EP2693: Rocky Jordan: Gold Fever

    Dec 12 2018

    An old friend of Rocky’s gives him the deed to a South African gold mine. Original Air Date: August 7, 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! ]]

  • EP2692: Stand by for Crime: Baby Betsy’s Mother

    Dec 11 2018

    A mother who adopted her five-year-old at birth comes to Chuck after a woman shows up claiming to be the five-year-old’s birth mother and wanting custody of the child. Original Air Date: 1952... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2691: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Quicksand Murder case

    Dec 10 2018

    A woman calls her sister and asks her to come get her from a house she just rented. When the sister arrives, the woman is gone and she calls Mister Keen in to investigate. Original Air Date: June 1,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2690: Dragnet: The Big Pipe

    Dec 08 2018

    A woman is found beaten to death in her office. Original Air Date: February 23, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2689: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Grand Canyon Matter

    Dec 07 2018

    Johnny is called to Arizona to track down an underworld figure whose believed to have valuable stolen jewels. Original Air Date: April 29, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2688: Boston Blackie: Pierre L’escale’s Door Buzzer

    Dec 06 2018

    A man in Paris sends a friend to America with a door buzzer that he says will make them both rich. Original Air Date: December 31, 1947 Try Idagio free for 14 days by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2687: Rocky Jordan: Valachi

    Dec 05 2018

    A Spanish Gypsy wants to leave the gypsy life and marry an outsider, but she’s being followed by a jealous ex-boyfriend. Original Air Date: December 31, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2686: Stand by for Crime: The Tennant Jewels Stolen

    Dec 04 2018

    An elderly woman’s jewels are stolen. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Original Air Date: Sometime in 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2685: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Broken Window Murder Case

    Dec 03 2018

    A wealthy man is murdered in his home by someone who entered through a broken window. Original Air Date: May 25, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2684: Dragnet: The Big Sucker

    Dec 01 2018

    A con man is tricking people into paying thousands of dollars for phony diamonds. Original Air Date: February 16, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2683: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Skidmore Matter

    Nov 30 2018

    Johnny is sent out to help the show’s writer/producer’s brother with a case of stolen farming/construction equipment. Original Air Date: April 22, 1962 When making your travel plans,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2682: Boston Blackie: Where Oh Where Has My Mary Gone

    Nov 29 2018

    Blackie goes to Mary’s apartment after sending her to spy on a gangster and finds another woman living there who claims not to know who Mary is. Original Air Date: December 24, 1947 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2681: Rocky Jordan: The Coward of Mutah Kahn

    Nov 28 2018

    Rocky is summoned by a respected old man who has a knife in and wants Rocky’s help fulfilling his last request. Original Air Date: July 24, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2680: Stand by for Crime: Prisoners of the Revolution

    Nov 27 2018

    Chuck Morgan and Carol go to cover a revolution in South America where Chuck finds out he’s a dead-ringer for the country’s ousted President. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2679: Mister Keen: The Case of Murder and the Missing Car

    Nov 26 2018

    A wealthy man’s car disappears. When he gets back, the man discovers his daughter’s boyfriend’s body in the back of the car. Original Air Date: May 11, 1950 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2678: Dragnet: The Big Broad

    Nov 24 2018

    Friday and Slats Henry investigate a series of liquor store robberies. Original Air Date: february 9, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2677: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Wrong Idea Matter

    Nov 23 2018

    Johnny is called in to help an insured woman who’s afraid her ex-convict husband will fulfill a pledge made at trial to pay her back. Original Air Date: April 15, 1962 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2676: Boston Blackie: The Wrong Henry Williams Killed

    Nov 22 2018

    A philanthropist named Henry Williams is killed and a gangster named Henry Williams suspects that he was the actual target and turns to Blackie for help. Original Air Date: December 3, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2675: Rocky Jordan: The Race

    Nov 21 2018

    A woman warns Rocky a bomb is going to explode in a pawn shop. The bomb goes off and she tells them another one will go off in half a day and she doesn’t know where it is. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2674: Stand by For Crime: Queenie’s $10,000 Alibi

    Nov 20 2018

    Chuck Morgan finds a woman in his apartment who gives him $10,000 to say he was with her eight days earlier. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2673: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The King Cobra Murder Case

    Nov 19 2018

    A woman is killed by a Cobra aboard a cruise ship. Original Air Date: May 4, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2672: Dragnet: The Big Filth

    Nov 17 2018

    Friday investigates when a woman disappears and leaves her children alone for more than a week. Original Air Date: February 2, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2671: Yours Truly: The Ivy Emerald Matter

    Nov 16 2018

    Johnny searches for a stolen emerald. Original Air Date: April 8, 1962 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! ]]

  • EP2670: Boston Blackie: Blackie Breaks Up the Murdoch Gang

    Nov 15 2018

    With Farraday out of town and an ambitious replacement in charge, Blackie sets out to single-handedly break up the Murdoch gang. Original Air Date: November 26, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2669: Rocky Jordan: The Broken Wing

    Nov 14 2018

    A man asks Rocky to take care of his unmarried daughter. Original Air Date: July 10, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2668: Stand by for Crime: Marijuana Mystery

    Nov 13 2018

    Chuck goes to the Mexican Border when his secretary Carol has been arrested for smuggling marijuana. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2667: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Woman Who Married a Murderer

    Nov 12 2018

    A woman comes to Mister Keen because she fears that her husband murdered her ex-boyfriend. Original Air Date: April 27, 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! ]]

  • EP2666: Dragnet: The Big Bid

    Nov 10 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a burglary at a high-end clothing store. Original Air Date: January 26, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2665: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Blue Rock Matter

    Nov 09 2018

    Johnny goes to a fishing cabin on opening at the request of an insurance agent who believes that a man is going to kill his young insured stepson. Original Air Date: April 1, 1962 Try Idagio free for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2664: Boston Blackie: Armored Car Murder Case

    Nov 08 2018

    An Armored Car carrying cash is robbed and its drivers killed. Original Air Date: November 19, 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! ]]

  • EP2663: Rocky Jordan: The Map of Murder

    Nov 07 2018

    Rocky hires a singer for the Cafe Tambourine. She’s harassed at work and then Rocky finds her dead. Original Air Date: July 3, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2662: Stand by for Crime: The Mark Adams Murder

    Nov 06 2018

    Chuck Morgan looks into the murder of a respected citizen and is shocked when his wife reveals that he was a drug addict. Originally Aired in 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2661: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Country Club Murder Case

    Nov 05 2018

    A wealthy heiress is murdered at a country club. Original Air Date: April 20, 1950 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! ]]