Podcast

OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

The great ones are back in action.

Episodes

  • 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 Bulgari. 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. However, their effo 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! ]]

  • EP3066: Boston Blackie: The Professor and Rufus Blow a Safe

    Feb 20 2020

    A scientific criminal blows a safe inside a bank at the same a construction crew is doing demolition. Original Air Date:June 15, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP3065: Rocky Jordan: The Man in the Nile

    Feb 19 2020

    A boat carrying liquor for Rocky’s cafe is hit on the Nile. Original Air Date: August 15, 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! ]]

  • EP3064: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Murder of the Fabulous Redhead

    Feb 18 2020

    Greg is hired to locate a woman after another detective was murdered on the same case. Original Air Date: AUgust 19, 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! ]]

  • EP3063: Box 13: Look Pleasant, Please

    Feb 17 2020

    Dan agrees to pose for a picture with a beautiful woman and then the next day finds out she’s a wealthy heiress 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! ]]

  • Suspense: Love’s Lovely Counterfeit

    Feb 16 2020

    An ambitious hood (Humphrey Bogart) seeks to bring down his boss and forms an alliance with a reform politician’s campaign aide. Original Air Date: March 8, 1945 Go to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3062: Dragnet: The Big Death

    Feb 15 2020

    Friday and Smith investigate the death of an unassuming man in a hotel. Original Air Date: March 29, 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! ]]

  • EP3061: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Dead First Helpers

    Feb 14 2020

    Johnny investigates a series of deaths at a steel mill. Original Air Date:April 11, 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! ]]

  • EP3060: Boston Blackie: The Ma Vie Perfume Company Murders

    Feb 13 2020

    A perfume company salesman is killed so that an imposter can sell fake perfume to the company’s suppliers. Original Air Date:June 8, 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! ]]

  • EP3059: Rocky Jordan: Valley of the Dead

    Feb 12 2020

    Rocky has his bartender Chris goes to hiding as he tries to find out why the Police are searching for him and his Yellow Fiat. Original Air Date: July 25, 1951 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3058: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Bullet-Grey Cottage

    Feb 11 2020

    An economics professor who believes in astrology hires Greg to serve as body guard on a trip to a conference at Lake Louise. Original Air Date: July 29, 1957 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3057: Box 13: Double Right Cross

    Feb 10 2020

    An old war buddy of Dan’s invites him to watch a fight. When Dan arrives, he finds the fight is over and his friend is accused of throwing the fight. Original Air Date: January 23, 1948 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3056: Dragnet: The Big Talk

    Feb 08 2020

    An out of town watch salesman reports being robbed of his entire case. Original Air Date: March 22, 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! ]]

  • EP3055: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Story of the Big Red Schoolhouse

    Feb 07 2020

    Johnny goes to investigate irregularities in the construction of a new High School to arrive to find it in flames. Original Air Date: April 4, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3054: Boston Blackie: Pudgy and the Stolen Car and Tire Racket

    Feb 06 2020

    Blackie is injured after commandeering a motorcyle to chase down a robber. Original Air Date: June 1, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP3053: Rocky Jordan: The Genacos Affair

    Feb 05 2020

    Rocky is dragged out of bed, given an injection, and informed the Cafe Tambourine has been closed. Original Air Date: July 11, 1951 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! ]]

  • EP3052: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Burnt Copper Powder

    Feb 04 2020

    A Hollywood starlet comes to Pat admitting she’d committed murder and offering Pat $100,000 to cover it up. Original Air Date: July 15, 1957 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! ]]

  • EP3051: Box 13: Diamond in the Sky

    Feb 03 2020

    Dan is recruited to go to Paris to help bring a million dollar diamond to the United States. Original Air Date: January 16, 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! ]]

  • EP3050s: Armed Forces Radio Theater: The Private Eye

    Feb 02 2020

    An ex-con is determined to track down the man who committed the crime he was sent away to prison for three years for. Original Air Date: August 12, 1946 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3050: Dragnet: The Big Set

    Feb 01 2020

    Friday and Smith search for muggers who pick men coming up to bars as their victims. Original Air Date: March 15, 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! ]]

  • EP3049: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Missing Masterpiece

    Jan 31 2020

    Johnny goes to Boston to search for a masterpiece stolen from a gallery. Original Air Date: March 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! ]]

  • EP3048: Boston Blackie: Blackie, Mary, and The Canyon Resort Murders

    Jan 30 2020

    Following a tip, Blackie and Mary go undercover at a dude ranch. Original Air Date: May 25, 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! ]]

  • EP3047: Rocky Jordan: The Lady from Tangiers

    Jan 29 2020

    Rocky becomes involved with a widow who knew a friend who died in a hotel fire. Original Air Date: July 4, 1951 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! ]]

  • EP3046: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: Ghost in the Sea Blue Dress

    Jan 28 2020

    A woman stumbles into Greg’s office admits to murdering a man and then faints, then a man stumbles into the office dead. Original Air Date: June 24, 1957 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3045: Box 13: Damsel in Distress

    Jan 27 2020

    A teenage girl has received extortion notes threatening to kidnap her if she doesn’t provide a $1,000 ransom. Original Air Date: January 9, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3044: Dragnet: The Big Father

    Jan 25 2020

    Friday and Smith get a clue from a postman in a series of daylight burglaries. Original Air Date: March 8, 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! ]]

  • EP3043: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Man Who Wrote Himself to Death (Rehearsal)

    Jan 24 2020

    Johnny investigates an insured writer who’s apparently turned to a life of crime. Rehearsal of Program that Aired March 21, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3042: Boston Blackie: The Imperial Oil Company Racket

    Jan 23 2020

    A racketeer hires a high-priced hit woman to kill Boston Blackie as he fears Blackie is wise to his racket. Original Air Date: May 18, 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! ]]

  • EP3041: Rocky Jordan: The Man from Damascus

    Jan 22 2020

    A disfigured man shows up in Damascus asking Jordan’s help to locate a dangerous fugitive he wants vengeance on. Audition Date: March 28, 1951 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3040: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Brown Alligator Briefcase

    Jan 21 2020

    While in Italy, Greg looks into the murder of a blackmailer. Original Air Date: May 6, 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! ]]

  • EP3039: Box 13: Triple Cross

    Jan 20 2020

    Dan is summoned to a casino in Nevada for an adventure, but when he wins more than $100,000 at the casino and it’s stolen from him, he finds himself on the spot. Original Air Date: January 2,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3038: Dragnet: The Big Set-Up

    Jan 18 2020

    Friday and Smith try to break up a drug ring. Original Air Date: March 1, 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! ]]

  • EP3037: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Eighty-Five Little Minks

    Jan 17 2020

    Johnny investigates the robbery of eighty-five mink coats from a fur safe. Original Air Date: March 14, 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! ]]

  • EP3036: Boston Blackie: Nobody at the Door

    Jan 16 2020

    In quick succession, there’s a knock at the Blackie’s door with no one there, a telephone call with no on one the line, and an envelope delivered with nothing in it. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3035: Rocky Jordan: Trail of the Assassin

    Jan 15 2020

    An American is murdered and Sergeant Grecko thinks Rocky’s behind it. Original Air Date: September 10, 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! ]]

  • EP3034: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: White Plumes, Red Blood

    Jan 14 2020

    A police commissioner of a small Louisiana town is murdered by a knife thrown through the window of a bar. Original Air Date: April 29, 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! ]]

  • EP3033: Box 13: Suicide or Murder

    Jan 13 2020

    A grieving mother asks Dan to prove her reporter son didn’t commit suicide. Original Air Date: December 26, 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! ]]

  • EP3032: Dragnet: The Big Slug

    Jan 11 2020

    Friday and Smith search for a robber who was shot while committing the crime. Original Air Date: February 22, 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! ]]

  • EP3031: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Alec Jefferson (Youthful Millionaire)

    Jan 10 2020

    A wealthy young man whose plunged his fortune into an Independent wildcat oil operation disappears. Original Air Date: March 7, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP3030: Boston Blackie: Joe Gates Murdered on Sightseeing Bus

    Jan 09 2020

    A man is murdered on a tour bus in broad daylight. Original Air Date: May 4, 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! ]]

  • EP3029: Rocky Jordan: Ace High Straight

    Jan 08 2020

    Rocky is implicated in the murder of a gambler named Ace, and is dealt a hand including King, Queen, and Jack. Original Air Date: September 3, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3028: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Chrome Yellow Death

    Jan 07 2020

    Greg and Gail visit a friend who runs a tobacco plantation in Argentina who fears for his life. Original Air Date: April 15, 1957 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! ]]

  • EP3027: Box 13: The Great Torino

    Jan 06 2020

    A magician’s assistant asks Dan to protect her from being murdered in a trick involving a gun. Original Air Date: December 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! ]]

  • EP3026: Screen Guild Theatre: Whistling in Dixie (Encore)

    Jan 04 2020

    Wally “The Fox” Benton goes down South to solve the murder of a woman’s boyfriend. Original Air Date: May 17, 1943 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! ]]

  • EP3025: Screen Guild Theatre: Call Northside 777 (Encore)

    Jan 03 2020

    Jimmy Stewart plays a cynical reporter turned crusader who seeks to clear a man wrongly convicted of murdering a police officer. This episode was based on the 1949 Edgar Award-Winning Movie of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3024: Screen Guild Theatre: The Mask of Demetrios (Encore)

    Jan 02 2020

    A mystery writer (Peter Lorre) tries to unravel the truth about Demetrios, an international criminal of legendary proportion. In the course of this search, he garners the interest of another mystery... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3023: Sherlock Holmes: New Year’s Eve Off The Scilly Isles (Encore)

    Jan 01 2020

    Sherlock Holmes and Watson race to save a luxury liner from being blown up. Original Air Date: December 28, 1947 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! ]]

  • EP3022: Philip Marlowe: The Old Acquaintance

    Dec 31 2019

    Marlowe is hired on New Year’s Eve to a locate a missing fiancée who disappeared at the same day a dangerous convict broke out of prison. Original Air Date: December 26, 1948 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3021: Candy Matson: Valley of the Moon (Encore)

    Dec 30 2019

    Candy goes on vacation at a dude ranch at the Valley of the Moon and quickly runs into murder. Original Air Date: December 17, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP3020: Dragnet: The Big Hat

    Dec 28 2019

    Friday and Smith search for a diamond robber. Original Air Date: February 15, 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! ]]

  • EP3019: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Bodyguard to the Late Robert W. Perry

    Dec 27 2019

    Johnny Dollar is assigned as a bodyguard to a highly insured businessman, who dies as soon as Johnny arrives. Now he must find the killer and find out if the insurance company that’s retained him has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3018: Boston Blackie: The Construction Contractor Murders

    Dec 26 2019

    A feud between two contractors turns murderous. Original Air Date: April 27, 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! ]]

  • EP3017: Rocky Jordan: Dr. Markof’s Discovery

    Dec 25 2019

    A woman leaves Rocky with a manilla envelope containing something she says is worth a lot of money. Original Air Date: August 27, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP3016: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: Death Wore Green

    Dec 24 2019

    A mysterious woman asks Greg to protect her from dangerous men following her. Original Air Date: April 8, 1957 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! ]]

  • EP3015: Box 13: A Book of Poems by Sir Walter Scott

    Dec 23 2019

    Dan receives a book of poems by Sir Walter Scott that leads him to investigate a deadly arson. Original Air Date: December 12, 1947 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! ]]

  • AWR0089: Suspense: The Cave

    Dec 23 2019

    Two young boys encounter a world of pirates, danger, and adventure in a cave on Christmas. Original Air Date: December 20, 1955 Go to http://amazing.greatdetectives.net to subscribe to the podcast.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3014: Dragnet: The Big Little Jesus

    Dec 21 2019

    Friday and Smith try to find a statue of the child Jesus stolen from a natvity scene on Christmas Eve. Original Air Date: December 22, 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! ]]

  • EP3013: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: How I Played Santa Claus And Almost Got Left Holding the Bag

    Dec 20 2019

    Johnny is sent to investigate a string of department store thefts, but the situation escalates with a murder on Christmas Eve. Original Air Date: December 24, 1949 When making your travel plans,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3012: Boston Blackie: Blackie, Santa Claus and The Stolen Rings

    Dec 19 2019

    Blackie chases a jewel robber on Christmas Eve, but when he catches him the rings the robber has stolen are gone. Original Air Date: December 22, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3011: Rocky Jordan: The Man from Damascus

    Dec 18 2019

    A disfigured man shows up in Cairo blaming Rocky for his disfigurement but willing to forgive him if he tracks down a wanted criminal for him. Original Air Date: August 20, 1950 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3010: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Dull Blue Treasure

    Dec 17 2019

    Someone is murdered on stage while Greg and Gail are attending a vaudeville show. Original Air Date: April 1, 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! ]]

  • EP3009: Box 13: Double Mothers

    Dec 16 2019

    Dan is directed to a park where he finds a precocious young girl with a confusing story and a note from her mother asking Dan to take care of her. Original Air Date: December 5, 1947 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3008: Dragnet: The Big Gap

    Dec 14 2019

    A pawn broker believes a man was caught in a scam and may be dangerous as he bought a gun before leaving the pawnshop. Original Air Date: February 8, 1955 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3007: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Archaeologist

    Dec 13 2019

    Johnny comes in when the insurance company is contacted by the worried sister of an archaeologist. Original Air Date: February 24, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3006: Boston Blackie: Madame Zina Murdered in a Monkey Costume

    Dec 12 2019

    A carnival fortune teller tells Blackie death is in his future, and then Blackie finds her dead. Original Air Date: April 20, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP3005: Rocky Jordan: City of the Baksheesh

    Dec 11 2019

    A reporter collapses after someone put something in his drink and then he invites Rocky to join a blackmail racket. Original Air Date: August 13, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3004: It’s a A Crime, Mr. Collins: The Green Stop Light

    Dec 10 2019

    Gregg and Gail travel to a small town to purchase a new car from Gail’s uncle at a discount. Original Air Date: March 25, 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! ]]

  • EP3003: Box 13: Short Assignment

    Dec 09 2019

    A diminutive private detective asks Dan to fill in for him in playing bodyguard to a suicidal young heir. Original Air Date: November 28, 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! ]]

  • EP3002s: Lux Radio Theater: The Third Man

    Dec 08 2019

    Holly Martin, a pulp writer is called to post-War Vienna by an old friend. He finds his friend dead in an apparent accident. However, Martin finds many inconsistencies and sets out to find the truth.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3002: Dragnet: The Big Bar (TV Soundtrack)

    Dec 07 2019

    Friday and Smith hunt for an armed robber who often kills his victims. Soundtrack of a TV episode aired on October 14, 1954 based on a radio play that aired November 10, 1949. Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3001: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Gravedigger’s Spade

    Dec 06 2019

    Johnny goes to North Dakota hoping to change the minds of an insured elderly couple who wants to commit suicide as soon as they change their beneficiary. Original Air Date: February 17, 1950 When... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP3000: Boston Blackie: The Tiny Philip Murders

    Dec 05 2019

    A short man shoots and kills a jewelry store owner to steal Boston Blackie’s watch. Original Air Date: April 13, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2999: Rocky Jordan: The Broken Wing

    Dec 04 2019

    The father of a young woman asks Rocky to protect his daughter but won’t tell him from what. Original Air Date: August 6, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2998: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Bowl of Temple Fire Red

    Dec 03 2019

    Greg is hired to find a missing priceless Chinese bowl from the Ming dynasty. Original Air Date: March 11, 1957 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! ]]

  • EP2997: Box 13: Shanghied

    Dec 02 2019

    Dan receives a letter inviting him to a port and he’s knocked out, kidnapped, and made to spend days fishing at sea. Original Air Date: November 21, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2996: Dragnet: The Big Bird

    Nov 30 2019

    Friday and Smith search for a burglar who breaks into homes and kills any pet birds. Original Air Date: February 1, 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! ]]

  • EP2995: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The S.S. Malay Trader Ship

    Nov 29 2019

    Johnny goes undercover as a seaman on a Corpus Christi-bound ship to prevent the destruction of the ship and its cargo. Original Air Date: February 10, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2994: Boston Blackie: The Harry Clark Mob Murders

    Nov 28 2019

    A crook comes to Blackie for protection and is then murder. Original Air Date: April 6, 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! ]]

  • EP2993: Rocky Jordan: The Money Changers

    Nov 27 2019

    Rocky finds himself targetted by a gangster when he refuses to participate in a black market currency racket. Original Air Date: July 30, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2992: It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins: The Brown Paper Bag

    Nov 26 2019

    Gail Collins’ wedding night is ruined when a man dies on the front door of her honeymoon suite. Original Air Date: March 4, 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! ]]

  • EP2991: Box 13: Extra! Extra!

    Nov 25 2019

    A newspaper boy asks Dan to clear his father of a jewel theft. Original Air Date: November 14, 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! ]]

  • EP2990: Dragnet: The Big Bounce

    Nov 23 2019

    Friday and Smith search for a man passing bad checks using the name of a dead actor. Original Air Date: January 25, 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! ]]

  • EP2989: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Death Takes a Working Day

    Nov 22 2019

    Johnny investigates the death of a wealthy insured man. Original Air Date: February 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! ]]

  • EP2988: Boston Blackie: The Amadon Pearl Murders

    Nov 21 2019

    Blackie matches wits with two different sets of jewel thieves to steal the million dollar Amadon Pearls. Original Air Date: March 30, 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! ]]

  • EP2987: Rocky Jordan: Cairo Tour

    Nov 20 2019

    While visiting the docks in Cairo, Rocky is kissed by a beautiful American tourist. Original Air Date: July 23, 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! ]]

  • EP2986: Let George Do It: Red Spots in the Snow

    Nov 19 2019

    George is called to a ski resort to protect a famous Hollywood director. Original Air Date: Unknown Likely Rebroadcast Date: November 25, 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! ]]

  • EP2985: Box 13: The Radio Actress Murder Case

    Nov 18 2019

    Dan Holiday receives an impossible call from a woman as she’s being murdered. Original Air Date: November 7, 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! ]]

  • EP2984: Dragnet: The Big Token

    Nov 16 2019

    Friday and Smith search for a robber who shot and killed a man during a robbery. Original Air Date: January 18, 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! ]]

  • EP2983: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Haiti Adventure Matter

    Nov 15 2019

    Johnny travels to Haiti where a desolute ensured man is dying…by voodoo. Original Air Date: December 17, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2982: Boston Blackie: The Charity Ring Murders

    Nov 14 2019

    Blackie investigates when a charity casino fundraiser Mary signed a letter for turns out to be a fraud. Original Air Date: March 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! ]]

  • EP2981: Rocky Jordan: The Lotus Cup of Amin Ra

    Nov 13 2019

    Rocky agrees to hold a package for a beautiful woman and gets caught up in an adventure involving a religious artifact and murder. Original Air Date: July 16, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2980: Let George Do It: Portrait of a Suicide

    Nov 12 2019

    A farmer calls George in after he sees the wife of a local artist in an apparent suicidal state. Original Air Date Unknown Likely Rebroadcast Date: June 24, 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2979: Box 13: Blackmail is Murder

    Nov 11 2019

    An older single woman from Indiana sends a letter to Box 13 because she found a dead man in her room. Original AIr Date: October 31, 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! ]]

  • EP2978: Dragnet: The Big Complex

    Nov 09 2019

    Friday and Smith find a series of burglaries was committed by a troubled youth. Original Air Date: January 11, 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! ]]

  • EP2977: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Circus Animal Matter

    Nov 08 2019

    Johnny is hired to protect a leopard in animal show. Original Air Date: December 10, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2976: Boston Blackie: Blackie Kidnaps a Murderer

    Nov 07 2019

    Blackie kidnaps a suspect from police custody to get a confession and things go wrong. Original Air Date: March 16, 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! ]]

  • EP2975: Rocky Jordan: Interlude with Laurena

    Nov 06 2019

    After someone kills Eddie Largo, suspicion falls on Laurena Maxwell, the wealthy widow of Paul Maxwell. Original Air Date: July 9, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2974: Let George Do It: There Ain’t No Justice

    Nov 05 2019

    George is called by a vagrant from a small town to investigate a fire that the vagrant blames the police for. Original Air Date: Unknown (but before June 3, 1951) Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2973: Box 13: The Insurance Swindle Adventure

    Nov 04 2019

    An insurance company asks Dan to locate a missing insured man who’s about to be declared dead and have his insurance policy pay off. Original Air Date: October 24, 1947 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2972: Dragnet: The Big Mug

    Nov 02 2019

    Friday and Smith search for the men behind a series of strong-arm robberies. Original Air Date: January 4, 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! ]]

  • EP2971: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Bodyguard to Anne Connelly

    Nov 01 2019

    Johnny goes to Milwaukee to protect an insured woman who’s afraid of her ex-boyfriend. Original Air Date: December 3, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2970: Boston Blackie: The Dolly Preston Murder

    Oct 31 2019

    The police and Blackie are called to a house by a woman. They arrive to find no one in the house listed, and a witness who swears she saw a woman enter the house who was thought dead for the past... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2969: Rocky Jordan: The Dead Colleen

    Oct 30 2019

    Rocky is offered $5,000 to find out who killed an Irish woman. Original Air Date: July 2, 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! ]]

  • EP2968: Let George Do It: Blue Plate Special

    Oct 29 2019

    George is called to a small town to steal a plate that a man believes is a forgery. Original Air Date: September 3, 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! ]]

  • EP2967: Box 13: The First Letter

    Oct 28 2019

    Dan Holiday tries to jumpstart his writing career through an ad in a newspaper. His first letter is from a woman who tells Dan she’s being blackmailed. Original Air Date: October 17, 1947... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2966: Dragnet: The Big Underground

    Oct 26 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of inexplicable burglaries Original Air Date: December 28, 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! ]]

  • EP2965: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Skullduggery in Skull Canyon

    Oct 25 2019

    Johnny goes to Arizona to investigate a mine that’s stopped paying off for its owners. Original Air Date: November 26, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2964: Boston Blackie: The Fake Accident Racket

    Oct 24 2019

    A reporter receives threats after he writes a story that drops a hint about a phony accident racket. Original Air Date: March 2, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2963: Rocky Jordan: Dilemma

    Oct 23 2019

    Rocky is asked by a woman to protect her daughter, who is kidnapped and taken to a wealthy man’s house. Original Air Date: June 25, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2962: Let George Do It: Murder on Vacation

    Oct 22 2019

    George wants to go on vacation to a seaside village where he stayed at a boarding house that served fish stew. He finds she’s stopped hosting guests and he discovers a mystery over a gold cup.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2961: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Big Scoop Matter (Listener’s Choice Standard Division #1)

    Oct 21 2019

    Johnny is called to protected an insured reporter on the trail of a big story that could make him a target for murder. Original Air Date: November 11, 1956 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2960: Dragnet: The Big Lens

    Oct 19 2019

    Friday and Smith go to Georgia Street Receiving Hospital to investigate the case of a woman who was kidnapped. 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! ]]

  • EP2959: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Melanie Carter Matter

    Oct 18 2019

    Johnny is called in to protect an elderly wealthy woman who fears her family members plan to kill her. Original Air Date: November 12, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2958: Boston Blackie: Archie Grant’s Club 77

    Oct 17 2019

    A man hits the jackpot on a crooked slot machine setting off a string of mysteries. Original Air Date: February 23, 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! ]]

  • EP2957: Rocky Jordan: Shakedown

    Oct 16 2019

    Jordan’s awakened in the night by a man who says he was hired to kill Jordan but will break the contract for twice the money. Original Air Date: June 18, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2956: Let George Do It: Deal Me Out and I’ll Deal You In

    Oct 15 2019

    George is hired to find a missing young man. Original Air Date: August 20, 1951 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2955: Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band (Listener’s Choice Standard Division #2)

    Oct 14 2019

    A woman turns to Holmes as she suspects her sister was murdered by her stepfather and she’s afraid that she’ll be next. Original Air Date: November 12, 1945 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2954s: Suspense: The Argyle Album

    Oct 13 2019

    A famous national reporter gives a young, up-and-coming journalist a clue to the big story he’s working on involving “the argyle album.” Original Air Date: September 4, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2954: Dragnet: The Big Dig

    Oct 12 2019

    A woman reports her sister missing and suspects her brother-in-law of being responsible. Original Air Date: December 7, 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! ]]

  • EP2953: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Island of Tin-Yutan

    Oct 11 2019

    Johnny heads to a South seas island to find several missing insured men who are each insured for $50,000. Original Air Date: November 5, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2952: Boston Blackie: The Fred Palmer Waterfront Racket

    Oct 10 2019

    Blackie tries to bust a waterfront racket as murders accumulate. Original Air Date: February 16, 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! ]]

  • EP2951: Rocky Jordan: The Pharaoh’s Formula

    Oct 09 2019

    An American businessman tries to get Rocky to distribute beer formulated from an Ancient Egyptian formula. Original Air Date: June 11, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2950: Let George Do It: The Fearless Crown

    Oct 08 2019

    George is called in to insure that a daredevil clown isn’t murdered, but soon after George arrives the clown is trampled by an elephant. Original Air Date: August 13, 1951 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2949: Nero Wolfe: Party for Death (Listener’s Choice Standard Division T-3rd Place)

    Oct 07 2019

    Wolfe sends Archie to a party he was invited to and asks him to call when the murder is committed. Original Air Date: February 16, 1951 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! ]]

  • EP2948: Dragnet: The Big Gone

    Oct 05 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a robbery where a security man shot and apparently killed one of two robbers. However, the apparently dead man disappears. Original Air Date: November 30, 1954 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2947: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Man Who Wasn’t All There

    Oct 04 2019

    Johnny is called in because a man, whose wife’s policy was cancelled due to non-payment of premiums the day before she died, claims responsibility for the deaths of twelve policy holders.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2946: Boston Blackie: The Paul Martin Murders

    Oct 03 2019

    A series of murders breaks out over $50,000 in bonds that were purchased with stolen money. Original Air Date: February 9, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2945: Rocky Jordan: The Word of a Bishop

    Oct 02 2019

    Rocky witnesses a murder by a woman in a White evening dress, however another witness insisted the murderer was actually a man. Original Air Date: June 4, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2944: Let George Do It: Drop Dead

    Oct 01 2019

    A writer calls George in to investigate when a parrot who always says, “Drop dead!” is sold to the owner of a hotel in a run-down area of town and the sailor who sold him is murdered.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2943: Philip Marlowe: The Name to Remember (Listener’s Choice Standard Division T-3rd Place)

    Sep 30 2019

    Marlowe is hired by the owner of a war surplus store to find out who’s following him. Original Air Date: April 9, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2942: Dragnet: The Big Switch

    Sep 28 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate the murder of a man whose watch and ring were stolen Original Air Date: November 23, 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! ]]

  • EP2941: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Witness, Witness, Who’s Got the Witness

    Sep 27 2019

    Johnny is hired by a bail bondsman to find two missing witnesses who were released on bond. Original Air Date: October 22, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2940: Boston Blackie: The Five-Note Murder Clue

    Sep 26 2019

    A composer in a songwriting team is murdered while Blackie’s nearby. Original Air Date: February 2, 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! ]]

  • EP2939: Rocky Jordan: Song in the Night

    Sep 25 2019

    A man in a foreign legionnaire outfit is shot near Rocky’s home in the middle of the night, setting off a string of killings. Original Air Date: May 28, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2938: Let George Do It: What’s Become of Terry Cable?

    Sep 24 2019

    A bar owner hires George to find a customer who disappeared and hawked his watch. Original Air Date: July 16, 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! ]]

  • EP2937: Barrie Craig: Zero Hour (Host’s Choice/Wild Card)

    Sep 23 2019

    Barrie is hired by a man to go to Vermont to investigate a suspicious ski accident that left his estranged wife in a wheel chair. Original Air Date: February 2, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2936: Dragnet: The Big Dog

    Sep 21 2019

    An elderly man sits on a porch brandishing a shotgun and promising to kill the man who poisoned his fourteen year-old dog. Original Air Date: November 16, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2935: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Dr. Otto Schmedlich

    Sep 20 2019

    Johnny is sent to Los Angeles to find evidence of illegal activity so the company can cancel the policy of a doctor they suspect is a quack. Original Air Date: October 15, 1949 When making your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2934: Boston Blackie: The John Frawley Imposter Murder

    Sep 19 2019

    A man comes to Blackie asking for help claiming to be a man who was declared dead while in Africa. Original Air Date: January 26, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2933: Rocky Jordan: The Beggar of Ferrar

    Sep 18 2019

    A beggar is blamed for the murder of a wealthy businessman. Original Air Date: May 21, 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! ]]

  • EP2932: Let George Do It: Lefty’s Angel

    Sep 17 2019

    A big-time gangster is killed and George searches for the “angel” who enabled his criminal empire. Original Air Date: July 9, 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! ]]

  • EP2931: Hercule Poirot: The Bride Wore Fright (Listener’s Choice Short Division #1)

    Sep 16 2019

    Poirot comes into his apartment to find a woman in a wedding dress hiding from a most dangerous groom. Original Air Date: December 7, 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! ]]

  • EP2930: Dragnet: The Big Coins

    Sep 14 2019

    Friday and Smith search for a burglar who sets houses on fire after stealing items of minimal value. Original Air Date: November 9, 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! ]]

  • EP2929: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Racehorse Piledriver Matter

    Sep 13 2019

    Johnny is called by an ex-Jockey who fears the owner of a once-successful racehorse plans to kill it for the insurance money. Original Air Date: October 8, 1949 When making your travel plans,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2928: Boston Blackie: The ‘High and Dry’ Murder

    Sep 12 2019

    A dead body is found on a boat in the middle of the city five miles from water. Original Air Date: January 19, 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! ]]

  • EP2927: Rocky Jordan: Congo Copper

    Sep 11 2019

    An old friend of Rocky’s asks him to run a mine he owns in the Congo as he can’t go back since he killed a man. Original Air Date: May 14, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2926: Let George Do It: Is Everybody Happy?

    Sep 10 2019

    A wealthy man, who has dedicated his fortune to helping talented people to achieve their potential, is murdered. Original Air Date: July 2, 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2925: Richard Diamond: The Jerome J. Jerome Case (Listener’s Choice Standard Division #5)

    Sep 09 2019

    An eccentric man shows up in Diamond’s office and claims to have found a body. Original Air Date: September 17, 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! ]]

  • EP2924: Dragnet: The Big Locker

    Sep 07 2019

    Friday and Smith catch a man outside a pawn shop with a thousand dollar emerald ring. Original Air Date: November 2, 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! ]]

  • EP2923: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Search for Michelle Marsh

    Sep 06 2019

    Johnny goes to Boston to find a missing insured woman and finds a private eye who dies with her name on his lips. Original Air Date:September 25, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2922: Boston Blackie: The Broken Clocks Murder

    Sep 05 2019

    A man pays Blackie $5,000 to stay the night. In the morning, the man unable to determine the time, as all the clocks and watches in the apartment are stopped. He’s then murdered. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2921: Rocky Jordan: Horde of the Manluks

    Sep 04 2019

    Rocky spots a crashing plane and is then pursued by a man with a machine gun. Original Air Date: January 12, 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! ]]

  • EP2920: George Do It: The Man From Jaune Cache

    Sep 03 2019

    A man hires George because his brother-in-law is due to arrive from South America and he’s afraid that the brother-in-law’s in trouble because of a man who’s been watching his... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2919: Box 13: Find Me, Find Death (Listener’s Choice Standard Division #6 (Tied)

    Sep 02 2019

    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! ]]

  • EP2918s: A Life in Your Hands: The Rooming House Murder

    Sep 01 2019

    A blackmailing boarder is murdered at Mrs. O’Malley’s boarding house. Original Air Date: September 13, 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! ]]

  • EP2918: Dragnet: The Big Key

    Aug 31 2019

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of drug store robberies. Original Air Date: October 26, 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! ]]

  • EP2917: Yours Truly Johnny Expiring Nickles Matter or the Egyptian Jackpot

    Aug 30 2019

    At the behest of a chaplain Johnny met during the war, he escorts a dying man to Egypt with evidence that could clear a wealthy man who’s about to be executed. Original Air Date: September 4,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2916: Boston Blackie: Charlie Kingston and The Vanishing 4th Floor

    Aug 29 2019

    Charlie Kingston is taken for $20,000 at a crooked gambling den. When Blackie comes to get Charlie’s money they find the gambling den has vanished. Original Air Date: January 5, 1949 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2915: Rocky Jordan: The Mystery of the Carl Kleist

    Aug 28 2019

    A German man is murdered and his brother fears for his life. Original Air Date: April 30, 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! ]]

  • EP2914: Let George Do It: Tonight the Mayhem’s Going to be Different

    Aug 27 2019

    George and Claire are invited to spend a weekend with a woman who pretends to be a longtime friend of Claire’s. Original Air Date:June 18, 1951 Rebroadcast date: June 9, 1953 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2913: Dragnet: The Big Badge (Standard Division #6 (Tied)

    Aug 26 2019

    Friday and Romero search for “The Badge Bandit” holds up couples in parked cars while pretending to be a police officer. Original Air Date: May 4, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2912s: Casebook of Gregory Hood: Death from The Red Capsule

    Aug 25 2019

    A young woman is poisoned when visiting Gregory Hood’s campfire and Gregory is arrested for the crime. Original Air Date: July 22, 1946 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! ]]

  • EP2912: Dragnet: The Big Mannikin

    Aug 24 2019

    A woman reports her husband missing. Original Air Date: October 19, 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! ]]

  • EP2911: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Out of the Fire and Into the Frying Pan

    Aug 23 2019

    Johnny is sent to a State fair to protect a prize hog. Original Air Date: August 21, 1949 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! ]]

  • EP2910: Boston Blackie: The ‘Killer Lightning’ Murders

    Aug 22 2019

    A woman and her scientist lover murder her husband by lightning. Original Air Date: December 8, 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! ]]

  • EP2909: Rocky Jordan: The Big Gamble

    Aug 21 2019

    A racketeer tries to pressure Rocky into letting him set up gambling tables in the Tambourine. Original Air Date: April 23, 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! ]]