Category: OTR Detective

EP1914: Boston Blackie: Mrs. Boston Blackie

Richard Kollmar
A friend of Blackie’s is blackmailed by a woman named Mrs. Boston Blackie.

Original Air Date: June 4, 1945

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EP1913: Richard Diamond: The Ralph Chase Case

Dick PowellThe executor of a wealthy young heiress’ estate calls Diamond in when he fears his niece is about to marry an unsavory character.

Original Air Date: May 15, 1949

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EP1912: The Avenger: Diploma of Death

While visiting Fern’s Alma Mater, Jim witnesses a runner murdered at a track meet.

Original Air Date: March 28, 1946

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EP1911: Michael Shayne: The Pursuit of Death

Jeff Chandler
Mike tries to help a woman who is afraid someone is out to kill her.

Original Air Date: Sometime in 1948

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EP1910s: Screen Guild Theater: The Maltese Falcon

 

In this 1943 adaptation of the original hardboiled detective story: Miles Archer, the partner of Sam Spade (played by Humphrey Bogart) is killed while shadowing someone for a client ( Mary Astor.) When the man Archer was shadowing is killed, the police suspect Spade. Spade must find Archer’s killer and to do it he has to match wits against dangerous international criminals (Peter Lorre and Sidney Greenstreet.)

Original Air Date: September 20, 1943

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