Category: CBS

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Silent Queen Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4345)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

It turns out a murdered penny arcade owner was the long-thought-dead husband of a silent movie queen. That’s the first of many lies Johnny has to sort through to find the truth.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 31, November 1 and 2, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Paula Winslowe; Virginia Gregg; Vic Perrin; Paul Dubov; Frank Gerstle; John Dehner; Lawrence Dobkin; Chester Stratton

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Mr. Chameleon: The Forbidden Marriage Murder Case (EP4344)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

Mr. Chameleon investigates the murder of a young actress who was forbidden by her aunt and uncle to marry her older, scandal-plagued leading man.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 18, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Silent Queen Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4342)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny Dollar goes to Venice, California to investigate the murder of a penny arcade operator who named a silent movie star as his beneficiary.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 29 and 30, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Paula Winslowe; Virginia Gregg; Vic Perrin; Paul Dubov; Frank Gerstle; John Dehner; Lawrence Dobkin; Chester Stratton

Also a discussion of all the possible origins of the phrase, “The Real McCoy”

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes Eight and Nine (EP4339)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny and the wife of the man he’s pursuing find themselves stranded on an isolated island by fugitive embezzler.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 25 and 26, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Michael Ann Barrett; Jack Edwards; Ben Wright; Virginia Gregg; Don Diamond; Forrest Lewis; Richard Crenna

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Mr. Chameleon: The Picture on the Wall Murder Case (EP4338)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

A philandering portrait painter is murdered.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 11, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes Six and Seven (EP4336)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny wakes up in Barbados after being knocked out, and finds himself no closer to apprehending the junior partner of a New York investment firm who is accused of embezzling $120,000.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 22 and 24, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Michael Ann Barrett; Jack Edwards; Ben Wright; Virginia Gregg; Don Diamond; Forrest Lewis; Richard Crenna

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4333)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

In New Orleans, a nasty informant has promised to take Johnny to an embezzler who made off with $120,000.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 17, 18, and 19, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Marvin Miller; Junius Matthews; Herb Ellis; D. J. Thompson; Herb Butterfield; Tony Barrett; Barbara Eiler

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Mr. Chameleon: The Case of Murder and the Attractive Shoplifter (EP4332)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

An attractive young shoplifter, who lives in a boarding house without a basement, is stabbed to death on a busy street.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 4, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4330)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny is sent on the trail of a partner in a Wall Street investment firm, who jumped bail after being charged with embezzling $120,000.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 15 and 16, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Michael Ann Barrett; Jack Edwards; Ben Wright; Virginia Gregg; Don Diamond; Forrest Lewis; Richard Crenna

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Primrose Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4327)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny gets into Primrose Camp, where he suspects two robbers are hiding out with $100,000 and finds the owners living in fear and being pushed around by a phony nephew.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 10, 11, and 12, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Marvin Miller; Junius Matthews; Herb Ellis; D. J. Thompson; Herb Butterfield; Tony Barrett; Barbara Eiler

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Mr. Chameleon: The Case of the Target for Murder (EP4326)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

A woman wearing a fortune in jewels is murdered after leaving a night club.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 27, 1949

Originated from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Primrose Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4324)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to Arizona in search of a gang of robbers who stole a $100,000 payroll and have already committed murder.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 8 and 9, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Marvin Miller; Junius Matthews; Herb Ellis; D. J. Thompson; Herb Butterfield; Tony Barrett; Barbara Eiler

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Picture Postcard Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4321)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny searches a quaint Swiss ski resort for $100,000 ski resort while trying to avoid being the next person murdered.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates:October 3,4, and 5, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Lucille Meredith; Vic Perrin; Forrest Lewis; Stan Jones; Ben Wright

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Mr. Chameleon: The Case of the Bewildering Bowery Body (EP4320)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

A man is found in rags in the Bowery, but Chameleon finds evidence that the well-groomed man doesn’t belong there.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 20, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Picture Postcard Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4318)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to Zurich on the trail of $100,000 in stolen, uncut diamonds.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 1 and 2, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Lucille Meredith; Vic Perrin; Forrest Lewis; Stan Jones; Ben Wright

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