Category: Dangerous Assignment

Dangerous Assignment: A Country’s Democracy Threatened (EP4175)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to a South American country where an American is wanted for killing the leader of the Fascist Party in order to prevent the election of an anti-US Government.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 3, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, William Conrad, Betty Lou Gerson, Tony Barrett, Paul Frees, William Johnstone.

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Dangerous Assignment: The Suspect Cylinder (EP4169)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Rome to find out why someone tried to bribe a student into smuggling a recording cylinder to Europe that contained a routine report on the prevalence of the common cold.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: June 26, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Raymond Burr, Tony Barrett, Lou Krugman, Betty Lou Gerson, Don Diamond, Stacy Keach

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Dangerous Assignment: Suspicious Explosions (EP4163)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve investigates a series of explosions targeting treaty negotiations in Japan.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: June 19, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner

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Dangerous Assignment: Operation Hotfoot (EP4157)


Today’s Mystery: Steve goes to Trinidad in search of a scientist who have discovered an important microbe but failed to report on time.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 18, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner

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Dangerous Assignment: Epidemic-Needle in a Haystack (EP4151)

Today’s Mystery:

Steve is sent to a U.S.-occupied town in West Germany to find the source of an epidemic that’s making everyone sick.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 11, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner

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Dangerous Assignment: Find Rudolf Karpel (EP4145)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Rotterdam, Netherlands on a tip from a female track athlete who claims to have seen a Nazi war criminal at a china shop. The problem? The china shop has disappeared and everyone claims it was never there.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 4, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Martha Wentworth, Sidney Miller, Barney Phillips, Tony Barrett, Virginia Gregg

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Dangeorus Assignment: Outlaw Radio Station (EP4139)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve is called in to a Balkan country to stop an American who is running an illegal radio station broadcasting anti-American propaganda.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 28, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Paul Frees, Jeanne Bates, Don Diamond, Stacy Harris, Tim Graham, Shepard Menken

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Dangerous Assignment: Retrieve Gouczek (EP4133)


Today’s Mystery:

On the French Riviera, the life of a key scientist, who wants to defect, depends on Steve solving the murder of a famous writer.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 21, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Betty Lou Gerson, Don Diamond, Hal Girard, Lynn Allen, Fitz Feld

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Dangerous Assignment: Stolen UN Documents (EP4121)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to the Middle East to find out how sensitive diplomatic information disappeared from an official’s home, and finds himself investigating the official’s wife’s murder.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 14, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Jan Arvan, Don Diamond, Wally Maher, Paul Dubov

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Dangerous Assignment: File 72 (EP4115)


Today’s Mystery: Steve goes to Balkans to recapture a stolen top secret file from an official of a Balkan Country who offers to return it…for a price.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 7, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Tony Barrett, Raymond Burr, Paul Dubov, Don Diamond

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Dangerous Assignment: Atomic Fission Formula (EP4109)


Today’s Mystery: Steve goes to Java to make himself a target for someone who’s stolen half of a top-secret formula…and killed the person who had it.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 31, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner

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Dangerous Assignment: Recover Stolen Dynamite (EP4097)


Today’s Mystery:

Steven goes to Panama to take up the case of an old friend who was murdered while looking for stolen dynamite. Steve’s only clue? A piece of string found in his pocket.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 24, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner; Stacy Harris, Al Brown, Kay Stewart, Byron Kane, Don Diamond, Raymond Burr

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Dangerous Assignment: Recover a Hospital Chart (EP4091)


Today’s Mystery: Steve is sent to Macao to locate a hospital chart that could lead to a US ally being defeated for re-election.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 17, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Buttefield as the Commissioner, Jack Moyles, Tony Barrett, Tyler McVeigh, Bill Johnstone, Peter Leeds, Betty Lou Gerson

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Dangerous Assignment: Solve Your Own Murder (EP4085)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to a South American country to find out who killed a man with papers identifying him as Steve Mitchell.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 10, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Wally Maher

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Dangerous Assignment: Prevent Disclosure of Compromised Codes (EP4079)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to London to intercept someone who is trying to sell a U.S. Intelligence secret.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 3, 1951

Originated in Hollywood

Stars: Brian Donlevy

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