Category: Mutual

Bulldog Drummond: Murder Visits Venus (EP4420)


Today’s Mystery:

Denny spots a woman in a crinoline dress hanging from the flagpole of an office building.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 19, 1945

Originating in New York:

Starring: Ned Wever as Bulldog Drummond; Luis Van Rooten as Denny

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Bulldog Drummond: The Subway Murder Case (EP4414)

Today’s Mystery:

A mysterious man with amnesia asks Captain Drummond to meet him on a subway, alleges someone’s try to kill him, and is then murdered.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 12, 1943

Originating in New York

Starring: Ned Wever as Bulldog Drummond; Luis Van Rooten as Denny; Jackson Beck

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Bulldog Drummond: The Case of the Axis Submarine (EP4408)

Santos Ortega
Today’s Mystery:

Captain Drummond investigates the murder of a watchman on a ship who used to be his gardener.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: June 22, 1942

Originating in New York

Starring: Santos Ortega as Bulldog Drummond; Luis Van Rooten as Denny

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Bulldog Drummond: Blind Man’s Bluff (EP4402)

Santos Ortega

Today’s Mystery:

Bulldog Drummond investigates a series of murders of blind men situated outside government buildings.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 14, 1942

Originating in New York

Starring: Santos Ortega as Bulldog Drummond; Luis van Rooten as Denny

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Bulldog Drummond: Hijackers (EP4396)

Today’s Mystery:

Bulldog Drummond takes on a gang of hijackers who are robbing trucks.

Audition Date: September 28, 1941

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Originating in New York

Starring: George Colouris as Bulldog Drummond; Everett Sloan as Denny

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Squad Room: Ferris Wheel (EP4390)

Today’s Mystery: A woman is found murdered on a Ferris wheel.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: Around New Years Day in the mid-1950s

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Originating in New York

Starring: Wynn Wright as Lt. John Douglas; Dan Ocko as Sergeant Allen; George Tanner; Sam Gray

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Squad Room: Old Woman Found Shot (EP4384)


Today’s Mystery:

A late-night distress call from a professional building sends Detectives Scanlon and Grady into the depths of a crime that defies expectations. Amidst the echo of multiple shots fired, they find themselves piecing together the fragments of a life lived in the shadows. An old woman’s untimely death in an empty office, a janitor with a story that doesn’t quite fit, and a switchboard operator who knows more than she’s telling.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: Mid-1950s

Originating in New York

Starring: Bill Zuckert as RJ Scanlon; Chuck Webster as James Brady; Charlotte Manson; Arthur Cole

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Squad Room: Mother of Two Murdered (EP4378)


Today’s Mystery:

Scanlon and Webster are called in to investigate when a woman is found dead in a dirty manufacturing loft.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 22, 1954

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Originating in New York

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Starring: Bill Zuckert as RJ Scanlon; Chuck Webster as James Brady

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The Falcon: Murder is a Knock-Out (EP4263)

Les Tremayne
Today’s Mystery:

A Los Angeles mobster comes to New York searching for a woman who stole $75,000. Murder follows.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 20, 1949

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Tremayne as the Falcon; Beverly Roberts

I’m appearing on the Classic Comedy of Old Time Radio as part of our Round Robin Crossover

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The Falcon: Murder is a Bad Bluff (EP4257)

Les Tremayne

Today’s Mystery:

The Falcon is hired by a woman who’s afraid that her fiancé is earning his money in the rackets.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 1, 1948

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Tremayne as The Falcon; Joe DeSantis

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The Falcon: Murder is a Family Affair (EP4251)

Today’s Mystery:

A man who is about to be executed asks The Falcon to prevent his brother from murdering his cheating wife.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 27, 1945

Originated from New York

Starring: James Meighan as The Falcon; Jackson Beck; John Gibson

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The Falcon: Murder Knows No Borderline (EP4245)

Today’s Mystery:

While on vacation in Mexico, the Falcon finds himself tangling with a racketeer.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 13, 1945

Originated from New York

Starring: James Meighan as the Falcon

This episode includes discussion of the literary history of the Falcon and background on the second actor to play the Falcon, James Meighan

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Sherlock Holmes Guy Fawkes Day Special (EP4226)

Today is Guy Fawkes Day and we celebrate with two different Guy-Fawkes-related Sherlock Holmes adventures.

First, in The Fifth of November, a man named James Stuart comes to Baker Street pleading for Holmes’ help, as he fears his cousin, Guy Falkenberry, is going to blow him up.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 5, 1945

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes; Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson.

Second, in The Guy Fawkes Society, Holmes and Watson find a man with his throat slit from ear to ear and it sets Holmes on the trail of a sinister conspiracy.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: October 10, 1948

Starring: John Stanley as Sherlock Holmes; George Spelvin as Watson

Guest introduction by Donna Fletcher Crow. You can purchase her book, Where Love Restores, on Amazon. (affiliate link)

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Crime Fighters: A New England Detective (EP4148)

Raymond Edward Johnson
Today’s Mystery:

A New England detective is also a parole officer for a young man who was convicted of theft. Does the ex-convict really want to go straight and will he actually be allowed to?

Original Radio Broadcast Date: January 9, 1950

Originated in New York

Starred: Raymond Edward Johsnon, Alan Stevenson, Ian Martin, Abby Lewis, and Rock Rogers

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Let George Do It: That Ain’t No Way to Run a Railroad (EP4103)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

George is hired by a wealthy man who is suspicious because his bid to buy a broken-down railroad for a million dollars was refused.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 2, 1952

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Bob Bailey as George Valentine, Virginia Gregg as Brooksie, Earle Ross

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