Category: NBC

The Falcon: The Case of the Careless Client (EP4323)

Les Damon

Today’s Mystery:

A woman hires The Falcon to protect her from a racketeer who wants to kill her, but she isn’t telling him the whole story.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: October 15, 1950

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Damon as the Falcon, Mandel Kramer

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Dragnet: The Roseland Roof Murders (EP4322)

Today’s Mystery:

Friday and Romero search for a trigger happy gang of hold-up men.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 29, 1949

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Herb Butterfield

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Dangerous Assignment: Doctor Mitsuko Kidnapping (EP4319)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Tokyo to get to the bottom of the kidnapping of a prominent scientist by Americans claiming to be with the U.S. government.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 18, 1953

Originating in Hollywood

Starring: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Paul Frees, Paul Dubov, Peter Leeds, Rye Bilsbury, Sidney Miller

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The Falcon: The Case of the Talented Twins (EP4317)

Les Damon

Today’s Mystery:

A woman hires Mike Waring to find a hit-and-run driver.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: October 1, 1950

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Damon as the Falcon; Ken Lynch as Sergeant Corbett; Mandel Kramer

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Dragnet: .22 Rifle for Christmas (EP4316)

Todays Mystery: A boy disappears before Christmas with his present – a .22 rifle.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 22, 1949

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Herb Butterfield; Peggy Webber; William Johnstone

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Dangerous Assignment: Family Squabble (EP4313)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to the Belgian Congo to resolve a family dispute between two women that’s threatened the U.S. access to a strategic mineral mine.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 11, 1953

Originating in Hollywood

Starring: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchel; Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner; Peter Leeds; Tony Barrett; Ben Wright; Betty Lou Gerson.

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The Falcon: The Case of the Friendly Target (EP4311)

Les Damon

Today’s Mystery:

The Falcon is hired to find out who tried to kill an ex-crook.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 24, 1950

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Damon as The Falcon

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Dragnet: The Garbage Chute Murder (EP4310)

Today’s Mystery:

An organist is found murdered in her apartment, and the police can figure out the killer got in.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 15, 1949

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Herb Butterfield

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Dangeorus Assignment: Arnold Freed Kidnapped (EP4307)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Greece, where he’s to follow the trail of phony documents in hopes of finding a kidnapped American scientist.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 4, 1953

Originating in Hollywood

Starring: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell; Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner; Jan Arvan; Paul Dubov; Paul Frees; Ramsay Hill; Tony Barrett

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The Falcon: The Case of the Worried Champion (EP4305)

Les Damon

Today’s Mystery:

A boxing champ trying to defend his title calls in the Falcon with suspicions that his opponent is concealing a gambling operation around the fights.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 10, 1950

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Damon as the Falcon

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Dragnet: The Jade Thumb Rings (EP4304)

Today’s Mystery:

Friday and his partner Romero race against the clock to recover $8,000 worth of stolen Chinese jade. The only lead? A vicious criminal and a six-year-old witness with a wild imagination.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 8, 1949

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Herb Butterfield

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Dangerous Assignment: The Hunt for Charon (EP4301)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Mexico to follow a clue to a dangerous international killer.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: January 28, 1953

Originating in Hollywood

Starring: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell; Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner; Dan Riss; Tony Barrett; Eve McVeagh; Herb Butterfield; Herb Ellis; Jan Arvan

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The Falcon: The Case of the Quarrelsome Quartet (EP4299)

Les Damon

Today’s Mystery:

After collecting the ransom from kidnapping a racketeer, four crooks have a falling-out that leads to murder.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 3, 1950

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Damon as the Falcon; Ken Lynch as Sergeant Corbett; Jackson Beck; Larry Haines

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Dragnet: The Spring Street Gang (EP4298)

Todays Mystery:

Friday and Smith search for a juvenile gang that’s been committing burglaries, robberies, and rapes.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 1, 1949

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Herb Butterfield

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Dangerous Assignment: Leak of Strategic Materials (EP4295)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Burma to the famous “Road to Mandalay” in order to stop a gang of robbers who are intercepting strategic supplies being sent by the U.S. to its allies in the Pacific.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: January 21, 1953

Originating in Hollywood

Starring: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell; Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner; Ben Wright; Ramsey Hill; Vivi Janiss; Paul Frees; Alice Backes

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