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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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Suspense: The Man Who Murders People (EP4304s)

Today’s Mystery:

The commuter train to Roseville becomes the setting for a deadly game of cat and mouse, passengers grapple with the terror of a serial killer at large. With every twist and turn of the conversation, the line between hunter and prey blurs, leading to an electrifying climax that will leave listeners in suspense!

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 13, 1960

Originating in New York

Starring: Vivian Smolen; George Petrie; Alan Manson; Maurice Tarplin

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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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Confidential Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4303)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny’s investigation of a deceased friend and colleague who embezzled $80,000 leads him to Panama.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: September 12, 13, and 14, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Jack Edwards; Russell Thorson; Shirley Mitchell; Stacy Harris; Bob Miller; Harry Bartell; Vic Perrin;
Frank Gerstle

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Mr. Chameleon: The Handprint on the Ceiling Murder Case (EP4302)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

A man is found murdered in an empty house with a handprint on the ceiling.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 30, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Confidential Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4300)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Today’s Mystery: In a swirl of old memories and new shock, Johnny is summoned to unravel the sordid unraveling of a once-trusted friend. Ed Morgan, known for his honest life, is posthumously accused of embezzling a staggering $80,000. As Johnny steps into the fog of San Francisco to trace Ed’s last steps, he encounters a parade of characters who paint a picture of a man living beyond his means, a man whose life had taken a mysterious turn upon meeting the enigmatic widow, Nikki Barrett. But as Johnny delves deeper, the line between victim and thief blurs, raising the haunting possibility that Ed Morgan’s fatal accident may have been anything but.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: September 10 and 11, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Jack Edwards; Russell Thorson; Shirley Mitchell; Stacy Harris; Bob Miller; Harry Bartell; Vic Perrin;
Frank Gerstle

Quote of the Episode: “Gratuities of this nature are always so helpful in smoothing the rough pathway of human relations.”

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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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Curse of Kamashek Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4297)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny plans to go to Egypt for the opening of the tomb of Kamashek.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: September 5,6, and 7, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Paul Dubov; Alan Reed; Richard Crenna; Virginia Gregg; Ben Wright; Forrest Lewis; Eric Snowden; Barney Phillips; James McCallion; Les Tremayne

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Mr. Chameleon: The Dinner of Death Murder Case (EP4296)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

A man is poisoned after a dinner prepared by his daughter and his wife, who are about the same age.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 23, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Curse of Kamashek Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4294)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

The uncle of a wealthy heir calls Johnny in to protect his nephew, who wants to go on an expedition to Egypt to unearth the tomb of an Egyptian Pharaoh.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: September 3 and 4, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Paul Dubov; Alan Reed; Richard Crenna; Virginia Gregg; Ben Wright; Forrest Lewis; Eric Snowden; Barney Phillips; James McCallion; Les Tremayne

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The Falcon: The Case of the Disappearing Doll (EP4293)

Les Damon

Today’s Mystery:

The leader of a gang of robbers hires The Falcon to find his girlfriend, who disappeared with $80,000 that they stole from a payroll.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 30, 1950

Originating from New York

Starring: Les Damon as the Falcon; Mandel Kramer

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Dragnet: The Mother-in-Law Murder (EP4292)

Todays Mystery:

An elderly woman with an acrimonious relationship with her daughter-in-law is found murdered.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 24, 1949

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives; Herb Butterfield as Lt. Lee Jones

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