Category: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Alder Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4276)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny is sent to Venezuela to investigate why a wealthy oil man keeps changing his insurance beneficiary. The insured refuses to tell him anything, but gets Johnny to stay and save his life.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: August 6 and 7, 1956

Originating in Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Gil Stratton; Harry Bartell; Barbara Fuller; John Dehner; Virginia Gregg; Don Diamond; Vivi Janiss; Tony Barrett

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4267)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny is in a quaint Michigan town on Christmas Eve and has to find a witness to a murder before a hired killer does.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: December 21, 22, and 23, 1955

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Peggy Webber; Don Diamond; Ben Wright; Jack Kruschen; Barney Phillips; Sam Edwards; Ken Christy

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4264)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny suspects that a mobster murdered his business partner and has to find the only witness before the mobster does.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: December 19 and 20, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Peggy Webber; Don Diamond; Ben Wright; Jack Kruschen; Barney Phillips; Sam Edwards; Ken Christy

I’m a guest on the Old Time Radio Westerns as part of our Round Robin Crossover

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Sea Legs Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4261)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny continues his investigation in Nicaragua into the disappearance of a man and a boat insured for a combined $400,000.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: August 1, 2, and 3, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Harry Bartell; Lawrence Dobkin; Virginia Gregg; Parley Baer; Don Diamond; Russell Thorson

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Sea Legs Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4258)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to Nicaragua to investigate the disappearance of a wealthy insured man aboard his insured yacht.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 30 and 31, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar, Harry Bartell, Lawrence Dobkin, Virginia Gregg, Parley Baer, Don Diamond, Russell Thorson

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Open Town Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4255)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

After a shooting outside of city hall, Johnny is more puzzled about the murder of a corrupt police chief in a wide open town with rampant corruption.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 25, 26, and 27, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Jeanne Tatum; Paul Dubov; Joseph Kearns; Stacy Harris; Russell Thorson

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Open Town Matter, Epiosdes One and Two (EP4252)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny is sent to a small midwestern town where a corrupt police chief has been murdered, and his widow has filed a claim for payment on his insurance thirteen hours later.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 23 and 24, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Jeanne Tatum; Paul Dubov; Joseph Kearns; Stacy Harris; Russell Thorson

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Star of Capetown Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4249)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery: After being knocked out, Johnny takes a helicoper to board a cruise ship that contains the stolen diamond.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 18, 19, and 20, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Stars: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar. Jeanne Tatum, Virginia Gregg, Harry Bartell, Chester Stratton, Marvin Miller, D. J. Thompson, Tom Hanley,
Ray Kemper

Post episode discussion: Status of Bold Venture for Old Time Radio Adventure Podcast

Also, are post-1955 Johnny Dollar and Jim Rockford of The Rockford Files effectively the same person?

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Star of Capetown Matter, Episode One and Two (EP4246)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny is sent to Capetown by a nervous insurance company to help protect a diamond owned by an eccentric and careless playboy.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 16 and 17, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Jeanne Tatum; Virginia Gregg; Harry Bartell; Chester Stratton; Marvin Miller; D. J. Thompson; Tom Hanley; Ray Kemper

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Shady Lane Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4243)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny learns that someone involved in the murder of a farmer’s disabled wife has faced a murder charge before.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 11, 12, and 13, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Jeanette Nolan; Forrest Lewis; Shirley Mitchell; Will Wright; Bert Holland; John Dehner

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Shady Lane Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4240)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to a small Vermont town where an anonymously written note implicates a husband in the murder of his disabled, and insured, wife.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 9 and 10, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Jeanette Nolan; Forrest Lewis; Shirley Mitchell; Will Wright; Bert Holland; John Dehner

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Midas Touch Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4237)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny continues his investigation into the deahh of three men insured for up to a million dollars each.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 4, 5, and 6, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Johnny Jacobs; Herb Butterfield; Parley Baer; Barney Phillips; Shepard Menken; Roland Winters

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Midas Touch Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4234)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny is sent to Nevada, where three retired investment bankers were killed at a cave-in in a mine in which they’d invested. A local insurance agent suspects murder.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: July 2 and 3, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Johnny Jacobs; Herb Butterfield; Parley Baer; Barney Phillips, Shepard Menken; Roland Winters

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar:The Long Shot Murder, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4231)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery: Johnny continues to investigate the case of a doctor and his wife whom the insurance company fears might need a payout soon.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: June 27, 28, and 29, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Vic Perrin; Lillian Buyeff; Russell Thorson; James McCallion; Edgar Barrier; Don Diamond; Herb Butterfield

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Long Shot Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4228)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to California to investigate when an insurance agent receives a note indicating that they’d have to pay off on a policy insuring a wealthy doctor and his wife.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: June 25 and 26, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Vic Perrin, Lillian Buyeff; Russell Thorson; James McCallion; Edgar Barrier; Don Diamond; Herb Butterfield

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