Tag: con artist

EP3435: Casey, Crime Photographer: Photo of the Dead

Stats Cotsworth

Casey is determined to bring a phony spiritualist to justice who swindled an old friend out of his life savings and drove him to his death.

Original Air Date: July 24, 1947

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EP2916: Boston Blackie: Charlie Kingston and The Vanishing 4th Floor

Richard Kollmar

Charlie Kingston is taken for $20,000 at a crooked gambling den. When Blackie comes to get Charlie’s money they find the gambling den has vanished.

Original Air Date: January 5, 1949

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Video Theater 151: Climax!: An Error in Chemistry

A carnival huckster (Edmond O’Brien) settles in a Mississippi town and marries the daughter of a wealthy recluse. Based on a story by William Faulkner.

Season 1, Episode 7

Original Air Date: December 2, 1954

Video Theater 0145: Racket Squad: The Christmas Caper

A lovable old man is roped into working for a fraudulent charity Santa ring.

Original Air Date: December 25, 1952

Season 3, Episode 15

EP2444: Dragnet: The Big Laugh

Jack Webb

Friday and Smith investigate a man who is taking advantage of lonely single women.

Original Air Date: March 8, 1953

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EP2341: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Paperback Mystery Matter

Bob Bailey

Johnny investigates when an old con man reports he’s receiving threatening letters.

Original Air Date: January 8, 1961

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AWR0034: Bold Venture: Shannon’s a Sucker

Amazing World of Radio

A brother of an old friend of Slate’s shows up to spend time with Slate and asks for Slate’s help. Secretly, he’s on the run from the police for conning passengers on a boat.

Original Air Date: October 1, 1951

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