Tag: Old Time Radio

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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Picture Postcard Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4321)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny searches a quaint Swiss ski resort for $100,000 ski resort while trying to avoid being the next person murdered.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates:October 3,4, and 5, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Lucille Meredith; Vic Perrin; Forrest Lewis; Stan Jones; Ben Wright

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Mr. Chameleon: The Case of the Bewildering Bowery Body (EP4320)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

A man is found in rags in the Bowery, but Chameleon finds evidence that the well-groomed man doesn’t belong there.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 20, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Picture Postcard Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4318)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to Zurich on the trail of $100,000 in stolen, uncut diamonds.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 1 and 2, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Lucille Meredith; Vic Perrin; Forrest Lewis; Stan Jones; Ben Wright

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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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Meg’s Palace Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4315)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

After getting beat up outside of Meg’s place, Johnny is even more determined to find out who’s threatening to burn her out.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: September 26, 27, and 28, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Jack Kruschen; Byron Kane; Forrest Lewis; Bert Holland; Stan Jones; Bob Bruce; Austin Green; Harry Bartell

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Mr. Chameleon: The Amazing Thomas and Blifton Murder Case (EP4314)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

Two business partners send letters to the police alleging that the other is going to kill them. They’re found dead in their office, poisoned with different poisons.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 13, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Meg’s Palace Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4312)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to a small New England seaside town where the feisty owner of a rundown cafe has been threatened with having her place burnt down.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: September 24 and 25, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar, Virginia Gregg, Jack Kruschen, Byron Kane, Forrest Lewis,Bert Holland, Stan Jones, Bob Bruce, Austin Green,
Harry Bartell

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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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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Imperfect Alibi Matter, Episodes Four and Five (EP4309)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny digs through a string of lies and conflicting accounts in trying to solve the murder of a wealthy young executive.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: September 20 and 21, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Tony Barrett; Shirley Mitchell; Will Wright; Chester Stratton; Ted de Corsia; Barney Phillips; Lillian Buyeff; Harry Bartell

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Mr. Chameleon: The Lost Bride Murder Case (EP4308)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery:

A bride is found murdered on the day of her wedding.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 6, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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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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