Nostalgia Radio's Detective Favorites, Volume 1

audiobook (Adapted) Classic Radio Collection

By CBS Radio

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Enjoy sixteen of the greatest detective programs from radio's golden age and the Hollywood celebrities that starred in them.

Nostalgia radio had incredible comedy, mystery, western, sci-fi, drama, and detective shows that kept Americans glued to their radio sets. Families gathered around their living room radios to hear their favorite Hollywood stars in fully-dramatized broadcasts that entertained millions. In this collection of sixteen detective episodes, you'll hear Frank Sinatra as amateur detective Rocky Fortune, Dick Powell as Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Alan Ladd on Box Thirteen, Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday on Dragnet, Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce as Holmes and Watson on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, William Gargan as Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, Vincent Price as Simon Templar aka "The Saint" and many more!

The Adv. of The Falcon 10/22/50 "The Case of the Double Nephew"The Adv. of Philip Marlowe 10/3/48 "The Persian Slippers"The Adv. of the Saint 12/3/50 "Martin Hickerson, Private Eye"The Adv. of Sam Spade, Detective 12/15/50 "The 25-12345679 Caper"The Adv. of Sherlock Holmes 11/6/39 "The Bruce Partington Plans"Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator 10/17/51Boston Blackie 6/18/48 "The Hooded Gang Protection Racket"Box Thirteen 1948 "Delinquent's Dilemma"Broadway is My Beat 8/25/49 "Val Dane"Candy Matson 9/21/52 "The Fortune Teller" (audition show)Casey, Crime Photographer 11/2/50 "The Deadly Wolf"Dragnet 8/7/52 "The Big Impression"The New Adv. of Nero Wolfe 12/8/50 "The Impolite Corpse"Philo Vance, Detective 2/13/47 "The Blackjack Murder Case"Richard Diamond, Private Detective 1/4/52 "The Merry-Go-Round Case"Rocky Fortune 11/17/53 "Rocky Is a Bass Player"

Nostalgia Radio's Detective Favorites, Volume 1