Monthly Archives: October 2005

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 21 – Sherlock Holmes

This week – a look at probably the most well-known “media” detective – film, radio, fiction – Sherlock Holmes. You’ll hear some of the history of the radio programs over the years it was broadcast and a rarer episode from the earliest known copy – 1933 with Richard Gordon as Holmes and Leigh Lovell as Dr. Watson.

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 20 – Box 13

A look at radio detective Dan Holiday – Alan Ladd – from Box 13. “Adventure Wanted. Will go anywhere. Do anything. Box 13.” The series was produced by Ladd’s Mayfair Productions.

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 19 – Richard Diamond, Private Investigator

Finishing up our look at the radio detective career of Dick Powell I turn to his role as Richard Diamond, “the singing gumshoe.” By this time Powell had reinvented himself from “boy crooner” to tough detective both in film and radio.

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 18 – Rogue’s Gallery

The first of a two podcast look at how Dick Powell began to reinvent his image from boy crooner into movie and radio tough guy. Tonight I look at the first of his radio series in his new image – Richard Rogue in Rogue’s Gallery.

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 17 – Pat Novak For Hire

Continuing our look at the radio career of Jack Webb, I look at an earlier series in which Webb starred – Pat Novak For Hire.

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