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. Podcast: Download |… (more…)

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. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

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. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

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. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

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. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

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