Monthly Archives: March 2006

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 42 – I Cover the Waterfront

“I’ve been here so long, even the seagulls must recognize me. They must pass the word along about me from generation to generation, from egg to egg.” This week a program that never became a series. Based loosely on the best selling book by Max Miller, this William N. Robson production starred Larry Thor as Joe Miller, a reporter cum… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 41 – Casey, Crime Photographer

Originally from the pen of pulp crime/mystery writer, George Harmon Coxe, Casey, Crime Photographer achieved fame through radio starring Staats Cotsworth (right). The series was a bit removed from the original pulp hero of Jack “Flash” Casey, but the earlier Casey’s proved to be much better than the later series. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 40 – Calling All Cars

One of the earliest police procedual dramas and possibly the model for Gang Busters and later Dragnet, Calling All Cars happened because of the public’s interest in new technology – police car radios! Plus, something completely different – an experiemental musical piece from Jon Baker at http://www.pikdesign.com. If you are open to music experiments, be prepared to crank your portable… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 39 – Pursuit

Every so often one discovers a little known radio series that turns out to be a fun listen. This week you’ll hear one. It’s called Pursuit and stars Inspector Peter Black, a Scotland Yard detective portrayed by Ted de Corsia (right). Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

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