Monthly Archives: April 2006

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 46 – Phillip Marlowe

A return look at Raymond Chandler’s private detective, Phillip Marlowe. Last time I focused on Gerald Mohr’s protrayal, but this time, we look at the first radio Phillip Marlowe – Van Heflin. I also look at other Phillip Marlowe’s from other media and how they interpreted him. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 45 – Crime & Peter Chambers

Crime and Peter Chambers was a short term replacement for the featured podcast last week – Rocky Fortune. The series starred screen and television actor Dane Clark as a suave but tough private detective based upon the detective novels by long time mystery novelist Henry Kane. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 44 – Rocky Fortune

In the early fifties, Frank Sinatra’s career seemed nearly over. His musical style was out of date and while he had appeared in some films, most were musically oriented. Then came From Here to Eternity for which he carried away a best supporting Oscar. Radio too saw money in this seemingly new side to the man and signed him first… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 43 – The FBI Shows

Beginning with the Lucky Strike Program the first known dramatization of an FBI case was heard on the radio in 1933. The FBI continued its relationship with the networks at times opening their case files to scriptwriters to present them in dramatic form. The most popular of these types of programs is featured on this podcast including The FBI in… (more…)

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