Monthly Archives: March 2007

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 91 – Nero Wolfe V

The final look at Rex Stout’s Archie Goodwin as he appeared on radio. This week a look at the final Archie – Harry Bartell (right). Also a little discussion on the detective character as perceived by Stout and a brief clip of a Canadian run of the series. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 90 – Nero Wolfe IV

Continuing with our look at the Archie Goodwin’s from the radio Nero Wolfe series, this week, my favorite Archie actor – Gerald Mohr (right), formerly of the Adventures of Philip Marlowe radio show. Mohr had all the elements of a good Archie Goodwin as I think Rex Stout envisioned him. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 89 – Nero Wolfe III

The third of a four part look at the Archie Goodwin character and the actors who portrayed him on radio. We’re now into the third series run of this radio detective – The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe. This run starred Sidney Greenstreet as the corpulent Wolfe. But the one year run of this series had no less than six… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 88 – Nero Wolfe II

Part II of our continuing look at Rex Stout’s Archie Goodwin portrayals on the Nero Wolfe radio series. This week, Elliott Lewis (right) steps into the role of Goodwin with Francis X. Bushman as Wolfe. Lewis was one of radio’s most versatile persons. He was an actor, both comedic as well as serious, producer, director and writer. This week’s episode… (more…)

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