Monthly Archives: May 2013

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 200 – Tales of the Texas Rangers

A request to air a “western” detective series leads to Tales of the Texas Rangers. In reality it was a westernized police procedural created by Stacy Keach Sr.  It takes place in modern times, many of the stories coming from actual events (like Dragnet – only the names have been changed…) usually from the late forties, but takes place in… (more…)

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Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 199 – Bob Bailey and Johnny Dollar

I want to briefly examine Bob Bailey and Mandel Kramer in their roles as Johnny Dollar. Bailey left the show when it moved to New York due to his being turned down for a television version of the character. Jack Johnstone who successfully led Bailey to his star run as the character is also discussed with comments from Bailey’s daughter… (more…)

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