Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 217 – Philip Marlowe

Raymond ChandlerA look at the writer, Raymond Chandler. He is considered one of several innovators of the hardboiled American detective story. Most readers know Chandler from his iconic detective – Philip Marlowe. However, the author wrote a number of other stories using other detectives living on hard times. While Dashiell Hammett was a big influence on the writer, Frederick Nebel, another pulp writer possibly shares equal credit as an influence.

The radioplay is “The King in Yellow” from the first run of the Adventures of Philip Marlowe.

Music under is “Angel Eyes” performed by the Eddie Higgins Trio.

1 Responses to Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 217 – Philip Marlowe

  1. Mark Green says:

    My children grew up listening to Philip Marlowe and other radio detectives. Great fun!

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