Within the world of radio detectives, including those based upon fictional detectives, we rarely got to know much about the detective himself. When you think about those you might have heard, you could ask yourself the question – just who is Sam Spade, or Philip Marlowe, or Richard Diamond and others? We hear them think through monologue as they work, sometimes we get a sense of interest in others, but rarely anything that touches their personal lives. Just who are these people?
A look at Johnny Dollar stripped bare and exposed as a human being.
Music under is Blood Count by Billy Strayhorn and performed by Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges.