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Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 268 – Rocky Jordan

Recently, I’ve found myself drawn at night to listening to episodes of Rocky Jordan. I’m sort of in conflict with myself about this series. It’s an interesting listen, but it got me thinking about just what is it that I find attractive about this series? What I determined at least for me is an explanation of just what makes good… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 247 – Rocky Jordan

The character of Rocky Jordan went through a transformation of sorts over the history of its run. For all, but the third run, actor Jack Moyles (left) portrayed Rocky. It began its life as A Man Named Jordan in 1945 as a 5-times-a-week 15 minute serial running at one point during the so-called “Children’s Hour.”  This series while very good,… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 236 – O’Hara Revisted

Several Podcasts ago, I featured a series called O’Hara. My explanation contained what I knew of the series at the time and consequently, several errors. Since then, I was contacted by Stewart Wright who has researched the series. The copy I had featured Jack Moyles in the role. He later left the series and Stacy Harris took over. This podcast… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 232 – O’Hara

When Rocky Jordan initially left the air in 1950, lead actor, Jack Moyles, found himself afloat.  He committed to the audition program you will hear in this podcast as the freelance foreign correspondent for a mythical San Francisco news organization. He was based in Hong Kong and would find himself covering stories of unusual character which often placed him in… (more…)

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