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Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 273 – Dead Man Control

One of the best radio mystery series in the 1940s was the Crime Club which based its plays upon stories written by actual crime writers of the times. These were writers whose works were part of the Doubleday Crime Club imprints in the forties and were usually cracker crime stories. The Mutual Broadcasting System snapped up a radio package offered… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 212 – The Crime Club

Though there are some who think the Eno Crime Club from 1931 is related, there is no connection between the Doubleday Crime Club imprint and that radio program. In 1946, the Mutual Broadcasting Company purchased a radio package from Doubleday given them permission to adapt certain Crime Club imprint books for radio drama and to use its name for new… (more…)

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