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The great ones are back in action.

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The great ones are back in action.

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English


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Ellery Queen: The Vanishing Magician (Encore) (EP4442e)

7/14/2024
An old vaudeville magician makes a wager for $25,000 that he can disappear from a house under the nose of New York’s finest. Original Air Date: November 6, 1943 Originating in New York Starring: Sidney Smith as Ellery Queen Support the show monthly at https://patreon.gre Read more ...

Duration:00:36:52

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Ellery Queen: Adventure of the Circus Train (Encore) (EP4442)

7/13/2024
A long-time circus owner is murdered on a train. Original Air Date: March 27, 1943 Originating in New York Starring: Carleton Young as Ellery Queen

Duration:00:38:12

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Alvin Summers Matter Omnibus (Encore) (EP4441)

7/12/2024
Today’s Mystery:Johnny goes to Mexico in search of a man who embezzled $75,000 Original Radio Broadcast Dates:October 24-28, 1955 Originated from Hollywood Stars: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar, Virginia Gregg, Marvin Miller, Don Diamond, Tony Barrett, Parley Baer Includes portion of interview with John Abbott. Listen to the full interview here. When making your travel…

Duration:01:23:25

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter Omnibus (Encore) (EP4440)

7/11/2024
Today’s Mystery: Johnny initially comes to New Orleans to investigate a hotel theft but becomes involved in finding out who’s making attempts on life of a retired Prohibition-era Racketeer Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 31-November 4, 1955 Originated from Hollywood Stars: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar, Lillian Buyeff, Betty Lou Gerson, Barney Phillips, Will Wright,…

Duration:01:13:59

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Forecast: Deductions Deluxe: The Problem of the Painted Poddle (Encore) (EP4439)

7/10/2024
Private Detective Roger Boon is called in to find out why a wealthy woman’s poodle was painted green. Originated in Hollywood Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, O Read more ...

Duration:00:40:08

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The Thin Man: Nora’s Night Out (Encore) (EP4438)

7/9/2024
Nora is out all night, breaks a mirror, and asks another man to marry her. Nick suspects she’s been drugged. T Read more ...

Duration:00:28:53

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The Thin Man: The Case of the Wandering Corpse (Encore) (EP4437)

7/9/2024
A corpse disappears along with a necklace, Nick bought for Nora as an anniversary present, and its place is another corpse. Original Air Read more ...

Duration:00:32:52

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Lux Radio Theater: The Thin Man (Encore) (EP4436e)

7/7/2024
Nick Charles, a retired private detective, is drawn back to detection with the insistence of his wife, Nora, when a former client is suspected of several murders. < Read more ...

Duration:01:08:22

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Dragnet: The Big Key (EP4436)

7/6/2024
Todays Mystery: The big clue to who left a woman’s body in a churchyard is a key found near her body. Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 25, 1950 Originating from Hollywood Starrin Read more ...

Duration:00:35:47

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Clever Chemist Matter (EP4435)

7/5/2024
Today’s Mystery: Johnny is sent to New Jersey to investigate an allegation by an insured’s daughter that her father, a famous chemist, was pressured into changing his beneficiary to his research partner. Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 17, 1957 Originating from Hollywood Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Harry Bartell; Howard McNear; Forrest…

Duration:00:36:51

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Mr. Chameleon: The Mistreated Wife Murder Case (EP4434)

7/4/2024
Today’s Mystery: Mr. Chameleon investigates the murder of a wealthy abusive husband. Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 31, 1941 Originating from Read more ...

Duration:00:41:56

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Broadway’s My Beat: A Fixed Prize Fight (EP4433)

7/3/2024
Today’s Mystery: Danny suspects a prize fight involving a promising young boxer is going to be fixed. Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 27, 1949 Originating in New York C Read more ...

Duration:00:39:56

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Bulldog Drummond: The Dinner of Death (EP4432)

7/2/2024
Today’s Mystery: The District Attorney is poisoned with a cocktail before a banquet honoring a crusading reporter. Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 23, 1945 Today’s p Read more ...

Duration:00:38:13

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The Falcon: The Case of the Gangster’s Girl (EP4431)

7/1/2024
Today’s Mystery: The girlfriend of a man in the numbers racket hires The Falcon to get her boyfriend sent to prison so she can get away from him. Original Radio B Read more ...

Duration:00:31:26

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Chesapeake Fraud Matter Omnibus (Encore) (EP4430)

6/30/2024
Today’s Mystery: Johnny goes to Baltimore to investigate a credible report of an allegedly dead man, whose insurance policy was paid out, being seen alive in Denver. Original Release Date: September 7, 2014 Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 17-21, 1955 Originating from Hollywood Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Jeanne Bates; D. J. Thompson;…

Duration:01:09:36

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Dragnet: The Big Pug (EP4430)

6/29/2024
Today’s Mystery: Joe Friday and Ben Romero search for two men who robbed and beat an elderly cafe owner. Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 18, 1950 Originating from Hollywood Star Read more ...

Duration:00:36:30

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Suntan Oil Matter (EP4429)

6/28/2024
Today’s Mystery: Johnny goes to Palm Springs to investigate the theft of a $75,000 necklace owned by the wife of a wealthy wildcat oilman. Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 10, 1957 Originating from Hollywood Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Barbara Eiler; Paula Winslowe; Forrest Lewis; Frank Nelson; Sam Edwards; Austin Green; Shepard Menken When…

Duration:00:37:18

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Mr. Chameleon: The Vacation Murder Case (EP4428)

6/27/2024
Today’s Mystery: While on vacation, Mr. Chameleon is called on to investigate a murder and the theft of a $100,000 diamond brooch at a resort. Original Radi Read more ...

Duration:00:41:50

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Broadway’s My Beat: The Andrew Jenkins Case (EP4427)

6/26/2024
Today’s Mystery: A woman visiting New York from Indiana for her anniversary reports her husband missing. Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 6, 1949 Originating in New York Read more ...

Duration:00:42:09

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Bulldog Drummond: The Case of the Double Death (EP4426)

6/25/2024
Today’s Mystery: While Drummond and Denny are dining at a restaurant, Denny’s hat and umbrella disappear. Then Denny is arrested for murder based on the hat and umbrella being foun Read more ...

Duration:00:33:44