Rumsey Retro Radio
Mystery / Thriller
Broadway Is My Beat, a radio crime drama, ran on CBS from February 27, 1949 to August 1, 1954. The story revolved around a hardened New York City policeman who worked the homicide devision.
Dragnet was a thirty-minute police drama featuring actual cases taken from the files of the Los Angeles Police Department. Jack Webb directed Dragnet and also played Detective Sergeant Joe Friday, the star of the show, who had remained a bachelor and...
This pre-reality series dramatised real-life events of people caught in dramatic situations from which they eventually escaped.
Gunsmoke is one of those long-running classic Old-Time Radio shows that everyone knows and remembers. It's also one that is still respected for its high values, in all aspects. Gunsmoke first aired on the CBS network on April 26, 1952, billed as the...
Diamond was a slick, sophisticated detective, with a sharp tongue for folks who needed it. Diamond enjoyed the detective life, but not as much as entertaining his girl, Helen Asher.
Suspense, one of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio, was subtitled "radio's outstanding theater of thrills." It was heard on CBS from 1942 through 1962.