This was a great mystery/who dunnit! Highly recommend it.....A must for everyone who loves timeless crime stories
This episode of the Adventures of Nero Wolfe first aired on December 15, 1946.
Les Miserables (1937) was Orson Welles' first radio series. He served as actor, director, producer, and adaptor, developing narrative and audio techniques that would later be used for The Mercury Theatre on the Air.
In the March 1934 issue of the legendary pulp magazine Black Mask, Jack "Flashgun" Casey, crime photographer, made his debut. His creator was former newspaper and advertising executive George Harmon Coxe Jr., who wrote more than 60 crime fiction novels in his lifetime. Casey's keen eye for detail served him well on the job, helping him to solve the crimes he was assigned to photograph for the newspapers.
A professional organization - complete with high rise offices and secretaries - is actually a group of well-heled truck hijackers. When there's a witness to the latest hijacking, these slick crooks find the FBI on their trail.
A couple of campers find a man with a gunshot wound by a stream. Is he a bank robber?
A drama about a love between a ne'er-do-well turned doctor, and a blind woman, wife of the man for whose death he was responsible.
Twin sisters live alone in a large house. One of them is crazy, the sane one buys a coffin!
A "perfect crime" story with a pleasant surprise ending. A guy married to a woman with a bad heart eagerly awaits his nice million dollar inheritance.
A Texan arrives in Pleasant Valley to bring the man who killed his brother to justice. The rest of the town wants to lynch the killer.
A suspenseful tale of robbery and missing money in a locked room.
A well-done adaptation of the famous Victorian thriller.
Screen director Henry Coster appears. A woman bass player with a symphony orchestra expects a baby while her husband is declared killed in action during the war.
"Speed" is a fast talking car salesman who falls for a wealthy man's wife, runs away with her, and then finds out that she's not what she seems to be!
A cross-country drive with a $200,000 pot of gold at the finish.
"The study of a man who was determined to finish a murder he never started." A married man loses his job, then confesses to a murder he did not commit. His mental countdown seems to be getting a lot worse.
This is an collection of Inner Sanctum Mysteries, an oldtime radio show from the 1940s and 1950s. If you love a good horror story, you'll love these. You get all these (and many others plus more of the same genre):
"Worth the listen if you know what you're getting."
Richard Diamond, Private Detective is a detective drama which was on radio from 1949 to 1953 and on television from 1957 to 1960. Dick Powell starred in the Richard Diamond, Private Detective radio series as a rather light-hearted detective who often ended the episodes singing to his girlfriend, Helen (played by Virginia Gregg).
"Fantastic Old-Time Detective Radio Drama"
America's Fabulous Freelance Insurance Investigator faces cases of killing for vengeance and keeping silent for honor... "dead" men who won't stay down for long (or alive for much longer)... beneficiaries that can't be found and beautiful mixed up risk-takers who may be out on their last ledge. He pads his expense account in pursuit of stolen jewels, arsonists, crooked cops, and romance, all while he tries to solve matters of murder.
If you are a lover of old-time radio and a fan of Orson Welles, you won't want to miss this treasure chest of legendary Orson Welles radio broadcasts! With his flair for the sensational and innovative, Welles captured audiences' attention with his 1930s CBS weekly drama series The Mercury Theatre on the Air, later renamed The Campbell Playhouse, which featured hour-long dramatizations of classic books. His 1938 production, The War of the Worlds (an H. G. Wells adaptation) was especially memorable, as were many other productions, each featuring talented voices and actors.
"It's a time capsule! I love it!"
Radio Spirits dares you to face fog-shrouded streets, escaped madmen, haunted houses, deadly creatures and curses…and the most horrifying thing of all... the heavy curtain descending on the final episode of Suspense. In this exciting collection, relive great moments from the last two years of this legendary series. These thrill-packed episodes feature Raymond Edward Johnson, Robert Readick, Paul McGrath, Bernard Lenrow, Jackson Beck, and more in these 30 digitally remastered and restored taut, tense tales!
This 10-hour collection features 43 digitally restored and remastered episodes, including such gems as the series only nine-part storyline, and an episode of Romance that features Bailey as an impulsive chap named Johnny in a mid-east adventure!
Here is the classic 60-minute Lux Radio Theater adaptation of the 1930s movie hit, recreated with the original film stars and director! This Audio Archive feature presentation delivers William Powell and Myrna Loy, who reprise thei roles as Nick and Nora Charles, the sophisticated lovers at the heart of Dashiell Hammett's immortal romantic-mystery masterpiece, The Thin Man.
"I still love the thin man!"
Radio listeners first heard the sinister laugh of The Shadow on July 31, 1930. This 80th anniversary treasury includes two never-before-released shows starring Orson Welles and Margot Stevenson - "Revenge on the Shadow" and "The Hospital Murders" - from previously lost transcription records. This 9-hour digitally restored and remastered collection also includes the premiere broadcast of the 1937 radio revival.
Nero Wolfe is "a gourmet who never walks when he can sit and never sits when he can lie down." Join Rex Stout's reclusive, overweight, orchid-loving super sleuth as masterfully portrayed by Sydney Greenstreet in this exciting radio series. Ever in search of a perfect meal and a cold bottle of beer, Wolfe often sends Archie Goodwin, his secretary and operative, in his stead. Archie, while trying to keep his well-known weakness for red heads in check, follows up on leads and does the leg work, setting up his brilliant boss to solve the case.
"OK Old Radio but not Rex Stout"
"Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of… romantic adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you…Escape!" Radio Spirits is pleased to present 20 classic tales from one of radio's greatest action and adventure series. This collection will bring you tales of black pearls, headhunters, volcanoes, Nazi convoys and cargos of gold in exotic settings and locales - from South of the Border to Dutch East India, Paris, North Africa and points unknown!
This collection of the Adventures of Nero Wolfe contains five episodes of the classic radio series:
The Shakespeare Folio (12/15/1946)Stamped for Murder (10/20/1950)Case of the Careworn Cuff (10/27/1950)Case of the Dear Dead Lady (11/3/1950)Case of the Careless Cleaner (11/17/1950)
Case of the Beautiful Archer (11/24/1950)Case of the Friendly Rabbit (12/1/1950)Case of the Impolite Corpse (12/8/1950)Case of the Girl Who Cried Wolfe (12/15/1950)Case of the Slaughtered Santas (12/22/1950)
Radio Spirits is very pleased to present radio's greatest crime fighter, The Shadow, in this new collection of 18 digitally restored and remastered episodes selected from the classic series. Featuring Orson Welles, William Johnstone and Bret Morrison each in the title role, this set also includes the first release of two newly discovered and previously lost episodes starring Orson Welles as Lamont Cranston and The Shadow - "The Old People" and "The Vocie of the Trumpet".
This collection of the Adventures of Sam Spade contains six episodes of the classic radio series:
The Hot Hundred Grand Caper (9/19/1948)The Dick Foley Caper (9/26/1948)The Sugar Kane Caper (10/3/1948)The Quarter Eagle Caper (11/28/1948)The Bouncing Betty Caper (12/12/1948)The Stopped Watch Caper (4/10/1949)
Starring Orson Welles, Anges Moorehead, and Ray Collins, The Count of Monte Cristo is a tale of revenge and retribution. Edmond Dantès, a young, energetic sailor, is falsely accused of treason on his wedding day and incarcerated in the forbidding Château d'If. His escape and ultimate revenge on those who wronged him makes this one of the most thrilling stories in French literature, as compelling now as when it was first published in 1846.
Case of the Party for Death (2/16/1951)Case of the Malevolent Medic (2/23/1951)Case of the Hasty Will (3/2/1951)Case of the Disappearing Diamonds (3/9/1951)Case of the Midnight Ride (3/16/1951)
Here are 12 acclaimed, exciting, fully dramatized performances of Conan Doyle classics. It's elementary that any Conan Doyle fan will want this splendid set of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, 12 timeless tales performed as radio theater and linked by violin-music interludes.
"Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would be proud"
Orson Welles, host and narrator of Black Museum, welcomed listeners to Scotland Yard's "warehouse of homicide", containing everyday objects that either brought a killer to justice or were used to do a killer's dirty work. In each episode, Welles strolls through the "repository of death", selects one object, and tells its story.
Johnny has a way with the ladies, but will his last date be with death? For free trips and a fat fee, Johnny Dollar descends into cases of missing money and missing men. But, what can he do when the bodies are walled up, washed up, and fallen down? When the jewels and the paintings are fake? And, when everything from trucks to trout to widows are on the loose? He'd better bring his gun.
"Best of the old time radio detective series."