The Green Hornet debuted on a Detroit station, WXYZ, on January 31, 1936, and later aired on the Mutual and ABC Blue networks until its final broadcast on December 5, 1952. The masked crime fighter was the secret identity of newspaper publisher Britt Reid, who relied on his valet, Kato, and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall, and Jack McCarthy. The series was created by the same team that brought The Lone Ranger to the air.
Hear more Green Hornet!
© and (P)2006 Radio Spirits Inc.
"Radio's most popular juvenile adventure program." (James S. Olson, Historical Dictionary of the 1950s)
Absolutely! and it is contineued in Too Hot to Handle (11/11/1947) together they make a fabulous story!!
That it is really a double story.
The ending where the Green Hornet's identity exposure is brought up.
Absolutely! Along with the previous episode and the following, what a great yarn!!
Be sure to listen to the following episode Too Hot to Handle.
Report Inappropriate Content
If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.