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This Audio Archive presentation of The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, contains two complete, 30 minute,Sam Spade radio shows. Each episode is introduced by old radio aficionado and collector Bill Mills, who shares interesting behind-the-scenes anecdotes and informative facts about the program and its stars.

Howard Duff stars as writer Dashiell Hammett's famous detective, Sam Spade. Celebrated for its light-hearted approach and breezy banter, the Spade series was a certified hit and popular favorite among radio listeners of the era.

This Sam Spade Double-Feature showcases two series highlights: "The Death of Dr. Denhoff Caper" and "The Vapphio Cup Caper."

The Audio Archive is a unique series of "Edu-Tainment" programs from REB Audio Books and Mills Audio Productions. Episodes of the series present carefully selected examples of programs from the Golden Age of Radio, with an introduction/commentary consisting of biographical information and background on the program. Researched, written and hosted by series creator Bill Mills.

©2005 Renaissance eBooks Inc.; (P)2005 Renaissance eBooks Inc.

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Actual shows from the days of radio theater.

This is not a talking book, but rather an old-time radio show, with cast, commercials, and everything. It's fun.

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sam spade

Really enjoyed esp the history of the show and actors
very well done. will be buying more episodes.