21st Precinct GenrePolice drama Running time30 minutes Country of origin United States Language(s)English SyndicatesCBS StarringEverett Sloane AnnouncerArt Hanna Bob Hill Original release1953 – 1956 21st Precinct (aka Twenty-First Precinct and Twenty-First Precinct) was a police drama broadcast on CBS radio.
Airing after the Golden Age Of Radio, 33 Half Moon Street, the great Michael Todd played the part of Investigator Aubrey Mason, whose slogan was "We do anything, anywhere, at any time", and also went along guaranteeing the success of every case. The name of the show is the address of the detective agency, 33 Half Moon Street.
This is a vintage radio drama series about a criminal psychologist, Dr Morelle, who solves murder cases which are too complex for the police. Morelle is played by English film actor Cecil Parker and is alternately helped and hindered in his investigations by his secretary Miss Frayle, played by film actress Sheila Sim.
Adventures of the Abbotts also known as Abbott Mysteries. The Adventures of the Abbotts stars Claudia Morgan and Les Damon as the husband and wife detective team, Jean and Pat Abbott. In each episode, Jean helps her husband, a well-renowned San Franciscan private eye, to solve yet another mystery. See more...
Candy Matson is a radio program on NBC West Coast that aired from June 29, 1949, to May 20, 1951. It centred on Candy Matson, a female private investigator with a wry sense of humour and a penthouse on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco.
Dick Powell starred in the Richard Diamond, Private Detective radio series as a wisecracking, former police officer turned private detective. Episodes typically open with a client visiting or calling cash-strapped Diamond's office and agreeing to his fee of $100 a day plus expenses,
Standby for Crime, as the title suggests, was a radio show about crimes and mysteries. It started on the early 1950s and became known for its "true story delivery" of crime stories. Like Dragnet, Gangbusters, and Mr District Attorney, Standby for Crime was also one of the most popular crime radio shows during the time
Paul Temple is a fictional character, created by English writer Francis Durbridge (1912–1998). Temple is a professional author of crime fiction and an amateur private detective. Together with his journalist wife Louise, affectionately known as Steve after her pen name "Steve Trent", he solves whodunnit crimes through subtle, humorously articulated deduction. Always the gentleman, the strongest oath he ever utters is "by Timothy".
The Adventures of Philip Marlowe was a radio series featuring Raymond Chandler's private eye, Philip Marlowe. Robert C. Reinehr and Jon D. Swartz, in their book, The A to Z of Old Time Radio, noted that the program differed from most others in its genre: "It was a more hard-boiled program than many of the other private detective shows.
The Big Story is an American radio and television crime drama which dramatized the true stories of real-life newspaper reporters. The only continuing character was the narrator, Bob Sloane. Radio The Big Story Genre Crime drama Running time 30 minutes Country of origin United States Language English Syndicates NBC Starring Bob Sl See more...
The Secrets of Scotland Yard was a successful crime drama series, initially airing internationally between 1949 and 1951. Selected episodes finally came to a US radio network for a brief run much later in 1957 over the Mutual Broadcasting System. The series boasted well over 100 episodes, one of which, "The Bone From A Voice See more...
The Shadow of Fu Manchu was a radio drama adapted from the first nine Fu Manchu novels by Sax Rohmer. The syndicated series aired from 1939 to 1940 in 15-minute instalments. Fu Manchu (Harold Huber) was a diabolical criminal mastermind.
The Whistler narrates tales of crime and wrongdoing. In the beginning, he tells us, "I the Whistler know many things, for I walk by night. . . . I know many secrets hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows." He then proceeds to that episode's story, occasionally making an editorial comment
The show was an ABC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast which was first aired on August 23, 1957, and known to have lasted until June 13, 1958. Tony Kester was the director. James B. Hicks (Chief of Sacramento Police) was the host and Dan Meredith was the sergeant on duty.
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar was a radio drama that aired on CBS Radio from February 18, 1949, to September 30, 1962. The first several seasons imagined protagonist Johnny Dollar as a standard private investigator drama.