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 Big Story

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"Big Story - A Manhunt In Manhattan"
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True Crime Drama (1947-1955)

Big Story

Pall Mall advertisement, sponsor of Big StoryBased on real life news stories, Big Story featured murder and other violent crime cases from the point of view of a newspaper reporter. A unique and exciting format, Big Story dramatized a different news reporter and their heroic deed each week. According to the ads of the day, this program starred "a reporter who has solved a crime, exposed a corrupt political administration, smashed a racket, or performed some other notable public service. At the end of each program the real news reporter was brought on the air and given a $500 reward by the sponsor of the show, Pall Mall.

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Big Story was a great success. It ranked with the top old time radio shows of its day, and in its first year on the air, Big Story even topped the ratings of Bing Crosby's Philco Radio Time. So grab your press pass and start scribbling some notes, because this is one Big Story you won't want to miss! (Please note that some of these rare recordings are of inferior sound quality.)

For more newspaper-crime reporting, see also: Big Town, Big Story, Casey Crime Photographer, Europe Confidential, Front Page Farrell, Night Beat, and Shorty Bell Cub Reporter.

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39 shows - total playtime 16 hours 51 minutes

Big Story 470604 010 Thirteenth Key
Big Story 471001 027 Counterfeit Coins
Big Story 471015 029 Bobby Soxer Kid From Bayonne
Big Story 471126 035 Unfinished Love Song
Big Story 471210 037 Final Curtain
Big Story 471217 038 Ambitious Hobo
Big Story 480107 041 Manhunt In Manhattan 2
Big Story 480505 058 Pillars Of Society
Big Story 480512 059 Cot Lucky Long Shot Pt2
Big Story 480519 060 Deadline Murder 2
Big Story 480630 066 Hate Between Brother & Sister Pt1
Big Story 480707 067 Woman Was Witch Pt2
Big Story 480721 069 Lottery
Big Story 490105 091 16yr Old Misfit Kills Out Of Fear
Big Story 490126 094 Liquidating Partnership Jigsaw Crime
Big Story 490309 102 Respected Chemist Dead
Big Story 490608 115 Bitterest Man On Earth
Big Story 490720 121 Poison Pen Murders Afrs
Big Story 491012 133 Loneliest Man On Earth Afrs
Big Story 491214 142 Three Gold Coins Spell Death Afrs
Big Story 500104 145 Murder And Frustrated Father Afrs
Big Story 500111 146 Gambling & Divorce Can Mean Murder
Big Story 500301 153 New Facts About 26 Year Frameup
Big Story 500621 169 Death In Family Afrs
Big Story 500712 170 Shot Gun & Fatal Accident
Big Story 501018 186 Puritan Morality And Violent Death
Big Story 501108 189 Bobby Sox Hustling, Girl Gangs & Vice
Big Story 501115 190 Dead Certainty
Big Story 501129 192 Killer With Mind Of Little Boy
Big Story 501206 193 Dictionary & Telephone Line Lead To Killer
Big Story 510404 210 Poker Game Ends In Death
Big Story 510725 226 Forty Minutes To Meet Deadline
Big Story 520319 260 Reporterriskslifetoavengefriendsmurder
Big Story 521008 282 Hot Lead Catches Cold Blooded Killer
Big Story 530204 178 Three Gangsters Aka Biggest Catch
Big Story 530204 299 Biggest Catch Afrs
Big Story 540127 337 Too Terrible To Be Believed
Big Story 540324 345 Witness To Drama Of Violence & Death
Big Story 541020 362 Trap For Killer With Reporter As Bait



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