Mystery Drama (1946 - 1951)
This excellent series was written by collaboration of the veteran
Sherlock Holmes script
writers, Anthony Boucher and Denis Green. When Rathbone left the
Sherlock Holmes series
in 1946, it was suggested The Casebook
of Gregory Hood was its
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Gregory Hood was an "unlicensed private investigator"
which was a very popular genre at one time in the vein of Fat
Man, Nero Wolfe, Casey
Crime Photographer, and Rocky
Fortune. The stories revolve around the worldly yet tough
Hood whose antique dealing was the premise of the show. In his
quest for a rare antique he was lead into a crime investigation..
The real-life importer, Richard Gump served as model and advisor
for the series about the amateur detective who is certain to solve
the crime of the day.
This collection represents a entertaining collection of the few
existing episodes known to have survived.