Crime/ Detective Show (1956)
"It's a Crime, Mr. Collins, it surely is!" Running for one season, this is a distinctive show about a sleuth in San Francisco, Greg Collins.
Gail Collins, wife of the famous detective, tells the crime fighting tales from her perspective as told to her friend, Jack. She offers feminine insights such as "You learn a lot about a man playing Scrabble, "When your favorite perfume doesn't put your husband in the mood, wouldn't you be furious? "Even though my husband is a famous private detective, I get tired of men throwing bullets at his head and women throwing themselves "After all, how would you feel if you if your husband had a fan, but that fan belonged to a fan dancer.
The couple treks all over the world solving crime from the American Southwest fighting "plumb loco disease, to French Rivera solving gangster crime, or an Island in the Florida Keys solving murder in the humid air. As Greg fights crime, Gail fights women off of her "favorite famous detective husband and shoe shops in fabulous places worldwide.
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(Please note that many of the rare recordings in this collection may be of inferior sound quality.)