Murder Clinic is the stories of the world's great detectives of fiction "Men against Murder. An interesting premise, the anthology show highlights the great stories of a different mystery author each week. The show was broadcast on Mutual as a summer replacement for First Nighter from July1942 until Sept 1943.
The 1940's moved radio programming forward at a faster pace than ever before. World War 2 moved news reporting into a new realm creating greater expectations and doing things that were never done before. The same can be said for radio dramas, comedies, mysteries, and every other genre.
WOR, the Mutual flagship in New York City, launched a show called Murder Clinic in 1942. Some of the famous names associated with the show include Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton, John Dickson Carr and many more famous mystery writers. The show introduced these great stories and their great detectives to a wider audience. The show ended in October 1943 after moving around the dial without ever really finding a permanent home.
This collection contains all seven rare shows that have survived.