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Junior G-Men
Junior G-Men
65 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted and produced by famed former FBI agent turned Hollywood player Melvin Purvis, The True Adventures of Junior G-Men features true crime stories from the files of the FBI.

65 1
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Crime Does Not Pay
Crime Does Not Pay
63 Episodes
2 Volume
This old time radio series portrays murder, theft, and racketeering, and other crimes. Exposes the consequences of these misdeeds and teaches listeners as the title suggests "crime does not pay!"

63 2
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Michael Shayne
Michael Shayne
61 Episodes
2 Volume
Michael Shayne, "the reckless, red-headed Irishman" was a popular hard-boiled detective created by American crime novelist Brett Halliday.

61 2
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In The Crimelight
In The Crimelight
61 Episodes
1 Volume
Captain Wilkie relates stories of counterfeiting investigations, con-men, scammers, racketeers, and foiling an assassination attempt against President Taft in 1909.

61 1
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Fat Overweight and Dieting in OTR
Fat Overweight and Dieting in OTR
61 Episodes
2 Volume
The $70 billion Weight Loss industry claims that we should be skinny, but it is more important to be healthy and happy.

61 2
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Charlie Chan
Charlie Chan
60 Episodes
1 Volume
With requisite Chinese chords and stings from the organist we have several selections from the casebook of the Incomparable Charlie Chan, Detective, Philosopher, and Modern Chinese Sage.

60 1
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Pirates
Pirates
60 Episodes
1 Volume
Includes pirate theme shows from a variety of old time radio shows, it's a listener's treasure chest of "arrghs", "aye, mateys" "ahoys" and wild pirate-themed adventure, detective shows, drama, and comedy.

60 1
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William Gargan
William Gargan
60 Episodes
2 Volume
best known for his hard-boiled detective roles in Barry Craig and Martin Kane, William Gargan also appeared in variety old time radio shows, Lux Radio, Command Performance and more!

60 2
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Mr Keen Tracer of Lost Persons
Mr Keen Tracer of Lost Persons
59 Episodes
2 Volume
Produced by the Hummerts, this detective series is one of radio's longest running shows.

59 2
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Chase (The Chase)
Chase (The Chase)
59 Episodes
2 Volume
The Chase is an Exciting escapade show that always involves a wild Chase!

59 2
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Random Rarities 15
Random Rarities 15
59 Episodes
1 Volume
A collection of rare, hard to find shows from all genres including Heart Throbs, Heritage Radio Theater, The Man Behind The Masterpiece, Nightcap Yarns, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands, Mr. Pickwick's Christmas.

59 1
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Secrets Scotland Yard
Secrets Scotland Yard
58 Episodes
1 Volume
Crimes seem so much creepier when they occur in jolly old England. That is the draw for the syndicated Secrets of Scotland Yard.

58 1
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Bold Venture
Bold Venture
57 Episodes
2 Volume
Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall appear in this great radio adventure

57 2
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Fatal Females
Fatal Females
56 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring the meanest ladies of old time radio. From murderesses to poisoneresses from wicked queens to wicked witches, this collection is sure to prove that the fairest sex can be pretty scary, too.

56 1
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Blackstone Magic Detective
Blackstone Magic Detective
55 Episodes
1 Volume
The Hero used his knowledge of Illusions to prove that Mysteries were not magic. Follow Blackstone, Rhoda, and John's tales of adventure and how magic saved the day.

55 1
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Big Town
Big Town
54 Episodes
3 Volume
This popular crime drama chronicles the stories of diligent, sober champions of justice, Steve Wilson, initially played by Edward G Robinson.

54 3
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Softboiled Detectives
Softboiled Detectives
54 Episodes
1 Volume
An OTRCAT Original collection, a softboiled detective or classic detective uses more brain less brawn to solve the most baffling of crime.

54 1
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Dogs in OTR
Dogs in OTR
54 Episodes
1 Volume
A downright doggone good collection of canine-themed shows from the friendly mutt to the scary werewolf.

54 1
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Best of Dragnet
Best of Dragnet
53 Episodes
1 Volume
Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Dragnet Episodes!

53 1
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Box 13
Box 13
52 Episodes
1 Volume
Alan Ladd in Box 13 found adventures that did not depend on a new corpse every week. Dan Holiday, retired newspaper man turned fiction writer and adventurer extraordinaire. To gain ideas for his books, he places an ad in the paper "Adventure wanted – will go anywhere, do anything – Box 13."

52 1
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Damon Runyon
Damon Runyon
52 Episodes
2 Volume
Damon Runyon was the master of the slang of this gangsterish style in this lighthearted New York gangster series starring top voice talent of the era.

52 2
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Harry Lime (The Third Man)
Harry Lime (The Third Man)
52 Episodes
1 Volume
Orson Welles played the lovable scoundrel Harry Lime in the film noir The Third Man, and later brought the role to radio in The Adventures of Harry Lime. Whether he is more lovable more scoundrel is open to debate, but he is always entertaining.

52 1
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Black Museum
Black Museum
51 Episodes
1 Volume
Orson Welles stars in "The Black Museum. A Repository of Death. Here in the grim stone structure on the Thames which houses Scotland Yard is a warehouse of homicide, where every day objects ... all touched by murder."

51 1
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Random Rarities 04
Random Rarities 04
50 Episodes
1 Volume
A Compilation of Rare Old Time Radio Series!

50 1
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Walk Softly Peter Troy
Walk Softly Peter Troy
50 Episodes
1 Volume
Meet London's hard-boiled, fast, lady-killer detective Peter Troy.

50 1
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Christmas Detectives
Christmas Detectives
50 Episodes
1 Volume
Crime does not stop for Christmas, luckily the gumshoes are here with holiday gumdrops.

50 1
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Greed
Greed
50 Episodes
1 Volume
At some level, Greed drives us to improve our lot in life, but when it comes at the cost of our spiritual needs, Greed is a sin which we cannot afford.

50 1
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Epic Casebook
Epic Casebook
49 Episodes
1 Volume
Clever South African Inspector Carr Investigates in this Popular Detective Drama!

49 1
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Nightwatch
Nightwatch
49 Episodes
1 Volume
Ride along with Culver City Police Officers in real recordings from the squad car.

49 1
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Christmas At War
Christmas At War
49 Episodes
1 Volume
There was no way for the GI's to come home for Christmas, so the Radio Networks tried to bring Home to the GI's. Take a magical sleigh ride back into World War II Christmas celebrations with this incredible collection of radio shows from every genre.

49 1
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Random Rarities 10
Random Rarities 10
49 Episodes
1 Volume
Rambling, random radio shows radically reaped from the rabbit hole of radio.

49 1
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Scams Conmen Cheats and Bunco Artists
Scams Conmen Cheats and Bunco Artists
49 Episodes
1 Volume
Cheaters and Swindlers in this collection of crime radio shows are true artists and con men of the highest caliber, but they all get caught in the end.

49 1
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Random Rarities 05
Random Rarities 05
48 Episodes
1 Volume
More Never before Released Rare Shows with Shows -- An OTRCAT Exclusive!

48 1
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Fat Man
Fat Man
47 Episodes
1 Volume
Although he is a product of pulp-writer Dashiel Hammett, it is hard to say whether The Fat Man is a hardboiled or softboiled detective. Either way, his stories make for some delicious mysteries.

47 1
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Detective Couples (Sleuths and Sweethearts)
Detective Couples (Sleuths and Sweethearts)
47 Episodes
1 Volume
What's a private dick with out his lovely dame in tow? An original OTRCAT.com compilation, Sleuths and Sweethearts features our favorite old time radio detective couples from Avengers to The Thin Man.

47 1
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Crazy Mamas
Crazy Mamas
47 Episodes
1 Volume
OTRCAT.com original collection features hand-picked episodes with a variety of crazy mama and insane mother-in-laws.

47 1
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William Powell
William Powell
47 Episodes
2 Volume
He was best known for his role as Nick Charles in The Thin Man in the film version. Although he did not play the role in the radio version of The Thin Man series, he numerous radio appearances.

47 2
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Thirty-Three Half Moon (33 Half Moon)
Thirty-Three Half Moon (33 Half Moon)
45 Episodes
1 Volume
South African hardboiled detective old time radio show in the spirit of Sam Spade.

45 1
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Murder at Midnight
Murder at Midnight
44 Episodes
1 Volume
The Witching Hour is a great time to be awake, listening to the radio and being frightened out of your wits, because there is usually Murder at Midnight.

44 1
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Clowns in OTR
Clowns in OTR
44 Episodes
1 Volume
This multi-genre collection includes clowns that make you laugh, clowns that make you cry, and clowns that make you scream.

44 1
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Hypnotism
Hypnotism
44 Episodes
1 Volume
From all genres of radio, old time radio hypnotists use their tricks for good and evil in this fun new collection... "You will enjoy this collection of radio shows..."

44 1
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My Name is Adam Kane
My Name is Adam Kane
44 Episodes
1 Volume
South African Radio show featuring a swinging British Spy, a la James Bond, who fought spies, traveled the world, and charmed dames.

44 1
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Rare Mystery
Rare Mystery
44 Episodes
1 Volume
Deep from the vaults of old time radio history, some of these rare mystery shows haven't been heard widely in decades. These Rare Mystery Programs are filled with whodunits which you may have never heard before!

44 1
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Arson
Arson
44 Episodes
1 Volume
Of all the evildoers and Nogoodniks who people Old Time Radio, Arsonists and Firebugs are among the most despicable.

44 1
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Frank Race
Frank Race
43 Episodes
1 Volume
With a "James Bond meets Johnny Dollar" cachet, The Adventures of Frank Race follows a former OSS officer around the world from one scrape to another and in and out of the arms of another pretty girl.

43 1
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Whitehall 1212
Whitehall 1212
43 Episodes
1 Volume
What is more exciting than crime drama? Crime drama which is based on actual case files. Just dial Whitehall 1212 to get in touch with Scotland Yard and enjoy some of the most baffling cases ever faced by London’s Finest.

43 1
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Cornell Woolrich
Cornell Woolrich
43 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the greatest authors of his generation, Cornell Woolrich's stories were sought out by radio and film producers alike.

43 1
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Random Rarities 09
Random Rarities 09
43 Episodes
1 Volume
Long lost in the archives for ages, these rare old time radio shows have not been heard on air for decades.

43 1
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Unit 99
Unit 99
42 Episodes
2 Volume
Real-Action Police Stories of the Sacramento Police Department!

42 2
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Ripley Believe It Or Not
Ripley Believe It Or Not
42 Episodes
1 Volume
starred Robert Ripley himself as he explains the weird and strange stories from his travels around the world.

42 1
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John Dickson Carr
John Dickson Carr
42 Episodes
1 Volume
Mystery writer extraordinaire John Dickson Carr was a prolific writer during the golden age of detective mysteries in the 1930s. He is considered a master of "locked room mysteries" stories that required complex logic to solve because on the surface they seemed unsolvable.

42 1
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Random Rarities 13
Random Rarities 13
41 Episodes
1 Volume
Lucky 13 Random Rarities Collections features shows long thought lost in the vault of time.

41 1
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Random Rarities 08
Random Rarities 08
40 Episodes
1 Volume
features shows that have been hidden is someone's closet for decades, a few audition shows that never took off, and more than a few "orphans" that defy classification.

40 1
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Frank Merriwell
Frank Merriwell
39 Episodes
1 Volume
Now with double the number of episodes: "An echo of the past, an exciting past, a romantic past, the era of horse and carriage, gas lit streets, and free-for-all football games. The era of one of the most beloved heroes of American fiction, Frank Meriwell."

39 1
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Police Headquarter
Police Headquarter
39 Episodes
1 Volume
Twists and turns in plot are as many as fast as possible in these 15-minute series about Police HQ.

39 1
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Unexpected
Unexpected
39 Episodes
1 Volume
The fifteen minute format lends itself to quickly drawn weird stories, with a twist ending, so that the listener gets a sudden shock, like all good scary tales should deliver.

39 1
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Dame Detectives - Rare Female Crimefighters
Dame Detectives - Rare Female Crimefighters
39 Episodes
1 Volume
An OTRCAT Original collection including some never before released detective dramas featuring women crime fighters.

39 1
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Magic Collection
Magic Collection
39 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection includes magic themed old time radio shows from multiple genres including comedy, drama, mystery and detective shows.

39 1
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Random Rarities 14
Random Rarities 14
39 Episodes
1 Volume
The best loved shows from the Golden Age were more likely to be preserved, but we keep finding treasures in some of the "orphaned recordings".

39 1
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Winter Chills Horror Mystery and Intrigue
Winter Chills Horror Mystery and Intrigue
37 Episodes
1 Volume
When the winds of winter howl, just being outside can be enough to kill you, and that helps make winter the creepiest time of the year.

37 1
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Danger with Granger
Danger with Granger
36 Episodes
1 Volume
Steve Granger was a typical Hard Boiled detective. Danger With Granger is filled with twists, turns, and double crosses. Granger assures us that each episode is "one of my most interesting cases."

36 1
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OTR Library
OTR Library
36 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio and libraries have always enjoyed a close relationship and have been used for locations in many radio shows.

36 1
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Jeff Regan Investigator
Jeff Regan Investigator
35 Episodes
1 Volume
The Ladies Love Jack Webb as a Private Eye! An OTRCAT Favorite!

35 1
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Rat Pack
Rat Pack
35 Episodes
1 Volume
Post release of the Rat Pack Movie, Oceans 11 -- This compilation has choice appearances by members of The Rat Pack in Old Time Radio including Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Judy Garland, and more!

35 1
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Bulldog Drummond
Bulldog Drummond
34 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the detective adventures of Bulldog Drummond who has "the appearance of an English gentleman: a man who fights hard, plays hard and lives clean."

34 1
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Crime Christmas
Crime Christmas
34 Episodes
1 Volume
Crime still happens during the Holidays and Joe Friday, Johnny Dollar, Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, Richard Diamond, and Paladin will make sure that the grinches don't steal Christmas, St Nick, furs, or a statue of Baby Jesus.

34 1
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Poker and Gambling
Poker and Gambling
34 Episodes
1 Volume
We bet an arm and a leg you will enjoy this jackpot of gambling and poker themed old time radio shows.

34 1
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Old Time Radio Fights Nazi Spies
Old Time Radio Fights Nazi Spies
34 Episodes
1 Volume
from Superman to Amos n Andy to Fibber McGee and Molly all your favorites are up in arms to protect America from Nazi Spies and saboteurs!

34 1
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Mandrake the Magician
Mandrake the Magician
32 Episodes
1 Volume
Juvenile Adventure series, many of Mandrake's foes were agents of Fascism and Nazism and he spent more time chasing saboteurs and submarines than we would expect for a stage magician.

32 1
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Rogues Gallery
Rogues Gallery
32 Episodes
1 Volume
Rogue's Gallery featured detective Richard Rogue (first played by Dick Powell) and his often annoying alter ego, Eugor.

32 1
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Memorable Villains
Memorable Villains
32 Episodes
1 Volume
Many are mad, many are bad, and all are great memorable rivals to our heroes in this old time radio compilation.

32 1
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Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo
32 Episodes
1 Volume
Different exciting adventure stories about smuggling different cargo from diamonds to narcotics to cattle.

32 1
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Address Unknown
Address Unknown
31 Episodes
1 Volume
Address Unknown is a well-performed show about missing persons from South Africa. Each show dramatizes a real case of a missing person taken from the Missing Persons Bureau files in London.

31 1
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Night Editor
Night Editor
31 Episodes
1 Volume
Pour yourself a delicious cup of coffee and enjoy these yarns from the files of The Night Editor.

31 1
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Suspicion
Suspicion
31 Episodes
1 Volume
Suspicion was not your regular whodunit radio show. On the air in the mid 1930s, the show featured murder and mayhem like normal but there was no solution at the end.

31 1
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Crime Club
Crime Club
31 Episodes
1 Volume
There was a new Crime Club book "every week, at bookstores everywhere." The old time radio show to tantalize potential purchasers with half hour radio adaptations of the books.

31 1
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Ventriloquist and Dummies
Ventriloquist and Dummies
31 Episodes
1 Volume
You can never be sure their lips aren't moving on the radio, but these ventriloquists and their dummies are entertaining, insulting, and creating meyhem on the airwaves!

31 1
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Undercover
Undercover
31 Episodes
1 Volume
Working Undercover is filled with danger, but it can be the only way for the Cops to get the Bad Guys

31 1
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George Raft
George Raft
30 Episodes
1 Volume
set the standard for the movie gangster of the 1930s, he also starred in Lux Radio Theater, The Cases of Mr. Ace, Martin and Lewis Show, the Bob Hope Show, Texaco Star Theater and more.

30 1
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Harold Huber
Harold Huber
29 Episodes
1 Volume
prolific radio actor and film character actor, Harold Huber was best known on radio portraying Agatha Christie's Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot.

29 1
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Death Row
Death Row
29 Episodes
1 Volume
Capital punishment was the Law of the Land for centuries including the wild west.

29 1
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Strange Wills
Strange Wills
28 Episodes
1 Volume
A will gives the power of an often evil genius to act "from beyond the grave!"

28 1
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Burlesque
Burlesque
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Burlesques are saucey variety shows that often include a playful strip tease and bawdy, but topical jokes.

28 1
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Dangerous Dames and Dolls in Old Time Radio
Dangerous Dames and Dolls in Old Time Radio
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Murderous Women, "Women in Red", bad girls, even "Good looking gals with brains" from mystery, horror, and detective genre of radio pepper this old time radio collection. The bad girls of old time radio; are they plotting to get rid of their husbands, rising up to a powerful position no matter what they have to do or double-cross, take a great risk for a little extra cash, or perhaps scheming revenge on a cheating lover. Willing to go outside the law to get what they want!

28 1
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Nero Wolfe
Nero Wolfe
27 Episodes
1 Volume
Nero Wolfe may have been one of the most eccentric detectives in fiction, but he was also one of the most effective. The Adventures of Nero Wolfe aired in different versions from 1943 to 1951.

27 1
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Silent Men
Silent Men
27 Episodes
1 Volume
High adventure behind enemy lines based on true stories as Douglas Fairbanks Jr stars in The Silent Men.

27 1
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Standby for Crime
Standby for Crime
27 Episodes
1 Volume
Done with the barebones "just the facts" style that made Dragnet a runaway hit, Standby For Crime follows a radio newsman and his girl Friday as they dig into the city's seedy underbelly.

27 1
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John Michael Hayes
John Michael Hayes
27 Episodes
1 Volume
best known as the screenwriter for several big Alfred Hitchcock films, including Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and To Catch a Thief. John Michael Hayes also wrote for old time radio shows such as Escape, Sam Spade, Night Beat, Suspense and more!

27 1
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Danger Doctor Danfield
Danger Doctor Danfield
26 Episodes
1 Volume
Let Dr. Dan Danfield, criminal psychologist, give you a little of a criminal psychologist's caseload.

26 1
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Diamond Dramas
Diamond Dramas
26 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy these tales of a Girl's Best Friend in Delightful Diamond Dramas! Bling, BLING!

26 1
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Ghost Corp
Ghost Corp
26 Episodes
1 Volume
Before the days of OPEC, terrorists and big oil, the Middle East was a land of mystery filled with mosques, bazaars, palaces and magic. It was also the stomping grounds of KC Smith and The Ghost Corp.

26 1
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Police Reporter
Police Reporter
26 Episodes
1 Volume
early true crime drama from 1932-33, these old time radio shows are true stories of actual murders dramatically retold.

26 1
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Rocky Fortune
Rocky Fortune
25 Episodes
1 Volume
Frank Sinatra took a short break from his singing career to star as a "taker of odd jobs" in the semi-hard-boiled Rocky Fortune.

25 1
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Pat Novak for Hire
Pat Novak for Hire
25 Episodes
1 Volume
One of Jack Webb's earliest successful attempts at crime drama with enough hard-boiled metaphors to sink a ship!

25 1
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Machine Guns
Machine Guns
25 Episodes
1 Volume
Few weapons on the battlefield inspire as much terror than a machine gun, but that is nothing compared to the terror they inspire in the hands of criminals.

25 1
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Drug Store
Drug Store
24 Episodes
1 Volume
From Peavey's Pharmacy on The Great Gildersleeve to the mysterious ingredients used by The Green Hornet, the local drug store was a place to meet, greet, grab a chocolate malt, and maybe solve a mystery or two.

24 1
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Spy Catcher
Spy Catcher
24 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on the memoirs of an actual agent of the Allied Counterintelligence Service, Spy Catcher combines cloak and dagger with psychological drama.

24 1
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Pursuit
Pursuit
23 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the adventures of Inspector Peter Black of Scotland Yard in "relentless, dangerous pursuit... When man hunts man!"

23 1
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Its a Crime Mr Collins
Its a Crime Mr Collins
23 Episodes
1 Volume
The crime busting 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.

23 1
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Quack Doctors
Quack Doctors
23 Episodes
1 Volume
Laugh along with comedic tales of quack doctors with Amos & Andy, Jack Benny, and more. Hear the dramatized tales of quackery in Dragnet, Dr Kildare, Straight Arrow, Casey Crime Photographer, and more!

23 1
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