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Tales of Fatima

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Basil Rathbone and His Sly Detective Eye!

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr Chameleon

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A master of disguise, Mr Chameleon changes his appearance every episode to track down the murderer. This rare detective old time radio show featuring the winning combination of murder, millionaires, and mayhem.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dan Dunn

2 Episodes
1 Volume
"The thrilling exploits of Dan Dunn, Secret Operative Number Forty Eight are brought to the airwaves in a sensational series of new adventures that will enthrall new and old..."

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hashknife Hartley and Sleepy Stevens

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Hashknife Hartley and his pardner Sleepy Stevens are hard working cowboys who are called on to do detective work in the Old West. The stories have the feel of Pulp Westerns and are narrated by the author, W.C. Tuttle.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Secret Missions

2 Episodes
1 Volume
The Mutual Network presents stories from the Office of Naval Intelligence during WWII and the early Cold War.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Murder Will Out

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Solve the mystery along with the contestants when you listen to Murder Will Out!

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Crime Letter from Dan Dodge

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A rare classic in the "hard-boiled detective' genre with tough-guy Daniel D. Dodge and scatter-brained Susie.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Patricia Highsmith

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A crime novelist best known for The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train, she infused troubled psychologies into her amoral characters, writing taut thrillers about betrayal, threats, and manipulation.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

McGarry and His Mouse

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on a series of short stories, Rookie Detective Dan McGarry and his mouse, the smart and pretty Kitty Archer, solve crime and fight bad guys in this old time radio show.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Johnny Modero

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Jack Webb early detective Favorite!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Results Inc

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Hard Boiled Detective can't take himself too seriously if he is going to make it on the mean streets, but Johnny Strange of Results Inc goes for the laughs as much as he goes for his gun!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Big Guy

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Follows the adventures of single dad detective, Joshua Sharp who wears size 902 in a triple D shoe.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Martin Kane Private Eye

3 Episodes
1 Volume
is a smooth New York private eye with a nose for crime.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

I Deal In Crime

3 Episodes
1 Volume
has all the right stuff for a perfect detective show including gangs, dames, and descriptive narrative. William Gargan is best known for his character roles as a detective or private investigator.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Are These Our Children

3 Episodes
1 Volume
is a unique twist on the crime drama genre featuring true stories from Juvenile Delinquency Court.This show features some of the worst back-talking, drug-abusing, ungrateful, school-quitting, bigoted, sassy teenagers in radio drama.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hearthstone of the Death Squad

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Fans of detective stories can rest assured that the "implacable man hunter of The Metropolitan Police" always got his man, and sent the evil doer to "the chair."

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Intrigue

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Are you ready for "tales of espionage, manhunts and high adventure" as Academy Award winner Joseph Schildkraut guides you through stories of Intrigue.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dorothy Hughes

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Whodunit and Hardboiled crime was Dorothy's medium, crime was never her primary interest, she wanted to investigate the nature of evil itself.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thrills Highway Patrol

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the Men in Uniform on California's Streets!

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Topper

4 Episodes
1 Volume
What do you do if you think you’re at the top of your game, but the ghosts who live in your house keep making life “interesting”? Find out in The Adventures of Topper.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Crime Doctor

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Crime Dr of Suspense and Intrigue is IN; Take Two Radio Shows and Call Me in the Morning!

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Kitty Keene

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Kitty Keene, a former Ziegfeld Follies' showgirl, solved crime with an equal amount of toughness and purrfection.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cases of Mr Ace

4 Episodes
1 Volume
smartly written detective show starring as George Raft as Mr. Ace of sole owner Ace Detective Agency.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Indictment

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Assistant District Attorney Edward McCormick directs the investigations of tough criminal cases in Indictment, a 1950s courtroom drama.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Douglas of the World

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Brad Douglas, Foreign Correspondent, played by Jack Moyles, is a roving reporter for the New York World Newspaper in this espionage thriller.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Raffles (The Adventures of Raffles)

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen as E. W. Hornung's gentleman thief, A. J. Raffles-London's many of mystery-solves murders and works to defeat the Nazis.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Green Lama

5 Episodes
1 Volume
After spending ten years in Tibet and becoming a mystic, Jethro Dumont returns to America to fight crime as The Green Lama.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Renfrew Mounted

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Exciting Adventure show about the Royal Mounted Police

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Shorty Bell Cub Reporter

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Mickey Rooney Stars As Boisterious and Runty Would-be Reporter

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

T Man

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the old time radio adventures of federal agents who protect the honest taxpayers from thugs, thieves, and "Mr Smartypants."

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Easy Money

5 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) In the old time radio series Easy Money, Detective Mike Trent is a former professional magician who now uses his talents to turn the tables on swindlers and con-men.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Did Justice Triumph

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow police investigators as they move through crime scenes, question witnesses and suspects, and solve real crimes in this rare crime drama.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Detectives Black and Blue

6 Episodes
1 Volume
An early comedy detective show featuring two unlikely heroes, Detectives Black and Blue aren't too clever but they seem to solve crime in spite of themselves.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pete Kellys Blues

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Pete Kelly (Jack Webb) fronts the house band, the Big Seven, at a speakeasy in the roaring '20s is a world of jazz, gangsters, gun molls, g-men, bad booze and desperate people trying to save their skins. Update: additional episodes

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

James M Cain

6 Episodes
1 Volume
interested in primal drives, in lust, greed, and violence James M. Cain wrote many well-loved noir stories like The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, and The Embezzler

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Book (The Man in Black)

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Paul Frees, this talent filled old time radio show features the stories of almost perfect crimes asking audiences to listen for the criminal's mistake.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Doctor Tim Detective

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Dr. Tim, Detective is a great lesson in medicine and health issues for kids, disguised as a detective show. Education is more fun if you get it while solving mysteries!

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Leonidas Witherall

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Who would make a better soft-boiled detective than a New England Boy's School instructor and part time mystery writer? That is exactly what you get in The Adventures of Leonidas Witherall.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Murder Clinic

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous Fictional and Mysterious Murders and the Detectives that Solved Them

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

That Strong Guy

7 Episodes
1 Volume
By the mid 1950’s, audiences had a pretty good idea of what to expect from a private eye on the radio, and That Strong Guy, Steve Strong, didn’t disappoint, with a stiff uppercut for those who didn’t see things his way.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Call the Police

7 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) now with three additional shows and sponsored by Lever Brother's Rinso and Lifebuoy Soap, Call the Police was billed as "a new series of realistic radio dramas inspired by the courageous work of police departments all over America." This collection contains all known episodes to be in existence of this rare series.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Border Patrol 1941

7 Episodes
1 Volume
based on real exploits of the border patrol: All names were changed to protect the innocent, except the border patrol agents real names are used. Cases range from a drug smuggler who used a teenage boy as a drug mule to ghosts reported seen at Niagara Falls.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

You Are the Jury

7 Episodes
1 Volume
This fictitious crime drama series was written by a criminologist. In each episode the listener is asked to be the jury and guess the verdict in a murder trial.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jack The Ripper

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Old time radio takes on one of the most famous crimes in history the case of Jack the Ripper.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Front Page Farrell

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Who says you need a cop or a hard-boiled detective to catch the bad guys? Sometimes all it takes is a dedicated newspaperman seeking the truth, like Front Page Farrell.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Official Detective

8 Episodes
1 Volume
This classic old time radio police drama features a crime from the start to finish: from a drunk accused of murder to bride that murders her groom after discovering that he married her for her money. Even spinsters are unsafe at the hands of madmen and murderers! Update: additional episodes

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Crime Files of Flamond

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Delve into the whys behind the crimes when you listen to "the most unusual investigator in criminal history" ... Flamond!

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Under Arrest

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Under Arrest was a police procedural drama which would compare favorably with Jack Webb's Dragnet

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mermaids

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Originally the product of seafarer's overactive and superstitious imaginations, mermaids are now an allegory for any time we associate a pretty girl with the water.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Federal Agent

9 Episodes
1 Volume
features dramatization stories of federal crime fighting from around the world.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Man From Homicide

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Ride along on shocking cases with the "Man from Homicide," a classic hard-boiled crime drama from the early 1950's. Update: 6 additional broadcasts

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alcatraz

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Alcatraz's years of operation (1934-1963) almost directly coincided with the golden age of radio and many old time radio stories were based on the prison. Update: additional episodes

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Up for Parole

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on Authentic Parole Cases!

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Somebody Knows

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Summer replacement series for Suspense with the premise was that there are no perfect crimes, that someone, somewhere, could have the one missing clue. Update: additional shows

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Confession

10 Episodes
1 Volume
created from the transcribed confessions of actual crimes, the names of the criminals were changed, but the cases were from documented records and case histories. Update: two additional broadcasts

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Kirk Douglas

10 Episodes
1 Volume
typecast into film roles as tough-guy type, this collection contains episodes of his guest appearances on various old time radio shows.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Manhunt

10 Episodes
1 Volume
chronicles murderous murderers making mayhem through manslaughter and pandemonium from the point of view of police officers and witnesses!

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hidden Truth

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on the case files of Leonard Keeler, the man who invented the polygraph lie detector, this South African drama seeks to reveal The Hidden Truth.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Salute to Law

11 Episodes
1 Volume
A crime and police drama a la Dragnet and Calling all Cars, A Salute to Law features Nick Harris catching those who are guilty of "the folly of committing crime.Slightly different in tone to the aforementioned series, A Salute to Law stressed an overarching moralistic theme in regards to crime and punishment.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Clutching Hand

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Professor Craig Kennedy uses some real scientific techniques and some imaginary to solve crime in this 1936 crime serial old time radio series.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Matthew Slade PI

11 Episodes
1 Volume
is a mystery-detective show about a private investigator based in San Francisco. Full of tough-guy talk indicative of hardboiled detectives of the golden age of radio.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Inspector Thorne

11 Episodes
1 Volume
young investigator in homicide bureau featuring crimes with murder Murder MURDER!The show opens with the details of the case in dramatic format and next Inspector Thorne comes in and badgers the witnesses.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Defense Attorney

11 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with additional episodes: This is a hard hitting old time radio crime drama, with a distinctive feminine touch.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

In the Name of the Law

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Using original police reports as a story source, In the Name of the Law showcased police work before WWII.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Phyl Coe Mysteries

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Pretty but fictional Phyl Coe solved mysteries while pitching Philco Radio Tubes for her sponsor on The Phyl Coe Mysteries.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thin Man

12 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) additional episodes: follows an ex-detective, Nick Charles, and his sophisticated, glamorous, wealthy wife, Nora Charles, on their escapades to unravel mystery where ever it may lie by sleuthing and solving murders; billed the "happiest married couple in radio."

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Unsolved Mysteries

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Truth IS Stranger than Fiction--Your Skin will Creep!

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Case Dismissed

12 Episodes
1 Volume
A Show about the Law and Liberty that We Hold Dear--Order in the Court!

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wanted

12 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with additional episodes: help find criminals on the run from the FBI's Top Ten Most Wanted list from 1950

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Guilty Party

12 Episodes
1 Volume
This series was a rather successful attempt to combine mysteries and quiz shows.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of the Abbotts

13 Episodes
1 Volume
The Adventures of the Abbotts stars Claudia Morgan and Les Damon as the husband and wife detective team, Jean and Pat Abbott. In each episode, Jean helps her husband, a well-renowned San Franciscan private eye, to solve yet another mystery.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hercule Poirot

13 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with additional episodes and special recordings: Hercule Poirot is the greatest detective ever? Certainly a gripping favorite from Agatha Christie!

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Life in Your Hands

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Rather than the usual formula for a murder mystery, A Life In Your Hands takes the listener into the courtroom where the evidence is presented, and then they can decide for themselves whodunit.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr Moto

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Originally created as a Western Propaganda figure before the War, Mr. Moto lived on in OTR as an American agent in the fight against Communist expansion.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nick Harris Detective

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Super Sleuth Solves Los Angeles Crimes

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Case For Dr Morelle

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Dr. Morelle is a brilliant criminal psychologist with an attitude. He is a detective you will love to hate.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Zombies in Old Time Radio

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Most of the Old Time Radio stories about Zombies involve the traditional Voodoo Zombies, but it can never hurt to be prepared for when the people next door develop a taste for brains...

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rex Saunders

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Starring Rex Harrison and directed by Himan Brown, Rex Saunders is a classic detective show with a British twist,

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

That Hammer Guy (Mike Hammer)

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Of all of the hard-boiled detectives in fiction, the hardest-boiled was Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer. Naturally, That Hammer Guy was going to end up on the radio, as it turned out he was a West Coast sensation over the Don Lee/Mutual network.

14 1
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True Detective Mysteries

14 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) True Detective Mysteries radio series was based on the "True Detective magazine. Later it was sponsored by Listerine and Oh Henry Candy, but kept the same name. Each week the show presented the "case history of an actual crime. Many were told from the criminal's point of view.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Candy Matson

14 Episodes
1 Volume
A ringing telephone and a sexy voice answers… "Candy Matson, YU 2-8209," and then the organ swells into the theme song, "Candy." Why couldn't an intelligent, knockout of a blond get the scoop on crime as smartly as any man? Candy Matson was as good an answer as was ever on radio.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Prohibition (Bootleggin and Moonshine)

14 Episodes
1 Volume
old time radio songs and stories about bootlegging and prohibition which occurred between 1920 until 1933.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Murder by Experts

15 Episodes
1 Volume
Top writers in the history of mystery and the show exhibits some of the best mystery writing known on radio. Update: additional episodes features

15 1
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Top Secret

15 Episodes
1 Volume
Cloak and dagger intrigue and a thick Hungarian accent were the ingredients for Ilona Massey to foil Nazi spy rings and slip across Europe like it was an espionage playground in Top Secret.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Casebook of Gregory Hood

15 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with additional episodes: 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 replacement.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Charlie Chan

15 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.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Amazing Mr Malone

16 Episodes
1 Volume
Whis old time radio griping crime drama stars Frank Lovejoy as a Chicago Crime-Fighting Lawyer! Update: 7 additional episodes

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Drama of the Courts

17 Episodes
1 Volume
A well written courtroom procedural drama a la Perry Mason, Defense Attorney, Indictment, and A Life In Your Hands. Update: 2 additional shows

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tales Foreign Service

18 Episodes
1 Volume
Broadcast as a summer replacement series just after the end of the War, Tales of the Foreign Service showed how to serve the country through diplomatic service instead of with a gun.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Agatha Christie

18 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy these "whodunits" from the famous detective novelist: These exciting old time radio tales from various series have plot twists perfect for "radio's outstanding theater of thrills".

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of Ellery Queen

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Ellery Queen was an author who solved mysteries in his spare time and then wrote about his harrowing adventures; his sidekick was his own father, Richard Queen.

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Buddha

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Buddha sculptures in old time radio shows represent mystery and intrigue of the "orient."

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Europe Confidential

21 Episodes
1 Volume
hosted by Basil Rathbone, this mystery old time radio show follows the newspaper reporter, Mike Connoy, in "the world's greatest mysteries."

21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cloak and Dagger

22 Episodes
1 Volume
Most spy stories are pure fiction, but Cloak and Dagger is the real deal! Taken from the files of the OSS, precursor the the CIA, the show highlights the exploits of men who go into danger for their country.

22 1
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Crime and Peter Chambers

22 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) now with a dozen additional episodes, Dane Clark plays the role of Peter Chambers, the playboy detective with an eye for solving crime and a taste for beautiful women.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Honor the Law

22 Episodes
1 Volume
these short stories from 1938 focus on police work and bravery: big cases and big busts, but also the interpersonal relationships between officers.

22 1
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Pursuit

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

23 1
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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

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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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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