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Best of Dragnet

Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Dragnet Episodes!

53 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
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27 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from June 17, 1949:

"The Werewolf"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Jack Webb of Dragnet

Dragnet was a long running and popular police drama dedicated to document drama of an actual crime from file of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). The show became so popular at one point that people started coming to LAPD City Hall asking to talk to Sergeant Friday.

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This collection includes OTRCAT's handpicked Dragnet Favorites including:

  • The episode "Werewolf" includes the use of undercover women officers used a bait to find a hairy man who beats a series of women late at night. 
  • In a "Rifle for Christmas" a boy is given a rifle for a present with dire consequences.    
  • The horrible experience of wife of a bar owner is dragged behind a car and tarred and feathered to get back at her husband in "Big Tar Baby." 
  • Jack Webb Sgt Friday on DragnetIn the episode "Big Ben" Joe Friday is shot and as he recovers Ben takes over as narrator to find the shooter. 
  • A red-headed youngster steals coins from newspaper stands and milk from grocers to support his family and alcoholic mother in "Big Sophomore." 
  • In "Big Frame", a pregnant woman is struck by a hit and run driving a hot rod.

There are many excellent and memorable Dragnet episodes. The sound effects, delivery, realism, and real-life topics added to the brilliance of this popular radio and later television show. For additional recordings, see the extensive Dragnet Collection. For more true police stories see also:

 

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    53 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 25 hours, 23 min
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      53 shows - total playtime 25 hours 23 minutes
      1. Dragnet 490617 e003 The Werewolf.mp3
      2. Dragnet 490707 e005 Helen Corday.mp3
      3. Dragnet 490721 e007 City Hall Bombing.mp3
      4. Dragnet 490804 e009 Benny Trounsel.mp3
      5. Dragnet 490825 e012 Police Academy-Mario Koski.mp3
      6. Dragnet 490903 e014 Eric Kelby.mp3
      7. Dragnet 490910 e015 Sullivan Kidnapping - The Wolf.mp3
      8. Dragnet 490924 e017 Brick-Bat Slayer.mp3
      9. Dragnet 491124 e026 Mother-In-Law Murder.mp3
      10. Dragnet 491208 e028 Jade Thumb Rings.mp3
      11. Dragnet 491222 e030 Twenty-Two Rifle for Christmas.mp3
      12. Dragnet 500209 e036 Big Girl.mp3
      13. Dragnet 500223 e037 Big Grifter.mp3
      14. Dragnet 500309 e039 Big Thank You.mp3
      15. Dragnet 500316 e040 Big Boys.mp3
      16. Dragnet 500323 e041 Big Gangster Part 1.mp3
      17. Dragnet 500330 e042 Big Gangster Part 2.mp3
      18. Dragnet 500406 e043 Big Book.mp3
      19. Dragnet 500601 e051 Big Fake.mp3
      20. Dragnet 500629 e055 Big Grab.mp3
      21. Dragnet 500706 e056 Big Frame.mp3
      22. Dragnet 500810 e061 Big Actor.mp3
      23. Dragnet 500921 e067 Big Pair.mp3
      24. Dragnet 501123 e076 Big Betty.mp3
      25. Dragnet 501214 e079 Big Break.mp3
      26. Dragnet 510104 e082 Big Holdup.mp3
      27. Dragnet 510118 e084 Big Dance.mp3
      28. Dragnet 510208 e087 Big Cast.mp3
      29. Dragnet 510215 e088 Big Crime.mp3
      30. Dragnet 510315 e092 Big Ben.mp3
      31. Dragnet 510719 e110 Big Sophomore.mp3
      32. Dragnet 510830 e116 Big Crazy.mp3
      33. Dragnet 510906 e117 Big Seventeen.mp3
      34. Dragnet 510927 e120 Big September Man.mp3
      35. Dragnet 511011 e122 Big Shoplift.mp3
      36. Dragnet 511108 e126 Big Hit and Run Killer.mp3
      37. Dragnet 511122 e128 Big Hands.mp3
      38. Dragnet 511227 e133 Big Sorrow.mp3
      39. Dragnet 520103 e134 Big Red Part 1.mp3
      40. Dragnet 520110 e135 Big Red Part 2.mp3
      41. Dragnet 520214 e140 Big Phone Call.mp3
      42. Dragnet 520221 e141 Big Producer.mp3
      43. Dragnet 520410 e148 Big Show.mp3
      44. Dragnet 520703 e160 Big Trio.mp3
      45. Dragnet 521116 e178 Big Walk.mp3
      46. Dragnet 531006 e216 Big Little Mother.mp3
      47. Dragnet 531222 e227 Big Little Jesus.mp3
      48. Dragnet 540302 e237 Big TV.mp3
      49. Dragnet 540803 e259 Big Stand.mp3
      50. Dragnet 540907 e264 Big Trunk.mp3
      51. Dragnet 541012 e269 Big Tar Baby.mp3
      52. Dragnet 550201 e285 Big Bird.mp3
      53. Dragnet 560522 e353 Big False Move.mp3
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    53 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 25 hours, 23 min
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      53 shows - total playtime 25 hours 23 minutes
      1. Dragnet 490617 e003 The Werewolf.mp3
      2. Dragnet 490707 e005 Helen Corday.mp3
      3. Dragnet 490721 e007 City Hall Bombing.mp3
      4. Dragnet 490804 e009 Benny Trounsel.mp3
      5. Dragnet 490825 e012 Police Academy-Mario Koski.mp3
      6. Dragnet 490903 e014 Eric Kelby.mp3
      7. Dragnet 490910 e015 Sullivan Kidnapping - The Wolf.mp3
      8. Dragnet 490924 e017 Brick-Bat Slayer.mp3
      9. Dragnet 491124 e026 Mother-In-Law Murder.mp3
      10. Dragnet 491208 e028 Jade Thumb Rings.mp3
      11. Dragnet 491222 e030 Twenty-Two Rifle for Christmas.mp3
      12. Dragnet 500209 e036 Big Girl.mp3
      13. Dragnet 500223 e037 Big Grifter.mp3
      14. Dragnet 500309 e039 Big Thank You.mp3
      15. Dragnet 500316 e040 Big Boys.mp3
      16. Dragnet 500323 e041 Big Gangster Part 1.mp3
      17. Dragnet 500330 e042 Big Gangster Part 2.mp3
      18. Dragnet 500406 e043 Big Book.mp3
      19. Dragnet 500601 e051 Big Fake.mp3
      20. Dragnet 500629 e055 Big Grab.mp3
      21. Dragnet 500706 e056 Big Frame.mp3
      22. Dragnet 500810 e061 Big Actor.mp3
      23. Dragnet 500921 e067 Big Pair.mp3
      24. Dragnet 501123 e076 Big Betty.mp3
      25. Dragnet 501214 e079 Big Break.mp3
      26. Dragnet 510104 e082 Big Holdup.mp3
      27. Dragnet 510118 e084 Big Dance.mp3
      28. Dragnet 510208 e087 Big Cast.mp3
      29. Dragnet 510215 e088 Big Crime.mp3
      30. Dragnet 510315 e092 Big Ben.mp3
      31. Dragnet 510719 e110 Big Sophomore.mp3
      32. Dragnet 510830 e116 Big Crazy.mp3
      33. Dragnet 510906 e117 Big Seventeen.mp3
      34. Dragnet 510927 e120 Big September Man.mp3
      35. Dragnet 511011 e122 Big Shoplift.mp3
      36. Dragnet 511108 e126 Big Hit and Run Killer.mp3
      37. Dragnet 511122 e128 Big Hands.mp3
      38. Dragnet 511227 e133 Big Sorrow.mp3
      39. Dragnet 520103 e134 Big Red Part 1.mp3
      40. Dragnet 520110 e135 Big Red Part 2.mp3
      41. Dragnet 520214 e140 Big Phone Call.mp3
      42. Dragnet 520221 e141 Big Producer.mp3
      43. Dragnet 520410 e148 Big Show.mp3
      44. Dragnet 520703 e160 Big Trio.mp3
      45. Dragnet 521116 e178 Big Walk.mp3
      46. Dragnet 531006 e216 Big Little Mother.mp3
      47. Dragnet 531222 e227 Big Little Jesus.mp3
      48. Dragnet 540302 e237 Big TV.mp3
      49. Dragnet 540803 e259 Big Stand.mp3
      50. Dragnet 540907 e264 Big Trunk.mp3
      51. Dragnet 541012 e269 Big Tar Baby.mp3
      52. Dragnet 550201 e285 Big Bird.mp3
      53. Dragnet 560522 e353 Big False Move.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    53 recordings on 27 Audio CDs
    total playtime 25 hours, 23 min

    Disc A001

    1. Dragnet 490617 e003 The Werewolf
    2. Dragnet 490707 e005 Helen Corday

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    Disc A002

    1. Dragnet 490721 e007 City Hall Bombing
    2. Dragnet 490804 e009 Benny Trounsel

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    Disc A003

    1. Dragnet 490825 e012 Police Academy-Mario Koski
    2. Dragnet 490903 e014 Eric Kelby

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    Disc A004

    1. Dragnet 490910 e015 Sullivan Kidnapping - The Wolf
    2. Dragnet 490924 e017 Brick-Bat Slayer

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    Disc A005

    1. Dragnet 491124 e026 Mother-In-Law Murder
    2. Dragnet 491208 e028 Jade Thumb Rings

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    Disc A006

    1. Dragnet 491222 e030 Twenty-Two Rifle for Christmas
    2. Dragnet 500209 e036 Big Girl

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    Disc A007

    1. Dragnet 500223 e037 Big Grifter
    2. Dragnet 500309 e039 Big Thank You

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    Disc A008

    1. Dragnet 500316 e040 Big Boys
    2. Dragnet 500323 e041 Big Gangster Part 1

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    Disc A009

    1. Dragnet 500330 e042 Big Gangster Part 2
    2. Dragnet 500406 e043 Big Book

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    Disc A010

    1. Dragnet 500601 e051 Big Fake
    2. Dragnet 500629 e055 Big Grab

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    Disc A011

    1. Dragnet 500706 e056 Big Frame
    2. Dragnet 500810 e061 Big Actor

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    Disc A012

    1. Dragnet 500921 e067 Big Pair
    2. Dragnet 501123 e076 Big Betty

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    Disc A013

    1. Dragnet 501214 e079 Big Break
    2. Dragnet 510104 e082 Big Holdup

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    Disc A014

    1. Dragnet 510118 e084 Big Dance
    2. Dragnet 510208 e087 Big Cast

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    Disc A015

    1. Dragnet 510215 e088 Big Crime
    2. Dragnet 510315 e092 Big Ben

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    Disc A016

    1. Dragnet 510719 e110 Big Sophomore
    2. Dragnet 510830 e116 Big Crazy

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    Disc A017

    1. Dragnet 510906 e117 Big Seventeen
    2. Dragnet 510927 e120 Big September Man

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    Disc A018

    1. Dragnet 511011 e122 Big Shoplift
    2. Dragnet 511108 e126 Big Hit and Run Killer

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    Disc A019

    1. Dragnet 511122 e128 Big Hands
    2. Dragnet 511227 e133 Big Sorrow

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    Disc A020

    1. Dragnet 520103 e134 Big Red Part 1
    2. Dragnet 520110 e135 Big Red Part 2

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    Disc A021

    1. Dragnet 520214 e140 Big Phone Call
    2. Dragnet 520221 e141 Big Producer

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    Disc A022

    1. Dragnet 520410 e148 Big Show
    2. Dragnet 520703 e160 Big Trio

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    Disc A023

    1. Dragnet 521116 e178 Big Walk
    2. Dragnet 531006 e216 Big Little Mother

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    Disc A024

    1. Dragnet 531222 e227 Big Little Jesus
    2. Dragnet 540302 e237 Big TV

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    Disc A025

    1. Dragnet 540803 e259 Big Stand
    2. Dragnet 540907 e264 Big Trunk

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    Disc A026

    1. Dragnet 541012 e269 Big Tar Baby
    2. Dragnet 550201 e285 Big Bird

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    Disc A027

    1. Dragnet 560522 e353 Big False Move

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