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The Clutching Hand

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

11 old time radio show recordings
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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Arthur B ReevesClutching Hand is a crime serial with Professor Craig Kennedy using his educated knowledge of chemistry and psychology.  Arthur Reeve created the character Professor Craig Kennedy, also known as "The American Sherlock Holmes."  He even had a Dr Walton-type sidekick, a newspaper reporter named Walter Jameson.  Most of the Craig Kenedy stories were published in Cosmopolitan Magazine in the 1910s.

Clutching Hand Movie PosterAfter graduating from Princeton, Reeve became a journalist interested in crime solving technology.  After writing a few non-fiction articles on forensics, he created the character Professor Craig Kennedy who used some real scientific techniques and some imaginary to solve crime.  During WWII, Reeve opened a crime detection laboratory in Washington, D.C. to further the science of crime fighting.

Clutching Hand is an early radio serial produced in 1936, although the exact airdates are unknown.  A film serial by the same name was also produced in tandem to the radio serial in 1936.  The plot follows the kidnapping of Professor Gironda who had discovered a way to make synthetic gold.  There is a surprise twist at the end of this classic whodunit and you will never guess the mastermind behind The Clutching Hand. William Farnum (of The Adventures of Uncle Jimmy) played the role of Inspector Gordon Gaunt.

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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.



    11 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 36 min
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      11 shows - total playtime 3 hours 36 minutes
      1. The Clutching Hand360000 01.mp3
      2. The Clutching Hand360000 02.mp3
      3. The Clutching Hand360000 03.mp3
      4. The Clutching Hand360000 04.mp3
      5. The Clutching Hand360000 05.mp3
      6. The Clutching Hand360000 06.mp3
      7. The Clutching Hand360000 07.mp3
      8. The Clutching Hand360000 08.mp3
      9. The Clutching Hand360000 09.mp3
      10. The Clutching Hand360000 10.mp3
      11. The Clutching Hand360000 11.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    11 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 36 min
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      11 shows - total playtime 3 hours 36 minutes
      1. The Clutching Hand360000 01.mp3
      2. The Clutching Hand360000 02.mp3
      3. The Clutching Hand360000 03.mp3
      4. The Clutching Hand360000 04.mp3
      5. The Clutching Hand360000 05.mp3
      6. The Clutching Hand360000 06.mp3
      7. The Clutching Hand360000 07.mp3
      8. The Clutching Hand360000 08.mp3
      9. The Clutching Hand360000 09.mp3
      10. The Clutching Hand360000 10.mp3
      11. The Clutching Hand360000 11.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



    11 recordings on 4 Audio CDs
    total playtime 3 hours, 36 min

    Disc A001

    1. The Clutching Hand360000 01
    2. The Clutching Hand360000 02
    3. The Clutching Hand360000 03

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    Disc A002

    1. The Clutching Hand360000 04
    2. The Clutching Hand360000 05
    3. The Clutching Hand360000 06

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    Disc A003

    1. The Clutching Hand360000 07
    2. The Clutching Hand360000 08
    3. The Clutching Hand360000 09

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    Disc A004

    1. The Clutching Hand360000 10
    2. The Clutching Hand360000 11

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