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Crime Does Not Pay

(update) with additional episodes: this old time radio series portrays murder, theft, and racketeering, and other crimes. Exposes the consequences of these misdeeds and teaching listeners as the title suggests "crime does not pay!"

63 old time radio show recordings
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2 MP3 CDs
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32 Audio CDs


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"Imported Headaches"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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All True Stories!CRIME DOES NOT PAY

Crime Does Not PayCrime Drama (1949 - 51)

Crime Does Not Pay is similar to Gangbusters and had a moralistic message about the law and lawbreakers. It was a transcribed show which required a large budget due to the technology of the time.

The show's exciting episodes portray murder, theft, and racketeering, among other crimes and expose the consequences of these misdeeds teaching listeners as the title suggests "crime does not pay!"

Text on OTRCAT.com ©2001-2016 OTRCAT INC All Rights Reserved. Reproduction is prohibited.

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.



    63 recordings on 2 MP3 CDs for just $10.00
    total playtime 32 hours, 3 min
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    Volume 1 - 30 shows - total playtime 15 hours 12 minutes
    MP3 CD
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    1. CDNP 491010 e01 Kid with a Gun HQ.mp3
    2. CDNP 491017 e02 All-American Fake.mp3
    3. CDNP 491108 e05 Triggerman's Moll.mp3
    4. CDNP 491114 e06 Body Of The Crime.mp3
    5. CDNP 491122 e07 Summertime Take.mp3
    6. CDNP 491129 e08 Female of the Species.mp3
    7. CDNP 491205 e09 A Piece Of Rope.mp3
    8. CDNP 491212 e10 Gasoline Cocktail.mp3
    9. CDNP 491219 e11 Dead Pidgeon.mp3
    10. CDNP 491226 e12 Glossy Finish.mp3
    11. CDNP 500102 e13 Clothes Make The Woman.mp3
    12. CDNP 500109 e14 Law Of The Jungle.mp3
    13. CDNP 500213 e19 For He's A Jolly Good Fellow.mp3
    14. CDNP 500220 e20 Death On The Doorstep.mp3
    15. CDNP 500227 e21 Kangaroo Court.mp3
    16. CDNP 500306 e22 What's In A Name.mp3
    17. CDNP 500327 e25 Thick As Thieves.mp3
    18. CDNP 500403 e26 Ingenious Woman.mp3
    19. CDNP 500508 e31 Don't Write, Telephone.mp3
    20. CDNP 500515 e32 Between The Dark And The Daylight.mp3
    21. CDNP 500522 e33 The Second Hand Pistol.mp3
    22. CDNP 500529 e34 Imported Headaches.mp3
    23. CDNP 500619 e37 Clip Joint.mp3
    24. CDNP 500626 e38 The Professor Pulls A Switch.mp3
    25. CDNP 500703 e39 The Lady Loves Kittens.mp3
    26. CDNP 500710 e40 Once Too Often.mp3
    27. CDNP 500717 e41 Burglar Alarm.mp3
    28. CDNP 500724 e42 Horsehoes Are For Luck.mp3
    29. CDNP 500731 e43 Beauty And The Beast.mp3
    30. CDNP 500807 e44 Giddyup Horsey.mp3
    Volume 2 - 33 shows - total playtime 16 hours 51 minutes
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    1. CDNP 500814 e45 The Gangster Was A Lady.mp3
    2. CDNP 500821 e46 Murder Makes Book.mp3
    3. CDNP 500828 e47 Father's Boy.mp3
    4. CDNP 500904 e48 The Weak Spot.mp3
    5. CDNP 500911 e49 Horse Face.mp3
    6. CDNP 500918 e50 They Gotta Have What To Eat.mp3
    7. CDNP 500925 e51 Wildcatters.mp3
    8. CDNP 501016 e53 Voice Of Death.mp3
    9. CDNP 501023 e54 The Recruit.mp3
    10. CDNP 501030 e55 Escort For Hire.mp3
    11. CDNP 501030 e56 Black Book.mp3
    12. CDNP 501108 e57 Mow the Man Down.mp3
    13. CDNP 501115 e58 Celluloid Candle.mp3
    14. CDNP 501129 e59 The Doll.mp3
    15. CDNP 501206 e60 Kid Shive.mp3
    16. CDNP 501213 e61 Two Gun Annie.mp3
    17. CDNP 501220 e62 Strange Token.mp3
    18. CDNP 501227 e63 Building Blocks.mp3
    19. CDNP 510103 e64 Death on the Upgrade.mp3
    20. CDNP 510103 e65 Edge of the Desert.mp3
    21. CDNP 510110 e66 Cards and Spades.mp3
    22. CDNP 510124 e67 Old Mob Goes.mp3
    23. CDNP 510131 e68 Love Is Not All.mp3
    24. CDNP 510207 e69 Heir Apparent.mp3
    25. CDNP 510214 e70 Carnaval Frail.mp3
    26. CDNP 510214 e71 Rough Customer.mp3
    27. CDNP 510228 e72 For Sweet Charity.mp3
    28. CDNP 510307 e73 Operation Payroll.mp3
    29. CDNP 510314 e74 Diamonds Trumped.mp3
    30. CDNP 510321 e75 Through The Hoop.mp3
    31. CDNP 510328 e76 Plug Ugly.mp3
    32. CDNP 510404 e77 Front Boy.mp3
    33. CDNP 510411 e78 Violets Sweet Violets.mp3
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    63 recordings on 2 MP3 Collection Downloads for just $10.00
    total playtime 32 hours, 3 min
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    Volume 1 - 30 shows - total playtime 15 hours 12 minutes
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    1. CDNP 491010 e01 Kid with a Gun HQ.mp3
    2. CDNP 491017 e02 All-American Fake.mp3
    3. CDNP 491108 e05 Triggerman's Moll.mp3
    4. CDNP 491114 e06 Body Of The Crime.mp3
    5. CDNP 491122 e07 Summertime Take.mp3
    6. CDNP 491129 e08 Female of the Species.mp3
    7. CDNP 491205 e09 A Piece Of Rope.mp3
    8. CDNP 491212 e10 Gasoline Cocktail.mp3
    9. CDNP 491219 e11 Dead Pidgeon.mp3
    10. CDNP 491226 e12 Glossy Finish.mp3
    11. CDNP 500102 e13 Clothes Make The Woman.mp3
    12. CDNP 500109 e14 Law Of The Jungle.mp3
    13. CDNP 500213 e19 For He's A Jolly Good Fellow.mp3
    14. CDNP 500220 e20 Death On The Doorstep.mp3
    15. CDNP 500227 e21 Kangaroo Court.mp3
    16. CDNP 500306 e22 What's In A Name.mp3
    17. CDNP 500327 e25 Thick As Thieves.mp3
    18. CDNP 500403 e26 Ingenious Woman.mp3
    19. CDNP 500508 e31 Don't Write, Telephone.mp3
    20. CDNP 500515 e32 Between The Dark And The Daylight.mp3
    21. CDNP 500522 e33 The Second Hand Pistol.mp3
    22. CDNP 500529 e34 Imported Headaches.mp3
    23. CDNP 500619 e37 Clip Joint.mp3
    24. CDNP 500626 e38 The Professor Pulls A Switch.mp3
    25. CDNP 500703 e39 The Lady Loves Kittens.mp3
    26. CDNP 500710 e40 Once Too Often.mp3
    27. CDNP 500717 e41 Burglar Alarm.mp3
    28. CDNP 500724 e42 Horsehoes Are For Luck.mp3
    29. CDNP 500731 e43 Beauty And The Beast.mp3
    30. CDNP 500807 e44 Giddyup Horsey.mp3
    Volume 2 - 33 shows - total playtime 16 hours 51 minutes
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    1. CDNP 500814 e45 The Gangster Was A Lady.mp3
    2. CDNP 500821 e46 Murder Makes Book.mp3
    3. CDNP 500828 e47 Father's Boy.mp3
    4. CDNP 500904 e48 The Weak Spot.mp3
    5. CDNP 500911 e49 Horse Face.mp3
    6. CDNP 500918 e50 They Gotta Have What To Eat.mp3
    7. CDNP 500925 e51 Wildcatters.mp3
    8. CDNP 501016 e53 Voice Of Death.mp3
    9. CDNP 501023 e54 The Recruit.mp3
    10. CDNP 501030 e55 Escort For Hire.mp3
    11. CDNP 501030 e56 Black Book.mp3
    12. CDNP 501108 e57 Mow the Man Down.mp3
    13. CDNP 501115 e58 Celluloid Candle.mp3
    14. CDNP 501129 e59 The Doll.mp3
    15. CDNP 501206 e60 Kid Shive.mp3
    16. CDNP 501213 e61 Two Gun Annie.mp3
    17. CDNP 501220 e62 Strange Token.mp3
    18. CDNP 501227 e63 Building Blocks.mp3
    19. CDNP 510103 e64 Death on the Upgrade.mp3
    20. CDNP 510103 e65 Edge of the Desert.mp3
    21. CDNP 510110 e66 Cards and Spades.mp3
    22. CDNP 510124 e67 Old Mob Goes.mp3
    23. CDNP 510131 e68 Love Is Not All.mp3
    24. CDNP 510207 e69 Heir Apparent.mp3
    25. CDNP 510214 e70 Carnaval Frail.mp3
    26. CDNP 510214 e71 Rough Customer.mp3
    27. CDNP 510228 e72 For Sweet Charity.mp3
    28. CDNP 510307 e73 Operation Payroll.mp3
    29. CDNP 510314 e74 Diamonds Trumped.mp3
    30. CDNP 510321 e75 Through The Hoop.mp3
    31. CDNP 510328 e76 Plug Ugly.mp3
    32. CDNP 510404 e77 Front Boy.mp3
    33. CDNP 510411 e78 Violets Sweet Violets.mp3
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    63 recordings on 32 Audio CDs
    total playtime 32 hours, 3 min

    Disc A001

    1. CDNP 491010 e01 Kid with a Gun HQ
    2. CDNP 491017 e02 All-American Fake

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    Disc A002

    1. CDNP 491108 e05 Triggerman's Moll
    2. CDNP 491114 e06 Body Of The Crime

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    Disc A003

    1. CDNP 491122 e07 Summertime Take
    2. CDNP 491129 e08 Female of the Species

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    Disc A004

    1. CDNP 491205 e09 A Piece Of Rope
    2. CDNP 491212 e10 Gasoline Cocktail

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    Disc A005

    1. CDNP 491219 e11 Dead Pidgeon
    2. CDNP 491226 e12 Glossy Finish

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    Disc A006

    1. CDNP 500102 e13 Clothes Make The Woman
    2. CDNP 500109 e14 Law Of The Jungle

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    Disc A007

    1. CDNP 500213 e19 For He's A Jolly Good Fellow
    2. CDNP 500220 e20 Death On The Doorstep

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    Disc A008

    1. CDNP 500227 e21 Kangaroo Court
    2. CDNP 500306 e22 What's In A Name

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    Disc A009

    1. CDNP 500327 e25 Thick As Thieves
    2. CDNP 500403 e26 Ingenious Woman

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    Disc A010

    1. CDNP 500508 e31 Don't Write, Telephone
    2. CDNP 500515 e32 Between The Dark And The Daylight

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    Disc A011

    1. CDNP 500522 e33 The Second Hand Pistol
    2. CDNP 500529 e34 Imported Headaches

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    Disc A012

    1. CDNP 500619 e37 Clip Joint
    2. CDNP 500626 e38 The Professor Pulls A Switch

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    Disc A013

    1. CDNP 500703 e39 The Lady Loves Kittens
    2. CDNP 500710 e40 Once Too Often

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    Disc A014

    1. CDNP 500717 e41 Burglar Alarm
    2. CDNP 500724 e42 Horsehoes Are For Luck

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    Disc A015

    1. CDNP 500731 e43 Beauty And The Beast
    2. CDNP 500807 e44 Giddyup Horsey

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    Disc A016

    1. CDNP 500814 e45 The Gangster Was A Lady
    2. CDNP 500821 e46 Murder Makes Book

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    Disc A017

    1. CDNP 500828 e47 Father's Boy
    2. CDNP 500904 e48 The Weak Spot

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    Disc A018

    1. CDNP 500911 e49 Horse Face
    2. CDNP 500918 e50 They Gotta Have What To Eat

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    Disc A019

    1. CDNP 500925 e51 Wildcatters
    2. CDNP 501016 e53 Voice Of Death

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    Disc A020

    1. CDNP 501023 e54 The Recruit
    2. CDNP 501030 e55 Escort For Hire

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    Disc A021

    1. CDNP 501030 e56 Black Book
    2. CDNP 501108 e57 Mow the Man Down

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    Disc A022

    1. CDNP 501115 e58 Celluloid Candle
    2. CDNP 501129 e59 The Doll

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    Disc A023

    1. CDNP 501206 e60 Kid Shive
    2. CDNP 501213 e61 Two Gun Annie

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    Disc A024

    1. CDNP 501220 e62 Strange Token
    2. CDNP 501227 e63 Building Blocks

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    Disc A025

    1. CDNP 510103 e64 Death on the Upgrade
    2. CDNP 510103 e65 Edge of the Desert

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    Disc A026

    1. CDNP 510110 e66 Cards and Spades
    2. CDNP 510124 e67 Old Mob Goes

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    Disc A027

    1. CDNP 510131 e68 Love Is Not All
    2. CDNP 510207 e69 Heir Apparent

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    Disc A028

    1. CDNP 510214 e70 Carnaval Frail
    2. CDNP 510214 e71 Rough Customer

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    Disc A029

    1. CDNP 510228 e72 For Sweet Charity
    2. CDNP 510307 e73 Operation Payroll

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    Disc A030

    1. CDNP 510314 e74 Diamonds Trumped
    2. CDNP 510321 e75 Through The Hoop

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    Disc A031

    1. CDNP 510328 e76 Plug Ugly
    2. CDNP 510404 e77 Front Boy

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    Disc A032

    1. CDNP 510411 e78 Violets Sweet Violets

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