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Front Page Farrell

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 old time radio show recordings
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2 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from June 20, 1949:

"Fatal Smile"



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Soap Opera/ Crime Serial (June 23, 1941- March 13, 1942 and September 14, 1942 – March 26, 1954)

Staats CotsworthFront Page Farrell stars Richard Widmark (and from 1942-1954, Carleton Young) as David Farrell, a handsome star reporter for a top New York newspaper, "The Brooklyn Eagle. Florence Williams (later, Virginia Dwyer) plays Sally Farrell, David's office-romance-turned-wife.

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Front Page Farrell castThe Farrells go on reporting gigs and solve cases galore. During WWII, the Office of War Information provided the themes for the shows. Later, shows included such excitement as suspicious blackmail and murderous mayhem!

See also the crime serials Perry Mason and The Clutching Hand. For more newspaper-crime reporting, see also: Big Town, Big Story, Casey Crime Photographer, Europe Confidential, Front Page Farrell, Night Beat, and Shorty Bell Cub Reporter.

This collection is in the extensive Hummert Radio Factory Collection. Called the parents of soap opera, Anne and Frank Hummert also created Betty and Bob, Front Page Farrell, Mr. Keen Tracer of Lost Persons, Ma Perkins, Just Plain Bill, Mary Noble Backstage Wife, Young Widder Brown, Mr. Chameleon, Stella Dallas, Manhattan Merry Go Round, Lora Lawton, The American Melody Hour, Hearthstone of the Death Squad, Lorenzo Jones, Nona From Nowhere, Our Gal Sunday, Inspector Thorne, Romance of Helen Trent, and more.

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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.



    8 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 53 min
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      8 shows - total playtime 1 hours 53 minutes
      1. Front Page Farrell 430000.mp3
      2. Front Page Farrell 490615 Man Who Knew All Angles.mp3
      3. Front Page Farrell 490620 Fatal Smile.mp3
      4. Front Page Farrell 490816 High Explosive.mp3
      5. Front Page Farrell 490831 Mysterious Killer.mp3
      6. Front Page Farrell Addicted To Morphine.mp3
      7. Front Page Farrell Episode From 43.mp3
      8. Front Page Farrell Go To War.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    8 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 53 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      8 shows - total playtime 1 hours 53 minutes
      1. Front Page Farrell 430000.mp3
      2. Front Page Farrell 490615 Man Who Knew All Angles.mp3
      3. Front Page Farrell 490620 Fatal Smile.mp3
      4. Front Page Farrell 490816 High Explosive.mp3
      5. Front Page Farrell 490831 Mysterious Killer.mp3
      6. Front Page Farrell Addicted To Morphine.mp3
      7. Front Page Farrell Episode From 43.mp3
      8. Front Page Farrell Go To War.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



    8 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 53 min

    Disc A001

    1. Front Page Farrell Addicted To Morphine
    2. Front Page Farrell Episode From 43
    3. Front Page Farrell Go To War
    4. Front Page Farrell 430000
    5. Front Page Farrell 490615 Man Who Knew All Angles

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A002

    1. Front Page Farrell 490620 Fatal Smile
    2. Front Page Farrell 490816 High Explosive
    3. Front Page Farrell 490831 Mysterious Killer

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00