The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

Adam Graham

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On the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, every day we feature a different detective program. Our current line-up is San Spade, Mister Chameleon, Dangerous Assignment, Philo Vance, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and Tales of the Texas Rangers. Podcast Award-nominated Host Adam Graham has been your guide through each series since 2009 as he provides insightful commentary and humor after each episode as well as responding to listener questions and feedback.

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EP3840: Philo Vance: The White Murder Case

Two extortioners kidnap Vance to ensure they can collect their money; Their victim turns up dead after Vance is released. Original Air Date: July 5, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

36m
Aug 11
EP3839: Dangerous Assignment: Who Killed Captain Rocq?

Steve goes to Tangiers undercover as a soldier of fortune who bore an uncanny resemblance to Steve. Steve has to find out who killed his doppleganger without being murdered himself. Original Air Date: February 13, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.' Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

39m
Aug 10
EP3838: Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem

Holmes is called in to investigate the theft of several cadavers from a hospital. Original Air Date: May 19, 1932 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call 208-991-4783 Become one of our friends on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

45m
Aug 09
EP3837: Sam Spade: The One Hour Caper

Sam leaves an hour before a photo shoot in answer to a call from a printer and has to explain one hour later when he shows back at the office beaten and bruised. Original Air Date: January 4, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

42m
Aug 08
EP3836: Tales of the Texas Rangers: The Wheelchair Killer

Jace is called in to investigate the killing of an eighty-year-old man in a wheelchair. Original AIr Date: October 7, 1951 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call 208-991-4783 Become one of our friends on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

42m
Aug 06
EP3835: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Harpooned Angler Matter

Johnny travels to the French Riviera to investigate when a heavily insured man is killed underwater with a harpoon. Original Air Date: February 9, 1954 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

40m
Aug 05
EP3834: Philo Vance: The Motor Murder Case

A race car driver dies on the track, but Vance doesn't think it's an accident. Original Air Date: June 28, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

36m
Aug 04
EP3833: Dangerous Assignment: Find Missing Japanese Weapons

Steve goes to Panama to complete the mission of a friend, who was killed trying to locate a cache of Japanese weapons from World War II. Original Air Date: February 6, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.' Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

44m
Aug 03
EP3832: Mr. Chameleon: The Dream House Murder Case

A woman is poisoned in her "dream house" after eating a piece of cake. Original Air Date: January 31, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

36m
Aug 02
EP3831: Sam Spade: The Bow Window Caper

Sam is hired by a doctor whose jealous wife is ruining his practice and has threatened to use a gun. Original Air Date: November 9, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

35m
Aug 01
EP3830: Tales of the Texas Rangers: Shaft of Death

A murdered body is found inside a closed-up mine. Original Air Date: September 30, 1951 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

44m
Jul 30
EP3829: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Paul Gorrell Matter

Johnny goes undercover on a share-the-ride trip with a robber and killer in hopes of reclaiming the stolen money. Original Air Date: February 2, 1954 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

39m
Jul 29
EP3828: Philo Vance: The Peacock Murder Case

A woman brings a thug to Vance's office who beats Vance up to stop Vance from taking a case for a wealthy man. Original Air Date: June 21, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

32m
Jul 28
EP3827: Dangerous Assignment: File No. 307

Steve goes to Zurich in search of a stolen Defense Department file. Original Air Date: August 20, 1949 Vote for us in the Podcast Awards at http://www.podcastawards.com Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

40m
Jul 27
EP3826: Mr. Chameleon: The Locked Room Murder Case

A wealthy semi-retired cantankerous old man who thinks everyone is stealing from him is murdered. Original Air Date: January 17, 1951 Nominate the Great Detectives of Old TIme Radio for the Podcast Awards at http://www,podcastawards.com Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call 208-991-4783 Become one of our friends on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

39m
Jul 26
EP3825: Sam Spade: The Adam Figg Caper

Sam is hired by the butler of a wealthy man who has been shot at. Original Air: October 5, 1947 Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards at http://www.podcastawards.com Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

44m
Jul 25
AWR0200: Cosmo Jones Special (Night Cap Yarns and Studio X)

n The Professor Goes to the Museum, Cosmo Jones has a crazy scheme to catch an art thief. From Nightcap Yarns. Original Air Date: March 27, 1939 In The Professor Goes for a Walk, Cosmo Jones walks unarmed behind police lines into the arms of a desperate gang of armed criminals with the goal of getting them to surrender. From Studio X. Original Air Date: 1948 Go to http://amazing.greatdetectives.net to subscribe to the podcast. Brought to you by the support of our Patreon listeners…http://patreon.greatdetectives.net

32m
Jul 24
EP3824: Tales of the Texas Rangers: Joy Ride

Jace investigates the murder of a liquor store owner. Original Air Date: May 27, 1952 Nominate us for the Podcast Awards at http://www.podcastawards.com Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

41m
Jul 23
EP3823: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Beauregard Matter

Johnny goes to the midwest to cut a deal with a thief who stole a jewel from a wealthy small-town family. Original Air Date: January 26, 1954 Nominate the great detectives of old time radio in the Podcast Awards at http://www.podcastawards.com When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

43m
Jul 22
EP3822: Philo Vance: The Combination Murder Case

A murder occurs after a woman who runs an illegal gambling joints breaks her engagement. Original Air Date: June 14, 1949 Nominate us in the Podcast Awards at http://www.podcastawards.com in the Best Male-Hosted and Best Arts Podcast Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

34m
Jul 21
EP3821: Dangerous Assignment: Smash Alien Smuggling Racket

Steve travels to Lisbon to stop a refugee smuggling racket after a friend was killed attempting the same mission. Original Air Date: August 13, 1949 Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards at http://www.podcastawards.com for Best Arts and Best Male-Hosted Podcast. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.' Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

35m
Jul 20
EP3820: Mr. Chameleon: The Broken Promise Murder Case

A man is murdered after he claims that his engagement to the woman who funded his education was a joke. Original Air Date: September 27, 1950 Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards in the Entertainment and Best Male Hosted Podcast Categories at http://podcastawards.com by July 31. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

43m
Jul 19
EP3819: Sam Spade: The Convertible Caper

A woman hires Sam Spade to get back a valuable foreign car that was stolen from her after she'd stolen it from someone else. Original Air Date: June 15, 1947 Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards in the Entertainment and Best Male Hosted Podcast Categories at http://podcastawards.com by July 31. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

38m
Jul 18
EP3818: Pursuit: Pursuit and the Knife Boys (Encore)

Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards http://www.podcastawards.com Inspector Peter Black closes in on a gang of knife-wielding boys. Original Air Date: August 14, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

35m
Jul 16
EP3817: Crime and Peter Chambers: The Sandra Mantel Murder (Encore)

Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the podcast awards at http://www.podcastawards.com Peter Chambers delivers ransom money and becomes a target for murder. Original Air Date: April 20, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

27m
Jul 15
EP3816: Pursuit: Pursuit of the Man Who Couldn’t Go Home (Encore)

Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards at http://www.podcastawards.com Inspector Black is called to a hotel room where a man is out on a ledge, saying he can’t deal with his guilt over a killing he’d committed. Original Air Date: July 1, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

35m
Jul 14
EP3815: Crime and Peter Chambers: The Alan Lewis Murder (Encore)

Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards in the Best Male-Hosted Podcast and Best Entertainment Podcast categories at http://www.podcastawards.com Peter Chambers investigates an unsolved murder that has the police baffled. Original Air Date: April 13, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

28m
Jul 13
EP3814: Pursuit: Three for All (Encore)

Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards in the Entertainment and Best Male Hosted Podcast Categories at http://podcastawards.com by July 31. Inspector Black investigates a serial killer who is notifying the police of his murders. Original Air Date: November 10, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

34m
Jul 12
EP3813: Crime and Peter Chambers: The Burke Murder Frame (Encore)

Peter Chambers disarms a woman with a gun and then finds himself trying to escape being framed for murder. Original Air Date: April 6, 1954 Nominate the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio in the Podcast Awards. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter@radiodetectives

30m
Jul 11
EP3812: Tales of the Texas Rangers: Square Dance

Jace investigates a murder at a square dance. Original Air Date: May 20, 1951 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter @radiodetectives

38m
Jul 09