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During the golden age of radio, many detective programs. aired. While some built cult followings that survive to this day, others faded into the mists of history, forgotten, leaving only a few episodes to prove their existence.
All the programs featured here have three-nine episodes in circulation and are not in any of the other Great Detective group feeds other than the Lady Sleuths feed.
Some programs like T-man aired only for a Summer, while others such as the Crime Files of Flammond aired hundreds of episodes that have been lost to the ages. There's a wide variety of programs.
The Big Guy follows the adventures of a widowertrying to raise two children while being a two-fisted private eye. The Air Mail Mystery features courageous Irene Delroy in 1932 trying to solve a series of airborne mail robberies. Meanwhile, boys school headmaster and Shakespeare look-alike Leonidas Witherall finds himself constantly involved mysteries.
We featured a bit of everything: defense lawyers, a clarinet players, police officers, federal agents, and a hard boiled private eye or two. Your host Adam Graham is your guide and will introduce you to each of these interesting but forgotten crimefighters.

Forgotten Detectives - The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio Adam Graham

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During the golden age of radio, many detective programs. aired. While some built cult followings that survive to this day, others faded into the mists of history, forgotten, leaving only a few episodes to prove their existence.
All the programs featured here have three-nine episodes in circulation and are not in any of the other Great Detective group feeds other than the Lady Sleuths feed.
Some programs like T-man aired only for a Summer, while others such as the Crime Files of Flammond aired hundreds of episodes that have been lost to the ages. There's a wide variety of programs.
The Big Guy follows the adventures of a widowertrying to raise two children while being a two-fisted private eye. The Air Mail Mystery features courageous Irene Delroy in 1932 trying to solve a series of airborne mail robberies. Meanwhile, boys school headmaster and Shakespeare look-alike Leonidas Witherall finds himself constantly involved mysteries.
We featured a bit of everything: defense lawyers, a clarinet players, police officers, federal agents, and a hard boiled private eye or two. Your host Adam Graham is your guide and will introduce you to each of these interesting but forgotten crimefighters.

    EP3374: Suspense: End of the Road

    EP3374: Suspense: End of the Road

    A model turns to the assistant district attorney for help in dealing with an abusive husband. Original Air Date: January 31, 1960 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...

    • 31 min
    EP3368: Suspense: The Thimble

    EP3368: Suspense: The Thimble

    The Assistant District Attorney investigates the death of a famous painter at the request of her mentally ill daughter. Original Air Date: November 22, 1959 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...

    • 23 min
    EP3362: Indictment: And Then There Was One

    EP3362: Indictment: And Then There Was One

    An author comes to the Assistant DA, determined to get a man out of prison who has been serving a life sentence for a murder in the 1920s. Original Air Date: December 21, 1958 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...

    • 30 min
    EP3356: Under Arrest: Ruth Cutter’s Burglar

    EP3356: Under Arrest: Ruth Cutter’s Burglar

    A woman shoots an intruder and claims self-defense but Captain Scott doesn’t buy it. Original Air Date: August 21, 1949 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...

    • 33 min
    EP3350: Under Arrest: Evil Witness

    EP3350: Under Arrest: Evil Witness

    A man on death row pleads with Captain Scott to prove his innocence. Original Air Date: July 10, 1949 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...

    • 36 min
    EP3344: Under Arrest: Sam Carver

    EP3344: Under Arrest: Sam Carver

    Captain Scott investigates the case of a man who was murdered at a seance, and the witnesses all insist the murder was his business partner who has been dead for four years. Original Air Date: February 6, 1949 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at…

    • 34 min

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