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Join host Adam Graham as we journey through all the old time radio programs featuring Sam Spade including adaptations of The Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson as well as the on-going Sam Spade series starring Howard Duff and later Stephen Dunne. We also feature Duff's appearance on comedy programs as "Sam Spade" and other programs that show the inlfuerence of this powerful detective radio program in the immediate post-War period.

The Great Detectives Present Sam Spade (Old Time Radio‪)‬ Adam's Old Time Radio

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Join host Adam Graham as we journey through all the old time radio programs featuring Sam Spade including adaptations of The Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson as well as the on-going Sam Spade series starring Howard Duff and later Stephen Dunne. We also feature Duff's appearance on comedy programs as "Sam Spade" and other programs that show the inlfuerence of this powerful detective radio program in the immediate post-War period.

    Academy Award Theatre: The Maltese Falcon

    Academy Award Theatre: The Maltese Falcon

    Today's Mystery: Sam Spade's search for the murderer in his partner puts him in the midst of intrigue among four dangerous characters, all trying to gain possession of an enameled jeweled falcon.

    Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 3, 1946

    Originated from Hollywood

    Starring: Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade; Mary Astor as Brigid O'Shaughnessy; Sidney Greenstreet as Kasper Gutman; Gerald Mohr

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    • 38 min
    Sam Spade: The Prisoner of Zenda Caper

    Sam Spade: The Prisoner of Zenda Caper

    Today's Mystery:Sam receives a summons and a $100 retainer from a reclusive silent film star.

    Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 30, 1948

    Originated from HollywoodStarring: Howard Duff as Sam Spade, Lurene Tuttle as Effie, Wally Maher

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    • 29 min
    Sam Spade: The Hail and Farewell Caper

    Sam Spade: The Hail and Farewell Caper

    day's Mystery:A nervous man sets Spade on the case of a man who is about to be executed at San Quentin.

    Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 27, 1951

    Originated from Hollywood

    Starring: Steven Dunne as Sam Spade; Lurene Tuttle as Effie; Paul Frees; Olan Soule; Junius Matthews; Wally Maher; Sidney Miller; Cathy Lewis; Lou Merrill; Edwin Max

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    • 37 min
    Sam Spade: The Rowdy Dowser Caper

    Sam Spade: The Rowdy Dowser Caper

    Today's Mystery:Sam goes to a rural county to investigate the theft of $53,000 from a bank where an ex-client works.

    Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 20, 1951

    Originated from HollywoodStarred Steven Dunne as Sam Spade, Lurene Tuttle as Effie, Peggy Webber, Verna Felton, Sidney Miller, Alice Wellman, Charles Smith, Nestor Paiva,

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    • 34 min
    Sam Spade The Civic Pride Caper

    Sam Spade The Civic Pride Caper

    Today's Mystery:Sam is hired to investigate the collapse of a civic auditorium, for which his client is being blamed.

    Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 13, 1951

    Originated from HollywoodStarred Steven Dunne as Sam Spade, Lurene Tuttle as Effie

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    • 36 min
    Sam Spade The Denny Shane Caper

    Sam Spade The Denny Shane Caper

    Today's Mystery:A sixteen-year-old girl hires Spade to find her brother, a notorious criminal.

    Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 6, 1951

    Originated from HollywoodStarred Steven Dunne as Sam Spade, Lurene Tuttle as Effie, Cathy Lewis, Lou Merrill, William Conrad, Paul Frees, Jerry Hausner,Kathleen Freeman, William Tracy

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    • 36 min

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