Down These Mean Streets (Old Time Radio Detectives)
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Presenting the best detectives from the Golden Age of Radio. Each week, we'll bring you an episode starring one of Old Time Radio's greatest detectives and the story behind the show. Join us for adventures of Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade, Johnny Dollar, and many more.
Episode 408 – Baker Street Trick or Treat (New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Sherlock Holmes faces off against things that go bump in the night in four radio mysteries: "Black Angus" (10/19/46); "Carpathian Horror" (4/14/47); "Sanguinary Spectre" (2/8/48); and "Everblooming Roses" (5/16/48).
Oct 24
2 hr 7 min
BONUS - Jack O’Lantern (Jack Benny Program)
In this week's bonus comedy show, we're celebrating Halloween with Jack Benny and his gang in a pair of shows (11/3/40 and 11/2/41).
Oct 20
1 hr 5 min
Episode 407 - Please Mr. Postman (Box 13)
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Alan Ladd is back as Dan Holiday in three more old time radio mysteries from "Box 13" - "Actor's Alibi," "The Dowager and Dan Holiday," and "Last Will and Nursery Rhyme."
Oct 17
1 hr 29 min
BONUS - Haunted and Hilarious (Life of Riley & Sealtest Variety Theatre)
In this bonus episode, we'll hear a pair of Halloween comedies featuring a trip to a haunted house on "The Life of Riley" (10/29/44) and a visit from Boris Karloff on "The Sealtest Variety Theatre" (6/23/44).
Oct 13
1 hr 7 min
Episode 406 – Start Spreading the News (Rocky Fortune)
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Frank Sinatra doesn't sing but solves three crimes as "Rocky Fortune" - "Pint-Sized Payroll Bandit" (10/27/54); "Football Fix" (2/2/54); and "Twice-Murdered Man" (3/9/54).
Oct 10
1 hr 22 min
BONUS - Tricks and Treats (Our Miss Brooks & Life with Luigi)
In this week's bonus comedy episode, "Our Miss Brooks" (10/30/49) and "Life with Luigi" (10/30/51) are celebrating Halloween with a party and a trick-or-treat outing!
Oct 6
1 hr 8 min
Episode 405 – Dollar Store (Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar)
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Bob Bailey stars as Johnny Dollar in the five-part mystery "The Lorko Diamonds Matter" (11/7 - 11/11/55).
Oct 3
1 hr 20 min
BONUS - Gang’s All Here (A Day in the Life of Dennis Day & Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show)
In this week's bonus comedy episode, Dennis Day and Phil Harris leave The Jack Benny Program for their own radio comedies (4/21/48 and 12/18/53).
Sep 29
1 hr 10 min
Episode 404 – A Couple of Crimesolvers (Mr. and Mrs. North)
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Joseph Curtin and Alice Frost are happily married amateur sleuths Mr. and Mrs. North in three mysteries: "Who Killed Mr. Stefano?," "The Charles Wyatt Murder," and "Murder Mismanaged."
Sep 26
1 hr 24 min
BONUS - Happily and Hilariously Married (Burns and Allen)
In this week's bonus comedy show, we visit with George Burns and Gracie Allen in a pair of episodes. Gracie thinks George needs a break from making decisions, and the Burns' 15th anniversary leads to some misunderstandings (2/19/48 and 11/11/48).
Sep 22
1 hr 5 min
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