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The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

On the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, every day we feature a different detective program. Our current line-up is Casey Crime Photographer,Jeff Regan, The Man Called X, Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons,, 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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  • 25.10.2021
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    EP3591: Casey, Crime Photographer: The Piggy Bank Robbery

    A young photographer tells Casey that his apartment was burglarized by a professional and all that was stolen was his sixteen-month-old son’s piggy Read more ...

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  • 23.10.2021
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    EP3590: Tales of the Texas Rangers: Quicksilver

    Ranger Pearson investigates the murder of an entire family on their ranch and has few clues to work with. Original Air Date: August 5, 1950 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 ...

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  • 22.10.2021
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    EP3589: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Dameron Matter

    Johnny goes to San Francisco to investigate a payroll robbery. When making your travel plans, remember. Original Air Date: April 21, 1953 http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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  • 21.10.2021
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    EP3588: Philo Vance: The Merry Murder Case

    Three different women confess to murdering a man after he gave a lecture. All three fired bullets into the man but the police can’t figure out who fired the fatal bullet Read more ...

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  • 20.10.2021
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    EP3587: Man Called X: Terror Across the Nation

    An Israeli friend of Ken’s tips off to gun smuggling from Turkey to Syria and is then murdered. Original Air Date: April 28, 1951 Lea Read more ...

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  • 19.10.2021
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    EP3586: Jeff Regan: The Man on the Hook

    The police and the mob are looking for a key mob witness, and Regan joins the fray when $1,000 is dangled before the Lyon. Orignal Air Date: December 28, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at

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  • 18.10.2021
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    EP3585: Casey, Crime Photographer: Ex-Convict

    Three ex-convicts who were recruited by a noted prison reformer have gone back to crime and have died before they could be questioned. Casey goes underco Read more ...

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  • 16.10.2021
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    EP3584: Tales of Texas Rangers: Trigger Man

    Jayce has to hunt down two vicious fugitive brothers from Oklahoma. Original Air Date: July 29, 1950 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 ...

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  • 15.10.2021
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    EP3583: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Madison Matter

    A woman shows up in Hartford claiming to be the wife on a Doctor in Los Angeles who reported her dead to collect the insurance. Original Air Date: April 14, 1953 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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  • 14.10.2021
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    EP3582: Philo Vance: The Eagle Murder Case

    A man is put into an ambulance with minor injuries after a car accident and when he’s pulled out, he’s dead of a knife wound in his side. Original AIr Date: Read more ...

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  • 13.10.2021
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    EP3581: Man Called X: Race Against Death

    Ken fears that the murder of a crusading reporter is tied to a terrorist Puerto Rican nationalist party. Original Air Date: April 21, 1951 Read more ...

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  • 12.10.2021
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    EP3580: Jeff Regan: Five Hundred Santas from Mexico

    A green-eyed dancer hires Regan to find her husband (who works as a department-store Santa) and prove he’s dead so she can collect the insurance. Original Air Date: November 30, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time Read more ...

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  • 11.10.2021
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    EP3579: Casey, Crime Photographer: The Miracle

    A woman begins to doubt that her father really miraculously recovered after being treated by a shady doctor and tells Casey and Ann that she think her fa Read more ...

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  • 09.10.2021
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    EP3578: Tales of the Texas Rangers: Apache Peak

    Jace Pearson investigates the killing of a New York driver by a hitchhiker. Original Air Date: July 22, 1950 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 ...

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  • 08.10.2021
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    EP3577: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Enoch Arden Matter

    A famous actor has been declared dead and his widow received an insurance payout. However, a nurse claims to have seen the actor alive and Johnny's called in to investigate. Original Air Date: April 7, 1953 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com 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 Twitter @radiodetectives

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  • 07.10.2021
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    EP3576: Philo Vance: The Case of Strange Music

    A cantankerous husband is found murdered in a wax display. Original Air Date: August 9, 1945 Support the show monthly at

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  • 06.10.2021
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    EP3575: Man Called X: Treason at White Sands

    The Man Called X has to find out who’s leaking information from a top-secret government project in New Mexico. Original Air Date: April 14, Read more ...

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  • 05.10.2021
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    EP3574: Jeff Regan: The Man in the Church

    Regan is hired to deliver $5,000. Regan gets suspicious and follows the recipient home only to see him murdered. Original Air Date: October 12, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at

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  • 04.10.2021
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    EP3573: Casey, Crime Photographer: Queen of the Amazon

    Casey and Ann interview an ex-circus strongwoman who captured two burglars who made the mistake of trying to rob her hope chest. What was in the chest?

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  • 02.10.2021
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    EP3572: Tales of the Texas Rangers: The White Elephant

    The Murder of a Salesman sets Ranger Jace Pearson on the trail of a hobo. Original Air Date: July 15, 1950 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 ...

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  • 01.10.2021
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    EP3571: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Lester James Matter

    Johnny needs to find out where an embezzler put more than $4,000 he stole. Original Air Date: March 31, 1953 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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  • 30.09.2021
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    EP3570: Philo Vance: The Case of The Girl Who Came Back

    A wealthy man calls Vance in claiming a twenty-year-old woman is pretending to be his daughter that drowned nine years previously. Original Air Date: July 26, 1 Read more ...

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  • 29.09.2021
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    EP3369: Man Called X: India

    The Man Called X goes to India to safeguard efforts to prevent a famine in India and overcome propaganda against those efforts. Original Air Date: Read more ...

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  • 28.09.2021
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    EP3568: Jeff Regan: The Lady By the Fountain

    The Lyon wants Regan to horn in on the investigation of some insured stolen jewels. Original Air Date: October 5, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support Read more ...

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  • 27.09.2021
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    EP3567: Casey. Crime Photographer: Hot New Year's Eve Party

    Casey and Ann begin in New York by looking into an arson/murder and the related kidnapping of a college professor. Original Air Date: January 1, 1 Read more ...

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  • 25.09.2021
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    EP3566: Tales of the Texas Rangers: Just a Number

    Ranger Jace Pearson’s called in when an entire family was murdered on their farm. Audition Date: April 19, 1950 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net . Read more ...

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  • 24.09.2021
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    EP3565: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Syndicate Matter

    Johnny investigates the “accidental” deaths of three men working on an oil operation. Original Air Date: March 24, 1953 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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  • 23.09.2021
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    EP3564: Philo Vance: The Case of the Cellini Cup

    Philo Vance investigates the murder of the owner of a curio shop. Original Air Date: April 29, 1943 Support the show monthly at

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  • 22.09.2021
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    EP3563: Man Called X: The Blue Unicorn

    The Man Called X goes to Ireland to stay in a full of suspicious characters in hopes of recovering stolen papers. Original AIr Date: March 31, 195 Read more ...

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  • 21.09.2021
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    EP3562: Bill Lance: Special Delivery

    Bill Lance is hired to deliver a rare necklace to Paris. Original Air Date: October 19, 1947 Support the show monthly at Read more ...

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  • 20.09.2021
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    EP3561: Casey, Crime Photographer: The Life of the Party

    A practical joker is killed at the house of a famous sculptor. Original AIr Date: December 18, 1947 Support the show monthly at http:/patreon.greatdetectives.net

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  • 18.09.2021
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    EP3560: Squad Room: Body Found in a Plastic Bag

    The police investigate when dismembered body parts are found in a plastic bag. Original Air Date: 1955 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 ...

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  • 17.09.2021
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    EP3559: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The King's Necklace Matter

    Johnny goes to a private island to investigate the attempted theft of a $250,000 necklace belonging to the owner of the island. Original Air Date: March 17, 1953 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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  • 16.09.2021
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    EP3558: Billy Swift, Boy Detective: Young Mountaineer Mysteriously Shot

    ” Billy is asked to clear a young girl’s sweetheart of murder while visiting a secluded area where outsiders are looked down upon. Original Air Date: October 29, 1 Read more ...

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  • 15.09.2021
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    EP3557: Man Called X: Missing Witness

    Ken and Pegon travel to Ecuador to bring back a witness who could help provide testimony to deport the most dangerous foreign agent in the U.S. Or Read more ...

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  • 14.09.2021
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    EP3556: Bill Lance: Death Wears a New Dress

    A fashion model friend of BIll’s calls for help and then drops dead in the middle of a show before she can tell him what’s the matter. Original Air Read more ...

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  • 13.09.2021
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    EP3555: Casey, Crime Photographer: The New Will

    A wealthy man changes his will to benefit charity in order to pressure his daughter to not marry a man he doesn’t approve of. He’s then kille Read more ...

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  • 12.09.2021
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    EP3554s: The Saint: The Case of the Previewed Crime and Barrie Craig: Visitor at Midnight (Twice Told Tale)

    A man claiming to be an autho Read more ...

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  • 11.09.2021
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    EP3554: Squad Room: February 3, 1954

    A woman confessed to killing her abusive husband and then Lt. Douglas investigates a robbery gone bad that left a woman dead by the side of the road. Original Air Date: February 3, 1954 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 ...

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  • 10.09.2021
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    EP3553: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Jeanne Maxwell Matter

    An insured young woman is killed by falling off a bridge. The police and Johnny believe it was murder. Original Air Date: March 6, 1956 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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  • 09.09.2021
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    EP3552: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of Murder and the Prize-Winning Bull

    A man finds his prize-winning bull killed and is then murdered himself. Original Air Date: November 7, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetec Read more ...

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  • 08.09.2021
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    EP3551: Man Called X: University of Leiden

    The Man Called X goes to the Netherlands to find out why a respected leader of a political party signed a Communist-drafted “peace plea.” Read more ...

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  • 07.09.2021
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    EP3550: Adventures of Bill Lance: Escaped Maniac

    Bill Lance is called to a country estate at the request of the owner who fears that a relative who escaped from insane asylum will come and kill someone. Original Air Date: S Read more ...

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  • 06.09.2021
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    EP3549: Casey, Crime Photographer: The Serpent Goddess

    Two men show up with two priceless emeralds. Casey and Ann can tell they’re not telling the truth about where they found them. Original Air Read more ...

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  • 05.09.2021
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    EP3548s: Superman: The Puzzle of the Poison Pomegranate

    Clark Kent investigates when a research scientist is found dead behind a locked room from poisoning. Original Air Date: November 26, 1949 Support the show monthly at Read more ...

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  • 04.09.2021
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    EP3548: Top Secrets of the FBI: The Case of the Vest Pocket Broadcasting Station

    The FBI plans to catch a heroin ring using a brand new recording device that can be carried in a pocket. Audition Date: 1947 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 ...

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  • 03.09.2021
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    EP3547: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Underwood Matter

    Johnny goes to Wyoming to investigate the case of an insured man who fell to his death from a hotel room and it could be an accident, homicide, or murder. Original Air Date: February 27, 1953 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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  • 02.09.2021
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    EP3546: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Gossip Column Murder Case

    Mister Keen investigates when a gossip columnist is murdered on the air before he can release some juicy gossip. Original Air Date: October 24, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at

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  • 01.09.2021
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    EP3545: Man Called X: Cargo Confidente

    The Man Called X travels to a dude ranch outside of Helena, Montana to uncover a plot to smuggle foreign agents into the U.S. Original Air Date: M Read more ...

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  • 31.08.2021
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    EP3544: Philip Marlowe: The Blue Burgonet

    Marlowe is hired to guard a valuable shipment of silk, but everyone thinks he knows something about an item called the blue burgonet. Original Air Date: October 31, 1948 Read more ...

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