Retro Radio Podcast

Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.

Detective and Mystery

Philip Marlowe – The Anniversary Gift. ep79, 500411 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:21 — 16.8MB) A client needs the help of Philip Marlowe in the matter of a missing anniversary gift. What’s so important about the gift, and does it have any value outside sentimental value? Checking the pawn shops, Marlowe finds that the platinum wrist watch with […]

Sherlock Holmes – Murder By Proxy. ep90, 330118 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:22 — 13.4MB) In this early radio series of Sherlock Holmes, the stories were often adaptations of the actual stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In later seasons, the stories would be all used up, but the listening audience wanted more. New stories were written by […]

Boston Blackie – The Worthington Pearls. 450709 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:51 — 12.3MB) Pearls have been stolen, and Faraday is on hand to shake Blackie down. A phone call from Shorty comes in, but how will it affect Blackie and his strip search by Faraday? With tthe heads up, Blackie narrowly misses being framed with the […]

Let George Do It – Emporess Of Fishfalls. 490822. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:31 — 13.5MB) George and Claire Brooksie cool off and spend a relaxing day fishing. Even taking the day off, George catches a case of murder, when he reels in the body of a dead midget. George is joined by his always grumpy policeman friend as […]

Sam Spade – Bow Window. 471109 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:29 — 11.2MB) Dr Reese is having woman problems, but it may involve murder instead of a matter of divorce. Sam is soon on the scene just in time to chase his suspect through the streets, and with a woman hot on his heels, chasing the […]

Sam Spade – Adam Figg Caper. 471005 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:00 — 7.1MB) A small, leprichan of a man, and valet to the Exxon family enters to take Sam on his next case. Mr Figg delivers Sam to the distraught Hillary Exxon. Gunshots have the household in disarray. The old man has plenty of enemies, and […]

Boston Blackie – The Larry Brown Case. 450625 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:27 — 11.6MB) Before leaving town, Larry Brown pays off a debt he owes to Boston Blackie. Shorty is sent to the bank, but manages to get sidetracked. He has to let Blackie know he never quite made it. Still using errand boys to do his […]

Richard Diamond – The Lynn Knight Case. 490806 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:31 — 13.5MB) Get a feel for the busy streets of New York, as described by the picturesque speech of Richard Diamond. Despite his lighthearted banter, he’s quick to let us know that his life is a lonely existance, and that trouble is his business. The […]

Boston Blackie – Sam Bellows Is Dead, First Half. 450618 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:08 — 6.0MB) Tossing darts together, Boston Blackie tries to get his pal, Inspector Faraday to investigat a murder. A crippled man, Sam Bellows is dead, and of course, Faraday pins it on Blackie. He doesn’t know how he did it, or why, but Faraday is […]