Retro Radio Podcast

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

Detective and Mystery

Philip Marlowe – The Angry Eagle. ep80, 500418 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:40 — 13.7MB) An old friend, and a boxing trainer drops a line to Philip Marlowe to help out with his latest boxer. As Marlowe goes to visit his pal Babe, we get an earful of picturesque description of the sights at the gym. Mr Weatherwax […]

Sam Spade – Rushlight Diamond. 480704 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:50 — 13.2MB) Bernardine is still filling in for Sam’s usual secretary, Effie. Relive the latest adventure as Sam gives his report. He had been hired on for a wealthy family to safeguard valuable diamonds. There’s a curse attached to the family heirloom, and murder soon […]

Sam Spade – Bail Bond Caper. 480627 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:29 — 6.8MB) Using a temporary secretary, Bernardine, Sam files his report. A dame needs help in getting her husband, Leo, out of trouble. He’s trying to go straight, but is finding it hard to break away from his ties to the underworld. Sam hangs out […]

Philip Marlowe – The Man On The Roof. ep78, 500404 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:22 — 16.9MB) Opening to an exciting scene of cops cornering a gunman on a rooftop, Philip Marlowe is on hand to tell how it all started. He took a job for a Mexican woman. Mrs Andrades tells about her son, and how he lost his […]

Sherlock Holmes – The Armchair Solution. ep144, 360606 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:22 — 5.6MB) Dr Watson shares how an armchair is the focal point to keep Sherlock Holmes at home, instead of out on adventure. The idleness of having no mystery or danger begins to wear on the famous detective. The pessimistic and skeptical Sherlock points out […]

Philip Marlowe – The Sword Of Cebu. ep77, 500328 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:20 — 16.9MB) An offer to double cross a client shows at Marlowe’s door, but its against a client who Philip hasn’t heard from in years. As if on cue, the wild haired mysterious man flees, and the phone rings. Henry Pound, the client in question […]

Sherlock Holmes – The Devil’s Foot. ep143, 360530 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:54 — 11.4MB) Getting refreshed after a long Winter, Holmes and Watson relax at a seaside village. The setting is still pretty bleak, and superstitions run rampant about the bluffs where the waves crash, and cause mist to rise high. It doesn’t take long for a […]

Let George Do It – The Father Who Had Nothing To Say. 480913 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:39 — 6.8MB) George gets a letter from a man whose father has been convicted of murder. The son, who was raised in an orphanage, has a life with all the good breaks. Even a name change so he has a clean slate, free from his […]

Sam Spade – Key Caper. 480125 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:00 — 7.1MB) Audio quality is poor. It would be OK, but it seems to have come from a recording where a microphone was placed near a radio speaker, and not tapped into a line in jack. It’s a little mushy in spots, and there’s some […]

Philip Marlowe – The Deep Shadow. ep76, 500321 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:23 — 16.9MB) A frazzled groom worries about his missing bride. If this is only a matter of cold feet, he can go elsewhere. Marlowe don’t play that game. Seeing merit to the case, the chase is on. At the swanky nightclub, the Blue Chip, A […]