Retro Radio Podcast

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

Detective and Mystery

Philip Marlowe – The Uneasy Head. ep87, 500606 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:20 — 13.5MB)Chasing down clues, Marlowe gets slipped a mickey. Is it related to the crime he’s working on? It doesn’t matter because now, Marlowe is out for vengeance. The bar tender claims to be a fan of the famous Hollywood detective. Philip finds his man, but […]

Philip Marlowe – The Bedside Manners. ep86, 500530 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:38 — 27.2MB)Out on the streets, our hardboiled detective gets a broken leg that’s bad enough to require a stay in a hospital room. While flat on his back, a dame comes to him with trouble with her gambling brother. This is such an easy job that […]

Philip Marlowe – The Fox’s Tail. ep85, 500523 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:41 — 27.3MB)Responding to a call to meet a client in the local dive, the Blue Chip, Marlowe is to pose as a man who is targeted for death. How will this help protect the man, and won’t that mean that Philip may end up being dead […]

Philip Marlowe – The Cloak of Kamehameha. ep30, 490423 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:45 — 13.7MB)A dutchman and the trail of money has marlowe seeking after a Cloak of golden feathers. the cloak is over 100 square feet, and worth a fortune. A suspicious character follows the dutchman, freeing marlowe to continue on the real path to the cloak. Unless […]

Sherlock Holmes – Mrs Warrens Key. ep57, 411207 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:18 — 13.4MB)Audio is scratchy, fair quality. Holmwes and Watson find themselves helping out Mrs Warren. Holmes is on top of the clues as he interrogates the nice old housewife. The comings and goings in the house are reviewed in great detail. It all seems harmless, and […]

Philip Marlowe – The Hiding Place. ep83, 500509 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:58 — 13.8MB)The opening scene brings bad news for Martha Bryant. Philip goes into flashback m,ode to tell how the sweet, gray haired lady came to ask his help with her son. Chip fell for a dame, but is it the platinum blonde who drove the wedge […]

Sherlock Holmes – Hound Of The Baskervilles, Part 5. ep43, 410209 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:08 — 8.3MB)Even without the preceding installments, you can be sure this radio adaptation of the famous story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle will keep you on the edge of your seat. Dr Watson recaps how they had been pursuing a roving criminal. Is there actually a […]

Sam Spade – Dry Martini Caper. 480801 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:53 — 13.2MB)Effie and Sam throw some 1940’s slang back and forth between them as they joke about being drunk, and Sam’s latest adventure. He has an appointment to meet with a high power executive. The busy man, Mr Martini, hardly has time to hire our hard […]

Philip Marlowe – The High Collared Caper. ep81, 500425 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 13.7MB)A dame needs Marlowe’s help. The mystery deepens to involve a damaged car, a hit and run, and just exactly who is the man in the high collar? Gunshots lead to a rising body count, and the pressure for Marlowe is cranked up a notch. […]

Big Town – Double Murder. 481012 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:03 — 7.1MB)The story of the big city newspaper, and news man Steve Wilson. Each week the behind the scenes drama of a new headline is presented. In this strange case of double murder, it begins a few months ago on the waterfront where a couple of […]