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Title:
Radio crime fighters : over 300 programs from the Golden Age
Author:
Cox, Jim, 1939-
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Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
ix, 323 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780786413904
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This work covers nearly 300 syndicated radio mystery and adventure serials that aired in the early or middle twentieth century. To be included in the book, a series must have included one or more characters who regularly appeared in occupations or avocations that fought against espionage, theft, murder, and other criminal activities. Each entry includes the name of the series, air dates (stations and times are noted), the sponsor, extant episodes, cast information (such as the directors, writers, composers, announcers, lead actors and supporting actors), and a brief synopsis.


Author Notes

Jim Cox is a retired college professor, he lives in Louisville, Kentucky


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Prefacep. 1
The Seriesp. 5
Appendix Series Grouped by Character and Genre Typesp. 283
Annotated Bibliographyp. 289
Indexp. 295