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32 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rocky Fortune. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rocky Fortune, often where they are interviewed.

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32 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rocky Fortune. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rocky Fortune, often where they are interviewed.

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Rocky Fortune - Catskills Cover Up

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Up in the Catskill mountains Mama Greenspan runs Greenspan Villa, which was the place to go until her son Larry started to gamble away the profits. Rocky worked there for a while a couple of years ago as the Assistant Social Director. Last week Rocky received a call from Mama asking if he could fill in for a few days until she found a new Social Director. Rocky agreed, but en route, he nearly loses his life. 

Duration: 23:44 

Starring: Frank Sinatra

 Broadcast Date: 9th February 1954

Oct 25 2020 · 23mins
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OTR Christmas Shows - The Plot To Murder Santa Claus - 1953-12-22 NBC Rocky Fortune

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Rocky Fortune: The Oyster Shucker with Frank Sinatra—10/06/1953

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In the fall of 1953, thanks to From Here to Eternity, Frank Sinatra's star was again on the rise. He was, however, in need of a pay day. NBC radio presented two new opportunities for Frank.

On October 6th, 1953, at Radio City West on Sunset and Vine, Frank Sinatra taped the first episode of a new detective series called Rocky Fortune. The show premiered that Tuesday evening at 9:30.

Sinatra played the title character. It was hard-boiled in the vein of Pat Novak, For Hire.

Each week Fortune went out on a new job assignment from the Gridley Employment Agency. Over the show’s twenty-five week run, Rocky would find work as a process server, museum tour guide, oyster shucker, cabbie, bodyguard, the social director for a Catskills resort, and even Santa Claus.

He chased skirts, got himself knocked out, helped kids in need, and somehow always managed to come through relatively unscathed.
May 11 2020 · 24mins
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WGN Radio Theatre #462: Rocky Fortune, The Whistler, My Favorite Husband, Life with Luigi, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes & Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you five of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for March 28, 2020. First up we have “Rocky Fortune: Oyster Shucker” Starring: Frank Sinatra; (10-6-53). Next up is a classic episode from “The Whistler” titled “Deadly Innocent” Starring Bill Forman; (07-02-45). Our third episode is: “My Favorite Husband: April Fool’s Day” Starring: Lucille Ball; (04-01-49). “Life with Luigi: April Fools Joke” Starring:  J. Carrol Naish; (04-01-52) will be our fourth episode of the night. Our next episode of the night will be “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The April Fool’s Day Adventure” Starring: Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce; (04-01-46). And, in each hour we played each part of the 1959 five part series called “Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Lamarr Matter” Starring: Bob Bailey.

Part 1:

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3743478/3743478_2020-03-30-180718.64kmono.mp3

Part 2:

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3743483/3743483_2020-03-30-184023.64kmono.mp3

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Mar 30 2020 ·
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Yesteryear Radio: Episode 13 – Bold Venture Deadly Merchandise & Rocky Fortune the Boarding House Double Cross

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In this episode, we feature two great shows!  First enjoy Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in “Deadly Merchandise”, then thrill to Frank Sinatra in “The Boarding House Double Cross”!

Feb 23 2020 · 58mins
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Suspense, Rocky Fortune, The Great Gildersleeve & The Ford Theatre

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you five of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for February 8, 2020.  First up we have “Suspense: The Story Of Markham’s Death” Starring: Kirk Douglas; (10-02-47).  Next up is a classic episode “Rocky Fortune: Football Fix” Starring: Frank Sinatra; (02-02-54). Our third episode is: “The Great Gildersleeve: Mayor’s Valentine’s Party”; (02-11-53). Our final episode of the night is a special hour long episode of: “The Ford Theatre: The Horn Blows at Midnight” Starring: Jack Benny (03-04-49)

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3731022/WGNRADIOTHEATRE020820_2020-02-09-081322.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Feb 09 2020 ·
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Old Time Radio Program - Rocky Fortune: Football Fix, first aired 02/02/1954

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Feb 02 2020 · 30mins
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Episode 357 – In the Wee Small Hours (Rocky Fortune)

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Frank Sinatra takes a break from crooning to solve radio crimes as Rocky Fortune. Each week, the "footloose and fancy-free young gentleman" takes a new job and finds himself up to his ears in trouble. We'll hear Sinatra in three mysteries: "Double Identity" (originally aired on NBC on October 13, 1953); "The Prize Fight Fix" (originally aired on December 29, 1953); and "Hollywood or Boom" (originally aired on NBC on January 26, 1954).

Nov 25 2019 · 1hr 18mins
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WGN Radio Theatre #393: The Whistler, Rocky Fortune & The Amazing Mr. Malone

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Carl Amari and  Lisa Wolf are bringing you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 8, 2019. First, a classic episode of the night is: “The Whistler: The Human Catalyst” Starring: Betty Lou Gerson; (03-17-48).  Next, we have: “Rocky Fortune: One Husband Too Many” starring Frank Sinatra; (02-16-54). For our final episode of the night we have: “The Amazing Mr. Malone: Early to Bed, Early to Rise” starring George Petrie ; (06-15-51).

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3646618/RT060819_2019-06-09-082718.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 09 2019 ·
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Rocky Fortune The Plot To Murder Santa Claus 12 22 53

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