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52 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sam Spade. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sam Spade, often where they are interviewed.

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52 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sam Spade. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sam Spade, often where they are interviewed.

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10-14-20 OTR Mysteries - Sam Spade - Rushlight Diamond Caper

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Best Old Time Radio Podcast with Bob Bro
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - OTR Mysteries

The Adventures of Sam Spade - "The Rushlight Diamond Caper"

Sam is hired to guard the gifts at a posh society wedding. The person who hired him is Mrs. Rushlight, aunt of the groom.

Mrs. Rushlight's late husband had gifted his wife with a very expensive and rare diamond. However, in an agreement she signed, the diamond was to go to the wife of his male heir.

When a murder takes place, Sam has to unravel all the threads to discover how the Rushlight Diamond fits it.

Featuring: Howard Duff
Original Air Date: July 4, 1948 on CBS
Oct 14 2020 · 48mins
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Sam Spade – Adam Figg Caper. 471005

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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 he tells Sam as much as he can on the confusing ordeal. Sam has his hands full as he meets the houseful of suspects. Might it be the nurse, the neighbor, or any number of the relatives? Before Sam has time to wonder, another murder attempt is made. The killer has fled, and Sam trails him to the house next door. Schemes
Oct 05 2020 · 31mins

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Sam Spade - The Simile Caper

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Sam is cracking down on similes.  Starring Ivan Cury.

Sep 01 2020 · 33mins
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08-26-20 OTR Mysteries - Sam Spade - The Death Bed Caper

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The Adventures of Sam Spade - "The Death Bed Caper"

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Two nights previously the brothers, who had hated each other for years, had been drinking and gotten into a fight. Dan blacked out and when he came to past midnight he was covered in blood. He then found his brother in the cabin of the boat -- apparently his had been head kicked in.

It was Dan's hope that Sam would witness his brother's statement clearing him before he died.

Featuring: Howard Duff, Lurene Tuttle

Original Air Date: June 20, 1948 on CBS.

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Aug 26 2020 · 38mins

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Popular Detectives (0004) Sam Spade Special_Advs of Sam Spade_The Honest Thief_Screen Guild_1943-09-20_B n A_1949-02-10_Suspense_1948-01-10_BBC_Maltese Falcon

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Aug 01 2020 · 4hr 39mins
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BW - EP105: Sam Spade Comes to Radio (1946 - 1951)

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In Breaking Walls Episode 105 we pour shots and take dictation with The Adventures of Sam Spade.

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Highlights:
• Bill Spier’s Musical Beginnings Lead to Suspense
• Howard Duff: Unknown Actor
• How About Now For Sam Spade?
• CBS and ABC compete for Spade
• Spade Versus Bergen & McCarthy
• 1947-48: Radio’s Highest-Rated Season
• Spade Hits Its Stride
• Stop The Music
• June Havoc, Uncredited Spade Actress
• Unamerican Hammett? Unamerican Duff?
• Spade Gets Cancelled—Twice
• Howard Duff: Radio Preservationist
• What’s Next

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The WallBreakers:
http://thewallbreakers.com
Subscribe to Breaking Walls everywhere you get your podcasts.

To support the show:
http://patreon.com/TheWallBreakers

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The reading material used in today’s episode was:

On the Air — By John Dunning
Network Radio Ratings, 1932-53 — By Jim Ramsburg

As well as articles from the archives of Billboard Magazine, Broadcasting Magazine, Radio Daily, and Variety.

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On the interview front:

• Eve Arden, Howard Duff, and Lurene Tuttle were with Chuck Schaden. Hear their full chats at SpeakingofRadio.com.

• Dick Joy, Elliott Lewis, and E. Jack Neuman were with John Dunning for his 71KNUS program from Denver.

• Howard Duff, June Havoc, and Bill Spier were with Dick Bertel and Ed Corcoran for WTIC’s The Golden Age of Radio. Hear their full chats at https://goldenage-wtic.org/

• Lurene Tuttle remembered radio with Same Time, Same Station on February 6th, 1972.

• Frank Stanton spoke with CBS in honor of their 50th anniversary in 1977.

• Mary Jane Croft was with SPERDVAC on March 14th, 1992. For more information, please go to SPERDVAC.com.

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Selected music featured in today’s episode was:

• Fever — By Peggy Lee
• Smoke Gets In Your Eyes — By The Mallett Men
• Young At Heart — By Frank Sinatra
• The Prologue and Main Title piece from High Spirits — By George Fenton
• Atomic Cocktail — By Slim Gaillard

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Subscribe to Burning Gotham—the new audio drama set in 1835 New York City. It’s available everywhere you get your podcasts and at BurningGotham.com.

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A special thank you to Ted Davenport and Jerry Haendiges: two radio show collectors who helped supply material for this episode. They’re who the large retailers go to.

Ted’s got a Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/otrteddavenport/
For Jerry, please visit http://otrsite.com/

I’d also like to thank Walden Hughes and John and Larry Gassman of SPERDVAC - http://sperdvac.com/

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A Special Thank you to:
Tony Adams
Briana Isaac
Ryan Kramer
Barry Nadler
Christian Neuhaus
Aimee Pavy
Terry Wallace

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WallBreakers Links:
Patreon - patreon.com/thewallbreakers
Social Media - @TheWallBreakers
URL - thewallbreakers.com
Jun 29 2020 · 2hr 44mins
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WGN Radio Theatre #471: The Adventures of Sam Spade, My Friend Irma, Crime Classics, Broadway Is My Beat, The Great Gildersleeve, The Cisco Kid, Gunsmoke & Vic and Sade (PART 2)

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you 5 of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for May 30th, 2020.

First up we have “The Adventures of Sam Spade: The Missing Newshawk Caper” starring: Howard Duff; (07-18-48). Next up is a classic episode from “My Friend Irma” titled “Billy Boy the Boxer” starring Marie Wilson; (02-09-48). Our third episode is “Crime Classics: The Shrapnelled Body of Charles Drew, Sr” starring: Lou Merrill; (07-06-53). “Broadway Is My Beat: The Ruth Shay Case” starring: Larry Thor (05-30-53). Following Broadway is my Beat is “The Great Gildersleeve: The Duel” starring: Hal Peary; (03-17-48). Next we have “The Cisco Kid: Morbid Jones and the Web of Death” starring: Jack Mather; (09-26-57). In hour 5 we have “Gunsmoke: Who Lives By the Sword” starring: William Conrad; (02-26-56). Lastly, a classic episode from “Vic and Sade: Vic Sleeping on the Couch” starring Art Van Harvey and Bernardine Flynn; (01-24-44).

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https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3762330/3762330_2020-06-01-165630.64kmono.mp3
Jun 01 2020 ·
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WGN Radio Theatre #471: The Adventures of Sam Spade, My Friend Irma, Crime Classics, Broadway Is My Beat, The Great Gildersleeve, The Cisco Kid, Gunsmoke & Vic and Sade (PART 1)

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you 5 of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for May 30th, 2020.

First up we have “The Adventures of Sam Spade: The Missing Newshawk Caper” starring: Howard Duff; (07-18-48). Next up is a classic episode from “My Friend Irma” titled “Billy Boy the Boxer” starring Marie Wilson; (02-09-48). Our third episode is “Crime Classics: The Shrapnelled Body of Charles Drew, Sr” starring: Lou Merrill; (07-06-53). “Broadway Is My Beat: The Ruth Shay Case” starring: Larry Thor (05-30-53). Following Broadway is my Beat is “The Great Gildersleeve: The Duel” starring: Hal Peary; (03-17-48). Next we have “The Cisco Kid: Morbid Jones and the Web of Death” starring: Jack Mather; (09-26-57). In hour 5 we have “Gunsmoke: Who Lives By the Sword” starring: William Conrad; (02-26-56). Lastly, a classic episode from “Vic and Sade: Vic Sleeping on the Couch” starring Art Van Harvey and Bernardine Flynn; (01-24-44).

PART 1:

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3762328/3762328_2020-06-01-160928.64kmono.mp3
Jun 01 2020 ·
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Episode 386 – Capering Through Crime (Adventures of Sam Spade)

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Sam Spade made a dynamic debut in Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon before lighting up the big screen in John Huston's classic noir drama. In 1946, Spade came to radio in a weekly series of adventures that became a critical and listener favorite. We'll hear Howard Duff in "The Bail Bond Caper" (originally aired on CBS on June 27, 1948) and "The S.Q.P. Caper" (AFRS rebroadcast, originally aired on CBS on November, 1948). Then, Steve Dunne is Spade in "The Sure Thing Caper" (originally aired on NBC on February 9, 1951).

May 24 2020 · 1hr 32mins
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Old Time Radio Program - Sam Spade: Mad Scientist Caper, first aired 07/25/1948

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Apr 12 2020 · 30mins
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