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49 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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49 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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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).

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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

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Classic Radio Theater for January 24, 2020 Hour 1 - Joan Davis meets Sam Spade

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Joan Davis Time, originally broadcast January 24, 1948, 72 years ago. Guest Howard Duff as Sam Spade. Joan has a date with Freddie Hartzfelder, so she tries to look glamorous She dreams of a caper with detective Sam Spade, played by guest Howard Duf

Jan 23 2020

49mins

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Suspense Podcast 1948-01-10 Howard Duff as Sam Spade in Kandy Tooth and Screen Guild 1943-09-20 (162) Humphrey Bogart in The Maltese Falcon

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Howard Duff and Humphrey Bogart Keep us in Suspense!

Jan 11 2020

1hr 43mins

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Episode 356 – Whole Lot of Howard (Sam Spade & Philip Morris Playhouse)

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When Howard Duff stepped up to the microphone as Sam Spade, he brought the gumshoe to life as a tongue-in-cheek tough guy and delivered one of radio's best performances. We'll hear Duff in two adventures of Spade: "The Calcutta Trunk Caper" and "The Cheesecake Caper" (rebroadcasts from the AFRS). Plus, he plays a man on the wrong side of the law in "Four Hours to Kill" from The Philip Morris Playhouse (originally aired on CBS on May 13, 1949).

Nov 17 2019

1hr 25mins

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The Story Behind The Birth Of Sam Spade On Radio

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This is a snippet from Breaking Walls Episode 96: Halloween On The Air (1943 - 1953)

On July 12th, 1946 over the American Broadcasting Company, a new detective show took to the air starring a relatively unknown thirty-two year old actor named Howard Duff. The show’s lead character was one of America’s most famous fictional detectives: Sam Spade.

Bill Spier, then at the helm of Suspense, was in charge of the production. Lurene Tuttle played secretary Effie Perrine. Six of the first thirteen episodes were adapted from Hammett originals. The rest were written by Bob Tallman and Joe Eisinger.

In the fall of 1946 as the final episode of the ABC summer replacement Spade series was airing, production of the show moved to CBS. Wildroot remained the sponsor.

CBS felt that Edger Bergen’s ventriloquist act had grown stale on NBC and aired Spade opposite his show at 8PM on Sunday.

Edgar Bergen’s rating remained steady at 22.7 over the next two seasons, but The Adventures of Sam Spade jumped eight points to 17.8 in 1947.

The October 31st, 1948 episode featured Lurene Tuttle doubling as a witch and Hollywood A-lister June Havoc as an uncredited lead.

Oct 04 2019

28mins

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The Adventures Of Sam Spade, Detective - The Vapio Cup Caper - August 22, 1948

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The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for "The Maltese Falcon". The role in the film was of course played by Humphrey Bogart. The radio series ran 221 episodes from 1946 to 1951 ... splitting it's time on ABC in 1946, CBS from 1946-49 and finishing on NBC in 1949-51. The show won the Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama. Howard Duff and Lurene Tuttle played the roles of Sam Spade and his secretary Effie for most of the run. Track features background about the series at the beginning and then "The Vapio Caper" is the case solved in this episode. Thank you for listening. More of Sam Spade on our "Detective - Mystery - Crime" Playlist.

Aug 25 2019

34mins

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WGN Radio Theatre #414: The Adventures of Sam Spade & The Jack Benny Program

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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 August 18, 2019.  First classic episode of the night is: “The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective: The Mad Scientist Caper” Starring: Howard Duff; (07-25-48). For our final episode of the night we have: “The Jack Benny Program: Rehearsing For Jack’s Tv Show” Starring: Jack Benny And All His Gang; 11-15-53.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3670225/RADIOTHEATRE081819_2019-08-19-053725.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3809.mp3

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Aug 19 2019

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