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Video Theater – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

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The great ones are back in action.

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good shoe

By traderjack3 - Apr 10 2014
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i am going on a trip and it will be good to have these to listen to!!!!!

Wonderful

By siberiasam - Jul 26 2013
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Love the show would recommend it to anyone. Love following the progression of the shows over time

iTunes Ratings

54 Ratings
Average Ratings
22
11
6
10
5

good shoe

By traderjack3 - Apr 10 2014
Read more
i am going on a trip and it will be good to have these to listen to!!!!!

Wonderful

By siberiasam - Jul 26 2013
Read more
Love the show would recommend it to anyone. Love following the progression of the shows over time
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Video Theater – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

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The great ones are back in action.

Rank #1: Video Theater 035: Decoy: Stranglehold

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Casey Jones (Beverly Garland) is called in to befriend a young woman when police suspect that her boyfriend is behind a strangulation. Originally Aired: 1957 (Episode 1) Watch it on Youtube Read more ...

Dec 16 2012

34mins

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Rank #2: Video Theater 105: Dragnet: The Big Test

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At their end of their shift, Friday and Smith meet a young man who came in to report the murder of his best friend while the two were in Mexico. Original Air Date: April 9, 1953 (Season 2, Episode 22) Watch it on YouTube. Read more ...

Mar 12 2017

29mins

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Rank #3: Video Theater 112: Richard Diamond: The Chess Player

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The wife of an eccentric businessman hires Diamond to keep her husband safe, to do so he’ll need to brush up on his chess. Season 1, Episode 8 Original Air Date: August 19, 1957 Read more ...

Jul 09 2017

29mins

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Rank #4: Video Theater 161: Dragnet: The Big Present

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Friday and Smith investigate a series of burglaries where they suspect a juvenile is the perpetrator.

Season 4, Episode 9

Original Air Date: October 21, 1954

Aug 04 2019

29mins

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Rank #5: Video Theater 0130: Boston Blackie: Inside Crime

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A robbery has occurred and a security guard is suspected of being the inside man.

Original Air Date: December 19, 1952

Season 2, Episode 10

Apr 22 2018

30mins

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Rank #6: Video Theater 107: Dragnet: The Big Frank

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Friday and Smith investigate when a man is ripped from his car and beaten. Original Air Date: May 7, 1953 Season 2, Episode 26 Watch in on YouTube Read more ...

Apr 23 2017

31mins

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Rank #7: Video Theater 160: The Fat Man

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Brad Runyon (J Scott Smart) heads to the West Coast to find out why a Dentist was murdered.

Theatrical Release Date: May 19, 1951

Jul 21 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rank #8: Video Theater 158: Sherlock Holmes: The Cunningham Heritage

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Holmes and Watson meet and then Holmes has to solve the death of a wealthy where the evidence points to the man's ex-convict fiancée.

Season 1, Episode 1

Original Air Date: October 18, 1954

Jun 16 2019

35mins

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Rank #9: Video Theater 151: Climax!: An Error in Chemistry

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A carnival huckster (Edmond O'Brien) settles in a Mississippi town and marries the daughter of a wealthy recluse. Based on a story by William Faulkner.   Season 1, Episode 7   Original Air Date: December 2, 1954

Mar 11 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #10: Video Theater 154: Ellery Queen: Buck Fever

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While on a hunting vacation, Ellery comes under suspicion when a Sheriff's Deputy is apparently shot by a hunter.

Season 4, Episode 5

Original Air Date: 1954

Apr 20 2019

28mins

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Rank #11: Video Theater 117: Richard Diamond: The Pete Rocco Case

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A criminal escapes prison, vowing revenge on Diamond for sending him up. The criminal's mother hires Diamond to bring him in.

Season 1, Episode 10

Original Air Date: September 9, 1957

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Oct 14 2017

30mins

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Rank #12: Video Theater 0128: Boston Blackie: 101 Blonde

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Blackie tries to help a lawyer clear a client accused of a hit and run.

Original Air Date: December 12, 1952

Season 2, Episode 9

Mar 25 2018

29mins

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Rank #13: Video Theater 0126: Your Show Time: Adventure of the Speckled Band

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Sherlock Holmes is called in by a young woman who fears she for her life because of her strange stepfather and his decision to have her sleep in the same room her sister died in.

Original Air Date: March 25, 1949

Feb 25 2018

30mins

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Rank #14: Video Theater 148: Dragnet: The Big Threat

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Friday and Smith investigate a robbery where the victim is unwilling to testify due to threats from the robbers.

Season 3, Episode 37

Original Air Date: May 13, 1954

Jan 27 2019

30mins

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Rank #15: Video Theater 113: Dragnet: The Big Hands

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Friday and Smith search for a man who strangled a woman in a hotel room. Season 2, Episode 28 Original Air Date: May 21, 1953 Read more ...

Jul 23 2017

29mins

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Rank #16: Video Theater 0143: Dragnet: The Big Frame

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Friday and Smith investigate an apparent hit and run that has signs of being a murder.

Original Air Date: April 22, 1954

Season 3, Episode 34

Nov 10 2018

30mins

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Rank #17: Video Theater 116: Dragnet: The Big Dance

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Friday and Smith search for two young hold up men.

Season 2, Episode 33 (June 25, 1953)

Sep 30 2017

28mins

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Rank #18: Video Theater 122: Sherlock Holmes: Christmas Pudding

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A condemned and imprisoned serial killer threatens to get Holmes before he’s executed.

Episode 23 of the 1954-55 Sherlock Holmes series.

Original Air Date: April 4, 1955

Dec 24 2017

29mins

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Rank #19: Video Theater 0144: Boston Blackie: Shoot the Works

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A gambler friend of Blackie is murdered in Las Vegas while placing a big bet.

Season 2, Episode 24

Original Air Date: March 27, 1953

Nov 25 2018

30mins

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Rank #20: Video Theater 115: Dragnet: Big Barrette

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Friday and Smith investigate the death of a girl who apparently had no enemies. Season 2, Episode 32 Air Date: June 18, 1953 Read more ...

Sep 17 2017

30mins

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