No bigger fad swept across postwar radio than that of the hard-boiled private detective — and nobody had more fun with their wink-and-nudge take on the genre than the producers, writers, and cast of The Adventures of Sam Spade.
Dashiell Hammett’s legendary private eye had a sardonic sense of humor, which wavy-haired, rugged-voiced Howard Duff played to perfection. Produced and directed by William Spier, co-starring Lurene Tuttle, and featuring one episode with Stephen Dunne in the title role, we bring you sixteen capers with the greatest private detective of them all.
Includes a Program Guide by Elizabeth McLeod.
Episodes Include: The Adam Figg Caper 10-05-47; The Rushlight Diamond Caper 07-04-48; The Mad Scientist Caper 07-25-48; The Dry Martini Caper 08-01-48; The Critical Author Caper 08-15-48; The Lawless Caper 08-29-48; The Sugar Kane Caper 10-03-48; The Quarter-Eagle Caper 11-28-48; The Bouncing Betty Caper 12-12-48; The Stopped Watch Caper 04-10-49; The Apple of Eve Caper 06-19-49; The Queen Bee Caper 07-10-49; The Prodigal Daughter Caper 08-28-49; The Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail Caper 12-04-49; The Honest Thief Caper 05-28-50; The Chateau McLeod Caper 01-26-51