Some people collect coins, some people collect stamps, but Barton Drake collects murders! He's an author, a bon vivant, and an expert in the dark corners of the criminal mind. There's no homicide he won't investigate, no killing he can't solve!
Glenn Langan stars as Barton Drake, with Norman Field as Inspector Danton. Together, they crack sixteen classic cases of radio mystery from 1945 - 1946!
Includes a Program Guide by radio historian Karl Schadow.
Episodes Include: Dead Open and Shut (Program # 31); Daylight Murder (Program # 32); The Poison Murder Case (Program # 33); The Case of the Unclaimed Fortune (Program # 34); Suspicion of Murder (Program # 35); The Case of the Lonely Lady (Program # 36); Murder in the Desert (Program # 37); Thief & The Paintings (Program # 38); Fishing Trip Ends in Murder (Program # 39); Voice of Doom (Program # 40); The Case of the Country Doctor (Program # 41); Feuding Radio Comedians (Program # 42); The Case of the Mysterious Phone Call (Program # 43); Hudson Family Deaths (Program # 47); The Case of the Rare Old Coin (Program # 48); Tobe Morelli (Program # 49)
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Great, forgotten series.
I heard episodes before in different collections. IMO this is a great series. The leads are almost like father and son. The episodes are funny and keep you involved. I wish they had more collections. Trivia note: Glen was the lead in The Amazing Colossal Man.