Calling All Cars

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


72085. Calling All Cars. December 6, 1933. Program #2. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Burma White Case". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Detective" kit premium). Tom White and his blonde girlfriend named Burma White, go on a crime spree. See cat. #49218 for another case involving a "Burma White." The dispatcher on the recording says, "Program #109." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police Department). 29:02. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72086. Calling All Cars. December 13, 1933. Program #3. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The York Gang Holdup". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Three men in a La Salle coupe with three men in it ("an American, a Mexican and a Negro") are wanted for robbery and murder. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher, Rosenquist is usually the dispatcher, but sometimes does not give his name. However, he's credited only when positive identification is given). 28:27. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72087. Calling All Cars. December 20, 1933. Program #4. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Human Bomb". Sponsored by: Music fill for local commercial insert). A man in the police chief's office is threatening to blow up the Central Police Station. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:15. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72092. Calling All Cars. December 27, 1933. Program #5. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Cookie Vejar Killing". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A deputy sheriff has been murdered. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:17. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72093. Calling All Cars. January 3, 1934. Program #6. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Missing Mexican Sheiks". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Police" kit premium). A hold-up has taken place on Terminal island. The robbers are both dark, one of them a Filipino. The program opening is upcut. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:37. Audio condition: Fair to good. Incomplete.

72094. Calling All Cars. January 10, 1934. Program #7. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Caliente Money Car Holdup". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Car News"). "The robbers in this case were stupid. All criminals are stupid." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:25. Audio condition: Fair to good. Complete.

72075. Calling All Cars. January 17, 1934. Program #8. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Steele Kidnapping". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Police Department Kit" premium). A major Los Angeles kidnapping case. The child of the dean of the School of Music of U.S.C. has been taken. This program was also issued as a Freeman-Lang transcription dated June 11, 1936. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:01. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72076. Calling All Cars. January 24, 1934. Program #9. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Grooved Bullets". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Detective Kit" premium). Barbara Malter has been murdered. The case is solved with the clue of the three grooved bullets. . 30:58. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72077. Calling All Cars. January 31, 1934. Program #10. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Castor Oil Diamond Robbery". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:20. Audio condition: Fair to good. Complete.

72082. Calling All Cars. February 7, 1934. Program #11. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Smashed Windshield". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Police Money" premium). The murder of a policeman has taken place in Laurel Heights. The killer escaped in a "battered old Ford." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:43. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72083. Calling All Cars. February 14, 1934. Program #12. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Times Bombing Case". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A bomb goes off at the offices of the Los Angeles Times. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:16. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

38275. Calling All Cars. February 21, 1934. Program #13. CBS Pacific net (also known as the Don Lee network at this time). "The Mae West Jewel Robbery". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil Company. The story of the real robbery of Miss West's jewels and $3000 in cash is dramatized. Well done! Martha Wentworth impersonates Mae West. The program was broadcast on the day one of the robbers was caught. The script was used on "Calling All Cars" again on March 19, 1935 (see cat. #72084). This is possibly program #69. Martha Wentworth. 28:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

71970. Calling All Cars. February 28, 1934. Program #14. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Killer Hudson". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator, billed on all "Calling All Cars" broadcasts as "Frederick Lindsley"). 28:13. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71971. Calling All Cars. March 14, 1934. Program #16. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Chloroform Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The body of a woman is found in a vacant lot. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:30. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71972. Calling All Cars. March 21, 1934. Program #17. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Dillinger Case". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The Dillinger gang has arrived in Tucson, and they're armed and dangerous! Dillinger had just been killed in a shootout seventy-two hours previously. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:34. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

71979. Calling All Cars. March 28, 1934. Program #18. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Spinoza Case". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A pyromaniac has set a fire that has done $147,000 worth of damage. The story is introduced by Chief James Davis of the Los Angeles police department. . 27:48. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

71980. Calling All Cars. April 4, 1934. Program #19. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Red Rose Girl". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A young woman, needed as a material witness in a federal case, is mysteriously poisoned. Frederick Lindsley is introduced as, "Professor Lindsley." He actually was a professor at Occidental College. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

71981. Calling All Cars. April 11, 1934. Program #20. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Cut Rate Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (music fill for local commercial insert). A young woman is murdered on 99th Street. Madeleine Kelly (writer), Gale Gordon (dispatcher, narrator). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71982. Calling All Cars. April 18, 1934. Program #21. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Hammers In Honduras". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The mutilated body of a young woman has been found on Montecito Street. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 27:51. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

71983. Calling All Cars. April 25, 1934. Program #22. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Captain Courageous". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The cops are told to "lay off" a Japanese "dope deal." One brave cop breaks the case. Frederick Lindsley is introduced as "Professor Lindsley." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:23. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

71984. Calling All Cars. May 2, 1934. Program #23. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder At Southgate". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A disturbance has taken place on San Gabriel Avenue in Southgate. A dramatization of the first murder ever to take place in Southgate. Ann Sawyer, Martha Wentworth, True Boardman, Charlie Lung (triples), Caranina Burt (?), Hanley Stafford, Sam Pierce, Richard LeGrand, Robert Frazer, Wade Ling (?). 28:11. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

71991. Calling All Cars. May 9, 1934. Program #24. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Little Phil Alquin". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A police lieutenant has just been murdered by an unknown assailant. Frederick Lindsley is introduced as "Professor Lindsley." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71992. Calling All Cars. May 16, 1934. Program #25. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Gettle Kidnapping Case". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. After wealthy William Mr. Gettle is kidnapped, the "biggest manhunt in the history of the Southwest" begins. Mr. Gettle was returned to his family just forty-eight hours ago. Mr. Gettle speaks after the drama, as does his attorney and friend (both may be impersonated). "William N. Robson worked unceasingly for thirty-six hours to make this broadcast possible." William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

71993. Calling All Cars. May 23, 1934. Program #26. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Seven Words and A Fingerprint". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A shooting has taken place on Echo Park Avenue. A drama to show how the everyday work of the identification bureau helps to solve crimes. An announcement is made that "Calling All Cars" will not go off the air during the summer months. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72047. Calling All Cars. May 30, 1934. Program #27. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Dinner Party Bandits". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A pair of robbers has been working the Wilshire district for several months. The Police Record Department provides the information needed to track them down. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:60. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72048. Calling All Cars. June 6, 1934. Program #28. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Big Mail Robbery". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A mail truck has been held up. William N. Robson (writer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72049. Calling All Cars. June 13, 1934. Program #29. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "Murder Of A Soul". Music fill for local commercial insert. An Italian's brother arrives the old country, which eventually leads to murder of a body as well as soul. The female lead's Italian accent is terrible. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, narrator). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24539. Calling All Cars. June 20, 1934. Program #30. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "One Of The Finest". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A gang of bank robbers and murderers knocks off a Los Angeles bank and a brave policeman is shot in the line of duty. Madeleine Kelly (writer), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72058. Calling All Cars. June 27, 1934. Program #31. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Power and Light Holdup". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A want ad appeals for a man with "plenty of nerve and a good head." The job is for a man to help with a payroll robbery! Hanley Stafford, Madeleine Kelly (writer), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72059. Calling All Cars. July 4, 1934. Program #32. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "July Fourth In A Radio Car". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars Radio Log"). Fireworks are being exploded within the city limits. The announcer twice mentions that this is "broadcast #35." A holiday spent by radio in a police car. "A slice of actual life." The above date is accurate (the program is about the fourth of July holiday). The program number is possibly #32, despite what the announcer says, unless there is a three week error in the relationship of the program numbers and dates. After the drama, Mr. Lindsley announces that "there were thirty-four characters (in the radio drama)...played by twelve people," and unlike other programs, names them all. Mary Tuthill, Jeanette Nolan, Martha Wentworth, Ralph Scott, Joe Franz, Hanley Stafford, Sam Pierce, Charlie Lung, Richard LeGrand, Robert Frazer, Fred Harrington, Lindsay MacHarrie, William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72060. Calling All Cars. July 11, 1934. Program #33. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Fingerprints Don't Lie". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Officer #734 has been held up, shot and robbed by two men who escaped in a Hudson. The Department of Records and Identification uses fingerprints to apprehend the criminals. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72061. Calling All Cars. July 18, 1934. Program #34. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Manchuko Dope Ring". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A new type of morphine is being smuggling into California by a gang of "cunning orientals." William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72062. Calling All Cars. July 25, 1934. Program #35. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Execution Of John Dillinger". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dramatization of the end of the career "Public Enemy Number One," and his shooting, which had occured just seventy-two hours previously. Melvin Purvis is congratulated. Mary Tuthill, Claranita Burt, Martha Wentworth, Hanley Stafford, Richard LeGrand, Sam Pierce, Lindsay MacHarrie, Robert Frazer (doubles), Stuart Wilson (doubles), Charlie Lung (triples), Lloyd Creekmore (sound effects), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Truman Eames (? doubles), William N. Robson (writer, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor). 28:55. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72072. Calling All Cars. August 1, 1934. Program #36. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Nitroglycerine Parson". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars Radio Log"). A robbery has taken place at the Fifth Street Department Store. The safe has been blown open with nitroglycerine. "Chief James Davis" (or the actor who portrays him) fails to make the start of the broadcast. The announcer says he will appear at the end of the show, then apologizes after the drama when he fails to show up. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:17. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72073. Calling All Cars. August 8, 1934. Program #37. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Corpse In The Desert". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars Radio Log"). The body of a young woman has been found in the Mojave Desert near Lancaster. William N. Robson, Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72074. Calling All Cars. August 15, 1934. Program #38. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Crooks Are Human Beings". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. At officer has been shot on Stanford Avenue. Madeleine Kelly (writer), William N. Robson (adaptor, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:03. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72044. Calling All Cars. August 22, 1934. Program #39. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "You Can't Kill A Cop". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Rio Grande Radio Log" premium). A police officer has been shot and killed during a bank holdup. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72045. Calling All Cars. August 29, 1934. Program #40. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Let The Sucker Pay". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A well dressed young man is wanted for passing worthless checks. . 28:41. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

72046. Calling All Cars. September 5, 1934. Program #41. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Marks On The Bedroom Screen". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup and shooting has taken place on 50th Street. A police officer works hard to get a man out of prison. The system cue has been deleted. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72041. Calling All Cars. September 12, 1934. Program #42. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Human Monkey". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Three men have robbed a San Francisco house on Filbert Street, getting away with $25,000 worth of loot. Mayor Angelo Rossi is introduced from a dinner of Police Chiefs in San Francisco. He isn't there however, and a policeman speaks in his place (poorly). William N. Robson (writer, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Hanley Stafford. 28:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72042. Calling All Cars. September 19, 1934. Program #43. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Ruth Judd Case". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The body of two women are found in trunks at an Arizona railroad station. Ruth Judd is accused of the murders. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72043. Calling All Cars. September 26, 1934. Program #44. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Stop That Car". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Police Department" kit premium. A hit-and-run has taken place in Long Beach. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72038. Calling All Cars. October 2, 1934. Program #45. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Skid Row Dope Ring". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Car News"). A "Junior Police Department" kit is offered as a premium. A dope ring is operating out of San Francisco's "Skid Row." William N. Robson (writer, producer), Claude Sweeten (conductor), Pat Weaver (narrator). 32:09. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72039. Calling All Cars. October 9, 1934. Program #46. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Unwritten Law". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The occupants of a black coupe have shot a police officer in San Jose. Harold Peary, William N. Robson (writer, producer), Walter White, Carl Kroenke, Laura Jane Haller, Edwin Max, Harold Helvinston, Arnold McGuire, George Levins, Pat Weaver (narrator). 28:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72040. Calling All Cars. October 16, 1934. Program #47. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The One-Way Ride". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Police Department" kit premium). The body of an unidentified man has been found next to the highway near Oxnard. Joan Marsh (performer, commercial spokesman). 29:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

72035. Calling All Cars. October 23, 1934. Program #48. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Trouser Cuff Clue". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A burglary has taken place at the Italian-American Grocery Company on North Broadway. Al Hill (who compliments the show out of character after the story, and turns it into a commercial for Rio Grande Oil), William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72036. Calling All Cars. October 30, 1934. Program #49. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Perfect Crime". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has been committed in Walnut Creek. "The Dean Of American Peace Officers," the sheriff of Contra Costa County, introduces the story. Noah Beery (who, after the story, is enrolled as a lieutenant in the "Rio Grande Junior Police Force"). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72037. Calling All Cars. November 6, 1934. Program #50. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Six Shots At Midnight". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has been committed on Riverside Drive. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71973. Calling All Cars. November 13, 1934. Program #51. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). A Thousand Pieces Of Eight". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A search for a gang of dope smugglers in Hollywood. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:54. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71974. Calling All Cars. November 20, 1934. Program #52. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Death For A Diamond Ring". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The unidentified body of a man has been found under a bridge. He was wearing monogramed cufflinks. "Chief Jim Davis" of the Los Angeles police department introduces the case. The police chief of Oakland is also heard. They may be the real police officials or (probably) just actors. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Evalyn Knapp, William N. Robson (writer, producer). 29:25. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71975. Calling All Cars. November 27, 1934. Program #53. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Sometimes People Aren't Murdered". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The start of the program's second year on the air. An ambulance follow-up, they've picked up a dead woman. Sometime policemen make mistakes. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:09. Audio condition: Fair to good. Complete.

71976. Calling All Cars. December 4, 1934. Program #54. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Don't Get Chummy With A Watchman". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The search begins for two robbery suspects, with the help of the keen eyes of two citizens. The case is introduced by Chief Jim Davis of the Los Angeles police department. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:33. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71977. Calling All Cars. December 11, 1934. Program #55. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "A Cup Of Coffee, Some Strychnine Too". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in a schoolhouse. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71978. Calling All Cars. December 18, 1934. Program #56. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Moving Picture Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A hold-up and murder has taken place in San Diego. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71985. Calling All Cars. December 25, 1934. Program #57. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Human Side Of A Cop". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Rosenquist sends out a bulletin describing a short, fat man with a ruddy complexion, dressed in red and trimmed with fur. His white beard makes him a suspect of sliding down chimneys with a sack over his shoulder! Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dospatcher). 30:39. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71986. Calling All Cars. January 1, 1935. Program #58. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Highlights Of 1934". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A re-dramatization of events from the past year. A murder, a bank holdup and a dynamiting. Mr. Lindsley mis-prounces the name of the sponsor, "Rio Grande Oil." The program has also been dated December 26, 1934. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Frederick Stark (conductor), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71987. Calling All Cars. January 8, 1935. Program #59. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Crime Does Not Pay". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free issue of "Calling All Cars News"). A program about juvenile delinquency. A patrolman has been found murdered. He was shot in the back! William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71988. Calling All Cars. January 15, 1935. Program #60. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Two Against Six". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free issue of "Calling All Cars News"). Six men have held up the Chrysler Creamery. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:09. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71989. Calling All Cars. January 22, 1935. Program #61. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The San Quentin Prison Break". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Four convicts have just escaped from San Quentin prison, they are reported heading north with four members of the prison board as hostages. The actual prison break happened just "last Wednesday." The program has also been dated January 16, 1935. The initial dramatization of the event (also on the Don Lee net, which was used as the CBS Pacific net) took place just a half hour after the capture of the escaped convicts. William N. Robson dramatized how this story was produced on "The Columbia Workshop" on September 5, 1936 (see cat. #4770). District Attorney Albert Bagshaw speaks from KFRC, San Francisco. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Albert Bagshaw (may be impersonated). 29:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71990. Calling All Cars. January 29, 1935. Program #62. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Necking Party Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free issue of "Calling All Cars News"). A man is wanted for highway robbery and murder. He's disguised as a policeman! Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Stuart Buchanan, William N. Robson (writer, producer). 31:32. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

84280. Calling All Cars. February 5, 1935. Program #63. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Banker In The Well". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars News" premium). Gordon Sawyer, vice president of a Tuscon bank, has been kidnapped from his home. William N. Robson (writer, producer), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police Department). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84281. Calling All Cars. February 12, 1935. Program #64. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Remote Control Sleuth". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in Stockton. The suspect is a Greek named Pete Heliopolis (?). William N. Robson (writer, producer). 36:07. Audio condition: Fair to good. Incomplete.

84282. Calling All Cars. February 19, 1935. Program #65. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Wreck Of The Old Sixty-Nine". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars News" premium). A tall, thin man, wearing a mask, has caused a train-wreck and robbery. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), William N. Robson (writer, producer), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Tom Higgins (Los Angeles policeman). 32:08. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

84283. Calling All Cars. February 26, 1935. Program #66. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The California Two-Man Crime Wave". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two men have robbed a bank while wearing masks. There's more crime to come. James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84284. Calling All Cars. March 5, 1935. Program #67. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Undercover Woman". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars News" premium). A female undercover agent for the narcotics squad has been found dead. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), John Gibson (commercial spokesman), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84290. Calling All Cars. March 12, 1935. Program #68. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Shalt Not Kill". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars News" premium). Traffic accidents are causing murder on the street and highway. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 32:45. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

72084. Calling All Cars. March 19, 1935. Program #69. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Mae West Jewel Robbery". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The story of the real robbery of Miss West's jewels and $3000 in cash is dramatized. This is a rebroadcast one of the "outstanding cases" originally heard on the show on February 21, 1934 (see cat. #38275). Martha Wentworth (who sounds uncannily like Mae West), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85034. Calling All Cars. March 26, 1935. Program #70. CBS Pacific net (Don-Lee net). "The Rhythm Of The Jute Mill". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Chief Wallman speaks from the studios of KFRC, San Francisco. "The story of a man who could have been great, but who couldn't cope with the realities of life." Bodey Wallman (Chief of The Oakland Police Department, host), William N. Robson (writer, producer), Albert Hay Millot (? composer, arranger), Frederick Kahn (? conductor). 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84285. Calling All Cars. April 2, 1935. Program #71. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Aborted Revolution". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The Secret Service uses four local policemen to help break up a planned revolution in Mexico. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 33:02. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

84286. Calling All Cars. April 9, 1935. Program #72. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Blonde Menace". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two men and a blonde kidnapped a deputy sheriff, then threw him out of their car. The story of the first woman to be electrocuted in Pennsylvania. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), William N. Robson (writer, producer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84287. Calling All Cars. April 16, 1935. Program #73. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Midnight Phantom". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A burglar has been discovered on Hollywood Boulevard. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84288. Calling All Cars. April 23, 1935. Program #74. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Wholesale Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Three young men steal a car in San Francisco. They have shot and killed three men. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84289. Calling All Cars. April 30, 1935. Program #75. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Corpse In The Cellar". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A body has been found buried in the basement of a house, wearing a gold ring and wearing a silver belt buckle. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatch), William N. Robson (writer, director), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49214. Calling All Cars. May 7, 1935. Program #76. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Wilting Chrysanthemum". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The wife and baby girl of a Japanese man in Los Angeles have disappeared. The wife has run off with her lover. A dead baby is found buried under tin cans, with two bullet holes! Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72013. Calling All Cars. May 14, 1935. Program #77. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder In The Vinyard". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A rancher has been found murdered near Fresno. The program is announced as program #79. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72014. Calling All Cars. May 21, 1935. Program #78. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Hightower Case". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Father Patrick Heslin has been reported missing in San Mateo. A portion of the broadcast is announced as originating at KFRC, San Francisco. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:12. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72031. Calling All Cars. May 28, 1935. Program #79. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Youth Rides Rough". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Three high school youths in Tulsa start on the road to murder. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:12. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

72032. Calling All Cars. June 4, 1935. Program #80. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Innocent Bride". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A bank has been held up in Long Beach. A Russian immigrant proposes marriage and spends lavishly. The program is announced as program #68. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72033. Calling All Cars. June 11, 1935. Program #81. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Hot Bonds". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Car News"). Stolen "Liberty Bonds" are being "unloaded" for Pretty Boy Floyd's gang. Floyd himself had died only a few months before this broadcast. The dispatcher is identified as "Burke." Burke (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72023. Calling All Cars. June 18, 1935. Program #82. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Chinese Puzzle". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A Chinese merchant has been found hatchet murdered in his San Diego store. The narrator identifies himself as "Charles Frederick Lindsley," on most of the other shows in this series, he refers to himself as "Frederick Lindsley." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72024. Calling All Cars. June 25, 1935. Program #83. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Meet The Baron". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A bunko artist is pretending to be a European nobleman. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72025. Calling All Cars. July 2, 1935. Program #84. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Oakland Payroll Robbery". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A train robbery has taken place in Contra Costa county. Part of the broadcast is announced as originating from KFRC, San Francisco. Wallace Ford, Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72020. Calling All Cars. July 9, 1935. Program #85. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder By Blueprint". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Clling All Cars News"). Mrs. Maude Ross has been found murdered in her home. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72021. Calling All Cars. July 16, 1935. Program #86. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Human Claw". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The body of an unidentified woman has been found near San Fernando. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72022. Calling All Cars. July 23, 1935. Program #87. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Opium Den". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Be on the lookout for suspicious Chinese. A narcotics raid has taken place in Chinatown. The last traditional "Opium Den" is closed in Los Angeles. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71994. Calling All Cars. July 30, 1935. Program #88. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Gun Drunk". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A manhunt for two escaped San Quentin convicts is dramatized. Chief Hallanan speaks from KFBK, Sacramaneto (may be impersonated). He informs criminals listening in that crime DOES pay! . 28:23. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

71995. Calling All Cars. August 7, 1935. Program #89. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Celestial Journey". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free issue of "Calling All Cars News"). An airplane filled with illegal Chinese crosses the border into California. Kermit Maynard (film star of B-westerns), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:51. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

71996. Calling All Cars. August 14, 1935. Program #90. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Vegetable Market Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A Japanese man has been murdered during a holdup. . 28:32. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

72001. Calling All Cars. August 21, 1935. Program #91. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Grinning Skull". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). The torso of a blonde girl has been found in the Los Angeles river. A single human hair was the only clue to the identity of the victim. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72002. Calling All Cars. August 28, 1935. Program #92. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Bad Dope". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A Japanese man has been shot by an unknown assailant. James E. Davis (Los Angeles Police Department), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

72003. Calling All Cars. September 4, 1935. Program #93. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Black Vengeance". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A murder and robbery has taken place in Fresno. The solution to the crime is made more difficult because of the many migratory workers in the area. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72004. Calling All Cars. September 11, 1935. Program #94. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Tunnel Bandits". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A bank robbery has taken place at the corner of Adams and Figueroa. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72005. Calling All Cars. September 18, 1935. Program #95. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Eighteen Days Of Freedom". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free "Junior Detective Outfit"). In the San Joaquin valley, two convicts have escaped from the Stockton jail. Part of the program is announced as originating from KFRC, San Francisco. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Sue Carol, Rudy Weber (deputy sheriff). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72006. Calling All Cars. September 25, 1935. Program #96. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Hollywood Kidnapping". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free "Junior Detective Outfit"). A young woman, last seen in the company of a gray-haired man, has been kidnapped in the vicinity of Brownell Avenue and Twelfth Street. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72011. Calling All Cars. October 2, 1935. Program #97. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Escape". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars News" premium). Nineteen-year-old Henry Stevens has escaped from the county jail. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49215. Calling All Cars. October 9, 1935. Program #98. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Fire! Fire! Fire!". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Arson and dynamite destroy a building. A Polish immigrant named George Stanley, who runs a lunchroom, is a suspect. An interesting script, in that the suspect is cleared after a trial, and the crime isn't solved (unusual for a radio drama)! Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Paul Wolfe (Los Angeles Fire Department). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72012. Calling All Cars. October 16, 1935. Program #99. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder For Insrance". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). Two men are wanted for robbery and murder. They were last seen driving a Chrysler roadster heading up Topanga Canyon. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:10. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

49216. Calling All Cars. October 23, 1935. Program #100. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Lieutenant Crowley Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two robbers hold up a theatre in Westwood, killing a cop in the process. Chief Davis speaks to the listeners before the story, congratulating the program on its one hundredth broadcast. Frederick Lindsley describes himself at the end of the program as "your announcer." He usually refers to himself as "your narrator." Charles Frederick Lindsley (announcer), William N. Robson (producer, writer), John Gibson. 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71997. Calling All Cars. October 30, 1935. Program #101. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Murder Quartet". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Caling All Car News"). A free "Junior Detective Kit" is also offered at Rio Grande stations. A murder has taken place at Eleventh and Maple. It was committed by a four men. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police Department). 28:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71998. Calling All Cars. November 6, 1935. Program #102. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Catching The Loose Kid". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A petty criminal, called "Nails Cronan," becomes a big shot in the dope rackets. James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4289. Calling All Cars. November 13, 1935. Program #103. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net), KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. "Invitation To Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man hires an out of town thug to murder his wife. That man is James Bascombe, also known as "The Bullet." This program marks the start of the show's third year on the air. Possibly dated November 13, 1935. Charles Bickford (guest, his first public appearance after escaping death "at the hands" of an enraged lion, while filming "East Of Java"), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police Department). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

71999. Calling All Cars. November 20, 1935. Program #104. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Bank Bandits and Bullets". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two men have just robbed the Pasadena National Bank at the corner of Columbia and Orange Grove Avenues. They are armed and desperate. William N. Robson (writer, producer), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72000. Calling All Cars. December 4, 1935. Program #106. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Burglar Charges Collect". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("declares war on bootleg gasoline"). Private detective Nick Harris tells a story from his files about a "mastermind criminal." This is a good example of the show's slow pacing. The audience doesn't even find out what the crime is until six minutes into the program. James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Nick Harris. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72007. Calling All Cars. December 11, 1935. Program #107. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Parolled". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). Clyde Stevens has failed to report to his San Francisco parole office. When the announcer "switches to San Francisco," no signal is heard for several more seconds than usual. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49217. Calling All Cars. December 18, 1935. Program #108. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). A Corpse By The Road". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A dead body is found under a bridge in Westwood, caused by a diamond ring robbery that went all wrong. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Elsie Prescott, John Gibson. 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49218. Calling All Cars. December 25, 1935. Program #109. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Moran Jewel Robbery". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Jules Rubin is a hold-up man who doesn't hesitate to shoot. He steals a jewel from actress Polly Moran, then goes on a rampage, accompanied by his blonde girlfriend named Burma White (who was the subject of program #2 of the series on December 6, 1933. See cat. #72085 which is identified on the air as program #109, but which sounds like program #2. The program opening may be edited on from program #109. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), John Gibson. 29:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72008. Calling All Cars. January 1, 1936. Program #110. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Ghost House". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A gang of safe crackers dresses like carpenters. An alert citizen proves of value. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police). 28:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72009. Calling All Cars. January 8, 1936. Program #111. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Death Under The Sajuaro". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Detective Outfit" premium). In Arizona, a Ford roadster was used as the getaway car in the murder of Frank Szell. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72010. Calling All Cars. January 15, 1936. Program #112. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Match Burglar". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (free copy of "Calling All Cars News"). A burglar leaves burned matches at the scenes of his crimes. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (Chief, Los Angeles Police Department). 28:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84291. Calling All Cars. January 22, 1936. Program #113. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Corpse With A Face". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (detective outfit premium). A body has been found in a canyon, mutillated with a shotgun. The story of John Vittore, the killer. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (Sheriff, Los Angeles County). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84292. Calling All Cars. January 29, 1936. Program #114. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Bull In The China Shop". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A boxer named Bull Kelly is wanted for a murder of passion. James E. Davis (Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, host), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84293. Calling All Cars. February 5, 1936. Program #115. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Knives Of The Barbary Coast". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A "disturbance" has been reported on the Barbary Coast, a one-time "notorious" neighborhood. Mr. Murphy goes on at length describing the "old" days in San Francisco. Phillip Murphy (speaking from KFRC, San Francisco). 29:03. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

84294. Calling All Cars. February 12, 1936. Program #116. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Young Dillinger". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Eddie Griffith is wanted for robbery and murder. He entered California with no money after killing a policeman in Seattle. Despite the story title, the program is not about bank robber John Dillinger. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatch), James E. Davis (Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department, host), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84295. Calling All Cars. February 19, 1936. Program #117. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Murder In The Back Room". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A jeweler has been murdered in his store and gems have been stolen. Be on the lookout for a man with blood still on his hands. Sheriff Miller (of Contra Costa county, speaking from KFRC, San Francisco), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:24. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84296. Calling All Cars. February 26, 1936. Program #118. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Bloodstained Saw". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. John Hassle (Haffle?) is wanted for questioning about the murder of his wife. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department, host), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:14. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84297. Calling All Cars. March 4, 1936. Program #119. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Hundred-Dollar Nightgown". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A humorous case. The character of "Joe Murphy" sounds like Wallace or Noah Beery. Joe Merkle (host, Phoenix, Arizona Police Department, Bunko Squad), William N. Robson (writer, producer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84298. Calling All Cars. March 11, 1936. Program #120. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The June Bug". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two Negroes are wanted for holding up a street car conductor and killing him. Willie Jones takes advantage of a lenient parole system. The program is announced as program #116. James E. Davis (Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, host), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84299. Calling All Cars. March 18, 1936. Program #121. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The San Rafael Gang". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A gang of house-breakers is in operation near San Francisco. Savin Kane (? Chief of Police of San Rafael, speaking from KFRC, San Francisco, host), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84300. Calling All Cars. March 25, 1936. Program #122. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Think Before You Shoot". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Motor-officer Tom Kramer has been killed. Be on the lookout for a black touring car. "He who kills a policeman will usually face the bar of justice." The program ends with an unusual invitation to listen to the program over the "western network" (KNX, Hollywood and KSFO, San Francsico) at 7:30 P. M. (Pacific time). James E. Davis (Chief of Police of Los Angeles, host), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84301. Calling All Cars. April 3, 1936. Program #123. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Crime vs. Time". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two men are wanted for a holdup of The Pacific Theatre in San Jose. The Chief says, "The cop on the beat is a thing of the past." Chief Black (Chief of Police of San Jose, speaking from KFRC, San Francisco), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 27:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

84302. Calling All Cars. April 10, 1936. Program #124. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "One Good Turns Deserves Another". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in a haberdashery story. Chief Davis explains, "The Police Complex." James E. Davis (Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, host), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84303. Calling All Cars. April 17, 1936. Program #125. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Hang Me, Please". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dead body has been found in the Holmes Hotel. The dramatization of a case that "dropped into the laps" of the cops and almost solved itself. George Sears (host, Chief of Police of San Diego), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84304. Calling All Cars. April 24, 1936. Program #126. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Beer Bottle Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A body of a woman has been found murdered on Arlington Street. Charles Lindsley announces that Chief Davis cannot be on the program tonight. Just as he's about to read Chief Davis' introduction, Davis walks into the studio, so Charles Lindsley offers to give Davis his copy of the script! Davis takes the script and reads his part perfectly! Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Police Chief of Los Angeles), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), John Gibson (?). 28:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84305. Calling All Cars. May 1, 1936. Program #127. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "And A Little Child Shall Lead Them". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Be on the lookout for a burglar working in the Marina district and on Nob Hill. From now on, the police dispatcher is not heard on a filter mike as had been usual. Phillip Murphy (host, Sheriff of San Francisco county, speaking from the studios of KFRC, San Francisco), John Gibson (?), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84306. Calling All Cars. May 8, 1936. Program #128. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Weather Clear, Track Fast". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A gang of swindlers and bookmakers is the target of the Bunko Squad. To discourage the underworld from migrating to Los Angeles, Chief Davis announces that all former convicts in the city will have to register with the police. James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 31:03. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84307. Calling All Cars. May 16, 1936. Program #129. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Seventy-Four Day Stakeout". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Police Outfit premium). Wanted in Fresno county; two men who robbed a Clovis bank of $30,000. George Overholt (host, Sheriff of Fresno county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:15. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

60299. Calling All Cars. May 22, 1936. Program #130. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Triple-Cross". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Police Outfit premium). "The Holman Case" starts as a routine police matter of forgery, and winds up with three graves in the cemetery. Andy Holman has killed detective Lee and is still on the loose. A young man refuses to squeal on him and goes to jail instead. Three members of the "Rio Grande Junior Police Department" (each aged eleven years) tell how they caught, "The Phantom Burglar." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Burt Wallace (host, Chief of the Homicide Squad, The Los Angeles Police Department). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84308. Calling All Cars. May 29, 1936. Program #131. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Throat That Didn't Bleed". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Detective Outfit premium). A dead body has been found in an irrigation ditch near Arcadia. The body is of a Mexican, the trail leads to the Chinese community. The "Chinese" killers are referred to "Nakamura" and "Tanaka" (two very Japanese names). Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84309. Calling All Cars. June 5, 1936. Program #132. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Drive 'Em Off The Dock". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An elderly couple have disappeared. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Harry Segar (host, Chief of Detectives, Los Angeles Police Department). 31:09. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84310. Calling All Cars. June 11, 1936. Program #133. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Gold In Them Hills". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two prospectors are missing from Yuma, Arizona. Have they met with foul play? T. H. Newman (host, Sheriff of Yuma County). 31:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85715. Calling All Cars. June 18, 1936. Program #134. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Woman With The Stone Heart". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dead body has been found in a car trunk on Newhall grade. The story title is referred to by Chief Davis as, "The Woman With The Heart Of Stone." James E. Davis (Chief of Police, Los Angeles), John Gibson, Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Gary Breckner (narrator). 27:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49221. Calling All Cars. June 25, 1936. Program #135. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Reefers By The Acre". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Detective Outfit" premium). The program opens with an address by a police chief originating at radio station KFBK. The search for "Mexican Jim," the man with warts on his hands, who runs the largest marijuana fields in the state! The story of the largest marijuana seizure. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Gary Breckner (narrator), W. M. Hallanan (Chief of Police, Sacramento). 29:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85716. Calling All Cars. July 3, 1936. Program #136. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Flaming Tick Of Death". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder and suicide have taken place on Grand Avenue. It's almost a perfect crime. Jesse Rosenquist (narrator), John Gibson, Bert Wallace (Captain, Los Angeles Police Department, Homicide Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85712. Calling All Cars. July 9, 1936. Program #137. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Crimson Riddle". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Detective Outfit" premium). A young girl has been murdered near San Francisco. She was pretty, black haired and wearing a green dress. Sheriff Murphy speaks from KFRC, San Francisco; reading his script in a stilted voice. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Daniel Murphy. 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85713. Calling All Cars. July 16, 1936. Program #138. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Cockeyed Killer". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man is wanted for murder. He is very noticeably cross-eyed. "A man with a carefully nurtured ego." Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Bert Wallace (Head of the Homicide Squad, Los Angeles Police Department). 27:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

85714. Calling All Cars. July 23, 1936. Program #139. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Corpse In The Shack". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. In Maricopa County (Arizona), Ben Knight is wanted for murder, driving a 1925 Studebaker and accompanied by two young girls and a woman. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 27:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

85717. Calling All Cars. July 30, 1936. Program #140. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "A Chance Meeting Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Junior Detective Outfit" premium). A short man, wearing a dark suit and checked cap is wanted for murder. "Bring him in boys!" The first commercial says, "We have no fear that Rio Grande cracked gasoline will fail to pass any test of power, speed or economy!" Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (Chief of Police, Los Angeles Police Department). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85718. Calling All Cars. August 6, 1936. Program #141. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Opium and Dough Don't Mix". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil ("Calling All Cars News" premium). The program begins with an unusual teaser commercial before the standard opening. A Chinese opium operation comes to the attention of the police, thanks to a strong hunch. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Savin Kane (Chief of Police, San Raphael), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85719. Calling All Cars. August 13, 1936. Program #142. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Missing Messenger". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A suspicious person has been spotten near Pasadena Avenue and Avenue Forty-Two. "An ideal officer" solves a brutal crime. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (Chief of Police, Los Angeles). 26:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

84311. Calling All Cars. August 20, 1936. Program #143. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Body, Body, Who's Got The Body?". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man is seen dragging a body down from Franklin Avenue! Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49222. Calling All Cars. August 27, 1936. Program #144. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "All That Glitters". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A search for buried gold on the farm of two elderly brothers leads to a murder. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Gale Gordon, Eugene Viskerloos (Sheriff of Los Angeles). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96748. Calling All Cars. September 3, 1936. Program #145. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. James Kip is an Indian who has been missing for eight days. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), George Overholt (Sheriff of Fresno county). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96749. Calling All Cars. September 10, 1936. Program #146. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A carpenter's helper named Dale Slater has been missing since June 18th. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), W. C. Allen (Captain, Los Angeles Missing Persons detail). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84312. Calling All Cars. September 17, 1936. Program #147. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Verdugo Hills Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A carpenter and his girlfriend find a woman with her throat cut. The killer first broke a beer bottle over the woman's head. Ken Christy (?), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles county). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84313. Calling All Cars. September 24, 1936. Program #148. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The September Killer". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A woman has been found murdered in her office in the Dillman building. Be on the lookout for suspicious Negroes. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84314. Calling All Cars. October 1, 1936. Program #149. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Hard To Kill". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man is attempting to stop cars in Huntington Beach. He's holding a red lantern and is covered with blood! H. L. Grant (host, Chief of Police of Huntington), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84316. Calling All Cars. October 8, 1936. Program #150. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Holy Twenty-One". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A fire has broken out on Brandon Street; a pyromaniac is on the loose. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Ralph Scott (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84315. Calling All Cars. October 15, 1936. Program #151. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Noblesse Oblige". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Detective Outfit premium). A shooting has taken place on Francis Avenue. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49223. Calling All Cars. October 22, 1936. Program #152. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "A Trap To Catch A Mailmain". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A church in San Francisco has been bombed several times. A stake-out squad is set up to capture, "The Phantom Bomber." Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Sheriff Hollenberry (host, Sheriff of San Francsico, speaking from "our San Francisco studios," probably KFRC). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84317. Calling All Cars. October 29, 1936. Program #153. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Army Game". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Detective Outfit premium). Two men are working a bunco racket, borrowing large sums of money on unknown properties. James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84318. Calling All Cars. November 5, 1936. Program #154. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Murder In Room Nine". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Detective and G-Man Outfit premium). A murdered woman has been found in her room at the Prescott Hotel. W. A. Huggins (secretary to the Chief of Police of San Diego), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84319. Calling All Cars. November 12, 1936. Program #155. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Nine Years A Safecracker". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Fifteen-year old Pete Galitson and his two pals are wanted for safe robbery. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (host, Chief od the Los Angeles Police Department). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49224. Calling All Cars. November 19, 1936. Program #156. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Corpse In The Red Necktie". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The third anniversary program. A man's body is found in a canyon, naked but for a necktie! Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department), A. C. Jewell (under-Sheriff of Los Angeles county). 28:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84320. Calling All Cars. November 26, 1936. Program #157. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Baby Dillinger Gang". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two boys are escaping in a car. They are armed and holding up gas stations. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84321. Calling All Cars. December 3, 1936. Program #158. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Fire Detective". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A fire has broken out in Oakland...a case of arson! W. D. Lutke (host, Chief of the Oakland Fire Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84322. Calling All Cars. December 10, 1936. Program #159. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Criminal Policeman". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Detective Outfit premium). A gangster-type killing has taken place on the Ninth Street Bridge. The story of a man who couldn't resist the lure of "easy money." Dave Armont (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84323. Calling All Cars. December 17, 1936. Program #160. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Multiple Murders". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil (Junior Detective and G-Man Outfit premium). A body of a man has found in, "Bootlegger's Canyon." Dave Armont (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49225. Calling All Cars. December 21, 1936. Program #161. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Milkbottle Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Isaac Wolfgang, alias Fred Edwards, is arrested for stealing a bottle of milk, but he kills the arresting officer! That's what happens when you give a "radical indigent" a break. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department). 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84324. Calling All Cars. December 28, 1936. Program #162. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Fifty Cents For Life". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The program is hosted by the sheriff of Oakland. He speaks from KSFO, San Francisco. Patrolman O'Brien finds a lost boy while patroling his beat. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Pete Wolman (?). 29:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84325. Calling All Cars. January 4, 1937. Program #163. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Banks and Bribes". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A bank robbery has taken place at 40th Place and Figueroa. Chief Davis speaks about traffic fatalities in Los Angeles. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84326. Calling All Cars. January 11, 1937. Program #164. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Curiosity Killed A Cat". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two men have pulled at holdup and escaped in a tan sedan, owned by the "Laguna Beach Cab Company." Jim Woodson (host, Deputy Sheriff of Santa Ana), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84327. Calling All Cars. January 18, 1937. Program #165. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Death Is Box Office". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup and shooting has taken place at the Forum Theatre. Harry Segar (host, Deputy Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 28:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84328. Calling All Cars. January 25, 1937. Program #166. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Dr. Nitro". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A gang of safe-blowers has struck again. Two of the actors are interviewed during the first Rio Grande commercial. "Mr. Fields" ("who has played the part of a police officer many times"), and "Mr. McNear" praise the sponsor's gasoline. The system cue has been deleted. John McGrath (host, Chief of Detectives of the Phoenix Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Howard McNear (?). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84329. Calling All Cars. February 3, 1937. Program #167. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Whistling Snowbirds". Music fill for local commercial insert. The narcotics squad is after a "dope ring." No law enforcement officer appears as the host. Norton (dispatcher), Gale Gordon (dispatcher). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87195. Calling All Cars. February 10, 1937. Program #168. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Laughing Killer". Music fill for local commercial insert. No law enforcement officer appears as the host. A gas station operator has been held up by three men with overcoats and hats...or were there only two of them? Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49226. Calling All Cars. February 17, 1937. Program #169. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Ten Tortured Extortionists". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two robbers torture an attorney and his family when the robbery yields little money. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87196. Calling All Cars. February 24, 1937. Program #170. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net), Freeman Lang transcription. "The Banker Bandit". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A robbery and shooting has taken place at a bank in El Monte. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (sheriff of Los Angeles County), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84330. Calling All Cars. March 3, 1937. Program #171. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Honor Complex". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A shooting has taken place on Hampshire Street in Los Angeles. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84331. Calling All Cars. March 10, 1937. Program #172. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Desertion Leads To Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two soldiers (one with a deep voice) are heading towards the Mexican border. They are wanted for murder. Harry Kelly (host, Chief of Detectives of the San Diego Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84332. Calling All Cars. March 17, 1937. Program #173. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Hit and Run Driver". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The driver of a red Ford truck with a smashed front end is wanted for a hit-and-run. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 28:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84333. Calling All Cars. March 24, 1937. Program #174. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Trial By Talkie". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An explosion and fire have taken place on Overland Avenue. R. F. Lintz (host, head of the Detective Division of the Culver City police), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84334. Calling All Cars. March 31, 1937. Program #175. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Double Cross". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The "Million Dollar Theatre" has been robbed. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85035. Calling All Cars. April 7, 1937. Program #176. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Death In The Morning". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Charlie Johnson shoots Marge Johnson and tells the cops the reason why. Charlie was the victim of his own unbridled passion. See cat. #51386 for the same program with music fills instead of commercials, possibly a syndicated version. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles county), Russell Gleason, Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51386. Calling All Cars. April 7, 1937. Program #176. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "Death In The Morning". Music fill for local commercial insert. Charlie Johnson shoots Marge Johnson and tells the cops the reason why. Charlie was the victim of his own unbridled passion! See cat. #85035 for a broadcast, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gale Gordon. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84335. Calling All Cars. April 14, 1937. Program #177. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Ransom Ring". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Three men are wanted are wanted for murder in Missouri. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of Police of Los Angeles). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84336. Calling All Cars. April 21, 1937. Program #178. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Pegleg Justice". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Dentz "Pegleg" Lusig is wanted for murder in Marin county. He's armed and dangerous. Walter Somer (host, Sheriff of Marin county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84337. Calling All Cars. April 28, 1937. Program #179. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder Week". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup is in progress on Third Street. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84338. Calling All Cars. May 5, 1937. Program #180. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Ice-House Murder". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup is in progress at the Union Ice Company. Three men meet their deaths. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Edmund Green (host, The Los Angeles country sheriff's office), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84339. Calling All Cars. May 12, 1937. Program #181. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "John Doe Number 71". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man is reported missing, and may have been murdered. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), F. K. Hawtry (? host, Inspector of Detectives, Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45109. Calling All Cars. May 19, 1937. Program #182. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Turf Burglars". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A gang breaks into "The Turf" cigar store in Phoenix and pulls other jobs as well. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Ken Christy (?). 28:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84340. Calling All Cars. May 26, 1937. Program #183. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Disappearing Scar". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A bank robber is described by witnesses as being short, with a deep scar on the side of his face. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Ray Kleinbert (? host, Los Angeles Police Commission), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84341. Calling All Cars. June 2, 1937. Program #184. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Cinder Dick". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in Stockton. Rudy Weber (host, Deputy Sheriff of Stockton, speaking from San Francisco), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:00. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84342. Calling All Cars. June 9, 1937. Program #185. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Man Who Lost His Face". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A shooting has been reported in Chinatown. Chief Davis observes once again that most Chinese are upright and law-abiding citizens. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50973. Calling All Cars. June 16, 1937. Program #186. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Bamboo Snake". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Maria Went, a Chinese woman, is used by a gun runner to smuggle heroin. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Pearson Hall (host, U. S. District Attorney for the southern district of California), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84343. Calling All Cars. June 23, 1937. Program #187. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Desperate Choice". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A burglary and murder has been committed by a man with a butterfly tattoed on his arm. Frederick Lindsley mentions that he's going on vacation after this broadcast. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (host), Harry Segar (host, deputy Chief of Police of the Los Angeles Police Department). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84344. Calling All Cars. June 30, 1937. Program #188. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Perfumed Cigarette Lighter". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dead body has been found near a detour of Valley Boulevard. It may be a murder. Clark Sellers (? host, an examiner of questioned documents and a handwriting expert called to determine whether Bruno Richard Hauptmann wrote the Lindberge kidnapping letters), Michael Parkhurst (narrator). 28:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84345. Calling All Cars. July 7, 1937. Program #189. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Kidnapped". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. George Fulhausen is kidnapped while in his home, by men claiming to be the police. The actress portraying Mrs. Fulhausen is dreadful. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department), Michael Parkhurst (narrator). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84346. Calling All Cars. July 14, 1937. Program #190. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Man Overboard". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man has been washed overboard from a boat near Catalina Island. However, the drowning was murder! Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Huron Fitz ( host, District Attorney of Los Angeles), Michael Parkhurst (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84347. Calling All Cars. July 21, 1937. Program #191. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Alibi". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dangerous hold-up man is wanted. He has held up a streetcar motorman. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84348. Calling All Cars. July 28, 1937. Program #192. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Bottle Trouble". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An attempted murder has taken place in Santa Barbara. The suspect has a cut or teeth marks on his left hand. The program is announced as "Program #193." William Garrity (host, Chief of The Santa Barbara Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:19. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84349. Calling All Cars. August 4, 1937. Program #193. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Broken Xylophone". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A robbery has taken place at The West Coast Theatre. The suspect was seen leaving the robbery in a Packard sedan. Captain McCaleb has trouble reading his script at the end of the program. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), F. J. McCaleb (host, of the Robbery Detail of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84350. Calling All Cars. August 11, 1937. Program #194. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Manila Envelopes". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A Chinese narcotics smuggler is on the loose. Chief Walker (head of California's Narcotics Enforcement Division, speaking from San Francisco), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84351. Calling All Cars. August 18, 1937. Program #195. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "True Confession". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dead body has been found on Sixth Street. It may be a murder. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of Police of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84352. Calling All Cars. August 25, 1937. Program #196. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Criminal Returns". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man wearing a gray suit and cap is wanted for bank robbery. He is known to be carrying an automatic. C. H. Kelly (host, Chief of The Pasadena Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45232. Calling All Cars. September 1, 1937. Program #197. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The One Pound Note". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A pair of bank robbers are captured when the girl friend of one of them tells the cops where to find the loot and the crooks. A stolen bank note provides the clue. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), C. B. Harle (host, acting Night Chief of Police), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

84353. Calling All Cars. September 7, 1937. Program #198. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "Tobaccoville Road". Music fill for local commercial insert. A holdup has taken place at Fifth and Market Street. The only clue is a $100 bill. The title of the story is announced at the start of the show; an unusual occurrence. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84354. Calling All Cars. September 14, 1937. Program #199. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Murder In Basin Street". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An escaped criminal is on the run from Memphis, Tennessee. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), C. B. Harle (host, acting Night Chief of The Police). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46316. Calling All Cars. September 21, 1937. Program #200. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Bone Button". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A well-done courtroom drama about a man being tried for the hit-and-run death of a truck driver named Pat Foley. A button made from bone that came from the victim's coat is an important piece of evidence. The story is also identified as, "Hit and Run Driver. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), E. Raymond Cato (Chief of Police, speaking from San Francisco). 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84355. Calling All Cars. September 28, 1937. Program #201. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Crimson Crusader". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dope ring is wiped out in Reno. The program is announced as #200. The program is introduced by a statement by the sheriff of Washoe County, Nevada. Katherine DeMille (guest), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:13. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84356. Calling All Cars. October 5, 1937. Program #202. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "Sirens In The Night". Music fill for local commercial insert. The name of the story is announced at the beginning of the program. A fire on West 42nd street turns into a case of arson. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator), Ken Christy (?). 28:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84357. Calling All Cars. October 12, 1937. Program #203. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Two-Edged Knife". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The writing on this program is more old-fashioned and stilted than usual. The narrative starts, "In the still watches of the night..." (and gets worse). A heavy-set man is wanted for questioning in the murder of a man's murder. George W. Lyle (host, Sheriff of Santa Clara county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84358. Calling All Cars. October 19, 1937. Program #204. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Death In The Forenoon". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A fight has been reported at the corner of Grand and Jefferson. Both men are eventually sentenced to prison! Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84359. Calling All Cars. October 26, 1937. Program #205. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Bloodstained Coin". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The murder of Theodore Wallman has taken place in Leona Canyon. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), A. C. Dowall (? host, from the Sheriff's office of Los Angles county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84360. Calling All Cars. November 2, 1937. Program #206. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The People vs. O'Brien". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Old men are being beaten in a taxi. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of Police of Los Angeles). 26:35. Audio condition: Very good. Apparently complete.

72015. Calling All Cars. November 9, 1937. Program #207. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Phantom Radio". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in Haywood, Alameda County. The system cue has been deleted. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), M. D. Driver (host, sheriff of Alameda county). 28:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

48070. Calling All Cars. November 16, 1937. Program #208. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Rhythm Of The Wheels". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An accident has taken place at a major movie studio...or was it an accident. The story has unusually high music content for this series, and concludes with a wise-cracking reporter calling in a story about an actress shooting herself in the...washroom! Jesse Rosenquist (narrator), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Anthony Collins (host, "Police Inspector"). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72016. Calling All Cars. November 23, 1937. Program #209. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Bad Man". Music fill for local commercial insert. William Floyd is a hard egg, eventually winding up in Alcatraz. A kidnapper is reported heavily armed and dangerous. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72028. Calling All Cars. November 30, 1937. Program #210. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Flat Nosed Pliers". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A "society bandit" hasn't yet learned that "crime does not pay." A prisoner has escaped from custody and is thought to be hiding in the Tehatchapee Mountains. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (host, Chief of Police of Los Angeles). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72029. Calling All Cars. December 7, 1937. Program #211. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Skeleton In The Desert". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dead body has been found in the desert in San Bernardino county, near Langsford Wells. "A message" from the sheriff of San Bernardino county is dramatized. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72030. Calling All Cars. December 14, 1937. Program #212. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The General Kills At Dawn". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A million-dollar shipment of drugs is entering the U. S. from Mexico. Dave Armont (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72026. Calling All Cars. December 21, 1937. Program #213. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Shanghai Jester". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A businessman has a new process to extract sugar from marsh grass. Through no fault of his own, he winds up in prison, then heads for the orient upon his release. The story is referred to by "Dispatcher Rosenquist" as, "The Shanghai Prisoner" (twice). Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Lyle Talbot, Harvey O'Dell (host, Sheriff of Stockton), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72027. Calling All Cars. December 28, 1937. Program #214. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Sands Of The Desert". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A eleven-year-old boy is missing; last seen in the company of a man heading for Long Beach. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50974. Calling All Cars. January 4, 1938. Program #215. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Buccaneer". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A descendant of the pirate Henry Morgan runs amok on a chartered yacht. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Lou Merrill, Alcee Berdan (a survivor of the incident), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72017. Calling All Cars. January 11, 1938. Program #216. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dead body has been found in a burned building of 112th Street. There was no apparent motive for the crime. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Harry Segar (host, Chief of Detectives of The Los Angeles Police). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72018. Calling All Cars. January 18, 1938. Program #217. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Tilted Pan". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A dead body has be found in San Luis Creek. "A message" is read from the sheriff of San Luis Obispo county. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72019. Calling All Cars. January 25, 1938. Program #218. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Trail Of The Numbered Bills". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A bulletin is sent out to apprehend a kidnapper and murderer. He's caught due to the trail of the ransom money. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Benjamin Harrison (host, District Attorney for the southern district of Los Angeles). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85036. Calling All Cars. February 1, 1938. Program #219. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The History Of Dallas Egan". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The story of a real tough customer, one who learned that crime does not pay. A good story. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #47187. Chester Morris speaks to "Mr. Williamson," who he refers to the writer and producer of the show, and who speaks on the air. This is possibly William N. Robson, who actually wrote and produced programs of this series. Chester Morris (performer, commercial spokesman), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), William N. Robson (writer, producer, performer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47187. Calling All Cars. February 1, 1938. Program #219. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The History Of Dallas Egan". Music fill for local commercial insert. The story of a real tough customer, one who never learned that crime does not pay. A good story! Chester Morris speaks to "Mr. Williamson," who he refers to as the writer and producer of the show, and who speaks on the air. This is possibly William N. Robson who actually wrote and produced programs of this series. See cat. #85036 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Chester Morris, Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), William N. Robson (writer, producer, performer). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

84361. Calling All Cars. February 8, 1938. Program #220. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Flight From Freedom". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup has taken place at the Arlington Theatre. The bandit is heading towards Venture in a Ford coupe. Dispatcher Rosenquist mentions that he's transmitting from KGZO (no commercial station in California was on the air on the date of this broadcast). Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), William Garrity (host, Chief of Police of Santa Barbara), Emery Parnell (?). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84362. Calling All Cars. February 15, 1938. Program #221. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Homicidal Hobo". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The owner of a railroad restaurant in Portola has been shot and wounded. A "message" is read from the sheriff of Plumas county. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84363. Calling All Cars. February 22, 1938. Program #222. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Drunken Sailor". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A Nash automobile has been stolen and may be in the harbor district. The car's owner has been killed. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84364. Calling All Cars. March 1, 1938. Program #223. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Broken Match". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The program starts with a commercial before the theme. Two announcers are supposedly unaware that they're on the air, as they talk about Rio Grande. A green 1937 Chevrolet coupe has been used in a gas station holdup. The attendant is kidnapped. This program has been incorrectly identified as, "The Broken Motel." Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Savin Kane (host, Chief of Police of San Rafael). 30:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

84365. Calling All Cars. March 8, 1938. Program #224. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Death In The Moonlight". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. There's trouble on Rowena Street. "A slinking figure creeps from the shadows...into a home with a woman and her child. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

84366. Calling All Cars. March 15, 1938. Program #225. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Peroxide Blonde". Music fill for local commercial insert. A blonde wearing a mink coat and diamond jewelry is supected of commiting a burglary. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 31:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

84367. Calling All Cars. March 22, 1938. Program #226. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Long-Bladed Knife". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An officer needs assistance at the corner of Third and Flowers. A police officer risks his life to break up a drug ring. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 30:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84368. Calling All Cars. March 29, 1938. Program #227. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder With Mushrooms". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The missings persons case of a man from the Basque part of France. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), George Overholt (host, Sheriff of Fresno County), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

84369. Calling All Cars. April 7, 1938. Program #228. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Pink-Nosed Pig". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup of a cafe is in progress of South Broadway. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

84370. Calling All Cars. April 14, 1938. Program #229. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Roving Robbers". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A highway robbery has taken place near Tupman. The bandits are armed and dangerous. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Ed Chapman (host, Sheriff of Kern county). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84371. Calling All Cars. April 21, 1938. Program #230. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder At Midnight". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An announcement is made that the program is moving to Thursday nights next week. There's trouble at the San Pedro pier. An ambulance may be needed. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatch), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85037. Calling All Cars. April 28, 1938. Program #231. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Case Of The Pattering Parrot". Sponsored by: Music fill for local commerical insert. An old man confesses to killing his wife and burning her body. Is he a lunatic or really a killer? A chattering parrot helps to solve the case. See cat. #47188 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 30:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

47188. Calling All Cars. April 28, 1938. Program #231. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Pattering Parrot". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An old man confesses to killing his wife and burning her body. Is he a lunatic or really a killer? A chattering parrot helps to solve the case! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #85037. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84372. Calling All Cars. May 5, 1938. Program #232. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Bloodstained Shoe". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A poor lady named Lizzie English is found dead in her burning apartment. The story starts with overly-written descriptive prose. The killer is convicted through the use of sound motion pictures. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84373. Calling All Cars. May 12, 1938. Program #233. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Ruined Suspenders". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Three suspects are wanted for the holdup of a garage. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Frank Burke (host, Chief of The Civil Department of the San Francisco Police, speaks from San Francisco), Ted Meyers (narrator). 29:22. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84374. Calling All Cars. May 19, 1938. Program #234. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The King's Ransom". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A missing persons report has been filed...it may be a kidnapping. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84375. Calling All Cars. May 26, 1938. Program #235. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Muerte En Buenaventura". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Ray Oswald is missing from an isolated cabin near Camarillo. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Howard Durley (? host, Sheriff of Ventura county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:09. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

85038. Calling All Cars. June 2, 1938. Program #236. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Case Of The Greasy Trail". Music fill for local commercial insert. On the trail of "Squinty" and a dope gang, led by a so-called respectable doctor. An undercover operation and a bluff by the cops cracks the case. See cat. #47189 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 30:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

47189. Calling All Cars. June 2, 1938. Program #236. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Greasy Trail". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. On the trail of "Squinty" and a dope gang, led by a so-called respectable doctor. An undercover operation and a bluff by the cops cracks the case. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #85038. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84376. Calling All Cars. June 9, 1938. Program #237. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Turtle-Necked Murderer". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An officer needs assiatnce on First Street, Long Beach. There's been a murder. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Walter Lentz (host, Chief of The Long Beach Detective Bureau), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

84377. Calling All Cars. June 16, 1938. Program #238. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Twenty-Fifth Stamp". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has been committed; there's no description of the killer available. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:03. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

85720. Calling All Cars. June 23, 1938. Program #239. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Incorrigible Youth". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A hold-up and kidnapping has been reported. It appears to have done by a young man. Don't miss the metaphors rampant during the first commercial. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Ed Champness (Sheriff, Kern County). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

85721. Calling All Cars. June 30, 1938. Program #240. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Big Shot". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An incident at the corner of Beechwood and Sunset. A "Hollywood" producer is really an unscrupulous promotor. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (Chief of Police, Los Angeles), Lou Merrill. 30:40. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

85722. Calling All Cars. July 7, 1938. Program #241. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Calsomined Car". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A robbery by two men has taken place at the First National Bank in Fresno county. Witnesses fail to get accurate descriptions, and the wrong men are sent to jail. Sheriff Overholt has trouble reading his script. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), George Overholt (Sheriff, Fresno county). 31:19. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47190. Calling All Cars. July 14, 1938. Program #242. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Case Of The Man Who Talked". Music fill for local commercial insert. An old man's wife has been beaten to death, her body found in a burning house. The man's story sounds very suspicious. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

47191. Calling All Cars. July 21, 1938. Program #243. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "A Murder Has Been Arranged". Sponsored by: cated fill for local commercial insert. A wealthy dentist reports that his wife is missing...with $10,000 in bonds. The woman's father is sure she's been killed. Hanley Stafford, Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

47192. Calling All Cars. July 28, 1938. Program #244. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "Life, Liberty and The Pursuit Of Parker". Music fill for local commercial insert. John Parker uses forged Liberty Bonds to cheat four banks of $100,000 each, but he makes two mistakes! Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

85723. Calling All Cars. August 4, 1938. Program #245. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder On Eddy Street". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A crime has been committed in San Pedro, but there are few clues for the police. An injured woman has been found in a burning building. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:10. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

85724. Calling All Cars. August 11, 1938. Program #246. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "I Asked For It". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The dispatcher mentions that bthis is program #243. There was nothing to indicate a crime had been committed. Nevertheless, it was a carefully constructed scheme. A doctor reports that his wife has disappears. One of the commercials features an old "broken-down" automobile, complaining to its owner about the poor quality oil he's been using. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:42. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

85725. Calling All Cars. August 18, 1938. Program #247. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Unbroken Spirit". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The dispatcher mentions that this is program #244. An officer needs assistance at the corner of Vine and Santa Monica. Banker John Parker lives a quiet life in a small town, planning to live off the fat of the land. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), James E. Davis (Chief of Police, Los Angeles). 30:42. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

85726. Calling All Cars. August 25, 1938. Program #248. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Thirteenth Grave". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. In Fresno, a seventy-two year old man has been reported missing. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), George Overholt (Sheriff, Fresno County), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85727. Calling All Cars. September 1, 1938. Program #249. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Artful Dodger". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The program is announced as #250 (see also cat. #52736). The story of "Dapper Don," a criminal who was very difficult to capture. His record dated back to 1911, but he was never in prison more than two years. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (Chief of Police, Los Angeles), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52736. Calling All Cars. September 8, 1938. Program #250. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder On The Left". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A Hollywood movie producer has received three threatening letters, leading to a case of murder in Baja California. This program is announced as #250 (see also cat. #85727). Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Grant Withers, Berry Kroeger (narrator). 29:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84378. Calling All Cars. September 15, 1938. Program #251. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Embroidered Slip". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A criminal has been wounded while commiting a holdup. Berry Kroeger (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (Sheriff, Los Angeles county). 29:04. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

85039. Calling All Cars. September 22, 1938. Program #252. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Black Cat". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A woman reports that her sister is missing. The cops meet her very strange-but-meek husband. Even when committed in the imagination, crime does not pay! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #47193. An announcement is made that the program is moving next week to Fridays at 7:30 P. M. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 31:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

47193. Calling All Cars. September 22, 1938. Program #252. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net), possibly syndicated. "The Case Of The Black Cat". Music fill for local commercial insert. A woman reports that her sister is missing. The cops meet her very strange-but-meek husband. Even when committed in the imagination, crime does not pay! See cat. #85039 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

85040. Calling All Cars. September 29, 1938. Program #253. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Barking Dog". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Who killed John German? Better ask why did Mildred take a dog to the dance? Happy Williams knows! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #47194. This recording has the CBS net system cue intact. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Sheriff Patterson (host, Sheriff of Sonoma county). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47194. Calling All Cars. September 29, 1938. Program #253. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Case Of The Barking Dog". Music fill for local commercial insert. Who killed John German? Better ask why did Mildred take a dog to the dance? Happy Williams knows! See cat. #85040 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84379. Calling All Cars. October 13, 1938. Program #255. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Blonde Paper-Hanger". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A woman is missing. She speaks with a strong accent and may be heading toward Yugoslavia. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles County, speaking from KSFO, San Francisco). 29:07. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47195. Calling All Cars. October 13, 1938. Program #255. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Case Of The Blonde Paper Hanger". Music fill for local commercial insert. A "macaroni queen" who also writes bad checks: Frances Creagar who claims to own Yugoslavian macaroni factories. See cat. #84379 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

84380. Calling All Cars. October 20, 1938. Program #256. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Abandoned Bricks". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A used brick has been used as a murder weapon. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Dave Armont (dispatcher), James E. Davis (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police Department). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84381. Calling All Cars. October 27, 1938. Program #257. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Swollen Face". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two men have set off a bomb in Seattle. They have two-thousand sticks of dynamite. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Dave Armont (dispatcher), William Sears (host, Seattle Chief of Police, may be impersonated). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

52737. Calling All Cars. November 3, 1938. Program #258. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Portuguese Crooner". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A Portuguese immigrant has been murdered. The trail of the murderer leads to Newark, New Jersey. A melodic voice leads to violence. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), John Miller (host, Sheriff of Contra Costa county, speaking from San Francisco). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84382. Calling All Cars. November 10, 1938. Program #259. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Glass Gun". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A train robbery has taken place in Rawlings, Wyoming by William Carlisle. The program is introduced by the actual robber! The first 15:04 of the program only. Berry Kroeger, Dave Armont (dispatcher), William Carlisle ("the leading character in tonight's drama"), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 15:04. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

48071. Calling All Cars. November 17, 1938. Program #260. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Four Lead Slugs". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The dramatization of the first trial that used the science of ballistics. A well dramatized multiple murder, trial and gallows sequence. Good radio. Dave Armont (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Elmer H. Gumm (Dunn ?, host, Sheriff of Placer county). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84383. Calling All Cars. November 24, 1938. Program #261. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Rasping Voice". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Christian Meyer is shot by a tough hombre with a rasping voice. His future bride is left for dead as well. C. J. Tobiason (host, Sheriff of Nevada county, may be impersonated), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Dave Armont (dispatcher). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84384. Calling All Cars. December 2, 1938. Program #262. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Blind Man's Bluff". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A robbery has taken place, but thieves fall out. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Dave Armont (dispatcher), L. L. Curtis (host, Captain of The Los Angeles Police Department). 32:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85041. Calling All Cars. December 9, 1938. Program #263. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Poisoning Jezebel". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two young girls die of arsenic poisoning, and the mother recently bought a bottle of arsenic! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #47196. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), M. R. Calhoun (host, Sheriff of Columbia county, Oregon, speaking from San Francisco), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:13. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

47196. Calling All Cars. December 9, 1938. Program #263. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Case Of The Poisoning Jezebel". Music fill for local commercial insert. Two young girls die of arsenic poisoning, and the mother recently bought a bottle of arsenic! See cat. #85041 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

85042. Calling All Cars. December 16, 1938. Program #264. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "December Rhapsody". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Dorothy Nelson has disappeared. Her brother reveals that she was suicidal, but has been receiving strange letters from her. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Willard Brett (? Chief of the Southgate Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84385. Calling All Cars. December 23, 1938. Program #265. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder At Sundown". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Bill Williams has been reported missing. Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles county), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:10. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84386. Calling All Cars. December 30, 1938. Program #266. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Three Faces West". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Three sixteen-year-old boys have committed a murder. They are amred and dangerous. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Huron Fitz (host, District Attorney of Los Angeles), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84387. Calling All Cars. January 6, 1939. Program #267. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Grass Skirt". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup has taken place in San Francisco. Two policemen speaking from the studios of KSFO, San Francisco. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 30:41. Audio condition: Fair. Complete.

84388. Calling All Cars. January 13, 1939. Program #268. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Silver Cord". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The Chief of Police of Santa Monica introduces a story about a woman with a problem. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Lurene Tuttle. 30:18. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

84389. Calling All Cars. January 20, 1939. Program #269. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Azure Ring". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup has been committed by a man wearing a ring with a blue stone. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Edmund Meyer (host, Assistant Chief District Attorney, Los Angeles county). 29:25. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

52739. Calling All Cars. January 27, 1939. Program #270. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Baker's Bride". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A report reports her husband is missing. The Greek baker's body is soon found in the woods. The Chief of Police and Sheriff of Snohomish County, Washington, introduce the story. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

52738. Calling All Cars. February 3, 1939. Program #271. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Careless Caretaker". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The announcer says, "Program #264" (twice). $74,000 has disappeared from a bank. A dumb janitor seems to be making monkeys out of the cops. See cat. #47197 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Russell Smith (host, Chief of the robbery detail of The Los Angeles Police Department). 29:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47197. Calling All Cars. February 3, 1939. Program #271. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net) origination, syndicated. "The Case Of The Careless Caretaker". Music fill for local commercial insert. $74,000 has disappeared from a bank. A dumb janitor seems to be making monkeys out of the cops! See cat. #52738 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gale Gordon (dispatcher, host, narrator). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

84390. Calling All Cars. February 10, 1939. Program #272. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Green Sedan". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup has taken place at a Los Angeles bar. Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles county). 29:40. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

84391. Calling All Cars. February 17, 1939. Program #273. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Bloodstained Wrench". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place at Ninth and Wall Street in Los Angeles. An announcement is made that the program will not be heard next week, but will return to the air on March 3, 1939. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Russell Smith (host, Captain of the robbery department of The Los Angeles Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84392. Calling All Cars. March 3, 1939. Program #274. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Unconquerable Mrs. Shuttle". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A box of candy sent from Stockton, California filled with arsenic, has poisoned a congressman's daughter in Delaware. The program was not broadcast on February 24, 1939. The dispatcher refers to the program as "broadcast #273 at the start of the program, and as "broadcast #274 " at the conclusion. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Martin Ansbro (host, Sheriff of San Joaquin county). 30:05. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

84393. Calling All Cars. March 10, 1939. Program #275. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Lesson In Loot". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A fourteen-year-old girl has been arrested for shoplifting. A similar script was previous used on "The Nick Harris Program on July 1, 1938 and July 8, 1938 (see cat. #48130 and #48131). Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Nick Harris (host, "famous detective"), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

52740. Calling All Cars. March 17, 1939. Program #276. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Twenty-Dollar Bill". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. The introduction to the story originates from KSFO, San Francisco. A body is found in the bay, with two bullet holes in it. A ghostly voice prompts a confession. Next week's program is announced as, "The Case Of The Rope-Bound Truck." Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), John Miller (host, Sheriff of Contra Costa county). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63625. Calling All Cars. March 24, 1939. Program #277. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Flight In The Desert". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Jack Weston, "The last outlaw of the old west," shoots a lawman and kidnaps a sheriff. When he ties the sheriff to a tree in the desert, the lawman makes a superhuman effort to escape. An announcement is made that the program is switching from Fridays to Sundays at 8:00 P. M. on April 2nd. Daryl La Fortune (host, Chief of Police of Marysville), Frederick Shields, Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84394. Calling All Cars. April 2, 1939. Program #278. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Hunted Man". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Earl Durand has escaped from jail in Cody, Wyoming. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), A. C. Hewell (? Under-Sheriff of Los Angeles), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:04. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

84395. Calling All Cars. April 9, 1939. Program #279. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Rope-Bound Trunk". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Two mail clerks discover a dead body in a trunk. A woman is wanted for murder, she may be armed. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Martin Ansbro (host, Sheriff of San Joaquin county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 32:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

52741. Calling All Cars. April 16, 1939. Program #280. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Man Who Walked Like An Ape". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An incredibly ugly man has assaulted two women. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Edmund Green (Sheriff, Los Angeles county). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84396. Calling All Cars. April 23, 1939. Program #281. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Death In The Canyon". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An announcement is made that the program will switch to 9:00 P. M. on Mondays, starting May 1st. Three Filipinos are wanted for a murder in El Centr. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Robert Ware (host, Sheriff of Imperial county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 32:59. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84397. Calling All Cars. May 1, 1939. Program #282. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Bitter Wine". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has been committed in Baldwin Park. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Frank Emerson (host, Sheriff's office, Los Angeles county). 30:46. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

52742. Calling All Cars. May 8, 1939. Program #283. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Man Who Ran Away". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A 1936 Chevrolet ran down two boys on a bicycle in Laguna Beach. The Highway Patrol uses modern detective methods to find the car involved in the hit-and-run and convict the driver. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), E. Raymond Cato (host, Chief of the California Highway Patrol). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84398. Calling All Cars. May 15, 1939. Program #284. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Gospel Of Brother Ned". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A holdup by two bandits has taken place in Oregon. The next program is announced as, "Murder At Sunset." Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), H. M. Niles (host, Chief of Police of Portland, Oregon), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:35. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84399. Calling All Cars. May 22, 1939. Program #285. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "You Can Cheat An Honest Man". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. After being paroled from Walla Walla prison, a man is poses as a wealthy gambler and sportsman. The next program is announced as, "Murder At Sunset." Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Joseph L. Carr (host, Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles county: a terrible speaker), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:25. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

84400. Calling All Cars. May 29, 1939. Program #286. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder At Sunset". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Eighteen-year-old Marion Williams has been reported missing. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Daniel Murphy (host, Sheriff of San Francisco county, speaking from KSFO, San Francisco). 31:55. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

84401. Calling All Cars. June 5, 1939. Program #287. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Bloodstained Car". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A bloodstained car is found in Indio. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Steve Lynch (host, Under-Sheriff of Riverside county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 32:06. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84402. Calling All Cars. June 12, 1939. Program #288. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Plague Of The Black Locust". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Narcotics agents are out to break a drug ring. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Paul Madden (host, Chief of the California Narcotics Bureau, speaking from KSFO, San Francisco), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:12. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84403. Calling All Cars. June 19, 1939. Program #289. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Old Grad Returns". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Roy Sherwood is suspected of passing forged checks. He's armed and dangerous. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Edmund Green (host, The Los Angeles Sheriff's office), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:26. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84404. Calling All Cars. June 26, 1939. Program #290. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Man With The Injured Knee". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder and robbery has taken place in Nogales. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), J. J. Lowe (host, Sheriff of Nogales, Arizona). 28:45. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84406. Calling All Cars. July 3, 1939. Program #292. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Wire-Bound Wrists". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Carl Harden has been missing for two days. He may have been murdered. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), James Frume (host, Sheriff of Nahoma county, may be impersonated), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:18. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84405. Calling All Cars. July 3, 1939. Program #291. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "In The Still Of The Night". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in Salem, Oregon. Al Foster is wanted for the crime. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), H. M. Niles (host, Chief of the Portland Oregon Police Department, speaking from San Francisco), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:48. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84407. Calling All Cars. July 10, 1939. Program #293. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Wicked Flea". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A man in Washington is suspected of forging payroll checks. He's known as, "The Flea." Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), William Sears (host, Chief of Police of Seatle, may be impersonated), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84408. Calling All Cars. July 17, 1939. Program #294. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Squealing Rat". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. "Louis The Rat" has escaped from San Quentin. He's armed and dangerous. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Arthur Holman (host, Chief of The Los Angeles Police), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 29:04. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84409. Calling All Cars. July 24, 1939. Program #295. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Twenty-Sixth Wife". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Suspicious men have been spotted in Los Angeles. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Nick Harris (host, President of "The International Secret Service Association"), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 28:53. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84410. Calling All Cars. July 31, 1939. Program #296. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Teardrop Charm". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Joseph Walsh is missing in Orange County. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator), Jesse Elliott (host, Sheriff of Orange county). 29:51. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84411. Calling All Cars. August 7, 1939. Program #297. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Body On The Promenade Deck". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place on the gambling ship Johanna Smith, off the coast of Long Beach. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Eugene Viskerloos (host, Sheriff of Los Angeles county), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84412. Calling All Cars. August 14, 1939. Program #298. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Missing Guns". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in Lincoln county, New Mexico. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Tom Summers (host, Chief of Police of New Mexico), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:04. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84413. Calling All Cars. August 21, 1939. Program #299. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net), KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. "The Case Of The Man With The Iron Pipes". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. "Gaspipe Jack" is wanted for murder in Portland. He's armed and dangerous. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), H. M. Niles (host, Chief of The Portland Oregon Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 30:39. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84414. Calling All Cars. August 28, 1939. Program #300. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "The Case Of The Tenth Commandment". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. Lin Yung, a Chinaman, is wanted for murder. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Arthur Holman (host, Chief of Police of The Los Angeles Police Department), Berry Kroeger (narrator). 30:17. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

84415. Calling All Cars. September 4, 1939. Program #301. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Six Of A Kind". Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. A murder has taken place in Bremerton, Washington. A mad-dog killer is on the loose. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), William Sears (host, Chief of Police of The Seattle Police Department), Charles Frederick Lindsley (narrator). 31:18. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84416. Calling All Cars. September 11, 1939. Program #302. CBS Pacific net (Don Lee net). "Murder In The Morning. Sponsored by: Rio Grande Oil. An announcement is made that next week, the program is changing to Tuesday nights at 7:00 P. M. A murder has taken place in Oakland. Jesse Rosenquist (dispatcher), Body Walman (host, the Chief of Police of The Oakland Police Department). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

Report contains 307 programs.