Famous Jury Trials

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.


104199. Famous Jury Trials. January 13, 1942. Blue Network. "People Vs. Paul Pasters". Sustaining. A farmer named Matt Davis has been murdered. The system cue has been deleted. Norman Rose (narrator), Maurice Franklin, Wiley Adams (director), Roy Deitz (writer). 20:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

10789. Famous Jury Trials. September 8, 1942. Blue Network. "U.S. vs. Gunther, Zeigfried, et al". Sponsored by: O. Henry candy (commercials deleted). Ten German-Americans are accused of sabotage during World War One. . 24:40. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

86619. Famous Jury Trials. September 28, 1945. ABC net. "The State vs. Steve Dayton". Sponsored by: O'Henry candy. A "banker" for a numbers racket is murdered in a cigar store. Steve Dayton is seen driving away. Hugh James boasts that, "Twenty-five years have past since O'Henry became the first nationally distributed candy." Milton Kramer (writer), Joan Shea, Maurice Tarplin, Paul Luther, Tony Barrett, Maurice Franklin, Sidney Smith, Mort Lawrence, Hugh James (announcer), Walter Gustavson (sound effects), Bert O'Leary (engineer), Robert Nolan (director). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24526. Famous Jury Trials. 1947. ABC net. "The People vs. Bessie Malden". Sponsored by: General Mills. A well-done courtroom drama about an overprotective mother who is accused of killing the married man who is going out with her daughter. She is defended by a beautiful and clever woman lawyer. Santos Ortega, Maurice Tarplin, Ruth Yorke, Norman Rose (narrator), Don Hancock (announcer), Milton Kramer (writer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49789. Famous Jury Trials. May 3, 1947. ABC net. "The People vs. Radin". Sustaining. "An intriguing case, through which the number 21 shuttles like a weird symbol of destiny." Thomas Abbott has been killed after winning over $10,000 at blackjack. Did Edwin Radin do it? Alice Reinheart, Bernard Lenrow (narrator), Bill Craigo (announcer), James Van Dyke, Joe DeSantis, Norman Rose, Ralph Camargo (narrator), Raymond Edward Johnson, Sidney Paul (announcer), Wiley Adams (director). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47414. Famous Jury Trials. May 10, 1947. ABC net. "The People vs. Stevens". Sustaining. Paul Stevens, a wealthy playboy, is accused of murdering Johnny Evans. A double-crossing jockey is on a "sure thing." Alvin Boretz (writer), Bernard Grant, Eugene Francis, Jim Boles, Mary Arr, Norman Rose, Robert Harris, Wendell Holmes, Wiley Adams (director), William Snow. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46868. Famous Jury Trials. September 18, 1948. ABC net. "The People vs. Dent". Sustaining. Wally Dent is accused of murdering an innocent newspaperboy while rubbing out Drag O'Connor, a competitor. A good courtroom drama. Clark Andrews (director), Jack Grimes, James Van Dyke, Joan Lorring, Joe DeSantis, John L. Clark (writer, producer), Mandel Kramer, Robert Dryden, Roger De Koven, Wally Bestor. 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48082. Famous Jury Trials. September 25, 1948. ABC net. "The People vs. Irene Miller". Sustaining. A maid is accused of murdering her employer. Joe Harris (narrator), John L. Clark (writer, producer), Clark Andrews (director), Eric Dressler, Frank Readick, Alice Frost, Ed Fuller, Roger De Koven, Ernest Graves, Peggy Allenby, Martin Wolfson, Jane Lauren. 29:26. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

91213. Famous Jury Trials. Program #15. Grace Gibson syndication. "The People vs. Howard Mitchell". Commercials added locally. Milo Barons, a well-known gambler, is found shot and dying in the back seat of a parked car. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 25:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

91212. Famous Jury Trials. Program #5. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. James Russell". Commercials added locally. A young man is accused of killing his wife and the stranger who attacked them. "The Case Of The Unknown Stranger" is finally solved. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 26:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

91107. Famous Jury Trials. Program #22. Grace Gibson syndication. "The People vs. Warren Whittaker". Commercials added locally. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 25:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

91108. Famous Jury Trials. Program #29. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. Paul Reeves". Commercials added locally. A prominent attorney and his chauffer are accused of murder. A hostile lawyer and the judge have more arguments than the defense and prosecution. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 24:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

91105. Famous Jury Trials. Program #9. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. Gertrude Barton". Commercials added locally. Mrs. Barton is accused of murdering her husband with arsenic, to protect him from the "evil eye." The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 26:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

91106. Famous Jury Trials. Program #18. Grace Gibson syndication. "The United States Government Vs. Aaron Burr". Commercials added locally. Aaron Burr is accused of high treason against the country, for his planning to establish his own empire. The program is alsom known as, "The Trial Of Aaron Burr." The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 25:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

90904. Famous Jury Trials. Program #11. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. William Wright". Commercials added locally. Captain Bruce of "The Golden Pheasant" has been murdered at sea. The hunchbacked ship's cook is accused of the crime. The script was used previously for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 25:14. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

90903. Famous Jury Trials. Program #10. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. John and Emily Reynolds". Commercials added locally. The story is known as, "The Case Without A Clue." A woman has been murdered and her savings stolen. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Grace Gibson (producer), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 26:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

90530. Famous Jury Trials. Program #24. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. Joseph Finch". Commercials added locally. Three accountants in a hotel room have been poisoned. Whodunnit? The script was used previously for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 25:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

90529. Famous Jury Trials. Program #4. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. Thomas Crosby". Commercials added locally. Who killed Lenore Crosby? The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 25:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

77775. Famous Jury Trials. Program #23. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. Judson Fisk". Sponsored by: Commercials added locally.. Mr. Fisk is accused of shooting his wife to death. What is the strange reason for his actions? The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 28:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

70075. Famous Jury Trials. Program #21. Grace Gibson syndication. "The Crown vs. John Peter Zenger". Commercials added locally. The story of the trial that won "freedom of speech," the Bill Of Rights and a heritage of liberty for Americans. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 20:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

59505. Famous Jury Trials. Program #52. Grace Gibson syndication. "The State vs. Charles Mack". Commercials added locally. Charles Mack is accused of attempting a prison break and of killing a guard while doing so. The last program of the Australian series. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 26:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

53909. Famous Jury Trials. Program #13. Grace Gibson/Charles Michelson syndication. "The State vs. Vernon Craig". Commercials added locally. A man is accused of killing his wife by shooting her with a shotgun. The script was previously used for this series in the United States. Grace Gibson (producer), Lawrence H. Cecil (director), Peter Yeldham (adaptor). 26:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

6921. Famous Jury Trials. WJZ, New York. "The People vs. Anthony Lewis". Sponsored by: O. Henry Candy. A well time-telescoped juicy axe-murder trail. . 27:18. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

478. Famous Jury Trials. Mutual net. "The People vs. Clara Davis". Sustaining. The trial of a sweet mother-type accused of murdering several old men with arsenic. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 24 programs.