Five Minute Mysteries

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.


38061. Five Minute Mysteries. October 2, 1945. Program #172,173,240. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 172. "Suicide The Coroner Says" 173. "Killed With Kindness" 240. "Crime Wave." The date above is etched on the disc matrix. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

38060. Five Minute Mysteries. October 2, 1945. Program #169,170,171. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 169. "Murder In Compartment B" 170. "Bargain By Blackmail" 171. "Murder On The Fifteenth Floor." The date above is etched on the disc matrix. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

38062. Five Minute Mysteries. February 10, 1947. Program #193,194,195. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 193. "The Yellow Bird" 194. "The Underground Alibi" 195. "Motive For Murder." The date above is etched on the disc matrix. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

7382. Five Minute Mysteries. October 8, 1947. Program #55 to 60. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 55. "A Body Turns" 56. "The Open Door" 57. "The White...." 58. "Honor Among Thieves" 59. ? 60. ? . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

6932. Five Minute Mysteries. December 22, 1947. Program #19 to 24. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 19. "The Bridge Clue" 20. "The Sorority Pin Clue" 21. "The Patio Murder" 22. "Dentist For Murder" 23. "The Teddy Bear Mystery Case" 24. "Random Shot" . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

6933. Five Minute Mysteries. December 22, 1947. Program #25 to 30. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 25. "Death On A Train" 26. "A Rose By Another Name" 27. "Death In The Tub" 28. "Knife In The Tree" 29. "Dead Man's Bruise" 30. "Clue Of The Drinking Dog" . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

7379. Five Minute Mysteries. March 5, 1948. Program #37 to 42. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Wartime episodes. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 37. "Foothold On Murder" 38. "Eye On Murder" 39. "The See-Through Alibi" 40. "Cell Thirteen" 41. Newspaper Of Murder" (with Frank Lovejoy) 42. ? (with Frank Lovejoy). Frank Lovejoy. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

6929. Five Minute Mysteries. April 20, 1948. Program #2,3,5,6. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 2. "Death Calls At Dinner" 3. "Blood Brothers" 5. "Life's Blood" 6. "Allure On Diamond." . 20 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

7383. Five Minute Mysteries. April 23, 1948. Program #61,62,63. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 61. "Blood Will Tell" 62. "An Open and Shut Case" 63. "The Fortune Teller." . 15:33. Audio condition: Good to very good. Otherwise complete.

7378. Five Minute Mysteries. May 13, 1948. Program #31 to 36. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix; the programs are obviously wartime recordings or from wartime scripts. 31. "The Sheridan Murder" 32. "The Private Elevator" 33. "The Mirror Murder" 34. "The Movie Murder" 35. "The Sprinkler Clue" 36. "The Blackout Murder." . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

6931. Five Minute Mysteries. May 17, 1948. Program #13 to 18. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 13. "Unknown Code" 14. "Masked Medicos" 15. "The Pilot Shows The Way" 16. "Home Stretch Homicide" 17. "Blind Confession" 18. "An Evening Interruption." . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

7380. Five Minute Mysteries. June 24, 1948. Program #43 to #48. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 43. "Radium Murder Case" (with Frank Lovejoy) 44. "Methodical Poison" (with Frank Lovejoy) 45. "Lady Garage Mechanic" (with Frank Lovejoy) 46. "Case Of The Announcer" (with Bud Collyer) 47. "Carnival Murder" (with Bud Collyer) 48. "Highway Death" (with Bud Collyer). Frank Lovejoy, Bud Collyer. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

53888. Five Minute Mysteries. July 28, 1948. Program #82,83,84. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Program #82: "A Corpse Can't Talk." #83: "Music For Murder." #84: "Locale: Thibet." The date above is etched on the disc matrix. . 15:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

6930. Five Minute Mysteries. July 29, 1948. Program #7 to #12. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 7. "No Leg To Stand On" 8. "The Missing Ruby" 9. "Command Performance" 10. "Death In A Turkish Bath" 11. "The Book Case" 12. "The Case Of Oversight." . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

53887. Five Minute Mysteries. August 27, 1948. Program #79,80,81. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Program #79: "Murder In The Tomb." #80: "The Body In The Phone Booth." #81: "Fast Track For Murder." The date above is etched on the disc matrix. . 15:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

10703. Five Minute Mysteries. November 10, 1948. Program #174, 193 to 197. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 174. "Mon Ami" 193. "The Yellow Bird" 194. "Underground Alibi" (matrix date: November 10, 1948) 195. "Motive For Murder" 196. "Murder At The Mountain Lodge" (matrix date: November 12, 1948) 197. "Pardon My Shot, Sir" (matrix date: November 13, 1948). . 31:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

10702. Five Minute Mysteries. November 15, 1948. Program #198, 253 to 257. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. The date above is etched on the disc matrix. 198. "Roses For The Funeral" 253. "Death Pays Off" 254. "Tune Into Murder" 255. "The Pearl Diver" 256. "Murder On Stage, Everybody" 257. "Hook, Line and Sinker." . 33:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

10704. Five Minute Mysteries. December 1, 1948. Program #211 to 215. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 211. "Murder In The Yard" 212. "Tempest In A Coffee Pot" (matrix date: December 1, 1948) 213, "The Magician's Murder" 214. "Ransom" 215. "Crime Class." . 27:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

92706. Five Minute Mysteries. NBC Syndication. "A Case Of Oversight". . 5:00. Audio condition: Poor - barely audible. Otherwise complete.

92704. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #74. NBC Syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. In a small town hotel, one of the guests is found poisoned. . 4:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

92702. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #73. NBC Syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. A girl is shot shortly after turning down a marriage proposal. . 4:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

92700. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #72. NBC Syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. An ex-con is accused of murder in a noisy factory. . 4:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

92698. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #71. NBC Syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. . 5:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

92696. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #70. NBC Syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. . 4:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60650. Five Minute Mysteries. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 1. "Pattern Of Guilt." A man killed with a shotgun is brought to a country doctor. 2. "Fisherman's Clue." The killer that didn't get away (Frank Lovejoy). 3. "Trial By Fire." An arsonist has the heat turned out (Frank Lovejoy). 4. "Murder Under The Big Tent." The snake charmer is found dead (Frank Lovejoy). Frank Lovejoy. 20:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60649. Five Minute Mysteries. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 1. "Murder In Cairo." An Arab is found murdered in Shepard's Hotel. 2. "License For Murder." Murder in a railroad office (with Jackson Beck). 3. "Postman Didn't Ring." Murder in the barn. 4. "Clue In The Hand." A tie in the hand of a dead man speaks volumes (Jackson Beck). 5. "Death At X Bar." There's more than one snake at the dude ranch (Frank Lovejoy). 6. "Study In Ornithology." A killer comes home to roost (Frank Lovejoy). Jackson Beck, Frank Lovejoy. 30:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

60648. Five Minute Mysteries. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 1. "Murder If You Please." A man's wife has "fallen" off a mountain. 2. "Mood In Blue." A cabaret owner has been killed and the payroll stolen. 3. "Spitting Revolver." A woman's lack of knowledge about guns gets her accused of murder. 4. "Blood On My hands." A man kills his estranged wife but has "blood on his hands." 5. "Broken Window." A business receives a threatening letter. 6. "Alibi In Red." Aunt Ada has been murdered. Her neice and nephew are suspect. The titles are guesses and may not be accurate. . 30:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

60647. Five Minute Mysteries. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 1. Program #4 "Best Laid Plans." A pair of diamond smugglers plan a big caper. 2. "Scientific Clue." A shortwave newscaster's sister has murdered her father (see cat. #10701). 3. "Zombie." A woman's brother has "thrown himself off a river bank"...his wife's a zombie! 4. "Snap Judgment." A man accuses his partner's wife of killing his business associate, but uses "snap judgment." 5. "Too Early Bird." James Coburn has been killed with a bullet to the head. A bus ride provides the clue. 6. "Fine Art Of Murder." An art dealer admits to killing his brother, but claims self-defense. Program titles are guesses. . 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

53886. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #73,74,75. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Program #73: "The Man From Nowhere." #74: "Phantom Phone Call." #75: "Sound and Fury." . 15:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

53885. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #70,71,72. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Program #70: "In Darkness." #71: "Time and Tide." #73: "Trip-Hammer Murder." . 15:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

38063. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #196,197,198. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 196. "Murder At The Mountain Lodge" 197. "Pardon My Shot, Sir" 198. "Roses For The Funeral." . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

13173. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #259, 260. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 259. "Non-Stop Alibi." 260. "Lock and Key." . 10:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13172. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #21, 22. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 21. Rocky Hamilton found is dead in his prison cell. 22. Sam Nugent has been killed in a small boat in the Okeefenokee Swamp. . 10 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10706. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #216, 169 to 173. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 216. "The Star Spangled Fraud" 169. "Murder In Compartment B" 170. "Bargain By Blackmail" 171. "Murder On The Fifteenth Floor" 172. "Suicide The Coroner Says" 173. "Killed With Kindness." . 31:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

10705. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #258, 235 to 239. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 258. "Hook, Line and Sinker" 235. "Double Revenge" 236. "Back Stage Murder" 237. "Love Her To Death" 238. "Ebb Tide For Murder" 239. "Dialtone For Death." . 31:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

10701. Five Minute Mysteries. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. A. "The Masquerade." B. "The Shortwave Radio." C. "The Hypodermic Mark." . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

7381. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #49 to 54. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. 49. "Return Of Mr. Lawrence" 50. "Collector's Item" 51. "The Broken Wheel" 52. "The Misfit Clue" 53. " Police Special" 54. "Marks Of Death." . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

1115. Five Minute Mysteries. Program #1. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. A man is murdered in Echo Cavern. The program number may be incorrect. . 5:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1116. Five Minute Mysteries. NBC syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Mr. Brown is murdered at his wife's party. Poison is suspected. . 4:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 39 programs.