Forbidden Cargo

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.


94798. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #20. Artransa syndication. "Opium Dens". Commercials added locally. An opium smuggler and "China John" (an opium retailer) are both arrested. Both commit suicide in while in jail, using cyanide capsules. . 26:36. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

94797. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #19. Artransa syndication. "Yellow Madness". Commercials added locally. Two customs officials find $1 million dollars worth of gold dust, hidden in an automobile about to be loaded onto the Queen Mary. A murder follows, but both cases remain unsolved. The date is approximate. . 26:57. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

93976. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #15. Artransa syndication. "A Three-Ring Circus". Commercials added locally. Two circus performers smuggle diamonds from Amsterdam; they're a sword swallower and an Indian rubber man! The date is approximate. . 26:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93977. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #16. Artransa syndication. "Skyscraper Smugglers". Commercials added locally. A prisoner in jail atop the Los Angeles Hall of Justice still manages to smuggle morphine into the cells. Reb Huxley from the "Narcotics Burea" is called in to help the warden. The date is approximate. Ronald Ingleby (writer), Walter Pymm (director). 26:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93971. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #4. Artransa syndication. "Running Wetbacks". Commercials added locally. Cubans are being smuggled into the United States. Ten of them are killed by throwing them into the sea, with lead sinkers wired to their ankles. The date is approximate. . 28:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93970. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #1. Artransa syndication. "Burning Fortunes". Commercials added locally. In Tangiers, there's an opportunity to make a fortune taking smuggled cigarettes to Portugal. Then, there's Patina, the belly-dancer! The date is approximate. The program has also been identified as program #3. . 28:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

90769. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #8. Artransa syndication. "The Black Book". Commercials added locally. Charlie Alberto (known as "Little Bullets") and his gang put an agent from "The Narcotics Intelligence Bureau" into "cement overshoes" and drown him. An N. I. B. undercover man is used to trap the gang. The date is approximate. . 28:20. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

90768. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #7. Artransa syndication. "Narcotics Intelligence Bureau". Commercials added locally. Two agents are on the trail of Hashish smugglers in Egypt. The program has poor production values, the recording has intrusive noise-gating. The date is approximate. . 27:28. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

88104. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #18. Artransa syndication. "A Thousand Nightmares". Commercials added locally. A punk who's "in the dough" is squeezed by the customs men to help them trap a New York drug dealer. The date is approximate. Ronald Ingleby (writer), Walter Pymm (producer). 25:26. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

88103. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #17. Artransa syndication. "Forbidden Japanese Silk". Commercials added locally. A British smuggler of Japanese tea plans to switch to more profitable silk. First, his partner must be murdered while in a locked room. A muddle plot of murder and double-cross. The female lead is too far from the microphone and is hard to hear throughout most of the show. The date is approximate. . 25:25. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

22647. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #5. Artransa syndication. "Behind The Gold Curtain". Commercials added locally. Three tourists are to each bring 10,000 pounds of gold to Paris. The shipment includes 1000 "reefers" as well. The first fifty-five seconds of the program consists of what was possibly intended to be the sounds of the waterfront, but sounds more like a flushing toilet. The date is approximate. . 26:57. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

4083. Forbidden Cargo. 1954. Program #6. Artransa syndication. "New Flesh". Commercials added locally. A British sailor sees a young girl in an Arabian slave market. He's determined to free her, bring her back to England and marry her. A British production, the date is approximate. . 27:15. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

Report contains 12 programs.