The Fat Man

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.


37825. The Fat Man. January 21, 1946. ABC net. "The Nineteenth Pearl". Sustaining. The first show of the series. A good adventure that starts with a beautiful stranger in Grand Central Terminal. J. Scott Smart, Robert Sloane (director), Dashiell Hammett (creator), Bernard Green (music director). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39896. The Fat Man. July 8, 1946. ABC net. "The Black Angel". The Fat Man becomes involved with a blackmail plot involving $100,000 in stolen bank money. J. Scott Smart, Bernard Green (music), Ed Begley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 29:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

43444. The Fat Man. September 9, 1946. ABC net. "The Crooked Horse". Sustaining. A woman reports a murder in room 610, but there's been no murder, and there's no body! The woman turns out to be a government agent battling spies. More murder follows. J. Scott Smart, Charles Powers (producer), Gene Kirby (announcer), Ed Begley, Bernard Green (music director), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

24592. The Fat Man. October 3, 1947. ABC net. "A Window For Murder". Sponsored by: Pepto Bismol. A killing in a Greenwich Village apartment house, and a crazy old lady with a ball of string and a knife. J. Scott Smart, Bernard Green (music director), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24593. The Fat Man. January 2, 1948. ABC net. "Murder Plays Hide and Seek". Sponsored by: Pepto Bismol. Double murder starts with a corpse in a cab. The second stiff had the same initials..."C.H.!" The middle commercial has been deleted. J. Scott Smart, Clark Andrews (director), Lawrence Klee (writer), Bernard Green (music director), Helen Flint, Joe Harding, Charles Irving (announcer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

5922. The Fat Man. April 9, 1948. ABC net. "Murder Rents A Flat". Sponsored by: Pepto Bismol. Only the first 15 minutes of the program, a real cliff hanger! J. Scott Smart, Bernard Green (music director), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

93965. The Fat Man. February 4, 1949. ABC net. "Murder Hits The Bottle". There's a drunk on the bed of a cheap hotel room...and a corpse in the bathtub. J. Scott Smart, Bernard Green (music director), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 22:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

61926. The Fat Man. April 1, 1949. ABC net. "Murder Wins The Draw". Sponsored by: Pepto Bismol, Unguentine. In Mexico, a beautiful woman leans Runyon to Guatemala City and a dead body in a hotel...murdered with a machete! J. Scott Smart, Dick Beals (commercial spokesman), Clark Andrews (director), Bernard Green (conductor), Bryna Raeburn, Charles Irving (announcer), Lawrence Klee (writer), Jean Ellen, Dashiell Hammett (creator). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10801. The Fat Man. July 22, 1949. ABC net origination, CBC rebroadcast. "Murder Is The Medium". Sponsored by: Pepto Bismol. A ten-inch knife cuts a murder during a seance and later a poisoning or two leads the Fat Man to the killer. The middle commercial has been deleted. J. Scott Smart, Bernard Green (music director), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

50924. The Fat Man. January 17, 1951. ABC net. "The Nightmare Murder". Sponsored by: Buick. The Fat Man is hired by a mystery writer George Dutton to prove that he killed a woman! J. Scott Smart, Dashiell Hammett (creator), Ed Begley, Mary Patton, Amzie Strickland, Harold Swanton (writer), Lyle Sudrow, Clark Andrews (director), Gertrude Warner, Mark Winston (composer), Don Lowe (announcer). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24594. The Fat Man. May 23, 1951. ABC net. "Order For Murder". Sustaining. An ex-major, hated by everyone, is shot in the woods of suburban Washington D. C. Whodunnit? Everyone has a motive! J. Scott Smart, Vicki Vola, Dashiell Hammett (creator). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85191. The Fat Man. August 19, 1954. Program #1. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Squares The Triangle". Commercials added locally. The wife of a millionaire is being blackmailed by the detective hired by the wealthy husband. The husband is murdered, as is the landlady of a man who doesn't exist! The program has an Australian cast and was produced in that country. This program was syndicated and therefore dates varied by station and are subject to correction. Dashiell Hammett (creator), Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer). 27:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

100023. The Fat Man. August 26, 1954. Program #2. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Plays The Horses". Commercials added locally. Dashiell Hammett (creator), Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer). 28:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100024. The Fat Man. September 2, 1954. Program #3. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Sends A Christmas Card". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 27:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100025. The Fat Man. September 9, 1954. Program #4. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Runs A Want Ad". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 27:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

100026. The Fat Man. September 16, 1954. Program #5. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Wears A False Face". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 27:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

100027. The Fat Man. September 23, 1954. Program #6. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Stalks The Dead". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

100028. The Fat Man. October 28, 1954. Program #11. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Through A Crystal". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100029. The Fat Man. November 4, 1954. Program #12. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Makes A Ham". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

96507. The Fat Man. November 25, 1954. Program #15. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder and The Peacock". Commercials added locally. "Solomon's Rope" is a fabulous necklace that was stolen 15 years ago...and is still missing! Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100030. The Fat Man. December 2, 1954. Program #16. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Calls The Undertaker". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 27:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100031. The Fat Man. December 9, 1954. Program #17. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Seeks A Lost Penny". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

100032. The Fat Man. December 16, 1954. Program #18. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Makes A Statue". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100011. The Fat Man. January 6, 1955. Program #21. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Rings A Bell". Commercials added locally. Where is "The Laughing Lotus" and why is it so valuable? The plot is stolen from, "The Maltese Falcon." Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 25:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100012. The Fat Man. January 13, 1955. Program #22. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Repeats Itself". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 25:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100013. The Fat Man. January 20, 1955. Program #23. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Rides A Wheelchair". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 25:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100014. The Fat Man. January 27, 1955. Program #24. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Finds A Coffin". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100015. The Fat Man. February 3, 1955. Program #25. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder For Sale". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100016. The Fat Man. February 10, 1955. Program #26. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder By Mail". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:18. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

100017. The Fat Man. March 3, 1955. Program #29. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Shows An Unfamiliar Face". Commercials added locally. Dashiell Hammett (creator), Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer). 26:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100018. The Fat Man. March 10, 1955. Program #30. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Makes The King's Coffin". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100019. The Fat Man. March 31, 1955. Program #33. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Makes A Black Moon". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 27:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100020. The Fat Man. April 7, 1955. Program #34. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Shows A Phantom Face". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100021. The Fat Man. April 14, 1955. Program #35. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Makes A Silent Partner". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

100022. The Fat Man. April 21, 1955. Program #36. Grace Gibson syndication (Australia). "Murder Makes Music". Commercials added locally. Lloyd Berrell, Grace Gibson (producer), Dashiell Hammett (creator). 26:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

Report contains 35 programs.