The Whistler

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.


60156. The Whistler. May 16, 1942. CBS Pacific net. "Retribution". Sustaining. The first show of the series. John Hendrix has killed his wife and feeble-minded step-son with an axe while trying to steal their money. Escaping jail and returning for the money years later, there are strange events in a strange house. See cat. #51106 for the same story, with a different title, broadcast on "The Whistler" on December 19, 1943. Gale Gordon may be cast as "The Whistler." Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, producer, director), Gale Gordon (?). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60157. The Whistler. June 13, 1942. CBS Pacific net. "The Shrunken Head". Sustaining. An heiress comes to live in the house of her crippled old uncle...and his collection of shrunken heads! Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Joseph Kearns (writer), J. Donald Wilson (director). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60481. The Whistler. June 27, 1942. CBS net. "Notes In The Night". Sustaining. A man is being driven insane, to the point of killing his business partner and threatening suicide. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45141. The Whistler. August 22, 1942. CBS net. "Death Has A Thirst". Sustaining. Madness and alcoholism rampant. A triangle affair on a desert island. See cat. #3638 for a different production of the same script, produced a year later. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, director). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24315. The Whistler. August 29, 1942. CBS net. "The Letter". Sustaining. The story of Hans Minkler, an Austrian anti-Nazi, or is he a Nazi? A confusing espionage drama set in pre-war Europe. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24316. The Whistler. September 5, 1942. CBS net. "House Of Greed". Sustaining. A good-natured man is victimized and taken advantage of by all his relations. When he suspects that he's about to be murdered, he gets an interesting idea. The program opening has been added from another show. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 28:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

45140. The Whistler. September 13, 1942. CBS net. "Mirage". Sustaining. Hell hath no fury...like a jilted gun moll. See cat. #11150 for a different production of the same script, produced a year later. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24317. The Whistler. September 20, 1942. CBS net. "Fog". Sustaining. A young fisherman with a brief spell of amnesia has killed an enemy, but remembers nothing about it. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Herbert Connor (writer), J. Donald Wilson (director). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24318. The Whistler. September 27, 1942. CBS net. "Jealousy". Sustaining. A sick woman is sure that her husband is trying to kill her so he can be with another woman. She therefore decides to make the first move. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 30:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24319. The Whistler. October 4, 1942. CBS net. "The Urge To Kill". Sustaining. A businessman under intense wartime production pressures develops amnesiac spells with increasing frequency. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24320. The Whistler. October 11, 1942. CBS net. "Malice". Sustaining. A wealthy doctor has two sons. One of them wants to be a doctor; the other definitely doesn't. They both meet up with a girl from the wrong side of the tracks. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, director). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24321. The Whistler. October 18, 1942. CBS net. "Death Comes At Midnight". Sustaining. A man dreams that he's going to be killed in forty-eight hours...and it looks like he's going to be proved correct! Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Herbert Connor (writer), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24322. The Whistler. October 25, 1942. CBS net. "The Alibi". Sustaining. A domineering old lady controls all those around her...several of whom have a good reason for doing her in. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Herbert Connor (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24323. The Whistler. November 15, 1942. CBS net. "Apparition". Sustaining. A ghost visits his heirs with some strong suggestions as to how his property should be divided. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, director). 30:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24324. The Whistler. November 22, 1942. CBS net. "The Other Woman". Sustaining. A woman about to be divorced plans revenge on her husband's secretary...the other woman. J. Donald Wilson (writer). 30:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24325. The Whistler. November 29, 1942. CBS net. "Avarice". Sustaining. John and Marsha are married, but not in love. Marsha is loaded, John owes $4000. A recipe for arsenic flavored ice cream follows, as does a surprise ending. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, director). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24326. The Whistler. December 13, 1942. CBS net. "The Accounting". Sustaining. A no-goodnik son has embezzled $2000 from his accounts at the bank, and his no-goodnik step-father isn't about to cover for him. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41212. The Whistler. December 27, 1942. CBS net. "The Double Cross". Sustaining. A cop's brother who's an ex-con, is suspected of a robbery. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41213. The Whistler. January 3, 1943. CBS net. "The Weakling". Sustaining. Will the honest District Attorney prosecute his own son for murder? Gerald Mohr, Hans Conried, Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 30:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41216. The Whistler. January 10, 1943. CBS net. "The Nemesis". Sustaining. A magician/hypnotist finds out the hard way about a prediction about "the end of a great career." J. Donald Wilson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41214. The Whistler. January 17, 1943. CBS net. "The Thief". Sustaining. A strange story about a woman who meets her son for the first time, after he's grown up. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41215. The Whistler. January 24, 1943. CBS net. "Mind Over Matter". Sustaining. A man receives psychic messages from an author, who seems to be held prisoner. Surprise ending. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41217. The Whistler. January 31, 1943. CBS net. "The Confession". Sustaining. A famous attorney and a gangster clash, the crook is then found stabbed to death with a paper knife! See cat. #47434 for a totally different story with the same title. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5250. The Whistler. February 7, 1943. CBS net. "In The Dark". Sustaining. A good murder story about a blind man and his unfaithful wife aboard their yacht. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, director). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41218. The Whistler. February 14, 1943. CBS net. "Legacy Of Death". Sustaining. A young woman has inherited a tendency to kill...or has she? Wilbur Hatch (music), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41219. The Whistler. February 21, 1943. CBS net. "Fool's Gold". Sustaining. A meek bank clerk is fired after twenty years of service, but he has a plan to get $50,000 from the company. There's a good "Whistleresque" ending on a Brazilian beach! Wilbur Hatch (music), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79521. The Whistler. March 28, 1943. CBS Pacific net. "The Penalty". Sustaining. A wealthy man gives $1000 to an impoverished lawyer to draw up a will and keep his mouth shut. The wealthy man has a twin brother and a confusing plot! The show does have a surprising ending. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79522. The Whistler. May 1, 1943. CBS Pacific net. "The Killers". Sustaining. A man is sentenced to an insane asylum after murdering an entire family with an ax. Escaping from custody, he finds himself alone with three women and $1000 on an isolated farm. J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3638. The Whistler. May 8, 1943. CBS net. "Death Has A Thirst". Sustaining. A triangle affair trapped on a desert island. Madness and alcoholism rampant. See cat. #45141 for a different production of the same script, produced a year earlier. About two minutes are missing from the middle of the recording. J. Donald Wilson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

41220. The Whistler. May 16, 1943. CBS net. "The Man Who Waited". Sustaining. Wealthy but mean old-lady Bartlett is against the marriage of her son...to anyone. J. Donald Wilson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41221. The Whistler. June 5, 1943. CBS net. "Shadow Of A Mind". Sustaining. Why doesn't the brain surgeon, experimenting with tissue transplants, want his daughter to get married? A brain transplant! Good mad scientist story. Wilbur Hatch (music), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41222. The Whistler. June 12, 1943. CBS net. "Justice". Sustaining. The eternal triangle down on the farm, complicated by several doses of arsenic. Wilbur Hatch (music), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 30:11. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

40305. The Whistler. June 19, 1943. CBS net. "House Of Fear". Sustaining. Murder and mayhem in a deserted villa is complicated by "The Eternal Triangle." Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:06. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41223. The Whistler. June 26, 1943. CBS net. "The Blank Wall". Sustaining. A confusing tale of love, murder, triangles, and a fatal plane crash. The same title was used four years later (see cat. #60298), but the stories are different. One of the scripts was subsequently re-used on the program on July 28, 1955. Wilbur Hatch (music), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:20. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41224. The Whistler. July 2, 1943. CBS net. "The Avengers". Sustaining. A good ghost story about the brother of a miner who returns from the grave to enact his revenge. Wilbur Hatch (music), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41225. The Whistler. July 9, 1943. CBS net. "Eye For An Eye". Sustaining. A doctor invites four suspects in the murder of his brother onto his yacht and tells them that they will remain prisoners at sea until one of them confesses. A convoluted plot with corpses, time bombs, and sub-plots galore. News bulletin: Eisenhower announces Allies invading Sicily. Wilbur Hatch (music), J. Donald Wilson (writer). 30:19. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

11147. The Whistler. August 13, 1943. CBS net. "Death In The Air". Sustaining. A gangster frames one of his men and even sends the guy's wife to jail, but he gets his in the end. J. Donald Wilson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51104. The Whistler. September 3, 1943. CBS net. "Destiny". Sustaining. Milton Strong is a meek little accountant who has just lost his job. He leaves his wife and heads out west. Trying to buy a mining claim, Mr. Strong finds $10,000 in cash...and a lynch mob! J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (composer), Ivan Ditmars (conductor). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

11148. The Whistler. September 10, 1943. CBS net. "Tangled Web". Sustaining. A couple must be married to collect a large inheritance, but each is married to someone else. The show almost goes down the drain when time runs out and the announcer has to describe the end of the story. J. Donald Wilson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11149. The Whistler. September 24, 1943. CBS net. "Blind Alley". Sustaining. A wealthy but weak young man kills someone while drunk driving. His "friend" tries some blackmail. Wilbur Hatch (composer), Ivan Ditmars (conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, director). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11150. The Whistler. October 3, 1943. CBS net. "Mirage". Sustaining. Hell hath no fury...like a jilted gun moll. See cat. #45140 for a different production of the same script, broadcast a year earlier. J. Donald Wilson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

51105. The Whistler. November 21, 1943. CBS net. "Patients For The Doctor". Sustaining. Travelers during a snowstorm stop at the isolated house of a strange doctor and his strange family. William Fifield (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), William Fifield (writer). 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51106. The Whistler. December 19, 1943. CBS Pacific net. "Death Demands A Payment". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A couple stops at a strange house during a storm and meets a strange old lady and her even stranger son. They turn out to have been dead for ten years! The story has a good surprise ending. The story was used on the first show of the series, May 16, 1942, with a different title (see cat. #59839). Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), J. Donald Wilson (writer, director), Bill Pennell (announcer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79524. The Whistler. January 30, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "All Damage Covered". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A nightclub singer's invalid husband is insanely jealous. She plans to kill him by starting a fire while he sleeps. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16733. The music fill after the system cue has been deleted. Robert S. Brody (writer), Doris Singleton, Gerald Mohr, Wilms Herbert, Sterling Tracy (director), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

1745. The Whistler. June 11, 1944. Program #4. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Doctor Prescribed Death". Host Peter Lorre introduces a story about a mad professor whose theory is that people about to commit suicide can easily be turned into murderers. AFRS program name: "Mystery Playhouse." The script was previously used on "Suspense" on February 2, 1943 (see cat. #598). Peter Lorre (host), William Conrad, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 30:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51107. The Whistler. July 23, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "The Last Of The Devereaux". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A dying old man curses the man who has foreclosed on "Cypress," the old family plantation in the bayous of Louisiana. George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Bill Pennell (announcer). 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51108. The Whistler. September 3, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Practically Foolproof". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An interesting story about two robbers who are running a lending library. Things get weird when they plan to use a dwarf to commit a robbery against his will! George W. Allen (producer, director), Harriet Reig (writer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Bill Pennell (announcer), Jane Morgan (?). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51109. The Whistler. September 10, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Local Storm". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Mrs. Wentworth, an old lady in rural England, is threatened by a killer...or is she? A clever story with several twists. An announcement is made that the program is switching to Mondays next week. George W. Allen (producer, director), James Sussex (writer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Bill Pennell (announcer). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51110. The Whistler. September 18, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Black Magic". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The eternal triangle at a disease-ridden mine in Equatorial Africa is complicated by restless natives and a Whistleresque ending. Bill Pennell (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Martin Worth (? writer), Sol Stein (? writer the two writers have also been identified as Salstein Warren and Martin Warren), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51111. The Whistler. September 25, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Married For Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman marries an artist right after he murders his girlfriend for the thrill of living with a killer. She has plans for even greater thrills! "The tide doesn't testify!" Bill Pennell (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Robert Libbott (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47841. The Whistler. October 2, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Not If I Kill You First". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A fool-proof alibi for murder depends on a double, an actor who looks just like the killer! This is a network, sponsored, quality upgrade version of cat. #46312. George W. Allen (director), Bill Pannell (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Everett Hudson (writer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46312. The Whistler. October 2, 1944. CBS Pacific net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Not If I Kill You First". A fool-proof alibi depends on a double...an actor who looks just like the killer. AFRS program name: "The Mystery Playhouse." See cat. #47841 for a network, sponsored, quality upgrade of this broadcast. Howard Duff (AFRS host), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Everett Hudson (writer). 30:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47842. The Whistler. October 9, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Finders Weepers". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Salvo game premium). A search for an heiress in New York, with only six days left in which to find her! A good story with a surprise ending! This is a quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of cat. #24327. Bill Pannell (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Merwyn Gerard (writer), Seeleg Lester (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24327. The Whistler. October 9, 1944. Program #39. CBS Pacific net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Finders Weepers". A search for an heiress in New York, with only six days left in which to find her! A good story with a surprise ending. Fill: "The Thin Man." See cat. #47842 for a quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bill Pannell (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Merwyn Gerard (writer), Seeleg Lester (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47843. The Whistler. October 16, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "The Tale The Dead Man Told". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Salvo game premium). Was it suicide or murder? There's a $100,000 riding on the right answer! George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Pannell (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Dunkel (writer). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47844. The Whistler. October 23, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Death Carried A Lunch Kit". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Salvo game premium). A saboteur plants a bomb in a war plant and gets an Axis-sized case of the jitters. The script was subsequently used on "Suspense" on June 9, 1949 (with the title, "The Lunch Kit"), see cat. #50706 and on April 12, 1955 (see cat. #16389 and #76074). Bob Anderson, George W. Allen (producer), Larry Marcus (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47845. The Whistler. October 30, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "The Beloved Fraud". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A thirty-five-year-old woman is ruled with an iron fist by her evil sister Emma. Will Constance's suitor be true? A plot with several surprise endings! George W. Allen (producer, director), Victor Kushner (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47846. The Whistler. November 13, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Beware The Bridegroom". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Salvo game premium). A down-and-out con-man marries an heiress, only to be conned himself! Victor Kushner (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47847. The Whistler. November 20, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Death Sees Double". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman kills her twin sister and assumes her identify. She discovers, however, that being Sister Mona isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Ralph Rose (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79406. The Whistler. November 27, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Death Walks A Tightrope". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. There's a "menacing shadow of hate" under the Big Top. A has-been trapeze artist plans revenge on the daughter of the performer who killed his son. Hal Wexler (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Bob Anderson (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47848. The Whistler. December 4, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "The Doctor Operates In Crime". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An interesting story about a gangster who has his appearance changed by a plastic surgeon, and then is forced to pay for these surgical services for the rest of his life! Bob Anderson, George W. Allen (producer), Merwyn Gerard (writer), Seeleg Lester (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61241. The Whistler. December 11, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Lie Or Consequences". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A cop's partner has been shot. The evidence all seems to point to the cop as being the killer. The stoiry has a good "whistleresque" ending. George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Dwight Hauser (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61242. The Whistler. December 18, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Windfall". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man finds himself eagerly awaiting the death of his uncle Mike, so he can inherit Mike's fortune. Uncle Mike is eighty years old and not expected to last much longer. See cat. #47862 for a Whistler broadcast three years later with the same title, but a completely different plot. Harold Swanton (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79262. The Whistler. December 25, 1944. CBS Pacific net. "Christmas Bonus". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An ex-convict is fired from his job in a department store after $10,000 is stolen. As long as he's considered guilty, he might as well steal some more, but he is saved by a music box! Ken Christy, George W. Allen (producer), Bob Anderson (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47849. The Whistler. January 1, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Two For The Money". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man plans revenge on his brother by leaving $25,000 in cash in his brother's cab! Bob Anderson (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Jack Finke (writer), Louis Pelletier (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47850. The Whistler. January 8, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Body Wouldn't Stay In The Bay". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman returns from the dead for revenge of her murder. The Whistler's complex explanation at the end of the story is more confusing than enlightening! Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Hugh Keegan (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47851. The Whistler. January 15, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Murder Has A Signature". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The servant of a miserly woman who is living otherwise alone, revolts and kills her mistress. A distant relative and his money-mad wife try their hand at murder, with predictable results. Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Louis Estey (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer). 29:52. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

4392. The Whistler. January 22, 1945. CBS net. "Sea Scape". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The wife of a lighthouse keeper admits she's a murderess. Just to complicate matters one of her old lovers is shipwrecked onto the lighthouse, making a strange threesome. Elliott Lewis, Cathy Lewis, Victor Kushner (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47852. The Whistler. January 29, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Murder On Paper". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A gambler married to a cheap heiress comes to the obvious conclusion, and a Chrysler convertible soon goes over the cliff. George W. Allen (director), J. Donald Wilson (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76149. The Whistler. February 5, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Murder Is Legal". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A lawyer gets his client acquitted, even though he's in love with the client's wife. After a murder, a contract of death is agreed to. A framer is framed for a murder he actually committed. The announcer seems to have trouble in one spot reading the final commercial. Robert Libbott (writer), George W. Allen (director), Bob Anderson (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79403. The Whistler. February 16, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Gateway To Danger". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The story is also known as, "Murder Opnes A Gate." When Bugsy Malone breaks out of prison, the D. A.'s assistant has a surprising connection to Bugsy's plan to kill the District Attorney. In one scene, "the best steak in the house," for two, comes to $3.85! Bob Anderson (announcer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79402. The Whistler. February 19, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Dead Man Laughed". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A businessman is swindled out of his share of a construction company. A perfect murder is promptly planned. You can't be accused of murder...if you're dead! An identity is switched with a bum. The recording has severe wow as recorded. Ken Christy, Lewis Herman (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bob Anderson (announcer). 30:13. Audio condition: Fair to good. Incomplete.

79407. The Whistler. March 5, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Danger Is A Beautiful Blonde". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man walking along the street is picked up by a beautiful, rich woman and finds...murder! The program opening is slightly upcut. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on May 8, 1949 (see cat. #76091 and #16759) and on July 29, 1951 (see cat. #93298). John Dunkel (writer), Hazel Leitel (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bob Anderson (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

79408. The Whistler. March 12, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Death Marks The Double-Cross". After a jewelry store robbery, one of the three crooks is double-crossing the other two. But which one? Only a public phone in a drugstore knows for sure? AFRS program name: "Mystery Playhouse." The AFRS music fill has been deleted. Ken Christy, Howard Duff (AFRS host, as "Sergeant X"). 26:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

76534. The Whistler. March 19, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Murder Will Shout". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. John Hayes (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bob Anderson (announcer). 30:01. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76535. The Whistler. April 2, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Return Of The Innocent". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. J. Donald Wilson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 30:07. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76086. The Whistler. April 16, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "To Rent: Danger". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Killer Carter has escaped from prison and a reporter heads out to cover the story. Danny Pearson meets a beautiful girl at a lonely farm house, and another case of murder. A convoluted story resolved by the "Whistler's" narration. John Hay (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76536. The Whistler. April 23, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Meet Mr. Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A pharmacist is offered $5000 to poison a newspaper man. Needing the money and tempted take the offer, he finds out that he might have been overheard. A better-than-usual production. Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Howard Duff (?), Ken Christy. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76539. The Whistler. April 30, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Master's Tree". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Miss Alice returns home after searching for Mr. Phillips for five years. He disappeared off the face of the earth. There are strange things about that tree in the garden. The part of Anthony is played with a delightful Yorkshire accent. Larry Roman (writer), John Dunkel (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76548. The Whistler. May 7, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Accident According To Plan". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An arranged railroad accident scheme is foiled when the arrangements are accidentally derailed. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16765. Bruce Elliott (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16765. The Whistler. May 7, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Accident According To Plan". An arranged railroad accident scheme is foiled when the arrangements accidentally are derailed. See cat. #76548 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bruce Elliott (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 30:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41256. The Whistler. May 21, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Man Who Bought Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A small time hood gets into the counterfeiting business, with surprising results. Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Ray Buffum (writer), George W. Allen (director). 29:32. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

76540. The Whistler. May 28, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Escape To Danger". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A Nazi war criminal assumes the identify of a Swiss-born American citizen who died in a concentration camp. Things aren't as wonderful in America as the Nazi imagined. James Sussex (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

76541. The Whistler. June 4, 1945. CBS Pacific net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. "Murder Is Blind". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. "If I can't you have, no one else can!" A spurned woman goes blind to prevent her lover from marrying another. Louis Estes (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65083. The Whistler. June 11, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Death Pays A Visit". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Jack Crowley needs $10,000 fast to cover the shortage in his accounts at the bank. Along comes laughing cousin Charlie for a weekend visit...with $10,000 in cash! The course of action called for seems obvious. Was it a coincidence that the "greedy" wife is named, "Trina?" George W. Allen (director), Lewis Reed (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Elliott Lewis. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76542. The Whistler. June 18, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Blueprint For Suicide". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A performer's wife tries to convince him to kill himself because he's no longer responsible for his actions. Geraldine Merkin (writer), Elliott Lewis, George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76546. The Whistler. June 25, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Death Watch". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (stamp protector premium). Who killed Lucille? The killer always returns to the scene of the crime, right? Joseph Cochran (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69904. The Whistler. July 2, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Deadly Innocent". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A meek bookkeeper is determined to kill his long-time rival in an elaborate plan to steal his job and his wife. George W. Allen (director), Sally Thorson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69906. The Whistler. July 9, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Highway Of Escape". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A young woman, stuck in the desert with her stepfather, finally kills the old man and drives off with the first motorist passing by. A flight across the desert follows. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (writer), Eleanor Beeson (?), Wilbur Hatch (music), Lurene Tuttle. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62439. The Whistler. July 16, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "A Pattern For Terror". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. After threatening a rival's life, a man finds himself driving a car with a cop in the front seat and a body in the back! George W. Allen (director), Harold Swanton (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Elliott Lewis. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62440. The Whistler. July 23, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Let George Do It". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Cathy wants to kill Alan, so she marries George to frame him for the murder she plans to commit. George W. Allen (director), Ann Rockwood (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Lurene Tuttle. 29:39. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

65078. The Whistler. July 30, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Summer Thunder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Claudia suspects that Terry has committed murder during a British storm. What can she do to help him? She starts by destroying the evidence against him. This is not such a good idea! Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (director), Harold Swanton (writer). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

65077. The Whistler. August 6, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Man Who Came To Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Wendell has been taking care of wealthy old Aunt Ellen's finances because she hasn't much time left. When her condition improves, Wendell has to take certain steps to keep her from discovering his thievery! Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (director), Sally Thorson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79520. The Whistler. August 13, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "What Makes A Murderer?". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. There comes a time when a meek stockbroker gets fed up with his humdrum life and chucks it all for romance and adventure in Florida...and actually finds both! The program is interrupted for a news bulletin: B-29's continue to bomb Japan. Bill Downs reports from Guam. One of the commercials mentions that the new cars are alreay in production, but that it will be three years before everyone who wants one can get one. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on April 7, 1948. Joseph Kearns, Everett Tomlinson (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Bill Downs, George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45241. The Whistler. August 20, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "X Marks The Murderer". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman has a theory about a series of murders, a very interesting theory. Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Joseph Cochran (writer). 29:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4400. The Whistler. August 27, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "I'll Trade You Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A meek book salesman is mistaken for a crook marked for death by his accomplices. To save his own life, the salesman agrees to kill the original victim. Lesley Edgely (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

4398. The Whistler. September 3, 1945. CBS net. "Ambition Perilous". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A scheming politicians plan to further his career by giving a job to an ex-con he helped send to jail has interesting results. Harriet Ray (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

45242. The Whistler. September 10, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Phone Call From Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman's best friend is murdered while she's on the phone with the woman...or was she? The program has a good double-surprise ending! Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Elliott Lewis, Lesley Edgely (writer). 30:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45083. The Whistler. September 17, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Sing A Song Of Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A pop singer, trying to get out of a contract with his greedy manager, sings a song of death! Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Robert Ryf (writer). 30:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45084. The Whistler. September 24, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Man Who Died Twice". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. $400,000 says there's no honor among thieves. Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Stanley Rubin (writer). 30:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79397. The Whistler. October 1, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Death Wears A White Robe". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Two women, with no love lost between them, find themselves alone in a snowy mountain cabin. The show features many hystrionics. Virginia Teal (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45289. The Whistler. October 8, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Death Laughs Last". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. How to get back a letter sent to a newspaper before it's delivered...a very difficult task! Marvin Miller (announcer), Elliott Lewis, Harold Swanton (writer). 30:21. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

45290. The Whistler. October 15, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The House On Sycamore Road". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. $50,000 is found in an old clock, but there's that man with the scar! Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Lesley Edgely (writer). 30:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46238. The Whistler. October 29, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Final Returns". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A better-than-usual grabber about a ruthlessly ambitious woman, who makes the final sacrifice. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #7310. Lesley Edgely (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 30:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7310. The Whistler. October 29, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Final Returns". A better than usual grabber about a ruthlessly ambitious woman...who makes the final sacrifice. Lesley Edgely (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46240. The Whistler. November 5, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Harvest Of Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The program is announced as being the one hundredth program of the series. Murder down on the farm with a good double-whammy surprise ending. John Michael Hayes (writer, billed as John Hay), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 30:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46241. The Whistler. November 12, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Seeing Eye". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A sea captain has a strange relationship with his first mate, much to the sorrow of the second mate who swears to get a strange revenge, and gets it! John Michael Hayes (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Elliott Lewis. 30:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46242. The Whistler. November 19, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Coincidence". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Hell hath no fury like the sister of a woman who committed suicide, and is rejected by her sister's husband. Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 30:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46849. The Whistler. November 26, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Stray Dream". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A reporter who dabbles in murder starts having unusual dreams...and his wife has the same dreams! George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Harold Swanton (writer), Elliott Lewis. 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46850. The Whistler. December 3, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Poison Is Quicker". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A cockney murders his wife, using her murder-mystery book shopping list as a suicide note! George W. Allen (producer), Lesley Edgely (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62430. The Whistler. December 10, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "The Cistern". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Chevron). A million dollars in gold tempts a young man to commit murder out in Arizona. They'll never find the body...not in a million years! Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Elliott Lewis. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61786. The Whistler. December 17, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Lucky Night". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A couple who are obsessed with greed finds a wad of bills on a corpse. While they go off the deep end, their mysterious boarder provides interesting counterpoint. See cat. #4393 for the East coast version of this broadcast, which was sustaining. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Russell Hughes (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62921. The Whistler. December 31, 1945. CBS Pacific net. "Miracle On Forty-Ninth Street". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A cop killer needs a miracle to beat this rap...and finds one in a drugstore! It's a guy who looks just like him! Harold Swanton (writer), Charles Smith (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76168. The Whistler. January 7, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Thin Line". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A couple moves from California to a small town in the "Old West." She has asthma. He has a romance going with a younger woman. Joseph Kearns, Cathy Lewis (?), Buckley Angel (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79411. The Whistler. January 14, 1946. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Hit and Run". A woman, leaving her husband with another man, runs down a pedestrian...her husband! A blackmailer is like a hit-and-run artist." AFRS program name: "Mystery Playhouse." The story is complete. Ken Christy, Hunter Gallaway (AFRS host). 24:33. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

79412. The Whistler. January 21, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Treasure Hunt". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Grandpa Randolph hid $200,000 before he died, leaving behind a clue as to its location. Announcer Marvin Miller assures listeners that Signal Oil "re-arranges atoms" to make better gasoline. Signal does not split them for atomic bombs! Russell Hughes (writer), Mandel Kramer, Marvin Miller (announcer), Gerald Mohr, George W. Allen (director). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62920. The Whistler. January 28, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Strange Sisters". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Hatred, jealousy and plots of murder...just your average family. Bernard Gerard (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Zane Mann (possible co-writer). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6020. The Whistler. February 4, 1946. CBS Pacific net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. "Panic". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A good trunk murder and an escape by sea. Elliott Lewis, Harold Swanton (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76084. The Whistler. February 11, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Six-Letter Word For Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A college professor's work is slipping, caused in part by his poor marriage. A black cocker spaniel and a chance meeting in the fog is followed by his finding his wife's dead body, next to the crossword puzzle she was working on. The body moves into the bedroom, with the professor's necktie around its neck! The cocker spaniel and the woman in the fog both cannot help him come up with an alibi. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Robert Ryf (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 28:47. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

76085. The Whistler. February 25, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Murder In Haste". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Albert Taylor murders his wealthy wife and takes the train from Florida north to New York. With a suspicious detective watching his every move, he switches identity with a famous mystery writer. The story has a nice "Whistleresque" ending. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on December 17, 1947 (see cat. #62740). Gerald Mohr, Joseph Kearns, Elliott Lewis, Eleanor Beeson (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62434. The Whistler. March 4, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Decision". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A doctor has to choose between a beautiful woman with a very sick husband, and the Hippocratic oath. Poor Hippocrates! The script was subsequently produced on "The Whistler" on December 27, 1947 (see cat. #61342). George W. Allen (producer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Elliott Lewis. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62435. The Whistler. March 11, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Boomerang". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. "The Door Bell Killer" is terrorizing the neighborhood, and one couple in particular. There's an interesting twist at the end, plus a major character in the story is never heard...until her final scream! This is a network, sponsored version of cat #46311. George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Alfred Seale (writer), Nancy Seale (writer). 29:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46311. The Whistler. March 11, 1946. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Boomerang". The "Door Bell Killer" is terrorizing the neighborhood, and one couple in particular. There's an interesting twist at the end, plus a major character in the story is never heard...until her final scream! AFRS program name: "The Mystery Playhouse." See cat. #62435 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Hunter Galloway (AFRS host), Nancy Seale (writer), Alfred Seale (writer). 25:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79413. The Whistler. March 18, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Master Touch". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man plans to poison his wealthy wife, even though she gives him half of all she owns. The plan includes a phonograph record of typing, so his hotel room will remain undisturbed. Robert Foster (writer), Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Gerald Mohr, George W. Allen (producer). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79414. The Whistler. March 25, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Trigger Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The story is also called, "Trigger Man." The lawyer for the biggest crook in town finds himself the only witness that can convict his client. The story has a surprising and uncharacteristic finale. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on August 7, 1949 (see cat. #41255). Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Robert Druskin (writer), Beatrice Druskin (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad, Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (producer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63411. The Whistler. April 1, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Three Times A Sinner". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A husband gives his wife every opportunity to kill him, and then frustrates her every attempt! Gordon T. Hughes (producer), Robert S. Brody (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61340. The Whistler. April 8, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Terror Stricken". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Andrew Miller is out of jail after ten years. He is still determined to get even with Benjamin Reynolds, an accountant who testified against him. A campaign of fear against Mr. Reynolds soon begins. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Walter Jensen (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76083. The Whistler. April 15, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Smart Boy". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A nest of blackmailers plans multiple double-crosses and murder. Where to get an alibi for the expected homicide? The script title was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on October 15, 1950 (see cat. #52902), but the stories are different. The script (and story) was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on February 24, 1955 (retitled, "Bright Boy"); see cat. #79376. Gerald Mohr, Adrian Gendot (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62922. The Whistler. April 22, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Waterford Case". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A family is filled with hatred, jealousy and murder...and has a large inheritance coming to it...just to enliven the realtionships! Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Ken Harvey (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79415. The Whistler. May 6, 1946. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Bright Horizon". Uncle Harvey is a concert pianist who never reads the legal papers he signs. Now, how to get him to sign his own suicide note? AFRS program name: "Mystery Playhouse." Gerald Mohr, Hunter Gallaway (AFRS host). 25:19. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

79416. The Whistler. May 20, 1946. CBS net. "The Broken Chain". Sustaining. This is possibly the West Coast broadcast. The East Coast broadcast was heard on August 21, 1946. Arnold Stanton decides to kill his wife, Evelyn. A bathtub drowning is just the thing. After the murder, his wife calls him at the office, very much alive! Bea Benaderet, Elliott Lewis, Robert Libbott (writer), Frank Burt (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bob Moon (announcer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62923. The Whistler. June 3, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Judas Face". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. After an accident that ruins her appearance, a movie star with "million dollar features" plans a murder and has to "face" the music. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #5574. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bea Marsh (writer), Gerald Mohr, Mary Lansing. 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5574. The Whistler. June 3, 1946. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Judas Face". After an accident that ruins her appearance, a movie star with "million dollar features" plans a murder and later has to "face" the music. AFRS program name: Mystery Playhouse. See cat. #62923 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Bea Marsh (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Gerald Mohr, Mary Lansing. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61719. The Whistler. June 10, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Quiet Sunday". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Henry is caught between his wife and his mistress, which leads to a dead body in the trunk. The story has a good "whistleresque" ending. Surprise! The script was subsequently produced on The Whistler on July 2, 1950 (see cat. #76166). George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Joseph Kearns, Mary Lansing, Bernard Gerard (writer), Zane Mann (writer). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61720. The Whistler. June 17, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Affair At Stoney Ridge". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Murder and conflict in the backwoods...now, where's that money? Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Peggy Webber, Louis Estey (writer), Edmond MacDonald. 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76549. The Whistler. June 24, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Blind Bet". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A casino owner murders his partner and tries to keep his wealthy patron happy and alive, but not too alive. Gerald Mohr, Myra Marsh, Bill Tobin (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76550. The Whistler. July 1, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Solid Citizen". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man is desperate need of $9500 murders wealthy Mrs. Kenyonl after stealing her valuable earring. A good story. The "Whistler" broadcast of May 1, 1949 (cat. #40227 and #76143) has the same title, but is a different story. Norman Field, Leora Thatcher, George W. Allen (producer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 30:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76551. The Whistler. July 8, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Confession". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man going to die in three months tries unsuccessfully to get life insurance. A man offers him $10,000 for his wife if he'll confess to a murder. Elliott Lewis, Adrienne Mardon, Fred Hegland (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Ken Christy (?), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad. 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76552. The Whistler. July 15, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Custom Built Blonde". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A blonde starts to shoot during an attempted robbery. Jack Moyles, William Conrad, Will Pryor (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76553. The Whistler. July 29, 1946. CBS net. "My Love Comes Home". Sustaining. A pilot returns to his girl after six months to find her taking art lessons from another guy, and lessons in romance and poison too! The announcer mentions that the program is heard "each Wednesday evening," but the date above is not a Wednesday (or is incorrect). Next Wednesday's broadcast is announced as, "Panic," which was heard as a Signal Oil program February 4, 1946. The above indicates a possible series of rebroadcasts or regional originations. Elliott Lewis, Anne Stone, Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76554. The Whistler. August 5, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Bulletproof". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A hateful husband and wife have divorce, blackmail, tapped telephones and .22 calibre bullets shot out of a .45 automatic in common. William Conrad plays a detective named, "Conrad." Gerald Mohr, Mary Jane Croft, Kenneth Harvey (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad. 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4393. The Whistler. August 7, 1946. CBS net. "Lucky Night". Sustaining. A couple who are obsessed with greed find a wad of bills on a corpse. While they go off the deep end, their mysterious boarder provides interesting counterpoints. The program is possibly dated December 17, 1945. The announcer mentions the broadcast is taking place on a Wednesday. August 7, 1946 was a Wednesday, December 17, 1945 was a Monday. One reference work lists no broadcast on August 7, 1946. The story announced as next week's program is "Death Wears A White Robe." See cat. #61786 for the West coast verison of the same story. Martha Wentworth, Junius Matthews, Tom Collins, George W. Allen (director), Russell Hughes (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

99113. The Whistler. August 9, 1946. WBBM, Chicago origination. "Brief Pause For Murder". Sponsored by: Meisterbrau (one commercial deleted). The script was used on "The Whistler" on the CBS Pacific net, September 11, 1946 (see cat. #76162) and on September 9, 1949 (see cat. #4390). This broadcast has a studio audience. Beverly Younger, Ken Griffen, Sherman Marks (producer), Hunter Taylor (conductor), Fahey Flynn. 28:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

4391. The Whistler. August 12, 1946. CBS net. "Stolen Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man steals his best friend's novel because the friend has only a short while to live. Eleanor Beeson (writer), Paul Frees, Howard Culver, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad, George W. Allen (director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76088. The Whistler. August 19, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Delivery Guaranteed". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man kills the wife who's threatening to leave him. He ships her body to the Sierras. A well done body-in-the-trunk story. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16750. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Elliott Lewis, Lurene Tuttle, Robert Libbott (writer), Frank Burt (writer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16750. The Whistler. August 19, 1946. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Delivery Guaranteed". Participating sponsors. A man kills the wife who's threatening to leave him. He ships her body to his cabin in the Sierras, with the body inside. A well-done dead-body-in-the-trunk story. Syndicated rebroadcast date: February 3, 1975. See cat. #76088 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Wilbur Hatch (music), Elliott Lewis, Lurene Tuttle, Robert Libbott (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Frank Burt (writer). 28:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4394. The Whistler. August 21, 1946. CBS net. "The Broken Chain". Sustaining. A man murders his wife...and later receives a message from her at work. George W. Allen (director), Frank Burt (writer), Robert Libbott (writer), Elliott Lewis, Wilbur Hatch (music), Bea Benaderet, Bob Moon (announcer). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76555. The Whistler. September 9, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Witness At The Fountain". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A murderer has some definite ideas on how it should be done, but is so stupid, he kills in front of a witness...a silent witness! Howard Duff, Margaret Brayton, Harold Swanton (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman, William Conrad (doubles), Virginia Gregg (commercial spokeswoman). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76162. The Whistler. September 11, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Brief Pause For Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A radio announcer enlists the aid of an ex-con radio engineer in the murder of his wife. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on September 11, 1949 (see cat. #4390). Joseph Kearns, Mary Jane Croft, Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman (wrriter), Dick Wells (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Lou Huston (writer). 29:55. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76556. The Whistler. September 16, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Brass Ring". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A millionaire falls in love with a carnival dancer, marries her and makes her independently wealthy upon his death. Not-too-surprisingly, the elderly husband unbuckles his seat-belt on a roller coaster and is pushed to his death. A well-written script. Doris Singleton, Edward Marr, David Gillespie (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Dick Wells (announcer), William Conrad. 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76156. The Whistler. September 23, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Stranger In The House". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Helen has been waiting for news of her brother for six years. When the brother finally shows up...it's an imposter! Virginia Gregg, Gerald Mohr, Harold Swanton (writer), Mark Smith (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79401. The Whistler. October 7, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "A Present For Ricky". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An aging dancer is being ditched by his young and beautiful partner. He finds what he thinks is the perfect way out. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #11154. Joseph Kearns, Betty Lou Gerson, Gene Farmhurst (writer), Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:50. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

11154. The Whistler. October 7, 1946. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "A Present For Ricky". An aging dancer is being ditched by his young and beautiful partner. He finds what he thinks is the perfect way out. See cat. #79401 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Gene Farmhurst (writer), Joseph Kearns, Betty Lou Gerson, George W. Allen (director), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad, Wilbur Hatch (music). 23 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

76537. The Whistler. October 14, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Weak Sister". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Captain Ethan has been poisoned. The sheriff suspects two old maid sisters of poisoning his peaches. Martha Wentworth, Peggy Webber, Jack Kelsey (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62436. The Whistler. October 21, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Masquerade". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A murder and a lady on the lam. The program starts with an imitation of Jack Benny making fun of "The Whistler" in his skit, "The Fiddler" (see cat. #22696). Lurene Tuttle, David Kahn (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76547. The Whistler. October 28, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Backfire". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A chauffer murders his wealthy boss and pins the rap on his two-timing mistress. The program has a surprise ending. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on March 24, 1955 (see cat. #16768) Cathy Lewis, Gerald Mohr, George W. Allen (producer), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76538. The Whistler. November 11, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "The Deadly Penny". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Wally Maher, Betty Lou Gerson, Bernard Gerard (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 28:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62437. The Whistler. November 25, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Two-Year Plan". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The lawyer of a wealthy old man is astounded when his client marries a beautiful twenty four year old woman who seems to have no desire for her husband's fortune. Gerald Mohr, Lurene Tuttle, George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George Fass (writer). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79404. The Whistler. December 2, 1946. CBS net, WBBM origination, aircheck. "Blind Impulse". Sponsored by: Meisterbrau Beer. The program was obviosuly produced in Chicago and has a live studio audience. A woman's wealthy father isn't dying after all. He may live another twenty years before she inherits his money. The woman's husband is disappointed enough to get a "whistleresque idea" while atop a mule going down the Grand Canyon! Sherman Marks (producer), Hunter Kaylor (? music conductor), Patrica Dunlap, Ed Prentiss, Josephine Hipple, Bill Green, Everett Clark (as "The Whistler"), Ed Whitel (sound effects), Lou Weir (sound effects), Bob Venables (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79405. The Whistler. December 9, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "With My Own Eyes". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An announcement is made that this is the start of the fourth year of the program. A woman claims to have seen a muder take place, but the killer turns out to be the Police Commissioner! Betty Lou Gerson, Tom Collins, Robert Hall (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76543. The Whistler. December 23, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Next Year Is Mine". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Joel Malone (writer), Charles Seel, Frank Lovejoy, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 28:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76544. The Whistler. December 30, 1946. CBS Pacific net. "Murder On Rourke Island". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Harold Swanton (writer), David Ellis, Charles Seel, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 28:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76545. The Whistler. January 6, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Dear Roger". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The system cue has been deleted. Stuart Novins (writer), William Johnstone, Lurene Tuttle, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 28:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

60290. The Whistler. January 13, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Choice". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A Chinatown tale of murder, forgery and a shot from the roof! Bill Forman, Jack Petruzzi, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Adrian Gendot (writer), Howard Duff, Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60291. The Whistler. January 20, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Last Curtain". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A fading actress shoots her husband in a well-rehearsed drama of double-cross. The title was used on the "Whistler' program of February 13, 1949 (see cat. #24333), but it was an entirely different story. Mary Lansing, Joseph Kearns, Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Edmond MacDonald, George W. Allen (producer), Gene Farmhurst (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60292. The Whistler. January 27, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Night Melody". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man kills his wife and stuffs her body in the elevator, from where she promptly disappears. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16730. Joseph Kearns, Doris Singleton, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman. 30:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16730. The Whistler. January 27, 1947. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Night Melody". Participating sponsors. A man kills his wife and stuffs her body in the elevator, from where she promptly disappears. Syndicated rebroadcast date: September 16, 1974. See cat. #60292 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Joseph Kearns, Doris Singleton, George W. Allen (producer), Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60293. The Whistler. February 3, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Seven Steps To Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A drama critic and a playwright fight to the finish...murder! This is the same story as cat. #16769, but with a different cast. This is the west coast version of cat. #39872 Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Howard Duff, William Conrad, John Brown, William Johnstone, George W. Allen (producer), Meyer Dolinsky (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16769. The Whistler. February 3, 1947. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Seven Steps To Murder". A feuding drama critic and a playwright carry the battle out to the finish...murder! See cat. #39872 for a different production of this script. Bill Forman (announcer), Charlotte Lawrence, Hans Conried, Jack Moyles, Olan Soule, Vic Perrin, Meyer Dolinsky (writer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39871. The Whistler. February 10, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Safety In Numbers". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. There's murder aboard a gambling ship, and the dead man's locked in the safe! Lurene Tuttle, Gerald Mohr, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer), Brian Thorn (writer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39872. The Whistler. February 12, 1947. CBS net. "Seven Steps To Murder". Sponsored by: Household Finance. This is the East Coast version. A drama critic and a playwright fight to the finish...murder! Same story as cat. #16769, but with a different cast, sponsored, more complete version. See cat. #60293 for the west coast version. The system cue has been deleted. Howard Duff, William Conrad, Ken Niles (announcer), Bill Forman, John Brown, William Johnstone, George W. Allen (producer), Meyer Dolinsky (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 28:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

6021. The Whistler. February 12, 1947. CBS net. "A Woman's Privilege". Sustaining. The first of the coast-to-coast "regular" series. A typical "Whistler" tale about two not-so-honest art brokers and a very clever Italian art forger. See cat. #46043 for the same script produced two years later. See cat. #60294 for the west coast version of this broadcast. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Betty Lou Gerson, John McIntire, George W. Allen (producer), Brian Thorn (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60294. The Whistler. February 17, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "A Woman's Privilege". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A typical "Whistler" tale about two not-so-honest art brokers and a very clever Italian art forger. See cat. #6021 for the "coast-to-coast" version of this program. See cat. #46043 for the same script produced two years later. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Betty Lou Gerson, John McIntire, George W. Allen (producer), Brian Thorn (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61240. The Whistler. February 24, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Eight To Twelve". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A reporter who has been fired from a San Francisco newspaper kills his old boss and is forced to murder an innocent witness as well. What he needs most is an air-tight alibi. Joseph Kearns, Doris Singleton, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Harold Swanton (director), Joel Malone (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Bill Forman. 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53274. The Whistler. March 3, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Blue Legend". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A schemer talks his way into a half interest in an valuable Alaskan gold mine, and then gets the nugget of an idea for murder. Alan Reed, Virginia Gregg, E. Jack Neuman (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60295. The Whistler. March 10, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Murder Of Byron Blake". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Murder, jealousy and suspense on the Great White Way. See cat. #45089 for the same broadcast with a different cast! Betty Lou Gerson, Tom Collins, Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer), Gene Farmhurst (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 30:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45089. The Whistler. March 10, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Murder Of Byron Blake". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Murder, jealousy and suspense on the Great White Way. See cat. #60295 for the same broadcast with a different cast! Wilbur Hatch (music), Bob Bruce, Barney Phillips, Doris Singleton, Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Gerald Mohr, John Stevenson, Gene Farmhurst (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61501. The Whistler. March 17, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Mavis Cameron Disappears". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman office worker gets her big chance to meet the "right people". She becomes involved in a robbery and murder at a sandwich shop and makes a pact with the killer. Isabel Jewell, Tony Barrett, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Edward Bloodworth (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman. 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60297. The Whistler. March 24, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Lady and The Knife". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A corpse in Omaha, a lady on the train to San Francisco, and the key to a quarter million dollars in smuggled diamonds. The story was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on December 3, 1950 (see cat. #59542), with a slight change of title). Joseph Kearns, Betty Lou Gerson, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60298. The Whistler. March 31, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Blank Wall". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An ex-con's daughter is about to marry into society, but first a pause for blackmail by the butler. The same title was used on the program four years earlier, but the stories are different (see cat. #41223). One of the scripts was used subsequently on the program on July 28, 1955. Charles Seel, Jack Petruzzi, George W. Allen (producer), Bill Forman, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47858. The Whistler. April 7, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Sheriff's Assistant". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man rids himself of a clinging woman by killing her, claiming not to have left his bedroom for a week. The law gets a clue from an unlikely source. Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), William Envick (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Joseph Kearns, Margaret Brayton. 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47859. The Whistler. April 14, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Maid Of Honor". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman kills her rival, who is about to marry the man she loves. She's surprised to find her lover accused of the crime! Mary Lansing, Lurene Tuttle, Brian Thorn (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47860. The Whistler. April 21, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Backlash". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Aunt Irene has been murdered. George hated her and wanted her dead, but his alibi just didn't work! Howard Duff, Henrietta Tedrow, J. Douglas Ware (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47861. The Whistler. April 28, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Black Book". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A ballerina swears revenge on the dancer who ruined her career, but he strikes first with a plan to end her threat forever. Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), William Envick (writer), Jeanette Nolan, David Ellis, Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47862. The Whistler. May 5, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Windfall". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man finds a corpse with no identification, except a checkbook showing a balance of $104,000! See cat. #61242 for a "Whistler" broadcast with the same story title used on the show three years previously, but with a complete different plot. Frances Chaney, Frank Lovejoy, George W. Allen (producer), Harold Swanton (writer), Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller. 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79519. The Whistler. May 12, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Eighteen Bowden Lane". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A meek school teacher rents a house on Cape Defiance and carefully plans his wife's murder. Don Morrison, Martha Wentworth, Marvin Miller (announcer), Jack Kelsey (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:31. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

47863. The Whistler. May 19, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Hasty Conclusions". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A college professor tries a little blackmail when he discovers that the head of the department has plagiarized the research of a dead graduate student. Charles Halton, Norman Field, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), William Envick (writer). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47853. The Whistler. May 26, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Fateful Friday". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A meek little accountant finds $40,000 in cash in his mailbox. A change in lifestyle and a murder soon follows. Herb Butterfield, Jack Moyles, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47854. The Whistler. June 2, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Caesar's Wife". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A good story about a gangster who has a secret, and who decides to kill his wife. Several backfires follow, with a good Whistleresque ending. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on June 4, 1950 (see cat. #76154). Barbara Luddy, David Victor (writer), Gerald Mohr, Gordon T. Hughes (producer, director), Herbert Little Jr. (writer), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), Willard Waterman. 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47855. The Whistler. June 9, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Juggernaut". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A portrait of mob violence and "Uncle Josh," the most beloved citizen in town. However, Josh has his own secret motives! Herb Butterfield, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47856. The Whistler. June 16, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Ambassador Of Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Murder and mayhem in the Diplomatic Service, and a dose of poisoned Roquefort cheese in the diplomatic pouch! Joseph Kearns, Tom Collins, George W. Allen (producer), Meyer Dolinsky (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41234. The Whistler. June 23, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Gentle Way". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man poisons his co-worker's mind in order to kill a rival and to do his dirty work for him. George W. Allen (producer), Howard McNear, John Hastey (writer), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), Willard Waterman. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47857. The Whistler. July 9, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Two Lives Of Colby Fletcher". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man deliberately runs down a pedestrian with his car, trying to complete his scheme to fake his own death. This program uses the same script as cat. #16767, but is a different production. Elliott Lewis, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16767. The Whistler. July 9, 1947. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Two Lives Of Colby Fletcher". A man deliberately runs down a pedestrian with his car...trying to complete his scheme to fake his own death. This is the same script as cat. #47857, but is a different production. This recording is possibly the repeat broadcast on the same day as cat. #47857 (or #47857 is a repeat of this production). Bill Forman, Jay Novello, Paul Dubov, Lawrence Dobkin, Parley Baer, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47864. The Whistler. July 16, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Beyond Reasonable Doubt". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A wealthy woman murders her blackmailer, and then is forced to sit on the jury for the trial of a woman falsely accused of the crime! Gerald Mohr, Marvin Miller (announcer), Robert Libbott (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Betty Lou Gerson, Frank Burt (writer), George W. Allen (producer). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47865. The Whistler. August 6, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Dark Future". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A stolen $30,000 and a Hindu fortune teller who cannot foresee his own murder! Frank Lovejoy, Gene Farmhurst (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Stan Waxman, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47866. The Whistler. August 13, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Whispered Verdict". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman gets away with murder when a jury acquits her. When the town's gossip still considers her guilty of the crime, she decides to frame the gardener! Irene Tedrow, Stuart Sterling (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47867. The Whistler. August 20, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Girl Next Door". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A fading movie star plans to marry one of her wealthy admirerers, but not if his sister has anything to say about it! Betty Lou Gerson, Tom Collins, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), William Envick (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47868. The Whistler. August 27, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Curtain Call". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Murder takes a bow on the Broadway stage, as an actor dabbles in death, and then takes a curtain call! Tony Barrett, Virginia Gregg, George W. Allen (producer), Robert Eisenbach (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47869. The Whistler. September 3, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Eleventh Hour". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A British working chap romances a wealthy woman, using his wife's savings to put on a show of wealth. A murder trial with a foregone conclusion has a surprise ending. Ben Wright, Esta Mason, George W. Allen (producer), Harold Swanton (writer), Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47870. The Whistler. September 10, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Bridge On Black Mountain". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A museum worker, about to be fired for padding his expense account, puts murder on exhibit. An announcement is made that "The Whistler" is the program with the highest Hooper rating on the west coast. Joseph Kearns, Marvin Miller (announcer), Robert Eisenbach (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47871. The Whistler. September 17, 1947. CBS net. "Death and The Emperor". Sponsored by: Household Finance. A woman is jealous of her wealthy employer and her championship Persian cat. A bag of catnip and loose gas jets provide the inspiration for a fool-proof murder, one she should be able to get her claws into! Interesting music fill during the last commercial for a Household Finance message to be inserted. Mary Lansing, Martha Wentworth, Michael Sklar (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47872. The Whistler. September 24, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Sleep, My Pretty One". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman slowly comes to realize that her scientist-boyfriend has injected her with a deadly sleeping sickness to prove his new serum. A fortune teller's prediction seems to be coming true! The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on April 17, 1949 (see cat. #76090). Jeanne Bates, Elliott Lewis, George W. Allen (producer), Ruth Born (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47873. The Whistler. October 8, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Career Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A ambitious businessman makes a hard-hitting speech about safe driving, and promptly becomes involved in an hit-and-run accident. Blackmail and murder follow soon after. Willard Waterman, Mary Lansing, Rena K. Green (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47874. The Whistler. October 15, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Man Of Distinction". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crooked antiques dealer sells a phoney Renaissance breakfront to the wrong customer. Joseph Kearns, Sarah Selby, George W. Allen (producer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Robert Eisenbach (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47875. The Whistler. October 22, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "A Case For Mr. Carrington". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A partner in a Jamaican sugar plantation plans a murder and a frame for his partner's son. The same script as cat. #16771, but a different production done eight years later. Gerald Mohr, Mary Jane Croft, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62438. The Whistler. October 29, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Back Door". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A cleaver lawyer has an interesting scheme to get rid of his wife who won't give him a divorce. When he's arrested and tried for her murder, he hardly bothers to defend himself...for an unusual reason. The show has a good whistleresque ending! Willard Waterman, Virginia Gregg, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), James Earthine (writer). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61502. The Whistler. November 5, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Big Prison". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A tale of murder at an isolated hunting lodge, and an attempted escape from Alaska. See cat. #1523 for another version of this script. Wally Maher, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1523. The Whistler. November 5, 1947. CBS net. "The Big Prison". Commercials deleted. A tale of murder at an isolated hunting lodge, and an attempted escape from Alaska. The program closing has been deleted. See cat. #61502 for another version of this script (this is possibly the East coast version). Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

79386. The Whistler. November 12, 1947. CBS net. "The Stolen Chance". Sponsored by: Household Finance. East coast broadcast. A draftsman puts on a big front while waiting for that promotion. He decides to take things in his own hands and commits murder in order to steal the big invention he's working on. The final H. F. C. commercial is a music fill for local copy. Gerald Mohr, Sarah Selby, Gene Levitt (writer), Robert Mitchell (writer), Ken Niles (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61503. The Whistler. November 19, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Dark Moon". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A struggling actor finally lands the big part, only to find his ex-wife a final obsticle. Frank Lovejoy, Marvin Miller, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Hart (writer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76081. The Whistler. November 26, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The Body Off Billingsgate". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A dead body is found floating with a five thousand pound cheque in his pocket. He was killed by a fountain pen! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16740. Wally Maher, Alma Lawton, Lesley Edgely (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16740. The Whistler. November 26, 1947. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "The Body Off Billingsgate". Sustaining. A dead body is found floating with a five thousand pound cheque in his pocket. He was killed by a fountain pen! Syndicated rebroadcast date: November 25, 1974. Possible original broadcast date: October 26, 1947. See cat. #76081 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Lesley Edgely (writer), Wally Maher, Alma Lawton, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76082. The Whistler. December 3, 1947. CBS net. "The Professor and The Fox". Sponsored by: Household Finance Corporation. East Coast broadcast. A woman dies of asphyxiation from a carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher...or does she? The show has a good surprise ending. One of the HFC commercials is a music fill for a local live spot. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16745. John McIntire, Howard McNear, Sidney Renthal (writer), Ken Niles (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16745. The Whistler. December 3, 1947. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "The Professor and The Fox". Participating sponsors. East Coast broadcast. A woman dies of asphyxiation from a carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher...or does she? The show has a good surprise ending. Syndicated rebroadcast date: December 30, 1974. See cat. #76082 for a network, sponsored (East coast) version of this program. Sidney Renthal (writer), John McIntire, Howard McNear, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62739. The Whistler. December 10, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Wedding Gift". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. This program marks the start of the program's fifth year on the air. Chris is about to marry John Gray. But Marion suddenly appears and there's going to be trouble. Betty Lou Gerson, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Jeanette Nolan, John McIntire, Arnold Moss, George W. Allen (producr), Merrick Stone (writer), David Clark (writer). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62740. The Whistler. December 17, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Murder In Haste". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Albert Taylor murders his wealthy wife and takes the train from Florida north to New York. With a suspicious detective watching his every move, he switches identity with a famous mystery writer. The story has a nice "whistleresque" ending. The script was used on "The Whistler" previously on February 25, 1946 (see cat. #76085). Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), David Ellis, Joan Banks, Eleanor Beeson (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61342. The Whistler. December 24, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "Decision". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Carol Cameron has come into Dr. Paul Evans life. She asks the doctor to treat her husband who is suffering from angina. When the husband dies suddenly, the doctor suspects that the wife was poisoning him. Nevertheless, he covers up for her. The script was previously produced on "The Whistler" on March 4, 1946 (see cat. #62434). Marvin Miller (announcer), Cathy Lewis, Joseph Kearns, Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64210. The Whistler. December 31, 1947. CBS Pacific net. "The First Year". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Elliott and Lydia plan to get married, despite the will of Uncle Phillip, a wealthy old man with a keen understanding of human nature. The story has a good "Whistleresque" ending. Gerald Mohr, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Betty Lou Gerson, Harold Swanton (writer), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60287. The Whistler. January 7, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Comeback". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An alcoholic actor is given one last chance, but is shoved off the wagon by his understudy. John Brown, Herb Butterfield, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Carey Shaw (writer), John Moore (writer). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60288. The Whistler. January 14, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Silent Partner". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Feuding partners on a modern dairy ranch with a Grade A murder. The show features a commercial that offers a Signal credit card. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Bouchey, David Ellis, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61125. The Whistler. January 21, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Twelve Portraits Of Marcia". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An artist shoots his beautiful model and almost immediately meets a strange art dealer with a very strange plan. Elliott Lewis, Joseph Kearns, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), John Montsos (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64271. The Whistler. January 28, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Night Final". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (one of the commercials offers a Signal "credit card"). A tough-as-nails lady reporter gets a divorce, but is rejected by her boyfriend. A murder accusation and a visit to the circus follows! Marvin Miller (announcer), Gerald Mohr, Betty Lou Gerson, Joan Banks, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Bob Platt (writer). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64517. The Whistler. February 4, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Undertow". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Boy meets girl while swimming off Cape Ann. When they fall in love, an off-shore murder is planned for the girl's husband. A double-double-cross follows. An announcement is made that the recordings of fish that are heard during the broadcast were recorded by the Naval Research Laboratory, San Diego. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Doris Singleton, Wally Maher, George Fass (writer), Gertrude Fass (writer). 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64270. The Whistler. February 11, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Money Is The Root Of All Evil". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The corrupt nephew of a wealthy businessman needs $3900 to pay off a gangster. Turning to his uncle for help, he finds himself not only rebuffed, but out of the will as well! Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4399. The Whistler. February 18, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Quiet Suicide". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A bigamist decides murder is the only way to eliminate one of his spouses. Gerald Mohr, Laurette Fillbrandt, Robert Eisenbach (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

61504. The Whistler. February 25, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Meeting On Tenth Street". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man who works in a bookstore volunteers to help a crusading reporter attack "Murder Incorporated." The reason he volunteers leads to a fine "whistleresque" conclusion. Jack Webb, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Elliott Lewis, Kaye Brinker, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61341. The Whistler. March 3, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Boiling Point". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A real estate salesman is made into a success by his wife Janice...but then along comes Vera. An idea develops which involves a bridge, until the boiling point is finally reached! Marvin Miller (announcer), Wally Maher, Betty Lou Gerson, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Joe Fugano (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76078. The Whistler. March 10, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Return Engagement". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A theatrical performance of love, hatred and a special performance. The actress just "slayed" them. Joseph Kearns, Eleanor Audley, John Brown, Lesley Edgely (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63571. The Whistler. March 17, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "The Human Catalyst". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A lovesick teenager starts a chemical reaction leading to murder...and remains untouched herself. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Betty Lou Gerson, Tony Barrett, Wilbur Hatch (music), Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (producer). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76150. The Whistler. March 24, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "The Dark Room". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A brilliant attorney kills the prosecutor after acquitting a note forger...or has he? This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16778. Elliott Lewis, Frances Robinson, Marvin Miller (announcer), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16778. The Whistler. March 24, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Dark Room". A brillant attorney kills the prosecutor after acquitting a note forger..or has he? See cat. #76150 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Joel Malone (writer), Elliott Lewis, Frances Robinson, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer). 29:59. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76079. The Whistler. March 31, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Bird Of Prey". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Who is J.C. Raven? He's a reclusive writer in Havana; the target of a desperate journalist. A very talented secretary helps the hack writer assume Raven's identity. The program opening is slightly upcut. Wally Maher, Sarah Selby, Marvin Miller (announcer), George Fass (writer), Gertrude Fass (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

24332. The Whistler. April 7, 1948. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. "What Makes A Murderer?". Sponsored by: Signal Oil, Bulova local spot. This is a more complete, sponsored, non-re-issue version of cat. #16731. There comes a time when a meek stock broker gets fed up with his humdrum life and chucks it all for romance and adventure in Florida...and actually finds both! the script was previously used on "The Whistler" on August 13, 1945 (see cat. # ). Frank Lovejoy, Joan Banks, George W. Allen (producer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 30:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16731. The Whistler. April 7, 1948. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "What Makes A Murderer?". Sponsored by: Hemlock Farms. Syndicated rebroadcast date: September 23, 1974. Possible original broadcast date: August 13, 1945. See cat. #24432 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. There comes a time when a meek stockbroker gets fed up with his humdrum life and chucks it all for romance and adventure in Florida...and actually finds both! The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on August 13, 1945 (see cat. ). Frank Lovejoy, Joan Banks, George W. Allen (producer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79518. The Whistler. April 14, 1948. CBS Pacific net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. "'Til Death Do Us Part". Sponsored by: Signal Oil, Bulova (local). A crooked art dealer sells forged manuscripts to the wife of a dying man. She knows they're phonies, but buys them anyway. In fact, she willingly overpays! The program was preceded by an address by President Truman (not included on this recording, see cat. #14757). The story title was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on November 26, 1950 (see cat. #53043 and #16746). The plot is not the same. Gerald Mohr, Doris Singleton, George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), John W. Hart (writer). 24:12. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

63412. The Whistler. April 21, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "The Silent City". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A frustrated novelist discovers a great unpublished author. He plans to killer the author and claim the book as his own. Marvin Miller (announcer), Wally Maher, Sarah Selby, Gilbert Thomas (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41200. The Whistler. April 28, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Tough Guy". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A pilot returns to the scene of his triumphs ten years later...for a big surprise! David Ellis, Harry Bartell, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Slick Goodin (? writer), Bob Cossin (? writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76159. The Whistler. May 5, 1948. CBS net. "A Concerto For Death". Sponsored by: Household Finance. East coast broadcast. A concert violinist kills to get a priceless instrument. Given a chance at fame, the musician is plagued by a small man in a striped suit. After the middle commercial, "The Whistler" warbles the first note and cannot be heard on the last note. The West coast version was broadcast June 16, 1948, with a slightly different title ("Concerto Of Death"), see cat. #76080. William Johnstone, Frank Lovejoy (doubles), Morgan Farley, Nina Clouden, Frank De Felitta (writer), Bern Bennett (New York City local announcer), William N. Robson (producer, director), Murray Wagner (announcer), Lud Gluskin (music). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45981. The Whistler. May 5, 1948. CBS net. "A Concerto For Death". Sponsored by: Household Finance. A violinist kills for a rare violin, and kills again to keep it. Frank DeFelita (writer), Frank Lovejoy, Lud Gluskin, Morgan Farley, Murray Wagner (announcer), Nina Clouden, Bern Bennett (announcer), William Johnstone, William N. Robson (director). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41201. The Whistler. May 12, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Chain Reaction". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A pilot takes a salvage job in the Caribbean...hired by the husband of his girlfriend! Frank Lovejoy, Joan Banks, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Sidney Renthal (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41202. The Whistler. May 19, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Murder On Margin". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A stockbroker who has been cheating on his wife, is double-crossed by his girlfriend. Willard Waterman, Betty Lou Gerson, Frank Lovejoy (writer !), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41203. The Whistler. June 2, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Stranger In The House". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man returns home to claim his inheritance, but his step-sister is sure he's an imposter! A good story. The script was previously used on the program on September 23, 1946. Virginia Gregg, Gerald Mohr, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76080. The Whistler. June 16, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Concerto Of Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. West Coast broadcast. A concert violinist kills to get a priceless instrument. Given a chance at fame, the musician is plagued by a small man in a striped suit. See cat. #76159 for the East coast version. David Ellis, Jeanne Bates, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Frank DeFelita (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76093. The Whistler. June 30, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Small Town Girl". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A conman is out to make a big score, thanks to his old cellmate. Falling for his friend's girl, he fails to reckon with an unusual roommate. Marvin Miller (announcer), Paul Cavanaugh, Laurette Fillbrandt, Lesley Edgely (writer), Wilbur Hatch (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41204. The Whistler. July 7, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Fatal Appointment". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A desperate businessman gets $50,000 in return for agreeing to be killed in two years. Wally Maher, Doris Singleton, Herb Butterfield, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76094. The Whistler. July 21, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Farewell Party". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman plans to kill her husband and begin a new life with her music teacher. The ideal place for the killing is on board an ocean liner about to depart. Gerald Mohr, Lurene Tuttle, Bob Gray (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 2943. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16739. The Whistler. July 28, 1948. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Lady From The Sea". Sustaining. Myra Cartwright, a Hollywood star, learns that there are plans to tear down an old cafe and auction off the contents. This upsets Myra greatly...and for good reason! Syndicated rebroadcast date: November 18, 1974. William Conrad, Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Joan Banks, Esther McCoy (writer). 29:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79388. The Whistler. August 4, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "A Question Of Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman finds out about her husband's first wife and what happened to her. See cat. #41206 for the East Coast version of this broadcast. Laurette Fillbrandt, Joseph Kearns, Gerald Mohr, Beth Barnes (East Coast writing credit). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79389. The Whistler. August 11, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Enough Rope". "The Strangler" usually uses a silk stocking as a weapon, but this time, he uses a piece of rope. The story is complete. James Sussex (writer), Howard McNear, Alan Reed. 23:59. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

41205. The Whistler. August 18, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Bright Future". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Bridge Lessons premium). When a guy moves into a dead man's apartment, he first finds $35,000 in cash, and then finds that the dead man isn't! Frank Lovejoy, Betty Lou Gerson, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Robert Eisenbach (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79390. The Whistler. August 25, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Trio Of Rogues". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (bridge booklet premium). A crooked politican is blackmailed by his crooked secreatry and her crooked boyfriend. Doris Singleton, Barney Phillips, Willard Waterman, George Fass (writer), Gertrude Fass (writer), Bill Forman, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79517. The Whistler. September 1, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Payment In Full". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. After a lawyer murders his wife, he finds himself defending the man he framed for the crime. A better-than-usual story. Bill Bouchey, Laurette Fillbrandt, Sidney Reuthal (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41207. The Whistler. September 15, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Uncle Ben's Widow". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An auto accident gives a woman a profitable idea...but a blackmailer has one or two ideas of his own! Betty Lou Gerson, Theodore Von Eltz, Jeff Chandler, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Jim Lehrer (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64080. The Whistler. September 22, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Still Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (new Bridge rules booklet premium). A strange woman hires a portrait artist to paint her picture. Her husband is soon paralyzed after a stroke and the wife is unable to walk. Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Laurette Fillbrandt, Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad, Gilbert Thomas (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65084. The Whistler. September 29, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Conspiracy". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (new Bridge rules booklet premium). A reporter covering a flood uses the coming disaster to murder his hated ex-wife. The crime is complicated by an eye-witness! Frank Lovejoy, Wilms Herbert, Harold Swanton (? writer), George W. Allen (producer, dirctor), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65085. The Whistler. October 3, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "The Big Gamble". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A race horse has given birth to identical twins. Plans are made to train one of the foals to be a winner and one to be a loser! Wally Maher, George Esner (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76160. The Whistler. October 10, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Whirlpool". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. After a shipwreck, a man is offered the chance to impersonate a clever woman's husband and collect a lot of money. The show has a good "whistleresque" ending. The script was used subsequently on "The Whistler" on February 6, 1955 (see cat. #16772). William Conrad, Jack Moyles, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (production, director), Joel Malone (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76164. The Whistler. October 17, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Package For Emily". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Vivien and Emily want to marry the same doctor. Emily is wealthy and unscrupulous, but Vivien has Emily's sedatives! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16751. Frances Robinson, Rye Billsbury, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Robert S. Brody (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16751. The Whistler. October 17, 1948. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Package For Emily". Sustaining. Vivien and Emily want to marry the same doctor. Emily is wealthy and unscrupulous, but Vivien has Emily's package of sedatives. See cat. # for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Syndicated rebroadcast date: February 10, 1975. Robert S. Brody (writer), Frances Robinson, Rye Billsbury, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76161. The Whistler. October 24, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Search For An Unknown". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Three strangers have been threatened with death. What's the connection? A better than usual story. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on April 7, 1955 (see cat. #11156). Frank Lovejoy, Willard Waterman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Howard McNear, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Adrian Gendot (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60280. The Whistler. October 31, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "The Letter From Yesterday". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A hardware dealer who escaped from jail many years ago, is being blackmailed by his son-in-law's butler. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16764. Ed Begley, Bill Forman, Tom Collins, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Edward Bloodworth (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16764. The Whistler. October 31, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Letter From Yesterday". A hardware dealer who escaped from jail many years ago, is being blackmailed by the butler in his son-in-law's house. See cat. #60280 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Ed Begley, Tom Collins, Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Edward Bloodworth (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

70599. The Whistler. November 7, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Cover-Up". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman's sister commits suicide. Was the sister's estranged husband somehow responsible? Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Laurette Fillbrandt, Ned LeFevre, Louis Hampton (writer), Marvin Miller (announder), Bill Forman. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

70600. The Whistler. November 14, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Nightmare". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A bank embezzler on the lam stumbles into a deserted estate, which isn't as deserted as it appears. Pretending to be the owner of the house, his "secretary" proves to be a distraction...and a threat. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Joseph Kearns, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Eve McVeagh, Sterling Tracy (director), Robert Eisenbach (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60283. The Whistler. November 21, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "The Lovely Look". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A beautiful housekeeper brings discord to a wealthy British couple. The show has a good Whistleresque ending. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #49112, but with a different cast! Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), John Hoyt, Laurette Fillbrandt, Mary Lansing, George W. Allen (producer), Sterling Tracy (director), Mary Ruth Funk (writer). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49112. The Whistler. November 21, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Lovely Look". A beautiful housekeeper brings discord to a wealthy British couple. The show has a good Whistleresque ending. The public service announcements and the AFRS system cue have been deleted. See cat. #60283 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast with a different cast! Bill Forman (announcer), Dick Ryan, Eric Snowden, George Walsh (announcer), Gordon T. Hughes (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer), John Dehner, Lurene Tuttle, Mary Lou Harrington, Wilbur Hatch (music). 23:15. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

60284. The Whistler. November 28, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Murder In Paradise". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An ex-con piano player goes to work at a resort owned by a tough gambler, and promptly falls for the owner's wife. A knife fight and an auto wreck complicate the romance. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #41211. David Ellis, Lillian Buyeff, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Charles Seel, George W. Allen (producer), Sterling Tracy (director), George Fass (writer), Gertrude Fass (writer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41211. The Whistler. November 28, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Murder In Paradise". An ex-con piano player goes to work at a resort owned by a tough gambler, and promptly falls for the owner's wife. A knife fight and an auto wreck complicates the romance. See cat. #60284 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. David Ellis, Lillian Buyeff, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Charles Seel, George W. Allen (producer), Sterling Tracy (director), George Fass (writer), Gertrude Fass (writer). 23:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60285. The Whistler. December 5, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Hired Alibi". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man picks up a hitch-hiker who turns out to be a fugitive. The man offers the hitch-hiker a job at an isolated mine for his own sinister reasons. Jack Webb, Ed Begley, Bernard Gerard (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Sterling Tracy (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76152. The Whistler. December 12, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Stormy Weather". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The wife of a doctor has a secret past. A drunken reporter knows the secret, until his sudden traffic accident. Of course, the doctor is the only one who can save the reporter's life. Laurette Fillbrandt, William Conrad, David Ellis, Marvin Miller (announcer), E. Jack Neuman (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director). 2934. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76095. The Whistler. December 19, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "The Hangtree Affair". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man aboard a cross-country train comes upon a beautiful woman and her friend, who has $100,000 and a bad case of death. After a double double-cross, the story has a surprise ending. The program opening is slightly upcut. Frank Lovejoy, Doris Singleton, Marvin Miller (announcer), Joel Malone (writer), Adrian Gendot (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76145. The Whistler. December 26, 1948. CBS Pacific net. "Delayed Christmas Present". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A bar girl in Mexico finds herself involved in a robbery and murder. The system cue has been deleted. Joan Banks, Jack Petruzzi, Edward Bloodworth (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76146. The Whistler. January 2, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Man On The Roof". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A rooftop parking lot announcer (an unusual occupation) sees a policeman being killed. Instead of telling the cops, the ambitious young man decides to try a little blackmail. William Conrad, Tom Holland, Laurette Fillbrandt, Steve Hampton (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76167. The Whistler. January 9, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Tell-Tale Brand". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A promoter plans a "Frontier Week" in the samll town of Eagle's Nest. He also promotes a romance with the fiancee of the town's leading citizen. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16732. Rye Billsbury, William Conrad, Mercedes McCambridge, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Robert Ryf (writer). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16732. The Whistler. January 9, 1949. CBS net origination. rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Tell-Tale Brand". A promoter plans a "Frontier Week" in the small town of Eagle's Nest. he also promotes a romance with the the fiancee of the town's leading citizen. Syndicated rebroadcast date: September 30, 1974. Possible original broadcast date: April 17, 1949. See cat. #76167 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Robert Ryf (writer), Rye Billsbury, William Conrad, Mercedes McCambridge, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46041. The Whistler. January 16, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Shakedown". Sponsored by: Signal Oil, Lee Tires. This story has no connection with cat. #41210, even though the titles are the same. A scheme to extort a very valuable watch turns out to be a not very profitable crime. Not by a long shot, thanks to a certain engraving! Even stranger, the main character of each story is named "Lindquist." The script was possibly used subsequently on "The Whistler" on February 3, 1952 (and in fact, this may be that 1952 broadcast). Bill Forman (announcer), Britt Wood, Edgar Barrier, George W. Allen (producer), Herb Butterfield, Joe Gilbert, Marvin Miller, Meyer Dolinsky (writer), Pat McGeehan, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41210. The Whistler. January 16, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Shakedown". A lifeguard decides to dabble in blackmail when his boss murders his wife. See cat. #46041 which has the same title, but is a completely different story. Even stranger, the main character of both stories is named, "Lindquist." The date is subject to correction. The script possibly was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on February 3, 1952. . 24:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79523. The Whistler. January 23, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Impulse". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A meek college professor from New Haven realizes that he's no longer in love with his wife. He's then given a chance for a new life in Bermuda, with a new identity and lots of money. The story has a surprisingly happy ending. George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), John Beal, Marvin Miller (announcer), Robert Ryf (writer), Betty Lou Gerson, Mary Lansing, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16733. The Whistler. January 30, 1949. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "All Damage Covered". Sponsored by: Hemlock Farms. An nightclub singer's invalid husband is insanely jealous. She plans to kill him by starting a fire while he sleeps. Syndicated rebroadcast date: October 7, 1974. See cat. #79524 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Robert S. Brody (writer), Doris Singleton, Gerald Mohr, Wilms Herbert, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Sterling Tracy (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62924. The Whistler. February 6, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "The Cheat". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man needs $35,000 to achieve independence. How to get the money from his wealthy, scatter-brained wife? Well, there's always George Turner! Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Hoyt, Sarah Selby, Bernard Gerard (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24333. The Whistler. February 13, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Last Curtain". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A good story about a jealous prima donna who plans to disfigure her rival. The title was used on "The Whistler" broadcast of January 20, 1947 (see cat. #60291), but the story was entirely different. Jeanette Nolan, Berry Kroeger, George W. Allen (producer, director), Frank DeFelita (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24334. The Whistler. February 20, 1949. CBS net. "Ticket To Paris". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A French girl is interested in the fate of an accused Nazi, and for her own good reasons. . 27 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

79391. The Whistler. February 27, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Grave Secret". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An elderly couple kill their old wealthy employer and are very much surprised when the dead man's neice shows up from Australia. The program opening is very slightly upcut. Sarah Selby, Howard McNear, Betty Lou Gerson, Steve Hampton (writer), Bill Forman, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller, George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76147. The Whistler. March 13, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Search For Maxine". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man trying to borrow $5000 from his drunken cousin accidentally kills him. He then discovers that the murder was overheard on the telephone. Now, how to find Maxine? Joseph Kearns, Doris Singleton, Rye Billsbury, Harold Swanton (writer), Marvin Miller (nnouncer), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76148. The Whistler. March 20, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Death Of Mr. Penny". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Never blackmail a blackmailer. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #41208. Gerald Mohr, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Adrian Gendot (writer), Joel Murcott (writer), Dorothy Lovett, Jeff Corey. 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41208. The Whistler. March 20, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Death Of Mr. Penny". Never blackmail a blackmailer! See cat. #76148 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Jeff Corey, Gerald Mohr, Adrian Gendot (writer), Dorothy Lovett, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Gordon T. Hughes (director). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6022. The Whistler. March 27, 1949. CBS net. "Beyond The Wall". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Dress rehearsal. A predictable but interesting drama of a prison and a "lifter" and "The Baron." Tony Barrett, Jackson Gillis (writer), Robert Eisenbach (writer), Wilms Herbert, Evelyn Scott. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76144. The Whistler. April 3, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "The Rawhide Coffin". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman in an Hawaiian bar is given the opportunity to impersonate an heiress...with predictable complications. Louise Fitch, Fay Baker, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Robert Steven Brady (writer). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40226. The Whistler. April 3, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Rawhide Coffin". A woman in an Hawaiian bar is given the opportunity to impersonate an heiress...with predictable complications. See cat. # for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Fay Baker, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Robert S. Brody (writer), Louise Fitch. 25:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76089. The Whistler. April 10, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Murder At Twin Pines". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Who murdered Margo? The evidence appears at just the wrong moment! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #41209. Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41209. The Whistler. April 10, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Murder At Twin Pines". Who murdered Margo? The evidence appears at just the wrong momement! See cat. #76089 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Marvin Miller (announcer). 26:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76090. The Whistler. April 17, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Sleep, My Pretty one". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The program begins with an unsusual apology to listeners. last week's program cut away for a bulletin about "the Kathy Fiscus tragedy," and after returning to the program, failed to continue the news coverage. The announcer assures listeners that the decision was "made by CBS and not the spopnsor." A scientist is working on a cure for sleeping sickness. Has he injected his fiancee with a fatal dose so that he can cure her? The script was used previously on "The Whistler" on September 24, 1947 (see cat. #47872). Betty Lou Gerson, Willard Waterman, Ruth Born (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76142. The Whistler. April 24, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "A Mask For Kinsella". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man awakes after an explosion with the face of another man...a very wealthy man! He assumes the other man's identity but soon finds himself the victim of a blackmailer...the plastic surgeon who changed his face! Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Richard Creedon (writer), Jeff Chandler, Frances Robinson, Paul McVey. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76143. The Whistler. May 1, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Solid Citizen". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A storekeeper in a fishing village uses murder to get rid of a competitor for his girlfriend, because no one would suspect such a "solid citizen." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #40227. The "Whistler" program of July 1, 1946 (cat. #76550) has the same title but is a different story. Joseph Kearns, Sarah Selby, Ross Forrester, Leona Shirley (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

40227. The Whistler. May 1, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Solid Citizen". A storekeeper in a fishing village uses murder to get rid of a competitor for his girlfriend, because no one would suspect such a "solid citizen." See cat. #76143 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. The "Whistler" program of July 1, 1946 (cat. #76550) has the same title, but was a different story. Leona Shirley (writer), Joseph Kearns, Sarah Selby, Ross Forrester, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 25:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76091. The Whistler. May 8, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Danger Is A Beautiful Blonde". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man walking along the street is picked up by a beautiful, rich woman...and finds murder! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16759. The script was used previously on "The Whistler" on March 5, 1945 (see cat. #79407) and subsequently on July 29, 1951 (see cat. #93298). Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Jack Webb, Joan Banks, Hazel Leitel (writer), John Dunkel (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16759. The Whistler. May 8, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Danger Is A Beautiful Blonde". A man walking along the street is picked up by a beautiful, rich woman and finds...murder! See cat. #76091 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on March 5, 1945 (see cat. #79407) and subsequently on July 29, 1951 (see cat. #93298). Jack Webb, Joan Banks, Hazel Leitel (writer), John Dunkel (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41254. The Whistler. May 15, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Golden Opportunity". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man kills his wife...with predictable results. Willard Waterman, Monty Margetts, Lois Moran, Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Harrison Negley (writer). 29:59. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76087. The Whistler. May 22, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Fatal Fraud". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An excellent voice impersonator in Hong Kong joins a scheme to redirect an airplane carrying $250,000. A delightful script for radio. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16747. Joel Malone (writer), Adrian Gendot (writer), Paul Frees, Cathy Lewis, Gerald Mohr, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16747. The Whistler. May 22, 1949. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Fatal Fraud". Participating sponsors. An excellent voice impersonator in Hong Kong joins a scheme to redirect an airplane with $250,000. Syndicated rebroadcast date: January 13, 1975. See cat. #76087 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Joel Malone (writer), Adrian Gendot (writer), Paul Frees, Cathy Lewis, Gerald Mohr, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76163. The Whistler. May 29, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Deal With Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Who has tried to murder a reporter? It's the one who's also interested in his wife! Frank Lovejoy, Ted de Corsia, Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Steve Hampton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76151. The Whistler. June 5, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Letter To Melanie". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A partner in a mine finally meets his pen-pal girlfriend. She's beautiful and rich! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16755. Wally Maher, Edward Marr, Sarah Selby, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16755. The Whistler. June 5, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Letter To Melanie". A partner in a mine finally meets his pen-pal girlfriend. She's beautiful and rich! See cat. #76151 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wally Maher, Edward Marr, Sarah Selby, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 30:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11151. The Whistler. June 12, 1949. CBS net. "Perfect Alibi". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An ex-private eye tries his hand at murder-and-marriage for profit. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on November 2, 1952. James Cullen (writer), Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear, Frank Lovejoy, Jack Webb. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61126. The Whistler. June 19, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "That Physical Fact". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A better than average story about three men and a woman who are stranded on a Pacific island. Only two of them have a chance of returning to civilization. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16734. Frank Lovejoy, Howard McNear, Don Harvey, James Cullen (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Virginia Gregg, Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16734. The Whistler. June 19, 1949. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "That Physical Fact". Sustaining. Three men and a woman are stranded on a Pacific island. Only two of them have a chance of returning to civilization. A better than average story. Syndicated rebroadcast date: October 14, 1974. See cat. #61126 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Frank Lovejoy, Howard McNear, Virginia Gregg, James Cullen (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Don Harvey. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61127. The Whistler. June 26, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Final Decree". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A complex story of love, marriage, murder and guns...lots of guns! The date is subject to correction. Betty Lou Gerson, Joel Malone (writer), Adrian Gendot (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), John Hoyt. 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61343. The Whistler. July 3, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Panic On Mulberry Street". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Henry Pettigrew is a mild man who devices a theory of crimes being committed in alphabetical order. This gives him the opportunity to kill the brother of his beloved, but who really kills this obnoxious guy? Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilms Herbert, Sarah Selby, Hal March, Steve Hampton (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61344. The Whistler. July 10, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Front Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A respected attorney named Steve Conant refuses to alibi his half brother when he's charged with murder. In fact, Steve is really in the rackets with his half brother, and also in love with the gangster's girl friend! Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Willard Waterman, Frances Robinson, Wally Maher, Gilbert Thomas (writer). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47427. The Whistler. July 17, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Death In Sixteen Millimeter". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). Paul Benton takes movies of his girlfriend as she murders Paul's wife. A good story with several unexpected twists. Ted de Corsia, Virginia Gregg, Jack Petruzzi, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Nancy Cleveland (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47428. The Whistler. July 24, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "The Hermit". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). Harvey Wilson is sure his old friend Ben still has all the money he's supposed to have embezzled, even though he's living like a hermit. Ben's niece Joan suddenly arrives for a visit, before Harvey can find the loot! This is a quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of cat. #16741. Ed Begley, Betty Moran, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Ben S. Hunter (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16741. The Whistler. July 24, 1949. CBS Pacific net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "The Hermit". Participating sponsors. Syndicated rebroadcast date: December 2, 1974. See cat. #47428 for a quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Harvey Wilson is sure that his old friend Ben still has all the money he was supposed to have embezzled, even though he's living like a hermit! Ben's niece Joan suddenly arrives for a visit before Harvey can find the loot! Ed Begley, Betty Moran, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Ben S. Hunter (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47429. The Whistler. July 31, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Brotherly Hate". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). A good story about Jeffrey Long, a wealthy Egyptologist who has received threatening letters from the brother of Estelle Blair, the woman he murdered. An expected but satisfying conclusion. Wilms Herbert, Willard Waterman, Virginia Gregg, Harrison Negley (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41255. The Whistler. August 7, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Trigger Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limericks and singing commercial). The lawyer for the biggest crook in town finds himself the only witness that can convict his client. The story has a surprising and uncharacteristic finale. The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on March 25, 1946 (see cat. #79414). The story is also called, "The Trigger Man." Jack Edwards Jr., Monty Margetts, Charles McGraw, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Robert Druskin (writer), Beatrice Druskin (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47433. The Whistler. August 14, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Best Friend". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). A man kills his girlfriend and frames her husband for the crime. All the better, he happens to be the killer's business partner! A good Whistleresque ending! William Conrad, George W. Allen (producer), David Ellis, Joan Banks, Norman R. Cramer (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Ted Osborne, Sterling Tracy (director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47434. The Whistler. August 21, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Confession". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). A gangster on the lam takes refuge on a ship under an assumed name. A doctor who remembers his from the old days complicates things, and so does a coffin! The story title is similar to cat. #41217, but the stories are different. Adrian Gendot (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Herb Butterfield, Jeff Chandler, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller, Sterling Tracy (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47353. The Whistler. August 28, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "The Eager Pigeon". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). A pick-up in a bar leads an adventurer to murder, blackmail, and the old double-cross. There's a good surprise ending. Adrian Gendot (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Jack Webb, Joel Malone (writer), Kaye Brinker, Marvin Miller, Sterling Tracy (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47354. The Whistler. September 4, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Smart Girl". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). A gold-digger is having a romance with a married man while planning to blackmail him. She double-crosses her partner, but then discovers that her lover has been killed. There's a good surprise ending. Mary Lansing, Jeff Chandler (billed as "Ira Grossell"), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad, Sterling Tracy (director), David H. Ross (writer). 29:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4390. The Whistler. September 11, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Brief Pause For Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest winners). A radio announcer enlists the aid of an ex-con radio engineer in the murder of his wife. The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on September 11, 1946 (sse cat. #76162). Frank Nelson, George W. Allen (producer), Lou Huston (writer), Marvin Miller, Mary Lansing, Sterling Tracy (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad, Bill Forman (writer). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46039. The Whistler. September 18, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Poor Henry". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest winners). A British servant plans to steal her employer's paintings and blame the crime on Henry...poor Henry! Peggy Webber, Ed Begley, Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), John Hoyt, Verna Felton, George W. Allen (producer), Sterling Tracy (director). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46042. The Whistler. September 25, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Incident At Arroyo Grande". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest winners). A truck driver's best friend is not only cheating on the driver's wife, but is planning to help highjack the truck! David H. Ross (writer), Edward Marr, Frank Lovejoy, George W. Allen (producer), Joan Banks, Marvin Miller, Ted de Corsia, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46043. The Whistler. October 2, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "A Woman's Privilege". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick jingle contest). An Italian art forger is murdered, leaving two of his paintings in the hands of two larcenous brokers. See also cat. #6021 and cat. #60294 for the same script produced two years earlier. George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Conrad, Betty Lou Gerson, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49668. The Whistler. October 9, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "A Rose For Pamela". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A young concert pianist plans to give up her career and get married, which will embarrass her guardians, and reveal the $100,000 they've embezzled from her inheritance. See cat. #53045 for a different production of the same script. Mary Lansing, Frank Lovejoy, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Nancy Cleveland (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49669. The Whistler. October 16, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Best Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). Figure eights on the ice rink turn into the eternal triangle and murder when a figure skater swears his rival will never marry his lover. Willard Waterman, Wally Maher, Anna Russolini, Jeff Corey, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Froug (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49661. The Whistler. October 23, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Debt Of Honor". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). Morely Jackson is a successful businessman with a shady past. A blackmailer has an incriminating letter and Jackson will stop at nothing to get it! Harold Huber, Sarah Selby, Lawrence Dobkin, Charles McGraw, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Harrison Negley (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49662. The Whistler. October 30, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Ticket To Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). A woman overhears a murder and learns about a stolen $30,000 necklace. Taking the train to San Francisco, she meets the killer and plans to profit from his crime. Adrian Gendot (writer), Frank Lovejoy, George W. Allen (producer), Joan Banks, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50397. The Whistler. November 6, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "The New Mrs. Devlin". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). Mr. Devlin poisons his wife and gets away with it. Then he decides to try the same plan with his second wife! There's a good Whistleresque ending. Willard Waterman, Sarah Selby, Marvin Miller (announcer), Georgia Ellis, George W. Allen (producer, director), Louis Estey (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50398. The Whistler. November 13, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Incident At Pebble Cove". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man strangles his old blackmailing girlfriend, and leaves her body in an ocean cave. Lawrence Dobkin, Marion Ladd, Don Harvey, Steve Hampton (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47430. The Whistler. November 20, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Letters From Aaron Burr". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). The same story as cat. #16776, possibly broadcast on the same date, but apparently a different cast. A clever scheme for smuggling forged documents out of prison...using prisoners that are being released. Surprise ending. Doris Singleton, Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer). 29:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16776. The Whistler. November 20, 1949. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Letters From Aaron Burr". A clever scheme for smuggling forged documents out of prison...using convicts that are being released. Surprise ending. See cat. #47430 for the same story, possibly broadcast on the same date, but with apparently a different cast. Bill Forman, Tony Barrett, Lurene Tuttle, Herb Vigran, Jack Moyles, Barney Phillips, Joseph Kearns. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47176. The Whistler. November 27, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "The Clever Mr. Farley". Sponsored by: Signal oil (limerick contest). A counterfeiter on a cross-country train meets a mysterious lady with a hot bracelet and two tough guys following her. There are several plot twists on this one! Gerald Mohr, Marvin Miller (announcer), Betty Lou Gerson, Earle Ross, Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49666. The Whistler. December 4, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Impulse". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest, pocket calendar premium). A lawyer finds a car with a corpse and $50,000 in cash, the proceeds of a payroll robbery. The lawyer's girlfriend urges him to get rid of the money, for her own selfish reasons. The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on January 4, 1949. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bob Bruce, George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Nancy Shields, Wilbur Hatch (music), Wilms Herbert. 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49667. The Whistler. December 11, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Swan Song". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). Charlie has muscled his way into a piece of the Swan Club. Mona, a singer at the club, plans to get rid of Charlie. Joan Banks, Wally Maher, Nancy Cleveland (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Mark Lawrence, Gloria Hunter, George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49670. The Whistler. December 18, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Patroness Of Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). A no-talent sculptor uses a talented "ghost" sculptor to fool his benefactor into leaving him half of her fortune. John Hoyt, Carl Avery, Gloria Gordon, Paul Frees, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), David Ross (writer). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49671. The Whistler. December 25, 1949. CBS Pacific net. "Letter From Cynthia". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). This is a quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of cat. #285. It's Christmas Eve and a doctor in a small hospital suddenly gets an unusual responsibility. David Ellis, Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Isabel Jewell, Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

285. The Whistler. December 25, 1949. CBS Pacific net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Letter From Cynthia". It's Christmas Eve and a doctor in a small hospital suddenly gets an unusual responsibility. See cat. #49671 for a quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of this broadcast. David Ellis, Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Isabel Jewell, Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Wilbur Hatch (music). 25:40. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41235. The Whistler. January 1, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Evening Stroll". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (singing/limerick commercial). A college professor and a beautiful co-ed equals a formula for murder. Barbara Eiler, Donald Woods, George W. Allen (producer), Gil Stratton, Marvin Miller, Mary Lansing, Steve Hampton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 28:53. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

42182. The Whistler. January 8, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Return To Riondo". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A fight for gold among three ex-partners. A good story with a surprise ending. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16736. Gerald Mohr, Fred Howard, Jack Edwards, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Joel Malone (writer). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16736. The Whistler. January 8, 1950. CBS Pacific net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Return To Riondo". A fight for gold among three ex-partners. A good story with a surprise ending. Syndicated, rebroadcast date: October 28, 1974. See cat. #42182 for network, sponsored version of this broadcast. George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Gerald Mohr, Fred Howard, Jack Edwards, Joel Malone (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16752. The Whistler. January 15, 1950. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Escape To Skull Island". Participating sponsors. WRVR-FM, New York rebroadcast date: February 17, 1975. A deep sea diver finds a fatal bottle of brandy instead of the expected fortune below the surface. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), R. Sprague Hall (writer), Fay Baker, Tom Tully, William Conrad, Ted de Corsia. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

284. The Whistler. January 22, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Go-Between". A complicated tale of double murder, blackmail, and more, as a man tries to decide whether to murder his secretary or his wife. Steve Hampton (writer), Hy Averback, Frances Robinson, Hans Conried, Mary Lansing. 25:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76092. The Whistler. January 29, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Burden Of Guilt". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (limerick contest). The secretary of one of the world's richest men has taken $50,000, but the rich man's wife has even bigger plans. A good story of embezzlement, murder and escape with a good "Whistlereque" ending. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #8740. David Ellis, Vivi Janis, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8740. The Whistler. January 29, 1950. Program #110. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Burden Of Guilt". The secretary of one of the world's richest men has taken $50,000, but the rich man's wife has even bigger plans! A good story of embezzlement, murder and escape with a good "Whistleresque" ending. See cat. #76092 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Harrison Negley (writer), David Ellis, Vivi Janis, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 25:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79392. The Whistler. February 5, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Ladies' Man". A famous playwright is helped to freeze to death. His last script is taken by his friend and sold as his own work. When a blackmailing actress threatens to expose him, the only way out is murder. . 25:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16738. The Whistler. February 12, 1950. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Desert Reckoning". Sustaining. Two partners double-double-cross each other after their plane is forced down in the Mexican desert. A good convoluted story. This is a quality upgrade, syndicated rebroadcast version of cat. #4396. Syndicated rebroadcast date: November 11, 1974. Wally Maher, Doris Singleton, Hy Averback, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Sid Swersky (writer), Duane Yarnell (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4396. The Whistler. February 12, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Desert Reckoning". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Limerick contest). Two partners double double cross each other after their plane is forced down in the Mexican desert. A good convoluted story. See cat. #16738 for a quality upgrade, syndicated rebroadcast. Wally Maher, Doris Singleton, Hy Averback, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Sid Swersky (writer), Duane Yarnell (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48975. The Whistler. February 19, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Five-Cent Call". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Blackmail and double blackmail (does that make it whitemail?) in old San Francisco! Adrian Gendot (writer), Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Gerald Mohr, Marvin Miller, Virginia Gregg, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48976. The Whistler. February 26, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Appointment For Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. After finding out that his wife has lost a huge sum gambling, a man finds himself a murderer! Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Gilbert Thomas (writer), Marvin Miller, Parley Baer, Rye Billsbury, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48977. The Whistler. March 5, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Chinese Elephant Puzzle". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A wooden puzzle, filled with diamonds, proves a most elusive prize. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16762. Bill Forman, Willard Waterman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Gordon Gray (writer), John Hunt (writer). 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16762. The Whistler. March 5, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Chinese Elephant Puzzle". A wooden puzzle, filled with diamonds, proves a most elusive prize. See cat. #48977 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bill Forman, Willard Waterman, Gordon Gray (writer), John Hunt (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

48978. The Whistler. March 12, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Strange Meeting". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A very valuable X-Ray in Paris, a Sydney Greenstreet clone, and more double-crosses than can easily be counted! A good "whistleresque" conclusion. William Conrad, Bill Forman, John Hoyt, Betty Lou Gerson, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

42168. The Whistler. March 19, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Oriana Affair". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Limerick contest). An assistant D. A. commits murder aboard a yacht, but is seen by a professional blackmailer! Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Tom Brown, Virginia Gregg, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42181. The Whistler. March 26, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Lady In The Snow". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Limerick contest). A cartoonist is framed for murder, and then blackmailed when he assumes a new identity. Bill Forman, Hy Averback, Betty Lou Gerson, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Nancy Cleveland (writer). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40186. The Whistler. April 2, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Lady With A Key". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A girl hitching a ride to San Diego is killed, and the hoodlum driving the car finds himself $5000 richer...and maybe a lot more! Show has an interesting singing opening and Signal limerick contest. Marvin Miller (announcer), Gerald Mohr, Frances Robinson, Lawrence Dobkin, Edward Bloodworth (writer). 30:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40187. The Whistler. April 9, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Dark Voyage". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Signal Canasta Rule Book premium). A good triangle story as two divers, both in love with the same girl, dive for sunken treasure. William Conrad, Bill Forman, Doris Singleton, Marvin Miller (announcer), Joel Malone (writer), George Meeks. 30:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40276. The Whistler. April 16, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Murder In Mind". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A couple trying to kill a woman is only temporarily foiled by a bodyguard. Blackmail and murder follow. William Conrad, Bill Forman, Frances Robinson, Lawrence Dobkin, Eleanor Audley, Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40277. The Whistler. April 23, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Return With The Spray". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Marrying while drunk, a man tries to kill his new wife by pushing her overboard at sea. When that fails, he tries again by leaving her on a railroad track with a train approaching! Bill Forman (announcer), Hans Conried, Marvin Miller, Mary Jane Croft, Mary Lansing, Meyer Dolinsky (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

283. The Whistler. April 30, 1950. CBS net. "Gratitude". A stunt-man saves a Hollywood producer's life and is disappointed by his reward. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

51557. The Whistler. May 7, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Fatal Error". Sponsored by: Signal Oil ($10,000 billboard caption contest). A man tries to murder his partner to keep the $25,000 loot from their smuggling operation. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16735. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), John Dehner, Steve Hampton (writer), GeGe Pearson, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16735. The Whistler. May 7, 1950. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Fatal Error". Participating sponsors. Syndicated rebroadcast date: October 21, 1974. See cat. #51557 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. A man tries to murder his partner to keep the $25,000 loot from their smuggling operation. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, John Dehner, GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), Steve Hampton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51558. The Whistler. May 14, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Blue Alibi". Sponsored by: Signal Oil ($10,000 billboard caption contest). The wife of a city official tries to get him to break off with racketeers who have been paying him graft. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #718. William Conrad, George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman, Mary Lansing, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Willard Waterman, Nancy Cleveland (writer). 29:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

718. The Whistler. May 14, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blue Alibi". The wife of a city official tries to get him to break off with racketeers who have been paying him graft. See cat. #51558 for a network, sponsored version of this program. William Conrad, George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman, Mary Lansing, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Nancy Cleveland (writer), Willard Waterman. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76153. The Whistler. May 21, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Return". Sponsored by: Signal Oil ($10,000 contest). Ellen Denton attempts suicide in despair of ever finding her missing husband. When evidence surfaces that he's still alive, Ellen is amazed because she killed him herself! Bill Forman, Betty Lou Gerson, David Ellis, Rye Billsbury, Frances Robinson, George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76154. The Whistler. June 4, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Caesar's Wife". Sponsored by: Signal Oil ($10,000 contest). A good story about a gangster who has a secret, and who decides to kill his wife. Several backfires follow, with a good "Whistleresque" ending. The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on June 2, 1947 (see cat. #47854). Vivi Janis, Gerald Mohr, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Willard Waterman, David Victor (writer), Herbert Little Jr., Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76157. The Whistler. June 11, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Rebound". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man takes $11,000 of his aunt's bonds to cover his losses in the stock market. When he's caught, murder seems to be the only way out. John Dehner, Georgia Ellis, Gloria Gordon, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George Martin (writer), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76158. The Whistler. June 18, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Jessica". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A lady publisher murders a blackmailer and finds herself involved with a second blackmailer...who's in love with her! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #49067. Joan Banks, Bill Bouchey, Edwin Max, Jack Leonard (writer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Shepard Menken. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49067. The Whistler. June 18, 1950. CBS Pacific net origination, syndicated rebroadcast. "Jessica". Commercials added locally. A lady publisher murders a blackmailer and finds herself involved with a second blackmailer...who's in love with her! See cat. #76158 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Jack Leonard (writer), Joan Banks, Bill Bouchey, Shepard Menken, Edwin Max. 27:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

76165. The Whistler. June 25, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Manhunt". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man leading a dual life kills a blackmailer, then is forced to resume his dual identities once again. John Dehner, Mary Lansing, Howard Lansing, Howard McNear, Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76166. The Whistler. July 2, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Quiet Sunday". Sponsored by: Signal Oil ($10,000 contest prize winners are announced). Henry is caught between his wife and his mistress, which leads to a dead body in the trunk. The story has a good "whistleresque" ending. Surprise! The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on June 18, 1946 (see cat. #61719). The program closing has been deleted. Don Randolph, Mary Jane Croft, Margaret Brayton, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bernard Gerard (writer), Zane Mann (writer). 28:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

52552. The Whistler. July 9, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Devoted Couple". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A penniless adventurer marries a wealthy woman, despite a blackmailing private detective. The wife's beautiful secretary soon leads him to thoughts of murder. George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman (narrator), Wilbur Hatch (music), William Johnstone, Frances Robinson, Mary Lansing, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52553. The Whistler. July 16, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Attorney For The Defense". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A lawyer murders one of his clients and then is called to defend the dead man's daughter who is accused of the crime. Network, sponsored version of cat. #719. George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman (narrator), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Ben Wright, Jeanne Bates, Steven Abbey (writer), Sarah Selby, Don Orrick. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

719. The Whistler. July 16, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Attorney For The Defense". A lawyer murders one of his clients and then is called to defend the dead man's daughter who is accused of the crime. See cat. #52553 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman (narrator), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Ben Wright, Jeanne Bates, Steven Abbey (writer), Sarah Selby, Don Orrick. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

52556. The Whistler. July 23, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Cliffs Of Wayrum". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Mario Lavetti has been found dead on the beach beneath the cliffs. Paul Galvin witnessed his murder and sees the perfect opportunity to strike it rich. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (narrator), George W. Allen (producer), Jack Edwards, Joe Gilbert, Leo Cleary, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52557. The Whistler. July 30, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "With My Own Eyes". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A woman sees another woman murdered. The murderer turns out to be the police commissioner. The murdered woman then turns up alive! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #720. George W. Allen (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman (narrator), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Dehner, Lynn Aynley, Harold Swanton (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

720. The Whistler. July 30, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "With My Own Eyes". A woman sees another woman murdered. But the murderer turns out to be the police commissioner. The murdered woman then turns up alive! See cat. #52557 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. The script was previously used on the program on December 9, 1946. Bill Forman (narrator), George W. Allen (producer, director), Harold Swanton (writer), John Dehner, Lynn Aynley, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

52550. The Whistler. August 6, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Double Exposure". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A good story about an architect who kills his wife but then sees her face in a photograph. More murders must follow. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16761. Joseph Kearns, Charlotte Lawrence, Bill Forman (narrator), George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16761. The Whistler. August 6, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Double Exposure". A good story about an architect who kills his wife but then sees her face in a photograph. More murders must follow. See cat. #52550 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Joseph Kearns, Charlotte Lawrence, Bill Forman (narrator), George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

52551. The Whistler. August 20, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Finale". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An actress being blackmailed for her indiscretion of eight years ago, carries out a double murder to end her problems. Bill Forman (narrator), David Ellis, Doris Singleton, George W. Allen (producer), Joe Gilbert, John Dehner, Nancy Cleveland (writer), Norman Nesbitt (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16773. The Whistler. August 27, 1950. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Undercurrent". Mayhem on the high seas. A man is murdered, but there's another to take his place. Bill Forman (announcer), George Neise, Gil Stratton, Gordon T. Hughes (producer, director), Jack Edwards, Jack Moyles, Jean Tatum, Joel Malone (? writer), Shepard Menken, Wilbur Hatch (music). 25:59. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

48704. The Whistler. September 3, 1950. CBS Pacific net origination, Audio Arts syndication. "Whirlwind". Commercials added locally. A Hollywood nightlife reporter (and a real louse) sows the wind, and reaps the whirlwind! . 26:40. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

51555. The Whistler. September 10, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Golden Penny". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A chess game on the high seas, with a yacht, $100,000 in cash, and a beautiful woman as the stakes! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16748. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Lamont Johnson, Berry Kroeger, Wilbur Hatch (music), Jack Conrad (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Robert Hafter (director). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16748. The Whistler. September 10, 1950. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "The Golden Penny". Sustaining. Syndicated rebroadcast date: January 20, 1975. A chess game on the high seas, with a yacht, $100,000 in cash, and a beautiful woman as the stakes! See cat. #51555 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Lamont Johnson, Berry Kroeger, Wilbur Hatch (music), Jack Conrad (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Robert Hafter (director). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51556. The Whistler. September 17, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Deadly Rumor". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A complex tale of blackmail and murder. Did Mr. Holbrook's wife really commit suicide? A deadly rumor lives up to its name! Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Jeanne Bates, Ted Osborne, Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Robert Hafter (director), George W. Allen (producer). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52554. The Whistler. September 24, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "That Hemsley Affair". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. There's a reward for the capture of a British bandit, the one who has robbed a London bank of ten thousand pounds. A little old lady cashes in, in the strangest way! Adrian Gendot (writer), Ben Wright, Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Sarah Selby, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52555. The Whistler. October 1, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Dear Diary". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A plan to murder an old man for his money is made possible by a beautiful nurse...and her diary. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #48702. The show has a good Whistleresque ending. Adrienne Marden, Bill Forman (narrator), Edwin Spangenberg (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48702. The Whistler. October 1, 1950. CBS Pacific net origination, Audio Arts syndication. "Dear Diary". Commercials added locally. A plan to murder an old man for his money is made possible by a beautiful nurse...and her diary. The show has a good Whistleresque ending. See cat. #52555 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Adrienne Marden, Bill Forman (announcer), Edwin Spangenberg (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music). 27:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

52901. The Whistler. October 8, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Fatal Action". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A sea captain with a profitable sideline scuttling ships and smuggling jade meets a whole nest of double-crossers. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), George W. Allen (producer, director), William Conrad, Betty Lou Gerson, Joel Malone (writer). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52902. The Whistler. October 15, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Smart Boy". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A henchman walks out on his gangster-boss with $60,000 of his money. Years later, he has to commit a murder to remain safe from his old boss. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), George W. Allen (producer, director), Lawrence Dobkin, Jack Smite, Norman Kramer (writer), Tom Tully. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52897. The Whistler. October 22, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Wall". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. What to do when Aunt Hypatia decides to tear down the old wall on her property, and that will reveal a terrible secret. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #48701. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (announcer), Don Randolph, George W. Allen (producer), Jean Tatum, Marvin Miller, Norma Varden, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48701. The Whistler. October 22, 1950. CBS Pacific net origination, Audio Arts syndication. "The Wall". Commercials added locally. What to do when Aunt Hypatia finally decides to tear down the old wall on her property, and that will reveal a terrible secret! See cat. #52897 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (announcer), Don Randolph, George W. Allen (producer), Jean Tatum, Marvin Miller, Norma Varden, Wilbur Hatch (music). 27:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

52898. The Whistler. October 29, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Intruder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A college professor divorces his wife and marries an historical novelist. After the professor is promoted, his wife has to eliminate another rival. Keep your ear on that cat! Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman, Joan Banks, William Johnstone, John Stevenson, Betty Eulilius (writer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52899. The Whistler. November 5, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Just Like A Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man decides to murder his wealthy wife for the usual reasons. Bill Forman (announcer), George Neise, George W. Allen (producer), Joel Malone (writer), John Dehner, Marvin Miller, Virginia Gregg, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52900. The Whistler. November 12, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "A Friendly Case Of Blackmail". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man decides to blackmail his old friends so he can get married. When the plan works the first time, he decides to try it again! The show features a good Whistleresque ending. Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Joe Gilbert (writer), John Everett (writer), Joseph Kearns, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53040. The Whistler. November 19, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Warm Reception". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A murderer returns to his old home town to try his hand at blackmail...and another murder! Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Gerald Mohr, Marlo Dwyer, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53043. The Whistler. November 26, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "'Til Death Do Us Part". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16746. The script was also used July 30, 1944. A marriage of convenience may turn into something more. The story has a good surprise ending. The story title was previously used on "The Whistler" on April 14, 1948 (see cat. #79518). The plot is not the same. George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Wally Maher, Jean Spaulding, Joel Malone (writer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16746. The Whistler. November 26, 1950. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "'Til Death Do Us Part". Sustaining. Syndicated rebroadcast date: January 6, 1975. The script was used April 14, 1948 (see cat. #79518 for the same title, different plot) and also July 30, 1944. See cat. #53043 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. A marriage of convenience may turn into something more. The story has a good surprise ending! George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Wally Maher, Joel Malone (writer), Jean Spaulding. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59542. The Whistler. December 3, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Lady With The Knife". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A schemer cuts himself in on a $250,000 diamond deal...or does he? See cat. #60297 for the same script previously used on "The Whistler" on March 24, 1947 (with a slight change of title). Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Harold Swanton (writer), Joel Malone (writer), John Dehner, Betty Lou Gerson, George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53038. The Whistler. December 10, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Clock On The Tower". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A good story about a convict on death row, and his lawyer's attempt to prove him innocent. Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), David Ellis, Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer), John Dehner, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53039. The Whistler. December 17, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Flee From Evil". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. How to get the better of a blackmailer? If shooting him won't work, perhaps listening to a telephone dial will! Adrian Gendot (writer), Ben Wright, Bill Forman (announcer), Constance Cavendish, Ed Begley, George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Ted de Corsia, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41257. The Whistler. December 24, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "Three Wise Guys". Sponsored by: Signal Oil ("Hollywood Three-Deck Canasta" booklet premium). This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16744, which is a re-issue. A Damon Runyon Christmas story, well-done. Damon Runyon (author), Kathleen Hite (adaptor), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer, performer), Bill Forman, John Brown, Jack Moyles. 29:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16744. The Whistler. December 24, 1950. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Three Wise Guys". Participating sponsors. A good Christmas story, well-written and performed. Syndicated rebroadcast date: December 23, 1974. See cat. #41257 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Damon Runyon (author), Kathleen Hite (adaptor), John Brown, Jack Moyles, Marvin Miller (announcer, performer), Bill Forman, Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50708. The Whistler. December 31, 1950. CBS Pacific net. "The Big Jump". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Hollywood Canasta rule book premium). Dave Leonard of San Francisco meets a man from his past. It's Tommy Northcoat, who knows his real name and why he left the East coast in a hurry. The story has a happy ending, unusual for this series! William Conrad, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), David Ellis, Jeanne Bates. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50709. The Whistler. January 7, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Hit and Run". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man running away with a married woman has an auto accident...and kills the woman's husband! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16754. Bill Forman (announcer), Ed Begley, George W. Allen (producer), Gerald Mohr, Herb Lytton, Joseph Cochran (writer), Lurene Tuttle, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16754. The Whistler. January 7, 1951. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Hit and Run". Participating sponsors. A man running away with a married woman has an auto accident...and kills the woman's husband! Syndicated rebroadcast date: March 10, 1975. See cat. #50709 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bill Forman (announcer), Ed Begley, George W. Allen (producer), Gerald Mohr, Herb Lytton, Joseph Cochran (writer), Lurene Tuttle, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50692. The Whistler. January 14, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Little Things". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Hollywood Canasta rule book premium). Johnny Larson has just gotten out of prison after five years and joins a gang planning a bank robbery. After he finds out that his fellow robbers are planning to double-cross him, he plans his own treachery. Bill Forman, Lawrence Dobkin, Jack Moyles, James J. Cullin (writer), GeGe Pearson, Jack Moyles, Edwin Max, Tony O'Dare. 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50693. The Whistler. January 21, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Treasure Hunt". Sponsored by: Signal Oil (Hollywood Canasta rule book premium). Robert Bolton stays with the Randolph sisters in hopes of finding the $200,000 buried on their property. Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Gerald Mohr, Herb Lytton, Marvin Miller, Mary Lansing, Russell Hughes (writer), Sarah Selby, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50690. The Whistler. January 28, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Trademark". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Martha Collins decides to kill her boss after she's been caught stealing money from the cosmetics company. Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Bruce Payne, George W. Allen (producer), Joe Gilbert (writer), Joel Malone (writer), John Stevenson, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50691. The Whistler. February 4, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Murder Over Burma". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A pilot in the Orient plans to kill his co-pilot to pay off the $5000 he owes "Burma Charlie." He's going to sabotage the oxygen supply. Ross Murray (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (performer, announcer), Bill Forman, Wally Maher, Doris Singleton, Lawrence Dobkin, Ben Wright, Jack Moyles, George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50399. The Whistler. February 11, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Spell In Green". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A newspaper columnist kills her boss while clawing her way to the top. Alice Backes, Ardith Hitchcock (writer), Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Forman (announcer), George Neise, George W. Allen (producer), Isabel Randolph, John Stevenson, Marvin Miller, Ted Osborne, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50400. The Whistler. February 18, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Man In The Storm". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A building about to be destroyed in a flood is destroying the life of the City Treasurer as well! There's a good Whistleresque ending. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16743. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (announcer), Charles Calvert, George W. Allen (producer), Hal K. Dawson, Herb Lytton, Jean Tatum, Virginia Agnello, Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad. 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16743. The Whistler. February 18, 1951. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Man In The Storm". Participating sponsors. A building about to be destroyed in a flood is destroying the life of the City Treasurer as well! Good Whistleresque ending. Syndicated rebroadcast date: December 16, 1974. See cat. #50400 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (announcer), Charles Calvert, George W. Allen (producer), Hal K. Dawson, Herb Lytton, Jean Tatum, Virginia Agnello, Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79393. The Whistler. February 25, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Murder Arrangement". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A paroled convict wants to get the guy that framed him, but the guy's girlfriend is out to kill him too! Bill Forman, Marvin Miller, Joan Banks, Larry Blake, Betty Blythe, David Ellis, Bill Bouchey, George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50707. The Whistler. March 4, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "A Helping Hand". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Kurt Gordon robs Mr. Quinlan and kills him to destroy the evidence that he's gathered to prove that Gordon's an embezzler. Adrian Gendot (writer), Alice Backes, Bill Forman (announcer), Charles Seel, GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, John Hoyt, Joseph Kearns, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11152. The Whistler. March 11, 1951. CBS net. "High Death". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The eternal triangle climbs a mountain, and slips on a rope! Bill Forman (announcer), Edwin Spangenberg (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Harold Dryanforth, John Dehner, John Stevenson, Marvin Miller, Mary Shipp, Michael Ann Barrett, Robert Boone, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50699. The Whistler. March 18, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Jackson Street Affair". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An Australian radio operator comes to visit his old friend Carl Pennel, but Carl is dead. His body is in the Australian's old sea trunk! Adrian Gendot (writer), Ben Wright, Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, Joe Gilbert, Lawrence Dobkin, Martha Wentworth, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79394. The Whistler. March 25, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "His Own Reward". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man in desperate need of money is tempted to "sell out" his country. "He who deals in betrayal is often betrayed." In a different format for the series, at the end of the story, it is announced that the hero is Benedict Arnold! A male chorus then sings a hymn! Bill Forman, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79395. The Whistler. April 1, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Man In A Corner". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man suspects his wife of cheating. He plans to kill her, and to frame his partner for the crime. Les Tremayne, Betty Lou Gerson, Elizabeth Ruth, Lawrence Dobkin, Hy Averback, Herb Lytton, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79396. The Whistler. April 8, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "A Trip To Aunt Sarah". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The owner of a lumber yard, which is about to go broke, tries and fails to borrow the money to keep it afloat. A perfect murder hinges on a child's composition. Wally Maher, GeGe Pearson, Bill Bouchey, Charles Calvert, Charles Seel, Steve Hampton (writer), Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50700. The Whistler. April 15, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Triple Cross". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Ted Lucas returns to town to visit his old girl and fellow crook Claire Henderson. To his surprise, she willingly gives him his $30,000 cut...in diamonds! Marvin Miller (announcer), Gerald Mohr, Betty Lou Gerson, Byron Kane, Larry Blake, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Nancy Cleveland (writer). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79525. The Whistler. April 22, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Kind Thought". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crooked businessman plans to kill his partner before he can give the government incriminating evidence against him. He decides to plant a time bomb on the airplane bring his partner to Washington. Joel Malone (writing), Joseph Kearns, Nancy Cleveland, Bill Bouchey, Monty Margetts, Marvin Miller (announcer), Herb Lytton, Bill Forman, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76155. The Whistler. April 29, 1951. Audio Arts syndication. "The Clayton Affair". Commercials added locally. A woman's husband has been killed, and she seems to be getting away with murder. She seems to be getting away with a second murder as well! Ted Osborne, D. J. Thompson, Grey Stafford, Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), Joe Gilbert, William Conrad, Steve Hampton (writer). 27:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50701. The Whistler. May 6, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Two and One Makes Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Mildred Wiley is determined to marry her boss Phillip Taggart. When he marries someone else, Mildred goes to great lengths to sabotage the match. The date is subject to correction. Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Forman (announcer), Edward Bloodworth (writer), Edwin Max, George W. Allen (producer), Jeanne Bates, John Dehner, Marvin Miller, Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50702. The Whistler. May 13, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "A Matter Of Courtesy". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Cressie Carlos plans to poison her rival for the affections of her partner in the Club Carlos, a swank nightclub. Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Charles Wilson (sound engineer. writer ?), GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, Jeanette Nolan, Marvin Miller, Ted de Corsia, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51207. The Whistler. May 20, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Custom Made Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man plans to use an ex-convict to kill his hated sister-in-law. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman, Betty Lou Gerson, John Stevenson, Alice Backes, Fritz Feld, Charles Seel, Byron Kane. 29:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

51208. The Whistler. May 27, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Seattle, Take Three". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crook with $30,000 dollars that he's stolen tries to leave town with a man who has advertised that he's driving to Seattle. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #3149. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman, Wilbur Hatch (music), Jean Tatum, Peter Leeds, Joel Malone (writer), Hy Averback, Herb Butterfield, Nancy Cleveland, Don De Leo. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

3189. The Whistler. May 27, 1951. Program #177. CBS Pacific net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Seattle, Take Three". A crook with $30,000 dollars that he's stolen tries to leave town with a man who advertised that he's driving to Seattle. See cat. #51208 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Bill Forman, Wilbur Hatch (music), Jean Tatum, Peter Leeds, Joel Malone (writer), Hy Averback, Herb Butterfield, Nancy Cleveland, Don De Leo. 25:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53259. The Whistler. June 3, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Tall Thin Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man murders his estranged wife and has a good alibi, but he's been seen leaving the scene of the crime...by a tall thin man! Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Edwin Spangenberg (writer), George W. Allen (producer), John Dehner, June Whitley, Marvin Miller, Michael Ann Barrett, Norman Field, Steven Chase, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

45617. The Whistler. June 10, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "A Law Of Physics". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An advertising man uses the newly invented car telephone to help his plans to murder his business partner. Bill Forman, Les Tremayne, Jeanne Bates, Bob Bruce, Elizabeth Root, Herb Butterfield, Charles Seel, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), George Asnass (writer). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53264. The Whistler. June 17, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Man In The Trenchcoat". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A private eye stumbles onto a blackmail scheme, but then falls for the victim! Adrian Gendot (writer), Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Forman (announcer), GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), John Stevenson, Marvin Miller, Shepard Menken, Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

92612. The Whistler. June 24, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Murder Of Byron Blake". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Bill Forman, Gerald Mohr, Doris Singleton, Barney Phillips, John Stevenson, Bob Bruce, George W. Allen (producer, director), Jean Fromhurst (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45090. The Whistler. July 1, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The House On Hainsby Boulevard". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man plans to murder his aunt and pin the blame on an old sailor. Bill Forman (announcer), Charles Seel, Cliff Arquette, Frank Richards, Herbert Rawlinson, Jeanne Bates, John Stevenson, Marvin Miller, Norma Varden, Wilbur Hatch (music), Adrian Gendot (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45105. The Whistler. July 8, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Witness". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A thoroughly rotten architect is made a success by his secretary, who makes no secret of her love for him. Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Forman (announcer), Eve McVeagh, Hy Averback (announcer), Jess Kirkpatrick, John Dehner, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), Meyer Dolinsky (writer). 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45106. The Whistler. July 22, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Autumn Song". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crooked Hollywood agent signs a has-been silent film star and hopes to parlay a wild publicity stunt into a long-term contract. The date is subject to correction. The script was subsequently reused on the program on January 2, 1955. Herb Lytton, Herbert Rawlinson, Jess Kirkpatrick, Marvin Miller (announcer), Virginia Gregg, Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music), Joel Malone (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

93298. The Whistler. July 29, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Danger Is A Beautiful Blonde". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man walking along the street is picked up by a beautiful, rich woman and finds...murder! The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on March 5, 1945 (see cat. #79407) and on May 8, 1949 (see cat. #76091 and #16759) Hazel Leitel (writer), John Dunkel (writer), Michael Ann Barrett, Bill Bouchey, Hy Averback, Earl Lee, Charles Calvert. 29:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79398. The Whistler. August 5, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Design For Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A man two-timing his wealthy wife arranges an "accident" for the wife's best friend, who knows his secret. This story was subsequently broadcast on "The WShistler" on September 8, 1955 (see cat. #16770). Slight changes were made to the script for the rebroadcast, and a different cast was heard. Bill Forman, Joel Malone (writer), Lois Corbett, Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), William Johnstone, Mary Lansing, Joe Gilbert, Michael Ann Barrett, Herb Lytton, Charles Seel, George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46851. The Whistler. August 12, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Fateful Reminder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A gambler is put in charge of an exclusive jewelry store...just as his $10,000 debt comes due. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, John Stevenson, Betty Lou Gerson, Ed MacDonald, Virginia Gregg, Theodore Von Eltz, Sidney Miller, George W. Allen (producer, director), Margaret Solenstein (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46852. The Whistler. August 26, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "She Never Would Be Missed". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. When a woman divorces her husband and is jilted by her lover, she plans a subtle revenge. Alice Reinheart, Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Cleo Davis (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Joe Gilbert (? writer), Les Tremayne (narrator), Marvin Miller, Theodore Von Eltz, Wilbur Hatch (music), Will Einvick (writer). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48067. The Whistler. September 2, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Public Hero". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A photographer in love with the lady head of a movie studio tries to kill his rival and finds himself a celebrated hero! Unknown broadcast date, but "labor day" is mentioned as being on a Sunday. Bill Forman (announcer), GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), Hazel Leitel (writer), Herb Lytton, Lawrence Dobkin, Marvin Miller, Nancy Cleveland (writer), Steven Chase, Virginia Gregg, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48068. The Whistler. September 9, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Guilty Conscience". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An escaped convict, now a prosperous merchant, is blackmailed just before his daughter's wedding. There's just one way to handle a blackmailer! The program is also known as "Letter From Yesterday." The date is subject to correction. Betty Blythe, Bill Forman (announcer), Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, Jeanne Bates, Jess Kirkpatrick, Lamont Johnson (announcer), Marvin Miller, Ted Osborne, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46848. The Whistler. September 16, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "A Matter Of Patience". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A businessman's mistress is leaving soon for Brazil, so now's the time to murder his wife! Whistleresque ending. Bill Forman (announcer), Carol Nicks (writer), George Adrian (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Hal K. Dawson, Hy Averback (announcer), Jeanne Cagney, Martha Wentworth, Monty Margetts, Theodore Von Eltz, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48069. The Whistler. September 30, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Two Smart People". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Two rivals for the ownership of a bill of lading meet on a train and decide to join in a partnership for "the shipment." Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Herb Butterfield, Herb Lytton, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller, Wally Maher, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51211. The Whistler. October 14, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Partners In Crime". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Two partners kill for the dagger of Louis XIV. The script was used previously on "The Whistler" on August 6, 1943. Adrian Gendot (writer), Ben Wright, Bill Forman (announcer), George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, Lawrence Dobkin, Marvin Miller, Michael Ann Barrett, Ted Osborne, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51212. The Whistler. October 21, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Alias Mr. Aldren". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A pair of double-crossers plot against each other for the contents of a safe deposit box in Singapore. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman, Gerald Mohr, Betty Lou Gerson, Fritz Feld, Joel Malone (writer), Ben Wright, Gloria Gordon. 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51209. The Whistler. October 28, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Doctor's Wife". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crooked rare book dealer will stop at nothing, including murder, to get his hands on a valuable book. Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman, Les Tremayne, Alice Reinheart, John Dehner, Herbert Rawlinson, Donald Morrison, Meyer Dolinsky (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51210. The Whistler. November 4, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Man On The Run". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. An escaped murderer named Corey Evans tries to keep one jump ahead of the law. Finally, an airplane offers a sure escape route. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Britt Wood (harmonica), GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, Joe Gilbert (? writer), Lamont Johnson (announcer), Lawrence Dobkin, Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51213. The Whistler. November 11, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Three Minus One Equals Murder". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A scheming woman tries to get her boyfriend to murder her wealthy husband. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), William Conrad, Doris Singleton, Hy Averback, Bob Bruce, Joline Hinman (writer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51214. The Whistler. November 25, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Clay Tree". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. There's evidence of a murder hidden beneath the historic old tree on the Clay estate. Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman (announcer), Britt Wood (harmonica), George Neise, George W. Allen (producer), Herb Butterfield, Jeanne Bates, Lawrence Dobkin, Marvin Miller, Parley Baer, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51231. The Whistler. December 2, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "End Of The Road". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. Steve Yeager is a killer from Seattle who has returned to his old girlfriend Doris Chandler for the $50,000 she's been keeping for him. Doris has a few plans of her own! Alice Reinheart, Ben Wright, Bill Forman (announcer), Bob Bruce, George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, Jack Moyles, Marvin Miller, Norma Varden, Steve Hampton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51232. The Whistler. December 9, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "The Other Hand". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A writer kills his secretary while he's supposed to be resting in a sanitarium. But a photographer in a nightclub has taken his picture just before the murder! The story has a good Whistleresque ending. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Ted Osborne, GeGe Pearson, Joel Malone (writer), Harold Swanton (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Theodore Von Eltz, Betty Lou Gerson, Monty Margetts, Jerry Hausner. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51233. The Whistler. December 16, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Curiosity Killed A Cat". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A sailor returns from the Merchant Marine to find his lover married to an old, miserly lobster-boat captain. Captain Daniel keeps something important in his old sea chest. What do you suppose is inside? Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Jack Kelsey (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Lamont Johnson, Peggy Webber, Griff Barnett, Charles Seel. 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51234. The Whistler. December 23, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Christmas Gift". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The story of a nightclub singer's flight from a gangster, as told in a cheap Panamanian saloon. Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Britt Wood (harmonica), Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad. 29:38. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

51205. The Whistler. December 30, 1951. CBS Pacific net. "Fatal Step". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crooked contractor kills the job foreman who is planning to tell the crime commission about the corruption. The night watchman however, plans a little blackmail. George W. Allen (producer), Herb Lytton, Joe Gilbert, Leo Cleary, Marvin Miller, Ted de Corsia, Wilbur Hatch (music), Adrian Gendot (writer), Ed Begley, Joe Forte. 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51206. The Whistler. January 6, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Episode At Thunder Mountain". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. After his wife's brother Nicki fails in two attempts to kill him, Paul Cameron tries his own hand at murder so he can marry his secret lover Helen Whiteside. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16749. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Don Harvey, Joel Malone (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Dehner, Sarah Selby, Virginia Gregg, Lamont Johnson, Britt Wood. 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

16749. The Whistler. January 6, 1952. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Episode At Thunder Mountain". Sustaining. After his wife's brother Nicki fails in two attempts to kill him, Paul Cameron tries his own hand at murder so he can marry his secret lover Helen Whiteside. See cat. #51206 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Syndicated rebroadcast date: January 27, 1975. Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Don Harvey, Joel Malone (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), John Dehner, Sarah Selby, Virginia Gregg, Lamont Johnson, Britt Wood. 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79399. The Whistler. January 20, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Bad Penny". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The neer-do-well son of a wealthy and recently deceased businessman returns to town to claim his inheritance. But first, he has to "prove" himself. Lawrence Dobkin, Jeanne Bates, Norma Varden, Norman Field, Parley Baer, Jess Kirkpatrick, Margaret Solenstein (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

46040. The Whistler. January 27, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Borrowed Byline". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A foreign correspondent in Singapore agrees to plant a false story with his London paper for $50,000. He's fired before he can file the story and so he decides to murder his replacement. The date is subject to correction as the script had been used July 30, 1947 with the same cast. Bill Forman (The Whistler), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (announcer), Harold Swanton (writer), Joel Malone (writer), Byron Kane, Jack Moyles, Raymond Lawrence. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53044. The Whistler. February 10, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "The Little Red Book". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16774. A murder in Panama, a romance aboard ship, and a little extortion in San Francisco. Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Forman (announcer), GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), Gerald Mohr, Harry Lang, Herb Lytton, Joe Forte, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller, Robert Hafter (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16774. The Whistler. February 10, 1952. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Little Red Book". A murder in Panama, a romance aboard ship, and a little extortion in San Francisco. See cat. #53044 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Forman (announcer), GeGe Pearson, George W. Allen (producer), Gerald Mohr, Harry Lang, Herb Lytton, Joe Forte, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller, Robert Hafter (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53045. The Whistler. February 17, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "A Rose For Pamela". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A young concert pianist plans to give up her career and get married, which will embarrass her guardians, and reveal the $100,000 they've embezzled from her inheritance. See cat. #49668 for a different production of the same script. Barbara Eiler, Bill Forman (announcer), Bob Bruce, George W. Allen (producer), Gene Lafitte (piano), Joe Gilbert (? writer), John Stevenson, Marvin Miller, Nancy Cleveland (writer), Robert Hafter (director), Rye Billsbury, Sarah Selby, Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

16758. The Whistler. February 24, 1952. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "A Matter Of Time". A man tries to kill his partner with a hired gunman. When that fails, he's forced to kill the killer. Ted de Corsia, Ed Begley, Raymond Burr, Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Bouchey, Margaret Brayton, Herb Lytton. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16760. The Whistler. March 9, 1952. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Breakaway". A hit-and-run driver in jail makes a try for freedom...several tries in fact! Raymond Burr, Parley Baer, Adrian Gendot (writer), Elizabeth Ruth, Bill Bouchey, Rick Woods, Herb Lytton. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61913. The Whistler. March 16, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Marked Man". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crook kills twice to keep the loot from the last job, but a television quiz show proves his undoing. This is a different version (possibly a West coast version) of cat. #11153. The music cues are different. Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Charles Seel, Lawrence Dobkin, Doris Singleton, Georgia Ellis, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Jack Moyles. 29:43. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

11153. The Whistler. March 16, 1952. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Marked Man". A crook kills twice to keep all the loot from the last job, but a TV quiz show proves his undoing. The public service announcements have been deleted. See cat. #61913 for a different version of this broadcast. It's possibly a West coast or repeat broadcast, but the music cues are different. Joel Malone (writer). 22 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

61914. The Whistler. March 23, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Ski Master". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The skiing instructor at a swanky resort hopes to marry a wealthy woman guest, but his ex-wife from Germany suddenly appears at the resort...working as a waitress! Herb Butterfield, Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Isabel Jewell, Gerald Mohr, John Dehner, Ed Begley, Gladys Holland, George Adrian (writer), Carol Nicks (writer). 24:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62172. The Whistler. March 30, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Homecoming". Sponsored by: Standard Oil, Chevron. A man commits murder and frames his step-brother for the crime. Three years later, the step-brother escapes from jail to get his revenge. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #48703. Howard McNear, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), George W. Allen (producer, director), Truda Marson, Bill Bouchey, Pat McGeehan, Herb Lytton, Britt Wood, Gomer Cool (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48703. The Whistler. March 30, 1952. CBS Pacific net origination, Audio Arts syndication. "Homecoming". Commercials added locally. A man commits murder and frames his step-brother for the crime. Three years later, the step-brother escapes from jail to get his revenge. See cat. #62172 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Howard McNear, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor), George W. Allen (producer, director), Truda Marson, Bill Bouchey, Pat McGeehan, Herb Lytton, Britt Wood, Gomer Cool (writer). 27:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

62173. The Whistler. April 6, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Element X". Sponsored by: Standard Oil, Chevron. A blackmailing lawyer doesn't take into account the unknown factor, the "Element X." The story was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on February 13, 1955 (see cat. #11155). Ted Osborne, Marvin Miller (announcer, narrator), Adrian Gendot (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Tom Tully, Jack Moyles, Britt Wood, Wilbur Hatch (music), Edward Marr, Joe Gilbert. 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

41236. The Whistler. April 27, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Saturday Night". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A doctor's friend skips out after a drunken auto crash, leaving his pal to face the shame. Bill Forman, Les Tremayne, Paul Frees, Theodore Von Eltz, Virginia Gregg, Margaret Brayton, Rye Billsbury, Edward Bloodworth (writer). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79387. The Whistler. May 4, 1952. CBS net origination, AFRTS/USAFE rebroadcast. "Lady In Waiting". A woman is involved with a criminal who has been sentenced to prison for twenty years. Large sums of money change hands, and a murder follows. The story is complete. The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on May 8, 1948 and subsequently of June 30, 1955. This recording could be of one of these broadcasts. John Stevenson, Lurene Tuttle, Bill Forman, Herb Butterfield, James Nusser, Bill Bouchey, Jack Moyles, Gordon T. Hughes (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 23:59. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

79400. The Whistler. May 18, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Determined Traveler". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A larcenous tourist in Italy is given a valuable necklace by an equally larcenous tour guide. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Betty Lou Gerson, Gerald Mohr, Norma Varden, Jay Novello, Byron Kane, Winifred Hanson (writer), George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

41237. The Whistler. May 25, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Charming Hostess". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16737 (which is a re-issue). A woman is shocked to learn that she's going to be blackmailed by a woman who went to jail in her place. Carol Nicks (writer), Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Byron Kane, Herb Butterfield, Herb Lytton, Joe Gilbert (? writer), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), George Adrian (writer), Alice Reinheart. 29:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

16737. The Whistler. May 25, 1952. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. "Charming Hostess". Participating sponsors. Syndicated rebroadcast date: November 4, 1974. See cat. #41237 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Byron Kane, Herb Butterfield, Herb Lytton, Joe Gilbert (? writer), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), George Adrian (writer), Carol Nicks (writer), Alice Reinheart. 28:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79409. The Whistler. June 8, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Man In The Way". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A two-bit detective is hired to uncover the identity of her husband's "friend." The private-eye takes the woman's gun away and frames her when the husband is murdered. Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director), Les Tremayne, Alice Reinheart, Joseph Gilbert, Lawrence Dobkin, Herb Lytton, Shirley Gordon. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79410. The Whistler. June 15, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Last Message". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The story is also known as, "The Last Message." A retired gangster, trying to go straight, is located by a member of his old gang...with problems of his own. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #16763. Lawrence Dobkin, William Conrad, Virginia Gregg, David Ellis, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16763. The Whistler. June 15, 1952. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Last Message". A retired gangster trying to go straight is found by a member of his old gang...with problems of his own. The story is also known as, "The Last Message." See cat. #79410 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Lawrence Dobkin, William Conrad, Virginia Gregg, David Ellis, Joel Malone (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer), Bill Forman, Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79383. The Whistler. June 29, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "Night Flight". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A pilot talks his way onto a $25,000 charter job. The double-crosses fly high. Bill Forman, Jack Moyles, Lamont Johnson, Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman, Byron Kane, George W. Allen (producer, director), Joel Malone (writer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79384. The Whistler. July 6, 1952. CBS net origination, Audio Arts syndication. "Triple Play". Commercials deleted. All's fair in love and politics...and these guys really play for keeps! Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 25:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

79381. The Whistler. July 27, 1952. CBS Pacific net. "You Can't Trust A Stranger". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A gambler, out on bail, decides to murder a look-alike to take the heat off. Beware of Maimie! Gerald Mohr, Betty Lou Gerson, Shepard Menken, Charlotte Lawrence, Gus Bayz (writer), Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Marvin Miller (music). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79382. The Whistler. August 3, 1952. CBS net. "Dark Island". An ex-con is after $250,000 buried somewhere on a resort island. However, he's not the only one after the money. The story is complete. George W. Allen (producer), Robert Hafter (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Gloria Ann Simpson, Tom Brown, Britt Wood, Jeanne Bates, Lawrence Dobkin, Adrian Gendot (writer), Bill Forman, Lamont Johnson. 24:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

24331. The Whistler. August 10, 1952. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Havana Lee". An embezzling chemist in Cuba needs $40,000 to cover his accounts. He becomes a cortisone smuggler in partnership with a very dangerous lady. The script was subsequently used on "The Whistler" on August 4, 1955 (see cat. #79377). . 22 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79379. The Whistler. August 24, 1952. CBS net. "Final Papers". Commercials deleted. A woman had married her wealthy husband in order to become a citizen, and to be with her real lover. A fellow countrywoman from an unidentified eastern European location blackmails her, but the solution lies with a poisonous African plant! The system cue has been deleted. Bill Forman, Gail Bonney, Gladys Holland, Joseph Kearns, Jana Milos (Jana de Los ?_), John Stevenson, George W. Allen (producer, director), George Adrian (writer), Carol Nicks (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 23:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

79380. The Whistler. September 7, 1952. CBS net. "The Secret Of Chalk Point". Commercials deleted. Captain Jaeger, lost at sea for twenty-five years ago, appears on the beach near the home of his widow. The story is complete. Britt Wood, Raymond Burr, Bill Forman, Isabel Randolph, George W. Allen (producer, director), Adrian Gendot (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), Virginia Gregg, Larry Thor, Leo Cleary. 24:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

84516. The Whistler. October 12, 1952. CBS net origination, AFTRS rebroadcast. "One Dark Night". Adrian Gendot (writer), Les Tremayne, Alice Reinheart, Lawrence Dobkin, Edward Marr, Gordon T. Hughes (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Joel Malone (producer), George Walsh (announcer), Bill Forman. 28:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79373. The Whistler. November 23, 1952. CBS net. "The Calculator". When an explosion destroys the building, a man is shocked to find that his partner survived. The blueprints for a $50,000 invention survives as well. The public service announcements and system cue have been deleted. . 24:29. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

24329. The Whistler. November 30, 1952. CBS net. "So Soon". Commercials deleted. A song writer decides to murder his lyricist, when both become rivals for the same girl. The lyrics tell the story. . 25:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

5575. The Whistler. May 3, 1953. Program #272. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Disappearing Woman". A magician and part-time counterfeiter has a hand at double murder and almost deceives everyone. Bill Forman, Betty Lou Gerson, Les Tremayne, Jeanne Bates, Bill Bouchey, Jess Kirkpatrick, George Adrian (writer), George W. Allen (director), Carol Nicks (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 25:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16780. The Whistler. July 5, 1953. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Glass Dime". A coin dealer has been murdered, and a famous coin has been stolen and put to good use. . 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

24330. The Whistler. July 19, 1953. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Silver Service". Bill Forman, Hal Gerard, Joseph Kearns, Frances Robinson, Charlotte Lawrence, Herb Butterfield, Margaret Poole (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 27 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

64521. The Whistler. October 4, 1953. CBS net origination, AFRS (U. S. Air Forces In Europe) rebroadcast. "Death Claim". A delightful double-double-double-cross story as only "The Whistler" could tell it. Who will get $100,000 in insurance money? . 23:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

78427. The Whistler. October 11, 1953. CBS net origination, AFRS-The U. S. Air Forces in Europe rebroadcast. "Ticket To Nowhere". A man is shot in a remote bungalow, his briefcase taken by a beautiful woman. A cab driver tries to deal himself in and the double-double-crosses begin. The public service announcements have been deleted. . 23:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

65074. The Whistler. October 18, 1953. CBS net origination, United States Air Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "Girl In Black". A down-on-her-luck actress is given an unusual role. After a "dead man" returns to life, the actress finds herself the companion of Mace Murdock, an escaped convict! . 23:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

64518. The Whistler. November 15, 1953. CBS net origination, AFRS (U. S. Air Forces In Europe) rebroadcast. "Fading Star". A film actor decides to frame a new rival. When that fails, a little murder finds its way into the script. . 22:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65071. The Whistler. November 22, 1953. CBS net origination, United States Air Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "Perilous Meeting". Frank Gentry is back in the country from his exile in Manila. He's an "undesirable alien" with big counterfeiting plans. His "faithful" girlfriend has her own plans, starting with several bullets for Frankie! A deserted town is the site for the meeting of a nest of vipers. . 22:37. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

62061. The Whistler. November 29, 1953. CBS net origination, United States Air Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "Lady On A Yacht". A German woman, pretending to be from Argentina, plans to wed a fabulously wealthy American. An artist on a small Italian island presents a considerable complication. It sounds like John Dehner is in the cast. John Dehner (?). 23:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

64520. The Whistler. December 6, 1953. CBS net origination, AFRS (U. S. Air Forces In Europe) rebroadcast. "Generous Host". A larcenous artist puts on quite a performance for a wealthy old man and his wealthy daughter. Blackmail, robbery and murder ring down the curtain. . 23:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65073. The Whistler. December 20, 1953. CBS net origination, United States Air Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "The Huntress". A woman caught with her hand in the boss' till is given just two months to make good...or else! Flying to Vegas, she soon has a millionaire in love with her. . 22:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

78422. The Whistler. December 27, 1953. CBS net, AFRS-United States Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "Lonely Highway". The owner of a trucking company shoots his partner, who then drives off in the truck! An unexpected witness deals himself in...and is dealt out. The public service announcements have been deleted. . 22:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

79385. The Whistler. January 24, 1954. CBS net. "Garvey's Folly". A Broadway producer lays an egg and goes broke. A faked jewelry robbery banks his next play; his wife's murder rings down the curtain. The story is complete. . 23:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65076. The Whistler. January 31, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Dance Team". The owner of a nightclub plans to get rid of his partner by making the hot-headed Latin dancer at the club jealous enough to threaten the partner. George Adrian (writer), Carol Nicks (writer), Jack Moyles, Alice Reinheart, Tom Tully, Marvin Miller, Edward Bloodworth (producer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Bill Forman. 25:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65075. The Whistler. February 7, 1954. CBS net origination, United States Air Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "Man From Calais". There's a killer loose in the London fog, but an American woman living in London has killed Mr. Tom Pomeroy for his money. There's a Scotland Yard inspector now staying at the rooming house, but Laura has the forged passports wanted by "the man from Calais." . 22:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

64268. The Whistler. February 28, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Feature Story". Where is the $75,000 left by a recently deceased ex-convict? Just a minute...is that convict really dead? Perhaps a little blackmail is in order? . 23:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

64519. The Whistler. March 7, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS (U.S. Air Forces In Europe) rebroadcast. "Hudson Bay Incident". The accidental shooting of a Japanese diplomat may cause an international incident...and definitely complicates a triangular relationship. An interesting twisted double-cross is topped by a surprise ending! John Dehner, William Conrad. 23:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

64269. The Whistler. March 14, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Escape To Doom". A confidence man on a tropical island is about to steal the fabulous necklace belonging to a wealthy widow, when his "sister" spoils his plans. The story has a dumb ending! . 23:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

79286. The Whistler. March 21, 1954. CBS net. "Perilous Weekend". A man turns to a friend when it appears that he's killed a strange woman in a penthouse. The friend turns out to be the real killer. An amazing coincidence! The key...is the key! The story is complete. . 22:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

50591. The Whistler. April 18, 1954. CBS net. "Days Of Fear". A woman is suspicious of her father's death when her younger step-mother inherits the estate and then marries the lawyer who drew up the will. She then becomes convinced that they're trying to kill her! The program closing has been deleted. Possibly an AFRS rebroadcast. . 24:57. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

36111. The Whistler. May 9, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS/AFN rebroadcast. "Gentleman From Oxford". An unemployed, unpublished writer falls for a gangster's moll...and she's the tough guy's only heir! . 24:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

36001. The Whistler. May 16, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS/USAFE rebroadcast. "She Wanted Too Much". A woman in love with a wealthy-but-married jeweler is tempted by the jeweler's very sick wife. The fill music after the system cue has been deleted. . 24:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

779. The Whistler. May 23, 1954. Program #80. CBS net origination, AFRTS/USAFE rebroadcast. "The Doll's Name Was Suzy". Diamonds are being smuggled into the country, hidden inside a series of dolls. A woman in desperate need of money comes to have one of the dolls, but wants more! . 23:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

16779. The Whistler. May 30, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "That Cutlerville Affair". A former private eye with a shady past is blackmailed by a woman from out of his past in Seattle. Bill Forman, Lawrence Dobkin, Michael Ann Barrett, Julie Bennett. 25:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

36012. The Whistler. June 6, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS/USAFE rebroadcast. "Round Trip Tickets". A woman deals herself in as the partner of a murderer and jewel thief. The deal seems to easy! . 22:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

36013. The Whistler. June 13, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS/USAFE rebroadcast. "Dark Pattern". A woman's partner has drown; the body never found. She now inherits his half of the business...too bad! But, there's a problem with the guy who actually bumped off the partner. . 21:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

16766. The Whistler. July 18, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Mr. Pettibone's Last Journey". The traditional trunk murder with complexities in jolly England. . 25 minutes. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

16777. The Whistler. July 25, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Anything For A Friend". How to steal from your company, steal the boss's daughter, and kill your room-mate. . 23:55. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79374. The Whistler. August 1, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Borrowed Future". A man "borrows" $10,000 from the company payroll, just until his rich uncle sends a check. But then, the uncle is involved in an automobile accident. Les Tremayne, Jeanne Bates, Hy Averback, Bill Bouchey, Britt Wood, Adrian Gendot (writer), George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (writer), Edward Bloodworth (producer), Bill Forman. 25:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76169. The Whistler. August 22, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Travelling Companion". On a foggy day in Pisa, Itay, a handsome stranger leaves a valuable necklace in a woman's pocket. A partnership is formed with a jewel thief, but soon ends with murder. Betty Lou Gerson, John Stevenson, Norma Varden, Byron Kane, Bill Forman, Marvin Miller (announcer), Winnifred Henson (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music), George W. Allen (director), Edward Bloodworth (producer). 25:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79375. The Whistler. August 29, 1954. CBS net origination, U. S. Air Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "Quadrangle". Aunt Agnes plans to tear down that old wall. She must not do this! Sleeping powders in her hot chocolate will change her mind...permanently! the story is complete . 22:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

84518. The Whistler. September 19, 1954. CBS net origination, USAF in Europe (AFRS) rebroadcast. "Song Team". The public service announcements have been deleted. . 23:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

36348. The Whistler. October 3, 1954. CBS net origination, U. S. Air Forces In Europe rebroadcast. "Stolen Letter". Uncle Louis plans to change his will, but he's poisoned before he can do so. Flight, fame and blackmail follows. The story is complete, the broadcast is not. . 25:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

36110. The Whistler. October 17, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Last Request". A gangster aboard an ocean liner under an assumed name gets off the ship...in a coffin! Sterling Tracy (director), Joel Malone (producer), Wilbur Hatch (music). 31:17. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

16756. The Whistler. December 12, 1954. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "The Prosecutor". A ruthless prosecutor sends an innocent man up for murder. He then finds himself in a web of murder! The script was previously used on the program on October 19, 1952, this might be that broadcast or a taped replay. Bill Forman ("The Whistler"), Frank Nelson, Gil Stratton, Joel Malone (writer), Herb Lytton, Hal Gerard, Jeanette Nolan, George W. Allen (director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 30:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24328. The Whistler. January 23, 1955. Program #359. CBS Pacific net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "One Dark Night". A man kills his wife, only to find himself "partners" with his next door neighbor, who saw the whole thing. The victim adds a new twist. The date is subject to correction. The script was used on this series previously. Lawrence Dobkin, Les Tremayne, Bill Forman (narrator), Alice Reinheart, Edward Marr, Wilbur Hatch (music), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Joel Malone (producer), Adrian Gendot (writer), George Walsh (announcer). 30:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16772. The Whistler. February 6, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Whirlpool". After a shipwreck, a man is offered the chance to impersonate a clever woman's husband and collect a lot of money. The show has a good whistlersque ending. The script was used previously on "The Whistler" on October 10-, 1948 (see cat. #76160). Bill Forman (as "The Whistler"), Georgia Ellis, Lawrence Dobkin, Herb Butterfield, Marvin Miller, Joel Malone (writer, producer), George Walsh, Wilbur Hatch (music, Gordon T. Hughes (director), Whitfield Connor. 25:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11155. The Whistler. February 13, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Element X". A blackmailing lawyer doesn't take into account the unknown factor, the "Element X." The date is subject to correction. The script was used on the show previously on April 6, 1952 (see cat. #62173). Adrian Gendot (writer). 23 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

79376. The Whistler. February 24, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Bright Boy". A nest of blackmailers plans multiple double-crosses and murder. Where to get an alibi for the expected homicide? The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on April 15, 1946 as "Smart Boy" (see cat. #76083). Bill Forman, Gordon T. Hughes (director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Jack Edwards, Victor Rodman, Jack Moyles, Betty Lou Gerson, Vic Perrin, Olan Soule, Adrian Gendot (writer), George Walsh (announcer), Joel Malone (producer). 24:36. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

50623. The Whistler. March 17, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "A Matter Of Odds". The public service announcements have been deleted. A hustler steals a drunk's winning lottery ticket and leaves town in a hurry, all the time playing the odds. The date is subject to correction. The script was used on the show previously. William Conrad, Adrian Gendot (writer). 21:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

16768. The Whistler. March 24, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Backfire". A chauffeur murders his wealthy boss and pins the rap on his two-timing mistress. The program has a surprise ending. The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on October 28, 1946 (see cat. # ). Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Edgar Barrier, Helen Kleeb, Jack Moyles, Tony Barrett, Joel Malone (writer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11156. The Whistler. April 7, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Search For An Unknown". A gangster's life has been threatened, but by whom? The script was previously used on "The Whsitler" on October 24, 1948 (see cat. #76161). William Conrad, Adrian Gendot (writer). 23 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16775. The Whistler. April 21, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Incident At Chalk Point". Captain Yeager is washed up on the beach and reports his ship was just wrecked. But Captain Yeager and his ship were wrecked twenty-five years ago! Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Jack Moyles, Vivi Janis. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

16771. The Whistler. May 19, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "A Case For Mr. Carrington". A partner in a Jamaican sugar plantation plans a murder and a frame of his partner's son. See cat. #47875 for a different production of the same script produced eight years previously. Bill Forman, Paul Dubov, Jack Moyles, Jack Edwards, Lawrence Dobkin, Eric Snowden, Harold Swanton (writer), Joel Malone (writer), Jean Tatum, Eric Snowden. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79377. The Whistler. August 4, 1955. CBS net origination, U. S. Air Forces in Europe rebroadcast. "The Havana Lee". An embezzling chemist in Cuba needs $40,000 to cover his accounts. He becomes a cortisone smuggler in partnership with a very dangerous lady. The female lead in the story tries very hard to sound like Lauren bacall in, "Bold Venture." The script was previously used on "The Whistler" on August 10, 1952 (see cat. #24331). The system cue has been deleted. . 22:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

16770. The Whistler. September 8, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Design For Murder". A man two-timing his wealthy wife arranges an "accident" for her best friend who knows his secret. This program was previously broadcast on "The Whistler" on August 5, 1951, with a different cast and some changes to the script (see cat. #79398). This was the last program of "The Whistler" heard on the Pacific coast." Jack Edwards, Jack Moyles, Joel Malone (writer, producer), Lois Corbett, Wilbur Hatch (music), Gordon T. Hughes (director), Bill Forman, Lurene Tuttle. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

16757. The Whistler. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Kaleidoscope". A nervous ride through the rain-filled night with a dead body in the back and a cop in the front seat next to you. Why? . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16753. The Whistler. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. Sustaining. The title of the story is not announced. Jeff Clayton has been killed and his strange family suspects his widow of the crime. Mr. Fletcher will settle the matter. Syndicated rebroadcast date: March 3, 1975. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16742. The Whistler. CBS net origination, rebroadcast on WRVR-FM, New York. Participating sponsors. The title of the story is not announced. A man frames his brother for murder, and three years later a strange revenge is enacted. Syndicated rebroadcast date: December 9, 1974. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4397. The Whistler. CBS net. "One Man Jury". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. A crusading newspaperman finally wins the acquittal of a woman accused of murder. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

4395. The Whistler. CBS net. "The Sellout". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. After a run of bad luck, a man's IOU's catch up with him and he's forced to sell some secret drawings. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

Report contains 537 programs.