Presenting the best detectives from the Golden Age of Radio. Each week, we'll bring you an episode starring one of Old Time Radio's greatest detectives and the story behind the show. Join us for adventures of Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade, Johnny Dollar, and many more.
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Jackson Beck stars as super sleuth Philo Vance in three syndicated radio mysteries: "The Movie Murder Case," "The Birdcage Murder Case," and "The Golden Key Murder Case."
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Wally Maher and Jeff Chandler take turns starring as gumshoe Michael Shayne in "The Body in the Trunk" (4/23/45), "Murder, RSVP" (5/28/45), and "The Case of the Left-Handed Fan."
This week, a new season of "Down These Mean Streets" starts with Vincent Price as the Saint. We'll hear Simon Templar solve two old time radio mysteries: "Tuba or Not Tuba - That Is the Question" (1/21/51) and "The Birds and Bees of East Orange" (3/18/1951).