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Mean Streets Podcasts
Down These Mean Streets (Old Time Radio Detectives)
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.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 711 ratings
Lot#s of variety
Love all the shows, and the explanations at the beginning. Also the fact that they leave the original ads in the show, makes for authentic listening.
dcart58 via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 05/14/21
Love this Podcast
I really Love this Podcast and look forward to the weekly Detective episodes. The Host provides a nice Introduction and Commentary as well. My Favorites are Johnny Dollar with Bob Bailey, Sherlock Holmes with Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce to name a few. I like Comedy but would prefer that these...Read full review »
The Virtuous Lady via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/10/21
Unique and fun OTR
Really like these episodes, 2-3 themed episodes strung together with interesting content added by knowledgeable host.
phxross via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/21/21
Recent Episodes
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Gerald Mohr shows us crime is a sucker's road as Philip Marlowe in "The Heart of Gold" (10/24/48) and "The White Carnation" (9/22/50). Plus, he's a murderer on the run in "Warm Reception" from "The Whistler" (11/19/50).
Published 06/13/21
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," Bob Bailey stars in four old time radio mysteries: "The Four-Sided Triangle" (3/21/49) and "Out of Mind" (5/2/49) from "Let George Do It" and "Markham Matter" (11/18/56) and "Confederate Coinage Matter" (7/28/57) from Johnny Dollar.
Published 06/06/21
This week on "Down These Mean Streets," we're saluting Vincent Price with two of his performances as "The Saint" - "Marvin Hickerson, Private Eye" (12/3/50) and "Next of Kin" (2/18/51). Plus, he's a haunted murderer in "Leona's Room" from "The Philip Morris Playhouse" (2/25/49).
Published 05/30/21
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