CRIME CLASSICS
Old-Time Radio Series


Series
CRIME CLASSICS
CRIME CLASSICS
Crime Classics featured "true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land from every time" culled from director Elliott Lewis' voluminous personal library of true crime cases. The CBS series ran from June 15, 1953 through June 30, 1954. Composer Bernard Herrmann faithfully recreated the authentic music from the eras dramatized. Starring Lou Merrill.
OLD TIME RADIO PROGRAMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM RADIO SPIRITS ON AUDIO CD AND CASSETTE:
   1. Crime Classics
Item #: 45602
Media: CD
Description: The crimes are notable, and the criminals are presented unflinchingly. Such notorious villains as...
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   2. Rare TV Crime Classics
Item #: 92254
Media: DVD
Description: N.O.P.D. (1956) - Inspector Victor Beaujac and his partner John Conroy comb the underworld in search...
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   3. Christmas Radio Classics
Item #: 45222
Media: CD
Description: Come back to the tradition and warmth of Christmas in the Golden Age of Radio, with the great...
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   4. Dragnet: Crime to Punishment
Item #: 45672
Media: CD
Description: "Ladies and gentlemen…the story you're about to hear is true…"

Jack Webb stars as Sergeant Joe...
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   5. Gang Busters: Cases of Crime
Item #: 44182
Media: CD
Description: "In cooperation with police and federal law enforcement departments throughout the United...
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   6. Police and Thieves: Crime Radio Drama
Item #: 45254
Media: CD
Description: A police car speeds by with its siren wailing, and we can't help but wonder: what kind of criminal...
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   7. Radio Classics: Selected by Greg Bell
Item #: 45612
Media: CD
Description: Hilarious and thrilling, exciting and thoughtful -- that's what radio was! And, that's what you'll...
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   8. The Green Hornet: Fights Crime!
Item #: 45482
Media: CD
Description: Robert Hall stars as millionaire newspaperman Britt Reid, fighting crime in the guise of his gas-gun...
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   9. Horror Classics (6-DVD)
Item #: 91494
Media: DVD
Description: This Horror Classics collection presents six vintage fright-fests featuring genre icons like Bela...
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   10. The Shadow: Crime Does Not Pay
Item #: 45372
Media: CD
Description: Bill Johnstone and Bret Morrison star as amateur criminologist Lamont Cranston, alias The Shadow, "a...
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EPISODES AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD:
(6/29/1953) CHECKERED LIFE AND SUDDEN DEATH OF COLONEL JAMES FISK, JR.
 29 min
(7/27/1953) FINAL DAY OF GENERAL KETCHUM AND HOW HE DIED (THE)
 29 min
(8/3/1953) DREAD EVENT SURROUNDING MR. THROWER’S HAMMER (THE)
 29 min
(8/10/1953) AXE AND THE DROOT FAMILY: HOW THEY FARED (THE)
 30 min
(12/2/1953) IF A BODY NEED A BODY, JUST CALL BURKE & HARE
 29 min
(12/9/1953) ASSASSINATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, THE
 30 min
(12/16/1953) JOHN AND JUDITH, THIER CRIME AND WHY THEY DIDN'T GET TO ENJOY IT
 29 min

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EPISODES AVAILABLE TO STREAM:
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(12/3/1952)
Bathsheba Spooner
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(12/3/1952)
BATHSHEBA SPOONER W/ LOU MERRILL
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(6/29/1953)
Checkered Life & Sudden Death of Colonel James Frisk Jr.
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(6/29/1953)
Checkered Life & Sudden Death of Colonel James Frisk Jr.
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(7/6/1953)
The Shrapneled Body of Charles Drew Sr.
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(7/20/1953)
Death of a Picture Hanger
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(7/20/1953)
Death of a Picture Hanger
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(7/20/1953)
The Death of a Picture Hanger
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(8/31/1953)
Your Loving Son, Nero
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(10/7/1953)
The Bloody, Bloody Banks of Fall River
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(10/28/1953)
John Hayes, His Head, and How They were Parted
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(11/25/1953)
Killing Story of William Corder & The…
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(11/25/1953)
KILLING STORY OF WILLIAM CORDER AND THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER
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(12/2/1953)
If a Body Need a Body, Just Call Burke & Hare
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(12/2/1953)
If a Body Needs a Body…
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(12/9/1953)
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
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(12/9/1953)
The Assasination of Abraham Lincoln
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(12/9/1953)
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
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(12/16/1953)
John and Judith, Their Crime, and Why They Didn't Get to Enjoy It
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(1/27/1954)
Boorn Brothers & The Hangman
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(1/27/1954)
Boorn Brothers & the Hangman
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(1/27/1954)
Boorn Brothers and the Hangman
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(2/10/1954)
Twenty-three Knives Against Caesar
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(2/24/1954)
Good Ship Jane, Why She Became Flotsam
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(4/28/1954)
Widow McGee & Three Gypsies
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(4/28/1954)
Widow McGee and Three Gypsies
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(5/26/1954)
Lethal Habit of Marquis Debrinvilliers
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(5/26/1954)
LETHAL HABIT OF MARQUISE DEBRINVILLIERS
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(5/26/1954)
The Lethal Habit of Marquise de Brinkvilliers
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(5/26/1954)
The Lethal Habit of Marquise de Brinvilliers