Written by collaboration of the veteran Sherlock Holmes script writers, Anthony Boucher and Denis Green. When Rathbone left the Sherlock Holmes series in 1946, it was suggested The Casebook of Gregory Hood was its replacement.
This excellent series was written by collaboration of the veteran Sherlock Holmes script writers, Anthony Boucher and Denis Green. When Rathbone left the Sherlock Holmes series in 1946, it was suggested The Casebook of Gregory Hood was its replacement.
Gregory Hood was an "unlicensed private investigator" which was a very popular genre at one time in the vein of Fat Man, Nero Wolfe, Casey Crime Photographer, and Rocky Fortune. The stories revolve around the worldly yet tough Hood whose antique dealing was the premise of the show. In his quest for a rare antique he was lead into a crime investigation.. The real-life importer, Richard Gump served as model and advisor for the series about the amateur detective who is certain to solve the crime of the day.
This collection represents a entertaining collection of the few existing episodes known to have survived.Click here to read more about Casebook Of Gregory Hood
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 15 old time radio episodes:
|10.30.1946||the delphene bloggs case||
+ Gregory Hood sees an old acquaintance, Delphene Bloggs at the theater and she tells him Jethro Bro...
|10.14.1946||the eloquent corpse||
+ "The Eloquent Corpse". Sponsored by: Petri Wines. An elaborate scheme to get an appraisal of valua...
|10.07.1946||tommy the saddest clown||
+ "The Sad Clown". Sponsored by: Petri Wines. A set of stolen cameos and a clown that doesn't speak ...
|07.29.1946||the forgetful murderer||
+ "The Forgetful Murderer". Sponsored by: Petri Wines. A puzzling series of murders takes place duri...
+ Chester Harris attended the meeting of the Derringer Society where a woman by the name of Julia Ha...
|07.02.1946||murder in celluloid||
+ "Murder In Celluloid". Sponsored by: Petri Wines. A movie actress is found strangled in her dressi...
|06.24.1946||the beeswax candle||
+ Sanderson and Mary Taylor were driving home slowly one night in the dark misty fog when Mary comme...
|06.17.1946||the murder of gregory hood||
+ "The Murder Of Gregory Hood". Sponsored by: Petri Wines. Gregory Hood pretends that he's been murd...
|06.10.1946||the black museum||
+ "The Black Museum". Sponsored by: Petri Wine. Gregory Hood meets "Markham," a fellow collector of ...
|06.03.1946||case of the three silver pesos||
+ "The Three Silver Pesos". Sponsored by: Petri Wine. The first show of the series, a nearly identic...
|N/A||death from the red capsule|
|N/A||gregory hood murder suspect|
|N/A||south of the border|
|N/A||the white masters|