+ Crime Does Not Pay was an anthology radio crime drama series based on MGM's short film series which began in 1935 with Crime Does Not Pay: Buried Loot. The shows were transcribed at MGM's New York station, WMGM. Written by Ira Marion and directed by Marx B. Loeb, the radio program aired in New York on WMGM for two years (October 10, 1949-October 10, 1951), including repeats. It moved to the Mutual Broadcasting System for its final run (January 7-December 22, 1952). For the most part, actors who appeared in B-films were featured, but occasionally one of MGM's major stars would make an appearance. Actors in the series included Bela Lugosi, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, John Loder and Lionel Stander. After the play, the actors usually returned to speak with the audience. Composer-conductor John Gart furnished the music.-WikiPedia Click here to read more about Crime Does Not Pay
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Please enjoy these 62 old time radio episodes:
|10.10.1949||kid with a gun||
+Program #1. MGM syndication. "The Kid With A Gun". John Powers, grown up in a slum, turns to a li...
|10.17.1949||crime does not pay (02) all american fake||
+Program #2. MGM syndication. "All-American Fake". Taylor Dunn is a con-man who looks like footbal...
|11.07.1949||crime does not pay (05) trigger man's moll||
+Program #5. MGM syndication. "Trigger Man's Moll". Tootsie "gets a conscience" and is rubbed out ...
|11.14.1949||crime does not pay (06) body of the crime||
+Program #6. MGM syndication. "The Body Of The Crime". Sarah and Alma Johnson have disappeared fro...
|11.21.1949||crime does not pay (07) summertime take||
+Program #7. MGM syndication. "Summertime Take". The date above is the date of the first broadcast...
|11.28.1949||crime does not pay (08) female of the species||
+Program #8. MGM syndication. "Female Of The Species". The date above is the date of the first bro...
|12.05.1949||crime does not pay (09) a piece of rope||
+Program #9. MGM syndication. "A Piece Of Rope". Dukie Defore works for a "service" business that ...
|12.12.1949||crime does not pay (10) gasoline cocktail||
+Program #10. MGM syndication. "Gasoline Cocktail". A Transylvanian arsonist is extinguished. The ...
|12.19.1949||crime does not pay (11) dead pigeon||
+Program #11. MGM syndication. "Dead Pigeon". Louie "The Dasher" Monroe decides Georgie is a stool...
|12.26.1949||crime does not pay (12) glossy finish||
+Program #12. MGM syndication. "Glossy Finish". The date above is the date of the first broadcast ...
|01.02.1950||crime does not pay (13) clothes make the woman||
+Program #13. MGM syndication. "Clothes Make The Woman". A gang of shoplifters goes big time when ...
|01.09.1950||crime does not pay (14) law of the jungle||
+Program #14. MGM syndication. "Law Of The Jungle". After a gangland machine gun rub out, an unsmi...
|02.13.1950||crime does not pay (19) for he's a jolly good fellow||
+ Program #19. MGM syndication. "He's A Jolly Good Fellow". The date above is the date of first br...
|02.20.1950||crime does not pay (20) death on the doorstep||
+Program #20. MGM syndication. "Death On The Doorstep". An out-of-town hit-man does his job with a...
|02.27.1950||crime does not pay (21) kangaroo court||
+Program #21. MGM syndication. "Kangaroo Court". A gangster on vacation refuses to obey a Californ...
|03.06.1950||crime does not pay (22) what's in a name||
+Program #22. MGM syndication. "What's In A Name?". The date above is the date of first broadcast ...
|03.27.1950||crime does not pay (25) thick as thieves||
+ Program #25. MGM syndication. "Thick As Thieves". Two pals, one quite smart, the other not nearl...
|04.03.1950||crime does not pay (26) ingenious woman||
+Program #26. MGM syndication. "Ingenious Woman". The wife of a gang leader has a lot more brains ...
|05.08.1950||crime does not pay (31) don't write, telephone||
+Program #31. MGM syndication. "Don't Write, Telephone". Marty White and his henchman "Shiv" fly a...
|05.15.1950||crime does not pay (32) between the dark and the daylight||
+Program #32. MGM syndication. "Between The Dark and The Daylight". Competition in the numbers rac...
|05.22.1950||crime does not pay (33) the second hand pistol||
+Program #33. MGM syndication. "The Second-Hand Pistol". An impoverished couple pawn their last po...
|05.29.1950||crime does not pay (34) imported headaches||
+Program #34. MGM syndication. "Imported Headache". A dishonest German offers smuggled aspirin by ...
|06.19.1950||crime does not pay (37) clip joint||
+ Program #37. MGM syndication. "Clip Joint". The owner of a crooked dance hall double-crosses a f...
|06.26.1950||crime does not pay (38) the professor pulls a switch||
+Program #38. MGM syndication. "The Professor Pulls A Switch". The "Professor" runs a chain of gro...
|07.03.1950||crime does not pay (39) the lady loves kittens||
+Program #39. MGM syndication. "The Lady Loves Kittens". The date above is the date of the first b...
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