This Is Your FBI, as the title suggests, was a crime drama that featured true cases from FBI, and told from an agent’s viewpoint. The show’s producer and director, Jerry Devine, has previously worked on the radio program of the same genre, Mr. District Attorney. Devine once worked for the FBI, so having him for the show would allow each story to be told the best way possible. Then-FBI chief Edgar Hoover gave him access to the FBI files for the stories used in the show.
The show’s main character was Agent Jim Taylor, who handled crime cases on the West Coast. The basic format of the show was that, 30 minutes were allowed for the presentation of the criminal’s actions, which will be followed up with Taylor’s investigation of the crime. This long-running series starred Frank Lovejoy (and later Dean Carlton and William Woodson) as the narrator, Betty White, and Stacy Harris as Agent Jim Taylor.
The show was heard on ABC for over a decade, from 1945 to 1953, airing a total of 409 episodes. The main sponsor throughout the show’s run was the Equitable Life Assurance Society of USA, which is now called the AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company.Click here to read more about This Is Your Fbi
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Please enjoy these 340 old time radio episodes:
|10.25.1946||the honest embezzler||
+ This Is Your FBI. October 25, 1946. "The Honest Embezzler". Sponsored by: The Equitable Life Ass...
|11.01.1946||blueprint for murder||
+ This Is Your FBI. November 1, 1946. "Blueprint For Murder". Sponsored by: The Equitable Life Ass...
|11.08.1946||the frightened fugitive||
+ This Is Your FBI. November 8, 1946. "The Frightened Fugitive". Sponsored by: The Equitable Life ...
|11.15.1946||murder by accident||
+ This Is Your FBI. November 15, 1946. "Murder By Accident". Sponsored by: The Equitable Life Assu...
|11.22.1946||return of the killer||
+ This Is Your FBI. November 22, 1946. "The Return Of The Killer". Sponsored by: The Equitable Lif...
|11.29.1946||danger in the jury box||
+ This Is Your FBI. November 29, 1946. "Danger In The Jury Box". Sponsored by: The Equitable Life ...
|12.13.1946||the swampland killer|
|12.20.1946||the swindling swami|
|12.27.1946||little tough guy||
+ This Is Your FBI. May 28, 1948. "Little Tough Guy". Sponsored by: The Equitable Life Assurance S...
|01.03.1947||the fugitive guest|
|01.10.1947||the souvenir gun|
|01.17.1947||the sunshine swindlers|
|01.24.1947||the bow tie murders|
|01.31.1947||the baby bigshot|
|02.14.1947||death in the desert|
|02.21.1947||old lady larceny|
|02.28.1947||the innocent thief|
|03.07.1947||the divorced child||
+ This Is Your FBI. January 9, 1953. "The Divorced Child". Learning that her parents are being di...
|03.14.1947||the fugitive pirate||
+ Producer-director Jerry Devine was given access to FBI files by J Edgar Hoover, and the resulting ...
|03.21.1947||the vicious shakedown|
|03.28.1947||the henpecked thief|
|04.04.1947||the used baby racket|
|04.11.1947||the curious patient|
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