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Uncle Frank Murdered (Aired July 2, 1946)
The Boston Blackie radio series, also starring Morris, began June 23, 1944, on NBC as a summer replacement for The Amos 'n' Andy Show. Sponsored by Rinso, the series continued until September 15 of that year. Unlike the concurrent films, Blackie had a steady romantic interest in the radio show: Lesley Woods appeared as Blackie's girlfriend Mary Wesley. Harlow Wilcox was the show's announcer. On April 11, 1945, Richard Kollmar took over the title role in a radio series syndicated by Frederic W. Ziv to Mutual and other network outlets. Over 200 episodes of this series were produced between 1944 and October 25, 1950. THIS EPISODE: July 2, 1946. "Uncle Frank Murdered" - Program #64. ABC net origination, Ziv syndication. Commercials added locally. Joe Parker murders his Uncle Frank for Frank's money. He's planned the perfect crime. Richard Kollmar, Lesley Woods, Maurice Tarplin, Henry Sylvern (organist), Jeanne Harrison (director). 27:43. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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