Dangerous Assignment - Find Mr. Big (03-18-53)

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Find Mr. Big (Aired March 18, 1953)
Dangerous Assignment stands as one of the most durable programs of its genre and era in the waning days of The Golden Age of Radio. Espionage or foreign intrigue dramas weren't particularly groundbreaking undertakings by the 1950s. Bulldog Drummond was the first of the more successful exemplars of Radio espionage and intrigue, running from 1941 to 1954, most often under the lead of the gifted character actor, George Coulouris. The Counterspy series had been well underway since 1942 and ran in one incarnation or another through 1954. The Man Called X had already aired--to great popular and critical acclaim--for almost five years prior to 1949. Show Notes From The Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. THIS EPISODE: March 18, 1953. "Find Mr. Big" - NBC network. Sustaining. Steve Mitchell flies to Oslo, Norway to tackle "The Bureau," a gang that deals in stolen information. Adrian Gendot (writer), Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Cairn (director), Brian Donlevy, Dan O'Herlihy, GeGe Pearson, Herb Butterfield, John Storm (announcer), Ken Peters, Paul Frees, Robert Ryf (writer). 24:09. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index
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