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A Slight Case Of Perjury (Aired April 6, 1951)
Nero Wolfe is a fictional detective created by American author Rex Stout in the 1930s and featured in dozens of novels and novellas.In the stories, Wolfe is one of the most famous private detectives in the United States. He weighs about 285 pounds and is 5'11" tall. He raises orchids in a rooftop greenhouse in his New York City brownstone on West 35th Street, helped by his live-in gardener Theodore Horstmann. Wolfe drinks beer throughout the day and is a gourmand. He employs a live-in chef, Fritz Brenner. He is multilingual and brilliant, though apparently self-educated, and reading is his third passion after food and orchids. He works in an office in his house and almost never leaves home. THIS EPISODE: April 6, 1951. NBC network. "A Slight Case Of Perjury". Sustaining. An attempt is made on the life of Tom Wilcox, just after Wilcox is acquitted of the murder of Keith Hanson. Part of the final promotional announcement and the system cue have been deleted. Sydney Greenstreet, Rex Stout (creator), Gladys Williams (writer), J. Donald Wilson (producer, director), Harry Bartell, William Johnstone, Don Stanley (announcer), Edwin Fadiman (producer), Mary Lansing, Jeanne Bates, Barney Phillips, Paul Marion, Ken Peters. 28:49. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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