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The Adventure Of The Circus Train (Aired March 28, 1943)
On radio, The Adventures of Ellery Queen was heard on all three networks from 1939 to 1948. During the 1970s, syndicated radio fillers, Ellery Queen's Minute Mysteries, began with an announcer saying, "This is Ellery Queen..." and contained a short one-minute case. The radio station encouraged callers to solve the mystery and win a sponsor's prize. Once a winner was found, the solution was broadcast as confirmation. A complete episode guide and history of this radio program can be found in the book The Sound of Detection: Ellery Queen's Adventures in Radio, published by OTR Publishing in 2002. The Adventure of the Murdered Moths (Crippen & Landru, 2005) is the first book edition of the many of the radio scripts. THIS EPISODE: March 28, 1943. NBC network. "The Adventure Of The Circus Train". Sponsored by: Bromo Seltzer. The owner of a circus is killed, three $10,000 bills have been removed from the body! The "Guest Armchair Detective" sequence has been deleted, the mystery is complete. The West Coast broadcast has been researched as being on March 25, 1943, the East Coast broadcast on March 27, 1943. Carleton Young, Marian Shockley, Santos Ortega, Ted de Corsia, Bruce Kamman (producer, director), Charles Paul (organ), Ernest Chappell (announcer), Frederic Dannay (writer), Manfred B. Lee (writer). 25:26. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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