The Casebook Of Gregory Hood - The Black Museum (06-10-46)


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The Black Museum (Aired June 10, 1946)
The Casebook of Gregory Hood, starring Gale Gordon in the title role, took over where Sherlock Holmes had left off. Sponsored by Petri wine, it used the same "weekly visit" format and the same team of Anthony Boucher and Dennis Green that had written The New Adventured of Sherlock Holmes. Gregory Hood was modelled after true-life San Francisco importer Richard Gump, and many of the stories revolve around a mystery surrounding some particular imported treasure. Hood's sidekick Sanderson "Sandy" Taylor was played by Bill Johnstone. The show aired from June, 1946 through August, 1950. There were an additional couple of shows aired in October 1951. Hood and Sanderson were played in later episodes by Elliott Lewis and Howard McNear, respectively. THIS EPISODE: June 10, 1946. Mutual network. "The Black Museum". Sponsored by: Petri Wine. Gregory Hood meets "Markham," a fellow collector of murder weapons. Mr. Markham has a dishonest assistant and an unfaithful wife. Gregory has just imported an Aztec sacrificial knife...with a very real curse on it. Gale Gordon, Harry Bartell (announcer), Dean Fosler (composer, conductor), Denis Green (writer), Anthony Boucher (writer), Art Gilmore. 29:29. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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