Crime Classics

 

 

This was an old time radio docu-drama program that portrayed real crimes from all time periods and from any location in the world.  Every show was based on facts and the acting is excellent. The show was only on the air for a year and so there are only these shows to enjoy.

53-06-15 (01) The Crime Of Bathsheba Spooner

53-06-22 (02) The Shockingly Peaceful Passing Of Thomas Edwin Bartlett, Greengrocer

53-06-29 (03) The Checkered Life and Sudden Death Of Col James Fisk, Jr

53-07-06 (04) The Shrapnelled Body Of Charles Drew, Senior

53-07-13 (05) The Terrible Deed Of John White Webster

53-07-20 (06) The Death Of A Picture Hanger

53-07-27 (07) The Final Day Of General Ketchum and How He Died

53-08-03 (08) Mr. Thrower’s Hammer

53-08-10 (09) The Axe and The Droot Family – How They Fared

53-08-17 (10) The Incredible Trial Of Laura D. Fair

53-08-24 (11) The Alsop Family – How It Diminished And Grew Again

53-08-31 (12) Your Loving Son, Nero

53-09-07 (13) The Torment Of Henrietta Robinson and Why She Killed

53-09-30 (14) The Bloody, Bloody Banks Of Fall River

53-10-07 (15) The Hangman and William Palmer – Who Won

53-10-14 (16) The Seven Layered Arsenic Cake Of Madame Lafarge

53-10-21 (17) Billy Bonney, Bloodletter – Also Known As The Kid

53-10-28 (18) John Hayes – His Head and How They Were Parted

53-11-04 (19) Raschi Among The Crocodiles and The Prank He Played

53-11-11 (20) Blackbeard’s Fourteenth Wife – Why She Was No Good For Him

53-11-18 (21) The Triangle On The Round Table

53-11-25 (22) The Killing Story Of William Corder and The Farmer’s Daughter

53-12-02 (23) If A Body Need A Body, Just Call Burke and Hare

53-12-09 (24) The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln

53-12-16 (25) John and Judith – Their Crime and Why They Didn’t Get To Enjoy It

 

53-12-30 (26) Coyle and Richardson – Why They Hung In A Spanking Breeze

54-01-06 (27) The Younger Brothers and Why Some Of Them Grew No Older

54-01-13 (28) How Supan Got The Hook Outside Bombay

54-01-20 (29) Madeline Smith, Maid Or Murderess

54-01-27 (30) The Boorn Brothers and The Hangman

54-02-03 (31) The Incredible History Of John Shepard

54-02-10 (32) Twenty Three Knives Against Caesar

54-02-17 (33) Jean Baptiste Troppmann – Killer of Many

54-02-24 (34) The Good Ship Jane – Why She Became Flotsam

54-03-03 (35) Roger Nems – How He Though Dead Won The Game

54-03-10 (36) New Hampshire, The Tiger and Brad Ferguson

54-03-17 (37) Old Sixtoes – How He Stopped Construction On The BBC & I

54-03-31 (39) Robby Boy Balfour – How He Wrecked The Big Prison’s Reputation

54-04-07 (40) The General’s Daughter, The Czar’s Lieutenant & The Linen Closet

54-04-14 (41) James Evans, Fireman – How He Extinguished A Human Torch

54-04-21 (42) Cesare Borgia – His Most Difficult Murder

54-04-28 (43) Widow Magee and The Three Gypsies – A Vermont Fandango

54-05-05 (44) Bunny Baumler – His Close Brush With Fame

54-05-12 (45) Mr Clarke’s Skeleton In Mr Aram’s Closet

54-05-26 (46) The Lethal Habit Of Marquise De Brinvilliers

54-06-02 (47) Mr Jonathon Jewett

54-06-09 (48) The Assassination Of Leon Trotsky

54-06-16 (49) The Death Of A Baltimore Birdie & Friend

54-06-23 (50) Ali Pasha – A Turkish Delight

54-06-30 (51) Good Evening, My Name Is Jack The Ripper

 

 

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