Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled Radio

From: Monte Herridge (
Date: 12 Jul 2006

----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Crider" <> To: <> Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 12:13 PM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled Radio

> Check out Jack Webb in PAT NOVAK FOR HIRE. Best hardboiled parody ever
> put
> on the air, but it's played straight. Maybe it's not even supposed to be
> a
> parody.
> One of my favorites as a child was a Hammett creation, THE FAT MAN, but
> only
> six of the U.S. episodes exist. There are a lot of the Australian
> episodes
> of the show available, but I've never listened to them.
> Bill Crider

Jack Webb also appeared in another hardboiled detective show in 1948-49 -
"Jeff Regan, Investigator." And Mike Hammer appeared on his own radio show. I don't know how long it ran, but it was titled "That Hammer Guy."


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