Private Eye Radio Programs - Boston Blackie

Starring Chester Morris, Richard Kollmar and Jan Miner

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Chester Morris as Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie was a safecracker and jewel thief who became a detective helping the friendless, and was advertised as "an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend." Chester Morris played the part of Boston Blackie in several movies, and in the first episodes of the radio program which began on June 13, 1944. On April 11, 1945 Richard Kollmar took the part of Boston Blackie. The radio program also included Jan Miner as his girlfriend/assistant Mary Wesley, and Maurice Tarplin played the part of Police Inspector Farraday.

Episodes of Boston Blackie

June 23, 1944 - Boston Blackie, The Jonathan Rockwell Diamond >

June 30, 1944 - Boston Blackie, The Manletter Bank Case >

July 14, 1944 - Boston Blackie, The Star of the Nile >

July 21, 1944 - Boston Blackie, The Black Market Bow Tie >

July 28, 1944 - Boston Blackie, The Devon Caretaker Murder >

August 4, 1944 - Boston Blackie, The Spy Ring, aka Alice Manleder, Dead or Alive >

August 11, 1944 - Boston Blackie, The Missing String of Pearls >

April 25, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Wentworth Diamonds >

May 2, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Murder of John Walters >

May 9, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Cover-Up for Mary >

May 16, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Uncle Bill Blaine's Legacy >

June 6, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Mrs. Boston Blackie >

June 11, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Oscar Wolfe, Troublemaker >

June 18, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Sam Bellows is Dead >

June 25, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Larry Brown Case >

July 2, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Blackie Jilts Mary >

July 9, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Worthington Pearls >

July 16, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Blackie's Car Kills a Woman >

July 23, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Case of the Three Way Split >

July 30, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Mary at Sea >

August 6, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Hypnotic Murder >

August 13, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Evelyn Jones Murder >

August 20, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Blackie Steals a Neckalce for Charity >

September 13, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Bill Crane, Attorney >

September 20, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Blood on Blackie's Sleeve >

October 4, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Kingston is Unlucky at Cards >

October 11, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Copy of the Diamond Bracelet >

October 18, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Boxers Murder Case >

October 25, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Richard Diamond Case >

November 1, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Mary Disappears >

November 8, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Amnesia Victim >

November 15, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Murder in the Music Room >

November 22, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Blackie is Kidnapped >

November 29, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Simmons Construction Murder >

December 6, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Atkins Jewel Thief Case >

December 13, 1945 - Boston Blackie, Murder at the Movies >

December 20, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The TV Poisoning Case >

December 27, 1945 - Boston Blackie, The Masters Diamond Case >

January 3, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Murdered Sword Swallower >

January 22, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Disappearing Body >

January 29, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Jim Williams Inheritance Case >

February 5, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Brandon Jewel Robbery >

February 12, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Brandon Jewel Robbery >

February 19, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Harry Benson Murders His Wife >

February 26, 1946 - Boston Blackie, A Vase Leads to Murder >

March 5, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Tom Everett Murder with an Alibi >

March 12, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Lin Chow is Murdered >

March 19, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Worthington Ghost >

March 26, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Pierre the Designer >

April 16, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Baseball Player Murder >

April 23, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Stolen Car Ring >

April 30, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Frances Fielding Murder >

May 7, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Winthrop Jewel Robberies >

May 14, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Merry-Go-Round Murder >

May 21, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Blaine Brothers Pawn Shop Murder >

May 28, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Escaped Prisoner >

June 4, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Old Man Graham's Wife >

June 11, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Disappearing Plane >

June 18, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Hooded Gang Protection Racket >

June 25, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Gambler Joe Garland is Killed >

July 2, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Uncle Frank is Murdered by Joe Parker >

July 9, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Skating Rink Murders >

July 16, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Murdered Truck Driver >

July 23, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Murdering Coo-Coo Clock >

July 30, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Murder Aboard Ship >

August 6, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Jerry Williams Fixed Court Case >

August 13, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Diamond Smugglers >

August 20, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Jealous Partners and Arson >

August 27, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Rockwell Diamond >

September 3, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Stolen Rare Book >

September 10, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Backstage Murder >

September 17, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Apartment Swindler >

September 24, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Abbott Painting >

October 1, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Undersea Murder >

October 8, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Murdered Show Dog Owner >

October 15, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Murder at the Rodeo >

October 22, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Faraday Is Shot >

October 29, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Granny's Witchcraft >

November 5, 1946 - Boston Blackie, A New Face for Joe Harvey >

November 12, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Only One Way Out for Me >

November 19, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Fifty Thousand Dollar Necklace >

November 26, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Lenny Powell Murder >

December 3, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Blackie Goes to Jail for Diamond Theft >

December 10, 1946 - Boston Blackie, Mary, Registered Nurse >

December 17, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Police Impersonator >

December 24, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Derailed Gold Train >

December 31, 1946 - Boston Blackie, The Carl Browning Cleaning Shop >

January 7, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Jack Small, Alias Bill Bigelow >

January 14, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Blackie and the Fur Thefts >

January 21, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Search for Jim Gary >

January 28, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Jacque Pierre and the Diamonds >

February 4, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Peters Mix-Up >

February 11, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Jailbirds Murdoch and Dawson >

February 18, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Seven Years Bad Luck for Florence Wells >

February 25, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Joe Delivers the Goods >

March 4, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Larry the Kid vs. Savinni >

March 11, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Tenth Street Gym and the Stolen Car Ring >

March 18, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Sam Fisher's Past >

March 25, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Horseroom Thefts >

April 1, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Bus to Valley Junction >

April 8, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Aggie Rogers' Murder >

April 15, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Phonograph Murder >

April 22, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Millicent Bromley is Kidnapped >

April 29, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Baseball and Gambling >

May 7, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Mrs. Peterson's Insurance Policy >

May 14, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Joe Adams is Drowned >

May 21, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Blackie Breaks Into Prison >

May 28, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Ghost of Florence Newton >

June 4, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Eva Cronin is Stalked >

June 11, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Blackie Shoots a Watchman >

June 18, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Crooked Carter Brother >

June 25, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Joe Nelson's Pet Shop Gambling Scheme >

July 2, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Johnny Burns' Imprted Wool >

July 9, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Death Comes to the Harmonica Man >

July 16, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Randolph Construction Gang Bank Robbery >

July 23, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Blackie's Body in Wax >

July 30, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Poetry in My Soul >

August 6, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Butcher Boy Gang >

August 13, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Burning His House Behind Him >

August 20, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Murder of John Austin >

August 27, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Buckley Protection Agency >

September 3, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Fifty Dollar Shoeshine >

September 10, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Lighthouse Ghost >

September 17, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Case of the Exploding Car >

September 24, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Old Eighty Six is Missing >

October 1, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Death Wish >

October 8, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Dead Aunt Sarah >

October 15, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Joe Crain, Hired Killer >

October 22, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Mid-Air Diamond Theft >

October 29, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Framed by a Film >

November 5, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Old Shoe Clue >

November 26, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Murdock Gang Strikes >

December 3, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Open Season on Henry Williams >

December 17, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Steal or be Killed >

December 24, 1947 - Boston Blackie, Where, Oh Where Has My Mary Gone? >

December 31, 1947 - Boston Blackie, The Valuable Door Buzzer >

January 7, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Riding Stable >

January 14, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Invention Worth Killing For >

January 21, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Kids Killling >

January 28, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Record Collector >

February 4, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Blackie Loves Helen >

February 11, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Wind Blows West >

February 18, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Five Bullets in Don Anderson >

February 25, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Twin Murders >

March 3, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Cobbs Trucking Company >

March 10, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Fifty Thousand Dollars for Blackie >

March 17, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The William Larson Extortion Murder Case >

March 24, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Wrestling Ring Murder >

March 31, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Tom Walton Escapes >

April 7, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Clyde Winston the Photographer >

April 14, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Murder at the Circus >

April 21, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Insurance and Wrecked Cars >

April 28, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Bombing of Joe Ingalls >

May 5, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Jackie Meers Prison Break >

June 23, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Harry Walker is Murdered >

June 30, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Professor Beasley is Murdered >

July 7, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Diamonds are Stolen from Kingston >

July 14, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Blackie is Framed for Killing John Cummings >

July 21, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Counterfeit Sweepstakes Racket >

July 28, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Richard Allistar Disappears in a Vacant Lot >

August 4, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Alibi Time >

August 11, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Bobby Rogers to be Executed >

August 18, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Mrs. George Trilling's Maid is Murdered >

August 25, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Robertson Poisons his wife Beverly over the Telephone >

September 1, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Reynolds and the Stolen Goods >

September 8, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Kingston and the 15 Story Disappearing Office Building >

September 29, 1948 - Boston Blackie, Carl Grady the Golf Instructor >

October 6, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Case of the Marked Money >

December 8, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Case of the Killer Lightning >

December 22, 1948 - Boston Blackie, The Stolen Rings at Christmas >

January 5, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Disappearing 4th Floor >

January 12, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Broken Clock Murder >

January 19, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Boat on Montgomery Street with a Body in it >

January 26, 1949 - Boston Blackie, John Frawley Reads that He is Dead >

February 2, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Mary Asks Blackie to get her Cousin's Song Published >

February 9, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Fifty Thousand Dollars in Bonds to be Divided >

February 16, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Fred Palmer's Dock Racket >

February 23, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Archie Grant's Club 77 >

March 2, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Fake Accident Racket >

March 9, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Dolly Preston Calls for Help >

March 16, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Kidnapped Murderer >

March 23, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Charity Gambling Ring >

March 30, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Amadon Pearls >

April 6, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Duke Murders Jo Jo >

April 13, 1949 - Boston Blackie, A Jewelry Store Owner is Killed for a Watch >

April 20, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Madame Sina Fortune Teller Case >

April 27, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Dynamite Thompson and Jack Morgan Contractors Case >

May 4, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Joe Gates is Murdered on a Sightseeing Tour >

May 11, 1949 - Boston Blackie, No Body at the Door >

May 18, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Imperial Oil Company Racket >

May 25, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Blackie and Mary go to the Canyon Dude Ranch >

June 1, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Pudgy and the Stolen Tire Racket >

June 8, 1949 - Boston Blackie, Ma Vie Perfume Case >

June 15, 1949 - Boston Blackie, The Professor and Rufus Rob the Bank >