If you are interested in preserving old time radio, you may wish to join the Old Time Radio Researchers Group at Yahoo. Keen and Jim Kelly played Clancy. Keen was even able to arrest the guilty party at the end of each episode, despite having no authority to make such collars. The series was lampooned by the comedy series Bob and Ray. This is going to be fun and exciting.
I recall listening to Mr. It was produced by Frank and Anne Hummert, who based it upon Robert W. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons originated in the daytime drama factory of Anne and Frank Hummert. Richard Leonard directed scripts by Barbara Bates, Stedman Coles, Frank Hummert, Lawrence Klee and Bob Shaw. It aired on the network until 1947, when it switched to. Richard Leonard directed scripts by Barbara Bates, Stedman Coles, Frank Hummert, Lawrence Klee and Bob Shaw.
Keen programs are known to survive. Kilpack's first acting job was as in. It was also combined with rival detective show Martin Kane, Private Eye and satirized by Harvey Kurtzman and Jack Davis in Mad magazine's fifth issue June-July 1953 , as Kane Keen! Keen illustration by Lee Ferguson. But Denali's bulletproof, like ten inches of Kevlar! Most images are provided by amazon. The series began as a heartwarming series of mysteries that dealt with domestic and family problems in its lost-persons cases. Harry MacAfee, who was played by Paul Lynde. Meryle Raymond Schisler, nee Young.
I hope you'll join me for the trip. Keen as an intellectual authority figure, magisterial in manner, reserved, aloof. Phil Clarke 1904-1985 : English-born Actor who served in the British Army stationed in India before undertaking a stage career. Keen was the most resilient private detective in a namesake role. Dorothy died of an overdose of sleeping pills.
Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons. Kilpack sent his wife to Paris but, according to The New York Times, failed to follow her there as he promised, so she divorced him there in March 1925 on grounds of desertion. And he was always accompanied by his dense-but-loyal sidekick Mike Clancy Jim Kelly. It would revert to fifteen-minute episodes in 1954 until the last two months of its run when it would once again become a half-hour show for its last two months on the air. John Charlie Young sic , was admitted to St.
It would continue on the air in 1955. Keen in 1937 with Arthur Hughes and then Phil Clarke stepping into the role later in the series. The sponsors included as in , , BiSoDol antacid mints, Hill's cold tablets and Heet liniment , , Aerowax, and. Keen, but this style of detective can be considered an homage to the classic intellectual English tradition. John met Admission criteria primarily because his grandmother, Susan S. From the Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons was one of radio's longest running shows, airing, October 12, 1937 to April 19, 1955, continuing well into the television era.
Ninette Moeller steps off a flight from Paris and onto the mean streets of New York City. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: A Complete History and Episode Log of Radio's Most Durable Detective. Beginning November 11, 1943, the program changed its format to that of a half-hour weekly offering—and though the title and theme song remained, Keen branched out into investigating murders. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons was a hugely popular program during its almost twenty years on the air. He was the gentle, dignified, soft spoken Mr.
Both detectives were a little soap opera in approach, both were armchair detectives you tried to figure out who the murderer was before the climax and both relied on plot elements instead of physical action. John Charles Kilpack, who had changed his surname back to Stressling, died February 11, 2006, in. John's natural father, an emigrant from Germany, had died in an auto accident. She hires the tireless Mr. Bennett Kilpack began as Mr. Keen Created by Robert Chambers, developed for radio by Frank and Anne Hummert M r.
He toured with 's Shakespearean players, had several important parts in Broadway plays, and in 1927 was given the lead role in The Wayside Inn, an early radio serial. John's room and board was financed by a foundation connected to St. Called the parents of , also created , , , , , , , , , , , The American Melody Hour, , , , , , , and more. Chambers' 1906 novel The Tracer of Lost Persons. She's after one Lucien Denali, a man who has done unspeakable damage to her. Keen in 1937 with Arthur Hughes and then Phil Clarke stepping into the role later in the series. The nearest competitors were 726 broadcasts , 657 and 473.