The Resource Richard Diamond, private detective : original radio broadcasts, Volume 1, (electronic resource)

Richard Diamond, private detective : original radio broadcasts, Volume 1, (electronic resource)

Label
Richard Diamond, private detective : original radio broadcasts, Volume 1
Title
Richard Diamond, private detective
Title remainder
original radio broadcasts
Title number
Volume 1
Contributor
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Created by Blake Edwards, Richard Diamond, Private Detective came to NBC Radio in 1949, starring film actor and crooner Dick Powell. Powell had recently played Philip Marlowe in the popular RKO film Murder, My Sweet and jumped at the chance to play a suave detective on the radio. Diamond was a lighthearted, New York-based private eye who enjoyed ribbing the cops and singing songs to his millionaire girlfriend, Helen Asher. Its theme, "Leave it to Love," was whistled by Powell at the beginning of each episode. Powell's production company, Four Star Television, produced a version of Richard Diamond, Private Detective for CBS in 1957. The lead role went to David Janssen, who would later gain fame as Dr. Richard Kimble on The Fugitive. Sam, Diamond's beautiful secretary, was only ever shown from the waist down. Those beautiful legs belonged to Mary Tyler Moore, as well as other actresses. Episodes include "The Ralph Chase Case," "The Stolen Purse and Counterfeit Ring," "The Betty Moran Case," "The Rene Benay Protection Case," "The John Blackwell Case," "A Christmas Carol," "The Doug Saxon Case," "Timothy the Seal," "The Elaine Tanner Case," "The Jewel Thief," "The Cop Killer," and "The Louis Spence Case."
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Performed by Dick Powell and a full cast
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1904-1963
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  • Powell, Dick
  • hoopla digital
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  • Private investigators
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Richard Diamond, private detective : original radio broadcasts, Volume 1, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11147744
Dimensions
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 54 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483008714
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11147744
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Richard Diamond, private detective : original radio broadcasts, Volume 1, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11147744
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 54 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483008714
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11147744
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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