Original Radio Broadcast – Philo Vance: Archives Collection

Philo Vance, America’s most popular fictional detective of the 1920s and 1930s, moved from S. S. Van Dine’s novels onto the silver screen and later radio. The aristocratic amateur sleuth was portrayed in more than 100 radio broadcasts by Jackson Beck, the versatile actor who had previously starred as the Cisco Kid and announced The Adventures of Superman. Return to the scene of the crime in 18 classic whodunits, costarring Joan Alexander (radio’s Lois Lane) as Ellen Deering and George Petrie as District Attorney Markham.
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