Radio Bird

I couldn’t be fonder of you if you were my own son. But, well, if you lose a son, it’s possible to get another. There’s only one Maltese Falcon.

Kaspar Gutman (Sydney Greenstreet), The Maltese Falcon

 

 

Something for the weekend.  A radio version of The Maltese Falcon broadcast in 1943.  Classic radio made grand use of music in its storytelling that has never been surpassed.  Bogart, Greenstreet and Astor reprise their screen roles.

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  1. I am a big fan of Mystery Play Internet Radio (http://mpir-otr.com). They compile hours of shows that they run for a few days until the next run. Often they’ll have a theme for each run, whether it be detective shows, Gale Gordon, sea-faring stories, etc.

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