Nostalgic Mystery Radio

Ep.479 Nick Carter Master Detective: Murder In The Crypt

November 20, 2023 Stevie K. Episode 479
Nostalgic Mystery Radio
Ep.479 Nick Carter Master Detective: Murder In The Crypt
Show Notes

Nick Carter, Master Detective, which aired on Mutual from 1943 to 1955. Nick Carter first came to radio as The Return of Nick Carter. Then Nick Carter, Master Detective, with Lon Clark in the title role, began April 11, 1943, on Mutual, continuing in many different timeslots for well over a decade. Jock MacGregor was the producer-director of scripts by Alfred Bester, Milton J. Kramer, David Kogan and others. Background music was supplied by organists Hank Sylvern, Lew White and George Wright. Patsy Bowen, Nick's assistant, was portrayed by Helen Choate until mid-1946 and then Charlotte Manson stepped into the role. Nick and Patsy's friend was reporter Scubby Wilson (John Kane). Nick's contact at the police department was Sgt. Mathison (Ed Latimer). The supporting cast included Raymond Edward Johnson, Bill Johnstone and Bryna Raeburn. Michael Fitzmaurice was the program's announcer.

Murder In The Crypt: Nick investigates a dead body found in front of a statue of Anubis.
Originally aired August 2nd, 1943.

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