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Barry Craig, Confidential Investigator
While not as flashy as some other radio detectives, Barry Craig had one big advantage. William Gargan, who portrayed him, had really been a private detective. He was even shot once trying to collect a bill.

Sample shows - left click headphones to listen, right-click & save-as to download

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Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Corpse On Delivery 3/31/51 7.11 00:31:03 A bail bondsman hires Barry to find a hood who's skipped out.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Judge And The Champ 10/17/51 7.29 00:31:49 A judge up for re-election is mixed up with the mob.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Microfilm In The Fishtank 10/24/51 7.31 00:31:55 Barry investigates the shakedown and murder of his tailor.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Microfilm In The Fishtank 10/24/51 7.31 00:31:56 Barry investigates an arson & murder. Note the different theme music. It was also used in the Richard Diamond TV series.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Bail Jumper 10/31/51 5.81 00:25:22 Gangster Joey Florio has skipped bail, and his stiffed bondsman hires Barry to track him down.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Borrowed Knife 11/7/51 7.04 00:30:43 Silly place to leave a knife, anyway...

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Dead On Arrival 11/14/51 7.24 00:31:34 A story about George Washington's diary. Would I tell a lie?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder In Wax 11/21/51 7.17 00:31:16 Barry is shadowed by a reporter doing a profile as he solves a case.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder In Wax 11/21/51 7 00:31:16 Barry is shadowed by a magazine reporter doing a profile.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Naughty Necklace 11/28/51 6.83 00:29:49 This piece of jewelry sure gets around.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Paper Bullet 12/5/51 6.72 00:29:21 Barry is hired to find a prize-winning manuscript that has mysteriously disappeared.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Death And The Purple Cow 12/12/51 8.76 00:30:36 So what's so important about a purple glass cow? Not what you'd expect.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Song Of Death 12/26/51 6.9 00:30:07 A fight over rights to a song gets nasty.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Death Of A Private Eye 1/2/52 6.49 00:28:21 Barry is hired to babysit a defrocked gumshoe. The guy gets shot anyway, and Barry finds out who done it.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Death Of A Private Eye 1/2/52 6.98 00:30:27 A former gumshoe hires Barry, but he doesn't live long after that.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder Island 1/9/52 7.1 00:31:00 Barry is forced to prove a gangster innocent of a murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Boxer Doyle's Belt 1/23/52 5.01 00:21:55 How the mighty have fallen.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Puppet 1/30/52 6.06 00:26:30 Barry is hired to deliver a puppet to a nightclub dancer. Then it starts to get strange.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Very Odd Job 1/30/52 6.08 00:26:31 $200 in 1952 to deliver a puppet? Something is fishy somewhere.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Diary Of Death 2/6/52 5.89 00:25:42 Barry heads north to find a killer in a small town.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Cupie Doll 2/13/52 4.06 00:23:41 Barry finds what he thinks is the love of his life sitting in his car. How convenient.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder By Threes 10/8/52 6.17 00:26:56 Pie r deadly.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Dead Loss 10/15/52 5.71 00:24:58 Mr. Potter wants to live long enough to divorce his wife. Someone else has other ideas.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Song of Death 12/25/52 6.55 00:28:35 Barry rescues a woman from drowning, then he gets in deep himself.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Crimson Queen 1/4/53 5.44 00:23:44 A guy comes into Willie's Diner and dies, without even eating the food.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Redhead 2/15/53 5.66 00:24:41 A Detroit mobster is killed in New York right in front of Barry.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Walking The Dog 5/3/53 5.66 00:24:44 Doreen Dimple hires Barry to walk her dog. And other things, too, but not what you think.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Lost Lila Thorne 6/14/53 5.44 00:23:44 Barry is hired to 'take a guy's wife shopping'. She promptly disappears. What's up with that?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Late Sam Jenkins 9/22/53 5.47 00: 23:51 Sam turns up dead. Frank turns up dead. Barry Craig finds out whodunit and why.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Late Sam Jenkins 9/22/53 5.47 00:23:51 A simple assignment gets complicated. Twice.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Alias Clark Smith 10/3/53 5.68 00:24:49 A guy turns up dead in Barry's office. And now somebody's after Barry, too.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Strange Vision 11/3/53 6.72 00:29:21 Barry is hired to solve a series of fires at a chemical plant.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Strange Vision 11/3/53 5.83 00:25:29 Barry goes undercover to investigate a series of fires.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Zero Hour 2/2/54 11 00:24:09 Barry heads to a ski resort for some cold weather investigating.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Echo Corners 3/30/54 5.72 00:24:58 A small town banker hires Barry to quietly track down an embezzler.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Embezzler 3/30/54 11.4 00:25:01 Barry is hired to close a case of embezzlement at a small town bank.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Schemers 4/6/54 6.38 00:27:46 Barry is hired to track down $200,000 in missing loot.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Search For Mrs. Peterson 5/11/54 4.91 00:20:26 Barry is hired to find a woman, but why is she so important?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Corpse Who Was Wrong 5/25/54 13.4 00:29:21 A dead man's lawyer hires Barry to find his widow.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Tough Guy 7/6/54 6.93 00:30:15 The search for a stolen 30 grand leads to a surprising conclusion.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Tough Guy 7/6/54 6.93 00:30:16 Barry plays Sir Galahad.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder By Error 7/13/54 6.78 00:29:36 Whoops, never mind...

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download For Love Of Murder 8/3/54 6.86 00:29:57 Agent Lomax took Sadie and made her a star. He took Maxie's girl. And he took everybody he could along the way. So who killed him?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Death's Bargain Basement 8/10/54 6.59 00:28:44 An accountant named Homer Dibble is fired for finding a discrepancy in his employer's accounts.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Midsummer Lunacy 8/17/54 6.29 00:27:28 A fortune-hunting female at a resort hires Barry to check out a prospect - who turns out to be another impostor.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Blood Money 8/24/54 6.65 00:29:04 Barry takes on a case for an elderly colleague, and it nearly becomes the death of him.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Hay is For Homicide 8/31/54 6.7 00:29:13 Barry, on vacation in vermont, runs across a body in the hay, and more...

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Ghosts Don't Die In Bed 9/7/54 6.71 00:29:21 An invitation to an old country house leads to mishigoss.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Bull Fiddle 12/19/54 5.8 00:25:22 A girl in the diner is crying because her bull fiddle has been stolen. Turns out somebody needed the case to transport a body.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Rich Richie 1/5/55 5 00:21:49 Barry is hired to nursemaid an accident prone rich husband.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Rich Richie 1/5/55 5 00:21:50 Barry is hired to be a companion to a rich, but accident-prone, ex-chauffer.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Missing Hotel Room 2/9/55 7.77 00:22:38 First the hotel room disappears, then the husband, then things start to get confusing.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Barbery Collection 3/2/55 5.12 00:22:33 Barry is hired to safeguard a valuable collection of Egyptian antiquities, but all is not as it seems.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Sweet Larceny 3/2/55 10.2 00:22:24 Barry is hired to guard a shipment of Egyptian relics.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Corpse On The Town 3/9/55 5.4 00:23:37 Canine dentist Luther Bassett suspects that the play he's invested in may be a swindle. It's worse than that.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Never Murder A Mummy 3/30/55 11.4 00:24:53 First, a mummy is delivered to Barry\'s office, then things start to get a little wierd.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Confession Of Murder 5/5/55 5.57 00:24:19 This time, Barry proves that the guy DIDN'T do it.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Unsolvable Murder 5/12/55 5.04 00:21:58 A stranger comes to Barry in the night with a plan for a perfect murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Unsolvable Murder 5/12/55 5.04 00:21:58 The victim convicts his own murderer in advance.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Big Fix 6/9/55 4.02 00:23:26 The fix is in on the Blakewood U. basketball team. Barry Craig is there to unfix it.

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