Adventure/Mystery Thriller Series

Though relatively short-lived (five years in its original run with a three-year revival based on the original scripts), I Love a Mystery (ILAM) continued its hold on radio aficionados for several decades after it aired. This was due in part to its creator and writer—Carleton E. Morse—but also to the wide-ranging nature of the adventures of the three key characters.

The Radio Serial

A serial with dozens of continuing stories that were usually presented in three-week units for a total of 1,784 episodes, the program varied from 15-minute to half-hour segments depending on the network carrying it. The program was more of an adventure/thriller than a classic detective story, despite its detective ...

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