Smithsonian Legendary Performers: Dashiell Hammett

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Radio Spirits and the Smithsonian Institution proudly present 11 digitally restored mysteries inspired by the father of hard—boiled detective fiction.

A true literary genius, Dashiell Hammett defined the no—nonsense detective hero that has dominated books, movies, television—and radio.

A former Pinkerton Detective, Hammett used his own personal experiences on the job to create true—to—life characters like Nick and Nora Charles, Sam Spade and ...

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Overview

Radio Spirits and the Smithsonian Institution proudly present 11 digitally restored mysteries inspired by the father of hard—boiled detective fiction.

A true literary genius, Dashiell Hammett defined the no—nonsense detective hero that has dominated books, movies, television—and radio.

A former Pinkerton Detective, Hammett used his own personal experiences on the job to create true—to—life characters like Nick and Nora Charles, Sam Spade and the Fat Man. Enjoy screen legends William Powell, Myrna Loy, Alan Ladd and Humphrey Bogart as they solve some of Hammett's most baffling cases in the landmark film roles that made them stars.

Then take an in—depth look at Dashiell's troubled life and lasting impact with the 32—page collectible booklet by radio historian Bill Nadel.

A must have collection for any closet sleuth! THE LUX RADIO THEATRE

After the Thin Man 06-17-40

THE SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS

The Maltese Falcon 09-20-43

The Glass Key

07-22-46

THE ADVENTURES OF SAM SPADE, DETECTIVE

Sam and the Psyche

08-02-46

The Bumpass Hell Caper

01-16-49

The Battles of Belvedere

05-01-49

The Caper Over My Dead Body

11-17-50

THE FAT MAN

The 19th Pearl

01-21-46

The Black Angel

07-08-46

THE ADVENTURES OF THE THIN MAN

The Case of the Suspicious Hangover 10-06-44

SUSPENSE

Two Sharp Knives

06-07-45

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570197185
  • Publisher: AudioGO
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged, 6 CD's, 6 hrs.
  • Product dimensions: 5.78 (w) x 4.78 (h) x 2.42 (d)

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