Pat Novak, for Hire, Vol. 1, Hollywood 360
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Pat Novak, for Hire, Vol. 1

Author: Hollywood 360

Series: Classic Radio Collection

Narrator: Jack Webb; Ben Morris; a full cast

Unabridged: 5 hr 53 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 12/01/2016

Genre: Performing Arts - Radio

Synopsis

These twelve exciting episodes take you to the San Francisco waterfront as you follow Pat Novak as he solves some shady crimes.Pat Novak, for Hire began in 1946 as a regional radio show produced at KGO in San Francisco and starred Jack Webb in the title role, with scripts by Webb's friend Richard L. Breen. When Webb moved to Los Angeles in 1947, Ben Morris replaced Webb as Novak. In a later network version, Jack Webb resumed the role, along with Breen as scriptwriter. Pat Novak, for Hire lasted until 1949, when Jack Webb turned his attention to the series that would make him a star, Dragnet.The twelve episodes in this collection, with the actor in the role of Pat Novak and the date of its broadcast, are the following:"John Brown Gambling Ring" with Ben Morris (3 August 1947), "The Mysterious Set of Books" with Ben Morris (10 August 1947), "Death in Herald Square" with Ben Morris (30 November 1947), "The Jack of Clubs" with Jack Webb (20 February 1949), "Marcia Halpern" with Jack Webb (27 February 1949), "Reuben Callaway's Pictures" with Jack Webb (13 March 1949), "Rory Malone" with Jack Webb (20 March 1949), "Joe Candano" with Jack Webb (27 March 1949), "Shirt Mix-Up at the Laundry" with Jack Webb (9 April 1949), "Sam Tolliver" with Jack Webb (23 April 1949), "Rita Malloy" with Jack Webb (1 May 1949), "Geranium Plant" with Jack Webb (15 May 1949).

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