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The Adventures of Sam Spade and Other Stories By Dashiell Hammett
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Seven short stories, three with Sam Spade. The Adventures of Sam Spade was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The... More > Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946-1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949-1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later, Steve Dunne) as Sam Spade and Lurene Tuttle as his secretary Effie, and took a considerably more tongue-in-cheek approach to the character than the novel or movie. The series was largely overseen by producer/director William Spier. In 1947, scriptwriters Jason James and Bob Tallman received an Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama from the Mystery Writers of America. Contents: Too Many Have Lived They Can Only Hang You Once A Man Called Spade The Assistant Murderer Night Shade The Judge Laughed Last His Brother's Keeper.< Less

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