Mr. District Attorney

April 2, 1939 to June 5, 1953
76 episodes known to exist
Mr. District Attorney is a popular radio crime drama which aired on NBC and ABC from April 3, 1939 to June 13, 1952 (and in transcribed syndication through 1953). The series focused on a crusading D.A. , initially known only as "Mister District Attorney," or "Chief", and was later translated to television. On television the D.A. had a name, Paul Garrett, and the radio version picked up this name in the final years when David Brian played the role. A key figure in the dramas was the D.A. More on Wikipedia
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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Network
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April 2, 1939 - August 25, 1948
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June 13, 1952 - June 5, 1953
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52
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Mr. District Attorney
April 2, 1939 - August 25, 1948
10 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
April 2, 1939 
Promotion Show 
This show was broadcast the day before the series began in order to promote the series. 
28:50 

 
52 
June 13, 1939 
The Ohio Kid 
Final 15 minute program. First 30 minute program begins 6-27-39 
14:40 

 
141 
February 12, 1941 
The Vaney Devine Case 
 
23:00 

 
322 
August 23, 1944 
Stanley Rigged Jury Case 
 
23:20 

 
344 
February 7, 1945 
Oil Swindlers 
 
23:00 

 
505 
March 17, 1948 
Murder in Rythm & Rhyme 
 
20:49 

 
514 
May 19, 1948 
Spring Fever 
 
28:30 

 
515 
May 26, 1948 
Deadly Snowflake 
 
28:30 

 
527 
August 25, 1948 
Case of the Unknown Source 
 
28:00 

 
528 
July 21, 1948 
The Case of the Athletic Love 
 
28:00 

 
Mr. District Attorney
June 13, 1952 - June 5, 1953
52 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
June 13, 1952 
The Case of the Hi-Jack Killer 
 
30:00 

 
June 20, 1952 
The Case of the Super Market Killer 
 
30:00 

 
June 27, 1952 
The Case of the Man On the Ledge 
 
30:00 

 
July 4, 1952 
The Case of the 15 Year Old Trail 
 
30:00 

 
July 11, 1952 
The Case of the Joy Ride Murder 
 
30:00 

 
July 18, 1952 
The Case of the Murderous Hitchhiker 
 
30:00 

 
July 25, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
August 1, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
August 8, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
10 
August 15, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
11 
August 22, 1952 
The Case of the Staircase Killer 
 
30:00 

 
12 
August 29, 1952 
The Case of the Charity Killer 
 
30:00 

 
13 
September 5, 1952 
The Case of the Hit and Run Killer 
 
30:00 

 
14 
September 12, 1952 
The Case of the Desert Killer 
 
30:00 

 
15 
September 19, 1952 
The Case of the Missing Corpse 
 
30:00 

 
16 
September 26, 1952 
The Case of the Bank Killer 
 
30:00 

 
17 
October 3, 1952 
The Case of the Knifing in the Park 
 
30:00 

 
18 
October 10, 1952 
The Case of the Hungary Hobo 
 
30:00 

 
19 
October 17, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
20 
October 24, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
21 
October 31, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
22 
November 7, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
23 
November 14, 1952 
The Case of the Lady Gamblers 
 
30:00 

 
24 
November 21, 1952 
The Case of the Blood Harvest 
 
30:00 

 
25 
November 28, 1952 
The Case of the Motorcycle Club Killer 
 
30:00 

 
26 
December 5, 1952 
The Case of the Man with Gold Teeth 
 
30:00 

 
27 
December 12, 1952 
The Case of Death by Adoption 
 
30:00 

 
28 
December 19, 1952 
The Case of the Cop Killer 
 
30:00 

 
29 
December 26, 1952 
The Case of the Blackmail Killer 
 
30:00 

 
30 
January 2, 1953 
The Case of the Frying Pan Murder 
 
30:00 

 
31 
January 9, 1953 
The Case of the Murderous Junkman 
 
30:00 

 
32 
January 16, 1953 
The Case of the Lover's Lane Killing 
 
30:00 

 
33 
January 23, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
34 
January 30, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
35 
February 6, 1953 
The Case of the Dead Reporter 
 
30:00 

 
36 
February 13, 1953 
The Case of the Wounded Killer 
 
30:00 

 
37 
February 20, 1953 
The Case of the Murderous Good Samaritans 
 
30:00 

 
38 
February 27, 1953 
The Case of the Silent Killer 
 
30:00 

 
39 
March 6, 1953 
The Case of Murder by Amateurs 
 
30:00 

 
40 
March 13, 1953 
The Case of Assassin in the Dark 
 
30:00 

 
41 
March 20, 1953 
The Case of the Park Murders 
 
30:00 

 
42 
March 27, 1953 
The Case of the Moving Van Murders 
 
30:00 

 
43 
April 3, 1953 
The Case of the Bridal Path Murders 
 
30:00 

 
44 
April 10, 1953 
The Case of the Canned Death 
 
30:00 

 
45 
April 17, 1953 
The Case of the Preview Murders 
 
30:00 

 
46 
April 24, 1953 
The Case of the Country Club Murder 
 
30:00 

 
47 
May 1, 1953 
The Case of the Perfect Alibi 
 
30:00 

 
48 
May 8, 1953 
The Case of the Hungary Killer 
 
30:00 

 
49 
May 15, 1953 
The Case of the Body On the Freight Train 
 
30:00 

 
50 
May 22, 1953 
The Case of the Land Swindle Murders 
 
30:00 

 
51 
May 29, 1953 
The Case of the Living Dead Man 
 
30:00 

 
52 
June 5, 1953 
The Case of the Pyromaniac Murder 
 
30:00 

 
Mr. District Attorney
n/a - n/a
2 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
n/a 
Set Up For Re-Entry 
 
29:50 

 
 
n/a 
Stabbing At the Church Social 
 
24:20 

 
Mr. District Attorney
n/a - n/a
12 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
12 
n/a 
Charity Never Began 
 
25:20 

 
16 
n/a 
The Case of the Hidden Money Killer 
 
23:40 

 
31 
n/a 
The Case of the Murderous Junkman 
 
23:40 

 
32 
n/a 
The Case of the Lover's Lane Killings 
 
23:40 

 
35 
n/a 
The Case of the Dead Reporter 
 
23:40 

 
36 
n/a 
The Case of the Wounded Killer 
 
23:50 

 
37 
n/a 
The Case of the Good Samaritan 
 
23:30 

 
38 
n/a 
The Case of the Silent Killer 
 
23:30 

 
39 
n/a 
The Case of Murders by Amateurs 
 
24:40 

 
40 
n/a 
The Case of the Assassin in the Dark 
 
23:30 

 
41 
n/a 
The Case of the Murder in the Park 
 
23:40 

 
42 
n/a 
The Case of the Moving Van Murders 
 
23:20 

 
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