Pat Novak For Hire

November 24, 1946 to June 25, 1949
25 episodes known to exist
Pat Novak For Hire was a detective/crime radio show which ran from November 24, 1946 to June 25, 1949. It starred Jack Webb, Ben Morris, John Galbraith, Jack Lewis, Mary Milford, Jack Webb, Raymond Burr, and Tudor Owen.
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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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# Episodes (Known)
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November 24, 1946 - November 24, 1946
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August 3, 1947 - November 30, 1947
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February 13, 1949 - June 25, 1949
Pat Novak For Hire
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Pat Novak For Hire
November 24, 1946 - November 24, 1946
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jack Webb
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
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November 24, 1946 
Dixie Gilian 
 
30:00 

 
Pat Novak For Hire
August 3, 1947 - November 30, 1947
4 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Morris, John Galbraith, Jack Lewis, Mary Milford
Music By: Otto Clair
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
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August 3, 1947 
Johnny Brown Gambling Ring 
Henry Luce, Jerry Walter, Kurt Martell, Lucille Bliss 
29:00 

 
 
August 10, 1947 
Mysterious Set of Books 
Herb Ellis, Jerry Zimmerman, Kurt Martell, Dick Hellard 
29:20 

 
 
November 23, 1947 
Lidia Reynolds Case 
Herb Ellis, Paul Avery, Edwin MacDonald, Heny Luce 
30:50 

 
 
November 30, 1947 
Death in Herold Square 
"Thomas Van Dyke" Story 
29:20 

 
Pat Novak For Hire
February 13, 1949 - June 25, 1949
20 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jack Webb, Raymond Burr, Tudor Owen
Producer/director: William Rousseau
Announcer: George Fenneman
Music: Basil Adlam
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
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February 13, 1949 
John Singer 
 
30:00 

 
February 20, 1949 
Jack of Clubs 
CONNIE REILLY Betty Lou Gerson, Victor Perrin, Ted De Corsia, Herb Butterfield 
29:50 

 
February 27, 1949 
Marcia Halpern 
End cut 
28:00 

 
March 6, 1949 
Fleet Lady 
Virginia Gregg, Carl Avory, Stacy Harris, High Thomas, Carlislle Bibbers (Fred Foy cracks up after saying this name - he then proceeds to say "This is ABC the National Broadcasting System") 
30:40 

 
March 13, 1949 
Rubin Callaway's Pictures 
 
29:30 

 
March 20, 1949 
Rory Malone 
 
30:00 

 
March 27, 1949 
Joe Candono - Blackmail Pictures 
 
29:30 

 
April 2, 1949 
Father Lahey - Joe Feldman 
 
30:50 

 
April 9, 1949 
Sam Tolliver 
 
30:30 

 
10 
April 16, 1949 
Go Away Dixie Gillian 
 
29:50 

 
11 
April 23, 1949 
Rita Malloy 
 
30:50 

 
12 
April 30, 1949 
Wendy Morris 
 
30:30 

 
13 
May 7, 1949 
Shirt Mix-Up At the Laundry 
 
31:20 

 
14 
May 14, 1949 
Geranium Plant 
 
29:30 

 
15 
May 21, 1949 
Give Envelope to John St John 
 
28:50 

 
16 
May 28, 1949 
Lola Madden Killed On a Train 
 
30:00 

 
17 
June 4, 1949 
Agnes Bolton 
 
30:00 

 
18 
June 11, 1949 
George Lampson 
 
30:00 

 
19 
June 18, 1949 
The Only Way to Make Friends Is to Die 
"JOE DENINE STORY" 
28:50 

 
20 
June 25, 1949 
Little Jake Siegel 
Final Broadcast End Cut 
28:20 

 
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