Philo Vance

April 29, 1943 to July 4, 1950
109 episodes known to exist
Philo Vance is a fictional character featured in 12 crime novels written by S. S. Van Dine (the pen name of Willard Huntington Wright), published in the 1920s and 1930s. During that time, Vance was immensely popular in books, movies, and on the radio. He was portrayed as a stylish, even foppish dandy, a New York bon vivant possessing a highly intellectual bent. The novels were chronicled by his friend Van Dine (who appears as a kind of Dr. Watson figure in the books as well as the author). More on Wikipedia
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April 29, 1943 - May 6, 1943
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July 13, 1948 - July 4, 1950
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Philo Vance
April 29, 1943 - May 6, 1943
2 episodes known to exist
Stars: John Emery
Announcer: Tom Shirley
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
April 29, 1943 
The Case of the Cellini Cup 
 
30:20 

 
 
May 6, 1943 
The Mystery of the Missing Cat 
 
30:00 

 
Philo Vance
July 13, 1948 - July 4, 1950
104 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jackson Beck as Philo Vance
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
July 13, 1948 
The Eagle Murder Case 
 
26:38 

 
July 20, 1948 
The Merry Murder Case 
 
26:34 

 
July 27, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:00 

 
August 3, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:00 

 
August 10, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:00 

 
August 17, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
August 24, 1948 
The Poetic Murder Case 
 
26:28 

 
August 31, 1948 
The Coachman Murder Case 
 
26:04 

 
September 7, 1948 
The Midget Murder Case 
 
26:43 

 
10 
September 14, 1948 
The Blue Lady Murder Case 
 
26:44 

 
11 
September 21, 1948 
The Backstage Murder Case 
 
27:28 

 
12 
September 28, 1948 
The Argus Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
13 
October 5, 1948 
The Bulletin Murder Case 
 
27:35 

 
14 
October 12, 1948 
The Cover Girl Murder Case 
 
26:56 

 
15 
October 19, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:00 

 
16 
October 26, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:00 

 
17 
November 2, 1948 
The Best Seller Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
18 
November 9, 1948 
The President Murder Case 
 
26:33 

 
19 
November 16, 1948 
Heavyweight Murder Case 
 
26:25 

 
20 
November 23, 1948 
Tree Trunk Murder Case 
 
26:13 

 
21 
November 30, 1948 
Blackjack Murder Case 
 
26:48 

 
22 
December 7, 1948 
Star Studded Murder Case 
 
26:42 

 
23 
December 14, 1948 
Murdock Murder Case 
 
26:38 

 
24 
December 21, 1948 
Vanilla Murder Case 
 
26:37 

 
25 
December 28, 1948 
Rhumba Murder Case 
 
26:45 

 
26 
January 4, 1949 
Magic Murder Case 
 
26:52 

 
27 
January 11, 1949 
The Midway Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
28 
January 18, 1949 
The Supreme Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
29 
January 25, 1949 
Idol Murder Case 
 
26:38 

 
30 
February 1, 1949 
Golden Murder Case 
 
26:50 

 
31 
February 8, 1949 
Flying Murder Case 
 
26:57 

 
32 
February 15, 1949 
Butler Murder Case 
 
26:49 

 
33 
February 22, 1949 
Herringbone Murder Case 
 
26:56 

 
34 
March 1, 1949 
Listless Murder Case 
 
26:47 

 
35 
March 8, 1949 
Curtain Call Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
36 
March 15, 1949 
Million Dollar Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
37 
March 22, 1949 
White Willow Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
38 
March 29, 1949 
High Hat Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
39 
April 5, 1949 
Movie Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
40 
April 12, 1949 
Green Girls Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
41 
April 19, 1949 
Cardinal Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
42 
April 26, 1949 
Cipher Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
43 
May 3, 1949 
Masters Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
44 
May 10, 1949 
Meanest Man Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
45 
May 17, 1949 
Butterfly Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
46 
May 24, 1949 
Hurdy Gurdy Murder 
 
27:00 

 
47 
May 31, 1949 
Red Duck Murder 
 
27:00 

 
48 
June 7, 1949 
Mistle-Toe Murder 
 
27:00 

 
49 
June 14, 1949 
Combination Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
50 
June 21, 1949 
Peacock Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
51 
June 28, 1949 
Motor Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
52 
July 5, 1949 
White Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
53 
July 12, 1949 
One Cent Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
54 
July 19, 1949 
Racket Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
55 
July 26, 1949 
Cheesecake Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
56 
August 2, 1949 
Tick Tock Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
57 
August 9, 1949 
Deep Sea Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
58 
August 16, 1949 
Johnny A. Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
59 
August 23, 1949 
Blue Penny Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
60 
August 30, 1949 
Brotherly Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
61 
September 6, 1949 
Oxford Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
62 
September 13, 1949 
Checkerboard Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
63 
September 20, 1949 
The Penny Ante Murder Case 
 
26:36 

 
64 
September 27, 1949 
The Shoeless Murder Case 
 
26:32 

 
65 
October 4, 1949 
Black Gold Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
66 
October 11, 1949 
Tea Cup Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
67 
October 18, 1949 
Meeker Murder Case 
AKA: "The Necktie Murder Case" 
27:00 

 
68 
October 25, 1949 
Deathless Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
69 
November 1, 1949 
The Revealing Ring Musrder Case 
 
26:28 

 
70 
November 8, 1949 
The Mental Murder Case 
 
26:27 

 
71 
November 15, 1949 
Little Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
72 
November 22, 1949 
Nightmare Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
73 
November 29, 1949 
Thundering Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
74 
December 6, 1949 
Birdcage Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
75 
December 13, 1949 
Grey Glove Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
76 
December 20, 1949 
Chop Suey Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
77 
December 27, 1949 
Identical Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
78 
January 3, 1950 
Tip Top Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
79 
January 10, 1950 
Left Handed Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
80 
January 17, 1950 
Talking Corpse Murder Case 
AKA: "The Catty Corpse Murder Case" 
27:00 

 
81 
January 24, 1950 
Music Box Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
82 
January 31, 1950 
Sterling Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
83 
February 7, 1950 
Chicken Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
84 
February 14, 1950 
Scarface Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
85 
February 21, 1950 
Psychic Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
86 
February 28, 1950 
Big Nick Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
87 
March 7, 1950 
Church Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
88 
March 14, 1950 
Mathematical Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
89 
March 21, 1950 
Jackpot Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
90 
March 28, 1950 
Ivory Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
91 
April 4, 1950 
Mimic Murder Case 
 
26:38 

 
92 
April 11, 1950 
Nylon Murder Case 
 
26:34 

 
93 
April 18, 1950 
Golden Key Murder Case 
 
26:31 

 
94 
April 25, 1950 
Shower Bath Murder Case 
 
26:45 

 
95 
May 2, 1950 
Rooftop Murder Case 
 
26:37 

 
96 
May 9, 1950 
Whistling Murder Case 
 
26:39 

 
97 
May 16, 1950 
The Manicure Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
98 
May 23, 1950 
The Money Machine Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
99 
May 30, 1950 
The Whirlaround Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
100 
June 6, 1950 
The Alibi Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
101 
June 13, 1950 
Full Dress Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
102 
June 20, 1950 
Prize Ring Murder Case 
 
27:00 

 
103 
June 27, 1950 
The Argyle Murder Case 
 
25:47 

 
104 
July 4, 1950 
The Muddy Murder Case 
 
25:48 

 
Philo Vance
n/a - n/a
3 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
n/a 
The Case of the Girl Who Came Back 
 
21:30 

 
 
n/a 
The Lost Glove Murder Case 
 
30:00 

 
 
n/a 
The Traveling Monogram 
 
30:00 

 
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