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Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie. What a name for a good guy. It is an excellent name for a bad guy turned good guy. Blackie, who was created by novelist Jack Boyle, was originally a jewel thief, safe cracker, and confidence man. Blackie changed his ways and became a private investigator though the local police still suspected him of being a bad guy.


Boston Blackie AdOf course there is always a girl and Blackie’s girl is Mary Wesley. She helped Blackie in many ways with solving cases, running interference, and being an all around girl friday. His good friend and chauffeur, Runt, was also a part of each adventure. Inspector Farraday was Blackie’s police foil. Always suspicious, Farraday was constantly trying to arrest Blackie for something.


The old time radio show was originally a summer replacement for Amos and Andy in 1944. In April of 1945, Boston Blackie was added to the radio line up permanently and was on the air until 1950. Including the 13-week replacement shows, there were 233 original episodes that aired from 1944 to 1950.

Episodes

Boston Blackie - The Professor and Rufus Rob the Bank Safe - 231
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Boston Blackie - Ma Vie Perfume - 230
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Boston Blackie - Pudgy and the Stolen Tire Racket - 229
Show Details28min 59s
Boston Blackie - Blackie and Mary Go to Canyon Dude Ranch - 228
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Boston Blackie - Imperial Oil Company Racket - 227
Show Details29min 47s
Boston Blackie - Nobody At The Door - 226
Show Details29min 27s
Boston Blackie - Joe Gates Murdered on Sightseeing Tour - 225
Show Details28min 17s
Boston Blackie - Dynamite Thompson and Jack Morgan, Contractors - 224
Show Details27min 24s
Boston Blackie - Madame Zina, Fortune Teller - 223
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Boston Blackie - Jewelry Store Owner Is Killed for a Watch - 222
Show Details25min 8s
Boston Blackie - Duke Murders Jo Jo - 221
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Boston Blackie - Amadon Pearls - 220
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Boston Blackie - Charity Gambling Ring - 219
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Boston Blackie - Kidnapped Murderer - 218
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Boston Blackie - Dolly Preston Calls for Help - 217
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Boston Blackie - Fake Accident Racket - 216
Show Details30min 39s
Boston Blackie - Archie Grant's Club 77 - 215
Show Details30min 8s
Boston Blackie - Fred Palmer's Dock Racket - 214
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Boston Blackie - 50,000 Dollars in Bonds to Be Divided - 213
Show Details30min 9s
Boston Blackie - Murder in the Piano Room - 212
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Boston Blackie - John Frawley Reads That He Is Dead - 211
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Boston Blackie - A Boat In The Street - 210
Show Details25min 31s
Boston Blackie - Broken Clock Murder - 209
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Boston Blackie - Disappearing Fourth Floor - 208
Show Details24min 43s
Boston Blackie - Stolen Rings At Christmas - 206
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Boston Blackie - Killer Lightning - 204
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Boston Blackie - Marked Money - 195
Show Details26min 44s
Boston Blackie - Carl Grady, Golf Instructor - 194
Show Details27min 10s
Boston Blackie - Kingston and the 15-Story Disappearing Office Building - 191
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Boston Blackie - Reynolds and the Stolen Goods - 190
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Boston Blackie - Robertson Poisons Wife Beverly over the Telephone - 189
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Boston Blackie - Mrs George Trilling's Maid Is Murdered - 188
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Boston Blackie - Bobby Rogers to Be Executed - 187
Show Details28min 57s
Boston Blackie - Alibi Time - 186
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Boston Blackie - Richard Allistar Disappears in Vacant Lot - 185
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Boston Blackie - Counterfeit Sweepstakes Racket - 184
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Boston Blackie - Blackie Framed for Killing John Cummings - 183
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Boston Blackie - Diamonds Stolen from Kingston - 182
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Boston Blackie - Professor Beasley Is Murdered - 181
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Boston Blackie - Harry Walker Murdered - 180
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Boston Blackie - Jackie Meer's Prison Break - 173
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Boston Blackie - The Bombing of Joe Ingalls - 172
Show Details26min 36s
Boston Blackie - Insurance and Wrecked Cars - 171
Show Details26min 34s
Boston Blackie - Murder at the Circus - 170
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Boston Blackie - Clyde Winston, Photographer - 169
Show Details26min 38s
Boston Blackie - Tom Walton Escapes - 168
Show Details26min 20s
Boston Blackie - Wrestling Ring Murder - 167
Show Details24min 49s
Boston Blackie - The William Larson Extortion Murder Case - 166
Show Details25min 16s
Boston Blackie - 50,000 Dollars for Blackie - 165
Show Details26min 48s
Boston Blackie - Cobb's Trucking Company - 164
Show Details22min 36s
Boston Blackie - The Twin Murders - 163
Show Details23min 40s
Boston Blackie - Five Bullets in Don Anderson - 162
Show Details25min 31s
Boston Blackie - Wind Blows West - 161
Show Details25min 47s
Boston Blackie - Blackie Loves Helen - 160
Show Details25min 31s
Boston Blackie - The Record Collector - 159
Show Details25min 31s
Boston Blackie - Kid's Killing - 158
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Boston Blackie - Invention Worth Killing For - 157
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Boston Blackie - Riding Stable - 156
Show Details26min 31s
Boston Blackie - The Valuable Door Buzzer - 155
Show Details25min 29s
Boston Blackie - Where Oh Where Has My Mary Gone - 154
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Boston Blackie - Steal or Be Killed - 153
Show Details25min 51s
Boston Blackie - Open Season on Henry Williams - 151
Show Details23min 28s
Boston Blackie - The Murdock Gang Strikes - 150
Show Details23min 18s
Boston Blackie - The Armored Car Murder Case - 149
Show Details26min 24s
Boston Blackie - Murder Incorporated - 148
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Boston Blackie - The Old Shoe Clue - 147
Show Details26min 35s
Boston Blackie - Framed By A Film - 146
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Boston Blackie - Mid-Air Diamond Theft - 145
Show Details25min 40s
Boston Blackie - Joe Crain, Hired Killer - 144
Show Details26min 17s
Boston Blackie - Dead Aunt Sarah - 143
Show Details24min 11s
Boston Blackie - Death Wish - 142
Show Details26min 33s
Boston Blackie - Old 86 Is Missing - 141
Show Details25min 47s
Boston Blackie - Case of the Exploding Car - 140
Show Details25min 47s
Boston Blackie - Lighthouse Ghost - 139
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Boston Blackie - Fifty Dollar Shoeshine - 138
Show Details26min 11s
Boston Blackie - Buckley Protection Agency - 137
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Boston Blackie - Murder of John Austin - 136
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Boston Blackie - Burning His House Behind Him - 135
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Boston Blackie - The Butcher Boy Gang - 134
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Boston Blackie - Poetry in My Soul - 133
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Boston Blackie - Blackie's Body in Wax - 132
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Boston Blackie - The Randolph Construction Gang Bank Robbery - 131
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Boston Blackie - Death Comes to the Harmonica Man - 130
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Boston Blackie - Johnny Burns' Imported Wool - 129
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Boston Blackie - Joe Nelson's Pet Shop Gambling Scheme - 128
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Boston Blackie - Crooked Carver Brother - 127
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Boston Blackie - Blackie Shoots a Watchman - 126
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Boston Blackie - Eva Cronin Is Stalked - 125
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Boston Blackie - The Ghost of Florence Newton - 124
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Boston Blackie - Blackie Breaks into Prison - 123
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Boston Blackie - Joe Adams Drowned - 122
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Boston Blackie - Mrs Peterson's Insurance Policy - 121
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Boston Blackie - Baseball and Gambling - 120
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Boston Blackie - Millicent Bromley Kidnapped - 119
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Boston Blackie - Phonograph Murder - 118
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Boston Blackie - Aggie Rogers Murder - 117
Show Details27min 58s
Boston Blackie - The Bus to Valley Junction - 116
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Boston Blackie - Horseroom Thefts - 115
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Boston Blackie - Sam Fisher's Past - 114
Show Details27min 11s
Boston Blackie - 10th Street Gym and Stolen Car Ring - 113
Show Details27min 19s
Boston Blackie - Larry the Kid vs Savinni - 112
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Boston Blackie - Joe Delivers the Goods - 111
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Boston Blackie - 7 Years Bad Luck for Florence Wells - 110
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Boston Blackie - Jailbirds Murdoch and Dawson - 109
Show Details27min 39s
Boston Blackie - The Peters Mix-Up - 108
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Boston Blackie - Jacques Pierre and the Diamonds - 107
Show Details27min 43s
Boston Blackie - The Search for Jim Gary - 106
Show Details26min 14s
Boston Blackie - Blackie and the Fur Thefts - 105
Show Details26min 45s
Boston Blackie - Jack Small Alias Bill Bigelow - 104
Show Details26min 34s
Boston Blackie - Carl Browning Cleaning Shop - 103
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Boston Blackie - The Derailed Gold Train - 102
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Boston Blackie - Voice Impersonator - 101
Show Details27min 49s
Boston Blackie - Mary, Registered Nurse - 100
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Boston Blackie - Blackie Goes to Jail for Diamond Theft - 99
Show Details27min 18s
Boston Blackie - The Lenny Powell Murder - 98
Show Details27min 32s
Boston Blackie - 50,000 Dollar Necklace - 97
Show Details27min 26s
Boston Blackie - Only One Way out for Me - 96
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Boston Blackie - A New Face for Joe Harvey - 95
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Boston Blackie - Granny's Witchcraft - 94
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Boston Blackie - Farady Shot - 93
Show Details26min 49s
Boston Blackie - Murder at the Rodeo - 92
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Boston Blackie - Murdered Show Dog Owner - 91
Show Details27min 26s
Boston Blackie - The Undersea Murder - 90
Show Details27min 39s
Boston Blackie - Murder on the Trapeze - 64
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Boston Blackie - The Worthington Ghost - 62
Show Details26min 28s
Boston Blackie - Murder in the Music Room - 44
Show Details25min 47s
Boston Blackie - Mary Disappears - 42
Show Details27min 56s
Boston Blackie - Oscar Wolfe, Troublemaker - 23
Show Details25min 53s
Boston Blackie - Mrs Boston Blackie - 22
Show Details27min 7s
Boston Blackie - Uncle Bill Blaine's Legacy - 19
Show Details26min 35s
Boston Blackie - Cover up for Mary - 18
Show Details26min 51s
Boston Blackie - Murder Of John Walters - 17
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Boston Blackie - The Wentworth Diamonds - 16
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Boston Blackie - The Missing String of Pearls (aka-Old Lady Forced To Steal) - 8
Show Details28min 37s
Boston Blackie - Spy Ring (aka-Alice Manleder, Dead or Alive) - 7
Show Details29min 47s
Boston Blackie - The Devon Caretaker Murder (aka-The Caretaker Of Devon Estate) - 6
Show Details29min 31s
Boston Blackie - Black Market Blackie (aka-Black Market Meat Ring) - 5
Show Details28min 35s
Boston Blackie - Star of the Nile - 4
Show Details28min 23s
Boston Blackie - The Manletter Bank Case (aka-Fifty Hunter Street) - 2
Show Details29min 29s
Boston Blackie - The Jonathan Diamond (aka-The Rockwell Diamond) - 1
Show Details29min 46s