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The Adventures Of Frank Merriwell

Frank Merriwell is a fictional character appearing in a series of novels and short stories by Gilbert Patten, who wrote under the pseudonym Burt L. Standish. The character appeared in over 200 dime novels between 1896 and 1930 (some between 1927 and 1930 were written by other authors with the same pen name), numerous radio dramas in 1934 and again from 1946 through 1949, a comic strip from 1928 through 1936, a comic book (four issues) Frank Merriwell At Yale, and a 12-episode serialized film in 1936. The book series was relaunched (with a different author) in 1965, but only three books were published. The Adventures of Frank Merriwell first ran on NBC radio from March 26 to June 22, 1934 as a 15-minute serial airing three times a week at 5:30pm. Sponsored by Dr. West's Toothpaste, this program starred Donald Briggs in the title role. Harlow Wilcox was the announcer. After a 12-year gap, the series returned October 5, 1946 as a 30-minute Saturday morning show on NBC, continuing until June 4, 1949. Lawson Zerbe starred as Merriwell, Jean Gillespie and Elaine Rostas as Inza Burrage, Harold Studer as Bart Hodge and Patricia Hosley as Elsie Belwood. Announcers were Mel Brandt and Harlow Wilcox, and the Paul Taubman Orchestra supplied the background music.

Episodes

Frank Merriwell - 00 - 490115 The Snow Trap
Show Details30min 7s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 490108 Gold Feaver
Show Details29min
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481218 Quarantined
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Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481211 The Bench Warmer
Show Details27min 46s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481204 The Duplicate Dean
Show Details28min 19s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481127 The Surprise Play
Show Details29min 51s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481120 The Senior Dinner
Show Details29min 32s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481113 The Front Page Story
Show Details28min 41s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481106 The Doubtful Alibi
Show Details29min 30s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481009 The Yale Bulldog
Show Details29min 33s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 481002 The Ransomed Footbal
Show Details28min 42s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 480925 The Professor's Deci
Show Details29min 25s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 480703 Unwelcome Rescue
Show Details28min 29s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 480626 Unreasonable Aunt
Show Details28min 6s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 480612 Tap Day
Show Details28min 27s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 480605 The Stolen Masterpie
Show Details28min 24s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 480522 The Mystery of the I
Show Details29min 30s
Frank Merriwell - 00 - 480515 Ballot Box Mystery
Show Details28min 52s