RADIO SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1939

  Ellery-Queen-ad

With Hugh Marlowe (below) in the title role, Ellery Queen was introduced in
The Adventures of Ellery Queen on CBS Radio on June 18, 1939. Between
1939-1948, the show was broadcast alternately on CBS, NBC and ABC. The
premise was that a mystery would be dramatized but then interrupted when a
panel of celebrities would attempt to solve the mystery. The Gulf Oil Company
was the first commercial sponsor of the show.

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Hugh Marlowe with Marian Shockley who played the
character Nikki Porter.

Bromo-Seltzer spot ad for Ellery Queen from 42-04-09 over KPO
Bromo-Seltzer sponsored the first NBC run
of The Adventures of Ellery Queen

 

ellery fan button

RARE  "ELLERY QUEEN CLUB MEMBER" BUTTON.

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