RADIO SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1946

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Lurene Tuttle and Howard Duff during an episode of Sam Spade

The Adventures of Sam Spade was a radio series based loosely on the private
detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The
Maltese
Falcon
. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157
episodes on CBS in 1946-1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in
1949-1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later, Steve Dunne)
as Sam Spade and Lurene Tuttle as his secretary Effie.

William-Spier
William Spier Producer/Director of The Adventures
of Sam Spade


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