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Mr. Keen, tracer of lost persons

a complete history and episode log of radio"s most durable detective

by Jim Cox

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

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  • Mr. Keen, tracer of lost persons (Radio program)

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    Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-350) and index.

    Other titlesMister Keen, tracer of lost persons
    StatementJim Cox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1991.77.M7 C68 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 364 p. :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3288880M
    ISBN 100786417382
    LC Control Number2004001530
    OCLC/WorldCa54279797

      Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons was created for the radio by Frank and Ann Hummert, a prolific and not so discerning couple who had created over separate radio programs. The Hummert's programs were noted for low wages, overworked actors, stilted stereotypes, hasty writing, and a large dose of : Jerry House.   Based on Tracer of Lost Persons, a novel by Robert W. Chambers, Mr. Keen, tracer of Lost Persons was one of the longest lasting radio detective series, running from Octo to Ap -- a total of national "The Poisoned Sandwich Murder Case" (Aug ), Keen is portrayed by Philip Clarke, the third (and final) actor to take the role, following Author: Jerry House.

    This article is within the scope of WikiProject Radio, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Radio-related subjects on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.: This article has not yet received a rating on the project's quality scale.: This article has not yet received a rating on. "Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons" featuring episode "The Case of the Man Who Invented Death" originally broadcast October 6, / "Mr. and Mrs. North" episode "Operation Murder" as broadcast on Septem Radiola MR monoraul 12" LP record album. Condition: Record is close to NM. Cover is NM except for some curving of top edge from tight Rating: % positive.

    Based loosely on the Robert W. Chambers novel Tracer of Lost Persons, the radio series Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons was the longest-running radio series of all time, airing from The series began with Mister Keen operating as a missing person’s . The Tracer of Lost Persons rose and began to pace the long rug, clasping his hands behind his back. Minute after minute sped; Carden stared alternately at Mr. Keen and at the blue sky through the open window. "It is seldom," said Mr. Keen with evident annoyance, "that I personally take any spectacular part in the actual and concrete demonstrations.


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