Broadway Is My Beat - The Lily Nelson Murder Case (10-06-51)


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The Lily Nelson Murder Case (Aired October 6, 1951)
Broadway Is My Beat, a radio crime drama, ran on CBS from February 27, 1949 to August 1, 1954. With Anthony Ross portraying Times Square Detective Danny Clover, the show originated from New York during its first three months on the air. The series featured music by Robert Stringer, and scripts by Peter Lyon. John Dietz directed for producer Lester Gottlieb (eventually succeeding him as producer). Bern Bennett was the original announcer. Beginning with the July 7, 1949 episode, the series was broadcast from Hollywood with producer Elliott Lewis directing a new cast in scripts by Morton S. Fine and David Friedkin. The opening theme of "I'll Take Manhattan" introduced Detective Danny Clover (played by Larry Thor), a hardened New York City cop who worked homicide "from Times Square to Columbus Circle -- the gaudiest, the most violent, the lonesomest mile in the world." THIS EPISODE: October 6, 1951. Program #60. CBS network origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. A famous actress named "Lily Nelson" is found with her wrists slashed. The program may be dated December 2, 1960. Alexander Courage (composer, conductor), Bill Anders (announcer), Charles Calvert, Clayton Post, Edwin Max, Elliott Lewis, Jack Kruschen, Jay Novello, Joyce McCluskey, Larry Thor, Paul Frees. 1/2 hour. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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