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Kollmar, Richard

Overview
Works: 111 works in 141 publications in 1 language and 548 library holdings
Genres: Detective and mystery radio programs  Radio programs  Radio plays  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Narrator, pmn, Author, Composer, Actor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN6120.R2, 791.446556
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Most widely held works about Richard Kollmar
 
Most widely held works by Richard Kollmar
Old time radio shows( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Golden Age of Radio was host to some of the greatest detective shows of all time. This set includes 40 of the best
Old time radio's greatest detectives( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recordings of radio detective and mystery programs originally broadcast from 1945 to 1951
Boston Blackie( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created by author Jack Boyle, Boston Blackie was a master safecracker and hardened criminal who served time in a California prison. Rehabilitated, he decided to use his knowledge of the underworld to fight crime as an amateur detective. Known as "an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend," Boston Blackie's exploits were adapted to film, radio, and television. While investigating his cases, Blackie would invariably encounter harebrained Police Inspector Faraday and always solve the crime before Faraday could. The initial friction between Blackie and Faraday gave way as the series continued and Faraday came to recognize Blackie's talents, occasionally even requesting his assistance. Blackie dated Mary Wesley, and for the first half of the series, his best pal Shorty was on hand. Over two hundred radio episodes were produced between 1944 and 1950
Boston Blackie by Richard Kollmar( Recording )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen cases of Boston Blackie, master thief turned detective
Boston Blackie : friend or enemy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston Blackie( )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A friend to those who have no friends, an enemy to those who make him an enemy! From out of the darkened streets of radio's imagination comes the legendary criminal-turned-crime-fighter Boston Blackie! Starring Chester Morris, radio's first Blackie -- and Richard Kollmar, who became Blackie's true radio voice -- here are twelve great episodes of this beloved crime thriller! Join co-stars Jan Miner, Tony Barrett, Maurice Tarplin, and Lesley Woods in capers of diamonds and double cross, of black markets and blood stains. But, be careful...even Inspector Farraday gets shot!
Boston blackie, volume 4 by Jack Boyle( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's Boston Blackie, safecracker turned crime fighter and a long-running favorite with fans of straight-ahead detective fiction in a wide range of media. Beginning inauspiciously in a 1919 short story by author Jack Boyle, Blackie progressed from the printed page into silent films, then into talkies -- and finally, in the 1940s, into radio. The first radio Blackie was Chester Morris, who played the role in a long series of B movies during the 1940s. Beginning in 1944 as a summer replacement series for 'Amos 'n' Andy', Morris brought a certain wrong-side-of-the-tracks charm to his portrayal and gave the character a well-crafted introduction to the broadcast medium. But the longest-running radio Blackie was an odd casting choice: Broadway and sometime soap opera actor Richard Kollmar, best known to radio fans along the Eastern seaboard as the urbane Dick of WOR's 'Breakfast with Dorothy and Dick', a morning show which also featured his wife, newspaper columnist Dorothy Kilgallen
Detectives ; Adventures of Ellery Queen ; Boston Blackie ; Dragnet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City mouse, country mouse : [from] Plain and fancy by Albert Hague( )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulldog Drummond ; and, Boston Blackie( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston blackie, vol. 2 by Hollywood 360( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are original broadcasts of the old-time radio show featuring amateur detective Boston BlackieCreated by author Jack Boyle, Boston Blackie was a master safecracker and hardened criminal who served time in a California prison. Rehabilitated, he decided to use his knowledge of the underworld to fight crime as an amateur detective. Known as "an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend," Boston Blackie's exploits were adapted to film, radio, and television.While investigating cases, Blackie would invariably encounter harebrained Police Inspector Faraday and always solve the crime before Faraday could. The initial friction between Blackie and Faraday gave way as the series continued and Faraday came to recognize Blackie's talents, occasionally even requesting his assistance. Blackie dated Mary Wesley, and for the first half of the series, his best pal Shorty was on hand.Boston Blackie is played by Richard Kollmar in these twelve exciting episodes, which aired between December 1946 and March 1947:"Mary, Registered Nurse""Police Impersonator""The Derailed Gold Train""Carl Browning Cleaning Shop""The Search for Jim Gary""Jacques Pierre and the Diamonds""Seven Years' Bad Luck for Florence Wells""Joe Delivers the Goods""Larry 'The Kid' vs. Savinni""The Tenth Street Gym and the Stolen Car Ring""Sam Fisher's Past""The Horseroom Thefts of Boston Blackie"
Bulldog Drummond in "The case of the atomic murders"( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston Blackie by Jack Boyle( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy and Dick( Recording )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy and Dick( Recording )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sing a love song by Richard Kollmar( )

3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'll never tire of you : fox trot by Richard Kollmar( Recording )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston Blackie by Jack Boyle( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy and Dick( Recording )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston Blackie, volume 1 : original radio broadcasts( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Old time radio shows
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