Skip navigation
Have a gift or promo code? Get started
Skip content
The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Vol. 2
Price:

$15.26 USD

Retail price (USD): $16.95

Discount: 10%

This title is not eligible for purchase with membership credits. Why?

  Add to Wish List

Almost ready!

In order to save audiobooks to your Wish List you must be signed in to your account.

      Log in       Create account

The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Vol. 2

The Classic Radio Collection

Description

Raymond Chandler’s celebrated hard-boiled private eye, Philip Marlowe, made his radio debut in 1945 on the Lux Radio Theatre with “Murder, My Sweet,” starring Dick Powell. Two years later, NBC brought the character to the air in his own weekly series starring Van Heflin, The New Adventures of Philip Marlowe. A summer replacement for The Bob Hope Show, the series was short-lived, ending September 9, 1947. CBS revived it in 1948 with The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, starring Gerald Mohr. With producer/director Norman MacDonnell at the helm, the series captured the largest audience in radio by 1949. Scripts were by Gene Levitt, Robert Mitchell, Mel Dinelli, and Kathleen Hite. While Chandler’s distinctive similes were largely lacking, the strong, dry, sarcastic narration was there, and the way Mohr delivered his lines made you forget they weren’t written by Chandler. Supporting Mohr were radio’s best, including Howard McNear, Parley Baer, Lawrence Dobkin, Virginia Gregg, and Lou Krugman. One of the best detective shows on the air at the time, it lasted until 1951.Episodes include “The Eager Witness,” “The Bum’s Rush,” “The High-Collared Cape,” “The Sea Horse Jockey,” “The Hiding Place,” “The Cloak of Kamehameha,” “The Fox’s Tail,” “The Bedside Manners,” “The Uneasy Head,” “The Face to Forget,” “The Gold Cobra,” and “The Last Wish.”


Audiobook gift memberships

Gift audiobooks to anyone in the world (including yourself!) from the comfort of your home. You choose the membership (1, 3, 6, or 12 months/credits), your gift recipient picks their own audiobooks, and your local bookstore is supported by your purchase.

Start gifting
Libro.fm App with bow

The Classic Radio Collection Series


Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 1
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Jeff Regan, Investigator, Vol. 1
Jeff Regan, Investigator, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The Hall of Fantasy, Vol. 1
The Hall of Fantasy, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The Adventures of Rocky Jordan, Vol. 1
The Adventures of Rocky Jordan, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
The Amos ’n’ Andy Show, Vol. 1
The Amos ’n’ Andy Show, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Vol. 1
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360, CBS Radio & William Spier
Classic Radio’s Greatest Comedy Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Comedy Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 1
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
My Friend Irma, Vol. 1
My Friend Irma, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio Spotlights: Orson Welles
Classic Radio Spotlights: Orson Welles
Hollywood 360
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 1
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio’s Greatest Western Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Western Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Dimension X, Vol. 2
Dimension X, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360, Ernest Kinoy & George Lefferts
Classic Radio’s Greatest Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio’s Greatest Mystery Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Mystery Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Classic Radio’s Greatest Detective Shows, Vol. 1
Classic Radio’s Greatest Detective Shows, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Gunsmoke, Vol. 2
Gunsmoke, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
The Life of Riley, Vol. 1
The Life of Riley, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Dragnet, Vol. 1
Dragnet, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Classic Radio Spotlights: Lucille Ball
Classic Radio Spotlights: Lucille Ball
Hollywood 360
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 1
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360, CBS Radio & Jack Johnstone
Classic Radio Spotlights: Jack Benny
Classic Radio Spotlights: Jack Benny
Hollywood 360
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 3
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Vol. 3
Hollywood 360
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 3
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 3
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Suspense, Vol. 1
Suspense, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Frontier Gentleman, Vol. 1
Frontier Gentleman, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Broadway Is My Beat, Vol. 1
Broadway Is My Beat, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Suspense, Vol. 2
Suspense, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Mr. District Attorney, Vol. 1
Mr. District Attorney, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Dimension X, Vol. 1
Dimension X, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Crime Classics, Vol. 1
Crime Classics, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 2
Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
The CBS Radio Workshop, Vol. 1
The CBS Radio Workshop, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & various authors
Dangerous Assignment, Vol. 1
Dangerous Assignment, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Have Gun-Will Travel, Vol. 2
Have Gun-Will Travel, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
The Damon Runyon Theatre, Vol. 1
The Damon Runyon Theatre, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Night Beat, Vol. 1
Night Beat, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
Classic Radio's Greatest Shows, Vol. 2
Classic Radio's Greatest Shows, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
Box 13, Vol. 1
Box 13, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & Mutual Radio Network
Classic Radio's Greatest Comedy Shows, Vol. 2
Classic Radio's Greatest Comedy Shows, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
Mr. & Mrs. North, Vol. 1
Mr. & Mrs. North, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The Lux Radio Theatre, Vol. 2
The Lux Radio Theatre, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
Night Beat, Vol. 2
Night Beat, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & NBC Radio
This Is Your FBI, Vol. 1
This Is Your FBI, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 2
Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Vol. 2
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective, Vol. 2
Hollywood 360 & William Spier
Fort Laramie, Vol. 1
Fort Laramie, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360 & CBS Radio
Classic Radio Spotlights: Frank Sinatra
Classic Radio Spotlights: Frank Sinatra
Hollywood 360
The Weird Circle, Vol. 1
The Weird Circle, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360
The Black Museum, Vol. 1
The Black Museum, Vol. 1
Hollywood 360

Notice to our customers about The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Vol. 2

Due to publisher restrictions we are unable to offer this audiobook via membership credits. To help combat restrictive licensing for our customers, we've lowered the price of this audiobook as much as we can.


Audiobook details