The St. Louis Jewel Robbery (Aired October 3, 1953)
The series dramatized FBI cases, which producer-director Phillips H. Lord arranged in close association with Bureau director J. Edgar Hoover. Hoover insisted that only closed cases would be used. The initial series was on NBC Radio from July 20 - October 12, 1935. It then aired on CBS from January 15, 1936 to June 15, 1940, sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and Cue magazine. From October 11, 1940 to December 25, 1948, it was heard on the Blue Network, with various sponsors that included Sloan's Liniment, Waterman pens and Tide. Returning to CBS on January 8, 1949, it ran until June 25, 1955, sponsored by Grape-Nuts and Wrigley's chewing gum. The final series was on the Mutual Broadcasting System from October 5, 1955 to November 27, 1957. It was once narrated by Norman Schwarzkopf, Sr., former head of the New Jersey State Police.
October 3, 1953. "The St. Louis Jewel Robbery" - CBS network. Sustaining. Wally and his two friends are planning a jewelry robbery in St. Louis. Wally's last name and the name of his two pals are not mentioned, but one of them has red hair. Wally hangs out in a candy store whose owner sounds more Brooklyn than St. Louis. Stanley Niss (writer), Mason Adams, Gaylord Avery (announcer), Leonard L. Bass (director), Amzie Strickland, Eric Dressler, John Ives (supervisor). 28:38. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.