Sergeant Joe Friday of the LAPD was arguably the most pivotal figure in radio drama's postwar shift toward ultra-realism. Just an ordinary plainclothes cop doing his job, and doing it with a meticulous attention to detail that revolutionized the way radio told its stories.
Jack Webb stars as Friday, with Barton Yarborough as Ben Romero, Barney Phillips as Ed Jacobs, and Ben Alexander as Frank Smith in this collection of twenty absorbing crime dramas!
Includes a Program Guide by radio historian Elizabeth McLeod.
Episodes Include: The Big Pair 09-21-50; The Big Death 09-28-50; The Big .38 10-05-50; The Big Quack 10-12-50; The Big Grandma 10-19-50; The Big Juvenile Division 01-17-52; The Big Almost No-Show 01-31-52; The Big Phone Call 02-14-52; The Big Fire 03-13-52; The Big Border 03-20-52; The Big Streetcar 04-03-52; The Big Show 04-10-52; The Big Bunco 04-17-52; The Big Elevator 04-24-52; The Big Safe 05-01-52; The Big Pill 10-19-52; The Big Number 10-26-52; The Big Light 11-02-52; The Big Dive 11-09-52; The Big Eavesdrop 12-14-52