Sep 13, 2010
Philip Marlowe was a hardboiled private eye created by hardboiled author Raymond Chandler.
He began in the pulp detective magazines, then moved to the movies and then to radio.
Marlowe was played by film star Van Heflin on the radio, then later by Gerald Mohr.
This is the very first episode of The Adventures of Philip Marlowe. It originally ran on June 17, 1947 on the NBC radio network.