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Let George Do It: Episodes 201 - 300

From July 17, 1950 through June 9, 1952:

Date Aired: 1950/07/17
Episode Number: 201
Available: YES
Title: Eleven O'Clock
Description: Estella Blair has been acting strangely...at eleven o'clock. A psychology professor experimenting with hypnosis is behind the mystery, and he doesn't mind admitting it! Post hypnotic suggestion is used.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Virginia Eiler, Larry Dobkin, Bill Bouchey, Jane Webb, Lurene Tuttle, Charlotte Lawrence.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [school teacher] "Who is Mr. Valentine? Estella, who's Mr. Valentine? Hey book of the month unglue yourself I said who is Mr. Valen…" [student] "How should I know? He's a man." [schoolteacher] "Just like that she says it."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: RPM Motor Oil and RPM Motor Oil
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/07/24
Episode Number: 202
Available: YES
Title: The Golden Lizard
Description: George Valentine is sent to Acapulco to buy a large yacht from an Italian playboy. Mutiny is interrupted by an explosion.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Lawrence Dobkin, Hal Garrard, Jean Bates, Ted Osborne, Norman Field, Elliot Reed.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, in the year 1911 in the shipyards of Glasgow, the keel was laid for what was to become the most fabulous yacht of modern history. It had been converted and reconverted each time more luxuriously. It has carried princes of India, émigrés of Paris. It has flown every flag and sailed every sea and its deck has been washed by everything from champagne to the blood of a noble suicide. Yes, in the midst of our troubled and businesslike world this magnificent relic still exists and like a true internationalist, though its registry is meek, its present location is somewhere at anchor off a small, exclusive resort near Acapulco, Mexico. The name of this ship is Lazard Dore, Lézard of Gold and Mr. Valentine; it's the ship you're going to buy."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Chevron Supreme Gasoline and Atlas Tires
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/07/31
Episode Number: 203
Available: YES
Title: The Voice of the Giant
Description: Mr. Stanton, a fortune hunter, invites George for a ride in the country. It's a subterfuge to get George to figure out what's going on with Charlotte, his new wife's family and why she suddenly wants an annulment.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg(as Brooksie), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Lurene Tuttle, Larry Dobkin, Herb Butterfield, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [bell tolling] [woman] "And so from hour to hour we writhe and writhe and then from hour to hour we rot and rot. And thereby hangs the tale. Right together tonight aren't you? Eight o'clock. The giant and the midget and don't worry over there, I'll wind you! I'll wind all of you and the fat Dutchess too in the next room, it's her turn tonight. Oh did I, ah, yes of course already didn't I? Time is money, time goes you say…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Chevron Supreme Gasoline (summer protection) and Car Saver Chassis Lube at Chevron and Standard Stations with RPM lubrication
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/08/07
Episode Number: 204
Available: YES
Title: Sweet Are the Uses of Publicity
Description: George is pulled into an elaborate scheme, posing as bodyguard to a fictitious character. Then someone spoils the party by redirecting the press. George tries to unring a bell and gets rung out for his troubles. Lt. Riley shows up on the boat to solve the murder of the fictitious character telling George that someone saw him being thrown from the boat.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Wally Maher, Eddie Maher, Lee Patrick, Erick Snowden, Bob Bruce, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, believe me trouble I've got like the hives. Danger I've got like dandruff, but who wants to scratch either one? Why should I ruin my expectancy when there's a man like your caliber advertises he should unwrap people's loads from their backs? No answer, it's for you, you got it. A job, it's yours. Now listen so much for politeness, you're going to keep me from an early death. You're going to throw out of work my tombstone maker and how? By only making yourself pleasant while I throw a party. The place? East Bay uptown. Meet you at the side entrance at eight o'clock. The name? Jacob S. Flannery, Jake to you. That's me. The job, believe me Mr. Valentine it's a job alright. You're going to be a bodyguard. A bodyguard to a man who doesn't exist."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Chevron Supreme Gasoline and Atlas Champion Spark Plugs
  5. Title confirmed on-air

Date Aired: 1950/08/14
Episode Number: 205
Available: YES
Title: The High Price of a Penny
Description: George comes up on the accident scene where the Maum's car ran off the road and they were both killed. George thinks its murder. Lt. Riley says the accident was not murder. On the way home, George discovers the murdered body of the insurance investigator, but his car is missing. What about the bad penny cousin?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Wally Maher, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Ted Osborne, Anthony Barrett, Herbert Butterfield, Jeffery Silver, Noreen DeMille.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, how high is the price of a penny? Well, how high is up? I doubt if you can figure it, in fact I doubt if you'd be much of any good in the present case. [Laughs] And if you think I talk in riddles you're right. However Mr. Valentine, I'll waste my time by telling you the facts. I'm a prematurely retired lawyer, a tax consultant. Neighbors of mine out here in Fish Lake country name of Maum, elderly man and wife, they spent a penny once number of years ago on a lollypop. Let me tell you, the price of that penny is going to be more than a million dollars. In plain words, those nice people are going to be taken, but just to really mix you up; I think you and I can stop the swindle with a diamond bracelet. Now here's what I'd like you to do, telephone the Maums tell them you're a friend of mine…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Atlas Batteries and RPM Motor Oil.
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/08/21
Episode Number: 206
Available: YES
Title: The Treasure Of Millie's Wharf
Description: George gets sucked into this treasure search. Everybody is telling George to forget it. George tracks down a boat and finds the source of the "X" is a marine research project that just happens to find doubloons. Greed takes over.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, (as Brooksie), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Martha Wentworth, Herb Butterfield, Harold Dearenforth, Joe Duvall, Larry Dobkin, Dick Ryan, Bill James, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand (announcer)
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear sir, Mr. Valentine, dear Mr. [bird squawking] oh what will I say what will I write? How can I ever tell how exciting it is? This is the town of Millie's Wharf, yes Millie's Wharf and dear sir my name is Millie and as my fool husband used to say, [squawking] [Millie talking to parrot] shut up you skinny, cockeyed, brainless bird! Oh now did I hurt him little feelings? Poor dumb little parrot can't talk back. There, there stupid. Stupid! [squawking]…Nothing ever happens in Millie's Wharf, at least not since my last husband died, and that was years ago. Nobody of any importance lives here anymore but here we are situated on the historical old bay of island. Yesterday when I was gone pickin' blueberries my parrot, whose name is Cupid, and who steals things, and whose wings ain't clipped so he can fly, stole something. I don't know where he got it or how but it's a map. Here in this place where the Spanish ships used to come and on the map is a mark but why would anyone put a mark at a place on the water? Yes, out behind one of the islands where it's easy two fathoms. On this map there are arrows and directions and a great big, red "X". A map Mr. Valentine, and something underwater and an "X" to mark the spot."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Chevron Supreme Gasoline and RPM Motor oil with Atlas Micronic oil filters.
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/08/28
Episode Number: 207
Available: YES
Title: High Card
Description: No honor among these 4 members of a murder club. A lawyer's wife needs Valentine's help for her husband. Who murdered Dorothy Fullman? High card is the killer and must commit murder! The results work out properly.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Larry Dobkin, Bob Griffin, Harold Dearenforth, Ted Osborne, Lurene Tuttle, Bob Bruce, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Well, it's ten o'clock already gentlemen. Shouldn't we…I mean my watch says ten. Chester has the cards…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Care of automatic transmissions at Chevron & Standard Stations and RPM Motor Oil.
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/09/04
Episode Number: 208
Available: YES
Title: Second Degree Affection
Description: A sister is trying to prevent her brother from being hung. Ricky Stebbins has been convicted of murder, despite his sister, who doesn't like him very much, being sure he's innocent. She needs George to see if her brother will open up and turn state's evidence or return the $60,000 to avoid the death penalty. The $60,000 from the robbery hasn't been found. A case of second-degree affection.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Wally Maher, Doris Singleton, Mark Lawrence, Eddie Fields Larry Dobkin, GeGe Pearson, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand. (announcer)
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, first of all I want it clearly understood that I have no particular affection for my brother. There was a time when we shared a house together here in town, but he moved his activities to Industrial City and his friends went with him, and so did his own stupidity, and so did whatever real love I ever had for him. However Mr. Valentine I intend to help my brother in whatever way I can and to do that I need you. I need you immediately. Because his name is Ricky Stebbins and if you've read the newspapers I'm sure you're aware how close my brother is to, to being hung for murder."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Chevron Supreme Gasoline and First Class Service at Chevron and Standard Stations.
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/09/11
Episode Number: 209
Available: YES
Title: The White Elephant
Description: Alice May Edmond tells George Valentine in her letter that he will inherit $1000 when he captures her murderer! She's poisoned by strychnine, right in front of George and Brooksie, however, the antidote to the poison was administered at the same time!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Wally Maher, Lurene Tuttle, Ted Osborne, Larry Dobkin, Herb Butterfield, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, I don't write letters very often these days having friends between one exchange is the best that one's mind and heart is rather gone out of fashion. To exchange anything less is death already. Now you mustn't misunderstand Mr. Valentine my brother and I have enjoyed our life of seclusion. After all we've lived this way almost entirely ever since our dear parents died in a train accident and left us alone at the age of 10. I only speak a little sadly because as every person must I've been going through the unpleasant task of making out a will and I think you should be informed of the fact that I'm including you in my will. Yes Mr. Valentine I'm leaving you the sum of one thousand dollars. You will receive this legacy when you have caught my murderer."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Clean Windshields at Chevron & Standard Stations and Chevron Supreme Gasoline.
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/09/18
Episode Number: 210
Available: YES
Title: Cover for an Hour
Description: A messenger boy locks George in the closet, but for what reason? And then there's that dead body found in the closet...named George Valentine! Blackmail of sort and another murder soon follows.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Wally Maher, Shirley Mitchell, Joe Forte, Tom Tully, Stanley Farrar, Jack Lloyd, Eddie Dunstedter (music composed and directed), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Valentine, that's you isn't it? You're him. I didn't want to call a cop it just happened, how could I? I don't want to get mixed up but danger's your stock and trade…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Commercials: Chevron Supreme Gasoline and Clean Restrooms at Chevron and Standard Stations.
  5. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/09/25
Episode Number: 211
Available: YES
Title: Tag, You're It
Description: A dead blonde with a note in her purse that says..."tag, you're it." That's only the start of a diabolical scheme. Seems like there's a long list of suspects for this professional radio contest player. Murder in the radio studio!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg (Brooksie), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Wally Maher (as Lt. Riley), Jack Bailey, Pat McGeehan, Bill Bouchey, Martha Wentworth, Anthony Barrett, Eddie Dunstedter (composed, presented), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [radio studio audience noise][male voice] "Well here's a lady with a letter. Yes sir she's got one. Right here in her purse."[female voice] "Give me that."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/10/02
Episode Number: 212
Available: YES
Title: The House That Jack Built
Description: Jack Lacey hires George Valentine to help him "blow the lid off this town." But, what's he really up to?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Wally Maher, Ken Christy, Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Don Clark (director), John Hiestand (announcer), Larry Dobkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Vivi Janis, Eddie Firestone Jr., Dick Ryan.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, my name is Lacey Jack. Yeah Jack is the surname; I always have to explain that. As a boy I never appreciated that handle Lacey in the front but I got over it. We change don't we as time goes by? Do a lot of things different. Mr. Valentine for the first time in my life I'm going to be really different and ask for help. I need you tonight. If you'll meet me at the Club Casino at eleven o'clock, you and Miss Brooks, I'll explain to you…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1950/10/09
Episode Number: 213
Available: YES
Title: The Spider and the Fly
Description: A "stupid" woman chases after a man in a complex murder plan. "A Bluebeard vs. a Black Widow!"
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg(Brooksie), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Noreen Gammill, Lee Patrick, Eric Snowden, Margaret Brayton. Larry Dobkin, Bill Bouchey, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I don't believe in intruding on anyone. I believe that few as they are the scattered residents of Oakview County are among the nicest people in the world, particularly to me, a newcomer and past <unintelligible> a woman alone but oh Mr. Valentine I always believe that never in my life have I been so frightened as upset as I have by my very next door neighbors. The strange people who hide behind the walls of the Barker Estate. Now, now please understand me I could smile when people refuse to speak, put bars and signs and sick their dogs on me but when they nearly cause my death because they've torn up my whole road for the sake of secrecy believe you me the little worm turns! I'm so mad I could slit a throat from ear to ear and you're the one who's going to help me do it."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1950/10/16
Episode Number: 214
Available: YES
Title: It's a Mystery to Me
Description: George is waiting for his new client, Marlon J. King at Joe's Oasis. Marlon is a lovelorn suitor and mystery writer trying to find his lost sweetheart, Cynthia. Maybe Mabel, Cynthia's roommate could help, but she's found dead. Then Cynthia is found murdered on the porch of her apartment. Was it all for a TV?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Wally Maher as Lt. Riley, Ken Christy, Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Don Clark (director), John Hiestand (announcer), Lawrence Dobkin
Host Introduction: "Greetings as always mystery lover. Time for another Let George Do It adventure. Our little tale of suspense which by the way is called 'It's a Mystery to Me'…"
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [bartender] "Why don't you want a drink? Well, never mind, never mind. Use up the stools. Keeps the leather in condition." [Brooksie reads] "Dear Mr. Valentine, to me life is hopelessly complex, but with your help it can be beautiful, terrific, magnificent. To me life isn't worth living…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on air. Bartender talks about getting a 6' "Super View" TV. That was an awfully large TV for 1950.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1950/10/23
Episode Number: 215
Available: YES
Title: The Hand in the Coconut
Description: George and Brooksie find themselves aboard a ship full of caged animals to help an old, over-the-hill hunter and famed author, Derrick Stang. The animals have been placed in quarantine for a week. Derrick Stang has accused 2nd mate Michelson of stealing his field glasses. Then Mrs. Lorna Stang walks into the hall and takes the field glasses away from Michelson when he was talking to George. The next day George comes back to the ship and finds Stang murdered and the servant confesses to having thrown Stang overboard. It was a ruse.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Wally Maher as Lt. Riley, Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Don Clark (director), John Hiestand (announcer),
Host Introduction: "You know something? I'd love to be a detective. You meet so many interesting monsters. Take the fellow who's about to get in touch with George Valentine. He's a big game hunter with a cargo of hungry wild cats, boa constrictors and other charming playmates. Now what this old codger wants with our George I don't know. But I do know this, our Let George Do It adventure is called 'The Hand in the Coconut…"
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, this is a letter about monkeys. My name is Derrick Stang. The same Derrick Stang whose exploits in the jungle you no doubt read as a boy. Yes, I'm still as alive as a battleground of scars and fevers can be alive and today I'm writing my letter on the deck of a sweltering ship, a South African freighter tied up at the port in your town. There's a little capuchin monkey trying to untie my shoelaces at the present moment. [muffled laugh] Monkeys are strange animals; they're greedy like human beings. I've trapped them many times by the simple expedient of placing a shining desirable object inside a hollowed out coconut to which there is a single small opening. An opening just big enough for a monkey's hand. Of course the monkey reaches in to grasp the object. Inside the coconut he grasps it, his hand makes a fist, but then Mr. Valentine he can't pull his hand out, the fist is too big. His greed is greater than his fear of the approaching hunter. Mr. Valentine, will you please come to visit me this evening, I need your help to complete the capture of the monkey. The monkey whose hand is already trapped. A monkey by the name of Lars Michelson."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on air.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1950/10/30
Episode Number: 216
Available: YES
Title: Sedan from the City
Description: It's Halloween and someone driving a big sedan from the city has come to Broomville to murder Mr. Mervin Brewster, owner of Brewster Brooms. Lt. Riley is investigating the case and the first thing he finds is George Valentine. The murderer who was driving the sedan from the city is described as having a fish colored face and a scared eye. Lt. Riley's quote of the night, "This is Broomville and we're going to sweep the woods 'til we find him."
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Wally Maher as Lt. Riley, Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Don Clark (director), John Hiestand (announcer),
Host Introduction: "Greetings mystery lover. Welcome to another George Valentine adventure, better know as Let George Do It. I think we have a real George story for you. It's called 'The Sedan from the City'…"
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [tires screeching] [male voice 1] "Hey you! Hey rube! [male voice 2] "Ya want some gas mister? Better drive closer…" [male voice 1] name of this hick joint Broomville? [male voice 2] "What? Yeah, this is Broomville. The way you're headed though is Timber Corner…" [car speeding away] "Hey look, look out. Holy smoke mister, where you think you're going? Just because you drive a fancy sedan from the city"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on air, however spelling from the script is given precedence.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1950/11/06
Episode Number: 217
Available: YES
Title: A Visit from Merlin
Description: George and Brooksie visit the castle. Merlin, The Sorcerer, seems to be getting credit for the work of a local magician, Merlino. Hooooray, the butler did it, well the guard.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Ted Osborne, Howard McNear, Florence Ravenal. Ed Maxx, Joe Duvall, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), John Hiestand (announcer),
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My Dear Mr. Valentine, perhaps you have heard my name, Arthur Thurston Renwick, or just the Renwick collection of medieval art. I don't like violence or vile people so you can imagine my shock at the following episode. A stranger Mr. Valentine and I am habitually kind to strangers, ventured into my somewhat unusual domain, Renwick Manor. A little man in a tattered coat. Due to certain circumstances I was in a position of feeling it necessary to give him a small gift but before I could complete this friendly gesture, the man halted me. He gave me a gift. It was a tenth century dagger, Mr. Valentine, stolen from my own precious collection. The dagger was covered with blood."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: PSA for the Community Chest
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California – Commercial included the Geiger counter demo.
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1950/11/13
Episode Number: 218
Available: YES
Title: Angel's Grotto
Description: A murder takes place on a farm, but it looks very much like an accident. The wealthy victim, confined to a wheelchair, fell two hundred feet into the "Angel's Grotto"...just one week after his latest marriage!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg (as Brooksie), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Jeanette Nolan, Larry Dobkin, Bob Griffin, Bill Bouchey, Noreen Gammill, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, you are fired. I know that's a clumsy way to put it but I've been a nurse too many years to learn parlor diplomacy. Besides you've been here at the grotto farmhouse for almost a day now and you haven't found anything. Not a single thing. Not that you should have. Perhaps I was just hysterical this morning when I called you out here but now even the police seem to agree don't they? Mr. Muranga's death last evening was an accident. Yes, an accident. In so much as I appreciate your coming to help, why should you stay on? Sincerely, Emily Flood."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: PSA for the Community Chest
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1950/11/20
Episode Number: 219
Available: YES
Title: Cause for Thanksgiving
Description: A Thanksgiving story about a tough ten-year-old boy who refuses to talk. Is it psychic shock?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Wally Maher, Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Don Clark (director), John Hiestand (announcer), Carl Watson (commercial spokesman), Bob Burchill (commercial spokesman), Alan Reed, Dick Ryan, Tony Barrett, Jeffrey Silver, Steven Chase.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [phone ringing] [Valentine] "Hello?" [Lt. Riley] "Dear Mr. Valentine." [Valentine] "What? Hello?" [Lt. Riley] "Quiet! I'm ten years old…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: PSA for the Community Chest
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1950/11/27
Episode Number: 220
Available: YES
Title: Nothing but the Truth
Description: Tioga Tom, "the last honest man in the west," is really as honest as the day is short!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Don Clark (director), John Hiestand (announcer), Herbert Butterfield, Joe Forte, Herb Vigran, Victor Rodman, Charlie Lung, Marjorie Bennett, Tim Graham.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, first letter I ever writ in seventeen years since the last time I filed a gold claim in Nogales. Name's Tioga Tom only honest man left in the west. Did you ever hear of the castle I live in out by the desert then you know what these railroad tickets are for, to come see me, but you don't know anything else? Understand? The trouble you fellas are you jump on conclusions. Think no one else is smart but you. If you think I need help then you are crazier than the people in Cactus Junction and I ain't spit in their direction since WPA, but I do need a mite of assistance regarding the arrest of a culprit. I am a man everybody tries to pester on account of how rich they think I struck it but me, I like my privacy and I aim to maintain it. P.S. The culprit I make reference to is the one who stole or made disappear or killed my dog. Only botheration is it was my Seeing Eye dog."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1950/12/04
Episode Number: 221
Available: YES
Title: And Hope to Die
Description: Flora Stewart, the famous scatterbrained actress is being blackmailed...and her precious phonograph records. Who is trying to frighten Flora out of $10,000, and then kills her?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Jeanette Nolan, Charlotte Lawrence, Sidney Miller, Lawrence Dobkin, Stanley Farrar, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), John Hiestand (announcer)
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, there are certain people in the world who aren't like other people. They live in a place built of quicksilver and we don't always understand the secrets of their hearts and minds. They're in a world of they're own. Our world benefits because they're there. That's the kind of a person I work for. I've been her secretary for the past six years. She can't even remember my last name. She's a combination of church music and just plain cat. Mr. Valentine I'm writing because she needs your help. She's being threatened or blackmailed or something though I'm sure she could be murdered before she'd bother to write a letter herself. She's not well, she works too hard and if she slaps your face don't quit, don't slap back because underneath she's nothing but a very small child, and for some reason very, very frightened. Also as I'm sure you'll agree, Miss Flora Stewart is the greatest actress in the world."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1950/12/11
Episode Number: 222
Available: YES
Title: The Bookworm Turns
Description: A series of strange break-ins of a bookstore leads to murder. A rare book by Robert Burns seems to be the cause!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg (as Brooksie), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Ken Christy, Bob Griffin, Bill Conrad, Jack Kruschen, Lillian Buyeff, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), and John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, I am the owner of a small book shop. If you are familiar at all with rare editions I am sure you will recognize my name, Paul Jacobs Humburg. Well I need your advice. You've heard of bookworms haven't you? Of Abraham Lincoln studying by candlelight, of students rioting to keep libraries open so that men may learn? Well for the past two nights my shop has been broken into, but I simply can't bring myself to call the police because nothing is stolen. Not a book, not a penny from the cash register. So you must speak with me tonight by ten o'clock because Mr. Valentine I believe I am being visited by the most ardent bookworm of them all. A man who jimmies a window merely for the purpose of reading my books. Yes, reading, but reading what? And why?"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air. Spelling from script

Date Aired: 1950/12/18
Episode Number: 223
Available: YES
Title: Opportunity Knocks Twice
Description: Did Abel Merton commit suicide or was he murdered? Larry Merton, Abel's nephew is very drunk with George Valentine's name in his pocket.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Eddie Dunstedter (presenter), John Hiestand (announcer), Ken Christy, Harry Bartell, Noreen Gammill, GeGe Pearson, Francis X. Bushman.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [woman on phone] "No. No, no I want to speak to Mr. Valentine." [Brooksie] "I told you this is Claire Brooks, his assistant" [woman on phone] "It's terribly important. I don't know what to do…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1950/12/25
Episode Number: 224
Available: YES
Title: Santa Claus in Glass
Description: A Christmas celebration features roasting duck and "another woman" with a surprising identity
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Irene Tedrow, Robert Griffin, Lawrence Dobkin, Bob Bruce, Barney Phillips, John Hiestand (announcer), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), Eddie Dunstedter (music).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal Notice: Danger's my stock in trade. Except today. If you've got a job that's too tough for you to handle, then it's too tough for me. Merry Christmas. George Valentine."
First Line: "Stabbed I said. S-T-A-B-B-E-D. Stabbed. This bird's been stabbed."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual Broadcasting System
  2. End of Show: Robert "Bob" Bailey steps out of character to give Christmas greetings to listeners. Standard of California announces their 4th Christmas show presenting Let George Do It.
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/01/01
Episode Number: 225
Available: NO
Title: Here Lies Fifty
Description:
Credits:
Opening Line Introduction:
First Line:
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Another show format change is introduced at the end of the show announcing "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the Armed Forces Radio Service."

Date Aired: 1951/01/08
Episode Number: 226
Available: YES
Title: The Man Behind the Frame
Description: A young clerk is framed for murder.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Ed Begley, Roland Morris, Hal Girard, James Nusser, John Hiestand (announcer), Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Don Clark (director).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "[singing] "Hold it you guys! Shut up! Shut up will ya! I'm trying to talk on the telephone!"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Brooksie gets a make up kiss from George. "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California - The RPM motor oil commercial features a Geiger counter to prove how it lessens wear on the engine.
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/01/15
Episode Number: 227
Available: YES
Title: Tune on a Triangle
Description: George Valentine is tricked into rescuing a woman on a building ledge...as a publicity stunt. She's a trapeze artist...with an insane strongman who has George's gun.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, William Conrad, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Tony Barrett, Lillian Buyeff, Jack Kruschen, Noreen Gammill, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, that ad of yours gets me, 'no job too tough for you to handle.' Well I don't believe it. I got a tiger I'll bet you can't handle. Yeah you read it right, a tiger. So unless you're just whistling wind in the wind, stick around your office tonight. Meet me around 7:30 I got a wife and kids to worry about so don't fail me. Signed, Jerry Briskon."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/01/22
Episode Number: 228
Available: YES
Title: Knock on Wood
Description: A landlord asks George Valentine for help with a problem tenant. Murder soon takes out a lease. Lt. Johnson is called in to investigate. A second murder by electrocution takes place soon after! By the time the third murder takes place, even George is ready to knock on wood!
Credits: Ken Peters, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Howard McNear, John McIntire, Jeanette Nolan, Joseph Du Val, Fred Howard, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, I need your assistance most desperately. I am a landlord. Oh yes, one of those poor maligned creatures who happen to own a building. Happen to? No, no I'll be honest. It's my life. The culmination of my desire. My only love and I'm sure you'll forgive my sentimentality when you realize it is none other than The Alfred J Leggett Golden Tower Apartment Building. Oh yes, I am Alfred J. Leggett. Well Mr. Valentine, a person of much lesser achievement is threatening my horizon. To be blunt about it, my very reputation itself is in imminent danger. Please come quickly I am desperate. Never in my life has my entire fortune been so threatened. You see I have been a very lucky man. Knock on wood. [Knocks]"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Owing to the illness of Robert Bailey, the part of George was played tonight by Ken Peters." "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/01/29
Episode Number: 229
Available: YES
Title: Christmas in January
Description: The celebrated and glamorous movie star, Charity duFrayne, has purchased an oil painting for Mr. Francis Xavier Wick, a critic in a Santa Claus suit. He celebrates Christmas in January, and there's murder under the Christmas tree!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Lawrence Dobkin, John Dehner, Ted de Corsia, Shirley Mitchell, Lee Patrick, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [salesman] "You, uh, looking for a picture lady?" [actress] "Oh hello Buddy! Hey how much is that one?"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/02/05
Episode Number: 230
Available: YES
Title: Tongalani
Description: The story title means "shaped like a heart," or is it a character in a book, or a real woman? Just what is a "Tongalani?" A meek little man gets the courage to find out. No spoilers here, you'll have to listen to the episode to discover "Tongalani."
Credits: Not Available
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "[male voice] Tongalani, the sandy whisper of palm trees is in your ears. Tongalani, the voice of soft water on a coral beach and the world in the past that existed as waves in a far off wind. Tongalani, the voice of moonlight, of distained hopes fulfilled, of life begin anew. Tongalani, the voice of love itself. [female voice] Henry…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Title confirmed on air, spelling from script.
  5. This episode is in limited circulation. The production format is similar to the HSG Syndicated Series but not listed in their catalog.

Date Aired: 1951/02/12
Episode Number: 231
Available: YES
Title: The Marauder
Description: George and Brooksie accept the invitation of Rafe Saxon to help with Hans. The residents include beautiful young Olga, Hans' wife and Pinochle who works around the lodge for the winter. Hans is obsessed with killing a mountain lion. Hans and the lion are both dead. Who killed which?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Host Introduction: "Just in case that voice you just heard didn't mean anything to you, that was George Valentine with his usual commercial for Let George Do It. Now before you listen to any more, you'd better make sure have your winter woolies handy. Cause this is indeed a chilling tale. It's called 'The Marauder'…"
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, my name is Rafe Saxon. I'm a writer. A very foolish writer because like all of my breed I've had a life long desire to spend a winter in the woods. To get away from the tensions and fears and neuroses of the city. To live simply with simple normal people. Well here I am a tiny deserted resort in the Lobo Range and of course it's all an illusion. I'm surrounded by more tension and fear than I ever knew before and a friend of mine, the owner of the place, Hans Bjorkman, has become neurotic to the point of insanity. To the point where I can't control him. To the point where all he thinks of is the Marauder. The Invader, the pirate and cutthroat of the animal kingdom. Mr. Valentine, this man is obsessed of murdering a mountain lion."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on air.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/02/19
Episode Number: 232
Available: YES
Title: How Guilty Can You Get
Description: George gets a letter from a millionaire who is concerned about his possible death. By the time Valentine arrives, the man is dead. Soon after, the man's doctor is found dead too!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Lee Patrick, Ed Begley, Joe Forte, Myra Marsh, Joseph Du Val.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, I am one of the richest men is Sand Hill Center. As a Ring Lardner character might say, 'I've made my pile, ha ha. Nothing that makes a man as nervous and unhappy as a million dollars, ha ha.' Yes you will laugh, you won't believe my fears. You won't believe what kind of woman my wife is. You won't even believe she might be carrying on and plotting with another man. Well you'd better believe that and come to see me immediately or Sand Hill Center may be without the services of its only millionaire. After all I've given to this town the one thing I don't want to give them is the pleasure of enjoying my funeral. Yours for a long life, ha ha, signed Fred Vincent Liggett."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/02/26
Episode Number: 233
Available: YES
Title: See Me Once, You've Seen Me Twice
Description: Mr. Wallace has been told to stay away from Lucy Lammerill or he'll be killed. There are two Lucy's however, and their agent is murder instead!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Dehner, Eddie Fields, David Young, Doris Singleton.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, my name is Wallace and I have just met a girl named Lucy, Lucy Lammerill. Isn't that the most musical thing you've ever heard? I could spend hours just saying it. Lucy Lammerill. I could spend pages just telling you about Lucy Mr. Valentine only I figure there's enough competition as it is. In fact there's too much and that's what I want to see you about because it's mighty perplexing. You see Lucy told me there wasn't anyone, steady I mean and she's not the sort to go telling fibs. Only then who, Mr. Valentine, is the man who just told me to stay away from Lucy or he'd kill me?"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/03/05
Episode Number: 234
Available: YES
Title: The Public Eye
Description: The wife of a famous politician needs George Valentine's help to protect his reputation. Mr. Pearson is being blackmailed, but the blackmailer is found murdered. George Valentine is accused of murder and arson...and so he tries a little blackmail! A more convoluted plot than usual.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Herbert Butterfield, Georgia Backus, Noreen Gammill, William Conrad, Franklyn Parker.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, my husband is Farrell Pearson so I'm sure you'll realize at once the importance of my letter. If you've lived long in this city or state you must be aware of his position in politics as well as in business. Unfortunately when you're in the public eye as we are you're also at the public's mercy. A reputation of spotless integrity sometimes needs protection from the dangerous, selfish fools who do exist in this world. Mr. Valentine, we need your protection immediately. Come as fast as you can…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air. Script incorrectly dated 51/02/05

Date Aired: 1951/03/12
Episode Number: 235
Available: YES
Title: The Prairie Dog
Description: Jerry Mace, a friend of George Valentine's, is pushed in front of a train and killed. Lt. Johnson calls George in on the case. The killer's trail leads to a pawnshop...and "The Prairie Dog Killer."
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Frank Gerstle, Don Diamond, Bob Jellison, William Conrad, Joe Forte.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [train station noise] "Come on, come on give me change! I'm trying to get the 5:15! Thanks. Oh excuse me."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air. Assumption – This script incorrectly dated 51/03/19. The script for 51/03/19 was written by Don Clark.

Date Aired: 1951/03/19
Episode Number: 236
Available: YES
Title: Murder for Two
Description: Lt. Johnson opens the door when George calls on the client. Mrs. Ruth Jennings has been murdered. Lou Jennings is suspected of the killing...and he doesn't seem to be very upset by the suspicions.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director, writer), Howard McNear, Michael Ann Barrett, Jack Kruschen, Tony Barrett.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, my sister Ruth Jennings needs your help desperately. I've tried to get her to write you herself but she's too upset and she has reason to be. Her life is being threatened Mr. Valentine and she's helpless to do anything about it. Please don't tell us to call the police because they and the courts have done all they can. Please come to see us after my husband has gone to work tomorrow morning. Anytime after seven o'clock. I don't know what you charge but I'm enclosing a money order so you'll know how badly we need help. Sincerely, Eunice James."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1951/03/26
Episode Number: 237
Available: YES
Title: No Escape from the Jungle
Description: A rubber chemist from Rangoon hires George Valentine to find Terrence Hallowell arriving from Burma who is missing...or is he? A fabulous black pearl necklace turns out to be a fake. A phony traveler winds up as a corpse...a complex corpse!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Michael Ann Barrett as Brooksie, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), John Hiestand (announcer), Don Clark (director), Lawrence Dobkin, Bill Bouchey, John Dehner, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Lurene Tuttle, Doris Singleton
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, my name is Peter Van Rossel; I am a research chemist for one of the rubber companies with offices in Rangoon. I have devoted my life to my work which I suppose to someone else would be about as dull as my own person. It has been years since I have even followed the American newspapers let alone kept abreast of your customs. I have never been in your city before. Now I say all of this so you'll understand how impossible it is for me to find, to locate, a certain man without your help. A man who like myself has just arrived from Burma. A man who is here but is not here."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air. No reason was given for Michael Ann Barrett to stand in for Virginia Gregg as the Brooksie character.

Date Aired: 1951/04/02
Episode Number: 238
Available: YES
Title: The Eight Ball
Description: The mayor and two other respected citizens of Summer Springs have called for George Valentine. George is strongly offered $1,000 to not take the case, he misses the train and Brooksie has to drive George to Summer Springs. After he arrives he finds a dead body named George Valentine has already arrived!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director), William Conrad, Will Wright, Stanley Farrar, John Hiestand (announcer), Bob Jellison, Herbert Butterfield.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [background voices] "Dear Mr. Valentine, there's no finer, no more exclusive little town on the map than Summer Springs."[second voice] "You're not sellin' him real estate Nielsen."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1951/04/09
Episode Number: 239
Available: YES
Title: Uncle Harry's Bones
Description: Where is Uncle Harry? When his bones are found, the search is only beginning. It's a five-year-old murder, and everyone in town is a suspect!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Lurene Tuttle, Don Diamond, Fred Howard, Lawrence Dobkin, Joseph Du Val, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, you will please report to me at the Sturtevant Farm that's two miles down the road from Pine Lake if you turn right at the Red Silk Post Office or the house with the unpainted shutters if you come over the hill. I want you to clearly understand that you're working for me no matter what anybody says, and lordy knows the people around here know how to say things. For instance, they all say Uncle Harry is their uncle. He's not! He's mine and nobody else's. Mr. Valentine please come quick. My trouble is I don't know if Uncle Harry is Uncle Harry or somebody else's who's not important. I've got to find out, now don't you think? Sincerely, Sophie Sturtevant."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1951/04/16
Episode Number: 240
Available: YES
Title: The Noose Hangs High
Description: The Binks brothers are two recluses who start seeing the shadow of a noose! It's all a matter of emeralds! George is skeptical about taking the case.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Robert Griffin, Ted Osborne, Lawrence Dobkin, Tim Graham, Noreen Gammill, Forrest Lewis, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Don Clark (director)
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I'm J.H. McHugh I'm editor of the local Sunday magazine section. Come to think of it, I've always wanted to run a feature on you, that crazy ad and all. But I figured the true revelations of a Turkish Secret policeman had more family appeal and so I forgot about it. Anyhow, this letter concerns a different matter. Valentine I'm going to make a reporter of you. You're going to be the author of a serial on the Tovar emeralds. What became of the exotic princess' wedding stones? Did the eminent ornithologist Ansel Fairweather find them or didn't he? What was the mysterious curse that brought death to Fairweather ten years ago? Read it, the riddle of the two recluses. Why have to the two…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Kenneth Webb takes over duties as Director and Gaylord Carter as Composer, Presenter.

Date Aired: 1951/04/23
Episode Number: 241
Available: YES
Title: Sabotage
Description: George Valentine and Brooksie fly to South America to investigate a Bolivian tin mine that is having a problem with sabotage.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Ted de Corsia, Tony Barrett, James Nusser, Fritz Feld, Gaylord Carter (composer, presenter), John Hiestand (announcer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, how would you like to do three things, see a bit of the world, solve a situation for me and be of service to your country? On second thought, the order of those three things should be reversed. In any case if you're available for such an assignment at your regular fee, plus expenses, please call on me as soon as possible at the above address…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air. Sounds like it's from the Johnny Dollar casebook.

Date Aired: 1951/04/30
Episode Number: 242
Available: YES
Title: The Discovery of Ponce, the Lion
Description: Who better to kill his accusers than the big dumb convict after his release from prison. But our convict wasn't smart enough to pull it off by himself. He needed major help from a minor player.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (scene setting announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer)
Host Introduction: "If you remember your history of early America, the name Ponce de León should strike an old chord. He was the rascal who went looking for the fountain of youth somewhere in Florida, but all he could find was orange juice. Which may have helped, but not enough. All of which adds up to really nothing except that the heavy in our Let George Do It adventure is a character named 'Ponce, the Lion' and from my vantage point he seems to be quite a character. But suppose I let old buster here tell you all about old Ponce."
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I believe that Honolulu has been called the melting pot of the Pacific. Well little town of Baja Junction could very likely be the boiling pot, but the weather can't prevent our maintaining a pleasant peaceful forward-looking town, that is for the past two years. Tomorrow it will all change. Tomorrow our town will boil in quite a different way unless someone like yourself can stop it. I was given your name by Fay Minahand who lives here, but please report direct to me just as soon as you can. You see Baja Junction is about to receive back its most disturbing citizen, a man named Ponce, The Lion. Sincerely, J.H. Frankel, Director of the Baja Junction Trade Relations Club."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title from script.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/sets/PC44.htm

Date Aired: 1951/05/07
Episode Number: 243
Available: NO
Title: Spring Session
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/05/14
Episode Number: 244
Available: NO
Title: Crime of Passion
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/05/21
Episode Number: 245
Available: YES
Title: Big Brother
Description: Dove is such a nice girl with a brain like a sack of hammers, really? Every man thinks he's her big brother. There's some evidence that perhaps a blackmail scheme is afoot, perhaps some Photoshop work. Some hi tech "camera in the cab meter" does it every time.
Credits: Not Available on recording. Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Gerald Mohr as Lou Mendel and doubles as the cab driver in the closing scene, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (scene setting announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer)
Host Introduction: "Say, I wonder if you like Runyonesque characters like I do. You know Harry the Horse, Nicely Nicely Johnson and all the rest. But don't get me wrong, this is not a Runyon story but a Let George Do It adventure. However, there is a character called Lou Mendel in this little tale that must have associated with the boys. Because you will see that plenty of Broadway has rubbed off on Lou. On top of that the boy's got trouble, so much so that even his trouble has trouble which is bad. So what is to do? Get in touch with George Valentine, which he does."
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "My dear Mr. Valentine, my name is Lou Mendel, I own a night club, the club Top Hat, which I'm sure if you've ever been there you'll admit is a very high class place. It's not the type place where we have any trouble and everything is strictly above the board, which is where you fit into the picture puzzle Mr. Valentine. There is this girl whose name is Dove on account of she can't dance but I like to be big hearted. But as of to date, my big heart has got me nothing but a blow on the head. This is the essence of the puzzle. Who hit me? Even more important is what about Dove. She is somehow in the middle of the trouble and for such a nice girl I don't like it. Oh yes, this is a lot more than just what you may be thinking because poor little Dove you understand, looks upon me as her big brother."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: There's some implied intimate silence in the closing scene with George and Brooksie in the back seat of a cab.
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed by script.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/sets/PC44.htm

Date Aired: 1951/05/28
Episode Number: 246
Available: NO
Title: How Gullible Can You Get
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/06/04
Episode Number: 247
Available: NO
Title: Two Hundred Grand
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/06/11
Episode Number: 248
Available: YES
Title: Sucker Stunt
Description: George thinks he is being played for a sucker when his work helps set up an alibi for the only suspect in a murder. But who's the real sucker?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Host Introduction: "Say, you all set for another visit with Valentine? I hope so, 'cause as always, we have what I think is a real peachy little bit of mayhem in store for you. It's a little thing called "Sucker Stunt", which will give you a rough idea of what is about to take place. In case you want the gaps filled in, why don't you forget about me an watch how George handles the situation in Let George Do It." …"
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [Brooksie] "Dear Mr. Valentine, I'll be back around 10:30 and then we'll get the guy. [George] What?! Go on. [Brooksie] That's all it says, George. Just a note shoved under the door. I found it when I opened up. "Dear Mr. Valentine, I'll be back around 10:30 and then well get the guy." There's no time or signature.
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on-air.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/06/18
Episode Number: 249
Available: NO
Title: Crescent Lane
Description:
Credits:
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First Line:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/06/25
Episode Number: 250
Available: YES
Title: The Man from Jaune Cache
Description: George decides a murder hoax is not so complex when you have all the clues.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, William Conrad as the Captain, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Don Clark (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Host Introduction: "Well, it's time to batten down the hatches again, because here comes George Valentine. You must know George by now. He's the fellow who makes trouble to keep you out of it. Now, perhaps that doesn't make too much sense, but, after all, what does in this day and time? So I just want you to be content with the fact that this is 'Let George Do It' and let the chips fall where they may."
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, its one thing to be the keeper of your brother; it's quite another to be the keeper of your brother-in-law. Particularly one that you haven't met, that you don't want to meet, that you wish would stay in South America where he belongs, and that shouldn't have married your sister in theFirst place. When my sister wrote that she was meeting her husband's ship here in town, naturally I insisted that they be my guests. But, Mr. Valentine, the price of hospitality seems to run high. No sooner had I put the welcome mat out than the word must have got round. The X must be on my doorstep because now my house is being watched. I am being watched. Well, Mr. Valentine, I am not an excavation, and I have no intention of letting brotherly love dig me into any sort of premature grave. Sincerely, Franklin J. Scott"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. AKA: The Man from French Guiana
  5. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  6. Title confirmed on-air.
  7. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

A script dated 51/07/20 is "The Man from Jaune Cache." It is listed in the David Victor Papers, 1938-1964, and can't be associated with a broadcast date. It seemed logical to assign this episode to this previously unknown title slot. There is an <aka> announced as "The Man from French Guiana" in the HSG recordings. The spoken word does not take precedence over the script title in this specific instance because the HSG recording is a mix of original and new work. Further, in the spoken word reference, Jaune Cache is identified as a city in French Guiana.

Date Aired: 1951/07/02
Episode Number: 251
Available: YES
Title: Is Everybody Happy
Description: A wealthy man named "Lorenzo, The Great" supports many people, but is shot and killed.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Eddie Dunstedter (music), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "[bell ringing] [male voice opening in foreign tongue then]…How's that professor? Ha, ha. Where I come from we say come and get it. [laugh] Ha? Different ha? [female voice] That's very good Lorenzo. [male voice] So, I'm learning, put that in your pipe and smoke it…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/07/09
Episode Number: 252
Available: NO
Title: Lefty's Angel
Description:
Credits:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/07/16
Episode Number: 253
Available: YES
Title: What's Become of Terry Cable
Description: Shorty McGowan says he bought Terry Cable's watch in a pawn shop, then hires George to find his friend. Shorty turns up dead. George suspects arson is involved.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor and Jackson Gillis (writers), Eddie Dunstedter (Music).
Host Introduction: "Well, I see it's time for another 'Let George Do It' adventure. Now this story has to do with a worrywart by the name of Shorty McGowan who runs a pub over on the East Side. Shorty's the type of fellow who, if he hasn't got a problem, he goes out and finds one. Right now he's just returned from a most successful hunting trip. And boy, has he got a beaut. [Music]…"
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, what's become of Terry Cable, Terrance J. Cable, sweetest man who ever blew foam across the woodwork in my place? Now I suppose you could say it's none of my business why a good customer and friend like that should just up and disappear, but then again, what kind of human being would that make you. Suppose he's in troub…suppose he needs help. Well, Mr. Valentine, I found something yesterday in a hockshop that scares the daylights out of me. Oh, Terry Cable's in trouble all right. Believe you me. So get down here, will you? Give me a hand. Everybody knows where Shorty McGowan's place is, here on East Commercial. And Shorty McGowan? That's me, the guy with the towel on his hand." (Music)
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. AKA: What Became of Terry Cable
  5. AKA: What Happened to Terry Cable
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  7. Title confirmed on-air.
  8. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/07/23
Episode Number: 254
Available: YES
Title: Drop Dead
Description: A telephone call from Jerry Huel leads George and Brooksie to a waterfront hotel where they meet Captain Charlie, Limey and a parrot that keeps saying "Drop Dead." Jerry tells George that the previous owner was found dead in the alley. George returns to the hotel only to find Limey dead. Another death occurs. George investigates to find out what the parrot has to do with the deaths.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, David Victor and Jackson Gillis (writers), Eddie Dunstedter (Music).
Host Introduction: "[Music] "A few years ago a new slogan or slang expression was thrush on the vocabulary of the American public. You remember it. It came in very handy when the wife wanted you to clean out the attic; or when your brother-in-law put the bite on you for a ten spot. It was, quote, Drop Dead, unquote. Of course it never did you any good, but it was better than "twenty-three skidoo, or "Go jump in the lake." If you listen carefully, you may get some tips on how to use the expression with more effective results. It all started with a phone call at George Valentine's office by a little fellow who was just full of questions. Oh, let's see if George has any of the answers."
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [man on phone] "Don't you want a story?" [George] "Hold it, will you, who's this?" [man on phone] "Jerry Huel, I said. I'm a writer and I have a story." [George] "Well, this is George Valentine and I'm not a publisher." [man on phone] "Please listen to me. You've got to meet me right away, Captain Charlie's Neptune Place, the old waterfront district." [George] "The Captain's whose, what?" [man on phone] "I live here, it's an old hotel. I'm collecting material. But this particular story, I'm afraid I don't know how it ends. And that's why I need you." [George] "Sounds to me like it goes around in a circle." [man on phone] "I want to be there when it ends, don't you understand. That's why I'm calling you instead of the police." [George] "Police? What kind of a story is it?" [man on phone] "Well, it concerns a mysterious stranger and a seaman who chews tobacco and mostly, of course, the parrot." [George] "The what?" [man on phone] "The parrot, a green and orange parrot. Ordinarily I don't like parrots myself, such mangy squatting creatures, but Captain Charlie, of course, well he…" [George] "A green and orange parrot? Now look friend…" [man on phone] "Meet me in fifteen minutes at the foot of Tide Street. Please. You don't want anyone else to get their hands on this story, do you?" [Music]
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on-air.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/07/30
Episode Number: 255
Available: NO
Title: The Unwanted Million
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/08/06
Episode Number: 256
Available: NO
Title: The Peanut Case
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/08/13
Episode Number: 257
Available: YES
Title: The Fearless Clown
Description: A circus performer's confession to a murder that has yet to occur lands George and Brooksie in the middle of a three-ring mystery.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (music)
Host Introduction: "Say, did you ever hear of a fearless clown? Well just in case you haven't, that's the title of our Let George Do It adventure. Now you're probably wondering what a clown has to fear in the first place, unless maybe it's a nasty elephant. Well I know is that a very nervous girl is most concerned about a certain clown and she's telling George Valentine all about it."
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I'm sure you've heard of Fofo, the Fearless Clown. Maybe you've already seen his circus before, but it's here in town opening tonight with an all-new show. And if he's ever scared you with his snake or, or made you laugh with his crazy tumbling and I'll bet like everybody else you must have thought he's a wonderful person, but I know that he's not. In fact, if Fofo should happen to die, I am the person who killed him. What I mean is, Mr. Valentine, I've already practically confessed to his murder. It's your job to keep the most horrible man in the world alive. Sincerely, Relita. P.S. I'm the girl in the strawberry colored tights."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on-air.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/08/20
Episode Number: 258
Available: YES
Title: Deal Me Out
Description: A concerned Mr. Acropolis, who is looking for a fiend, leads to George being accused of kidnapping.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (music)
Host Introduction: "You've all heard the expression, 'beware of Greek bearing gifts.' In case it slipped your mind, a fellow by the name of Virgil said that some two thousand years ago. But as far as George Valentine is concerned, he could just as well have said it today. Wanna know why? Well suppose you listen to our Let George Do It adventure entitled 'Deal Me Out and I'll Deal You In.'"
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "(With a thick accent) Dear Mr. Valentines, now is your chance to be rich. I am a stranger in town and you should take me. Percentage cost plus straight commission of the goods, I will pay whatever you like, whatever. And why? Because five private detectives I am hiring with what? No satisfactions. Mr. Valentines, a young friend of mine is having a most desperate situation and if you can give satisfactions, than I deal you in. The riches are yours. Knowing you like that sort of thing, I remain as ever yours, Ambrose Acropolis."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. AKA: Deal Me Out and I'll Deal You In
  5. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  6. Title conflicted on-air. A script, dated 51/08/20, is titled "Deal Me Out." It is listed in the David Victor Papers, 1938-1964. There is an <aka> announced as "Deal Me Out and I'll Deal You In" in the HSG recordings. The spoken word does not take precedence over the script title in this specific instance because the HSG recording is a mix of original and new work.
  7. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/08/27
Episode Number: 259
Available: YES
Title: Murder on Vacation
Description: George takes Brooksie to Sandy Spit for a vacation because he once had delicious fish stew there. But buried treasure and murder threaten his vacation, and his chances of getting more fish stew.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Host Introduction: "Well, y'all set for another visit with Valentine? Ready or not, here he comes, and is he loaded... Now, uh, don't get me wrong. I don't mean in the true sense of the vernacular, nor is he toting a Tommy Gun. He's just up to his chin in bliss. You known why? He's going on a vacation. Now whether you think this is the proper time of year to take a vacation, or whether you think he deserves one, is of no consequence to George. He just got tired of letting George do it, packed Brooksie and his bags into the car, and took off for his favorite seaside spot. Now, at first glance, this may look a little on the dull side, but stick around. It's only the beginning."
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [Brooksie] Fish stew... George, are you sure this is the right road? It's so dark, all I can see is fog and sand... [George] Yeah, I know, and they're both the same color. Now, don't worry. I can tell them apart. I tell you Brooksie, the Italians call it ciapino, and the French call it bouillabaisse, but this stuff here tastes so much better than what they... [Brooksie] I know, and Miss Gallagher just calls it fish stew. You've only told me about it ten times. [George] Well, now look. Everybody else in the world gets a vacation. Why can't I?
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on-air.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/09/03
Episode Number: 260
Available: YES
Title: Blue Plate Special
Description: Sam Ferris wants George to steal a plate for him from the Higby brothers so that he can prove it is a fake. Unfortunately, murder and theft are on the menu.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer).
Host Introduction: "Greetings as always, mystery lover. Time for another visit with Valentine. I think our menu for mayhem is particularly enticing this adventure. It's called "The Blue Plate Special", and it was created especially for those of you who are trying to lose a few pounds. You see, it doesn't contain a single protein, or calorie, or even a vitamin for that matter. Just a couple of fat heads, which you should be able to digest very easily. Now, if you'll take your elbows off the table, I'll tell the chef to commence serving."
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [Josh] How much did you say?! [Sam] Uh, uh, uh... What's that, Josh? [Josh] I said, "How much did you say?!" [Sam] Oh... Well... Uh... $1.75 is what I said, but, uh, you know me... [Josh] Yes, Sam. I know you. [Sam] Been in the family a long time, I suppose. Must have meant a good deal to your dear old mother, rest her soul. [Josh] How much, I ask you! [Sam] Uh, uh, uh, of course, with you boys it's a little different, but I want you to understand that nothing would make me prouder than to do business with the Higby family... [Josh] Never mind that old maid business of yours! [Sam] ...but I mean, uh, uh, uh... Well, what did I say? $2.50? Was that what I said? Oh sure, Josh. I'd be glad to pay you, uh, uh, $3.00? [Josh] $3.00 you'd pay me for that plate! [Sam] No, Josh, no! [Josh] Well, for $3.00, I'd break it over your head! Do you hear me?!... [Sam] "Dear Mr. Valentine, You've got to come to Higby Corners before something terrible happens! Before I'm ruined! Mr. Valentine, I want you to... to steal a plate! Yours truly, Sam Ferris."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. Radio Archives: This episode is part of the Premier Collections, the signature products of Radio Archives, representing the highest level of audio fidelity and restoration currently available anywhere. These high quality episodes are available for purchase from First Generation Radio Archives. http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm
  5. Title confirmed on-air.
  6. This episode is not included with the certified series but can be purchased at http://www.radioarchives.org/CDSets.htm

Date Aired: 1951/09/10
Episode Number: 261
Available: NO
Title: A Touch of the Macabre
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/09/17
Episode Number: 262
Available: NO
Title: Skid Row Santa
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/09/24
Episode Number: 263
Available: YES
Title: Framed for Hanging
Description: A stolen payroll, a murder and a nervous watchman. Even George Valentine can't figure out this plot!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Don Clark (director), John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Clayton Post, Louise Arthur, Pat McGeehan, Byron Kane, George Neise.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, my name is A.W. Anchors the card I'm enclosing will introduce you as my…" [anxious man] "Anchors! Surely you realize the importance of that name? Of course the initial A is for Andrews and all the money of his mother's family…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS." PSA for Crusade for Freedom to support Radio Free Europe's broadcasting behind the "iron curtain."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1951/10/01
Episode Number: 264
Available: YES
Title: No Way Out
Description: A frightened young man is mixed up in a racket and a shooting. George has to pretend to be married to Brooksie. Larry is arrested and jailed by Lt. Johnson. Let George do it!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Jonathan Hole, Ted de Corsia, Kenneth Webb (director), Don Clark (writer), Louise Arthur, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I guess I need your help as much as anybody ever did. I'm scared. I'm in something up to my neck and I want to get out of it, but if I do I'll be killed, and if I don't I'll probably be arrested. I live at 1003 Ransom Place but don't come there! Please meet me in Morgan Park tomorrow noon. I'll be sitting on the third bench inside the Rand Street entrance and please don't act as if you knew me or something bad might happen to both of us. Yours truly, Larry Baker."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1951/10/08
Episode Number: 265
Available: NO
Title: Draw Me Dead
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/10/15
Episode Number: 266
Available: NO
Title: TITLE UNKNOWN
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/10/22
Episode Number: 267
Available: YES
Title: A Crime Too Simple
Description: A hired killer dumps the body of a cook off a pier and then is shot by Coast Guard security. Lt. Johnson calls in George to help. The crime's solution is so simple; Valentine hasn't got a single clue!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy, Kenny Ray, Steven Chase, Parley Baer, Forrest Lewis, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Kenneth Webb (director).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [fx; walking, fog horn and yawn] [sailor voice 1] "Eh look at that fog. Great night to play post office." [sailor voice 2] "Shut up." [sailor voice 1] "Least you can see the next pier. That's more than you could last night." [sailor voice 2] "Shut up."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS." PSA for Community Chest asking listeners to pledge 1 minute per day for a complete year.
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on-air.

Date Aired: 1951/10/29
Episode Number: 268
Available: YES
Title: The Woman in Black
Description: "Life is like a spinning top...a temple overgrown with weeds!" "Gregory, The Enigma" has returned to open his temple after twenty years of obscurity. What's he up to?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Lee Patrick, Ted Osborne, Herb Vigran, Theodore Von Eltz, Forrest Lewis.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I need your help and coming from little Gladys that's quite an admission. I suppose you've heard about Pygmalion who barked his shins on his own statue? Well I seem to be the same thing, girl type. You see Mr. Valentine in my vast wisdom, and vaster love of money, I have created a monster and since the monster is a good foot taller than I am I'm sure you'll appreciate how much I mean it when I say get here quick, the monster is slipping out of my control. Sincerely, Gladys Jenkins."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: PSA for Community Chest informing 4 out of every 10 families benefit from the charity. "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/11/05
Episode Number: 269
Available: NO
Title: TITLE UNKNOWN
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/11/12
Episode Number: 270
Available: NO
Title: The Million Dollar Bullet
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1951/11/19
Episode Number: 271
Available: YES
Title: Destination, Danger
Description: George Valentine and Brooksie take the Clipper to Panama on a mysterious mission. George gets a "Mickey" on the plane. Just what exactly are they supposed to do?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Jeanne Bates, Lawrence Dobkin, Tony Barrett, Ted de Corsia.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Senor Valentine, you asked for danger I have it for you. If you succeed in my assignment you will be doing a service to many people. If you do not, it is quite possible that your services will be at an end permanently. In the briefcase that was delivered with this note you will find sufficient cash to cover your fee and expenses, tickets for yourself and your assistant on the Pan American Clipper leaving for Panama at eleven o'clock tonight, and some unimportant papers when you arrive…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/11/26
Episode Number: 272
Available: YES
Title: The Meddler
Description: George Valentine meddles in an affair of no concern to him. A college student asks George to investigate an attempted suicide by an aging matinee idol. The task is made more difficult by the "accidental" death of the girl's mother. A "silly suicide" turns into a "perfect murder."
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Lawrence Dobkin, Jeanne Bates, Frank Hale, Steven Chase.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [typing] [George] "Hey, Angel how do you spell inaccessible?" [Sally] "I-N-A-C-C-E-S-S-I-B-L-E, I think." [George] "Hmm, what? Who…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/12/03
Episode Number: 273
Available: YES
Title: Off the Record
Description: The life of Dan Dana, a radio commentator, has been threatened. About to reveal a scandal, the commentator is shot and killed while on the air. One of the suspects is a radio announcer whose hobby is recording radio shows off the air!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Kenneth Webb (director), Lloyd London (writer), George Pembroke, Bob Stevenson, Joseph Du Val, Alice Reinhardt.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I need you to do a little job for me. Somebody, I don't know who, seems to feel that I would be better dead. Of course you've heard of me, Dan Dana radio commentator. My broadcast is called 'Off the Record.' Well strictly on the record I've been getting a number of anonymous letters suggesting that if I don't change my tune…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/12/10
Episode Number: 274
Available: YES
Title: The Last Payoff
Description: An ex-convict, car thief, trying to go straight, has his room ransacked. Murder in the rain follows.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Kenneth Webb (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Lee Patrick, Kenny Ross, Byron Kane, Hal K. Dawson, Joe Forte.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [walking, whistling] [male voice] "Hey who did this? What in the…[gunshot]"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/12/17
Episode Number: 275
Available: YES
Title: Stolen Goods
Description: A $20,000 necklace is slipped into Brooksie's package from a department store. Soon thereafter, she disappears! George calls Lt. Johnson for help finding Brooksie. The gambler who planted the gems is killed.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (announcer), Kenneth Webb (director), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Lloyd London (writer), Joe Forte, Ted de Corsia, Parley Baer, Lois Corbett.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "George darling, what's happened to you today? And just when I need you so badly. You're always in the office by ten o'clock. I waited as long as I dared, even called you at home but there wasn't any answer. When you do come in no matter what time it is get over to my apartment as soon as you can. Don't call me, I can't tell you about it on the phone but please darling hurry. This is one time…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1951/12/24
Episode Number: 276
Available: YES
Title: Christmas Letter
Description: A G.I. writes George from Japan on Christmas Eve. George breaks up the tree trimming at Brooksie's to take out the GI's girlfriend by proxy. Brooksie tags along. A Dear John letter is in the making when George shows up and the girl has a date with Walter Jennings, a notorious womanizer. Lucy has George arrested for stealing her engagement ring when in fact Walter had it stolen to keep anyone from finding out it's as fake as the proposal. George may get a kiss with the mistletoe he picked up in the tree lot.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Kenneth Webb (director), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer)
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [George and Brooksie singing "Noel"] [Brooksie] "You know darling, we're much better than we were last year." [George] "Yep. Someday we might actually become mediocre."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: Robert "Bob" Bailey steps out of character on this, the fifth Christmas show to wish everyone Merry Christmas as the announcer echoes Peace on Earth.
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California – Commercials are removed from the AFRTS version
  4. Title confirmed on air. Note the change from AFRS to AFRTS

Date Aired: 1951/12/31
Episode Number: 277
Available: NO
Title: TITLE UNKNOWN
Description:
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  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1952/01/07
Episode Number: 278
Available: YES
Title: A School of Sharks
Description: A newspaperman commits suicide after loan sharks make his life impossible. George Valentine goes undercover to fool the two suspects.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Jackson Gillis (writer), David Victor (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Virginia Eiler, Steven Chase, James Nusser, Griff Barnett, Joe Vitale.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Hi dad. I'll have dinner for ya in a…dad? Huh, that's funny. Well at least he was here. If he went out to play pinochle again tonight I'll… Oh, [Mary is walking into her house where she is expecting to find her Dad. Instead, she finds a suicide note written to her by him, and she reads it.] Dearest Mary, a man can be foolish and a man can be weak. You know I've been both in my time but a man can only be a coward up to a certain point. Mary darling, I'm trapped. Trapped by many things maybe mostly by myself. Maybe you can never find it in your heart to forgive me but remember I love you. Don't go into the bedroom darling, but call the police. Dad! Dad! Dad! Oh no!"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air. Script title is "A School for Sharks"

Date Aired: 1952/01/14
Episode Number: 279
Available: YES
Title: The Bad Little God
Description: An art collector has purchased a valuable North Korean idol. George is hired to guard the god, much to the sorrow of the art collector and George Valentine as well!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Gayne Whitman, Charlotte Lawrence, Peter Leeds, Byron Kane, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, last week I acquired for my Oriental art collection an object of quite some value. This week it appears the item is bringing me nothing but unpleasantness. From several anonymous sources I've received mysterious messages running all the way from offers to threats. I feel that if I'm to cope with this situation I'll need your help. To put it bluntly Mr. Valentine, I wish to continue ownership of this objet d'art and at the same time continue to live. I would appreciate it if you would call on me at the above address at your earliest convenience. Signed, Cornelius Latham."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/01/21
Episode Number: 280
Available: YES
Title: A Matter of Honor
Description: Strange tricks at a magician's convention lead to murder...and that's no illusion! What is "The Deadly Avenger," and how did it lead to homicide?
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy, as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Gladys Holland, Lee Patrick, Kenneth Webb (director), Ted Osborne, Lawrence Dobkin, George Neise
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [George] "Mr. Medford, please calm down, I can't even make out what you're trying to say." [Mr. Medford on phone] "I'm trying to say that I need help right away. Please!"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/01/28
Episode Number: 281
Available: YES
Title: The Common Denominator
Description: Mrs. Trask has had two sudden premonitions of an impending murder, each resulting in a killing. A third predicted murder fails to come off. One of the murder victims is named Bill Gates!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Parley Baer, Alice Rinehart, Harry Bartell, Lawrence Dobkin.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I don't know exactly why I should spend money to save the life of someone I don't know. Possibly several people I don't know. I imagine it's because I'd like a little piece of mind. Call it conscience or whatever you wish. At any rate I need your help. I believe that together we may be able to prevent…another murder. If the idea appeals to you please call on me at the above address some evening this week. Come after nine o'clock when I can be sure we'll be alone. I suggest you make it as soon as possible before the next tragedy. Signed, Laura Trask."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/02/04
Episode Number: 282
Available: YES
Title: Surprise, Surprise
Description: A woman's uncle, who is dying, promises her a surprise in his will. Just after signing the will, the old man disappears...and so do his doctor and everyone else!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Virginia Eiler, Griff Barnett, Lee Patrick, Fred Howard, Earl Keen.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, 'surprise, surprise. Come to me and you're in for a lovely surprise.' If you receive this note from a member of your family, your uncle, you'd probably look forward to the surprise. To me these words are frightening, they make me shudder, and yet I have to find out what's behind them so you must help me. You must come along with me. Please. Please do not fail me. Sincerely, Lenore Madsen."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/02/11
Episode Number: 283
Available: YES
Title: Cortez Island
Description: Alice Jensen hires George Valentine to find her missing husband. Mr. Jensen is after pirate treasure, but finds a gang of dope smugglers instead.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Betty Blythe, GeGe Pearson, Forrest Lewis, Joe Forte, Herb Vigran, Benny Rubin.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, if conditions were normal I doubt if I would be writing to you for help. Ordinarily I can handle the situation quite well. In this case however I am powerless to do anything. As a matter of fact I cannot even leave my own house and this matter involves a certain amount of action. Please forgive me if I seem vague. And please call on me as soon as possible. It may already be too late. Signed, Mrs. Alice Jensen."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/02/18
Episode Number: 284
Available: YES
Title: The Symbol Three
Description: A "Voice of Doom" predicts that three accidents will take place, designed to make her husband feel humility. They do take place. First the dog died, choked by his own lease. Second the chauffeur had an accident but wasn't hurt, but the third accident breaks the rhythm!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Kenneth Webb (director), Jeanne Bates, Theodore Von Eltz, Don Randolph, Byron Kane.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, 'mark well the symbol three it's the key to destiny.' Since I heard those words whispered to me on the telephone only two weeks ago I've been living in a world of fear and horror. For these words have already twice brought into my home violence and sorrow, and now I know they're also going to bring death. What's worse I can't get my husband's help and I can't go to the police. So please, please Mr. Valentine come to see me as quickly as you can, but be sure you speak to me alone and introduce yourself merely as a friend. Sincerely, Ruth Lazwell."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/02/25
Episode Number: 285
Available: YES
Title: Starlight Pier
Description: A series of accidents has been plaguing an amusement park...always on Friday!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Harry Bartell, Frank Gerstle, Jerome Sheldon, Hal Gerard, Eric Snowden.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, looks like I'm about to lose everything I've got 'cause of a string of circumstances I can't control. I own the Amusement Zone on Starlight Pier. You've never heard of me but you probably read in the papers about the accidents that have been happening down here the last couple of weeks. Somebody's out to get me Mr. Valentine. Out to ruin my business. Maybe you can find out and stop it. If you want to try please take a boat on to the Tunnel of Love this Friday afternoon at exactly one o'clock. Sounds like a lot falderal but I'll explain when I see ya. Signed, Tex Manner."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/03/03
Episode Number: 286
Available: YES
Title: The Deadly Pines
Description: Who is setting forest fires in the tall timber country...and why? Dave Herron would be the target because he took over his fathers lumber business. The diner owner is a disabled lumber fanatic.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Victor Rodman, Clayton Post, Forrest Lewis, Roland Morris, Jeanette Nolan, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Kenneth Webb (director).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I'm sure you've heard people talk romantically about towering pines, majestic pines, pines that fling their branches like banners against the sky. Well I come from a lumbering family. I love trees. Love them and, now I fear them with all my heart, and I'm not the only one. Everybody in this little town of High Timber is afraid because in the last few weeks no less than four forest fires have been deliberately set by someone in our midst. So far we've been able to put them out but there's always the next time and the pines all around us, the deadly pines can become a flaming coffin. I need help Mr. Valentine and right away. Sincerely, Dave Herron."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/03/10
Episode Number: 287
Available: YES
Title: The Darkest Shadow
Description: Lucy Randall makes out her will, claiming that she's going to die in three days. Is an old flame trying to cast the shadow.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Virginia Eiler, Lurene Tuttle, Ted Osborne, Junius Matthews, Roland Morris, Barbara Lee Benton.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [Lucy] "Mr. Sentner I want you to make out my will." [Mr. Sentner] "Your will?" [Lucy] "Yes please don't ask any questions."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/03/17
Episode Number: 288
Available: YES
Title: Three Times and Out
Description: Three attempts have been made on Warren Sage's life. First attempt is a car bomb then the servant brings him poisoned milk, he noticed the smell and didn't drink. Next we learn he's dependent on tanks of oxygen to correct a heart condition. Then a gunshot fails. Then, Mr. Sage gets tanked!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Lawrence Dobkin, Lee Patrick, Tony Barrett, Don Randolph, Florence Ravenal.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, we all have to die sooner or later I'm quite aware of that, and when it happens to me I prefer to have it come through what we call natural causes, and not as someone else has planned it. In this connection I believe that you can be of some help to me. If you're available please call at my office at the Sellers Bank Building as soon as possible. Signed, Warren Sage."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/03/24
Episode Number: 289
Available: YES
Title: The Graystone Ghost
Description: The widow of a well-known architect needs help getting rid of a ghost that is haunting her moated house.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, presenter), Lloyd London (writer), Kenneth Webb (director), Jeanne Bates, Lawrence Dobkin, Parley Baer, Jack Lloyd, Jean Tatum.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Who's there? What is it? I'll be right…<gasps> oh no! No Garret it isn't you out there. It can't be. You're [fumbling with window] dead! I must be dreaming Garret, I must be. I'll open the window…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. AKA: The Gray Stone Ghost
  5. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/03/31
Episode Number: 290
Available: NO
Title: Risk of the Game
Description:
Credits:
Opening Line Introduction:
First Line:
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available
  4. <Script> This title is taken from a David Victor script originally dated 52/03/03 which is probably dated in error

Date Aired: 1952/04/07
Episode Number: 291
Available: NO
Title: TITLE UNKNOWN
Description:
Credits:
Opening Line Introduction:
First Line:
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1952/04/14
Episode Number: 292
Available: YES
Title: The Forgotten Murder
Description: George Valentine is asked by a little old lady to investigate a fifteen-year-old murder. The trail leads to South America, and a millionaire gold mine owner.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Kenneth Webb (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Victor Rodman, Lurene Tuttle, Lawrence Dobkin, Lee Patrick, Bill Bouchey.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "George Valentine, Esq., my dear sir, I would deem it a great favor if you came for tea this afternoon at three-thirty. I've been led to believe that you're the kind of man who would interest himself… of course, in a problem such as mine. A murder which is not even considered as such. A murder which is…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: PSA for the Cancer Crusade, mail to Cancer c/o postmaster. "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/04/21
Episode Number: 293
Available: YES
Title: War Maneuver
Description: A meek toymaker is framed for a hit-and-run murder. Toy soldiers lead George to a plot of sabotage! George doesn't have much trouble convincing Lt. Johnson of the frame up.
Credits: Bill Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Ken Christy, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Kenneth Webb (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Lawrence Dobkin, Ted de Corsia, Bill Bouchey, Jonathan Hole.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [George] "P-A-L-C-H-E-K, Palchek, yeah I have the name Mrs. Fenton but…" [Mrs. Fenton on phone] "He's the nicest, sweetest man, and they have him in jail Mr. Valentine, that's all I know." "Yeah well I'm having Miss Brooks checking on the other phone so just calm down."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: PSA for the Cancer Crusade. "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/04/28
Episode Number: 294
Available: YES
Title: Operation Europa
Description: George and Brooksie fly to Paris, only to head off to Istanbul to recover the famous Romany diamonds. George sets a trap, with greed as the bait.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Kenneth Webb (director), David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Robert Boone, Byron Kane, Benny Rubin, Lawrence Dobkin.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "George Valentine, Esq., you were highly recommended by our American correspondents as a man who can handle very important and confidential matter involving quarter million dollar. Have airmailed advance payment check and two plane tickets. Flight 286 leaving international airport New York, Wednesday afternoon. See you and Miss Brooks…"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: PSA for the Cancer Crusade. "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California - One of the commercials is for the "Chevron National Credit Card."
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/05/05
Episode Number: 295
Available: YES
Title: Come to the Casbah
Description: Valentine and Brooksie travel to Algeria on assignment for the French government. An old pal from the O. S. S. leads George to conclude that he's working for the wrong side. The clue is in the "Hand of Fatima."
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Kenneth Webb (director), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Davis Kent (writer), Ted de Corsia, Harry Bartell, Lawrence Dobkin
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [background music] [Brooksie] "Oh there's nothing like Paris is there George?" [George] "Eh, you kind of like it eh Angel?" [Brooksie] "I love it! You know I've dreamed of sitting in a little cafe like this. It's like they do in the movies."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/05/12
Episode Number: 296
Available: YES
Title: The Iron Hat
Description: "Mr. Cornelius," a fighter of municipal graft, asks George Valentine to help recover important stolen documents.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Kenneth Webb (director), Ken Christy as Lt. Johnson, Lloyd London (writer), Bill Bouchey, Lawrence Dobkin, Ted de Corsia, GeGe Pearson.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: [hoodlum] "You are Mr. Valentine I suspicion?" [George] "Well, how did you get in?" [hoodlum] "Now that is a phenomenal (sic) question, I walked."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual - Don Lee
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/05/19
Episode Number: 297
Available: YES
Title: It Happened on Friday
Description: George is hired to fly to "Friday's Island" in the South Pacific to "bring 'em back alive." The quarry is a writer being held prisoner by "The Group," a Communist organization.
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, John Hiestand (announcer), Eddie Dunstedter (composer, conductor), Kenneth Webb (director), Lloyd London (writer), Ted de Corsia, Tom McKee, Jeanne Bates, Byron Kane.
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I might tell you that I'm writing this letter because I'm highly patriotic. I might say I'm writing because I want to see my husband in more trouble than he's already in. Neither would be true. I happen to love my husband, and I want him brought back to the United States alive If you and your assistant are prepared to take a rather lengthy trip please call on me on receipt of this letter and I will explain what cannot be put in writing. Yours sincerely, Lois Craig"
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual Broadcasting System
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.

Date Aired: 1952/05/26
Episode Number: 298
Available: NO
Title: Cherchez La Frame-Up
Description:
Credits:
Opening Line Introduction:
First Line:
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1952/06/02
Episode Number: 299
Available: NO
Title: Red Smoke
Description:
Credits:
Opening Line Introduction:
First Line:
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Not Available
  2. End of Show: Not Available
  3. Sponsored by: Not Available

Date Aired: 1952/06/09
Episode Number: 300
Available: YES
Title: The Violent Van Pattons
Description: George Valentine and Brooksie visit Foghorn Island to tell Captain Van Patton that his niece Lita has been married without his permission. That evening, the old captain is found murdered with a souvenir Japanese knife. Another Van Patton is then shot to death!
Credits: Robert "Bob" Bailey, Virginia Gregg, David Victor (writer), Jackson Gillis (writer), Virginia Eiler, Tony Barrett, John Hiestand (announcer), Kenneth Webb (director), Bill Bouchey, Jeanne Bates, Roland Morris, George Wright (composer, presenter).
Opening Line Introduction: "Personal notice: Danger is my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details."
First Line: "Dear Mr. Valentine, I suppose many families have their own special kind of curse. The Van Pattons have the curse of violence. A sort of violence that's been born of the roaring crash of the sea from the loneliness of Foghorn Island, and laughter that has no mirth in it at all. I know all this doesn't make much sense, but you must at least try and understand it if you're going to help me, and I need help Mr. Valentine. Please meet a man named Max at the foot of the Eighth Street bridge, he'll have a boat and he'll take you and Miss Brooks to see the Violent Van Pattons. Sincerely, Lita Van Patton."
Notes:
  1. Network Affiliation: Mutual Broadcasting System
  2. End of Show: "Let George Do It is heard overseas through the world wide facilities of the AFRS."
  3. Sponsored by: Standard of California
  4. Title confirmed on air.


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