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The Adventures of Ellery Queen: One Diamond

1948. If murder is the fever, who has the cure? Stars Hugh Marlowe. With ABC's guest star Peggy Lee playing armchair detective. From December 2016.

If murder is the fever, who has the cure? Stars Hugh Marlowe as Ellery Queen, "the celebrated fighter of crime".

With ABC's special guest star, Peggy Lee playing armchair detective.

After first appearing in print, 'The Adventures of Ellery Queen' ran on American radio from 1939 to 1948 on CBS, NBC, back to CBS, back to NBC and finally ABC. In each episode, a celebrity would try to solve the dramatised mystery.

Chantuese Peggy Lee's 60-year career garnered her many awards and spanned many genres. Jazz classics like 'Fever' remain her trademark. Peggy Lee was born in 1920 and died in 2002.

One of a series of selected shows from the golden days of American radio in the 1940s and 50s, when many of Hollywood's greatest screen stars were regular performers - often re-enacting their famous film roles.

First broadcast on ABC Radio in the USA in 1948.

30 minutes

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