Nick Carter, Master Detective was a crime drama based on pulp novels of the same name.  It aired on Mutual radio from 1943 through 1955 with Lon Clark (pictured) in the title role for its entire run.  Other cast members included his loyal assistant Patsy Bowen (played by Helen Choate and Charlotte Manson), reporter Scubby Wilson (John Kane) and Sgt. Mathison (Ed Latimer).

The half-hour shows were presented in a fairly straightforward manner, gaining their widespread appeal from the presence of clues provided throughout which could be used by attentive listeners to solve the whodunits.  Episodes usually concluded with the detective narrating an explanatory tie-up of any loose ends. 

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     The Case of the Star of Evil  The Case of the Homely Bride    
     The Case of the Henpecked Husband  The Case of the Candidate's Corpse    
     The Case of the Nameless Blonde  The Case of the Unwanted Wife    
     The Case of the Salesman of Death  The Case of the Double Frame    
     The Case of the Tattooed Cobra  The Case of the Bull and the Bear    
     The Case of the Littlest Gangster  The Case of the Forgetful Killer    
     The Case of the Unexpected Corpse  The Case of the Clue Called X    
     The Case of the Flowery Farewell  The Case of the Perfect Alibi    
     The Case of the King's Apology  The Case of the Vanishing Weapon    
     The Case of the Midway Murders  The Case of the Phantom Shoplifter    
     The Case of the Professional Beggar      
     The Case of the Red Arrow      
     The Case of the Failing Eyes      
     The Case of the Quiet Roommate      
     The Case of the Great Impersonation