The Whistler
was a mystery/suspense radio show, the main star of which was the ironic twist at the end of almost every episode. Usually a criminal's activity was exposed either by an overlooked (vital) detail or by their own stupidity. The Whistler himself narrated, often commenting directly upon the action, taunting the criminal from an omniscient perspective.

Each dramatic episode began with the whistling of a haunting tune which was composed by Wilbur Hatch and featured Dorothy Roberts whistling with an orchestra.

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     Man of Distinction  The Professor and the Fox  Boiling Point    
     Five-Cent Call  Ticket to Murder  Conspiracy    
     Career Man  Return of the Innocent  House of Greed    
     What Makes a Murderer  Silent City  The Dark Room    
     Cover-up  To Rent Danger  Best Friend    
     Dark Moon  The Alibi  The Weakling    
     Death in 16 Millimeter  The Body off Billingsgate  Til Death Do Us Part    
     Final Decree  Nemesis  The Hermit    
     Stranger in the House  Return Engagement  The Human Catalyst    
     Meet Mr. Death  The Man in the Trenchcoat  Justice    
     Hudson Bay Incident  Concerto of Death  Apparition    
     Bright Future  Death Comes at Midnight  Death Has a Thirst    
     Enough Rope  Farewell Party  Fog    
     Malice  Payment in Full  Small Town Girl    
     The Letter  The Other Woman  Uncle Ben's Widow    
     Stormy Weather  The Hangtree Affair  Delayed Christmas Present    
     Man on the Roof  Telltale Brand  Impulse