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    Abbott and Costello: Volume 1 by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s. The show mixed comedy with musical interludes and special guests. This volume contains episodes of Abbott and Costello from 1940 through 1944 and showcases some of their most comedic shows.

Year: 1940
Genre: Old Time Radio

    Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie

It was not unusual to find the beautiful bronzed body of the sun-loving Arlena Stuart stretched out on a beach, face down. Only, on this occasion, there was no sun… she had been strangled. Ever since Arlena’s arrival at the resort, Hercule Poirot had detected sexual tension in the seaside air. But could this apparent ‘crime of passion’ have been something more evil and premeditated altogether?

Year: 1940
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's classic novel has Philip Marlowe dealing with the Los Angeles gambling circuit, a murder he stumbles upon, and three very beautiful but potentially deadly women.

Year: 1940
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla Unit in the mountains of Spain, it tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, and the tragic death of an ideal.

Year: 1940
Genre: Spanish Civil War

    One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie

Even the great detective Hercule Poirot harbored a deep and abiding fear of the dentist, so it was with some trepidation that he arrived at the celebrated Dr. Morley's surgery for a dental examination. But what neither of them knew was that only hours later Poirot would be back to examine the dentist, found dead in his own surgery.

Year: 1940
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Pirates From Hell by Grant Stockbridge

Year: 1940

 

 

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1940Abbott and Costello: Volume 1 by Bud Abbott Old Time Radio, Abbott and Costello
1940Dictator's Death Merchants by Grant Stockbridge
1940Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot
1940Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Philip Marlowe
1940For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway Spanish Civil War, Spain
1940Hell's Sales Manager by Grant Stockbridge
1940Judgment of the Damned by Grant Stockbridge
1940Master of the Night Demons by Grant Stockbridge
1940One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot
1940Pirates From Hell by Grant Stockbridge
1940Sad Cypress by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot
1940Slaves of the Laughing Death by Grant Stockbridge
1940The Bride Wore Black by Cornell Woolrich Noir Fiction
1940The Council of Evil by Grant Stockbridge
1940The Kid from Tomkinsville by John R. Tunis Baseball, New York City
1940The Man From Hell by Grant Stockbridge
1940The Spider and His Hobo Army by Grant Stockbridge
1940The Spider and the Jewels of Hell by Grant Stockbridge
1940The Spider and the Pain Master by Grant Stockbridge
1940The Spider and the War Emperor by Grant Stockbridge
1940Turn on the Heat by Erle Stanley Gardner Hardboiled Detective, Missing Person, Cool & Lam

 

 

 


 

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