The Case Of The Red Evening Dress (Aired September 22, 1945)
The series dramatized FBI cases, which producer-director Phillips H. Lord arranged in close association with Bureau director J. Edgar Hoover. Hoover insisted that only closed cases would be used. The initial series was on NBC Radio from July 20 - October 12, 1935. It then aired on CBS from January 15, 1936 to June 15, 1940, sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and Cue magazine. From October 11, 1940 to December 25, 1948, it was heard on the Blue Network, with various sponsors that included Sloan's Liniment, Waterman pens and Tide. Returning to CBS on January 8, 1949, it ran until June 25, 1955, sponsored by Grape-Nuts and Wrigley's chewing gum. The final series was on the Mutual Broadcasting System from October 5, 1955 to November 27, 1957. It was once narrated by Norman Schwarzkopf, Sr., former head of the New Jersey State Police.
September 22, 1945. Program #400. ABC network. "The Case Of The Red Evening Dress"
. Sponsored by: Waterman Pens, Waterman Inks. The story of Juanita Hanson, who lead William Harlen Crain to ex-convicts named Crane (no relation) and Shakey O'Leary. The gang commits a series of crimes for Juanita, who wanted a red dress very much. Gangbusters Nationwide Clues: Three escaped convicts from Nevada State Prison: Leo Young (tattoo "Leo" on left forearm), Earl Rousseau (two scars on left side of face, scar back of neck), William Rousseau (brother of Earl, walks awkwardly). Don Gardiner (announcer), Phillips H. Lord (producer), Lewis J. Valentine. 29:05. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.