- 414 Pages
- Released: March 1, 2010
- Publisher: BearManor Media
Description by OLDIES.com:
"Yours Truly Johnny Dollar" graced the airwaves of America from 1949 to end of the "Golden Age" of Radio in 1962. Six actors portrayed Johnny Dollar, supported by the finest radio actors available.
Volume 1 of The "Who Is Johnny Dollar?" Matter contains a character profile of "America's fabulous insurance investigator, the man with action packed expense account" based on over 700 available programs. Also included is an original program, "The Final Chapter Matter" compiled by the author to provide a graceful end to the Johnny Dollar story.
Volume 1 also contains a detailed synopsis of each of the Johny Dollar stories as presented by Charles Russell, Edmund O'Brien and John Lund between 1949 and 1952.
Each volume contains a detailed index of programs, actors and other information about Johnny Dollar.
In 3 volumes. From 1949 until the end of Radio drama in 1962, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar was a stalwart of radio drama. This book, "The Who is Johnny Dollar Matter" provides a different look at Johnny Dollar - as if he were a real investigator. "The Who is Johnny Dollar Matter" starts with a mini-biography and then provides a detailed recap of each YTJD program. The detailed case analyses catalogs the details of each story, including cast, expenses, writers and directors, and cross-references to programs that used the same script with a different name and cast. The detailed index catalogs each story, case location and the cast of each program. The books also contain a detailed listing of cases by insurance company and the expenses for each of the 6 Johnny Dollars updated to 21st century dollars. Also included are recaps of programs which only exist in the KNX collection of the Thousand Oaks, California library. "The Who is Johnny Dollar Matter" is the definitive reference work for the cases handled by Johnny Dollar, both those currently available electronically, but also those available only in the KNX collection of the Thousand Oaks, California library.