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The Whistler, Vol. 2 Audiobook Summary

The Whistler was one of radio’s top mystery programs airing from May 16, 1942 until September 22, 1955. The Whistler was an ominous narrator who opened each episode with, “I am the Whistler, and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales, many secrets hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak.” The opening dialog was heard over the echo of footsteps and Wilbur Hatch’s haunting signature thirteen-note theme, whistled each week by Dorothy Roberts. The stories followed an effective formula in which a person’s criminal acts were typically undone by their own missteps. The Whistler narrated, often commenting directly on the action in the manner of a Greek chorus, taunting the criminal from an omniscient perspective.

One of the show’s trademarks was the ironic twist endings that helped serve as a payoff for the listener. Bill Forman had the title role of host and narrator the longest. Others who portrayed the Whistler included Gale Gordon, Lucille Ball’s future television costar; Joseph Kearns, Mr. Wilson on the television series Dennis the Menace; Marvin Miller, soon to be television’s Michael Anthony on The Millionaire; Bill Johnstone, the Shadow on radio from 1938–1943; and Everett Clarke.

Episodes include “Night Melody,” “Seven Steps to Murder,” “Safety in Numbers,” “A Woman’s Privilege,” “Mavis Cameron Disappears,” “The Lady and the Knife,” “The Blank Wall,” “Backlash,” “The Black Book,” “Fateful Friday,” “Caesar’s Wife,” and “Juggernaut.”

The Whistler, Vol. 2 Audiobook Narrator

Bill Forman is the narrator of The Whistler, Vol. 2 audiobook that was written by Hollywood 360

Bill Forman was the longest-running narrator for the popular CBS Radio show The Whistler.

About the Author(s) of The Whistler, Vol. 2

Hollywood 360 is the author of The Whistler, Vol. 2

Hollywood 360 is a syndicated radio show heard every Saturday evening on radio stations throughout the United States. Hollywood 360 showcases a wide variety of audio entertainment, from the golden age of Hollywood to today’s most current headlines.

The Whistler, Vol. 2 Full Details

Narrator Bill Forman
Length 5 hours and 54 minutes
Author Hollywood 360
Publisher Blackstone Publishing
Release date November 01, 2015
ISBN 9781504642484

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of The Whistler, Vol. 2 Audiobook, The Whistler, Vol. 2 includes the following subjects: radio show, radio program, mystery, suspense, radio, cbs, broadcast, collection, 1940s, 1950s The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Black Eye Entertainment. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1504642481. The ISBN-13 is 9781504642484.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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