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Calling All Cars

CALLING ALL CARS Calling All Cars aired from 29 Nov 1933 until 8 Sep 1939 and originated on the West coast over the Columbia Broadcasting System. The show was sponsored by the Rio Grande Oil Company which was a part of the Sinclair Oil Corporation. The show only ran in areas where Rio Grande “Cracked” gasoline was sold. The writer-director of the show was William N Robson. Each episode was dramatization of a true crime story, how each crime was solved and justice served. Episodes were introduced mainly by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Sgt Jesse Rosenquist, a police dispatcher was a part of the entire run of the series. OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: Calling All Cars Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate Certification Date: August 1, 2013 Certification Version: Version 1 Number of CDs: 3 From the Old Time Radio Researchers Group.  See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.