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A Man Named Marlowe Episode 3: The Aftershock & The Proposition

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Previously on A Man Named Marlowe: Marlowe gets tailed across town to his friend Bernie Ohl’s house. After leaving Bernie’s he heads up to Big Bear Lake to investigate the cabin his new client Ruth Moriarity mentioned. There he finds something unspeakably gruesome. In Episode 3, Marlowe's offered a large sum of money to drop the case and stop looking for John Moriarity, even though he's already stumbled upon two horrible murders. Heard in this episode: Nancy Pop as The Waitress Olga Lysenko as The Telephone Operator Fernando Sanabria as The Homicide Detective Christopher Bradley as Gus Will Benson as Benny Chance James Scully as Philip Marlowe Closing Song: Farewell My Lovely by Richard Himber, with Stuart Allen singing A Man Named Marlowe is available in the same feed as Breaking Walls. Subscribe on iTunes and everywhere else you get your podcasts by searching for Breaking Walls or at TheWallBreakers.com. … and if you enjoy A Man Named Marlowe, tune in to Breaking Walls, a documentary series on the history of American Radio Broadcasting. The most recent episode—number 80—looks at a summer series called Forecast that ushered in an era of public pilots, and gave rise to three incredibly popular shows. Both of these shows are available by searching for Breaking Walls wherever you get your podcasts or by going to TheWallBreakers.com To support these shows for as little as $1 per month, please go to patreon.com/TheWallBreakers.

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