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Green Hornet Old Time Radio Program
The Green Hornet
He hunts the biggest of all game, public enemies
who try to destroy our America!
The Green Hornet careened onto America’s airwaves
in 1936, and didn’t leave until 1956. Britt Reid, the daring young
publisher, owned the Daily Sentinel. As such he could find out interesting
stories, and uncover corruption. If the police wouldn’t take an
interest in his muckracking, then it was time to don the mask, and
with his faithful valet, Kato, do some investigation as…the Green
Hornet. But Kato was not your typical sidekick, he graduated from
college, he was an expert chemist, and excellent stunt driver (who
else could handle the hornet’s car, Black Beauty) and boy could
he fight. If you have to get Bruce Lee to play the character on
television, you know he can fight. If only they had a Kato show.
The love interest, such as it was, was Lenore Case (but Reid always
referred to her as Miss Case – this give you an idea of the level
of romance in the show.)
As a point of interest, both the Green Hornet and
the Lone Ranger were created by George W. Trendle, and both shows
were largely written by Fran Striker. Both characters wore masks,
had fast transportation, great partners, and fought for truth and
justice. You could say that it ran in the family. Britt Reid, the
Green Hornet, is the grand nephew of the Lone Ranger.
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The sound quality of Old Time Radio Programs can vary greatly.
Some episodes are excellent, others you have to turn up the
volume a little and ignore the static. All of the episodes can
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