"The Case Of The Widow's Gorilla". Sponsored by: Kraft Salad Oil, Miracle Whip, Velveeta. A ruined businessman commits suicide. His business rival and widow seem to both want to get at the suicide note. The widow hires a gent with muscles. Michael Waring also known as The Falcon is working for a businessman who has killed off his competition and the question is, did he do it literally?
The Falcon radio series premiered on the American Blue Network in April 1943 and continued on the air till around September 1952.
The introduction to the show began with "The Adventures of the Falcon." Then continuing with a ringing phone call to the Falcon, also known as Michael Waring, from a woman in which her voice is never heard. He would reply to her and another adventure would follow. Waring was snappy and sarcastic with the incompetent police who were inevitably unable to solve the mysteries without his help. Like the films, the radio plots mixed danger, romance and comedy in equal parts.
About 70 episodes where created. The Falcon had many voices acting his part, beginning with Barry Kroeger. James Meighan later became the voice of the Falcon followed by Les Tremayne, George Petrie, and Les Damon.
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