THE TWENTY MINUTE ALIBI and THE MYSTERIOUS LODGER CASEY CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER

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Casey, Crime Photographer, known by a variety of titles on radio (aka Crime Photographer, Flashgun Casey, Casey, Press Photographer) was a media franchise from the 1930s to the 1960s. The character was the creation of novelist George Harmon Coxe. Casey was featured in the pulp magazine Black Mask novels, comic books, radio, film, television and legitimate theatre.

Jack "Flashgun" Casey, was a crime photographer for the newspaper The Morning Express. With the help of reporter Ann Williams, he solved crimes and recounted his stories to Ethelbert the bartender (portrayed by John Gibson) and other friends at the Blue Note, their favorite tavern and jazz club where the Archie Belyer Orchestra and Teddy Mitchell Trio were featured. The role of Ann Williams was portrayed throughout most of the run of the series by Jan Miner perhaps best remembered as "Madge" the manicurist on Palmolive' television soap commercials from the 1960s and 1970s

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