Trisha Shetty

The Modern Adventures of Casanova

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Country  United States
Starring  Errol Flynn
Language(s)  English
Created by  Errol Flynn
Syndicates  Mutual Broadcasting System in cooperation with M-G-M Radio Attractions
Written by  Peter Dixon Harold Swanton

The Modern Adventures of Casanova was a 1952 Mutual radio show starring Errol Flynn. Flynn played a modern-day descendant of Casanova who actually works for Interpol. The program was written, produced, and directed by William N. Robson. Walter Schumann provided the music.

Contents

Selected episodes

  • Episode 1 - premiere - 3 January 1952 - set in Venice Italy
  • Episode 2 - "The Phony Count" - 10 January 1952 - Casanova saves a woman from a phony count
  • Episode 3 - "Family Vendetta" - 17 January 1952 - Casanova visits Venice and deals with the Marchetties, enemies of the Casanovas
  • Episode 4–24 January 1952 - while skiing in Switzerland, Casanova helps play cupid for a younger couple
  • Episode 5–31 January 1952
  • Episode 6–7 February 1952
  • Episode 7–14 February 1952 - Casanova helps on Valentine's Day
  • Episode 8–21 February 1952
  • Episode 9–28 February 1952
  • Episode 10–6 March 1952
  • Episode 11–13 March 1952
  • Episode 12–20 March 1952
  • Episode 13–27 March 1952 - Casanova tracks down a dope smuggling ring in Paris
  • Episode 14 - "The Bride of the Rain God" - 3 April 1952 - Casanova investigates a cursed relic from the Mayan civilisation responsible for killing people
  • Episode 15–10 April 1952 - Casanova investigates a pair of con artists on the French riviera
  • Episode 16–17 April 1952 - Casanova smashes a gold smuggling syndicate
  • Episode 17 - "The Black Dowry Pearls" - 24 April 1952 - Casanova goes to Venice to retrieve some pearls from Phillip II
  • Episode 18–1 May 1952
  • Episode 19–8 May 1952
  • Episode 20–15 May 1952 - Casanova goes to Egypt to stop a drug smuggling ring
  • Episode 21 - "The Missing Arm of Venus de Milo" - 22 May 1952 - Christopher Casanova is sent to Jamaica to recover the missing arm of the Venus de Milo.
  • Episode 22–29 May 1952
  • Episode 23–5 June 1952
  • Episode 24–12 June 1952
  • Episode 25–19 June 1952
  • Episode 26–26 June 1952 - Casanova investigates the murder of a beauty in Paris
  • Episode 27 - first of season two - 2 October 1952
  • Episode 28 - "The Sumatra Adventure" - 9 October 1952
  • Episode 29–16 October 1952
  • Episode 30–23 October 1952
  • Episode 31 - "The Gold Brick Swindle" - 30 October 1952 - Casanova goes to Karachi
  • Episode 32–6 November 1952
  • Episode 33–13 November 1952
  • Episode 34–20 November 1952
  • Episode 35 - "The Star of Thessaly" - 27 November 1952 - Casanova guards an old Greek millionaire who is visiting Paris with a diamond
  • Episode 36–4 December 1952
  • Episode 37–11 December 1952
  • Episode 38
  • Episode 39
  • Reception

    The critic from the Chicago Daily Tribune said that "this swashbuckling mademoiselle chaser reads a script loaded with improbable situations, double entendres and what I suppose is Riviera playboy talk."

    References

    The Modern Adventures of Casanova Wikipedia


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