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Welcome to Retroville! It's 1946!
On June 3, 1946, The Case Book of Gregory Hood. Lasting only for the summer season, it was rerun at the end of the season, and was revived once for a brief period after many write-ins by fans.

Main Characters:

  • Gregory Hood played by Gale Gordon (1946) and by Elliott Lewis, Jackson Beck, and George Petrie (during its revival)
  • Sandy Taylor, Hood's assistant

Show Concept:

  • The show centered around Gregory Hood, a San Francisco rare items importer who encountered mysteries as he traveled the world looking for new things for his shop.

Hosts or Guests:

  • Harry Bartell, announcer and spokesperson for the sponsor, Petri Wines

Writers or Producers:

  • Denis Green and Anthony Boucher (the same writers that did The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)


  • Petri Wines

Networks or stations:

  • unknown

Total shows or length of production:

  • Premiered on June 3, 1946
  • Final episode in September 1946
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