In the the world of the hard boiled detective, Boston Blackie comes comes real close to fitting in, but he just doesn't quite. Of course Blackie isnt a detective or private eye, he is a reformed safe cracker and constantly good natured irritant to the cops!
A real Hard Boiled Detective solves the mystery that the cops think he is guilty of, and manages to make the cops look foolish while he does it. So does Boston Blackie.
The Worthington Ghost: Blackie's friend Shorty, apparently just out of jail, meets an hysterical woman who claims to have seen a ghost.
Originally aired March 19th, 1946.