In the days of Noir, and black and white before there was TV, there was old time radio (OTR), and not all the private dicks swinging back in those days were actually private detectives. Lawyers often portrayed the roles of sleuths, and the Amazing Mr. Malone was one of them. Written by Craig Rice,
who at one time excelled Agatha Christy in sales. She wrote 14 novels and countless short stories in her time.
Take thirty minutes of your time, shut off the streaming media, or the boob tube and give a listen to THE AMAZING MR. MALONE.