We proudly present episode four, "The Black Hat that Wasn't There", adapted by Mark Slade from Dashiell Hammett's fourth published Op story, "IT", in 1923. We hope you enjoy it and will join us for future episodes.
A businessman hires the Tec to locate his missing partner, who seems to have absconded with some very valuable bonds. Throw in a double love-triangle and you've got fireworks galore, and a very surprising conclusion!
ADVENTURES OF THE FEDERATED TEC WAS CONCEIVED BY PETE LUTZ AND DEVELOPED BY PETE LUTZ AND MARK SLADE.
"The Black Hat that Wasn't There" was directed and produced by Pete Lutz. Mixing and post-production was by Daniel French of Fishbonius Sound Design.
Our Cast consisted of the following players:
ANNOUNCER: Darren Rockhold
THE FEDERATED TEC: Pete Lutz
ZUMWALT: Jeff Moon
MILDRED: Angela Young
QUIMBY: Mark Kalita
PULLMAN EMPLOYEE: Paul Arbisi
TAXI CHAUFFEUR: John Bell
PHOTOGRAPHER/SODA JERK: Frank Guglielmelli
CITY DETECTIVE: Jason D. Johnson
EVA DUTHIE: Jessica Rainville
MRS. EARNSHAW: Geri Elliff
THE OLD MAN: Joe Stofko
THEME/INCIDENTAL MUSIC: Dr. Ross Bernhardt
Join us next time for episode five, "Bodies Piled Up"! AND BE SURE TO HEAR ALL EPISODES OF THIS SERIES, RIGHT HERE ON MOONLIGHT AUDIO!