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I am enjoying a new discovery among old radio detecive shows. The Private Files of Rex Saunders, starring Rex Harrison. Somewhat similar to Bulldog Drummond. Interestingly, you can hear snips of musical themes used on Tales of the Texas Rangers and Johnny Dollar.
Thursday, January 05, 2012
Corpus delicti (plural: corpora delicti) (Latin: "body of crime") is a term from Western jurisprudence referring to the principle that a crime must have been proven to have occurred before a person can be convicted of committing that crime. For example, a person cannot be tried for larceny unless it can be proven that property has been stolen. Likewise, in order for a person to be tried for arson it must be proven that a criminal act resulted in the burning of a property. Black's Law Dictionary (6th ed.) defines "corpus delicti" as: "the fact of a crime having been actually committed".
There are benefits to conservative driving apart from the safety factor. I hardly ever have to have my brakes replaced, because when you back off from the cars ahead of you and drive cautiously, you are not having to apply your brakes nearly as often. You might be surprised how much longer they will last.
We are accustomed to seeing Tom Conway as the suave detective The Falcon. However, he switches over to Sherlock Holmes opposite Nigel Bruce when Rathbone left the radio series, and did a very creditable job. No one could replace Basil, but Conway was not a disappointment by any means.