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In the Corner with Dan Hughes


Jan 21, 2014

Stars in the Air was on the air for just shy of seven months.  Like the Screen Guild Theater, it featured the biggest Hollywood stars in half-hour adaptations of famous movies. 

It was a project of the actors' union, the Screen Actors Guild, and the performers worked for little or no pay, because they saw their work as a contribution to their union. 

The hope was that as people heard these movie adaptations on the radio, they would go to the movies more often.

This episode, The House on 92nd Street, stars Humphrey Bogart and Keefe Braselle.  It first aired on May 3, 1952.

(NOTE:  There is background noise in this program, a voice coming and going, but I felt the show is so good that it's worth putting up with the interference.)