Radio: Prestige Programs

Last week listeners on NBC's Red network heard a radio drama whose acts were divided, not with the usual fading and swelling of music, but with a rumbling sound as of an oldtime curtain going up & down. The play was The Minute Men of 1774-5, by James A. Herne, 19th Century playwright, father of Actresses Julie and Chrystal Herne. NBC's actors carefully did not burlesque this story of Minute Man Reuben Foxglove's beauteous ward, Dorothy, who turned out to be the long-lost daughter of a British noble, and for whose affections a British...

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