Radio: New Marge

Last February soap-operaddicts were stunned to hear that Donna Damerel Fick, the "Marge" of Myrt & Marge, had died in childbirth (TIME, Feb. 24). To many it seemed that Donna's mother, Myrtle Vail, the "Myrt" of the script, would not be able to carry on. But carry on she did, while Marge presumably was hiding in the hills because of a mix-up about a murder. Last week Marge reappeared.

To get Marge out of the hills took a lot of doing on the part of Colgate-Palmolive-Peet, which sponsors the show. The company interviewed 200 possible Marges, paraded 60 of them before Myrt,...

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