Radio: Fight Camps

This week U.S. radio script-writing took a short shuffle away from the tradition of heartthrob and supermanliness and toward the amiable vulgarity of Ring Lardner. The show is WOR-Mutual's Fight Camp, a good-natured yarn about a sturdy widow named Ma Corbett (Blanche Ring) who conditions pugs with one hand while keeping them away from her pretty daughter with the other.

The dialogue of Fight Camp is not the sort usually provided by soap operators. Characters inquire of one another: "What manhole did you crawl out of?" and express such opinions as "This guy'll louse us up." Its first episode revolves about the...

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