Radio: Cromer Is A Town

CBS's Norman Corwin, topflight U.S. radio dramatist, went to England last summer to try something that U.S. radio had not done before. He wanted to explain England to Americans by short-waving his dramatized observations of the English. Sunspots and short-wave incorrigibility spoiled U.S. reception of four of his seven broadcasts from Britain. Last week, at home under the happier auspices of U.S. medium wave, Corwin tried again—and scored.

His subject (first of a CBS series, Tuesdays, 10-10:30 p.m., E.W.T.) was an English town. A narrator (Joseph Julian, onetime soap-opera star), a cast, and judicious music and sound effects told a...

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