Radio: Dark Doings

Last week the Chicago Tribune and MBS got together to give U. S. citizens the low-down on fifth columnists via a program called Wings For America. Using the Orson Welles-Martian Invasion technique, the Tribune-MBS aerial brain storm concerns itself with the patriotic struggles of a mythical Tribune newshen named Lorna Carroll to overthrow a bunch of Putschers calling themselves the "Advance Front." With solemn Elissa Landi playing Lorna, dapper Phillips Holmes as an imaginary MBS commentator, the first installment of Wings For America, which is due to run serially for the next nine weeks, indicated that before the show's run had...

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