Radio: Nobler Oboler

A shade chastened was Radio Writer Arch Oboler (TIME, March 17) after a week in which even Variety had taken a stick to him as Radio's Bad Boy.

There had been a mix-up the week before when Greta Garbo, whom Oboler thought he had bagged for his March of Dimes program (TIME, Jan. 26), turned out to be uninformed of the fact, and failed to make her advertised radio debut. Garbo partisans and Oboler resenters—two large classes—waxed bitter about "high-pressuring" and "committing big names in advance of their consent." Others merely observed that Mr. Oboler...

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