Radio: The Busy Air, Sep. 27, 1948

MOVIE THEATERS, announced the newly established Television Research Institute, will be practically empty by 1955, and there will be 24 million TV sets in U.S. homes. But TV will need "three to four times the total annual output of the U.S. film industry." Who is to pay for this increased output? "The simple truth is that either pictures must be made more cheaply or a method must be found for the public to foot the bill."

THE THEATER, with the new revue Small Wonder (see THEATER) suggests that democracy should be sold to Europe as soap is peddled to the U.S. Sample...

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