Radio: Gloomy Sundays

From the new Cunarder Mauretania on her maiden voyage last June, MBS staged a special ship-to-shore broadcast, during which MBS's special features director, George Wilfred ("Johnny") Johnstone, who crossed on the Mauretania to conduct the broadcast, jarred the air waves by referring to the new ship as Aguitania. For this slip, Johnny Johnstone took a round kidding, especially from Variety's puckish Radio Editor Bob Landry. Last fortnight, however, Editor Landry had occasion to be thankful for Johnny Johnstone's Mauretania boner.

War caught Editor Landry vacationing in England. When he finally...

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