Radio: Another Wonder Boy

With a blare of trumpets, CBS publicists this week introduced radio's latest Boy Wonder. Pale, thinly handsome Fletcher Markle, 26, is writer-producer-director of Studio One, a bright, new, hour-long dramatic series on one of radio's choicest spots (Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 p.m. EDT).

Behind Fledgling Fletcher are seven years of variegated experience, and—more significantly—two of radio's most influential ex-Boy Wonders: Orson Welles and Norman Corwin. At 18, Markle left school and began acting, directing, and writing stories he'd much rather forget today (the kind of "terribly sophisticated stuff you do when you're 20, when...

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