Radio: Pixie's Primer

Norman Corwin is an outrageously imaginative young man who got his start in radio eight years ago by broadcasting an interview with the ashcan-rolling champion of Springfield, Mass. He fashioned 1939's most dramatic anti-fascist program, They Fly through the Air with the Greatest of Ease. He aired the by now classical radio drama about Curley the Caterpillar (TIME, April 15, 1940).

Last week, once more demonstrating that there is room for sensitivity as well as soap in radio script shows, crack Producer-Director Corwin put his hand to another feature called 26 by Corwin. In the first program, a bantering radio ABC,...

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