Radio: Really Sincere

Judy Graves, the wistfully adolescent heroine of Junior Miss, was a smash in the New Yorker, on Broadway and in the movies, but radio audiences have always found her dull. Last week, after two dismal airflops, she was back for a third, determined try. And it looked as though the new Junior Miss (Sat. 11:30 a.m., E.S.T., CBS) might be a hit.

"But a Nice Pest." The trouble with the first two radio versions was that they strayed too far from the original of Sally Benson's bobbysoxer. The first try (1942), starring Shirley Temple,...

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