Radio: A Place to Experiment

By serving up a smooth blend of Hollywood glamour and surefire drama, Lux Radio Theater has won a weekly radio audience estimated at 30 million. Last week, the tried & true Lux formula was borrowed for a new television series, Your Lucky Strike Theater (Mon. 9:30 p.m. E.S.T, NBC-TV), produced and narrated by Cinemactor Robert Montgomery.

As a starter, the new show offered a glossy version of Somerset Maugham's Malayan melodrama, The Letter. Madeleine Carroll, playing her first TV role, was the unfaithful wife who murders her lover. Though the show had its little flaws, mostly caused by first-night jitters, it was...

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