Radio: For TV Listeners

Charles Laughton thinks that the modern world has been brought up to look rather than to listen. This week he goes on TV with This Is Charles Laughton to help redress the balance. All that viewers will have to look at is Actor Laughton himself, a fat man in a rumpled suit, leaning on a stool placed on a table. But they will hear his sonorous voice descend to a whisper and rise to a shout as he reads stories from the Bible and Guy de Maupassant, from James Thurber and Dickens and Thomas...

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