Radio: New Blood

The Brooch, a typically grim little short story by Novelist William Faulkner (Sanctuary, Intruder in the Dust), tells of a young man who married the town tramp to escape his possessive mother. It ends with the young man committing suicide. Last week The Brooch appeared on Lux Video Theater (Thurs. 9 p.m., CBS) in a TV adaptation written by Author Faulkner. Some changes had been made: the young man no longer kills himself, and his wife is no longer a tramp. The story emerged as a perfectly adequate but hardly startling half-hour's TV entertainment, starring Dan Duryea, Sally Forrest and Mildred...

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