Radio: Experiment in Realism

The star of the show was a moron (Don Hanmer) who didn't know his own age. The heroine (Olive Deering) was a mink-laden doxy with a pronounced streak of masochism. Joshua Shelley played an embittered musician who got a joyless amusement from baiting the moron. With this gallery of Jukes and Kallikaks, Danger (Tues. 10 p.m., CBS-TV) last week put on one of the most controversial of the year's TV dramas.

It was called The Lady on the Rock, and not all of its viewers liked it. The sponsor (Block Drug Co., Inc.) winced under...

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