Radio: Here Comes Hollywood

The CBS Ford Star Jubilee showing last week of MGM's 1939 musiclassic The Wizard of Oz—which hauled down a spectacular 29.4 Trendex rating—forced a couple of stark truths on TVmen. Hollywood, with about 200 of its best old movies headed straight for TV this year, will have a hard time competing with itself. Further, the whole system of network programming may soon have to be revamped.

The first uncut feature film ever seen on TV, Oz brought the fairy-tale wanderings of a wide-eyed, 16-year-old Judy Garland into U.S. homes for the first time. The...

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