Radio: Best Plays

Radio script writers last week were finally honored by a critical anthology. The Writer's Radio Theater 1940-1941* by Norman S. Weiser. The compiler, dramatic editor of Radio Daily, did for the first time in radio about the same thing that Burns Mantle has been doing since 1909 for the Broadway theater. One difference was that Weiser's ten "best" radio plays of the year* could be printed uncut. Other differences were many in the plays themselves.

The fact that nobody ever pays a nickel to hear a radio play has had a determining influence on...

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