Radio: New Show, Jul. 19, 1954

The Marriage (Thurs. 10 p.m., NBCTV) is a literate, family-situation comedy starring Broadway's talented Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy. Written by Radio Scriptwriter Ernest Kinoy, the new series looks like a transmutation of Jan de Har-tog's Broadway hit The Fourposter, in which the same couple appeared (TIME, Nov. 5, 19-51), but lacks much of the deftness of that comical production. One reason is that the first script has too much of the radio style about its dialogue, and not enough TV appeal. The few good visual touches that are used are ably exploited...

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