Radio: Easing In

When he chanced to meet RCA President Frank Folsom at a dinner party two years ago, Playwright Robert (There Shall Be No Night) Sherwood warned Folsom "not to do what the movies have done. They've never yet developed any good writers. Get people writing original stuff, strictly for TV." Replied Folsom: "What about you?"

The result was an NBC contract for more than $100,000 under which the network buys the Sherwood name and brain for a period of five years and a total of nine TV plays, although the playwright retains movie and stage rights. This week televiewers got a look at...

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