Radio & TV: Happy Family

"I doubt that anybody ever had a better sponsor," says Armina Marshall. "He always leaves us alone." The hands-off sponsor is U.S. Steel, and the left-alone show is Theatre Guild on the Air (Sun. 8:30 p.m., NBC). Last week the Guild gave its 300th radio performance: a typically smooth and professional playing of Shaw's Man and Superman, starring Deborah Kerr and Maurice Evans. As executive director of the radio Guild, fiftyish Armina Marshall concentrates on "bringing the theater into U.S. homes." Unlike the Lux Radio Theater, which broadcasts dramatizations of movies, the...

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