Radio: The Week in Review

As the first play ever televised in its entirety fresh from its Broadway run, NBC's Peter Pan was the biggest news of the week, even as TV's shorter homegrown programs sprouted some encouraging successes.

Warm, saucy and soaring, Mary Martin made Peter Pan close to 100% make-believe on both color and black-and-white screens. From nursery beginning through Never Land to nursery ending (adapted from Playwright James M. Barrie's sequel, Peter and Wendy). Director-Choreographer Jerome Robbins shaved away sentimentality in favor of movement and daughter; Cyril Ritchard turned Captain Hook ( "the swiniest...

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