Big Town - The Angel Of The Street (10-19-48)

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The Angel Of The Street (Aired October 19, 1948)
The stories were well written and directed by William N. Robson as well as McGill. The skill of this group shows in making the series very good radio. The show was a big promoter of the free press and the first amendment with its opening sequence: "Freedom of the press is a flaming sword! Use it justly...hold it high...guard it well!" The second series began immediately in the 1943 season when the production moved from Hollywood to New York. Robinson left (Trevor left two years earlier as her career starting taking off) and McGill reorganized the series placing Edward Pawley in the role of Wilson opposite Fran Carlon as Lorelei. Pawley's Wilson was more mellifluous compared to the rather nasty Robinson. The series' success continued on radio until 1952. THIS EPISODE: October 19, 1948. NBC network. "The Angel Of The Street". Sponsored by: Lifebuoy, Rinso (Mercury-A-Day contest). "Violet, a lady of the streets, asks Steve Wilson to help Johnny Nolan. "Chick" Larson is luring him into a life of crime. Edward Pawley, Fran Carlon, Jerry McGill (writer, director). 30:41.
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