The Lux Radio Theater - Key Largo (Starring Edward G. Robinson) 11-28-49


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Key Largo (Starring Edward G. Robinson) Aired November 28, 1949
In October of 1934, "Lux Radio Theater" debuted in New York on NBC's Blue radio network. Presenting audio versions of popular Broadway plays, the show failed to garner an audience and soon ran out of material. After switching networks to CBS and moving to Hollywood, Lux found its true market. The show began featuring adaptations of popular films, performed by as many of the original stars as possible. With an endless supply of hit films scripts and an audience of more than 40 million, Lux enjoyed a prosperous run until the curtain fell in 1956. THIS EPISODE: November 28, 1949. CBS network. "Key Largo". Sponsored by: Lux Soap, Spry. An excellent Edward G. Robinson vehicle as a typical gangster. Johnny Rocco is returning to the United States to start his rackets once again. The intermission guest is nineteen year old Debbie Reynolds. Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor, Dan Seymour, Debbie Reynolds (intermission guest), Edmond O'Brien, William Keighley (host), John Milton Kennedy (announcer), Louis Silvers (music director), Maxwell Anderson (author), Sanford Barnett (adaptor), Frances Robinson, Herb Butterfield, William Johnstone, Howard McNear, Edward Marr, Harry Lewis, Paul Dubov, Frank Richards, Jay Novello, Lou Krugman, Don Diamond, Dorothy Lovett (commercial spokesman: as "Libby"), Richard Brooks (screenwriter), John Huston (screenwriter), Fred MacKaye (director), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 1:03:33. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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