The Private Files Of Rex Saunders - When Murder Is Along As A Silent Companion (07-11-51)


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When Murder Is Along As A Silent Companion (Aired July 11, 1951)
As a detective--gentleman or otherwise--Rex Harrison lends a distinctively intelligent and understated confidence to the role. He's not quite as nonchalant as The Thin Man's Nick Charles, not as arrogant as Philo Vance, and not as melodramatic as Sherlock Holmes or Radio's Philip Marlowe. In short, he's both 'just right' and entirely fascinating--and competent--as detective Rex Saunders. Leon Janney's rendition of Saunders' assistant, Alec, complements Harrison's delivery of his Saunders characterization. Not the typical stooge assistant, nor quite as clever as Nero Wolfe's Archie, Leon Janney's Alec is given the same latitude as some of Radio's other more helpful detective assistants. THIS EPISODE: July 11, 1951. NBC network. "When Murder Is Along As A Silent Companion". Sponsored by: RCA Victor. The system cue has been deleted. Rex Harrison, Edward Adamson (writer), Kenneth Banghart (announcer), Leon Janney, Jean Ellen, Himan Brown (director). 30:05. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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