Abandoned Baby (Aired May 3, 1950)
In the summer of 1949, MGM reunited Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore to record the radio series, The Story of Dr. Kildare, scripted by Les Crutchfield, Jean Holloway and others. After broadcasts on WMGM New York from February 1, 1950 to August 3, 1951, the series was syndicated to other stations during the 1950s. The supporting cast included Ted Osborne as hospital administrator Dr. Carough, Jane Webb as nurse Mary Lamont and Virginia Gregg as Nurse Parker, labeled "Nosy Parker" by Gillespie, with appearances by William Conrad, Stacy Harris, Jay Novello, Isabel Jewell and Jack Webb.
May 3, 1950. "Abandoned Baby"
- Program #14. MGM syndication. Commercials added locally. A baby has been abandoned in one of Blair Hospital's ambulances. Jack Webb portrays a cynical police lieutenant. Well written. Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Jack Webb, Les Crutchfield (writer), Virginia Gregg, Dick Joy (announcer), William P. Rousseau (director), Walter Schumann (composer, conductor), Edwin Max, Lillian Buyeff, Jerry Hausner. 27:20. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.