The Clock - Only Death Is Timeless aka: Mrs. Crocker (05-11-47)
Only Death Is Timeless aka: Mrs. Crocker (Aired May 11, 1947)
The series was written by Lawrence Klee and narrated by "The Clock." First Broadcast in the United States was in November, 1946. It was syndicated by Grace Gibson syndication. At the time of production, the Australian accent, we now know and love, originating from the Irish and Cockney accents, was rather frowned upon by non other than Australians. The shows tried to sound neutral, then there was hope that the show could be sold to Great Britain and the United States. The show was bought by the ABC network in the States, although the ABC on the CD label (below) stands for the Australian Broadcast Company. The settings were usually generic and the actors tried to speak without a perceptible accent and for that reason the program sounded sort of "American".
May 11, 1947. Grace Gibson syndication. "Only Death Is Timeless"
. Commercials added locally. An Australian production of a script broadcast in America on May 11, 1947. A couple motors through the mountains with the mysterious Mrs. Crocker. Mrs. Crocker is "death." Grace Gibson (producer), John Saul (director), Harp McGuire (as "The Clock"), Lawrence Klee (writer), John Mullion, Joan Lord, Neva Carr Glyn, Gordon Glenwright. 24:44. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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