Theater Five - The Scream (08-31-64)
The variety of dramatic genre represented with its 260 production broadcasts also run the gamut of the rich variety of drama presented during the height of the Golden Age of Radio. Indeed very little is missing from this remarkable production run. The variety of dramatic presentations was one of Theater Five's most compelling features. With a broad mix of genres and some of Radio, Stage, Television and Film's finest guest stars, ABC's humble 21-minute scripts packed a lot of entertainment into a relatively small format. Timing is everything. ABC Radio missed the sweet spot of Radio Drama History by about 20 years. Nevertheless, this series competes well with the Golden Age Radio revival attempts that post-dated it, and, for a 30-minute drama, it certainly hits its target.
August 31, 1964. ABC network. "The Scream". Commercials added locally. Alexander Vlas-Daczenco (composer), Glenn Osser (conductor), Fred Foy (announcer), Edward A. Byron (executive producer), Virginia Radcliff (writer), Warren Somerville (director), Roger De Koven, Peter Fernandez, Harry Belova, Albert Oppenheimer, Abby Lewis, Neal Pultz (audio engineer), Ed Blainey (sound technician), Jack C. Wilson (script editor). 20:50. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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