Special To Hollywood (Aired October 17, 1964)
Arch Oboler's Plays was a radio drama series written, produced and directed by Arch Oboler. Minus a sponsor, it ran for one year, airing Saturday evenings on NBC from March 25, 1939 to March 23, 1940 and revived five years later on Mutual for a sustaining summer run from April 5, 1945 to October 11, 1945. Leading film actors were heard on this series, including Gloria Blondell, Eddie Cantor, James Cagney, Ronald Colman, Joan Crawford, Greer Garson, Edmund Gwenn, Van Heflin, Katharine Hepburn, Elsa Lanchester, Peter Lorre, Frank Lovejoy, Raymond Massey, Burgess Meredith, Paul Muni, Alla Nazimova, Edmond O'Brien, Geraldine Page, Gale Sondergaard, Franchot Tone and George Zucco.
October 17, 1964. Syndicated, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Special To Hollywood"
. A dissolute Hollywood starlet and her press agents are flying in a chartered plane when the engines stop, but the plane remains suspended in mid-air. The script was used previously on "Arch Oboler's Plays" on July 19, 1945 and February 7, 1941 on "Lights Out." Arch Oboler (writer, host, producer, director), Gloria Blondell, Alan Reed, Chester Stratton. 20:43. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.