The Joan Sebastian Matter (Aired October 28, 1950)
The guest stars and supporting casts were always first rate, attracting the best radio actors in both Los Angeles and New York. Pat McCracken was played by several actors – most frequently, by Larry Dobkin. Particularly noteworthy was the work of Virginia Gregg, who played many roles, including Johnny's girlfriend Betty Lewis. Harry Bartell was also a frequent guest, who did many of the Spanish dialect roles when Johnny went to a Latin American country. Other frequent guest performers were Parley Baer, Tony Barrett, John Dehner, Don Diamond, Sam Edwards, Herb Ellis, Frank Gerstle, Stacy Harris, Jack Kruschen, Forrest Lewis, Howard McNear, Marvin Miller, Jeanette Nolan, Vic Perrin, Barney Phillips, Jean Tatum, Russell Thomson, Ben Wright, and Will Wright. Show Notes From The Old Time Radio Researcher's Group.
October 28, 1950. CBS network. "The Joan Sebastian Mater"
. Sustaining. Joan Sebastian has been found dead. Was it murder or suicide? The answer isn't obvious! A good show. Howard McNear (doubles), Gil Doud (writer), Wilbur Hatch (music0, Wally Maher, William Johnstone, Jaime del Valle (transcriber), Dan Cubberly (announcer), Virginia Gregg, Virginia Eiler, John Stevenson, Edmond O'Brien, Raymond Burr. 29:27. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.