Statement In Full (Aired January 15, 1951)
The Hollywood Star Playhouse , well written and performed, presented many original plays and popular Hollywood stars. Some of those who accepted roles in this great series included Jimmy Stewart, William Conrad, Deborah Kerr, Vincent Price, Harry Bartell and Betty Lou Gerson. Highlights included an episode entitled The Six Shooter and which later became it’s own series staring James Stewart. In 1952, Marilyn Monroe made her radio debut on The Hollywood Star Playhouse. This 30 minute anthology program was heard over three different networks during its three seasons. Many leading Hollywood stars appeared before the microphones for this programs original scripts. Marilyn Monroe made her radio debut on the 08/31/52 broadcast. Several programs were intended to become new series. On 04/13/52, the broadcast # 99 of The Six Shooter w/James Stewart did indeed become a new NBC series The Six Shooter in 1953, while the broadcast of 05/18/52 Safari w/Ray Milland failed to make it. There was a title change to this series. During the third network change to NBC the series picked up the sponsorship of the American Bakers and the series was called Baker’s Theater Of Stars.
January 15, 1951. CBS network. "Statement In Full"
. Sponsored by: Bromo Seltzer. "If you could get away with murder, would you?" Joan Crawford, Herbert Rawlinson (host), Norman Brokenshire (commercial spokesman), Donald Woods, Harry Bartell, John McIntire, Paul McVey, Jeanette Nolan, Maurice Zim (writer), Jeff Alexander (composer, conductor), Jack Johnstone (director), Dick Haymes (recorded preview of next week's story). 29:25. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.