Great Scenes from Great Plays


GREAT SCENES FROM GREAT PLAYS This series ran from 1 October 1948 until 25 February 1949 for a total of 22 episodes. It ran on the Mutual Broadcasting system on Friday's at 8 and was sponsored by the National Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church. The primary purpose of the show was to encourage church attendance regardless of a specific denomination which was conveyed in the post discussion of the each episode. The first episode starred Walter H. Hampden as Cyrano de Bergerac, who then hosted the remaining broadcasts. Other acting support was provided by the Episcopal Actors Guild which included Basil Rathbone, Beatrice Straight, Jane Cowl, Ann Seymore, Boris Karloff, and Joan Caulfield. So pull up a chair and listen to stars of yesteryear perform in Great Scenes From Great Plays . OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: Great Scenes from Great Plays Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate Certification Date: August 22, 2015 Certification Version: Version 1 Number of CDs: 1 From the Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.


This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.

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