Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sabra Cravat, Frontier Editor

In both versions of the movie “Cimarron,” the visual spectacle of the 1889 Oklahoma Land Rush may have stolen the show. But in two radio adaptations, the story all belonged to Irene Dunne‘s portrayal of Sabra Cravat, frontier wife, mother … Continue reading

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Deadline U.S.A. — radio edition of a classic newspaper film

The movie poster gives you the general idea of the plot, but here is the radio version of a classic “heroic newspapermen” movie called Deadline U.S.A. (click to play or download the mp3 if a "player" icon isn’t visible below). … Continue reading

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