Author's Playhouse was an anthology series written for radio by Wynn Wright. It featured works of some of the most popular story writers and playwrights. Some of the famous stories used in the show were Stephen Benet's Elementals (used in the first episode), Paul Gallico's The Snow Goose, and Elizabeth Dunn's Woman's Work. Author's Playhouse was aired on NBC Blue from March 1941 to October 1945. It became an inspiration for other drama series and anthologies aired on NBC.
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 43 old time radio episodes:
|07.29.1944||miracle in the rain||
+ Author's July 29, 1944. "Miracle In The Rain". A tender love story of a girl and a soldier on ...
|08.04.1944||minstrels of the mist||
+ Author's August 4, 1944. "Minstrels Of The Mist". A very well-done, if somewhat strange story ...
|08.11.1944||that old gordon place||
+ Author's August 11, 1944. "That Old Gordon Place". A tale of Mississippi swamp folk. Granny, w...
+ Author's August 18, 1944. "Women's Work". A domestic comedy about a devastatingly beautiful ca...
|08.25.1944||the widow of wadsdale head||
+ Author's August 25, 1944. "The Widow Of Wasdale Head". A tale of Olde England, a ghost, and a ...
|09.01.1944||the soul of the great bell||
+ Author's September 1, 1944. "The Soul Of The Great Bell". A famous tale of old China. A bellma...
+ Author's September 15, 1944. "Southern Exposure". A writer and photographer gang up on a gover...
|09.22.1944||cry of the hunted||
+ Author's September 22, 1944. "Cry For The Hunted". A man is almost crazy from his attempts to ...
|10.16.1944||country of the blind||
+ Author's October 16, 1944. "The Country Of The Blind". The classic tale of a hidden valley whe...
+ Author's October 30, 1944. "Expense Account". A daring story of the way a team of reporters co...
|11.13.1944||the long way round||
+ Author's November 13, 1944. "The Long Way Round". A man has just returned from a sanitarium af...
|11.20.1944||a call for mr garrett||
+ Author's November 20, 1944. "A Call For Mr. Garrett". A comedy of romance in wartime Washingto...
|12.04.1944||the inexperienced ghost||
+ Author's December 4, 1944. NBC net, Chicago origination. "The Inexperienced Ghost". A very Brit...
|12.11.1944||the pied piper of hamlin||
+ Author's December 11, 1944. NBC net, Chicago origination. "The Pied Piper Of Hamelin". Always p...
|01.15.1945||theres money in poetry||
+ Author's January 15, 1945. NBC net, Chicago origination. "There's Money In Poetry". An amusing ...
|01.22.1945||blood will tell||
+ Author's January 22, 1945. NBC net, Chicago origination. "Blood Will Tell". A widow and her you...
+ Author's February 19, 1945. NBC net, Chicago origination. "High Air". A sandhog finds his son w...
|03.12.1945||the woman at seven brothers||
+ Author's March 12, 1945. NBC net, Chicago origination. "The Woman At Seven Brothers". The etern...
|04.23.1945||forever walking free||
+ Author's April 23, 1945. NBC net, Chicago origination. "Forever Walking Free". A story of love ...
+ Author's May 14, 1945. NBC net, Chicago origination. "Reunion". Henry Sinkin is a quiet account...
|05.21.1945||my friend merton||
+ Author's May 21, 1945. NBC net, Chicago origination. "My Friend Merton". A funny story about a ...