|Title||:||city of the dead|
|Plot||:||+ Program #1034. "City Of The Dead". Sponsored by: Certainteed Insulation, Buick, Preparation H, Avon Books, Contac. The story is based on the H.G. Wells story, "In the Abyss." The program was rebroadcast on February 9, 1977. The year is 1896. In a marine biological laboratory in New England, a little group of scientists and technicians are gathered before Doctor Stanley Weybridge, Director of the Institute, and Chief of a newly developing science called Oceanographic Studies. He stands, pointer in hand, before an enlarged wall map of the Caribbean Sea, as he concludes a briefing of the most adventurous, the most perilous project, ever undertaken by the Institute... In 1896 the time of our story, the airplane, the automobile, radio, all were but a glean in the brain of geniuses. These discoveries were yet to come. The two young biologists of our tale have already accomplished a miracle never before attempted by man. In their specially constructed iron globe equipped with every scientific devise known at the time they have probed 5 miles below sea level to the bottom most part of the oceans. In the interest of enlarging man’s knowledge of the world about him and the world beneath him they have made their first amazing discovery… H G Wells Sponsor: Buick Motor Division, Budweiser Director: Himan Brown Producer: Himan Brown Host: E G Marshall Writer: Sam Dann|
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