Scripts, 1934-1955.

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Lux Radio Theatre. Scripts, 1934-1955.

Scripts, 1934-1955.

This extensive collection of radio theater scripts includes 132 bound volumes, spanning the 1930s - the 1950s. The scripts, with stage directions, cover a variety of genres ranging from comedy and drama to Westerns, mysteries and romance. The productions are adaptations of novels, plays,and Hollywood movies. Stanford in New York and Cecil B. DeMille in Hollywood.

15.6 c.f. (132 volumes).

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Stanford, Antony.

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