Manage episode 250270378 series 9607
Chicago Deadline (Aired March 24, 1950)
Actors on the radio series included Fred Astaire, Lucille Ball, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert, Ronald Colman, Gary Cooper, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich, Kirk Douglas, Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Henry Fonda, Cary Grant, William Holden, Burt Lancaster, James Mason, Gregory Peck, William Powell, Edward G. Robinson, Norma Shearer, Barbara Stanwyck, James Stewart, John Wayne, and Loretta Young. THIS EPISODE: Screen Director's Playhouse - Chicago Deadline (03-24-50) March 24, 1950. NBC network. "Chicago Deadline". Sponsored by: RCA. Tough reporter Ed Adams (Alan Ladd) wants to get the full story behind the apparent suicide of a young woman. It seems that the girl left behind a notebook with a list of seemingly unrelated names. Adams tracks down each one of the persons cited in the notebook, slowly but surely putting the pieces together. Alan Ladd, Raymond Burr, Lewis Allen (guest screen director), Jim Backus, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), William Lava (composer, conductor), Howard Wiley (producer), Tiffany Thayer (author), Bill Cairn (director), Richard Allen (adaptor). 29:57.