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Academy Award

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(2 Hours on 2 CDs) The House of Squibb's Academy Award series offered a unique and star-powered approach presenting some of Hollywood's most legendary stars in radio versions of their famous films that had "won, or been nominated for, the famous golden Oscar of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences." "The Front Page" Starring Pat O'Brien and Adolph Menjou, re-creating the roles they played in the classic 1931 film. An ace reporter on the verge of getting married becomes embroiled with the escape of a convicted killer on death row. (6-22-46) "My Man Godfrey" Starring William Powell in a radio version of his popular 1936 film. An eccentric socialite hires a vagrant as her family's butler. Cast includes Lurene Tuttle. (10-2-46) "Shadow of a Doubt" Starring Joseph Cotten and June Vincent, with Jeff Chandler. Cotten re-creates the role he played in Alfred Hitchcock's 1943 film. A young woman suspects that her kindly uncle may harbor a secret. (9-11-46) "The Devil and Miss Jones" starring Charles Coburn and Virginia Mayo. When a department store owner learns that several of his employees are unionizing to get more money and better working conditions, he goes incognito and gets a job at the store as a shoe salesman. (10-23-46)
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