THIS IS MY BEST: MISS DILLY SAYS NO (RADIO)

Summary

One in this drama series hosted by Orson Welles. This comedy about the Hollywood film business is based on Theodore Pratt's story, "Miss Dilly Says No." Miss Dilly, the secretary of Mr. Gladstone, a producer at Superior Pictures, writes a bestseller about the movie business but refuses to sell the book's film rights despite extravagant offers by several studios. When she is invited out by Mr. Horatio, the shy studio board member whom she has loved from afar for many years, Miss Dilly thinks that he is only interested in buying the book. The program includes an uncredited appearance by Rita Hayworth. Welles's closing remarks include a public service announcement concerning the paper salvage program as part of the war effort. Includes commercials for Cresta Blanca wines.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: March 20, 1945 Tuesday
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R88:0188
  • GENRE: Radio - Drama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - Radio series, 1944-1945
  • COMMERCIALS: Radio - PSA - War effort^Radio - Commercials - Cresta Blanca wine

CREDITS

    • Theodore Pratt … Writer, Based on the story "Miss Dilly Says No" by
    • Robert Tallman … Writer, Radio play by
    • Bernard Katz … Composer
    • Orson Welles … Host
    • John McIntire … Announcer
    • Ann Sothern … Cast, Miss Dilly
    • Orson Welles … Cast, Mr. Horatio
    • Francis X. Bushman … Cast, Mr. Gladstone
    • Rita Hayworth