Encore Theater - 10 Mp3 Downloads Available

Encore Theater was a 1946 Summer replacement series, sponsored by Schenley Labs, Inc. All shows had a medical theme, some concerned medical research, some covered personal stories of people in the medical field but all based on true stories. Schenley Labs, Inc. was the sponsor for the series. The shows aired Tuesday evenings from 9:30 to 10:00 PM over CBS affiliated stations. Members of the cast were typically well-known radio or screen actors, such as Lurene Tuttle, Eric Snowden, Gerald Mohr, Ronald Colman, Robert Young or Lionel Barrymore. Producer for series was Bill Lawrence, who also directed the series. The announcer was Frank Graham. Music was by Leith Stevens. Scripts were written and adapted by Jean Holloway, Lloyd C. Douglas, Sidney Kingsley and Milton Geiger.

Twelve of the thirteen scripts were adapted by Jean Holloway. The 1946 Summer series ended with the August 27th show, replaced by "Cresta Blanca Hollywood Players" (possibly known as "The Hollywood Players Company". There was a second Encore Theater Summer series in 1949, however there is little information on it. It aired on Sundays. Eight shows are known to be in circulation. Known air dates are April 17, April 24, May 8 and June 5.

Available Episodes

Episode Title Broadcast Date File Size
A Man to Remember Aug 06, 1946 6.64 MB
Dark Victory Jul 30, 1946 6.72 MB
Dr. Erchlick's Magic Bullet Jul 23, 1946 6.69 MB
Now Voyager Jul 16, 1946 6.84 MB
White Angel Jul 09, 1946 6.83 MB
The Man In White Jul 02, 1946 6.84 MB
Green Light Jun 25, 1946 6.77 MB
Yellowjack Jun 18, 1946 6.75 MB
The Life of Louis Pasteur Jun 11, 1946 6.79 MB
Magnificent Obsession Jun 04, 1946 6.81 MB