Yellowjack (Aired June 18, 1946)
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". THIS EPISODE: June 18, 1946. CBS network. "Yellowjack". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. The story of how Dr. Reed discovered the cause of Yellow Fever. Ronald Colman, Edwin Max, Norman Field, Frank Nelson, Ken Christy, Jerry Hausner, Bill Lawrence (producer, director), Frank Graham (announcer), Leith Stevens (music), Jean Holloway (writer), Sidney Howard (author). 29:29. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.