SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1947

Family-theater

Family Theater is a dramatic anthology radio show which aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System from February 13, 1947 to September 11, 1957. The
show was produced by Family Theater Productions, a film and radio studio 
extension of the Family Rosary Crusade founded by the Holy Cross Priest,
Father Patrick Peyton, CSC, as a way to promote family prayer. The program
featured not only religious stories but half-hour adaptations of literary works
such as A Tale of Two Cities
,Moby-Dick and Don Quixote. The program had
no commercial sponsor.

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Jimmy Stewart with Don Ameche and Loretta Young for Family
Theatre Radio program.


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Father Peyton (right) with Gregory Peck

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