Lux Radio Theater
Lux Radio Theater, brought into American homes by the makers of Lux Soap, was the most popular and longest running drama series on the radio. It aired on NBC from 1934-1935, CBS from 1935-1954 and again on NBC from 1954-1955. Legendary director Cecil De Mille became the host from 1936-1945, once the show moved from New York to Hollywood.
The Legionnaire and the Lady
June 1, 1936
Performed by Clark Gable and Marlene Dietrich
The first performance in Hollywood. At the end, Clark makes some candid comments and Marlene sings her classic song “Falling in Love Again”.
A Farewell to Arms
April 5, 1937
Performed by Clark Gable, Josephine Hutchinson and Adolphe Menjou
November 14, 1938
Performed by Clark Gable and Olympe Bradna
It Happened One Night
March 20, 1939
Performed by Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert and Walter Connolly