Lux Radio Theatre

Radio Anthology Series (1934-48)

THE LUX RADIO THEATRE was a 1930’s-40’s radio anthology that presented one-hour adaptations of popular films, often with the same cast. It was also known as “Lux Presents Hollywood,” and later, when it moved to television, as “Lux Video Theatre.”

RADIO

  • LUX RADIO THEATRE
    (1934-35, NBC Blue; 1936-48, CBS)
    One-hour drama anthology
    Among the shows presented on Lux Radio Theatre, of interest to visitors to this site, are:

    • THE THIN MAN
      Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
      Starring William Powell as NICK CHARLES
      and Myrna Loy as NORA CHARLES
    • AFTER THE THIN MAN
      (June 17, 1940)
      Based on a story by Dashiell Hammett
      Starring William Powell as NICK CHARLES
      and Myrna Loy as NORA CHARLES
    • THE MALTESE FALCON
      (February 8, 1943)
      Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
      Starring Edward G. Robinson as SAM SPADE
    • MURDER MY SWEET
      (June 11, 1945)
      Based on Farewell My Lovely by Raymond Chandler
      Starring Dick Powell as PHILIP MARLOWE
    • THE DARK CORNER
      (November 1947)
      Based on the story “The Dark Corner” by Leonard Q. Ross
      Starring Mark Stevens as BRADFORD GALT
      and Lucille Ball as Kathleen
Report respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.

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