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There are millions of Americans who belong by nature in movie theaters as they belong at political rallies or in fortuneteller parlors and on the shoot-the-chutes. To these millions the movies are a sort of boon--a gaudier version of religion. All the parables of right living are paraded before them tricked out in gang feuds, earthquakes and a thousand and one near rapes. The move from cheap ...
Wrote a number of radio plays during the 1940s. For the series "Suspense", he wrote "The Marvelous Barastro," "Beyond Good and Evil," "Crime Without Passion" and "Actor's Blood," which he also starred in (as himself). This seems to be something he enjoyed doing, since he also appeared as himself in a radio adaptation of his film Specter of the Rose
(1946) on "Inner Sanctum Mysteries". The Peter