An angel is sent to New York City with instructions to blow a trumpet which will destroy the Earth.
Did You Know?
The story includes a then-timely running gag in which Athanael was solely responsible for a freak cloud of smog that had engulfed Manhattan. The same month that this show was performed, mysterious smog was blamed for the deaths of 260 people in New York City, including renowned poet Dylan Thomas
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In his introduction Alistair Cooke
says the film on which this teleplay was based was issued in 1943, but it was actually released in 1945. See more
What's your name?
Angela? That means "little angel," doesn't it?
You know, I'm an angel too. I'm a BIG angel.
References The Big Payoff
Dancing in the Dark
Written by Arthur Schwartz
(uncredited) and Howard Dietz
Performed by Mahlon Merrick
and his Orchestra See more