Christie The Ford Theater
CBS - Friday, January21, 1949
Vincent McConnor Director:
Host - Fletcher
Anna Christopherson - Ingrid Bergman Mat Burke - Broderick Crawford Chris Christopherson - John Qualen Marthy Owen -
The Ford Theater, sponsored by the Ford
Motor Company, presented hourlong dramas
first on NBC for only one season. The series
moved toCBS for its second and last season.
The show initially received a bad review from the New York times forbad script adaptation but was still highly rated for the actors'performance and overall production. Initially, the show was
supposedto feature only original scripts, but
had to forgo that plan due tolack of quality
The first season relied on radio actors under
the direction of GeorgeZachary. The series
moved to CBS for the second season, using
Hollywood screen actors in the lead roles, supported by radio actors.Fletcher Markle, who previously produced CBS's Studio One series,became the producer for the second season.
The announcer was Nelson Case. The director was George Zachary. Themusical director was Cy Feuer.