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Escape - Two Came Back (08-04-50)

Escape - Two Came Back (08-04-50)

Two Came Back (Aired August 4, 1950)

Escape was radio's leading anthology series of high adventure, airing on CBS from July 7, 1947 to September 25, 1954. Since the program did not have a regular sponsor like Suspense, it was subjected to frequent schedule shifts and lower production budgets, although Richfield Oil signed on as a sponsor for five months in 1950. Despite these problems, Escape enthralled many listeners during its seven-year run. The series' well-remembered opening combined Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain with this introduction, as intoned by Paul Frees and William Conrad: “Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of romantic adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you... Escape!” Following the opening theme, a second announcer (usually Roy Rowan) would add: "We offer you... Escape!

THIS EPISODE:

August 4, 1950. CBS network. "Two Came Back". Sponsored by: Richfield Oil. The eternal triangle thrives, even in the jungles of New Guinea with murder

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