From the Archives of the CBC
"The Last Tycoon"
| Old Time Radio Plays from the archives of the CBC Scenario Productions presents:
Number Five in the Stage Series is F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Last Tycoon" This is the tragic story of Munroe Stahr, a brilliant young studio executive and his relationships with the actors, writers and directors who move within the world of 1930s Hollywood. He has the power to make anyone's dreams come true... except his own. This is a lavish 1947 version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's last, unfinished novel, adapted for CBC radio by Hugh Kemp.
Starring: Lloyd Bochner, Dianne Foster, Alice Hill, John Drainie.
Paired with The Last Tycoon is William Makepeace Thackeray's "Vanity Fair." This is the story of the seductive, alluring and social climbing Becky Sharp. This wonderful adaptation of Thackeray's classic novel holds an everlasting mirror to high society's manners and morals. Originally broadcast 1947.
Starring: Barbara Kelly, Lorne Greene, Budd Knapp, Alice Mather, Alan King.
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