ENCORE THEATER was a 1946 Summer replacement series, sponsored by
Schenley Labs, Inc. All shows had a medical theme, some concerned
medical research, some covered personal stories of people in the
medical field but all based on true stories.
Schenley Labs, Inc. was the sponsor for the series. The shows aired
Tuesday evenings from 9:30 to 10:00 PM over CBS affiliated stations.
Members of the cast were typically well-known radio or screen actors,
such as Lurene Tuttle, Eric Snowden, Gerald Mohr, Ronald Colman,
Robert Young or Lionel Barrymore.
Producer for series was Bill Lawrence, who also directed the series.
The announcer was Frank Graham. Music was by Leith Stevens. Scripts
were written and adapted by Jean Holloway, Lloyd C. Douglas, Sidney
Kingsley and Milton Geiger. Twelve of the thirteen scripts were
adapted by Jean Holloway.
The 1946 Summer series ended with the August 27th show, replaced by
"Cresta Blanca Hollywood Players" (possibly known as "The Hollywood
46/06/04 1 Magnificent Obsession
46/06/11 2 The Life of Louis Pasteur
46/06/18 3 Yellowjack
46/06/25 4 Green Light
46/07/02 5 The Man in White
46/07/09 6 White Angel
46/07/16 7 Now Voyager
46/07/23 8 Dr Eurlich's Magic Bullet
46/07/30 9 Dark Victory
46/08/06 10 A Man to Remember
46/08/13 11 The Prisoner of Shark Island
46/08/20 12 Nurse Edith Cavell
46/08/27 13 Disputed Passage