Encore Theater

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 Players Company".
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