Today in Old Radio History...
Monday, March 30, 2015
March 30, 1945: The Dreft Star Playhouse' ends it's run
March 30, 1945: "The Dreft Star Playhouse" was heard for the final time. The show had been paying up to $3,000 per week (the equivalent of $35,382 in 2009) to attract big-name talent.
The production was formerly known as "
Hollywood Theater of Air
." Later, it was renamed after its sponsor, Dreft. The show ran for 15 minutes four times a week for 2 years.
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The Dreft Star Playhouse' ends it's run
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