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June 1, 1936: First Film Adaptation on Lux Radio Theatre on the Radio

  June 1, 1936: On this day, The NBC Blue network's program host, Cecil B. DeMille, introduced Clark Gable and Marlene Dietrich in "The Legionnaire and The Lady" and The Lux Radio Theater radio show  moved from New York City to Hollywood. The Lux Radio Theater   was one of the longest-running classic radio dramas . During its first season, they were performing Broadway stage plays. The program, which lasted for hours, was performed before a live audience. When their sponsor moved the show from New York to Hollywood,  The Lux Radio Theater    also shifted from using Broadway plays into adopting movies. Enjoy  The Lux Radio Theater 's  first ever movie adaptation, "The Legionnaire and the Lady", which aired on this date, 1936