Big Town (1937-1952)
Radio / Drama / Crime
Writer: Jerry McGill
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor and Ona Munson
Big Town is a story about Steve Wilson, managing editor of the crusading Illustrated Press, and his pursuit of truth and justice. The 30-minute show was broadcast out of New York. Big Town garnered as many as ten million listeners and was rated, in 1945, the number one crime/drama show on radio. Due to its success it was also produced as a television series by both CBS and NBC.