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Adelaide Fitz-Allen

Show Count: 20
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: 1855, New York City, New York, USA
Died: February 26, 1935, New York City, New York, USA

After years touring the theaters and music halls on both sides of the Atlantic Adelaide Fitz-Allen moved into radio. Her most famous role was that of Nancy, the witch on the spooky old time radio thriller 'The Witches Tale'. Her unique cackling at the start of each show was enough to cause any youngster of the day to pull up the bed clothes and hide.

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Show Count: 32
Broadcast History: 21 May 1931 to 13 June 1938
Cast: Adelaide Fitz-Allen, Martha Wentworth, Miriam Wolfe
Director: Roger Bower, Alonzo Deen Cole, David Selznick
Producer: David Selznick