Curtain Call For Genesius

Curtain Call For Genesius

Broadcast: 30th January 1952
Added: Jan 30 2011

We have all heard of great actors who have literally lived their parts. This is the story of an actor who died his and in doing so won a triumph greater than all the applause of his theater. A celebrated name, the greatest classic comedian in the Roman Empire but as every showman knows the public is unpredictable and this was nowhere truer than in Rome. Genesius’s fame might have died with him or before him but for his last performance and first fiasco. It is the year 303 AD…

Host: Billie Burke