Old Maid, The
Broadcast: 30th October 1939
Added: Dec 01 2007
Lux bring you the drama of a strange masquerade, the story of a woman who remade herself for the eyes of the world and who suppressed forever the yearnings of a great heart and lived a magnificent lie. Charlotte Lovell ws called an old maid and this story reveals her romantic secret. It takes you back to the days when she was young and beautiful and discovers the reason for the deliberate sacrifice that her life became.
The Old Maidwas adapted for radio by Zoe Aitkin from a story by Edith Wharton. It won a Pulitzer drama prize on Broadway and has become a memorable Warner Brother’s picture.