I’ve been watching PERRY MASON on the local MeTV outlet lately. On the show Ray Collins played Lt. Tragg of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Years earlier, Collins was a member of Orson Welles’ Mercury Theater. It was 80 years ago tonight that the Mercury Theater made its best-know radio project, an adaptation of H.G. Wells’ WAR OF THE WORLDS.
A few years later, the Mercury Theater made its movie debut, in “Citizen Kane,” wherein Collins played Boss Jim Gettys.
TV: PERRY MASON
Reading: THE SAVIOR’S CHAMPION by Jenna Moreci and WONDERBOOK by Jeff Vandermeer.
MUSIC: “Sad Eyes”–by Robert John