Dorothy Kilgallen was known as "The First Lady of Broadway." Kilgallen was well known for both her serious journalism, covering such cases as the Sam Sheppard murder trial, and for her daily gossip column, The Voice of Broadway, which ran for almost two decades. Married to Broadway producer and actor Dick Kollmar, of Boston Blackie fame, Kilgallen was intimately familiar with the Broadway scene and moved in celebrity circles.
In Dorothy Kilgallen's Diary, a short lived radio series from 1945, Kilgallen interviews popular stars from Broadway. Kilgallen's comfortable radio style and her familiarity with her famous guests makes the listener feel they are eavesdropping on a casual chat over coffee. Dorothy interviews stars such as pianist Alec Templeton, singers Jane Froman and Bea Wain, bandleader Shep Fields, and crooner Dick Todd.
Sit in on fascinating stories from the Golden Age of Broadway with this collection sure to entertain fans of radio and musical theatre alike.
For more Dorothy Killgallen, see also : Breakfast with Dorothy & Dick, Dorothy Kilgallen's Diary, People You'd Like to Know, Bright Horizon, and What's My Line.