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Portia Faces Life

This old time radio soap opera follows Portia Blake, a widowed attorney raising her ten year old son while fighting crime and corruption.

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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Lucille Wall plays the role of Portia BlakeOriginally titled Portia Blake Faces Life, the program was originally broadcast in syndication starting Apr 1, 1940. It aired over part of the NBC network, including WNAC-Boston, WLS-Chicago, KRLD-Dallas, KGW-Portland, and KFI-Los Angeles. Portia Faces LifeOn Oct 7, 1940 the show was picked up by the CBS network, and the title changed to Portia Faces Life. The show would bounce back and forth between CBS and NBC several times, with Post Cereals remaining as sponsor through its 13 years on radio. The show was briefly brought to television for the 1954-55 season. Mona Kent wrote each episode.

Portia Blake was a widowed attorney raising her ten year old son while fighting crime and corruption in the small town of Parkersburg. Portia eventually falls in love and marries crusading journalist Walter Manning, who is trying to expose the criminal element that murdered Portia's husband, Richard. But who is this man in the clinic in New York, listed as a Sergeant flown in from Europe for a "check-up"? Could it be Richard who is coming home? And what about the Doctor who is treating Richard, but has fallen in love with Portia? All this and more when you tune in tomorrow to: Portia Faces Life. This collection is also part of the Rare Soap Operas Collection.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    2 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 0 hours, 27 min
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      2 shows - total playtime 0 hours 27 minutes
      1. Portia Faces Life 440607 1400 Poor Sound.mp3
      2. Portia Faces Life 450810.mp3
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    2 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 0 hours, 27 min
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      2 shows - total playtime 0 hours 27 minutes
      1. Portia Faces Life 440607 1400 Poor Sound.mp3
      2. Portia Faces Life 450810.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    2 recordings on 1 Audio CD
    total playtime 0 hours, 27 min

    Disc A001

    1. Portia Faces Life 440607 1400 Poor Sound
    2. Portia Faces Life 450810

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