Podcast #119 Mr and Mrs North
Mr. and Mrs. North was a radio mystery series that ran from 1942 to 1954 on CBS about a married Detective Couple. The wife, Pam, was played by Peggy Conklin, Alice Frost, and Barbara Britton. The Husband, Jerry, was played by Carl Eastman, Joseph Curtin, and Richard Denning. The show was sponsored by Woodbury Soap, and Colgate Palmolive. Mr. and Mrs. North was adapted into a Television program of the same name in 1952. In the TV series, Jerry and Pam were played by Richard Denning and Barbara Britton. Mr. and Mrs. North originated from 1930’s vignettes written by Richard Lockridge. Richard then made a novel, The North’s Meet Murder with his wife in 1940. This eventually became a large series of mystery novels totaling 26. The series came to an end in 1963 when Frances Lockridge died. A Broadway production of Mr. and Mrs. North was made which ran for 163 performances. These performances were at Belasco Theatre.