CRIME CLASSICS: ROBBY-BOY BALFOUR, HOW HE WRECKED A BIG PRISON'S REPUTATION
Crime Classics, a docudrama from CBS Radio, ran from June 15, 1953 to June 30, 1954. The show examined real crimes from ancient Greece to 19th century America. Crime Classics was created, produced, and directed by Elliott Lewis, a man known as "Mr. Radio" because of his virtuosity and author of seven detective novels about ex-cop turned P.I. Fred Bennett. Morton fine and David Friedkin wrote all the episodes. The host was "Thomas Hyland," played by Lou Merrill.
The story of Robby-Boy Balfour aired on March 31, 1954, and told of an episode from Scotland in 1707. It features Bob Lamont, Virginia Gregg, Norman Field, Betty Harford, Steve Roberts, and Ben Wright.