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Title

The Overcoat

Plot

In post-revolutionary Russia, a man devotes his entire savings to purchasing a new coat to satisfy his boss. The rest of his life's problems are related to that coat.

Episode

0610

Air Dates

  • First Run - March 3, 1977
  • Repeat - July 3, 1977
  • Repeat - October 27, 1979

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Rating

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3 Responses to Episode 0610

I think Hans Conried it a great actor and one of the best in radio's history. This is a sad tale about a poor Communist (who eats only bread and cabbage soup) in the USSR who needs a new coat because his looks like a "cheese cloth" and has "a hole as big as his head under the arm".

Bert

In post-revolutionary Russia, a man devotes his entire savings to purchasing a new coat to satisfy his boss. The rest of his life's problems are related to that coat.

Joel Cadores

Is this the same story as the one by Gogol ??

Rudolph V.


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