The Romance of Helen Trent was a radio soap opera which aired on CBS from October 30, 1933 to June 24, 1960 for a total of 7,222 episodes.
The show was created by Frank and Anne Hummert, who were among the most prolific producers during the radio soap era. The program opened with: "And now, The Romance of Helen
Trent, the real-life drama of Helen Trent, who, when life mocks her, breaks her hopes, dashes her against the rocks of despair, fights back bravely, successfully, to prove
what so many women long to prove, that because a woman is 35 or more, romance in life need not be over, that romance can begin at 35."