The Resource [Amos 'n' Andy : [Lanny Ross, 1940-05-01 (incomplete)] | 1940-05-01. Kate Smith | 1940-05-29], (sound recording)

[Amos 'n' Andy : [Lanny Ross, 1940-05-01 (incomplete)] | 1940-05-01. Kate Smith | 1940-05-29], (sound recording)

Label
[Amos 'n' Andy : [Lanny Ross, 1940-05-01 (incomplete)] | 1940-05-01. Kate Smith | 1940-05-29]
Title
[Amos 'n' Andy
Title remainder
[Lanny Ross
Title number
  • 1940-05-01 (incomplete)]
  • 1940-05-01. Kate Smith
  • 1940-05-29]
Title variation
Amos and Andy
Contributor
Actor
Former owner
Host
Speaker
Sponsor
Supporting host
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
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Amos 'n' Andy (Radio program)
Date time place
Recorded Wednesday, May 1, 1940 (Amos 'n' Andy, Lanny Ross) and Wednesday, May 29, 1940 (Kate Smith), from broadcast over station KMBC, Kansas City
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Cataloging project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access, Humanities Collections and Reference Resources award presented to the UMKC University Libraries Marr Sound Archives.
Literary text for sound recordings
  • drama
  • comedy
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Amos 'n' Andy: Starring Freeman Gosden (Amos) and Charles Correll (Andy); with supporting cast; Bill Hay, announcer. Lanny Ross: Del Sharbutt, announcer; Lanny Ross, vocals. Kate Smith: Kate Smith and Ted Collins, hosts; Clarence Francis, president of General Foods, speaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1972
  • 1899-1982
  • 1912-2002
  • 1906-1988
  • 1907-1986
  • 1900-1964
  • 1888-1985
  • 1896-1978
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Correll, Charles J.
  • Gosden, Freeman F.
  • Hay, Bill
  • Sharbutt, Del
  • Ross, Lanny
  • Smith, Kate
  • Collins, Ted
  • Francis, Clarence
  • Church, Arthur B.
  • General Foods Corporation
  • KMBC (Radio station : Kansas City, Mo.)
  • Marr Sound Archives
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
Series statement
Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Popular music
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Baked products industry
  • Memorial Day
  • National security
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
[Amos 'n' Andy : [Lanny Ross, 1940-05-01 (incomplete)] | 1940-05-01. Kate Smith | 1940-05-29], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from audition and disc etchings
  • Radio comedy show sponsored by Campbell's (Amos 'n' Andy), popular music radio program sponsored by Franco-American (Lanny Ross), and a women's talk show by General Foods (Kate Smith). CBS network origin
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer disc
  • Provenance: Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection
Capture and storage technique
  • direct storage not acoustical
  • digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Amos 'n' Andy. Opening theme ; Advertisement: Campbell's pork and beans ; Story recap (incomplete) ; Advertisement: Campbell's pork and beans ; Closing theme -- Lanny Ross. Moonlight and roses (opening theme) ; The woodpecker song ; Advertisement: Franco-American spaghetti ; Starlit hour ; Closing theme --
  • Kate Smith. Frequency signal tests -- Advertisement: Swan's Down cake flour ; Calumet baking powder -- What's new (segment): Update on trapped allied troops, French resistance, captured towns, gas masks, and the defense program (Ted Collins) -- The management of General Foods and an assurance on consistent product pricing (Clarence Francis, president of General Foods) -- The U.S. flag and Memorial Day (Kate Smith) -- Roosevelt's military expansion program (Ted Collins)
Control code
806140252
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
  • 16 in. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
  • microgroove fine
  • not applicable
Immediate source of acquisition
Arthur Church, Jr.;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • aluminum with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Reproduction note
Playback copy.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
  • 33 1/3 rpm (discs)
  • 1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)806140252
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
[Amos 'n' Andy : [Lanny Ross, 1940-05-01 (incomplete)] | 1940-05-01. Kate Smith | 1940-05-29], (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from audition and disc etchings
  • Radio comedy show sponsored by Campbell's (Amos 'n' Andy), popular music radio program sponsored by Franco-American (Lanny Ross), and a women's talk show by General Foods (Kate Smith). CBS network origin
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer disc
  • Provenance: Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection
Capture and storage technique
  • direct storage not acoustical
  • digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Amos 'n' Andy. Opening theme ; Advertisement: Campbell's pork and beans ; Story recap (incomplete) ; Advertisement: Campbell's pork and beans ; Closing theme -- Lanny Ross. Moonlight and roses (opening theme) ; The woodpecker song ; Advertisement: Franco-American spaghetti ; Starlit hour ; Closing theme --
  • Kate Smith. Frequency signal tests -- Advertisement: Swan's Down cake flour ; Calumet baking powder -- What's new (segment): Update on trapped allied troops, French resistance, captured towns, gas masks, and the defense program (Ted Collins) -- The management of General Foods and an assurance on consistent product pricing (Clarence Francis, president of General Foods) -- The U.S. flag and Memorial Day (Kate Smith) -- Roosevelt's military expansion program (Ted Collins)
Control code
806140252
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
  • 16 in. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
  • microgroove fine
  • not applicable
Immediate source of acquisition
Arthur Church, Jr.;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • aluminum with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Reproduction note
Playback copy.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
  • 33 1/3 rpm (discs)
  • 1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)806140252
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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