The Resource The most memorable moments in broadcasting history, (sound recording)

The most memorable moments in broadcasting history, (sound recording)

Label
The most memorable moments in broadcasting history
Title
The most memorable moments in broadcasting history
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Member of
Accompanying matter
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
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CFS
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not applicable
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Narrated by Gary Alexander
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  • 1915-1985
  • 1866-1946
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  • Alexander, Gary
  • Welles, Orson
  • Koch, Howard
  • Wells, H. G.
Series statement
Collector's series
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  • Radio plays
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Radio programs
  • Radio advertising
  • Comedy sketches
Label
The most memorable moments in broadcasting history, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in the United States 1920? to 1960?
  • Additional title on container: This was radio!
  • Notes and contents on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • When radio was young. Inner sanctum door ; Walter Winchell ; Benny's violin ; Gangbusters ; Fibber McGee's closet ; Abbott & Costello ; Burns & Allen with Eddie Cantor ; Jack Benny ; Lights out ; The Shadow ; The first nighter ; Lux radio theatre ; Dragnet ; Mr. District Attorney ; Bing Crosby ; Kate Smith ; Superman ; The Lone Ranger ; Truth or consequences ; Information please ; One man's family ; Ma Perkins ; Our gal Sunday ; Herbert Hoover ; Warren G. Harding ; Franklin D. Roosevelt ; H.V. Kaltenborn ; Harry Truman ; KDKA election returns, 1920 -- Voices of the 20th century. FDR's first inaugural address, March 4, 1933 ; FDR's fireside chat, March 12, 1933 ; FDR's "Rendezvous with destiny" speech, JUne 11, 1936 ; Chancelor Adolph Hitler of Germany, 1938 ; Benito Mussolini, the Duce of Italy ; Prime Minister Winston Churchill's "Finest hour" speech, June 25, 1940 ; Charles Lindbergh, June 11, 1927 ; Senator Huey Long of Louisiana ; Father Charles E. Coughlin ; Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of New York City, July 1945 ; Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist ; Edward VIII's abdication speech, December 11, 1936 ; The Hindenburg air disasterreported by Herbert Morrison, May 6, 1937 ; Coverage of World War II, from Munich to Hiroshima, 1938-1945 -- Comedy's golden age. Ed Wynn as the Texaco Fire Chief (1932-1935) ; Rudy Vallee with "Wanna buy a duck" Joe Penner (1929-1945) ; Amos 'n' Andy, Freeman F. Gosden (Amos) and Charles J. Correll (Andy) in radio's all-time favorite (1929-1960) ; Eddie Cantor with Bert Gordon, the mad Russian ... "How do you do?" (1931-1949) ; Vic & Sade, "Radio's homefolks" (1932-1944) ; Fred Allen and Allen's Alley, radio's greatest wvisits Senator Claghorn, Titus Moody, and Mrs. Nussbaum (1932-1949) ; Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd, radio's first and America's favorite ventriloquist (1937-1956) ; Bud Abbott & Lou Costello, the kings of comedy decide "Who's on first?" (1942-1949) ; Duffy's Tavern, "Where the elite meet to eat" with Ed Gardner (1940-1951) ; George Burns & Gracie Allen, the country's best loved husband-and-wife comedy team (1932-1949) ; Red Skelton, as Junior, "the mean widdle kid" (1941-1953) ; Jack Benny, a violin lesson and a visit to the vault (1932-1955) ;
  • Victor Borge, a lesson in punctuation ; Jack Pearl, Baron Munchausen, radio's first great dialect comedianasks again, "Vas you dere, Sharlie?" (1932-1935) ; Bob Hope, old ski-nose offers a few jokes for the troops (1935-1958) Will Rogers, America's best loved humorist talks about Congress (1933-1935) Groucho Marx, on You Bet Your Life (1947-1959) ; Fibber McGee & Molly, the folks at 79 Wistful Vista (Jim & Marion Jordan) are visited by Wally Wimple (1935-1957) ; Baby Snooks, Fanny Brice's impish creation causes more mischief for Daddy (Hanley Stafford) (1936-1951) ; Lum & Abner, down home humor from Chester Lauck and Norris Goff (1931-1953) ; The Easy Aces, Jane and Goodman Ace in "radio's laugh novelty" (1931-1945) ; Our Miss Brooks, Eve Arden as everyone's favorite English teacher (1948- 1957) -- Famous bloopers. Classic collection of Kermit Schafer, from the first great radio fluff, Harry Von Zell's botched introduction of the President of the United States to Uncle Don's legendary remarks about his "kiddie show" audience -- Radio drama: theatre of the mind. Suspense, "radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" stars Orson Welles in "Hitchhiker" (1942-1962) ; Escape (1947-1954) ; Grand Central Station (1937-1953) ; The incomparable Charlie Chan (1932-1948) ; Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy (1933-1950) ; The Romance of Helen Trent (1933-1960) ; The Columbia Workshop, the distinguished experimental theatre (1936-1952) ; Academy Award, starring Bogart, Astor, and Greenstreet in "The Maltese Falcon" (1946) ; Life Can Be Beautiful (1938-1954) ; Dragnet (1949-1956) ; Flash Gordon ; The Shadow, who doesn't know "Who knows?" (1930-1954) ; Lux radio theatre, Hollywood's greatest on radio, with Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart in "The Philadelphia Story" (9134-1955) ; X minus one (1955-1958) ; Gunsmoke (1952-1961) ; Stella Dallas (1937-1955) ; The Whistler (1942-1948) ; The Green Hornet (1936-1952) ; Backstage wife (1935-1959) ; I Love A Mystery, the great adventure series with Jack, Doc, and Reggie battling "The Thing That Cries in the Night" (1939-1944) ; Just Plain Bill (1932-1955) ; Tarzan (1932-1935) ; The Fat Man (1946-1951) ; Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons (1937-1954) ; Sherlock Holmes (1930-1955) ; Light's Out, Arch Oboler's triumph in terror, with a thump...thump...thump (1934-1939) ; The Brighter Day (1948-1956) ; The Lone Ranger (1933-1955) --
  • The war of the worlds (Orson Welles) -- Great radio commercials. Jackson Heights, the first radio commercial, August 28, 1922 ; Interwoven Socks, with Billy Jones & Ernest Hare ; Wheaties, the first radio jingle, 1926 ; Perfect Circle Piston Rings ; Chevrolet ; Fleischmann's Yeast ; Ivory Soap ; Anacin ; Cremo Cigars, with Arthur Godfrey ; Jergin's Journal, with Walter Winchell ; Tasty Yeast ; Pepsi Cola ; A & P Gypsies ; Dodge ; Roi-Tan Cigars ; Oxydol ; Lifebuoy Soap ; Longines Symphonette ; Maxwell House Showboat ; Jell-o with Jack Benny ; Ovaltine ; Campbell's Soup ; Sal Hepatica ; Sloan's liniment ; Murine ; Supersuds ; Autolite ; Kraft Cheese ; Duz ; Lucky Strikes, "L.S.M.F.T." ; Cresta Blanca ; Ivory Soap -- Collector's gems. Al Jolson, "the world's greatest entertainer" ; Judy Garland, in perhaps her first radio appearance in 1935 on the Shell Chateau ; Mae West, the Great Mae plays "Eve" in a saucy sketch about the Garden of Eden on the Charlie McCarthy Show and gets banned from radio ; Marlon Brando, in his only dramatic appearance on radio recreates his unforgettable role as Stanley Kowalsky in this powerful scene from Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire ; Marilyn Monroe, the legendary actress' only guest star appearance on radio with Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy ; Famous sign-offs
Control code
12369414
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
6 sound discs
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm
Publisher number
NLR 61
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)12369414
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The most memorable moments in broadcasting history, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in the United States 1920? to 1960?
  • Additional title on container: This was radio!
  • Notes and contents on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • When radio was young. Inner sanctum door ; Walter Winchell ; Benny's violin ; Gangbusters ; Fibber McGee's closet ; Abbott & Costello ; Burns & Allen with Eddie Cantor ; Jack Benny ; Lights out ; The Shadow ; The first nighter ; Lux radio theatre ; Dragnet ; Mr. District Attorney ; Bing Crosby ; Kate Smith ; Superman ; The Lone Ranger ; Truth or consequences ; Information please ; One man's family ; Ma Perkins ; Our gal Sunday ; Herbert Hoover ; Warren G. Harding ; Franklin D. Roosevelt ; H.V. Kaltenborn ; Harry Truman ; KDKA election returns, 1920 -- Voices of the 20th century. FDR's first inaugural address, March 4, 1933 ; FDR's fireside chat, March 12, 1933 ; FDR's "Rendezvous with destiny" speech, JUne 11, 1936 ; Chancelor Adolph Hitler of Germany, 1938 ; Benito Mussolini, the Duce of Italy ; Prime Minister Winston Churchill's "Finest hour" speech, June 25, 1940 ; Charles Lindbergh, June 11, 1927 ; Senator Huey Long of Louisiana ; Father Charles E. Coughlin ; Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of New York City, July 1945 ; Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist ; Edward VIII's abdication speech, December 11, 1936 ; The Hindenburg air disasterreported by Herbert Morrison, May 6, 1937 ; Coverage of World War II, from Munich to Hiroshima, 1938-1945 -- Comedy's golden age. Ed Wynn as the Texaco Fire Chief (1932-1935) ; Rudy Vallee with "Wanna buy a duck" Joe Penner (1929-1945) ; Amos 'n' Andy, Freeman F. Gosden (Amos) and Charles J. Correll (Andy) in radio's all-time favorite (1929-1960) ; Eddie Cantor with Bert Gordon, the mad Russian ... "How do you do?" (1931-1949) ; Vic & Sade, "Radio's homefolks" (1932-1944) ; Fred Allen and Allen's Alley, radio's greatest wvisits Senator Claghorn, Titus Moody, and Mrs. Nussbaum (1932-1949) ; Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd, radio's first and America's favorite ventriloquist (1937-1956) ; Bud Abbott & Lou Costello, the kings of comedy decide "Who's on first?" (1942-1949) ; Duffy's Tavern, "Where the elite meet to eat" with Ed Gardner (1940-1951) ; George Burns & Gracie Allen, the country's best loved husband-and-wife comedy team (1932-1949) ; Red Skelton, as Junior, "the mean widdle kid" (1941-1953) ; Jack Benny, a violin lesson and a visit to the vault (1932-1955) ;
  • Victor Borge, a lesson in punctuation ; Jack Pearl, Baron Munchausen, radio's first great dialect comedianasks again, "Vas you dere, Sharlie?" (1932-1935) ; Bob Hope, old ski-nose offers a few jokes for the troops (1935-1958) Will Rogers, America's best loved humorist talks about Congress (1933-1935) Groucho Marx, on You Bet Your Life (1947-1959) ; Fibber McGee & Molly, the folks at 79 Wistful Vista (Jim & Marion Jordan) are visited by Wally Wimple (1935-1957) ; Baby Snooks, Fanny Brice's impish creation causes more mischief for Daddy (Hanley Stafford) (1936-1951) ; Lum & Abner, down home humor from Chester Lauck and Norris Goff (1931-1953) ; The Easy Aces, Jane and Goodman Ace in "radio's laugh novelty" (1931-1945) ; Our Miss Brooks, Eve Arden as everyone's favorite English teacher (1948- 1957) -- Famous bloopers. Classic collection of Kermit Schafer, from the first great radio fluff, Harry Von Zell's botched introduction of the President of the United States to Uncle Don's legendary remarks about his "kiddie show" audience -- Radio drama: theatre of the mind. Suspense, "radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" stars Orson Welles in "Hitchhiker" (1942-1962) ; Escape (1947-1954) ; Grand Central Station (1937-1953) ; The incomparable Charlie Chan (1932-1948) ; Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy (1933-1950) ; The Romance of Helen Trent (1933-1960) ; The Columbia Workshop, the distinguished experimental theatre (1936-1952) ; Academy Award, starring Bogart, Astor, and Greenstreet in "The Maltese Falcon" (1946) ; Life Can Be Beautiful (1938-1954) ; Dragnet (1949-1956) ; Flash Gordon ; The Shadow, who doesn't know "Who knows?" (1930-1954) ; Lux radio theatre, Hollywood's greatest on radio, with Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart in "The Philadelphia Story" (9134-1955) ; X minus one (1955-1958) ; Gunsmoke (1952-1961) ; Stella Dallas (1937-1955) ; The Whistler (1942-1948) ; The Green Hornet (1936-1952) ; Backstage wife (1935-1959) ; I Love A Mystery, the great adventure series with Jack, Doc, and Reggie battling "The Thing That Cries in the Night" (1939-1944) ; Just Plain Bill (1932-1955) ; Tarzan (1932-1935) ; The Fat Man (1946-1951) ; Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons (1937-1954) ; Sherlock Holmes (1930-1955) ; Light's Out, Arch Oboler's triumph in terror, with a thump...thump...thump (1934-1939) ; The Brighter Day (1948-1956) ; The Lone Ranger (1933-1955) --
  • The war of the worlds (Orson Welles) -- Great radio commercials. Jackson Heights, the first radio commercial, August 28, 1922 ; Interwoven Socks, with Billy Jones & Ernest Hare ; Wheaties, the first radio jingle, 1926 ; Perfect Circle Piston Rings ; Chevrolet ; Fleischmann's Yeast ; Ivory Soap ; Anacin ; Cremo Cigars, with Arthur Godfrey ; Jergin's Journal, with Walter Winchell ; Tasty Yeast ; Pepsi Cola ; A & P Gypsies ; Dodge ; Roi-Tan Cigars ; Oxydol ; Lifebuoy Soap ; Longines Symphonette ; Maxwell House Showboat ; Jell-o with Jack Benny ; Ovaltine ; Campbell's Soup ; Sal Hepatica ; Sloan's liniment ; Murine ; Supersuds ; Autolite ; Kraft Cheese ; Duz ; Lucky Strikes, "L.S.M.F.T." ; Cresta Blanca ; Ivory Soap -- Collector's gems. Al Jolson, "the world's greatest entertainer" ; Judy Garland, in perhaps her first radio appearance in 1935 on the Shell Chateau ; Mae West, the Great Mae plays "Eve" in a saucy sketch about the Garden of Eden on the Charlie McCarthy Show and gets banned from radio ; Marlon Brando, in his only dramatic appearance on radio recreates his unforgettable role as Stanley Kowalsky in this powerful scene from Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire ; Marilyn Monroe, the legendary actress' only guest star appearance on radio with Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy ; Famous sign-offs
Control code
12369414
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
6 sound discs
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm
Publisher number
NLR 61
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)12369414
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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