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Lum and Abner : Rural America and the Golden Age of Radio.

Author: Randal L Hall
Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
Series: New directions in southern history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1930s radio stations filled the airwaves with programs about rural Americans struggling through the Great Depression. One of the most popular of these shows was Lum and Abner, the brainchild of two young businessmen from Arkansas. Chester ""Chet"" Lauck and Norris ""Tuffy"" Goff based Pine Ridge, the community they created on the air, on the hamlet of Waters, Arkansas. The title characters, who are farmers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hall, Randal L.
Lum and Abner : Rural America and the Golden Age of Radio.
Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randal L Hall
ISBN: 9780813156453 0813156459
OCLC Number: 900344609
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; A Note on the Scripts; NOTE; Lum and Abner Scripts: January 1932; JANUARY 11, 1932; JANUARY 15, 1932; JANUARY 18, 1932; JANUARY 19, 1932; JANUARY 20, 1932; JANUARY 21, 1932; JANUARY 22, 1932; JANUARY 24, 1932; JANUARY 25, 1932; Lum and Abner Scripts: December 1933 and January 1934; DECEMBER 7, 1933; DECEMBER 12, 1933; DECEMBER 13,1933; DECEMBER 14, 1933; DECEMBER 18,1933; DECEMBER 20, 1933; DECEMBER 27, 1933; JANUARY 2,1934; JANUARY 3, 1934; JANUARY 8, 1934; JANUARY 11, 1934; JANUARY 15,1934. January 16, 1934january 17, 1934; january 18, 1934; january 22, 1934; january 23, 1934; january 24, 1934; january 25, 1934.
Series Title: New directions in southern history.

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In the 1930s radio stations filled the airwaves with programs about rural Americans struggling through the Great Depression. One of the most popular of these shows was Lum and Abner, the brainchild of two young businessmen from Arkansas. Chester ""Chet"" Lauck and Norris ""Tuffy"" Goff based Pine Ridge, the community they created on the air, on the hamlet of Waters, Arkansas. The title characters, who are farmers, local officials, and keepers of the Jot 'Em Down Store, manage to entangle themselves in a variety of hilarious dilemmas. In Lum and Abner: Rural America and the golden Age of Radio.

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