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Radio mystery and adventure : and its appearances in film, television, and other media

Author: Jim Harmon
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the 1920s to the 1950s, radio was the entertainment source for millions. Two of the primary themes of radio serials were mysteries and adventure. This is a detailed analysis of the important programs in these genres - Jack Armstrong, The Green Hornet, Sergeant Preston, Tom Mix, and more. Each entry includes type of series, broadcast days, air dates, sponsors, network, cast and production credits, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film serials
Radio serials
Television series
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harmon, Jim.
Radio mystery and adventure.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, ©1992
(OCoLC)645852899
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Harmon
ISBN: 0899506631 9780899506630
OCLC Number: 26159007
Description: xvi, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The air adventures of Jimmie Allen --
Captain Midnight --
Challenge of the Yukon (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon) --
Dick Tracy --
Green Hornet --
I love a mystery --
Jack Armstrong --
Little Orphan Annie --
The lone ranger --
The Shadow --
Sherlock Holmes --
Sky King --
Superman --
Tom Mix.
Responsibility: by Jim Harmon.

Abstract:

"From the 1920s to the 1950s, radio was the entertainment source for millions. Two of the primary themes of radio serials were mysteries and adventure. This is a detailed analysis of the important programs in these genres - Jack Armstrong, The Green Hornet, Sergeant Preston, Tom Mix, and more. Each entry includes type of series, broadcast days, air dates, sponsors, network, cast and production credits, and a comprehensive essay. When, as often happened, the series landed in other media, that is examined as well."--BOOK JACKET.

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