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Hardwick, Mark

Works: 4 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 227 library holdings
Genres: Drama 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: M1505, 782.14
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Publications about Mark Hardwick
Publications by Mark Hardwick
Publications by Mark Hardwick, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mark Hardwick
Pump Boys and Dinettes on Broadway by Pump Boys and Dinettes (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Radio gals by Mike Craver( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Set in the late l920's, and concerning an enterprising woman, Hazel Hunt, of Cedar Ridge, Arkansas who, upon her retirement as the town music teacher, receives a Western Electric 500 watt radio transmitter and begins broadcasting as radio station "WGAL". What comes out over the local airwaves is a small town diary, calendar, and stream of consciousness -- sort of a Molly Bloom crossed with the Farmers' Almanac -- with generous dollops of singing and playing by Hazel's "all-girl" orchestra, "the Hazelnuts", and that lovesick flapper Gladys Fritts. However, due to Hazel's habit of "channel wandering", her broadcasts are not always so local. And listeners as far away as Montreal and Manhattan can testify. Enter O.B. Abbott, Federal Radio Inspector, intent on rescuing the airwaves from gypsies like Hazel Hunt. However, Mr. Abbott soon falls prey to the blandishments of the Hazelnuts, and the Shangri-La that is Cedar Ridge. Inspector Abbott, it turns out, also has a fine tenor voice, plays a mean accordion, and in the course of things falls for the flapper
Oil City Symphony in recital ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Radio gals original cast recording by Mike Craver( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Alternative Names
Hardwick, Louis Mark
English (8)
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