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The big broadcast, 1920-1950

Author: Frank Buxton; Bill Owen
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Big Broadcast will guide readers in their search for an inside look at a radio that helped to shape the lives and the attitudes of the American people through the Twenties, the Depression, World War II and beyond. It is a compilation of information about the "golden age" of radio programs when Fibber McGee and Molly, The Shadow, and Information, Please were on the weekly listening schedule of American families.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Buxton; Bill Owen
ISBN: 0810829576 9780810829572
OCLC Number: 35360694
Description: viii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Frank Buxton and Bill Owen ; introduction by Henry Morgan.

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The Big Broadcast will guide readers in their search for an inside look at a radio that helped to shape the lives and the attitudes of the American people through the Twenties, the Depression, World War II and beyond. It is a compilation of information about the "golden age" of radio programs when Fibber McGee and Molly, The Shadow, and Information, Please were on the weekly listening schedule of American families. The A to Z listings include hundreds of radio programs from The A&P Gypsies to Ziegfeld Follies of the Air. Each entry includes cast lists, writers, theme music, openings and closings and descriptions of the programs and their chronology. There are narrative descriptions of such subjects as "Announcers," "Bid Band Remotes," "Soap Operas," and "Quiz Shows." Includes a comprehensive bibiliography and index.

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