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From radio to the big screen : Hollywood films featuring broadcast personalities and programs

Author: Hal Erickson
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the coming of talking pictures, Hollywood cashed in on the success of big-time network radio by bringing several of the public's favorite broadcast personalities and programs to the screen. This lively history discusses the cinematic efforts of airwave stars, as well as movie versions of The Shadow, Dr. Christian, The Life of Riley, etc"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Erickson, Hal, 1950-
From radio to the big screen
(DLC) 2014015515
(OCoLC)866620341
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Erickson
ISBN: 9781476615585 1476615586
OCLC Number: 880579526
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Table of Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
The Personalities, the Programs, the Pictures --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Hal Erickson.

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