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On the air : the encyclopedia of old-time radio

Author: John Dunning
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Truly a labor of love, this enormous volume updates and greatly expands the author's earlier work, Tune in Yesterday, a Compendium of Information about Radio's Golden Years. When were various episodes of "Fibber McGee" broadcast? Who were the cast members in "The Shadow"? These questions and many, many more will be answered by this treasure-trove of' information. Over 1,500 radio shows are covered, with complete  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Radio programs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dunning
ISBN: 0195076788 9780195076783
OCLC Number: 35586941
Notes: Revised edition of: Tune in yesterday. c1976.
Description: xvi, 822 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: John Dunning.
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"Truly a labor of love, this enormous volume updates and greatly expands the author's earlier work, Tune in Yesterday, a Compendium of Information about Radio's Golden Years. When were various episodes of "Fibber McGee" broadcast? Who were the cast members in "The Shadow"? These questions and many, many more will be answered by this treasure-trove of' information. Over 1,500 radio shows are covered, with complete indexing. It is unparalleled as a resource for understanding American life, culture, and history in the early decades of this century.'"--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

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The rich detail in this solid work helps convey the flavor of that earlier time. A worthy addition to most reference collections, this volume is an interesting portrait of a time when radio was more Read more...

 
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