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Radio Program Openings and Closings, 1931-1972 - Vincent Terrace
Radio Program Openings and Closings, 1931-1972
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The openings and closings to radio programs of all types, from comedies (Blondie, The Jack Benny Program, Lum and Abner) to mysteries (Inner Sanctum Mysteries, The Black Chapel) to game shows (Can You Top This?, Truth or Consequences) to serials (Second Husband, Bachelor's Children) to crime... show more
The openings and closings to radio programs of all types, from comedies (Blondie, The Jack Benny Program, Lum and Abner) to mysteries (Inner Sanctum Mysteries, The Black Chapel) to game shows (Can You Top This?, Truth or Consequences) to serials (Second Husband, Bachelor's Children) to crime dramas (The Falcon, Eno Crime Clues, The Green Hornet, Mr. and Mrs. North) to westerns (Gunsmoke, Wild Bill Hickok, Hawk Larabee) that were aired between 1931 and 1972, are included in this work.Each entry has a brief introductory paragraph that provides information about the storyline, principal cast, sponsors and air dates. Commercials have been included if the programs were under regular sponsorship. Includes three appendices (sponsors; slogans and jingles; and World War II announcements) and an index.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780786414857 (0786414855)
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
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This book wins out on "truth in advertising": This is just the openings and closing of about a thousand old radio programs. That's it. Not to say that there's not a lot of primo information here, but if you've already bought Terrace's previous radio "bibles", you don't really need this one.
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