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The big broadcast, 1920-1950

Frank Buxton

The big broadcast, 1920-1950

the complete reference work

by Frank Buxton

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Published by Flare Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radio programs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-270) and index.

    Statementby Frank Buxton and Bill Owen
    ContributionsOwen, William Hugh, 1931-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 301 p., [16] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26558674M
    ISBN 10038016685395

    The Big Broadcast series was basically like a variety show with the hit-and-miss that that implies. WC Fields’s last Paramount movie and Bob Hope’s first feature film. Fields does his golf and pool shtick decently but maybe not as well as before. Hope gets in some decent jokes but isn’t quite yet the national treasure we know and love. After a false start in , Paramount's Big Broadcast series was jump-started in late with The Big Broadcast of The wisp of a storyline involves two-bit radio station owner Spud (Jack Oakie), who doubles as the station's sole announcer while his comic partner Smiley (Henry Wadsworth) serves as the house crooner. On the verge of bankruptcy, Spud is receptive to the wacky notions of. 4 The Rise of Cable Television. When television broadcasting got its start in the United States in the s, the broadcast networks sent the electromagnetic signals that carried TV programs exclusively over the airwaves. They built tall towers that broadcast audio (sound) and video (picture) signals through the air to surrounding areas. A radio-station manager (Jack Benny) airs a husband-and-wife act (George Burns, Gracie Allen), and the orchestras of Benny Goodman and Leopold ry: musical, comedy.


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