|Title||:||making a living by dying|
|Plot||:||+Blue Network. Ted Slade and Ray Kelly (head of the NBC Sound Effects Department) demonstrate various sound effects and explain how they are made. Gilbert Mack presents his various character voices (a virtuoso performance). Oddities in radio: Don Cordray tells about his days at KFI, when he finally got a chance to do a remote broadcast from the Cocoanut Grove (replacing the regular announcer, Freeman Lang). Before he could start, he was knocked out by a microphone and Ken Carpenter did the show. A salute to, "The Atwater Kent Hour." A recreation of the program of December 11, 1927. Agnes Davis (soprano) sings and wins the competition. Questions from listeners are answered by C. J. Ingram, radio editor of The Jersey City Journal. Is Bob Burns an expert rifle shot? He really was rifle champion of the A.E.F. What was the very first broadcast and what were the call letters of the station? It was WWJ, Detroit, or KDKA, Pittsburgh (according to this broadcast). When was the first broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera house? It was 1910! What was the first broadcast ever to appear on a network? It was "The Sweethearts Of The Air," with Peter de Rose and May Singhi Breen, on WEAF (New York) and WRC (Washington, D.C.). Jimmy Wallington tells about a medical emergency in the Mojave desert involving Lawrence Tibbett and Donald Novis.|
|File||:||Behind The Mike 40-11-10 (09) Making A Living By Dying.mp3|
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