Graham MacNamee welcomes Dinah Shore to tell about a truck driver who is a fan of hers. The overworked, and sleepy owner operator was revived after hearing Dinah sing a song he requested.
The sound affect of the week is shared, and revealed how it was made. Listen to learn how a guillotine is made with sound.
A potential radio announcer is given an on the air sound check. Will he be hired? Veteran radio announcer, Pat Kelley, tells the job requirements. Bill Huck gives it his best shot as he presents his qualifications, and reads a variety of ads and news samples. The critique comes back, and with a little grooming, the candidate has potential. So, does he get the job, or not?
A visit to a long ago program is made, Harry Hrlick, and his A&P Gypsies. Harry Horlick returns to lead the reenactment of his composite music show. Though this show had been off the airfor some years, and no known recordings exist today, you can sometimes hear thisshow mentioned on radio shows by the actors on shows that still exist.
Letters from Listeners. Mel Spiegel of the Morning Telegraph answers the questions: When was the first regular trans atlantic broadcast? What was the first coast to coast broadcast? The Rose Bowl game and parade. How can a radio star appear on two shows on different networks, one after the other?
A moment of true behind the scenes radio deals with rehearsals of Pick and Pat, the Maxwell House Showboat. Though the comedians read the jokes in rehearsal, one has a serious problem when his wife dies. Will they still be able to go on?