Frank Luther, popular tenor, tells about a letter he recieved from a nursse. How did his voice and program work to help a patient in her care? Listen and learn about the dreamy cure. Frank sings, You Are My Dream, and relives those moments.
Sound Effect of the Week. How was the sound of ice breaking about a ship made on a recent Mr District Attorney made?
When you enter a contest, have you ever wondered how well the entries are tracked? Include a letter, a box top, write a slogan in 50 words or less, a radio expert assures the contests are on the level, and tells how judges rate the contestants. Listen to how finalists are arrived at, and why small town contestants seem to dominate in the winners circles.
Last week an acting audition was conducted. Tonight, we learn the results from the program board. Will there be further auditions, or is it the end of the road for our young hopefuls?
Salute to radio pioneers. The 3X Sisters were an early group who performed on the radio, and did vocal sound affects. Graham McNamee facilitates as the group show off their singingm, and imitations of instruments from the orchestral, to hillbillie, to bagpipes. Other sounds are mixed in as well.
Letters from Listenners. Gilbert Mmartin, announcer for Behind the Mike fields the questions from listeners this week. Are real children used for baby cries, and toddlers? What was the first heavy weight boxing broadcast over the radio? How do mix ups in broadcasting the wrong show happen?
When the planned line up of people couldn’t make it, a repeat of Captain Tim returns. He tells about how secret service men in London stumbled over a spy, while keeping tabs on a General who stopped at a barber shop. Letters are intercepted, decoded, and a spy ring was broken before the war kicked off in earnest. But wait, there’s a further twist to the story.