Radio broadcasting today

United States, 1948

Film
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Episode of Series “March of Time”.
Appraises all types of radio programs such as Jack Benny, Toscanini, sport, news etc. The value of quiz programs and soap operas is questioned and other types of programs are commended. Hooper ratings are explained and Lee DeForest appears briefly in the film to decry the misuse of the medium which he helped develop.

Credits

production company

Time-Life Films

Language

English

Duration

00:18:40:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27722

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio broadcasting

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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