Great Radio Audience Participation Shows - Seventeen Programs From The 1940S And 1950S
by Jim Cox
- 272 Pages
- Released: September 30, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Publisher: McFarland & Company
Description by OLDIES.com:
This work contains the histories of 17 radio audience participation shows on the air during the 1940s and 1950s. They are "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts," "Art Linkletter's House Party," "Break the Bank," "The Breakfast Club," "Bride and Groom," "Can You Top This?," "Dr. Christian," "Dr. I.Q.," "Double or Nothing," "Information Please," "Queen for a Day," "Stop the Music!," "Strike It Rich," "Take It or Leave It," "Truth or Consequences," "Welcome Travelers," and "You Bet Your Life." Included for each show are the premise it was based upon, the producers, host, announcer, vocalists, orchestra conductor, writers, sponsors, the ratings, and the air dates. Biographical sketches are provided for 177 figures who were connected to radio audience participation shows. A guide to network audience participation shows follows the text as an appendix.
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