When Radio Ruled

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A look at Old Time Radio and the world around it. A chronological look at the original mass media.

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https://beforetvblog.com
Description
In Memory of the Great Entertainers Before TV
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-06-02 08:02
last episode published
2019-06-02 02:31
publication frequency
76.97 days
Contributors
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author  
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Number of Episodes
18
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Categories
Society & Culture History Performing Arts TV & Film Arts

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
2.06.2019

Soundscape #9 – 1936 Part 6

This podcast is a montage of excerpts from old time radio shows broadcast November 29 to December 31, 1936. Starring Eddie Cantor, Parkyakarkus, Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Harry Von Zell, Rudy Vallee, John Gunther, Ed Wynn, Amos ‘n Andy, Kenny Baker, ...
partnic author
25.05.2019

SoundScape # 8 – 1936 part 5

Excerpts from Old Time Radio originally broadcast October 4 to November 11, 1936. Lots of Eddie Cantor, if you like that sort of thing. Who doesn’t? Also featuring James Wallington, Cecile B. Demille, Carl Hubbell, Lou Gerhig, Joe E. Brown, Fred Allen,...
partnic author
9.03.2019

Soundscape #7 – 1936 part 4

A Montage of Old Time Radio Excerpts originally broadcast from August 24 to October 3, 1936. Starring Cecil B. DeMille, The cast of the Major Bowes Amateur Hour, The cast of the Jello Summer Show, Eddie Cantor, Irene Ryan, Walt Disney, The 1936 New Yor...
partnic author
5.12.2018

Christmas Special 2018

Voices from long gone Christmas Seasons
partnic author
3.09.2018

When Radio Ruled Soundscape #6, 1936 Part 3

This Podcast is a montage of excerpts from Old Time Radio originally broadcast May 27 to August 19, 1936. Featuring: Your Hit Parade, Fred Allen, Dick Powell, Myrna Loy, Al Jolson, Stoopnagle and Budd, the 1936 Democratic Convention, Cecil B. DeMille, ...
partnic author
23.06.2018

When Radio Ruled Soundscape #5, 1936 part 2

This episode spans March 4 to May 27 1936. We are lucky that Soundscape #5 is featuring Fred Allen. Fred was a legendary wit, his improvisational style and warmth made him a favorite in Vaudeville, on the radio and later on television. His partner in s...
partnic author
24.05.2018

Soundscape #4 – 1936 Part 1

The depression continues but America makes the best of it! FDR, Fred Allen, Gracie Allen, Rudy Vallee, FDR, Helen Keller. Listen to the Episode here
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
27.01.2018

Soundscape #3 – 1935 part 2

This podcast is a montage of excerpts from old time radio shows broadcast from August 28 to December 31 1935. Featuring stars like Al Jolson, Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Little Orphan Annie, Jack Benny, Porky Pig and dozens more.
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
14.01.2018

Soundscape Series #2 – An Audio Montage – 1935 part 1

This podcast is a montage of excerpts from old time radio shows broadcast in 1935, Spanning from January 1 to August 27 1935. Featuring stars like Jack Benny, Lum ‘n Abner, Benny Goodman and his Orchestra, Ed Wynn, Bing Crosby, Will Rogers, Al Jolson, ...
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
15.12.2017

Christmas Special 2017

A Christmas Gift for You
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
3.12.2017

When Radio Ruled Soundscape Series #1 – 1934

Excerpts from Radio Shows Broadcast in 1934, music recorded in 1934, newsreel soundtracks of 1934. Presented without commentary 1934 – Raw Excerpts Collected For Episode 5  
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
14.11.2017

When Radio Ruled Episode 7, 1936

1936 as it happened on the radio. Yankees Giants world series.
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
21.12.2016

When Radio Ruled episode 6– 1935

1935 – Franklin Roosevelt trying to hold America together. Foreign powers rattling sabers. Poverty and Hope. All this and Jack Benny, too. When Radio Ruled episode 6 – 1935
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
19.06.2016

When Radio Ruled episode 5– 1934

The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour – Rudy Vallee – Franklin Roosevelt – The March of Time -The Hour of Smiles – Fred Allen – The Jack Benny Program – Milton Berle – George Burns – Gracie Allen – Portland Hoffa – Mary Livingston – And More! When Radio Ruled e...
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
3.12.2015

When Radio Ruled Episode 4– 1933

When Radio Ruled 1933 Podcast    
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
1.11.2015

When Radio Ruled episode 3– 1932

When Radio Ruled episode #3 – 1932
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
1.11.2015

When Radio Ruled episode #2– 1930& 1931

Episode 2 features the years 1930 and 1931 when Radio began to be a part of the everyday lives of Americans, and brought some comfort into homes dealing with a great economic crisis. When Radio Ruled episode #2 – 1930&1931
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author
1.11.2015

When Radio Ruled episode #1– Beginnings to 1929

Episode #1 – Beginnings to 1929 Old Time Radio came into millions of homes bringing entertainment, news, music, and comedy. Old Time Radio also brought the United States together during two of the greatest threats it ever faced; the depression and Worl...
Mike Gillett - the BeforeTV Project author