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BEHIND THE MIKE

 Behind the Mike

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ABOUT THIS OLD TIME RADIO SHOW:
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Graham McNameeBehind the Mike features interviews with radio personalities, technicians, engineers, producers, sound effect artists, dialect actors, musicians, theme-music writers, announcers, imitators, even animal imitators!  The show is hosted by radio great Graham McNamee, also heard as sports announcer, radio newscaster, on Ed Wynn's show and Rudy Vallee's program.

In Behind the Mike, listen to the answers of questions from listeners about radio production such as:

  • What's the difference between a recording and a transcription?
  • How do networks know how many people are listening to a program?
  • Who was the first ventriloquist on the air?
  • How long do actors rehearse radio shows?
  • Are there any female directors in radio?

Well edited and entertaining, Behind the Mike is a fascinating and informative old time radio show and a must for all radio fans.  In each episode, even the seasoned old time radio listeners will learn new aspects about the multifaceted world behind the microphone of a radio production.

Also see: Recollections at 30.

All text on OTRCAT.com are ©2014 OTRCAT INC - All Rights Reserved. Reproduction is prohibited.



MP3 DISK CONTENTS: [Help]
32 shows - total playtime 15 hours 44 minutes

Behind Mike 400915 01 First Episode
Behind Mike 400922 02 Warming Up A Studio Audience
Behind Mike 400929 03 Babys Cries
Behind Mike 401006 04 Versatile Acting
Behind Mike 401013 05 Sundown On Veldt
Behind Mike 401020 06 Radio Sneezing
Behind Mike 401027 07 Stoogedom
Behind Mike 401103 08 Sound Effects
Behind Mike 401110 09 Making A Living By Dying
Behind Mike 401117 10 Dinah And Truck Driver
Behind Mike 401124 11 War News Mistakes
Behind Mike 401208 12 Musical Bridges
Behind Mike 401215 13 Radios Dramatic Actresses
Behind Mike 401222 14 Difficult Names
Behind Mike 401229 15 Radio Almanac
Behind Mike 410105 16 Weird Prospective Guest Interview
Behind Mike 410112 17 Script Writers
Behind Mike 410119 18 Fdr Third Inaugural Ceremonies
Behind Mike 410126 19 Youre My Dream
Behind Mike 410202 20 Putting A Program Together
Behind Mike 410209 21 Lady From Oklahoma
Behind Mike 410216 22 Character Actors
Behind Mike 410223 23 Comedy Broadcasts
Behind Mike 410302 24 Pioneers Of Radio Entertainment
Behind Mike 410323 27 Lee Deforrest Story
Behind Mike 410420 31 Director Star Relations
Behind Mike 410504 33 Enoch Lights Disappearance From Airways
Behind Mike 410518 35 Amusing Stories Behind Radio
Behind Mike 410608 38 Selling A Show To A Sponsor
Behind Mike 410629 41 Associated Press
Behind Mike 411012 56 Zulu Radio Star
Behind Mike 411130 63 Impersonations Of Famous People

 


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