Radio Program Openings and Closings, 1931–1972
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About the Book
The openings and closings to radio programs of all types, from comedies (Blondie, The Jack Benny Program, Lum and Abner) to mysteries (Inner Sanctum Mysteries, The Black Chapel) to game shows (Can You Top This?, Truth or Consequences) to serials (Second Husband, Bachelor’s Children) to crime dramas (The Falcon, Eno Crime Clues, The Green Hornet, Mr. and Mrs. North) to westerns (Gunsmoke, Wild Bill Hickok, Hawk Larabee) that were aired between 1931 and 1972, are included in this work.
Each entry has a brief introductory paragraph that provides information about the storyline, principal cast, sponsors and air dates. Commercials have been included if the programs were under regular sponsorship. Includes three appendices (sponsors; slogans and jingles; and World War II announcements) and an index.
About the Author(s)
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: appendices, index
Copyright Date: 2011 
Table of Contents
Author’s Notes 3
The 444 Radio Programs 5
Appendix A: Sponsors and Programs 259
Appendix B: Product Slogans and Jingles 263
Appendix C: World War II Announcements 267
Book Reviews & Awards
“a gold mine for lovers of old-time radio”—Booklist; “delightful dictionary…recommended”—Choice; “Terrace is arguably the most prolific developer of television reference material, with more than 30 books to his credit…recommended”—ARBA; “comprehensive…recommend”—The Illustrated Press.