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On the Air, the Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio by  John Dunning - First Edition - 1998 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 021147)

On the Air, the Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio

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On the Air, the Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio

by Dunning, John

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. First Edition. Thick Small Quarto. Signed by the author. Dunning gives over 1500 radio shows presented in alphabetical order. He provides a complete broadcast history with the timeslot, the network, and the name of the show's sponsors. He list major cast members, announcers, producers, directors, writers, and sound effects people, even the show's theme song and more. Bound in white paper covered boards backed in maroon cloth, spine lettering gilt. A handsome copy, near fine in near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.


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On the Air, the Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio
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