The March of time: radio broadcasts, 1936-06-16 through 1936-06-19Additional title: March of time (Radio program)
NamesVan Voorhis, Westbrook, 1903-1968 (Narrator)Larsen, Roy E. (Roy Edward), 1899- (Producer)Barlow, Howard, 1892-1972 (Conductor)Nichols, Ora Daigle (Engineer)Columbia Broadcasting Symphony (Performer)Time, inc (Producer)Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (Sponsor)WABC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Contributor)
The March of Time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete)
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1936-06-16 - 1936-06-19
Table of ContentsTuesday, June 16, 1936 [starts at 0:00]: "Opening signature & 'Wrigley'['s Spearmint sponsor] anncmt. [announcement ; Opening remarks (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)] -- Ontario, Canada: Tent caterpillar pestilence -- Washington D.C.: Senator Bennett Clark compares Repub.[lican] song "Oh, Susannah" with Repub.[lican] platform -- Memphis, Tenn.: Miss Willie Sue Blackton testifies beating she rec'd [received] at Earl, Ark. -- London: Lady Shackleton, wife of Antarctic explorer dies [featuring King George V] -- Detroit, Mich: Dayton Dean testifies re Legion-receives bonus -- Bonus Day in U. S. -- Closing 'Wrigley'['s Spearmint gum] anncmt. [announcement] & theme"--From original audio disc label (*LJ-16 8543) ; Closing remarks ; Air check (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)Wednesday, June 17, 1936 [starts at 15:04]: "Opening theme and 'Wrigley's' [Spearmint sponsor] anncmt. [announcement ; Opening remarks (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)] -- U. S.: 3rd party for President looms-Coughlin, Townsend, G. K. Smith -- England: A. E. Goldthorpe sentenced to 3 mo. detention for feeding children mice -- N. Y. : Homer Rodeheaver tells story of converting negros in Beljian [Belgian] Congo-plans return -- 'Girl Pat'-outlawed run-a-way ship detected grounded at Nassau, Bahamas, 3 dead -- London: British Cabinet debates re sanctions-Mussolini demands 'complete absolution'. -- Closing 'Wrigley's' [Spearmint gum] anncmt. [announcement] and theme"--From original audio disc label (*LJ-16 8544) ; Closing remarks ; Air check (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)Thursday, June 18, 1936 [starts at 30:04]: "Opening theme & 'Wrigley'['s Spearmint sponsor] anncmt. [announcement ; Opening remarks (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)] -- France: Strikers carry on-[Premier] Blum orders dissolution of [François de la Rocque's organization 'The] Cross of fire' [= Croix-de-feu] & all Fascist orders -- Moscow: Death of Maskim Gorky [(featuring a scene with Gorky and Nikolai Lenin)] -- Cambridge, Mass.: Commencements-graduates & employment problems -- London, Eng.: Sanction squabbles & war dangers -- Closing 'Wrigley'['s Spearmint gum] anncmt. [announcement] & theme"--From original audio disc label (*LJ-16 8545) ; Closing remarks ; Air check (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)Friday, June 19, 1936 [starts at 45:08]: "Opening theme & 'Wrigley'['s Spearmint sponsor] anncmt. [announcement ; Opening remarks (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)] -- Soviets turn eclipse phenomena into Russian propaganda -- Washington D. C.: [Marion] Zioncheck retained in hospital-adjudged deranged -- Paris: Mrs. Chanel refuses to sign M. Blum's 'N. R. A.'-offers factory to employees -- 'Girl Pat' mystery finally solved -- London: Lloyds' offer 10 to 1 against King's [Edward VIII] marriage before coronation -- Brooklyn: Major Wilfred Wharton on relief speaks on private industry -- Closing 'Wrigley'['s Spearmint gum] anncmt. [announcement] & theme"--From original audio disc label (*LJ-16 8546) ; Closing remarks ; Air check (Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-10 6544Shelf locator: *LJ-16 8543--8546
TopicsRodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955Blackton, Willie SueShackleton, Emily Dorman, 1869-1936George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924Blum, Léon, 1872-1950La Rocque, François de, 1886-1946Zioncheck, Marion A. (Marion Anthony), 1901-1936Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972Radio programs -- United StatesHistory, Modern -- 20th century
NotesContent: Title from cataloger.Content: "Recorded on: AGFA by A. Cosentini. Transfer date: 07-16-91 ... CBS network broadcast; Air check from WABC N. Y. N. Y."--From original audiotape reel container label.Content: "Edwin Strong"--From original audiodisc label.Content: "The march of time; 6-16-36 [*LJ:16 8543]; 6-17-36 [*LJ:16 8544]; 6-18-36 [*LJ:16 8545]; 6-19-36 [*LJ:16 8546]"--From original audiotape reel hub.Creation/production credits: [Roy E. Larsen, producer ; Ora Daigle Nichols, sound engineer and special effects]Performers: [Columbia Broadcasting Symphony ; Howard Barlow, conductor ; Westbrook Van Voorhis, narrator ; with various unidentified actors]Venue: Original broadcast WABC studios, New York, New York 1936 June 16-19.Acquisition: Separated from: Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The March of time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete), *L(Special) 91-25Acquisition: Gift; Rochester Public Library; 1967.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 4 audio discs (59:59) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based acetate, mono ; 16 in.
DescriptionThe March of time was a radio news show, featuring "reenactment of memorable scenes from the news of the world, prepared and presented by the editors of Time, the weekly news magazine." These broadcasts were sponsored by Wrigley's Spearmint gum and were broadcast on WABC.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 935527129NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20879021Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 77a38e90-b956-0133-594b-3c07547a230f
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