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Title
The March of time: radio broadcasts, 1936-06-16 through 1936-06-19
Additional title: March of time (Radio program)
Names
Van 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)
Collection

The March of Time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1936-06-16 - 1936-06-19
Table of Contents
Tuesday, 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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-10 6544
Shelf locator: *LJ-16 8543--8546
Topics
Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955
Blackton, Willie Sue
Shackleton, Emily Dorman, 1869-1936
George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936
Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924
Blum, Léon, 1872-1950
La Rocque, François de, 1886-1946
Zioncheck, Marion A. (Marion Anthony), 1901-1936
Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972
Radio programs -- United States
History, Modern -- 20th century
Genres
Radio programs
Notes
Content: 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) 91-25
Acquisition: Gift; Rochester Public Library; 1967.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 4 audio discs (59:59) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based acetate, mono ; 16 in.
Description
The 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 935527129
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20879021
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 77a38e90-b956-0133-594b-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1903: Creator Born
  • 1936: Created (Approximate)
  • 1968: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The March of time" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1936 - 1936. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7989a990-b956-0133-6804-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The March of time" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7989a990-b956-0133-6804-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1936 - 1936). The March of time Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7989a990-b956-0133-6804-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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The March of time