From the 1920s to the 1950s, radio was the entertainment source for millions. Two of the primary themes of radio serials were mysteries and adventure. This is a detailed analysis of the important programs in these genres--Jack Armstrong, The Green Hornet, Sergeant Preston, Tom Mix, and more. Each entry includes type of series, broadcast days, air dates, sponsors, network, cast and production credits, and a comprehensive essay. When, as often happened, the series landed in other media, that is examined as well.Later, Derby shaved its time a bit more by cutting the program to only 25 minutes. The 25-minute program had become a fairly frequent radio staple because of the need for a 5-minute newscast at various points. To a listener, the dramaticanbsp;...
|Title||:||Radio Mystery and Adventure and Its Appearances in Film, Television and Other Media|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2003-01-01|