When Radio Ruled Soundscape #5, 1936 part 2

1936 Part 2

This episode spans March 4 to May 27 1936.

We are lucky that Soundscape #5 is featuring Fred Allen.

Fred was a legendary wit, his improvisational style and warmth made him a favorite in Vaudeville, on the radio and later on television.

His partner in show biz and real life, Portland Hoffa, was one of the most popular Dumb Dora character actors of her era, second only to the great Gracie Allen.

Check out the episode here!

Soundscape #3 – 1935 part 2

1935part2

This podcast is a montage of excerpts from old time radio shows broadcast from August 28 to December 31 1935. Featuring stars like Al Jolson, Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Little Orphan Annie, Jack Benny, Porky Pig and dozens more.

This Soundscape Montage was developed as part of The When Radio Ruled Documentary about the year 1935. These excerpts are offered without commentary for your entertainment and education.

So here are the voices of 1935 – Voices sadly now silenced – Great performers alive again because you’re listening now.

You can find the Podcast here

Soundscape Series #2 – An Audio Montage – 1935 part 1

This podcast is a montage of excerpts from old time radio shows broadcast in 1935, Spanning from January 1 to August 27 1935. Featuring stars like Jack Benny, Lum ‘n Abner, Benny Goodman and his Orchestra, Ed Wynn, Bing Crosby, Will Rogers, Al Jolson, Franklin Roosevelt, Senator Huey P. Long and dozens more.

This Soundscape Montage was developed as part of The When Radio Ruled Documentary about the year 1935. These excerpts are offered without commentary for your entertainment and education.

So here are the voices of 1935 – Voices now silenced – Great performers alive again because you’re listening now.

 

LISTEN TO SOUNDSCAPE #2 PODCAST