In Breaking Walls episode 91, we finish the adult western trilogy with a focus on the period after television decimated radio’s listening audience, forever altering the broadcasting landscape. Dramatic radio’s time as America’s number one entertainment genre was over, but it was far from dead. … Read MoreBW – EP91: The Hollywood Radio Western Renaissance (1954 – 1980)
In Breaking Walls episode 90 and on the second part of our western trilogy, dramatic radio goes from boom to bust in a nine year period after World War II, as a group of actors become radio legends, while the radio western grows up. Highlights: … Read MoreBW – EP90: The Hollywood People Behind Radio’s Baby Boomer Boom (1945 – 1954)
In Breaking Walls episode 87, we spotlight some New Year’s Day radio programming from the Golden Age of radio, specifically beginning in 1946 after the end of World War II and television’s post-war rise. Highlights: • Skelton • Casey Crime Photographer and the Invasion of … Read MoreBW – EP87: New Year’s Day On the Air (1946 – 1956)
The many posters of James Scully!