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by ronrob
Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:12 pm
Forum: Vic & Sade
Topic: Where's the radio
Replies: 9
Views: 49331

News on the Radio

When Paul Rhymer developed the Vic & Sade program in the early 30's radio was not the go-to source for news that it became during WWII. Anybody who grew up in North America in the second half of the 20th Century would think of radio with its News on the Hour. That was not the case in the 1930's. Dur...
by ronrob
Sat May 05, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: The Great Gildersleeve
Topic: Louise Erickson
Replies: 5
Views: 10355

I was at the REPS showcase in Seattle in June 2010 when Louise Erickson was interviewed by phone from New York. I believe she mentioned some health issues, but honestly she sounded great. There were two radio stars in Seattle in person who shared the spotlight with Louise and chatted with her as old...
by ronrob
Sat May 16, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: The Great Gildersleeve
Topic: Meeting Shirley Mitchell
Replies: 3
Views: 5536

My Encyclopedia of Radio shows only one entry for Stuffy Singer .. a 1953 NBC summer series called Cousin Willie. It starred Bill Idelson, who was the original (& incomparable) Rush Gook on Vic & Sade. It was my great thrill to meet Shirley Mitchell in Seattle last June, where she was one of the sta...