Radio Sound Effects: Who Did It, and How, in the Era of Live Broadcasting

Radio Sound Effects: Who Did It, and How, in the Era of Live Broadcasting

by Robert L. Mott

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786422661
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/04/2005
Pages: 303
Sales rank: 335,741
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Robert L. Mott has had a long career doing sound effects for films, cartoons, theater, commercials—and for radio (such as Gangbusters, Philip Morris Playhouse and Perry Mason), and television (including Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason, The Tonight Show, Playhouse 90, Captain Kangaroo and Bob Hope). Twice nominated for Emmy's for Days of Our Lives, he also wrote for Dick Van Dyke and Red Skelton. The Academy of Television Arts and Science selected him for their website honoring the legends of live television. He lives in Arroyo Grande, California.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments iv

Preface vii



I. Walk Like a Woman 1

II. ColBeeS 36

III. Some Good News and Bad News 56

IV. Whinny Like a Horse 72

V. The Directors 88

VI. The Comedians 112

VII. And Now—A Word from Our Sponsors 137


VIII. Gunshots and Other Strange Sounds 148

IX. The Soaps 181

X. Television—The End of the Good Times 202

XI. Captain Kangaroo 220

XII. The Artists and Their Credits 234



A Few Final Words 283

Index 285

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