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Is Everybody Listening? (1947)

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Short | 19 min | Documentary, Short

To answer the title question, eighty-two of every 100 Americans were in 1947, according to the C.E.Hooper survey (the forerunner of the Neilsens)...listening to network radio, that is. Performers, and their radio programs, such as Jack ...See moreTo answer the title question, eighty-two of every 100 Americans were in 1947, according to the C.E.Hooper survey (the forerunner of the Neilsens)...listening to network radio, that is. Performers, and their radio programs, such as Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Fred Allen, 'Fibber McGee and Molly'(Jim and Marian Jordan)are shown while on the air, plus network news commentators, quiz programs, soap operas and the musical programs of the day are shown and discussed. When the narrator closed this one with his usual "Time Marches On" pronouncement, most involved here were not looking at television as any threat to Radio just a few short years down the road time was marching on. Written by Les Adams See less
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Richard De Rochemont (as Richard de Rochemont)
Editor
Morrie Roizman (as Morris Roizman)
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Updated Sep 5, 1947

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Sep 5, 1947 (United States)

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Fred Allen
Fred Allen - Fred Allen Radio Program Fred Allen - Fred Allen Radio Program   See fewer
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Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Rochester, Jack Benny Radio Program Rochester, Jack Benny Radio Program   See fewer
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Phil Baker
Phil Baker - 'The $64 Question Radio Program' Phil Baker - 'The $64 Question Radio Program'   See fewer
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Jackson Beck
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Jack Benny
Jack Benny - Jack Benny Radio Program Jack Benny - Jack Benny Radio Program   See fewer
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Edgar Bergen
Edgar Bergen - Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Radio Program Edgar Bergen - Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Radio Program   See fewer
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Kenny Delmar
Senator Claghorn, Fred Allen Radio Program Senator Claghorn, Fred Allen Radio Program   See fewer
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Parker Fennelly
Titus Moody - Fred Allen Radio Program Titus Moody - Fred Allen Radio Program   See fewer
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Phil Harris
Phil Harris - Jack Benny Radio Program Phil Harris - Jack Benny Radio Program   See fewer
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Portland Hoffa
Portland - Fred Allen Radio Program Portland - Fred Allen Radio Program   See fewer
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Bob Hope
Bob Hope - Bob Hope Radio Program Bob Hope - Bob Hope Radio Program   See fewer
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Jim Jordan
Fibber McGee Fibber McGee   See fewer
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Marian Jordan
Molly McGee Molly McGee   See fewer
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Edward R. Murrow
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
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Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg   See fewer
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Bill Stern
Bill Stern - Sportscaster Bill Stern - Sportscaster   See fewer
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Arturo Toscanini
Arturo Toscanini - Orchestra Conductor Arturo Toscanini - Orchestra Conductor   See fewer
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Walter Winchell
Walter Winchell Walter Winchell   See fewer
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