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Shakespeare Birthday

Synopsis
Radio programme with Orson Welles and Daniel Frohman. No other information known (3/2008).
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
23 Apr 1938 (Channel: WHN)
Duration
40 mins

Credits

Cast
Daniel Frohman 
Orson Welles 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The Library of Congress recording is incomplete.
General
WHN was one of the first radio stations in New York City, going on the air on March 18, 1922 and originally owned by the Ridgewood Times newspaper. The station became noted for playing jazz and contemporary dance music, as well as for broadcasting Columbia University football games. In 1928 the station was bought by the Loew’s Theatre Organisation.

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

Web
http://loc.gov/rr/record External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 707-7833
Address
Recorded Sound Reference Centre
101 Independence Avenue, S.E.
Room LM-113
Washington, DC 20540

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