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Out of the Bakelite Box by Jacqueline Kent

Out of the Bakelite Box by Jacqueline Kent

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Out of the Bakelite Box

The Heyday of Australian Radio

by Jacqueline Kent

ABC Enterprises, 1990, [Revised and Updated], ISBN 0733300375, black and white photographs, large paperback

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, a little creasing to corners, previous owners’ inscription and gift inscription to half title page (see photographs)

“Out of the Bakelite Box celebrates Australian radio from World War II until television changed its voice forever.  Building up a word picture of the vital, joyous industry that was Australian radio, it covers major programme areas, some for the first time: comedy shows, variety, drama, musicals, the ‘weep while your sweep’ serials, news, sport, talent quests.  And there is a section describing the expertise of those professionals who developed skills unique to radio, those who worked in the studio, ‘behind the programmes’..”


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