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I Love My Radio

Here is a still from the animated short promotional film More Than Meets the Eye (1952) made by United Productions of America (the same company responsible for Mr. Magoo). In every domestic space someone is listening to a radio set.


Other films promoting radio sets, radio shows, and advertising airtime established the convention of presenting montages of white people enjoying domestic bliss with their radio sets. Sponsored telecommunication films 1935-1960. Continue reading

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Only Connect

Ad Man 1: How can we effectively communicate America’s growing communication networks?
Ad Man 2: Ooh, ooh, I know this one…
Promotional telecommunication films 1930-1960

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