Encyclopedia of American Radio, , 2nd Edition. Black and White and Color and Thursday, November 13, Some parts of this page won't work property. The show features an un-named Czech basso. Ted Mack ensured that the show was very fast-paced.
The show was essentially an amateur talent contest, the non-professional status of contestants thus distinguishing Original Amateur Hour from Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts which also ran during the late s and early s. One of the Majors biggest fears was that a gonged contestant would turn nasty. The unlucky ones who didn't make it this far were put on relief and often went to live on the streets of New York. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Future child actor Roger Mobley appeared with an older brother and older sister in a musical trio. After leaving grammar school he worked as an office boy and then went into the real estate business.
It featured the debut of highly successful and famous Backstreet Boy Nick Carter. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Radio Programming in American Life, — Chicago: University of North Carolina Press , , — Bowes presided over his radio program until his death on his 72nd birthday, June 14, The University of Chicago Press, , 1—53, 5,
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