[78-L] Investigator [was 1st Family]

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sun Mar 7 11:43:32 PST 2010

Interesting column by Robert Fulford about The Investigator and Nazi Eyes on 
Canada. I didn't realize that The Investigator was heard in England..that would 
explain why there was interest in issuing it over there (or maybe they just 
played the LP).



Michael Biel wrote:
> David Lennick wrote:
>> Michael Biel wrote:
>>> David Lennick wrote:
>> I don't know if this one was broadcast live (most CBC Stage programs 
>> were) because there's a reel to reel copy in the CBC Archives which is not from 
>>   lacquers and I believe is on Scotch 111. John Drainie's own lacquers are also 
>> in the archives. I have copies of one or both around here somewhere, and these 
>> are the complete program, with announcements and credits.
> THIS I'd like to hear, especially if you find the tape of the tape.  You 
> ought to put out a CD of this.  There is a book about Canadian radio I 
> got a year or two ago that gives a lot of background about the program, 
> including Rubin Ship's passport problems. 
>>> Last fall at the Friends of Old TIme Radio there was a panel session 
>>> with the families of Bob and Ray, and Bob's widow told some stories 
>>> about the reactions to the skits they did spoofing McCarthy.  They were 
>>> pioneers!   I gotta remember to get the DVD of that session.  Keith 
>>> Olbermann even showed up. 
>> Ray also used that McCarthy voice on a number of announcements on the 10-inch 
>> Unicorn LP. Wait a minute, Bob isn't dead yet..what widow?
>> dl
> I thought Ray, saw his face, heard his voice, but typed Bob.
> Mike Biel mbiel at mbiel.com
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