[78-L] AFRS, b'casts.....was "this is the world's rarest record"
Robert M. Bratcher Jr.
bratcher at pdq.net
Sun Jul 18 12:21:40 PDT 2010
At 01:03 AM 7/18/2010, you wrote:
>Mark L. Bardenwerper, Sr. wrote:
> > http://tinyurl.com/2cmpk7a
>Yes this is the film. Army Navy Screen Magazine #20. As I said, it is
>all over the place on the internet, but the first time I saw it was on a
>sparkling original 35mm nitrate print at the National Archives at a
>special screening they had during ARSC back in 78. Probably the best
>filmed performance of Betty Hutton and the best rendition of Over the
>Rainbow Judy Garland ever sang. And great examples of the performer
>interplay during broadcast script reading. It added to the live (and
>film) audience but did not detract from what would only have been heard
>by the radio audience. The extra laughs came at good lines--unlike
>Eddie Cantor who was noted for doing horseplay for the live audience to
>get a laugh on a bad line. And they all knew how to play to those RCA
>44-BX mics. I'd love to hear the whole broadcast.
>Mike Biel mbiel at mbiel.com
I'd love to find a 16 millimeter print of it!! It's at
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