Research Catalog

The March of time collection

Title
The March of time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete).

Details

Additional Authors
Time, Inc.
Description
329 sound discs : analog, 33 rpm, mono.; 16 in.
Uniform Title
The March of time (Radio program)
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Historical dramas – Radio.
  • Docudrama.
Note
  • The library has incomplete holdings from March 29, 1935 to February 25, 1943. For a chronological listing, consult print list filed in: *L(Special) 91-25, or on internet.
Access (note)
  • Access to original discs restricted. Advance notification required for use.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation transfers (sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.) available.
Biography (note)
  • Originally created by the editors of Time magazine, the March of time radio program was broadcast with various frequency and sponsors from 1931 until 1945. The first broadcast was in March, 1931, and was a half-hour program which aired on Friday evenings at 8:30 p.m. From March 1935 on, the program was cut to 15 minutes, and was broadcast five times a week.
Call Number
*L (Special) 91-25
Title
The March of time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete).
Access
Access to original discs restricted. Advance notification required for use.
Summary
Radio program that re-enacted current events in a newsreel format.
Reproduction
Preservation transfers (sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.) available. New York, NY : The New York Public Library, 1991-1992. (See print finding aid no. 2 for listing)
Biography
Originally created by the editors of Time magazine, the March of time radio program was broadcast with various frequency and sponsors from 1931 until 1945. The first broadcast was in March, 1931, and was a half-hour program which aired on Friday evenings at 8:30 p.m. From March 1935 on, the program was cut to 15 minutes, and was broadcast five times a week.
Added Author
Time, Inc.
Research Call Number
*L (Special) 91-25
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