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Happy 109th Birthday to Arthur Morton Godfrey - The Old Redhead. Here he is with Mel Blanc on the CBS special - "Godfrey Loves Animals" in 1963. Godfrey's voluminous personal archive, which includes thousands of hours of his radio and television work, is an important part of the Broadcasting Archives' holdings.

The Broadcasting Archives -- more formally known as "Special Collections in Mass Media and Culture" -- is one of many special collections housed in Hornbake Library, University of Maryland and holds a wide-ranging collection of resources documenting the history of radio and television broadcasting.

Archer Dusablon shared Archer2000's post to the group: Radio broadcasting history.

An old audio guy's St. Patrick's Day decoration...

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An old audio guy's St. Patrick's Day decoration...

Once Baltimore's premier radio station, the dank and moldy crypt the building became after it closed looked like something out of a nightmare.

To celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth, we’re sharing pictures of audio reels that are heading out to digitization as part of the @CLIRRaR grant for recordings at risk.

One of the titles that stand out is the content from the #Feminist Radio Network, which aired in the 1970s.

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The lovely documentary that stole the hearts of SXSW moviegoers last year finally has a release date, as announced in the new Muppet Guys Talking trailer.
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March 7, 1955, NBC presented PETER PAN live as part of Producers' Showcase (with nearly all of the show's original cast) as the first full-length Broadway production on color TV.

In the full 1960 color rebroadcast. Ironically, some of the original cast had outgrown their roles.

Broadcast Electronics cart machines spanned 40 years of tape cartridge technology
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A lost episode of Morecambe and Wise has been saved by scanning the film using x-rays. Watch the comedy legends in action.

Mention the call letters “WHFS” to music lovers of a certain age, and don’t be surprised if a smile instantly appears on their face, or a twinkle seems to light up their eye.

Our colleague Cary O'Dell wishes everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day with this picture of Mary Hartline, one of television’s early stars.

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The theme for World Radio Day 2018 is "Radio and Sports" -- "the traditional sports that connect us to our cultural heritage, the grassroots sports that anchor us within our communities, and the inspiring stories that challenge gender stereotypes and provide positive role models for young people around the world. The alliance of sport and radio is a force for civic participation and development as well as for celebrating humanity in its diversity."

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1938 - Two years after the BBC’s first regular hi-def TV broadcasts from Alexandra Palace, Modern Wonder magazine shows how it works.

Via @AllyPallyMuseum on Twitter.

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Thirty years after the release of Broadcast News, the movie looks awfully old-fashioned. Journalists are tethered to telephone cords; reporters use stopwatches to time their voice-overs and production assistants ferry giant videotapes to and fro; shoulder pads are as wide as the generation gap. The�...
For every successful American remake of a classic British comedy there is a handful of dreadful clangers that never make it beyond a pilot.

Photo via Antenna TV on Twitter (@AntennaTV).

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