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Behind the Mike (1937)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 26 September 1937 (USA)
Complications ensue after a radio producer insults a sponsor.

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Tommy Astor
Roy Atwell ...
Vale
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Curly Conway
Gerald Oliver Smith ...
Robert Ainesley
Spencer Charters ...
Pete Jones
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Williams
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Cyrus Wittles
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Sheriff
Jerry Mandy ...
First Violinist
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Mrs. Reilly
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Mayor Applegate
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In this The "NEW" Universal presentation, high-tempered New York radio producer George Hayes quarrels with Cyrus Wittles, sponsor of the Crunchie Munchie Hour, and loses his job. He hears that station WBAM in Valley Falls needs a new manager and heads there. Stumbling into the wrong station, WVOX, he meets Jane Arledge, program manager for local town-magnate, Harry Fox. She directs him to WBAM and he finds it is a collection of junk in an abandoned stable. Humiliated, he boasts to Jane that he will put the old station on its feet again. He sends for his announcer friend, Tiny Martin, after convincing station-owner Pete Jones that Martin can give valuable aid in reviving the station. Merchants fear to use WBAM, although they despise Fox and his crony, Mayor Applegate, who is up for re-election. Learning that the merchants are holding a secret meeting, George uses a ruse to broadcast their suspicions about Fox and Applegate. They repudiate the statements, but George prepares another ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Flashing Fun and Furious Melodrama of the Airwaves! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Approved
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26 September 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Grande P.R.  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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