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Available wherever you get your podcasts! - In Breaking Walls Episode 73 we spotlight the 1970s CBS and Mutual Broadcasting dramatic radio revival and why it ultimately failed. Some hightlights Include:
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Go Inside and hear exclusive audio from the November 1, 1973 Mutual Broadcasting closed circuit press conference from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City announcing Zero Hour
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What's the CBS Radio Mystery Theatre and why was it so important in the 1970s.
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What Richard Widmark, Cicely Tyson, Vincent Price, Lorne Greene, and Andy Griffith had in common
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Dramatic Radio of the 1980s
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This episode is available on #itunes, #soundcloud or wherever you get your podcasts by searching for "Breaking Walls" or "The WallBreakers." #podcast #audio #mystery #ghost #ghosts #vintage #retro #1970s #radio #audiodrama #radiodrama #theatre #haunted #losangeles #vintagehollywood #hollywood #newyork #nyc #americana #americanhistory
Available wherever you get your podcasts! - In Breaking Walls Episode 73 we spotlight the 1970s CBS and Mutual Broadcasting dramatic radio revival and why it ultimately failed. Some hightlights Include: * * Go Inside and hear exclusive audio from the November 1, 1973 Mutual Broadcasting closed circuit press conference from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City announcing Zero Hour
 with #TwilightZone  host Rod Serling. * * What's the CBS Radio Mystery Theatre and why was it so important in the 1970s. * * What Richard Widmark, Cicely Tyson, Vincent Price, Lorne Greene, and Andy Griffith had in common * * Dramatic Radio of the 1980s * * This episode is available on #itunes , #soundcloud  or wherever you get your podcasts by searching for "Breaking Walls" or "The WallBreakers." #podcast  #audio  #mystery  #ghost  #ghosts  #vintage  #retro  #1970s  #radio  #audiodrama  #radiodrama  #theatre  #haunted  #losangeles  #vintagehollywood  #hollywood  #newyork  #nyc  #americana  #americanhistory 
Subscribe on #itunes #soundcloud #tunein #stitcher #googleplay #cloudcaster #playerfm #shortorange or wherever you get your podcasts * *

In Breaking Walls Episode 72 we tell some of the story of American dramatic radio’s last decade on the air through one of the last shows to air, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar. * *

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• The cautionary tale of the Mutual Broadcasting System and why CBS, NBC, and ABC killed their own radio business
• The 3rd Floor of NBC and Colby’s Restaurant
• Why Johnny Dollar was relaunched as a 15 minute, 5x per-week serial in 1955
• Jack Johnstone’s unusual and effective directing methods
• The many voices of Johnny Dollar
• Why Bob Bailey (pictured here) was so popular as Johnny Dollar
• The many actors and actresses who doubled and tripled parts on various broadcasts
• Why these stories were so strong
• What the dying radio industry was like in the late 1950s
• How the death of the radio industry ruined Bob Bailey and so many other people’s careers
• Life after the Golden Age of Radio… what happened next and what is yet to come

#radio #vintage #blackandwhitephotography #blackandwhite #retro #1950s #audio #podcast #oldtimeradio #otr #broadcast #fedora #breakingwalls #hollywood #thewallbreakers
Subscribe on #itunes  #soundcloud  #tunein  #stitcher  #googleplay  #cloudcaster  #playerfm  #shortorange  or wherever you get your podcasts * * In Breaking Walls Episode 72 we tell some of the story of American dramatic radio’s last decade on the air through one of the last shows to air, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar. * * Highlights • The cautionary tale of the Mutual Broadcasting System and why CBS, NBC, and ABC killed their own radio business • The 3rd Floor of NBC and Colby’s Restaurant • Why Johnny Dollar was relaunched as a 15 minute, 5x per-week serial in 1955 • Jack Johnstone’s unusual and effective directing methods • The many voices of Johnny Dollar • Why Bob Bailey (pictured here) was so popular as Johnny Dollar • The many actors and actresses who doubled and tripled parts on various broadcasts • Why these stories were so strong • What the dying radio industry was like in the late 1950s • How the death of the radio industry ruined Bob Bailey and so many other people’s careers • Life after the Golden Age of Radio… what happened next and what is yet to come #radio  #vintage  #blackandwhitephotography  #blackandwhite  #retro  #1950s  #audio  #podcast  #oldtimeradio  #otr  #broadcast  #fedora  #breakingwalls  #hollywood  #thewallbreakers 
The WallBreakers is on #Patreon! Click the link in our bio
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Breaking Walls is tackling its first long-term story arc! The #History of #American #Dramatic #Radio.
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You can be a supporter of the show for as little as $1 per month at https://www.patreon.com/TheWallBreakers.
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Starting with Breaking Walls Episode 75 on February 15, 2018, Breaking Walls will take on its first long-term story arc with a documentary on the history of American Dramatic Radio. The story will start at the beginning of radio. We’ll begin before there was any programming to dramatize, when the only #wireless #communication was one that could be had in person. We’ll move chronologically through moments and eras focusing on the creation of radio, the rise of the major networks, most of which still exist today, programming, shows remembered and forgotten, industry growth, and how #television caused the decline of dramatic radio in the #1950s, eventually killing it in the 1962. *
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And we won’t stop there, We’ll go past the 1960s into the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, taking the story into the present and future, releasing two shows per month.
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If you support the show, you can get membership level offers like written public recognition, special behind-the-scenes #audio and #unreleased clips, invitations to audio and cocktail parties I’ll be organizing, free merchandise, over the air thank yous, custom messages and commercials built into breaking walls episodes.
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I discovered the Golden Age of Radio on #Christmas Day in 1999 when my grandfather and grandma showed me a box set of sixty old-time radio shows selected by Walter Cronkite. My grandfather popped on an episode of X-Minus One called Nightfall. I was instantly hooked.
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Thank you for watching this video. Remember the Patreon URL is patreon.com/TheWallBreakers and For as little as $1 per month you can support the show.
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So keep getting out there and keep breaking those walls. My name is James Scully and I’ll catch you on the flip side. *
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#vintage #retro #wcw #comedy #drama #art #fineart #podcast #nyc #brooklyn #bayridge #americana #americanculture #throwback
The WallBreakers is on #Patreon ! Click the link in our bio * * Breaking Walls is tackling its first long-term story arc! The #History  of #American  #Dramatic  #Radio . * * You can be a supporter of the show for as little as $1 per month at https://www.patreon.com/TheWallBreakers. * * Starting with Breaking Walls Episode 75 on February 15, 2018, Breaking Walls will take on its first long-term story arc with a documentary on the history of American Dramatic Radio. The story will start at the beginning of radio. We’ll begin before there was any programming to dramatize, when the only #wireless  #communication  was one that could be had in person. We’ll move chronologically through moments and eras focusing on the creation of radio, the rise of the major networks, most of which still exist today, programming, shows remembered and forgotten, industry growth, and how #television  caused the decline of dramatic radio in the #1950s , eventually killing it in the 1962. * * And we won’t stop there, We’ll go past the 1960s into the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, taking the story into the present and future, releasing two shows per month. * * If you support the show, you can get membership level offers like written public recognition, special behind-the-scenes #audio  and #unreleased  clips, invitations to audio and cocktail parties I’ll be organizing, free merchandise, over the air thank yous, custom messages and commercials built into breaking walls episodes. * * I discovered the Golden Age of Radio on #Christmas  Day in 1999 when my grandfather and grandma showed me a box set of sixty old-time radio shows selected by Walter Cronkite. My grandfather popped on an episode of X-Minus One called Nightfall. I was instantly hooked. * * Thank you for watching this video. Remember the Patreon URL is patreon.com/TheWallBreakers and For as little as $1 per month you can support the show. * * So keep getting out there and keep breaking those walls. My name is James Scully and I’ll catch you on the flip side. * * #vintage  #retro  #wcw  #comedy  #drama  #art  #fineart  #podcast  #nyc  #brooklyn  #bayridge  #americana  #americanculture  #throwback 
Available now on #itunes #stitcher #tune in and #soundcloud.... *
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In Breaking Walls Episode 70, we’re celebrating the month of #December by spotlighting The Jack Benny Program. Jack Benny was the highest rated comedian of his era. Beginning on radio in 1932, he was a radio mainstay until 1958. The programs’ #Christmas shows are some of their most famous.
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Highlights:
• Jack’s beginnings in #Waukegan, IL • How Jack began playing the #violin.
• His transition to #comedy
• How Ed Sullivan changed Jack’s career in 1932
• How Jack Benny saved Jell-O
• The secret to Jack’s comedic success
• How Jack Benny was a situation comedy pioneer
• What #BugsBunny and #BingCrosby have in common
• How Jack Benny used a #tax loophole to change the entertainment industry’s entire tax structure
• How Jack helped #CBS become the broadcasting giant of the 1950s
life after #radio and #television • A gentle man
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#vintage #retro #audio #podcast #nbc #jello #fbf #throwback #friday #tbt #americana #xmas #shopping #rockefellercenter #xmastree
Available now on #itunes  #stitcher  #tune  in and #soundcloud .... * * In Breaking Walls Episode 70, we’re celebrating the month of #December  by spotlighting The Jack Benny Program. Jack Benny was the highest rated comedian of his era. Beginning on radio in 1932, he was a radio mainstay until 1958. The programs’ #Christmas  shows are some of their most famous. * * Highlights: • Jack’s beginnings in #Waukegan , IL • How Jack began playing the #violin . • His transition to #comedy  • How Ed Sullivan changed Jack’s career in 1932 • How Jack Benny saved Jell-O • The secret to Jack’s comedic success • How Jack Benny was a situation comedy pioneer • What #BugsBunny  and #BingCrosby  have in common • How Jack Benny used a #tax  loophole to change the entertainment industry’s entire tax structure • How Jack helped #CBS  become the broadcasting giant of the 1950s life after #radio  and #television  • A gentle man * * #vintage  #retro  #audio  #podcast  #nbc  #jello  #fbf  #throwback  #friday  #tbt  #americana  #xmas  #shopping  #rockefellercenter  #xmastree 
Looking north where Broadway and 8th avenue diverge at Columbus Circle - November 30, 2017

#photo #ny #nyc #centralpark #autumn #sunset #midtown #photoshoot #photography #rooftop #digitalart #fineart #fineartphotography #xmas #xmasparty #horizon
Available now on #itunes #stitcher #tune in and #soundcloud.... *

In Breaking Walls Episode 70, we’re celebrating the month of #December by spotlighting The Jack Benny Program. Jack Benny was the highest rated comedian of his era. Beginning on radio in 1932, he was a radio mainstay until 1958. The programs’ #Christmas shows are some of their most famous. * *

Highlights:
• Jack’s beginnings in #Waukegan, IL • How Jack began playing the #violin.
• His transition to #comedy
• How Ed Sullivan changed Jack’s career in 1932
• How Jack Benny saved Jell-O
• The secret to Jack’s comedic success
• How Jack Benny was a situation comedy pioneer
• What #BugsBunny and #BingCrosby have in common
• How Jack Benny used a #tax loophole to change the entertainment industry’s entire tax structure
• How Jack helped #CBS become the broadcasting giant of the 1950s
life after #radio and #television • A gentle man

#vintage #retro #audio #podcast #nbc #jello #fbf #throwback #friday #tbt #americana #xmas #shopping #rockefellercenter #xmastree
Available now on #itunes  #stitcher  #tune  in and #soundcloud .... * In Breaking Walls Episode 70, we’re celebrating the month of #December  by spotlighting The Jack Benny Program. Jack Benny was the highest rated comedian of his era. Beginning on radio in 1932, he was a radio mainstay until 1958. The programs’ #Christmas  shows are some of their most famous. * * Highlights: • Jack’s beginnings in #Waukegan , IL • How Jack began playing the #violin . • His transition to #comedy  • How Ed Sullivan changed Jack’s career in 1932 • How Jack Benny saved Jell-O • The secret to Jack’s comedic success • How Jack Benny was a situation comedy pioneer • What #BugsBunny  and #BingCrosby  have in common • How Jack Benny used a #tax  loophole to change the entertainment industry’s entire tax structure • How Jack helped #CBS  become the broadcasting giant of the 1950s life after #radio  and #television  • A gentle man #vintage  #retro  #audio  #podcast  #nbc  #jello  #fbf  #throwback  #friday  #tbt  #americana  #xmas  #shopping  #rockefellercenter  #xmastree 
In Breaking Walls Episode 69, I talk about some of the things I’m most grateful for this year.
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You’ll notice (if you’re watching) that the shirt I’m wearing is from @Nalu.Clothing They’re a fashion brand founded by a teenage sister and brother, Dali and Finn Schonfelder. This socially conscious brand donates school uniforms to children in need in developing nations like India, where school uniforms are mandatory and unprovided by the government after 12 years of age. They employ local tailors and seamstresses to help bolster the local economy while keeping kids in school and keeping young girls from being married and young boys from a hard life in a factory. This breaks the poverty cycle. We can all help just from buying a shirt.
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#gratitude #fashion #nyc #podcast #video #modellife #modeling #newyorkcity #audio #thanksgiving #SDGs #UN #UnitedNations #holidayseason #holidays #thankful #tuesdaythoughts #bayridge #brooklyn #queens #bronx #statenisland #bk #ny #newyorknewyork #newyork
In Breaking Walls Episode 69, I talk about some of the things I’m most grateful for this year. * * * You’ll notice (if you’re watching) that the shirt I’m wearing is from @Nalu.Clothing They’re a fashion brand founded by a teenage sister and brother, Dali and Finn Schonfelder. This socially conscious brand donates school uniforms to children in need in developing nations like India, where school uniforms are mandatory and unprovided by the government after 12 years of age. They employ local tailors and seamstresses to help bolster the local economy while keeping kids in school and keeping young girls from being married and young boys from a hard life in a factory. This breaks the poverty cycle. We can all help just from buying a shirt. * * * #gratitude  #fashion  #nyc  #podcast  #video  #modellife  #modeling  #newyorkcity  #audio  #thanksgiving  #SDGs  #UN  #UnitedNations  #holidayseason  #holidays  #thankful  #tuesdaythoughts  #bayridge  #brooklyn  #queens  #bronx  #statenisland  #bk  #ny  #newyorknewyork  #newyork 
Cars drive south along Shore Parkway at nightfall with New Jersey over the Horizon - July 11, 2016

#nyc #noir #photo #photography #brooklyn #bayridge #newyork #urbanphotography #nights #nightshooters #taxi #fineart #film #fineartphotography #digitalart #art #statenisland #citylife #711 #gratitude
Today's election day weather's got me feeling like, "hey winter, why the hell are you so early?" 💩💯🤔 #nyc #cold #rainy #rainydays #autumn #leather #modellife #obnoxious #leatherjacket #prospectpark #brooklyn #nyc #newyorkcity #newyork #ny #photography #photo #datmodellife #zaddy #funny #bayridge #digitalphotography #modeling #model #photoshoot #electionday
(Pictured: Norman Corwin at the helm in the control center at #CBS)
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In Breaking Walls Episode 68 (#itunes #stitcher #tunein #soundcloud), we welcome November’s theme of #Gratitude with an interactive look back at Norman Corwin’s #radio plays, originally heard on U.S. radio around #Thanksgiving of 1941. There are a lot of parallels that could be drawn from 1941 in 2017. That’s a #scary thought! Perhaps the #world isn’t in nearly as bad of a place today as we imagine? If we want to #learn some lessons from the #Americans that lived 76 years ago, radio—the main #entertainment medium of the day—seems like a good place to start.
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Featured on today’s episode will be:
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The Columbia Workshop - Pslam for a Dark Year, originally broadcast on 11/9/1941
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The Screen Guild Theater - Between Americans, originally broadcast on 12/7/1941
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We Hold These Truths - originally broadcast on 12/15/1941
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And interviews with Norman Corwin in 1976 and 2007.
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#vintage #retro #otr #oldtimeradio #audio #podcast #bayridge #newyork #nyc #ushistory #history #america #americanhistory #fbf #friday #flashbackfriday #throwback
(Pictured: Norman Corwin at the helm in the control center at #CBS ) * * In Breaking Walls Episode 68 (#itunes  #stitcher  #tunein  #soundcloud ), we welcome November’s theme of #Gratitude  with an interactive look back at Norman Corwin’s #radio  plays, originally heard on U.S. radio around #Thanksgiving  of 1941. There are a lot of parallels that could be drawn from 1941 in 2017. That’s a #scary  thought! Perhaps the #world  isn’t in nearly as bad of a place today as we imagine? If we want to #learn  some lessons from the #Americans  that lived 76 years ago, radio—the main #entertainment  medium of the day—seems like a good place to start. * * Featured on today’s episode will be: * * The Columbia Workshop - Pslam for a Dark Year, originally broadcast on 11/9/1941 * * The Screen Guild Theater - Between Americans, originally broadcast on 12/7/1941 * * We Hold These Truths - originally broadcast on 12/15/1941 * * And interviews with Norman Corwin in 1976 and 2007. * #vintage  #retro  #otr  #oldtimeradio  #audio  #podcast  #bayridge  #newyork  #nyc  #ushistory  #history  #america  #americanhistory  #fbf  #friday  #flashbackfriday  #throwback 
I don't know about you, but when I sit on #Santa's lap i make sure my #flannel and #Nike game is on point 💩👌🏽😁
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#TBT #november #microfashion #plaid #autumn #fall #holidays #christmas #santaclaus #holidayseason #throwback #throwbackthursday #model #modelife #littledevil #kicks #nyc #newyorkcity #newyork #ny #cute #micro #microfashion #vintage #retro #1980s #1990s #1990
... and in the way back machine, here's proof that I've been this way since birth. Also proof that my grandmother is not someone to be trifled with. #Yakuza 😂

#throwback #halloween #halloweencostume #retro #1980s #devil #littledevil #bensonhurst #bayridge #brooklyn #1988 #costume #funny #october #autumn #ny #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #retro #oldschool #model #kidsfashion #kids #kid
Evening outside the Bridgeview Diner on 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge - March 7, 2017 
#bayridge #nightout #nightowl #neon #art #photo #photography #nyc #brooklyn #nycphotography #theneighbourhood #neighborhood #digitalpainting #digitalart #friday #instagood #autumn #fbf