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 Post subject: California Typewriter Movie
PostPosted: Jul Thu 11, 2019 1:23 am 
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I wonder if a production company could be persuaded to to a program like this on a few vintage radio/tv collectors and repairmen?

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 Post subject: Re: California Typewriter Movie
PostPosted: Jul Thu 11, 2019 3:42 am 
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Ken Burns documentary DVD Empire of the air. The men who made radio. (which includes an interview with Edwin Howard Armstrong's niece as she recollects the night they were awakened, the night he made his discovery of regeneration) is an outstanding watch.

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1991 - 120 Minutes Runtime.

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DVD small bucks - ebay. lol
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oh... I'm glad it's not on VHS... I would have burnt it out by now... 8)


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 Post subject: Re: California Typewriter Movie
PostPosted: Jul Thu 11, 2019 4:51 am 
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One could think that a 60 or 90 minute video on audiophiles, guitar amp nutz, tube radio collectors would interest the readers of Nuts and Volts (not a huge audience), I don't think the demographics are right for the investment. Empire of the Air was a societal change on par with the automobile, so the audience is much larger and it has Ken Burns name on it.

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