[AMRadio] Ham Radio in a Boatanchor Movie - "Grand Jury Secrets."


w9gt at comcast.net w9gt at comcast.net
Mon Nov 21 06:48:50 EST 2005


I don't know the name of it, but one of the old Mickey Rooney movies from 
the 40's had a very prominent display of ham radio with a big rack and panel 
transmitter, etc.  Was it Boy's Town?  Anyway, those were the days!!

73,  Jack, W9GT
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Foltarz" <Foltarz at rocketmail.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>; <boatanchors at mailman.qth.net>; 
<flboatanchors at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 20, 2005 9:57 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] Ham Radio in a Boatanchor Movie - "Grand Jury Secrets."


> While looking through a stack of old "Radio" magazines I ran across an 
> article
> in the Dec 1939 issue.
>
> The article described how ham radio was prominently featured in a 
> Paramount
> studios movie called "Grand Jury Secrets."
>
> A few of the seens shown in the magazine show some impressive 
> transitters -
> albeit props.
>
> One of those films that has been lost to time.
>
> Here is a review : 
> http://movies2.nytimes.com/gst/movies/movie.html?v_id=93666
>
> Any one know where to find a copy of the film?
>
>
>
> de KA4JVY
>
> Mark
>
>
>
>
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