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


crawfish crawfish at surfmore.net
Wed Nov 30 18:20:33 EST 2005


The whole story on "Grand Jury Secrets" is in May, 1939 RADIO. I can make
copies for anyone interested.
                                  Joe W4AAB
----- Original Message -----
From: "TChesek at Epix.Net" <tchesek at epix.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>;
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Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio in a Boatanchor Movie - "Grand Jury
Secrets."


> A search on Google says:
>
>  Men of Boys Town (1941), is the sequel of Boys Town (1938), starring
> Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney. In this movie Whitey Marsh (Mickey
Rooney)
> has frequent conversations with his friend Pee Wee (Bobs Watson) over the
> amateur radio waves. Whitey transmits from the home of his adoptive
parents,
> while Pee Wee is at the amateur radio club in Boys Town.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <w9gt at comcast.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>;
> <boatanchors at mailman.qth.net>; <flboatanchors at yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Monday, November 21, 2005 6:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio in a Boatanchor Movie - "Grand Jury
> Secrets."
>
>
> > 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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