• Short Summary

    WITH MOVES AFOOT TO BAN "PIRATE" RADIO STATIONS OFF THE BRITISH COAST, MANS RADIO WILL BE THE ONLY LEGAL COMMERCIAL RADIO STATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Description


    STATION BUILDING; ANNOUNCER AT WORK (SOF); COUPLE FONDLING PUPPIES.



    TRANSCRIPT: "THIS IS MANX RADIO ON 230 METRES MEDIUMWAVE, BROADCASTING ALSO ON V.H.F. BAND, 89 MEGACYCLES. HOW WOULD YOU LIKE A BEAUTIFUL PEDIGREE ALSATIAN? IF YOU WOULD, WHY DON'T YOU CONTACT MR KENNON, OF EIGHT PUMICE ROAD, DOUGLAS, AND YOU CAN SEE HIS LITTER OF PUPPIES.



    "NOW, BOTH THE MOTHER AND FATHER OF THESE PUPPIES ARE DIRECTLY DESCENDED FROM THE BEST OF BREED WINNERS AT CROFT'S, AND THAT'S ABOUT THE HIGHEST PEDIGREE YOU CAN HAVE. SO CONTACT MR KENNON, OF EIGHT PUMICE ROAD, DOUGLAS, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE A PEDIGREE ALSATIAN PUPPY."




    Initials JF/V/JF/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WITH MOVES AFOOT TO BAN "PIRATE" RADIO STATIONS OFF THE BRITISH COAST, MANS RADIO WILL BE THE ONLY LEGAL COMMERCIAL RADIO STATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. SITUATED ON THE ISLE OF MAN, MANX RADIO SERVES ISLANDERS WITH MUSIC AND LOCAL NEWS, AND IT HOPES SOON TO BROADEN ITS HORIZONS.

    MANX RADIO HAS BEEN BROADCASTING FOR MORE THAN 18 MONTHS. WITH THE BROADENING OF ITS SCOPE, IT WILL ALSO INCREASE THE POWER OF ITS BROADCASTS TO COVER A WIDER AREA.

    THE LOCAL INTERST TYPE OF BROADCASTS PUT OUT BY THE RADIO HAVE MADE IT POPULAR AMONG THE ISLAND PEOPLE FOR ALL SORTS OF ADVERTISEMENTS WHICH WOULD NORMALLY NOT FIND THEIR WAY ONTO THE AIR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA70KKCIN8RCNQXIAT54WS064A2
    Media URN:
    VLVA70KKCIN8RCNQXIAT54WS064A2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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