Radio Theatre. U.S.S.R 25th anniversary programme. Parts 1-2.
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A dramatised radio programme made during World War II by the National Broadcasting Service marking the 25th anniversary of the Soviet Union
It contains commentary and patriotic music presenting New Zealand's wartime ally, the USSR in a most favourable light, and drawing comparisons between the Russian Communist Revolution with the American Revolution.
The history of the Soviet revolution is retold, using dramatic music, several Soviet anthems and patriotic songs (sung in English) and narration. V.I.Lenin is compared to British wartime leader Winston Churchill and the role of Russia in the current war against Fascism is extolled.
There are several unidentified narrators - among them is Auckland announcer Dudley Wrathall.
Reference number 183558
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
Nonfiction radio programs
New Zealand. National Broadcasting Service (estab. 1936, closed 1946), Producer
Wrathall, Dudley, Narrator
Date 08 Nov 1942