Phil Cook Mikes His Whole Show at Once (Dec, 1930)
You can hear Phil Cook being interviewed in this 29 December 1940 episode of Behind The Mike.
Phil Cook Mikes His Whole Show at Once
Versatile Radio Actor Changes Voice and Expression at Will.
By JOHN E. LODGE
WITH nothing to help him but a microphone, his voice, and his imagination, Phil Cook, popular radio entertainer, projected fifteen different characters, each a distinct personality, in a six-minute skit during a recent special radio broadcast program over a large network.
This performance, hailed as a feat unequaled in radio history, was the culminating exhibition of a new technique developed by Cook for the one-man shows he puts on the air.
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