The Green Hornet

Author: Win Scott Eckert
Publisher: Moonstone Press
ISBN: 9781936814305
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A third anthology features original crime fiction tales of the man who hunts public enemies in the mid 1960s. On police records, the Green Hornet is a wanted criminal; in reality he is Britt Reid, publisher of the Daily Sentinel. Accompanied by his partner Kato, a martial artist and brillian engineer, their goal is to destroy crime from within by posing as criminals themselves.

The Green Hornet Still At Large

Author: Joe Gentile
Publisher: Moonstone Press
ISBN: 9781936814299
Size: 48.32 MB
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The long-awaited return of the Green Hornet & Kato and their rolling arsenal the Black Beauty, back again with all-new stories! Moonstone is proud to present The Green Hornet: Still at Large, the third anthology featuring all-new, original crime fiction tales of the man who hunts the biggest of all game, public enemies that even the FBI can't reach! It's the mid 1960's, the political climate is shaky, there's civil unrest, freedom and equality issues erupt everywhere from film to music to out in the streets. On police records, the Green Hornet is a wanted criminal, a master manipulator, a crime boss who has his fingers in every pie. In reality, The Green Hornet is actually Britt Reid, owner-publisher of the Daily Sentinel. Alongside him rides his partner Kato, who is not only a martial artist of unsurpassed prowess, but a skilled driver, and educated engineer as well. Their goal is to destroy crime from within by posing as criminals themselves!

From Radio To The Big Screen

Author: Hal Erickson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476615586
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"Erickson is one of those select few writers who can always be counted on to produce a quality book. His writing is informative, breezy, and most entertaining. I never have to worry about the information contained in one of his books; in fact, I learn a great deal from his impeccable research…he also sprinkles his text with interesting tidbits. This new book is no exception…. Erickson has given us a substantial history of these films and series…a pleasure to read and I recommend you get this excellent book."--Classic Images There was a time when "American popular entertainment" referred only to radio and motion pictures. With the coming of talking pictures, Hollywood cashed in on the success of big-time network radio by bringing several of the public's favorite broadcast personalities and programs to the screen. The results, though occasionally successful, often proved conclusively that some things are better heard than seen. Concentrating primarily on radio's Golden Age (1926-1962), this lively history discusses the cinematic efforts of airwave stars Rudy Vallee, Amos 'n' Andy, Fred Allen, Joe Penner, Fibber McGee & Molly, Edgar Bergen, Lum & Abner, and many more. Also analyzed are the movie versions of such radio series as The Shadow, Dr. Christian and The Life of Riley. In addition, two recent films starring contemporary radio headliners Howard Stern and Garrison Keillor are given their due.

Radio Reader

Author: Michele Hilmes
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415928212
Size: 27.39 MB
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While cultural historians and media scholars have been looking at television for decades, they have only recently turned their eyes (and ears) to radio. Studies of television rarely acknowledge that many of its forms-soap operas, situation comedies, quiz shows, sportscasts, etc.-all evolved out of the earlier medium. The essays collected here demonstrate that radio set patterns that have effected all forms of media that have followed it, and also look at how it has survived the coming of media that supposedly made it obsolete.

The Green Hornet Casefiles

Author: Joe Gentile
Publisher: Moonstone Press
ISBN: 9781933076935
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Presents a collection of short stories featuring the Green Hornet and Kato from such authors as Matthew Baugh, John Everson, Deborah Chester, and F.J. Desanto.

Radio Mystery And Adventure And Its Appearances In Film Television And Other Media

Author: Jim Harmon
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786485086
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From the 1920s to the 1950s, radio was the entertainment source for millions. Two of the primary themes of radio serials were mysteries and adventure. This is a detailed analysis of the important programs in these genres--Jack Armstrong, The Green Hornet, Sergeant Preston, Tom Mix, and more. Each entry includes type of series, broadcast days, air dates, sponsors, network, cast and production credits, and a comprehensive essay. When, as often happened, the series landed in other media, that is examined as well.

The Great Radio Heroes Rev Ed

Author: Jim Harmon
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786408502
Size: 57.63 MB
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In 1967, Jim Harmon published the first edition of The Great Radio Heroes to great acclaim. Thirty-three years later comes an illustrated, corrected, revised and greatly expanded new edition... Once there was a time--and it was not so long ago--when radio listening, especially to the dramas, was one of the most important events in many a young person's life. People developed a love affair with the radio, and though the old times are now gone forever, the love affair continues. The heroes and settings of radio drama spurred the imagination to supply its own and much better images than visual media provided. There were no padded shoulders on the Lone Ranger, Superman flew with no jiggly trick photography, and the Martians whom Orson Welles helped attack the Earth were more convincing than anything the movies can provide. For those who have been under the thrall of radio's alluring call, your new host Jim Harmon provides reminiscences of the heyday of radio programming, with insights on such radio dramas as I Love a Mystery, Gangbusters, The Shadow, Inner Sanctum, Batman and Robin, Superman, Tom Mix, The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, Adventures by Morse and a couple of dozen more. Photographs, a bibliography, and an index are included to enhance the reader's journey into a past time when radio was the favorite pastime.

The Big Broadcast 1920 1950

Author: Frank Buxton
Publisher: Scarecrow Pr
ISBN:
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Organized as an A to Z listing, this book will guide readers in their search for an inside look at radio and how it shaped the lives and the attitudes of the American people through the Twenties, the Depression, World War II and beyond. If you collect recollections and want a complete reference book on what and who wafted over the air, then this tome is your tonic... --ENTERTAINMENT TODAY

Let S Roll Kato

Author: Billie Rae Bates
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781543067279
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It was the series that presented a beloved radio hero in living color on the small screen - and at the same time introduced a martial arts legend-in-the-making, Bruce Lee. It was "The Green Hornet," produced by the team that brought you the 1966 "Batman" series and starring Van Williams as the emerald-clad avenger secretly posing as a criminal to bring down the most notorious gangsters, racketeers and wrongdoers. The ABC series lasted only one TV season, 1966-67, but a wealth of information still exists on it. Now, in this guide released just as the show turns 50, BRBTV chronicles it all, from the planning of the series in the mid-'60s, as shepherded by character co-creator George W. Trendle and executive producer William Dozier, through each and every episode, to the fandom beyond. Author and journalist Billie Rae Bates talked with series star Van Williams and other members of the cast and crew, as well as writers and other industry professionals who have been involved with the show's lore over the decades. In "Let's Roll, Kato: A Guide to TV's Green Hornet," you'll find lots of facts and fun surrounding this classic TV show: - A history of the development of the series, as well as background on each of the principal stars - Cast list and character guide - Episode synopses, plus background on the storylines and scripts - A look at the Black Beauty car, with input from owners of both screen-used and replica vehicles - A listing of the many gadgets used by the Hornet, both inside the car and out - An in-depth look at the books and comics that sprung from the series, with input from the writers and artists who helped produce them - Detailed guide to the vast and varied merchandise celebrating the series, with plenty of photos The sixth big book in the BRBTV fact book series, with beautiful cover art by Baltimore artist Dale Cuthbertson, "Let's Roll, Kato" is jam-packed -- more than 480 pages! BRBTV has been a solid source of information on classic 1980s TV shows since 1998. You can learn more about the author and her other fun-fact reference guides, which focus on "Dallas," "Dynasty," "The Dukes of Hazzard," "Wonder Woman" and "The Secrets of Isis," at BRBTV.com. Also check out the BRBTV Reports in Kindle format on Amazon, quick and snappy feature stories for several classic animated shows.

Green Hornet Year One Omnibus Tp

Author: Matt Wagner
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
ISBN: 9781606904213
Size: 41.22 MB
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At last, the thrilling origin tale of the Green Hornet and Kato, the classic crime-fighting duo, can be told! After his father's death, Britt Reed takes control of his father's newspaper, the Daily Sentinel... but discovers that his true inheritance is his father's thirst for justice. Donning the iconic emerald outfit, developing an arsenal of non-lethal weaponry, and building his rapport with martial artist and driver Kato, Reed launches a crusade against mob boss Vincent "Skid" Caruso, making the bullet-ridden Chicago streets safe again during the Prohibition Era. But will the Green Hornet and Kato survive when their efforts attract the attention of the sadistic enforcer called The Scourge?