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1928 - PICTURES BY RADIO - RCA transoceanic transmission of [Una Merkel] pictures where photographs are scanned by light beam

PICTURES BY RADIO

E&MP 96.016

Phototelegraphy

JUNE 20, 1928 (public on Sept. 11, 1928)

RCA transoceanic transmission of pictures where photographs are scanned by light beam.

[facsimile caption]

WE just can't resist the adorable drawl of our little ladies from the "sunny South."

But her Southern accent is only one of the points that bring perky little Una Merkel closer and closer to the winning post with each new film she makes.

"Whistling in the Dark," in which she starred opposite Ernest Truex, was a big step to the fore for Una

also see image 96.029 within this archive collection


Original Caption by Science Service
© Radio Pictures Laboratory Washington D.C.



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