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Show Summary
Summary

Curses
Airdate: Wednesday - April 6, 1966

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
Okay, is it over? (after Koroni "dyak curse" music)
Show Description
The thinking kid's Soupy Sales Warning for a scientific experiment and playing of Dyak Curse. All through the show Shep takes calls from listeners to 'study' the effects of the the curse that has just been played over the air. It was a recording of a Dyak Male curse of Borneo Dyak natives. Causes instant death or lifelong curse against makes. Does not affect women. Send a postcard to "Curses" care of this radio station for the antidote. Comedy of mankind parade: - Dear Abbey mother worried about her sailor son being so far away. - Elephant that sits on red cars - The giant squid and love in the ocean depths - Anxiety and the female psyche - The seven deadly crimes you commit against yourself
Notes
Mentions being at Barrington High School for a show at 8pm on Friday (4/8)
WOR ID
which reminds me, speaking of crummy.. This is WOR
Commercials (All times approximate)
Sponsor Time Notes
Honda Motorcycles Fleishman
New York Times
Rover 2000
Wohlmuth (w/"Cheap Guitar Music")
Music (All times approximate)
Bye Bye Blues
Classical Guitar
Gettysburg March
Koroni
The Informer
Needs to be ID'd
Blues
Callers
Shep takes callers to check out the response to the playing of the 'Dyak Curse' ()
Engineer and Staff in Booth
Not Determined
Summary/Rating Credit
By: Jim Clavin
Date: -
Rating: Not Rated
Instruments Played
Unknown
Related Plots and Story Lines Used
Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
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