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Old Time Radio Sound Effects Man: Urban Johnson with 60 gongs and bells at his elbow

In this great photo taken 75 years ago today: February 1, 1942: Urban Johnson, sound chief at WBBM-CBS in Chicago, has more than 60 gongs and bells at his elbow. Each serves a different sound purpose sharply defined in the scripts in  old time radio shows .