Paul Wing

Paul Wing (August 14, 1892 – May 29, 1957) was an assistant director at Paramount Pictures. He won Best Assistant DIrector during the 1935 Academy Awards in the short lived category for the film The Lives of a Bengal Lancer along with Clem Beauchamp. Wing was the assistant director on only two films owing to his service in the United States Army. During his service, Wing was in a prisoner camp that was portrayed in the film The Great Raid (2005).

Early in his career, Wing worked as a reporter on the Chicago Tribune, after which he began working on radio. His responsibilities included writing scripts for Fred Allen and Phil Baker. In the early 1930s, he became an announcer and had his own 15-minute program, Paul Wing the Story Man, on NBC radio. By 1936, the program was available in syndication by NBC's Thesaurus transcription service. Wing was also NBC's director of children's programs. As "NBC's spelling master" he also had the Spelling Bee program, which began on NBC-Red in 1937.

In the mid-1940s, Wing made children's recordings for RCA Victor.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 14th, 1892 (Tacoma), Died May 29th, 1957 (Portsmouth)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, adapter, author

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-036905 10-in. 5/5/1939 Little Black Sambo Paul Wing Recitation, with sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-036906 10-in. 5/5/1939 Little Black Sambo Paul Wing Recitation, with sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-036907 10-in. 5/5/1939 Little Black Sambo Paul Wing Recitation, with sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-036932 10-in. 5/12/1939 Little Black Sambo and the monkey people Paul Wing Recitation, with sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-036933 10-in. 5/12/1939 Little Black Sambo and the monkey people Paul Wing Recitation, with sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-036934 10-in. 5/12/1939 Little Black Sambo and the monkey people Paul Wing Recitation, with sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-038151 10-in. 7/28/1939 Little Black Sambo's jungle band Paul Wing Recitation, with instrumental ensemble and sound effects speaker, author  
Victor BS-038152 10-in. 7/28/1939 Little Black Sambo's jungle band Paul Wing Recitation, with instrumental ensemble and sound effects speaker, author  
Victor BS-038153 10-in. 7/28/1939 Little Black Sambo's jungle band Paul Wing Recitation, with instrumental ensemble and sound effects speaker, author  
Victor BS-038154 10-in. 7/28/1939 Little Black Sambo's jungle band Paul Wing Recitation, with instrumental ensemble and sound effects speaker, author  
Victor BS-038155 10-in. 7/28/1939 Little Black Sambo's jungle band Paul Wing Recitation, with instrumental ensemble and sound effects speaker, author  
Victor BS-038156 10-in. 7/28/1939 Little Black Sambo's jungle band Paul Wing Recitation, with instrumental ensemble and sound effects speaker, author  
Victor BS-038191 10-in. 8/4/1939 The story of Ferdinand Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ and sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-038192 10-in. 8/4/1939 The story of Ferdinand Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ and sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-038193 10-in. 8/4/1939 The story of Ferdinand Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ and sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-038194 10-in. 8/4/1939 Wee Gillis Paul Wing Recitation, with bagpipes and sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-038195 10-in. 8/4/1939 Wee Gillis Paul Wing Recitation, with bagpipes and sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-038196 10-in. 8/4/1939 Wee Gillis Paul Wing Recitation, with bagpipes and sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-041573 10-in. 8/17/1939 The elephant's child Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ and dubbed recordings speaker, adapter  
Victor BS-041574 10-in. 8/17/1939 The elephant's child Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ and dubbed recording speaker, adapter  
Victor BS-041575 10-in. 8/17/1939 The elephant's child Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ speaker, adapter  
Victor BS-041576 10-in. 8/17/1939 The elephant's child Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ speaker, adapter  
Victor BS-041577 10-in. 8/17/1939 The elephant's child Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ speaker, adapter  
Victor BS-041578 10-in. 8/17/1939 The elephant's child Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ speaker, adapter  
Victor BS-050543 10-in. 5/10/1940 The 500 hats of Bartholomew Cubbins Paul Wing Recitation, with electric organ speaker, adapter  
(Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wing, Paul," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100409.

Wing, Paul. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100409.

"Wing, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100409

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