Victor matrix MS-76325. Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 / National Carbon Company, Inc. ; Harold Smith

TitleSource
Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 (Primary title)Victor ledgers (take 1)
Part 2 (Title part)Victor ledgers
Eveready Prestone. Production no. 1 (Alternate title)Victor ledgers (take 3)
Authors and ComposersNotes
National Carbon Company, Inc. (sponsor)
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Harold Smith (speaker)
Visomatic Systems, Inc. (Motion picture production company)
A. J. Housman (session supervisor)Takes 3 & 3A.
Harold Smith (director)Takes 3 & 3A.
  • Description: Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recordings
  • Category: Spoken
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 16-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers: "Visomatic Production (Slide picture records)"; "Records made for Visomatic Systems Inc."; "Made for National Carbon Company."
Ledgers for take 2 have not been found; it is possible that the takes were misnumbered.
Ledgers (take 3): "Mr. A. J. Housman of the National Carbon Co., present." Ledgers indicate that the following records are used for take 3: Brunswick 6452, "It's winter again"; Vi 6858-A, “Meistersinger”; Vi 0249, “Nobby gobs”; Vi SE-41 (2nd band), “Wind”; Vi SE-35 (3rd band), “Autos”; and Vi SE-31 (2nd band) “Trains.”
Victor ledgers: "Special records," indicating that the master recording was made on commission or not intended for release.
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
5/24/1933 New York, New York. Studio 2 1 Destroy
5/24/1933 New York, New York. Studio 2 1A Not processed/destroy
May-June 1933 New York, New York [unconfirmed] 2 Destroy Status is from handwritten note in Victor ledgers for take 1.
6/19/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 3 Master
6/19/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 3A Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix MS-76325. Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 / National Carbon Company, Inc. ; Harold Smith," accessed January 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041562/MS-76325-Eveready_Prestone_Visomatic_production_no._1.

Victor matrix MS-76325. Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 / National Carbon Company, Inc. ; Harold Smith. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041562/MS-76325-Eveready_Prestone_Visomatic_production_no._1.

"Victor matrix MS-76325. Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 / National Carbon Company, Inc. ; Harold Smith." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 January 2021.

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