Victor matrix MS-76326. 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 3 (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: "Special records," indicating that the master recording was made on commission or not intended for release.
Ledgers (take 3): "Mr. A. J. Housman of the National Carbon Co., present." Ledgers indicate that the following records are used for take 3: SE-35, 3rd band, "Autos"; SE-3, 1st band, "Cheers"; and 6859-A, "Meistersinger."
Ledgers (take 1): Records dubbed in SE—35 No.4B and 6859-A.
Documentation of take 2 has not been found in Victor ledgers; it is possible that the takes were misnumbered.
Victor ledgers: "Visomatic Production (Slide picture records)"; "Records made for Visomatic Systems Inc."; "Made for National Carbon Company."
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
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-76326. Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 / National Carbon Company, Inc. ; Harold Smith," accessed April 9, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041563/MS-76326-Eveready_Prestone_Visomatic_production_no._1.

Victor matrix MS-76326. Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 / National Carbon Company, Inc. ; Harold Smith. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 9, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041563/MS-76326-Eveready_Prestone_Visomatic_production_no._1.

"Victor matrix MS-76326. Eveready Prestone Visomatic production no. 1 / National Carbon Company, Inc. ; Harold Smith." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 9 April 2020.

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