Hear and Now (circa 1958)

United Press – Movietone

Synopsis: A promotional film for National Association of Broadcasters which uses stock footage to relive the major role radio has had in history and its role in current and future America.

Purr Blur: During a segment on President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Great Depression a black and white hungry cat is shown briefly. This shot was taken by Fox Movietone cameraman Bonney Powell and also included in Manhattan Medley, a compilation of his shots of New York City.

Hear and Now - Depression era hungry cat

Final Mewsings: Cats don’t usually get their news from the radio.

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