Ed Wynn signed on radio as first vaudeville talent, 02-19-1922

Today in 1922, Ed Wynn became the first big-name vaudeville talent star to sign on as a radio talent. Previously, top talent never considered radio a respectable medium. The single broadcast in 1922 was over WJZ in Newark, and Ed Wynn traumatized by mic fright; he refused to consider broadcasting again until 10 years later… Continue reading Ed Wynn signed on radio as first vaudeville talent, 02-19-1922