Gunsmoke Director Norman Macdonnell On Gunsmoke's Dead Air SFX


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In 1976 John Hickman of WAMU put together an outstanding History of Gunsmoke five-part mini-series. One of the people interviewed was Gunsmoke director Norman Macdonnell. In this clip Macdonnell speaks about the sound effects patterns that SFX men Bill James, Ray Kemper, & Tom Hanley employed and how dead air became a tool of theirs.

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