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Top O' The Morning film promotion, Topeka, Kansas

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Date: 1949

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: 2015-065

Unit ID: 309375

Summary: These two photographs from 1949 were taken in the lobby of Topeka?s Grand Theater during a promotion for the film, 'Top O' The Morning,' starring Bing Crosby. An element in the film?s storyline involved a recording made with Dictaphone?s Time-Manager dictating machine. In the promotion, moviegoers were invited to send greetings to hospitalized veterans by recording their message with the Time-Manager. Modeling use of the equipment in the photo is Donna Coffman, a secretary with Thacher, Inc., the Topeka distributor for Dictaphone. With her is the district manager for Fox Midwest Theaters.

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Title (Main title): Top O' The Morning film promotion, Topeka, Kansas

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