S.O.S. Tidal Wave

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

An early treatment of television's potential as a powerful medium, this casts Byrd as a news reporter who exposes a crooked candidate in a mayoral race. At the same time, New York is clobbered by a tidal wave and earthquake, both hitting at once. The underlying message is that television can be a powerful weapon in the hands of the wrong people.

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An early treatment of television's potential as a powerful medium, this casts Byrd as a news reporter who exposes a crooked candidate in a mayoral race. At the same time, New York is clobbered by a tidal wave and earthquake, both hitting at once. The underlying message is that television

can be a powerful weapon in the hands of the wrong people.

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  • Review: An early treatment of television's potential as a powerful medium, this casts Byrd as a news reporter who exposes a crooked candidate in a mayoral race. At the same time, New York is clobbered by a tidal wave and earthquake, both hitting at once. The under… (more)

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