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A view looking past a digital display screen towards the doors of an indoor theater, with

Putting Sketch Comedy on Record

Posted by: Library of Congress

The following post is by David Sager of the Library of Congress’ Recorded Sound Division. During the early 1900s, the act of making a phonograph record was an uncomfortable proposition. For one thing, efficient positioning before the recording horn required as much attention as the performance itself. Performers had the additional concern of needing to …