September 30th in Gennett History, 1935: The Sound Effects Team Recorded a Series of Harbor Noises

September 30th in Gennett History, 1935: The sound effects team recorded a series of Harbor Noises featuring whistles, tug boats, etc. These recordings appeared on Gennett Sound Effects 1185. Not sure if this was the source of the famous Life Buoy commercial that used the tug boat horn to declare someone had “Beeeee – Ohhhh.”

Gennett Sound Effects 1185 - A "Harbor Noises"

Gennett Sound Effects 1185 – A “Harbor Noises”

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