What has three letters, many aliases and is of major significance to the sound community? You guessed it: ADR aka Automated Dialog Replacement aka Additional Dialog Recording aka Dubbing aka Looping. All of these monikers are understood as the process of re-recording dialog that cannot be salvaged from a production. To make one thing clear, there is nothing automated about it. ADR is an art.
Here is a very good interview from the Laugh-In DVD collection with Gary Owens.
He talks about how he got his start in radio and then television. Gary also goes into depth about his animation voice work, meeting Walt Disney, as well as his connection to Mel Blanc.
I remember running into him at the Howard Lowery Gallery in Burbank. He was very nice and told all these great stories.
Since the original video has been removed, I have replaced it with these.
Casey Kasem is best remembered as a radio personality and animation voice artist. But he also did television, including a KTLA show called Shebang! Produced by Dick Clark of American Bandstand, it was a music show like Shindig!, Hullabaloo, and Ready Steady Go!.
Casey Kasem was inducted into to the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 1985.