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50 years of television [videorecording] : a celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences golden anniversary

Title
50 years of television [videorecording] : a celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences golden anniversary / HBO presents ; a Smith-Hemion Production in association with Andrew Solt Productions ; directed by Dwight Hemion ; executive producers, Gary Smith, Andrew Solt ; produced by Dann Netter, Greg Vines, Susan F. Walker.
Publication
U.S. : HBO, c1997.

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Disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-131 Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videodiscs (118 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Pamela Koslow.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentaries and factual films and programs.
  • Television.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Written by Buz Kohan and Gary Smith ; music director, Ian Fraser ; production designer, Rene Lagler.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by HBO.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (ca. 58 min.). Variety shows -- Television journalism -- Medical dramas -- Talk shows -- Partnerships.
  • Crime shows -- Courtroom dramas -- Archive of American Television -- Emmy Awards -- Mini-series -- Women's roles -- Science fiction and supernatural themes -- Family shows -- Family dramas -- Single parenthood -- Extended family comedies.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-131
Title
50 years of television [videorecording] : a celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences golden anniversary / HBO presents ; a Smith-Hemion Production in association with Andrew Solt Productions ; directed by Dwight Hemion ; executive producers, Gary Smith, Andrew Solt ; produced by Dann Netter, Greg Vines, Susan F. Walker.
Imprint
U.S. : HBO, c1997.
Credits
Written by Buz Kohan and Gary Smith ; music director, Ian Fraser ; production designer, Rene Lagler.
Event
Telecast by HBO.
Summary
Retrospective of television shows from 1947 to 1997. This program is divided into segments by theme, hosted by notable performers in each category. There is also an informational segment on the archive founded by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to preserve television history. Gregory Hines and Maurice Hines are briefly glimpsed tap dancing and singing at ca. 20 min. into the program, in the variety shows segment.
Added Author
Hemion, Dwight. Director
Smith, Gary. Producer. Screenwriter
Solt, Andrew. Producer
Kohan, Buz. Screenwriter
Netter, Dann. Producer
Vines, Greg. Producer
Walker, Susan F. Producer
Hines, Gregory, performer.
Hines, Maurice, performer.
Smith-Hemion Productions.
Andrew Solt Productions.
Home Box Office (Firm)
Added Title
Gift of Pamela Koslow.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-131
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