Pioneers of television. Season 2

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Boettcher, Steven J. Director
Trinklein, Michael J. Screenwriter
Grammer, Kelsey, 1955- Narrator
Ames, Ed. Interviewee
Arness, James, 1923-2011. Interviewee
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2011].


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[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2011].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Creation/Production Credits
Editor, Stephanie Theisen ; cinematographer, Steven J. Boettcher ; music/theme songs, Tim Donderevo.
Narrator, Kelsey Grammer ; interviews, (Science fiction) Angela Cartwright, Veronica Cartwright, Peter Graves, Marta Kristen, Martin Landau, Lee Meriwether, Bill Mumy, Nichelle Nichols, Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, Adam West, (Westerns) Ed Ames, James Arness, Ernest Borgnine, Stephen J. Cannell, Veronica Cartwright, Mike Connors, Robert Conrad, Johnny Crawford, Pat Crowley, Robert Culp, Henry Darrow, Angie Dickinson, Linda Evans, James Garner, Peter Graves, Rosey Grier, Darby Hinton, Martin Landau, Chuck McCann, Tess Parker, Stefanie Powers, Mitch Vogel, Dennis Weaver, Adam West, (Crime dramas) Barbara Bain, Bruce Bilson, Stephen J. Cannell, Veronica Cartwright, Mike Connors, Robert Conrad, Bill Cosby, Pat Crowley, Robert Culp, Angie Dickinson, Stan Freberg, James Garner, Peter Graves, Martin Landau, Gavin MacLeod, Rita Moreno, Leonard Nimoy, Stefanie Powers, (Local kids' TV) Ernest Borgnine, Joan Ganz Cooney, Bill Cosby, Cathy Dresbach, Stan Freberg, Susan Harmon, Sharon Kelley, Mary Ann King, Marlene Manderfield, Chuck McCann, Pat McMahon, Bill Mumy, Fred Rogers, Willard Scott, Socorro Serrano, Steven Spielberg, Bill Thompson, Adam West.
Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street.
Target Audience
MPAA: not rated.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
In English with optional English SDH subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Boettcher, S. J., Trinklein, M. J., Grammer, K., Ames, E., Arness, J., Bain, B., Bilson, B., Borgnine, E., Cannell, S. J., Cartwright, A., Cartwright, V., Cooney, J. G., Connors, M., Conrad, R., Cosby, B., Crawford, J., Crowley, P. T., Culp, R., Darrow, H., Dickinson, A., Dresbach, C., Evans, L., Freberg, S., Harmon, S., Garner, J., Graves, P., Grier, R., Hinton, D., Kelley, S., Kristen, M., Landau, M., MacLeod, G., McCann, C., McMahon, P., Meriwether, L., Moreno, R., Mumy, B., Nichols, N., Nimoy, L., Parker, T., Powers, S., Rogers, F., Scott, W., Shatner, W., Spielberg, S., Vogel, M., Weaver, D., & West, A. (2011). Pioneers of television (Widescreen.). PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven J. Boettcher et al.. 2011. Pioneers of Television. PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven J. Boettcher et al.. Pioneers of Television PBS Distribution, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Boettcher, Steven J., et al. Pioneers of Television Widescreen., PBS Distribution, 2011.

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