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  • MUSEUM OF TELEVISION AND RADIO SPECIAL EVENT: HIGHLIGHT TAPE FOR CHASE MANHATTAN EVENT

    (April 12, 1992)

    Excerpts as follows: 1. "See It Now" (1951) premiere. Edward R. Murrow demonstrates live split screen shot of Golden Gate Bridge and Statue of Liberty. 2. Arturo Toscanini conducts early moments of Beethoven's 5th Symphony in 1952 telecast. 3. Lucille ...

  • AMERICAN MASTERS: BUSTER KEATON: A HARD ACT TO FOLLOW {EPISODE 3} (TV)

    (November 25, 1987)

    One in this documentary series that explores the lives and achievements of America's most celebrated native-born and adopted artists and performers. This three-part documentary examines the life of legendary screen comedian Buster Keaton (1895-1966), and i...

  • CAVALCADE OF MUSIC {SUMMER SERIES}: TRIBUTE TO GEORGE GERSHWIN (RADIO)

    (July 14, 1937)

    One in this series of music programs. In this tribute to George Gershwin, the composer's musical career is recalled in stories told by announcer Frank Singiser and songs performed by the DuPont Cavalcade Orchestra, with Don Voorhees conducting and soloist ...

  • MASTERPIECE THEATRE: THE CITADEL, EPISODE 1 (TV)

    (November 20, 1983)

    One in this ongoing series of dramas presented under the title of "Masterpiece Theatre," hosted by Alistair Cooke. This is first of ten episodes in this television adaptation of A. J. Cronin's novel set in Great Britain during the 1920s. In this episode, i...

  • AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE {IRVING BERLIN TRIBUTE} (TV)

    (January 26, 1963)

    One in this educational public affairs series that traces the origins and development of the American musical theater and examines the careers and contributions of the creative artists who have made the musical a native American art form. In an informal w...

  • RAVE: NICHOLAS BROTHERS: WE SING AND WE DANCE (TV)

    (November 29, 1992)

    One in this series of documentaries. This documentary focuses on the stage, film, and television careers of the singing-and-dancing duo, the Nicholas Brothers. Highlights of this program include footage from the following: the motion picture "The Black Net...

  • MUSEUM OF BROADCASTING SEMINAR SERIES, THE: PRODUCING AND DIRECTING: CONVERSATIONS WITH BUD YORKIN, SEMINAR NO. 2 {LONG VERSION}

    (October 11, 1989)

    One in this series of seminars conducted by The Museum of Television & Radio (known at that time as The Museum of Broadcasting). This is the second of two seminars in which Emmy Award-winning producer/director/writer Bud Yorkin discusses his television car...

  • ACADEMY AWARDS, THE 50TH ANNUAL (TV)

    (April 03, 1978)

    The 50th annual Oscar presentation, broadcast live from Hollywood. The program begins with the following: Debbie Reynolds stars in a dance production number; past Oscar winners parade on stage; Bette Davis and Gregory Peck explain voting procedures; and Ho...

  • ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE: 15TH ANNIVERSARY, PTS. 1 & 2 (TV)

    (June 23, 1963)

    Part one of two. The fifteenth anniversary of this series of variety programs presided over by Ed Sullivan. This special program includes the following segments from previous programs: a scene from "Mister Roberts" with Henry Fonda, James Cagney, and Ja...

  • CAROL BURNETT SHOW, THE {KEN BERRY, RODDY MCDOWALL} (TV)

    (January 08, 1978)

    One in this series of comedy/variety programs starring Carol Burnett. This program features special guests Roddy McDowall and Ken Berry. The episode begins as Burnett takes the stage and chats with the audience, answering questions and greeting a fan who s...

  • NBC 60TH ANNIVERSARY, PT. 2 (TV) {TEMP}

    (May 27, 1986)

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  • NBC 60TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (TV)

    (May 12, 1986)

    A special program which looks at the first sixty years of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), with salutes to radio and television shows of the past. With a variety of hosts, the program traces the history of NBC through clips and performances. High...