ZOOM {SERIES PREMIERE} (TV)

Summary

The premiere of this series of programs written and performed by children in striped shirts. Highlights of this program include a "nonsensical farce" entitled "Daytona 700," featuring multiple car crashes; a documentary segment with Roy West, who builds a working raft out of tree branches; a weather report spoken in the made-up language "ubbi-dubbi" (without English translation); a clapping game; a segment in which the children discuss their fears about hospitals; a performance of the song "But the Cat Came Back"; and several reminders about the address of "Zoom." Children featured in this program are Kenny, Tommy, Tracy, Nan, Joe, Nancy, and Jon.

Details

  • NETWORK: PBS WGBH Boston, MA
  • DATE: January 9, 1972 Sunday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:27:51
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:13516
  • GENRE: Children's programs
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Children's programs
  • SERIES RUN: PBS - TV series, 1972-1979
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CREDITS

    • Christopher Sarson … Producer
    • Nancy Osgood … Associate Producer
    • Russell Fortier … Director
    • Newton Wayland … Music by
    • Nicky Ladoni
    • Donna Moore
    • Roy West