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Title Pioneers of television. Season 2 [videorecording] / PBS ; produced by Botticher/Trinklein Television Inc.

Publication Info. [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult DVD - NSRY-11  DOC DVD 791.45 PIO    AVAILABLE
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Performer 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.
Credits Editor, Stephanie Theisen ; cinematographer, Steven J. Boettcher ; music/theme songs, Tim Donderevo.
Audience MPAA: not rated.
Summary 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.
Contents Science fiction / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein (c2011) -- Westerns / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein (c2011) -- Crime dramas / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein (c2011) -- Local kids' TV / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein (c2011).
Language In English with optional English SDH subtitles.
Subject Television programs -- United States -- History -- Video recordings.
Television -- Production and direction -- United States -- Video recordings.
Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Video recordings.
Television producers and directors -- United States -- Video recordings.
Science fiction television programs -- United States -- Video recordings.
Western television programs -- United States -- Video recordings.
Television crime shows -- United States -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings.
Biographical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Boettcher, Steven J., director, producer.
Trinklein, Michael J., author of screenplay, producer.
Grammer, Kelsey, 1955- narrator.
Ames, Ed, interviewee.
Arness, James, 1923-2011, interviewee.
Bain, Barbara, 1932- interviewee.
Bilson, Bruce, 1928- interviewee.
Borgnine, Ernest, 1917-2012, interviewee.
Cannell, Stephen J., interviewee.
Cartwright, Angela, 1952- interviewee.
Cartwright, Veronica, interviewee.
Cooney, Joan Ganz, interviewee.
Connors, Mike, 1925-2017, interviewee.
Conrad, Robert, 1935- interviewee.
Cosby, Bill, 1937- interviewee.
Crawford, Johnny, 1946- interviewee.
Crowley, Patrick Timothy, interviewee.
Culp, Robert, 1930-2010, interviewee.
Darrow, Henry, interviewee.
Dickinson, Angie, interviewee.
Dresbach, Cathy, interviewee.
Evans, Linda, 1942- interviewee.
Freberg, Stan, interviewee.
Harmon, Susan, interviewee.
Garner, James, interviewee.
Graves, Peter, 1926-2010, interviewee.
Grier, Rosey, interviewee.
Hinton, Darby, 1957- interviewee.
Kelley, Sharon, B.A., interviewee.
Kristen, Marta, 1945- interviewee.
Landau, Martin, 1928-2017, interviewee.
MacLeod, Gavin, 1931- interviewee.
McCann, Chuck, interviewee.
McMahon, Pat (John Patrick), interviewee.
Meriwether, Lee, 1935- interviewee.
Moreno, Rita, interviewee.
Mumy, Billy, 1954- interviewee.
Nichols, Nichelle, interviewee.
Nimoy, Leonard, interviewee.
Parker, Tess, interviewee.
Powers, Stefanie, interviewee.
Rogers, Fred, interviewee.
Scott, Willard, interviewee.
Shatner, William, interviewee.
Spielberg, Steven, 1946- interviewee.
Vogel, Mitch, interviewee.
Weaver, Dennis, interviewee.
West, Adam, 1928-2017, interviewee.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Boettcher/Trinklein Television, Inc.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title Pioneers of television (Television program). Season 2.
Note Title on container: Pioneers of television. Science fiction--crime dramas--local kids' TV--westerns
Added Title Science fiction--crime dramas--local kids' TV--westerns
Science fiction.
Crime dramas.
Local kids' TV.
Standard No. 841887014069
ISBN 9781608834037
Music No. PITV602 PBS Distribution

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