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Uniform Title Pioneers of television (Television program). Crime drama.
Title Pioneers of television. Crime dramas [videorecording] / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein ; produced by Boettcher/Trinklein Television Inc.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Distribution, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD Television Series    791.4502 PIO-C    Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen; stereo.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Performer Narrator, Kelsey Grammer.
Credits Editor, Stephanie Theisen.
Note Originally broadcast as part of the television series, Pioneers of television in 2011.
Summary Documentary highlighting the pioneers behind police and crime shows on early American television. Groundbreaking actors Bill Cosby and Angie Dickinson reveal the methods behind their successes as the first African-American and breakthrough female lead characters in a television series. Barbara Bain and Martin Landau share the secrets behind the success of Mission: Impossible, while Peter Falk's amazing characterization in his role as Columbo is recalled. James Garner along with series creator Stephen J. Cannell, recount the success of The Rockford Files.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Subject Television crime shows -- United States.
Television cop shows -- United States.
Television programs -- United States -- History.
Television actors and actresses -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Boettcher, Steven J.
Trinklein, Michael J.
Grammer, Kelsey, 1955-
Cosby, Bill, 1937-
Dickinson, Angie.
Garner, James.
Cannell, Stephen J.
Boettcher/Trinklein Television, Inc.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title Crime dramas
Pioneers of television (Television program)
ISBN 9781608834051
Standard No. 841887014083
Music No. PITV622 PBS Distribution

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