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Uniform Title Pioneers of television (Television program). Season 1.
Title Pioneers of television. [Season 1] [videorecording] / PBS ; produced by Boettcher/Trinklein Inc. ; a film by Steven J. Boettcher and Michael J. Trinklein.

Imprint [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD Television Series    791.4502 PIO-1    Available
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (220 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Performer Narrator, Harlan Saperstein ; interviewees, Morey Amsterdam, Bob Barker, Milton Berle, Pat Boone, Dick Cavett, Sid Caesar, Tim Conway, Sammy Davis, Jr., Phyllis Diller, Roger Dobkowitz, Hugh Downs, Buddy Ebsen, Barbara Eden, Bob Eubanks, Rich Fields, Andy Griffith, Merv Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Monty Hall, Pat Harrington, Florence Henderson, Bob Hope, Tom Kennedy, Vicky Lawrence, Jay Leno, Art Linkletter, Jack Narz, Rose Marie, Wink Martindale, Peter Marshall, Ed McMahon, Mary Tyler Moore, Jim Nabors, Donald O'Connor, Tony Orlando, Regis Philbin, Joyce Randolph, George Schlatter, Red Skelton, Bob Stewart, Jerry Stiller, Marlo Thomas, Doc Severinsen, Bob Uecker, Tom Smothers, Dick Van Dyke, Sigourney Weaver, Chuck Woolery, Betty White, Andy Williams, Jonathan Winters.
Credits Editor, Stephanie Theisen.
Audience MPAA: Not rated.
Summary This four part series champions the entertainers who launched an industry. Pioneers of television takes us back to TV's classic days, and chronicles the icons who still keep us laughing, generation after generation. Packed with hilarious clips and nearly 100 new interviews, this series offers television at it's finest.
Contents Late night / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein (c2007) -- Sitcoms / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein (c2007) -- Variety / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein -- Game shows / director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein ; co-writer, Jack Jones (c2007).
Note Special feature: Extended interviews with the "Pioneers" (Betty White 1st sitcom; Phyllis Diller on the final Ed Sullivan Show; Cavett meets Carson; Florence Henderson's painful experience; Merv's big break; Jonathan Winters jokes with Orville Wright; Tim Conway on pies, feathers and paint).
Subject Television programs -- United States -- History.
Television actors and actresses -- United States -- History.
Television comedies -- United States.
Genre/Form Variety shows (Television programs)
Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Added Author Boettcher, Steven J. Director. Producer.
Trinklein, Michael J. Screenwriter. Producer.
Jones, Jack. Screenwriter.
Saperstein, Harlan. Narrator.
Amsterdam, Morey. Interviewee.
Barker, Bob, 1923- Interviewee.
Berle, Milton. Interviewee.
Boone, Pat. Interviewee.
Cavett, Dick. Interviewee.
Caesar, Sid, 1922-2014. Interviewee.
Conway, Tim. Interviewee.
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990. Interviewee.
Diller, Phyllis. Interviewee.
Dobkowitz, Roger Kurt. Interviewee.
Downs, Hugh. Interviewee.
Ebsen, Buddy, 1908-2003. Interviewee.
Eden, Barbara, 1934- Interviewee.
Eubanks, Bob. Interviewee.
Griffith, Andy, 1926-2012. Interviewee.
Griffin, Merv, 1925-2007. Interviewee.
Hall, Arsenio. Interviewee.
Hall, Monty. Interviewee.
Harrington, Pat, Jr., 1929-2016. Interviewee.
Henderson, Florence. Interviewee.
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. Interviewee.
Lawrence, Vicki, 1949- Interviewee.
Leno, Jay. Interviewee.
Linkletter, Art, 1912-2010. Interviewee.
Narz, Jack. Interviewee.
Rose Marie, 1923- Interviewee.
Martindale, Wink. Interviewee.
Marshall, Peter, 1927 March 30- Interviewee.
McMahon, Ed. Interviewee.
Moore, Mary Tyler, 1936- Interviewee.
Nabors, Jim, 1930- Interviewee.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003. Interviewee.
Orlando, Tony. Interviewee.
Philbin, Regis. Interviewee.
Randolph, Joyce, 1925- Interviewee.
Schlatter, George, 1932- Interviewee.
Skelton, Red, 1913-1997. Interviewee.
Stewart, Bob, 1938- Interviewee.
Stiller, Jerry. Interviewee.
Thomas, Marlo. Interviewee.
Severinsen, Doc, 1927- Interviewee.
Uecker, Bob. Interviewee.
Smothers, Tom, 1937- Interviewee.
Van Dyke, Dick. Interviewee.
Weaver, Sigourney, 1949- Interviewee.
Woolery, Chuck. Interviewee.
White, Betty, 1922- Interviewee.
Williams, Andy, 1927-2012. Interviewee.
Winters, Jonathan. Interviewee.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Boettcher/Trinklein Television, Inc.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Note Title on container: Pioneers of television. Late night--sitcoms--game shows--variety
Added Title Late night--sitcoms--game shows--variety
ISBN 9781608834808
Standard No. 841887014830
Music No. PITV601 PBS

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