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The best of 50s TV.

Author: Michael McCall
Publisher: New York : Mallard Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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At the start of the 1950s, television was still chiefly an experimental toy. Interest was growing, and as the revolution took hold America became hooked. The 1950s became The Golden Age of Television-- in news broadcasting, sports and political coverage, quiz shows, and evening comedies and dramas. McCall brings to life the highlights of perhaps the most memorable decade in the medium's history.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael McCall
ISBN: 0792458214 9780792458210
OCLC Number: 27213986
Description: 112 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Situation comedies --
Children's programming, daytime programming, and game shows --
News, public affairs programming, and special events --
Dramatic series and anthologies --
Variety shows.

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At the start of the 1950s, television was still chiefly an experimental toy. Interest was growing, and as the revolution took hold America became hooked. The 1950s became The Golden Age of Television-- in news broadcasting, sports and political coverage, quiz shows, and evening comedies and dramas. McCall brings to life the highlights of perhaps the most memorable decade in the medium's history.

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